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Egypt Tourism and Tourist Information

Egypt Tourism and Tourist Information Marvel at the majesty and beauty of the Pyramids The Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Souks, the Egyptian Museum… as you explore Cairo and its outskirts, you journey through history. From the banks of the Nile to the fringes of the desert, Cairo combines the glamour of ancient buildings and historic monuments with an ambience that is both modern and...

Red Sea Diving and Snorkeling - Sinai Diving in Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Aqaba

Red Sea Diving - Sinai Diving in Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Aqaba The Red Sea is considered to be one of the top diving locations in the world, the Red Sea is every diver’s dream come true. With an enormous variety of colorful corals, marine life of all shapes and sizes, wrecks that take you back through time, and a crystal-clear visibility, diving in the Red Sea is, simply put, HEAVEN! The sea in the Gulf of...

St.Katherine National Park

St.Katherine National Park, Sharm El Sheikh The lofty peak of Mount Sinai, or Gebel Musa, lies within the Saint Katherine Protectorate, which covers 4300 km2 of the high South Sinai mountains. Management of the Saint Katherine Protectorate began in 1996. The Protectorate aims to conserve the natural and cultural feature, while allowing the local Bedouin people to continue their lifestyle...

Natural Park of Abu Galum

Natural Park of Abu Galum Part of the effort of the National Park of Ras Mohamed’s authorities set out to preserve the natural environment in the peninsula; the Natural Park of Abu Galum is an unspoiled wild area, mainly due to the fact that it’s somewhat distant from the usual tourist attractions. The survival of specific marine life in this spot is essential to the...

Bedouin Herbal Medicine School, Sinai Desert

Makhad Trust to restore Bedouin herbal garden, sinai Hello St. Katherine's lovers, When you head to this divine place, make it a pint to check out the new Bedouin Herbal Medicine school run by Dr. Ahmed Mansour in Wadi El Raha. There you will be served some nice herbal tea, dates in olive oil and mint, and find yourself indulged in a nice (spiritual chat). Bedouin Herbal Medicine School is run by...

Al Karm Ecolodge, St Katherine, Sinai Desert

El Karm Echolodge in El-sheikh Awwad, Sinai Desert Al Karm is a Bedouin owned and managed Ecolodge situated in the beautiful surroundings of Wadi Gharba near Sheikh Awaad and Naqb el Hawa, the old pilgrims route to the monastery of St Katherine, South Sinai, Egypt. Its remoteness makes it an unique destination for eco tourists and peace-seeking visitors. It is also very suitable for workshops and...

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-...

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 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...

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...

Bale Mountains National Park

Image - Bale Mountains National Park The Bale Mountains National Park is a national park in the Oromia Region of southeast Ethiopia. Created in 1970, this park covers about 2,200 square kilometers of the Bale Mountains to the west and southwest of Goba in the Bale Zone. Within its boundaries are some of the highest points in Ethiopia, which include Mount Batu. Bale Mountains National...

Rubondo Island National Park

Image - Rubondo Island National Park Rubondo Island is located in the south-western corner of Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Rubondo Island is about 150 km (95 miles) west of Mwanza. The main island, Rubondo (2o 18’ S, 31o 50’ E) is 237 km2 in size. The island protects another 11 islets, none much larger than 2 km2. These 10 islands form the Rubondo Island National Park covering a total...

Mamili National Park

Image - Mamili National Park Mamili National Park is a national park in Namibia. Mamili is Namibia's version of the Okavango Delta - a paradisiacal area of watery channels, reed islands and beautiful wetlands. Just as the Caprivi region is oft referred to as Namibia’s wetland paradise, then surely Mamili National Park can rightly claim to be the jewel in that crown. For this...

Ras Mohammed National Park

Image - Ras Mohammed National Park Declared in 1983 and subjected to a comprehensive development program initiated in 1989, the Ras Mohammed National Park has since become an essential feature to the economic development on South Sinai. Ras Mohamed National Park is the only National Park of Egypt with unique marine life. Perhaps the most famous nature site in Sinai, the Ras...