Shopping and City Tour In El Quseir

Next to the Ottoman castle, you can find local souks that offer handmade goods and souvenirs that you can take back for your family and friends. Shop in the friendliest atmosphere at the traditional bazaars that sell papyrus, spices, alabaster statues, souvenirs, t-shirts, jewelry and leather goods. On Friday, the shops take on a different turn as the Bedouins come along and set up shop with their products and create a fascinating environment.

The town offers a large number of traditional tourist friendly bazaars along Sharia Al Gomhuriya which lies below the castle selling the usual array of papyrus, alabaster statues, t shirts and leather goods etc. However there as also some fascinating local markets, especially on a Friday, to which the Ababda and Ma'aza Bedouin and other local farmers bring their produce.  

El Quseir carries a lot of history which was famous as the white Harbour, During Ptolemaic times, El Quseir was located at the end of the desert route from Caravans crossing the Wadi Hammamat. Later on, the City was fortified by Sultan Selim. Until the later century, it was the starting point for pilgrims traveling to Mecca and one of the most known activities about the city now is Shopping. With this El Quseir city tour from Port Ghalib, you will enjoy its narrow streets that lined with Colorful bazaar with a distinct Bedouin flavor so don’t miss the chance and book us now.