Treasure of Egypt – Red sea
The greatest treasure of Egypt is the Red sea. This is the fantastic beauty of the sea to attract travellers from all over the world at all times, and even if Egypt was deprived of its history and there would not be any violent Nile, no Sphinx, no pyramids or tombs of Luxor or treasure of Tutankhamen, nor magnificent temples, nor ancient towns, still hotels Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada would be full of guests.
Coral reefs of Egypt can be attributed also to the national heritages of the country. It’s all in their diversity – they come in purple and in the form of columns, and blue in the form of fungus, branched and pink, and yellow flat. Many tourists often think that corals are plants, but actually it’s living organisms from the class of marine invertebrates. Corals by absorbing calcium carbonate from seawater to build a coral colony. The corals are mainly nocturnal, during the day they just sleep. And at night begin their “microkatu”, whereby it is possible to see the beauty of their colors.
Red sea is located in a tectonic depression, whose depth is more than 3000 meters. It is an inland sea of the Indian ocean and is between Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Its main feature is that it does not flow into the river. Due to this fact the water is oceanicity. Its name it received from the sailors that in ancient times, sailed along the whole coast from Suez to Sudan (over 100 km), and saw on the way red rocks.
The average temperature in the Red sea does not exceed marks in +21+27 degrees Celsius. It is also the most warm and salty sea in the world. On the South coast of the red Sea you will find a variety of fish, from the names which just giddy! Yellow tuna, motley angels, sword fish, sail fish, blue gubanyi. The bright colors of angelfish, clown fish, purple swamphens and butterfly fish. Underwater excursion may be exciting for you due to one meeting with striped dolphins, green turtle, Marlin or Barracuda. The seabed is teeming with huge number of prickly sea cucumbers, there is something here to sea stars crawl or swim stingrays. Slow sea turtle that lives at depth, can reach a length of five feet, when the whole weight 600 kg.
In Sharm El Sheikh divers flock from around the world.
Egypt is a tourist Mecca, with no visa, a distance of 4 hour flight, time difference in 1 hour, large hotel complexes, busy excursion itineraries and affordable prices.