Let's face it, even with the best tour planners, no one is the best fit for planning a tour than the local people. This is what we did in this astronomy oriented tour through the hidden treasures of Sinai.
From deep deserts and high mountains to sunny beaches and diving, you will experience the best 6 days and 5 nights ever.
With the help of the Egyptian Society for Astronomy, we prepared a specialized program that takes you through wonders of nature. EIther on Earth or up in space.
Get ready to feel the vibe climbing Mount Sinai, feel the peacefulness under the starry night, be amazed by the city of gold (Dahab) and above all, make the most of your trip to Egypt.
$600 per person - All expenses in this trip are covered, including accommodation, food, drinks, transportations, and tickets.
Travellers should not need any extra money except for diving, snorcling, buying gifts and souvenirs and/or extra food/alcohol from Dahab Market and Catherine City.
April 27 / May 05
00:00 – 08:00 Meeting the AstroGuests in Sharm-el-Sheikh.
09:30 – Drive to Jowhara Hotel in Dahab, where you will settle down and have lunch.
13:00 – Swimming. Diving, snorkeling and other activities on the Red Sea (extra paid, at your discretion).
18:00 – Dinner
19:00 – 06:00 Drive by the 4x4s to Wadi Gouni after sunset, where we will spend the night among the mountains and stars.
AstroNight under the dark sky of Sinai. Observations of space in a telescope with Astro-Guide: Omega Centauri, Galaxy Hamburger (Centaurus "A"), Omega and Laguna Nebula, Great Orion Nebula and Horsehead, Sagittarius Galaxy, Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and more a huge selection of objects!
Hot tea, coffee and treats at the night observations.
After midnight, one part of the group may return to the hotel. The other will remain on the observation site. Overnight on the mattresses near the fire under the stars.
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast in the hotel.
10:00 - Departure to the National Park of the Sinai Canyons: White, Colored and Closed.
Photo-tour to the places with beautiful landscapes from high mountains to wide valleys that are great for your Instagram pictures.
14:00 - Lunch, prepared by Bedouins.
18:00 Drive to the Ain Khedra, a natural oasis. There we will be spending the AstroNight in a camp.
20:00 - Dinner in the open air will be prepared by Bedouins.
21:00 - 06:00 AstroNight in the Ain Khedra. Observations of space in a telescope under the darkest sky on the peninsula. Hot tea, coffee and treats at the night.
Overnight in large tents and mattresses near the fire under the stars.
10:00 - 11:00 Breakfast In Ain Khedra.
11:30 - Departure to the Catherine city to our hostel (shower is available).
13:00 - Free time to relax and have some rest. Then have Lunch.
14:00 - Visiting Herbs Village Ahmed Saleh Herbs Camp and taking a tour in the city.
18:30 - Dinner in a restaurant in the village
20:00 - 22:00 AstroClass on photographing the starry sky (theory).
22:00 - 06:00 For the strongest - night climbing to the sacred mountain of Sinai. Meeting the dawn on the mountain.22:00 - 02:00 For less strong - AstroClass on photographing the starry sky (practice).
April 30 / May 08
08:00 - 09:00 Climb down from the mountain and visit St.Catherine Monastery.
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast in a cafe in the village.
10:00 - 18:00 Transfer to the hotel in Dahab with arrival for lunch.
Free time for resting, touring the city or visiting the famous Dahab Mamsha (Markets, Cafes, restaurants, and gift shops).
19:00 - 20:00 Evening dinner at the hotel or in a cafe nearby20:30 - 22:00 AstroClass “Planets: Jupiter and Saturn”
May 01 / May 09
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast at the hotel
10:00 - 20:00 Rest on the beach
Diving, windsurfing and other activities on the Red Sea (extra paid, at your discretion).
20:00 - 00:00 Festive StarParty with our large telescope!
May 02 / May 10
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast at the hotel
11:00 - 12:00 Departure from the hotel
12:00 - Return to Sharm El Sheikh