Visit Mount Sinai and St Catherine's Monastery. Then enjoy an unforgettable, breathtaking sunrise in this sacred place. Surrounded by the nocturnal landscape of the Sinai at Moses' Mountain and Sharm El Sheikh.
What to Expect
You will be picked up from your hotel about 21:00 in Sharm El Sheikh. The drive to Mount Sinai takes about 2.5 hours. Before ascending to the Mount Sinai there is a short refreshment break.
Drive through the night landscape of the Sinai to Moses' Mountain. After a short break in the city of St. Catharine there is a night hike to the summit of Mount Sinai, where you will experience an unforgettable sunrise at an altitude of about 2,285 (6,000 feet) meters.
This is the place where, according to tradition, the prophet Moses received the 10 Commandments. Afterwards, at the foot of Mount Sinai Saint, you can visit St. catherine's Monastery and enjoy a hearty breakfast. Then enjoy an unforgettable, breathtaking sunrise in this sacred place.
After visiting the 400-year-old St. Catherine's Monastery (main church, the well of Moses, the burning bush, ossuary) a visit to the monastery museum is voluntary and not included in the price. At a local restaurant, in the small town of St. Catharine, you will be served a hearty breakfast.
Finally it's back to Sharm El Sheikh, where you will arrive back at your hotel around 13:00.
- Transfer by air-conditioned bus
- Admission to the St. Catherine's nature reserve
- Mountain guide
What's Not Included
- Entrance to the monastery museum
- Camel ride on the mountain (about 125 Egyptian pounds)
- Drinks in the restaurant