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1 Day Snorkeling Marsa Alam
"Hotel pick ups start from 07.20am. Embark on the boat and enjoy a day of diving with lunch drinks and equipment included. The boat returns to Port Ghalib at approximately 16.30pm depending on the locations visited. Transfers back to your hotels will be arranged.If only 1 guest books a snorkel pack a minimum numbers supplement of €15 per day will apply payable at the dive centre. If 2+ book a snorkel pack the minimum numbers supplement does not apply. Hotel pick ups are from all hotels within 30km of Port Ghalib.""""A great day out for families and friends
From EUR45.00
 
Day of Scuba Diving by Boat for Certified Divers
"Hotel pickups start from 7:30am. Once you have booked you will be given information with how to contact the local operator to arrange the time according to your hotel. Pickups are from all hotels within 30km of Port Ghalib. The boat returns to Port Ghali although a third dive may be available on the day at extra cost to those who are keen to dive more. Lunch and soft drinks are available on the trip at extra cost. Equipment hire is available on site for those who require it with no need to pre-book normal sizes.""""Scuba Diving in Marsa Alam on the Red Sea. This trip is for certified divers joining a boat trip to one of the best local dive sites in the region to see pristine corals and abundant fish life."title=Highlights&1=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&2=See+native+wildlife+in+their+natural+environment&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&4=All+taxes%2C+fuel+surcharges+and+service+fees+included
From EUR80.00
 
Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple in Aswan
"At 18:00 Pm Pickup from your hotel or Nile Cruise in Aswan to Spend the evening while enjoying the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple that takes you on a narrated journey to discover the legends of Goddess Isis & God Osiris.There is a marvels story for this temple since early century the site of Philae was flooded for six months each year.An incredible restoration program was undertaken in the 1960s and the Temple was moved stone by stone to the current location. Enjoy the spectacular lights of the multimedia presentations which vividly reveals the form and majesty of this ancient site and walk through the magnificent temple as its history is narrat"""Sound and light show in Aswan at Philae Temple. This is a private tour that includes all pickup and drop off transfers
From $44.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Jiddah

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Housing Architect.

Perhaps nothing is a better illustration of the connections between Jeddah and Yemen (and the lack of historical ones between Jeddah and Nejd) than the city's architecture. There are many buildings...
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Holy Month of Ramadan

... you are either an invited guest in the Kingdom or by circumstance due to lack of opportunities, means, you were not forced directly by the host country to come here, therefore, you are subject to...
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Mosques/Masjid

Jeddah one of the famous cities in which the magnificence of the deep rooted past combines with the originality of the present with all its modernity. This allowed Jeddah to preserve its distinguished...
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Welcoming New babies to the World

i guess every reader is aware that Saudia has got the highest birth rate in the world. perhaps Saudis are so proud of it, being the first generator (or exporter,lol) of human babies and resources,...
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Religion/History/Culture

I recently have been to a Sufi service which is quite commong among the Sufi community men and women respectively. Since it's mainly a segregated culture when it comes to conducting such services,...
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Wedding Customs

this seems to be a long tradition that has originated in arabia but certainly not from jeddah. it's a mixture of henna and water i think. then, it's stirred and mixed in a bowl to make it a thick...
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Wearing the veil.

To cover or not to cover, that is the Western woman's question. Well, the first 3/4 of my trip I did not cover my head. The last 1/4 of my trip I did. I found that I was a lot more respected, even...
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Schools/ Education system

I liked 2 listen how school was introduced 2 Saudi Arabia & when women officially were given the right to education. Sixty yrs ago,only boys,against housekeeper girls,used 2 attend group studies...
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Old DownTown

Since the departure of Mohammed al-Farsi, the Mayor of Jeddah, who in the 70s and 80s strove to preserve the old city, the condition of many of the traditional buildings has deteriorated rapidly. This...
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Prayertime Retreat

This is what I miss most since I left home to have my break time 4 times per working day. This comes from the daily Five Islamic Prayers; Fajr (dawn), Dhohor (noon), Asr (late afternoon), Maghrib...
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Eating Customs&Manners

although i have spent most of my life in jeddah, i never thought of what the national dish could be or what jeddawi people eat in everyday life. perhaps i take everything for granted when it comes to...
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Local dress/Tradional wear

Saudis are very proud of their clothing traditions, and it is very common to see Saudi men, young and old, wearing the thobe, a long shirt that goes from the shoulders to the ankles. While it may be...
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Services At The Corniche

In Jeddah, a lot of families/friends have picnics in the evenings (once the sun sets it gets a bit cooler). Common sites are: around the monuments, sculptures and grassy median strips, and also along...
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Eid Celebrations

Eid means an annual event to be remembered by public. Jeddah celebrates two official Eids every year; Eid al Fiter and Eid al Ad'ha. The first means the celebrationf of breaking the fast, and the...
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Al Hamra Corniche, P.O. Box 41855, Jeddah, 21531, Saudi Arabia
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North Corniche Road, Jeddah, 21362, Saudi Arabia
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North Corniche, PO Box 14315, Jeddah, 21424, Saudi Arabia
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Medina Road, PO Box 8483, Jeddah, 21482, Saudi Arabia
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PO Box 14018, Jeddah, 21425, Saudi Arabia
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Palestine Rd. Corner PR Fahad Street, PO Box 6448, Jeddah, 21442, Saudi Arabia
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Top Things to Do in Jiddah

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Old City

Beit Matbouli is one of the few traditional houses in Old Jeddah (al Balad) open to the public. It was recently converted into a 'museum' but it is not quite so. I walked into it in Oct 2015 and it...
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Corniche

One of the most beautiful parts of Jeddah, the Northern Corniche meanders its way along the scenic Red Sea shore. It is exceptionally beautiful all day and evening, but especially at sunset as the sun...
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Museums

Built in the early 1900s in the traditional Hijazi architectural style, Beit al-Balad served as the headquarters of the British legation in Jeddah from World War I until the 1930s. This turbulent...
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Durat Al Arous

Last year my friend visited this resort and had the time of his life. His recommendition to me before I went there is to arrange for someone to guide me. The number he gave me was 0591544569. This...
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Mosques

I'll be honest - there's probably no inately historical value to seeing or photographing this mosque. It is located in that part of the downtown core that is dominated by oil-boom era buildings, and...
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Beautiful Creatures Zoo

Morning visits on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays are limited to female students, other days are fore male students; and on some other days, the zoo welcomes the Qura'an schools students, the...
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DunaKal

"Here is where I live"
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Manyana

"Jiddah--the narrator of my tedious life's story"
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TomorrowsAngel

"life @ the beach"
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kenyneo

"Journey to the West"
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"~~Welcome to City of Eve~~"
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