Mount Sinai & St. Catherine Monastery £35

Overview

See the sun rise over the desert on an unforgettable visit to the place where Moses received the 10 Commandments. You’ll travel in air-conditioned comfort with personal Egyptologist guide, who will accompany you up Moses Mountain and take you on a tour of St. Catherine’s Monastery.

You will get picked up from your hotel around 9:00 pm and drive to Catherine city in about 3 hours “can be longer due to convoys”.

After arriving to Catherine city and get to St. Catherine Monastery area, you will start your climbing of Mount Sinai which takes roughly another 3 hours.

It is about 7 km and extra 500 steps till you reach the summit and there you get rested and wait for the great sunrise view.

After your time on top of Mount Sinai you will start climbing down back to St. Catherine for a time there to explore the monastery. And then you drive back to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.

During your visit you will visit the chapel of a Greek Orthodox church to see famous icons and the Mosaic of Transfiguration. Please note: St. Catherine’s Monastery is approximately 142 miles ( 230 kilometers) from Sharm El Sheikh.

Highlights

  • Mount Sinai
  • Sunrise View live
  • St. Catherine Monastery
  • The Burning Bush

Itinerary

Day 1 :

21:00 - Departure from Sharm El Sheikh, transfer to the Moses Mountain 02:00 - Climbing Mount Sinai (7 km, about 3 hours) with a local guide. 05:00 - Meeting of dawn on the mountain pick. 05:30 - Descent from the mountain. 08:00 - Visit to the Monastery of St. Catherine. 10:00 - Moving to Sharm El Sheikh 13:30 - Transfer to your hotel

Price Includes

  • All transfers by A-C Van
  • English speaking guide
  • Bedouin guide for mount climbing
  • Entrance Fees

Price Excludes

  • Camel ride on the mountain "optional"

The trip is not difficult at all! The path is fairly level and well-trodden. There’s lots of stops on the way so you’ll get plenty of chances to catch your breath. If you do find yourself struggling, or you just fancy the experience, feel free to hire a camel or a donkey and relax as your taken up the mountain!

  • Breakfast Box
  • Warm cloths if in winter
  • Sport shoes or trainers

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Mount Sinai & St. Catherine Monastery £35
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Trip Info

  • Sunday | Wednesday | Friday
  • 9:00 pm
  • 1:30 pm next day
  • 4:30 hours
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