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The monastery located in St. Catherine, Egypt has been called the oldest working Christian monastery in the world. The Burning Bush is located inside the monastery. Mount Sinai is the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. King Safari...more
A remote home away from home in the middle of the desert. It has a nice view from the balcony, of the Sinai chain of mountains. A peaceful getaway place for prayer and meditation. A resting place after a long and tedious climb of the...More
Decent people and nice organizing with convenient prices. Totally recommended to go with. Tried the trip to blue hole- Abu galum- Blue lagoon and it was very nice and good day with guides and local food.
Typical sunrise hike, start around midnight with pickup.....the drive is pretty brutal (12 of us in a van designed for 9). After the restroom stop (bring cash, it is a charge) and the security check, it is hike time. Very easy walk for experience hikers,...More
Well done, excellent organized, top guide..
Cold on the top and breezy..
Sunrise behind the clouds, but the way was the goal..
The way back..
First time the 3000 steps directly to St. Catherine..with beautiful views and impressions
and moments of contemplation..
Booked a tour while in Dahab. They tell you to dress warm....listen to them. It is FREEZING up at the top while you are waiting for the sun to come up. Cold, plus very windy. There are many little tea shops on your way up...More
Hiking start at the midnight, will go past the church go the way up or the way down. Many locals will ask if you want to ride a camel to go up, the price are cheap but couldn't do it when think of those poor...More
Besides witnessing the sunrise at approximately 7,000-7,500 feet altitude what I enjoyed most was sharing the experience among our small group of 5 travelers from 5 different countries. Our nocturnal hike took a few hours, but that was with stops for resting. There are occasional...More