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Saint Catherine, the Hidden Beauty

The experience of the Sinai Mountains is like no other. Saint Catherine is a jewel located between the giant granite rocks of the South Sinai Peninsula at the edge of the El Tur Mountains; and at the foot of the High Sinai Mountains. Mount Catherine is the highest mountain in Egypt and exposes wide-stretching views across the mountains and the Red Sea.

The region of Saint Catherine is a UNESCO World Heritage Area for its natural and cultural importance; and in fact, you could spend weeks exploring it. There are over 200 religious places and other important monasteries and churches, ruins of Byzantine monastic settlements, the highest mountains in Egypt with spectacular views, amazing rock formations, and landscape.

There, you will witness magnificent mountain scenery of changing shapes and shades. The place considered holy and contains rich historical and religious heritage. There are many popular places of interest in the area, but the main tourist attractions are Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai.

Saint Catherine’s Monastery







While spending your vacation, you need to specialize a day to visit the top historical destination in the Sinai Peninsula which is St. Catherine’s Monastery that is located at the foot of Mount Sinai. It was built by the order of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in 548–565 AD; in order to house the monks that have been living in the Sinai Peninsula since the 4th century.

Walking through the pathways of the holy monastery is certainly an elevating experience. One of the most stunning elements of the architecture is 1,400 years old wooden door at the entrance to the church. The monastery has also an impressive important religious library, containing a great number of very rare and old manuscripts.

Also, you will find in this Greek Orthodox hermitage, the famous “burning bush” of the Old Testament; in addition to having the chance to visit a museum that contains some of the monastery’s astonishing collection of the most notable religious icons & ancient manuscripts that is revered as one of the finest in the world. From spiritual art treasures through plants and trees to architecture; the place is a wonderful paradise to contemplate the history of humankind within religious believes.

Mount Sinai (Jabal Mousa)

Jabal Mousa is the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments, after having spent 40 days and 40 nights in the mountains. Jabal Mousa is an important holy site by the Abrahamic religions as mentioned in various times in holy books like the bible and the Quran. The best thing to do while being there is to hike up the summit of the mountain; so that you witness the expanse of orange-hued peaks rippling out before you. A climb up the mountain and witnessing the holy miracle is a blessed chance that needs to happen through a day tour.

If you are longing for a reunion with the beauty of nature and a touch of culturing; Saint Catherine is one of the world’s most unique locations to visit.

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Dahab,Charming Paradise Of Sinai

Dahab , is one of the most famous and best places of tourism in Egypt. It is the second most famous city after Sharm El Sheikh. distinguished by its golden beaches, yellow sands, clear waters, and wonderful coral reefs. and the natural diving sites that are famous for which made it a wonderful tourist attraction for all lovers. And diving professionals from all over the world. Where diving competitions are held for that. It is named Dahab, because its yellow sand, which resembles the color of gold. It is the source of exceptional places that one must visit . To have an unforgettable experience among the folds of that city. That shines among its peers as if it had a share and abundant fortune from its name like its golden sands.

Tourist places in Dahab:

Nabq Nature Reserve

A wonderful place located between Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab. located on Gulf of Aqaba, with an area of ​​about 600 km2. Part of it is in the land and is estimated at 440 square kilometers and the rest is about 130 square kilometers in the water range. And it was officially declared a nature reserve in 1992. Its valleys have natural plants such as mangroves. While the coastal environment includes many coral reefs, shellfish, invertebrates and colorful fish. While the desert includes Many animals. Such as camels, foxes, rodents and birds such as eagles and heron. Which is an attractive area for tourists from diving and safari enthusiasts. Watching birds and wild animals.

Blue Hole

It is a deep hole in the Red Sea with a depth of 130 meters. With a shallow hole 6 meters wide and an opening to exit from the hole to the open sea called the arc . In the form of a long tunnel with a length of 26 meters. this area attracts divers, as the view of the arch that connects the open sea to the blue hole also attracts them. because it contains , charming and wondrous views . The blue hole is one of the most attractive places for tourists. Especially those who enjoy the spirit of adventure and diving is a top priority and with its enjoyment of beautiful scenery. The attraction is that it is not without risks. As it contains many deadly caves that deceive divers as being less deep than the truth.

Lagona Island

Laguna Island is one of the most attractive beaches in Dahab. It is the only sandy beach in the city . And represents a terrible attraction for divers . Because the water in this area contains precious treasures and the presence of many attractive colorful fish and coral reefs. And the island also providing many diving training centers. To make it easier for tourists Snorkeling is safe . And there are many restaurants and hotels. That offer everything tourists need during their stay on the island.

 Eel Garden

It is located in the north of the city of Dahab. And has special features that distinguish it from the rest of the areas in Dahab. Many tourists describe it as a wonderful painting that cannot be replicated. Also it contains very large numbers of rare fish that are in the form of strange clusters. At the same time, they gather and disperse at a dreadful speed. and these fish are wrapped around divers in an unprecedented view. There are also many wonderful coral reefs. That have been formed over hundreds or even thousands of years. Forming reefs with their beautiful colors and current shapes.

Masbat Area

This is the main commercial area in the city of Dahab. And the area contains many shops and bazaars for the acquisition of tourists. Including the most beautiful gifts. such as Pharaonic statues, antiques, Bedouin clothing and papyri. and there are also many restaurants and cafeterias in the area. That offer the most beautiful Egyptian delicious meals. and there are also camps, hotels and places to teach diving .

Sharm El Sheikh, The City Of Peace

Sharm El Sheikh is one of the most pioneering Egyptian cities. In the diversity of tourist activities and the most welcoming to visitors from inside and outside Egypt. it has many Places to Visit As it includes many tourist resorts and countless attractions. Sharm El Sheikh distinguished by its stunning beaches that attract diving enthusiasts. To see the wonders of coral reefs and marine life . Being one of the best international diving centers. While the city embraces many tourist resorts, where the number of hotels reaches about 200 hotels. besides entertainment cities, nightclubs, casinos. And commercial markets, as well as the international airport. If you love renewal and spend an adventure-filled trip. You may not find a single tourist place that guarantees this unique diversity of attractions. And provides you with many wonderful tourist options throughout the whole day. Such as the city of Sharm El Sheikh.


1- Ras Mohamed Nature Reserve

One of Sharm El Sheikh’s most famous natural landmarks. And the most attractive for tourists. Thanks to its diversity that appears in its terrain and its unique marine creatures. That spread over an area of 480 km at a distance of 12 km from the city is what put Sharm El Sheikh on the tourist map. The peninsula surrounded by some of the most amazing diving sites in the world. You can enjoy watching about 1000 species of attractive colorful fish. about 150 species of crustaceans and sea turtles. And hundreds of coral reefs with rock formations and picturesque gradations. The most famous of which is the Shark Observatory south of the reserve with wonderful views of the sea.


2- Abu Galum Nature Reserve

One of the most important tourist attractions in Sharm El Sheikh. that you should visit while you wander between the different tourist places . Abu Gallum is distinguished by its high mountainous, golden and soft sand dunes. As well as a diverse and unique wildlife that includes the most famous animals, birds, reptiles and rodents. That characterize the desert environment in Sinai. Despite its desert environment.It is not without the distinctive coastal appearance of the city. As the sea in the Abu Gallum area has a wonderful and diverse group of marine creatures. And coral barriers with picturesque colors.


3- Safari

One of the best tourist activities in Sharm El Sheikh is organizing safari trips. Through an agreement with one of the tourism companies in the city. Which will provide you with a bus to take you to and from your place of residence. on a 3 to 4 hour trip between the beauty and tranquility of the desert. Besides spending breaks in a group of Bedouin tents. To enjoy a traditional evening that is unparalleled in everything. from barbecue and drinking traditional Bedouin tea by candlelight. To various entertaining shows, including the famous Bedouin dances.



4-Coloured Canyon

You can take a safari in the valley from Sharm El-Sheikh through a guided tour or an off-road vehicle. Coloured Canyon consists of rocks of many different colors. That form through oxidation giving the unique landscape its name. You can stroll through the valley. and enjoy this natural wonder accompanied by beautiful landscapes.

5- Naama Bay

One of the most famous tourist attractions in Sharm El Sheikh. As it includes the most beautiful and important luxury hotels and resorts with full services. Also the picturesque nature beaches of soft white sand. Clear water and a wonderful rocky view. In the evening, you can enjoy a quiet evening on the beachfront. that gives yourself an atmosphere of recreation. That every tourist is looking for during his trip. Or go for a roaming experience on the famous walkway between thousands of shops. and buy whatever souvenirs you want. Of various goods and gifts from Naama Shopping Center. and other The various entertainment activities it provides for you.




6- Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Moses

located 250 km outside the city at the foot of Mount Sinai, is one of the most ancient historical places of worship. Was built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinianus in the sixth century.  It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002.The monastery belongs to Saint Catherine. and the monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in the world.  The monuments displayed in the monastery are still one of the most famous religious symbolic groups. Beside It includes many wonderful contents. Around the monastery is Mount Moses. Also known as Mount Sinai. located at an altitude of 2285 meters. and it is known about this mountain that the Prophet of God Moses received 10 commandments from God . Also contains two main roads that were established in the sixth century. And are taken by pilgrims as steps For repentance.



7- Sharm el-Sheikh markets

Genena Mall is one of the largest shopping centers and the best places in Sharm El Sheikh. For an atmosphere of entertainment and fun. has an open building that includes a ballroom in the distinctive Roman architectural style. in addition to a special corner for children’s games. Distinct and varied restaurants and cafes. through which you can shop the best local and international brands.

Also Old Market, which is one of the most famous places. which is witnessing a great presence by tourists. In old market, you can buy souvenirs and traditional and popular handicraft products. That the governorate is famous for. from traditional costume, wonderful smells and tastes, lamps for lighting, handcrafted wooden crafts. which are sold in Traditional shops in the form, at low prices compared to other regions. old market is one of the best places in Sharm El Sheikh for night visits.