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From Hurghada: Luxor Valley of the Kings Full-Day Trip

1. From Hurghada: Luxor Valley of the Kings Full-Day Trip

Take a day excursion from Hurghada to see some of Egypt's finest historic sites in the Luxor Valley. Benefit from complimentary pickup and drop-off and the services of an Egyptologist guide as you explore some of the most important landmarks of Ancient Egypt. After pickup from your hotel, drive to Luxor to visit the most famous monuments in Egypt, including the Temple of Karnak. Relax over lunch at a local restaurant, then board a typical Felucca boat to cross the Nile to the City of the Dead (optional). See the impressive Colossi of Memnon, the last remnants of the Temple of Amenophis III. Be enthralled by the architecture of the Valley of the Kings, and visit the temple of Hatshepsut, one of the female rulers of Ancient Egypt.

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Hurghada: Giftun Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

2. Hurghada: Giftun Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

Take advantage of the marvelous warm weather in Hurghada with a full day out on the Red Sea, either in a shared or private group. After hotel pickup, transfer to a boat docked on the Red Sea. Then, stop at a variety of spots to see fish and coral, and swim with dolphins. Upon arriving at Giftun Islands National Park, relax in warm crystal water at the white sandy beach for 2 hours. Take the opportunity to try some fun water sports, such as banana boat and sea sofa. Afterward, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on the boat. Move on to the next location to snorkel and explore an amazing underwater world, with a variety of fish and corals. Finally, as the day winds down, board the transfer back to your hotel.

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Hurghada: Sunset Quad Tour Along the Sea and Mountains

3. Hurghada: Sunset Quad Tour Along the Sea and Mountains

A representative will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the starting point of the tour. You will get a briefing about the program from a multilingual professional guide. They will help you to set up the driving equipment. Then, drive in a group following your guide through the Red Sea desert. Enjoy the views during an amazing route through hills and by the mountains. Afterwards, watch the sunset between the beautiful mountains. You will have a photo session on the beach before driving to other spots where you will see the beautiful corals from above.

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Hurghada: Snorkeling 6 in 1 Yacht Trip with Buffet Lunch

4. Hurghada: Snorkeling 6 in 1 Yacht Trip with Buffet Lunch

After getting picked up from your accommodation, set off to board the luxury yacht. Embark on a full-day tour on the Red Sea where you will have the opportunity to participate in a range of water activities.  First, discover the underwater world with a personal Dive Master as you dive hand in hand at one of Hurghada's most colorful dive spots. Then, snorkel in style as you discover striped angelfish, manta rays, sea turtles, and dolphins in their natural habitat. Next, get your adrenaline pumping with a wonderful water sport activity stop, followed by the opportunity to relax at the picturesque Orange Bay island stop. Finally, try your hand at the fishing activity which is fascinating and enjoyable for all ages.  At lunchtime, savor a rich buffet including seafood, BBQ, and various salads all prepared in a traditional way. Also during the tour, relax with an onboard complimentary back massage performed by a member of the crew to release all your stresses. Return to shore where your memorable day at sea will end, then benefit from a return transfer back to your accommodation.

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Hurghada: Sunrise or Sunset Quad and Buggy Coastal Tour

5. Hurghada: Sunrise or Sunset Quad and Buggy Coastal Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel and travel towards the Red Sea Mountains. Receive a safety briefing and description of the itinerary from a multilingual professional guide. Then, hop on your quad bike and follow your guide along the trail. Enjoy the fantastic views on a scenic route through hills. Stop at a desert falcon house, where you will transfer to buggy to continue the journey. Enjoy an exciting buggy ride across the sand. Marvel at the rugged beauty of the region, surrounded by imposing mountains. Arrive at Makadi Bay and ride along the coastline. Finally, enjoy a relaxing camel ride across the sand before being dropped back at your hotel.

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Hurghada Quad Bike Safari: Full-Day Trip to Sahara Park

6. Hurghada Quad Bike Safari: Full-Day Trip to Sahara Park

Your full-day desert adventure begins when you’re picked up at your hotel in Hurghada and driven to Sahara Park. On arrival you’ll stop at the quad bike station for a test drive before heading into the Hurghada desert. Stop twice along the way to see a mirage and climb up a sand dune. You’ll be welcomed with a drink and lunch box when you arrive at the Bedouin village. There will be plenty of time to tour the village and learn about traditional Bedouin life. You’ll also take a ride on a camel! Enjoy sunset views from the mountain along with an open-buffet Bedouin dinner. Following dinner you’ll be entertained by the Sahara Park Evening Show, which includes a Tanura and belly dancing performance. Later, you can explore the desert night sky and view stars by digital telescope, before the drive back to Hurghada. The tour price includes pick-up at Hurghada hotels. An extra transfer fee will be applied for pick-up at hotels in Makadi Bay, Safaga, El Gouna, and Abo Soma Bay.

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Hurghada: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

7. Hurghada: 3-Day PADI Open Water Diving Course with Pickup

Learn to dive in Hurghada which gives you a great opportunity to enjoy clear ocean waters, colorful coral reefs, and diverse marine life. Take a three-day PADI open water diver course, specifically designed to give you an interactive learning experience. The course combines theories of recreational diving and applied underwater lectures. Practice your skills immediately in open water dives. The course is taught by a group of highly experienced PADI trainers. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Red Sea directly when you start. All closed water lectures are delivered in the shallow and protected waters of Hurghada - a few steps from the school.

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Makadi Bay: 2-Hour Quad Bike Sea and Desert Tour

8. Makadi Bay: 2-Hour Quad Bike Sea and Desert Tour

Your quad bike adventure starts with pickup from your hotel and then heads out towards the Red Sea Mountains where the real fun begins. Spend two hours riding across the rough desert landscapes of Makadi Bay, admiring the breathtaking views of the stunning mountains that surround you. Feel the thrill of adrenaline buzz through you as you zoom round on your very own quad bike, in the safe company of an experienced guide.

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Hurghada: Catamaran Cruise with Parasailing

9. Hurghada: Catamaran Cruise with Parasailing

Get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle around midday. Head to the marina where your catamaran will be docked and waiting for you. Hop aboard to start cruising the wonderful Rea Sea. After about 20 minutes, move to the lower level of the ship to enjoy a 45-minute show from the boat's underwater windows. Look out directly into the sea to watch diverse and amazing Red Sea marine life pass by. Later on, enjoy 30 minutes of snorkeling at one of the most beautiful spots in the Red Sea. Get your adrenaline rushing with 7 minutes of parasailing. At the end of the ride, you'll find your driver waiting to transfer you back to your hotel to conclude an amazing day.

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From Makadi Bay: Private Guided Tour to Luxor

10. From Makadi Bay: Private Guided Tour to Luxor

Explore the sights of Luxor and immerse yourself in the history of the Valley of the Kings. After pickup from your hotel, drive to the final resting place of the pharaohs and learn all about the last journey of the ancient Egyptian kings. Visit the gigantic twin statues of the Colossi of Memnon, built to protect the necropolis, and the impressive Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Find out more about the three-tiered mortuary temple located under a 295-foot cliff. After a hearty lunch at a local restaurant, head to the impressive Karnak Temple and admire the soaring pillars, chapels, and statues before setting off on the return journey to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Makadi Bay

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 6,808 reviews

The English guide, Nana, is just lovely. Full of knowledge, humor and made us feel safe at all times. The tour is superbs, with the valley of the kings being the highlight for me. The scenery alone is worth the trip. The only thing a little gratuitous was the alibaster factory, but there was no pressure to buy anything and it was a short stop, so the 5 stars remain. If you book this, you will not regret it.

So it was a very nice experience but I advise you to go during a period when it is quite hot because in December it is very windy! The pick up was very good from the hotel to the boat The island is just beautiful it feels like the Caribbean

I was lucky as I was on my own on the tour. We went full speed to the mountains which took 45 minutes, went camel riding in beduin village, had nice dinner with dance show. All good.

Luxor was our hightlight!!! The best and only tour i would definetely recommend. A huge thank you to Nana, our guide!!! She was so perfect and made everything beyond our expectation.

Ir is a good program, we enjoyed it. Kareem who pick up us at our hotel is very firendly and helpfully and he drive safely. The staff on the catamaran are friendly.