Egypt - Sinai (PDF Chapter)

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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 throughout the centuries. Coveted for both its religious significance and its strategic position as a crossroads of empires, prophets and pilgrims, conquerors and exiles have all left their footprints on the sands here.

  • snorkel the Lighthouse Reef then relax with a beer and sheesha in Dahab
  • maps
  • discover the raw beauty of Ras Abu Gallum Protectorate on a trek or camel safari
  • transport
  • explore the plunging chasm of South Sinai’s Blue Hole
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sinai Coast, Ras Sudr, Al-Tor, Ras Mohammed National Park, Sharm el-Sheikh & Na’ama Bay, Nabq Protectorate, Dahab, Ras Abu Gallum Protectorate, Nuweiba & around, Taba, Sinai Interior, St Katherine Protectorate, Wadi Feiran, Northern Sinai, Al-Arish and Rafah.

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