What All Activities Can You Do In Egypt

Egypt has become a place of choice for many travelers worldwide in recent years. Apart from its rich history and unique culture, Egypt has made efforts to make the journey of travelers a memorable experience. 

Are you wondering if there’s much to do in Egypt? You will be wonderstruck to know that Egypt is not just all about the mummies. There is so much more to do and enjoy on your trip to Egypt and have the time of your life. Keep reading to make an activity list for your Egypt trip: 

Visit Historical Temples, Pharaohs, and the Egyptian Museum 

A trip to Egypt is useless without visiting the places that make it unique. The thousand years old temples engraved from the rocks with cryptic drawings and messages on the walls are a treat for any history lover. 

Pharaohs are the palaces and tombs of ancient rulers, kings or queens still preserved for tourists. You can also visit the Museum to know everything if you are interested in more about the country. You should also plan a photo tour of the Giza pyramids with preserved mummies. 

Giza Pyramids

Some famous examples are - Abdeen Palace, Mohammed Ali Mosque, Karnak Temple, Alley of Queens, Valley of Kings, King Tut, Ramses, Luxor Temple, Edfu, Kom Ombu, Munchies, Abu Simbel, and the Philae Temple. 

The ticket prices vary from 160 to 240 EGP. You can also hire a guide at an extra cost. 


Hot Air Balloon Ride

Take a chance to witness Egypt from the sky over Luxor city at sunrise. The views are breathtaking and worth every penny. You must book a ride and show up at the launch spot at the right time. 

The hot air balloon ride costs you around 1600 EGP and lasts 45 to 80 minutes. 

Scuba Diving and Snorkelling

Well, Egypt is not all rocks and deserts. The clean and beautiful beaches are a major tourist attraction. Under the sea lies the popular shark and reef spots for a memorable scuba diving adventure. The red sea, Hamata, Dahab, Hurghada, and Sharm El Sheikh are good places for scuba diving and boating. Some places may also offer other water sports or activities. 

Scuba Diving in the Red Sea

It may cost you around 1500 EGP depending on your experience level, and lasts for 30 to 60 minutes.


Felucca Ride

Do you want to cruise on the famous Nile river with a glass of wine? Cinematic, isn’t it? Feluccas are big sailboats or ships that can be booked as per your preference. You can sail within Cairo or to other locations. You can even book private cabins or feluccas with meals. 

The prices vary depending on the felucca choice and distance. However, the minimum rates lie around 500 EGP. 

Camel Ride and Desert Safaries

Camel rides and desert safari are usually the highlights of Egypt trips and a must-do activity for first-timers in Egypt. Explore the desert around and behind the Giza pyramids. Hurghada, Cairo, and Sharm El Sheikh are also great places for these activities. 

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They cost around 500 EGP per person and go up with time duration. 

Try The Street Food and Visit Local Markets

Last but not least, street food and local markets are the defining feature of any country. They showcase the real essence of a place. So, do try the local street food around the streets and beaches. You will also find various local markets in Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria, Aswan, and Hurghada. 

Now that you know plenty of activities to keep you busy in Egypt, why don’t you buy our premade itinerary and have the trip of your life? Want a personally curated itinerary? No worries, we can do that too. 

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