1Tour the Egyptian Museum, which houses one of the most impressive collections of ancient artifacts
2Visit the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
3Marvel at views of the impressive Great Sphinx
4Explore the massive Khan El Khalili Bazaar for some shopping and culture
5Devour delicious food in an authentic Egyptian lunch
6Visit the Papyrus Institute with its beautiful display of papyrus works
Why we chose this tourOur Best of Cairo Tour from Sinai is perfect for travelers who are short on time but dream of visiting the magical city of Cairo. This tour allows travelers visiting Israel or staying in the Red Sea resorts in Sinai to zip over to Cairo for the day to stand humbly in the face of greatness. See the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, gargantuan accomplishments by an ancient civilization long gone. Take in the rousing Egyptian culture, a mix of modern and traditional, as you explore the bustling markets and immerse yourself in the history of this mystical place.
Our Best of Cairo Tour from Sinai will take you all the way to the great pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You will embark on your tour from Eilat in the evening time, then travel through the Sinai desert overnight. You’ll arrive in Cairo, Egypt’s crowded and bustling capital city, just when the sun is coming out. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the impressive Egyptian Museum, which houses more than 120,000 ancient artifacts. The collection of mummies, sarcophagi, pottery, jewelry, and King Tutankhamen’s treasures will amaze even the most jaded traveler. You’ll also visit the fascinating Papyrus Institute, where you’ll be able to purchase a gift or souvenir if you choose.
At this point, you’re bound to be hungry, and you’ll sit down for an authentic Egyptian style lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll need a pick-me-up, and what better way to re-energize than to tour some bucket-list favorites, the pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx. Whatever exhaustion you feel at this point is sure to be quieted by these humbling and impressive sites. You’ll end your tour with a visit to Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Cairo’s famous souk in old Cairo. Here you’ll have opportunities to purchase souvenirs, antiques, and jewelry from local artisans and vendors. You’ll depart Cairo in the evening and head back to Israel.
The Best of Cairo Tour is perfect for those visiting Israel who have limited time, but still want to cross Egypt off their bucket list. With transportation guiding, visas, and lunch taken care of for you, this tour is a hassle-free way to get the most out of your one day in Cairo.
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Itinerary - Best of Cairo Tour from Sinai
Pickup from Taba Border (21:00), Nuweiba (22:00), Dahab (22:30), and Sharm El Sheikh (1:00-2:00)
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Tour the Egyptian Museum (approx 2 hours)
- See and learn about some of the most fascinating artifacts and antiquities from ancient Egypt.
Lunch (approx 1 hour)
- Enjoy an authentic Egyptian meal.
Visit the Papyrus Museum (approx 1 hour)
- Learn about the role of papyrus in ancient Egyptian civilization.
Tour the Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Khan El Khalili Market (approx 7 hours)
- Get up close and personal with Egypt's ancient history, as well as its lively main market.
Depart Cairo and drive back to the Taba Border (approx 8 hours)
- Arrive at the border at approximately 4:00 in the morning. Cross the border with full assistance. The tour will end at the Israeli said of the border, where taxis are available to take you to your next destination.
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