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Egypt Tourist Guide: Christmas Holidays in Egypt

You might worry that spending The Christmas holidays in Egypt is the last thing that you just need to destroy  your year end fun, many travelers would strongly disagree with you. Many tourists now are eager on spending their holidays in Egypt especially through the Christmas to enjoy its warm and sunny climate besides visiting many of its well-known historical sites.

Whereas the warm Egypt weather is certainly a very important factor for attracting tourists to Egypt in the month of December, Egypt does have a strong historical connection with Christmas. It’s generally believed that the Holy Family had spent quite an amount of time in Egypt after the birth of Jesus. Therefore Christmas is taken into account to be a very special celebration in Egypt.

Amongst all other popular destinations in Egypt, Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are two must go to places in Egypt throughout Christmas. Holidays in Hurghada, a city on Egypt’s well-known Red Sea, where you will enjoy miles of gorgeous beaches giving approach to warm azure blue water and tons of coral & vibrant aquatic life. All this makes this vacation city a paradise for sun lovers. Sharm El Naga which is about 30 Km to the south of Hurghada is also a really good journey vacation spot for its isolation and coral.

Sharm El Sheikh, positioned at the tip of the Sinai land mass is also another favorite vacation spot for Christmas holidays in Egypt. and only a short distance from this city is the famous Ras Mohammed. It’s counted as probably the greatest coral reefs on this planet today. The colors of the fish the coral will surely amaze you whenever you visit this place. Also try a journey from there to the St Katherine’s Monastery which is located atop Mount Sinai during your Christmas holidays in Sharm.

Both these locations have an excellent transport system in the form of shared taxis, buses and train line which connects them from North to south. Additionally, there are ferries transporting along the Red Sea. Moreover overland coaches are good & low-cost in Egypt.

In case you are planning to spend your Christmas holidays in Egypt, it could be better in the event that 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 tough to book cheap holidays in Egypt at this time of the year.

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