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Sinai Safari

duration 8 Days / 7 Nights

priceStart from $1000

locationEgypt

Summary

Who would have thought that Egypt is renowned not only for the Pyramids and Sphinx but also for its mountains and canyons? If you are also among those who doubt it, just take this tour and explore the Land of Pharaohs from another side. Experience trekking through deserts, climb the mountains, plunge into the Red Sea crystal clear waters and go for some sightseeing in Cairo.

Highlights of this itinerary

Cairo, Sinai, Saint Catherine, Moses' Mountain, Wadi Ghazala, Wadi Hurda, Wadi El Nakhil, Nuweiba, Ras Mohammed, Dahab

 

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Highlights of this itinerary

Cairo, Sinai, Saint Catherine, Moses' Mountain, Wadi Ghazala, Wadi Hurda, Wadi El Nakhil, Nuweiba, Ras Mohammed, Dahab

 


Overview

Day 1 (Cairo) Arrival in Cairo, transfer to Sinai Peninsula, Bedouin Village;
Day 2 (Sinai) Transfer to Mount Serabit and Saint Catherine;
Day 3 (Sinai) Moses' Mountain, Saint Catherine's Monastery, transfer to Wadi Ghazala;
Day 4 (Sinai) Transfer to Wadi Hurda, Wadi El Nakhil, Nuweiba and Dahab;
Day 5 (Sinai) Dahab, transfer to Wadi El Keed
Day 6 (Sinai-Cairo) Transfer to Ras Mohammed and then to Cairo
Day 7 (Cairo) The Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum
Day 8 (Cairo) Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.

Includes

  • Meet and assistance service upon arrival 
  • Pick up at Cairo International airport 
  • Drop off at Cairo International airport 
  • 2 night accommodation in Cairo - 5* standard hotel 
  • 1 accommodation in Dahab 4*- 5* standard hotel 
  • 1 night camping; (if allowed by authorities)
  • 1 night accommodation at Bedouin Village
  • 1 night accommodation in Hurghada Oasis 
  • All entrance fees for the above-mentioned sightseeing
  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned above: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch, (D) dinner
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • English speaking escort 
  • Applied Tax
  • Applied service charge
 
 

Excludes

  • Entry visa to Egypt;
  • International flight ticket
  • Tipping kitty/Any personal expenses such as drinks, laundry etc./Any optional trips or unmentioned items.
  • Tipping  gratitude (recommended)
Day 1 (Cairo - Sinai)

Day 1 (Cairo - Sinai)

As soon as you arrive in Cairo our representative will meet you an the airport, help you through the customs and introduce your guide to you. Here is where your Egyptian adventure starts – right from the airport you will drive to the Sinai Peninsula through Suez Canal tunnel. En route you will pass a town of Abu Zenima heading to Serabit El Khadem, a Bedouin village. (L, D)

Day 2 (Mount Serabit - St. Catherine)

Day 2 (Mount Serabit - St. Catherine)

After an early breakfast you will climb Mount Serabit, which is 550 meters above sea level. Here you will visit ancient turquoise mines and one of the most unusual and remote temples in Egypt – The Temple of Hathor. You will then move to Eltieh Plateau and visit the Tomb of Sheikh Obus and the Forest of Pillars. Your lunch will be served right here. The next stop will be at the Saint Catherine Monastery, where your camp will be put up for the night. (B, L, D)

Day 3 (St. Catherine - Wadi Ghazala)

Day 3 (St. Catherine - Wadi Ghazala)

Today you are offered to ascend Moses’ Mountain, which is 2,285 meter high. On the way back you will visit Saint Catherine’s Monastery, one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world. From here you are going to drive about 180 kilometres to the east, heading to Wadi Ghazala. This night you will spend in the Hurda Oasis. (B, L, D)

Day 4 (Wadi Hurda - Wadi Nakhil – Nuweiba - Dahab)

Day 4 (Wadi Hurda - Wadi Nakhil – Nuweiba - Dahab)

A drive through Wadi Hurda and Wadi El Nakhil will bring you to a magnificent canyon. Afterwards you will be taken to Nuweiba beach, where you’ll get a chance to swim and snorkel. After having lunch you will head to another Red Sea resort – Dahab, famous for its golden beaches and coral reefs. (B, L)

Day 5 (Dahab - Wadi El Keed)

Day 5 (Dahab - Wadi El Keed)

Once you are done with your delicious breakfast you will go exploring Dahab. Some free time will be given to you in the village of El Asla and then you will head to Wadi El Keed to visit Nabqe, an area where mangroves grow. You will overnight at the coast. (B, L, D)

Day 6 (Ras Mohammed - Cairo)

Day 6 (Ras Mohammed - Cairo)

Once you have had breakfast, you will drive to the National Park of Ras Moahmmed for a magnificent snorkeling tour between the famous coral reefs. After lunch you continue to Cairo and will arrive in the evening where you will be booked into your hotel for the night. (B,L)

Day 7 (Cairo)

Day 7 (Cairo)

This is a day when you will explore the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza and then head to the Egyptian Museum, which exhibits some 150,000 artifacts that tell you the history of 5,000 years of ancient civilization. (B)

Day 8 (Cairo)

Day 8 (Cairo)

Your adventurous stay in Egypt approaches the end; it’s time to pack your suitcase and let our agent accompany you to Cairo International Airport for your final departure. (B)

Optional Tours

Introduction to Diving in Dahab
Snorkeling Blue Hole - Dahab
Blue Hole and Abu Gallun on Camel
A Day In Alexandria
Cooking Classes
Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids
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