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  • Hurghada
  • Egypt
  • Country Hurghada is a part of the country Egypt.
  • Population Roughly the total population is 50, 000.
  • Languages Arabian is the official language.
  • Currency The currency used here is the Egyptian Pound.
  • Region Red Sea region.
  • Geographic Coordination

    27°15'28"N 33°48'42"E.

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Hurghada Overview

Hurghada city was founded in the early 20th century, and since 1980s its been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to make it as the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea. It is a famous tourist hub located on the Red Sea coast known for its natural beauty. Popular as a perfect European package holiday destination, it provides several underwater life, diving and snorkeling opportunities as well as vibrant nightlife. Hurghada is a paradise for sun lovers, swimmers and yatchmen. The town boasts of first class hotels and all-inclusive resorts, exclusive bars, restaurants and shopping malls etc.

Climate and Geography

Hurghada experiences a desert type of climate that is it very hot and dry in summers but winters are quite pleasant.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : The best time to visit Hurghada is October and May.


The public transport within Hurghada is fairly good. There are numerous services of taxis to operate on a wide variety of routes. You can even take a bus to reach various destinations inside the city. Minibuses carry a dozen people and are probably the cheapest means of intra-city travel. Another option is car rental if you have a rough idea about the locations.

Getting Around : The city is served by the Hurghada International Airport with scheduled passenger traffic to and from Cairo and several cities in Europe. The airport has undergone massive renovations and all the facilities to accommodate rising traffic. The town is also well connected to Cairo and Luxor by bus. The buses are a convenient and affordable option.

Shopping and Entertainment

Hurghada is the shopping Mecca, offering you one of the greatest shopping experiences. You can shop at very famous : - El Dahar : - El Dahar is the old part of Hurghada town and owes a traditional Egyptian bazaar with a variety of shops selling tourist souvenirs. You can splurge to your hearts' content and shop for some rare antiques and artifacts. Don't forget to use your bargaining skills to the fullest as the prices marked are double the original ones.

Entertainment : Hurghada is world- wide popular as a party town. The actual life begins at night in Hurghada with people ready to rock the clubs and bars etc. They are easy to find along the main street, where a number of inexpensive hotels are located. Some of them are : - Bars and Discos
  • Discothek "La Bamba" at the Sea Horse Hotel
  • El Tabia Hotel Disco
  • Galaxy Disco (at the Hilton Hurghada Resort)
  • Hilton Hurghada Plaza Disco
  • The Dome
  • Bierstube German Pub
  • Captain Jack's Pub and Beer Garden at the Sea Horse Hotel
  • Captains Bar at the Intercontinental Resort and Casino
  • Conrad International Hurghada Trocadero Bar
  • Helnan Regina Hotel La Luna Summer Night Club

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