Travel through the night from Dahab to see the sunrise atop Mount Sinai. Leaving late in the evening, you will travel on a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to St. Catherine’s Town and begin climbing the mountain in the dark of night. Watch the sunrise atop the mountain, the same place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. After descending, tour St. Catherine’s Church, the oldest monastery still in use, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After breakfast, head back to Dahab with your group.
Highlights Mt Sinai Sunrise and St Catherine Monastery Tour:
- Tour led by a qualified Egyptologist guide
- Hike to the summit of Mount Sinai and tour St. Catherine’s Church
- Entrance fees and breakfast included
- Hotel pickup/drop-off in Dahab included
Full Description Mt Sinai Sunrise and St Catherine Monastery Tour:
The Monastery of St. Catherine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the oldest Christian monastery in the world. It is a must-see in the Sinai region, but not easy to reach. Avoid the hassle on this tour from Dahab. Take a sunrise tour and experience the changing colors from the top of Mount Moses.
Visit Mount Moses and St. Catherine's Monastery, considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world. It is also one of the oldest monasteries in Christianity. Meanwhile, it is located in the very center of the Sinai Peninsula at an altitude of 1570 meters.
During the excursion, you will get acquainted with the famous architectural monuments. For example, the burning bush seen by Moses, and the wonderful Gallery of icons.
Travel to Mount Sinai at night to climb the mountain at night. In the meantime, you will see the sunrise from the top of Mount Moses.
Don't forget to take some memorable photos on your excursion to Mount Moses Sunrise and St. Catherine's Monastery.
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- Bottled water
- Bedouin guide
- Round-trip shared transfer
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Comfortable clothes