Sinai and Cairo combined Tour, incl. Mt Sinai, St. Catherine Monastery and Cairo


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3 day tour to Cairo, Mt. Sinai and the Monastery of St. Catherin from Eilat
This tour offers a wealth of Egypt’s most famous sights at great value for money. It includes the famous desert fortress of Saint Catherine’s monastery, Biblical Mount Sinai and the main sightseeing highlights of Cairo listed above.
 
Day 1-  Day 1-  Departing Eilat early morning into Egypt and driving through the Sinai desert.  Visitors have a choice between touring St. Catherine's Monastery (closed Fridays and Sundays) or taking a scenic 3 hour camel ride*. Following the visit of the Monastery we climb Mt. Sinai. Later we drive to Cairoarrive there at night for a 4* hotel and commence our Cairo tour there.
Recommendation for the evening:-
dinner in one of the excellent local restaurants - 15$ per person (highly recommended)

- Nile Dinner Cruise – 48$/65$ per person
- The Light and Sound Show at the pyramids - 36$ per person (recommended)
- authentic local Egyptian dinner in one of Cairo's good restaurants – 18$ per person (recommended)

Day 2 – After stopping for breakfast we start touring the highlights of Cairo, beginning with the Pyramids and the Sphinx. The nearby sites of Memphis and Sakkara can be added to the itinerary for an additional $30. From the pyramids we drive into Old Cairo to take in the main sights. We end the day with a scenic felucca boat experience, sailing along the Nile on a traditional Nile sailboat. Our hotel is a comfortable four-star accommodation but five-star upgrades are available if preferred 
Day 3 – We spend the morning at the world famous Cairo Museum. Here many of Egypt's priceless treasures are stored including the riches of Tutankhamun, most notably his iconic gold mask. In the afternoon we visit one of the world's most famous and eye-catching markets, Cairo’s Khan al Khalili bazaar. If we have enough time, we visit the Mohamed Ali mosque and the famous Coptic churches.  If Old Cairo or the Felucca cruise were skipped the day before due to  time limitations, they can be included on this second afternoon.  After the tour we commence our return journey arriving late at night in Eilat.
We assist you on the Egyptian side of the border but you will cross independently on the Israeli side. We will give you cash to pay for a taxi to your hotel. Taxies are usually available at the exit of the crossing. If not, please ask one of the security guards at the border to call a taxi for you. They will assist you with this.
You will need a night in a hotel either Eilat or on the Red Sea at the end of your tour. 
 

Price:  2 people $685 per person, 3 people $640p.p. 4 people or more $610 p.p.
Private tour sup: 2-3 people 70$ p.p.  4 people 55$ p.p.
 
* Fee for a camel up Mt. Sinai: $35 p.p.
Including: Guide, transportation, 2 nights' accommodation in Cairo, entrance fees (not incl Mummy chamber $20), meals.
Not including: visa fee and border tax 110$ p.p. and tips
5 star upgrade:  60- 70$ per person per night on a BB basis
 
 
 
Our recommendations for additional sites:
- tour Memphis and Saqqara 25$ per person – highly recommended
- Museum's Mummy chamber $22 – recommended 
 
From here we commence our return journey to Eilat. When we leave Cairo at around noon, we will reach Eilat late at night.
 
 
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