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Photo of Israel National Trail Part 1: Eilat to Mitzpe Ramon through the desert Photo of Full moon hike in Ramon Crater (near mt. Ramon) Photo of Valle de los Reyes - Valley of the Kings (Egypt)
  • near Taba, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    158.75mi
    Elevation +
    18806f
    TrailRank
    62| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Israel National Trail Part 1: Eilat to Mitzpe Ramon through the desert Photo of Israel National Trail Part 1: Eilat to Mitzpe Ramon through the desert Photo of Israel National Trail Part 1: Eilat to Mitzpe Ramon through the desert

    The desert section of the Israel National Trail (Shvil Israel) has dramatic scenery with wadis, canyons, mountains and ancient remains. It also includes some exciting sections at height, up and down ladders and metal run...

    awesome trail!! Good on ya
    Bruce Bundt
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  • near Sakan Abu Ragīa, North Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    10.32mi
    Elevation +
    1673f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo of Full moon hike in Ramon Crater (near mt. Ramon) Photo of Full moon hike in Ramon Crater (near mt. Ramon) Photo of Full moon hike in Ramon Crater (near mt. Ramon)

    This is a beautiful hike very well suited for a full moon night situated in the far south-western corner of the Ramon crater. The hike begins at the mt. Ramon parking lot, note that the road leading to this parking lot f...

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  • near Luxor, Luxor (Egypt)
    Distance
    15.20mi
    Elevation +
    433f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Valle de los Reyes - Valley of the Kings (Egypt) Photo of Valle de los Reyes - Valley of the Kings (Egypt) Photo of Valle de los Reyes - Valley of the Kings (Egypt)

    Iniciamos la ruta justo donde salen los ferrys municipales para cruzar el rio Nilo (1 LE por persona y las bicis gratis). Cuidado, no dejarse engañar por la cantidad de buscavidas que hay alrededor del ferry ofreciendo b...

    Gracias amigo
    Emilio Membrillera
    Increíble forma de conocer los yacimientos de Luxor.
    Isabel Gibert
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  • near Taba, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    6.59mi
    Elevation +
    1552f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Eilat mountains- Heart of the desert loop trail Photo of Eilat mountains- Heart of the desert loop trail Photo of Eilat mountains- Heart of the desert loop trail

    Eilat mountains- Heart of the desert loop trail. A great hike, gives you a taste of the Eilat mountains. You can get to the start of the trail by car or bus number 30 or 15 from Eilat. You follow the white-green-white tr...

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  • Dahab Mountain Hike - 21.04.2020

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    4.38mi
    Elevation +
    810f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 21.04.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 21.04.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 21.04.2020

    Directions: Start: take a taxi to the start of the hike, which is up a sandy road in a valley (up Wadi Beyda). End: in an easy sandy valley, on the right side of Bedouin Moon Hotel (when facing the sea). Safety: We...

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  • Dahab Mountain Hike - 17.04.2020

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    3.82mi
    Elevation +
    866f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 17.04.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 17.04.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 17.04.2020

    Very nice narrow Wadi around the middle of the hike (see waypoint/photo 3). Directions: Start: in Wadi Beyda, an almost flat sandy valley. End: in Wadi Dhuffra, an almost flat sandy valley. Safety: Wear hiking o...

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  • near Coptic Cairo, Cairo (Egypt)
    Distance
    5.31mi
    Elevation +
    30f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of From the Nilometer on Rhoda Island to Gezira Island Photo of From the Nilometer on Rhoda Island to Gezira Island Photo of From the Nilometer on Rhoda Island to Gezira Island

    Easy one way walk on the two main islands in the Nile in Cairo. From the AD 861 Nilometer on the southern tip of Rhoda Island to central Zamalek. It is a very urban but varied walk crossing the Nile twice. Rhoda is peace...

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  • Dahab Mountain Hike - 11.05.2020

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    4.81mi
    Elevation +
    991f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 11.05.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 11.05.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 11.05.2020

    Difficulty Level: If you have never been hiking in these mountains before, I highly recommend to start with one of other hikes rated "medium" that I shared on wikiloc. This hike requires good fitness, good balance and ...

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  • Wadi Degla - halfway loop

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    near Masākin Aţlas lit Ta‘āwunīyāt, Cairo (Egypt)
    Distance
    8.41mi
    Elevation +
    997f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of Wadi Degla - halfway loop Photo of Wadi Degla - halfway loop Photo of Wadi Degla - halfway loop

    Comfortable half-day walk with a brief scrabbly section at midway turn near the camping area. Some good views along the top. Sand or gravel underfoot most of the way.

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  • Wadi Degla loop

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    near Masākin Aţlas lit Ta‘āwunīyāt, Cairo (Egypt)
    Distance
    8.18mi
    Elevation +
    469f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of Wadi Degla loop Photo of Wadi Degla loop Photo of Wadi Degla loop

    This easy hike first goes east through a dry river bed then after 5.5 km you find the trail that takes you up on the southern rim and return on a path up there. Especially on weekends the wadi is home to picnicking famil...

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  • St. Paul's Monastery Hike

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    near Az Za‘farānah, Red Sea (Egypt)
    Distance
    6.70mi
    Elevation +
    1184f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of St. Paul's Monastery Hike Photo of St. Paul's Monastery Hike Photo of St. Paul's Monastery Hike

    Beautiful hike up a Wadi (Valley) to a beautiful viewpoint and then down again to St. Paul's Monastery. We were dropped at the starting point by a 4x4 vehicle. The hike up the initial wadi is particularly beautiful with ...

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  • Zamalek - Downtown loop

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    near Al Jazīrah, Giza (Egypt)
    Distance
    4.83mi
    Elevation +
    79f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Zamalek - Downtown loop Photo of Zamalek - Downtown loop Photo of Zamalek - Downtown loop

    Easy walk. Start by crossing 15 May bridge from Zamalek. Then through buzzling street markets offering anything from clothes to autoparts. Then cross into stylish downtown Cairo with beautiful heritage buildings from 19t...

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  • Dahab Mountain Hike - 01.05.2020

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    3.38mi
    Elevation +
    509f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 01.05.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 01.05.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 01.05.2020

    Discovery hike going through pretty tough parts of the mountains with very steep ups and downs from the very beginning. Not necessarily worth the effort if focused on beauty, but well worth it to discover the topology of...

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  • Tahanub Loop in the Delta

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    Walking
    near Ţaḩā’ Nūb, Qalyubia (Egypt)
    Distance
    8.54mi
    Elevation +
    7f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Tahanub Loop in the Delta Photo of Tahanub Loop in the Delta Photo of Tahanub Loop in the Delta

    We did this walk in a pretty random place about an hour north of Cairo. The idea was to get an impression of rural life in the Delta. You start on the main Qalyub Rd in Taha Noub village and head west into the fields. Yo...

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  • Dahab Mountain Hike - 25.03.2020

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    3.08mi
    Elevation +
    771f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 25.03.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 25.03.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 25.03.2020

    Directions: Start: on left side of Dahab Paradise Hotel, in a flat sandy valley. End: in Wadi Beyda, a flat sandy valley. Difficulty: The hike was rather easy until the top. We then decided to drift off from the m...

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  • near Saint Catherine, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    11.80mi
    Elevation +
    3776f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of One day hike to Saint Catherine Summit Photo of One day hike to Saint Catherine Summit Photo of One day hike to Saint Catherine Summit

    One great day trip to the summit of St Catherine which hiked with a local Bedouin guide. It was not possible in December 2020 to do it by oneself due to security reasons, some paths seem to be forbidden, controled by sol...

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  • near Ţābā, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    11.69mi
    Elevation +
    3868f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Eilat-Wadi Gishron-Netafim, Israel, Feb 2017 Photo of Eilat-Wadi Gishron-Netafim, Israel, Feb 2017 Photo of Eilat-Wadi Gishron-Netafim, Israel, Feb 2017

    A very nice and long trail climbing up from the red sea shore in Eilat through Tsfachot mtn. and ends up in the night camp near mnt. Yoash. Most of the trail winds along wadi-Gishron along the Israel-Egypt border. The d...

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  • Zamalek-Kit Kat loop

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    near Būlāq Abū al ‘Ilā, Cairo (Egypt)
    Distance
    4.22mi
    Elevation +
    190f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Zamalek-Kit Kat loop Photo of Zamalek-Kit Kat loop Photo of Zamalek-Kit Kat loop

    Starting from 15 May bridge/26 July Corridor this walk circles the Nile north of Zamalek. On the east shore of the Nile you walk along the brand new 2021 promenade which is nicely sheltered from the traffic noise on the ...

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  • near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    16.28mi
    Elevation +
    315f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Dahab to Ras Abu Galum Laguna and way back by boat Photo of Dahab to Ras Abu Galum Laguna and way back by boat Photo of Dahab to Ras Abu Galum Laguna and way back by boat

    Really great hike I did at the end of March - in the latest days before it becomes really too hot for hiking. The field is flat and easy. The path is clear - only need to follow the sea. I came back to Dahab by boat a...

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  • Zamalek Loop

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    near Al Jazīrah, Giza (Egypt)
    Distance
    6.63mi
    Elevation +
    62f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Zamalek Loop Photo of Zamalek Loop Photo of Zamalek Loop

    This easy stroll goes around Zamalek/Gezira Island as close to the Nile as possible. You will pass many embassies, cultural institutions and the famous Al Ahly football club. Zamalek is the old posh neighbourhood if Cair...

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  • Dahab - Sinai

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    25.59mi
    Elevation +
    3701f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Dahab - Sinai Photo of Dahab - Sinai Photo of Dahab - Sinai

    Sinai has a stunning landscape for mountain desert lovers. Unfortunately, it is no longer easy to travel around outside the main tourist resorts unless on a tour to the main sites like St Catherine's Monastery independen...

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  • Al-Azhar Park to Zamalek

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    Walking
    near Minţaqat al Bāţanīyah, Cairo (Egypt)
    Distance
    6.41mi
    Elevation +
    167f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Al-Azhar Park to Zamalek Photo of Al-Azhar Park to Zamalek Photo of Al-Azhar Park to Zamalek

    From the most beautiful park in Cairo through old Cairo and downtown across the Nile to Zamalek. Easy walk and lots of life to watch

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  • Dahab Mountain Hike - 07.05.2020

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    near Dahab, South Sinai (Egypt)
    Distance
    3.03mi
    Elevation +
    591f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 07.05.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 07.05.2020 Photo of Dahab Mountain Hike - 07.05.2020

    This hike is going through several beautiful wadis. Difficulty Level: If you have never been hiking in these mountains before, I highly recommend to start with one of other hikes rated "medium" that I shared on wik...

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