Mount Sinai and St. Catherine Monastery from Sharm el Sheikh

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Stop At: Mount Sinai, Saint Catherine 46512 Egypt

Enjoy an amazing early sunrise over the monastery.We start in the evening, driving for 3 hours to the monastery and the mountain. We start climbing the mountain at 01:00 with our guide. We can enjoy looking at the stars while waiting for the sunrise. After the sunrise we climb down the mountain to visit the monastery of St...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mount Sinai, Saint Catherine 46512 Egypt

Enjoy an amazing early sunrise over the monastery.We start in the evening, driving for 3 hours to the monastery and the mountain. We start climbing the mountain at 01:00 with our guide. We can enjoy looking at the stars while waiting for the sunrise. After the sunrise we climb down the mountain to visit the monastery of St. Catherine and we will be back around noon.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St. Catherine's Monastery, At the Foot of Mount Horeb, Saint Catherine Egypt

Visit the Moses Mount and Monastery of Saint Catherine which is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and also it’s one of the oldest monasteries of Christianity. It’s located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where according to the tradition Moses saw the bush on fire which didn’t burn up .The Monastery is Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery dates back to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. It was the same time of building enclosure wall surrounding the monastery right now but the monastery was named Saint Catherine at the beginning of the 11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians martyrs. It contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses, and the remarkable Icons Gallery.

Duration: 1 hour

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Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Bedouin guide during climbing up the mountain
  • Entry/Admission - St. Catherine's Monastery
  • Entrance fees to St. Catherine National Park
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicl
  • English speaking guide
  • Pick up services from your hotel and return
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Sinai
Not Included
  • Tipping
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Camel ride
Departure Point
Sharm El-Sheikh, Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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