TRIPS IN AND AROUND HURGHADA

Excursions in and around Hurghada : swimm with dolphins or turtles, diving and snorkeling sea trips, private boat... Jeep or quad for desert safaris. Overday and overnight in Cairo and Luxor

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Diving

Diving day: I propose a day of diving takes place as follows (time can be different):

-8:00AM departure from the hotel -8:30 arrival at the dive club, fitting of the equipment

-9: 00 am / 9:30 departure of the boat

-10: 00 am / 10:30 stop for the first dive with bottle, 1 monitor per 2 persons, hand in hand for beginners. When you finished your dive you can do snorkeling, swim, or stay on the boat. -

12:00 / 1:00PM lunch on board

-14 / 15:00PM second diving on another site

-Afternoon (around 4:30pm) return to harbour

-5:00PM back to hotel


In Certified PADI DIVING CLUB, with nice boat, services and good equipments :


The price for the INTRO day is €50 (36 £) per person for 1 dive or 60€(44£) per person for 2 dives, all included: equipment, monitors, meals.


For divers with license, the price is 50€ (36 £) per person and equipment rental 15€ (11£).


For non divers (snorkeling) the price is €30 (22 £).


Snorkeling

Common program for all Snorkeling Trips

 

For all snorkeling trips, the program is similar:

 

-Pick you up at your hotel to bring you to the dock from which the boat will leave in the morning

-Get your equipment (mask snorkel fins)

-Embark on the boat

-Navigation, snorkeling, beach excursions according the trip

-Lunch on the boat or on the beach

-Continuation of the trip

-Return to harbour in afternoon

-Back to your hotel around 5: 00 pm


In each case, unless otherwise stated, everything included (day boat, snorkeling equipment, monitor or accompanying, meals). The drinks are in principle included only at the time of the meal.


Snorkeling at Giftun

The day trip to Giftun costs € 15 (11 £) per adult, including transport by boat, meals on board, 2 snorkeling time in the sea, about 40 minutes each time, stop about 1 h 30 to Giftun Beach (no umbrellas, no bed bath of Sun, or shade...)


 

Snorkeling in Paradise

 

You can go to Paradise on the same island as Giftun but where it is sheltered from the Sun by umbrellas; the meal is taken in the restaurant on the beach (bungalow style), there is a stop snorkeling at sea on the return, about 40 minutes. You stay at the beach about 2 or 3 hours. The price is €30 (22 £) per person.

 


 

Snorkeling at Dolphin House

 

The boat takes you to the "Dolphin House", an area where they have elected domicile. There is a very good chance to see them.The captain of the boat will try to go very close from dolphins. You can then jump into the water to join! No stop beach but 3 big stops at sea (40 min to 1 h) on wonderful for snorkeling spots.

 

For 'Dolphin House'  the price is 40€ (30 £) per person.

 


 

Swim with Dolphins

 

This trip is your best chance to really swim with dolphins in the Red sea near Hurghada. The captain and the staff of the boat has long experience and motivation to realize your dream. They will first find the dolphins, look how they move, and help you to jump in the water exactly when you will be in the best place to swim with the dolphins. They also use a zodiac to bring you near the dolphins! No stop on a beach but 3 or 4 big stops at sea (40 min to 1 h) to swim with dolphins and on wonderful for snorkeling spots.

 

For this special trip, the price is 65€ (48 £) per person.

 


 

Snorkeling in Sharm el Naga

 

You can also go on the beautiful beach of Sharm el Naga. For this tour, no boat, we go by minibus. On this place, coral is close to the beach, it is a protected natural reserve, where the fishes are many.

You can snorkel as much as you want. 2 guiding snorkeling tour are available. The beach is shaded with large umbrellas and screens. As well there is also a lovely swimming pool.

 

The price is € 40 (30 £) per person.

 


 

A small private boat for swimming and snorkeling

 

I can organize private snorkeling trip, in a small boat (till 8 persons), with its captain, excellent snorkeling guide, which will take you to soak your fins on beautiful sites like desert Islands or wonderful coral spots. 

 

You will spend the full day at your own pace!

 

The price is 120€ to 250€ (90£ to 180£) depending on the number of persons. Possible for a few hours only also.

 

And if you are more than 8 persons, I can also organize the same kind of private trip with bigger boat (till 18 persons). Pls contact me for prices


 

Utopia Island

 

The boat that bring you to the deserted island of Utopia will stop 2 or 3 times in the open sea on coral reefs, frequented by all kinds of fish. Arrived to the island, you can swim in crystal clear waters or enjoy the beach of white sand.

 

Price: €30 (22£)

 

 

Extension "Super Utopia":

 

Some days excursion to Utopia is enriched by additional activities: boat ride with glassboat, nautical activities such as Banana and Big Marpple (toys pulled by a speedboat, where the goal is to make you fall into the water). These days, it is seafood meal!

 

Price: €40 (30 £)


 

Trip to El Gouna

 

El Gouna is a seaside resort, as a large tourist village, 30 km from Hurghada. The houses are all made in the same traditional style and distributed around an artificial lagoon. A small paradise, impeccably clean, turned exclusively to the holidays!

 

You will go from Hurghada by boat to reach the marina of El Gouna. With another boat you will go for a walk in the lagoon to admire this heavenly site. Then by bus go discover lively and shopping station.

 

And then back to Hurghada by boat. Stop snorkeling at sea and a mini party fishing on return.

 

Price €35 (26 £)

 


 

Sindbad submarine

 

A true submarine, the only one in North Africa and the Arab world, which comes down to 25 meters of depth. This submarine offers 44 passenger seats, 2 seats for the pilots, air conditioning and large round windows of observation. Underwater dives last about 55 minutes.

 

It is an excellent option for families with children, couples and individuals looking for an underwater experience unique and rare... without getting wet!

 

Transfer by boat to the base where the submarine is stationed.

 

The sea journey takes about 20 minutes where you can enjoy the Red Sea, the Sun and the view of Hurghada. Pause to visit the small landscaped Museum. Boarding in the submarine tour, then return to port.

 

Price: €40 (30 £)

 


Desert trips


For all trips in the desert, you need to bring a scarf to put on your head. And also don"t forget sun glasses and solar protection.

Jeep to the Beduin Village

 

Starting around 1:00PM
4 X 4 come pick you up at the hotel.
Transfer to the desert
Drive 4 x 4 in the desert, approximately 40 minutes
Meeting with the installed here Bedouin, discovery of their daily life
Short trip with camel

Sunset on the desert

Back to the hotel.

 

Price: €20 (15 £)

 

Extension of the trip with barbecue and Oriental Dance show: Dervish, belly dance
Back to your hotel around 7:00PM
Add €15 (11 £) per person.
 


Quad to Beduin Village

 

You can do the same trip with quad. You will cross the 25kms by Quad (solo or double) to reach the village of bedouins, then return by quad.

Starting around 8:30AM
With 1 person per quad the price is €30 per person. If you do the 2 quad quad it is €20 (15 £) per person.

Extension of the trip with barbecue and Oriental Dance show: Dervish, belly dance
Starting at around 1:30PM

Back to your hotel around 7:00PM

Add €15 (11 £) per person.


 

Super Safari at Sahara Park:

 

A formula that includes all kinds of activities: quad, jeep, spider (mini car or buggy), Bedouin village and all its activities, visit of the terrarium, sunset, star watching with a telescope, dinner and show.

 

Price: €40 (30 £)

 


 

Quad in Ghost City

 


I also propose a quad trip near to Safaga. It is a nice tour to discover an abandoned town, with its mosque, its school, its streets, a small spring in the desert, a former mine phosphate, desert etc... It is an exotic trip, more authentic than that which leads to the bedouin village of Hurghada.
The ride is around 2 hours. The price is €25 (19£) per person if 2 persons per quad, € 40 (30 £) per person if one person alone per quad. And should add €40 (30 £)transport (private taxi and return).

 

Enjoy the meal on place the night before your return in Hurghada, price €10 (7,5 £) per person. You enjoy local cuisine and a hearty barbecue, all under a beautiful starry sky and in the silence of the desert. Possible also for lunch noon but without the night sky...
 

 


JEEP to El MUDARFA oasis and MONS CLAUDIANUS ruins

 

In the quarries of the Gebel Fatireh near Mons Claudianus, about 65 km from Hurghada, Egyptians operated the clear and grey granite. This operation began under Claude, Roman emperor who reigned from 41 to 54, hence the name of Mons Claudianus given to the region. The Pantheonand the forum of Trajanin Rome, the Church of Hagia Sophiain Istanbul, the temple of the Sun of Baalbeck were built using the rock of this region.

 

Jeeps take you to the entrance of the desert by asphalt road (about 10 km). Then they take a track and starts the ride in the desert. First a quick stopover in a large sand dune to a few slides.

Then a few bumps and dunes with the 4 x 4 for thrills. Arrival at the small oasis of El Mudarfa, where a bedouin village is installed. Visit the source, pause at the station then we settled on camels for a large loop that lasts about an hour. Back to the oasis, lunch in the shade of the bungalows.

Then by jeep we will reached the Roman ruins of Claudianus through large desert areas. Visit of the old houses, chapels, careers. Then return to your hotel.

Included: english speaking guide, camel ride , meals and drinks (water and soft drinks).

 

Price Per person

6 to 10 persons : €55 (40 £)

4 to 5 persons :  €65 (48 £)

2 to 3 persons:  €90 (66 £)

1 person €180 (132 £)


TRIPS TO CAIRO AND LUXOR

 

Trips to Cairo and Luxor 

 

It's very hot in Egypt in the summer, it exceeds in Hurghada 40 ° and the 45 ° to Luxor. In addition, Hurghada-Luxor and Hurghada - Cairo routes take time: 4 h for Luxor, 6 h for Cairo. So do the round trip on the day, do a day tour in full heat is bearable limit to this season. In summer, better to book 1,5day trip to start visiting early morning.

 

CAIRO 1 DAY

Cairo 1 day, individual tour

 

I mainly offers individual tours where you are alone with your driver and your guide. So you get the best of this excursion, at your own pace. In the program, visit the pyramids and the sphinx, lunch, visit to the Egyptian Museum, back to Hurghada. Assistance of a guide all along the day. Everything included except drinks.

  

2 possibilities for the Hurghada - Cairo route:

 

Route Hurghada - Cairo by plane : departure from your hotel at around 5:00am, arrived in Cairo around 7:30. Welcome by your guide, transfer in a minivan (7 to 9 seats). Visits. Departure from Cairo at around 5:30 pm, arrived in Hurghada to your hotel around 8:00 pm.


Route Hurghada - Cairo in private limousine (5 seats) or minibus private (9 seats): departure from your hotel at around 2:00am, arrived in Cairo around 08:00am. Welcome by your guide . Visits. Departure from Cairo at around 5:00PM, arrival in Hurghada to your hotel around 11:00pm.

 

Details of the program in Cairo:

 

-welcome by your guide, transfer in a minivan (7 to 9 places).

 

-visit to the site of the pyramids and the Sphinx. Opportunity to visit the Interior of a pyramid (€ 15 per person) and the Museum of the solar barque (€8 per person). Possibility to ride camels around the pyramids (€ 20 per person).

 

-lunch close to the pyramids or on the Nile

 

-visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, opportunity to visit the Royal mummies (€15 per person)

 

Including: car, minivan and minibus, lunch (without drinks), english-speaking guide, entrance tickets. Not included: drinks even at meals, tips(optional), personal expenses.

  

CAIRO 1Day

2 pers

3 pers

4 pers

5 pers

6 and +.

Aircraft

From €220 (160 £)

From € 200(145£)

From €185(135 £)

From €170(125£)

From €160(117£)

Limousine

€135(100 £)

€115(85£)

 

 

 

Minibus

 

 

€100(75£)

€90

(65£)

€80

(60 £)





 

 

Children - 8 years

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)


-€10

(7,5 £)

€10

(7,5 £)


  

Notes:

 

-The order of visits was determined the same day

-You can ask other visits the sites mentioned

-We can customize all these programs according to your wishes

-The price of trips by plane depends on the price of the flights

 

   

Cairo 1 day with group (40 to 45 people, various nationalities):

 

For small budgets, I also propose a group tour.

Tour by  tourism bus, visit the pyramids and sphinx, lunch, visit to the Egyptian Museum, back to Hurghada. Guided tours in many languages.

 

All inclusive except for drinks.

 

Cairo 1 day

 

Adult

€65 (50 £)

Children - 8 years

€45 (33 £)

Baby

€15 ( 10 £)

 


CAIRO 1.5 DAY

 1.5 day, individual

 

When the weather is too hot like in summer, it's better to start your tour the day before the main visits. It's the way to enjoy an evening in Cairo, lively late into the night, and a good night before visits. Program  includes visit of Gizah where stand the pyramids and the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum with the fabulous treasure of Tutankhamun.

 

2 possibilities for the Hurghada - Cairo route:

 

Route Hurghada - Cairo by plane : departure from your hotel around 5 pm, arriving in Cairo around 7:30 pm. Welcome by your guide. Installation at your hotel. Night and breakfast. Visits. Departure from Cairo at around 5.30 pm, arrived in Hurghada to your hotel around 8:00 pm.

  

Route Hurghada - Cairo private limousine (5 seats) or private minibuses (9 seats): departure from your hotel at about 1 p.m., arriving in Cairo around 7 pm. Welcome by your guide. Installation at your hotel. Night and breakfast. Visits. Departure from Cairo at around 5:00PM, arriving to Hurghada to your hotel around 11:00 pm.

  

Details of the program on 1.5 days:

 

-welcome by your guide when you arrive in Cairo in the evening

 

-possibility to visit the souks and Islamic area in night (€15 per person, transportation, guide included) or sound and light show  to the pyramids (€25 per person, included tickets and transport)

 

-dinner and overnight at the hotel, breakfast

 

-departure for the visit to the site of the pyramids and the Sphinx, to be there at the opening. Opportunity to visit the Interior of a pyramid (€ 15 per person) and the Museum of the solar barque (€10 per person). Possibility to walk camels around the pyramids (€ 20 per person).

 

-lunch close to the pyramids or on the Nile

 

-visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, opportunity to visit the Royal mummies room (€15 per person)

 

-back to Hurghada

  

Included:, hotel, lunch (without drinks), guide, entrance tickets. Not included: the dinner, even beverages at meals, gratuities (optional), personal expenses.

  

CAIRO 1 5J

2 pers.

3 pers.

4 pers.

5 pers.

6 and +.

By Plane

From €240

(175 £)

From €220

(160 £)

From

€ 200(145 £)

From €180

(130 £)

From €170

(125 £)

Limousine

€185

(135 £)

€160

(115 £)

-

-

-

Minibus

-

-

€140

(105 £)

€120

(90 £)

€110

(8O £)





-

-

Children - 8 years

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

 

 

Notes:

 

-The order of visits was determined the same day

-You can ask other visits the sites mentioned

-We can customize all these programs according to your wishes

-The price of trips by plane depends on the price of the flights



TRIPS TO LUXOR

Luxor, 1 day

 

Luxor 1 day, individual

  

I mainly offers individual tours where you are alone with your driver and your guide. So you get the best of this excursion, at your own pace. The program includes the Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut, colossi of Memnon, lunch during the Felucca ride, visit the temple of Karnak, back to Hurghada. Assistance of a guide all along the day. Everything included except drinks.

 

The route Hurghada-Luxor can be done only by private vehicle (limousine or minibus).

 

 1 Day program:

 

-departure from Hurghada at 6:00AM

-arrival at Luxor at around 10:00AM

-site visits: Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut, colossi of Memnon

-lunch on the Felucca

-visit of the temple of Karnak

-back to Hurghada (arrival around 9:00 pm).

 

Price included:, lunch (without drinks), guide, entrance tickets. Not included: drinks even at meals, gratuities (optional), personal expenses.

 

Luxor 1 day

2 pers.

3 pers.

4 pers.

5 pers.

6 and +.

Limousine

€135

(100 £)

€115

(85 £)

-

-

-

Minibus

-

-

€95

(70 £)

€90

(65 £)

€85

(60 £)

Children - 8 years

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

 

Notes:

 

-The order of visits was determined the same day

-You can ask other visits the sites mentioned

-We can customize all these programs according to your wishes

 

 

For small budgets, I also propose a group tour:

 

Luxor 1 day, with group

 

1 day group (40 to 45 people, various nationalities):

 

Excursion by tourism bus, visit the Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut, colossi of Memnon, lunch, visit Karnak temple, back to Hurghada. Guided tours in many languages. Possible in principle Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, register in advance.

 

All inclusive except for drinks.

 

LUXOR 1 day

 

Adult

€65 (50 £)

Children - 8 years

€45 (32 £)

Baby

€15 (10 £)

 


Luxor 1,5 day

 

Luxor 1,5 day, individual

 

I mainly offers individual tours where you are alone with your driver and your guide. So you get the best of this excursion, at your own pace. The summer you can enjoy a less heated moments to make visits.

  

Program: the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Hatshepsut, colossi of Memnon, lunch and ride on a Felucca, visit the temple of Karnak, back to Hurghada. Assistance of a guide all along the day. Everything included except drinks.

 

The route Hurghada-Luxor can be done only by private vehicle (limousine or minibus).

 

1,5 Day program:

 

-departure from Hurghada to 2:00pm

-arrival at Luxor around 6:00 p.m.

-possibility to visit the temple of Luxor by night (€ 20 per person, transportation, guide, entrance ticket included) or sound and light in the temple of Karnak (€ 30 per person, transportation, guide, entrance ticket included)

-dinner and overnight at the hotel, breakfast

-in the morning, possibility of ride with hot balloon on pharaonic sites of the West Bank (€ 75 per person), possibility to ride camel 1 / 2 h (€10) or 1 h (€15) or 2 hours (€20)

-departure for visiting the sites: Valley of the Kings, temple of Hatshepsut, colossi of Memnon

-crossing of the Nile by motorboat

-visit of the temple of Karna 

-lunch on the Felucca

-back to Hurghada (arrival around 9:00 pm).

 

Price included:, hotel, meals (without drinks), guide, entrance tickets. Not included: drinks even at meals, gratuities (optional), personal expenses.

  

Price per person

  

Luxor 1.5 day

2 pers.

3 pers.

4 pers.

5 pers.

6 and +.

Limousine

€170

(125 £)

€150

(110 £)

 

 

 

Minibus

 

 

€135

(100 £)

€125

(90 £)

€115

(85 £)

Children - 8 years

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

-€10

(7,5 £)

 

  

Notes:

 

-The order of visits was determined the same day

-You can ask other visits the sites mentioned

-We can customize all these programs according to your wishes

 


I also organize private tours including Cairo and Luxor in 2 or 3 days. In this case, it connects Cairo with Luxor (in one way or the other) by plane. Ask me for a quote.

 

If you want a tour for longer time, everywhere in Egypt, I can also organize everything!