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Mount Sinai Climb and St Catherine Tour from Sharm el Sheikh

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    Stop At: Sharm El Sheikh Tours, Marin Sport st, 19E, Sharm El Sheikh 11711 Egypt

    This tour is a bus trip to the most famous mountain on Sinai where Moses received the Ten Commandments. You will be picked up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh in the late evening and transferred for 3 hours to Moses Mountain. 

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Mount Sinai, Saint Catherine 46512 Egypt

    At 02.00am you will then start the 3-hour climb of 2,285m up the mountain guided by one of our guides. You can climb by following a long path which leads to 700 steps. This takes you to the top of the mountain on time for the sunrise where you can enjoy a beautiful view. If you feel you can't climb the mountain you can get a camel ride that takes you to the 700 steps. 

    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: St. Catherine's Monastery, At the Foot of Mount Horeb, Saint Catherine Egypt

    After coming down from the mountain you will visit the Monastery of St. Catherine. Throughout the ages the monastery has become one of the most famous monuments of Sinai.

    You will then go to a local restaurant in St Catherine City to have breakfast before driving back to Sharm el Sheikh where you will arrive around 13.30 - 14.30.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    9:00 PM
    • St. Catherine National Park fees
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Local guide during your climbing the mount
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip transfer
    • Transport by vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Sharm El Sheikh Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Sinai
    • Entry/Admission - St. Catherine's Monastery
    • Gratuities
    • Food and Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Tour operator did not deliver the tour (paid £70 for this!), was late for pickup and when I needed to rebook for safety risk reasons, he took the money, ripped me off by getting a friend of his as a 'taxi' and halving the extortionate...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Cecilia J
    egypttours, General Manager at Egypt Tours Club, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Dear Cicilia. Thanks for your feedback which is important for us to improve our quality of service. First of all, guide was in time and in the location as we mentioned in our email, and he looked for you, for that he was 10 minutes...More

    Reviewed May 7, 2019

    For people like myself, who adores sightseeing, culture and history i highly recommend! Be prepared to get very tired, but make memories that will last for a lifetime. Thank you guys for this unforgettable experience.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank mohezz20
    Egypt-Tours-Club, Guest Relations Manager at Egypt Tours Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the kind words,! We’re so happy your visit at Egypt went so smoothly. Would you mind sharing with your friends who are due for a check-up, too? We’d love to continue providing great service to awesome patients like you.

    Reviewed November 3, 2018

    I was picked up at 8pm and we drove through the night starting the trek at around 1.30am. We moved quickly as a group because we had arrived late due to road works, however the bus guide (not the trek guide) insisted we stop at...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    3  Thank Mark Z
    Reviewed March 19, 2018

    Took this holy trip and loved it. I highly reccomend it to people with good physical condition. we reached at 1:30am and started climbing around 2am. it takes 3-4 hours to climb the mountain but its worth it. it will be very cold so i...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    3  Thank ayeshahshah
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    July 14, 2019|
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    Response from xine_cardon | Reviewed this property |
    I would think the day of your departure is the one given by the agency. Of course if you leave on 19th 9pm you will travel back on 20th. Be sure to take very warm clothes like winter clothes and some food to keep you going... More
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    November 19, 2018|
    Response from xine_cardon | Reviewed this property |
    It seems surprising to me. Or was there a terrorist attack just before ? Indeed there are many people and you need to be fit and used to walk to do this trip. Or else the guide didn't want to risk it with only 5 for the... More
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