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Overnight Trip to Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo

Code: 544878
2 days
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Description

Visit Egypt’s most important biblical sites on a 2-day tour from Cairo that goes deep into the Sinai Desert. Pass by the Oyun Musa, or Moses Spring, where the prophet found sweet water during the exodus from Egypt, and travel under the Suez Canal. Follow in Moses’ footsteps as you climb Mount Sinai for a stunning desert sunrise over the rugged terrain. Explore the Saint Catherine Monastery, the legendary site of the burning bush, and home to an ancient library before returning to Cairo across the desert.

  • 2-day trip to Saint Catherine’s monastery and Mount Sinai
  • See Egypt’s most important biblical sites
  • Visit a religious community founded in the 6th century
  • Hike to the top of Mount Sinai for sunrise
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Day 1: Meet your guide in your hotel at the lobby (they will be holding a sign with your name). You will then head to Saint Catherine. On the way you will travel under the Suez Canal which is the famous canal between Africa and Asia. You will stop for lunch at a local restaurant, and finally arrive to St. Catherine area. Then check in your hotel and have some rest. Dinner is included

Day 2: At 2am

you will have to get ready to climb the mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments, accompanied by a local Bedouin guide. Once you descend, you will meet your guide who will give you a guided tour of the monastery and then show you the burning bush. Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.

Itinerary

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Hotel/port pick-up and drop-off
  • Welcome drink
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with free WiFi
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Entry/Admission – St. Catherine’s Monastery

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

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