Cairo and St. Catherine (4n/5d)

Mosque of Saladin in Cairo

Mosque of Saladin in Cairo

Day 1 – Cairo
Upon arrival to Cairo, you will be met by local representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 – Cairo
After breakfast, your private Egyptologist tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your tour. Drive to Giza and visit the Pyramids. See the Sphinx and the Valley Temple. Continue to Memphis. Lunch en route. Continue to Sakkara Return to Cairo and visit a Papyrus Institute on your way to your hotel for overnight.

Day 3 – Cairo
After breakfast, drive to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities for a detailed, guided tour. Then visit Old Cairo and walk back in time, visiting the Old Coptic Church and the Hanging Church. Lunch en route. Continue to the Mohamed Ali Mosque and the streets of Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Return to your hotel for overnight.

Day 4 – St. Catherine
After breakfast, depart Cairo and drive to the city of Suez. Take the tunnel under the Suez Canal and arrive at the Sinai Peninsula. Drive (approx. 6 hours) to St. Catherine for dinner and overnight.

Day 5 – Departure Flight
Wake up at 3:00AM and climb the Mountain of Moses and enjoy the sunrise. Once on top, witness the most beautiful and spectacular sunrise you have ever seen. This hike is only for people who are very fit and are experienced in hiking. Descend and have breakfast at the hotel.Visit the Monastery of St. Catherine. In the afternoon, drive to Taba, Nuweiba or to Cairo for departure flight or any extension of your choice.

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