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POPULATION 98 million
CAPITAL Cairo
LANGUAGE Arabic
CURRENCY Egyptian pound
TIME DIFFERENCE GMT +2

Known as the Arab Republic of Egypt, the country is settled in the Northeast corner of Africa with a rich history dating back to the time of the Pharaohs. Egypt is also home to old monuments such as the pyramids and Great Sphinx Nile River Valley, Valley of the Kings tomb and Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple. It’s the third-most populous in Africa, and the thirteenth-most populous in the world and has over 95 million citizens

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Egypt – A land with many wonders for the Halal traveler

Egypt – A land with many wonders for the Halal traveler

Egypt is an exceptionally popular destination amongst travelers for its obvious cultural and historical heritage, but it’s also becoming popular as a Halal-friendly destination. The country is home to some of the best manmade wonders in the world. And as for the Halal-traveler you get plenty of Halal restaurants, hotels and things to do during your holiday. It’s also the perfect place for Muslim honeymooners with faultless accommodation, plenty of places to explore and friendly locals to guide you whenever you need. Overall Egypt is a country worth visiting by any traveler and is a welcoming nation for the Muslim traveler.

An abundance of manmade wonders and natural landscapes

An abundance of manmade wonders and natural landscapes

Be ready to immerse in a world of cultural exploration in Egypt as it is gifted with both manmade wonders and natural escapades. Nile River and Nile Islands is a must-visit attraction that has played a vital role in ancient civilization. There are plenty of tours available in the Egypt along the river Nile. Another magnificent attraction is the Siwa Oasis which is surrounded by the desert sand dunes that plays a major role in their palm and olive tree cultivation. Perfect place for the halal traveler to spend a great amount of time exploring the area including some of their natural springs such as Cleopatra’s bath and the Fatnas Island featuring natural springs. But the Pyramids of Giza would probably be the highlight of all the attractions. If you’re keen on witnessing the Red Sea you ought to visit Marsa Alam which is a town located towards the southeastern part of Egypt that overlooking the Red Sea. You can take a swim in the palm fringed beaches or even dive deeper in to the ocean to swim along the sea turtles, crocodile fish and other marine life. Another site to explore with the entire family is the Saint Catherine National Park which is encircled by the highest mountain of Egypt Mount Catherine. It acts as a biodiversity hotspot with a desert ecosystem with various plant and animal species. Then there’s neighboring Mount Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery, Ras Mohammed National Park coastal reserve and Egypt Sand boarding points which are also prominent tourist attractions.

Halal-friendly Accommodation

Halal-friendly Accommodation

When it comes to Halal-friendly accommodation options in Egypt, the list goes on. These resorts and hotels are nothing short of luxury offering plush accommodation, a plethora of dining options and facilities. Some of the key Halal-friendly hotels are Hilton Luxor Resort and Spa in Luxor, Dana Beach Resort in Hurghada, Sofitel in Aswan, Steigenberger Coraya Beach an adult’s only hotel in Marsa Alam and The Oberoi in Sahl Hasheesh.

Eateries of all kind

Eateries of all kind

Giza is certainly a foodie’s paradise and as for Halal-friendly eateries, there’s plenty of options to choose from. L’Uliveto Italian Restaurant is located in Cairo offering Italian specialties amid cosy ambiance and Osmanly Restaurant is a popular eatery in Giza serving Mediterranean and Turkish food. You also get Lebanese and Indian food places as well as Middle-eastern cuisine for those who’d like to try out a variety of gastronomies.

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CHANGING YOUR TRAVEL DUE TO COVID-19

First and foremost, our hearts are with those who have been affected by COVID-19.

As part of the global travel community, it is with difficulty that we have to inform that the Maldives has ceased granting, on-arrival visa to tourists as a precautionary measure to safeguard public health and safety as of the 25th of March 2020.

We continue to monitor the public health situation and work closely with our partner resorts to ensure the safety and security of our guests.

To help you book with confidence, Halal Abroad provides you the following:

Flexibilty
  1. Exceptional Cancellation Policy

  2. COVID-19 Refund Request

  3. Amazing Discounts of up to 50% for New Bookings

  4. Minimal Deposit Fee & Zero-Interest Installment Plans


24/7 Assistance & Support
  1. Dedicated hotline for bookings within 14days of arrival

  2. Personal Destination Specialist to assist round the clock

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your patience and kind understanding at these trying times.

We will continue to monitor the events unfolding and keep you updated on how soon you can visit the Maldives again.

Thank you for your continued support to Halal Abroad. Keep Safe.