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2-DAY MOUNTAIN HIKING KATHARINA
Hiking in the High Mountain Region in St. Catherine including ascent of Gebel Katharina!
DAILY DEPARTURE FROM ANY SINAI CITY, YEAR ROUND

 

It’s all in the name! This hike is about beautiful views, designed with easy active adventurer in mind. Walking days can be upwards of 5 hours, often over mountains and down into valleys. Your legs will be tired at times, but the rewards are stunning views, fresh mountain air and the satisfaction of arriving at your destination and foremost your feeling of pushing the limits and experiencing a new challenge on this great adventure!

Wadi Zawatin Gardens
Gebel Ahmar, the ‘red mountain’ (ascent not included)
Gebel Katharina (also written as Mt. Katherina or Katrina)
Private tour exclusive for your party
Local escort / guide during the tour
Meals and soft drinks included

ITINERARY / SCHEDULE DETAILS

Day 1: • Pick up in the morning from the ‘Bedouin Camp’ in St. Catherine village. • Start trekking through 'Wadi Talla' and 'Sid Daoud' towards 'Wadi Zawatin’. • Overnight at ‘Wadi el-Shagg'..

Day 2: • Early trek passing by the red granite columns of ‘Gebel Ahmar’. • Continue through ‘Wadi Arbaein’ to ascent Sinai’s highest peak 'Gebel Katharina' (2642m). • Return to St. Catherine village via ‘Wadi Itlah’. End of the tour

Please note the exact sequence of sightseeing and sites visited may be altered to suit local conditions, weather or other circumstances beyond our control. All included visits will be operated where possible.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

• Wear good shoes. Sun protection, hat and sun glasses are useful in the heavy sunlight
• Take a bottle of water with you for the walk
• This tour supposes a physical effort. A little climbing through the canyon is involved
• Some meals are freshly prepared and cooked on the open fire.


GREAT REASONS TO GO

• Explore the stunning canyons of the Sinai's interior on foot and by 4WD
• Visit a real Bedouin oasis
• Lunch and all transport included; suitable for the active walker


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Adult 12+ years
Child 2-12 years
Infant -2 years
Starting from
Sharm El Sheikh
Dahab
Nuweiba
St. Catherine
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ESSENTIOAL INFO
Activity: Mountain Hiking
Trip duration: 2 days / 1 night
Group size: Min. 2 ppl, max: any
Age restrictions: Min. 16 years
Departures: Daily, year round
Start from: Sharm, Dahab, Nuweiba, Catherine
Tours customizable: No

TRIP DIFFICULTY RATING
Strenuous (grade 4 of 5): Average altitude 2500m and 4-5 hours walking a day with high elevations. You need to be in good health and reasonably fit. Previous trekking experience is desirable but not essential if you are confident of your physical condition.

DRESS CODE / WHAT TO BRING
Daypac for carrying personal items
Sleeping bag, camping mat
Flashlight
Loose layered clothing
Walking shoes or boots
Extra pair socks
Head cover, scarf / hat, sun glasses
Sun cream / protection
Extra batteries for your camera / phone
Small snacks / energy bar for the hike
Personal toiletries, hand sanitizer
Your passport / ID.


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