2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour

Starts in Taba, Nuweiba, Dahab and Sharm el SheikhAvailable Every dayClick on 'check availability' to view the calendar
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Our 2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour is an action-packed journey through the highlights of the Sinai desert, perfect for those who want all the quintessential experiences of this amazing region. Get your legs moving as you hike through the White Canyon and summit Mount Sinai at sunrise, meet local Bedouins, tour the impressive Saint Catherine’s Monastery, explore ancient tombs, and cool off in the sparkling waters of the Red Sea. Whatever you’re looking to get out of a visit to Sinai, this tour is sure to satisfy your hunger for adventure.
For those who don’t want to miss out on any of the highlights of the Sinai desert, our 2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour packs in everything you could possibly want to see, and then some. Start off by driving through the desert in a 4×4, letting the wind whip through your hair as you go deeper into the Ghazala Valley, all the way out to Mushroom Rock. stop at Ain Khudra Oasis for a filling lunch with the local Bedouins before heading out on a spectacular hike through the picturesque White Canyon.
Just when your feet have tired of walking, you 4×4 will be ready to pick you up again at the end of the canyon and whisk you off to one of the most mystical sites of the Sinai – Nawamis. The area is full of prehistoric stone tombs dating back about 6,000 years that still stand isolated from the world. Finally, end this whirlwind of a day with a relaxing camel ride as the sun sets over Sinai,reaching your hotel in time to rest up for another exciting day ahead.

Start your second day by following your local Bedouin guide on an epic hike up Mount Sinai in time to see the sunrise from the top, illuminating the desert is magical colors. After you descend, enjoy a nice breakfast before touring Saint Catherine’s Monastery. You’ll learn about the fascinating history of this 6th-century monastery and see the tomb of Saint Catherine, many priceless Christian icons, and even the burning bush from the Bible, around which the monastery was built. After a long, active, and informative morning of hiking and touring, you’ll end your 2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour with a well-deserved rest at the Red Sea, where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch and have time to swim or sunbathe to your heart’s content.

2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour Highlights

  1. Hike through the White Canyon
  2. Summit Mount Sinai at sunrise
  3. Tour Saint Catherine's Monastery, one of the oldest in the world and the site of the burning bush from the Bible
  4. Visit Nawamis, an ancient and mysterious burial ground
  5. Meet the Bedouins at a desert Oasis, Ain Khudra
  6. Relax and swim at a stunning Red Sea beach
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2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour Itinerary

Day 1
  • Pickup from Taba (7:00), Sharm el Sheikh (7:00), Nuweiba (8:00), and Dahab (7:15)
  • Drive through Ghazala Valley to Mushroom rock in a 4x4
  • Eat lunch at Ain Khudra Oasis
  • Hike through the White Canyon
  • Drive to Nawamis in a 4x4 and see the tombs
  • Ride camels
  • Drive to Saint Catherine City
  • Dinner and overnight at the Monastery hotel
Day 2
  • Wake up around 1:30 and hike up Mount Sinai with a Bedouin Guide
  • Descend the mountain and have breakfast at the hotel
  • Tour Saint Catherine's Monastery
  • Eat lunch and relax on the beach in Dahab
  • Return to starting location
NB - all timings on 2 Day Mount Sinai & White Canyon Tour are approximate
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Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle
English speaking guide and Bedouin guide for the Mt Sinai hike
Accommodation in hotel
Lunch both days
Dinner on day one
Breakfast on day two
Entrance fees to Saint Catherine's Monastery
Lunch and drinks
Visa fees, border fees, and assistance. If crossing into Egypt at the Taba Border, please ensure that your passport is valid and you have the proper visa arrangements.
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Water and snacks
Modest clothing for the visit to Saint Catherine's Monastery
Essential Information
Note for single travelers: There will be a single supplement fee of $299 if you are the only passenger on the tour. Single travelers should contact us prior to booking to check if others have booked the tour on their desired date of travel. If so, we will waive this fee.
The base price is per person in a double hotel room. If you would like a single hotel room, there will be a $30 supplement.
Single room is automatically booked for single travelers. If you booked with other passengers but would like a single room, please contact us shortly after your booking, and no later than one week prior departure