Marsa Alam City stretches for about 540 kilometers along the shoreline of the Red Sea, Al-Bahr Al-Ahmar governorate, Egypt. It is located 325 km far from the nearest governorate (Aswan) in the Nile valley, and 365 km to Luxor. Al-Quseir borders it in the north, Sudanese borders in south, the Red Sea coast in east and the Aswan governorate in west.
Marsa Alam Activities
So, here’s a comprehensive list of the activities, and things to do in Marsa Alam, Egypt. For your convenience, I’ve grouped these entries into the following basic categories:
- History Related/Sightseeing in Marsa Alam
- Snorkeling in Marsa Alam
- Also, Diving in Marsa Alam
History-Related and Sightseeing Activities
Marsa Alam City is situated 325 km far from the nearest governorate (Aswan) in the Nile valley, and 365 km to Luxor. Undoubtedly, this unique location increases the possibility to do a number of history-related activities and sightseeing tours. It mainly enables tourists to visit the monuments and attractions in the southern cities of Luxor, Sohag, Qena, Aswan, … etc.
The following is a list of the activities tourists can choose from. This list provides both the destination and the means of transportation to get the place:
Snorkeling Activities in Marsa Alam
Snorkeling is a popular recreational activity in Egypt, particularly at the tropical resort of Marsa Alam. The primary appeal to this activity is the opportunity to observe underwater life in a natural setting without the complicated equipment and training required for scuba diving. It appeals to all ages because of the little effort needed.
The following is a list of the sea activities and trips in Marsa Alam: