African Tours
Cairo Stop Over


St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai (also Mount Moses) is considered to be the biblical peak, where Moses received the Ten Commandments. The entire area is sacred to three world religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The mountain has 3.750 steps hewn out of stone by monks of St. Catherine's Monastery.

This monastery has been one of the world’s great centers of religious pilgrimage for over fifteen centuries. Within its imposing walls rests a citadel, incredibly rich in important religious and historical structures. It is a spectacular natural setting countless works of art such as Arab mosaics, oil and wax paintings, marbles, reliquarie and the second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts .



Sharm El-Sheikh
The simplicity of sun, sea and sand , the luxury of five-star hotels, water sports, shopping and entertainment : This is Sharm el Sheikh, one of the most accessible and developed tourist resort communities on the Sinai Peninsula. All around are Bedouins, colorful tents, mountains and sea. There are all the amenities one could expect of a tourist center, including casinos, discos and nightclubs, and golf courses. With diving and snorkeling, windsurfing and other water sports, horses and camel riding, and desert safaris, Sharm indeed makes an unforgettable vacation.
Nuweiba and Taba
Nuweiba consists of several different locations. To the south are the port and luxurious oasis. This coastal resting spot has long been an important port for Muslim pilgrims en route to Mecca. Today, Nuweiba's magnificent beaches and coral reefs are the most common draw, and the bay is home to a number of resorts and tourist villages. Further north, you will get to Taba, a meeting of borders with Jordan, Israel and Saudi Arabia; and Egypt has major plans for this area as a tourism center.

Rights are reserved for African House Hostel 2010