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In the southern part of the Sinai Peninsula, between Nuweiba and Dahab, there is the Ras Abu Galum nature reserve. The reserve has the status of a National Park. You can get to the reserve from Sharm el-Sheikh.
Ras Abu Galum is famous for Bedouin settlements, reefs and a collection of sea shells.
The reserve is located on an area of 500 square kilometers. There are fresh water springs here, thanks to which 165 species of plants grow here. 44 of them can be seen only in the reserve area. Such a variety of flora is explained by the fact that the climate here moves from Mediterranean to tropical.
Among the fauna representatives, snakes, lizards, hyraxes, red foxes and mountain goats live here.
The main feature of the park is – it is its remoteness from civilization and city bustle. The landscapes that create the Sinai mountains and the sea look especially beautiful.
There are not many tourists in Ras Abu Galum, so diving in it is especially tempting. There is a very rich underwater world here. Various coral reefs stretching along the entire coast, as well as underwater animals: Napoleon fish, Picasso fish, lionfish, moray eels and many others, attract divers from all over the world here.
There is a real Bedouin village on the territory of the reserve .
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Topic: Ras Abu Galum National Reserve in Egypt, Sinai Peninsula Resort.