Heart of Sinai

 

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Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights  
Day 1
Upon your arrival at the Cairo International Airport, you will be greeted by an ALwalaa Tour Cairo Branch representative who will assist you through the immigration and customs formalities. You will then be transferred by a deluxe vehicle to your hotel in Cairo to check in and stay overnight.

Day 2
After breakfast we will leave Cairo behind for an early start that takes us to the fortpoint, Moses spring, and Hammam Faroun. We will have a picnic lunch at Wadi El Tayeba then arrive to The fisherman’s city of Abou Zeniema, where we head off road to the area of Sarabit El Khadem. Dinner & overnight camping.

Day 3
After breakfast, passing by the ancient mining cites, colorful mountains and heaps of sand to finaly reach the Mountain of Sarabit. We park our cars and start our 1 hr climb to the summit of the mountain to reach the ancient Egyptian Temple of Hathor (the Goddess Protector of the Mines of Turquoise) – have lunch, we tour the Temple and later on visit the ancient Turquoise Mines. Upon our decent we reach the site of our Bedouin camp fordinner and overnight.

Day 4
After breakfast, we will start crossing through the heart of Sinai to reach St. Catherine. Waking up at 12 pm we start our trip to Mount Moses, reaching the area, we start our 3-hour climb of the 2000 m high mountain. We enjoy the sunrise from one of the highest summits of Sinai. Upon our decent we visit St.Catherine’s Monastery, have lunch, then proceed to Wadi Ghazala, dinner &
overnight camping at Ain Hodra.

Day 5
After breakfast, driving in Wadi Ghazala takes us to a point where one is forced to leave ones’ car and continue on foot. Passing under and over boulders, through narrow Canyons which barley fit one person, we reach the other side of the Canyon. We will have lunch and later head to Taba to visit Salah El Din Fortress and back to Nuweiba. We will camp on the beautiful beach of Nuwiba and stay for dinner and overnight.

Day 6
After breakfast we start driving from Nuweiba till Ras Abou Galloum. We will trek till we get to the Blue Hole, where we will go snorkelin, followed by a picnic lunch. We will camp in Dahab “Wadi Genay”, and stay for dinner and overnight.

Day 7
After breakfast we start heading to Sharm El Sheikh to visit Neama Bay. Later we will head to Ras Mohamed “National Park”, lunch on the beach, and later start heading back to Cairo. You will check in the hotel to have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 8
After breakfast you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for final departure.

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