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Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm

 
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Mount Sinai is certainly not a trip for the faint hearted - but well worth the climb! We'll trek up the 2,000+ meter high mountain in the Sinai Peninsula stopping off at small huts along the way until we reach the summit for fantastic views of sun rise.

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Mount Sinai Tour

Also known as Moses Mountain by the Bedouin, Mount Sinai is where according to tradition, God gave the ten commandments to the Israelite! Surrounded by beautiful mountains in all directions, the famous St Catherine�s monastery also lies at the base of the mountain which we'll explore after our climb.

We'll pick you up from your hotel in Sharm at 08:00 pm and drive from Sharm el Sheikh to Moses Mountain for about 2 hours in a comfortable, modern air-conditioned coach.

On arrival at Mount Sinai we'll start the climb through the night to the summit of Mount Sinai, 2,285 meters which includes about 750 steps. This fantastic, almost surreal walk is like nothing you've ever done before and we guarantee it'll be one of the best memories of your holiday to Sharm! Follow the trail of torches up the winding mountain trail, stopping off along the way at the numerous huts that sell warm Egyptian tea, snacks and cold drinks.

On reaching the summit you'll get to watch the fantastic sunrise over the mountains and deserts surrounding Mt Sinai, a powerful experience and one the best sun rises you'll ever witness, you deserve it after the walk!

After this you will descent towards St. Catherine Monastery for breakfast and then journey on to Saint Catherine's Monastery.

St Catherine�s monastery

After a rest and breakfast we'll visit St Catherine�s monastery for a guided tour. Located on the very ground where god was said to have appeared to Moses in the Burning Bush, this is a very important site for Abrahamic religions that's steeped in history, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This is the oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery in the world, with a history that can be traced back over seventeen centuries. The monastery pre-dates the divisions of the Christian world, its origins extending to late antiquity.

After your guided tour of St Catherine�s monastery you'll be transferred back to Sharm at 11am, arriving back to your hotel around 1.30pm for some lunch and well-deserved rest!

What Should I Wear? ...It is Cold?

We�ll be climbing a mountain through the very early hours of morning which can get cold in December, January and February. So if you're planning on booking our Mt Sinai Tour over these dates please bring a jumper.

Good footwear is always recommended, so please bring some sports shoes!

How Hard is the Climb!?

It's not difficult at all! The path is fairly level and well-trodden. There's lots of stops on the way so you'll get plenty of chances to catch your breath. If you do find yourself struggling, or you just fancy the experience, feel free to hire a donkey and relax as your taken up the mountain!

Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm Reviews 5.0 out of 5 based on 11 customer reviews

Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
I used Sharm Excursions for 3 adventures during my week long trip to Egypt: climbing Mount Sinai for sunrise, day trip tour to Luxor with Nile boat ride and A day seeing the Pyramids

Every minute of all three trips was amazing, exactly as advertised and promised and so relaxing because it was so well organised. The communication was brilliant. Any questions I had were answered quickly and information was shared with us regularly so we knew exactly where to be and what to do. I've never come across a tour guide company as well run as this and have already recommended them to three friends who went to Egypt soon after me.

It made my trip epic. Two of my trips (Mount Sinai & Pyramids) were private tours and we were treated so well, everything was made convenient for us but we also were able to learn a lot because the private tour guides were so knowledgeable and friendly.
Varun Dev Gudka from London - 28th Apr 2023
Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
This was an amazing trip and although we are both 60 years old we managed it with rests! We were amazed how many were climbing with us...and so many nationalities. Make sure you take plenty of warm clothing. Our head torches were also useful to pick out the path. 20 Egyptian pouns hires you a much needed blanket on top as it was -4C. Bbbrrrrr!
Ken Youde from England - 20th Jan 2012
Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
My boyfriend and I booked 5 trips with Sharm Excursion and all went really well and were pretty much as expected. The trip up Mount Sinai was a workout if you're older, but pretty easy if you're young and/or in shape. There are plenty of places to take breaks/buy hot drinks/buy chocolate and other food along the way. There's also the option of riding a camel up part of the way. The sunrise was beautiful as was the walk down in the daylight when you could take lots of pictures and appreciate the unique desert-y mountains around you. The one thing I wasn't prepared for enough was how cold and windy it was near and at the top of the mountain! I went in December, and having a few long-sleeved layers and a thin wind-jacket was not enough! I would definitely reccommend bringing a hat/scarf/mittens and a thick warm jacket, and maybe wearing some long-johns! We ended up renting a blanket for 20 egyptian pounds at the top to wrap up in, but still we were freezing! Besides being cold for most of the climb up and down, (I don't know how it is at other times of the year, but don't forget that the desert gets quite cool at night!)it was quite worthwhile. Also, we had a short visit to St. Catherine's monastary and a buffet breakfast (not that great) before driving back home. Overall, a good trip - good value for your money, but you'll be tired afterwards!
Catherine from USA - 29th Dec 2011
Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
I cannot fault this company in any way. My daughter and I booked this tour - everything went as explained and planned. We were handed over to our bedouin guide who took us up the mountain and the next morning he took us back down and handed us back to our rep. Everything ran smoothly and I would have no hesitation in recommending this company.
Sylvia Guy from London - 9th Nov 2011
Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
this trip is well worth the money and the view from the top makes it well worth the effort of getting there. we were collected from hotel about 10pm and the drive lasted about 3 hours. on reaching our destination the tour guide explained that we would have our own local guide who would take us up the mountain and supplied us with torches to help light the way and then we set off to the first station.the climb is not easy and unless you consider yourself to be really fit i would think twice about making the climb and hire the camel. if you decide to climb and find its too difficult conserve your energy and go for a camel which you can get at any point on the climb,because your gonna need every last bit of energy to climb the 700 so called steps. at this bit i think you need to be part mountain goat to negotiate these huge steps(boulders), lots of people ended up on their hands and knees including myself at one point. on reaching the summit its a case of cameras ready and wait for the magnificent sunrise. it does get cold on the summit but there is plenty of people who will hire/sell you a blanket for a few pounds.
Susan from Scotland - 11th Oct 2011
Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
From making initial enquiries on line, & receiving e-mails back the next day, we had no problems with this company. My wife & son did the Mount Sinai excursion. I was supposed to go as well but fell ill at the last moment-Mr.Mohammed was most apologetic that he could not give me my money back(not that I was expecting him to)but offered us a further trip at a discounted price.They were the only two people on the trip.Picked up at hotel on time by "Sammi" who was extremely knowledgeable & considerate. Reaching the mountain he organised the guide who took the two of them to the top of the mountain to see the sun rise (which was fantastic but FREEZING COLD!!) & was waiting at the bottom, on their return, to take them to the monastry. They said it was the most scary but exciting trip ever. We all did the quad bike trip later in the week which was just as well organized. Please use this company with confidence as they were cheaper than the main travell agent we booked with & just as reliable.
Gordon, Julie & Simon Cooper from Isle of Wight. England - 19th Mar 2011
Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm
I booked this excursion purely because it was there to be done and am I glad i did. Physically challenging, but rewarding all the same and the climb to the summit is worth the effort for the sunrise and spectacular views. Our Bedouin guide was excellent, getting us to the summit in good time, and sociable and helpful on the daylight descent to St Catherines. Our guide from Sharm was Hisham, friendly and helpful and able to pitch the tour around the monastery at just the right level for a group on somewhat weary tourists.
Bob Hayton - 16th Mar 2010

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Sharm Excursions are a web-based tour operator, the savings we're able to achieve are passed straight on to our customers meaning our prices always up to 50% cheaper than tour operators prices.

Our fantastic prices along with our unequaled level of customer service has helped us become Sharm's favourite tour operator.

As soon as you book online you will recieve booking confirmation. Once our booking department has double-checked your order we will email you pickup times and for your trips. We recommend you print out and bring your confirmation with you to Sharm as a reminder of your itinerary.

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Mount Sinai (Moses Mountain) Excursion from Sharm Customer Questions

Asked By: Asked by Sheli Sheli
9th May 2024
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What temperature will it be during the month of August on the top of the mountain? Will it be too hot to climb the mountain in the night?

Good Morning, August is one of the best months to climb Mount Sinai during the night and see the sunrise early morning. Mohamed +201061329990

Asked By: Asked by Audrey Audrey
10th November 2023
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Greetings.
We would like to visit st Catherine’s and then climb Mt Sinai. We would like to climb during the day. This would be for 2 people on February 21st. Thank you.

Hello, This will be Ok but must be a private trip not with group . Mohamed +201061329990

Asked By: Asked by Judi Hunter Judi Hunter
14th September 2023
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Can you arrange a private tour for 2 people from the port in Sharm El Sheik to Mount Sina and back to the ship Ship arrives 7 am and departs 7 pm We do not want to climb the mountain

Hello, Yes We offer this private tour to St. Catherine and Mount Sinai just to visit no climbing. To get very quick reply for all your questions please contact us via WhatsApp. On this number +201061329990 .

Asked By: Asked by Leslie Bellingham Leslie Bellingham
21st February 2023
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I have the same question as a previous customer. Could my family leave Sharm El Sheikh in the morning (maybe 6am?) and travel to the St. Catherine Monestary. We would like to spend time at the Monestary and then climb Mt Sinai after. Is that possible? It would be in March 2023.

Hello, For sure this will be ok but must be a private trip only for your family . Mohamed +201061329990

Asked By: Asked by Vivian Duvak Vivian Duvak
15th February 2023
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Could we book a DAYTIME tour leaving at 8:00 am? I cannot hike in the dark. It would be Me and my husband and son. The date would be January 24 2024

Hello, For sure this will be ok but it must be a private tour not a group tour . Mohamed +201061329990

Asked By: Asked by Masood Masood
9th December 2022
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Hi,

What days do you take the trip to Mount Sinai? Please let me know.
Can you also please let me know what is included in the £35 package.

Thanks

Hello, Mount Sinai trip is running on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday Weekly . this price includes Pick up and drop off at your hotel, guide, entrance fees .

Asked By: Asked by Sulueti Fugawai Sulueti Fugawai
10th July 2016
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Hello, I am planning a family holiday for 6 in January 3rd to the 24th next year 2017 are the mount sinai private tour will still be available? How much will it be for a private family tour? :-)

Hello , Mount Sinai Private trip will be available in January 2017 on 11th , 13th , 15th , 18th , and 20th January 2017 so you can book it at any day of these days as you prefer . if you will be 6 persons the total cost for all of you for this private trip only 186 GBP.

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2nd June 2015
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we are coming out on June 12 would like to climb mount Sinai, we are staying in Sharm do we need a visa for this trip?

No you will not need a Visa for the Mount Sinai Trip. Have fun!

Asked By: Asked by Lea Lea
27th February 2014
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Is this trip still running at the moment? People on tripadvisor keep writing me that these are cancelled by most organisations.

All the trips to Cairo by plane are running normally at the moment and very safe . To be sure Cairo by plane trip is very safe just follow this link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enjzkzoJwXQ&list=UULuWPHxVYVESbPKaj0wkrxg&feature=c4-overview just to watch some people they were on this trip on Monday 10th February 2014 with our company .

Asked By: Asked by Karen Doran Karen Doran
25th September 2013
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Do you need visas for mount Sinai trip at sunset

Regarding the Egyptian Visa : You must get the Egyptian visa before you leave your country or upon your arrival at Sharm airport if you will go on one or more of these excursions : Cairo by bus or Plane , Luxor by plane , Ras Mohamed by bus , Ras Mohamed By Boat , Diving trip in Ras Mohamed, Colored Canyon , Super Safari but all other excursions you do not need this visa . If you need this visa you will get it from the bank at the arrival hall upon your arrival at Sharm airport the cost per person only 10 GBP. Then you will put this visa stamp and go to passport control , it takes about 10 minutes , then across to the place where you will get your luggage and after that you will leave to your hotel .

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Runs On: Sunday , Wednesday & Friday Hotel Pickup: 09:00 PM Hotel Return: 01:00 PM next day

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