Apartament Hurghada Helen – We recommend renting a comfortable apartment in Hurghada (Egypt ) at low prices in the complex Florenz Khamsin . The following pictures will help you make a decision to live in it.
A visa is mandatory in Egypt, its cost is currently 25 dollars. It can be purchased before departure, and you can also be in the same Hurghada, after landing. On receipt of a visa does not have any formal problems, It is only recommended, to have the exact amount of money when paying. The validity of the document is 1 month, after this time should be extended. Upon arrival, it is also necessary to fill the declaration of entry, which is leaving the position of severance. Passport at the entrance to Egypt must have 6 months validity.
Hurghada is a very safe city. As a tourist resort spare her any turbulence, which can be found in other parts of Egypt. In Hurghada primarily count tourists, who expect this, that nothing serious they will not jeopardize, instead leaving this town your money. Yes, They occur there various offenses, However, their number is very similar, everywhere else. A big impact on the level of security to law enforcement, including the police visit, which are able to quickly and efficiently bring order. Those first arriving to Hurghada can be surprised the amount of armed police, but also thanks to him in this place you can go out without fear at night on the street.
Telefony i internet
Using Polish phone in Egypt is a very expensive solution, what painfully convinced the successive tourists with several thousand bills to pay after return. Outgoing calls cost from Egypt to 10 zł per-minute, much cheaper are coming, the road is also a data transfer. Therefore, it is best to limit the use of Polish number to a minimum, and instead purchase a SIM card of one of the Egyptian operators. The card costs a few dozen pounds, however minute call with a few Polish, it is so much cheaper than roaming. Increasingly cards also have a data package, so in addition to the ring you can also be used through the Internet. With the Internet in Hurghada can also be used in Internet cafes, which have good equipment and high-speed. Increasingly, access to the wireless network wi-fi is also in hotels, where stop tourists.
Leaving Egypt should be aware of this, it is a Muslim country, with multiple unknown to Europeans bans. It is therefore necessary to adapt to the prevailing there habits, among other things, by wearing appropriate clothing. On the beaches bathing suits are most on the spot, But beyond the tourist areas you should avoid wearing them, like short skirts or shorts. Men should wear long pants, and women clothes that cover the arms and legs to the knees.
Alcohol is available in Egypt, However, only a certain number of points. It is prohibited its consumption in public, and in hotels there is in this respect special restrictions. Because of the high temperatures prevailing during the day best drink wyskokowym at this time is beer. Egyptian beer is readily available, relatively cheap, and what is important to taste very similar to beer from Polish. In the evening, when it gets colder, You can afford all kinds of drinks or even something stronger. Deciding on alcohol, particularly with larger percentages, you have to remember one important thing. In Egypt they prevail large heat, during which it is very easy to overdo the amount of beer or drinks, and the effects of this can be really nasty.
In Egypt, the official currency is the Egyptian pound, but you can easily pay in dollars or euros. courses, according to which are converted prices are much lower than those in force at the exchange offices, with small purchases virtually undetectable. Exchange offices are commonly found, both in hotels and popular tourist spots. There is an extensive network of ATMs too, which supports the most popular types of cards. When shopping it is essential to remember, to haggle. Mostly prices are served by a wide margin, So it is worth to keep in mind, and did not immediately pull money. You should be very careful when buying souvenirs. some items, For example, pieces of coral reef, They are covered by the export ban, and his attempt may be over a substantial fine. You should also check the authenticity of this, what you buy, because tourists are often cheated.
The most convenient way to travel around Hurghada are taxis, which can be ordered around the clock. You can get them almost anywhere, and the price of tolls vary from a few to as much as fifty LE, when the course will be on the other end of town. Theoretically taxis have installed taximeters, However, they are rarely used. Therefore, the best solution is to set a price for the ride before driving off, Here bargaining is also the most on the spot. On the specified routes in Hurghada ride regular buses, the cost of passing them is up 3 THE. In Hurghada you can hire a car, because of the low price of fuel is a cost-effective solution. However, one should be very careful while driving, as the Egyptian drivers are less predictable and often go quite dangerous.
Vaccinations and health care
Trip to Egypt does not require any special vaccinations, but for your own safety, you should think about vaccination against hepatitis, diphtheria, tężcowi i polio. Medicines in pharmacies are generally available, but if someone taking them regularly, This should bring adequate supply. The most common health problems in Egypt is cold and “Pharaoh's revenge”, Fortunately, with the help of local drugs can quickly cure. Health insurance is mandatory prior to departure, and just in time for it not worth saving. Medical services in Egypt are paid, are often quite high amounts, therefore insurance should cover a wide range of treatment. Before visiting the hospital or physician should consult with the insurer scope and cost of treatment, later that there were no problems with covering the costs.
Revenge of the Pharaoh
Stomach problems associated with infection of the digestive system affect up to 40% tourists visiting Egypt. The main reason for the infection is the consumption of unboiled water, wherein the bacteria are, which Europeans are not immune. The disease most often occurs in the summer, when the temperature is high, manifested abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The most important in its prevention is to keep basic hygiene, above all, not taking a drink and food from unknown sources. To drink is best to use water from a bottle, and definitely avoid tap water. If the symptoms have already come, it must go to a pharmacy for appropriate medication ( Antinal ). In practice, it is worth to buy them in advance, so that when the first symptoms immediately apply them, and not waste time searching.
It is during a holiday to go at least one of them, because Egypt offers much more than just beaches and Diving.Top decide on organized tours, it is much more convenient, and most often also cheaper and safer. In Hurghada is a lot of travel agencies offering trips to interesting places in Egypt, but you must be careful, who will go. Some local offices have a very poor deal and not worth the risk of bad conditions for a total small savings. The most popular trips are organized from Hurghada:
From Hurghada you can go to Cairo for one or two-day trip, strongly recommended the latter option, because for a few hours really little you can see. The same one-way trip takes several hours, therefore trips usually take place in the middle of the night. Tour begins from the Egyptian Museum, followed by a quick lunch. The next step is a short trip to Giza, which is probably the most well-known attraction in Egypt, i.e. famous pyramids. Staying in front of the Sphinx and the Pyramids takes about three hours, j if it is a day trip, This is the end of the tour and return to Hurghada. At a two-day trip the second day is devoted to watch other attractions in Cairo, that is, the church Al Mu'allaga, bazaru Khan el Khalili, Ben Ezra synagogue, Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque Mouhamed Ali. Cairo offers much more interesting places, so if anyone will be able to, it may explore the city the next few days, and still not see everything.
A trip to Luxor, like Cairo can be planned for one or two days. The city is far from Hurghada about 300 kilometers, so the trip is usually about five o'clock in the morning, and the same journey takes five hours by bus. At the one-day tour usually visits the Valley of the Kings, Kolosy Memnona, the temples of Karnak and Hatshepsut, as well as the factory of alabaster. By opting for this option is necessary to find out, when he is scheduled to visit the Valley of Kings. In the morning temperatures are more bearable, for this afternoon to be reckoned with hot weather reaching up to 50 degrees. At a two-day trip in the program, there are several additional attractions, among other things, a cruise on the Nile and watch banana plantations. Prices range from day trips from 80 do 120 dollars, two-day trips are about 100 dollars more expensive. The final price has a significant influence time visits to the Valley of the Kings, tours starting from here are a lot more expensive.
Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, It is also considered one of the oldest. Tours to Alexandria usually are offered along with a tour of Cairo, With this arrangement, the first day is intended to Cairo, the second to Alexandria. During the one-day stay tourists usually watch some of the main attractions, because the more you just do not have enough time. A must-see is the Palace of Montaza, which now houses the Royal Museum, It is surrounded by one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Another point is the Roman Theatre, Citadel and Bibliotheca Alexandrina, considered to be the most ancient object of this type. Noteworthy is also the Museum of Greco-Roman, where you can watch tens of thousands of exhibits.
Aswan is a beautiful, leafy town situated at the first cataract of the Nile. It is a typical market town, but also it has a lot to offer to tourists. Huge impression on each will leave the island Kitchener, located in the river, which they created an extraordinary botanical garden filled with plants from around the world. A necessary element of the tour should be the Museum of Aswan, we should also see the Nubian Museum of Civilization. Additionally, the program includes visiting the High Dam, Philae Temple and stay on the big, the local bazaar. From Aswan depart numerous cruise ships, So during a visit to this city should also plan shorter or longer trip on the Nile.
Traditional Egyptian dishes can be found in many restaurants, as well as small pubs located in different places of the resort. Egyptians traditionally eat three meals a day, ie breakfast, Lunch and dinner, and in each of them there are specific foods. They are eaten willingly among other salads, which have little in common with, what we know from our kitchen. It uses beans in them, Garlic, onions, herbs and semolina couscous. Egyptian main courses are mainly meat in various forms, it may be beef, veal, mutton or chicken. Often on the table there are also fish and other seafood, but for religious reasons in restaurants practically do not have pork. In addition to the meats are fried eggplant, tomatoes, green peas, the different varieties of beans and potatoes. Also they are often eaten pasta, for example minced meat in béchamel sauce. Very nutritious soups are also Egyptian, based on beans, lentils and pasta, often with meat. Sweets lovers will also find something for themselves, Egyptian desserts are based primarily on the different varieties of honey and nuts, They are incredibly sweet and simply delicious. Egyptians loved to drink coffee and tea, but both of these drinks is administered differently than in Europe.
Helen Apartament w Florenza Khamsin – It located in the center of Arabia, between Dahar and Sakkala. This location gives great opportunities to spend free time, Nearby points of interest are numerous shops, cafes and beaches. This is a new, beautiful comfortably furnished apartment with a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, for 1-4 people. Balcony overlooking the pool, oval-shaped and children's pool. TV 42″ Flat-screen TV (Polish coded channels – free). Free wi-fi available in the apartment , HELEN APARTMENT network coverage is available at the pool ( the password is given for accommodation ). Mixed marriages are accepted, that have “Orfii “. complex, in which the apartment is located, includes a free beach, which has not yet been completed, in fact they are missing out on the sun loungers and parasols. Additionally, you can use the neighboring beach of the Hotel Zahabia, Living stay on it costs about. 50 EGP (3,5$ / per person) ( Included umbrella and chaise) .
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Salon – in a very bright living room has a sofa bed suitable for 3 people, 2 chairs with dining table , a large chest of drawers.
In bedroom we find a large double bed, 2 nightstands, a large chest of drawers, 2 poufs.
Kitchen It is equipped with two burner ceramic electric cooker, microwave, coffee maker and toaster, Electric Kettle, large fridge, water filter, dishes, cooking utensils and pots. For greater comfort of living kitchen has a washing machine.
Bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer.
also: iron, ironing board, Bed linen and towels, drying rack
Air-conditioning in every room.
On the balcony table and 4 chairs.