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Mount Sinai

Saint Catherine 46512, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To climb Mount Sinai needed lot of energy and thrill. Of much Biblical Historical Importance being the place God gave Ten Commandments to Moses. and the right time to be there was after 1 pm since three hours were needed to reach there,The scenery was...More

1  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 4 days ago

there are about 7 snack stands that double as stores and souvenir shops along the busy camel route going up and down to Mount Sinai. Besides the camel route stands, there are about 3 snack stands at elijah's hollow and near the top, along the...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 days ago

While the hike can be a bit tough at moments (it took us 4.5 hours to get up and down and we were an athletic group) I think it was mostly because of all the stops we had to take to appreciate the immense beauty...More

Thank Alejandro T
Reviewed 5 days ago

a good few hours drive from sharm this is the place where saint Catherine monastery is there loads of guard check points though wasn't stopped you need to buy a extra visa permit to visit this area and cairo. loads of merchants and sellers like...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We know the historical significance of this place and the respect we feel in ourselves. This place is one of the most important sacred places in the Jewish, Christian and Islamic religions. Just climbing requires a little preparation, it needs to have fitness. But it...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Departing our hotel at 1:15 am, we arrived at the base of the mountains at St. Catherine's Monastery. It was dark, but clear. It was cool, but not cold. We waited while part of our group mounted their camels for the first portion of the...More

4  Thank tnforus4
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We started at about 1:30 AM and we took the camel just for fun. We realized on the way down the path is lined with jagged loose rocks and we have surely tripped or twisted our ankles in the darkness. The camels took you to...More

1  Thank MtEverest
Reviewed April 24, 2017

It is a kind of adventure to start hiking up to the top of the mountain for hours in dark and cold night until reaching and watching beautiful scenes of sunrise and the surrounding mountains. Amazing pictures can be captured there, then while going down,...More

Thank AMohsen
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Climbing Mt. Sinai -- in the dark was made easier by riding a camel to the mid-point. There are still 850 steps after that. Words fail me to describe the beauty of the Sinai at sunrise.

Thank Vicars H
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We were in Egypt for 9 days and climbing Sinai was our most awaited before the trip started and it certainly was our most memorable. As a group of three ladies, who weren't seasoned hikers nor had active lifestyle, we were already anxious of whether...More

8  Thank jezreluy
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June 18, 2017|
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Response from tnforus4 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure since we stayed in St Catherine. (Which I would not advise). Consider staying around the Taba border. I understand the drive in is about 2 hours. You will want to be on the mountain. Around 1-130 am to catch... More
chrystal s
March 24, 2017|
Response from skylarhong | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have any problems. Just make sure you go with a well established tour company. The road check there is very strict.