Overview

Explore the beauty of Marsa Alam, known for it's rich marine life and scenic coastal landscapes.

3 Nights 4 Days 24 Jul, 24 Jul, 24 Jul, and more Marsa Alam, Red Sea
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Highlights
  • Dive into Al Nayzak, a natural pool created by a meteorite
  • Check out the unique ecosystem Qulaan's Mangrove Trees
  • Relax by the crystal-clear waters of Hankorab Beach
  • Go on a boat trip to Satayeh's dolphin reef
  • Swim among tens of dolphins at Satayeh's dolphin house
  • Discover the vibrant underwater world through snorkelling
  • Go on a beach buggy quad adventure at Wadi El Gemal Natural Reserve
  • Glide through the waters and swim with turtles
Itinerary

We will depart from Cairo at 12:30 AM, with a journey of approximately 9 to 10 hours ahead of us.

Day 1

Welcome to Marsa Alam

Upon arrival in Marsa Alam, after check-in, enjoy some leisure time to relax. An early lunch will be provided at the hotel before we go to the renowned Hankorab beach, one of Marsa Alam's most spectacular beaches. You have the option to rent a mask and snorkel to explore the crystal-clear waters. We'll return to the hotel after sunset.

  • Relax by the crystal-clear waters of Hankorab Beach
  • Grab masks and go snorkelling
  • Enjoy some beach activities
Overnight at Stargola Camp (lunch, dinner)

 


Day 2

Swimming with the Dolphins

Today, we'll be up bright and early, hitting the road at 6 AM. We'll head to Hamata Port for a boat trip to Satayeh. Keep an eye out for dolphins as they gracefully swim around the boat. Take the opportunity to snorkel and discover the vibrant marine life beneath the surface, or even swim with the dolphins if you're lucky. Lunch will be served on the boat. On our way back we will stop at Qualaan Beach to witness a stunning sunset amidst the mangrove trees. We'll return to the hotel after sunset.

  • Go on a boat trip to Satayeh's dolphin reef
  • Swim among tens of dolphins at Satayeh's dolphin house
  • Discover the vibrant underwater world through snorkelling
  • Check out the unique ecosystem Qulaan's Mangrove Trees
Overnight at Stargola Camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 


Day 3

Dive & Drive

After breakfast, our first stop will be Al Nayzak, a naturally formed pool, where we'll enjoy a refreshing morning swim before returning to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, prepare your sneakers for a quad adventure (optional activity). Hop aboard 4x4 safari cars and journey into Wadi El Gemal Natural Reserve, where we'll have the opportunity to explore the landscape driving a beach buggy. Later, indulge in a traditional Bedouin dinner accompanied by a tannoura and fire show. If you're leaning more towards chilling at the camp, you may take the kayak for a ride (optional activity), walk to a sandy beach nearby, or just enjoy the camp site.

  • Dive into Al Nayzak, a natural pool created by a meteorite
  • Go on a beach buggy quad adventure at Wadi El Gemal Natural Reserve (optional activity)
  • Take the kayak for a ride (optional activity)
  • Discover the games available at the camp
Overnight at Stargola Camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 


Day 4

Swimming with the Turtles

After breakfast, we'll walk to a close spot on the beach, where we might be lucky enough to swim with the turtles. Bear in mind that these are wild creatures, and encounters are subject to nature's discretion. We'll be spending the morning on the sandy beach snorkelling and swimming. Then, we'll return to the camp to freshen up before hitting the road back to Cairo.
We'll head back to Cairo at 1 PM, with an estimated arrival back in Cairo around 11 PM.

  • Glide through the waters and swim with turtles (optional activity - subject to nature's discretion)
(breakfast)

 

Accommodation

Stargola Camp - Marsa Alam, Red Sea

Dining Area

Huts

  • each room accommodates up to four people
  • note that based on your chosen room category when booking, you may share accommodation with one, two, or three fellow travelers

Gazef Tent

Bathrooms

  • 1 female and 1 male shared bathroom each with 3 toilets and showers

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All activities and entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gazef accompanying adventure leader (first aid certified)
  • First aid kit
  • All service charges and taxes

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals other than mentioned in above itinerary
  • Beverages
  • Optional activities / tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping
  • Insurance
Pickup point
Directions
Departure is at 12:30 AM from the Emirates Embassy located on Thawra Street, Heliopolis View on Map
Important Notes

Non-Egyptians will incur an additional fee of $120 to cover essential permits, accommodation, and ticket price differences. Make sure you have this amount in cash to be paid to your trip chaperone at the start of the journey.

Adventure Leader

The Adventure Leader's primary role is to ensure your journey flows seamlessly. As your main point of contact throughout the trip, they're dedicated to enhancing your experience. Whether it's offering recommendations on activities or attractions, or facilitating interactions among travelers, they ensure everyone feels connected, although often connections form naturally.

Traveling Solo

Our groups are filled with solo travelers and like-minded individuals who share a passion for adventure and connecting with others. You'll feel right at home exploring with us.

Transportation

We use private buses, either a Hiace for smaller groups of 10 or a Coaster for larger groups of 19.

Electricity

In Egypt, the power supply is Type C and F, with a standard voltage of 220V and a frequency of 50Hz. It is recommend to get a power bank.

Network

You can expect a reliable network connection throughout the trip.

Packing List
  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Slippers
  • Bathing Suit
  • Towel
  • Sun Protection (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses)
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sleeping Bag (Gazef sleeping bags available for purchase)
  • Camera / Waterproof GoPro (if available)
  • Power Bank (if available)
  • Speakers (if available)
  • Snacks
Tipping

Tipping directly supports local communities, benefiting drivers and suppliers. The tourism sector heavily depends on this support. While not obligatory, your tip is a meaningful 'thank you' for their service.

Meter Level
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