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Sinai 8 Days Safari, Tour Program

DAY 1 : THE COLOURED CANYON
Drive to the town of Nuweiba on the Gulf of Aqaba before driving into the desert along Wadi Watir. After Passing Ein El Fortaga, we come to the coloured Canyon overnight.

DAY 2 : EIN KHUDRA
Walk this magnificent canyon covered with natural colouring before driving to Wadi El Ein. Walk to the Oasis of Ein UMM hmed, named after the legend of a woman'n tears. A stunning desert drive through Wadi Lathi, brings us to the date palm gardens of Ein Khudra. This Oasis is the traditional hazerot of the children of Isreal from here the Crusader Pilgrimage route brings us the Rock of I nscriptions (Nabatean and early Christian inscriptions survive side by side ). Drive to St.Catherine village. Overnight hotel.

DAY 3 :MOUNT SINAI
An early motning climb to see the dawn from the summit of Mount Sinai (Gebel musa 2285m.). Visit inside the magnificent Basilica Church od St.Catherine, founded in the 6th Century by the Emperor Justinian. It houses one of the world's most famous collections of early Christian art (the Monastery is closed on Holy days ). Drive to The village and then to Wadi Sleef and camp near Wadi Barak . Overnight.

DAY 4 : SERABIT EL KHADEM
Drive to the Forest of Pillars, a rear geological phenomenon set under the great limestone plateau of El-Tih. Visit the ancestral shrine of Sheikh Habus before climbing to the Egyptian Temple dedicated to the Goddess Hathor high on the sandstone Plateau above the Bedouin village . Overnight camp.

DAY 5 : OLD KINGDOM TURQUOISE MINES
Drive from serabit El Khadem to Ramlat El Khamala to visit the Ancient Egyptian turquoise mines which are set above the acacia lined valley. Carvedover the entrances are Old Kingdom inscriptions. Drive to Wadi Mukattab, the Nabatean trade passage, with inscription marking the route which brings us to Wadi Fieran. Here in the midest of the beauty of South Sinai's largest Oasis is the convent of Moses, Its small church is built from the remains of the Arechishop's Palace. Overnight camp.

DAY 6 : GEBEL EL MAKHROOM
Walk the canyon of wadi Arada before climbing the sand dune in wadi safra. We visit the great Pilgrimage. Landmark, Gebel El Makhroom, before following Wadi Mathla to camp near Wadi Gibi. Overnight camp.

DAY 7 : NAWAMIS
Visit the nawamis. These extremely well preserved burial chambers fromfrom Early Bronze Age, cover the nearly red sandstone plateau. drive to the bedouin village of Beir saghir and follow Wadi Rossasa to the Gulf of Agaba . A chance toswim near Ras Abu Galloun, one of the most fabulous places for snorkeling. walk the coatal rout to the Blue Hole near Dahab. Overnight Camp.

DAY 8 : DAHAB
Drive to the bedouin village of Dahab with time to relax by the sea . Return to departure point.

 
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