Honeymoons in Egypt
If you're looking for a honeymoon destination that can combine a mixture of sun, sea and sand as well as a myriad of great sightseeing opportunities, then you really ought to consider Egypt. Whether you want to relax and unwind on your honeymoon or engage in a frenzy of sightseeing, then this country could be the perfect location for you. Stay at one of the country's stylish hotel resorts and lose yourself in the magic of Egypt.
Whether you need some relaxation after all that hectic wedding planning or you're looking to explore new sights and sounds, then a honeymoon in Egypt will be a memorable experience. With daily flights from South Africa you could be exploring the delights of this amazing country in a little over 8 hours. Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Nile or sail on a traditional felucca. Get the adrenalin flowing with a quad bike ride across the desert or chill out and have fun at Sharm El Sheikh's water park. A visit to the Pyramids is an absolute must, as is a visit to the Abu Simel Temple carved into solid rock and guarded by 4 massive statues. Wind up a busy day with a magical evening in the desert eating a traditional Bedouin dinner and watching the stars. However you spend your honeymoon, Egypt will give you memories to cherish for a long time.
With its plethora of ancient history and stunning landscapes, Egypt is an amazing destination for a honeymoon. Whether you're looking for relaxation under the sun or new and exciting adventures each day, Egypt has all this and more besides. Why not stay in one of the stunning hotel resorts as a base from which to explore all that Egypt has to offer.
Whether you're after sun, sea and sand or a rich cultural experience taking in as many stunning landmarks that you can, Egypt can satisfy even the most discerning of couples. Flights from Canada via Istanbul will bring you to Cairo in around 19 hours and a honeymoon in Egypt will spoil you for choice when it comes to planning what to do. No visit to Egypt is complete without a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx and if you can catch a sound and light show, you'll be blown away by how spectacular these iconic landmarks look when illuminated. If you fancy an adrenalin rush they why not take a quad bike ride across the Sinai Desert or for a relaxing day enjoy a cruise along the mighty Nile. However you spend your honeymoon, you'll be guaranteed a lifetime of memories to take away with you.
Key Facts for Egypt
Currency: Egyptian Pound
Flight time: 11 hours from Toronto
When to Honeymoon in Egypt
When to go :
The Red Sea coast enjoys good weather year round and is best visited from July to April. Cairo is best in the cooler season of November to March.
Flight Information :
Egypt is approx 5 hours from London with direct flights to Cairo operated by British Airways and Egypt Air.
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Getting Married in Egypt
If you're looking for a destination that is rich in culture and stunning scenery in which to get married then why not consider Egypt. Flanked by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the east, Egypt is home to some of the best beaches in the world as well as some of the most iconic landmarks and this is why weddings abroad in Egypt are the choice of many couples. You'll find a good selection of hotel resorts all able to host your ceremony and reception and there are plenty of places to visit and activities to do during a honeymoon here as well.
Getting married in Egypt is a little complex and the paperwork can take up to 6 days to complete. A couple will need to declare in both English and Arabic that they are free to marry and this can be done at the Embassy of Canada in Cairo by presenting a Canadian passport and affidavit at a cost of around 50 Canadian dollars. The affidavit then has to be taken to the Egyptian Ministry of Affairs to be legalised. Following this the legalised affidavit needs to be taken the Ministry of Justice where they can have a civil ceremony. This will be conducted in Arabic so they may want to take an interpreter. Two male witnesses are also required. For more information visit http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/egypt-egypte/consular_services_consulaires/marriage-mariage.aspx?lang=eng&view=d
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