Red Sea Attractions provide an incredible variety of “things to do” appropriate for people of all ages, interests, and financial capacities. In addition to the incredibly well-known resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada, there is a vast selection of activities to choose from, such as scuba diving, snorkeling in the breathtaking Red Sea, boat excursions, desert safaris, and more. Day visits to the adjacent old St. Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Moses, and longer excursions to Luxor and Cairo are all accessible to guests. Find out more information about the many possibilities of things and cities to visit. It would be a shame to visit Egypt and not experience its many wonders.

Check top tourist sights of Red Sea

Egypt has many natural features, like the Red Sea, that make it a great place to live. The Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea surround the country, but the Red Sea is where the country’s most famous coastal cities are and where most tourists visit every year. The Red Sea is between Africa and Asia. The Gulf of Aden and the Bab el Mandeb strait are on the southern side, and the Sinai Peninsula, the Suez Canal, and the Gulf of Aqaba are on the northern side.

Things about Egypt’s Red Sea

With an average size of 438,000 km2, a length of 1900 km, a maximum width of 300 km, and depths of up to 3,040m, the Red Sea is home to more than 1,000 marine species. Due to the high rate of evaporation and low amount of rain, the Red Sea is one of the saltiest in the world.

The Red Sea is a gulf in the Indian Ocean between the Arabian peninsula and the coast of Africa. Despite what most people think, the water in the Red Sea is blue, not red. In Egypt, the area around the Red Sea is like a state, and the city of Hurghada is that state’s capital. Tourism is the state’s most significant source of income, followed by fishing. Oil, which is produced on 70% of the country’s land, is also a substantial source of income.

People have been coming to Egypt for thousands of years because of the pyramids at Giza. Millions of people go to Cairo, Luxor, and the Nile River Valley every year to see the ancient Egyptian temples, tombs, and monuments up close. Visitors are also drawn to the beautiful architecture and rich history of medieval Islamic Cairo and the legendary Greco-Roman legacy of beautiful and unique Alexandria.

But despite all of Egypt’s history in the Nile Valley, the areas east of the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula have become trendy places to visit. The coast has become famous for tourists who like to go to the beach. The Red Sea has beautiful beaches with white sand and reefs with more than 200 beautiful coral species full of sea life.

Coastal towns like Hurghada, Marsa Alam, and Ain Sokhna have become exclusive resorts with beautiful beaches and warm weather all year round. Divers come from all over the world to enjoy the unique landscapes and exciting adventures along the coast, where there are several coral islands and thousands of fish species.

The Sinai Peninsula also has access to the clear waters of the Red Sea and the historic areas inside the peninsula. Sharm El Sheikh is a busy resort town with beautiful beaches, active nightlife, and natural regions with different marine life.

In Dahab and Nuweiba, further north, the atmosphere is more laid-back, but you can still enjoy the beauty of the Red Sea. From both places, it is easy to get to the Sinai hinterland, where the Bedouin, who have lived in these mountains for thousands of years, show visitors the secrets of the desert and the history of the area, including Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery. Catherine.

The Bedouin’s warm hospitality and unique culture can be experienced in the desert, with beautiful scenery and quiet that can’t be beaten. Some pearls are not historical sites but great natural gifts on the eastern coasts of Egypt, along the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula.

Getting across the Red Sea

Even though the Red Sea is one of the most popular places to visit on the Egyptian coast today, it is best known for being a key spot in the Abrahamic religions.

After the plagues hit Egypt, Moses led the Jews to the promised land. When Pharaoh’s army tries to attack them, Moses puts his hand over the water, and a strong wind from the east splits the sea.

Above, you learned about just a few of the wonders of this beautiful blue sea, but there is much more to learn and discover. If you go to Egypt, you can’t miss the beauty and charm of the Red Sea. Visit the most famous coast of the country with “Amon Ra Tours” in one of our Egypt Packages.