City of Zafarana in Egypt


Location: 62 Km South of Ain Sukhna, Red Sea

How to get there:

From outside Egypt

Some international flights now go to Hurghada, otherwise fly direct to Cairo then either take an internal flight (see below) or go overland by bus or by car. Contact your travel agent for details.

From Cairo


You may like to book a tour through our travel experts or arrange your own transport. Bear in mind that desert driving has special requirements and be sure to get a suitable vehicle and guidance on possible hazards. 0therwise you can travel to each location by bus or service taxi and arrange trips from there.


Service taxis or buses (including Superjets) from Ahmed Helmi terminal, near Ramses Station or from abdel Mounim Riyad terminal, near the Ramses Hilton Hotel.

Buses or service taxis from Suez or by private transport from Cairo

By air
The following airlines fly to Hurghada: Tel: +20-2-5750600 (Cairo)
Sinai Air Company. Tel: +20-2-776893/760948 (Nile Hilton Hotel)
ZAS Tel: +20-2-2918030 (Novotel, Cairo)


Really, Zafarana is simply a small village that many go through to reach the monasteries of St. Anthony and St. Paul, nearby. It is a quite little village, but the area is being rapidly developed into Red Sea Resorts.

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Last Updated: June 27th, 2011