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Hurghada: Swimming with Dolphins & Snorkeling Tour w/ Lunch

1. Hurghada: Swimming with Dolphins & Snorkeling Tour w/ Lunch

Embark on a relaxing cruise from Hurghada with plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel in the sea. Look out for dolphins and admire the reefs below. Enjoy lunch on deck and soak up the sunshine. Get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and drive to the boat pier. Be greeted by the captain and the crew and begin your unforgettable sea voyage. Snorkel in the Red Sea, and maybe even get a chance to swim with dolphins. Your captain will take the boat to locations well-known for dolphin spotting, maintaining a respectful distance. The well-equipped boat will travel to several spots to ensure time for dolphin watching and scenic snorkeling. Marvel at the beauty of the coral and brightly colored fish. Savor a delicious lunch served up by the crew during the cruise and remember to sit back and have fun on the boat ride. Return to the boat pier in the afternoon and enjoy the convenience of a transfer back to your hotel.

From Hurghada: Luxor Valley of the Kings Full-Day Trip

2. From Hurghada: Luxor Valley of the Kings Full-Day Trip

Take a day excursion from Hurghada to see some of Egypt's finest historic sites in the Luxor Valley. Benefit from complimentary pickup and drop-off and the services of an Egyptologist guide as you explore some of the most important landmarks of Ancient Egypt. After pickup from your hotel, drive to Luxor to visit the most famous monuments in Egypt, including the Temple of Karnak. Relax over lunch at a local restaurant, then board a typical Felucca boat to cross the Nile to the City of the Dead (optional). See the impressive Colossi of Memnon, the last remnants of the Temple of Amenophis III. Be enthralled by the architecture of the Valley of the Kings, and visit the temple of Hatshepsut, one of the female rulers of Ancient Egypt.

Orange Bay & Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling Trip w Lunch

3. Orange Bay & Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling Trip w Lunch

Your adventure begins when you’re picked up in the morning at your hotel and then head out for a day-long snorkeling trip to Red Sea destinations. Sail to Orange and Giftun islands, keeping an eye out for dolphins along the way. When you reach Orange Island, swim in crystal water and enjoy the white sandy beach. During the trip, you will make 2 stops for snorkeling, where you’ll see astonishing coral reefs inhabited by colorful fish. You’ll be served lunch, soft drinks, and mineral water on board. Relax on the sundeck and enjoy the fresh sea breezes while cruising back to the marina. When you arrive you’ll be transferred back to your Hurghada hotel.

Hurghada: 3-Hour Desert Safari Quad Bike and Camel Ride

4. Hurghada: 3-Hour Desert Safari Quad Bike and Camel Ride

Explore the desert by quad bike on this exciting tour from Hurghada. You will be 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 you will reach your destination – a Bedouin village. Here you can relax, drink black tea, and experience the Bedouin lifestyle. You can also enjoy a camel ride before heading back through the sand dunes to the starting point.

Hurghada: Sunset Quad Tour Along the Sea and Mountains

5. Hurghada: Sunset Quad Tour Along the Sea and Mountains

A representative will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the starting point of the tour. You will get a briefing about the program from a multilingual professional guide. They will help you to set up the driving equipment. Then, drive in a group following your guide through the Red Sea desert. Enjoy the views during an amazing route through hills and by the mountains. Afterwards, watch the sunset between the beautiful mountains. You will have a photo session on the beach before driving to other spots where you will see the beautiful corals from above.

Hurghada: Full-Day Diving Tour with Lunch & Two Dive Sites

6. Hurghada: Full-Day Diving Tour with Lunch & Two Dive Sites

Early in the morning, be picked up at your hotel in Hurghada for an exciting dive trip. The boat will be waiting for you at the Hurghada Port to take you to the dive sites nearby. During the dives, have the opportunity to relax, unwind, and chat with other diving enthusiasts. Expert diving instructors will guide you and tell you about the dive sites before each dive. Lunch will be served on board during the trip. After diving at 2 different sites, return to the port of Hurghada and be dropped off at your hotel in Hurghada. You can upgrade your trip to include a total of 3 professional dive sites by selecting the 'Diving Tour with 3 Dive Sites' option. Or, you can enjoy this tour with snorkeling only by selecting the 'Snorkeling Tour' option.

Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

7. Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo by Plane

Upon arrival in Cairo you will be greeted by an Egyptologist who will accompany you throughout the tour. The tour starts in Giza, where you can marvel at the famous and impressive pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, as well as the world-renowned Sphinx.  The tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple. After a break for a delicious lunch, the tour continues on to the Egyptian Museum. Here you can admire the treasures of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun with more than 120,000 masterpieces of Egyptian art and artifacts. In the afternoon you can enjoy shopping at the Khan el-Khalili market. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred to the airport in Cairo to catch the flight back to Hurghada, followed by a direct transfer to your hotel.

From Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo and Giza with Lunch

8. From Hurghada: Full-Day Trip to Cairo and Giza with Lunch

Discover the “City of a Thousand Minarets” on a full-day tour of Cairo, with round-trip transfers by bus from Hurghada. Relax in air-conditioned comfort on the long journey, admiring views of the Gulf of Suez. Upon arrival, your private Egyptologist guide will take you to Giza Plateau to see the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Get breathtaking views of the Pyramids of Giza as you explore the mortuary temples of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Learn the story of how the temples were constructed and hear the stories behind their legends. Continue to the Great Sphinx, the giant statue of a reclining mythical beast with a lion’s body and the face of the Pharaoh Khafre. Go to the Valley Temple opposite, attributed to the Pharaoh Khafre, and marvel at the feat of ancient engineering. Next, take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then, drive into central Cairo to discover the artifacts at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square with fast-track entry. Designed by French architect Marcel Dourgnon, the museum’s collections exceed 120,000 masterpieces from the pre-dynastic to the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods. Learn about the mummification art of Ancient Egypt before your return transfer to Hurghada.

Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Half-Day Private Tour

9. Giza Pyramids and Sphinx: Half-Day Private Tour

Meet your tour-guide in your hotel lobby and depart in a private, air-conditioned vehicle to the Giza Plateau. The tour begins by exploring the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. You will visit the Pyramid of Cheops (The Great Pyramid of Giza), the largest pyramid in the world. Continue your tour with visits to the Pyramids of Chephren and Mykerinos. Learn the architectural significance and fascinating history of these magnificent structures. While on the Giza Plateau, you will see The Great Sphinx of Giza and learn about the mystery of one of the oldest and largest sculptures in the world.

Hurghada: Desert Star-Watching Adventure by Jeep with Dinner

10. Hurghada: Desert Star-Watching Adventure by Jeep with Dinner

You'll begin by traveling from your hotel by jeep to the tour starting point. Once there, you will venture for 26 kilometers into the picturesque desert of Hurghada. You'll drive through the sunset observation area until you reach a Bedouin camp, and once at your Bedouin tent you will begin a camel riding session for 15 minutes. Following that, receive a cool and refreshing welcome drink as well as a herbal Bedouin tea. You will then travel with your guide to experience traditional Bedouin life, after which you will enjoy a Bedouin buffet dinner with romantic candles. After dinner, relish the tranquility of the desert whilst watching millions of stars in a calm atmosphere away from the noise of the city. Your guide will then take you on a trip to the edge of the universe to enjoy the vision of the distant milky way represented through the stars. You will have then the opportunity to see some of the planets, and will also learn exciting information about space and star science. Once you are done admiring the stars, you will be driven back to your hotel by Jeep.

As the birthplace of the most prominent ancient civilization, Egypt is the land of Cleopatra and the Pharaos which has been attracting travelers for centuries and remains a popular destination.

Start your adventure by meandering through souqs, mosques, and palaces in the capital city of Cairo with a professional photographic guide pointing out insider details and capturing memorable scenes of this fascinating city.

Head off on a half or full day tour to the Salah El Din Citadel monument to medieval warfare, and while there stop at El Sagha and the Khan El Kahlili Bazaar for jewelry, leather goods, and embroidered clothing. Enjoy a Nile Cruise with a delicious dinner aboard the Nile Maxim, one of the top cruising restaurants on the river.

After sunset, view a spectacular sound and light show among the Giza pyramids, and listen to the Sphinx tell stories while enjoying this hauntingly beautiful experience.

Not to be missed is the Pharaonic village, where professional actors bring ancient Egyptian culture back to life. From Cairo, head north on a day trip to Alexandria which includes entry to all archeological sites, including the Pompey's Pillar and the National museum of Alexandria.

From Luxor, step aboard a 5 day cruise to Aswan, witnessing the ancient glory of Egyptian culture along the shores of the Nile river.

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