Enjoy a full day of adventures, and visit one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, St. Catherine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the world’s oldest working Christian monastery, built around the site of the Burning Bush. After starting, climb Mount Sinai during the day to see the sunset from atop Moses Mountain, and enjoy the unencumbered view of the star-lit universe.
We leave Sharm el-sheik at 7 in the morning and drive for 3 hours to visit St. Catherine’s Monastery. Saint Catherine 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 the heart of the Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where according to 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 building the 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 Christian martyrs. It contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses and the remarkable Icons Gallery. We will climb Mount Sinai to see the sunset.
we will go back to Sharm el-sheik around 9 at night.
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