Sharm El-sheikh Tourism

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Sharm-el-Sheikh is where Egypt emulates the Mediterranean – coral reefs, crystal waters, great nightlife, great marinelife, the mountain where Moses got his commandments, go karting, swimming with dolphins, quad biking, camel trekking, para sailing, swimming with sharks… ok, maybe it’s a bit more the Mediterranean offers. Called the City of Peace for the sheer number peace conferences that have been held here, this resort town is one Egypt’s most popular travel destinations. Whether you’re diving for the Technicolor coral reef or heading our for some fun spirituality into the desert, the city serves you well. It’s especially popular with Britishers. Each of the activities here has many operator companies providing optimised and specialised tours..

Sharm El-sheikh Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Sharm El-sheikh tips for your visit


  • Drink losts of water and always carry water.
  • Be quick with your thank you.
  • Carry Egyptian money
  • Make sure your guide comes highly recommended from various sources.
  • Bargain.
  • Shout out the location you want to go to when hailing a taxi.

Don’ts :

  • Don’t litter.
  • Don’t break corals.
  • Don’t eat street food.
  • Don’t drink openly.
  • Don’t be publicly affectionate.
  • Don’t dress revealingly or ostentatiously. 

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Facts and Stats for Sharm El-sheikh*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sharm El-sheikh

    Know the pollution level of Sharm El-sheikh before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Sharm El-sheikh: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sharm El-sheikh for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sharm El-sheikh.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.08 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 20.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.27 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.73 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.83 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.09 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.08 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.08 (Low)
  • Living in Sharm El-sheikh - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.11 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.51 (High)
    • Pollution Index 17.39 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 48.61 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sharm El-sheikh

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sharm El-sheikh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 54.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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