Jebel el Deir, gazing out, Go tell it on the mountain_resultTravelling in Egypt and the Sinai can be a bit of a culture shock at first – especially if you haven’t been to the Middle East before – but it’s generally pretty easy. There’s an established tourist industry, English is spoken fairly widely and, whether they speak English or not, Egyptians are friendly, easy to approach, and always helpful to guests in their country. This section gives the essential practical information you need to travel in the Sinai, with everything on getting there to getting around, plus key travel tips. For more in-depth practical information on much bigger range of topics, get SINAI: THE TREKKING GUIDE.