She hikes: What it is like to climb Egypt's 10 highest peaks

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 01:46 GMT

She began by following her passion in exploring unbeaten tracks in South Sinai, climbing the lesser known mountains, and then mounting Egypt's tallest 10 peaks in the span of 18 months. Finally, she embarked on organizing hiking trips in the rugged landsc

A scam on the roof of the world

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 12:16 GMT

It started with rumours and numbers that didn’t add up. It led to hours scanning reviews on TripAdvisor and weeks hiking around Mount Everest.

Six off the beaten track spots to visit in Egypt in 2018

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Egypt is on international travellers’ top places to visit in 2018. check out these must-see spots you won’t find on your everyday tourist hotspot list.

How I backpack, camp, hike and trek with my toddler

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Before I gave birth to my daughter, physical activity was a part of my life. My first backpacking and camping trip was when my toddler was 20 months old.

Nepal losing out to China as Everest operators cross mountain

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 01:46 GMT

Poor regulation, overcrowding are pushing Everest climbers away from Nepal to China, which is investing millions to boost a rival path to the top of the world.

The view from the top of St. Catherine's is definitely different

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt is home to plenty of dusty trails, mountain tops and high summits to hike and see amazing views.

Hike mountains around St. Catherine for amazing view

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 11:07 GMT

Egypt is home to plenty of dusty trails, mountain tops and high summits to hike and see amazing views.

Visit Egypt’s first Christian monastery in Zaafarana

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 12:00 GMT

Put on a comfortable outfit and prepare for a mesmerizing adventure at Zaafarana mountains along the Red Sea coast with the world’s first monasteries.

Enjoy the best hikes with EcoTravel

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 10:00 GMT

We mostly visit areas of pure nature; please take nothing except photos and leave nothing except footprints.

Hike el-Galt el-Azraq, watch mesmerizing scenery

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 01:00 GMT

If you want to get out of the city, a three-day trip to discover the beauty of nature in the valleys near St. Catherine city may be just for you.

Enjoy Eid in the valleys of Sinai

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 09:42 GMT

On the second and third days of Eid al-Fitr (Monday-Tuesday), Ecotravel is planning a hiking trip through Saint Catherine’s valleys for LE 750 ($46) per person.

Gallery hopes to spread hiking culture among Egyptians

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 - 07:33 GMT

A gallery documenting the trips of an Egyptian hiking group hopes to turn more Egyptians into hikers.