This is one of the most relaxing Egypt holiday destinations in the Southern part. In ancient Egypt, it was called Swenette and housed the stone quarries that supplied material to build the famous pyramids. However, Aswan is now known for its breathtaking views of the desert dunes and the Nile river. The Elephantine Islands are the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend. The colorful Nubian villages in the center of the island are offbeat Egypt tourist attractions and make for a great evening stroll.

Location: 900 kilometres from Cairo

Sharm El Sheikh


Sharm El Sheikh (Egyptian Arabicشرم الشيخ‎, IPA: [ˈʃɑɾm eʃˈʃeːx]) is an Egyptian city on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, in South Sinai Governorate, on the coastal strip along the Red Sea. Its population is approximately 73,000 as of 2015. Sharm El Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt's South Sinai Governorate, which includes the smaller coastal towns of Dahab and Nuweiba as well as the mountainous interior, St. Catherine and Mount Sinai. The city and holiday resort is a significant centre for tourism in Egypt, while also attracting many international conferences and diplomatic meetings.

Sharm El Sheikh has also become a favourite spot for scuba divers from around the world.Being situated near the Red Sea, it provides some of the most stunning underwater scenery and warm water, making this an ideal place to dive. Visitors to Sharm El Sheikh can experience a variety of water activities. Beach seekers find many activities such as diving, snorkelling, windsurfingkitesurfing, para-sailing, boating, and canoeing.





Hurghada is a Red Sea resort town and has become an incredibly popular tourist destination, particularly among diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. It also very popular as a family holiday destination, thanks to its many family-friendly resorts and hotels, and an abundance of fun activities, such as scuba diving, wind surfing, sailing, horse riding and deep sea fishing.


Activities in Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada in Egypt, the foremost tourist destination on the Red Sea Riviera, was until only a few years ago nothing but another small fishing village. Now it is an international hub for all kinds of water sports. Whatever your preference in aquatic activities, you will find it here:

  • windsurfing
  • sailing
  • deep-sea fishing
  • swimming
  • and, above all, snorkeling and diving

In Hurghdada, Egypt you will find many comfortable and unique accomodation options, all offering efficient, personal service. There are also several wonderful reataurants, all located along the main thoroughfare.

Most important, the waters are always warm and crystal clear, ideal for observing the many varieties of rare fish and coral reefs. Whether snorkling, scuba diving or just gazing through the clear panel of a glass bottomed boat, the sights never cease to amaze. And offshore lie some of the most beautiful and unique underwater gardens in the world.

If you’d rather not venture into the water, you can check out the local aquarium and museum. They feature complete collections representing all the local Red Sea plants and animals.




You'll have seen a thousand photographs of the Pyramids of Giza by the time you finally get here, but nothing beats getting up-close-and-personal with these ancient monuments. Egypt's most famed and feted structures, these ancient tombs of kings guarded by the serene Sphinx have wowed spectators for centuries.


Today, they continue to work their magic on all who visit. No trip to Egypt is complete without time spent here at one of the world's most recognizable tourist attractions. Towering incongruously over the edge of Cairo's suburban sprawl, these mighty monuments are a tribute to the power and ambition of Egypt's Pharaonic rulers.


facebook eniata logo