Enjoy Hiking To The Top Of Mount Sinai Where Moses Received The 10 Commandments, Which Is Considered One Of The Best Things To Do In Egypt. Our Adventurous Mt. Sinai Excursions Will Take You In 2 Days Tour To See St. Catherine’s Monastery And Mount Sinai From Cairo/Giza.
Day 1: 7:00 AM Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to accompany you privately by Cairo Top Tours, start enjoying one of the most historical trips and things to do from Cairo/Giza, you will be transferred by a modern A/C vehicle from your hotel in Cairo/Giza. The tour to [ Mount Sinai tours from Cairo ] takes about 7 hours to reach St Catherine town, we will go through the tunnel of Ahmed Hamdi located in the Suez Governorate and we will go under the water of the Suez Canal.
On the way, we will have a toilet break and it gives you the chance to have a drink, refresh, and to rest for a while. Then we will also stop at Moses’ wells where according to tradition Moses has split the rock into water springs for watering the Israelites.
after arrival we Check-in and rest at the hotel in St Catherine and spend the evening at leisure.
The dinner will be served then you can take a break before you start climbing Mt. Sinai in the early hours of the next day.
Day 2: 12:00 am, Have Tea or coffee will be served at the hotel, then you will be transferred to the spot where you start your adventure climbing Mount Sinai accompanied by one of the professional local Bedouin guides. Enjoy this adventurous trip and Climb the sacred mountain, you will get amazed by the view and there will be huts on the way where you can buy a hot drink or rent a blanket if the weather is too cold. When you reach the summit you will watch a breathtaking sunrise from the top of the mountain.
On the way down, meet your tour guide at the entrance of the historical monastery, he will explain to you everything about St, Catherine Monastery, The oldest Christian Diocese in the world dates back to the 6th century, and the number and life of the Monks in South Sinai.
Inside the monastery, you are going to see the Burning Bush surrounded by a small chapel erected by Queen Helena mother of Emperor Constantine, and the church of Transfiguration built by Emperor Justinian.
Saint Catherine is also the only Christian monastery that comprises a Muslim mosque inside that was never used since it was not rightly oriented towards Qibla direction or the direction to the holy mosque in Mecca, our professional guide will show you the mosque and explain to you the history behind.
On the way, you will stop to see the rock where the golden calf was planted by the Israelites to deliver a majestic voice like gods, and the tomb of Aaron the younger brother of Moses, which is the probable site of the burial of this biblical prophet.
Have your delicious breakfast before starting the ride back to Cairo accompanied by your guide.
Specification: Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery Private Tours from Cairo for 2 Days & 1 Night
Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy
- In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:
From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 10% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 60 and 31 days before your arrival date, 20% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 30 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
Between 14 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.
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