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The Sinai Peninsula is a triangle-shaped landmass in northern Egypt.It is bordered to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, to the east by the Red Sea, to the east by the Gulf of Suez, and to the south by the Gulf of Aqaba. The peninsula has been a crossroads of civilizations for thousands of years. It is considered home of the world’s most important and iconic archaeological sites in our Egypt tours. The Sinai Peninsula is also home to Mount Sinai, which is considered by many to be the biblical Mount Moses.

Things to do in Sinai peninsula

Originally a part of Egypt, the Sinai Peninsula was taken over by Israel in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.In accordance with the terms of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty, Israel left the Sinai in 1982. The Sinai peninsula is currently divided into two administrative regions: North Sinai and South Sinai. South Sinai includes many amazing tourist destination areas which you can enjoy with places like sharm el sheikh, Dahab and Taba. If you are interested you can choose our sharm el sheikh day tours to try one of the most wonderful tourist activities like, snorkeling at Ras mohammed reserve.

The majority of people in the Sinai peninsula are Arabs, although there are also Bedouin tribes as well as some ethnic minorities such as Copts and Nubians. Although English and French are also commonly spoken languages in the Sinai peninsula but Arabic is the major language spoken.

climate in the Sinai peninsula

The climate in the Sinai peninsula is typically desert-like, with hot summers and cool winters. However, there is significant variation depending on elevation; for example, it can be quite cold in winter at Mount Sinai, which has an elevation of 6,693 feet (2,037 meters). A Lot of people adore spend Egypt adventure vacation and they reach the Top of Mount Moses in the winter at sub-zero temperatures.

There are a number of historical and religious sites located in the Sinai peninsula that attract tourists from all over the world, you must experience this amazing journey from our Egypt travel packages. These include one day tour at Saint Catherine's Monastery (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Mount Sinai (considered by many Christians to be where Moses

The peninsula is dominated by the arid desert climate of the Sahara, with hot, dry summers and moderate winters, So winter is considered the best season to spend an amazing Egypt day tours in one of the cities sinai. The Sinai peninsula's terrain is varied, with mountains, valleys, and coastal plains

The Sinai peninsula has been a strategic location throughout history due to its position between Africa and Asia. In ancient times, the Sinai was part of the Egyptian empire and was used as a trade route between Egypt and its Asian neighbors.

The Sinai peninsula is home to a diverse range of animal and plant life, plan your Egypt classic tours to discover it. The region's warm climate supports species such as gazelles, ibexes, jackals, and lizards Plants such as acacia trees and date palms also grow in the Sinai.

Sinai peninsula History

Sinai peninsula was controlled by the Ottoman Empire from 1517 until 1867 when it was ceded to the British Empire. The British controlled the Sinai until Israel occupied it during the Six-Day War in 1967. Since then, the Sinai has been under Israeli control, except for a brief period from 1979 to 1982 when it was returned to Egypt. Don't miss to follow our Egypt online tour blogs to be more updated about everything new about the great Sinai.

The Sinai peninsula is a major route for international shipping. The area is also a popular tourist destination, so if you are a bride and groom, and want to spend an amazing Egypt honeymoon vacation, Sinai peninsula is the best choice for you.due to its many beaches and resorts. The population of the Sinai Peninsula is approximately 2.3 million people. The majority of the population is Muslim, with a small minority of Christians. The official languages of the Sinai Peninsula are Arabic and English. Join in one of the famous Egypt trips

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