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How to Enjoy the Best Excursions While Being In Safaga Port

Safaga town is one of the magical destinations for windsurfers and divers who want to enjoy their vacation in the best possible way and you may have the chance to enjoy the marvelous beauty of its turquoise waters and head to some fabulous offshore reefs. The most interesting things about Safaga are its unpopulated atmosphere, the incredible black-sand dunes, and majestic mineral springs.

Safaga has a lovely reputation for being a perfect coastal city and tourists who come to enjoy it, find lots of high-quality facilities and amazing services in each place they head to. Scuba divers, kitesurfers, and windsurfers find Safaga a favorite destination for them as they enjoy such amazing sports while being there in addition to the chance of attending beach parties at the nightclubs there. The town of Safaga has been built up around its own port and it offers to its visitors many markets that see traditional goods including handmade accessories, crafts, local food, perfumes, spices, in addition to souvenir shops.

An Overall Safaga Travel Experience by Season

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1. In Spring “From March through May”

Weather during spring is really warm and this season in specific is somehow slow for tourism which makes it the perfect time for travelers to make the best deals. Temperature ranges from 36.2°C and 25.7°C and later months are warmer.

2. In Summer “From June through August”

Months in the middle of the year are hotter and the temperature gets extremely hot with no rain. The busiest months in Safaga for tourism are June, July, and August so you will find that hotels for accommodations are more expensive than the usual time.

3. In Fall “From September through November”

The temperature during autumn ranges between 36.5°C and 27.2°C and based on this, tourists enjoy the amazing weather with the cool wind and humidity. Tourism is considered the slowest during this season and that is why hotels offer affordable prices and irresistible accommodation so it is another perfect time to have a wonderful deal.

4. In Winter “From December Through February”

Winter in Safaga is really cool and enjoyable with its warm weather. The average temperature is 26°C and 22.1°C. It sometimes rains during winter and rarely snows and that is why it is considered the second busiest season for tourists.

Food & Drink in Safaga

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The most popular food choices in Safaga are fresh fish and Mediterranean cuisine. The best cafés and restaurants in Safaga are the Coral Beach Café at the Holiday Inn Safaga which serves grilled entrees & sandwiches, the Diver’s Snack Bar which serves amazing pasta and Pizza, and the Al-Fresco Pizzeria at the Lotus Bay Beach Resort which is specialized in fresh-baked Pizza.

Best Tours & Excursions to Do From Safaga

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1. Enjoy the Best Scuba Diving Excursion from Safaga Port

While spending your vacation in Safaga, you can be transferred for a day on a boat with a professional instructor and he will be the one responsible for providing you with a personal briefing about diving and then you can enjoy the morning dive. You can also have another amazing dive in the afternoon at a different diving site. Each dive takes about 45 minutes based on the request of the guest. With such a charming diving excursion, you will explore the amazing beauty beneath the Egyptian seawater and live the real adventure.

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2. Don’t Miss a Terrific Snorkeling Trip from Safaga Port

Safaga allows you to enjoy the best chance to have a snorkeling trip which starts with riding a boat to the hypnotic Giftun Island and there, you will be able to see different amazing kinds of coral reefs and colored fish. That is not all as you will have the chance to swim with the gorgeous dolphins while being there.

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3. Have A Fabulous Super Safari by Quads from Safaga Port

Being in Safaga offers you the best chance to head to the quad station to enjoy a magical super safari by quad. This experience allows you to drive your own quad following a professional desert guide and head together to the Bedouin Village. Such a ride takes about an hour and you will definitely get fascinated by the beauty of the sand dunes all around you and with such a marvelous adventure. Once you arrive at the Bedouin Camp, you will be offered the amazing aromatic tea and they will introduce their simple life to you. That is not all as you can also ride a camel while being there and enjoy the hypnotic beauty of the sunset followed by a delicious BBQ dinner in the Bedouin camp. You will end your day’s adventure with a dance with the Bedouins on their traditional music and then you can get to Safaga port.

Here is the best Super Safari trip by Quads from Safaga port

4. Enjoy A Marvelous Windsurfing Tour

Among the most notable activities, you can practice in Safaga is windsurfing because of the warm weather that attracts surfers in spring and autumn. The most famous windsurfing spot in Safaga is Tobia Island which is a white sand island in addition to the fact that there are lots of windsurfing vendors in the town including Tornado Surf.  

5. Enjoy A Charming Visit to Luxor City “The City of Thousand minarets”

Luxor city is one of the most incredible historical cities all around Egypt since it includes some of the majestic attractions in Upper Egypt and it is so close to Safaga Port as it takes only around three hours to reach Luxor city from Safaga by car. While being in Luxor, you will have the chance to visit the grand Luxor Temple which will definitely amaze you especially after knowing that is the most well-preserved temple that was built in ancient Thebes. It is located now in the center of Luxor city and many Pharaohs have put their touches in the construction of such a charming site including Ramses II, Tutankhamun, Alexander the Great, and many other successful leaders. You will also have an unforgettable tour to Karnak Temples Complex that has many sanctuaries and houses large obelisks that were built over a [period of 1500 years and we’re dedicated to the Theban gods and great Pharaohs. If you have the chance to attend the impressive Sound and Light show in Karnak Complex, you will enjoy it a lot.

On the west bank of Luxor, you will find many other sites to visit and enjoy just like the remarkable Valley of the Kings which is in fact an isolated mountainous area where many kings were buries and their tombs are there till now and tourists really love visiting them including the preserved tombs of Seti I, Ramses II, and Tutankhamun. There are around 63 different royal tombs in the valley that date back to 3500 years and they contain amazing colorful hieroglyphic texts & images of the Kings and they even once contained gold, jewelry, and many valuable items for their belief in the afterlife journey. While being in Luxor west bank, don’t miss a visit to the huge stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III which are called Colossi of Memnon, and they are partly damaged as they had to face some natural incidents and disasters which led to the destruction of the Mortuary Temple of the Pharaoh. Moreover, there is the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut who managed to leave some incredible achievements and used to rule Egypt like a real successful king and that is why her temple attracts travelers from all over the world to enjoy the grandeur of its construction and how important it is to the Egyptian culture & civilization.

To the north, around 137 Km from Luxor, you will be face to face with the hypnotic Temples of Dendera and Abydos which were dedicated to ancient gods; Hathor and the god of the afterlife, Osiris. They are the most colorful and the most well-preserved temples of ancient Egypt so a visit to them will definitely amaze you and let you spend extra incredible time touring around the great cultural & historical sites in Egypt.

Here is a stunning Luxor day trip from Safaga port by car

6. Explore the grandeur of Cairo City “The Fascinating Metropolitan”

You can leave your ship in Safaga port and head on a fascinating tour to Cairo city where tens of history pages were narrated and written. Cairo city is an overwhelming city as is known to be the city that never sleeps as there is something you can do and visit during the whole day. You can simply head from Safaga to Cairo by heading to Hurghada airport from Safaga and catch a direct flight from Hurghada to Cairo. When it comes to visiting the most prestigious historical sightseeing, then a visit to Giza Pyramids must definitely be on the top page of your plans. There, you will visit the three memorable Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus, the ones that we all have read a lot about and hoped to visit one day and inside the complex, you will find the exceptional Sphinx that guards the complex since its construction and represents the elegant meaning of singularity and dedication in its construction.

If you have extra time to spend in Cairo city then you definitely should pay a visit to the incredible Egyptian Museum that includes inside the best collection of papyrus, mummies, statues, treasures, and all of what you can imagine is actually located inside and it is always updated with new discoveries to stay one of the most impressive highlights in Cairo. In case you would like to have a spiritual tour, then old Cairo will be the best visit for you since you will find there some fascinating mosques, churches, and lots of places that you can visit whatever your religion is including:

There are many awe-inspiring sights in Cairo City and feel free to spend the number of days you want to explore the imposing beauty of each attraction & landmark and to have the memorable vacation you have always wanted with your beloveds. If you are on the board of a cruise and you have only a couple of days to spend in Egypt from Safaga, then we highly recommend spending an overnight tour to Luxor & Cairo from Safaga which will allow you to explore lots of special stunning landmarks and have the perfect historical tour.

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