Moses Mountain & St Catherine's Monastery

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£29.00
Description: 

"Watch the magnificent sun rise over the Sinai Mountains, and retrace the footsteps of Moses when he climbed Mt. Sinai to receive the 10 Commandments. Note that the descent is not too steep, but there are around 750 steps at the very summit. On your journey back down the mountain you will stop at St. Catherine's Monastery, built between 527 and 565 A.D. The monastery is believed to have been built around the site of Moses' Burning Bush. During your visit you will visit the chapel of a Greek Orthodox church to see famous icons and the Mosaic of Transfiguration."

What's Included: 

Return transfers, entrance fees, lunch, guide.

What's not included: 

Extra drinks, souvenirs, tipping, optional entrance to Library payable (approx 1 GBP)

Suitable for?: 

History and culture seekers.

Additional comments: 

Only for the fittest, there is 750 step climb up the mountain if you would like to take the tour at your own pace, speak to us about an upgrade to VIP which would include your own car driver and guide. This excursion is not suitable for anyone under 14 yrs.

Day of Operation: 
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Approx Pick up time : 
22:00-13:00
What to take: 

Passports, wear clothes which cover your shoulders and knees inside Monastery. Optional extra to enter the Library, approx 10le, Hat, Suncream, Cameras, money for drinks and tipping, Tipping is discretionary and not included, however it is expected in Egypt. We recommend leaving a tip of around 20le (₤ 2 GBP) per guest per guide. Book with hotel a wake up call, breakfast box, Hand sanitize, wipes, tissues.