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Mount Sinai Climb and St Catherine Tour from Sharm El Sheikh
$80.00 per adult
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Mount Sinai Tour
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Overnight Trip to Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo
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Overnight Trip to Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo

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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.
$290.00 per adult
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NaraS9 wrote a review Aug 2020
Hook, United Kingdom59 contributions16 helpful votes
It was in our do list with my late brother to clim this mountine and fill the energy of biblical site. And I made a promise to myself that I will be doing this and will dedicate to the memory of my brother. With my son we clim the mountain yesterday night, guided by bedouin guide Ahmad who was very kind person with huge faith. We started at 1am and by the time we reached the top was almost 4.30pm, just about sunrise to start. I can't explain the energy of this place, you have to feel it , It's out of this world. Such a powerful place to be. To reach to the top also wasn't that easy, but we did it ... Its a great excperance but makes it more special when you fill full your promise, giving peace in your soul and body.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Fahad Qamar wrote a review Aug 2020
Lahore, Pakistan98 contributions46 helpful votes
The top of the mountain offers magnificient views at sunrise. The ascent takes around 6 hours and starts at around 12 in midnight. Physical fitness is necessary to climb up to the top. It is very very cool at the top for which blankets are provided by the last cafe on the mountain. There are tea stalls and cafes about every hour as you climb the mountain. Do not carry a lot of stuff along as it gets heavier and tougher to walk. But make sure you wear warm clothes. It is very very cool up there.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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loist51 wrote a review Mar 2020
Richmond, Virginia814 contributions202 helpful votes
This moutainous desert place was interesting. The mountains were so large and there were many of them; not just one mountain. It was sunny, but very cool here, and very crowded with tourists and also locals who want to sell you items allegedly from the mountain area. Glad we got to see the mountains as part of our journey.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Anfal Al Radwan wrote a review Mar 2020
Kuwait City, Kuwait16 contributions5 helpful votes
An incredible experience where you feel the special energy in this place and Sinai Desert in general. It is absolutely magical! You immediately start to feel a sense of calmness and peace. The wonderful thing about it, all religions (Islam, Christianity, and Judaism) have in common that Mount Sinai was the place where prophet Moses received the 10 commands, which is why Mount Sinai is also referred as Mount Moses
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Date of experience: February 2020
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jaleed wrote a review Jan 2020
Kharkiv, Ukraine201 contributions66 helpful votes
The mountain is significant place for 3 religions (even this is not the proved place where Mosses talked to God) and that should be visited at least one. My wife and I decided to climb this mountain to see the beautiful sunrise and to touch the history :) But our experience was not the best as we were not too prepared (although we knew that the temperature is lower than at St. Catherine and read much). At the day of our ascent there were so many tourists and the temperature was so low (-8C and comparing to the temperature at Sharm-el-Sheikh where is was +12C) and wind was very strong. The stairs are not very safe. So, if you decided to make the same ascent - be prepared and expect that this may be harder than you imagine. But if you are prepared and in good physical shape this trip can be amazing,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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