Egypt - Sinai Family Adventure
Day 1: Arrive Sharm El Sheikh airport. An airport transfer is provided (if arriving on the preferred group flight). KE Land Only services begin with overnight at Shark's Bay Bedouin Camp.
Day 2: This morning we meet with our guide and have a full briefing for the week ahead. We then have the rest of the day free to enjoy the hotel, pool and beach. Snorkelling equipment is available to hire and you can swimmng and relax. Overnight Sharks Bay Bedouin Camp.
Day 3: After breakfast we transfer by 4WD vehicles (approx 2 hrs) to a sandstone area at the entrance of the White Canyon. We have a relaxed lunch and then we ascend into the beautiful sandy, white canyon. After walking through the canyon we arrive at the picturesque and lush oasis of Ain Hodra. Here we overnight in the gardens of the Mezzeina Bedouin either under the palm trees or in the Bedouin tents.
Day 4: This morning we are introduced to our camels. After a camel riding lesson we are off riding through Wadi Hodra to Canyon Maqfool, one of the tightest canyons in the Sinai! After lunch we continue on camel and foot to Naqb el Hamidad and then Wadi Ghazala where we camp in the desert.
Day 5: After breakfast at our desert Bedouin camp we pack up and set off again on our camels or foot through the Wadi Ghazala until we reach Gebel Melehes. After lunch we walk down to explore the small oasis of Melehes. And we camp at the foot of the mountain.
Day 6: An early start with a vehicle transfer to St Catherine's Monastery (2 hrs drive). We visit the monastery and then have some lunch. In the afternoon we have the option to walk to Wadi Arbain or to climb Moses Mountain for the sunset. The majority of the climb can be done on camel back, but the 365 steps to the summit have to be done on foot! We return and camp at St Catherine.
Day 7: After a leisurely breakfast we depart St Catherine and the desert and return to Sharm el Sheikh and our beach bungalows at Sharks Bay Bedouin Camp. We have the rest of the day free to relax, swim or snorkel. Overnight Sharks Bay Bedouin Camp.
Day 8: We have the morning free to relax, snorkel and swim at this delightful spot before we transfer to Sharm El Sheikh airport for the flight home.
Due to current political troubles in the Sinai region we have temporarily suspended our holidays to this area. When the situation improves in the next couple of months we will be accepting bookings again on these departures.