Ras Muhammad National Park
The Famous and World's diving site; Ras Muhammad National Park
At the extreme south of Sinai Peninsula lies the world’s famous national park in Egypt by the name Ras Muhammad. It has a legendary diving site and one of the most maintained National Parks in Egypt. It has two resorts and can be accessed via both. Situated between Red Sea coral reefs and Sinai inland desert, Ras Muhammad National Park is 12 km from Sharm-el-sheikh city. The name originated from a wind-carved cliff that bears a resemblance to the features of Prophet Mohammed.
This Park comprises of two islands, Sanafir and Tiran, which is situated nearly 6km away from Sinai Peninsula. It was affirmed a protected area by the Egyptian government for its scientific significance and splendor. The safety of the park has been improved over time, as there are rangers who guard the surrounding seas and grounds. This has contributed to its success as most people take trips more often. Ras Mohammed Reef basics include, wreck, drift dives and wall diving.
When it comes to diving, it is allowed in selected areas and tourists are to leave the park before nightfall. As you stroll around the park, you will come across vertebrate and invertebrates species, Risso’s Dolphin, Grampus griseus, white stork amongst others. Additionally, it serves as a domicile of nourishment and rest as it plays the role of bird migration. Desert habitats are available and there you can find wadis and mountains, sand dunes, coastal mud plains and gravel.
Ras Muhammad Park Egypt has a dry climate and minimum rainfall during winter season. All year water climate; warmest water is from June – August and cold water is around February. You can always take pleasure in Shark Observatory dive and experience the best travel and leisure ever. The best thing about this park is that it hosts both beginners and advanced divers. Why not visit the Park and have your own experience in all the above stated activities.
Colossi of Memnon
Colossi of Memnon is one of the best tourist attraction in this country
When we talk about Egypt, then mostly people will think about the great pyramids or sphinx, but those are not the only historical things that you can see in Egypt. In this country you can get so many other historical monuments also and Colossi of Memnon is one of those monuments. Talking about Colossi of Memnon, they are two massive sized stone statue and experts believe it can be older than 3400 years. These stone statures are there since 14th century BC and so many things are there that are popular about these two statues
These two statues were named by Memnon who was the hero of the war. Other than this some people also say that Memnon means son of dawn and that name suits perfectly on these statues. Son of dawn name suits perfectly for Colossi of Memnon because at the time of sunset you can hear so many different sounds from it. Experts do not know the meaning of this sound nor do they know the reasons because of which these sounds come from these statues at time of sundown. Also, this sound is not frequent nor it has any pattern for that. So only few people get a chance to hear this sound from Colossi of Memnon.
Well, I cannot tell you a lot of things about these statues, but I can tell you one thing that if you are vesting Egypt, then you should visit this place as well. I am sure when you will explore this place and these giant statues, then you will get mesmerized with it. And you don’t have to worry about the loneliness because many people from entire world come to see these statues. So, when you plan for your vacation to Egypt, make sure you add this place in your must visit places list.