Jebel Abbas Pasha

Wadi Talla, Monastery gardenExplore a the ruins of an old mountain-top palace, the palace of Abbas Pasha. Abbas was an old Turkish Viceroy who built this palace in the 19th century, but who died before it was finished. We’ll take you here via a remote granite basin caleld Farsh Abu Mahshur, where you can see Byzantine ruins. Next we’ll walk back down the valley of Wadi Zawatin: Wadi of the Olives, with pretty Bedouin gardens. If you want to do this trek with others there’s a good way to Jebel Katherina and you can also carry on to Galt el Azraq.