A trip to Moses Mount & St.Catherine by Flight
Our excursion Moses Mountain & St. Catherine from Marsa Alam take you into the fascinating mountains of the Sinai. Visit with us one of the oldest monasteries in the world and take the opportunity to climb the mountain of Moses.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Marsa Alam by air-conditioned vehicle, Transfer to Hurghada airport to fly to Sharm El Sheikh, then drive to St. Catherine for 2:30 hours driving, you will take rest at the guest house, then start climbing the mountain for 700 steps and stay till the amazing sunrise then you will visit the monastery that was built by order of Emperor Justinian I between 527 and 565, enclosing the Chapel of the Burning Bush ordered to be built by Helena, the mother of Constantine I, at the site where Moses is supposed to have seen the burning bush; the living bush on the grounds is purportedly the original. It is also referred to as “St. Helen’s Chapel.”
The site is sacred to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Commonly known as Saint Catherine’s, the full official name of the monastery is The Sacred and Imperial Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount of Sinai, and the patronal feast of the monastery is the Transfiguration.
The site was associated with St. Catherine of Alexandria (whose relics were purported to have been miraculously transported there by angels) and it became a favorite site of pilgrimage.
Then you will return to the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh for check in with free time at leisure then transfer to Sharm El Sheikh airport to fly to Hurghada with direct transfer to your hotel in Marsa Alam.
TOUR TYPE: Private Tour
TOUR LENGTH: 2 Days 1 Night
CITY TOUR: Moses Mountain & St.Catherine Monastery
PICK UP POINT: Your hotel in Marsa Alam
DROP OFF POINT: Your hotel in Marsa Alam
Pick up details:
Our REP will be waiting for you at your hotel lobby holding a board reflecting your name
We offer private tours for Families and groups from 10 persons and over with discounted rates
– 25% down payment required to secure the booking and can be done online by Credit card, Visa and Master or bank transfer
– 75% balance will be required in pick up from your hotel on the tour day and can be paid by credit cards or cash
Booking of your trip will be complete and confirmed by your tour designer as soon as we receive the 25% down payment
All our tour guides in St.Catherine are knowledgeable Egyptologist with at least 5 years experience. Also, they have academic qualifications to make your tour such a success.
All our vehicles in Marsa Alam and St.Catherine tours are modern air-conditioned with professional drivers.
What To Bring
Passport valid for 6 months – Comfortable shoes – Cotton clothes in summer – Warm clothes in winter – Sun block – Sunglasses – Hat – Photo/Video Camera
|Number of Persons||Price Per Person|
|2 – 3 Persons||397$|
|4 – 6 Persons||385$|
|7 – 10 Persons||372$|