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DestinationsSharm el Sheikh

Vacation Sharm el Sheikh

In brief

  • golden beaches and majestic Sinai mountains
  • excellent conditions for exploring the underground world
  • many attractions: golf courses, quads and the famous Bazaar
  • vibrant Naama Bay full of night entertainment
  • the largest Aquapark in Sharm El Sheikh (Aqua Blue Hotel)

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Emerald sea, magical coral gardens, golden desert sand, the mystical Sinai, African sun, fun and leisure - this is Sharm el Sheikh, the most famous resort by the Red Sea. Until recently exotic and far-away, now a popular and gladly visited by tourists from Poland, who love this destination for its excellent leisure conditions.

Located by the Golden Bay of the Red Sea riviera, it stretches along the particularly scenic coast, from Ras Muhammad National Park to Nabq Bay. The most famous districts of Sharm el Sheikh are: Old Market - the oldest part of the city with a famous bazaar, Naama Bay - the entertainment centre with many local and cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, discos, shops and of course terrific hotels, Nabq - the farthest to the north, famous for its luxurious, modern hotels built by a bay of the same name. All the districts a terrifically connected. Sharm el Sheikh is ideally prepared to take in tourists: most hotels have Internet points or Wi-Fi access, the fantastic SPA and fitness centres let you keep in shape, and groups of professional animators ensure great fun. The perfect conditions have made Sharm el Sheikh a world-famous diving centre - there are approx. 250 reefs here, during seaside trips you can admire more than 1000 species of fish of gorgeous colours. The mysterious world stands open for everyone - numerous diving centres offer trial dives for beginners and the services of experts for advanced divers. With those in mind who love the sun and sea, wonderful swimming pool complexes have been built, and the golden beaches have been terrifically equipped, from where extends an unforgettable view of the Red Sea. Holidays in Sharm el Sheikh are a fantastic opportunity to get to know the fascinating historical places and wonderful nature, as well as great fun in Egyptian style.

Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.

Visas: required in the case of participating in local trips: Cairo, Coloured Canyon, Ras Mohamed National Park. Buying approx. 25 USD at the airport in Egypt is obligatory. The passport (with empty page) must be valid for a minimum of 6 months (since the date of return to Poland). We inform that Belarusian citizens departing from Poland to Egypt, according to the information contained in the TIMATIC system belonging to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), need to hold a current visa to Egypt during check-in and check-out. There is no possibility of obtaining a visa in Egypt. Passengers will not allowed to board the aircraft without the required permit.

Flight duration: Poland–Sharm el Sheikh – 4 h

Local time: GMT+2

Language: Arabic; communication in English also possible.

Capital city: Cairo.

Voltage: 220 V.

Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP), 1 EGP divides into 100 PT (piastra), 1 EUR = approx. 17.5 EGP, 1 USD = approx. 16 EGP; it is recommended to take US dollars issued after 2001.

Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – approx. 100 EGP, water 1,5l – approx. 10 EGP, beer – approx. 40 EGP, coffee, tea – approx. 25 EGP.

Communication: taxi - approx. 60 EGP; taking cash is recommended: USD or EUR.

Beaches: free entry.

Tips: baksheesh (share your wealth), customary, and even required!

Local trips: organized by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility that, if there is not enough participants, a trip may be canceled.

 


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Quads, camels and boat cruise (7.00-17.00) — 1.5-hour quad ride over the desert with a break for Bedouin tea and then a 15-minute ride on camels. Next, the programme includes a drive to the port and boat cruise to the island of Tiran. Along the way, three stops for snorkelling, during which you can admire the underwater world of the Red Sea. Price - approx. 55 USD/person (in a two-person quad; includes lunch and soft drinks on the boat). Additionally payable: snorkelling equipment - approx. 4 USD.

Tiran Island (8.00-17.00) — ship cruise towards Tiran island, located between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Time for relaxation on the ship deck, swimming in the sea and snorkelling or diving, discovering the charms of the underwater world of an intact coral reef. Price of snorkelling - approx. 45 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 25 USD. Equipment rental for snorkelling available: mask approx. 4 USD, flippers approx. 4 USD. Price of snorkelling: 1 intro (descend underwater) - approx. 55 USD, 2 intros (2 descends underwater) - approx. 75 USD. The price includes lunch and drinks. One instructor per participant, there is a Polish instructor on the boat.

Ras Muhammad (8.00-17.00) — a boat trip to Ras Muhammad National Park. Relaxing on the ship deck, bathing, snorkelling or diving, discovering the charms of the underwater world of an intact coral reef. Price of snorkelling - approx. 50 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 25 USD. Equipment rental for snorkelling available: mask approx. 4 USD, flippers approx. 4 USD. Price of snorkelling: 1 intro (descend underwater) - approx. 55 USD, 2 intros (2 descends underwater) - approx. 75 USD. The price includes lunch and drinks. Additionally, entry to Ras Muhammad National Park payable - approx. 7 USD. One instructor per participant. There is a Polish instructor on the boat; Visa with stamp required.

Sea Scope (boat with glass side walls) — 1-hour cruise by boat with a deck that is partly immersed under water and admiring the most beautiful coral reefs of the Red Sea without going into the water. Price - approx. 50 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 28 USD.

Mountain of Moses and St Catherine's monastery (22.00-14.00) — night trip (on foot, part of the road can be covered on camels - approx. 20 USD) to Mount Sinai - 2285 m a.s.l, where Moses received the tablets with the Ten Commandments from God. Welcoming a unique sunrise and climbing down the mountain hill to St. Catherine's monastery, which was erected in about 530 B.C. It belongs to the Greek Orthodox church and has valuable collections: Bizantine mosaics from the 6th century, a collection of icons of St John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary. Take comfortable sports shoes and warm clothes with you. Price - approx. 42 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 27 USD.

Safari adventure — Nabq National Park (no Visa required only with us) - a Jeep expedition through the Sinai desert to two gorges - a wide and narrow one. Camel ride. Jeep ride to lunch in a Bedouin tent on the beach. Visiting a mangrove forest. Bathing in the Red Sea in the heart of the Nabq National Park. Price - approx. 55 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 35 USD.

City Tour — evening trip around Sharm El Sheikh. Sightseeing: mosque (from the outside), the Coptic church, free time for shopping in the Old Market - an Oriental district of Sharm El Sheikh in true Egyptian style. A visit to the Salt Grotto, a visit to Soho Square in Naama Bay - the most popular district of the city with numerous shisha restaurants, bazaars, discos. Price - approx. 20 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 12 USD.

OWD diving course for beginners — in 3 or 4 days, under the supervision of a Polish instructor you can take an OWD diving course, with PADI certificate. Price ­ approx. 300 USD, plus PADI OWD certificate - approx. 40 USD, book - 40 USD. For those who have a license also Advanced Water Course - approx. 300 USD, Scuba Diver - approx. 150 USD, night diving - approx. 35 USD. We cooperate with a diving centre that has 5* in PADI scale.

Dahab Safari — a wonderful expedition to the heart of Sinai. Quad ride through the desert and a visit to the Bedouin village, a short stop for photos. Then return to the main road. Short break in café. After rest, drive to the Blue Hole National Park and free time for snorkelling on the shore of the Blue Hole. Lunch in a restaurant. Then a drive to the Wadi Guney valley at the southern gate of the city of Dahab. Wadi Guney is a beautiful valley located among mountains, where you can see a wonderful, small oasis. Relaxation and rest on one of the wild beaches in Dahab, ride on camels, snorkelling. On the way back, time for shopping in Dahab. Return to hotel. Price - 1-person quad: approx. 65 USD, 2-person quad: approx. 120 USD (incl. lunch, camel ride).

 

Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.

Quads, camels and boat cruise (7.00-17.00) — 1.5-hour quad ride over the desert with a break for Bedouin tea and then a 15-minute ride on camels. Next, the programme includes a drive to the port and boat cruise to the island of Tiran. Along the way, three stops for snorkelling, during which you can admire the underwater world of the Red Sea. Price - approx. 55 USD/person (in a two-person quad; includes lunch and soft drinks on the boat). Additionally payable: snorkelling equipment - approx. 4 USD.

Tiran Island (8.00-17.00) — ship cruise towards Tiran island, located between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Time for relaxation on the ship deck, swimming in the sea and snorkelling or diving, discovering the charms of the underwater world of an intact coral reef. Price of snorkelling - approx. 45 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 25 USD. Equipment rental for snorkelling available: mask approx. 4 USD, flippers approx. 4 USD. Price of snorkelling: 1 intro (descend underwater) - approx. 55 USD, 2 intros (2 descends underwater) - approx. 75 USD. The price includes lunch and drinks. One instructor per participant, there is a Polish instructor on the boat.

Ras Muhammad (8.00-17.00) — a boat trip to Ras Muhammad National Park. Relaxing on the ship deck, bathing, snorkelling or diving, discovering the charms of the underwater world of an intact coral reef. Price of snorkelling - approx. 50 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 25 USD. Equipment rental for snorkelling available: mask approx. 4 USD, flippers approx. 4 USD. Price of snorkelling: 1 intro (descend underwater) - approx. 55 USD, 2 intros (2 descends underwater) - approx. 75 USD. The price includes lunch and drinks. Additionally, entry to Ras Muhammad National Park payable - approx. 7 USD. One instructor per participant. There is a Polish instructor on the boat; Visa with stamp required.

Sea Scope (boat with glass side walls) — 1-hour cruise by boat with a deck that is partly immersed under water and admiring the most beautiful coral reefs of the Red Sea without going into the water. Price - approx. 50 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 28 USD.

Mountain of Moses and St Catherine's monastery (22.00-14.00) — night trip (on foot, part of the road can be covered on camels - approx. 20 USD) to Mount Sinai - 2285 m a.s.l, where Moses received the tablets with the Ten Commandments from God. Welcoming a unique sunrise and climbing down the mountain hill to St. Catherine's monastery, which was erected in about 530 B.C. It belongs to the Greek Orthodox church and has valuable collections: Bizantine mosaics from the 6th century, a collection of icons of St John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary. Take comfortable sports shoes and warm clothes with you. Price - approx. 42 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 27 USD.

Safari adventure — Nabq National Park (no Visa required only with us) - a Jeep expedition through the Sinai desert to two gorges - a wide and narrow one. Camel ride. Jeep ride to lunch in a Bedouin tent on the beach. Visiting a mangrove forest. Bathing in the Red Sea in the heart of the Nabq National Park. Price - approx. 55 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 35 USD.

City Tour — evening trip around Sharm El Sheikh. Sightseeing: mosque (from the outside), the Coptic church, free time for shopping in the Old Market - an Oriental district of Sharm El Sheikh in true Egyptian style. A visit to the Salt Grotto, a visit to Soho Square in Naama Bay - the most popular district of the city with numerous shisha restaurants, bazaars, discos. Price - approx. 20 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 12 USD.

OWD diving course for beginners — in 3 or 4 days, under the supervision of a Polish instructor you can take an OWD diving course, with PADI certificate. Price ­ approx. 300 USD, plus PADI OWD certificate - approx. 40 USD, book - 40 USD. For those who have a license also Advanced Water Course - approx. 300 USD, Scuba Diver - approx. 150 USD, night diving - approx. 35 USD. We cooperate with a diving centre that has 5* in PADI scale.

Dahab Safari — a wonderful expedition to the heart of Sinai. Quad ride through the desert and a visit to the Bedouin village, a short stop for photos. Then return to the main road. Short break in café. After rest, drive to the Blue Hole National Park and free time for snorkelling on the shore of the Blue Hole. Lunch in a restaurant. Then a drive to the Wadi Guney valley at the southern gate of the city of Dahab. Wadi Guney is a beautiful valley located among mountains, where you can see a wonderful, small oasis. Relaxation and rest on one of the wild beaches in Dahab, ride on camels, snorkelling. On the way back, time for shopping in Dahab. Return to hotel. Price - 1-person quad: approx. 65 USD, 2-person quad: approx. 120 USD (incl. lunch, camel ride).

 

Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.

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