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Serabit el-Khadem, Sinai Desert

Serabit el-Khadem, Sinai Desert Archaeologists have found that the very earliest known settlers in the Sinai--they arrived about 8,000 years ago--were miners. Drawn by the region's abundant copper and turquoise deposits, these groups slowly worked their way southward, hopping from one deposit to the next. By 3500 BC, the great turquoise veins of Serabit el-Khadem had been...

Galt El Azraq - Wadi Feiran, Sinai Desert

Wadi Feiran, 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...

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...

Sinai Desert Trekking

Sinai Desert Trekking Expeditions into the Sinai Desert, which range from an afternoon or late night meander up Mount Sinai to a multi-day or week trek, are increasingly popular in Egypt. All treks through this relentlessly dry desert must be done with a local guides who know the terrain and how to safely navigate it better than anyone. If you are having difficult...

Gebel Musa (the mountain of Moses)

500 year old tree on Gebel Musa (the mountain of Moses) Gebel Musa (the mountain of Moses) is one destination that should not be missed, especially if you’re visiting the Saint Catherine Monastery. It’s worthy of note that it is believed that Gebel Musa is Mount Horeb from the bible. The climb up to the top is about 2,286 meters (7,498 feet) and will take about 3 hours to complete. At 1,570 meters (5,...

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...

Emergency Medical Health and Rescue

Emergency Medical Health and Rescue SCUBA is short for "Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus." Scuba divers, while underwater, breathe through a mouthpiece that is attached to a tank of compressed air. Scuba diving is defined as pleasure diving to a depth of 130 feet. In the early days of the offshore diving industry it was considered desirable to transport (under pressure...

How to Protect the Environment When Scuba Diving

How to Protect the Environment When Scuba Diving Scuba is a way to explore the underwater environment, but you don't want to destroy it in the process. Employ gentle techniques to observe - rather than adversely affect - the underwater world. Enter the water carefully, avoiding objects on the shoreline and below the surface. Steps: Scuba is a way to explore the underwater environment, but you...

List Of All Red Sea Liveaboard Diving Sailboat Vessel Safari

List Of All Red Sea Liveaboard Diving Sailboat Vessel Safari Go diving in Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Nuweiba, Marsa Alam and El Gouna. Red Sea liveaboard holidays offer guests greater diving flexibility compared to land based packages, and are more suited to the adventurous diver. Diving in EGYPT - especially the more experienced divers from Europe enjoy the sometimes challenging liveaboard diving trips to...

PADI Dive Centers and Resorts In Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai

PADI Dive Centers and Resorts In Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization. PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere. PADI boats are member of PADI's International Resort and Retailer Associations (IRRA). Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what 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...

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...

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...

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...

Sinai Desert Trekking - Quad Bikes & Off-Roading

Sinai Desert Trekking - Quad Bikes & Off-Roading Taking a cruise on a quad runner is a fun, fast activity and a great way of getting out into the desert. There are quite a few companies offering these rides and most of them can be found on the desert side of the main road running through Na’ama Bay. You don’t have to be an experienced biker, you should be able to choose from automatic or manual...