Hurghada cruise diving tour day 1: Cairo
Hurghada cruise diving tour 10 days 9 nights tour will start by the arrival at Cairo airport. Meet & assist by our representative through the formalities and customs. And then, there will be transfer to the hotel. Check in. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Gala dinner on a cruising restaurant down the Nile. The cruise sails for 02 hours including belly dancer show. More over the program aso includes folklore show, horse dancing show and based on open buffet dinner.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 2: Cairo
Breakfast will be at the hotel. The day will be a full day tour to visit Sakkara, 28 Km southern to Giza, where you will see the Step Pyramid of Zoser. In fact, the pyramid is the first one built in Egypt. And then, we head to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt. Over there you will see the huge statue of King Ramses II lying on the ground losing his arm. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. And then, we continue to Giza to visit the Great Pyramid of Cheops which built by manual labor.
In fact, it is the largest of the three main Pyramids. Moreover, it is the only survivor of the Seven Great Wonders of the Ancient World. And then, we will visitPyramid of Chephren, which is the best preserved, and the Pyramid of Mycerinus. Nearby see the Sphinx, a marvelous sight carved out of a natural rocky outcrop, the lion’s body stretching 45 m, with its paws 15 m long. Dinner and overnight will be also at the hotel. br> br>
Optional Tour: Sound & Light Show at Sphinx Plateau
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 3: Cairo
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. The day will be a full day tour to the world famous Egyptian Museum. In fact, the museum features 100,000 objects covering 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization. The objects also include the treasures of Tutankhamen. Lunch will be also at a local restaurant. And then, we will visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, built between 1176 and 1182 A.D.
The Citadel fortress indeed provides a panoramic view of Cairo from the Moqattam hills. Furthermore, the Citadel complex includes the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammad Ali. Continue to Old Cairo to visit Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue and have a look at Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque. In fact, the mosque is the first mosque built in Egypt. Continue to Khan El khalili Bazaars which date back to the fourteenth century. Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be also at the hotel.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 4: Cairo – Hurghada
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for departure to Hurghada. Upon arrival Hurghada airport, meet & assist and transfer to the diving boat. Embark on the boat M/Y Grand Sea Serpent (or M/Y Obsession, M/Y Sea Serpent, M/Y Excellence, M/Y Contessa Mia, M/Y Miss Nouran or M/Y Dreams). First dive will be at ” Sha’ab El Erg” site. The location of this site is 27°23’51″N; 33°52’20″E, reef depth is 13 meters (43 feet) and the visibility is 30 meters (100 feet). The second dive will be at “Sha’ab Abu Nuhas” site. The location of this site is 27°34’50″N; 33°55’30″E, depth is 89 meters (292 feet). Moreover, thevisibility is from 20-30 meters (65-100 feet). The site has different wrecks in very close proximity to each other and all within comfortable diving depths of 30 meters or less. Lunch, dinner and overnight will be on Hurghada cruise board.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 5: Hurghada
Breakfast will be also on Hurghada cruise board. Today we will dive at “Big Gubal Island” site. The location of this site is 27°35’32″N, 33°46’40” E . Moreover, the depth is 30 meters (100 feet) and visibility is 40 meters (130 feet). Entry takes you straight to a sand eel garden, which you must approach with care in order to prevent the eels hiding under the sand. Furthermore, there is a lot of life here. The life includes thousands of tiny fish in the water near the reef, octopus, clown-fish, parrot-fish, and butterfly fish. Lunch will be also on Hurghada cruise board. On the evening there will be a night dive Sail for 02 hours to “Sha’ab Ali”. Dinner and overnight will be also on Hurghada cruise board.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 6: Hurghada
Breakfast will be also on Hurghada cruise board. Today we will dive at “Sha’ab Ali” where you will find the wreck of Thistlegorm. SS Thistlegorm built in 1940 in England by Thomson & Sons. Moreover, it measures 131 meters long and 17.5 m wide. Coming from Cape Town, loaded with war material (ammunition, mines, locomotives, tank cars, motor bikes, boots, medicine etc.) to supply the British troops in North Africa. German bombers coming from Crete on October 6, 1941 attacked it, the bombs hit the aft hold. The remains of this tremendous explosion can still be seen. It become the area’s most sought after wreck. The wreck became now the home to bat fish, jacks, barracudas, surgeon fish and rabbit fish. Furthermore, there will be a night dive too in this day. Lunch, dinner and overnight will be also on Hurghada cruise board.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 7: Hurghada
Breakfast will be also on Hurghada cruise board. The first dive will be at “Siyul Seghira” site. The location of this site is 27°32.740 N, 33°52.170 E with depth of 22 meters (72 feet) and visibility of 25 meters (82 feet). Lunch will be also on boat board. Then we will have the second dive at “Siyul Kebira” site. The location of this site is 27°33.330 N, 33°52.650 E with depth of 36 meters and visibility of 30 meters (100 feet). Near the island of Siyul, there is a patchy reef split by wadis that give rise to currents, resulting in a slight drift dive.
The reef itself is indeed excellent in place. Moreover, it has abundant hard and soft coral, glass-fish, lion-fish, schools of sweet lips and butterfly fish. The last dive in this day will be a night dive at “Umm Gammar“. In fact, it is a small island reef has a steeply dropping wall. Moreover, it also has a wreck of a barge at 45 meters and whereas you see fishes. The fishes are such as sweepers, glass-fish and possibly some big fish like tuna. Dinner and overnight will be also on Hurghada cruise board.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 8: Hurghada
Breakfast will be also on Hurghada cruise board. Today, there will be more diving at “Umm Gammar“. Then we will move to Careless Reef, known for its vibrant corals and large numbers of semi-tame moray eels. Moreover, Sharks, jacks, tuna and barracuda are also frequent visitors here. Some interesting dives at about 16 meters, and other deeper dives beyond 40 meters to explore caves. At night, try the spectacular wall dive at Giftun Seghir. Visit the caves or dive in the shallow reefs and see some splendid corals as well as a variety of marine life including pelagic. Lunch, dinner and overnight will be also on Hurghada cruise board.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 9: Hurghada – Cairo
Breakfast will be also on the cruaise board. Today there will be two dives at the isolated spot “Abu Ramada“, which has a flat, sandy seabed of around 15 meters deep. Moreover, the site boasts very rich marine life. In addition to the smaller reef fishes, there are stingrays and nurse or leopard sharks. Big numbers of jacks, barracuda and small tuna are also often seen just off the reef, as well as the occasional white tip reef shark. Disembark and transfer to Hurghada airport for departure to Cairo. Upon arrival Cairo airport, transfer to hotel. Overnight will be at the hotel in Cairo.
Hurghada cruise diving tour day 10: Cairo – Your destination
Breakfast will be also at the hotel. Transfer to Cairo airport for the departure to your destination.
- Meet & assist at Cairo and Hurghada airports.
- 4 nights accommodation at 4 stars hotel in Cairo on half board basis (breakfast and dinner).
- 5 night accommodation on cruise in Hurghada on full board basis (breakfast, dinner and breakfast).
- All transportation by private air conditioned coach.
- Private guide speaks your language.
- Domestic flight ticket Cairo/Hurghada/Cairo on Egypt Air.
- Fully escorted by our representative.
- Entry visa at Cairo airport if it is required. Rate is 25 USD per person.
- Diving equipment.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.
- All tours are private. We don’t handle Seat-In-Coach tours.
- Our guides speak most of languages.
- Vegetarian foods are available.
- Tour can be amended to match up with your requirements.
- For 5 stars hotel quotation, please contact us or fill in the right-side form.