St. Catherine and Colored Canyon by Jeep
About 10 Hours
Everyday Except Sunday
Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to explore Sinai where you will visit St. Catherine Monastery.
- Pick up services from your hotel in Sharm and return
- All transfers by air-conditioned 4x4 Jeep
- English speaking guide
- Lunch during your trip
- Bottled water on board the Jeep
- All taxes and service charge
- Any extras not mentioned in the program
- Tipping Kitty
- Personal expenses
- Optional activities
Early morning Memphis Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel to discover the top highlights of Sinai desert by modern jeep. We drive to Saint Catherine monastery located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where according to the traditions, Moses saw the bush on fire which didn’t burn up. It is in the foot hills of Gable Moses or mount Sinai,on whose summit Moses received the tables of the law with the ten commandments inscribed. The monastery dates back to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. it was the same time of building enclosure wall surrounding the monastery right now but The monastery was named saint Catherine at the beginning of the 11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians martyrs.
Then get back the St Cathrien road about 65 kilometres north of St Cathrien, there is the start of the track leading to one of the geological wonders of Sinai the coulerd canyon. It’s very narrow walls,40 meters high and a little more than a meter wide in parts are made out of sandstone possessing an incredible range of hues from dark brown to red to straw yellow, This is due to the presence of magnesium and iron oxides. Later we go back to Dahab city for lunch, where we have time to walking in Dahab street, Mashyia. Then drive back to your hotel