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Egypt’s first ever long distance hiking trail, the Sinai Trail, is a 250 km-long sea to summit route through the greatest wilderness in the Middle East, beginning in the Gulf of Aqaba and ending in the mountains of St. Katherine.

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The Sinai Trail aims to create a sustainable tourism economy that benefits local communities, particularly those in remote and marginalized areas.

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Our Live Tribal adventure provides people from across the world a new and bespoke experience of Egypt: its unforgettable desert landscapes, nature, heritage and people.

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People have been crossing Sinai – walking its old paths and byways – for many millennia. The Sinai Trail keeps this tradition alive. The Sinai Trail is managed by a cooperative of all the Bedouin tribes in Sinai

Night travelling to Serabit - Barakat camp. Rest and Breakfast on arrival. Walk over the Pharaonic temple of Serabit el Khadem and go down Darb el Khawaja to Wadi Um Ajraaf.
Walk from Wadi Um Ajraaf over high passes to Wadi Sahow and stay near a village of the Hamada tribe.
Walk from Wadi Sahow over high passes to the highlands of Um Bojma, where an old English mine stands.
Walk down from Um Bojma to an oasis of lush palm trees in the gorge of Wadi Baabaa.
Walk from Wadi Baabaa over sandy dunes to the tomb of an old Bedouin holy man, Sheikh Gray. Later today we bit the desert farewell as we take the bus back to Cairo.


The scenery on this hike is breathtaking and indescribably beautiful. You will be hiking through the desert like mountains of Sinai and seeing a completely different side of Egypt that you have never seen before.



End of April might be warmer and even hot during the day but it’s still pleasant at night.



The Bedouins usually sleep under the stars. They call it the million-star hotel. We will be camping in the wilderness – by camping we also mean that our water resource is minimal so expect no showers, and nature calls are responded in nature – no toilets. We’ll be providing tents for sleeping which can accommodate 2 hikers per tent and provide insulation from the cold and a barrier against rain, which is possible at any time, and also against mosquitos. A warm sleeping bag would be suitable for this trip with comfort temperature of 5 degrees. We also recommend using sleeping bag liner or just wearing more warm layers during sleeping for people who'd still feel cold. Sleeping bags can be big, bulky and weighty, so get the smallest, lightest model you can. Remember, the weather in Sinai at night is colder than what most people would expect, especially if they are not familiar with it.



You will be treated to 3 extremely delicious meals on a daily basis You will have 3 daily extremely delicious meals throughout the trip where you can help in their preparation if you want to. Breakfast is usually eggs, cheese, beans, honey and jam, lunch is on the light side having pasta and salad, while dinner you will enjoy the amazing cuisine of bedouins which is vegetables, meat or chicken slow cooked on charcoal or on the fire with some rice and salads.



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    • Price based on 8 pax

    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D)

    • Round trip from Cairo to Sinai (Serabit)

    • All accommodation based on double basis (tents and ecolodges)

    • First aid trained local guides and english speaking camp crew

    • Permits when needed


    • Personal items

    • Sleeping bag

    • Extra snacks