Sunday, May 17, 2020

Sharm El-Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh has become a favorite destination for trips organized by Europe, in particular from Italy and Germany, intended for a public who loves beaches, the sea and water sports. Although Egypt has an ideal climate for holidays all year round, the recommended time to visit Sharm is late spring or autumn.

Sharm El-Sheikh, a beautiful Egyptian city which is located on the southern part of the Sinai Peninsula. The city and holiday resort is an important center for the tourism industry in Egypt, drawing many global conferences and diplomatic agreements.

Sharm El-Sheikh is the administrative center of the South Sinai Governorate and it is considered one of the most important cities to be visited for relaxing after the rhythmic Egypt tours.

Extended for over 20 km on the coast of the Sinai Peninsula, Sharm El-Sheikh is renowned among snorkelers and scuba divers. It rises on a bay that opens onto a rocky projection, on one side there is the sea, on the other the mountain. The beach is bordered by an avenue adjoined by palm trees, which opens onto bars, cafes, and restaurants. Despite the growing number of tourists, the widened reef still overflows with extraordinary marine creatures.
Sharm is divided into two parts: to the south is the city with the port, and about 7 km to the north is the famous Naama Bay, the luxury tourist complex. It offers the most varied water activities, from sailing lessons, windsurfing, parasailing towed by motorboat to the charming boat trips with a transparent glass bottom.
About 10 km north of Naama Bay is the Sharks Bay, a smaller resort area, also quieter and less expensive. The construction of a five-star hotel has recently attracted more tourists and further development is expected. Corals and tropical fish are wonderful, and despite the name, Shark, there are no sharks, only the borders of the shore form a figure of a shark and that's how the area got its name.
North of Shark Bay, where the Red Sea meets the Gulf of Aqaba, is the Straits of Tiran. Diving trips to Tiran and Sanafìr Island depart from Naama, Sharm, and Shark Bay, the island is considered a natural protected area with numerous specious of fish and corals. Nabq National Park also boasts the most northern mangrove forests on earth, where many birds live, such as gray and white herons, cranes and hawks fishermen. The park is also home to an important ecological fish and shrimp farm and located few kilometers after the Sharm airport to the north.
Most hotels also offer a wide range of excursions in Sharm El Sheikh also inland, to places such as the Monastery of Saint Catherine and Mount Sinai, or further inland, such as Wadi Feiran and Serabit el-Khadim.

There are many activities and things to do in Sharm El Sheikh. The city is the home of the most magnificent landscape in the Sinai Peninsula that offers a variety of Sharm El Sheikh Day Tours to enjoy the Red Sea. You can spend the day enjoying the sunbathing in one of the best beaches in the world, exploring the local culture wandering in the old city, or hiking during Mount Sinai tours from Cairo or as part of Sharm El Sheikh excursions, or starting a deep-sea adventure and discovering underwater treasures in many diving and snorkeling sites where daily Snorkeling Trips from Sharm El Sheikh are organized, especially in Ras Muhammad. There are also many historical treasures in the area that can be explored through Mount Sinai and St. Catherine's Monastery tour from Sharm El Sheikh, the Monastery of Saint Catherine located at the foot of Mount Sinai.

Would you like to live a journey through ancient Egyptian culture and mythology? you can make it happen and spend a day to visit Abydos, Giza, Luxor, Aswan to see the tombs of the Pharaohs adorned with very clear, detailed and beautifully painted scenes of the various deities of ancient Egypt as well as many other sites, cities, adventures and things to do in Cairo, you can try and book one of our range of Egypt tours and Egypt Travel Packages many privately guided groups of Cairo day tours from airport and Egypt day tours to explore the capital city of Egypt, Cairo you can check a lot of Egypt itineraries or go on one of our full Cairo day tours like:
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Luxor and Aswan
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The White Desert
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How the Pyramids were built
Akhenaten’s Rebellion
Egypt Nile River Cruise and Lake Nasser Cruise
Egypt During Easter Holidays
The Nubian Museum in Aswan
Red Sea Monasteries
El Alamein (World War II cemetery)
Kalabsha Temple
Valley of the Lions
Temple of Beit El Wali
Amada Temple
Tombs of the Nobles in Bahariya Oasis
Temple of Alexander the Great in Bahariya Oasis
Valley of Agabat
Temple of Ain El Muftella
Valley of El Haize
Nubia
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