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...
|Name:||Blue Valley or Coloured Mountain|
|Found in:||South Sinai|
|Accessible:||Car and foot|
|Location:||28° 38′ 23″ N, 34° 33′ 39″ E|
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..
Ichneumon (Egyptian mongoose)
Reptiles such as large monitor, snakes, lizards, scorpions and so on..
The most amazing experiences of Blue Desert include:
Bedouin style camping
Sunrises in blue desert
Sunsets in blue desert
Stargazing in a desert night
Trekking the desert
Visiting other interesting sites
The Best Time To Visit Egypt Desert is anytime between November and March when the climate is little more pleasant than rest of the time.
December and January are peak tourist seasons, which may result heavy crowd.
Abu Galum Protectorate
Saint Catherine Protectorate
Mausoleum of Sheikh Nabi Salah
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