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Sharm El Sheikh Day Trip to St Catherine Monastery and Moses Mountain Egypt | Best Sharm El Sheikh Tours
Sharm El Sheikh Excursions to St Catherine monastery from Sharm El Sheikh is one of the best Egypt day tours. Sharm El Sheikh tours to one of the oldest monasteries in the world and one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites is a must. Get blessed with these spiritual tours to St Catherine monastery as a symbol for today’s Egypt, that God created the three religions to spread tolerance and love without differentiation.
St Catherine Monastery and Moses Mountain from Sharm El Sheikh to Mount Sinai sunrise hiking & St. Catherine’s Monastery begin with a transfer from Sharm El Sheikh hotels to St Catherine. The monastery is 220 km northwest of Sharm el Sheikh and located between the St. Catherine’s mounts and Moses Mount. Upon arrival, Best Sharm El Sheikh excursions will start with a hike to the top of Mount Sinai where Moses received the 10 commandments from God, and watch the sunrise from its holy peak.
Later on, after climbing down the legendary Moses Mountain, you will stop by the St Catherine Monastery. Keep in mind, that the monastery is located on the site of the Burning Bush. Meanwhile, it has one of the most renowned collections of religious icons in the world. Booking Cheap Prices Sharm el Sheikh Tours & Day Trip to Moses Mountain with Private Guide is a kind of pilgrimage tour.
Besides that, Saint Catherine’s Monastery also includes a Fatimid Mosque, 10 churches, and a library that boasts rare books and 6,000 manuscripts. Finally, you will end your Sharm El Sheikh Excursions in the Church of the Transfiguration of Christ the Savior. After that, we will head for Dahab for lunch before driving back to the Sharm El Sheikh hotel.
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Evening picks up time around 22.30 pm to start your way from Sharm El Sheikh to St Catherine, it takes around 3 hours.
Upon arrival we will start climbing Moses Mountain which is considered one of the highest mountains in the Sinai Peninsula, it’s about 2285 meters high. Moses Mountain where Moses received the 10 commandments from God. Enjoy watching the first light illuminating everything around you like mountains, mosques, and chapels. the scenery from the summit of the mountain is incomparable and may this will be the best sunrise view you will see in your life.
After the sunrise, you will start your way down to visit the monastery of St Catherine. It is believed that the monastery has been built on the site of the Burning Bush. St Catherine is one of the earliest Alexandria Christian martyrs and it is said that she was tortured on a wheel by Emperor Maxentius for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.
It is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built by the emperor Justinian in 530 AD. The monastery has a very important library which had some old and rare manuscripts besides the great church and the Fatimid Mosque, monk’s cells, burning bush, and grain stores.
After you finish the visit, you will enjoy your breakfast in the same area then you will start your way to Dahab about 130 km, it takes one hour and a half. Tour around the village then lunches in a local restaurant then back to Sharm El Sheikh about one-hour driving. Overnight at the hotel.