Our Cairo and St Catherine Sinai Tour from Eilat or Tel Aviv, departs daily. Fully guided, this three day tour offers a perfect adventure into the capital of Egypt, Cairo, one of the world largest and
Our Cairo and St Catherine Sinai Tour from Eilat or Tel Aviv, departs daily. Fully guided, this three day tour offers a perfect adventure into the capital of Egypt, Cairo, one of the world largest and liveliest metropolises with iconic sites such as the Egyptian Museum, River Nile, Pyramids of Giza, and Sphinx, and the world famous and beautiful Mount Sinai, and St Catherine Monastery. Operated daily, with guaranteed departures from Eilat or Tel Aviv, the Cairo and St Catherine Mount Sinai Tour offers the ultimate touring experience of Egypt at an affordable and great value price.
Cairo and St Catherine Mount Sinai Tour Highlights
Pickup from your hotel in Eilat and transfer to Taba Border Crossing or fly from Tel Aviv to Eilat for those who require.
Cross border into Egypt with full border assistance including visa preparation
Transfer through the beautiful Sinai desert during the night, arriving to Cairo at daybreak, ready for a day of touring.
Visit Giza, home to the iconic Pyramids, and Sphinx statue
Tour the markets of Cairo
Explore the Egyptian Museum, home of the Mummy Room
Visit the Papyrus Institute
See the River Nile and take an optional night cruise on the river
Stay overnight in a 3-star hotel in Cairo
Visit Sakkara, the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis
See the impressive Mohammed Ali Castle (Saladin Citadel of Cairo)
Transfer to Sinai and stay overnight near Mount Sinai
Option to hike up Mount Sinai for sunrise (7 hour hike and highly optional)
Visit the St Catherine Monastery (access by road) and tour this impressive site
Return to Eilat arriving in the afternoon hours
Cairo and St Catherine Mount Sinai Itinerary
21:00 – Pickup from Eilat (flights from Tel Aviv depart aprox 19:00) and transfer to border
23:00 – Arrival in Egypt and drive to Cairo
07:00 – Arrival in Cairo, transfer to Giza to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx
11:00 – Transfer to Cairo city center and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant
13:00 – Visit Cairo Market and the National Museum
18:00 – Overnight in Cairo (optional Nile night cruise)
08:00 – Breakfast in your hotel
10:00 – Full day of touring including the Papyrus Institute, Sakkara and Mohammad Ali Castle
17:30-19:00 – Depart Cairo and transfer to Sinai. Overnight in St Catherine
02:00 – Optional hike up Mount Sinai
09:00 – Visit St Catherine Monastery
11:30 – Depart and return to Taba border driving along the coast road, with its beautiful scenery
14:00 – Tour ends at Taba border (taxis are available to most destinations in Eilat)
NB – All timings are highly approximate and dependent on traffic, border crossings and other factors. The order of sites is subject to change and this itinerary is indicative.
Tour includes – Pickup in Eilat (or flights from Tel Aviv for those who take the option), border crossing assistance including visa preparation, all transportation, entrance fees to all sites, three days of guiding, overnight in Cairo in 3-star hotel and in St Catherine in a 3-star hotel (double occupancy), return to Eilat.
If you request a single room in hotel, there will be a $28 single supplement per night
Upgrade to 5* hotel is available for extra $44 per person (double room)
Tour excludes – border/visa fee ($95), insurance, tips.
Tour is fully guided by licensed guides in English. Other languages are available on request.
Tour is run in full cooperation and coordination with the Egyptian Authorities
We recommend to bring water and snacks for the overnight transfer as we can’t guarantee there will be stops enroute
Please note this tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run. If you are a single passenger, please contact our customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org before completing your booking.
Tours from Israel to Egypt can be cancelled up to 72 hours prior departure with only 5% handling fee.
Children up to 11 years on the date of travel receive a discount