Travel through the Day to visit one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world, St. Catherine, built around the site of the Burning Bush. after start climb the Mount Sinai during the day to see the sunset from atop Moses Mountain
We leave Dahab at 8 in the morning and drive for 2 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 be climbing Mount Sinai to see the sunset. Enjoy an amazing early sunset over the monastery. We can enjoy looking at the stars as the sunsets. we will go back to Dahab around 21:00 at night.
|Group tour||Private tour|
|Price per person||$50||$85|
*If you are a group of 8 people and more please contact us for a special price.