Ras Mohammed National Park - Egypt

Ras Mohammed National Park – Egypt

Ras Mohammed National Park
Ras Mohammed National Park

Ras Mohammed National Park (Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt) – exact location, places of interest, inhabitants, routes.

Ras Mohammed National Park, created in 1989, is designed to protect the wall of coral reefs that once conquered Jacques-Yves Cousteau from destruction. Now their beauty is admired by tourists visiting the “Head of Mohammed” – this is how the name of the reserve is translated. A vivid diving or snorkeling experience in this national park is guaranteed.

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Ras Mohammed National Park

How to get to Ras Mohammed

Despite the fact that the Ras Mohammed National Park is located only 25 km from Sharm el-Sheikh, you will not be able to get there on your own by public transport. The only way out, if you want a separate trip, is to take a taxi or rent a car.

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Ras Mohammed National Park

The trip will take about 30 minutes. Taking a taxi, immediately stipulate what time you need to come to pick you up to take you back to the hotel. The option of renting a car will be especially useful for those who want to stay in Ras Mohammed National Park for the night. There is a camping area in the reserve, you can spend the night and admire the corals again the next day.

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Ras Mohammed National Park

However, many tourists who rented a car believe that finding a suitable company to choose a vehicle makes life more difficult. If this does not scare you, get ready to give from 35-50 USD per car per day, and remember that it is best to take a car with full insurance, and be extremely careful on the highway: in Egypt, they understand the rules of the road in a peculiar way. The prices on the page are for March 2019. (more…)

Discover Mount Sinai - Egypt

Discover Mount Sinai – Egypt

Mount Sinai Egypt
Mount Sinai Egypt

Mount Sinai, which is in the south of the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, is known for a reason under several names: Mount Moses, Mount Horeb, Mount Tur… This is a place where three great religions converge at once, one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Christians, Jews and Muslims. According to the Old Testament, on the top of this very mountain, God gave the prophet Moses the first law, which is known to everyone as the Ten Commandments.

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Mount Sinai Egypt

In the chapel of the Holy Trinity located right there, the Tablets are kept – believers believe that this is the only text written, or rather, carved into stone by the hand of God himself. There is a small mosque at the top, as well as many other shrines and revered places, for the sake of which numerous pilgrims come to Mount Sinai.

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Mount Sinai Egypt

Believers consider the Tablets to be the only text in the world written by the hand of God himself.

There are two paths to the top of Mount Sinai. The short path is the steps of the “Ladder of Repentance” carved into the rock – the path is much steeper and more difficult. Traditionally, this is the path followed by pilgrims who came to South Sinai. The stairs to Mount Sinai have approximately 3,100 steps and can only be traversed on foot in the daytime under the scorching sun of South Sinai.

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Mount Sinai Egypt

Mount Sinai, Egypt

The long path is called the Camel Trail, it was laid in the 19th century for those who prefer to overcome part of the ascent on camels – they are offered to those who wish by local Bedouins. Along the long trail, there are camping tents selling hot drinks, sweets and blankets. (more…)

White Desert National Park - Egypt

White Desert National Park – Egypt

White Desert National Park Egypt
White Desert National Park Egypt

The White Desert is a National Park in Egypt, a site in the north of the Farafra oasis. The White Desert is a section of the Sahara with an area of ​​approximately 300 km. Anyone who travels in Egypt can enjoy the beauty of the White Desert. It is important to appreciate the greatness of this national park for yourself.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

White Desert National Park

The White Desert is a wonderful natural phenomenon that never ceases to attract tourists to the multifaceted and mysterious Egypt. In the land of red-hot sands and mysterious pyramids, White Desert National Park seems to be the “eighth wonder of the world”.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

Once there was the bottom of the ancient ocean. But the waters disappeared and only karst formations remained, which formed bizarre mountain landscapes. The magnificent white cliffs are the remains of ancient marine organisms.

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White Desert National Park Egypt

If you want to be on another planet, leave your business and buy a ticket to Egypt. Once you see the White Desert and feel its greatness, you will not want to go back. (more…)

Discover Red Sea Riviera - Egypt

Discover Red Sea Riviera – Egypt

Red Sea Riviera Egypt
Red Sea Riviera Egypt

The Red Sea Riviera is usually called the coast of the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. This is due to the good conditions for recreation and the numerous hotels. Sharm el-Sheikh has become a real tourist capital of the whole region, which is located where the Red Sea meets the Gulf of Aqaba. Therefore, it is often possible to hear that the Egyptian (Red Sea) Riviera in Sharm el-Sheikh has found its popularity among multimillion tourists.

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Red Sea Riviera Egypt

Several geographic facts of Red Sea Riviera

Today Sharm el-Sheikh is located 35 kilometers off the coast of the Egyptian Red Sea Riviera. Residential areas and an endless line of hotels also stretch here. The Nabq region occupies the north of the Egyptian Riviera resort Sharm el-Sheikh. It is located very close to the airport, but you should not be afraid of the noise of airliners taking off – you can hardly hear it.

However, the Egyptian Red Sea Riviera, like all nature, has surprises and is unpredictable. So in Nabq, strong winds and a wide coastal reef may be the only negative. But the strip between the edge of the reef and the coast will allow those who appreciate shallow water and a gentle entrance to enjoy the sea, as well as provide an opportunity to get to know the Riviera.

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Red Sea Riviera Egypt

To the south of Nabq in Sharm el-Sheikh there is Shark’s Bay, famous among divers. This is a special place on the Egyptian Red Sea Riviera. After all, it is enough to stay at one of the local hotels to see the entire fauna of the Red Sea, avoiding the need for numerous excursions. Surprisingly, all the beauties of the underwater kingdom can be found in one place on the Riviera.

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Red Sea Riviera Egypt

A tourist path

And for entertainment there is a direct road to Naama Bay – a real center of nightlife with discos, nightclubs, cafes, endless shops. By the way, the Old Market, famous among tourists in Sharm el-Sheikh, is located in the south in the Sharm el-Maya region. (more…)

Discover Western Desert - Egypt

Discover Western Desert – Egypt

Western Desert Egypt Occupying about two-thirds of Egypt‘s land area, the natural region of the Western Desert is a vast swath of dry land that stretches from the western banks of the Nile to the Egyptian-Libyan border. From north to south, the desert stretches from the narrow coastal plains of Read more…