St. Catherine tour from Sharm El Sheikh
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Visit St.Catherine Monastery from Sharm El Sheikh located between the St. Catherine’s mounts and Moses Mountain
pick you up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh at 20:00 by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to drive to St.Catherine area which will take about 3 Hours included a rest stop “15 Minutes”.
Reach the foot of the Mountain where our Tour Guide will show you around then start climbing the Mountain around midnight.
The most popular excursion in St Catherine’s is to climb Mount Sinai you must be reasonably fit and prepared, we will provide you a torch, we also recommend a Sensible and comfortable walking shoes, some warm clothes will be needed when you get to the summit in winter you will need lots of warm clothes.
You can go two thirds of the way up the mountain by camel, but the last third must be done by foot “700 steps”
Make use if you can of the blanket hire at the summit as this provides income for local families and enjoy stunning views. There are also a few tea and snack stops on the way. “optional”
By now you are here at one of the highest points in Egypt around 2,285 meters above sea level to enjoy amazing view of Sun rising over the magnificent Mountains around.
Saint Catherine’s Monastery
Descending from the Mountain. we will head to St. Catherine’s Monastery which is Greek Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest working Christian monastery in the world.
It is one of the oldest tourist sites in South Sinai, built around 550AD, famous burning bush of Moses and also the Greek Orthodox Monastery and a large collection of artifacts, icons and historical manuscripts.
The monastery has strict opening and closing times, the hours are 8:45 am – 11:45 am (Closed Fridays and Sundays and during Coptic religious holidays)
You will be offered a snack
Back to Sharm El Sheikh
you will leave for Sharm El Sheikh, and arrive in Sharm at about 14:00.
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