Moses Mountain & Catherine’s Monastery
Mount Sinai Sharm el Sheikh | Excursion Moses Mountain & Monastery
Driving from Sharm el Sheikh through the night with scenes of Sinai and toward Mount Sinai. After a short break in the city of St. Catherine, you start the night hike to the top of Mount Sinai where you will experience an unforgettable view of the sunrise at the height of about 2285 meters, where at the same place according to tradition, the Prophet Moses received the two tablets of the Ten Commandments. After the descent, visit the St. Catherine Monastery which lies at the foot of Mount Sinai then enjoy your breakfast.
We will pick you up in the evening from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh. The trip to Mount Sinai takes about 2:30 hours. Before climbing Mount Sinai there is a short refreshment break.
Mount Sinai ‘Moses Mountain’
The hiking tour to the top of Mount Sinai starts at the St. Catherine Monastery at an altitude of 1585 meters above sea level accompanied by experienced local mountain guide. The climb takes about 2 to 3 hours. It is also possible to ride a camel, but only about two thirds of the distance before the start of the 750 steps which lead to the top of Mount Sinai. From there it is only possible to continue on foot. Finally you enjoy an unforgettable amazing sunrise on this sacred place.
St. Catherine Monastery
After the descent you will visit the 1400 years old Monastery of St. Catherine (the main church, Moses Well, Burning Bush).
The visit of the monastery museum is an optional and not included in the price.
Your breakfast will be served in a simple local restaurant in the small town of St. Catharine.
After you enjoy this unforgettable excursion to Mount Sinai and St. Catherine Monastery we will travel back to Sharm el Sheikh and return to your hotel.
|Excursion includes||Excursion excludes|
|Transfer by air-conditioned bus
Entrance for the St. Catherine Monastery and the National Park
English speaking guideMountain guide
|Entrance for the monastery museum (about 25 L.E)
Camel ride on the mountain
Drinks in the restaurant
|Take with you|
Breakfast box (free of charge from the hotel)
Warm clothes in winter
Long pants inside St. Catherine Monastery
Shoulder coverage inside St. Catherine Monastery