A brief overview of the tour
Cross into Egypt from Eilat and travel to Cairo to see the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and visit the Papyrus Institute before staying overnight in Cairo. On day 2 in Cairo visit the vast Egyptian Museum and the colorful Khan el Khalili Bazaar before returning to Eilat, Israel via the Taba Border Crossing.
Important and useful notes
The price does not include departure tax, visa and tips ($82 per person).
Rates per person in a double room; single room supplement $50.
High Season supplement $50 per person per night.
Additional charges for 4 and 5 stars hotels.
On Ramadan Muslim month - depart at 01:00.
Entry visas issued to participants in organized tours only.
Certain nationalities require advance issue of visas.
From Tel Aviv - flights to and from Eilat are available - 100$ each direction.
A detailed description of the tour
Day 1:Â At 21:00 we pick you up in Eilat, drive you to the Taba Border and help you with the formalities. Once crossing into Egypt, our representative will await you, and aid you to the car which will take you to Cairo. We will start with the most famous sites in Cairo: The Pyramids of Giza, including the famous Sphinx (still silentâ€¦). 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.Â We will also take an opportunity to visit a Papyrus Institute where we will be able to see the process of making papyrus in ancient times. O/N in Cairo.
Day 2:Â We will start the day at the "Egyptian Museum" (the tour does not include the Mummies Room). Here a vast treasure of numerous objects made of gold, bronze, alabaster, silver and more from Egypt's most glamorous times are exhibited. You will have some time to stroll through the famous market-area of the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, before we will drive you to the Taba Border Crossing. After crossing the border, you will be transferred back to Eilat. Late arrival to Eilat (approx. 23:00).