One of the best ways to visit two important sites found in the region – Mount Sinai and Saint Catherine our one day tour departs daily from Eilat. Start the morning driving through the Sinai Desert en route to Saint Catherine. Arriving at St. Catherine, we will visit the famous St. Catherine’s Monastery, including the Church, dated back to the 6th Century , “The Burning Bush,"and “Jethros' Well." The St. Catherine's Monastery is located 1500 meters up the mountain. The monastery is one of the oldest working monasteries in the world today. As you travel via road transportation to Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai is the holy mountain that is very sacred to many religions. It is the mountain that is said to be the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. After lunch in a tourism class restaurant, we will drive back to Eilat, stopping by a few interesting sites including resort of Nuweiba along the Red Sea on the way, depending on the remaining time. Return to Taba Border & Eilat Hotels.
Itinerary 06:30Pick-up from your hotel in Eilat and transport to Taba Border.
07:30 Meet our assistant at Taba Border, drive directly to St. Catherine
(about 3 hrs).
09:30Visit the monastery & garden, including skull room.
13:00Lunch at Hotel Restaurant + short break for souvenir shopping.
17:00Drive back to Taba Border, with free time at the beach.
19:00 Arrival at border and return to Israeli territory with assistance from our
team and transport back to primary destination in Eilat. 19:30 The Tour Ends Until the Next Time...
* Minimum 2 participants. Thanks
Transfer from airport or hotel to Taba border with our professional team.
Transport in our newest models of air-conditioned vehicles.
English-speaking tour guide.
Lunch at a local authentic restaurant.
Return transport from border to destination of departure.
Change of vehicles is required for transfer between pick-up/drop off destinations to save time and to avoid traffic and delays.
When registering it is a good idea to make sure you use the same email and phone number, so that you can be notified about updates and important notices regarding the trip.
All kinds of drinks.
Border Taxes and Visa
Please note the visa and border tax will be paid in cash at the border during the crossing process. Total sum is Up to 95$ (USD)
* Minimum 3 participants.
Payment and Registration
Payment for the trip will be in cash, credit card, or wire transfer. Credit card and wire transfer payments must be made before the day of the tour. Payment by cash in dollars or New Israeli Shekels (at the high-rate) can be made on tour day.
If you decide to pay in credit card, then you will be charged by a commission rate of 2.8%.