You can visit Mount Sinai from Hurghada using fast ferry boat, operating between these two cities. Our 2 days tour to Mount Sinai and St. Catherine from Hurghada includes pick up and drop off from your hotel, as well as fast-ferry trip.
Mount Sinai is situated on Sinai Peninsula some 250 km far from Sharm el Sheikh city. Thanks to its location, Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh are situated almost opposite to each other across the Red Sea. The distance between Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheik by sea is just 83 km. The average travel time is 02:30 hours each way.
Our 2 days tour to Mount Sinai from Hurghada starts with your hotel pick up, transfer to Hurghada port, speed ferry to Sharm el Sheikh usually takes 2 and a half hour. Upon arrival transfer to Dahab, 100 km far from Sharm el Sheikh, where we will get lunch in a local restaurant. Later during the day Dahab city tour with shopping will be offered. In the evening we will continue the trip towards Saint Catherine city. Upon arrival in the city let's have some rest in a hotel's lobby, you can drink tea or coffee (no hotel accommodation is offered).
We will start Mount Sinai climb around 3 am. The sandy path up the mountain is around 7 km, it may take up to 3 hours to reach the top. A specially trained Bedouin guide will lead you to the mountain. If you feel you are not able to walk, we suggest to hire a camel right in the beginning of the path. Bear in mind that if you want to watch sunrise from the summit of Mount Sinai then additional 100 rocky stairs must be taken on your foot.
Mount Sinai is situated in Egypt, Sinai peninsula, it is absolutely safe to go there any time of the year either in a group of tourists or individually.See more