in Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

Mt Sinai Sunrise and St Catherine Monastery Tour from Dahab

Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

37.50 USD

1 - 10

12 hrs

From $37.50 USD
per person

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  • Travel through the night from Dahab to see the sunrise atop Mount Sinai. Leaving late in the evening, you will travel on a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to St. Catherine’s Town and begin climbing the mountain in the dark of night. Watch the sun rise atop the mountain, the same place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. After descending, tour St. Catherine’s Church, the oldest monastery still in use, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After breakfast, head back to Dahab with your group.

  • Around:
    • Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
  • Pickup: Dahab Hotels

  • Landmarks Landmarks

Time of Tour
  • Departure at:
  • Duration: 12 hrs

  • Price per person: $37.50
  • Size: 1 - 10 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English

    • Bottled water
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Breakfast
    • Entry/Admission - St. Catherine's Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Sinai

    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities

  • Cancel up to 24h before, incurring a processing fee of 10%

Mt Sinai Sunrise and St Catherine Monastery Tour from Dahab

Enjoy an amazing early sunrise over the monastery.We start at 11 in the evening, driving for 2 hours to the monastery and the mountain. We start climbing the mountain at 01:00 with our guide. We can enjoy looking at the stars while waiting for the sunrise. After the sunrise we climb down the mountain to visit the monatery of St. Catherine and we will be back in Dahab around noon.
Visit the Moses Mount and Monastery of Saint Catherine which is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and also it's one of the oldest monasteries of Christianity. It’s located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where according to the tradition Moses saw the bush on fire which didn’t burn up .The Monastery is Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery dates back to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. It was the same time of building enclosure wall surrounding the monastery right now but the monastery was named Saint Catherine at the beginning of the 11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians martyrs. It contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses, and the remarkable Icons Gallery.

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Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers


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