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Discover Turkey's historical and archaelogical sites. Visit Istanbul City and Nevsehir, Cappadocia and the remains of the great city of Ephesus. (the best preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean).

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Day 1: Arrive Turkey

Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Istanbul International Airport and then he will escort you to the 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. Overnight in Cairo. Accommodation in Istanbul.
Meals: Welcome Drink

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast, transfer to explore the masterpieces of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture found in Istanbul. Visit the sixth-century Basilica Cistern, built by Emperor Justinian I to expand one previously built by Constantine the Great. The acoustics are so good that even today it hosts classical music concerts. Continue to the timeless Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture. Visit Topkapi Palace, a resplendent complex that is the former seat of the Ottoman government that flourished for centuries and reached its zenith in the 16th century. Move forward a few centuries and stroll through the Pera District, modern Istanbul’s cosmopolitan heart. Observe neo-classical, neo-Renaissance and first-republic buildings from a vantage point atop the ancient Galata Tower for 360-degree views of this beautiful city. Accommodation in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Flight to Nevsehir

Transfer from your hotel about 05.30 and then take a flight to Nevsehir at 07:05. You will arrive there at 08:20. Upon your arrival to Cappadocia you will be transferred to tour location. 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 visit the ancient rock-cut churches and Christian settlements of the Göreme open air museum, finally heading to the natural castle of Üçhisar. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Cappadocia

After breakfast, at 09:00 am 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. After lunch in Pigeon Valley visit the underground city of Kaymakli, which was home to the early Christians, finally heading to the natural castle of Ortahisar to conclude your Cappadocia tour. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Izmir/Ephesus/Kusadasi

Fly to Izmir and view the remains of the great Ionian city of Ephesus, the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean. Dating back to 6000 BC, it was an important seaport during the Hittite Empire. Later, roots of early Christianity took hold when St. Paul taught here. It is believed that the Virgin Mary spent her last years in Ephesus. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Kusadasi/Bodrum

Explore the ruins of Priene, the massive Temple of Apollo at Didyma and the temple at Euromos — all testament to the extraordinary achievements of the Ionians. Continue to Bodrum, where whitewashed Aegean houses climb the hills. Accommodation in Bodrum.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day7: Bodrum

Discover Bodrum’s fascinating Museum of Underwater Archaeology, housed in a former castle and containing many artifacts salvaged from shipwrecks in the surrounding waters. Exploring the museum provides a significant aid to understanding the extremely crucial role that maritime activities have played in the history of civilization as it arose here.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Bodrum/Istanbul

Fly to Istanbul and view the City Walls, constructed by Theodosius II just in time to turn back Attila the Hun. Then visit Dolmabahçe Palace, the largest and finest example of Ottoman Baroque architecture in the city. Continue with the afternoon cruise on the Bosphorus that gives you the opportunity to admire the city’s beautiful skyline.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 09: Istanbul

Explore the Suleymaniye Mosque, a symbol of the Golden Age created by the great architect Sinan, acclaimed by Frank Lloyd Wright as the “master builder of all time.” Afterward, wander among the 3,500 stalls of the Grand Covered Bazaar.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Airport for final 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–  Bodrum - Istanbul)
• 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 2 nights in Bodrum including breakfast & all taxes
• Istanbul group tour to Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace & Aya sofya
• Istanbul group tour to visit the Bosphorus by boat, visit Camlica Hills including
• Tour to Cappadocia including lunch
• Tour to İzmir tours
• Group Tour to Bodrum tours
• Professional English speaking guiding services
• Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary.
• Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
• All service charges and taxes included in package price

What's Excluded:

• International Airfare
• Entry visa to Turkey
• Optional tours
• Personal spending
• Tipping

Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan:
  • Titanic Business Hotel Istanbul
  • MDC Hotel in Cappadocia
  • Charisma Hotel in Kusadasi
  • Latanya Beach Resort Bodrum
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 3435 $ 3590
Solo $ 6325 $ 6450
  • 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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10 Days / 9 Nights
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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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