Questions & Answers Concerning Your Holidays in Egypt

Do I need vaccination for a holiday in Hurghada?

As of today, COVID-19 vaccination passports or certificates are mandatory to enter Egypt. Now if you are a Covid vaccine certificate holder, you won’t need to present a negative PCR test or to follow a quarantine.

Accepted vaccines are AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac, and Sputnik V. You are considered vaccinated if all doses of a vaccine against SARS-Cov-2 have been administered for at least
two weeks before traveling.

PCR test must be done no more than 3 days before your flight. Please note: the PCR test and the vaccination certificate must contain a QR code.

If you don’t have a QR code on your documentation, you’ll be forced to do a PCR test on the spot and wait for the negative results to come through.

Is Hurghada safe?

The honest truth is that Egypt now is 100% safe, a large part of the country welcomes tourists with open arms. Egypt is very safe to travel to as long as you stick to certain destinations, work with a reputable local tour operator, and be a smart traveler.

The only no-go’s in the country are what you see in the travel advisories which is to avoid the Sinai Peninsula alone and in general do not go into the western desert. In both instances, if you must, make sure you do so with an (armed) escort.

There’s will from the government and the people to make tourism a priority.

Now is the time for the country to rebuild and make sure it’s a prosperous time for all.

Where is Hurghada?

Hurghada is a city in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt. It is one of the country’s main tourist centers located on the Red Sea coast. Hurghada is situated 530 Km South of Cairo and about 75 km South West

How long is the bus from Luxor to Hurghada?

The distance between Luxor and Hurghada is 209 km. The road distance is 288 km. The bus from Luxor to Hurghada takes 3h 30m – 4h 30m including transfers and departs.

How far is Giza from Hurghada?

The distance between Hurghada and Giza is 398 km. The road distance is 464.8 km. It can take you anywhere between 5 and 7 hours to travel between Hurghada and Giza if you opt for a bus.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Hurghada and Giza. The flight will bring you to your destination in 1h.

What is the time in Egypt?

Universal Time Coordinated GMT +02:00 GMT/UTC

Can you get plane trips from Hurghada to Cairo?

The flight time between Hurghada (HRG) and Cairo (CAI) is around 1h and covers a distance of around 401 km. A day trip to Cairo by plane offers you the convenience of a short flight. You can easily book a day trip to Cairo by plane for 1 or 2 days.

How far is Luxor from Hurghada?

The distance between Luxor and Hurghada is 209 km. The road distance is 288 km.

Where to go in Hurghada?

Hurghada is a year-round destination, but it really depends on your personal

Top activities in Hurghada:
– 5- Hour Desert Safari Quad Bike and Camel Ride
– Diving and Snorkeling Trip with Lunch
– Luxor Valley of the Kings or Queens Full-Day Trip
– Full-Day Trip to Cairo and Giza with Lunch
– Snorkeling Yacht Trip with Buffet Lunch
– Full-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane
– Swimming with Dolphins & Snorkeling Tour & Lunch
– Cairo and Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip
– Sunset Quad Tour Along the Sea and Mountains
– Orange Bay & Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling
– El Gouna trip Fishing Snorkeling with Lunch

Does Hurghada Airport have WiFi?

Unlimited free WiFi is available at Hurghada airport.

How to pronounce Hurghada?

It has several ways of being pronounced. But its usually “her-gad-ah”

Where is Giftun Island Hurghada?

Giftun Islands, a 40-minute boat ride from the mainland. A number of tour operators offer excursions to these idyllic island paradises, with both private resorts and public beaches to choose from.