SINAI & ST CATHERINE

This 5-day/4-night extension to the Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery begins and ends in Cairo. It may be scheduled before or after your regular tour or by itself. The cost includes: flights, guides, transfers, transportation, entrance fees, meals as selected and hotels.
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Description

This 5-day/4-night extension to the Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery begins and ends in Cairo. Tradition says that the Monastery of St. Catherine is built on the spot where God, appearing in a burinig bush, instructed Moses to free the Jews from bondage in Egypt. It is also the traditional site where the Ten Commandments were presented to Moses.
Itinerary

Day 1, - Cairo/Sharm el Sheik
From Cairo you will fly to Sharm el Sheik where you will transfer to your hotel on the Red Sea. Your day is free after your arrival.
O/N (Overnight) - Sharm el Sheik Marriott

Day 2, - Sharm el Sheik/St. Catherine's
Drive to St. Catherine's Monastery and overnight at St. Catherine Plaza. You will need to go to bed early because of a very early morning tomorrow.
O/N - St. Catherine#39;s Plaa

Day 3, - St. Catherine's/Sharm el Sheik
This morning you will rise at about midnight and hike up Mt. Moses to visit the spot where it is said that God gave Moses the Ten Commandments. After your descent you will visit the monastery at the base of the mountain before driving back to Sharm el Sheik.
O/N - Sharm el Sheik Marriott

Day 4, - Sharm el Sheik/Cairo
You are free to enjoy the beauty of Sharm el Sheik until your evening flight back to Cairo.
O/N - Cairo

Day 5, - Cairo
You will either transfer to the airport for your flight home or join your tour.


Notes on Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery:
   


Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery Prices
         Meal
         Plan

 Accom.
     BB      HB      FB       SS
 Value  $ 1,200  $ 1,280  $ 1,460  + $   250
Notes:
   Prices are per person in double occupancy.
   BB is Bed and Breakfast (Breakfast each day).
   HB is Half Board (Breakfast plus one other
             meal each day).
   FB is Full Board (Three Meals each day).
   SS is Single Supplement (Added cost for a
             single room).
   Only Value Accommodations are available on
             this extension.
St Catherine Monastery, Sanai