Climb the Mount of Moses where, according to the book of Exodus, Moses was called by God through the burning bush, and then received the tablets of the 10 commandments. And visit St. Catherine's Monastery, considered the oldest Christian monastery in the world through this budget tour to Mount Moses and St. Catherine's Monastery from Cairo!
Price : 120.00 $
Now you can enjoy the cheapest and most budget tour to Moses Mount and Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo from our range of Cairo budget day tours and excursions from Cairo, you will spend 2 days enjoying the best overnight trip to Saint Catherine from Cairo to climb the Mount of Moses, a mountain range with two peaks. In general, the location agrees with the biblical readings concerning Moses. A mountain is called Gebel Musa in Arabic, "Mount of Moses".
We will also have the chance to visit the most ancient monastery in the history of Christianity in Egypt, even in the whole world, the Monastery of Saint Catherine who suffered martyrdom in Alexandria in the 4th century. According to the story, she was tortured on the wheel, beheaded, and taken away by angels. The monastery took its name in the 10th century when monks claimed to have found her body intact on the mountain of Saint Catherine, the highest mountain in Egypt.
Cairo Top Tours will make your Mount Sinai tours from Cairo more adventurous with the best quality of service during the 2 days tours to Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s monastery.
We will meet you anywhere in Cairo or Giza to start our amazing budget tour to Moses Mount and Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo which takes almost 5 hours by car, aboard the private vehicle, your personal tour guide will give you an introduction to the history of this holy place and how important it is for all religions.
Upon arrival, you will check-into your hotel and stay the rest of the day exploring the calm area around and by night, we will start hiking the Moses Mount for almost 3 hours to enjoy sunrise atop of the mountain where Prophet Moses received the commandments of God while his people were waiting for him to spread the law of God on Earth.
On the next day, we will descend the Mountain of Moses and have our breakfast before starting the informative visit to the Monastery of Saint Catherine, where you will see the holiest place in the monastery, the chapel of the burning bush behind the altar of the basilica. It is often locked to the public and those who enter must remove their shoes, just as Moses did when he neared the burning bush according to the Holy Qur'an.
We will then start the drive back to Cairo after we enjoyed our cheapest tour to Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo. The way back takes almost 5 hours.
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