Arrival to el-Karm night , El-Karm is located in the beautiful surroundings of Wadi Gharaba near to Naqp el- Hawa the old pilgrims route to the Monastery of St Catherine . Its remoteness makes it an unique destination for tourists and peace seeking visitors .
There is no Electricity, but it has solar heated showers , sanitary compost toilets ,a kitchen and dining facilities. El-Karm is 500km from Cairo 20km from St Catherine .
at 12:00 midnight ,transportations drive us to Darb el Arbeain path at St .Catherine 30km from el Karm (Mosis way ) where we start to climb , the 3qurtars of the mountain we can ride Camels but The last part of the Mountain is 750 steps . After watching the Sunrise , all the way down 3000 steps to the Monastery . Monastery is open from 9:00 am to 12 :00 noon , with your guide you will have a full explaining for the Monastery . Lunch at plaza Hotel in St Catherine or at el karm , then we can drive back safe to Dahab or Sharm Air port .
What you need for this trip ?
1- good shoes
2- worm clothes & sleeping bag or blanket
3- flash light
6- enough memory cards for your cam & extra battery