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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 Wind Sports - Sharm El Sheikh

Sinai Wind Sports in Dahab - Red Sea Along the Red Sea area the winds blow all year around averaging forces from 4-7Bft. (75 % of the days), and the direction can vary during the day. Due to stronger high pressure in summertime the surfer can expect more high wind days. Mountain formations along the Red Sea are channeling and therefore increase the wind. Windsurfing in Al Tur (El-Tor...

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...

The Blue Desert: Wadi Mukattab, Wadi Maghara, Gebel Fuga

The Blue Desert: Wadi Mukattab, Wadi Maghara, Gebel Fuga Among the most ancient art work ever found in the area of South Sinai is the graffiti found at Wadi Mukattab (Valley of the Scriptures). Dating back to the period between the second and third century AD, the carvings were identified with the time of the Nabataeans. The area is also known for its mines, dug into the mountain of Gebel Mukattab,...

The Blue Desert: Gebel Katherina

Gebel Katherina If you’re looking for a quiet spot where you can sit above the world and meditate, Gebel Katherina is the place to go. At a height of 2,642 meters (8,665 feet), Gebel Katherine has a superb view, far more exquisite than that of the more popular Gebel Musa. Starting at the Melga plain and following the bed of Wadi El-Lega, the trail leading up to...

Sinai Desert Trekking: Wadi Madsus – Wadi Shetan – Wadi Shellal – Wadi Nasb – Oasis of Nasb

Wadi Nasb Trekking, sinai This tour is exquisite in its beauty, especially for hardcore safari lovers as it’s not known to mass tourism, yet. The ideal route is north to south to take the steep slope downwards. This trip can be done as a one-day expedition given that you head out early in the morning. However if you choose not to get tied to a schedule, you can do it over...

Wadi Mandar - Sinai Desert Trekking

Sinai Desert camel Wadi Mandar makes a very pleasant outing in the late afternoon if you’re staying at Sharm el Sheikh. Located at about 20 km from Sharm, if you take the Sharm - Dahab highway, Wadi Mandar’s entrance is marked by a local school attended by Bedouin children. Spreading over about thirteen kilometers in length, the wadi ends with a wall of rocks....

Sinai In the Water - Diving in Sinai

the-reef-Chill at the beach in Sharm El Sheikh The Red Sea is probably the main attraction for thousands of tourists visiting the place every month. No wonder: the sea is rich with minerals vital for our organisms. Add to this the fact that the temperature of the sea reaches 24-25 degrees in summer; the unique marine life, pleasant breeze; gorgeous sand beaches; proud mountains surrounding the...

Red Sea/Ras Mohammed National Park just south of Sharm el Sheikh

Red Sea/Ras Mohammed National Park just south of Sharm el Sheikh Egypt has seriously taken on Eco-Tourism. Today, there are 21 national parks designated as Protected Areas in Egypt are devoted to eco tourism, the most famous of which is Ras Mohamed Protected Area in the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula (which separates the two outstretched arms of the upper Red Sea). The area is around the St. Katherine’s...

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula Sharm has so many activities to offer that we guarantee that they will keep you busy in every phase of the day. Those who like to wake up early and are fond of observing the sunrise, can try playing golf which is a perfect combination of sport activity, great fun and wonderful nature. If you prefer a more active way of spending your time, then...

El-Arish, Sinai

Bedouin crafts, El-Arish, Sinai The Sinai desert to the seaside village of El Arish just outside Rafah, where the Egyptian border with Gaza (about 30 miles from the Gaza Strip) lies on the Mediterranean coast at the mouth of the Wadi el-Arish, Sinai's largest river (dry for part of the year). El-Arish is a fishing port and a bedouin settlement with some recently established...

Day Trips from Aswan

Day Trips from Aswan Kom Ombo and Edfu are both easily accessible from Aswan, by day cruise, felucca, bus or taxi. Arriving by boat at the Temple of Haroeris and Sobek, near Kom Ombo, is recommended: the magnificent Ptolemaic temple is in a dramatic setting on high ground beside the Nile, surrounded by sugarcane fields. Dedicated jointly to Haroeris, The Good Doctor,...

Philae Temple (the Pearl of Egypt) on Philae Island, Aswan

Philae Temple (the Pearl of Egypt) on Philae Island, Aswan The temple of Philae and a granite quarry is south of the city of Aswan where the stone for many of the ancient monuments were chiseled. On the right side of the temple precincts stands the Trajan’s kiosk. This astonishing temple of Philae, the sacred complex of monuments constructed for the cult of Isis and Osiris. It was built under the...