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Sharm el-Sheikh

This Egyptian city is not just a renowned diving paradise, it also has plenty of cultural gems to explore.

Our most recommended things to do in Sharm el-Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh: Ras Muhammed and White Island Cruise Trip

1. Sharm El Sheikh: Ras Muhammed and White Island Cruise Trip

Your Guide will pick you up from your hotel then head to Marina where your boat is docked and waiting for your arrival. Once on board, set sail to Ras Muhammed National Park and The White Island, one of the best spots in the world where you can snorkel. Discover all types of colorful fish and the most beautiful Coral Reefs you could ever encounter. Enjoy your time with your snorkeling guide in Ras Muhammed National Park as well as the White Island. Moreover, you can explore White Island and its beautiful breathtaking beach. After this snorkeling stop, you will definitely enjoy a fresh cooked delicious lunch on board and after lunch, you will have the chance to explore more of the underwater world. you will be lucky to spot the angelfish and butterflies, provide flashes of color. Enjoy drinks all day long as you like and taste the fruits of the season after lunch you will sail back to Marina where your ride back to the hotel will be waiting for you.

Sharm El Sheikh: ATV Quad Bike Adventure & Camel Ride Safari

2. Sharm El Sheikh: ATV Quad Bike Adventure & Camel Ride Safari

Join an exciting quad and camel ride safari that starts in Sharm El Sheikh. Navigate a quad through the Red Sea Desert before arriving in Bedouin Village to ride a camel, enjoy tea, and get familiar with local life. Enjoy the sunrise or sunset as the backdrop of your tour. After pickup, get taken to the quad bikes where you will get to test drive and learn all the important details of the vehicle before setting off on the tour. Then, get into gear and conquer the sand dunes. Watch the desert flash past you and feel the adrenaline rush through your body. Stop at the caves area where you can hear your voice echo. After about an hour, arrive at Bedouin Village. Relax, drink Bedouin tea, and experience the Bedouin lifestyle with a camel ride before heading back through the sand dunes to the starting point for drop-off.

Sharm El Sheikh: ATV Quad Safari with Dinner and Camel Ride

3. Sharm El Sheikh: ATV Quad Safari with Dinner and Camel Ride

Explore the Magic of Red Sea Desert by Quad bike on this exciting tour from Sharm El Sheikh. Enjoy pickup at your hotel and transport to the quad bikes, where you will have the chance to test drive and learn all the important details of the vehicle before setting off on the tour. Get into gear and conquer the sand dunes. Let the desert flash past you and feel the adrenaline rush through your body. On the way, stop at the amazing echo caves area where you can hear your voice Echo. After about an hour you will reach your destination in the Bedouin Village. Here, you can relax, drink Bedouin tea, and experience the Bedouin lifestyle with a Camel ride and a Bedouin dinner and show, before heading back through the sand dunes to the starting point.

From Sharm: Mount Moses Trekking, Sunrise & Monastery Visit

4. From Sharm: Mount Moses Trekking, Sunrise & Monastery Visit

You will be picked up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh city between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Then you will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for around 4 hours to reach the Moses Mountain.  When you arrive at Mount Sinai you will start your trekking tour to the sacred place where the Prophet Moses received the 10 commandments. Reach 2,285 meters by climbing up 750 steps, strolling through the night (approx 2-3 hours depending on the customers). Depending on the performance of the group, you may arrive at the summit earlier than expected. This will give you a chance to really relax and marvel at the rising sun slowly scattering across the mountains in all its splendor.  While gazing at the sunrise, snap awesome photos or pray if you wish to, then begin the descent back down. Remember, it will take around 2 hours to reach the bottom. Enjoy some time to rest after the long trail and then have breakfast.  Next, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of St. Catherine's Monastery. Browse through the old manuscripts displayed in the library and icons excavated from the Vatican.  It is the oldest functioning Christian monastery in the world situated on the Sinai Peninsula along with the Monastery of Saint Anthony which is located across the Red Sea in the desert of South Cairo. After you've finished touring the monastery, you can relax on the drive back to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.

Sharm El Sheikh: Private Airport Transfers

5. Sharm El Sheikh: Private Airport Transfers

Meet your driver at the Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport, who’ll be holding a signboard with your name on it. Ride in an air-conditioned car or van to your hotel in Sharm. Get local tips from your driver on the best restaurants, shopping centers, and places to visit. Your driver will also offer you assistance and see you safely to the reception of your hotel. Choose between private transfer for either your arriving or departing flight. For maximum convenience, select the roundtrip option and enjoy a private transfer both ways.

Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

6. Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

Experience the treasures of the ancient world on this guided tour of Cairo. Immerse yourself in ancient Egypt with visits to the national museum and the magnificent Pyramids of Giza. First stop: Tahrir Square. Step into the Egyptian Museum and witness one of the most comprehensive collections of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world. Then, admire panoramic views of the Salah el-din Citadel while you enjoy lunch at an authentic Egyptian restaurant. Next stop: the Papyrus Museum. Here, learn how the Ancient Egyptians used papyrus paper to record their civilization. Continue to Giza and marvel at the Great Pyramid, built more than 4.500 years ago for the pharaohs Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos. Then, walk to the spectacular Sphinx and see first-hand the famous Pharaoh with the body of a lion.

From Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

7. From Sharm El Sheikh: Guided Day Trip to Luxor by Plane

Experience Luxor in all of its splendor on this full-day guided trip from Sharm El Sheikh. Enjoy the convenience of private van transportation and a round trip flight. Savor local flavors with a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.  After pickup from your hotel in a private and air-conditioned vehicle, transfer to the airport to board your plane to Luxor. Once you arrive, head to the Karnak Temple complex. See the street of the Sphinxes, the hypostyle hallway with 134 gigantic pillars, and the obelisks of Queen Hatshepsut and Tutomosis I. Continue to the Theban Necropolis on the west bank of the Nile to see where the pharaohs were laid to rest.  Stroll through the Valley of the Kings where you can visit tombs from 3 different dynasties. Admire a masterpiece of ancient architecture at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. Finally, visit the Memnon Colossi, which are two of the largest ancient statues in Egypt, which date back to the era of King Amenhotep III. At the end of the day, fly back to Sharm El Sheikh and your private driver will take you back to your hotel.

From Sharm: Colored Canyon & Dahab Tour w/ Blue Hole Snorkel

8. From Sharm: Colored Canyon & Dahab Tour w/ Blue Hole Snorkel

Early morning pick up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to Abu Galum, which is situated on the east coast of South Sinai, right between Dahab and Nuweiba. It is a Protected Area that covers about 400 square kilometers. It protects coastal and mountain ecosystems that are unique to the Gulf of Aqaba. Enjoy snorkeling at the coral reef in this area is home to many different varieties of marine life. This is a truly spectacular experience. Furthermure move to Dahab for lunch and city, After that comes the main event into the desert to the coloured canyon, there you will not believe how utterly beautiful the area is and how untouched it still remains. You can enjoy an hours walking taking in the extraordinary colours and shapes of the rocks. After the tour will drive back to Sharm and to your hotel to drop off there.

From Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo Full Day Tour by Plane

9. From Sharm El Sheikh: Cairo Full Day Tour by Plane

Tick off some of Cairo’s most celebrated attractions on this guided trip from Sharm El Sheikh. With round-trip hotel transfers and flights, skip the hassle of planning and focus on enjoying the sights.  View the Pyramid of Giza and Valley Temple. Devote the afternoon to the Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. Meet the tour representative at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh for a transfer to Sharm El Sheikh Airport. Catch a flight to Cairo and be greeted by another representative at the Cairo Airport. Follow your Egyptologist guide to the great pyramid of Giza, the only existing wonder of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. At the Giza plateau, see the great pyramid of Khufu, known as Cheops, and also the pyramid of Chefren, the pyramid of Mykerinus, the valley temple of Khefren, and the iconic Great Sphinx. This amazing complex of structures dates back to almost 5,000 years ago. From there, be taken to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, which houses around 150,000 artifacts that date thousands of years to ancient Egyptian civilization. This is considered the largest and most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Take your chance to admire the incredible treasures of the boy-king Tutankhamun. After the museum, have the chance to wander in the oldest bazaar in the middle east, the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, where you can feel the atmosphere of living in Islamic Cairo hundreds of years ago. The bazaar dates back to 1382, A.D., and is just one of the fascinating places we will see, giving you a real taste of the ancient city of Cairo. At the end of the day, be transferred to Cairo Airport for a flight back to Sharm El Sheikh.

From Sharm El Sheikh: Egyptian Museum and Pyramids Day Trip

10. From Sharm El Sheikh: Egyptian Museum and Pyramids Day Trip

Take a guided full-day trip to Cairo to see the most important attractions on any trip to Egypt: the Egyptian Museum, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Great Sphinx. Start with a very early morning pickup from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh at 12:30 AM. Your Egyptologist tour guide will greet you at the lobby of your hotel and assist you to the bus station, where you’ll take the approximately 6-hour journey to Cairo on a comfortable air-conditioned bus.   When you arrive in Cairo, your tour guide will meet up with you again at the bus station and take you to the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities (Egyptian Museum). Spend the morning exploring this massive museum, which houses approximately 120,000 items. See the glittering treasures of Tutankhamun, grave goods, mummies, jewellery, household items, and toys of Egyptians whose names are lost to history.   After lunch in a local restaurant, you’ll head to the Pyramids of Giza — see the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, and the Sphinx, situated beside each other in an awe-inspiring sight. This complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World.   After exploring these magnificent structures, your tour guide will bring you back to the bus station for your ride back to Sharm El Sheikh.

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What people are saying about Sharm el-Sheikh

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 1,196 reviews

Ras Mohammad is the most beautiful area of Sharm. the organization is excellent, meeting at the hotel with a guide. Moto quad in good condition. we drive for about 1 hour with photo stops. The second part of the trip was by boat with lunch and 2 snorkeling stops near the coral reefs. The underwater world is incredible, we saw a lot of fish next to us. It feels like you are swimming in an aquarium. Nice experience even if you can't swim because the guide is ready to help you.

Amazing trip that I’d 100% recommend! Staff were great from start to finish. Good communication 24hr before the trip to arrange pick up/drop off. Arrived on time, great fun on the quad bikes, also climbed the small mountain which has great views. Snorkeling stops was very beautiful with lots of fish and coral. Lunch fresh and tasty. Friendly instructors, good atmosphere and an overall enjoyable experience.

Wonderful experience, good organization with constant support. the guide met us and explained how to use the ATV, after a test drive we went to the desert along the sand dunes. very exciting adventure. after that snorkeling and amazing underwater world. Relax on board and have lunch with a beautiful sea view. Many thanks to the travel agency for the organization and the guides for their help and support.

The guide Ahmed was very well informed as to the egyptian mythology and history. this made the guide very much enjoyable. The bus tour was brand new with AC.

Very nice trip to Cairo. And amazing English talking guide fro Cairo. Highly recommend