Dahab may be a lot smaller than the big tourist attractions, but it should definitely be on your list of the best places to visit in Egypt. In Dahab you won’t be bored for a minute! Of course, not being overrun with tourists is a big plus in our book. And there are so many things to do in Dahab, from relaxing on the beach to climbing mountains and going on desert safaris. Both nature and culture form the basis of many activities. You can choose to be as active or relaxed as you like. Here are a few suggestions for the best things to do in Dahab.
What to do in Dahab?
Learn to SCUBA DIVE. In only 4 days you can get your PADI Open Water certification. Dahab has many beautiful dive sites, both for beginners and advanced divers.
RELAX in one of the many restaurants by the sea. On clear days you can see Saoudi-Arabia on the other side of the water.
The silence and special energy of the Sinai make Dahab an excellent spot for YOGA.
WIND OR KITE SURFING for beginners and advanced surfers alike the Dahab Laguna is one of the best surf spots in the world.
Where better to learn how to BELLY DANCE than in the country where this sensual dance was invented?
In the evening go into the mountains for a lovely BEDOUIN DINNER, prepared on site on a campfire by the locals.
FREE DIVING: how long can you hold your breath? Do you want to dive without air supply? In Dahab many world records were broken.
Do you want to become a scuba dive professional? Do the PADI IDC course in Dahab and become a DIVE INSTRUCTOR.
Go HIKING in the mountains around Dahab and discover beautiful deserted desert areas.
Don’t feel like walking? Go on a HORSEBACK RIDE, enjoy a spectacular sunset while riding on the beach.
Go on a DESERT SAFARI and spend a night under the stars in the South Sinai Desert.
Travel bedouin style on the back of a CAMEL. A must-do while in Egypt!
Treat yourself to a lovely RELAXING MASSAGE with one of the many massage parlors on the boulevard.
Go SNORKELING at the world-famous Blue Hole or one of the many other amazing dive sites in Dahab. Snorkeling with kids is a lot of fun.
RENT A BIKE and ride along the boulevard and the small streets of Dahab.
Take a QUAD RIDE into the mountains. Various tours are organized from the bridge on the boulevard.
ROCK CLIMBING: Dahab is a rock desert and there are some spectacular sites to climb.
Enjoy a wonderful BEDOUIN TEA at the nice and relaxing area of WADI GNAI in the south of Dahab.
Visit the ST CATHARINE MONASTERY and climb MOUNT MOZE to see the sunrise.
Go on a camel safari to RAS ABU GALUM and spend a relaxing day with the bedouins.