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We are happy to organise taylor-made trips for you, here some of our hightlights:

ST CATHERINE & MT SINAI

* The monastery of St. Catherine
St Catherine Monastery

The road to the monastery of St. Catherine crosses the desert is amazingly beautiful!
After the visit of the monastery you will be offered a cup of tea in the Bedouin tent naerby.                                   

Practical information:
The monastery can only be visited in the morning.
(9.00 – 12.00 am, closed on Fridays and Sundays).
Departure time in Dahab: 07.30 am.
The trip from Dahab to St. Catherine takes about 2 hours.Mt Sinai
You can also make the trip to the monastery on a camel (extra charge).
For your visit to the monastery suited clothing is necessary! (short or long sleeves, skirt or trousers up to under the knees).
Please respect the silence in the monastery. It is strictly forbidden to take pictures or to film.

* Climbing the Moses’ Mountain                                                                                               
Your visit to the monastery can be combined with the climbing of the Moses’ Mountain at sunrise


TABA

* Pharaoh’s Island
Pharaoh's Island

The coast road along the Red Sea brings you to Taba, from where you can see the island.
A small motorboat takes you there. On this desert island we visit fort Salah ad Din. You can also snorkel over there.

Practical information:
The trip to the island takes about 2 hours.
Departure time in Dahab: 08.30 am.
Lunch is not included. If you wish, you can take a packed lunch with you. A hotel-restaurant where you can eat or drink is available.

Castle Zaman

* Castle Zaman

On the way back between Taba and Nuweiba you can stop at the wonderful castle of Zaman. Dream away in the world of Asterix and Obelix, while drinking refreshments or a delicious cocktail.

 

                                                                            

NUWEIBA

Coloured Canyon

* Coloured Canyon
This is a Jeep Safari Excursion through the desert.
You make a long walk along and beneath colourful rocks.
It is a spectacle of colours for lovers of nature and adventure.


Practical information:

Time of departure in Dahab: 08.00 am.
The trip from Dahab to Nuweiba takes about an hour and a half.
Wear good shoes; do not forget sun protection nor hat and sun-glasses.
They will be useful in the heavy sunlight.
This walk supposes a physical effort.

 

 


* White Canyon and Ain Hudra                                                                     White Canyon
This Canyon is very close to Nuweiba. This Jeep Safari excursion is less famous, but it is worth while doing it!
It is an adventure in the desert you cannot miss. It is an excursion for people who dare, with a descent of 10m and a good walk between the rocks.
Then you reach the marvellous location of Ain Hudra, an oasis where you can have some rest and breathe. A Bedouin lunch in a tent will be offered to you. Then the trip goes on by jeep tot the famous Mushroom Stone.

Ain Houdra

 

 

Practical information:
Departure time in Dahab: 8.30 am
The trip from Dahab to Nuweiba takes about an hour.
Wear good shoes; do not forget sun protection nor hat and sun-glasses. They will be useful in the heavy sunlight.
Take a bottle of water with you for the walk.
This walk supposes a physical effort.
Lunch included.
                                  
For those who do not like to make the trip on foot, they can stay in the car for an adventurous Jeep safari. That’s also a beautiful experience !

* Night in Ain Hudra
It is possible to stay a night in this oasis. For more information please contact us.


DAHAB

* Wadi QnaiWadi Gnai
This beautiful place in the desert with beaches, sea and mountains is a must! The trip there and back is very adventurous.
Over there you can be laze, snorkel, walk, lunch…

Practical information:
The trip to Wadi Qnai takes about 15 minutes.
Time of departure from Dahab centre: +/- 10.30 am.
The time of departure from Wadi Qnai will be agreed upon by the travellers and the el’youm team.
Lunch not included. Meals or snacks are available on the spot.
Do not forget your snorkel. We recommend adapted shoes to go in the sea.


* Expedition on camels Camel expedition


Practical information:

This is always with a guide.

Price: depending on the chosen location and the duration.

 

 

* Glass boat
Whoever is curious to see what the underwater world has to offer, but does not have the courage to jump in the sea, we have the glass boat. Then you can see the corals and fishes through the glass bottom.

 

* Blue Hole & Laguna
The Blue Hole is the spot for diving in Dahab. But you can also just relax on the beach or in a tent. Blue Hole
A local Jeep takes you there. You’ll stay there just a few hours.
Afterwards, the local Jeep will bring you to Laguna for a cultural surprise. A camel ride  back completes this day trip.

Practical information:
The trip form the centre to The Blue Hole takes about 15 minutes.
Time of departure from Dahab centre: +/- 10.00 am.
Lunch not included. Food and drinks are available in a tent.
Do not forget your snorkel. You can also hire one.

 

* Quad
Quad bike

The trip with the quad takes about 3 hours (of which 2 hours riding with the quad).
Time of departure from Dahab centre: depending on the availability of the quads that day. Before leaving you get a scarf around your head, which you can keep afterwards.

Practical information:
The trip with the quad takes about 3 hours (of which 2 hours riding with the quad).
Time of departure from Dahab centre: depending on the availability of the quads that day. If you wish a test ride before is possible.
                                           

SHARM EL SHEIKH

National Park

* National Park “Ras Mohammed”
Ras Mohammed is on the southern cape of the Sinai. The bottom of the sea is more than 1000 m deep.
There is a big variety of fishes and corals, underwater life is unique there!
You can also discover the mangroves and the clefts caused by earthquakes…
The Park is especially known for its old coral reeves that give visitors a breath-taking Ras Mohamedexperience!

Practical information:
The trip from Dahab to the National Park in Sharm el Sheikh takes about an hour and a half.
Time of departure from Dahab: +/- 09.00 am.
The visit of Ras Mohammed is by car.
The park is huge so that we travel by car from spot to spot.
Lunch not included. You can take a packed lunch with you. In the park no food or drinks are being sold.
Do not forget your snorkel. Swimming is possible on different spots.

Important ! You do need a "All Egypt" visa for this trip !

 

* Sharm El Sheikh Old market
Spices

 

The visit to Ras Mohammed can be combined
with a visit to the old market in Sharm el Sheikh.

 

 


CAIRO

Pyramides of Gizeh

We can organise a one-day trip for you to the Pyramids & Egyptian Museum...

Stay a bit longer and also visit the Citadel, the souk of Khan el Khalili, take a boat trip on the Nile...


ISMAILYA

Ismailya

You would like to visit a non-touristy city in Egypt? Ismailya is the right place...

Located on the Suez Canal, it is a very green city, with Mango Plantations, visit the Fish & Vegetable Market, cemetary of muslims & christians...

1-day trip possible, or longer...

Suez Canal

 

... contact us at info@dahab.net for more details & reservations

 

                                                                                       

 

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