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2.5 day tour to Cairo from Eilat Israel or Sinai.
3 day tour to Cairo and Mt. Sinai from Eilat, Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
Cairo, pyramids, Luxor tour in Egypt from Eilat or the Sinai. All Cairo
tours can start from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in Israel
It is a gaunt land of splintered peaks, torn valleys, and hot skies. And at every step there is the suggestion of the fierce, the defiant, the defensive. Everything within its borders seems fighting to maintain itself against destroying forces. There is a war of elements and a struggle for existence going on here that for ferocity is unparalleled elsewhere in nature….
The Desert / John C. Van Dyke- 1911
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Special offers for flights to Eilat and back starting from 85$ p.p. per way. Tickets are changeable and refundable.
Tour add-ons of Egypt and Sinai
Our tour add-ons are a great and easy way to visit the more extraordinary attractions.
Take a short glance at these popular add-ons to see how a few extra hours can make a world of difference to your tour.
Visa to Egypt for the tours to Cairo from Eilat- can be obtained at the border for most nationalities, cost $42.
Border taxes on tours from Eilat to Cairo and Egypt are $68in total p.p.
Classical Egypt tours : Luxor, Aswan & Cairo
Two day Cairo- Egypt tour from Eilat to Cairo Not available at this time needs min. of 2.5 days
Can be done as a tour to Cairo and Egypt from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem or the Sinai.
or tour to Cairo and Egypt from Jerusalem This two day tour from Eilat to Cairo, covers many of Cairo's famous sights including the Pyramids, Sphinx, the renowned Cairo Museum and the colorful Khan el Khalid Bazaar. It takes in the impressive Mohammad Ali Mosque and Cairo's fascinating Coptic churches.
This popular two day Cairo sightseeing tour departs early morning from Eilat and crosses the Taba border into Sinai. The tour heads straight to Cairo via the Suez Canal.
Day 1 - Upon reaching Cairo we head for the Cairo museum and this is where our tour of Cairo's major sights begins. Your guide will offer you a brief but comprehensive insight into the history of ancient Egypt, explaining the dynasties, the religious beliefs and the legacy of the Pharaohs. The Cairo museum is the perfect beginning of any tour in Egypt. It is renowned for housing many of the world's most precious treasures including the treasures of the Tutankhamen. It would take days to cover the whole museum so our specialist guide will point out the most famous artifacts and statues whilst unraveling for you the mysteries of ancient Egypt. Having taken in the highlights of the museum we take a break to enjoy lunch before making our way to the Pyramids and the Sphinx. We spend the afternoon taking in the Pyramids and the Sphinx, Egypt's most famous sights and the single surviving of the original ‘Seven Wonders of the World. We make our way from here to our hotel where we settle for the evening. An optional Nile dinner cruise is available upon request.
Day 2 - Following breakfast our tour takes us to Cairo's famous Mohamed Ali Mosque, an ancient crusader castle converted into an elaborate mosque. We head from here to the fascinating Coptic area of Cairo. Most of Egypt's Christians are Coptic Christians and here in the old Coptic area we find the ancient churches and important Coptic sights.
We take a break to enjoy luck before heading into what many consider the very heart of Cairo; Cairo's famous oriental market, The Khan el Khalili bazaar. We spend the rest of the afternoon taking in the unforgettable sights and sounds of this, bustling, colorful and enchanting bazaar. Before commencing our return journey to Eilat we stop at a traditional coffee-shop inside the market for refreshments including traditional deserts and tea/coffee.
Cairo Tour form Eilat:
Tour includes: Guide, transportation, HB in 4* or 5* hotel in Cairo, entrance fees (except Mummy chamber $20 per person).
Additional expenses: A full Egyptian visa- 42$, Israel - Egypt border taxes 68$, Private drinks, lunch and tips, 5* supplement- 30$ p.p.
Authentic Felucca cruise (sail boat on the Nile) is incl.
Authentic local Egyptian dinner in one of Cairo’s good restaurants 18$ per person.
Nile dinner cruise- $48/65$ p.p.
Museum's Mummy chamber $20.
Abu Simbel temple: Egypt Nile cruise
One Day Cairo- Egypt Tour to Cairo from Eilat ) Not available at this time needs min. of 2.5 days
This one day tour to Cairo from Eilat begins at 24:00 in Eilat and ends very late evening. It is a very long and tiring day and only suitable for clients who are very limited on time but very high on energy. It covers the main sights of Cairo including The Pyramids, Sphinx, Cairo Museum and Khan el Khalili bazaar.
Departing Eilat in the small hours the tour head for Cairo via the Suez Canal. We stop for lunch beside the world-renowned Cairo Museum and here we are given a comprehensive briefing by our specialist Egyptologist on the ancient Egyptian culture and history. Following breakfast we tour the Cairo museum taking in the main sights including the treasure of Tutankhamen and his famous death-mask. Following our tour of the Cairo Museum we head for Egypt's most famous sights. The Pyramids and the Sphinx. The Pyramid at Giza is the only remaining wonder of the Seven Wonders of the World. Our tour takes us around the Pyramids and the impressive Sphinx.
We conclude our tour of Cairo taking in the sights of Khan el Khalili bazaar. We enjoy some traditional deserts and refreshments at a local coffee shop before commencing our return journey to Eilat. We reach the Taba border late evening.
Cairo Tour from Tel Aviv, Jerusalem or Eilat,
Tour includes: Guide, transportation, 2 meals, entrance fees (except Mummy chamber $20 per person).
Additional expenses: A full Egyptian visa- 42$, Israel - Egypt border taxes $68, Private drinks, lunch and tips,
5* supplement $60-70$ p.p.
Faluka on the Nile: Nile cruise, Egypt tours
Did you know that like Egypt, you can easily visit Petra from your Eilat base? The 2 days Petra and Wadi Rum is our most popular tour out of Eilat. Other favorites include the 4x4 jeep tours in the scenic Eilat Mts.
We strongly advise visitors touring in Egypt to cross the border the day or evening before the tour. This allows participants a comfortable morning pick-up time, high standard hotels at much lower rates and the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Red Sea coastline prior to the tour departure. We arrange all transportation from Eilat, booking the hotel and help at the border crossing.
Tours to the Egypt doesn't incl border tax of $68p.p. visa to Egypt- $42 p.p. and tips.
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