Tours to Egypt and Cairo from Eilat or Tel Aviv in Israel. Tours incl: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile, Abu Simbel, Pyramids, Sinai and the Western Desert.
Not a single voice, no sign of water, no green grass. Inhuman solitude made of sand and God. The Desert / John C. Van Dyke- 1911
Tours to Cairo from Israel
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.
Special offers for flights to Eilat and back starting from 80$ p.p. per way. Tickets are changeable and refundable.
Desert Eco Tours is based in Eilat and offers a huge selection of tours throughout Egypt and Sinai from Eilat, Taba and Sinai. We have been operating tours throughout Egypt for over 20 years and pride ourselves on the personal service we provide for each and every one of our clients .
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.
We provide scheduled and private tours to Cairo from Eilat both one and two days. See Eilat - Cairo
Clients wishing to extend their tour in Egypt my opt for additional days, tour options include Luxor, Aswan Abu Simbel and the western desert. Visiting sight such as The Whales Valley and El Fayum Oases. We provide tourist class transportation and selected guides.
Precision planning and local knowledge allow us to make the best of your time in Egypt. The night train to Luxor/Aswan and flights too Abu Simbel allow our clients to experience the wonders of Egypt in the most time efficient way.
Tours incl: Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile, Abu Simbel, Pyramids, Sinai and the Western Desert.
DUE TO DEMAND WE STILL PROVIDE TOUR SERVICES TO EGYPT HOWEVER OWING TO THE CURRENT SITUATION THERE WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THEY WILL RUN AS LISTED, OR AT THE SAME STANDARD. SUDDEN CHANGES TO THE TOUR ITINERARY ARE NOT UNCOMMON AND UNEXPECTED DELAYS MAY OCCUR. THESE PARTICULAR TOURS ARE ONLY FOR PEOPLE WHO READILY ACCEPT THAT THEIR TRIP MAY BE AFFECTED BY FACTORS OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL AND RECOGNIZE THAT WE CANNOT TO BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR QUALITY OR ANY UNFORESEEN EVENTS DURING THE COURSE OF THE TRIP.
DUE TO RECENT YEAR'S EVENTS IN EGYPT, TRAVEL TIMES BETWEEN CAIRO AND EILAT HAVE EXTENDED CONSIDERABLY AND NOW STAND AT AROUND 12-14 HOURS EACH WAY.
IN ORDER TO SHORTEN THIS TIME AND WE NOW OFFER OUR CUSTOMERS THE OPTION OF FLYING FROM SHARM EL SHEIK TO CAIRO AND BACK. THIS WILL SHORTEN YOUR TRAVEL TIME BY 50% AT LEAST AND THE FIRST NIGHT WILL BE IN A HOTEL IN CAIRO INSTEAD OF IN OUR VAN ON THE WAY TO CAIRO.THE COST OF THIS ADDITION – 210$ PER PERSON (RETURN FLIGHT + THE HOTEL ADDITION).
3 days Cairo - including Mount Sinai and Saint Catherine’s monastery (requires a full Egyptian visa)
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 one - Starting early morning we cross into Egypt and drive through the Sinai desert, here we can choose between visiting St. Catherine's monastery (not open on Sundays) or taking a scenic 3 hour camel ride*. Before continuing to Cairo by car.
Guests who wish to walk up Mount Sinai for the sunrise leave Israel the night before (around 23:00) and drive straight to Mt. Sinai to hike up the mountain in the early hours, this is a really popular choice with our more energetic visitors**. After sunrise there is a break for breakfast and then a tour of St. Catherine's monastery. We drive to Cairo in time to experience the famous Sound and Light show at the Pyramids and enjoy a Nile cruise dinner or evening meal at the hotel restaurant. Overnight in a Cairo hotel.
Day two - The sightseeing highlights of Cairo as listed above. Overnight in a Cairo hotel.
Day three - More of Cairo’s highlights. Afternoon we fly to Sharm El Sheikh*** and from there drive back to Israel.
Price of the 3 days tour: 2 people 580$ per person, 3 people 550$ p.p. 4 people or more 530$ p.p.
* Sup. for 3 hours camel tour: 25$ p.p.
** Sup. for climbing the Mt.: 15$ p.p.
*** Flight from Cairo to Sharm 110$ p.p.
5* supplement: 40$ per person per night (2 nights)
included: Guide, transportation, 2 nights in 4* hotel in Cairo, entrance fees (except Mummy chamber $20 per person), meals
not included: visa fee (42$ pp), exit tax (60$ pp) tips and tour optional
Recommendation for the evening:
- dinner in one of the excellent local restaurants - 15$ per person (highly recommended)
- Nile Dinner Cruise – 45$ per person
- The Light and Sound Show at the pyramids - 30$ per person (recommended)
- authentic local Egyptian dinner in one of Cairo's good restaurants – 15$ per person (recommended)
Our recommendations for additional sites:
- tour Memphis and Saqqara 25$ per person
- Museum's Mummy chamber $20 – recommended
Tours to the Western Desert of Egypt
In the Sinai desert we join the last of the semi-nomadic Bedouin as we experience the unique tranquility and beauty of a real desert experience on one of our Camel tours in the Sinai Desert.
For some Egyptian Sahara adventure you can join one of our expeditions into the heart of the Western desert. Lead by our Egyptian specialists. Jeep and 4X4 tours - Egypt- Western Desert.