Mount Sinai & Saint Catherine Tour from Eilat – 1 day

Mount Sinai & Saint Catherine Tour from Eilat – 1 day

Starts in: Eilat | Available: every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Expert Tour Guide
1 day tour
$219/ person
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On our single day tour to Mount Sinai and Saint Catherine, departing from Eilat, you’ll visit two of the most impressive and important sites in the Middle East. Our remarkable tour will depart from Eilat in the early morning, traveling through Egypt’s Sinai desert to St Catherine. Climbing Mount Sinai by road, you’ll see the site of the Burning Bush and Well of Jethro’s Daughters. Arriving at St Catherine, you’ll tour the monastery, including the famous skull room and olive grove, and understand the immense importance of this area to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Departing Mount Sinai, we’ll stop for lunch in a nearby Bedouin village, and, if time permits, stop off at the Red Sea resort of Nuweiba with an opportunity for swimming or snorkeling, before returning to Eilat.

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Mount Sinai & Saint Catherine Tour from Eilat – 1 day Highlights


Explore the mountain where Moses supposedly received the stone tablets of the 10 Commandments


Tour the storied Monastery of Saint Catherine's, an Eastern Orthodox Monastery that's the oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery in the world


Enjoy stunning views of the legendary Sinai Desert


Savor delicious and authentic Bedouin food in a nearby village


Swim or snorkel in the crystalline waters of Nuweiba

Mount Sinai & Saint Catherine Tour from Eilat – 1 day Itinerary

06:30 - Pickup from Eilat
  • Meeting point at the Taba Border. Cross on your own to meet your driver on the Egyptian side
09:30 - Tour of St Catherine’s Monastery, including the skull room and olive grove
13:00 - Continue to nearby village for lunch
14:00 - Snorkel and swim at a Red Sea Beach resort
19:00 - Arrival back at Taba (taxis are available for around $10 to all destinations in Eilat)
NB - all timings on Mount Sinai & Saint Catherine Tour from Eilat – 1 day are approximate
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Important Details

All transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
Hand-picked expert tour guide
Border Crossing Fees ($95 per person)
Museum entrance fee ($6)
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Swimsuit and Towel
Essential Information
All logistics are fully coordinated with the Egyptian Authorities
The Monastery is closed on Sundays, the tour still operates but does not go inside the Monastery
Taba Border is located 10 minutes taxi ride from Eilat
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