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Hurghada: Desert ATV Quad and Camel Ride Sunset Trip

1. Hurghada: Desert ATV Quad and Camel Ride Sunset Trip

Explore the magic of the Red Sea Desert by quad bike and camel ride mixed with the beauty of the sunset on this exciting trip from Hurghada. Experience local life at Bedouin Village and enjoy Bedouin tea. Start your day by getting picked up at your hotel and taken to the quad bikes, where you will have the chance to test drive and learn all the important details of the vehicle before setting off on the tour. Get into gear and conquer the sand dunes. Let the desert flash past you and feel the adrenaline rush through your body. After about an hour, reach the Bedouin Village. Relax, drink Bedouin tea, and experience the Bedouin lifestyle. Take part in a camel ride before heading back through the sand dunes to the starting point. 

From Aswan: 4-Day 3-Night All-Inclusive 5-Star Nile Cruise

2. From Aswan: 4-Day 3-Night All-Inclusive 5-Star Nile Cruise

• Day 1: Aswan Discover Egyptian culture by sailing the Nile on a 5-star cruise. Your Egyptologist guide will pick you up on time to start the tour with a visit to the Aswan High Dam. Drive over to where you'll hop on a motor boat to get to Philae Island. After a tour of the island and a visit to the temple, check in to your cruise. Snap some photos of both sides of the Nile and hear about the cultures of the Nubian and the Egyptian. Drink your tea on the sun deck while you cruise along the beautiful waters. Stop at Komombo to visit the temple and then enjoy an overnight stay aboard the boat.  • Day 2: Edfu - Esna - Luxor Enjoy breakfast on the ship and then sail over toward Edfu for a wonderful horse-drawn carriage ride to Edfu Temple. Head back to the boat and sail to Esna, passing through Esna Lock. Glide toward Luxor where the cruise will dock overnight.  • Day 3: Luxor Listen as your guide explains the history of the Valley of the Kings in detail. Afterwards, continue on a drive to discover the secrets of the Queen Hatshepsut during a visit to her temple. Discover the West Bank and visit the Howard Carter House, in which the famous English man who discovered the tomb of King Tut once lived. Take some time to relax on the boat before heading off to visit the biggest temple in the world: Karnak Temple. Drive over to see the small, beautiful temple of Luxor. Enjoy an overnight on the cruise.  • Day 4: Luxor - Departure After breakfast, end service in Luxor.

Marsa Alam: Ancient Cairo & Giza Pyramids Day Trip by Plane

3. Marsa Alam: Ancient Cairo & Giza Pyramids Day Trip by Plane

Explore fantastic Cairo on this day trip from Marsa Alam to the Pyramids. You will be picked up from your hotel in Marsa Alam and taken to Hurghada Airport. From there you will fly to Cairo, where you will be picked up and accompanied by your guide. Your Egyptologist tour guide will take you on a visit to the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then go to take memorable photos and to see the Sphinx with its lion body and the head of a pharaoh - the statue dates back to the reign of King Chephren. You will have lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo. After that you will have the opportunity to visit the Egyptian Museum with all its treasures from the times of the Pharaohs. It displays more than 250,000 real artifacts, including Tut Ankh Amun's treasure collection. Continue to Cairo, where you will have the opportunity to visit Khan El Khalili, Cairo's oldest bazaar. In the evening you will be transferred back to the airport and fly to Hurghada. There will be a vehicle waiting for you upon arrival, which will take you back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

Marsa Alam: Sunset Quad Bike Safari with Dinner and Show

4. Marsa Alam: Sunset Quad Bike Safari with Dinner and Show

Start with pickup from your hotel in Marsa Alam and be transported to the meeting point. Meet your professional guide and receive safety instructions and guidance on how to operate your quad bike before departure.  Set off on your quad bike adventure and stop at a Bedouin village to learn more about local life and traditions. Try a Bedouin tea and smoke a traditional water pipe. While here, enjoy a camel ride for about 10 minutes. Watch the sun set over the Red Sea Mountains and whilst savoring a delicious dinner. Enjoy a traditional Bedouin show with your meal before returning to the meeting point, followed by transfer back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

Hurghada: Private City Tour

5. Hurghada: Private City Tour

Enjoy a 3-hour city tour with a personal guide through the sights of Hurghada. Admire the Great Mosque with its two tall minarets, the church of Santa Maria, and the harbor. Enjoy the typical Middle Eastern flair and the colorful crowds in a characteristic bazaar. After pick-up from your hotel, take a discovery tour through the inner city of Hurghada before enjoying the chance to meet a local fisherman at the harbor.  Take an breathtaking look at the Red Sea and wander through different parts of the city before returning to your hotel in Hurghada.

Hurghada: City Tour and Sunset Quad Bike Desert Safari

6. Hurghada: City Tour and Sunset Quad Bike Desert Safari

Get familiar with the churches, memorials, and mosques of Hurghada on this exciting guided city tour with hotel pickup. Ramp up the adrenaline factor with a sunset quad bike adventure, and even take a camel ride through the desert. On the day of your tour, your driver will pick you up at your hotel to show you the city sights in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. First stop: the highest point of Hurghada, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the resort. Learn from your guide about the lifestyle and traditions of the city. Then head towards the famous El Mina Mosque and St. Mary's Church. The mosque is considered the largest and most beautiful in the city. Get advice from your guide on where to buy inexpensive purchases at the many markets. Then plunge into a world of souvenirs, oils, spices, and fruit. As the excursion continues, get ready for the majestic Sahara Desert . Conquer the sand dunes with your ATV, then head to a Bedouin camp, where you will be welcomed with traditional Egyptian tea in a chill atmosphere. Enjoy an exciting camel ride before the drive back to the hotel marks the conclusion of your tour.

Luxor: Private Quad Bike Safari Experience

7. Luxor: Private Quad Bike Safari Experience

Explore the desert on an adrenaline-filled quad bike experience. Take in the views of the mountains in the backdrop as you learn a new skill from a professional. Start your trip with a comfortable pickup service from your hotel in Luxor. After the safety briefing, go for a 10-minute test drive. Ride about the desert in style before being dropped off at your hotel.

Marsa Alam: Seascope Boat Trip with Lunch and City Tour

8. Marsa Alam: Seascope Boat Trip with Lunch and City Tour

After pickup from your hotel in Marsa Alam, you’ll head off towards Port Ghalib, where your boat is docked. Hopping aboard the Nefertari, known for its elaborate design inspired by Egyptian pharaohs, you’ll grab a welcome drink before sailing off towards the coral reefs of the Red Sea. Wander downstairs to the air-conditioned underwater observatory, where you can watch the technicolor marine life from large glass windows.  After some sailing, the boat will drop anchor for an hour, at which point you can hop into the sea for some snorkeling, or work on your sun tan on the comfortable, open-air deck. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch on board, with vegetarian and chicken options available. Heading back to Port Ghalib, you’ll enjoy an included walking tour of the city before heading back to your hotel in Marsa Alam.

From Luxor: 2-Day Private Trip to Edfu, Aswan and Abu Simbel

9. From Luxor: 2-Day Private Trip to Edfu, Aswan and Abu Simbel

• Day One Following prompt pickup from your hotel in Luxor, head off with a licensed tour guide for a two-day trip to Kom Ombo, Edfu, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Enjoy the drive towards the historic Temple of Horus in Edfu, listening to Egyptian history and ancient mythology on the way. Upon arrival at the Temple of Horus, explore the sandstone structures which depict Horus, also known as the God of Protection.  Next, head towards the Temple of Kom Ombo, built in honor of the deities at the eastern part of the River Nile. Learn about the structure of this temple and how it was built in tribute to Horus and Sobek, two of the great deities of their time. After sightseeing, you will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan and then enjoy a splendid shopping experience, after which you will be dropped off at your hotel in Aswan (booked by you, not by the tour operator) for an overnight stay. • Day Two Get picked up from your hotel in Aswan and journey through the Temple Complex of Abu Simbel. Admire the massive rock temples upon arrival. After the temple visit, proceed to Aswan to enjoy a delectable lunch. Once you have had your lunch, move on to visit the Aswan High Dam. Later, head towards the Philae Temple, located near the Aswan Low Dam. You will be dropped off at your hotel/railway station/airport in Aswan at the conclusion of your two-day tour. Alternatively, opt for a transfer back to Luxor.

Hurghada: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

10. Hurghada: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

Learn to dive in Hurghada which gives you a great opportunity to enjoy clear ocean waters, colorful coral reefs, and diverse marine life. Take a three-day PADI open water diver course, specifically designed to give you an interactive learning experience. The course combines theories of recreational diving and applied underwater lectures. Practice your skills immediately in open water dives. The course is taught by a group of highly experienced PADI trainers. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Red Sea directly when you start. All closed water lectures are delivered in the shallow and protected waters of Hurghada - a few steps from the school.

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What people are saying about Red Sea Governorate

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,807 reviews

Super great - on time - friendly - good service - all drinks available - good food - dive guide very professional - relaxed atmosphere - is perfect for beginners. I did my first dive here and always felt safe - know good dive sites and know the reefs - languages German, English, Arabic - diving instructor speaks German very well All in all I can definitely recommend it. Great experience. If you want to learn to dive, you should definitely do so here

Absolutely amazing experience me and my partner paid for a private jeep tour with a guide and it will well worth the money, arrived on time to pick us up! And was extremely friendly and helpful throughout! I honestly can’t recommend this trip enough, the guide from the village can’t remember his name but the guide was the nicest person we meet while in Egypt.

Had a great experience at sea memories Hurghada. If you want to get your padi. Then do it here! Very careful instructors who go out of their way to make your experience as ultimate as possible

This was really nice experience and i am glad that i was part of the tour. Thanks to our guides we felt safe and had so much fun. I highli recomend this tour.

Extremely good , I was an absolute novice but they teach it so well and in perfect conditions.