Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Egypt - Deserts / Badlands / Gorges

Mount Sinai Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainMountains, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Mar
Region/PlaceSinaiCountryEgypt  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)635Route findingEasy
RouteSt Katherine's Village (1650), St Katherine's Monastery (1680), Gebel Musa (Mt Sinai) (2285), St Katherine's Village (1650)
NotesSteps are easier to climb than to make
View down Steps of Repentance to St Katherine’s Monsatery (4th Ct AD), Mount Sinai summit by Steps of Repentance (T), Sinai, Egypt, 1-Mar-99, E785

Steps of Repentance nr summit of Mt Sinai/Gebel Musa (2265m), Mt Sinai (S), Mount Sinai summit by Steps of Repentance (T), Sinai, Egypt, 1-Mar-99, E786

View to S across Sinai desert from Mt Sinai/Gebel Musa, Mount Sinai summit by Steps of Repentance (T), Sinai, Egypt, 1-Mar-99, E787

 
Saqqara - Dashur pyramids Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Feb
Region/PlaceCairoCountryEgypt  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)100Route findingModerate
RouteSaqqara Village, Zoser's Funery Complex, Pyramid of Userkaf, Mastaba of Ti, Mastaba of Akhti-Hotep and Ptah-Hotep, South Saqqara, Red Pyramid of Snofru, Bent Pyramid of Snofru, Dashur Village road
NotesDesert route parallel to Nile Valley vegetation between successive pyramid fields. Fences (with holes) remain near Dashur pyramid field, remnants from when the environs were a restricted military area.
Zoser’s funery complex and Step Pyramid (27th Ct BC), North Saqqara, Pyramids at Saqqara (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E772

Abu Sir Pyramids (6km away) (24th Ct BC) from North Saqqara, Pyramids at Saqqara (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E773

Step Pyramid at North Saqqara (27th Ct BC) from South Saqqara, Pyramids at Saqqara (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E774

East face of Red Pyramid (26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E775

SE Corner of Red Pyramid (26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E776

Bent Pyramid of Snofru (Southern side) (c26th Ct BC) and Red Pyramid (L) (26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E777

NW Corner of Bent Pyramid (c26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E778