Trip duration: 1 day trip
Trip type: By Jeep Safari
Trip runs: Daily departure
Departure Time: About 06:00 am
Starting from: Sharm El Sheikh
Return to: Sharm El Sheikh
Grand Safari to St Catherine’s Monastery, the Coloured Canyon, Nuweiba and Dahab City
Pick up from your Hotel or Resort in Sharm el Sheikh in a fully air conditioned 4×4 Jeep.
A two hour drive along the old caravan route used by traders in ancient times to the Monastery of St. Catherine, nestling beneath Mt. Sinai, the site of the oldest Christian Chapel in the world. Here we will visit the Charnel House, the Icon gallery, the Burning Bush and Moses Well.
From here we will head north along a normal road for a while then turn off-road onto sand and mountain tracks to the Coloured Canyon to marvel at the wonders of nature in the form of the coloured shaped rocks. We will drop down from the mouth of the canyon and walk for about 90 minutes through the passages of the canyon, so that you can to marvel at the wonderful colours and formations of the rocks formed by wind and water over tens of thousands of years.
Following on from the Coloured Canyon, a change of pace with lunch in a local restaurant located at the Nuweiba beach, followed by a swim or snorkel in the waters of the Gulf of Aqaba.
On the way back, spend some free time in Dahab City, with an opportunity to do some shopping in the local bazaars.
Finally, your fully air conditioned vehicle will drive you back to your hotel or resort in Sharm el Sheikh.
NOTE: You will need to take your Passport on this trip
Included in the price:
- Pickup service from your hotel and return
- All transfers
- Entrance fees to St Catherine’s Monastery
- Coloured Canyon ticket and fees
- Lunch in local restaurant
- All services charges and taxes included
- Personal expenses
- Tipping Kitty
- Drinks Within Meals