Although you would think that Christmas holidays in Egypt is the last thing that you want to ruin your year end fun, many travellers would violently disagree with you. Tourists today are very much keen on spending their holidays in Egypt especially during the Christmas to enjoy its sunny and warm climate besides visiting some of its famous archaeological sites.
While the warm Egypt weather is definitely an important factor for attracting tourists here during the month of December, Egypt does have a strong historical connection with the festival of Christmas. It is commonly believed that the Holy Family had spent quite an amount of time in Egypt after the birth of Jesus. Therefore Christmas is considered to be a very special celebration in Egypt.
Amongst all other popular destinations in Egypt, Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are two must visit places in Egypt during Christmas. Holidays in Hurghada, a town on Egypt’s famous Red Sea coast, will take you through miles of stunning beaches giving way to warm azure blue water and tons of coral & colourful aquatic life. All this makes this holiday town a sun worshipper’s paradise. Sharm El Naga which is about 30 Km to the south of Hurghada is also a recommended travel destination for its isolation and coral.
Sharm El Sheikh, located at the tip of the Sinai land mass is another favourite destination for Christmas holidays in Egypt. Just a short distance from this tourist destination is the famous Ras Mohammed. It is counted as one of the best coral reefs present in the world today. The colours of the fish the coral will surely mesmerize you when you visit this place. Try a day trip from here to the St Katherine’s Monastery which is located atop Mount Sinai during your Christmas holidays in Sharm.
Both these places have a good transport system in the form of buses, shared taxis and train line which connects them from North to south. You will also find ferries plying along the Red Sea. Additionally overland coaches are good & cheap in Egypt.
So if you are planning to spend your Christmas holidays in Egypt, it would be better if you book your flights in advance. This is due to the fact that the Christmas season is considered to be a high season for tourist visit in Egypt and it is often quiet difficult to book cheap Egypt holidays during this time of the year.
Book Christmas holidays in Egypt and enjoy your winter holidays fun at affordable prices. Make huge savings on best holidays in Egypt including holidays in Hurghada and Sharm el sheikh holidays.