DiveYogi Frequently Asked Questions
Which airport do I fly to?
Fly to Sharm el Sheikh. Flights start from £180 but when this was written (June) flights were in the region of £230 return. Alternativley there are daily flights to Cairo, then you can either fly to Sharm (about £150 rtn takes less than an hour) or bus to Dahab ( £16 rtn and takes about 9 hours. Good way to see a country and if you want to do more exploring around Cairo.
How far is Dahab from the airport?
1 spectaular hour through the desert
Where do I buy my flight from?
There are numerous websites with a large selection of flights and we want you to get the best deal. I have found one at www.greatlatedeals.com and the flight details are:
OUT: LDN Gatwick to Sharm el Sheikh departs 09:15 arr 16:30 flight time 5 hrs 15 mins plus clock changes ahead
RTN: Sharm el Sheikh to LDN Gatwick 17:30 arr 21:15 flight time 5 hrs 45 mins plus clock changes back.
The company is no frills carrier (I’m sure it’s better than it sounds!)
Price £ 234.31.
If you can try to get this one or arrive at the same time to help with transfer pick-ups. Transfers are included in the price from Sharm el Sheikh airport.
How far is the diving centre from the hotel?
It is on the site of the hotel.
I want to see the Pyramids too – is this possible?
This is only possible if you Fly to Cairo. The Pyramids are situated on the West Bank of the Nile, Giza is the Closest place to Cairo so this is an option either side of the week holiday with us. Then you could catch the bus to Dahab or fly to Sharm el Sheikh.
What do I need to Bring?
All dive equipment and wetsuit is provided for. Bring a towel to use on the beach, sunscreen. Temperatures are around 23 degrees celsius so bring a warm jumper for post diving and night time. Otherwise just summer wear. Bring a yoga mat with you and loose comfortable clothing to do yoga in.