Wadi El Gemal National Park "Valley of the Camels” is a national park is an extensive area of desert and coastal water lying 45 km to the south of Marsa Alam . It is located about 2 hours’ drive from Marsa Alam airport.
The park is the site of prehistoric rock art, as well as Ptolemaic and Roman ruins, and the mountain “Mons Smaragdus” is the site of small mining communities that date back to ancient Egypt.
For those of you who are a little nervous, you might want to try a brief ride on a camel on your hotel beach first.
The park is surprisingly rich in wildlife and vegetation and also historic sites dating back to before the Roman era