Things to do in Sharm el-Sheikh | This Egyptian city is not only a well-known diving destination, but it also has a plethora of cultural gems to discover.
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JAN - JUN
27°C / 19°C
JUL - DEC
30°C / 24°C
1 USD = 18.94 EGP
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Frequently Asked Questions
The must-see attractions in Sharm el-Sheikh are Mount Sinai, Al Sahaba Mosque, Old Market and Mustafa Mosque.
Blue and white minibuses transport locals throughout the city, but it is illegal for them to transport tourists. If you're traveling with a large group, you might want to consider renting your own private minibus. Prices begin at E£597 per day. Taxis are a convenient, if somewhat expensive, way to get around the city. Many drivers will not use a meter, so agree on a price before boarding. A typical 5-mile journey costs E£65-80.
Most citizens do not need to obtain a visa in advance if they only intend to stay at resorts in South Sinai, such as Sharm El Sheik and Taba. On arrival, they will instead be given an entry permission stamp. This only applies to tourism visits of up to 14 days.
4 days is our recommendation for Sharm el-Sheikh. 4 days is a good amount of time to see the major attractions and relax in Sharm el-Sheikh without feeling rushed.
The average temperature is 19.5 °C (67 °F), with lows of 15.2 °C (59.3 °F) and highs of 23.8 °C (74.9 °F). The temperature usually drops to around 10.5 °C (50.5 °F) on the coldest nights of the month. The temperature usually reaches around 29.5 °C (85 °F) on the warmest days of the month.
Any visitor to Sharm el-Sheikh should snorkel or scuba dive in the Red Sea. The Red Sea laps calmly at Sharm el-shores, Sheikh's but this body of water isn't just for splashing around in. Ras Mohamed Nature Reserve glass boat tours. Marvel at the Heavenly Cathedral. Discover the Divine Beauty of Al Mustafa Mosque.
El Masrien Grill (Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh) serves Egyptian barbecue dishes like kofta, kebab, and stuffed duck, while Beirut Bay Restaurant in Na'ama Bay serves tasty Middle Eastern cuisine. Alternatively, for the best in al fresco dining, reserve a table at the Reef Grill at the Four Seasons Resort. A simple meal will cost you between E£175 and E£396 in an upmarket restaurant.
Due to the high risk, Sharm el-Sheikh has a special police force that assists tourists and works hard to make Sharm el-Sheikh a safe city. The police are present in hotels and tourist areas. Women should avoid traveling alone.