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Blue Hole Snorkeling Trips from Dahab
"Start at 9.00 am 10.00 am or 11.00 am and spend the day snorkeling and taking in the atmosphere of one of the world famous area. It is ideal place for swimming and snorkeling while the more adventurous can swim out to the reef wall to see the amazing marine life of the red sea. The local restaurants offer opportunities for refreshment and relaxation. You can also venture up into the mountains for a fantastic view of the area or along the shore to see the ancient fossilized reef exposed here.Return when you are ready and you can else choose to go by car or by camel."""The world Famous “Blue Hole” is a unique and beautiful geological formation. You will go in the morning and return whenever you choose.title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+day&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&3=Hotel+pickup+included
From $12.00
 
Quad Biking in Dahab
"This activity is perfect for those who desire more speed and control than being steered by a camel or horse to explore the splendid desert areas around Dahab.You can choose from three destinations: 2 hours Wadi Qunai and Blue Lagoon 2 hours Wadi Connection and Wadi Towaylat 3 hours Blue Hole (Snorkeling) No experien"""Experience the thrill of riding a quad bike on desert trails that take you on a journey through the beautiful Sinai Wadis and Mountains; a trip that you won't forget in a hurry."title=Highlights&1=Get+off+the+beaten+track+in+a+4x4Flexible
From $25.00
 
Day Trip to The Canyon and Blue Hole from Dahab
"Starting at 9.00am 10.00am or 11.00am you will be driven by Jeep for 15 minutes to the Canyon and spending two hours snorkeling. You will then be taken off-road for 15 minutes to the world famous Blue Hole where you will spend the rest of the day snorkeling or just take in while the more adventurous can swim out to the reef wall to see the amazing marine life. The restaurants here offer opportunities for refreshment and relaxation. You can also venture up into the mountains for a fantastic view of the area or along the shore to see the ancient fossilized reef exposed here. Return to Dahab at your leisure."""Enjoy a full-day of snorkeling at the two best spots in Dahab: the Canyon and world famous Blue Hole.title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+day&2=Includes+free+admission+to+top+local+attractions&3=Snorkel+gear+included&4=Vegetarian+meal+option+available
From $19.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Saqqarah

Have a wander.

Most tourists seem to make a beeline straight for the Step Pyramid and maybe one or two of the other monuments, getting taken from one to the next in coaches. We found that one of the nicest things,...
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illumina
Dec 10, 2008

The road to Saqqarah

The road passes by different aspects of rural Egyptian life: agriculture, shops, new buildings, animals, and canals. The people go about their traditional daily life in spite of tourist buses coming...
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uglyscot
Dec 10, 2005

The Pyramid of Userkaf

The Pyramid of Userkaf dooesn't look much like a pyramid - more like a mound of bricks abondoned by Djoser's pyramid. But a pyramid it is, and not even an ugly one: it looks like Saqqara would have...
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call_me_rhia
Mar 20, 2005

Mastaba of Ti

One of the most interesting mastabas of Saqqara is the mastaba of Ti. A mastaba, by the way, is nothing more than a tomb. And what a tomb this is!The structure is quite simple: a courtyard, a storage...
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call_me_rhia
Mar 20, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Saqqarah

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Agricultural Museum

In the Agricultural museum, it is interesting to see the kind of food the ancient Egyptians eat. There are so many grains and fruits remaining from 4000 years ago and more. We know the pyramid...
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Wekalet El Ghoury - Wekalet el Ghouri Arts Center

Egyptian Tanoura Show is different from the Turkish Whirling Dervishes! The Tanoura Show originated in egypt and is usually performed by Egyptian Sufi Muslims and the Tanoura is similar to the...
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Nilometer

There are still a handful of these ancient structures left but they are well off the beaten path. These are the measuring devices of the ancient Egyptian fortunes - the Nile being too high or too low...
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Khan el Khalili

This is a lovely place to have tea (chai) or to walk around. Some nights a week there are Dervish dances in the mosque next door to this market. Since I do not smoke, not even shisha, I ordered a tea...
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Memphis - Statue of Ramesses II

Memphis is the oldest capital of Egypt located about 45 to an hour drive from Cairo. Here you can find the open air museum that showcases different kinds of statues for Ramses II, a statue of an...
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Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque

Amr Ibn El aas Mosque' has a tent in the entrance managed by nice Mohamed he is a nice person with a good smile , i bought from there a Sibha , which we use to count prayers , he sells some oriental...
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Top 5 Saqqarah Writers

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"Saqqara"
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"the valley of the dead"
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"Saqqarah- a splendid site"
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"Saqqara"
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"Saqqarah"
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