- El Dahar is the old Downtown
- Sekalla is the city center and the old part of the city
- Also, El Qura is the modern part
- Abdulmoneim Riadh Mosque
- El-Mina Grand Mosque
- Church of St. Mary
- Hurghada Marina Boulevard
- Fish Market
- Fruit Market
- Marine Port
- Giftun Islands
- Hurghada Grand Aquarium
- Jungle Aqua Park
- Sand City
- Mini Egypt
- Hard Rock Café
- Also, Little Buddha
It includes more than 70 sculptures of sand statues and inscriptions, which were formed from water and pressed sand until they became like hard stones, and in order to protect them from wind and rain, their surface is painted with varnish, and some of these statues are about 10 meters high, and it took about 6 months to complete this museum 29 artists from different parts of the world participated in the exit of these creations.
It includes a mixture of different eras and civilizations, most notably Pharaonic figures and sculptures, in addition to sculptures of Napoleon, Zeus, Cleopatra, Posiden, Caesar, and Eros. There are also statues of modern day heroes such as “King Kong”, “Jack Sparrow”, and Spider-Man.
It is one of the most important landmarks of Hurghada, and one of its most beautiful mosques, and it is located in the Al-Dahar district in the city center, and is distinguished by its two distinctive high-rise minarets, as well as the decorations on the interior walls, and in the evening a wall façade is lit from it, which gives it a magnificent view, and whoever goes to this mosque will see The large number of street vendors spread over its yard, which makes it one of the main crowded areas in the city.
Hurghada resorts … a special character
The resorts of Sahl Hasheesh have a distinctive character, and are characterized by a higher level in the prices of tourist accommodation compared to hotels in Hurghada, and include 1660 hotel rooms, and it is planned to open 6 thousand hotel rooms, and also includes an open theater famous for the huge concerts held by major Arab singers and attended by thousands of their fans .
El Gouna dates back to 1990, and was established by the Orascom Group company owned by the Sawiris family, about 20 km away from Hurghada International Airport, 470 km away from Cairo, and El Gouna is heading to achieve self-sufficiency in food by relying heavily on the products of the El Gouna farm built on an area 120 acres, and the area is famous for being a site for diving in the depths and various water sports such as water skiing, windsurfing, and golf, and there are two main beaches, “Zaitouna Beach” and “Mangroovy Beach”, and the resort has a large number of water channels, so it is characterized by many Islands, marinas and yachting in large numbers, and many health clubs.
There are 6 neighborhoods in El Gouna: Marina Town, the Mediterranean, the Golf District, the Nubian Quarter, the Hadaba neighborhood, and the Italian Quarter. All investments in the resort tend to rely on clean solar energy and completely dispense with government-generated electricity, by storing batteries for the energy generated from Solar cells.
In the heart of Hurghada, just 5 minutes from Hurghada International Airport, in the Magawish tourist area, Hurghada’s Grand Aquarium is located, the largest aquarium of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, and the seventh in the world. Hurghada’s “Grand Aquarium” is home to thousands of species of marine organisms. It is also unique to the idea of the rainforest with its abundant rain, intertwining trees, and the open forest similar to the African forests which contain the most beautiful animals and different birds.
Beaches are not the only one that attracts it and visitors, but rather the shopping places and the tourist walkway of Hurghada, which is crowded with cafes, restaurants and shops, whether popular markets or malls, gives it more fun and night life, so you can wander at night alone without boredom or with your friends or family.
- History Related/Sightseeing in Hurghada
- Snorkeling in Hurghada
- Diving in Hurghda
- Sea Related Activities
- Water Sports / Water-Related Activities
- Also, Fun and Entertainments in Hurghada
History-Related and Sightseeing Activities in Hurghada
- Individual Trip to Luxor from Hurghada
- Excursion to Cairo-Giza from Hurghada
- Individual Trip to El-Minya from Hurghada
- Trip to Monastery of St. Anthony from Hurghada
- Private Trip to Cairo from Hurghada by plane
- Individual Trip to Abydos – Sohag from Hurghada
- Excursion Luxor- Valley of the kings from Hurghada
- Individual Trip to Abydos – Dendera from Hurghada
- Two-Days Trip to Cairo from Hurghada – Old Cairo
- Individual trip to Dendera – Luxor from Hurghada
- Bus Trip to Cairo-Alexandria from Hurghada
- Individual Excursion Cairo from Hurghada
- Day Trip to Dendera – Luxor from Hurghada
- Also, Trip Luxor – Valley of Queens by Bus from Hurghada
Snorkeling Activities in Hurghada
- Individual Trip to Sharm El-Naga from Hurghada
- Excursion Super Utopia from Hurghada
- Private Speedboat to Dolphin Bay from Hurghada
- Sea trip to El-Gouna from Hurghada
- Private Speedboat to Orange Bay in Hurghada
- Excursion to Orange Bay in Hurghada
- Fishing trip in Hurghada
- Excursion to Abu Dabab Beach from Hurghada
- Boat trip to Mahmya Island-Beach from Hurghada
- Excursion Super Gouna from Hurghada
- Boat trip to the Dolphin House in Hurghada
- Excursion to Giftun island in Hurghada
- Also, Snorkeling trip to Paradise Island-Beach in Hurghada
Diving Activities in Hurghada
Fishing Activities in Hurghada
Sea-Related Activities in Hurghada
Water Sports Activities in Hurghada
Desert Safari Activities in Hurghada
Horse Riding Activities in Hurghada
City Touring Activities in Hurghada
Beauty and Wellness Activities in Hurghada
Entertainment and Fun Activities in Hurghada
General information about the Hurghada International Airport
Hurghada International Airport is located inland, 5 km (3 miles) southwest of the downtown of the city of Hurghada (El Dahar district). It serves Hurghada, the center of Red Sea Governorate of Egypt, seaport city Safaga and a lot of amazing Red Sea beech and aquatic sports resorts: Al Quseir, Sharm El Naga, El Gouna, Al-Mahmya, Soma Bay and Makadi Bay.
Route network of Hurghada consists of scheduled passenger services to the Egypt capital city of Cairo and direct connections to several European destinations. More than 40 airlines perform seasonable charter flights to the cities in Western and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Russia and the CIS countries. Nowadays the airport has undergone massive renovations to accommodate dramatically rising leisure traffic.
There is only one terminal in the Hurghada airport and car parking is located just outside the terminal. It is possible to get to the city or to the hotels by taxi or piblic transport (minibuses).
More about getting to the airport
In the terminal there is the various infrastructure necessary for satisfaction of requirements of taking off and arriving passengers: restaurants and cafe, changes, phones and post office, shops of souvenirs and essential commodities, a left-luggage office, the VIP-lounge, car rental office.
More about passenger services
There are no business facilities at the airport but it’s possible to use conference and meeting facilities at the resort hotels which are located only in 5 minutes by car from the airport.
Hurghada airport suggests wide range of shopping possibilities before flight. A lot of souvenir shops are located at the terminal. There are also duty free shops at the departure zone selling perfumes, alcohol and confectionery products with great discount.
Hurghada Time Zone
Time zone in Hurghada GMT + 2 (daylight saving time GMT + 3 from the last Friday in April to the last Thursday in September). Hurghada Airport phone number: +20 65 443 976, fax number: +20 65 443 976