Visit St Catherine’s Monastery with Your Egypt Tours the most important religious site in Sinai on a day trip from Sharm el Sheikh. Travel in air-conditioned comfort with …
Visit St Catherine’s Monastery, the most important religious site in Sinai on a day trip from Sharm el Sheikh. Travel in air-conditioned comfort with Your Egypt Tours own personal guide who will introduce you to the history and religious significance of the monastery and its surrounds. Situated at the base of the mountain where Moses received the ten commandments, St Catherine’s Monastery is one of the most famous in the world. Built between 527 and 565 AD, it is believed to be built around Moses’ Burning Bush. The Monastery is named after St Catherine who was tortured and beheaded for her Christian beliefs. During your visit you will see chapel Greek orthodox church, the icons of worship and the famous Mosaic of Transfiguration. Please note, St Catherine’s Monastery is approximately 230 kilometers from Sharm el Sheikh.
St Catherine’s Monastery day tour by bus from Sharm El Sheikh
Departs: Daily, except Friday and Sunday
DepartureTime: 6:00 am
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
Tour departs from most Sharm el Sheikh hotels
Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 4:00pm, the following day
Tour departs from centrally located Sharm el Sheikh hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.
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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.
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Qualified Egyptologist guide
Entrance fees for National Park
Transport by air conditioned vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop off
Food and drinks, unless specified