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Best Day Trips from Sharm el Sheikh

April 11, 2014

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St Catherine's Monastery. Photo courtesy of William Allen, Image Historian via Flickr.

If you find yourself weary of the crowds and the tourist façade, consider one of these day trips from Sharm el Sheikh to get out and see a different side of Egypt.

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Outdoor Adventures in Hurghada

March 14, 2014

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Quads in the Egyptian Desert near Hurghada. Photo courtesy of Richard Bogle via Flickr.

The coastal city of Hurghada earned a prominent spot on the travel map for one reason: adventure tourism. As a gateway to the Red Sea and the Egyptian desert, outdoor adventures in Hurghada abound.

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Egypt’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

February 14, 2014

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Valley of Whales. Photo courtesy of Dale Gillard via Flickr.

With a history of epic proportions that Egypt has, visiting the country is better than any history class you could take. One of the best ways to learn about the region (and see some of it’s top attractions) is to visit each of Egypt’s UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Shore Excursions in Hurghada

December 28, 2013

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Formerly a small fishing village, Hurghada got its start as a base for diving the Red Sea in the 1960s and today is one of Egypt’s most visited tourist destinations. As a popular port of call for cruise ships, Hurghada also has the following shore excursions to make sure cruisers have a great time while on land.

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Day Trips from Luxor

November 22, 2013

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Luxor contains many of the biggest and most famous monuments of ancient Egypt, making it the country’s capital of cultural tourism. But it’s not just the tombs of Luxor’s west bank and the city’s temples that draws the crowds — there are also plenty of important sites to visit in the surrounding region, many of which can easily be done on one of many day trips from Luxor.

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Exploring the Red Sea from Sharm el Sheikh

October 25, 2013

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The Red Sea cuts between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, flowing from the Indian Ocean through the Gulf of Aden. Dotted with cruise ships and fishing boats, this historic stretch of clear blue water is one of the world’s most popular diving sites, and its not hard to see why.

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