St Catherine's Monastery day tour by bus from Sharm El Sheikh

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Visit St Catherine's Monastery, the most important religious site in Sinai on a day trip from Sharm el Sheikh. Travel in air-conditioned comfort with egypttoursgate.com own personal guide who will introduce you to the history and religious significance of the monastery and its surrounds.

Situated at the base of the mountain where Moses received the ten commandments, St Catherine's Monastery is one of the most famous in the world. Built between 527 and 565 AD, it is believed to be built around Moses' Burning Bush. The Monastery is named after St Catherine who was tortured and beheaded for her Christian beliefs.

During your visit you will see chapel Greek orthodox church, the icons of worship and the famous Mosaic of Transfiguration. Please note, St Catherine's Monastery is approximately 230 kilometers from Sharm el Sheikh.

 


Single $175
2-4 Persons $105
5-8 Persons $80
9-16 Persons $60

Schedule Details Enquire Now

Departs: Daily, except Friday and Sunday

Departure Time: 6:00am

Duration: 11.30 hours (approx.)

Departure Point: Tour departs from most Sharm el Sheikh hotels

Return details: Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 4:00pm, the following day

Hotel Pickup: Tour departs from centrally located Sharm el Sheikh hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.

Inclusions Enquire Now

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees for National Park
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicle
  •  Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Exclusions Enquire Now

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

 

Pricing Information Enquire Now

  • Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us.
  • Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per tour.
  • Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible

 

Payment Policy Enquire Now

Deposit: No deposit required.

Payment: You pay the full amount to your tour guide on the day of the tour. You can pay in cash (US dollars, Euros, or Egyptian Pounds) or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Please note that there will be a 3% charge for using a credit card.

Children Policy for day tours:
0 – 1.99 free of charge
2 – 5.99 25% of total tour cost
6 – 11.99 50% of total tour cost
12 + are considered adults

If your day tours include domestic flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply

Cancellation policy for day tours:
Since we do not require a deposit for day tours, clients can cancel at any time. However, out of courtesy, we would like to be notified at least 48 hours (2 days) in advance so we don’t send our crew on the day of the scheduled.