The beautiful town of Marsa Alam has become one of the most favorable Red Sea destinations for the majority of diving enthusiasts especially since the opening of its international airport in 2001. You will find in this miraculous town all types of comfortable accommodation, the best diving sites where divers spend the most impressive experience ever in life, and also a chance to explore the ultimate beauty of the magical healthy coral reefs and the best underwater wildlife including the lovely dolphins that are considered the main draw factors in the town. If you aren’t an experienced diver, then you will spend the ideal time in-shore while enjoying the coral reefs for hours. The most well-known location in Marsa Alam is the new Port Ghalib Marina that contains the most luxurious hotels, resorts, and a spacious space that can take up to 1000 yachts.
Amazing Places To Visit From Marsa Alam
Best Places to Visit From Marsa Alam
That is not all about Marsa Alam as it is also considered the best kite-surfing destination and the perfect starting point for all the wilderness exploration and memorable safaris as you can pay a visit to the surrounding mountains that were mined for gold & emeralds. Whatever you want to enjoy while being in Egypt can be started from the incredible Marsa Alam that has a combination of the best beaches, reefs, and desert plus having the chance to enjoy the best places visit Marsa Alam and below is a guide on the most majestic places you should definitely visit during your vacation.
1. Enjoy the Most Prestigious Attractions In Luxor City
The beautiful Luxor City is the nearest city to the remarkable Marsa Alam city and you can enjoy a transfer from Marsa Alam to Luxor with a car that takes around 4 hours to reach its destination. You can spend the number of days you want on such a breathtaking site but if you have a limited time to spend in Egypt, then a day tour will be close enough to visit the greatest attractions in Luxor City.
Among the most notable sightseeing on the East Bank of Luxor are the majestic Karnak Temples, the impressive Luxor Museum, and of course the hypnotic Luxor Temple which is among the largest religious sites to be built in ancient Egypt. You can also enjoy a day tour to the west bank of Luxor and there, you will enjoy the most impressive tours to the great Valley of the Kings, Colossi of Memnon, the charming Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Valley of the Queens, Madinet Habu Temple, Deir El-Medina, and many other magnificent sites. If you are looking for an adventurous tour, then Luxor will be the best destination for you since you can enjoy the best Luxor Hot Air balloon ride in the morning while being on the West bank. Around one-third of the world’s great monuments are located in the prestigious city of Luxor and you will with no doubt add a great historical background to your recreational tour while being in Marsa Alam.
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2. Have the Most Fascinating Aswan Attractions
Aswan city is known for its amazing beauty and hypnotic sightseeing that will allow you to check some of the greatest ancient & modern attractions in Egypt. The most special attractions that you can enjoy while being in that miraculous city are the impressive Aswan High Dam, the breathtaking Unfinished Obelisk that was commissioned under the instructions of Queen Hatshepsut, the totally remarkable Philae Temple of goddess Isis, The Nubian Village where you can meet the amazing lovely Nubians and have some fabulous tour inside the city and the souk. There are also the prestigious Temples of Abu Simbel that were commissioned during the reign of Ramses II to memorize his victory in the battle of Kadesh and to immortalize his deep love to his wife, Queen Nefertari. You can simply head to Aswan from Marsa Alam through being transferred in a car from Marsa Alam to Luxor and then catch a direct train from Luxor to Aswan and do the same thing on your way back. You need at least a couple of days to cover the amazing attractions in Aswan and Abu Simbel from Marsa Alam.
3. Enjoy A Luxurious Nile Cruise Tour
While spending your vacation in Marsa Alam, you will have a terrific chance to achieve the dream of thousands of tourism which is having a Nile Cruise ride in the middle of the Nile River and spend the most magical time touring Upper Egypt’s fascinating attractions & landmarks. The best chance to enjoy such a great exploration tour is spending 5 days/4 nights Nile Cruise tour from Marsa Alam starting from Luxor and ending in Aswan passing by the totally amazing Kom Ombo & Edfu Temples and this is definitely one of the most recommended historical tours you can ever enjoy in Egypt after a visit to the majestic Giza Pyramids.
There are different categories for Nile River Cruises in Egypt and once you contact us, we will check for you which ones are available, the schedule of the most recommended ones, and what you can find on the board of each Nile Cruise. As a travel agency and based on the feedback of the majority of our guests, the 5* and the 5* High Luxury Nile Cruises are the most recommended ones and they will definitely provide you with the best historical experience ever in Egypt.
4. Head to the Tiptop Attractions In Cairo City
You can’t be in Egypt and leave without enjoying the mesmerizing landmarks in Cairo city which has all of what you may need to know regarding the breathtaking magical history & culture of Egypt. The best way to head to Cairo from Marsa Alam is through boarding a direct flight from Marsa Alam to Cairo International Airport and on your way back, you can catch a direct flight from Cairo to Hurghada and then transferred back to Marsa Alam in a car. There are lots of incredible attractions you can visit while being in Cairo and it depends also upon the duration of time you can spend. If you have only a free day in Cairo, then you definitely should head to Giza Pyramids Complex and visit the Great Pyramid of Khufu which is the last remaining wonder of the seven ancient wonders of the world. You will also have the chance to check there the Valley Temple of the ancients and the hypnotic mythical Giza Sphinx. You can spend the rest of your day tour shopping in the spacious souk of Khan El-Khalili where you will find many items to buy and get as souvenirs for you and your family back home.
If you have extra time to spend in the Metropolitan, Cairo City, then you should definitely enjoy a visit to the great Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to explore some of the greatest treasures that were found all through the different ages on the Egyptian land. And after that, you can enjoy a fascinating tour to Old Cairo where you are going to find lots of marvelous mosques, churches, and really exceptional ancient sites to be visited during your Egyptian vacation.
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5. Have A Mixture of Different Tours
You can have a mixture of the whole tours we have mentioned in this article to make use of every single moment of your Egypt tours so you can for example mix your tour in from Marsa Alam to Luxor with a day tour to Abu Simbel temples or to have a visit to Cairo attractions with a hypnotic visit to Luxor city, etc. You can find here the best Marsa Alam day tours, it mainly depends on you and what exactly you want to see and do so from the charming city of Marsa Alam.
You can contact us at any time to book and of the tours, we have mentioned and also in case you would like to arrange any customized tour from Marsa Alam to any other Egyptian tourist site. We are your golden key to arrange the most remarkable Trips in Egypt and spend the best time ever in life.
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What Should I Wear While Being in Egypt?
You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.
What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?
You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.
Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?
Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.
Why book Trips in Egypt?
We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.
Is it safe to travel to Egypt?
Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.
What are Egypt's Visa Requirements?
They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.
What is the Weather is Like?
The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 23 ¡ÆC in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 ¡ÆC in the wintertime to 32 ¡ÆC in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.
What is the Best Time of Visit Egypt?
It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.
Should I Give Tips in Egypt?
It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.
Can I Enter the Pyramids?
Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.
How to Enjoy Egypt During Ramadan?
Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.