Escape Egypt, an independent travel group in Egypt led by Ahmed Fouad, will host El Galt El Azraq Hike & Ras Mohamed Splash, a full-pack outdoor adventure for the Eid holiday. The adventure begins in the first week of May.
Outdoor Adventures for the Eid Holiday
El Galt El Azraq Hike & Ras Mohamed Splash is an average-level outdoor adventure program that features hiking, camping, and snorkeling. The majority of the adventure will focus on hiking, so participants are required to possess good physical fitness to withstand the effort.
Participants will experience moderate-level hiking and full camping with no electricity for 5 days. Organizers are then encouraging everyone to prepare all the necessary equipment and other basic necessities for El Galt El Azraq Hike & Ras Mohamed Splash.
Here’s the full itinerary from day 1 to 5:
- Gather in Nasr City at the first Makram at 10:30 pm
- Move at 11:00 pm
- First hike for 6-7 hours
- Preparation and camping
- Second hike for 8-9 hours
- Move to the Blue Jalt, a natural water spring
- Return to the pomegranate brushes and to the Secret Garden
- Camping in the Secret Garden
- Third hike for 3-4 hours
- Hike starts at the Secret Garden to Zawatin to Ain Shekayah
- Drive to Catherine City for rest and lunch
- Move to Ras Mohammed for camping
- Ankh and snorkeling in Ras Mohammed
- Lunch and move to Cairo
Timing and Location
El Galt El Azraq Hike & Ras Mohamed Splash and all its activities will take place at St. Catherine, one of the world’s most remote and important religious landmarks, from May 3 to 7. The meeting place for all participants, regardless of location, is in Cairo.
The registration for El Galt El Azraq Hike & Ras Mohamed Splash is open online. Contact the organizers Mohamed El-Sherbiny at 01005628152 or Yehia Zakaria at 0100396063 for registration. The registration fee is 3,875 EGP, and it already includes transfers, entrance fees, hikes and guides, and camping fees.
About the Organizer
Escape Egypt is an independent travel group in Egypt with over 3,000 members. They host outdoor adventures highlighting the culture and spiritual aspects of Egypt. For more information about El Galt El Azraq Hike & Ras Mohamed Splash, visit Escape Egypt on Facebook and Instagram.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022