The best trips from Sharm el Sheikh

08 Mar 2021Updated: 4 hours ago | 52 people are reading

The best trips from Sharm el Sheikh

Celebrating a holiday in Sharm el Sheikh? Get off your lazy beach bed for a fun excursion or day trip. There is plenty to see and do in the surroundings of the Egyptian resort. We have listed the best trips from Sharm el Sheikh for you.

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On quad and camel safari in the desert

On an adventure in the desert? Explore the sandy plains of Sinai on a quad. Packed with a scarf and sunglasses to protect you against the grains of sand, you bump through the special desert landscape. Along the way you pause at a Bedouin camp to get acquainted with the residents and their culture while enjoying a cup of mint tea. Most tours include a ride on the back of a camel. With a bit of luck you can end the day with an enchanting sunset. One of the nicest trips from Sharm el Sheikh!

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A snorkel excursion to the Blue Hole and Dahab

Sharm el Sheikh is a diving destination par excellence. Have you seen the magical underwater world in and around the resort? Then it is worth making a trip to The Blue Hole. A spectacular snorkeling spot with crystal clear water and colorful fish and coral reefs. The Blue Hole is about an hour and a half's drive from Sharm el Sheikh, about ten kilometers north of Dahab. You can easily combine your snorkeling trip with a visit to this laidback resort.

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Visit Ras Mohammed National Park

Also a trip to Ras Mohammed National Park should not be missed during your vacation in Sharm el Sheikh. You will probably also go snorkeling here, because this protected nature area is largely located in the Red Sea. In the crystal clear water live more than a thousand species of fish and other marine animals, such as sea turtles and dolphins. In the national park, which is twenty kilometers south of Sharm el Sheikh, you can also make the crossing to the islets of Tiran and Sanafir.

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Climb the holy Sinai mountain

Experience a mystical experience in nature? Then climb the Sinai mountain known from the Bible, or the Moses Mountain. On this mountain, almost 2300 meters high, the prophet Moses received the ten commandments from God. You reach the top by overcoming 750 steps. A tough climb, but once at the top you will be rewarded with a spectacular view. Especially the sunrise is magical. After this moment of enjoyment you will visit the famous Katharinak monastery, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. You are not allowed to climb the mountain independently, so there is always a Bedouin guide with you.

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Hike through the Colored Canyon

Don't miss this impressive natural phenomenon! The Colored Canyon is a mountainous desert area with spectacular rock formations and gorges in all colors and shapes that you can imagine. Formed by thousands of years of erosion. The Colored Canyon is about a two-hour drive north of Sharm el Sheikh.

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A day trip to world wonder Petra in Jordan

Is a visit to world wonder Petra high on your bucket list? Grab that chance during your vacation in Sharm el Sheikh. The hidden red-pink city in Jordan is 350 kilometers north of Sharm el Sheikh. A good ride, but definitely worth it. The mysterious city lies in a gorge and is partially carved into the rocks. What an enchanting picture! Do you like a holiday in Sharm el Sheikh and are you still looking for a nice hotel? You can sleep well at Hotel Jaz Mirabel Beach or Sunrise Montemare Resort Grand Select. This adults-only hotel is rated on Zoover with a whopping 9.8. Reviewer Fleur fully agrees with this good review: 'Beautiful location, staff is amazing. Certainly a place to unwind. Yoga sessions recommended. " Prefer to spend your holidays near Hurghada? Then we tip Hotel Club Azur in Makadi Bay.