3 Day tour Cairo & Saint Catherine

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3 Days Tour to Cairo and Saint Catherine Pyramids and Museum. gets you to the very best of Egypt. pickup from your hotel in Eilat. everyday guaranteed departure

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Day 1
 
21:00  Pick up from your hotel and transport to Taba Border.
22:00 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 am(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 am 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 to Taba crossing border. (Approx at 16:00)


 
 
 



 

 
  

 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 Lunch at a local authentic restaurants during the tour.   
  • Visit the famous market Khan EL Khalili.
  • Visit the famous Mohammed Ali Castle and Visit Sakkara.
  • Return coach to Taba border crossing.

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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
Border Taxes and Visa
Please note the visa and border tax will be paid in cash at the border during the crossing process.
Total sum is Up to 95$ (USD)
 
* Minimum 2 participants.
 
Additional $38 for single room at the hotel
 


 

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