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Safaga is a Red Sea cruise port in Egypt, not particularly attractive but is a main gateway for ocean cruise tourists to Upper Egypt and Nile River Valley, reached by bus travel across the desert - to Luxor (Karnak). A 164 km (102 ml) long paved road connects Safaga to Qena. Port Safaga also connects (via ferries) Egypt with Saudi Arabia (Port Duba).
Ancient Egyptians called Safaga "Weset", ancient Greeks called it "Thebes". During 18th and 19th dynasties, the city reached its height and its population soared to around 1 million.
Safaga as seaport was founded in 3rd century BC under the name Philotera. Current-day Safaga is a major therapeutic tourism destination for international customers. Local tourism industry specializes mainly in Red Sea scuba diving.
Port Safaga cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Safaga, Egypt. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|9 October, 2019|
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