Private Tour: Mt Sinai Sunrise And St Catherine - Sharm El-sheikh

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  • Duration: 14 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    21:00 PM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Sharm El Sheikh Hotels
  • Return Details :
    Sharm El Sheikh Hotels
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Travel through the night to Mount Sinai to climb the mountain at night to see sunrise from atop Moses' Mountain. Descent after dawn to visit one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, St. Catherine, built around the site of the Burning Bush.

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Enjoy an amazing early sunrise over the monastery.We start at 21 in the evening, driving for 2 and half 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 monatery of St. Catherine and we will be back in Sharm el Sheikh around noon.
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. 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

  • Breakfast
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Port pickup
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Round-trip private transfer

Exclusions

  • Museum room ticket
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tipping
  • Camel ride

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

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