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Climbing Mt. Sinai -- in the dark was made easier by riding a camel to the mid-point. There are still 850 steps after that. Words fail me to describe the beauty of the Sinai at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vicars H
Brights Grove, Canada
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Brights Grove, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Climbing Mt. Sinai -- in the dark was made easier by riding a camel to the mid-point. There are still 850 steps after that. Words fail me to describe the beauty of the Sinai at sunrise.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Egypt for 9 days and climbing Sinai was our most awaited before the trip started and it certainly was our most memorable. As a group of three ladies, who weren't seasoned hikers nor had active lifestyle, we were already anxious of whether we would make it to the top based on the reviews and photos of the... More 

3 Thank jezreluy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the most interesting hike in Sinai, however it a must-visit landmark and the views from the top are spectacular. The way people usually conquer Mt Sinai (called Gabal Musa or 'Mount Moses' in Arabic), is by hiking up at night to reach the summit before sunrise. This is a good strategy, firstly because the sunrise offers spectacular... More 

1 Thank Paulina R
Bogor, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The journey up to the top of Mount Sinai done in the early morning to get a beautiful view of the morning sunrise. To more easily and enjoy a trip to the mountain top is more fun then a camel ride begins at approximately 1.5 hours from St. Catherine arrived at the first stop over and then we will walk... More 

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Abuja, Nigeria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not fully informed or properly equipped when we set out on the journey to Mount Sinai and it was a blessing in disguise because we might have opted out. It was tiring and a bit of a struggle to get to the top but it was well worth the hike when you see the sunrise in the early... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

When and if you are able, go hike Mt. Sinai. They do offer camel ride until certain point, but after that, you are on your own. Depends on your convinience, the camel ride can either hurt you or make you sleepy on the way up. The hike itself takes about an hour. Be sure to start from the bottom from... More 

1 Thank Dewi R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The camel ride up was slow and barely comfortable because there were no stirrups. The next day, one would surely experience sore hamstrings. The slope to camel station mid-way was a gradual and moderate climb. A reasonably fit person would accomplish in slightly over an hour. The next 750+ steps from the camel station were steep and irregular. It may... More 

1 Thank macaiwar
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Must see if you in Sinai peninsula ( Egypt) so if in Sharmelshikh or any other resort I highly recommend it to reach the top on foot you need comfortable shoe it's 8625ft high it will take you a few hours but it worth it you have a. Couple of options ..u can climb on the afternoon and stay overnight... More 

1 Thank Eastern20
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is an epic mountain range all what is around saint Cathrine, mount Sinai which is mostly famous as Moses mountain is considered the tallest peak after cathrina mountain but I think it is the 5th as it is 2285m, bare in mind that the town of Saint Cathrine is already 1586m. There is two way up to the mountain... More 

3 Thank Ibrahim E
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Those into religion, or history, would appreciate being present in the mountain ... It gives you a glimpse of the journey of Prophet Mousa ( Moses ) peace be upon him. Those loving nature would definitely enjoy themselves there, whether climbing the mountain or enjoying the scenery from high above ... The best time to visit is just before sunrise,... More 

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