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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. 

Hurghada: City Tour and Sunset Quad Bike Desert Safari

2. 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.

From Hurghada: Cairo and Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip

3. From Hurghada: Cairo and Giza Highlights 2-Day Trip

Discover Cairo on this overnight tour which includes accommodation and transfers form Hurghada. Start with a visit to the Egyptian Museum. During the visit your guide will answer all your questions about the exhibits. Afterwards you can enjoy a traditional Egyptian lunch and visit Alabaster Mosque, a landmark of Cairo. At Khan el-Khalili bazaar, the largest bazaar in the Arab world, you will encounter people of all social classes and religions. Spend an hour browsing through the bazaar before heading to your hotel in Cairo.  The next morning you will be driven to the famous pyramids and the sphinx. Here you will have three hours to admire these fantastic ancient structures. Afterwards you will head towards Saqqara, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch before visiting the step pyramid of Saqqara.

Hurghada: Private City Tour

4. 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: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

5. 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.

From Hurghada: Private Jeep Tour

6. From Hurghada: Private Jeep Tour

Enjoy a pickup from your hotel and drive to the desert checkpoint, from here you will start your 100% customizable 3-hour jeep tour.  Embark on an adventure including sand dune bashing and photo stops at scenic sites.  Feel free to stop the jeep anywhere you like. Pause to examine the see the rocks and sand of different colors. Your driver will fascinate you with the history of Hurghada while you are enjoying the tour at your pace. Chose between a tour with or without a guide and a 10 minutes camel ride. After the jeep tour, you will be dropped back off to your hotel.

From Hurghada: Private Day Trip to Cairo with Meals

7. From Hurghada: Private Day Trip to Cairo with Meals

The day begins with pickup in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Hurghada at 2am, then sets out on the 5-hour drive to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo at around 7am and enjoy a traditional Egyptian breakfast including foul and falafel to prepare you for the adventure ahead. After breakfast, head to the city’s most iconic landmark, the Pyramids of Giza, which are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Spend some time exploring the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos, then visit the Valley Temple where priests mummified the corpse of King Cephren. From here, take a close-up look at The Great Sphinx of Giza which guards the funeral complex with its lion’s body and the head of King Cephren. Continue the tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses the largest and most precious items from the world of Egyptian art. The museum exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen. Spend 2-hours at the museum learning about and admiring the collection of treasures, gold, jewelry and more that were buried in the tomb of Tutankhamen before being discovered in 1920. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant. Once you’re feeling re-energized, take a trip to the popular Khan El Khalili Bazaar and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of locals going about their day. Wander through the market and peruse the numerous stalls, offering perfumes, fabrics, jewelry, spices, and more. After an unforgettable day in Cairo, sit back and relax on the return journey to Hurghada.

From Hurghada: El Gouna City Tour by Bicycle

8. From Hurghada: El Gouna City Tour by Bicycle

Explore the modern resort town of El Gouna on Egypt's Red Sea, just a short trip from Hurghada. Take a cycling tour around a town built along the shore and on small islands. Discover El Gouna's famed lagoons and sandy beaches, such as long, wide Mangroovy Beach, a kitesurfer favorite. After being picked up in Hurghada or nearby areas, head to the starting point for your bike tour in El Gouna. Receive your bike and a briefing from your local guide, then set off on your city tour. First, enjoy fantastic views of the modern yachts in the Abu Tig Marina before passing El Gouna Aquarium. From there, move on to Tamr Henna Square, lined with palm trees, shops, and cafes with outside seating. Ride on between El Gouna's amazing lagoons before concluding your cycling tour back at the starting point. After that, you'll be transferred back to your hotel in Hurghada.

Hurghada: Quad Bike Safari & Speedboat Trip with Lunch

9. Hurghada: Quad Bike Safari & Speedboat Trip with Lunch

There is nothing better than mixing sand with the sea: double the fun by booking a quad bike safari followed by a speedboat trip. Get picked up from your hotel or resort at 8:00 AM and head to the buggy station to begin your safari. Discover the Egyptian desert on this fun-filled, three-hour adventure. Enjoy a stop along the way in a Bedouin village to ride a camel and drink tea. Upon return to the buggy station, hop aboard a transfer to the marina where you'll begin your speedboat experience. Buzz off the coast to one of the most beautiful spots in the Red Sea. Snorkel through the wonderful corals or just chill and soak up the sun. When you return to the marina, your driver will be waiting to transfer you back to your resort, filled with lovely impressions of Egypt and its unparalleled beauty.

Hurghada: Local SIM Card Rental

10. Hurghada: Local SIM Card Rental

Stay connected with your family and friends while you are on vacation by renting a SIM card. With a local number, you’ll be able to make calls and browse the internet, allowing you to access your social media platforms and easily navigate around the city. Ditch the hassle of buying a SIM card when you get to Hurghada and streamline your vacation by pre-booking. Easily share your unforgettable memories and keep in touch with those who matter most. When you arrive in Hurghada, the local partner will deliver the SIM card to you either at the airport or your hotel; whichever you prefer. When your time in the city is over, they’ll swing by and pick it back up. During your stay, if you need more data or minutes, you can easily reload the card by contacting the local partner.

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What people are saying about Hurghada

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,797 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.