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3 Days in Hurghada: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

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It’s a little Las Vegas in style, but the Red Sea resort port of Hurghada is brilliantly positioned for snorkel adventures and desert encounters. Glittering hotels lining the sands have beach bars, swimming pools and shady umbrellas, and the downtown market is the place to practice your bartering skills. Try our three-day itinerary for fun in Hurghada by the Red Sea.

Day 1: Red Sea Adventures

To see what’s waiting for you under the sea, dive under the water aboard Sinbad the Submarine, for an underwater viewing without getting your feet wet. Glass-bottom boat cruises are also fun, and the corals and sea creatures you’ll see are just the beginning if you join a Red Sea snorkeling cruise to Giftun Island.

Day 2: Desert Encounters

With the desert sands fringing Hurghada’s western edge, it’s easy to be lured by the legends of the desert and its Bedouin inhabitants. Jeep safaris visit oases and Bedouin villages for camel riding, folklore and a spectacular desert sunset, followed by a traditional Bedouin barbecue dinner under the stars.

Day 3: Historic Destinations

The Red Sea is just one side of Egypt, and you can’t say you’ve seen the real Egypt without taking in the monuments and mummies of Luxor. Explore the pharaohs’ underground tombs in the Valley of the Kings, across the River Nile from Luxor, known in ancient times as Thebes. On the Nile’s east bank, Luxor Temple features the gigantic seated statue of Rameses, soaring obelisks and towering corridors of columns. Nearby Karnak is another maze of ancient statues and colossal columns for timeless sightseeing with the sphinxes.

Tours & Tickets

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Hurghada Shore Excursion: Private City Sightseeing Tour

When you arrive in port in Safaga, take a shore excursion to the beautiful city of Hurghada for a private sightseeing tour! With a driver to chauffeur you ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $88.00

Private Tour: Hurghada City Sightseeing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

The best way to find your bearings when arriving in a new city is to take a city tour. This three-hour trip with your own private guide is the perfect way to ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $23.00

Sinbad Submarine Under The Red Sea

4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Reviews

Experience the underwater world of the Red Sea without getting wet! Board the Sinbad Submarine for an unforgettable underwater adventure, diving below the Red ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $77.00

Hurghada Shore Excursion: Quad Biking in the Egyptian Desert from Hurghada

Spend your Hurghada shore excursion in the Egyptian desert on an off-road quad-biking tour! Combine adventure with dramatic desert scenery as you take to the ...  Read more

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 2.5 hours

From USD $96.00

Quad Biking in the Egyptian Desert from Hurghada

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

Combine adventure with dramatic desert scenery, as you take to the sands on a quad bike, using the sunset against the Sinai mountains as your backdrop.

Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 2.5 hours

From USD $46.00

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