South Sinai Travel Guide



South Sinai Governorate stretches from Taba (on the Gulf of Aqaba) to the north of Al-Tih Plateau following up Ras Masallah (on the Gulf of Suez) and ending up at Ras Mohammad (south). Its capital city is the El-Tor, which is located on the Gulf of Suez, 400 km far from Cairo. On its land, stands the highest of all mountains of Egypt, the Mount of Saint Catherine, which measures 2637 m in height. The main economic resources of South Sinai are driven from the quarries, petroleum extraction industry, in addition to tourism. The governorate is privileged with a wonderful climate in summer as well as in winter.

 





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Ras Mohamed Natural Park

About 80 km south of the city of El-Tor (in South Sinai) lies the natural protected area of Ras (Head) Mohammad. The reserve is situated in a very strategic location between the Gulf of Suez and the G

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Visiting El-Tor

El Tor City (also known as Tur Sinai) is the capital of South Sinai Governorate. The city's name comes from the Arabic name of" Geble El Tor", the mountain where God gave Moses the Ten Commandments in

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Places to visit in Dahab

On the southeast coast of Sinai Peninsula about 80 km far from Sharm El Sheikh, stands Dahab with its golden sand beaches and turquoise crystal clear water, charming weather, and enchanting scenery. I

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Discover Abu Jalum protectorate

Covering an area of 500 km2, Ras Abu Galum (Ra's Abou Goloum) Natural Reserve is situated to the northeast of South Sinai, right between Dahab and Nuweiba, near by the Gulf of Aqaba. This genuine Bedo

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Sharm El-Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh is the major city in South Sinai Governorate and one of the major tourist attractions not only in Egypt but also in the Middle East. It locates in a very strategic and charming place o

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Ras Sedr

Ras Sedr is one of the popular summer resorts not only for Foreigners but also for Egyptians located in South Sinai Governorate. It is renowned as a one-day resort for most of the Egyptians since it l

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Saint Catherine, South Sinai

Saint Catherine City is one of the popular tourist attractions not only in South Sinai but also in Egypt for its great religious value. This area that dates back to the 14th century locates at the foo

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Taba, South Sinai

Taba is regarded as eastern gateway for Egypt that locates about 70km away from Aqaba Gulf. This unique position on the head of El Aqaba Gulg made it stopping point where all the caravans passing by E

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Discover Nuweiba

Nweiba (or Nuébaa) is one of the tourist resorts in South Sinai Governorate located 87km away from Dahab, 180km away from Sharm El Sheikh and 70km from Taba. The main economic resources for Nuweiba a

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Abu Redis

Abu Redis or Abu El Rudeis is one of the cities of South Sinai Governorate that locates about 145 KM to the south of Suez canal. On its land stand many petroleum companies and is supplied with an airp

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Abu Zeneimah

Abu Zeneima (Abu Zeneimah) is one of the cities of South Sinai Governorate located on the Mediterranean Coast. The main economic resources for the city are tourism and mining. On its lands stand a num

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