You dive into a world of 1001 nights and get to know the country, the people and an exotic culture. Egypt is one of the most beautiful countries in the Arabic-speaking world and is a historical place full of eventful moments and culture. The luxury hotels welcome their guests warmly and with first-class quality: Luxury suites with private balconies, exclusive cuisine, high-quality spa and wellness areas as well as fantastic pool landscapes. Guests with high expectations feel more than comfortable in the luxury houses and can also look forward to the hotel’s excellent service, which is always available to answer their guests’ questions about excursions and tips. After an extensive breakfast in a selected luxury hotel, the precious treasures of Egypt await discovery: Excursions to burial sites, magnificent mosques or a bustling bazaar, which offers a wide range of delicacies.
Luxury hotels in Egypt: The most important regions & places at a glance
The capital of Egypt: The Egyptian Museum & the Pyramids of Giza
Many of the beautiful luxury hotels of Egypt are located in Cairo. It’s little wonder, seeing as the capital of the country has a lot to offer and has all kinds of treasures worth seeing. You can look forward to real sightseeing highlights – including the Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Chan el-Chalili Bazaar, which is considered the largest market in Africa. Those interested in ancient Egyptian cultural history can visit the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. Different epochs of ancient Egyptian art are presented in over 50,000 exhibits and come from the Greco-Roman period, early history and the Thinite period, among others. In addition, Cairo is home to the last remaining wonder of the ancient world: the pyramids of Giza. The largest is the Cheops Pyramid, followed by the Chephren Pyramid and finally the Mykerinos Pyramid as the smallest of the three pyramids. They are located just outside the city centre of Cairo near the Nile Valley and have been a World Heritage Site since 1979.
Luxury beach holidays in Egypt: Hurghada & the fantastic beach promenades at the Red Sea
If you are looking for a beautiful hotel and the proximity to the sea, it is best to book your luxury hotel in Egypt in Hurghada. The city attracts with luxurious sandy beaches like Makadi Bay or the palm-lined Magawish Beach. Most beaches belong exclusively to certain hotel complexes, so that guests can use them undisturbed. Also beautiful are the beaches of Mahmya Island – an island in the Red Sea, which can be explored by boat. There are also numerous diving and snorkeling spots in Hurghada, which reveal the fascinating underwater world of the Red Sea.
Day trips in Egypt: Exciting desert safaris & tours to the Valley of the Kings
No matter which luxury hotel and which city you choose, day trips can be booked in Egypt anytime and anywhere. The famous desert safaris are especially popular. The endless expanses of the Egyptian desert landscape are explored on a quad bike or camel ride. You will pass the oases Bahariya, Farafra and Siwa and get some background information from the tour guide. Furthermore, a trip to the Valley of the Kings near the city of Luxor is worthwhile. The Valley of the Kings is one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the burial place of most of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Tutankhamun - the most famous pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty.
The journey to Egypt
From Frankfurt am Main and Munich you can get to Cairo and Hurghada with a direct flight. Other cities in Egypt such as Alexandria or Luxor are usually approached with a stopover, for example via Istanbul. Depending on the season and the airline, however, travel time may vary.