Blue Desert

The Blue Desert lies near St. Catherine Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula. As its name suggests it is due to many rock formations coloured blue by a Belgian artist, Jean Verame to represent the Egyptian –Israeli peace treaty. This extraordinary peace symbol is now a great Egyptian manmade artwork and natural wonder…

Egyptian Desert takes you through an endless stunning range of desert landscapes coupled with scenic sunsets and starry night skies.

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General Info

Name: Blue Valley or Coloured Mountain
Found in: South Sinai
Accessible: Car and foot
Location: 28° 38′ 23″ N, 34° 33′ 39″ E
Area: 14 km2

General Features

  • Balloon-shaped Rocks painted blue
  • Red mountains with golden stones
  • Huge sculptures from granite of blue
  • Green plants and shrubs


Sinai Desert is abundant with plenty of wildlife, such as:

  • Plants such as Artemisia inculta and so on.
  • Wild cats
  • Caracal
  • Panther
  • Egyptian Jackal
  • Hyrax
  • Caffre cat
  • Ichneumon (Egyptian mongoose)
  • Reptiles such as large monitor, snakes, lizards, scorpions and so on..

Things To Do

The most amazing experiences of Blue Desert include:

  • Bedouin style camping
  • Sunrises in blue desert
  • Sunsets in blue desert
  • Stargazing in a desert night
  • Bedouin meals
  • Picnic Site
  • Camel rides
  • Trekking the desert
  • Visiting other interesting sites

Best Time To Visit

  • The Best Time To Visit Egyptis anytime between November and March when the climate is little more pleasant than rest of the time.
  • December and Januaryare peak tourist seasons, which may result heavy crowd.

Important Sites

  • Abu Galum Protectorate
  • Dahab
  • Catherine Monastery
  • Mount Sinai
  • Wadi Feiran
  • Nabi Salah
  • Wadi Isbaiya
  • Saint Catherine Protectorate
  • Mausoleum of Sheikh Nabi Salah

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