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Egypt & Turkey Tour Highlights

  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Runs: Daily
  • Starting from: Cairo, Airport
  • Return to: Istanbul, Airport
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Tour Itinerary

Day # 1 ) Arrival Cairo Int. Airport
Arrive Cairo, Egypt- Meet & Assist at Cairo international airport by our representative – Transfer to your located in Giza district very close to the pyramids – Overnight in Cairo.

Day 2: Giza Pyramids – Saqqara
Cairo is a city of dreams. Today you will visit The Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Menkaure and Khufu’s Pyramid complete the colossal trio. Khufu’s Pyramid remains one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient World’. Close by, the Great Sphinx watches and guards the Giza Plateau. Next, you will travel to Saqqara to witness the first pyramid of them all — the 2648 BC-completed Step Pyramid of Djoser. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo.

Day 3: Fly to Luxor  –  Nile Cruise Holiday
Check out after breakfast transfer to Cairo Airport to fly to Luxor. Upon arrival you will be met and assisted by our REP for another transfer this time to embark the 5 star Nile River Cruise Amarco. Enjoy lunch onboard and get ready to explore the Eastern bank of Nile in Luxor. Get to see the impressive Karnak and Luxor Temples. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay aboard the Nile Cruise ship.

Day 4: Luxor West Bank Tour – Nile Cruise Tour
Breakfast on board the Nile cruise. Then visit the western bank of Luxor. See the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. Back to the ship for lunch and sail for Edfu. Enjoy a leisurely dinner on board as well as an overnight stay.

Day 5: Tour Kom Ombo & Edfu – Nile Cruise Trip
Sail south to the famous city of Edfu the site of the best preserved Ptolemaic Temple of Horus known to have been built during the reign of Cleopatra VII. After touring the famous sites, continue south towards the next stop Kom Ombo site of the twin Temples of Sobek (the crocodile god) and Haroeris, the crocodile god in ancient days, crocodiles are known to bask near this area. A great lunch will be served on board the fine cruise ship while sailing to Aswan, where you will have dinner and overnight stay in Aswan.

Day 6: Aswan City Tour – Nile Cruise Holiday
Take time to see Aswan, Egypt’s southernmost city. Take a day trip right after breakfast to see the world famous High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. Try out an optional felucca ride to Elephantine Island. Dinner and overnight stay aboard the cruise in Aswan.

Day 7: Aswan Tour – fly to Cairo – Egyptian Museum Tour
After breakfast, transfer to Aswan airport for your return flight to Cairo, where you’ll be met and assisted at the airport by your tour guide who will accompany you to visit The Egyptian Museum of antiquities and the Citadel of Saladin with Mohamed Ali alabaster Mosque.Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for overnight stay. This will be a convenient day for you to go around Cairo for shopping. The night will be spent in a hotel in Cairo.

Day 8: Cairo Fly to Istanbul, Turkey
Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure to Turkey. Upon arrival at Istanbul Airport. Transfer to your hotel in Turkey and overnight.

Day 9:Istanbul Sightseeing Tours
Breakfast at your hotel in Istanbul, then transfer to a morning scenic cruise on the Bosphorus, the strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. The ferry stops on both the Asian and European sides for several times during the one-hour cruise. Later, we visit the Rumeli Fortress, a waterfront Ottoman castle built in 1452 to prevent enemy naval reinforcements and protect the city (Mehmet the Conqueror succeeded in taking Istanbul in 1453.) Today it is a museum. Return to old city by taxi to visit the spice market where a multitude of herbs have been sold since the 15th century. drive back to your hotel.

Day 10: Imperial  Tour of Istanbul
After breakfast, a tour of Topkapi Palace, residence of the Ottoman Sultans for about 400 years, with its fabulous collections of jewels and other artifacts. The Blue Mosque Dating from the 17th century, an architectural masterpiece famed for its exquisite blue tiles and six elegant minarets. Hagia Sophia One of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. It has been nominated as the 8th wonder of the world by historians.
Hippodrome the Egyptian Obelisk The center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city where held. Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column Constantine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome. Back to hotel and overnight.

Day 11: Green Bursa Tour
After breakfast, transfer by a modern coach to the marine in Istanbul taking the ferry-boat Yalova about 45 minutes. Upon arrival transfer to Bursa about an hour and half. The First Capital of Ottoman Empire. Bursa is located in the northwest of the Anatolian peninsula and southeast of the Marmara Sea. The most important peak in the province is Uludag (Legendary Mount Olympus), which is a ski resort and national park. Visit the Ulucami (Grand Mosque of Bursa) then visit the Green (Yesil) Mosque and concludes with a visit to the Green Tomb (Center). Evening return to Istanbul

Day 12: Istanbul Tours
After breakfast, you will be guided to visit the Islamic Art Museum
Walk to the Covered Bazaar (it’s said there are 3,000 shops!).
A visit to Dolmabace Palace is included.
Visit the mosque complex of Suleiman the Magnificent, the most famous piece of Islamic art of the Ottoman Renaissance
Back to Hotel and overnight.

Day 13: Fly Back Home
After breakfast, at your hotel transfer to Istanbul International Airport to fly back home.

Inclusions

Meet & assist upon arrival and departure in Egypt & Turkey
All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicles.
Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
Accommodation for 4 nights on 05 Star Superior Nile Cruise on full board basis.
Accommodation for 5 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
Domestic Flight ( Cairo-Luxor/Aswan-Cairo )
All Tours in Istanbul, Turkey as mentioned above
All sightseeing tours on the Nile cruise
Tour to Karnak and Luxor Temples
Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut temple & colossi of Memnon
Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
Tour to the High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, Temple of Philae in Aswan
All Tours in Istanbul, Turkey as mentioned above
Tour to Bursa with GROUP
Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary in Egypt and Turkey
All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.
Lunch during sightseeing tours in Cairo
Lunch during sightseeing tours in Istanbul
Meals as mention in the above itinerary
Portage when needed.
All service charges and taxes.

Exclusions

International flight tickets
Entry visa to Egypt & Turkey
Optional tours
Tipping & Personal expenses

Packages Summer Season Prices

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Double - $2069 $2135 -
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Packages Winter Season Prices

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