- 6 Hours
- Everyday Except Sunday
- Tour type
- Pickup Location
- Your Hotel in Dahab
- Physical rating
- Tour Location
- St. Catherine
Why you'll love this trip
You will see the oldest active Christian monastery and watch the sun rise from the mountain where Moses is said to have received the 10 Commandments.
On this 13-hour tour you’ll experience the sunrise from Mt. Sinai and visit St. Catherine’s Monastery, one of the oldest Christian monasteries in continuous use. This is an unbeatable combination of history and natural beauty
Experience a combination of history and natural beauty on this unique tour. Leave in the late evening hours from Dahab and journey to Mt. Sinai, where you will climb the mountain where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments.
After watching the sun rise on the mountain, tour St. Catherine's Monastery, a 4th-century chapel built on the spot where Moses is said to have encountered God speaking to him from a burning bush. Return to Dahab in the early afternoon.
Walk alongside a Bedouin guide — and follow in Moses’ legendary footsteps — as you hike a narrow path to the mountain summit; watch the sun illuminate the Sinai Desert’s arid peaks and jumbled hills. Enjoy a traditional breakfast then tour St. Catherine’s monastery, whose high walls and devoted monks shelter Byzantine and Crusader art, ancient manuscripts and the world’s oldest working library.
Led by a local guide and Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour.
Book Nile Cruises representative will pick you up at 7:00 am from your hotel in Dahab, and then you will be transferred to St. Catherine to visit St. Catherine monastery 140km northwest Dahab and located between the St. Catherine's mounts and Moses Mount which is the oldest monastery of Christianity. It is an Orthodox Greek monastery within its amazing walls rests a citadel like no other, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. Among its treasures is the Museum of St. Catherine where there are icons attributed to the painter Angelos, one of the most famous artists of the 15th century, or to his peers, as well as all six icons by Michael Damaskenos which are considered among the most important works of the Cretan School of the 16th century After that head to Dahab, the Flower Power City in the Red Sea , Have lunch at a local restaurant then we will drive you back to your hotel in Dahab.
- Pick up service from your hotel in Dahab
- All transfers by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
- Entrance fees to St. Catherine
- English speaking tour guide
- Lunch at local restaurant in Dahab
- Mineral Water on board the vehicle
- All taxes & service charge
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal spending
- Optional activities