Colored Canyon – Wadi Ghazala – Wadi Disco – Wadi Mileihis – Wadi Khudra – Mushroom Rock – Closed Canyon – Ein Khudra Oasis – White Canyon – Nawamis – Wadi Mutamir – Gebel Mahrum/Gebel Barqa – Arada Canyon
We will take you in a 4×4 jeep through the fascinating mountain and desert scenery to the Colored Canyon where you will enjoy a hike through this stunning gorge; its rock formations are extraordinarily beautiful as you cannot only find diverse shapes, but also a multitude of different colors which gave this canyon its promising name. So don’t hurry, take your time to enjoy the unique surroundings and take a rest whenever you need. Some passages are a bit tricky, but your guide will of course assist you in case you need some help. Then we will continue the jeep tour through the famous Wadi Ghazala, one of Sinai’s longest valleys, which is named after the gazelles that are told to graze here. It is a great and fascinating part of the desert, with sandstone rocks, caves, dunes, and broom and acacia trees – a perfect place for a lunch break. Then you will meet your guides and your future companions, well-trained gentle camels. They will carry you to a picturesque open space known as the Wadi Disco; colorful rocks will enchant you on your way. In the wadi, you will make a relaxed break under an acacia tree. In the Wadi Mileihis at the foot of a sandstone mountain, you will encamp in a small peaceful garden around a spring where you will have dinner and spend the first night under the amazing starry desert sky
Lunch and dinner – Camel ride 2 Hours
After breakfast, you will ride along the scenic Wadi Khudra towards the Closed Canyon. On the way, you will pass by the renowned Mushroom Rock, a freestanding rock in the shape of a champignon. Now you will start your second trekking tour which will lead you through the Closed Canyon, a fantastic way between rough rock walls, ending at a high cliff. After this sporty walk, you will relax a bit and enjoy a tasty lunch. Finally, you will trek to the idyllic green Ein Khudra Oasis where you will repose and enjoy a bath in the spring before you will enjoy a Bedouin dinner and go to sleep.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner – Camel ride 1 Hour
After breakfast, you will explore the fascinating White Canyon. It received its name because of its splendid bright rock walls. Take your time to enjoy the unique landscape while you trek through the canyon, and keep your camera ready! Your camels will wait for you at the exit and take you again through the great desert scenery. Then it is time for some culture – you will visit the Nawamis, prehistoric circular burial chambers built of sandstone. After lunch you will enjoy riding through the Wadi Mutamir to today`s camping location, the Gebel Barqa, the ‘Mountain with a Hole’, a popular bizarre sandstone formation belonging to the Gebel Mahrum, with a hole cutting through it. In this area, you can also find numerous other rock formations as well as small caves and sand dunes. Stroll around a bit before you go sleeping to explore this great piece of nature.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
After breakfast, you will be picked up by a jeep that will bring you to the wonderful Arada Canyon, also known as the Double Canyon as two branches lead away from the same entrance. You will see bizarre rock formations in different colors and enjoy great views. Some climbing parts are a bit tricky, but your experienced guide will assist you, so if you are adequately fit there will not be any problem. You will enjoy a picnic at a scenic place en route. Finally, you will reach a steep sand dune – if you like, you can scale it! Also, this wadi is full of interesting ancient rock paintings. In the afternoon we will transfer you back to your hotel.
Breakfast, lunch – Camel ride 2 Hours
|Group tour||Private tour|
|Price per person||$375||$430|
*If you are a group of 8 people and more please contact us for a special price.