Mount Sinai Climb and St. Catherine Monastery Tour

12 hours
English, Italian
Watch the sunrise from the top of Mount Sinai on a hiking trip from Sharm el-Sheikh to one of Egypt’s highest mountains. You’ll climb the 7,497-foot (2,285-m) peak in the predawn darkness, see first light illuminate the mountaintop chapel and mosque, then descend to the 6th-century Monastery of St. Catherine, built where Moses is believed to have seen the Burning Bush. 


  • spend some time at St. Catherine’s Monastery by discovering its old treasures

  • ascend to the Mount Sinai where God told Moses the 10 Commandments


  • Sharm el-Sheikh hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • air-conditioned vehicle transfer

  • a guide

  • entrance fees

Not included: 

  • food and drinks

With a round-trip transfer from Sharm el-Sheikh, this is a great way to experience Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments, and St. Catherine Monastery, even if you have limited time in Egypt. Hike to the summit of Mount Sinai. Leave in the dark to catch sunrise at the mountain. Visit the oldest continually-operating monastery in the world. See centuries-old Christian art and relics.

What to bring:

• passport
• dry rations
• money for personal expenses
• sports shoes, warm and practical clothes
• sunglasses, sunscreen
• headdress, headscarf for women on the territory of the monastery
• water
Mohamed Mahran
With GetExperience since 2022
Meeting point
Sharm El-Sheikh, Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
Important to know
Free cancellation
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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$43.57 / person