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North – Tiran Strait – Ghani

8 Days

Trip itinerary

After breakfast, your guide will tell you everything you need to know about your programme of the week, safety recommendations and, more generally, your life on the boat. Your diving certifications, logbook and insurance will be checked before leaving the marina. The boat will then sail to the first dive site, 30 minutes away from the marina. Your guide will give you a detailed briefing about your first dive. After lunch you will do your second dive. You will then keep sailing north to reach the El Gouna area where you will spend a quiet and peaceful night moored behind a big reef.

After breakfast, your guide will tell you everything you need to know about your programme of the week, safety recommendations and, more generally, your life on the boat. Your diving certifications, logbook and insurance will be checked before leaving the marina. The boat will then sail to the first dive site, 30 minutes away from the marina. Your guide will give you a detailed briefing about your first dive. After lunch you will do your second dive. You will then keep sailing north to reach the El Gouna area where you will spend a quiet and peaceful night moored behind a big reef.

Day 3 :
Abu Nuhas

Arrived the day before on site, you will do your first-two wreck dives in the morning. After lunch you will sail north for two hours before reaching the site where you will do the third dive of the day. Upon request, a night dive may be added. For a quiet and peaceful night, you will spend the night away from the waves, moored behind a big reef. This programme may be subject to change according to weather conditions.

At sunrise, the captain and his crew will take you to to the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula where you will dive the wonderful Yolanda Reef in Ras Muhammad National Park. After breakfast, you will sail towards Tiran Island. It takes about two hours from Ras Muhammad to get there. You will be offered the possibility to dive the stunning drop-offs that surround the island. On Jackson reef north, you are likely to encounter many pelagic fishes. You will spend the night behind Tiran Island.

Early in the morning you will dive on Thomas reef and its outstanding canyon edged by soft corals. After the dive, you will sail for about four hours to reach the mythical wreck of the SS Thistlegorm that you will dive twice. At the end of the day, you will start heading south. You will spend the night in a protected area. Upon request and conditions, a night dive may be added.

Early in the morning you will do the first dive of the day. After breakfast you will sail for about two hours to reach the Hurghada area. The second dive will take place near Giftun Island, 5km off Hurghada. After lunch you will head south for about four hours to reach the Safaga area. Upon request, a night dive may be added. After dinner the captain and his crew will organise a surprise Egyptian event.

The last two dives of the week will take place in the Safaga area. The Salem Express shipwreck or three stunning drop- offs will await you to end the week properly. After the last dive, you will have the possibility to rinse all your diving gear on the diving deck at the rear of the boat before sailing for less than an hour to the marina. The estimated time of arrival is 2:00 PM (your guide will tell you all about the leisure activities you can book in the Safaga area to spend an entertaining Friday afternoon).

Day 8 :
Departure

Departure from the boat will be after breakfast or according to your flight and transfer schedules to the airport or hotel.

Trip & Price Details

Embark on an unforgettable 8-day dive expedition with Dune Egypt Liveaboard aboard the luxurious vessel, Ghani. This thoughtfully designed itinerary promises a perfect blend of comfortable liveaboard accommodations and unparalleled underwater exploration in the pristine waters of North Tiran in the Red Sea.

North – Tiran Strait – Ghani

8 Days
20% Off
From USD 1263 USD 1011
/ Adult

Price Inclusion

Included in the price

  • Airport-boat transfers (outward) and boat-airport
  • (return)
  • 6 days full board (includes tea, instant coffee, water and
  • soft drinks)
  • 7 nights on board in a sharing double cabin (single use
  • with extra fee available)
  • Services fees.
  • For the 7th night, Dune reserves its right to
  • accommodate guests in a 3* hotel with half board in a
  • double or triple room to share. (drinks not include)
  • 15 dives minimum (additional one possible)
  • 12 L tanks (DIN or INT), and weights.
  • DUNE Red Sea reserves the right to limit this number of
  • dives depending on: external events, weather
  • conditions, diving level constraints, physical condition of
  • the diver... without any compensation being claimed.
  • Nitrox is free of charge and cannot be subject to any
  • complaint especially in case of possible failure of the
  • compressor.
  • Government taxes

Excluded in the price

  • International and domestic flights
  • Cancellation and assistance insurance
  • Dive insurrance
  • Drinks such as beer, wine, and espresso
  • Rental of diving equipment, diving torch, SMB,
  • computer...
  • Diving courses
  • Supervision by a diving instructor for OWD, CMAS 1*
  • and CMAS 2** beyond 20m
  • Visas and assistance
  • Extras nights or day use before and after the liveaboard
  • Transfers airport/hotel or hotel/airport in case of day
  • use before and after the liveaboard
  • Additional activities at the end of the cruise
  • Environmental taxes (50€) to be paid with the total
  • balance of the trip before departure

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