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.
Category: Things To Do
November 22, 2013
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.
October 25, 2013
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.
September 27, 2013
Located just below the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser at the strategically vital narrows of the Nile’s first cataracts, Aswan is the smallest of the three major tourist cities on the Nile and by far the most laid-back. It serves as the perfect base from which to explore Upper Egypt.
August 30, 2013
Dr Ragab’s Pharaonic Village is a theme park and museum rolled into one, offering a child-friendly glimpse into what life may have been like in ancient Egypt. Ten years of work and over six million dollars went into the building of the village before its grand opening in 1984, and the result is downright fascinating.
August 2, 2013
Located in the Gulf of Aqaba northeast of Sharm El Sheikh, Tiran Island is famous for its crystal clear water, lagoons and a glorious array of coral and fish life.