Sinai Trek

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel to the Middle East and visit Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Uncover the beauty of Egypt’s illustrious Sinai Peninsula on a trekking adventure through one of the Middle East’s most captivating landscapes. Discover a past of biblical proportions and walk in the footsteps of the Israelites to Mt Sinai, drop in on gorgeous Suez fishing villages and search the scorching landscape for ancient temples. For those interested in history, or those wanting to get a closer look at this curious corner of the world – the Sinai Trek is a great way to get active and reach some truly incredible sights that will provide memories to last a lifetime.

  • Explore the busy streets of Cairo
  • Pass by the epic Gulf of Suez
  • Trek through ancient dunes
  • Hike to the top of Jebel Sarabit
  • Visit a remote herb garden
  • Experience the natural beauty of the Sinai Peninsula
  • Discover the holy St Catherine’s Monastery
  • Climb to the summit of Mt Sinai

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Day 1 Cairo

Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.

Days 2-3 Jebel Sarabit

The summit of Jebel Sarabit has an ancient Egyptian temple dedicated to Hathor, the goddess of love, beauty and music, and outstanding views of the vast Sinai landscape.

Day 4 Jebel Safsafa

Situated close to St. Catherine's Monastery, Jebel Safsafa has a number of basins where pretty gardens and small chapels wait to be discovered.

Days 5-6 Mount Sinai

The holy site where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments, the summit of Mt Sinai provides glorious views of the surrounding desert.

Days 7-8 Cairo

With such iconic sights as the Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx to explore, Cairo offers a visual masterclass of ancient Egyptian architecture.