Egypt- Sharm El Sheikh
Egypt & Red Sea to Sharm El-Sheikh
Red Sea, 5 Days
Explore some of the finest coastal treasures on the Red Sea with an itinerary that encompasses the best of the underwater landscape with some of Egypt’s most spectacular sights. From the bright yachting haven of Hurghada and the diving majesty of Sharm El Sheik to the small island oases that speckle the sea, unique opportunities abound for cultural celebrations and unforgettable discoveries.
Day 1: Hurghada – Giftun El Saghir
Begin your Egyptian journey from the vibrant yachting favorite of Hurghada, home to an international airport for easy arrival to board your yacht. Spend the day exploring the attractive seafront town before setting sail for the island of Giftun El Saghir where you can anchor for the night. This uninhabited island is home to stunning coral gardens and glowing beaches. If you wish to spend more time exploring Hurghada, there are wonderful opportunities to indulge in unique experiences such as camel-riding across Biblical plains, quad biking over the Sahara and of course, exploring the underwater marvels of the Red Sea.
Day 2: Giftun El Saghir - Tawila
After a morning snorkeling or diving the majestic site known as The Aquarium sue to its unbelievable array of marine life, head north towards the island of Tawila. This picturesque isle is home to a sheltered lagoon wonderful for swimming and an intriguing variety of bird species that hide themselves in the island’s rich vegetation.
Day 3: Tawila – Sharm El Sheikh
Today sees the arrival at perhaps one of Egypt’s most amazing and alluring coastal destinations; Sharm El Sheikh. There are several top fishing spots on route to the coastal town and an opportunity to catch large tuna may be hard to resist.
Day 4-5: Sharm El Sheikh
Besides being home to some of the very best snorkeling and diving locations in the world, Sharm El Sheik acts as a superb gateway to exploring some impressive inland sights in the desert and mountains. For underwater scenery, the Ras Muhammad Marine National Park is one of the best and boasts an amazing amount of coral beneath its clear waters. Using Sharm El Sheikh as a base, the Southern Sinai region is a wonder to explore, boasting several lovely island escapes. The largest of the region is the island of Tiran which is surrounded by coral islands and has a sandy lagoon that makes for a picturesque anchorage. Dolphins can also be spotted from the yacht deck in this area. There are also excellent flight connections to Luxor for day trips to explore the ancient city and the famous Valley of the Kings.
Egypt- Sharm El Sheikh
Yachts for charter in the area