Sinai Desert Adventure & Camping Trip (Private)

Private Tour:  USD 925
Duration: 7 Days(need to book 2 days in advance)
Location: Cairo
Available From:  Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 10, 2014

Description

Cross the vast Sinai desert of Egypt, visit mysterious Serabit el-Khadem and explore St. Catherane and Moses Mountain on this 7 day trip. Your journey begins in Cairo where you'll have a free day to explore the city as you see fit before moving on to Serabit el-Khadem. Explore Serabit mountain, where the ancient Egyptians once mined turquoise and built a temple to the goddess Hathor and left behind cryptic inscriptions that even today remain undecifered.  Continue on towards St. Catherine's Monastery at Mt. Sinai and pass through the ruins Wadi Feran en route. Explore the 1,400 year old St. Catherine's Monastery near Mt. Sinai where Moses reputedly encountered the famous burning bush. Next up is the Wadi Ghazala Valley, home to gazeles and desert wildlife where you will have a stopover before setting camp at the beautiful Ain Khudra oasis. Your last day in the desert will take you to the glorious Colored Canyon en route to the seaside resort of Nuweida. Drive back to Cairo for another free day before departing back home.
Sinai Desert Adventure & Camping Trip (Private)
Location: Cairo
  • N°  travelers
  • Price/person
  • 4-6 people
  • USD 925
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Start times: between 07:30 and 08:00
  • Pick-up point: Cairo Airport
  • Frequency: Daily
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Itinerary

In order to ensure your comfort and safety, you'll be accompanied by an English-speaking tour guide on this adventure through the Sinai Pennisula. Enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of our Toyota Land Cruiser although a camel ride between Mt. Sinai and Wadi Ghazala will also be provided. Don't worry about bringing a tent! We'll provide you with safari equipment and three star hotel accommodations for when you're not sleeping outdoors. All transfers including airport pick-up and drop-off service are included in your booking fee.
Times shown in the schedule are for your reference only.
Day 1
Step 1: Pick up at Cairo International Airport.
Step 2: Drive to and check in at hotel in Cairo.
Step 3: Enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
Step 4: Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Step 1: Drive to Serabit el-Khadem.
Step 2: Visit Serabit Mountain.
Step 3: Hike to campsite in the mountains.
Step 4: Overnight at camp.

Day 3
Step 1: Drive from Serabit to Wadi Mokajam.
Step 2: Visit Wadi Mokajam.
Step 3: Move on to visit Wadi Feran.
Step 4: Drive to St. Catherine's Monastery.
Step 5: Check in to a hotel near St. Catherine's Monastery.
Step 6: Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Step 1: Visit Mt. Sinai Monastery.
Step 2: Travel to Wadi Ghazala by camel.
Step 3: Set up at desert campsite near Ain Khudra.
Step 4: Overnight at the campsite.

Day 5
Step 1: Visit the Colored Canyon.
Step 2: Move on to Nuweiba.
Step 3: Enjoy the rest of the day on you own in Nuweiba.
Step 4: Overnight at a resort in Nuweiba.

Day 6
Step 1: Enjoy the day on your own.
Step 2: Drive back to Cairo.
Step 3: Check in at a local hotel upon arrival.
Step 4: Enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
Step 5: Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7
Step 1: Drive to Cairo International Airport.
Step 2: Catch a flight to your next destination.

Included In Tour Price

1. Four nights 3-star hotel accommodations
2. Two nights accommodation at desert campsite
3. Airport pick-up and drop-off service
4. Air-conditioned Toyota Land Cruiser and equipment for safari
5. Tour guide
6. Six breakfasts, five lunches and five dinners

Not Included In Tour Price

1. International airfare
2. Egyptian visa
3. All personal expenses and purchases
4. Tips and gratuities
5. Optional activities

Notes

1. Children younger than age 3 may participate for free
2. The times listed above may vary due to factors outside the control of the tour guide and driver (e.g. traffic or weather)
3. Your tour guide will reconfirm the departure time with you one day before your tour starts
4. 10% tips/gratuities to guides and drivers are encouraged in appreciation of quality service
5. This tour is available for groups of 4 or larger, groups of less than 4 travelers will need to contact Trekiz Customer service for an individual request and will pay higher price.

Terms And Conditions

This activity can be changed or canceled at any time 14 days prior to the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence with a full refund. If you cancel between 7 and 13 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 70%. If you cancel between 4 and days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 50%. If you cancel between 1 and 3 days before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence, you are entitled to a refund of 25%. If you cancel less than 1 day before the date at which the activity is scheduled to commence or do not show up then you forfeit 100% of the cost of your tour.
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