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Sharm El-Sheikh: Colored Canyon and Blue Hole Day Trip

1. Sharm El-Sheikh: Colored Canyon and Blue Hole Day Trip

Have a truly spectacular experience with a day trip to the Colored Canyon near Dahab and to the world-famous Blue Hole in the Abu Galum protectorate area. On this day trip wander through a labyrinth of sandstone rocks, take a camel ride along the sea, and snorkel amongst colorful marine life. Your day trip begins with a pickup from your hotel. Head to your first stop, the Colored Canyon. Be amazed by sandstone rocks and their shades of yellow, purple, red, magenta, and gold. The impressive rocky canyon reaches up to 40 meters and is a result of receding tides from the Red Sea. See how the rocks of the area were formed millions of years ago as a result of water eroding sandstone and limestone. Enjoy a camel ride by the long shores of the Red Sea and break for lunch with a unique view of the sea. After lunch, head to the Blue Hole. There, you will get the chance to snorkel and see the mesmerizing colourful marine life of the Red Sea. Next, you will be taken to the biggest shopping area in South Sinai. Take the opportunity to purchase some local Egyptian handicrafts, perfumes, papyrus, and souvenirs. After your adventurous day, get dropped off back at your hotel.

From Sharm: Colored Canyon & Dahab Tour w/ Blue Hole Snorkel

2. From Sharm: Colored Canyon & Dahab Tour w/ Blue Hole Snorkel

Early morning pick up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to Abu Galum, which is situated on the east coast of South Sinai, right between Dahab and Nuweiba. It is a Protected Area that covers about 400 square kilometers. It protects coastal and mountain ecosystems that are unique to the Gulf of Aqaba. Enjoy snorkeling at the coral reef in this area is home to many different varieties of marine life. This is a truly spectacular experience. Furthermure move to Dahab for lunch and city, After that comes the main event into the desert to the coloured canyon, there you will not believe how utterly beautiful the area is and how untouched it still remains. You can enjoy an hours walking taking in the extraordinary colours and shapes of the rocks. After the tour will drive back to Sharm and to your hotel to drop off there.

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