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St. Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep

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Stop At: 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.

Duration: 12 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm and return
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - St. Catherine's Monastery
Exclusions
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Tipping Kitty
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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