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  2. Southern District
  3. Cairo
  4. Sphinx

From Eilat: 3-Day Cairo Tour

Product ID: 242307
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Embark on an exciting 3-day tour of Cairo from Eilat. Visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World, the Egyptian Pyramids, among a plethora other breathtaking and historically fascinating sites. Stay overnight in Cairo and savor authentic Egyptian cuisine.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pickup from your accommodation or Eilat Airport
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get picked up from your accommodation in Eilat and drive along the Sinai Desert
  • Tour the Egyptian Museum, home of one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites
  • Marvel at the Pyramids and the Sphinx, the only remaining wonder of the ancient world
  • Explore the ancient burial ground of Sakkara and the Mohammed Ali Castle
  • Wander through Cairo's bustling bazaars and take home a souvenir
  • Enjoy Cairo at night and take your time to explore the city center
Full description
Get picked up from your hotel at 9 PM and arrive at the border of Taba approximately 3.5-hours later where your English-speaking guide will meet and assist you with all the necessary formalities to cross the border. This process may take up to an hour.

Around 2 AM, begin your journey as you'll be traveling westward along the Sinai Desert and the Suez Canal in Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, visit the Egyptian Museum, boasting a vast collection of ancient artifacts including the great archaeological treasures from Tut-Ankh-Amun’s tomb. Marvel at over 160,000 paintings, sculptures, ancient coins, mummies, and crypts. Tickets to enter the Mummy room can be purchased on site. After lunch, stop at the Cairo Pyramids and see the mighty Sphinx before heading to your hotel in Cairo, where you'll arrive around 6 PM. There will be plenty of leisure time in the evening for you to explore the city.

On day 2, enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel and afterward, start your day with a tour to the Sakkara and the Mohammed Ali Castle. Then, wander through the Khan el-Khalil Bazaar and get a feel for the culture of the bustling city of Cairo. You'll return to the hotel around 6:30 PM.

On day 3, after breakfast, embark on a tour of ancient Cairo with a visit to the Coptic Church, the Synagogue of Ben Ezra and the Citadel of Saladin. Visit the bazaar, packed with spices, perfume, copperware, and trinkets and bring home a small souvenir. After a fun-filled day, prepare for a beautiful drive through the Sinai Desert until reaching Israeli territory. Starting and ending the tour at your hotel in Eilat, gear up for an amazing 3-day excursion into the wonderful history and culture of Egypt.
Includes
  • Transfer from Eilat Airport/your accommodation in Eilat to Taba border with a team of professional assistants
  • Transport in modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Entrance fees to Pyramids and the Sphinx
  • Entrance fees to Egyptian Museum
  • Visit to the market of Khan el-Khalili
  • Visit to the Mohammed Ali Castle and Sakkara
  • Two nights in a 3-star hotel in Cairo
  • Return coach to Taba border crossing
What’s Not Included
  • Health Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Border taxes and visa fees ($95 to be paid in cash)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Visa if required
Know before you go
• Please note that the visa and border tax must be paid in cash at the border during the crossing process. The total sum is up to $95.
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Product ID: 242307