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St.Catherine monastery & Dahab shopping, sightseeing tour to the most
important religious site in St. Catherine monastery sightseeing
Sinai on a day trip from Sharm El Sheikh. Pick up from hotel early
morning, drive for approx. 2.30 hours, visit this still active
monastery situated at the foot of Mount Sinai...
Visit St Catherine's Monastery, the most important religious site in
Sinai on a private day trip from Sharm el Sheikh. Travel in air-
conditioned comfort with your own personal tour 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.

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

Exclusions:
* Gratuities (recommended)
* Food and drinks, unless specified
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