St. Catherine City
Located at the foot of Mountain Moses and St. Catherine's Monastery , approximately 450 km far from Cairo , about 200km from Dahab on the eastern coast and 300km from the Suez Canal on the upper western coast.
How to reach it?
There is no international Airport at St. Catherine. So, if you are out of Egypt , you can arrive at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport or Taba International Airport.
If you are in Egypt, you can go to St. Catherine by bus from Sharm . Our staff can assist you to book a ticket or reach the bus station to go to St. Catherine and incase need a private air-conditioned vehicle, Memphis tours can arrange that for you
St. Catherine is famous for its monastery which was dedicated to one of Alexander 's rulers, Saint Catherine, who converted to Christianity and was tortured to death for the sake of her new faith. Moreover, you can enjoy climbing Moses Mountain, the place where Moses received ten commandments from his Lord.
The climb to Holy Peak includes 3750 steps of repentance, a Gate of Confession for absolution and a gate of the Law where climbers remove their shoes.