Hurghada Governorate

One of the most beautiful natural sceneries is the coastal line along the Red Sea, almost 1000 km. south of Suez.

Worldtraveltime would like to invite you to visit a wonderful part of the Egyptian coast, on the Red Sea.

Around Hurghada

All the excitement & beauty of Hurghada itself is reason enough for a long stay in the area, but the surrounding desert & coastline offers such a wealth of sights & experience that you will want to return time & again to discover new & unexpected encounters with the splendor of Egypt.

Majestic Deserts

Egypt is famous for its majestic desert, as well as being known by its amazing beaches, & taking a trip inland from Hurghada can open up new possibilities for adventures & experiences.

Quad bike desert tours are among many activities you will find around Hurghada.

The Eastern Desert is a fascinating & vast landscape of sand, rocks, mountains, oases & is the home of the Bedouin people.

Amazing Mountains

Ataka Mountains stretch along the coast changing in color from rose colored to purple.

Clear water & clear weather

The water of the Red Sea is so clear that it is possible to see to the depths of the sea. This wonderful water contains different kinds of fish & coral reefs, as well as soft sandy beaches & clear & sunny weather. All these elements provide some of the most beautiful scenery in Egypt.

The most famous resorts south of Suez & north of Hurghada are: El Ayn Al-sokhna, Ras Zaafrana, & Ras Ghareb.

Hurghada Sites

Hurghada is the capital of the Red sea province. It is about 390 km. south of Suez.

The city is considered one of the most beautiful winter tourist resorts on the Red Sea.

It is one of the best places for diving & water skiing, here there are different varieties of coral & thousands of unique fish are found.

Hurghada provides many therapeutic benefits for tourist including the enjoyment of marine or mineral water, coral or mine clay, & sunrays.

There is also big marine museum north of the city. It contains many unusual fish of different shapes & colors that have been caught from the sea.

In Hurghada, there are many tourist hotels & resorts such as:

- Sheraton Hotel & Resort

- Sonista Hotel

- El Gazirah

- Hurghada & Cherry Tourist Hotel

Tourist villages are increasing in this area because of its charm & attraction.

Some of the villages provide all requirements for diving & fishing in addition to special submarines equipped with glass windows for viewing the sea from the sides as well as the bottom.

Gifftun Island

Giffton is among the main diving sites to which day-boats take diving parties. The island is a beautiful sand reef & surrounded by a garden of corals & exotic marine life.

Mahmya Beach, in Arabic means protected area, is on the shores of Giffton Island National Park off the coast of Hurghada.

Safaga & El Kosair are south of Hurghada, along the Red Sea coast.

Hurghada is an ideal base from which to explore the nearby resorts at Safaga, El Gouna, Makadi Bay, & Sahl Hasheesh.

There is Hurghada international airport, so you can fly out to Cairo or Luxor & see the famous ancient sights.