1. Egypt
  2. South Sinai
  3. Sharm el-Sheikh
  4. Saint Catherine's Monastery

From Sharm El Sheikh: St. Catherine’s Monastery Sunrise Trip

Product ID: 211461
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Be enchanted by the Sinai desert on a wonderful day trip to St. Catherine’s Monastery from Sharm El Sheikh. Continue your excursion to Dahab to explore the "Flower Power City" on the Red Sea.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pick-up service

Your hotel or accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the ancient St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai Desert
  • Explore the mountain where Moses was given the 10 commandments
  • Visit the 6th-century church that stands beside the burning bush
  • Relax in Dahab and watch windsurfers and fishermen
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch in Dahab
Full description
After early morning pickup from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh, drive through the Sinai desert to St. Catherine’s Monastery. Admire the views of the ancient Sinai Mountains from the comfort of an air-conditioned car.

At sunrise, follow in Moses’ footsteps as he ascended Mount Sinai to receive the 10 commandments. Visit inside St. Catherine’s Monastery and discover the library full of old manuscripts and icons belonging to the Vatican. You will also visit the 6th-century church, located where the burning bush stood.

Continue to Dahab, known as the Flower Power City, on the Red Sea. Enjoy a city tour and take the opportunity to do some shopping. Watch the windsurfers from the coast and enjoy the colorful atmosphere of the unique Bedouin fishing village. After lunch at a local restaurant, relax and enjoy the return journey to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
Includes
  • 8-hour tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Sharm El Sheikh
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch in Dahab
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women