Mount Sinai Sunrise Hike & Monastery Visit
Hike to the top of Mount Sinai and marvel at the incredible sunrise from the summit. Browse through manuscripts at St Catherine’s Monastery then take a city tour through Dahab, the ‘Flower Power’ city of the Red Sea on an excursion from Sharm El Sheikh.
- Spend some time at St. Catherine’s Monastery by discovering it’s old treasures
- Ascend to the Mount Sinai where God told Moses the 10 Commandments
- Explore the 6th-century church located by the side of the burning bushHave your lunch in Dahab and unwind yourself if the option is selected
Get picked up at 8:15 PM from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh city of Egypt, then travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for around 4 hours to reach the Moses Mountain. Upon arrival, climb up Mount Sinai – the sacred place where the Prophet Moses received the 10 commandments. Reach 2,285 meters by climbing up 750 steps, strolling all night (approx 2-3 hours depending on the customers).
Arrive at the summit and marvel at the rising sun slowly scattering across the mountains in all its splendor. While gazing at the sunrise, click awesome photos or pray if you wish to, then begin the descent back down. Remember, it will take around 2 hours to reach the bottom. Enjoy some time to rest after the long trail and then have breakfast.
Next, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of St. Catherine’s Monastery. Browse through the old manuscripts displayed in the library and icons excavated from the Vatican. It is the oldest functioning Christian monasteries in the world situated on the Sinai Peninsula along with Monastery of Saint Anthony which is located across the Red Sea in the desert of South Cairo. Later proceed to Dahab, aka the Flower Power City of the Red Sea and enjoy sightseeing in the city as well as some shopping.
Finally, relax and relish a scrumptious lunch (if lunch option selected). End the journey with a hotel drop off at Sharm El Sheikh.
- Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm EL Sheikh and return
- All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
- Water and soft drinks
- Lunch in Dahab (if option chosen)
- All taxes and service charges
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- 0 – 04.99 Free of Charge
- 5 – 10.99 pay 50% of tour price
- 11+ pay full tour price as per adult person
Note: If your tour includes airfare then an extra charge for child rate may apply.
At time of booking, please provide us the name of your hotel and your room number when you get it.
After your tour is confirmed by Discovery Travel, you will receive email with the final confirmation and voucher to bring with you printed or mobile voucher accepted.
Details will include contact numbers of your tour guide and customer care and additional information for your convenience
What to bring :
- Comfortable shoes
- Sun hat
- Luggage or large bags
- Pregnant women
Know before you go
Pick up is approximately one hour before the schedule.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts
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