- 12 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Set out from Sharm El Sheikh to explore
Sinai. First you will visit
St. Catherine Monastery, the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. Then drive to
Nuweiba to see the beautiful
Coloured Canyon before enjoying dinner and time to swim at the beach in Nuwieba.
- Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm and return
- All transfers by air-conditioned 4x4 Jeep
- English speaking guide
- Lunch during your trip
- Bottled water on board the Jeep
- All taxes & service charge
- Bottled water
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Tipping Kitty
- Personal expenses
- Optional activities
- Hard Drinks
from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
to your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: St. Catherine's Monastery, At the Foot of Mount Horeb, Saint Catherine Egypt
At early morning, Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel to discover the highlights of Sinai desert by a modern jeep. You will be transferred to Saint Catherine Monastery which is located in the heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters. According to the tradition, God appeared to Moses in the Burning Bush. It is at the foot of Mount Sinai; whose summit witnessed the receipt of the Moses received the tables of the law with the Ten Commandments inscribed. The monastery dates back to the 6th century, the age of the Great Roman Emperor, Justinian I. The Great enclosure walls surrounding the Monastery were built back then and are still existent.
The monastery was named after Saint Catherine, one of the earliest Christian martyrs, at the beginning of the 11th century.
Then you will get back to St. Catherin’s road, about 65 kilometers North of St. Catherin Monastery. There, you will be fascinated by one of the geological wonders of Sinai, the colored canyon. It’s made out of very narrow walls; about 40 meters in height and a little more than a meter in width, the walls are made out of sandstone possessing an incredible range of hues from dark brown to red to straw yellow. This phenomenon is due to the presence of magnesium and iron oxides. Later, you will be transferred back to Dahab city to have lunch, where you will have enough time to walk in Dahab main Street, known as EL Mamsha. Then, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.