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mount Sinai & St Catherine Monastery

Jabal Mousa, Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt (0)
from/per person $75
  • Groups allowed
  • last minute booking
  • Tour guides

Description

 

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

HighLights:
  • Climb mount Sinai and enjoy a great adventure
  • Enjoy star watching during Climbing.
  • Visit Saint Catherine Monastery

Itinerary:

Enjoy an amazing early sunrise over the monastery.Egypt Sunset Tours representative would pick you up from hotel at at 11 in the evening, driving for 2 hours to the monastery and the mountain. We start climbing the mountain at 02:00 with your Bedouin local guide. you would enjoy looking at the stars while waiting for the sunrise.

After the sunrise you would descend the mountain to visit the monastery of St. Catherine Which considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and also it’s one of the oldest monasteries of Christianity. It’s 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 didn’t 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.The monastery  contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses, and the remarkable Icons Gallery.

 

Included:
  • Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm and return
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to St. Catherine National Park
  • Bedouin guide during climbing up the mountain
  • Bottled water and soft drink on board the vehicle
  • All services charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuity

 

Price per person:

Single $ 220 per Person
 2 Person $ 135 per Person
 3 Person $ 100 per Person
 4 Person $ 85 per Person
 5 Person $ 75  per Person
 6 Person $ 70 per Person
More Check Availability

 

Important Info:

The monastery closes every Sunday.

On Friday open from 09:00-11:30

On other days the monastery is open from 09:00 until noon.

The monastery is closed during Christian Orthodox holidays. Please check with our office for trip availability.

 

Tour price:

Tour price currency is set to US$ but you still can pay  in Euro or any other currency .The price is  quoted per person per tour all inclusive and is always updated to ensure you get the best price.

Children Policy:

0 – 05.99 Free of Charge
6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12 & + pay full tour price as an adult person
If your tour includes flight tickets ,then an extra charge for child rate may apply.

Deposit and Payment:

A Full payment is required at the time of confirming your booking and can be paid by credit or debit card (Visa /Master card) via pay forte system on our website.

Other options of payment are available like Money Gram, Western Union, Transfast or Bank Wire


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