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Trip to St. Catherine Monastery from Sharm El Sheikh

  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Runs: Daily except Fridays & Sundays
  • Starting from: Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh
  • Return to: Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh
  • Pickup time: 06:00

Tour Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Early morning, pick up from your hotel in Sharm El-Sheikh, drive by A/C van to St. Catherine Monastery around 3.00 hours
You will start your day excursion to St. Catherine by visiting Burning bush, where the god spoke to Moses,
St. Catherine monastery Tour
The monastery of st. Catherine dated back to Roman times 542 A.D. We will visit the church of St. Catherine which considered one of the most famous churches all over the world. There is a magnificent mosaic depicting the transfiguration of Jesus in the apse inside the church. It is the earliest and one the most beautiful mosaics of the Eastern Church and has remained in its entirety to our days.
Library of St. Catherine Monastery
The Library which is considered the second in importance only to the Vatican, in both number and the value of the manuscripts it contains 3000 items. The Charnel house is a repository of the bones of the monks who died at St. Catherine over the centuries. The dead are first buried in a small cemetery, disinterred and their bones deposited in the charnel house.
The Burning Bush
The Burning Bush flourishes several yards farther from the chapel where it was transplanted in order to build the holy Alter upon its roots. It is the only bush of its kind growing in the entire Sinai Peninsula. Moses well, the Icon gallery of the monastery you will visit as well. Lunch meal will be served in a 3 stars hotel restaurant in St. Catherine.
Lunch meal:
After visiting you will got your Lunch in a restaurant around the Monastery.
Shopping Tour in Dahab City:
After Lunch you will drive to Dahab City. After time in Dahab for Shopping or just for walk along the Shore of Dahab Drive back to Sharm El Sheikh.


All transfers by air-conditioned van or bus.
Lunch at a local restaurant in St. Catherine
Entrance fees to Saint Catherine national park
Expert Biblical guide.
Mineral water & soft drink onboard the vehicle


Personal Expenses

General Information

What to bring with you:
Long Clothes for visiting St. Catherine

Tours Prices

Number of Persons Price per Person
2-3 $99
4-6 $75
7-10 $65
more than 10
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