Tour to St. Catherine monastery from Sharm El Sheikh

 

Located at the foot of Sinai Mountain, the St. Catherine Monastery is one of the oldest and most fascinating Coptic monasteries in the world. Visit the Room of the Skulls, the burning bush and more.

Tour Details:

 

Trip Duration: Approx 10 hours.
Trip type:  Private tour.
Trip runs:  Daily tour.
Starting from: Your hotel.
Return to: Your hotel.
Pick-up time: 6.00 to 7.00 am.

 

 

Start from
$55
  

Tour Itinerary: 

 

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 Lifeegypttours.com 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.0g

 

About the price

Price Included:

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return. 
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. 
  • Private English Egyptologist guide. 
  • Lunch included at local restaurant. 
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour. 
  • Entrance fees for the mentioned historical place.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Excludes:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Gratuities (Tipping).

More Information:

  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
  • Booking this tour should be made at least 24 hours prior to start date.
  • Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking.