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Address: Saint Catherine, Egypt
Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering, Group tours/day tour, Watching sunrise/sunset

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I think this was the best trip I done whilst in Egypt. It's a unique experience climbing a mountain through the night and the sunrise is beautiful. It also gives you a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I think this was the best trip I done whilst in Egypt. It's a unique experience climbing a mountain through the night and the sunrise is beautiful. It also gives you a great insight into the culture of the Bedouin people.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most amazing experiences I ever had so far! Climbing the Sinai during the night feels like your touching the sky.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is supposedly the mountain there Moses received the Ten Commandments from God, and many people begin the hike at night to see the sunrise.

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Cairo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent to view. Needs yong people to move through. But it is great to see even if you are old. Good in September and January.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great views but god what a climb, to the top one slip and your a gona but worth it. We did the trip along with the star gazing and didn't enjoy that.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

the best thing to take a 40 road to enjoy a quite hiking .. it is really nice mainly in January because the snow is covering most of the mount

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Although the trip itself was a terrible one.. And we got so late (5Am) and began to climb and everyone else were up at the top... But the climbing was really good and i enjoyed it alot... But when i reached the top i didn't stay very long :( and everyone else was already begging to climb down :(... I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Words cannot describe the mountain or the experience of climbing to the top to see the sunrise, following in the footsteps of Moses was just incredible, to think that so long ago the Lord chose to speak to Moses on this mountain, words cannot describe, Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I spent an unforgettable night on Mount Sinai,the road is hard but.... special.As the sky of Mount Sinai-you feel if you get up on tiptoes that you can touch the stars!About the sunrise-the most beautiful on the world!.Don't forget to thank them and reward the Bedouin guides....because nobody think of Bedouin life....By the way,i met the nicest Bedouin guides-Gomaa ,very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The hike up Mount Sinai was worth the nine-hour drive from Cairo. I started the hike up the mountain at about 1:00 a.m., and like most pilgrims, took the Camel Path up. I was lucky enough to make the hike when the moon was nearly full, which provided a lot of light. However, you should be sure to take a... More 

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Address: Address: Saint Catherine, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  Saint Catherine

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