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Na’ama Bay offers the full range of diving and snorkelling services, including PADI courses, guided boat diving and technical diving.
Boat excursions to local sites, the Straits of Tiran and Ras Mohammed National Park normally depart from Na’ama Bay jetty.
- Air Ticket Larnaca via Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh with Egypt Air
- Return airport transfers to /from hotel
- 7 nights 4 star accommodation at Camel Dive Club in pool view room
- Daily Buffet Breakfast
- 3 Days Diving: 2 boat dives, 12lt tanks & weights, dive guide, 12lt Nitrox 32% tanks for Nitrox certified divers
- Airport tax
- 23kilos baggage allowance
- Local taxes
Not included in Package:
- Entry visa to Egypt (obtained on arrival for most nationals)
- Ras Mohammed fee €5 payable locally, equipment rental, 15lt tanks, lunch/drinks on boat €8 per person, supplements for special diving trips
- House Reef Diving
- Reef discovery snorkelling trip
- Scuba Diving course
- Open water diver course
- Advanced Open water course
- Cairo stopover, see the pyramids
- Additional nights possible
- Summer diving packages available
CAMEL DIVE CLUB HOTEL - 4*
Located in the centre of Na’ama Bay, the diving club offers the full range of diving and snorkeling services, including PADI courses, guided boat diving and technical diving. Open water dives take place from the boat. Boat excursions to local sites: the Straits of Tiran and Ras Mohammed National Park.
Things to know about Egypt
VISA’S: Visas are required for all nationalities. Many country's citizens can obtain one upon entry however citizens of some countries are required to obtain their visa from a consulate before arriving. It would be best to check with the closest Egyptian consulate or Embassy to be certain.
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Normally no immunizations are required or needed. If you have recently been traveling in an area known to be experiencing problems you should obtain a health certificate before arrival. While inEgypt drink the filtered bottle water or the mineral water. Also be sure to bring any prescriptions you might need. And don’t forget to prepare for the “Pharaoh’s curse” with a bottle of Imodium or similar. Be careful of fresh fruit juices as they may be diluted with local non-filtered water.
CURRENCY: The local currency is the Egyptian pound (LE). 1 LE = 100 piasters. Banks are opened in major hotels for 24 hrs. Credit cards are widely used in major hotels & restaurants. Charges will be in Egyptian pounds. The exchange rate floats and changes daily. You can check the current rate on-line at http://money.cnn.com/markets/
CLIMATE: The best season is from October through May when the temperature is Cairo is comfortable in the daytime, and cool or even cold at night. Weather in Upper Egypt, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel is comfortably warm. During the summer months in Cairo is hot and dry, upper Egypt is extremely hot, sightseeing is done early in the morning. Average temperatures can be:
|January||45/67 F||52/76 F|
|7/19 C||11/24 C|
|March||55/79 F||59/89 F|
|13/26 C||15/32 C|
|May||65/95 F||72/101 F|
|18/35 C||22/38 C|
|July||73/99 F||80/110 F|
|23/37 C||27/43 C|
|21/35 C||24/41 C|
|November||55/80 F||60/89 F|
|13/27 C||16/32 C|
CLOTHING: Modesty in clothing should be observed. Women should cover their arms when visiting mosques. Bring comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing and walking on desert sand. Sneakers are needed and no open sandals as it is sandy. Sunglasses as well as hats and scarves are recommended as protection against the strong sun. Preferably no shorts in the cities. Beaches are like beaches all over the world, much more casual and laid back so shorts can be worn. While at hotels wear a cover wrap to/from the pool if you have to go through the hotel to reach it.
ELECTRICITY: 220 volts, 50 cycles AC in Cairo. Wall plugs are the round two pronged European type. No adapters or transformers are provided best to bring your own.
HOLIDAYS: The weekly day of rest is Friday. Islam is the principal religion of Egypt. So the “weekend” is generally Friday and Saturday. Sunday is a normal business day although a good percentage of the population is Eastern Orthodox Christian. Islamic Holidays are based on the lunar calendar and change annually. The Eastern Christian holidays are generally different than the western Christian ones. For instance Christmas is on January 06. Tourist attractions (antiquity sites) are open every day except New Years day. Some sites that are of an active religious type (monasteries, mosques, etc.) close for their appropriate sabbath.
TIPPING : Tipping is customary in Egypt at hotels , restaurants , Nile Cruises and to guides . It depends on the passenger’s own evaluation of the services he is getting everywhere. (See guideline below)
|Full Day||$15 (2 persons per day)|
|Transfer from airport or train station to hotel or vice versa||$2 (2 persons per day)|
|Full Day Tour
||$5 (2 persons per day)|
||$1 (2 persons per meal)|
|Porters at hotels|
||$1 (2 persons per day)|
||$1 (2 persons per day)|
|Crew – excluding the guide
||$8 (2 persons per day)|
||$6 (2 persons per day)|
||$4 (2 persons per day)|
||$5 (2 persons per day)|