Sunset and Sunrise combined tour Mount Moses & St. Catherine
- Start 11:30
- Run: Sun-Mon-Tue-Wed-Fri
- Pick up from Dahab Hotels
- 20 Hours
Travel through on the day to Mount Sinai to climb the mountain at day to see sunset and sunrise from atop Moses' Mountain. Descent after dawm to visit one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, St. Catherine, built around the site of the Burning Bush
We are picked up from our hotel at 11h30am, drive to the start of the hike and start the hike at 2pm. Where we enjoy the magical sights and sounds of the mountainous surrounding area, the area steeped in history and mentioned in numerous religious texts. As we camp up on the mountain in a bedouin tent, with blankets to keep us warm. Enjoy an amazing early sunset over the monastery. We can enjoy looking at the stars as the sunsets. Enjoy the night satrs together, and have some dinner and settle in for the night
Wake up early to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, Enjoy a breakfast on the mountain with an opportunity to
share gifts for those who wish to do so. Then we begin our way back down, and visit the Moses Mount and
Monastery of Saint Catherine which is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and
also it's one of the oldest monasteries of Christianity. It’s located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a
height of 1570 meters in the place where according to the tradition Moses saw the bush on fire which
didn’t burn up .The Monastery is Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery dates back
to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. It was the same time of building enclosure wall
surrounding the monastery right now but the monastery was named Saint Catherine at the beginning of the
11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians martyrs. It
contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses, and the remarkable Icons Gallery.
Then return back to your hotel in Dahab.
- Pick up services from your hotel and return
- All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
- Bottled water on board the vehicle
- All services charges and taxes
- Entrance fees to St. Catherine National Park
- Bedouin guide during climbing up the mountain
- Dinner - Breakfast
- Museum room ticket
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Camel ride
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The monastery closes every Sunday and is open from 09:00-11:30 on Fridays. On other days the monastery is open from 09:00 until noon. The monastery is closed during Christian Orthodox holidays. Please check with our office for trip availability.
The tour is also departs from Sharm el sheikh, Cairo and Taba. Please contact us to send your itinerary.
Tour and Prices
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0 - 5.99 free of charge
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
We went on two day trips with Dahab Safari Day Tours. The first day we went to St. Catherine Monastery and Mt. Sinai. The second day we went to Colored and White Canyons. Both trips were very organized. Our guides were very professional, friendly and well trained. The views were breathtaking. We had a great time.
Good price and friendly reception. The trip was amazing, pontual and safety. The attendant gave us attention and good options to know Dahab and others places surround from here.
I was so scared of going hiking because they told me it was going to be hard but the people there were so helpful and friendly we accomplished it together. I conquered my fear of heights and it has been one of the best experiences of my life.
We have a lot of fun with them and spend lovely time, kids enjoyed the outings. We descovered dahab a lot of places I'm dahab, and it was so lovely.