Mount Sinai Tours from Cairo for 2 Days including Trip to St. Catherine’s Monastery

Book one of the most exciting excursions and travel in the footsteps of Moses to the city of St. Catherine, where he received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. Climb the mountain early in the morning to see the sunrise, then visit the monastery of St. Catherine, the oldest Christian diocese in the world, famous for housing the Burning Bush.

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Price : 180.00 $

2 Days

Cairo, Saint Catherine


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Would you like to observe, during the biblical exodus, the steps of the Prophet Moses and the Israelites? Explore now the secrets of the wonderful Sinai peninsula ( where one of the most important events that have changed the entire history took place), Know more about the Bedouin life in Sinai, which has a religious and historical significance that cannot be denied, it is considered a holy area for the three cosmic religions followers, Muslims, Christians, and Jews.
Distinguished by the majestic mountain colors and is the only part of Egypt that is located in the continent of Asia surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the south. Enjoy our 2 days tours to visit Mount Sinai and explore St. Catherine’s monastery, which starts every day from Cairo to visit Mount of Sinai, known as Jabal Mousa or Moses Mount. It is the most visited place in Sinai, where the Ten Commandments of God were received by the Prophet Moses.

You will visit Mount Sinai, which is the tallest mountain in Egypt overlooking amazing views over the mountains and the crystal blue water of the Red Sea. Enjoy an early morning hiking experience up the mountain to take part in the lovely sunrise at the top, following the steps of Moses, and then you will have a visit to the monastery of St Catherine, which is dedicated to the famous martyr of Christianity from Alexandria, considered as the oldest Christian bishopric in the world and was built by Emperor Justinian from Byzantine in the sixth century. Book your privately guided Cairo Excursions to Mount Sinai daily Egypt tours from any place within Cairo to enjoy one of the most historical activities and things to do in Cairo.


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We will pick you up in the morning by your accredited Egyptologist guide who will be assigned to accompany you privately by Cairo Top Tours, start enjoying one of our most historical trips and things to do from Cairo. Following one of the probable routes of the Israelites during the biblical exodus, you will be transferred by a modern car from your hotel in Cairo. The journey of [ Mount Sinai tours from Cairo ] takes about seven hours to reach St Catherine town, we will drive through the tunnel of Ahmed Hamdi located in the Suez Governorate and we will go under the water of the Suez Canal.

You are going to have a toilet break on the way and it gives you the chance to have a drink if you want and to rest for a while. Then we will also stop at Moses’ wells where according to tradition Moses has split the rock to water springs for watering the Israelites.

After your check-in, you will rest at the hotel in St Catherine and spend the evening at leisure.

The dinner will be served then you can take a break before you start climbing Mt. Sinai in the early hours of the next day.

Meals: Dinner

02:00 am, Tea and coffee will be served in the Lobby, then you will be transferred to the spot where you start climbing Mount Sinai accompanied by one of the professional local Bedouin guides. Enjoy this adventurous trip and Climb the sacred mountain, you will get amazed by the view and there will be huts on the way where you can buy a hot drink or rent a blanket if the weather is too cold. When you reach the summit you will watch a breathtaking sunrise from the top of the mountain.

On the way down, meet your tour guide at the entrance of the historical monastery, he will explain to you the everything about St, Catherine MonasteryThe oldest Christian Diocese in the world dates back to the 6th century, and the number and life of the Monks in South Sinai.

Inside the monastery, you are going to see the Burning Bush surrounded by a small chapel erected by Queen Helena mother of Emperor Constantine, and the church of Transfiguration built by Emperor Justinian.

Saint Catherine is also the only Christian monastery that comprises a Muslim mosque inside that was never used since it was not rightly oriented towards Qibla direction or the direction to the holy mosque in Mecca, our professional guide will show you the mosque and explain for you the history behind.

On the way, you will stop to see the rock where the golden calf was planted by the Israelites to deliver a majestic voice like gods, and the tomb of Aaron the younger brother of Moses, which is the probable site of the burial of this biblical prophet. 

Take your delicious breakfast will before starting the ride back to Cairo accompanied by your guide.

The end of your Mount Sinai overnight tours from Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast

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What is included?

  • Transportation from your hotel in Cairo to the South Sinai governorate and back.
  • Your transfers to St. Catherine area are done by modern air-conditioned vehicles with Cairo Top Tours.
  • Your accommodation in Saint Catherine for 01 night on half board basis.
  • Tickets and entrance fees to the mentioned sites in the program during your Overnight Trip to Sinai.
  • Professional tour guide during your Egypt Day Tours.
  • Bottled water and a soft drink on your 2 days trip to Mt Sinai.
  • Local Bedouin guide to climb Mount Sinai.
  • All taxes that might be charged for your Cairo day tours are included.

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