Saint Catherine's Monastery
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Monastery of Saint Catherine Trip Sharm El SheikhSale!If you're feeling a strong desire to visit holy places, the Sinai Peninsula is a wonderful place to do so. A visit to the Monastery of Saint Catherine from Sharm El Sheikh is sure to actualize that desire. On this trip, you'll have the opportunity to see the main shrines of the monastery and witness the mountains of the Prophet Moses and St. Catherine. Additionally, you'll head to the resort of Dahab for some lunch and shopping. The visit to St. Catherine's Monastery is truly a unique experience. Built between 527 and 565 AD, the monastery is believed to be around the site of Moses' Burning Bush. It's named after St. Catherine, a Christian martyr who was tortured and beheaded for her beliefs. During your visit, you'll see the Chapel Greek Orthodox Church, the icons of worship, and the famous Mosaic of Transfiguration. After breakfast, you'll depart from your hotel for a 2 1/2-hour drive to St. Catherine. The monastery lies at a height of 1570 meters between two mountains and is one of the oldest in the world. You'll visit the Chapel of the Burning Bush, which was built over the tire roots of the Holy Thorne bush, where God spoke to Moses. You can also see beautiful Byzantine mosaics and an amazing collection of icons. On the way back, we'll pass through Dahab, a small city close to the seashore, where you have the chance to do some shopping. The St. Catherine Monastery and Dahab city Tour from Sharm El Sheikh is a wonderful way to experience the historical Christian site in Sinai. After a 3-hour drive, you'll reach the monastery and have the chance to visit the oldest record of monastic life, Room of the Skulls, Burning Bush, and then drive to Dahab for some shopping and lunch at a local restaurant. We'll pick you up around 6:00 AM and drive to St. Catherine. The trip takes around 2.30 or 3 hours, and we'll make one stop to see the beautiful valley with lovely sand dunes. Upon arrival in Catherine Village, you'll 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 a lot of attractions like the Church of Transfiguration, The Skull House, Moses Well, and the Burning Bush. After visiting the monastery, you'll get some free time to explore the museum of the monastery, which contains the oldest icons and manuscripts of the early stage of Christianity. You can take photos during this free time. We'll then drive back to Dahab City, where we'll have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, you'll have the chance to go shopping in Dahab or look around this wonderful city. We'll arrive back in Sharm El Sheikh at around 17.30 and take you back to your hotel. We hope this trip will leave you with a sense of wonder and appreciation for the rich history and culture of the area.Select options
Moses Mountain Trip CairoSale! £210.00 – £500.00 "inc. Vat"Exploring unique and awe-inspiring places is an incredible experience that enriches our minds and souls. The ascent to the mountain of the Prophet Moses is a journey filled with spiritual refreshment and significant Biblical and historical events. During this trip, you will climb up the mountain of the Prophet Moses and witness the sunrise at its peak. Following this, a delicious breakfast will be served. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to visit the famous monastery of St. Catherine. Our friendly and knowledgeable Egyptology English-speaking Tour guide representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo at 10 am by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to drive to St. Catherine. The journey takes approximately 7 hours, with a lunch break along the way. Upon arrival, you will check into the hotel and have some rest before dinner is served. To experience the stunning sunrise from the top of Moses' Mountain, the climb begins at 2:00 am in darkness. Your guide will share the biblical history of this sacred mountain, where it is believed Moses received the Ten Commandments. Climb to the summit to witness an unforgettable sunrise and then descend for a guided tour of St Catherine's Monastery's church and treasures. This monastery is one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world and was built around the site of the Burning Bush. Afterwards, we will return to Cairo. This overnight trip to Saint Catherine Monastery & Prophet Moses Mountain is an adventure that you will never forget!Select options
Moses Mountain Trip Sharm El SheikhSale! £0.00 – £40.00 "inc. Vat"Our world is full of unique places and sights that bring us much joy and refreshment. One such excursion that offers both spiritual and historical significance is the "Ascent to the Mountain of the Prophet Moses." During this trip, you will climb up the mountain and witness the spectacular sunrise at its peak before enjoying a hearty breakfast. Afterwards, you can visit the beautiful St. Catherine Monastery. The climb up the mountain takes approximately 2-3 hours, but the breathtaking views of the sunrise are well worth it. Once you've descended the mountain, you can explore the St. Catherine Monastery, one of the most famous in the world. Built between 527 and 565 AD, it is named after St. Catherine, who was martyred for her Christian beliefs. During your visit, you will see the Greek Orthodox Church, the icons of worship, and the famous Mosaic of Transfiguration. The monastery also houses the Chapel of the Burning Bush, said to be the site where Moses saw the burning bush. The priceless works of art, monastery icons, and illuminated manuscripts make this a truly unforgettable experience. Our tour includes a qualified Egyptologist guide, a local guide during your climb up the mountain, and round-trip transportation from your hotel or port in Sharm el Sheikh. We also cover St. Catherine National Park fees and transport by vehicle. We understand the importance of experiencing these significant historical and spiritual sites, and we strive to make your journey as comfortable and memorable as possible. Join us for this unforgettable experience, and let us show you the wonders of the "Ascent to the Mountain of the Prophet Moses."Select options
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The monastery of St. Catherine lies in the centre of the Sinai Peninsula at the foot of the Prophet Moses’s mountain. The monastery howled built in the fourth century AD. It is considered one of the most ancient monasteries in the world.