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St Catherine Monastery Tour From Sharm

St Catherine Monastery Tour From Sharm


Trip Itinerary

Our guide will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel in Sharm to explore the Monastery of St Catherine, it is the top religious and cultural site in Sinai. Travel for approx. 3 hours with modern private air conditioned van with your proficient tour guide who will provide an in depth insight into the history & religious designation of the monastery and the area around.

It is located at the base of the mountain where Moses received the 10 Commandments, one of the most famous monasteries in world established between 527 and 565 AD and believed to be put up around the biblical Burning Bush.

The Monastery was named after St Catherine who was decapitated for her Christian faith, you will explore the Orthodox Church, the worship icons and the famous Mosaic of Transfiguration. Get your Lunch in local restaurant near the monastery then transfer to Dahab for short visit then transfer back to hotel.

Trip Includes

  • Experienced personal tour guide
  • Entry fees for National Park
  • All transport by air conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch in local restaurant
  • Mineral Water and soft drinks
  • Hotel pickup & drop off
  • All taxes & service charges

Itinerary Highlights

  • Saint Catherine

    Saint Catherine is the capital city of Saint Catherine at the foot of Moses Mountain in the Sinai Peninsula. Its relative proximity to Sinai resorts has resulted in a growing number of visitors to this National Park. The area unique natural & cultural values was a primary goal in the declaration of the St. Catherine National Park.

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  • Sinai National Parks

    The South Sinai is one of the most spectacularly beautiful landscapes on the planet, some of which has in recent years been set aside as national parks. No visit to Sinai is complete without uncovering (Ras Mohamed, Colored Canyon, St. Catherine, Abu Galum & Nabq).

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  • Dahab City

    Dahab is the most wonderful cities located in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Situated over the shores of the Aqaba Gulf, Dahab is famous for its wonderful beaches and magnificent spots for diving and snorkeling.

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Booking Terms

  • To get St Catherine Monastery Tour From Sharm booked and confirmed
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    • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
    • All tours are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
    • Price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
    • Prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
    • Prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer.
    • Price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
    • Price does NOT include fees of any special archaeological sites.
    • Our prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
    • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour booked & confirmed.
    • Children under 6 years old are free of charge in all similar tours.
    • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay half price of adults.
    • Children will be charged in case your tour includes any airfare.
    • 25 % down payment is required to get your tours booking confirmed.
    • Full payment should be settled upon tour pick up or upon arrival.
    • You can pay by any debit or credit card via our secured system.
    • Printable Payment voucher & confirmation would be emailed to you.
    • You will get our contacts list (operators & 24/7 customer care).
    • We never apply cancellation fees in all ‘force majeure’ cases.
    • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
    • International airline tickets if added are your own responsibility.
    • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.
    • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.

Before You Book

  • Things to know before you Book St Catherine Monastery Tour From Sharm
  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
  • Valid Passport with 6 month beyond your travel schedule is a must
  • Egypt entry visa costs 25 Usd & available in any of Egypt Embassies
  • Few nationalities can obtain Egypt entry visa upon their arrival
  • Obtaining Sinai Visa only would not permit you to get out of Sinai
  • Egypt has many direct flights with European Union & United States
  • Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports & major tourist cities
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
  • Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted
  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
  • There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt
  • The Pound is the official currency & money exchange is widely available
  • Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities & tourist spots
  • Stay away from the public buses in big cities like Cairo & Alexandria
  • Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable
  • Trains are going to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai & Red Sea
  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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