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Address: Saint Catherine, Egypt
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$65*
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Mount Sinai and St Catherine's Monastery Day Trip from Sharm El Sheikh
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$24*
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Sharm El Sheikh Camel Safari
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Quad Biking in Dahab

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A hard climb

The climb is very tiring and exhausting, for me at some point I didn't wana go any further, but for others it seemed quite bearable. However, it's better to climb up during the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The climb is very tiring and exhausting, for me at some point I didn't wana go any further, but for others it seemed quite bearable. However, it's better to climb up during the night away from the sun heat and the sky sight was very beautiful, it's hard to enjoy lots of things while climbing up though. Once you reach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hike itself took 3hours. On average this is how long it takes people to climb Mt Sinai. Some of my friends did it in 2hours though. It just depends on your fitness levels. I highly recommend ascending the mountain during the night and watching the sunrise. Truly amazing. The Bedouin who live/work on the Mt are welcoming people. Most... More 

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1 Thank Natasha B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This was the best trip of my life going up the Sinai. The experience was awesome and indescribable. I encourage each person to try it. God is truly amazing!

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Rosebud, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This place is unbelievable! I enjoyed it so much with my mum. a must to see! you will never forget it! the people are so friendly a must! for your next trip.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I enjoyed the Hiking from 12 AM till 11 AM. The Sunrise view is amazing. I recommend to go in winter to play with snow.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

i booked the sunrise climb alone. the tour company allowed me to start the tour at 12 mignight fron Dahab. I began the tour at 2AM with my bedouin guide. It took me less than 2 hours to reach the top using the camel trail, then waited for sunrise. The sunrise view was spectacular! I couldn't explain the feeling, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

There are no adequate words to describe this experience. And....I gained a whole new respect for Moses. The camel ride was serene - a moonlit climb w/o light pollution, while enjoying the beautiful silence and looking up in awe of the mountain itself. We were assisted by a bedouin guide, and I felt transported to ancient times (until he pulled... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I've watched the sun rise! Rode a camel half way up and walk the rest of the way! Awesome!!! Make sure you bargain with the Bedouins when you get half way!

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Qaha city,Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

A very exhausting climbing trip, perfect that it is at night, because in the morning while descending it maybe not suitable for others who may become dizzy at high altitude.The view from above is amazing and the sunrise is awesome.

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

It's so sad that due to the terrorist threats in Sinai there were so few tourists in st catherine and mt sinai. It was like a ghost town. There we 6 checkpoints between the taba border in Eilat to mt sinai. And we were told to wait for 2 hours for the police convoy before we can leave the area.

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