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Wadi Feiran Oasis (Pearl of the Sinai) - Sinai Desert

Wadi Feiran Oasis (Pearl of the Sinai) -  Sinai Desert Mixing history and nature, Wadi Feiran, is not only one of the longest in Sinai as it covers quite a distance from the Gulf of Suez all the way to the Saint Catherine Monastery, is one of the most historically renowned Wadis, as it’s full of Biblical monuments and sites. Starting off wide and with a relatively smooth terrain, it evolves into a...

Colored Canyon - Sinai Desert

Colored Canyon -  Sinai Desert If you decide to go to the Colored Canyon, you’re in for quite a trip! The Canyon acquired its name due to its amazingly colored sandstone walls that flaunt unimaginable degrees of warm colors, like yellows, reds, whites and all the shades in-between. To get there you’ll head out from Nuweiba/font> towards the Ahmed Hamdy tunnel, through Nakhl...

Sinai Desert Trekking: Dahab – Nuweiba – Saint Catherine

Sinai Desert Trekking: Dahab – Nuweiba – Saint Catherine If you want to go to Saint Catherine from Dahab, you should take a road that starts about 38 km (24 miles) away from Dahab, split into an uphill half that leads you to an interesting plateau where you can halt and admire the beautiful bird’s eye view of Wadi Ghazala. The second part of the road goes downhill, leading to a Bedouin café and a trail...

Terrazzina Beach - Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai Beach, Red Sea

Terrazzina Beach regular events at Sharm El Sheikh One of Sharm el Sheikh’s most picturesque stretches of sand, Terrazzina Beach is a great place to chill out for a while. After exploring Sharm el Sheikh’s other interesting attractions, visitors can take a much-needed break by simply lounging around on the sand and swimming in the cool, clear waters. Terrazzina is the local hot spot. Currently,...

Sharks Bay Beach - Sharm El Sheikh

Sharks Bay Beach - Sharm El Sheikh Ideally located on Sharm El Sheikh's most beautiful beach. From Sharks Bay - Al-Pasha Coast, Coral Beach, Tiran Island is conveniently situated just minutes away from the commercial and shopping centers of Naama Bay, only 10km north of Na'ama Bay and only 8km away from the Sharm El Sheikh International airport. The ideal venue for combining...

El Fanar - Sharm El Sheikh

El Fanar - Sharm El Sheikh Ramkine Island also known as Fanar Island (Arabic: Jazeerat al-Fanar) is the smallest of the islands with an area of 34.903 square metres (375.69 sq ft); it is located north west of Palm Island. Ramkine island is mostly rocky and rises to about 12 meters above sea level. The island contains the remains of a lighthouse in addition to cannon...

Nabq Bay - Sharm El Sheikh

Nabq Bay - Sharm El Sheikh Nabq Bay, a quiet bay located a half an hour drive from Na'ama Bay, offers incredible opportunity for “wild” (unguided) snorkeling experience along with good views over to Tiran Island. The advantage of the place is that it is still relatively wild, semi-free from the hotels (the Louis Tiran Sharm Hotel is to open in Jan. 2009), so if you are...

Naama Bay - Sharm El Sheikh

Naama Bay - Sharm El Sheikh One of the popular holiday destinations of Egypt include the Sharm El Sheikh, with its main tourist sport Naama Bay that can make your trip very enjoyable. Located in Southern Sinai, Sharm el-Sheikh is having one of the main tourist locations the Naama Bay. Sharm el-Sheikh city together with Naama Bay, Hay el Nour, Hadaba, Rowaysat, Montazah and...

Sinai Beaches - Sharm El Sheikh

Sinai Beaches - Sharm El Sheikh Nowadays, two million visitors a year are flown into Sharm el Sheikh's big and reasonably efficient airport. Besides Brits, plenty of Germans, Russians and French people arrive. Many come to dive, but there are also the pleasures of the beach and the desert. The Sinai is for happy amphibians – and Sharm is the draw for most of them. In the...

Ras Mohamed Dive Sites

Ras Mohamed Dive Sites Ras Mohammed is the National Park of South Sinai and located on the very tip of the Sinai Penninsula, it probably represents some of the most famous dive sites in the Red Sea. 800 metre deep reef walls and pounding current on one hand, and on the other, some of the most beautiful coral gardens you can imagine. The seas around the point are very...

National Park of Nabq – Oasis of Mangroves – Wadi Qabila

Mangrove flowers and seeds, National Park of Nabq, Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai A beautifully plush area, brimming with life right in the middle of the desert, the region of Nabq has been announced as a protected spot in 1992, and has been made part of the Ras Mohamed National Park’s territory. Spreading to over six hundred square kilometers (two hundred square miles), Nabq is a perfect location to contemplate the awe-...

Sinai Water Sports - Sharm El Sheikh Watersports

Sinai Water Sports - Sharm El Sheikh Watersports Water sports in Sharm attract hundreds of tourists every month. Why? You may ask. Well, simply because the place is so divers that you may find here wind, suitable for wind surfing and kite-surfing as well as not windy areas suitable for water -skiing. Even if you are just a beginner, don't panic, as the professional instructors (who by the way...

National Parks of Sinai

western reef heron in National Parks of Sinai Sharm El Sheikh, City of in Egypt. The simplicity of sun, sea and sand. The luxury of five-star resorts, water sports, shopping and entertainment., The Park’s authorities are very strict in their regulations and policies to maintain the area’s delicate natural balance, upheld by its occupants. Like for example, the mud crabs that play a crucial...

Sinai Family Fun

Sinai Family Fun Sharm El Sheikh has so many activities to offer from diving, golfing, water skiing, go- karting, horse riding, bowling and Quad Biking. Sharm has it all! If you feel the need for speed, but not of the skyward variety, then check out go karting. It’s not just for kids! If you are an early bird and love horses, then take the opportunity to go on a...

Village of Saint Catherine – Galt El-Azraq

Village of Saint Catherine – Galt El-Azraq If you’re going to the village of Saint Catherine, you’ll definitely go there through Wadi Abu Gifa. Following an uphill trail zigzagging through the properties of the local Bedouins, you’ll reach the Pass of Abu Gifa. On your left you will see Deir El-Ribwa, a secluded monastery in the mountains, a little unconventional as it’s much more modern...