Sinai - 6 days around St. Catherina

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22-27.5.2012
A walking trip in the high mountain of Sinai. The camels carry the heavy equipment, nights in sleeping bags, food is prepared by the group. A walk of several kilometers every day, climbing to the high red picks of the Granites, hidden valleys with water pools, Byzantine desert Monks and Bedouins from the Jebalia Tribe

20-25.9.2018

A walking trip in the high mountain of Sinai. The camels carry the heavy equipment, nights in sleeping bags, food is prepared by the group. A walk of several kilometers every day, climbing to the high red picks of the Granites, hidden valleys with water pools, Byzantine desert Monks and Bedouins from the Jebalia Tribe

 

There are few wonderful places like Sinai and in the south tip of it rises the high mountain of the peninsula- a herd of picks around 2,500 meters above sea level, Granite, metamorphic, gardens, ancient monasteries and the proud Bedouins of the Jabalia (“Mountaineers”) that were brought to this region 1600 years ago from Macedonia to guard the monastery.

We shall walk for 6 days, climb to the sunrise from Mount Sinai and 2 more picks, we dive into blue deep pools in the Wadis and sleep our nights by the fire in the Bedouin gardens.

The food and big packs are carried by camels. We cook and eat together.

The Group is any no from 8- 15people.

The guides speaks Hebrew, Arabic and English and can do by simple French and Spanish.

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Program:

Day 1: Meeting in Taba border 0800 AM, crossing and driving to St. Catherine. climbing to Jabel Musa (Sinai Mountain) night in a hidden valley of Jabel Safsafa

Day 2. Sun rise from top of the mountain climbing down to visit the famed St. Catherine monastery, walk to Nakeb Jifa and night under the red Granites of Wadi Jibal

Day 3. Climb to Jabel Bab to the spring of Eyn Nagila- grand view from Bab el Dunya (GATE of the world). Night in Wadi Jibal

Day 4. Walking down Wadi Talaa to the most beautiful water pool of Sinai - Gulat el Azrak ("The blue pool"), climb nakeb um Sila night on Wadi Abu Tweta

Day 5. Wadi Tinia, Wadi Shag, night in a Bedouin garden with pools

Day 6. Out to the main valley under Mount Sinai, drive to the beach, snorkeling and back to border around 1800 PM


Price: 2400 Shekels (570 EUR) From Taba to Taba

includes: Transport Taba-Santa-Taba, Guides, Food, Camels

Border taxes not included Israel 103 Shekels circa 25EUR Egypt 400 EP 25 EUR

Insurance should be made by travelers


Around the high mountain of Sinai – St. Catherine region of South Sinai

 

Meeting point 0800 Taba border Israeli side

The price covers all from the Egyptian side and back

Border taxes (about 200 Shekels) are on the traveler

 

Equipment:

Big bag to put on the camels

Small bag to carry water food, camera etz.

Sleeping bag

Travelers matrass

Hiking shoos

Sandals (good for the sea if you decide to stay on the beach after the trip)

Light clothing

Fleece

Tent for those who wants more warmth and privacy

Small first aid kit

Torch

Lighter of matches

Toilette paper

Hat

Sun cream

Lipstick

 

Bottles for 3 litters of water

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