St.Catherine Day Tours From Sharm El Sheikh Marina

Shore Trips Info
St.Catherine Day Tours From Sharm El Sheikh Marina
Trip duration
Approx. 08 Hours
Starting from
$79
  • Trip Port: Sharm El Sheikh Port
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Travel from your cruise ship docking in Sharm marina to visit the monastery of St. Catherine. it is the oldest Christian monasteries in the world lies at the foot of Moses Mountain in central Sinai.

Excursion Itinerary

Uncover St Catherine  Monastery, it the most significant religious spot in Sinai. Situated at the foot of Mount Sinai where where God appeared to Moses. It is an Orthodox monastery and one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world with seventeen centuries of history.

The monastery has been conserved intact as it never been destroyed with religious and historical structures within its walls. The monastery features a library of Christian manuscripts and icons second only to the Vatican library.

In the area around it there is small town has grow  with hotels and facilities. During the visit you will wander the Greek orthodox church, the icons of worship and the famed Mosaic of Transfiguration.

You will have an opportunity to stop in Dahab city for some free shopping time before returning to Sharm marina.

Excursion Includes

  • Qualified tour guide
  • Entrance fees to the National Park
  • Transfers in air conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch meal during trip
  • Port pickup & drop off
  • Mineral water & soft drink on board
  • All taxes & service charges.

Shore Tripping Tips

Travelers Safety Terms:

  • Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time.
  • Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
  • Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.

What to Bring With me During This Trip??

  • Sunscreens or sun block for the hot sun rays in desert areas.
  • Sunglasses especially in summer times.
  • Light and colorful clothing for high temperature in Egypt.
  • Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the desert areas.
  • Women should wear light scarf over short & sleeves shirts in case you would visit any religius site.

Interesting Facts

  • Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
  • Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
  • Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
  • Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
  • Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
  • Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
  • Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
  • Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
  • Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
  • Sharm El Sheikh lies on the southern Sinai tip at the meeting point between Aqaba & Suez gulfs.
  • Sharm El Sheikh is considered one of the world best diving site and popular tourist destination.
  • Sharm El Sheik Port is serving the calling cruise ships along with private yachts and sailboats.
  • Sharm El Sheikh port also serves several ferry boats to and from Aqaba in Jordan and Hurghada.
  • Sharm El Sheikh port is 4 Km south of the Old Town and about 10 Km from the city tourist center.
  • Shore trips are the best way to get into Sharm as the port is not served with public transportation.

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Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
125 (USD) 99 (USD) 79 (USD)

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