When every traveler seeks the ultimate form of beauty and tranquility within the land of Egypt, the enchanting city resort of Marsa Alam always comes to mind. Marsa Alam looks over the red sea in the most spectacular fashion, just 280 km away from Hurghada and 700 km away from Cairo. There is an infinite number of things to do in Marsa Alam which involve its magical habitat of extraordinary marine life under the mild temperatures between 22 to 30 C (72 to 86 F). With our article, you will explore the top things to do in Marsa Alam so be close.
Experience Snorkeling Excursions
Snorkeling is one of the amazing ways to get in touch with Marine life, you could explore the incredible underwater life and witness all the miracles that lie beneath the red sea. Under there you will be in a haven for some of the rarest, most beautiful sea creatures in the entire world. You can easily rent a boat for a small fee and head for example to Fayrouz three corners, Brayka bay, the dolphin house where you get to witness the beautiful dolphins and the countless heavenly sea creatures of Marsa Alam. There are also a lot of amazing activities that can be done like fishing, kite & windsurfing and more.
Enjoy Diving Tours
Marsa Alam is the wet dream of every true diver, under the shores of the red sea lies an underwater paradise that represents the ideal fantasy of every underwater explorer, the best diving centers include Deep South, Wadi Gimal, Ocean Pro and Aquarius which will take you across some of the most breathtaking coral formations like the spot called Dolphin House or explore amazing sea creatures in the spot called Elphinstone.
Embark on Safari Tours
If you are looking for a spiritual revelation then a safari tour in the western desert under the astronomical skies and the shining stars of cosmos. You can ride a camel or a quad across the desert and explore the ancient Bedouin culture which lies hidden between the mysterious sands of the western desert. You can witness the Emerald Mines and the Temple of Seti I.
Enjoy Hotels Activites in Marsa Alam
All the hotels of Marsa Alam are the finest in the world; you will enjoy the best service. Everything you desire will be at your full disposal and will be fitted perfectly to your full-needs. Marsa Alam has a number of incredible sports arenas like tennis, football, golf, volleyball, table tennis, water hoverboard and more. All the delicious local cuisines of the Egyptian red sea will be waiting for next to a variety of fabulous cafes, restaurants and night clubs that offer the best service and the wildest nightlife scene in Marsa Alam and countless stores which sell every possible item you can imagine.
Enjoy a Nile Cruise from Marsa Alam
One of the experiences that can't be missed is boarding a Nile cruise from Marsa Alam on the holy Nile river of Egypt and witness the heavenly sun rays reflecting on the banks of the Nile. This journey is a life-changing experience that will elevate your mind and soul to new horizons. You will get to sail on the lifestream of Egypt and feel the holy spirit of Egypt. You will sail across the most beautiful and majestic destinations in the world, the cities of Luxor and Aswan where wonder and magic were solidified into stone used to create the great temples of both cities like Abu Simbel, Karnak, Edfu, Valley of the kings and more.
Explore Cairo Attractions from Marsa Alam
Cairo has always been the biggest metropolitan area in Africa & the Arab world and the gatekeeper to infinite grandeur and allures, so live the true adventure through trips to Cairo from Marsa Alam. Cairo is known for being the home to the oldest monuments in existence that dates more 4 millenniums such as the Giza pyramids complex that contains one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world the Great Pyramid of Khufu, History's oldest Statue the sole protector Of Egypt The Sphinx, and the world’s oldest pyramid Imhotep's step pyramid. In this immortal city lies the house of mystery and magic the Egyptian Museum which contains more than 120,000 rare Ancient Egyptian Artifacts from more than 3000 years ago like the phenomenal artifacts of the boy king Tutankhamun. Looking over the entire city is the glorious Salah El Din Citadel a.k.a Cairo citadel that contains the beautiful alabaster mosque of Muhammad Ali. Cairo contains a lot of Africa's and the middle oldest Coptic heritage sites like the hanging church, Abu Serga Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue and many more. The city gained the title “The City of Thousand Minarets” due to all the Islamic architecture of countless mosques like Ibn Tulan, Amr Ibn Alas, Al Azhar and many more. one of the biggest monuments located in old Cairo is the world's oldest and most active market places in the Middle East the golden brick road of Khan El Khalili.
Discover Luxor City from Marsa Alam
The enchanting city of Luxor is known as the world’s greatest open-air museum where various Kings and Queens immortalized their legacy for the next generation to come. One of the must-see destinations in Luxor the extraordinary Valley of the Kings located in the heart of a mountain that holds more than 63 tombs. The valley has 20 royal tombs from the New Kingdom (1550-1050 BC) like the Ramsess dynasty, Tutankhamun, Amenhotep I, Thutmose and various others. At the entrance of the city, you will behold two colossal statues of Amenhotep III the Colossi of Memnon protecting Upper Egypt. The city contains the mesmerizing temple of Queen Hatshepsut constructed in 1479 BC to be a genuine example of the classical architecture of that era. The captivating Luxor temple acted as the house of the holy triad that consists of the Sun God Amun, his wife Goddess of motherhood Mut and son The Moon God Khonsu. Also in the city's lies, the world’s biggest man-made religious complex in history the Karnak Temple that gives a deep insight into the mythological aspects of ancient Egyptians as the worship of many gods took place. Don't miss the chance and check our trips to Luxor from Marsa Alam.
Witness the Magical Attractions of Aswan from Marsa Alam
The rich city of Aswan served as the main source for the building blocks used to construct many pyramids, temples, and obelisks all across Egypt. Aswan has been the final frontier and the gate to the heart of Africa for more than 3000 years. In Aswan lies the Great temple of Abu Simbel which was constructed by Ramses the great during the new Kingdom (1550-1050 BC) to immortalize his legacy for eternity. the mystical Philea Temple home of the Goddess Isis was built in 690 BC and the last classical architecture style built in the new Kingdom. Both Abu Simbel & Philae Temple were part of a rescue mission operated by the UNESCO in the 60s after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. The city contains the extraordinary Unfinished Obelisk of Hatshepsut, the unique temple of the crocodile god Sobek Kom Ombo Temple and the Edfu temple the house of the sky God Hours built in Ptolemaic era between 237 &57 BC where is believed the battle between hours and set according to the Osiris myth took place. Through our trips to Aswan from Marsa Alam, you will able to visit these attractions with an expert tour guide who will give you the entire information about each site you visit, so don't miss the chance and book us now.
Marsa Alam Tours
The activities you can do in or from Marsa Alam are countless, and by joining our Marsa Alam excursions you will have the chance to enjoy all of them from the water activities to the immortal attractions in Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan.
From: $375/Per Person
2 Days / 1 Night
Enjoy a private 2 days Cairo & Luxor tours from Marsa Alam to visit the most famous attractions in Cairo ...
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2 Days / 1 Night
A private 2 days tour from Marsa Alam to Luxor to visit Luxor temple, Karnak temples, Valley of the Kings...
From: $475/Per Person
3 Days / 2 Nights
Enjoy best of Egypt trip to the best historical sites in Egypt from Marsa Alam to visit Cairo, Abu Simbel...
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5 Days / 4 Nights
Enjoy 5 days Luxor and Aswan Nile cruise from Marsa Alam to enjoy Nile river during visiting Luxor and As...