Shady Palm-lined beaches, Mediterranean waves and the glowing colors of Bedouin crafts mark this northern sea resort town. Here, you will find good restaurants, hotels and several resort complexes. There is a Pharaonic fortress at El-Arish that was rebuilt by the Ottomans in 1560, Restored by Boneparte's troops in 1799, and destroyed by British bombers during World War I. In addition you will have a rare find in the permanent exhibition of the arts and traditions of the Bedouins near the zoological gardens on the edge of town.
Arish, North Sinai, Egypt
How to get there:
From outside Egypt
Many international flights now go direct to Sharm el-Sheikh, contact your travel agent for details.
Buses run by the East Delta Bus Company. Terminus in Abbassia.
Tel: +20-2-4824753 Fax: +20-2-2619784
Limousine cars: Tel: +20-2-2599813/1867/4
Egyptair: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +20-2-5750600 (Cairo)
Sinai Air Company: Tel:+20-2-776893/760948 (Nile Hilton Hotel)
ZAS: Tel: +20-2-2918030 (Novotel, Cairo)
Last Updated: June 27th, 2011