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Like so many of the towns and cities of Egypt, Hurghada, Luxor and Marsa Alam are living history museums. The three cities are positioned as corners of a triangle in the Eastern Desert. Hurghada, a former fishing harbour, stretches 15 miles along the waterfront and is the perfect area for water sports. Marsa Alam is found by the Red Sea coast and tourism is just starting to make an impact. The city of Luxor, with its jaw-droppingly beautiful monuments built by the hands of ancient craftsmen, lies 150 miles inland on the banks of the River Nile.
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Hurghada, Luxor and Marsa Alam

Mummification Museum

The Mummification Museum in Luxor is the best place to learn about the secrets of the pharaohs. Take your time to reflect and dwell upon ancient Egyptian history, culture and traditions surrounding the funerary process, the very key element in ancient Egyptian belief systems.
Adresse: Corniche el-Nil, Luxor
Telefon: +20 95 2370062
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 9pm
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Red Sea Mountain Trail

Inspired by the award-winning Sinai Trail and founded by the local Kushmaan Bedouin tribe, the Red Sea Mountain Trail spans 170 km, taking you into less explored territory and wild landscapes that were once part of trade, shepherd and smuggling routes. A Bedouin guide will accompany you through the entire 10 day-long hike, but there are easier alternative routes that can be taken anytime.
Adresse: Red Sea Mountain Trail, El Dahar, Hurghada
Telefon: +2 0111 513 5758
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–Sunset
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Luxor Museum

This museum features a large display of statues and artefacts dating back hundreds of centuries. Most of the exhibits were found in local temples, while some originate from Tutankhamum’s tomb.
Adresse: Center Corniche Ave, Luxor
Telefon: Every day 9am - 4pm, 5pm - 10pm
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El Gouna

El Gouna is a purpose-designed resort, which features award-winning architecture. Here you can find gourmet restaurants, nightclubs, sports and leisure activities including the Red Sea’s first marina and a fine golf course, beaches, spas and special attractions for children.
Adresse: El Gouna, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3549 702
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Blue Paradise Diving Centre

Blue Paradise Diving Centre is a diving centre that offers holiday-makers a chance to dive and snorkel in the Red Sea and see coral reefs, dolphins and turtles. All diving is carried out under professional supervision.
Adresse: 14 El Korneesh Street, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 354 43 54
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Makadi Water World

Makadi Water World is a fun water park with 50 different slides for both kids and adults including a 19 meters free-fall slide, tunnel slides, mini rainbow and elephant slides just to name a few. You can easily spend some hours here.
Adresse: Makadi Bay, Madinat Makadi, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3590225
Åpningstider: Every day 10am - 5pm
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Horse Riding Hurghada

Try out a one or two-hour horse riding session and admire the spectacular scenery of the Eastern desert. They provide multiple levels of difficulty, from beginners to professional riders and even child-friendly ponies. There are also safaris to the mountains which include a packed lunch and drinks.
Adresse: Mira Farm and Horse Rescue, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 100 940 2320 / +20 127 768 0027
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Mahmya is an eco-tourism haven with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters. This is a beautiful place to relax and good for snorkelling. It is described as an exotic escape that will give you memories for life.
Adresse: Giftun Island, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 653 453 040
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Sharm El Naga

Sharm El Naga resort is located 40 km from Hurgada and is a peaceful bay. The resort is best known for its beautiful coral reefs and its crystal clear water. This is a great place to snorkel and to dive.
Adresse: Sharm El Naga, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 109 312 0754
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Temple Of Karnak

Temple Of Karnak is a must-see attraction and a vast open-air museum. The complex is not only comprised of three main temples of Mut, Monthu and Amun but also of chapels, pylons, and other buildings. The Second Pylon of Karnak was built by Ramesses II. You can easily spend two to three hours here.
Adresse: Temple Of Karnak, Luxor
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Tomb Of Ramses VI

Another must-see attraction! This amazing, jaw dropping tomb of Ramses VI has perfect paintings from top to bottom and it is large. It is said that this tomb is one of the best in the Valley of the Kings and is definitely worth a visit.
Adresse: Valley of the Kings, West Bank, Luxor
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Allée des Sphinx

Allée des Sphinx dates back to around 380 BC and is a avenue of human headed sphinxes - the body of a lion and with the head of king Nectanebo. The avenue is 2.7 kilometers long and leads to Luxor Temple.
Adresse: Allée des Sphinx, Luxor
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Sindbad Hot Air Balloons

Experience a unique and unforgettable balloon adventure in the Luxor region. A great way to see most of the monuments of Thebes and enjoy the unbeatable view of Luxor and the Nile River. The crew and pilot are professional and knowledgeable. Get your camera ready!
Adresse: 37 Abdel Hamed El-Omda, Luxor
Telefon: +20 952 272 960
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Sharm El Luli

This is a paradise and is located some 60 km south of Marsa Alam town - about half way to Berenice. The white Caribbean sand, the coral trees and the stunning fish attracts tourist to visit Sharm El Luli. Perfect beach to snorkel and dive.
Adresse: Sharm El Luli, Marsa Alam
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Six Senses Spa is located at The Palace Port Ghalib, just five minutes from Marsa Alam International Airport on the Red Sea. Here you can enjoy a spa treatment in luxurious surroundings. They offer spa treatments such as "Hammam with Red Sea Salt Body Scrub", "Egyptian Body Olive Treatment", "Thai Herbal Massage" and "Six Senses Signature Facials".
Adresse: The Palace Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam
Telefon: +20 65 336 0000
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El Halaka (Hurghada)

El Halaka offers a wide selection of fresh fish on both set menus and á la carte options. They have friendly service and excellent desserts. Located opposite the Fish Market.
Adresse: Fish Market, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 100 456 2800
Åpningstider: Every day 12pm - 12am
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The Heaven Restaurant (Hurghada)

The Heaven Restaurant is considered to be one of the best restaurants in Hurghada. Here you can enjoy the most amazing view accompanied by delicious food and excellent service.
Adresse: Hurghada Marina Boulevard, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 1222 428 204
Åpningstider: Every day 12pm - 1am
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Puddleduck Bar & Restaurant (Hurghada)

Puddleduck Bar & Restaurant offers fabulous food and comes well-recommend from both tourists and locals. The menu changes frequently to make sure availability and freshness of products. They have great service and a lovely atmosphere.
Adresse: Downtown, Kafr, El Gouna
Telefon: +20 128 896 3841
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 11pm
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Moby Dick (Hurghada)

Moby Dick Restaurant is located in one of the most popular venues in the city. Here you can enjoy fresh seafood dishes plus an international menu in a friendly atmosphere.
Adresse: Sheraton Street, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3440050
Åpningstider: every day 1pm - 12.30am
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Caribbean Bar (Hurghada)

Caribbean Bar is part of the Bella Vista Hotel and has a lovely beach front location. The menu offers fresh salads and grilled delicacies as well as tasty drinks. Very relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff.
Adresse: Sheraton Road, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 111 049 7436
Åpningstider: Every day 7am - 12am
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Samos (Hurghada)

This is a popular Greek restaurant with polite staff, good food and reasonable prices. If you are very hungry you have come to the right place, the portions are huge! The venue is open 24 hours.
Adresse: Sheraton Street, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 100 329 9662
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Al-Sahaby Lane Restaurant (Luxor)

The restaurant opened its doors in 1930 and has grown to be one of the most popular restaurants in the city ever since. Al-Sahaby restaurant serves a variety of international and authentic Egyptian and Bedouin food.
Adresse: El Sahabi Street, Luxor
Telefon: +20 95 2372386
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 11pm
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Pizza Roma-it (Luxor)

This busy restaurant provides authentic Italian food in the middle of Luxor. Pizza Roma-it has excellent prices, good food and good service. From the menu you can choose Italian entrees and of course delicious pizza.
Adresse: El-Mahdi Street, Luxor
Telefon: +20 111 879 9559
Åpningstider: Every day 12am - 12pm
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A Taste of India (Luxor)

If you are craving for quality Indian, Thai or Chinese cuisine, you should head over to this restaurant. This Asian Fusion Restaurant has lovely decoration and the friendly staff serves food for a reasonable price.
Adresse: Sharia Street Joseph, Luxor
Telefon: +20 109 373 2727
Åpningstider: Every day 12pm - 10.30pm
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African Cuisine Restaurant (Luxor)

At this restaurant you can enjoy quality food on the roof terrace with views over the river Nile to Luxor Temple. The restaurant serves tasty and freshly made Egyptian meal such as chicken shawerma, beef goulash and fried aubergines.
Adresse: Main Street West Bank, Gezira, Luxor
Telefon: +20 100 441 5259
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 11pm
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Divino Port Ghalib Marina (Port Ghalib)

If you are looking for a magnificent time with your family or friends over a drink at night or a lovely meal by the Marina during the sunset, then this is definitely the place to visit. The menu offers Italian food and a wide selections of drinks.
Adresse: Port Ghalib Marina, Al Bahr Al Ahmer, Marsa Alam
Telefon: +20 109 783 2888
Åpningstider: Every day 3pm - 11.50pm
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Sultan Restaurant And Cafe Oriental Cuisine (Port Ghalib)

At this restaurant you can enjoy Oriental food and beverage in a magical Oriental atmosphere. Do not miss the musical party's and the karaoke nights at Sultan Restaurant.
Adresse: Port Ghalib, Marsa Allam
Telefon: +20 101 470 7776
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El Zahraa Bakery & Pastry (Hurghada)

If you have a sweet tooth you will like El Zahraa Bakery & Pastry. They have big selection of local delights. Here you can try really nice baklava and fantastic cakes.
Adresse: El Estad Street, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3446173
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 11pm
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Wenkie's (Luxor)

Wenkie's is owned by helpful and polite German couple who are living their dream by making ice cream in Luxor. The ice cream is 100% natural with yummy flavours and you can buy it for a cheap price.
Adresse: El Gawazat Street, Luxor
Telefon: +20 128 894 7380
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El Gezira Hotel

The El Gezira Hotel offers a roof terrace overlooking the Nile. This is a great opportunity to turn a relaxing evening drink into a real experience.
Adresse: West Bank, Luxor
Telefon: +20 95 2310034
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Marina Lodge

There are several facilities at the Marina Lodge ranging from a pool bar to restaurants and a roof top terrace. Enjoy some cocktails after a day of cooling off in the pool and relaxing in the sun.
Adresse: Marina Lodge, Marsa Alam
Telefon: +20 127 932 7319
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Papas Beach Club

Papas Beach Club is open seven days a week and attracts a good party crowd. The beach bar is a stylish lounge-bar which makes it perfect for mingle with friends and drink tasty cocktails. The club also host pool parties.
Adresse: Hurghda New Marina, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 106 883 3552
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Elements Club & Lounge

An American-inspired night spot, offering offbeat dance floor that is rocked daily by talented DJs. Also hosts different events such as Karaoke Nights, Ladies Night and Hurghada’s Rock Night. Elements Club & Lounge also has a menu with a mix of American and Fusion cuisine.
Adresse: Yussif Afifi Road, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 128 882 6660
Åpningstider: Tue - Sun 6pm - 3am
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Murphy's Irish Pub

As the name reveals, this is an Irish Pub where you can have a cold beer or a tasty meal. Upstairs is the pub with pool table and down stairs is the club with DJ and dance floor. Murphy's Irish Pub is open every night from 9.30pm.
Adresse: El Gawazat Street, Luxor
Telefon: +20 952 288 101
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Luxor’s Corniche el-Nil

The area around Luxor’s Corniche el-Nil is one of the busiest in the city, and everything from jewellery to leather goods can be found here.
Adresse: Luxor’s Corniche el-Nil, Luxor
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Senzo Mall

Senzo Mall is located in the heart of Hurgada. It covers an area of 250,000 square meters and provides all types of shops, services and recreational activities. You will find everything from ladies' wear, men's wear, and footwear, to electronics and accessories.
Adresse: Safaga Road, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3464840
Åpningstider: Every day 10am - 11.30pm
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Habiba Gallery

Habiba Gallery is an outlet for quality handcraft and cotton of Egypt made by local producers. Here you can buy beautiful embroidery, beadwork, hand loomed textiles, bracelets, hand beaten brass lamps and much more. This is the perfect place to go for gifts.
Adresse: Sidi Mahmoud Street, Luxor
Telefon: +20 1001 242 026
Åpningstider: Open 10am - 10pm
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Aboudi Book Shop

Aboudi Book Shop is one of the oldest and largest bookstores in the historic city of Luxor, it opened its doors in 1909. Not only books are provided here but also souvenirs, Egyptian gifts and children’s books.
Adresse: Karnak Temple Street, Luxor
Telefon: +20 95 2372390
Åpningstider: Every day 8am - 10pm
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Ata Bazaar

Ata Bazaar is located in front of Luxor temple and is a hassle-free bazaar where you can find Egyptian souvenirs at very reasonable prices, which means there is no need to haggle. The staff are friendly and helpful.
Adresse: Karnak Temple Street, Luxor
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This old Egyptian-style craft shop is located on the road to Medinet Habu, West Bank, Luxor. When entering the shop you will be met by friendly staff (no hassle). The crafts come from all areas of Egypt and the prices are very reasonable.
Adresse: Medinet Habu Temple, Luxor
Telefon: +20 1223 278 771
Åpningstider: Every day 8am - 9pm
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Hurghada Marina Boulevard

Stroll around in the beautiful and secure metropolitan surroundings of Hurghada Marina Boulevard. Here you will find high quality and cutting-edge fashion, high-end quality jewellery, well-made swimsuits from world-renowned designers, bags and accessories.
Adresse: Hurghada Marina Boulevard, Hurghada
Åpningstider: Daily 6am–2am
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Souk is a unique Egyptian/Moroccan style market place and it is perfect for traditional shopping. In New Hurghada Marina you will find a selection of the finest hand-crafted items such as fashion accessories, a big variety of bags, different designs of belly dance costumes, beautiful dresses, perfumes, spices and souvenirs. You will certainly find something to remind you of your holiday by the Red Sea.
Adresse: New Hurghada Marina, Hurghada
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All visitors to Egypt must obtain a visa from one of the Egyptian diplomatic missions before entering the country or hold an Egypt eVisa. Upon entering, visitors must hold a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Egypt. All travellers to Egypt for tourism purposes must be able to provide evidence of authorized permission to travel whilst in-country. You will find further information as well as a list of countries eligible for an Egypt eVisa at
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Best Time To Visit

To avoid uncomfortable crowds at Egypt's most popular sites, avoid travelling in December and January as these months constitute peak tourist season. To enjoy more pleasant temperatures and better accommodation prices, visit from October to April.
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Hurghada Airport

All airports are centrally located and served by a network of the national and international airlines. From Hurghada Airport can easily reach the city centre by bus or taxi. You can find the bus next to the airport passenger terminal and start filled up. They journey takes about 20 minutes. Taxis can also be found next to the airport passenger terminal.
Adresse: Hurghada Airport, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3414213
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Luxor International Airport

Luxor International Airport is located 6 kilometres from the city and currently Egypt's fourth-biggest airport. There are two terminals serving international and domestic flights. There is an inexpensive public bus service from the airport to the town, a journey which takes about 15 minutes. Taxis available from outside the terminal but be ready to bargain for a good rate. Special limousine services are also available. Car rental companies are represented at the airport.
Adresse: Luxor International Airport, Luxor
Telefon: +20 95 232 4455
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Marsa Alam International Airport

Marsa Alam Airport is the first privately owned airport in Egypt and it is serving both international and domestic flights. You can book a private airport transfer between Marsa Alam airport and Marsa Alam city.
Adresse: Marsa Alam International Airport, Marsa Alam
Telefon: +20 65 3700029
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Public Transport

To get around these cities you can either walk or order a taxi. Mini-buses are common if you want to ride with the locals. Trains, which fall into two categories, one with air-conditioning the other without, are ideal for travelling to nearby towns and cities.
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Taxis are available from outside the airports and the bus and rail stations in Hurghada, Luxor and Marsa Alam. Always check the price to your destination. Drivers will leave when the taxi is full, although you can have a vehicle to yourself if you are prepared to pay extra. Pay extra attention so you arrive at your destination and that you do not get scammed when you pay.
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There are several post offices in the region however, they can be a minefield if Arabic is not spoken or read. Hotels all offer postal services, which is a safe option to ensure letters are sent and delivered safely. Another option is the main post office in Hurghada.
Adresse: Sharia an-Nasr, Ad-Dahar, Hurghada
Telefon: +20 65 3546372
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu 8am - 3pm
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Pharmacies can be found in abundance in Hurghada, Luxor and Marsa Alam, and they sell cosmetics as well as medicines. They are generally open from 9 am to around 10 pm most days.
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Country code: +20 Area code, Hurghada: 065 Area code, Luxor: 095 Area code, Marsa Alam: 012
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