Marsa Alam Excursions

Add to your beach holiday by choosing one of our Marsa Alam Day Tours and Excursions . Spend a day snorkeling with Dolphins or explore Bedouin life in the Marsa Alam desert. Fly to Cairo from Marsa Alam Red Sea to be amazed by the Pyramids or drive to see the ancient wonders at Luxor or Aswan. Also an option to experience a relaxing Nile Cruise from Marsa Alam. Memphis Tours offers adventures to suit anyone.

15 Tours
from $339
About 20 Hours
Private Tours
Everyday

An exciting day from Marsa Alam to Cairo and the Giza Pyramids by flight packed with the real history of Cairo dating through different periods including the Pharaonic era, Coptic and Islamic times. Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Coptic Christian and Islamic old Cairo are amongst the many sites for you to explore.

 

from $866
5 Days
Group Tours
Monday

Join an exciting Nile Cruise adventure, exploring the Ancient History of Upper Egypt in Luxor and Aswan starting with the famous sites in Luxor including Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple and the West Bank Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens and Colossi Of memnon. Then a relaxing informative cruise along the Nile stopping at Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temple until reaching colourful Aswan and it’s delightful Nubian Culture and sites. Visits to Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk are all included. A total contrast to your Red Sea holiday and a nice break to explore! 

from $570
4 Days
Group Tours
Every Monday

A delightful opportunity to leave Marsa Alam and travel from your Red Sea resort to experience the delights of a gentile Nile cruise whilst exploring the ancient sites in colourful Aswan and it’s delightful Nubian Culture and sites including Philae Temple, then a relaxing informative cruise along the Nile stopping at Kom Ombo Edfu Temples until reaching Luxor to visit  Karnak Temple, Valley of the Kings and more!

from $517
2 Days
Private Tours
Everyday
This 2 day Cairo tour by air from Marsa Alam by Air tour gives you the opportunity to see more of what Cairo, Egypt has to offer. beneath the surface are more sights that are not always talked about or visited as the usual sights of the capital. Day one will cover the Giza pyramids and Sphinx along with many other attractions. Day 2 will explore the Famous Egyptian Museum and also Old Coptic Cairo and the Citadel of Saladin with its own fascinating Museums and views from castle walls. 
from $532
2 Days
Private Tours
Everyday
A two day fascinating exploration from Marsa Alam to Cairo and Luxor by air to explore two ancient civilisations in Cairo Egypt and Luxor Egypt, homes of the Pharaonic dynasties and periods. Cairo Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, Museum, Old Coptic Cairo and many other sites included. Then on to Luxor,Upper Egypt to discover many ancient Tombs, temples and monuments. Cameras ready for some amazing photo opportunities.
from $123
1 Day
Private Tours
Everyday

A unique opportunity in this day trip from Marsa Alam to Luxor by road to visit the most famous ancient sites of Luxor ( The old capital of Thebes), Visiting the largest Temple at Karnak on the East Bank and on to the West Bank for the most visited sites of tombs, temples and monuments in Upper Egypt.

from $224
2 Days
Private Tours
Everyday
A more leisurely 2 day tour by road from Marsa Alam to Luxor to explore the real Upper Egypt sites in Luxor ( Old Ancient Capital of Thebes). You will have the opportunity to explore all of the world renowned sites on both East and West banks of the River Nile, along with free leisure time to enjoy in the city of Luxor.
from $110
1 Day
Private Tours
Daily Departure
There is no better way to see the delights of the River Nile in Upper Egypt than this day tour of Edfu and Kom Ombo from Marsa Alam to Edfu and Kom Ombo with the temples close to the river Bank. Starting with the huge and impressive Edfu Temple of the God Horus, followed by Kom Ombo, the Crocodile God. 
from $39
3 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday Expect Saturday and Sunday
An early morning, yet unforgettable experience from Marsa Alam into the Eastern desert on a Quad Bike for spectacular views at sunrise along with a real Bedouin Experience and local culture. 
from $57
1 Day
Group Tour
Everyday

Known for it’s colourful array of sea life, corals and sea Turtles, this snorkeling trip from Marsa Alam from Port Ghalib Marina to Marsa El Shone and Marsa Mubarak is definitely not one to miss for the avid snorkeler and diver. 

from $47
1 Day
Group Tour
Monday & Thursday
An amazing journey into the Eastern Desert from Marsa Alam in a 4X4 Jeep tour to discover the beautiful landscape of desert and mountains whilst watching the sunset over the horizon. Included is a camel ride, quad bike and an insight into traditional Bedouin life with a dinner and entertainment in a bedouin environment.
from $47
1 Day
Group Tour
Everyday
Enjoy this fun adventure from Marsa Alam tour by Quad Bike,the best way to see and feel the beauty and nature of the desert is by evening tours with a cooler atmosphere and sunset views. This adventure will include several exciting activities besides your Quad Bike such as leisurely Camel ride, sand surfing, delight in a Bedouin evening of food, song and dance. An unmissable experience. 
from $60
1 Day
Group Tour
Monday, Thrusday
Known as Hamata National Park, these collection of Islands represent a wonderful, colourful array of sea life, corals and nature at its best. Your snorkeling adventure from Marsa Alam to Hamata Islands will focus on these three virgin islands of Hamata where you can snorkel, swim and relax whilst enjoying the abundant underwater life. 
from $79
1 Day
Group Tour
Every Saturday & Wednesday
Home of around 60- 80 Dolphins, this snorkeling tour of Satayh Dolphin Reef from Marsa Alam will satisfy all lovers of these delightful friendly mammals. With crystal clear waters around the lagoon, it is perfect for snorkeling and not missing any of the abundant corals and sea life.
from $147
Transfer Time Determined by Location
Private Transfer
Everyday
Marsa Alam to Luxor in a personalised modern air conditioned vehicle with ample space for you and your luggage. Optional tours are bookable through us for a range of activities and excursions on your arrival in Luxor with many excursions and tours available. 
 
Providing you with fast and organised transportation to suit your itinerary and needs. Assisted upon departure and arrival from your Hotel, Nile Cruise or Airport. 
FAQs
Can we consider Egypt as a safe destination?
According to Forbes, Egypt has a very low crime rate in comparison with the USA and the UK. Besides, The Egyptian government does all that it takes to ensure safety everywhere in Egypt.
Why choose Memphis Tours Egypt?
There are plenty of reasons to trust traveling with Memphis Tours Egypt. The company has been operating excellent tours in Egypt since 1955. Therefore, we have a great experience in operating personalized tour experiences with the best quality and reasonable prices. These long years of experience enabled us to extend our network all over Egypt. Thus, we are capable to offer you the same quality of service anywhere in Egypt and beyond it.
Do you provide a discount for private groups traveling with Memphis Tours?
Yes, Memphis Tours Egypt offers reduction rates for private trips for large groups. To get a discount rate, the group should consist of at least ten people, and the rate varies according to the type and the length of the trip. As for groups of at least fifteen people, you will be offered higher discount rates.
How much should be the deposit? How it can be paid?
In order to confirm your trip, you will have to pay a deposit of 25% of the total cost of the tour. However, during peak seasons during the winter, especially in December, the deposit rate becomes 50% of the total cost. This payment can be installed through a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). In addition, you can order a direct bank transfer to Memphis Tours Egypt. For further information or help, you can contact our representatives anytime.
Is there any additional fees if I paid using a debit or credit card?
No, Memphis Tours Egypt does not add any further fees or surcharges for using credit or debit card transactions.
How can I acquire my Visa in order to travel to Egypt?
A traveler should possess a passport valid for at least 6 months after their arrival to Egypt. However, for some nationalities, they can only need a one-month entry visa and these nationalities include: Canada, Australia, Croatia, Republic of Korea, European Union, Georgia, Ukraine, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Russian Federation, Serbia, United Kingdom and United States.
What are the available kinds of transportation to move in Egypt?
There are many transportation options in to move in Egypt. The easiest one to find everywhere are the taxis. However, it is recommended to avoid the black and white taxis and to use the white ones instead, as the first ones do not stick to the meters, and they may charge you for extra fare. Another way of transportation is the metro. Metros are the cheapest yet the fastest kind of transportation to use if you want to reach the Central Cairo during the rush hours.
Do Egyptians only speak Arabic?
Normally, Egyptians can understand and express few English words beside Arabic. However, there are Egyptians who are proficient English, French, Spanish, Italian and German speakers. Almost all the professionals working in the tourism sector are proficient in at least one foreign language, and they are chosen based on the needs of the travelers.
Is it recommended to give tips in Egypt?
Service charges included on your bill do not go to waiter, yet they go the restaurant itself instead. Therefore, you can tip the servers directly in hand with a 10% in addition.
Will I need to learn Arabic in order to deal with Egyptians during my visit?
It is advisable to learn a few words in Arabic in order to express greetings or thanks, especially if you are willing to visit non-touristy places.
Are there different categories of hotels available in Egypt? And what is the check-in-time system?
There are many options and varied categories to accommodate in Egypt, starting from the most luxurious hotels to the simplest hostels. This variety allows you to spend a nice vacation in Egypt with any budget you might fix. According to the check-in-time, it is usual at 12:00 PM - 13:00 PM.
Is it allowed to take pictures in the monuments of Egypt?
In Egypt, photography is permitted in most museums and historical landmarks. However, some historical places impose some extra charges for taking your camera. There are few historical places ban you from entering your camera and ask you to leave it at the entrance, such as the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
Is it allowed to bring a supply cigarettes and alcohol when heading to Egypt?
It is preferable to buy them upon arrival from the duty-free shops. There are many duty-free shops selling a rich variety of cigarettes and alcohol in the airports of Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. It is permitted to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes.
How should we dress in Egypt while visiting a mosque?
When you visit a mosque, it is a have to choose a modest outfit. In some mosques, women have to cover their hair, arms and legs as a gesture of respect to this holy place. Moreover, both genders will be entitled to take off their shoes before entering any mosque in Egypt.
Are there any health tips to consider when heading to Egypt?
When heading to Egypt, especially during the summer, you may suffer from sunburn or heat stroke. However, you can easily avoid these issues by simply hydrating continuously, carrying sunscreen and sunglasses with you wherever you go.
When do the shops and stores open in Egypt during the day?
Normally, shops start to open from almost 10 AM until 10 PM. However, many cafes, supermarkets, shops and restaurants stay open 14 hours, especially the ones that are not situated into malls.
When do the monuments open during the day in Egypt?
Generally, historical landmarks and museums in Egypt open starting from 9 AM to 5 PM. The Pyramids of Giza and all the open-air landmarks open their gates from 8 AM until sunset. As well as, there are a few museums open for two shifts: a morning shift starting from 9 AM to 4 PM and an evening shift from 5 PM to 9 or 10 PM. It is notable that during Ramadan, these schedules change according to the circumstances of this holy month.
Are there any tips for women while traveling in Egypt?
It is recommended to wear comfortable modest outfits especially in non-touristy places. Women are entitled to avoid exaggerated tight clothing, and to cover their shoulders and knees, and avoid too opened front necklines. Thus, travelers can wear whatever they want but in respect with the Egyptian culture. It is important to note that there is a separate car for women in metros, and it is preferable for women to use it especially during rush hours.
How much should I pay as tips?
If you are in a restaurant, it is common to hand, an average of 5 and 10% tip directly to the waiter. It is optional to give a few Egyptian pounds when carrying luggage or parking a car or to the person who is responsible for cleaning bathrooms, with a maximum amount of 5 Egyptian pounds. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver is optional; however, you should consider it in case you were satisfied with his service. If you are willing to tip, you are very free to give the amount of money you think it is convenient with the quality of your experience.
What are the most recommended experiences to try in Egypt?
Egypt has a variety of experiences to try. If you are planning to visit Egypt, you can never miss tasting the authenticity of Cairo, the capital and the heart of this country. In Cairo, you will get to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, Cairo Citadel, the Egyptian Museum and you will take a tour in the historical Al-Moez street. If you are seeking for an unforgettable relaxing vacation in Egypt, you will have to experience Egypt Nile Cruises. Pick one of Nile cruise boats and cruise in the Nile river of Egypt. When experiencing A Nile River Cruise, you will get to explore the Ancient Egyptian history and you will relish fascinating natural landscapes. Luxor Aswan Nile Cruises are one of the most enjoyable trips in Egypt. Many travelers tend to enjoy beaching in Egypt, as Egypt possesses some of the most beautiful beaches of the world along the shores of the Red Sea. You can go for a trip to Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada if you want to feel summer vibes during winter.
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