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Moses Mountain and St. Catherine Monastery

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Duration

About 15 Hours

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Tour type

Private Tour | Every day except Sunday

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Activity

Adventure, Cultural & Historical

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Languages

English

Overview

Enjoy such a magnificent tour to Mount Sinai and feel the real adventure while climbing the Moses Mountain at night to reach the top of it by the dawn time and see the sunrise – what a pretty view! You will then descent to visit St. Catherine Monastery, one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the Egypt and the whole world.

Highlights

  • Climbing up Sinai Mountain and enjoy the fantastic sunrise.
  • Visit the well-known St. Catherine Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in the world.
  • Enjoy driving between the mountains of Sinai.

Itinerary

Evening time, at around 08:30 PM, you’ll be met by our English-speaking tour leader in Sharm El Sheikh in order to travel to St. Catherine by an Air-conditioned vehicle. The distance between Sharm EL Sheikh and St. Catherine takes approximately three hours driving by car. We reach the city of St. Catherine by the midnight and start climbing Moses Mountain by 01:00 AM in order to reach the top of the mountain by the dawn time, so that we can enjoy the stunning view of the sunrise with the shadows of Sinai mountains! This is really an amazing activity you should not miss while staying for few nights in Sharm El Sheikh.

We will then come down at 07:00 AM to have a fast breakfast and take some rest before visiting the St. Catherine Monastery, which considered to be as one of the oldest Christian monasteries in Egypt and the world, as it was dedicated to one of the Alexander’s rulers, St. Catherine, who was tortured to death for the sake of her new faith.

After this remarkable tour in Sinai, we will drive back to Sharm El Sheikh and transfer you to your hotel to have rest after this long day tour to one of the marvelous sites in Egypt.

Included

  • check-1 Private Transfer from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to St. Catherine.
  • check-1 Local Bedouin Guide to assist you during climbing up Moses Mountain.
  • check-1 Entrance fees to St. Catherine National Park & Monastery.
  • check-1 Bottled water and soft drink on board the vehicle.
  • check-1 All taxes and service charge.

Excluded

  • remove Any extra tour or activity not lists above.
  • remove Tipping to company staff and guides.
  • remove All personal expenses.
  • remove All meals.

Notes

Tour Info

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Is this price per person?
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per package for minimum 02 adults sharing the same tour, including all the mentioned sightseeing tours as per the program itinerary and valid from 01 September 2020 to 31 December 2021 - Excluding Christmas, New Year and Easter. However, in case of increase in fuel, taxes and/or tourist sites entrance fees, Vantage Travel International will keep the rights to amend all prices accordingly and without prior notice.
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How to book this tour?
Due to the outbreak of Corona-virus "COVID-19" and its negative influences on the global travel movement, we are glad to announce our new-flexible terms & conditions when you book any tour from our website. ONLY USD 10.00 / NZD 10.00 per person is requested to confirm your booking! The remaining balance is requested only 10 days prior to departure date. No charges will be applied if you cancelled your booking only 10 days prior to your tour date. However, you can keep your money paid as a trip credit and you will be able to use on any future trip departing until the end of December 2022.
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Is visa to Egypt included?
Passengers are responsible in ensuring that they are in possession of the correct travel documents upon departure and they have met all health requirements. Please check with the nearest consulate office for information concerning travel visas before you travel and if you are required to obtain this or any other document in advance.
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What about the tipping in Egypt?
Tipping is customary and expected in daily life, especially for people working in tourism field. It forms the biggest portion of their income. It is a kind of appreciation to tip someone or not according to the service received from all people working for you and involved in your trip like drivers, guides, porters, tour company representatives etc.
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What is your Children Policy?
Children from 00.00 Years up to 05.99 years will be free of charge. However, please note that children from 06.00 Years up to 11.99 years will enjoy 50% discount from the adult rate.

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