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Red Sea Overview

The Red Sea is one of the two seas that Egypt overlooks. Among other countries in the world, the land of the Pharaohs is blessed to be having the Mediterranean Sea in the North and the Red Sea in the East. The Red Sea is popular all the globe for its wonderful fish, coral reefs, and various undersea creatures that grab the attention of numerous tourists to have their vacations in Egypt in cities like Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada which some quite amazing beaches on the shores of the Red Sea.

The Red Sea is located to the East of Egypt with Sinai, the Suez Gulf to the West, and the Aqaba Gulf to the East, at its very top to the North. It passes by the lands of various countries including Egypt, Sudan, Eretria in Africa and Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Jordan in Asia.

The Red Sea has a surface area of around 400,000 square kilometers. The length is about 2250 kms, the deepest point reaches more than 2200 meters and the average depth is around 500 meters. The Red Sea has always been famous for its wonderful coral reefs with more than 200 types.

The Name, the Red Sea is the direct translation of a Greek word that described the sea in ancient times. For the Arabs, it was called the Qalzam Sea and the word Qalzam means the strait. Some historians, nevertheless, assert that it was simply called the Red Sea because of the rich diverse underwater it has.

For Egypt, the shores of the Red Sea extend from the end of the Suez Canal till the borders with Sudan with a length of about 1000 kilometers. It played a major role in the number of tourists who visit Egypt to have a great vacation by the Red Sea.

Red Sea Tours

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    Classic Egypt Honeymoon

    Book Luxury Honeymoon Egypt, Nile Cruise Cairo Red Sea Holiday. Ultra Luxury Egypt Honeymoon Package at 4 Seasons Cairo Hotel, Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise & Oberoi Sahl Hashish Resort. Uncover Egypt in Luxury Honeymoon Egypt Itinerary.

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  • Luxury Honeymoon in Egypt | Red Sea Tours

    Luxury Honeymoon in Egypt

    Book Luxury Honeymoon in Egypt, Luxury Vacation Pyramids and The Red Sea at Cairo 4 Seasons Hotel, Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise & Oberoi Sahl Hashish Red Sea Resort. Extraordinary Egypt Honeymoon Trip in Luxury at Best Places in Egypt For Honeymoon.

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  • Cairo Nile Cruise and Hurghada | Red Sea Tours

    Cairo Nile Cruise and Hurghada

    Egypt Luxury Escorted Tour to Cairo Nile Cruise and Hurghada. Book 12 Day Escorted Egypt Tour Package, Luxury Cairo Nile Cruise and Stay Hurghada. Luxury Egypt Itinerary 12 Days Travel to Cairo Then to Upper Egypt For Luxury Nile Cruise and Red Sea.

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  • Cairo, Nile Cruise & Sinai | Red Sea Tours

    Cairo, Nile Cruise & Sinai

    Travel Around Egypt 12 Days Nile Cruise and Sinai Stay. Best Egypt 12 Days Travel Package to Cairo Sinai and Nile Cruise All Inclusive. Book Nile Cruise Cairo Sinai Package Online Now. Unmissable Historic and Leisure Egypt Itinerary 12 Days.

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  • Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada Disability Trip | Red Sea Tours

    Cairo, Nile Cruise & Hurghada Disability Trip

    Cairo Nile Cruise and Hurghada For Disabled 10 Days Friendly Handicap Tours Egypt. Book Egypt Wheelchair Accessible Tour to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan & Hurghada With Fully Equipped AC Cars and Disability Travel Guides, Hotels and Nile Cruise.

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  • Cairo, Nile Cruise & Red Sea | Red Sea Tours

    Cairo, Nile Cruise & Red Sea

    12 Egypt Escorted Tours, Nile Cruise and Red Sea Stay Holiday. Best Egypt 12 Days Tour to Cairo Red Sea and Nile Cruise All Inclusive. Book Nile Cruise Cairo Red Sea Holiday to Wander Egypt History Along With The Beauty of Red Sea Rivera.

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  • Sharm El Sheikh Tour From Cairo | Red Sea Tours

    Sharm El Sheikh Tour From Cairo

    Fly to Sinai Peninsula to wander the marine life of the Red Sea, Sinai desert and Bedouin village. Book Cairo Day Tour to Sharm El Sheikh. Trip to Sharm El Sheikh for Quad Bike Safari in Sinai Desert & Red Sea Snorkeling Tour From Cairo By Return Flight.

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  • Snorkeling at Mahmya Island Hurghada | Red Sea Tours

    Snorkeling at Mahmya Island Hurghada

    Enjoy Snorkling Egypt Hurghada Tour, Snorkeling at Mahmya Island Hurghada. Explore Red Sea Coral Reef and Colored Fishes. Book Hurghada Snorkeling Trips For A day of Relaxation at Mahmya Island While Holidaying in Hurghada, Kids Area is Available.

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  • Snorkeling at Satayh Dolphin Reef | Red Sea Tours

    Snorkeling at Satayh Dolphin Reef

    Enjoy Snorkeling at Satayh Dolphin Reef Marsa Alam Excursion. Snorkeling Marsa Alam Yacht Tour to Sataya Dolphin Reef. Book Satayh Dolphin Reef Trip By Boat From Marsa Alam. Snorkel and Swim The Red Sea Waters to Enjoy Dolphins, Fishes and Corals.

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  • Pharaoh's Island Egypt Tour | Red Sea Tours

    Pharaoh's Island Egypt Tour

    Book Pharaoh Islands Taba Snorkeling Tour. Taba Island Yacht Excursion to Wander Red Sea Coral Reef & Colord Fishes. Book Pharaoh's Island Egypt Boat Trip in Taba to Visit Taba's Only Sightseeing Attraction and Experience Great Snorkeling Time.

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  • Snorkeling Port Ghalib | Red Sea Tours

    Snorkeling Port Ghalib

    Book Marsa Alam Snorkeling Port Ghalib Marina Yacht Cruise. Red Sea Snorkeling Cruise to Marsa El Shone, Mubarak & Lagoon Zodiac. Port Ghalib Snorkeling Boat Trip From Marsa Alam Hotels.

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  • Hamata Islands Egypt Tour | Red Sea Tours

    Hamata Islands Egypt Tour

    Book Snorkeling Trip Marsa Alam to Hamata Island Egypt. Red Sea Boat Trip to Hamata Tropical Islands. Snorkeling Cruise Tour to Hamata Islands From Marsa Alam. An Awesome Cruise Excursion to Uncover Fishes and Corals of Hamata Tropical Islands.

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  • Blue Hole Dahab Tour From Sharm | Red Sea Tours

    Blue Hole Dahab Tour From Sharm

    Enjoy Blue Hole Sharm El Sheikh Snorkeling. Trip to Abu Galoum Safari, Camel Ride & Blue Hole Egypt Snorkeling. Book Blue Hole Dahab Excursion From Sharm El Sheikh. Daily Adventure 4*4 Jeep Safari From Sharm El Sheikh Hotels.

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  • Semi Submarine Sharm El Shiekh | Red Sea Tours

    Semi Submarine Sharm El Shiekh

    Book Seascope Submarine Sharm El Sheikh Trip. Sharm Family Excursion to Explore Red Sea Coral Reef & Colored Fishes. Book Sindbad Semi Submarine Sharm El Shiekh Tours. For One Hour, It Departs Hourly From Your Hotel With Return Transfer Included.

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  • Ras Mohammed Snorkeling | Red Sea Tours

    Ras Mohammed Snorkeling

    Book Ras Mohamed Snorkeling For Full Day Cruising Ras Mohammed National Park From Sharm El Sheikh. Red Sea Snorkeling Tour & Lunch at Ras Mohamed National Park to Wander Coral Reefs of Ras Mohammed Egypt.

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  • Sharm El Naga Snorkeling | Red Sea Tours

    Sharm El Naga Snorkeling

    Book Hurghada Boat Trips. Hurghada Snorkeling Trips Sharm El Naga Bay. Book Sharm El Naga Bay Snorkeling Trip With Lunch, Optional Diving & Water Sports. Leisure Ativity Runs Daily to Spend Wonderful Time Enjoying The Sunny Sandy Beach in Hurghada.

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  • Tiran Island Snorkeling | Red Sea Tours

    Tiran Island Snorkeling

    Book Tiran Island Snorkeling Tour. Sharm El Sheikh Snorkeling Trip to Tiran Island Sharm. Tiran Island Cruise & Snorkeling Tour With Lunch to Explore Red Sea Coral Reefs From Sharm El Sheikh.

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  • Giftun Island Snorkeling | Red Sea Tours

    Giftun Island Snorkeling

    Giftun Island Snorkeling Full Day Trip With Lunch. Hurghada Egypt Snorkeling Cruise to Explore the Red Sea Underwater Wonders. Book Giftun Island Trip and Spend The Day Swimming, Snorkeling With Transfers, Lunch Meal and Soft Drinks Included.

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  • Semi Submarine Hurghada | Red Sea Tours

    Semi Submarine Hurghada

    Book Semi Submarine Hurghada Trip, Board Sinbad Egypt to Explore Red Sea Coral Reef and Colored Fishes. Book Seascope Hurghada Red Sea Tours for Easy Cheerful Time Exploring the Red Sea Underwater World.

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    Hurghada is perfect for those seeking total relaxation with fantastic weather and warm sea temperatures around the year. Sharm El Naga is 45 minutes south of Hurghada, it is a very popular diving and snorkeling site and perfect for a relaxing day trip.

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    Hurghada is the jewel of the Red Sea in Egypt and one of the most important beach resorts in the land of the Nile. With a coastline that extends for more than 45 kilometers, from North to South, the city welcomes many tourists who travel to Egypt.

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