A brief overview of the tour

See the highlights - the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. It is known to be the oldest monumental sculpture in the world. It stands on the west bank of the Nile River in Giza. The Sphinx is a limestone statue of a reclining creature with a lion's body and a human (male) head. It was built during the reign of ancient Egyptian kingdom of Pharoah Khafra. Continue for a visit at the Papyrus Institute located next to the pyramids.

Important and useful notes

  • Rates include¬†Flights Sde-Dov (Tel-Aviv) - Eilat - Sde Dov,¬†pick-up and drop-off, meetingand assistance at border crossing in both¬†directions, transport, tour guides. 
  • Rates do not cover¬†transfers to & from the¬†airports in Eilat and Tel Aviv,¬†$82 cash for border fees, subject to valid¬†currency exchange rate and localrevisions, gratuities, personal¬†insurance. 
  • Entry visas issued to participants in organized tours only.

  • On Ramadan Muslim month - departure at 01:00.

  • Border fees may change due to currency rates exchanges.

  • Certain nationalities require advance issue of visas.¬†

 

 

A detailed description of the tour

From the airport you will be taken to the Taba border where you will cross into Egypt and be met and continue for the overnight drive to Cairo. Here you see the highlights - the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. It is known to be the oldest monumental sculpture in the world. It stands on the west bank of the Nile River in Giza. The Sphinx is a limestone statue of a reclining creature with a lion's body and a human (male) head. It was built during the reign of ancient Egyptian kingdom of Pharoah Khafra. Continue for a visit at the Papyrus Institute located next to the pyramids. Here you will see the various stages of the ancient process of papyrus making. The raw material of paper comes from a longstemmed plant that grows in damp areas of the Nile delta. You will continue for a tour of the Cairo Museum (does not include the Mummies' room), you will see the many of the treasures of Egypt's glorious past. Visit the Khan el Khalili market and overnight in Cairo.

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