"St. Catherine and Mount Sinai"
|MountSinai (Moses Mountain) rises 2285m
and is said to be where God revealed the Ten Commandments to Moses. Mt Sinai is considered sacred by the Christian Jewish and Muslim religions. St. Catherine’s Monastery is the smallest dioceses and the oldest Christian monastery still in use in the world. It also houses a rich collection of icons and precious manuscripts.
With the exception of Fridays and Sundays, the monastery can be visited daily between 09:00 and noon. This excursion is offered either as a day or a night trip
Sunrise Trip (Night)
We leave Dahab at 11:00 pm, ascend Mount Sinai, (about 3 hours) and watch the breathtaking sunrise from the summit.
On the descent we pay our visit to the monastery.
Sunset Trip (Day)
The daytime excursion departs at 8:00 am, includes visiting the monastery, ascending the mountain, enjoying the spectacular view, watching the sunset and descending via the serpentine path. Transfer back to Dahab.