know as the white Harbour, During Ptolemaic times, El Quseir
was the end the desert route from Caravans crossing the Wadi Hammamat. Later the City was fortified by Sultan Selim, Until the later century .it was the starting Point for pilgrims traveling to Mecca, Today It is a Narrow, Streets are lined with Colorful bazaar with a distinct Bedouin flavor, Shopping in El Quseir
is infinitely more interesting with a great deal of choice and competition. There are also food markets where it's fascinating to watch the locals shop. If you want to shop for food in the market it's useful to learn the Arabic numbers as this will often help you know the price as it's often written on a card above the produce along with the Arabic for Kilo. Their numbers for two and three are very similar when handwritten so you have to look carefully. You can also watch to see what someone else pays. And if the trader asks for a little more because you are a tourist then perhaps you will be anyway willing to pay although some will happily give you the produce at the correct price.
El Quseir has vast markets for souvenirs and traditional clothing, papyrus, pottery, alabaster statues, leather goods and fake designer goods (watches, bags, clothing etc).
The choice in El Quseir is a lot better than in the hotels -(Where the shop owners have to ask high prices to cover their high rent. This occurs because hotel owners assume (possibly correctly) that tourists trapped in a resort with no competing shops outside will be forced to accept high prices.)- and it's located only about 80km north of the airport. It also has a quaint fishing harbor and compact old town which are very pleasant to wander around. Most of the souvenir shops are located in Sharia Gumhuriya which runs by the Ottoman castle and through the center of town.
Tour Within the city
See the narrow streets with Colorful bazaar with a distinct Bedouin flavor, You will visit an old mosque,
Shopping in El Quseir local shops
Then you can go soak up the rich local culture with a stroll along the main road where you can grab a bargain at the local shops and admire the fantastic architecture
Relax in Traditional Cafee
Afterward, relax with a traditional shisha waterpipe and a soft drink in the beach café.
lunch in a local restaurant Then Return Back
Then you will have lunch in a local restaurant, At the end of the trip, drive back to your hotel in Marsa Alam .
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private tour Guide
- Entrance fees to all mentioned sites.
- Shisha ^_^ and Soft Drink at Local Cafe.
- Shopping through famous Bazaars.
- Bottled water during your trip.
- Pick up services from your hotel & return.
- Assistance of our personal during tours
- Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary
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