St Catherine Monastery Tour from Sharm El Sheikh

St Catherine Monastery Tour from Sharm El Sheikh

Tour program

Here is what’s included & what's not included in the program of this tour

St. Catherine's Monastery lies on the Sinai Peninsula, at the mouth of a gorge at the foot of Mount Sinai in St. Catherine's City. The monastery is Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This monastery is one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world.

The monastery was built by order of Emperor Justinian I, enclosing the Chapel of the Burning Bush ordered to be built by St. Helen, the mother of Constantine I, at the site where Moses is supposed to have seen the burning bush; the living bush on the grounds is purportedly the original. It is also referred to as "St. Helen's Chapel". The site is sacred to Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

You will be picked up from your hotel at approximately 7.00am (exact details will be confirmed locally) by an A/C van, then head to St. Catherine City on the 230 Kilometers drive of  two and half  hours.

In the monastery you will see the Burning Bush, Moses well (where Moses met his wife) & the Transfiguration Church.

Then you will take free time if you would like to climb up one of the surrounding mountains to take a panoramic view for the whole monastery.

Then you will drive back to Dahab City (Dahab is one of the beautiful cities in South Sinai, it is far from Sharm about 100 km) to take your lunch at a sea front restaurant and you will have the chance to do some shopping as Dahab is the biggest shopping area in South Sinai, where you will get the chance to purchase some local Egyptian handicrafts, carpets, jewelry, perfumes, papyrus and other souvenirs.

Finally you will drive back to Sharm el-Sheikh.


* All transfers by A/C vans or buses.
* English speaking guide.
* Entrance fees.
* Lunch in Dahab.


* Extra expences
* Drinks at the restaurant during the lunch.
* Tipping

Bring with you!

* Passport.
* Breakfast box to be booked from your hotel.
* Comfortable shoes or trainers.
* Hat & Camera.
* Heavy clothes during the winter season.
* Heavy clothes during the winter season.


Monday - Thursday - Saturday

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Starting price

Adult (Age 12 - 85)Child (Age 4 - 11.99)Infant (Age 0 - 3.99)

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* Tours to St. Catherine Monastery could be cancelled due to St. Catherine Monastery holidays & new instructions without any prior notice.

* Above prices are quoted per person on group tours.

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