Drive to the foot of Mount Sinai to visit St. Catherine Monastery, the oldest continuously working Christian monastery in the world. one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over 15 centuries. Within its imposing wall resets a citadel like no other, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structure. Among its treasures is a library of ancient manuscripts and icons second only to the Vatican’s itself, and a 6th century church reputed to lie directly on the side of the Burning Bush. Quite simply, the monastery is a defining feature of the Holy Land. The Monastery’s Library consists of the largest and most important of its type in the world, the library contains a rich collection of 4,500 manuscripts, mainly Greek, but also Arabic, Coptic, Syriac, Slavonic and others.Visit Dahab on the Red Sea for lunch before returning to your ship.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Address or Intersection upon Traveler’s request, Airport, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler’s request, Rail or Bus Station|
|DEPARTURE TIME||every day at any Location options: Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building upon Traveler’s request, Rail or Bus Station|
Plan tours to suit your own needs, enjoying the sights and atmosphere at your own pace .Our excursions have been meticulously planned, and have been carefully refined and tweaked over the years, to give you a wonderful balance of cultural, historical and social experiences of the regions you visit.”
Representative will pick you up by a private air conditioned from Sharm Marine, and then you will be transferred to St. Catherine to visit St. Catherine monastery 220 km northwest Sharm el Sheikh and located between the St. Catherine’s mounts and Moses Mount which is the oldest monastery of Christianity. It is an Orthodox Greek monastery within its amazing walls rests a citadel like no other, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. Among its treasures is a library of ancient manuscripts and icons second only to the Vatican’s itself, and a 6th century church reputed to lie directly on the site of the Burning Bush. After that head to Dahab, the Flower Power City in the Red Sea, for a city tour and shopping tours in Dahab. Have lunch at a local restaurant then we will drive you back to Sharm Marine. Tour starts at 07:00 and return 15:00