Join Finjan on the ancient trails of the high mountains of Sinai!
On this trek we will explore the mysteries hidden in the high mountainous region around St. Katherine monastery, hiking through the high peaks, narrow gorges, cold desert pools, and hidden valleys where the local Bedouins grow wonderful orchards, and finish at the stunning shores of Sinai: a taste of the best this amazing region has to offer!
We will be accompanied by a local team taking care of the logistics using camels to carry our bags, so you can hike with a small day pack.
Tuesday June 14th: Meet up at the Taba border crossing, crossing the border, drive to Saint Katherine area, meet local team, load the camels, ascending Wadi Sharig and Wadi Shag Tinia, swimming in the pool of Kharza, camping in Sho’ub’s orchard.
Total hiking distance of 8km, depending on delays at the border, we can possibly be hiking after dark using head lamps.
Wednesday 15th: hiking Wadi Sagar and Wadi Abu Tawita, swimming in the amazing blue pool of Gulat al Azrak, raspberrys Gorge, ascending to Faresh Romana, camping at Khsein’s ancient orchard.
Total hiking 15km with steep ascents and descents.
Thursday 16th: hiking greater Wadi Tal’aa, Jabel Umm Luza, Jabrl Abbas Basha, camping in Wadi Zaitoun at Hajia Umria’s orchard (the oldest female shepherd in the Jibalia mountains)
Total hiking distance: 12km with steep ascents and descents.
Friday 17th: hiking Wadi Abu Jiffa, the surprise gorge, Naqb Abu Sila, car drive to our camping site at Faraj’s orchard. A free evening at Saint Katherine town.
Total hiking distance: 12 km of wonders.
Saturday 18th: Early ascent to Jabel Musa, if time and Covid regulations permits, a visit to Saint Katherine monastery.
A drive to Ras al Shaitan beach for snorkeling and last lunch together.
Drive to the Taba border crossing.
Those who wish to extend their stay in Sinai, can stay independently at any point of choice.
Meet up at Taba border crossing at Tuesday June 14th at 7:00AM.
Passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of the trek.
Please read the following policies carefully regarding refunds, cancellations and safety/security.
Refunds and Cancellations
This trip is limited in number of participants and requires a minimum number of participants for the trip to take place
All refund requests and cancellations must be sent officially to our email as listed on the homepage of this website. Participants can also issue requests by telephone. The policy listed below is non-negotiable unless stated otherwise by Finjan: Israel Unfiltered.
All participants are responsible for his or her own safety and we require that participants adhere to the laws of the country within which they are traveling. Finjan is not responsible for unlawful acts by its participants.
Safety and Security
Please check that you have proper insurance for travel in Egypt as this is not provided by Finjan.
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