Virgin Voyages' guide to Safaga, Egypt
Breathtaking historical landmarks and electrifying Egyptian experiences.
Respite on the Red Sea Riviera
In addition, being home to historically impressive landmarks like the Temple of Luxor, The Temple of Karnak, the 3,400-years-old Colossi of Memnon Statues, the Valley of the Queens and many more, Safaga is a dream location for any history buff. And – with a late departure time, you’ll have plenty of time to explore historical monuments, sunbathe in the healing sand and take a dip in the tantalizing Red Sea.
Safari around Safaga
Bedouin Way of Life by 4-Wheeler
Luxor & a Nile Cruise
Karnak & the Valley of the Kings
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Let your body heal — literally
The sand in Safaga is proven to have healing powers for skin & joint pain.
Red Sea Scuba Diving
It may be called the Red Sea, but its waters are so crystal blue that you'll get unbeatable views of sharks, puffer fish, and more. It's also home to the Seven Pillars, a dive site named for its gigantic coral columns that rise up nearly to the water's surface from a depth of 39 feet.DISCOVER MORE SHORE THINGS
Whether you spend your day in Safaga soaking up the sun on one of their sprawling healing-sand beaches, having a day of aquatic adventure in the blissfully serene Red Sea, exploring the various historical landmarks and museums that set Safaga apart from every other city — or take advantage of the extended time at port to squeeze in the perfect amount of everything, you’ll certainly be left knowing why Safaga is one of the most traveled to places on the Red Sea Riviera.
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