Friday’s Seven: 7 Ways to Spend Easter in Egypt

Looking for some ideas for the upcoming Easter break? Blessed with a beautiful sunny weather at that time of the year, there is an abundance of options in Egypt. Here are 7 different trip ideas meeting a range of budgets. Check them out!

#1 Relax by the sea in Ain Sokhna: Looking for some relaxation this Easter? Picture yourself unwinding  by an ever so calm sea surrounded by spectacular reddish mountains. Furthermore, Ain Sukhna is one of the most accessible beach spots from Cairo (a maximum of 2 hours by car).

Special Easter Offer: Travel Choice offers a range of packages for 3 days. Price per person ranges from 600-950 EGP/80-125 USD. For more info click here.

Movenpick Sokhna from their official website.

Movenpick Sokhna from their official website.

#2 Go on a luxurious Nile cruise: Go on board a deluxe cruise liner and sail your way between Luxor and Aswan visiting the most prominent Ancient Egyptian sites. A very unique Easter holiday indeed.

Special Easter Offer: Memphis tours has a 4 day /3night cruise starting from 3700 EGP/485 USD per person. For more info click here.

A cruise ship sailing through the Nile. From Memphis Tours official website.

A cruise ship sailing through the Nile. From Memphis Tours official website.

#3 Dive in the Red Sea at Marsa Alam: One of the most attractive diving spots across the Red Sea, going for a diving trip in Marsa Alam is definitely an exciting idea for Easter.

Special Easter Offer: TravelStart Egypt has a great full package (air ticket + 3 night accommodation) starting at 3651 EGP/480 USD per person. For more info click here.

Marsa Alam under sea. Photo by Bruno Delzant.

Marsa Alam under sea. Photo by Bruno Delzant.

#4 Beach fun in Sharm El Sheikh: Spend an Easter vacation filled with beach activities by day and exciting night life by night. Sharm El Sheikh is the ultimate beach destination.

Special Easter offer: Another package from Travelstart Egypt including air ticket and accommodation for 3 nights starts from 1651 EGP/ 216 USD per person. For more info click here.

Heavenly sunset at Sharm El Sheikh. Photo by Armin Rodler.

Heavenly sunset at Sharm El Sheikh. Photo by Armin Rodler.

#5 A romantic getaway in Soma Bay:  A secluded resort surrounded by sea from all sides with a range of luxurious hotels to choose from, Soma Bay truly lives up to the phrase “romantic getaway”.

Special Easter offer: Travel Choice offers  3 night packages starting from 1800 EGP/235 USD per person. For more info click here.

Breathtaking landscape at Soma Bay from the official website.

Breathtaking landscape at Soma Bay from their official website.

#6 An entertaining family trip in El Gouna:  This resort town by the Red Sea offers entertaining beach and water activities for the whole family as well as a large variety of dining venues.

Special Easter offer: Travelstart Egypt also offers a package to El Gouna including air ticket and accommodation for 3 nights starting from 2180 EGP/ 285 USD per person. For more info click here.

Bird's eye view at El Gouna from their official website.

Bird’s eye view at El Gouna from their official website.

#7 Go Kite-surfing in Ras Sudr: Join the thrilling water sport that is taking Egypt by storm. Spend your Easter vacation learning how to kite surf in one of the best kite surfing spots in the region.

Special Easter offer: Booking.com has great value deals for various kite-surfing lodges/hotels in Ras Sudr such as Paradise Kitesurfing resort starting from 1000 EGP/130 USD per person for 3 nights. For more info click here.

Kite surfers in action. Photo by Jeremy Page.

 

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