Sharm El-sheikh is a city situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, in South Sinai Governorate, Egypt, on the coastal strip along the Red Sea. Its population is approximately 35,000 (2008). Sharm el-Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt's South Sinai Governorate which includes the smaller coastal towns of Dahab and Nuweiba as well as the mountainous interior, Saint Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. Sharm el-Sheikh is sometimes called the "City of Peace", referring to the large number of international peace conferences that have been held there. It was known as Sharm ush-Sheikh, "bay of the Sheikh" in Arabic) during Ottoman rule and was known as Ofira during Israeli occupation between 1967 and 1979.Among Egyptians, the name of the city is commonly shortened to "Sharm".
Find all the information needed for your Egypt holiday in Sharm Elshaikh. Information about what to do , what to avoid, and what makes your trip memorable. tips on where to go and how to be well prepared for each specific trip you make in and around Sharm Elshaikh.
Things to do when in Sharm El-shaikh. This city is one of the most beautiful city in the world with the amazingly beautiful coral beaches. People usually come to Sharm Elshaikh for diving, snorkeling, and desert safari. Find below things to do in Sharm with details on timing, pricing, and activities.
You can still tour the popular tourist cities of Egypt while in Sharm Elshaikh. We provide tours from Sharm Elshaikh to Cairo, tours from Sharm Elshaikh to Luxor, tours from Sharm Elshaikh to Aswan and Abusimbel, and even tours from Sharm Elshaikh to Alexandria.
In Sharm there are serveral hotels with various categories from hostels and youth accommodation, to 5 stars hotels. Find the best budget hotels in Sharm and also the most luxorious hotels. Contact us to book your room.