Port of Call Safaga, Egypt
Port of Safaga, Egypt
Safaga Shore Excursions
Joining a shore tour is the best way to see Luxor. The coach journey may take about 3½ hours, but is well worth it for the extraordinary sights awaiting you. On the east bank of the Nile., see the amazing Temples of Karnak with its avenue of the Sphinxes. Cross the Nile to the Valley of the Kings, an insolated canyon which has several royal tombs, included the famed tomb of Tutankhamun. Continue a short distance to the Temple of Hatshepsut, a spectacular mortuary temple carved out of solid rock at the base of a high limestone cliff. Finish your tour by calling at the breathtaking Clossi of Memnon, two huge stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Head back to your cruise ship knowing you have just witnessed some of the most remarkable antiquities on the planet.
Hurghada, located about 30 miles north of Port Safaga, is a bustling resort town on the coast of the Red Sea. A typical organized shore excursion would offer a day pass at a good hotel, complete with its own private beach. While away your time sunbathing, swimming, or enjoying the excellent snorkeling in the crystal clear water. The journey time by coach from your cruise ship to Hurghada is about an hour.
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Cruises To Safaga, Egypt