f you’re looking for adventure, culture and lots of fun – with a touch of romance thrown in for good measure – this tour is for you!

A unique opportunity to combine a 4×4 jeep safari with quad biking and a camel ride through the striking scenery of the Eastern Desert. You’ll also visit a Bedouin village and experience a warm welcome and traditional hospitality, culture and local entertainment. Round a memorable day off with a tasty barbeque dinner, all under the stars.

Please note: Occasionally actual days of operation are subject to change. If this is the case we will endeavour to book a day as close as possible to your original preferred day. Should this not be acceptable a full refund will be made.


  • There is a minimum of two passengers on this trip;
  • Customers not wishing to participate on the quad biking part of this tour will be taken by jeep to the next meeting point
  • Children under 6 are not recommended to take part on this tour
  • Minimum age for a quad bike is 16 years old
  • Please note pickups are not included from Tui Magic Life Kalawy hotel. If clients staying at this resort would like transfers, you’ll need to advise that there will be a supplement of £15 per person for return transfers which will need to be paid locally.

Luxor Day Trip from Hurghada

Captivating stories and lasting memories… A not-to-be-missed opportunity to visit Thebes, the ancient capital of the Pharaohs and discover splendours on both banks of the Nile.

You’ll depart early morning from Hurghada and take a 4 hour drive across the desert in air-conditioned comfort. Then enter the awe-inspiring royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Cut directly into the mountains, these tombs were crammed with treasures and covered in magnificent paintings, each depicting the life of the king they housed.

Your guide will bring these wondrous tales to life again. There’s time to marvel at the magnificent Temple of Medinet Habu and take photos at the eerie Colossi of Memnon. Then enjoy a short motor boat trip across the river Nile in time for lunch which is served for you in a top class hotel or restaurant beside the river on either the East bank or West bank depending on timings.

After lunch, continue to the hugely impressive Temple of Karnak. An amazing feat of ancient Egyptian engineering that took several generations to complete. The highlight is the Temple of Amun-Ra, the largest surviving column-supported temple in the World. Return to your hotel late afternoon.


  • Due to the actual security procedures, kindly note that customers must be in resort at least 24 hours before pick up time of any tour to Cairo and Luxor and MUST contact the local agent to provide their room number.
  • There is a minimum of two passengers on this trip; For single travellers, please select the single traveller ticket.
  • Please note pickups are not included from Tui Magic Life Kalawy hotel. If clients staying at this resort would like transfers, you’ll need to advise that there will be a supplement of £15 per person for return transfers which will need to be paid locally.
  • Pick up from hotels within the Madinat Makadi compound, including the Makadi Saraya hotel, is affected by their new security measures. Pick up will be at the main gate of the Madinat Makadi compound and guests will need to arrange with their hotel transfers to the main gate.



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Love Egypt

Things to do in Sharm

Things to do in Sharm el Sheikh

With 35 kilometres of coastline to choose from, it’s easy to find a beach in Sharm el Sheikh. The diving and snorkelling are irresistible for most water lovers, too. Travel to Shark’s Bay, where tropical fish and stingrays glide close to the shore. Meanwhile, you’ll find bargain souvenirs at the bazaar in the Hadaba area of Na’ama Bay — think top-quality cotton and finely woven carpets made in Egypt.Itching to get away? For a break that will get you sun while making sure your money goes that extra mile, an All Inclusive holiday to Sharm el Sheikh is hard to beat.

Sharm Diving

Red Sea Diving

Over five hundred year-round warm water diving sites; crystal clear waters offering outstanding underwater visibility; 1000s of species of fish and coral on reefs that are close to shore; the opportunity to explore your very own ship wreck or swim with the many different species of sharks that patrol these waters. Egypt is without doubt one of the world’s greatest diving locations, with opportunities for every age and ability. The Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh, Hurghada, Makadi Bay and El Gouna each offer a range of diving opportunities for beginners and experienced divers alike, and each with their own distinctive character.

Dive with confidence

At Egypt Holidays your safety and satisfaction is our priority and we only work with experienced local dive companies staffed by fully qualified guides and instructors, and with safe, modern equipment.

We’ve negotiated special rates with our dive partners, so by booking with our resort team, you can usually save money and, as places are limited especially during peak periods, guarantee a place on the date of your choice.

Dive Packages

For those new to diving

Introductory dive

This is designed to give you a taste of what diving in the Red Sea is all about and includes all necessary equipment. You’ll learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it; find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there; learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step.

Certified Diving Courses

Scuba Diver Course

During this 2-3 day beginners’ course you’ll cover material and practice skills related to topics such a buoyancy skills, staying warm under water, streamlining your swimming skills and buddy diving techniques, diving environments and aquatic life you’re likely to encounter, preventing common problems underwater and an introduction to boat diving. This is similar to the Open Water Course, but fewer modules are taken. You can upgrade to Open Water later.

Open Water Diver Course

This 4-5 day beginner’s course includes equipment and a logbook and is the world’s most popular scuba course. It includes knowledge development to understand basic principles of scuba diving, Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills and Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore! During the course, you’ll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

Advanced Open Water

This 2 day advanced course includes practical aspects of deep diving and the physiological effects of deeper scuba diving, more ways to use your underwater compass, how to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time, how to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM). Please note: This course does not include equipment.

For those already certified to dive

1 day dive

Includes 1 day on the diving boat, 2 dives, 2 tanks and weights. Excludes equipment.

3 day dive

Includes 3 days on the diving boat, 6 dives, 6 tanks and weights. Excludes equipment.

5 day dive

Includes 5 days on the diving boat, 10 dives, 2 tanks and weights. Excludes equipment.

What’s included in the price

All diving packages include pick up from your hotel, tanks, weights and weight belts.

Prices vary by resort, by your specific requirements, and with currency fluctuations. We recommend that you contact us to confirm an actual cost for the package you are interested in. Where dive packages are available to pre-book before your departure, prices will be displayed in the Extras section of the holiday Search & Book.

There may be additional costs which vary by diving package and resort. These can include:

  • Certification fees and manuals (ca. £50-£70)
  • Environmental taxes and national park fees (ca. £5 per day)
  • Lunch (ca. £5)

Before you dive

To be eligible to dive, you must be at least 10 years old*, a good swimmer, and in good health. Subject to the diving course you choose, no previous diving experience is required, however, for all divers there are a number of criteria you must satisfy.

You must have a valid medical certificate. This must be presented to the diving school certifying that you are fit to dive. It must be no more than 1 year old, and can be obtained from your doctor before you leave.

You must fill in a PADI Medical Statement form. If you are in any doubt about your medical status in respect of diving, or your physical condition, please review this form before you leave home, and consult your doctor. The form can be found online at www.padi.com/scuba-diving/about-padi/padi-forms/

Advanced divers are recommended to take their diving card, logbook and certification.

*There are minimum age limits on some courses; please ask for details prior to booking.

After you dive (Important Note)

For health reasons, you must not fly within 24 hours of your last dive. Please remember this when planning your diving activities.

Book your diving package

Most diving packages should be booked with you Red Sea Holidays rep on arrival in resort. Selected diving packages may be available to pre-book before departure; see the Extras section in the holiday Search & Book when booking your holiday.

Essential Information

Timing and itineraries of diving activity packages are subject to change and in extreme cases cancellation, for instance, owing to adverse weather conditions. If we hear of any changes before you leave, we’ll let you know. Should the activity be cancelled, your deposit will be refunded in full. Red Sea Holidays is acting only in the capacity of an Agent for the supplier in the sale of activity tours and tickets. When making an activity booking, you accept that you are entering into a contract directly between the supplier of the activity and yourself. The activity providers’ terms and conditions will apply. Confirmation of the activity will appear on your confirmation invoice. If you decide to cancel your booking, then you may be liable for the full cost of the activity booked. This will be up to your activity provider. The balance of the activity price must be paid in resort. Note that overseas payments by credit/debit card may incur currency and transaction charges.