Great Travel Tips for Sharm el-Sheik

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Sharm el-Sheik is famous for its snorkeling and beautiful beaches and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Arab world which is located at African continent. Located at the bottom of the Sinai Peninsula on the Red Sea, this beautiful region is definitely worth a visit. The weather is mostly always good, although it can be humid in summer, and there are the odd cold snaps. There are many hotels and hostels to suit every budget.Holiday Fans the World RTW - family activities Budget Travel Ras Mohamed National ParkThere’s a lot to see and do in the region. The number one reason people have for visiting the area is the snorkeling and diving and with beautiful blue seas and the incredible sea life on show at Ras Mohamed National Park, you can see why. There are a huge number of tropical fish, exotic corals and even sharks in this part of the Red Sea. You can relax on the beach or got out on a boat to see the sights of the water, and if you want to learn to dive, then you can also do that here too. There is not just the national park, but also Tiran Island to explore.

Want to try a real Egyptian experience? You can go on a camel safari to truly experience Egypt. After all, you can’t visit Sharm el-Sheik without a camel ride, or your friends might not believe you were in Egypt! The camels you will be riding are single humped Dromedary camels, perfectly adapted to the harsh climate of the desert. Following your trek, you can also sit down and have a genuine Bedouin tea or full dinner. There’s so much to see and do, therefore it is a must to book some cheap flights to Sharm el-Sheik in order to begin your adventure.

Holiday Fans the World RTW - family activities Budget Travel St Catherine's Monastery sharm el sheikh

If you want to explore the history of the region, then you should consider a day out for a visit to St Catherine’s Monastery, built around 530 A. D. and supposedly built on the site of Moses’ burning bush. You can explore the mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments. While it is a trek from Sharm el-Sheik at 100 miles or so, it is definitely someone to consider for a day out.

If you get bored of the water, you can always go off and explore the desert on a trip out on quad bikes for a more modern look at Egypt than the one you’ll see from the back of a camel. Or try some of the wonderful local cuisine and go shopping in one of the many bazaars.

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