The best tourist places in South Sinai
The Red Sea region is one of the attractive areas for tourists and Egyptians alike. Egyptians consider the Mediterranean Sea as a summer resort. As for the Red Sea, it is winter.
They go to it in the winter for a nice vacation, especially Sharm El Sheikh governorate because it is the most famous, while the Red Sea region contains many tourist areas, the most important of which is the South Sinai region.
South Sinai contains many archaeological areas that
– for some reason we do not know – we may not know their existence, and in this article we will try to collect for you the best tourist places in South Sinai, to be your destination on your next vacation.
The most famous area in South Sinai, which after its fame has had certain pioneers, is waiting for the nearest vacation to go to relax and spend a special vacation there. What is unique about Dahab is the meeting of calm, beauty and magic in one area, so it was called “Dahab” because of its sand that resembles gold in the sunlight. In the world.
Also it is not permissible to visit Dahab without staying up late at Jabal al-Taweilat with the Bedouins and drinking the distinctive Bedouin tea, and going in the morning to the “Three Bowls” to dive as well and see the coral reefs with their picturesque colors. Great camping area if you like.
Abu Galum Reserve
Abu Galum Reserve is about 20 minutes away from Dahab by car. It is a natural reserve overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba in the area between Sharm El Sheikh and Taba.
The most important thing that distinguishes it is that it contains a variety of ecosystems, combining coral reefs and unique marine creatures, as well as the desert system, including rare animals and birds.
Nuweiba Castle or Al-Turabi Castle, in reference to the Al-Turabi tribe that has lived in Nuweiba for years.
Providing drinking water for the Bedouin residents, and for this specific purpose there is a water well inside the castle that you can see when you visit it, and it is surrounded by a large wall.
Ras Muhammed Reserve
Ras Mohammed Reserve is considered the first national park in the Sinai. The reserve is located at the confluence of the Gulf of Suez with the Gulf of Aqaba.
It is also characterized by the presence of the enchanted lake inside, in which you can practice scuba diving, watching colorful marine creatures, and camping as well. The reserve also includes a number of beaches in small bays, and is home to many rare birds and animals, natural life and mountain formations that you will be able to see there.
Certainly, you cannot visit South Sinai without passing an important tourist attraction such as Mount Catherine and Saint Catherine’s Monastery, which is located at the bottom of the mountain and is considered one of the oldest monasteries in the world.
The monastery includes many wonderful contents, such as religious manuscripts dating back to ancient times, as well as one of the main landmarks in the monastery is the “Sacred Bush Tree”, the tree in which Moses prayed to his Lord, and the tree is surrounded by a fence to protect it.
They are sulfur water springs, which tourists and Egyptians come to mainly for the purpose of recovery. This water has the ability to heal many diseases such as rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, and others.
There is a Pharaoh’s bath in the city of Abu Zenima in South Sinai, and it contains a group of hot springs that erupt from the mountain, and some tourists use the area at the top of the mountain as a natural sauna due to the heat emission from the bottom of the mountain to the top.
Sunset from Mount Moses
Ras Shaitan is located between the city of Nuweiba and Taba, and it is characterized by calmness because it is completely free of electricity and depends on generators sometimes, and in lighting it is relied on candles and lighting fires at night, which makes it the preferred area for lovers of comfort and tranquility only.
Also, staying in Ras Shaitan is a simple accommodation where there are no hotels. You can only stay in simple rooms built with bricks or straw, and enjoy the calm sea view at the lowest costs.
Mount Moses and the Holy Valley
It is a mountain with a height of 2285, and it was called by this name in relation to the mountain on which Moses spoke to his Lord, and it is a favorite destination for many tourists, so they go to it to watch the scene of sunrise and sunset from the top, while listening to the tour guide or the Bedouins accompanying the trip, and they see the most beautiful stories, and you can Also a camel ride at the beginning of the climbing route for more enjoyment.
As for the Holy Valley, it is also one of the religious shrines that South Sinai is rich in. The valley is mentioned in all the monotheistic religions, where Moses received the Ten Commandments.
The valley is located next to the Church of the bush. It is said that the visitor must take off his shoes upon entering, like the Prophet of God Moses. Finally, if you decide to go to South Sinai, you should make sure to visit all the monuments, enjoy the tales, meet new people, and you can tell us how your visit was.
The colored valley or the canyon is a masterpiece made by the Creator. The canyon is made of colored rocks, as it was called the Colored Valley thanks to its different colors such as orange, red, yellow, crimson..
Sharm El Sheikh – South Sinai
Sharm El-Sheikh is famous as the City of Peace and is considered one of the most famous and most beautiful tourist cities in the world because of its natural and climatic environment that makes it attract tourists from all over the world. It is also considered one of the most famous diving sites in the world, attracting divers from all over the world to practice diving. There are in the Red Sea more than a thousand species of fish and one hundred and fifty species of coral reefs.
Sharm is located at the confluence of the Gulf of Aqaba and Suez and belongs to the South Sinai Governorate and is the largest city in the South Sinai Governorate, with a population of thirty-five thousand people and an area of 480 km. There are more than 250 tourist hotels in Sharm El Sheikh, divided into three stars, four stars, and five stars, among the most famous hotels: Four Seasons, Hyatt Regency, Monte Carlo, Rixos…
Sharm El Sheikh is divided into five areas: the old market, the plateau, Naama Bay, Shark Bay, and the Gharqana. In these areas there are many restaurants, cafes, commercial markets, entertainment venues, nightclubs and casinos. There are many mosques and churches in Sharm El-Sheikh. Among the most famous mosques are the Al-Salam Mosque (in the Al-Salam Road), Al-Mustafa Mosque (in the Al-Nour neighborhood), and from among the most famous churches is the Church of the Heavens (in the Al-Nour neighborhood).
There are also many tourist attractions, such as: Soho Square, Hollywood, Naama Bay, the old market and Mercato.
The most famous trips in Sharm El Sheikh: Dolphin show trip, Aqua Park trip, Thousand and one nights trip, cruise to Tiran Island, Ras Mohammed Reserve by bus trip, motorcycle safari, Bedouin dinner trip, Canyon + Bluehole trip, submarine trip, diving trip . pets-home.net