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Egypt Christmas Tours

Egypt Christmas Tours & Packages

Egypt Christmas Tours is perfect if you want a heaven-sent Christmas break.

Since Egypt is mainly a Muslim country, it might be interesting to hear about Christmas there. But December is the month we all look forward to, and many of us say with all our hearts that this is when we feel like Christmas.


During this same time, we want to travel and learn about different places. Have you ever considered visiting Egypt for Christmas or New Year’s and experiencing a different culture? You will probably have many questions about how a place like Egypt at Christmas.

Egypt is always a good choice for foreigners. Most foreigners spend Christmas in Egypt, which is a tradition. The weather, the sea, the desert, and the food are the main reasons to visit the country of the ancient pharaohs.

For a rare vacation, book one of our Egypt Christmas Tours that offers tours of the wonders of Egypt. Egypt’s weather in December, in this month’s climate, is moderate, not very hot in the morning, and not very cold at night. Tours of Upper Egypt will be great in this period especially if you will be on board a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan, in addition to tours in Cairo and Alexandria. Also the coastal cities of the Red Sea like Hurgada, El Gouna, and Sharm El-sheikh. You can enjoy all the Egypt visits with our Egypt Christmas Holidays, check the New Year & Christmas itineraries and book now.

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Stunning cities to visit in Egypt

  • Greater Cairo – the capital of Egypt, home to the Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum and fabulous Islamic architecture.
  • Alexandria – Egypt’s window on the Mediterranean, with still-palpable glimpses of the past.
  • Luxor – the gateway to the Valley of the Kings, amongst other fabulous attractions.
  • Aswan – a more relaxed option, full of amazing sights.
  • Port Said – the center of the third-largest metropolitan area, has a cosmopolitan heritage, home to the Lighthouse of Port Said.
  • Hurghada – a town on the Red Sea, filled with all-inclusive resorts and diving.
  • Sharm El Sheikh – a hugely popular resort town on the Sinai peninsula, with some of the best scuba diving in the world.

Popular destinations in Egypt

  • Abu Simbel – a very remote town in the far south, with some beautiful ancient temples.
  • Dahab – at Sinai, east of Sharm El Sheikh, a backpacker central, with excellent scuba diving.
  • Karnak – scattered temples built with an emphasis on size, an impressive avenue of ram-headed sphinxes runs through the middle.
  • Memphis and Saqqara – both filled with relics and ruins of ancient Egypt, they’re often combined as a day trip from Cairo.
  • Siwa – a stunning remote oasis near the Libyan border.
  • St. Katherine home to the oldest continually inhabited monastery, Mount Sinai and Mount Katherine (the highest mountain in Egypt) and truly Bedouin culture.
  • Taba Heights – a purpose-built resort with views of Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.

General tips

  • Respect the culture and keep it alive.
  • Try not to go on trips without a guide and a skilled driver.
  • When you go to Egypt, wear comfortable shoes.
  • Don't take pictures or videos without the proper permission.
  • Don't go on a trip without getting the recommended shots and travel insurance.
  • Bring a scarf to cover your hair when you go to a mosque or other place of worship.
  • Try the food from Egypt; it's delicious!
  • Before going to a new place or destination, it's always a good idea to find out as much as possible about it.
  • When trying an adventure activity, you should never put your safety last.
  • Learn about some of the local customs and culture.
  • Learn some words from the local languages in the area.
  • Don't take corals out of the Red Sea, and don't touch them. Even a tiny bump can hurt them.

Frequently Asked Questions.

Some of the most common questions asked by tourists.

Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

Egypt is a safe destination, and you will have a quiet and pleasant trip to any of its extraordinary cities to do all the activities and visit all its famous sights and beaches. The tourist police, the army, and others provide total security for your visit to avoid the occurrence of any problem.

Can you go on your own to Egypt?

It’s not impossible to go to Egypt alone, but you do so at your own risk. When you travel with a private guide or in a small group, Egypt’s tourism police will have already approved your itinerary, right down to some hotels and restaurants.

Can women travel alone? It is safe?

Women should not worry about traveling alone because it is safe, as policemen, army soldiers, and tourist police are spread all over the country to protect tourists and citizens. Therefore, you will always find them close to your location in case you need help, but you should know that problems will rarely happen, so you should not be afraid to travel to Egypt alone.

What do I need to do to obtain my tourist visa?

You must go to the Egyptian Embassy to apply for your tourist visa. In case you are from another country like Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, Western Europe, North America, or others, you are allowed to take your tourist visa upon arrival in Egypt.

Is Christmas in Egypt good?

Most people celebrate Christmas on December 25, and attractions and hotels cater to tourists knowing this, and many plan special events for that day. So, if you want a nice Christmas vacation from the middle of December to the beginning of January, Egypt is the place to go.

Where is it warm over the holidays?

Hurghada, Sharm El-Sheikh, Luxor, and Aswan are some of the best places to vacation in December.

Is it a good time to go to Egypt for Christmas?

Since Christmas is the winter month of December, when the whole country celebrates this holy day, it is a great time to relax and take it easy.

What do people do for Christmas in Egypt?

Make and bring some kahk, special sweet cookies, and give gifts. All the homes and hotels in the cities are decorated with Christmas trees, ornaments, colorful lights, wreaths, garlands, and other fun things. In Egypt, Santa Claus is called Baba Noel.

How does Egypt celebrate Christmas?

Even though there aren’t many Christians in Egypt, many people there like to celebrate Christmas as a non-religious holiday. Christmas is becoming a big business, and most supermarkets sell trees, food, and decorations. There are Christmas decorations in hotels, parks, and streets.

Where do most people in Egypt go on Christmas Eve?

On Christmas Eve, people go to churches.
Exceptional service is held in churches where Coptic families gather. The benefits usually begin around 10 p.m. and go on until just after midnight. In some chapels, they can go on until dawn.

Is it worth visiting Egypt in December?

December is a great time to visit Egypt because the weather is more relaxed and a lot is going on. The weather is nice as people come for the holidays and many special events.

Is Egypt hot at Christmas?

Egypt is in North Africa, and the Red Sea separates it from the Middle East. Weather in Egypt at Christmas in December, it is warm and sunny there. There is some rain along the Mediterranean coast of the country, but not much else. If you like cooler weather than in the summer, this is a great time to plan a trip to Egypt.

Can you get a tan in Egypt in December?

Hurghada, Sharm El-Sheikh, Luxor, and Aswan are all excellent places to get some sun in December.
December is an excellent time to go swimming because the water is warm. For the best beach weather, think about going to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada in May, June, July, or October.

Can you swim in Egypt in December?

Yes! In December, the water temperature in Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh is pleasant. Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh, and other nearby places are excellent places to swim in December. The average sea temperature is 76°F (minimum/maximum: 73°F/79°F), which is warm enough to let you swim for a long time and enjoy water sports.

Is Egypt crowded in December?

Is it busy in Egypt in December? Yes, December and January are Egypt’s most active tourist months, so they are also crowded.

Is there certain clothing for men and women should wear to enter a mosque?

Men are preferred to wear long pants and not shorts in case of entering a mosque, but they will not face any problem if they wear shorts. It is preferred that you cover your skin and wear a headscarf as a kind of respect for the religious site, but it is not required.

Why is it more preferable to stay in a hotel near the pyramids than to stay in the center?

The first thing to do when visiting Cairo is to head to the great pyramids of Giza, especially if you are staying for a few days, and thus booking a room in a hotel near the pyramids will allow you to visit various tourist sites easily and in a short time without getting stuck in the downtown traffic jam. Hotels near the Pyramids also offer more luxurious facilities like outdoor pools, beautiful gardens to relax in, and more to ensure you get entertaining accommodation. Also, the cost of staying in a resort in the pyramids area is less than that of downtown hotels.

Is it possible to explore any of the three pyramids of Giza from the inside?

Yes, it is allowed, but there is a limited number of tickets, and you can only buy these tickets from the main entrance. You have to get there early so you can find a ticket because they sold out quickly.

Is it allowed to take photos inside the tombs?

Taking photos inside the tombs is not allowed, and at some sites like Valle del Rey, visitors are asked to put down their cameras before entering because using the camera flash can ruin artwork inside the tombs. Therefore, you must follow the rules to avoid the occurrence of any problems.

What time do monuments in Egypt open and close?

Most of Egypt’s historical sites, museums, and monuments are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open-air historical sites, like the Pyramids of Giza, are available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Some museums are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 9 or 10 p.m. During the holy month of Ramadan on the Islamic calendar, these hours will change a lot.

Do I need to learn Arabic to have a good time in Egypt?

It’s not required, but it’s a good idea and helpful to learn a few essential Arabic words and phrases, like how to say hello. You should know some terms if you want to go deeper and see more than just the most popular places and tourist attractions.
Don’t worry. Most Egyptians who live in cities know how to speak and understand English well enough to get by. But you can’t say the same about French, Italian, Spanish, or German. Still, people who work in the tourism industry have no trouble dealing with visitors who don’t speak Arabic. With a mix of English and other languages, you can meet the needs of most travelers.

What is the best traditional food from Egypt?

Egypt has a lot of tasty foods, but “ful and ta’meya” (beans and falafel), “mulukhiya, Mahshy, Hamam and koshary,” “kebab and kofta,” “meat dish,” and “seafood” are some of the best.

Is it simple to use my credit or debit card in Egypt?

Yes, credit and debit cards are easily accepted and used throughout Egypt, including in hotels, cruise ships, shopping centers, and more. When you decide to do some shopping in the local markets, it is preferable to carry some cash because you may find that some stores do not accept cards.


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