Moses Mountain and St. Katherin

Duration  14 hours

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Tour Description

Day trip from Sharm El Sheikh to Mount Moses and descent into St. Catherine's Monastery.

Tour Duration
14 hours
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English
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted

Tour Details

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Departure from the hotel after 10:00 pm return after 1pm.

Moses Hora (2285 m height) has other names – Sinai and Horeb. According to the Hebrew legend there are two different mountains, two places where God descended to the earth. According to the Bible on Mount Sinai God gave Moses ten commandments carved on a stone slab.
The pilgrimage to the mountain began in ancient times and continues to the present. It is supposed that those who ascend to the mountain will be forgiven seven times.
On the way 5 short stops to relax where you can buy sweets, hot drinks, blankets or borrow them for temporary use (for a fee). Even at the summer summit it is very cold.
Then you will be rewarded with a wonderful unforgettable spectacle nature that has remained untouched. An amazing spectacle will be remembered for years. In addition, it will be more difficult to descend to the monastery of St. Catherine standing at the foot of Mount Moses, is one of the oldest functional monasteries.
According to the legend – Catherine, who turned to Christianity. After baptism Jesus was in that dream, gave her a ring and called her bride. She refused to surrender the Christian faith, and Catherine was tortured for her body mysteriously disappearing. The monastery was renamed to honor this saint.
The monastery contains a dirty evergreen “burning shrub” that grows only a few meters from the altar. You will also be there to learn more interesting information. Then you will be transfer back to Sharm El Sheikh destination.
 

This trip includes

  • entrance
  • guid
  • transfer

This trip does not include

  • drinks
  • tips
  • lunch

What to take with you?

  • sports shoes
  • water
  • head cover
  • external charger for mobile
  • winter jacket

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