South Sinai
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  • From Sharm: Mount Moses Trekking, Sunrise & Monastery Visit

    1. From Sharm: Mount Moses Trekking, Sunrise & Monastery Visit

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh city between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM. Then you will travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for around 4 hours to reach the Moses Mountain. When you arrive at Mount Sinai you will start your trekking tour to the sacred place where the Prophet Moses received the 10 commandments. Reach 2,285 meters by climbing up 750 steps, strolling through the night (approx 2-3 hours depending on the customers). Depending on the performance of the group, you may arrive at the summit earlier than expected. This will give you a chance to really relax and marvel at the rising sun slowly scattering across the mountains in all its splendor. While gazing at the sunrise, snap awesome photos or pray if you wish to, then begin the descent back down. Remember, it will take around 2 hours to reach the bottom. Enjoy some time to rest after the long trail and then ha...

    Guides where good and provided flashlights. It was a nice ascent under the stars. Sunrise's beauty was somewhat decreased by the misty panorama

  • Sharm El Sheikh Desert Safari with Camel & Bike Rides

    2. Sharm El Sheikh Desert Safari with Camel & Bike Rides

    Your evening desert safari tour with Bedouin dinner begins with a prompt pick up from your hotel or selected location at Sharm El-Sheikh. Your driver will take you to the Quad Bike center of the desert, where you can listen to the instructor to experience a safe Quad biking. After a safety briefing, hop on a quad bike and feel the thrills as you ride for about 25 minutes to reach the Eco Sound area. Enjoy a photo stop and check out the eco sound waves. Next, take a quad bike ride to a traditional Bedouin tent and savor the traditional habak (wild mint) tea as a welcome drink. Next, enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime camel ride with mesmerizing sunset views over the vast desert. Back at the bedouin tent, enjoy a lavish VIP dinner with rice, salads, vegetables, fruits, fried chicken, tahini, shish kebab, local bread, soft drinks, and mineral water. Watch the spectacular performances of tanoura d...

    We enjoy our time there very much it was a great experience we recommend and the girl working there Soaid was the best and very professional. Greetings from Greece.

  • Sharm el-Sheikh: Ras Muhammad Snorkel and Desert Safari

    3. Sharm el-Sheikh: Ras Muhammad Snorkel and Desert Safari

    After pickup from your hotel or selected location in Sharm El-Sheikh, head to the Ras Muhammad National Park in an air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced tour guide. After learning about the area’s importance from your guide on the way over, you’ll head straight to the reef where you can enjoy an exhilarating snorkeling session. Marvel at the underwater scenery as you witness the stunning natural diversity of the Red Sea. After your snorkel, enjoy a tour around the park, stopping to see the mangrove belt and for a swim in the Magic Lake, which came into being as a result of an earthquake. Then head back for a pitstop at your hotel so you can change clothes and get ready for the next adventure. Head deep into the desert to hop on some quad bikes and ride for 1 hour across the sandy slopes. Then, proceed onwards to a traditional Bedouin tent, where you’ll enjoy a warm welcome with a...

    It was a lovely outing, with the driver and the guide picking me up from the hotel with a few others at different locations. we than headed down to get our snorkelling equipment sorted. Once that was all organised we to visit a few sites, the gulf of Aqaba, a mangrove, a dome called name of Allah, and swim in the salted lake...before heading to the sea to snorkel.

  • From Sharm: 2-Day Cairo and Alexandria Tour with Nile Cruise

    4. From Sharm: 2-Day Cairo and Alexandria Tour with Nile Cruise

    Begin with an early morning pickup from your hotel in air-conditioned transportation heading to Cairo. Once you have arrived in Cairo, visit the Egyptian Museum, then stop for lunch at the Egyptian Restaurant. See the iconic Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx.

    Travel to the River Nile for overnight accommodation on a Nile Cruise where you can enjoy the night show with dinner and a two hours cruise along the Nile. Relax and get ready for the Alexandria trip the next day.

    Take off early in the morning on the road to Alexandria. Start at Montazah Garden Palace then make your way to the Romanian Museum, and Alexandria Library. Enjoy a seafood lunch at a relaxing spot. See the old mosque of Abu el Abbas and the biggest church in Alexandria before traveling back to Sharm El-Sheikh.

  • Sharm: City Tour with Al Mustafa Mosque & SOHO Square

    5. Sharm: City Tour with Al Mustafa Mosque & SOHO Square

    Spend three hours exploring the vibrant and dynamic city of Sharm El Sheikh with a guide. Start your tour with pickup from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh in an air-conditioned vehicle. Select either the shared option to meet other travelers or the private option to have a driver and guide all to yourself. Your first destination will be the Al Mustafa Mosque. This beautiful mosque was completed in 2008 and has two majestic minarets with a height of 72 meters and a mammoth dome in the center. Admire the beauty and tranquility of this structure before heading to the next destination, the Old Market. This colorful area is filled with culturally significant attractions, and is bustling with shoppers and locals. Try some fresh juice to taste pure Egyptian fruit before heading for dinner at a local restaurant.   After your meal, head to Naama Bay, a bustling place popular among tourists. Explo...

    Nice tour and amazing place for photo near mosque and shopping from local small shops

  • Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

    6. Sharm El-Sheikh: Full-Day Tour of Cairo and Pyramids by Bus

    Experience the treasures of the ancient world on this guided tour of Cairo. Immerse yourself in ancient Egypt with visits to the national museum and the magnificent Pyramids of Giza. First stop: Tahrir Square. Step into the Egyptian Museum and witness one of the most comprehensive collections of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world. Then, admire panoramic views of the Salah el-din Citadel while you enjoy lunch at an authentic Egyptian restaurant. After, visit the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, constructed in 641–642 AD, as the center of the newly founded Egyptian capital, Fustat. Discover the fascinating history behind the first mosque ever built in Africa from your expert guide. Next stop: the Papyrus Museum. Here, learn how the Ancient Egyptians used papyrus paper to record their civilization. Continue to Giza and marvel at the Great Pyramid, built more than 4.500 years ago for the ph...

  • From Sharm El Sheikh: Day Tour to Petra by Ferry

    7. From Sharm El Sheikh: Day Tour to Petra by Ferry

    Start your journey to Petra with pickup from Sharm El Sheikh in a modern air-conditioned vehicle between 1:30 AM and 2:00 AM. Travel to the border crossing at Taba, arriving at approximately 6:00 AM. Be met and assisted at the border, and once in Jordan, travel to the port of Aqaba. Hop on the ferry and sail directly towards Jordan’s "Rose City", known worldwide as Petra. Explore the lost city of the Nabataeans, which was carved into the mountains many centuries ago. Choose between walking or riding a camel to the Siq (canyon) which is a natural crack in the rocks. Follow the trail which leads to the city and discover the beautiful carvings of statues, idols, and various structures. At the end of the canyon, you will be able to see the famous “Al Khazneh” which has been standing for more than 2000 years. See the Roman theater, the royal tombs, the Roman collonaded street, and Qasr al-B...

  • From Cairo‎: Overnight Trip to Saint Catherine Monastery

    8. From Cairo‎: Overnight Trip to Saint Catherine Monastery

    On the first day, meet your guide in your hotel lobby and then head to Saint Catherine. On the way, travel under the Suez Canal, a world-famous canal which runs between Africa and Asia. Pass by the Oyun Musa, or Moses Spring, where the prophet found sweet water during the exodus from Egypt. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant, and your own expense, and finally arrive at the Saint Catherine area. Check-in at the St. Catherine Plaza Hotel and rest for the evening, with dinner included. At 2:00 AM the following night, you will have an early start to begin your climb to Mount Sinai. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before you start your climb on the mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments, accompanied by a local Bedouin guide. Once you descend, meet your guide who will give you a guided tour of Saint Catherine's Monastery. See the burning bush from Biblical lore. Afterwards, be tran...

  • Ras Muhammad National Park: Diving Boat Trip from Sharm

    9. Ras Muhammad National Park: Diving Boat Trip from Sharm

    After pickup from your hotel in Sharm, you’ll head off on an adventure into the vibrant marine ecosystem of the Red Sea. After arriving at the dive center, you’ll be greeted by the captain and then the dive guides will give you a thorough briefing on the dive sites and the day’s itinerary.  The full day tour consists of 2 dives of 30-45 minutes at different sites, specially selected for the best chance to see tropical sea life among stunning coral reefs. With a guide at your side, you’ll move through the crystal clear waters, experiencing Egypt’s remarkable biodiversity. In between your 2 dives, enjoy a buffet lunch with soft drinks, coffee, and tea. After your day at sea, you’ll head back to the dock to be transferred back to your hotel.  Choose between 1-3 days of diving, or if you have limited time, you can select the night dive option. If you are not a certified diver, you can cho...

  • Sharm el-Sheikh: Dune Buggy Safari, Camel Ride & BBQ Dinner

    10. Sharm el-Sheikh: Dune Buggy Safari, Camel Ride & BBQ Dinner

    The experience begins with pickup from your Sharm el-Sheikh accommodation and heads into the desert where an action-packed adventure awaits. Arrive at the dune buggy center and get equipped with the necessary safety gear and instructions for the ride. Once you’re ready, it’s time to hit the dunes and feel the wind in your hair as you experience the thrill of buggy riding across the sand. Ride your buggy to the fascinating Echo Sound area, also known as the Echo Temple, where you can learn about and listen to incredible sound waves. Next, drive to an authentic Bedouin-style camp and receive a warm welcome upon arrival as well as a traditional Habak tea. Later, enjoy a relaxing camel ride through the scenic sandy landscapes and admire the sun as it starts to set across the horizon. As evening draws in, settle down back at the tent and dine on a delicious BBQ dinner including an array of ...

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What people are saying about South Sinai

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Everything you will see in the trip description has been done and that in a totally incredible way. You will find the treasures of Egypt trough Alexandria and Cairo with their rich history, trough the pyramids (a dream come true now!) and the best guide i ever met in my life.. You will discover 2 exceptional people in the person of Mark and Mario ! Booking this trip was the best decision i made during my time here. (and they are the cheapest on the market by the way) Mario, Mark thank you again for this adventure !

Un rêve devenu réalité. I did not expect such an experience, it was beyond expectation, truly amazing for religious and non religious people, the histoire of Mont Sinai is amazing. We had some little background and explanations. We had the chance to see the sunrise. Totally recommend this activity.

Mohamed was our guide and he spoke excellent English. He had a great mind and showed us a fantastic time. We always felt safe and he made sure we were always comfortable. The actual activity was amazing. The views from Moses Mountain were spectacular!!!

Very nice discovery of the lively districts of Sharm El Sheikh. Very friendly guide and very good dinner in the local restaurant.

It was very amazing me and my husband enjoy a lot Specially for the welcoming of the workers Thank you