Cairo Top Tours tour leader will pick up you at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to explore one of our Egypt Day Tours. Discover one of the best landmarks of Sinai during our Colored Canyon and Mount Sinai Safari daily Trip desert as you will be transferred by an exclusive 4-wheel drive to Saint Catherine monastery, the Greek Orthodox monastery which is located in the heart of the Sinai Peninsula on an altitude of approximately 1570 meters above the sea level at the exact site where Prophet Moses was said to have seen the Burning Bush.
The Monastery was built in the town of Saint Catherine on the foot of the famous Mount Sinai (Jabal Mossa), above which Moses received the tables of the law inscribed with the Ten Commandments. The monastery dates back to the sixth-century reign of Emperor Justinian I. It was named after Saint Catherine only during the eleventh century in honor of Saint Catherine that she was a Christian martyr from Alexandria.
After a journey in the desert to explore Sharm El Sheikh Colored Canyon until we reach the colored canyon, a narrow and winding valley where layers of multicolored rocks have been eroded to form pictorial swirls. It is a popular destination for short walks, photography, and even going up and down between the narrow walls.
We will drive through Wadi Watir, one of the most beautiful views of the Sinai Peninsula connecting Nuweiba with Nakhl, and start the track leading to one of the geological wonders of Sinai the colored canyon which got its fame due to the shades of colors that cover its walls, with veins of mineral salts that draw lines on its sandy and limestone formations and give them crimson, orange, silver, gold, purple, red and yellow colors.
Drive back to Sharm El Sheikh to Nuweiba where we will have time to swim for one hour during these wonderful Egypt day tours in Aqaba bay. Then drive back to your hotel.