The Sinai Peninsula consists of an area of some 61,000 square kilometers. Sinai, by its geographical location, is the junction between Asia and Africa.It is the gateway to Egypt from the East. It is divided into two governorates, Southern Sinai governorate and Northern Sinai Governorate.
The Governorate of North Sinai lies on the Mediterranean Coast and is separated from South Sinai by the Taba line. Al-Arish, famous for its beautiful shores and palm lined beaches, is the capital for the Northern Sinai Governorate and Al Tur is the capitel for Southen Sinai Governorate.
How to reach Sinai
There is an international airports in Taba and Sharm cities in South Sinai governorate, but there is no International airport at North Sinai Governorate. Moreover, you can arrive Sina via Nuweibaa Port or you can come through Rafah Border in North Sinai Governorate between Egypt and Palestine.
Incase of being in Cairo, you can go to Sinai by bus. Incase you need a private air-conditioned vehicle, Memphis Tours can arrange that for you.
Sinai is the land of holy inspiration, impressive scenery and in every aspect a worthy setting for that famous historic event, when Moses on Sinai Mount received the Ten Commandments from the Lord. Sinai is a very safe place to travel, in a climate with 360 days of sun, the worlds best coral reefs, the impressive mountainous Sinai desert one can enjoy and the highest standard of comfort in one of the terrific hotel resorts. The famous cities in Sinai are Sharm El Sheikh , Taba, Dahab , Nuweibaa , St. Catherine and El Arish.