More than 150 animal species
The Ras Abu Galum Nature Reserve covers an area of 500 square kilometers of both land and sea in the east of the Sinai Peninsula. It has a special ecosystem which is created by mixture of tropical climates with the Mediterranean climate. It's home to over 167 species of plants, 44 of which are unique to the reserve. It also has more than 150 animal species, many of them endemic to the area, including the Nubian Ibex, Hyrax (shrew mouse), striped hyena, and red fox. It also has 10 species of reptiles and snakes, including the deadly black cobra. You can do all kinds of water sports and mountain activities, and enjoy the beaches and local culture.