It was "Yeb/or Yabu" by the ancient Egyptians, since the beginning of their history,
came to be known as "Elephantine" by the Greeks, so-called because the rocks in the
river resembled the backs of elephants.
Just one hour and half drive from Cairo, takes you to the closest Red Sea Resort, the touristic resort area of Ain EL-Sukhna is a bottleneck haven for migratory birds. Break the routine and get the great chance of visiting a site for observing the spring migration.