Cairo Day Tours $35 Per Person
Spend an amazing 2-day tour in Sinai from Cairo where you will climb Moses Mountain, known as Mount Sinai or Gabel Mosa and retrace the footsteps of Prophet Moses until you reach the summit from which you will witness the sunrise. During the tour you will also discover the history of St. Catherine Monastery, one of the oldest working monasteries in the world.
Our representative will pick you up by a modern air conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Cairo then drive to St, Catherine for about 10 or 11 hours. Upon arrival, you will check in your hotel to relax and overnight in your hotel
In the early morning at 2 AM, our representative will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Sinai Mountain. An expert desert guide will accompany you all the way up to the summit. Mount Sinai is a sacred place for Muslims, Christians and Jews alike where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God, on reaching the summit, gaze in awe as the sky turns into a blue light of the morning and the sun rises, flooding the ragged mountains with light. The summit also offer spectacular views of the bare mountains and plunging valley where throughout the day, the color of rocks and cliffs change as if they were stone chameleons..
You will go down at about 7 AM to pay a visit to Saint Catherine monastery, located at a gorge of the foot of Mount Sinai. The monastery is one of the oldest working monasteries in the world. It has attracted a great number of tourists for centuries and boasts a treasure chest of more over 6000 manuscripts and religious documents in various languages so it is considered a UNESCO world heritage.
The monastery was named in honor of Saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians legendary martyrs who was tortured on a spiked wheel and beheaded for her Christianity then her body was transported on the wings of angels and found by the monks of the monastery.
.after breakfast at the hotel, you will drive back to Cairo .
• Pick up service from your hotel in Cairo & back
• Transfer to Catherine & back by a private air-conditioned vehile
• Accommodation in Catherine for 01 night at 04* Hotel on half board basis
• Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places
• English-Speaking guide during your trip
• Bottled water during your trip
• Bedouin guide during climbing the mountain
• All taxes and service charges
• Any extras not mentioned in the program