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Sinai - Red Sea (Camping -Snorkeling -Hiking)
Posted April 17th, 2012 - 9:51 pm by from Cairo, Egypt (Permalink)
Dear CS'rs, Campers, Sinai lovers

wish you are all fine, & having fun! :)

(en sha Allah) this is going to be all in one trip to Sinai & the red sea (Pert plus) :P
Camping (Ras Muhammad), Snorkeling (Ras & Dahab) & Hiking (St. Catherine)

1st stop is going to be Ras Muhammad (12km from Sharm)
you may join us for the whole program, or any certain part of it!

program in brief:
1st day: heading from Cairo in buses & Cars starting 22:00 to arrive morning in Ras Muhammad,

PS: who wants to have a place in the private cars please contact me :) )

2nd day: leaving to Dahab morning, staying in Blue Hall for the rest of the day,
Caravan & camping over the night, then

3rd day: we are heading after sunset to St. Catherine,
camping on the top of the mountain,

4th day we spend the day in St. Catherine Area, then back to Cairo!

Transportation: private cars, or public bus to Sharm, then a Taxi from inside to Ras Muhammad which is 12 km far,

Cost: is going to be the cost of fuel/bus ticket, cost of your food (which you’ll buy), & 5 EGP ticket for Egyptians, or 5 USD for foreigner, that’s all, you may do the calculation yourself :)

Food: you may bring your own, or share with the others, Note: we used to go together to the super Market to buy everything & divide the cost,

Accommodation: I have a tent for 5 people, we may sleep outside it using our sleeping bags only! so you are kindly asked to bring your own sleeping bag,
PS: there is no hotels/buildings there, the toilet is a wooden hut 100meter far away from the camping spot, with no water source inside,

check list: sleeping bag, head light/torch, wipes, swimming suit, snorkel, Snorkeling gears (you can rent from Sharm), your food, & drinks,
& (((your ID or passport)))

Note: (VERY VERY VERY IMPORTANT)
you have to bring a copy of your ID or passport, without this copy you'll not be allowed to pass the gate!

Please contact me to arrange the transportation, as we need to book the tickets in advance,

Dress code:
Summer clothes, & heavy clothes for the mountain, hik(temperature is very low up the mountain),

for more details: please keep checking our post linked below, plus there is meeting 3 days in advance before the trip!

http://www.couchsurfing.org/group_read.html?gid=4711&post=11586747

links:
Sharm: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharm_el-Sheikh
Ras Muhammad: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ras_Muhammad_National_Park
Dahab: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dahab
Blue Hall: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Hole_(Red_Sea)
St. Catherine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Catherine,_Egypt
Mountain Sinai: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Sinai
St. Catherine monastery: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Catherine's_Monastery,_Mount_Sinai

any question you might contact me,

regards,

Wessam +2 0122 313 7770

MEETING DETAILS:
FROM: April 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm
TO: April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm


LINK: http://www.couchsurfing.org/meetings.html?mid=168192

LOCATION: Egypt - South Sinai - Sharm el-Sheikh
ADDRESS: Ras Muhammad park, 12 km away of Sharm El-Sheikh