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Active vacation in Egypt - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Hurghada Egypt offers tourists a diverse and rich active recreation. Hotels of popular resorts create plenty of opportunities for spending time dynamically: tennis and volleyball courts, golf courses, billiards. Those who are eager to go wild can book a safari on jeeps or quad bikes. Riding camels through sand dunes allows you to enjoy the beauty of the desert. The pleasure of contemplating the golden sands may be complemented by a tour of a Bedouin village. Local people arrange colorful performances with Bedouin songs and dances, treat tourists with meat roasted on coals and fragrant herbal tea.
Egyptians are religious people. Most of the inhabitants of the country profess Islam, therefore life in Egypt is based on Muslim dogmas. Once the …
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The Red Sea is a paradise for divers. Coral reefs, colorful underwater inhabitants, sunken ships - diving enthusiasts can see all this with their own eyes. One of the best dive spots in Egypt is the Blue Hole in Abu Galum. This is a grandiose coral funnel with a depth of more than 100 m. Another place for diving is the unique Ras Muhammad National Park. Divers are attracted to coral forests and amazing geological faults. At Shaab Abu Nias reef, one can dive to the wreckage of sunken "Carnatic" steamship. The ship's bow and stern parts are perfectly preserved, and in the holds, one can still find old barrels. This wreck spot is popular among treasure hunters.
On "Zone" surf station in Hurghada, experienced instructors teach various kinds of surfing. The best place for snorkeling is Sharm el Sheikh where you can rent a snorkel mask. Egypt resorts offer thrill-seekers boat tours and ballooning. One of the unusual entertainment is sandboarding. Tourists climb to the tops of sand dunes with snowboards and then make a swift descent on loose sand. Fans of fishing would probably prefer time spent with a fishing rod in Hurghada or Aswan. On the island in the Gulf of Aqaba, there is "The Pharoah's Village" recreating the history of Egypt. You can ride along the Nile, see the buildings' interiors, get acquainted with traditional Egyptian crafts, as well as visit a replica of Tutankhamun's tomb. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tourists from all over the world come to Egypt to relax on the famous resorts' sandy beaches and plunge into the atmosphere of the Ancient World. …
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Egyptian nightlife centers are the capital and famous resorts concentrating the best clubs, discos, bars, and pubs. The most popular DJs of the country perform in Cairo. The capital's nightclubs are very popular. Wealthy tourists prefer elite facilities like "H501" or "Jackie's Joint". Youth recreation centers are such clubs as "Absolute", "Sindbad", "Upstairs". Many hotels house their own clubs. In adult entertainment establishments, you can enjoy live music and the plasticity of female oriental dancers. The city regularly hosts concerts of world-famous stars and vivid show programs.
Sharm El Sheikh nightclubs invite you to spend an unforgettable night in an atmosphere of casual fun. The resort's most popular club is "Dolce Vita". Incendiary parties are held in the desert and on the floor of "1001 Nights" complex. "Pacha" invites to visit the legendary "House Nation" event in the heart of Naama Bay. "Space Sharm" is distinguished by three halls with different designs and regular performances of top DJs. At cozy "Hard Rock Cafe" you can try American cuisine and dance to good music. In a chill-out zone, visitors are offered drinks and hookah. "Little Buddha" combines a sushi bar and a nightclub with a beautiful illumination and a huge Buddha statue in the center of the dance floor.
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You can also find another "Little Buddha" in Hurghada. This is a club, a restaurant, and a bar rolled into one. Noteworthy is a rich selection of Eastern dishes and cocktails. When the sun goes down, parties begin and last until four in the morning. "Calypso" nightclub is equally popular among tourists. The facility often plays well-known hip-hop tracks and Arabic music. Every day there are impressive light and sound shows, competitive programs. The club complex includes a bar, a Chinese restaurant, and a hookah lounge with real Egyptian tobacco. Owners of "Liquid Lounge" like to surprise their guests. The club is famous for its music nights and an extensive cocktail bar.
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Oasis de Siwa

From the series “The Most Cozy Towns Full of Zen”
Even in Egypt, with its desert landscapes and sweltering heat, you can find the amazingly beautiful places that you won’t like to leave. A perfect example is the oasis of Siwa. It has a rather impressive scale. The length of the oasis is about 50 km, and the width is 20 km. At the heart of this beautiful oasis there is a town, whose population is about 7 000 people. Next to it there are lots of smaller settlements, which are home to other 16 000 people.

About one hundred years ago, Siwa began to attract the attention of archaeologists. They were able to find out that this picturesque oasis has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Travelers who visit this incredibly beautiful area, are able to stroll through the extensive olive and palm groves, visit the quiet villages, and get … Read all

Shrine of Sohag City

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
The Egyptian city of Sohag is considered to be a real Christian open-air museum. Numerous religious sites with a long history are situated there. This is a beautiful modern city with lively streets and spectacular architecture. Here, Christian shrines can be seen along with the majestic mosques. There are several monasteries and temples. The most famous monastery is Anba Beshoy and the church of St. Psoy situated on its territory.

The exact history of the emergence of religious sites is unknown. Using the available manuscripts, researchers only found out that shrines were built in the 5th century. After more than 1 500 years, the old monastery has survived perfectly.  A series of unique Christian jewels were preserved in its walls. Visitors of the old monastery will be able to see the … Read all
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VisitEngland has just launched a new stage of its promotional campaign, in which it underlines the beauty and attractiveness of domestic trips. The campaign, which is the result of a partnership with tourism organizations and hotels in London, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland, encourages Brits to travel in their home country, be it short overnight stays or summer holidays. Read this

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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Egypt

Cairo
Sayyed Zeinab Cultural Park is also an ideal destination for fans of active holidays and picnics. In this place you can ride a bike or get some rest in the shade of trees with your favorite book. There is also an aquarium in Cairo. Visiting it will help diversify your holiday and admire exotic inhabitants of deep seas. Tourists are usually very delighted with excursions to Zamalek Island. This pristine area of untouched wilderness will surely please fans of beach relaxation and tourists who … Read more
Sharm el-Sheikh
Naama Bay area is extremely popular for beach vacations, as all local beaches are well-equipped for a comfortable stay. It should be noted that all beaches in Naama Bay are artificially created and Sharm El Maya is the only beach of natural origin. Those beaches will be a godsend for fans of diving, as they have numerous diving centers, where you can rent all the necessary equipment and take lessons from experienced divers. Holidays in Sharm El Sheikh would be incomplete without shopping; Old … Read more
Hurghada
Vacationers should definitely spend a day in the colorful Makadi Water World; it is a true oasis in the bustling endless desert. In addition to traditional pools and colorful slides, the water park has lots of exciting rides, secluded seating areas and an amazing playground for younger guests. Makadi is one of the newest water parks in Hurghada. The Titanic water park is more popular among foreign guests. It is situated next to the hotel with the same name and is also known for an abundance of … Read more
Alexandria
Cap d`Or - A real piece of old Alexandria with eaves of art nouveau, carvings on the teak and carved mirrors. Intellectuals, representatives of bohemians and expatriates are crowded around fried sardines and bottles of whiskey or tequila. In this club, you will enjoy a simply friendly atmosphere, which is a reason for its popularity among people of non-traditional orientation. They come here after midnight when live music starts playing. Qatr El-Nada Garden is a garden club that is open to … Read more
Sinai
Be sure to visit Coloured Canyon. It is a rock formation on Sinai peninsula. It is a labyrinth of rocks, some of them have about 40 meters. The canyon is almost 800 meters long. This picturesque place was presumably formed during the earthquake and later the wind and water only deepened the canyon. Many of the local rocks and stones are not resistant, so visit this place accompanied by a guide. You should also know that it is dangerous to be here during the rain because some of the stones can … Read more

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