Port Safaga is a little yet thriving tourism place in Egypt. Safaga is also well known among Kitesurfers and windsurfers and hosts of some championships. The dark sandhill shorelines normal for Safaga are a most beloved spot for sunbathers. The ocean water is very salty and rich in minerals which are useful for the skin, and it is a strikingly beautiful destination on the Red Sea Riviera.
Cross over to the West Bank to visit the Valley of Kings where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, amazing tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom of Egypt. You will visit 3 Tombs and then the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Known to one of the most “incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt,” the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings is a must-see.
Explore the magnificent Big Mosque, Church of St Mary, and the scenic port areas. Also, visit the highest point in the city that gives a panoramic view of Hurghada city. Use your free time to explore the fabulous colourful marketplace or Souks as the locals call them for variety-shopping. Try out your best bartering skills with the local shopkeepers for those important souvenirs.
Start our journey to The High Dam constructed to protect Egypt from the annual floods as well as to provide means of water storage for agriculture. The Philae Temple dedicated to goddess Isis was dismantled and reconstructed on Agilika Island after the famous Aswan dam and the Unfinished Obelisk which belonged to Queen Hatshepsut were constructed.
One of the greatest examples of worship in history, The Luxor Temple is the only temple that includes a diversity of ancient Egyptian religions and heavenly religions where the remains of a church were worshipped by Christians and Mosque of the highest temple for Muslims).
The Egyptian Museum features artefacts from the Pharaonic period. Here you can view the fantastic treasure collection of Tutankhamun. Also, if you have ample of time then you can continue the tour to Khan- El-Khalili old market.
You will visit the world-famous Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built with a complex of temples. It was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of Pharaohs. Visit the Valley of the Kings. At the Valley of the Kings, you will see the magnificent tombs that have been discovered, those tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the Pharaohs. Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut temple with a short photo stop by the colossi of Agamemnon.
Lastly, enjoy an unforgettable day exploring the mystery of Tutankhamun, the most famous king in the world. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19.
Safaga Day Trips And Excursions give one day full of exploring and enhancing your knowledge. For your day trips and excursions call us @ (+20) 100 002 7316.