The heavenly city resort of Marsa Alam is always in mind for the true travelers who seek to live a tropical adventure surround with natural beauty and tranquility. Marsa Alam resort looks over the red sea in the most magical manner, just 280 km away from Hurghada and 700 km away from Cairo. There is an endless number of things to do in Marsa Alam which acts as a haven & habitat of phenomenal marine life between the mild temperature of 22 to 30 C (72 to 86 F). Don’t miss your chance to witness one of the great seven seas the red sea in the heart of Marsa Alam. Here are the best things to do in Marsa Alam:
Things to Do in Marsa Alam
1. Swim with Dolphins
There is no greater gift or things to do in Marsa Alam than a magical swim with the angelic humans of the sea the Dolphins in the beautiful water of Marsa Alam. The harmony of the underwater marine life will surround you especially in the embrace of dolphins when you will get to swim with a dolphin holding its dorsal and make a deep connection with the animal. These amazing creatures will make you feel true joy and will get the chance to create wonderful memories.
2. Sightseeing and Retail Therapy in El Quseir
If you are in mind to do a little shopping then the historical city of El Quseir with its ottoman fort and numerous shops and bazaars will be waiting. When you enter the souk “Market” a lot of beautiful artifacts and souvenirs will be located at very affordable prices which everything will be opened from 1 pm to around 11 pm. There are a lot of incredible historical attractions like the ottoman fort that dates to 1799 which was under Napoleon. In this place, Queen Hatshepsut (1507-1458 BC) launched her campaign against the legendary land of Punt.
3. Fishings and Kitesurfing in Marsa Alam
One of the most enjoyable activities you can perform is a fishing trip to Marsa Alam where you can board a luxury yacht and catch some tuna, barracuda, or lobster and try your own luck. If you are a little adventurous then a kitesurfing trip in Marsa Alam is one of the ideal things to do in Marsa Alam to explore the beautiful sight of the red sea from above such as the outer coral reef where the lagoon meets the sea and get a taste of the strong thermal winds.
4. Enjoy Desert Safari in Marsa Alam
Inside the Egyptian Sahara are hidden miracles that need to be explored, so you are looking for a spiritual revelation than a safari tour in the Marsa Alam desert under the astronomical skies and the shining stars of the universe are what you are looking for. You can ride a camel or a quad across the desert and explore the ancient Bedouin culture that lies hidden between the divine sands of western deserts where you will get the chance to witness the Temple of Seti I and Emerald Mines.
5. Astronomical Nights in Marsa Alam
The sky is filled with magic and wonder that becomes more and clearer in the night where these wonders shine brightly showcasing all beauty of the Marsa Alam desert. The nights of Marsa Alam are truly extraordinary as the sky is light up with infinite illuminating crystal and as you travel into the essence of the desert after dusk, you will witness the wonders of the night’s sky through a telescope and cast your eyes on the miraculous marvelous cosmic.
6. Enjoy Diving Tours in Hamada
Marsa Alam is the ideal location for divers who are looking for and enjoy one of the diving tours is considered one of the famous things to do in Marsa Alam. Under the waters of the red sea lies an underwater haven that represents a dream come true of every underwater explorer. The best diving centers in Marsa Alam include Deep South, Wadi Gimbal, Ocean Pro, and Aquarius which contains a breathtaking coral formation like the spot called Dolphin House and a wonderful sea creatures collection in the spot called Elphinstone.
7. Visit Berenice in Marsa Alam
One of the most amazing locations to explore in Marsa Alam is Berenice which was founded in 275 BC by Ptolemy II where it was an important trading post on the red sea from the 3rd to the 5th century AD. It is located just 150 km south of Marsa Alam and holds a group of amazing ruins.
8. Enjoy 3alganoob Music Festival in Marsa Alam
If you are looking to have fun things to do in Marsa Alam, then a modern music festival, just 14km south of Marsa Alam at Tondoba Bay which features the country’s most up and coming independent urban bands in every genre of music like alternative rock and electronic. There are camping areas that are build-up for festival-goers, and entertaining activities such as film screenings, yoga, diving, and even a beach clean-up are organized so you can enjoy your time to the fullest.
Enjoy Best Tours from Marsa Alam
While being in Marsa Alam, you can pack your bags and head in an unforgettable adventure to the best sightseeing in Egypt through various Marsa Alam tours that really will make your vacation an exceptional one. Start surfing your tour itineraries among our tours from Marsa Alam below and don’t hesitate in booking your interesting tour now.
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