Egypt, Red Sea

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Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP), but euro is widely accepted too
Recompression Chambers: Dahab, Sharm El Sheikh, El Gouna, Hurghada, Safaga, Marsa Alam
Emergency Number: 123 
Best Time to Travel: April-November
The country in Northern Africa one of the most famous travel destinations in the world. The pyramids, the Valley of Kings, the Sinai peninsula and the plenty of other historical sites attract thousands of visitors.

Under water the country has world class sites as well. The Egyptian Red Sea shore is very long. The northest part at the Sinai has some legendary dive spots like the Blue Hole in Dahab or the Ras Muhammad National Park. The Hurghada area is very popular amongst travelers who usually do daily dive trips. In the south Marsa Alam has some dive resorts. There are dozens of wrecks in the Egyptian Red Sea, the most famous ones are the Thistlegorm, the Dunraven, the Giannis D, the Salem Express.

Many divers prefer the liveaboard diving in Egypt because the prices are affordable and the boats are comfortable. The most popular routes are the northern wreck trips, the southern trips to the St John's islands, and the routes to the offshore reefs like Brothers, Daedalus, Zabargad. 

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt
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Galleries:
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North Safari 2014
76 photo
DC-RSBH Red Sea liveaboard
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2013 Egypt trip 2. line photos
48 photo
DC-RSBH 2011 All the rest
26 photo
Dahab, 2010 november
40 photo
DC-RSBH liveaboard trip 14-21/07/2010
11 photo
Carcharhinus longimanus
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The beautiful South
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(Very) Deep South
47 photo
Southern Egypt 2008
25 photo
Safaga Safari 2008
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Safaga Safari 2008
20 photo
Dahab...
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Egypt, Red Sea
37 photo
Marsa Shagra
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Marsa Shagra 2007
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Shagra 2007 May
25 photo
2007 Marsa Shagra
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2007 Marsa Shagra
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Hurghada 2007
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St. John´s liveaboard
40 photo
Marsa Shagra 2006
18 photo
Sharm El Sheikh
32 photo
Hurghada 2006 March
29 photo
Hurghada 2005 December
26 photo
Brothers 2005 October
32 photo
St. John´s 2005
149 photo
Red Sea Best of
16 photo
Southern Safari 2005
31 photo
Red Sea liveaboard 2005
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Red Sea liveaboard 2003
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Red Sea
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Hurghada 2005 January
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Hurghada 2005
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Hurghada 2004



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