With Your Egypt Tours See the sun rise over the desert on an unforgettable visit to the place where Moses received the 10 Commandments. You’ll travel in air-conditioned comfort …
See the sun rise over the desert on an unforgettable visit to the place where Moses received the 10 Commandments. You’ll travel in air-conditioned comfort with Your Egypt Tours personal Egyptologist guide, who will accompany you up Moses’ Mountain and take you on a tour of St. Catherine’s Monastery. On this sunrise tour you will watch the sun rise over the Sinai Mountains, and retrace the footsteps of Moses when he climbed Mt. Sinai to receive the 10 Commandments. Note that the descent is not too steep, but there are around 500 steps at the very summit. On your journey back down the mountain you will stop at St. Catherine’s Monastery, built between 527 and 565 A.D. The monastery is believed to have been built around the site of Moses’ Burning Bush. During your visit you will visit the chapel of a Greek Orthodox church to see famous icons and the Mosaic of Transfiguration. Please note: St. Catherine’s Monastery is approximately 142 miles ( 230 kilometers) from Sharm el Sheikh.
Overnight to St Catherine’s Monastery and Moses’ Mountain from Sharm El Sheikh by bus
Departs: By Bus Daily, except Friday and Sunday
10:00 pm (hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation)
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)
Tour departs from most Sharm el Sheikh hotels
Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 4:00 pm, the following day
Tour departs from centrally located Sharm el Sheikh hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.
Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us
Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat
Prices are per person.
Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Entrance fees for National Park
Transport by air conditioned vehicle or boat
Hotel pickup and drop off
Food and drinks, unless specified