Marsa Alam Excursions and Tours

Discover Marsa Alam Day Tours, enjoy snorkeling on beaches of Marsa Alam then see a bit more of Egypt. Fly to cairo visit the great pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, Mykreinus and the great sphinx or spend a day in Aswan visiting: Philae Temple, Abu Simbel Temples, Unfinished Oblesk or drive to Luxor to visit: luxor temple, karnak temple, Hatshesput temple or the other ancient temples of Upper Egypt. Explore the tours and add a memorable taste of history to your trip or holiday in Marsa Alam.
 

13 Tours
from $415
About 20 Hours
Private Tours
Everyday

Discover Marsa Alam Pyramid Trips to see a different side of Egypt. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinxthe Egyptian Museum, and Islamic Cairo all in one day with shopping at Cairo’s famous bazaar, Khan al Khalili.

from $517
2 Days
Private Tour
Everyday

Fly to Cairo for two days tour to enjoy the highlights of city from ancient and middle ages. Visit the Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. enjoy the beauty of Islamic Cairo and overlook the city from Cairo Citadel.

from $123
1 Day
Private Tours
Everyday

Discover Luxor Trip from Marsa Alam to see the highlights of Egypt’s ‘open-air museum’. Visit Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple, Hatshepsut TempleValley of the Kings. Return to Marsa Alam in the evening.

from $35
About 03 hours
Group Tour
Every Day except Saturday and Sunday
Enjoy Quad Biking In Marsa Alam experience in the fascinating desert of Marsa Alam. experience driving between the mountains of Marsa Alam with a unforgettable chance to see the Bedouin life.
from $57
About 07 Hours
Group Tour
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Have a great experience to discover the charming water of Marsa Alam, Red Sea during your unforgettable snorkelling day trip At Port Ghalib Marina where you will see lots of corals and colored fishes.
from $532
2 Days
Private Tours
Everyday

See Ancient Egypt's famous monuments in two days. Fly to Cairo to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and the egyptian museum, then fly to Luxor to see Valley of the KingsKarnak Temple and Luxor Temples.

from $55
About 07 hours
Group Tour
Every Day except Saturday and Sunday
Enjoy Marsa Alam safari trip by jeep 4*4 to discover Bedouins life and traditions while tasting a Bedouin tea  Also you will drive the quad bike with a BBQ dinner and Bedouin show.
from $47
About 07 Hours
Group Tour
Every Day except Saturday and Sunday
Enjoy a wonderful Sunset trip by quad bike to explore the Charming desert of Marsa Alam. experience driving between the mountains of Marsa Alam with an enjoyable chance to see the Bedouin life.
from $60
About 07 hours
Group Tour
Monday, Thursday

Enjoy marsa alam egypt snorkeling at Hamata Island. enjoy snorkeling where you will discover the nature of Hamata National Park and seeing the corals and colored fish around the islands through Marsa Alam Excursions.

from $79
About 08 hours
Group Tour
Every Saturday, Wednesday and Friday
Enjoy Snorkeling at Satayh “ Dolphin Reef “ Marsa Alam to enjoy watching a group of 60 - 80 dolphins will dance in front of your eyes and playing with these amazing animals. Lunch will be served on board.
from $866
5 Days
Group Tour
Every Monday

Drive To Aswan for a 5-day Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Visit Karnak, Luxor Temples, Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae Temple while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Nile.

from $110
1 Day
Private Tours
Everyday

Enjoy day tour to Kom Ombo Temple from marsa alam, which verlooking the Nile and Edfu Temple. Edfu is the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt. Our knowledgeable guide will accompany you the whole way.

from $224
2 Days
Private Tours
Everyday

Discovr Marsa Alam Tours through visiting Luxor Temple and Karnak on the east bank and Hatshepsut Temple, Valley of the KingsColossi of Memnon on the west bank before heading back to Marsa Alam.

FAQs
Is Egypt considered a safe destination?
Egypt generally has a very low crime rate. You will feel safe in Egypt as the government is taking sensible precautions besides, in a recent report by Forbes Egypt was listed safer than USA and UK.
Why book with Memphis Tours Egypt?
We have been in the business in Egypt since 1955 and pride ourselves on using this experience to create consistently high quality, personalized tour experiences.
Is there a special rate for private groups booking with Memphis Tours?
Yes, Memphis Tours Egypt does provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups.
How much will I have to pay as a deposit?
The deposit required will be 25% of the total price of the tour, except during peak travel times around Christmas and New Years, when the deposit will be 50% of the total price.
Is there any surcharge on transactions completed using a debit or credit card?
Memphis Tours Egypt does not charge any additional fees or surcharges on any debit or credit card transactions. We accept Visa and MasterCard.
How can I obtain my visa to visit Egypt?
Visitors to Egypt must have a passport valid for at least six month after their arrival. Travelers of the following nationalities can purchase a 1 month entry visa without application upon arrival in Egypt: Australia, Canada, Croatia, European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. This only takes a few minutes to do at a bank window before you go through customs
What kind of transportation can be used to move in Egypt cities ?
There are several transportation options available from the Cairo Airport. The fastest and most common way is to take a taxi. It is advisable to avoid riding in the old black taxis as they don’t use meters and the drivers may ask for an exaggerated fare. The new white taxis, which use a meter, are a good choice if you are going anywhere around Cairo. The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo. With the streets being crowded with cars and people most of the day, the metro has become the fastest means of transportation in the Egyptian capital. Although the metro can get rather crowded during the rush hours, it is still a good way to get around Central Cairo.
Do Egyptians speak languages other than Arabic?
Most Egyptians, who live in the cities, speak or understand at least some English words or phrases. Fewer Egyptians can speak French, Italian, Spanish, and German. professionals, who work in the tourism sector, are accustomed to visitors who cannot speak Arabic and they will speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.
Is it a common practice to give tips in Egypt?
Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly.
Do I have to learn Arabic in order to enjoy my visit to Egypt?
It is always good to learn a few Arabic words to expressing greetings or thanks. If you are planning to visit some places other than popular tourist destinations, it is advisable to learn some Arabic phrases.
What different types of hotels are there in hotels in Egypt? What about check-in time?
Accommodations for travelers in Egypt fall across a broad range—everything from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations are available. The nicest hotels compare well with luxury hotels anywhere, Egyptian hotels have their own rating system that loosely classifies them on a 5-star scale. The check-in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.
Can I take pictures while visiting the monuments in Egypt?
Photography is allowed in most of the historical sites and museums in Egypt, but some of them have extra charges for taking in a camera. in some museums, like the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and some historical sites, like the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, photography is prohibited and visitors are asked to leave their cameras at the reception before entering.
Is there any special dress code to be followed during visiting a mosque in Egypt?
modest dress would be highly recommended and in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.
Are there any health issues that I should worry about in Egypt?
Some travelers might suffer sunburn or heat stroke from the heat and sun during the summer if they are not careful; however, taking the proper precautions and drinking bottled water can eliminate any health risks.
Can I bring a supply of cigarettes & alcohol while visiting Egypt?
It is always recommended for travelers who wish to have their own supply of cigarettes and alcohol with them in Egypt to purchase them upon arrival. There are duty free shops in the airports in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival.
What are the opening hours for shops and different stores in Egypt?
Most of the shops in Egypt open from around 10 AM and stay open until 10PM; however, many shops, cafes, and restaurants especially in major cities stay open much later and some facilities and shops are open 24 hours.
What are the opening hours for monuments in Egypt?
Most of the monuments, historical sites, and museums in Egypt open from 9 AM until 5 PM. Open-air historical sites, like the Pyramids of Giza, are open from 8 AM until sunset. Some museums have morning opening hours, from 9 AM to 4 PM evening opening hours, from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM.During Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar, be aware that these hours will change significantly.
Is there any special advice for women travelers while visiting Egypt?
In less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, keep their shoulders and knees covered, and avoid very revealing necklines. Men should also avoid particularly revealing clothing. wearing shorts is not very common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.
How much should I tip?
In a restaurant, it is good to give between 5 and 10% tip directly to the waiter. For a small favor, like carrying luggage or parking a car, a few Egyptian pounds would be appropriate. Not more than five. Often times in Egypt you will find someone tending to the bathroom to keep it clean. Giving them one Egyptian pound is an appropriate amount. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is completely optional but should be considered if you're provided with great service. If you decide to tip feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.
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Tips
  • The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound, The value of the Pound is effectively fixed at the rate of 0.056 LE to 1 USD, Credit cards are widely used in Egypt.
  • Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly.
  • The metro is one of the best ways to go from one place to another within Cairo.
  • Arabic is the official language, English is widely used as second language.
  • Try “Fool”, Egyptian beans, and “Koshary”, a traditional Egyptian pasta dish.
  • Try Kebab and Kofta, the Egyptian traditional meat dish.
Highlights
  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple which belongs to king Chephren.
  • See Luxor temple, Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in Luxor.
  • Admire the wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Dive or snorkel in Sinai or cities situated on the Red Sea.
  • Going on a Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan or vise versa.
  • Shop at Khan El Khalili touristic market in Cairo.
  • Visit Philae and Abu Simbel temples in Aswan.
  • Visit the Saint Catherine Monastery in Sinai.
  • Exploring Islamic Cairo on foot.
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