Bedouin Village 4×4 Safari tours, prices and online booking
Bedouin Village 4×4 Safari tours is one of the most popular activities in Sharm. In fact, Sharm El Sheikh built in 1968 under the Israeli occupation of Sinai. The Jewish tradition has many links to this desert landscape. It is full of history about Moses and the Jews’ escape from the Egyptians. But since times immemorial, Sinai belongs foremost to the Bedouins with over fourteen tribes. In fact, it is of the around fifty from the Arabian peninsula, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Israel and Sinai. The word “Badw” means ”inhabitant of the desert” in Arabic.
In fact, the Bedouins are nomads who live in tents with their cattle such as camels and goats. They move around depending on grazing. Moreover, the Bedouins easily recognized by their clothing. They sparkle white long Gallabeyyas in wool or cotton and their Kuffeyya. Last one is in fact a piece of cloth they put around their head, held together by an Agal – a double braided rope. In fact, their society based on strong tribal bonds and goes through a metamorphosis though. Toyota pick-ups replaced the camels and the tents turned into more permanent housing.
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Especially after the revolution, they have taken over land that they estimate belong to them on which they build. Instead of tending to the cattle, they tend to the tourists. Mainly around St Catherine a few hundreds kilometers north, but also in Sharm and in close-by Dahab. It’s in Dahab that this year’s Bedouin festival will take place between 21st – 27th of April every year. An event not to be missed!
For an inspiring experience on your sun and sea holiday in Sharm El Sheikh, try driving a 4X4 to one of the Bedouin villages. The Bedouin village located in the middle of the desert. Get a glimpse of their timeless life-style. As a guest, you’ll honored by the very welcoming tribes who will surely serve you a herbal tea and invite you to share a shisha.