Overview

Embark on an adventure encompassing the best of land and sea. Relax on the beach, before diving in to go snorkeling in the Red Sea and explore its underwater marvels. Complement your water adventures with standup paddle and kayaking. Next, experience the exhilaration of a desert safari riding a beach buggy. Another highlight awaits as you get the opportunity to not just watch but also swim with playful dolphins in their natural environment.

3 Nights 4 Days 26 May, 27 May, 28 May, and more Hankorab Beach, Red Sea Governorate
Highlights
  • Beachside Camping
  • Swimming with the Dolphins
  • Qulaan (Mangrove Tree)
  • Desert Safari Adventure in 4x4 Car and Beach Buggy
  • Wadi El Gemal Natural Reserve
  • Al Nayzak Natural Pool
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddling
  • Beduin Dinner
  • Boat Trip
Itinerary

Day 1

Hankorab

Welcome to the paradise of Hankorab! Here, you will immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the beach, watching baby crabs scurrying to find their cozy homes. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and experience snorkeling in the Red Sea. Explore a vibrant underwater world, where a dazzling kaleidoscope of colorful fish and breathtaking coral reefs await your discovery. Glide over gentle waves on a stand-up paddleboard or kayak. As night falls, join us for a magical beachside bonfire experience.

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddling
Overnight camping by the beach (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 


Day 2

Desert Safari and Bedouin Dinner 

Embrace the warmth of the sun as you relax on the picturesque beach, immersing yourself in the peacefulness of the morning. Then, get ready for a sandy adventure that will have your heart racing! Jump onto the 4x4 vehicle and get ready for your Quad adventure. Hop on the beach buggy and go for an adrenaline-fueled ride. As the sun begins to set, treat yourself to an authentic Bedouin dinner. Wrap up your day by enjoying a  Tannoura dance and a fire show.

  • Wadi El Gemal Natural Reserve
  • Desert Safari Adventure in 4x4 Car and Beach Buggy
Overnight camping by the beach (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 


Day 3

Dolphin Trip

At approximately 6 AM, you will set your sights on Hamata Port for a boat ride to the enchanting Satayeh. Watch the dolphins gracefully gliding through the waters. For those seeking an up-close encounter, don your snorkeling gear and plunge into the depths to explore the hidden wonders below. Immerse yourself in a world of vibrant marine life and marvel. As the day unfolds, enjoy lunch on the boat, savoring delicious flavors amidst the stunning backdrop of the sea. With extra time for snorkeling in the red sea, revel in the beauty of your surroundings before returning to the hotel.

  • Boat Trip
  • Swimming with the Dolphins
  • Snorkeling
  • Qulaan (Mangrove Tree)
Overnight camping by the beach (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 


Day 4

Farewell to Hankorab

On your final day in Hankorab, enjoy breakfast and take a moment to reflect upon the experiences you've had during your time in Hankorab. Then head back to Cairo. Even as you physically leave Hankorab, its essence will stay with you, igniting your future adventures and inspiring your wanderlust.

  • Al Nayzak Natural Pool
(breakfast)

FAQs

What is the best time to visit Hankorab? While Hankorab can be visited year-round, the cooler months from October to April are often the most comfortable when the weather is more pleasant and comfortable for both land and water activities.

What are the main activities in Hankorab? In Hankorab, activities include relaxing on the beach, snorkeling in the red sea, standup paddling, and kayaking in the sea. For a touch of thrill, a desert safari on 4x4 cars and beach buggies is offered. Swimming with the dolphins is also another highlight.

What types of wildlife can I expect to encounter in Hankorab? Hankorab is a hub of marine biodiversity, home to numerous species of fish and vibrant coral reefs that can be explored while snorkeling in the red sea. It is also a fantastic place to spot dolphins in their natural habitat during boating trips. Furthermore, Hankorab's beaches offer their own unique wildlife encounters, such as observing baby crabs in their quest to find suitable homes and watching snails as they meticulously select their perfect shells.

Will snorkeling equipment be provided during the Hankorab trip? Yes, for our Hankorab trip, we provide snorkeling equipment for our travelers. This allows you to fully enjoy the underwater beauty that Hankorab has to offer without any hassle.

Is swimming with the dolphins guaranteed in Marsa Alam? The dolphin excursion consists of a boat trip to the dolphin house. Gear for snorkeling in the red sea is provided for the chance to explore the underwater world. However, the opportunity to see and swim close to dolphins relies on weather conditions and is not guaranteed, as these are free-living creatures whose presence depends on several natural factors. It is crucial to respect these magnificent marine animals by maintaining a safe distance without disturbing them.

Does Hankorab offer mobile and internet connectivity? Yes, Hankorab offers mobile and internet connectivity.

Is the trip family-friendly? Is it suitable for children? Yes, this trip is family-friendly and suitable for children. However, please note that some activities like the safari might be challenging for younger children.

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International flights
  • Meals other than mentioned in above itinerary
  • Beverages
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
  • Insurance
Important Notes

Packing List

Comfortable Clothing

Comfortable Shoes

Slippers

Bathing Suit

Towel

Jacket

Sun Protection (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses)

Insect Repellent

Sleeping Bag

Camera / Waterproof GoPro (if available)

Fresh Buzz (if available)

Flashlight (if available)

Power Bank (if available)

Speakers (if available)

Snacks (nuts, energy bars)

Electrolytes (if available)


Electricity

In Egypt, the power supply is nominally Type C and F, with a standard voltage of 220V and a frequency of 50Hz.


Tipping

Tipping is an expected, though not compulsory, component of your tour program. While it's not mandatory, it's customary to tip around $5 per day per person for drivers. For other service providers, the amount is at your discretion, but an average of $5 USD is typical.

Remember, tipping directly benefits the local community. Although it may not be customary for you, it is an important source of income for those in the tourism industry. Giving a tip should be a seen as a formal 'thank you', and the action should in no way be awkward.