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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...

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...

Nuweiba, Taba and Pharaoh's Island - Sinai

Pharaoh's Island - Sinai Desert Taba & Nuweiba Nuweiba is situated some 465 km southeast of Cairo, the Red Sea coastal city of Nuweiba is ideal for backpackers. Nuweiba refers to both the town of Nuweiba and a large piece of coastline which stretches almost from the town up to Taba. Nuweiba, the town, is very little, with only a couple of restaurants and a bazaar. Sandwiched...

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...

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...

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 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...

Wadi Connection – Rest Valley Mountain

Wadi Connection – Rest Valley Mountain Rest Valley Mountain is a few kilometers away from Dahab, and is the beginning of a couple of good hikes, or camel rides within the surrounding mountains. If you get off the Sharm-Nuweiba road at about 3 km after taking the Dahab exit, you’ll find yourself on a quite smooth trail, one that eventually leads you to a number of forks. Each branch...

Track from Nuweiba to Ain Khudra (via Wadi Saada)

Track from Nuweiba to Ain Khudra (via Wadi Saada) Heading out of Nuweiba, if you take the trail into Wadi Saada, you’ll reach the beautiful oasis of Ain Khudra. Going between the canyon’s high walls for 10 km (6 miles), you’ll find yourself in front of a well, then a broad valley called Wadi Samghi known for its big number of acacias. The local Bedouins call this area’s trees the “glue trees”...

The Blue Desert, Sinai

The Blue Desert, Sinai Thanks to Belgian artist Jean Verame, this spot has acquired the name of Blue Desert after he painted rocks and boulders of the area in bright turquoise blue, part of an art project celebrating Peace between Egypt and Israel. With the permission of late Egyptian President Anwar el Saddat, Verame worked on this unique project from 1980 to 1981,...