St Catherine Monastery and Dahab one day tour

Location: Sharm El Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt.
The trip starts at about 6:40am where we will collect you from your hotel and drive for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. We will make one stop along the wat at a beautiful valley with lovely sand dunes.

Then, we go directly to Catherine Village, arriving there at about 9:45 and visit the monastery of St. Catherine which lies at the foot of Mount Moses in the heart of South Sinai. This is one of the most famous monuments of South Sinai with alot of attractions like the Church of Transfiguration, The Skull House, Moses Well and the Burning Bush.
You will get a guided tour to see all this with all the historical explanations from our licensed guide.

 

After visiting the monastery you will get free time where you can visit the museum of the monastery which contains the oldest icons and manuscripts of the early stage of Christianity. It is the world's second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts after the Vatican.

 

The entry of the museum costs 25le(not included). You can take photo's during this free time.

 

Then, we drive back to Dahab City where we get our lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch you will have the chance to go shopping in Dahab or look around this wonderful city.

 

We will arrive back in Sharm el Sheikh at around 17.30-18.00 and you will be taken back to your hotel.

 

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE YOUR SHOULDERS COVERED AND SHORTS CANNOT BE WORN WHEN ENTERING THE MONESTARY. PLEASE TAKE YOUR PASSPORT WITH YOU. ALSO, DRINKS ARE NOT INCLUDED ON THIS TOUR.

Duration: approximately 10 hours (from/to your hotel). Means of Transportation air-conditioned van
Suggestion: Hat, Sun glass and flat shoes
Tour Price: Adult: 20GBP   Child: 10GBP

We run this tour on a Monday, Thursday and Saturday