Jebel Banat means Mountain of the Girls and it’s one of Wadi Feiran’s biggest Summits. We will go up the mountain from Sida Nugra and climb it around the northern slopes. You will get the best views of the whole high mountains area of Catherine.
Summit of Jebel Banat is a red granite dome that can be reached from the little settlement of Sheikh Awad. Where we will be at Al-Karm Ecolodge.
Join our professional team and guide to live the epic moments and try to rediscover yourself and your soul.
Who can join:
Anyone who’re seeking to try to a different hiking experience,or anyone try to change the lifestyle through an adventure in the mother nature.
-If you have a Hiking experience (Moderate level).
-If you have a spirit of adventure.
-If you have Hiking equipment(Thermal Clothes,hiking gear,...) .
-Astrophotographers, Astronomers and Nature Lovers.
We'd love to accept the professional hikers or everybody has the ability to do such hard trail, we limit it to 14 places, to be accepted, it's important you are physically fit, active, healthy, and have a noble WHY of joining this event.
Day 0 : Thursday( 22/2/2018 )
We will meet the bus location in front of Super Jet Station – Almaza Heliopolis. Moving time will be announced Later.
Day 1 : Friday (23/2/2018)
We will arrive early morning to the our Lodge for rest& have our breakfast. Then we will start a Light hike at (وداي غربة)Gharaba Valley then going up to Sida Nogra a seasonal waterfall with very dramatic sight we will take our Bedouin tea and Bedouin tradition lunch there then start our hiking up up up to Jebel Banat summit then heading down to our Camp to have a Bedouin tea and some rest till the Delighted bedouin dinner .
Day 2 : Friday (24/2/2018)
After having our breakfast with a Bedouin tea go for a light hike near Sheikh Awad then go back to Al-Karm Ecolodge. and get ready to back to Cairo.
***PLEASE READ THE BELOW CAREFULLY***
-Hike Difficulty Level: Moderate
-Thermal Clothes is a MUST due to the fall of temperature in winter season to -degrees.
-Participants have to meet the hike mentally and physically.
-Participants have to follow our roles and the guide instructions.
-There will be a camel to carry a basic luggage so if you have more than one bag you have to contact our guide before to rent a camel on your own.
HOW TO JOIN
Please fill in the following registration form, we will contact you back withing 24 hrs.https://goo.gl/forms/8716xPNTet7yrSnH2
- Round trip Transportation from Cairo to the Saint Catherine in AC.
-Transportation inside Saint Catherine village.
-Accommodation for one night in "Al-Karm Ecolodge".
- Bedouin guides, experts in the wildlife and deep knowledge about the nature.
-Meals (Breakfast, lunch and Dinner first day,Breakfast second day).
- Camel to carry our luggages.
- Permission fees for the hikers.
How Much does it cost?
-Anything doesn't mentioned above
Our Check List (things NOT to forget):
-Thermal Clothes Including(Base layer, Down jacket, flees and dry Paints).
- Day backpack
- Hiking shoes and walking socks
- Sleeping-bag (Optional)
- Torch (+ spare batteries)
- Passport / ID
- Spare eyeglasses + hard shell case
- Tissues/wet ones/toilet paper
- Money (+emergency money)
- Simple first-aid kit + medications for any personal medical conditions
- 1 t-shirt for each day
- Trousers (dry fast)
- Sun Hat / Head Cover
- 1 socks for each day
- Jacket (its very cold at night )
- Brush + toothpaste
- Sun oil/cream/sun milk
- Face towel (small)
- Mobile + charger
- Laundry bag/plastic bag/garbage bag
- Own utensils (fork, spoon, and knife) (Optional)
- Mp3 player / i-pod
- Sandals/light shoes
- Special Food (Snacks)
- Gifts for Saint Catherine kids.
Don't Forget Our Role:
"Take nothing but pictures. Leave nothing but footprints"
** Astrotrips has the right to amend/cancel the program according to any circumstances occur.
Jebal is a subdivision of Astrotrips specialized in Hiking and Mountain Exploration Trips Inside and outside Egypt. also many Hiking trails done by our experts and traveler Like Mount Poon-Hill (Nepal) , Everest Base Camp (Nepal), Annapurna Circuit (Nepal)and about all the mountains inside Sinai.