Not like so many people in world do, Egyptians celebrate Christmas on Dec 31 as a Charismas celebration and New Year festival.
Although almost of Egyptians are Muslims, many people in Egypt used to celebrate the charismas and new year festivals in resorts, night clubs and hotels by holding musical concerts and funny parties to express their joy of the new year and their wishes for better times next year
Regarding tourists, Egypt hotels used to be fully booked in this period of the year as so many tourists from all over the world prefer to spend the Christmas times in Egypt, specially Red Sea resorts in Hurghada and Sharm El sheikh by the wonderful and warm sea shores where they can get a unique opportunity to discover the under-water life, colored fish and coral reefs . Besides many sea and water sports
As December is the start of Fall season in Egyptian, so many travelers like to spend their vacations between Cairo and Upper Egypt specially Luxor and Aswan where it became so warm and superb destination for tourists. There a tourist can take a Nile cruise tour between Aswan and Luxor passing cities of Kom Ombo, Edfu and island of Philae
Alexandria also is still very good destination to those who want to try the Mediterranean atmosphere within their vacation in Egypt and where they can discover the Greco-Roman monuments in the marvelous city
Desert Safari in Egypt is still always a great choice to those who want to try new style vacation and live the wild-life atmosphere, Siwa, Bahareyya and the other oasis
Briefly, Christmas in Egypt is very unique opportunity to spend cheerful time and discover new parts of the world