• Tour code: 6510EDT
  • Location: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx.)
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Experience the Egyptian desert's most extraordinary sights on a full-day expedition from Sharm El Sheikh to St. Catherine’s Monastery and Nawamis, with a traditional lunch in a Bedouin home. Discover ancient rituals and art in the remote monastery, built on the legendary site of Moses’ burning bush. Browse a Bedouin handicraft center and get a glimpse of daily life in the desert as you enjoy a classic meal in a local home; ride a camel across the sand to Nawamis, an arid plateau dotted with enigmatic, bronze-age tombs. 


  • Full-day trip into the Sinai Desert with an expert guide, from Sharm el Sheikh
  • Visit historic St Catherine’s Monastery, built beneath Mount Sinai and believed to stand on the site of Moses’ Burning Bush
  • Explore the monastery’s rich, art-filled interiors, and view the site of the Burning Bush
  • Be welcomed into a local family's home for a typical Bedouin lunch served with tea
  • Shop for handmade clothes, jewelry and trinkets at a Bedouin craft center
  • Enjoy the views over the Sinai desert as you travel in an air-conditioned vehicle

What You Can Expect

Egyptian Desert Experience: St Catherine's Monastery, Bedouin Lunch, and Nawamis Tombs from Sharm el Sheikh

Visit holy St Catherine's Monastery on your full-day tour

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