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Summer is the best time to plan for a holiday with either a group of friends or for a romantic getaway. Take the stress out of planning a trip, with some help from experts to guide on your way to some fun in the sun. Emirates flies to over 150 destinations and here are some tips for Egyptian travelers this summer to unforgettable visa-free destinations, making your vacation much simpler and easier.
For couples, looking for a second honeymoon or a break from the hustle and bustle or their day to day activities, Mauritius and Seychelles are an easy visa-free destination to consider for the summer. With double daily flights to both destinations, here are some of the exciting experiences to the two tropical destinations:
What’s not to love about Mauritius with its luxury resorts, sandy beaches, and crystal-clear lagoons, it’s one of the most attractive and safest tropical destinations. Whether it’s witnessing the 7- colored earth of Chamarel, a beautiful volcanic phenomenon, experiencing the zip line amongst the island’s breath taking views of the tropical forest underneath, or simply relaxing by the beach, this holiday will be like no other.
Other than being a visa-free destination, eager travelers to the destination can also save 25% with Emirates Holidays for a three-night stay at the Sands Resort & Spa at EGP 21,075 per person including your return flight. Other attractions to include in the itinerary is a visit to Port Luis, a market place with spices, saris, and silks transporting you to India. For the Instagram-able pictures, take a stroll in Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, home to a collection of plants and the Amazon lilies and the talipot palm, which flowers only once every 60 years, then dies.
Did you know that Seychelles is a chain of 115 islands? Known for its stunning beaches of turquoise waters, combined with smooth silky sand and luscious green palm trees, making it almost inevitable that you feel the love all around you. The island has more than just high-end hotels, for couples on a budget, there is an array of budget-friendly bed and breakfast to choose from.
There is plenty to explore while in Seychelles together, other than leaving footprints on the sandy beaches, embark on a mini wildlife trip to Aride Island for bird watching or take a sailing boat trip, hopping from one island to another. The National Botanical Garden, located on the outskirts of Victoria has gardens planted over a century ago with lots of wild animals. At night, Victoria lights up at central hub – the Eden Island Marina, with restaurants cooking up a storm, lounges to relax and street performers to entertain.
For a group of friends its ideal to select a destination that has multiple flights and connectivity from Egypt, as it would be easier to manage with a group of more than three people. Bali, Cambodia, and Tanzania are options for a summer trip with friends.
Interested in surfing? Want to explore hidden waterfalls and small secret beaches? With a seasonal double daily flight from Emirates to Bali, this already popular island is the place to be for all travelers. A destination known by many as the place to be for honeymooners, Bali is actually a great place for a fun adventurous trip with friends.
From the endless waterfalls to the amazing lively beaches, there are a lot of fun activities to do in Bali. Going to the monkey forest in Ubud, where you can come face to face with the vibrant creatures, is a must while on the Indonesian island. Make sure to explore at least one of the many temples in Ubud and visit a traditional Balinese home to get a cultural insight into how the locals live. Friends could also take group surfing lessons in one of the beaches in Seminyak or Kuta as a nice bonding activity, and later enjoy one of the many restaurants around the area offering different cuisines. Bali is a great choice for a group trip in the early summer when the weather is still nice and sunny.
Feeling like getting up close and personal with some of the most dangerous animals in the world? Whether you are planning a safari, a long but fulfilling hike up the tallest mountain in Africa, or just to enjoy calm sandy beaches, Tanzania is the destination for you. With three daily flights on Emirates to Dar Es Salam, no need to worry about booking a visa appointment as traveling to this destination means you receive your visa upon arrival.
Travelers will get more time to plan the fun activities they can do in this adventure-packed African country with friends. With the first stop being in Dar Es Salam, people can explore a mix of African, Arabic, and Indian traditions all in one authentic coastal city. Embrace the diverse nature and wildlife by including in the itinerary a safari to a national park such as the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a protected area and a World Heritage Site. The area has a big population of large animals; lions, cheetahs, elephants, and wildebeests. Still up for more adventures and taking in nature? Follow your safari with a week-long trek up Mount Kilimanjaro that will leave you with a breath-taking view and an overwhelming sense of fulfillment.
Hurry up and explore the exotic Southeast Asian country while the weather is pleasant. With the convenience of a daily flight to Cambodia, this could be the perfect trip to take with friends. Explore the history and culture by visiting the Buddhist temples within and around the capital city of Phnom Penh is a must. Temples like Wat Ek Phnom and Wat Prasat Basseat are beautiful temples with breath-taking architecture as is the World Heritage Site of Site Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. Had your fair share of history and temples?
It is now time to enjoy some of the best and most relaxing beaches in the region. Fulfill that dream you’ve always had of staying in a water bungalows where you wake up with the amazing view of the clear beautiful waters. Sihanoukville, Kep, Koh Rong, and Ream are some of the magical beaches travelers would enjoy on this trip after getting a relaxing Cambodian spa treatment.
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