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

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Saint Katrina on my name

We were planning with my friends cos its on my name. it was very long trip to catch the mountain. Very long and interesting story. We visit Monastery greek Ortodox /male only / we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Katrina M
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We were planning with my friends cos its on my name. it was very long trip to catch the mountain. Very long and interesting story. We visit Monastery greek Ortodox /male only / we visit church of saint Katrina. Saw her saint body. Left candles and some money. Visit greek museum inside. All monas men were very happy to see... More 

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Marseille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

not the most beatifull place to be seen, the gardens around st cahterine for examble are much mor beautifull than mount sinai

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

didnt expect so many people to be hiking up the mountain with me. The journey was quite demanding, but plenty of spots to stop, rest. The beduins min-shops offer water, tea , snacks every curve. The view from the top is truly rewarding. It was freeezing cold. We started climbing at midnight and reached the top just on time for... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The only oasis in the dessert where jesus was believed to have led his disciples. A hot and windy place but the mass of the place is beyond words

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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a really stenuous night time hike up the fabled Moses mountain - Mount Sinai. Not easy at all and many of the folk around me hired camels to taxi them up to the beginning of the formidable 750 'steps' to the top. But the views are stunning. A one off experience, but don't go if you suffer vertigo.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was a fantastic trip. I recommend that everybody do this. Experience: Riding a camel under the clear starlit sky with the moon half full, this was just like a scene from adventure movie. Seeing the sunrise at the top was one of the most spectacular things I've seen and believe me, no image or video can do this just.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

From reading the reviews it seems a lot of people do the sunrise hike; we did a sunset hike. A friend and I went up the stairs in the evening and watched the sun set from the top. On the way up, we were literally the only people on the stairs until the very top. I guess I should mention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Just did the mountain climb of 2285meters .. In the dark . not a easy climb and where not Told that it's freezing when you get to the top.absolutely freezing.. So e had to buy hats and blankets asking the way. The trek was dangerous and I would never recommend it to a older person or a child.. The reps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a life time Experience, take the over night treeking. It can be freezing cold so ask you Travel agent regarding the weather conditions, i doubted at first but when we got there i couldnt beat it, had to rent blankts from the bedouins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

One of the challenges that u will face in ur life is climbing the Mousa Mountain .... The road is paved. A lot of rocks and sand in it. U will climb 7 km and 750 steps to be on top. The biggest challenge is the 750 steps not the 7 km :D ... First u will climb for 2... More 

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