SAINT CATHERINE’S MONASTERY AND DAHAB FROM SHARM EL SHEIKH

Price: 25$

Children: 5-12 15$

Duration: 11 hours

SAINT CATHERINE’S MONASTERY AND DAHAB FROM SHARM EL SHEIKH

St. Catherine’s Monastery is one of the oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery in the world, a place of traditional worship for believers from all over the world and a must visit! Included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site

TOUR DAYS: Monday, Thursday and Saturday

Departure from hotel at 05:00, depending on the location of the hotel. Return around 16:30-17:30

INCLUDED:

• Pickup and drop-off to hotel in air conditioned bus

• Tour of the monastery (viewing ancient icons, frescoes,manuscripts, visiting the Chapel of the Holy Bush, the old dining room, the Well of Moses, the Basilica of the Transfiguration, the crypt, the old cemetery)

• Worship in the monastery

• Blessing from the abbot of the monastery (temporarily not done)

• Lunch

• Visit the city of Dahab

• Entrance tickets for the monastery

• English-speaking guide

EXCLUDED:

• Entrance tickets to the Museum with icons

• Drinks

• Personal expenses

Bring with you:

• passport

• Dry breakfast package (ordered in advance at the hotel reception)

• Water

• Comfortable clothes and shoes, warm clothes (in winter)

• Money

• Phone/camera

ATTENTION! Clothes should be appropriate for visiting sacred places!

The monastery is closed if the day of visit is a Christian holiday.

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FAQs Frequently Asked Questions

What types of transport do you have?

The park has a fairly large assortment: comfortable buses, cars, minivans. All vehicles are equipped with air conditioning and security systems. For long routes, toilet buses are available. All vehicles undergo technical and sanitary maintenance, receive the necessary tourist permits, and the drivers are checked before each trip

How is the payment for the excursion carried out?

No prepayment required. All excursions are paid already on the bus, or during the excursion. The organizer will come up to you. Payment is accepted in cash in dollars, euros and Egyptian pounds. An alternative payment option is possible by agreement

Do you have a tourist license?

Without a tourist license, none of the activities in the tourism of Egypt can be carried out.
For excursions, you need to obtain permission from the police and the military on a daily basis, without licenses it is not issued.
In this regard, for some excursions, we may ask you for data or photos of passports (this applies to sea excursions in Sharm El Sheikh and any individual excursions, if this requires leaving the city.
For other excursions, permits are issued simply for the number of people and passport details are not required).

Can I take a child under 6 years old with me?

Yes, of course, no payment is required for children under 5 years old in Sharm El Sheikh and under 6 years old in Hurghada.

Are we insured during the excursion?

Don’t fall for the intimidation of your hotel guides, they are unfounded:
Firstly, your travel insurance is valid throughout Egypt, regardless of the hotel, tour operator, and even more so the guide.

Secondly, if you are on a ship, bus or other transport, the organizer bears full insurance liability to passengers. Otherwise, he simply will not be able to obtain permission to carry out the tour. activities.