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Drive to the foot of Mount Sinai to visit St. Catherine Monastery, the oldest continuously working Christian monastery in the world. Visit Dahab on the Red Sea for lunch before returning to your ship.
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- 1St. Catherine's MonasteryStop: 60 minutes - Admission includedVisit the Monastery of Saint Catherine which is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and also it's one of the oldest monasteries of Christianity. It’s located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where according to the tradition Moses saw the bush on fire which didn’t burn up .The Monastery is Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery dates back to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. It was the same time of building enclosure wall surrounding the monastery right now but the monastery was named Saint Catherine at the beginning of the 11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians martyrs. It contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses, and the remarkable Icons Gallery.Read more
- Bottled water
- Buffet lunch
- Qualified Egyptologist guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Entry/Admission - St. Catherine's Monastery
- Tipping kitty
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travellers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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We went on a day trip to St. Catherine’s from Sharm El Sheikh Airport in March. It is a 5 hour round trip by private vehicle. Our flight arrived several hours late, which normally would have meant that we would have had to cancel our day trip. But Dahab Safari Day Tours…
Date of experience: March 2019
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Responded 30 Jul 2019
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your views and experience with Dahab Safari Tours. We are so pleased to see how happy you are with your trip and hopefully we are always up to your expectations. Thank you again! Dahab Safari Tours Team.
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- Duration: 9h
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- Languages Offered: English
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