Egypt - Sinai (Chapter)
This is the Sinai chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guidebook.
Rugged and starkly beautiful, the Sinai Peninsula’s vast and empty desert heart has captured imaginations for centuries. Its seaside resorts serve travellers; inland, the Bedouin continue to preserve their proud traditions.
- dive into Ras Mohammed, an underwater fantasia of coral mountains and ghostly shipwrecks
- follow in the footsteps of prophets and pilgrims on the time-worn rock stairs of Mt Sinai’s Steps of Repentance
- view one of the world’s most important collections of early religious art and manuscripts at St Katherine’s Monastery
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ras Sudr, Al-Tor, Ras Mohammed National Park, Sharm El-Sheikh & Na’Ama, Nabq Protectorate, Dahab, Ras Abu Gallum Protectorate, Nuweiba, Taba and St Katherine Protectorate.
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