Egypt Red sea
This is an exquisite corridor of dark mountains and radiant water. here and nowhere else, is the vestibule between the Levant and the tropics. -E. M. Forster describing the Gulf of Suez, 1923.
Red sea of Egypt is from the Gulf of Suez to the Sudanese borders. It is washed by mineral-rich red mountains inspired the mariners to name it the sea Mare Rostrum, or the Red sea.
Hermits seeking seclusion founded early Christian monasteries, sharing the desert with Bedouin tribes, trading in camels. Today, the cliffs and quarries of the Eastern desert svcstate, eeasily and Capricorns remain relatively nasledovanie. But the Red sea, dotted with coral reefs, surrounded by ancient ports, teeming povodnej life, has a rich Maritime history Dating back to the Pharaonic times.
Warm wind, once rushing to the East still bring thousands of migrating birds to the shores of the red sea. creating a Paradise for birdwatchers. Today, the ancient ports are known as the best resorts for snorkeling and fishing. Here you will find over 800 fish species, including the deadly-poisonous fish-stone, the equally dangerous butterfly fish, jellyfish such as Cassiopea, a crab who escaped ashore in the evenings and even some shark species.Sunbathers, tourists enjoy the white Sands of the beaches, fans of cool shade in the mangrove lagoons scattered along the coast, copayments masks – exploring the reefs and corals. All the underwater wonders of the red sea with its colorful exotic fish await you
The East coast of the mainland bordering the Red sea.
From other countries
Some international airports now need lines to Hurghada, or a direct flight to Cairo, then through domestic airlines (see below) or by bus or by car. Contact your travel agent for details.
You can book a tour through a travel Agency or rent a car on arrival. Keep in mind that desert driving has special requirements and don’t forget to get a suitable vehicle and guidance on possible hazards. In another Sluchak you can travel by bus or hire a taxi..
Taxi or bus company “East Delta Bus Company” from the terminal Koulali (Koulali), near the Ramses station. By train from Ramses station
Buses or taxis from Suez or private transport from Cairo
Taxis or buses (including jet skis) from the terminal, Ahmed Helmy station, Ramses from Abdel Monim Riyad terminal, near the hotel Ramses Hilton.
Safaga, Al Quseir, Marsa Alam, Berenice:
Buses, taxis or tours from Hurghada. You might need aid permit to visit Berenice, check in the office of administration borders in Cairo
The monasteries of St. Anthony and St. Paul.:
Special pilgrimage tours organized by Tour Egypt, the place of departure to Cairo. Tours can be arranged through Misr Travel and other local tour operators. The bus ride from Hurghada will drop you at the foot of the mountains, about 13 km from the monasteries, or the use of private transportation – the best way to locate.
The path through the air
The following airlines fly to Hurghada: