Choosing a destination for your honeymoon can be quite tiring. The idea that you have to pick a certain place, that you will always remember as your first vacation together as newlyweds, can be a little bit nerve wracking. But why choose when you can have it all?
Egypt enjoys a great variety of scenes and activities to give you and your partner an unforgettable honeymoon. The Egyptian nature is a great soil to do adventurous activities like swimming, diving, sand boarding and more. Not only this, if you are someone who is looking for a more relaxing and calm honeymoon, what’s better than enjoying the sun and filling your eyes and soul with the greatness of the Egyptian monuments meeting the deepness of the Nile.
Therefore, we are going to tell you about 9 things you can do in Egypt that will make your honeymoon a magical one:
Camel Riding around The Great Pyramids of Giza.
Go back to the time when people used camels and horses to commute and have all the time to enjoy the view before them. Camel or horse riding with your partner in front of the greatness of the Pyramids can be a very intimate activity to do together. Because if you can share a horse or a camel like in the fairy tales, why not?
Attending a concert at Cairo Opera House.
Ballet? Opera? Musicals? And Concerts performed by the most prominent Egyptian Musicians? It is very authentic and original to experience the culture of each country you go to, and Egypt is no exception. Egypt enjoys a luxurious Opera house with a variety of shows and concerts. You can create your own version of the Opera scene from Pretty Woman. Get the chance to dress up and go on a date to one of the most charming Opera houses in the Middle East.
A Visit to the Coptic Orthodox Church in Sharm Elsheikh
If you are a lover for classics or interested in architecture, this is a spot you should never miss. Known as the Heavenly Cathedral, the church has a collection of fantastic paintings, all made by hand. You need to go there and see it with your own eyes. You can ask for a guide for free to be able to explore the beauty of the church completely. It is a pretty romantic thing to do, it will make you feel like you are a Duke or a Duchess from the Renaissance era.
Nile Cruise Trip Between Aswan and Luxor.
How relaxing would it be to wake up and go to sleep moving smoothly in River Nile, experiencing its water swallowing the rays of sun? A cruise in the river (or a Dahabeya) can offer you this dreamy feeling and you can share it with your loved one. We promise you there are lots of pictures worth taking and more emotions that you’d love to remember!
Stargazing at Wadi El Hitan
Wadi El Hitan (The Valley of the Whales) is a is a paleontological site in Fayoum. It contains invaluable fossil remains of extinct whales. These fossils represent whales evolution and their emergence as an ocean-going mammal from a previous life as a land-based animal. What makes this experience more charming is that you can observe the Milky Way galaxy in Fayoum’s clear sky, away from the city. The clear water of the valley reflects the sky like a mirror, leaving you feeling as if you’re floating in space. Anyways, whether you’re a lover of science or a lover of aesthetics, Wadi El Hitan is going to leave you speechless!
Scuba Diving in the Red Sea
If you’re an adventure lover, never miss the chance to try scuba diving in the Red Sea. Egypt’s Red Sea has long been considered one of the world’s top scuba diving destinations thanks to its clear warm water, and its amazing coral reefs. It has more than 220 different species of hard and soft coral. The Red Sea is also a perfect wreck diving destination. So, if you’re interested in discovering what ships lost in the sea during WWII, why not give it a try? There’s an activity for everyone to enjoy.
Who said visiting the land of history means you can not enjoy the spark of the modern life? After all, who doesn’t like unleashing the free spirit inside him\her? Egypt has a spectacular variety of discos, pubs and night clubs with different atmospheres and themes. Pick one with the mood you like enjoying with your partner and go hit the dance floor together!
Hot Air Balloon Ride in Luxor
Hot Balloon rides are something to never argue about: Both adventurous and also pretty romantic! You can enjoy the fresh air and feel the breeze hitting your face in Luxor which is known as an open air museum. What is better than seeing the temples and tombs of the great Pharaohs from the sky. Greatness multiplied!
Temples were holy places in Ancient Egypt as it’s thought to be the spot where every god and goddess used to meet and live. Prayers and rituals were practiced by only the kings and queens for gods and goddesses there after purification from earthly sins. Anyways, temples in Egypt are diverse in construction due to the fact they were built in different eras in the Ancient Egypt. There are lots of mythical stories surrounding every single temple, and love stories are no exception. Ask your tour guide about the love stories of Isis and Osiris or Nefertari and Ramses the Great in Abu Simbel Temple. Some even believe that Aphrodite, the Greek goddess, has visited during the Greek rule in Egypt. Who knows? But we can absolutely spot the love!