Safaga

Egypt

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Cruises to Safaga

Set on the Red Sea, Safaga is a watersports playground. Kite surfing and windsurfing rule here, but diving is also a top attraction with nearby reefs and wrecks. If sun worship is what you seek, the desert sun and black-sand beach will fast-track your sun tan. Experience the splendor of ancient Egypt on an excursion to Luxor, the Karnak Temple Complex and the 3,400-year-old Colossi of Memnon statues.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Safaga
  • Time Zone
    EET (Eastern European Time) UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Egyptian Arabic.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Egyptian Pound (EGP) Alabaster trinkets and jewellery.
    • Famous For
      Cross the Nile to the Valley of the Kings with the long forgotten tomb of Tutankhamen, the nearby mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Take a thrilling journey to Luxor and see the majestic Karnak and Luxor temples.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Buy lovely hand-painted papyrus copies of tomb paintings, mother-of-pearl inlaid boxes, alabaster trinkets, jewellery and replicas of ancient artifacts.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Enjoy sizzling lamb dishes, falafel, sweet tea and flatbreads.

Safaga TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Luxor and the Pyramids of Cairo (Double Occupancy)

Indulge your senses with some of ancient history’s most renowned relics during this scenic and memorable tour of Egypt. ...

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Luxor and the Pyramids of Cairo (Single Occupancy)

Indulge your senses with some of ancient history’s most renowned relics during this scenic and memorable tour of Egypt. ...

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Luxor and the Valley of the Kings (Double Occupancy)

Explore the beauty and mystery of Egypt’s ancient temples and tombs during this memorable journey to Luxor. Along the wa...

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Luxor and the Valley of the Kings (Single Occupancy)

Explore the beauty and mystery of Egypt’s ancient temples and tombs during this memorable journey to Luxor. Along the wa...

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Muscat, Oman

15-Day from Athens to Dubai: Egypt, Jordan, Israel & Oman

See history at every turn aboard Norwegian Spirit. | Enjoy 15 days exploring some of the world’s most historic sites.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Haifa (Israel); Port Said (Egypt); Safaga (Egypt); Aqaba (Jordan); Muscat (Oman); Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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Haifa, Israel

18-Day from Athens to Dubai: Egypt, Jordan, Israel & Oman

Cross the Suez Canal, an engineering marvel, with Norwegian Jade.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Haifa (Israel); Ashdod (Israel); Port Said (Egypt); Safaga (Egypt); Aqaba (Jordan); Salalah (Oman); Muscat (Oman); Khasab (Oman); Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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Safaga, Egypt

19-Day Mediterranean from Athens to Dubai: Turkey, Egypt, Jordan & Israel

Sail in luxury and style on the updated Norwegian Dawn.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Kusadasi (Turkey); Haifa (Israel); Ashdod (Israel); Port Said (Egypt); Safaga (Egypt); Aqaba (Jordan); Salalah (Oman); Muscat (Oman); Fujairah (United Arab Emirates); Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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