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3 Days Tour to
Cairo and Saint Catherine
Pyramids and Museum
 From: Eilat
 
Package price
 
Starting from 
$425.00
 
per person
 
Itinerary for 3 days   

Book Now!   Or contact us:

  +972-72-2222-044

    info@fun-time.org.il

 
Day 1
21:00  Pick up from your hotel and transport to Taba Border.
10:00 Meeting and assistance at Taba border with our
  English-speaking guide.
enlightenedThis process may take up to an hour - your patience is appreciated! 
           

02:00(approx) We start travelling to Egypt westward across the Sinai Desert 
                    via the Suez Canal to Cairo.(About 385 km)
 We arrive to Cairo and visit the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities dating back about 50 centuries, including the great archaeological treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb.
(A visit to the Mummy room entails an additional of $13)

 After lunch visit a papyrus institute for a demonstration of how paper was made and an explanation of hieroglyphics.
Travel to your hotel for overnight and a free evening.
(Optional Dinner Cruise on the Nile)

 
* We recommend visiting all the beautiful sites in Cairo by night, you can explore the city with a city map given at the hotel.
 
Day 2
 
07:00 Breakfast at the hotel
Visit the Cairo Pyramids and the Sphinx - the only remaining wonder of the ancient world, and the world’s oldest tourist attraction.
Tour to ancient Cairo starting with a visit to the Coptic Church and then visit the Synagogue of Ben Ezra - Cairo’s oldest synagogue.
Continue on to the Citadel of Saladin.
Bazaar - packed with spices, perfume, copperware, & trinkets, where those who wish to can purchase souvenirs.
Departing Cairo, driving towards the Suez Canal and going under it into the Sinai Peninsula.
Continue on to St. Catherine for dinner and overnight. (The route is approximately 6 hrs.)
 
 
Day 3
Rise before dawn to start the trek up Mt. Sinai, which rises to a height of approximately 7,500 feet.
(
Please note: This hike is not an easy one. People who go up there, should be in good shape.)

Once we get to the top, we can rest and enjoy the dawn of a new day with the spectacular sunrise over the dramatic landscape.
We will go down and back to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, visit the Monastery built in honor of St.Catherine, a Christian martyr who was sentenced to death by the Romans.
Greek Orthodox monks take care of the monastery, which was built in the 6th Century at the foot of Mt. Sinai, at altitude of 5150 feet.
Drive towards Taba, stopping in Nuweiba for lunch.
Return to Eilat.
The tour ends, until next time...
 






 
INCLUDED
 
  • Transfer from airport/hotel to Taba border with our professional team.
  • Two nights in 4 star hotel in Cairo and St.Catherine H/B.
  • Transport in our newest models of air-conditioned vehicles.
  • English-speaking tour guide.
  • 3 Lunchs at a local authentic restaurants during the tour.   
  • Visit the famous market Khan EL Khalili.
  • Visit the famous Mohammed Ali Castle and Visit Sakkara.
  • Transportation from border to destination of departure.
 
 
Change of vehicles is required for transfers of pick-up /drop-off to destinations to save time and to avoid traffic and delays.
 
 
Note
When registering it is a good idea to make sure you use the same email and phone number, so that you can be notified about updates and important notices regarding the trip.
 
 
NOT INCLUDED
 
Border Taxes
  • Health insurance. 
  • All kinds of drinks.
  • Entrance fees to the great pyramid and mummy room
  • Entrance fees to the museum inside the monastery
The Assistant will collect a total of $77 (USD) 
(this includes the border tax for both Israel and Egypt+visa and the transportation).
Money should be given in CASH at the border-crossing.
 
* Minimum 2 participants.
 
 
Additional $38.00 (USD) for a single room at the hotel.

Payment and Registration
Payment for the trip will be in cash, credit card, or wire transfer. Credit card and wire transfer payments must be made before the day of the tour.

Payment by cash in dollars or New Israeli Shekels at the high-rate can be made on the day of the tour.

Note
If you decide to pay with a credit card, then you will be charged by a commission of 2.8%.

 
 
 
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Book Now! Or Call Us At:

+972-72-2222-044   
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Countries not requiring prior visa clearance   Countries requiring prior visa clearance
     
 Europe
Austria, Belgium, Bella rouse, Bosnia &Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France,
Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom & North Ireland, Vatican City, Yugoslavia.


Asia
Andorra, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, China, China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kurdistan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Macau, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, Turkey, Tuzpakistan, United Arab Emirates, White Russia, Yemen.

South America
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa RicaDominica, Ecuador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Salvador, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, Urughuay,
Venezuela.
 
Visa applications are normally passed out by airlines prior to landing at an Egyptian airport.

Visitors entering Egypt at the overland border post to Taba to visit Gulf of Aqaba coast
and St. Catherine can be exempted from visa and granted a free residence permit
for fourteen days to visit the area.
 
Citizens of the following countries are required a pre-arrival visa:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina,
Chechnya
, Croatia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan,
Kirghizia
, Lebanon, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldavia, Montenegro,
Morocco
, Pakistan, Palestine, The Philippines,
Russia
, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri-Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tunisia,
Turkmenistan
, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
and all African countries.
 
Please note that this information is updated to August 2006.
Please check for changes and further information in the Egyptian Foreign Ministry site.
 

 

 
Price for the tour + pick up city ( Note: for the pick up from Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem the price of the flights is included)  

Aqaba

Eilat

Tel-Aviv

Jerusalem

Amman

$ 475.00

$ 475.00

$ 570.00

$ 637.00

$ 533.00