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Stunning Places to Visit from Safaga

Only half an hour driving from the amazing tourist spot, Hurghada, and you will find yourself in the glorious coastal town of Safaga. It is jam-packed with lots of wetsuit-filed fun although it started only as a small port town. It is such a lovely peaceful spot that is located away from mass tourism and it is worldly known for its calmness and tranquility in addition to being known for its seawater therapeutic virtues. Because of Safaga’s small size, there aren’t lots of divers in the area and this means that you will get a chance to spend a more personalized underwater vacation and explore the incredible colorful species. You will also find their many astonishing coral reefs to explore and in addition to this, Safaga is considered an amazing kite & wind-surfing spot with never-ending beautiful beaches of black & golden sand dunes. It is believed that Safaga is one of the best locations all over the world for curing psoriasis.

Safaga is considered by many travelers, a perfect base for sightseeing especially with the amazing desert to the west that contains lots of treasures on its dry land just like how the Red Sea holds breathtaking life inside to the east. While being there, you can arrange numerous day tours to different interesting Egyptian spots including tours to the Fire Wall, the Ferry Wreck of Arish El-Tor, the Forbidden Reef, Tobia Islands, the impressive Mons Claudianus, the Roman Settlement ruins, and lots of other interesting spots all around the town.

Best Places to Visit from Safaga

Best Attractions from Safaga - Trips In Egypt

There are tens of different amazing things you can enjoy while being in Safaga in addition to some spectacular tours you can arrange from Safaga to many other Egyptian spots and here are the most wonderful things among them:

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1- Enjoy A Magical Visit to Luxor City Attractions

Since you may not have lots of time while being in Safaga, you definitely should make the best of it, and the most impressive destination you can head to while being in Safaga is the astonishing Luxor City. The distance between the two cities is just three hours driving by car. You may ask, why Luxor city is specific?? We will simply answer this question by saying that Luxor city was built in the location of the ancient Thebes that was the capital of Egypt during the Middle and the New Kingdoms and that is why it contains a large number of ancient attractions and landmarks much more than any other Egyptian city. It is known for its magical temples and breathtaking valleys and that is why we are going to divide the amazing sightseeing you should visit into three locations:

– On The East Bank: You can visit the spacious Karnak Temples Complex to check its three temples inside and walk on the great Sphinx Avenue. There is also the magnificent Luxor Museum which is known for its incredible monuments and treasures that date back to the ancient era of Egypt’s Pharaohs. You will also get the ability to tour around the great Luxor Temple especially at night to witness the unbelievable beauty of its construction and know the story behind its construction from your guide.

– On the West Bank: On this side of Luxor, you will be able to have a tour around the most impressive ancient monuments and sites just like the amazing Valley of the Kings that contains the tomb of Tutankhamun and Seti I. While being on the west bank of Luxor, you will have the chance to visit also Colossi of Memnon and the magical Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

– Dendera & Abydos Temples: Both Temples are located only 175 km to the North of Luxor and they are known to be among the most well-preserved temples in Egypt and in addition to this, the temple of Hathor in Dendera Temples Complex is the most colorful temple all over Egypt. Abydos Temple was dedicated to the God of the afterlife, Osiris and that is why it is mainly considered one of the most interesting religious structures in Egypt.

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2- Explore the Attractive Beauty of Cairo City

You can’t be in Egypt and miss a chance to explore the unique attractions and sightseeing in the magical capital city of Egypt, Cairo. Being in Safaga Port allows you to visit the fascinating memorable sightseeing in Cairo including visiting first the notable Pyramids in Giza which are pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menquare and the main reason that let tourists come from all around the world visit is that the Great Pyramid of Khufu is actually one of the seven wonders of the world and to be more specific, it is the last remaining wonder of the ancient world that took around twenty years to be built. You will find also in the complex the imposing statue of Sphinx that has ahead of a man and a body of a lion and it is believed to be built during the reign of king Khafre. Right next to the Sphinx, you will find the dignified Valley Temple where the ancient Egyptians were operating their famous mummification and purifications processes to the bodies of their dead to let them be prepared for the afterlife.

If you have extra time to spend in Cairo, then a tour to the great Egyptian Museum of antiquities will definitely change your tour into a more memorable one as you will find there lots of ancient findings and treasures including the treasure of King Tut. There are more than 12000 different artifacts, monuments, treasures, papyrus, and lots of amazing things that you will definitely love. There are also some amazing mosques, churches, and Synagogue that you can visit while being in Old Cairo to enrich your knowledge about the magnificent history of Egypt including Mohamed Ali Mosque, the Hanging ChurchBen Ezra Synagogue, the breathtaking citadel of Salah El-Din, the eminent Amr Ibn El-As Mosque, and many other famed tourist sites. If you are looking for a shopping tour, then you need to head to Khan El-Khalili Bazaar that is an integrated souk and contains all of what you want to buy from clothes, pieces of jewelry, perfumes, gifts, etc.

Best Time to Visit Safaga

The average temperature in Safaga ranges from 22 °C in January up to 37°C in July. The rainiest months in Safaga are May, September, and October. The best possible time to enjoy the coolest and the most fascinating weather in Safaga is at any time from June till October and feel free to choose the most suitable time for you to come and enjoy the most unforgettable recreational tour.

Amazing Safaga Shore Excursions

We can assist you in having the most desirable tour for you with our Safaga Shore Excursions that contains the most recommended tours with the opportunity to customize any tour you want with the most affordable prices that will definitely suit your budget as the target of “Trips in Egypt” is to provide Egypt visitors with the most memorable special tours and to let them discover the greatness of ancient Pharaohs through touring in the Land of Pharaohs so contact us now and start your adventure.

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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.

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Trips In Egypt was founded in 2002 when it launched, since then the company specialized in providing trips in Egypt only which includes tour packages, vacations, Nile cruises, day trips, shore excursions, and any kind of trips in Egypt.

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