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Hurghada: Quad, Jeep, Camel and Buggy Safari with BBQ Dinner

1. Hurghada: Quad, Jeep, Camel and Buggy Safari with BBQ Dinner

Get a taste of Bedouin culture with this one-day trip in the Red Sea desert. Take a trip to the Sahara in a jeep that is both spacious and air-conditioned. Enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner and indulge in Bedouin Tea. Travel through the desert on a camel and capture breathtaking images of the sunset between mountains and red sea hills in the vast desert. Take part in a thrilling jeep safari across the desert from Hurghada. You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the Sahara. Have fun while you're away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and marvel at the wonders of the desert. Experience the culture and daily lives of the inhabitants by visiting a Bedouin village. A camel ride through the desert sand is also something you can enjoy. Watch the stunning sunset over the desert and admire the breathtaking views. Enjoy an exhilarating ride on an ATV Quad across the desert, then take a buggy ride on the dunes—snack on a tasty barbecue dinner and grilled delicacies. Observe oriental music and witness Tanoura dance and fire performances at the Bedouin tent.

Hurghada: Guided City Highlights Tour with Shopping Stops

2. Hurghada: Guided City Highlights Tour with Shopping Stops

Discover the different districts of Hurghada on this city tour. Explore both the traditional old town and the new, modern city. You'll be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and driven to the fishing village, where you'll be able to see original, simple houses that only have one floor. This part of the city is known for its simple and traditional lifestyle. See how traditional methods are used to build and restore fishing boats at a shipyard, as well as the fish market. The largest mosque in Hurghada is located nearby and is worth visiting. This is where you can gain more knowledge about Islam, the main religion in Egypt. Proceed to the oldest Coptic church in the city. Before returning to your hotel at the end of the tour, you will visit a large fruit and vegetable market.

From Hurghada: Paradise Island Snorkeling Cruise with Lunch

3. From Hurghada: Paradise Island Snorkeling Cruise with Lunch

Discover the underwater world from Paradise Island Hurghada. Pick-up early morning at your hotel in Hurghada – you will be driven to the pier, from where you will cruise for approximately 1 hour to Paradise Island. Along the way, you can enjoy numerous short opportunities for snorkeling. The paradise beach is part of Giftun Island National Park near Hurghada. Paradise Island Hurghada has a beautiful sandy beach and offers the opportunity to spend your time as you wish, also perfect for those seeking tranquility. Enjoy the sun and sea on Paradise Island, swimming and snorkeling along the coast. Even in the shallow water, you can see a unique variety of fish. At Paradise Island restaurant eat a delicious lunch. You will then return to the pier in Hurghada in the afternoon and transfer back to your hotel.

Hurghada: Hammam Spa & Massage Experience with Transfers

4. Hurghada: Hammam Spa & Massage Experience with Transfers

After being picked up from your hotel in Hurghada (hotel pickup and drop-off in Makadi Bay, Sahl Hashish, El Gouna, Soma Bay, or Safaga are available as an add-on at checkout), enjoy a convenient and comfortable transfer to the spa. When you arrive in the building, you will be greeted by an array of incredible aromas that will begin to calm you instantly. Savor a delicious Arabian tea in the waiting area, equipped with a few private rooms to help you relax. Enjoy an incredible Hammam and full-body peel. Followed by this, you will be treated to a 45-minute full-body massage (if option Selected). Make use of the steam bath and sauna, leaving your body feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. After your spa treatment, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Makadi Bay: ATV, Sea View, Camel, Stargazing, Dinner & Show

5. Makadi Bay: ATV, Sea View, Camel, Stargazing, Dinner & Show

Embark on an extraordinary adventure with our Makadi Bay Quad Bike Sea and Desert Tour, a thrilling escapade that promises an unforgettable experience. Begin your journey by conquering the desert's rugged terrain on a powerful quad bike, feeling the adrenaline surge as you traverse through the golden sands. As the sun begins to set, the tour offers optional add-ons for a magical evening. Opt for stargazing, where you'll be transported to a realm of celestial wonders away from city lights. Marvel at the twinkling stars, forming a breathtaking tapestry above the serene desert landscape. Continue the enchantment with an optional dinner, savoring a delectable feast that captures the essence of local flavors. Culminate your night with a captivating cultural show, immersing yourself in the rich heritage and traditions of the region. Each option provides a unique layer to your adventure, ensuring a personalized and immersive experience tailored to your preferences. Whether you're a thrill-seeker conquering the dunes or a stargazing romantic, the Makadi Bay Quad Bike Sea and Desert tour caters to diverse tastes, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a perfect blend of excitement, natural beauty, and cultural enrichment.

Hurghada: Luxury VIP Hammam & Spa with Transfer & Drink

6. Hurghada: Luxury VIP Hammam & Spa with Transfer & Drink

You will start with a warm and cozy atmosphere and a wonderful foam in your visit to the Turkish bath in Hurghada. The focus is on a sensual fragrance that can be associated with the scent of the Orient. Expert Hammam staff will take care of your constant well-being. The Turkish bath in Hurghada is not only a pleasant change on the cooler days in Egypt but also offers an amazing refreshment in the summer heat. The hot baths and soothing massages in the hammam are particularly helpful in case of physical suffering, tension, or sore muscles. We will gladly get you back to your hotel after you finish.

Hurghada: Snorkeling 6-in-1 Yacht Trip to Orange Bay & Lunch

7. Hurghada: Snorkeling 6-in-1 Yacht Trip to Orange Bay & Lunch

After getting picked up from your accommodation, set off to board the luxury yacht. Embark on a full-day tour on the Red Sea where you will have the opportunity to participate in a range of water activities.  First, discover the underwater world with a personal Dive Master as you dive hand in hand at one of Hurghada's most colorful dive spots. Then, snorkel in style as you discover striped angelfish, manta rays, sea turtles, and dolphins in their natural habitat. Next, get your adrenaline pumping with a wonderful water sport activity stop, followed by the opportunity to relax at the picturesque Orange Bay island stop. At lunchtime, savor a rich buffet including seafood, BBQ, and various salads all prepared in a traditional way. Also during the tour, relax with an onboard complimentary back massage performed by a member of the crew to release all your stresses. Return to shore where your memorable day at sea will end, then benefit from a return transfer back to your accommodation.

3-Hour Sinbad Submarine Red Sea Tour from Hurghada

8. 3-Hour Sinbad Submarine Red Sea Tour from Hurghada

Go on a fantastic underwater trip on the Sinbad Submarine and discover the marine life in the Red Sea on a 3-hour trip from Hurghada. After you are picked up from your hotel, you will be transferred to the pier for boarding. The Sinbad Submarine seats 44 people and 2 pilots, and has windows specially constructed to maximize your underwater viewing.  Once you head below the water, you will have approximately 50 minutes to enjoy the views of the Red Sea at 72 feet (22 meters) below the surface. When you are done exploring the underwater ecosystem, the submarine will return you to the surface. You will then be transferred back to your hotel.

Safaga/Makadi Bay: Panorama Submarine with Snorkeling

9. Safaga/Makadi Bay: Panorama Submarine with Snorkeling

Navigate the underwater world of Makadi Bay on a submarine tour with pickup from Soma Bay, Safaga, or Sahl Hashish. Admire panoramic views of the quiet bay before descending to gaze at sea lions and other marine life. Seize the opportunity to snorkel through colorful coral reefs. After being picked up, ride to the dock and board your submarine. Take in the dramatic views of the bay's surface before embarking on your underwater adventure. Descend 5 meters below the water's surface to explore the world beneath the waves. Watch nature unfold before your eyes, and look out for wild sea lions and a variety of marine life. Choose between a morning and afternoon tour and head out to get in touch with nature. Snorkel in one of the most beautiful spots in Egypt and see coral reefs teeming with marine life.

Hurghada: Mini Egypt Park Entry Ticket, Tour, and Transfers

10. Hurghada: Mini Egypt Park Entry Ticket, Tour, and Transfers

See some of Egypt's most iconic landmarks in miniature versions on a guided tour of Hurghada's Mini Egypt Park for all ages. Get a comprehensive look into the history of over 55 sites. Enjoy the added perk of included entry tickets and round-trip transportation. Following hotel pickup, travel to Mini Park Egypt and meet your guide who will lead you through the various miniature exhibitions. Thanks to all the iconic sights of Egypt being in one place, you can see more of Egypt in less time at the museum. Walk between Luxor, Giza, and Cairo in just a few steps. Visit the Abu Simbel Temple and the High Dam at Aswan before arriving at legendary Luxor with its famous Karnak Temple. Head towards Giza to admire the miraculous Pyramids and talk to the Sphinx. Find the Egyptian Museum in Cairo at the famous Tahrir Square and discover the road toward Alexandria. Crossing the Stanley Bridge, check out out the Roman amphitheater and the luxurious El Montazah Palace. After the conclusion of the tour, enjoy a ride back to your accommodation.

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based on 1,297 reviews

Our most beautiful excursion. very beautiful island, I recommend. The staff was super friendly, a good atmosphere. We were also able to go diving, it was magnificent. If I have to put a downside on this excursion, we asked for a guide in French but no one spoke French But otherwise great! 😊

Great! Lovely clean boat, delicious lunch and the snorkelling was brilliant. The island was lovely and very clean. All staff very friendly and your guide really great.

Very nice people driver and guide, very caring an very patient, good information and very friendly! Thank you again for the medicine 🙏🏽

A great way to e Hurgharda. The guide was very informative and flexible to our needs and requests.

Absolutely loved it. First massage and definitely won’t be the last.