Sharm El-Sheikh is known as an excellent autumn destination. The average October temperature is 27C / 81F, while the maximums reach 31C / 88L and the minimums remain quite sweet at 23C / 73F. Nor is there rainfall, which means that the days we spent on the beach removing the sun is the norm, not sleep. So, what else should you do in addition to parking your wagon on a sun lounger all day?
World-Class Scuba Diving
There is something for each diver in Sharm El-Sheikh, dramatic walls of reefs to colorful coral gardens, where warm water temperatures and excellent visibility make each one dive a pleasure. Sharm’s marine life is exceptionally diverse, with more than 1,000 species of fish. The turtles, rays, and sightings of summer whale sharks. Diving on the coast is an excellent way to keep the costs low, but it is also worthwhile to take a boat to the world reefs of the straits of Tiran, where the walls sinking offer the best chance of pelagic fish and shark sightings. Check out Emperor Divers for various dives and PADI courses.
Dive Sharm’s Famous Shipwrecks
For advanced divers, the greatest attractiveness of a Sharm El-Sheikh diving trip is the iconic shipwreck in the area. The first on the list of cubes of most people is the SS Thistlegorm, possibly one of the most famous dive sites on the planet. During the Second World War, Thistlegorm left Scotland loaded with supplies for the allied forces in Egypt, where she sank through two aircraft from German bombers. Most of its loads, including bikes, Bedford trucks, and Bren weapons carriers, can still be seen onboard today. Other famous shipwrecks include the Yolanda Cypriot cargo vessel and the British Steamship SS Dunraven.
Try Your Hand at Other Watersports
If you would like to stay at the top of the water, there are many other ways to get your dose of sun and sea in Sharm El-Sheikh. Most of the dive sites on the shore are also accessible to divers, while boat trips are performed to divers to the most remote straits of Tira and Ras Mohammed reefs. You can even admire the reefs without wetting on a glass boat tour. For those who like higher high-octane water sports, opportunities abound for bananas navigation, tubes, kayaking, windsurfing, parasailing, and more. Do you want to learn Kitesurf? Kites addicts can teach you in only 2.5 days.
Relaxing Day on the Beach
Many of the best beaches in Sharm El-Sheikh are located in Ras Mohammed National Park, but for sun adoration sessions in the city, Naama Bay is the most popular option. Here, a wide stretch of golden sand with fringes for restaurants, cafes, and lively tourist centers is the main tourist center of Sharm, a place to socialize, swim and spend all day reading on one of the many sunbeds. Further north, Shark Bay is a slightly calmer and authentic alternative, while Ras Um Sid at the southern end of the city is famous as the most rewarding diving and snorkeling beach in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Experience Sharm’s Eclectic Nightlife
The epicenter of city nightlife is the Pacha outdoor nightclub, where world-renowned DJs entertained crowds until you reach the next day. Little Buddha contributes to the fashion sounds of Buddha-Bar this corner of the Sinai Peninsula; While the bus stop room is a more relaxed night lot with a pool table, drink specialties, and great music. If you prefer to sit down and exchange diving stories a few beers that sweat it on the dance floor all night, go to the ceiling bar of camels for the divers’ party on Friday night; Or sit down and admire stunning sea views in Farsha Café.
Wildlife in Ras Mohammed National Park
Conducting 185 square miles of land and sea, Ras Mohammed National Park is the jewel in the ecological crown of Sharm. It includes the best beaches and diving sites in the region, many of which are accessible from the shore. In addition, a saltwater lake, the second forest of mangroves more to the north of the world, and the areas of the interior desert provide a sanctuary for a large amount of rare wildlife. Keep an eye for the vulnerable Gazelle Gazelle and Nubian Ibex, as well as more than 140 species of birds, including the Egyptian vulture in danger of extinction. The park is approximately 25 miles south of the city on the tip of the peninsula.
Shop for Souvenirs at Sharm Old Market
For an immersion in the local culture, visit the visit to Sharm Old Market. These floors full of people sell everything I would expect from an Egyptian bazaar, which includes pyramids of fragrant spices, silver jewelry, and Arab lamps with color glass inlays. It is a great place to buy souvenirs, while simultaneously perfecting your regulating skills. You will also find some of the cheapest restaurants and cafés in the city. Grab a seat and spend the afternoon drinking mint tea and smoking Shisha as he sees the rest of the world pass. The market is located at the southern end of Sharm, near the Al-Sahaba mosque.
Admire the City’s Religious Sites
While most people come to Sharm for their beaches and reefs, there are plenty of cultural sites, including several beautiful places of worship. Although it was recently completed in 2008, the Al-Mustafa mosque replicates the Fatimid architecture of the iconic Al-Azhar Mosque of Cairo and is particularly beautiful when illuminated at night. The Al-Sahaba mosque, located in the ancient market, Cherry, chooses the best architectural elements of the Fatimid styles, Mamluk and Ottoman, while the Coptic Celestial Cathedral stands out for its fresh ceiling of San Juan’s vision of the Apocalypse.
Sample Traditional Egyptian Food
You can find most of the kitchens in Sharm El-Sheikh, from Cajun to Mexican. However, if you are willing to try something a little more local, be sure to review the Egyptian restaurants in the city. The best option on TripAdvisor is the Kababgy, located in the Mövenpick Resort in Naama Bay. Open by Kebabs and Kofta of the traditional coal grill, or try an authentic Tagine or Hawawashi (local bread stuffed with minced meat). Luxor is another Egyptian dining option in Soho Square, while local favorite Hoseni in the old market offers tasty staples for a fraction of the price.
Take a Day Trip to Mount Sinai
For a complete change of scene, visit Mount Sinai inside the peninsula. It is believed that it is the mountain where God appeared to Moses to give him the Ten Commandments, it is a pilgrimage for Christians, Jews, and Muslims (the Prophet Muhammad also spent time at the end of the sixth century). Walk to the top of the mountain on time for sunrise through the camel path or the most picturesque but challenging steps of repentance, then visit the monastery of Santa Catalina with its famous collection of art and religious manuscripts. Mount Sinai is a trip of 2.5 hours from Sharm.