There are two sites for camel safaris, Gabr-el-Bint (literally “Tomb of the Girl”) to the south and the Bedouin settlement of Ras Abu Galum to the north. Both safaris follow the same structure which is as follows;
We start at around 7:30am, collect our tanks and gear and head off by jeep for a 30 minute ride to meet with our transport for the day. At the end of the road we rendezvous with the Bedouins and their beasts. After loading up the camels, we set off. Ever seen a camel wearing scuba tanks? You will on this trip.
The camel ride takes around one and a half hours and as you meander along a stunning coastal path where the mountains meet the sea.
On arrival we don our diving gear and enjoy some fantastic underwater scenery and wildlife.
Lunch is made by the Bedouins in the traditional manner before our second dive.
After, we load up again and head back along the coast to our waiting jeeps. Arrive back in Dahab in the early evening, tired, saddle-sore but having had a fantastic Dahab experienceEnvironmental Considerations