A brief overview of the tour
Cross into Egypt at Eilat's Taba Border Crossing and drive to Cairo. Visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the Papyrus Institute. Visit the Cairo Museum and shop for souvenirs in the colorful Khan el Khalili Market.
Important and useful notes
The price does not include departure tax, visa and tips ($82 per person).
Entry visas issued to participants in organized tours only.
Rates per person in a double room; single room supplement $50.
High Season supplement $50 per person per night.
Additional charges for 4 and 5 stars hotels.
On Ramadan Muslim month - departure at 01:00.
Border fees may change due to currency rates exchanges.
Certain nationalities require advance issue of visas.Â
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.