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Hurghada is one of Egypt's famous Red Sea city destinations known for being a tourist attraction. It is most noted for its water activities, such as snorkeling, sailing and scuba diving. It has also gained popularity for its newly found resorts and touristic city centers recently built there.

Hurghada is reasonably new, as the city was founded in the early 20th century, as a small fishing village. It began gaining popularity in the 1980's among Egyptians.

Numerous Egyptian and foreign investors have pushed for the city to become the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea since its popularity gain.

With a prime location on the Red Sea, Hurghada has become an international center for aquatic sports like windsurfing, kiting, sailing, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling and diving. The offshore reefs are considered some of the finest in the world.

Today, Hurghada has flourished Into a vibrant and active city, with a hotel quarter and a town bazaar , aside from the holiday villages and hotels, which are all-inclusive, such as El Gouna. Hurghada has grown to become known for Its endless water activities, nightlife and warm weather.

Climate :

Daily temperature is usually around 30°C for the majority of the year. Numerous tourists, including Europeans choose to spend their Christmas and New Year holidays in Hurghada.

Places to visit :

El Gouna
El Mahmya
Makadi Bay
Soma Bay
Al Quseir

Did you know :

Al Quseir, a resort in Hurghada, used to be an important port and one of the oldest cities on the western coast of the Red Sea. As a gateway port, many people would travel from there to the land of Punt to purchase ivory, leather and incense.

Flying time to Hurghada: 1.05 hours
Distance: 504 km
Frequency: 7 daily flights
Aircraft Type: Embraer 170 LR
Class Configuration : Economy & Business
On Board Services : Economy Class : Beverage
Business Class : Beverage + Cold Meal

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