Sinai Off the Beaten Track

Sinai Off the Beaten Track


 

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  (9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS) 

 

  CAIRO / OASIS
  Day   Itinerary
day1 After arriving at the Cairo International airport, where you will meet and be assisted by our representatives, you will transfer to your hotel for overnight.

day2 We will spend a full day touring Cairo and visiting the Egyptian Museum, the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

day3 Leaving Cairo, an early start will take us to visit the fisherman's city of Abou Zeniema. Later we will head off road to the area of Sarabit El Khadem. We will pass by Sheikh Hobos grave, the ancient mining cites, the colorful mountains and heaps of sand to finally reach the mountain of Sarabit.

day4 Early in the morning we will start our climb to the summit of the mountain to reach the ancient Egyptian temple of Hathor. We will tour the temple and later on visit the ancient Turquoise Mines. Upon our decent, we will drive on toward Gabal Maghara and the Wadi Mukattab (with ancient Egyptian drawings). We will reach the site of our Bedouin camp where we will enjoy Bedouin food and singing.

day5 We will start crossing through the heart of Sinai to reach the Forest of Pillars, which resemble pillars standing out in the desert. We will drive on and reach the palm groves of the deserted oasis of Ain El Akhder.  From here we will move on exploring the abandoned church of Wadi Firan and the church of the 40 Prophets. The night is spent in a camp.

day6  At midnight we will start our trip toward Mount Moses. After reaching the area, we will start our 3-hour climb of the 2000 m high mountain. We will enjoy the sunrise from one of the highest summits of Sinai. Upon our decent, we will visit St. Catherine's Monastery and head for Wadi Arada, where we will explore the narrow Wadi. We will use ropes and the help of our guides up and down the Wadi. Later we will camp for the night.

day7 After breakfast, we will head to Dahab. We will snorkel in the amazing site of the Blue Hole. After lunch, we will head to Sharm El Sheik. We will check in the magnificent 5 star luxury Sharm resort and overnight there.

day8 Today we will be free to enjoy the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.

day9 This morning we will fly to Cairo. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Cairo.

day10 After breakfast we will check out and transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.