Duration
10 Hours
Price from
108USD
St Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep map

Set out from Sharm El Sheikh to explore Sinai.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to explore Sinai. First you will visit St. Catherine Monastery, Then drive to Nuweiba to visit the beautiful Coloured Canyon before enjoying dinner and time to swim at the beach in Nuwieba.

 


Duration
10 Hours
Schedule
Everyday Except Sunday
Tour type
Private
Pickup Location
Your Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Physical rating
Tour Location
St Catherine

Why you'll love this trip

  • enjoy a different side of Egypt's history—and geography—by exploring the Sinai Peninsula. On this 4-wheel drive tour from Sharm El Sheikh, head into the Sinai Desert to visit the 6th century St. Catherine Monastery, and enjoy views of the stunning Coloured Canyon. Take a dip at a Nuweiba beach, and enjoy an included lunch in Dahab

  • visit St. Catherine Monastery, the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. Then drive to Nuweiba to see the beautiful Colored Canyon before enjoying dinner and time to swim at the beach in Nuwieba

  • Know more about St. Catherine; was tortured to death for the sake of her new faith and Visit one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world

  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned 4-wheel drive vehicle, with a guide

  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off—by private vehicle—is included

  • Feast your eyes on one of the geological wonders of Sinai; the colored canyon

 

Itinerary

Early morning Book Nile Cruises representative will pick you up from your hotel to discover the top highlights of Sinai desert by modern jeep. We drive to Saint Catherine monastery located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where  according to the  tradition Moses saw the bush on fire which didn’t burn up.  It is in the foot hills of  Gable  Moses  or mount Sinai,on whose summit Moses received the tables of the law with the ten commandments inscribed. The monastery dates back to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. it was  the same  time of building enclosure wall surrounding the monastery right now but The monastery was named saint Catherine at the beginning of the 11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest  Alexandria Christians martyrs.
  
Then get  back  the st cathrien road about 65 kilometres north of st cathrien ,There is the start of the track leading to one of the geological wonders of Sinai the coulerd canyon.  It’s very narrow walls,40 meters high and a little more than a meter wide in parts are made out of sandstone possessing an incredible range of hues from dark brown to red to straw yellow, This is due to the presence of magnesium and iron oxides. Later we go back to Dahab city  for lunch, where we have time to walking in Dahab street, Mashyia. Then drive back to your hotel

Included

  • Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm and return
  • All transfers by air-conditioned 4x4 Jeep
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch during your trip
  • Bottled water on board the Jeep
  • All taxes and service charge

Excluded

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tipping Kitty
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities