Mt Sinai Sunrise And St Catherine Monastery Tour From Taba - Eilat

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 14 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Taba hotel or Taba border
  • Return Details :
    Taba hotel or Taba border
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Travel at night to St. Catherine at the foot of Mount Sinai. Climb the mountain in darkness to take in the stunning sunrise from the mountaintop before descending again to visit one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, St. Catherine. Return to Taba after breakfast.

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Will pick you up from your hotel in Taba by a private air-conditioned vehicle at 10:30 pm to drive to St. Catherine, it takes about 2:30 hours driving from Taba. Upon arrival, you will start climbing Moses Mountain around 2:00 am and getting down at 7:00 am.
Then proceed to visit  St Catherine monastry which was named after St. Catherine who lived in Alexandria during the persecution of Christians. She was tortured by the Romans for her loyalty to Christianity. Later on you will be driven back to your hotel in Taba.
Visit the 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. Its 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 didnt 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.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Bedouin guide
  • All taxes & service charges

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping Kitty

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel