Mount Sinai rises for 2280-metre peak in the south of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula behind St Catherine’s Monastery, a Greek Orthodox monastery founded in the 6th century built over the traditional site of the Burning Bush. Moses Mountain is red granite mountain that rises steeply from the plain, with sheer slopes and deep valleys. It said to be the place where Moses received the 10 Commandments from God, the mountain has attracted pilgrims since the 4th century AD.
Day 01: Depart Cairo / Arrive St. Catherine:
Pick up from from Cairo hotel with our expert tour guide and private AC modern van then drive approximately for 10 hours to St. Catherine Via Sharm El Sheikh. Arrive at St. Catherine and check-in (hotel).
Day 02: Climb Mount Sinai / Return to Cairo
Start Climbing Moses' mountain by 2 am with Bedouin local guide to lead the wayup to the summit (possible to hire a camel climbing uo and down with additional cost), watch the sunrise from the top of Moses Mountain then you will climb down at 7:00 am to visit St. Catherine Monastery; Wander the burning bush, Basilica, Chapel, Charnel House, Well and Mosque which are all surrounded by a granite wall defended it from numerous attacks in the 1,400 years it has been standing. Finally check out from the hotel and drive back to Cairo.
- Cairo hotel pick up & drop off service
- All trip transfers by private AC van
- Accommodation in St. Catherine basis HB
- Entrance fees to the national park
- Expert tour guide during your trip
- Mineral water during your trip
- Bedouin guide to climb the mountain
- All trip taxes and service charges
- Personal expenses
- Tipping kitty
Sinai Quick Facts:
- Sinai Peninsula lies at Egypt easternmost part between Suez and Aqaba Gulfs.
- Sinai eastern coasts are busy with tourist attractions and Bedouin villages.
- Sinai is home to Mount Sinai or Moses Mountain the famous Biblical location.
- Sinai Mountain has religious importance for Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
- Sinai offers access for travelers to ancient monasteries, canyons & deserts.
- The Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine lies at the foot of Mt. Sinai.
- St. Catherine is one of world oldest monasteries with various intact objects.
- The Colored Canyon is among the rare & awesome National Parks in Egypt desert.
- The Colored Canyon was an ancient ocean that been receded into waterless area.
- Hiking, Bedouin Safaris, Camel Ride are the best you can do in Sinai Peninsula.
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