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Discover Turkey and Egypt in style, touring the best monumental sites of Tureky such as Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Monk’s Valley in Cappadocia and Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, then fly to Egypt exploring its wonders like Giza Pyramids with Nile cruise journey from Luxor to aswan in Upper Egypt.

Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Istanbul

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Istanbul International Airport and then he will escort you to your hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Accommodation in Istanbul.
Meals: Welcome Drink

Day 2: Istanbul Sightseeing

After breakfast, you will be picked up around 08.30 AM from your hotel for a day tour in Istanbul to visit Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays and Harem section needs extra ticket on spot), Blue Mosque and Roman Hippodrome. Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant, then move on to see St. Sophia Museum, Basilica Cistern (Underground Water Palace), Million stone, Tomb of Sultan Mahmud and ancient Ottoman cemetery, Cemberlitas (Burnt Column). Enjoy another visit to Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays). This tour will be ended about 16:30. Back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise Tours

Enjoy your breakfast, then you will be picked up about 08:30 from your hotel to visit Yedikule Dungeons, City Walls, Chora Church (closed on Wednesday), Pierre Loti Hill, Fener Orthodox Patriarchate. Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant, then continue on to see Rustem Pasha Mosque, Valide Sultan Mosque, Spice Bazaar and Bosphorus Cruise by boat. Back to your hotel about 18:00. Accommodation in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4:Istanbul/ Fly to Nevsehir/ Cappadocia Tour

At th early morning you will be picked up and transferred from your hotel for a flight to Nevsehir at 07:05. Upon arrival at Nevsehir Kapadokya airport at 08:20, you will be transferred to tour location in Cappadocia. Marvel at the unique fairy chimneys in the Devrent Valley followed by a visit to Pasabag (also known as Monk’s Valley), to see the fascinating mush room shaped pinnacles. After lunch at Avanos, you will move on to visit the ancient rock-cut churches and Christian settlements of the Göreme open air museum, finally heading to the natural castle of Üçhisar. Back to your hotel and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Cappadocia Tour

Breakfast in your hotel, then you will be picked up at 09:00 am to visit Red Valley, and explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 5 kms through the Güllüdere Valley. Then visit Çavusin, famous for the houses and churches of the Christian clegymen. Lunch will be served in Pigeon Valley, then continue on to visit the underground city of Kaymakli, which was home to the early Christians, finally head to the natural castle of Ortahisar to conclude your Cappadocia tour. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Cappadocia/ Fly to Izmir/ Kusadasi

Enjoy breakfast with free day at your hotel, Then you will be transferred from your hotel at 12:45 to take a flight from Nevsehir Kapadokya airport to Izmir at 15:15. Upon your arrival at Izmir at 16:45, you will be transferred from Izmir airport to your hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Ephesus/ Fly to Istanbul

Breakfast in your hotel, then you will be transferred at 09:00 AM from your hotel for day tour to Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary´s House Tour. Visit the Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any visit in Turkey. Lunch will be served in a good quality restaurant, then move on to visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country, St.John Basilica and Ephesus Museum. (Terrace Houses is extra which is 15 Turkish Lira). Back to your hotel about 16.30 to pack up your luggages, then you will be transferred from your hotel in Kusadasi to Izmir Airport for a flight to Istanbul about 21:30. Arrival at Istanbul airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8:Istanbul/ Fly to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Istanbul, then you will be transferred to the Airport for flight to Cairo. Arrival at Cairo International Airport where you will be met and assisted by your tour manager, then transferred to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at the hotel he will check you in and give detailed information concerning your tomorrow’s trip. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9:Pyramids/ Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be picked up by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch will be served at a good quality local restaurant. Then move on to visit the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10:Fly to Luxor/ Nile Cruise

Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your 5 star Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11:Luxor West Bank

After breakfast on your Nile cruise, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC. Head to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Edfu / Kom Ombo

After breakfast on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board you deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Aswan Nile Tour

After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, then on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Disembark / Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Final Departure

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives upon arrival & departure
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Domestic flight within Turkey (Istanbul – Nevsehir - Izmir– Istanbul)
  • Domestic flight within Egypt (Cairo — Luxor — Aswan — Cairo) by Egyptair
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul including breakfast and all taxes
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cappadocia including breakfast & all taxes
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Kusadasi including breakfast & all taxes
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 5 star Superior Nile Cruise on full board basis.
  • Istanbul group tour to Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace & Aya sofya with lunch
  • Istanbul group tour to visit the Bosphorus by boat, visit Camlica Hills including lunch
  • Tour to Cappadocia and Izmir tours including lunch
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo and Giza are private guided tours
  • All sightseeing tours on Nile cruise sharing cruise group
  • Professional English speaking guiding services throughout your trip
  • Entrance fees to all sites in Turkey and Egypt as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Meals in hotels, cruise and during your tours in Egypt & Turkey as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes included in package price
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay in Egypt or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Turkey & Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • Titanic Business Hotel, Istanbul
  • MDC Hotel in Cappadocia
  • Charisma Hotel in Kusadasi
  • Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 3590 $ 3850
Solo $ 5690 $ 6100
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

  • Payment Policy

    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Egypt Entry Visa

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

  • Sleeper Trains in Egypt

    Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.

  • Additional Entry Tickets

    All our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

  • Tipping

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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Best Time to Visit Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir and Delta Airlines (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Time Difference
GMT +2 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours.
More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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