A long weekend is coming ahead, and you're probably looking for places to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt. Right? This is a perfect chance to unwind, and explore the numerous travel attractions in Egypt. So we've rounded up six beautiful places to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt. Just scroll down to discover them all. What are you waiting for, start packing already!
1. El Gouna
El Gouna is one of the most popular places to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt. This sea-side destination is located on the coast of the Red Sea, and it's truly loved by many. El Gouna is a perfect spot for a family Easter vacation in Egypt, where you can do everything from swimming, snorkeling, kite-surfing, to dining and even clubbing. Must-try: Le Garage Gourmet Burger.
2. Ras Sudr
Ras Sudr is just two hours away from Cairo, and that's what makes it a perfect place to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt. If you want to learn how to kite-surf, Ras Sudr is the spot you should immediately hit. It's situated on the Gulf of Suez and the Red Sea coast, and wherever you decide to stay, you'll be surrounded by a gentle breeze and a serene panorama. Don't miss experiencing yoga on the beach there!
3. Ain Sokhna
Ain Sokhna is another beautiful place to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt, and it's in fact one of the nearest spots to escape and chill by the sea-side. When you're in Ain Sokhna, you can enjoy fun beach activities or throw a barbecue party for your family and friends. If you love the nightlife, then Tabla should be added to your to-do list in Ain Sokhna.
Fayoum is one of the oldest holiday destinations in Egypt, and there's only one word to describe it...tranquility. If you want to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt, consider heading to Fayoum and you'll enjoy a very relaxed retreat. The nature and landscape in Fayoum is mesmerizing, so make sure to discover around and visit the waterfalls of Wadi El Rayan. Hotel recommendation: Lazib Inn.
If you love the simple life, then you'd love to visit Dahab to spend your Easter vacation in Egypt. Once you reach your destination in Dahab, which will mostly be a modest hotel or a camp site, you'll truly feel re-energized. Make sure to plan a hiking trip or go snorkeling. If you're up for some group activities, try sand-boarding! While you're in Dahab, you should visit Castle Zaman, for the most mesmerizing view you'll ever see.
Planning to explore the Nile River and the Egyptian heritage during the Easter vacation? Aswan is the place you should go! There are so many attractions in Aswan, and you can literally feast your eyes on one of the most fascinating views of the Nile River intermixing with the Pharaonic monuments and the beautiful sunrise/sunset. Must-go: Anakato Nubian Houses.