Friday, June 21, 2013

What to See When Traveling to Sharm El-Sheikh?

Sharm El-Sheikh is an Egyptian city in the province of South Sinai , with around 12,000 inhabitants.  Sharm El Sheikh boasts the widest array of fun, exciting and even crazy water and extreme sports: besides diving, snorkeling, sailing, wind and kite-surfing, you can even try sky diving or parachuting from a helicopter on your next holiday in Sharm El Sheikh.

Moreover, from Sharm El Sheikh, you can easily book trips and safaris into the nearby Sinai desert and discover the amazing St Catherine Monastery, or the majestic Sinai Mountains. You can also head to Sharm for a wellness and pampering holiday; the town is home to Egypt’s most famous and professional Spas in Egypt. Add to that endless nights spent at local bars, nightclubs and beaches dancing the night away or the magic of an existing safari into the mountainous Sinai desert landscape and you’ll know why Sharm is ranked among the best vacation destinations in the world.

Sharm El Sheikh has it all to make your holiday an unforgettable experience. There are many popular tourist attractions and hotspots around the city of Sharm el Sheikh, which never fail to draw in the crowds. After a day of scuba diving or snorkeling in the surrounding clear, turquoise waters, or simply sunbathing on the beach, be sure to head to the Burning Bush or take a day out and visit a national water park.

Naama Bay, This beautiful location is one of the major tourist attractions in the area. The bay offers stunning views, a myriad of tropical fish, plenty of water sports and a host of wildlife. Naama Bay has been very well maintained and development has not affected its character and natural beauty.

Ras Muhammad Natural Park, The park was established in 1983 to protect the coral reefs and offer both scuba divers and snorkelers the chance to swim amongst spectacular underwater scenery. Saint Catherine's is one of the two oldest surviving Christian monasteries, built in the 6th century by order of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, around a predating church and near the place that Moses was believed to have seen the burning bush.

Sharm El-Sheikh Shore Excursions are available from Egypt ports of call as below: