Trek 5: The Galt el Azraq circuit
(3-5 days)

The biggest of the high mountain circuits, the main attractions along this 3-5-day trek include Bab el Donya, a mountain on the perimeter of the high mountains offering stunning views towards the Gulf of Suez, and Galt el Azraq, the biggest natural water pool in the region. This trek could be done alone or conveniently combined with other treks and the Wadi Tinya circuit.

Read more: Bab el DonyaGalt el Azraq.


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Trek photos

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waypoint 01: Abu Jeefa bottom, Ein Tufaha

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waypoint 02: Abu Jeefa top

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waypoint 03: Islibet

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waypoint 04: Ein Shkaya

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waypoint 05: Wadi Shaq – Wadi Tubuq junction

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waypoint 06: Wadi Tubuq, mulberry tree

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waypoint 07: El Ehded

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waypoint 08: Wadi Zawatin

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waypoint 09: top of Naqb Zawatin, Rehebet Nada

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waypoint 10: Wadi Bulia junction

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waypoint 11: the saddle, Sharafat el Iskikriya

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waypoint 12: Farsh Dgemiyet

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waypoint 13: Naqb Aswad Eish, Salem’s garden

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waypoint 14: Abu Gasaba

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waypoint 15: top of Naqb Umm Siha

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waypoint 16: top of climb

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waypoint 17: look-out point

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waypoint 18: boulders

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waypoint 19: Farsh Zatar

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waypoint 20: Ein Najila with Jebel el Bab in the background

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waypoint 21: view from Jebel el Bab

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waypoint 22: top of Naqb Bahariya

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waypoint 23: Farsh Rummana

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waypoint 24: Berry Canyon, Sid Abu Hbeq

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waypoint 25: Galt el Azraq

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waypoint 26: Farsh Umm Silla

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waypoint 27: Farsh Umm Silla – Abu Tuweita pass

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waypoint 28: Wadi Abu Tuweita

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waypoint 29: plateau edge

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waypoint 30: Wadi Tinya

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waypoint 31: Wadi Sagar top