Mount Sinai And Saint Catherines Monastary Day Trip From Eilat

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Overview

Travel from Eilat to Mt. Sinai and St. Catherines’ Monastery to climb the famous mountain where it is said that Moses received the Ten Commandments. Tour the Monastery that is the oldest continuously working monastery in the world. This is an amazing tour that should not be missed.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included

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Start the tour from Eilat hotels. A driver will be waiting for you at 22:00 pm to take you to the Taba border. They will help you with the border proceedings, and you will be passed over the border with a driver waiting for you on the Egyptian side. Drive to Mt. Sinai, and start to climb the mountain.
In the early morning hours you will see the most magnificent sun rise. The view is astounding. Christian sages say that whoever climbs Mount Sinai and views the sunrise will be reborn and all his or her sins will be forgiven. In the morning tour the St. Catherine Monastery, including the church, which is dated from the sixth century. Continue on to tour the “Burning Bush”, and “Jethros’ Well.” After the tour you will stop for lunch, and then start the drive back stopping at a few sites according to the time. Arrival back in Eilat about 22:00 pm.

Inclusions for Mount Sinai And Saint Catherines Monastary Day Trip From Eilat

  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions for Mount Sinai And Saint Catherines Monastary Day Trip From Eilat

  • The listed price does not include a $65 per person departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

A minimum of 3 people per booking is required

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.
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  • Despite the evening commute and sleepless day, the reward of watching the sunrise at the top was stunning. Be prepared for the exercise of walking 7 km each way, of which the last 1 km or so is a steep incline. There is uneven surfacing, so it is best to wear comfortable good gripped shoes and walking assistance if required. You will start the ascension in the dark, so torches are a plus. If you can not make it all the way, you are able to ride a camel for a decent price. Additionally the seamless transport transition between countries and professional guides were fantastic, Mena and Musa.

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