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The Best Tour of Turkey and Egypt
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12 Days / 11 Nights
$1870 Price info
Type Private Tour
Schedule Everyday
See the best that Turkey and Egypt have to offer. Spend six days sightseeing in Istanbul, Cappadocia and Ephesus. Travel to Egypt to end your trip with 2 days of sightseeing in Cairo and a Nile cruise to see the ancient wonders of the Nile Valley.
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Day 1: Arrival Istanbul

Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Tour

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia. Visit the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Free time in Grand bazaar with it’s 3,500 shops to end the day and then back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise - Golden Horn Private Tour

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy your private boat tour. From the awe-inspiring Dolmabahce Palace to the ancient Walls of Constantine and onto the Topkapi Palace, experience the best views the city has to offer while enjoying a wonderfull cruise along the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. Visit the colourfull Spice Bazaar on the pier upon the cruise. Free time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Cappadocia Full Day Tour by Flight from Istanbul

You will picked up from your hotel in Istanbul to take a 45 minutes flight to Kayseri Airport. Upon arrival your private guide will meet you to enjoy Cappadocia Day Trip From Istanbul. Firstly we will visit the famous “Devrent Valley and “Pasabagi” (or Monk`s Valley), After lunch at a local restaurant in “Avanos” Town on the banks of Kizilirmak Red River we will see some of world famous Turkish Handicrafts being made here. In the afternoon we will visit the “Goreme Open Air Museum and "Uchisar Rock Castle". We will finalize the tour with a visit to the “Underground City of Kaymakli” which is one of the best preserved and deep subterranean towns of the region. Transfer to Kayseri airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Istanbul / Fly to Cairo

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport to catch your flight to Cairo. Your tour manager will meet you at Cairo International Airport and escort you to the hotel in a private, air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each day. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Welcome Drink

Day 6: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

Have breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then meet your personal guide who will accompany you to the Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids, Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, the Great Sphinx, and the Valley Temple. You will eat lunch at a local restaurant and then continue to the  Egyptian Museum to see countless artifacts and antiquities from Ancient Egypt, including the treasures of King Tutankhamun. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue and then end the day in Islamic Cairo exploring Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s great bazaar. Return to the your hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Fly to Luxor/ East Bank

Check out of your hotel in the morning and transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor where you will be met by your guide and taken to board your Nile cruise. After enjoying  lunch on board, you will visit the Karnak Temple Complex and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board the Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Luxor West Bank/ Edfu

After breakfast onboard, you will take an excursion to the Valley of the Kings and then to Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built in the 15th century BC. Head to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail south toward Edfu, enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight onboard the boat.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Edfu / Kom Ombo

After breakfast on the Nile Cruise, you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sailing onward to Kom Ombo, you will then be able to tour the Temple of Sobek and Horus, dedicated to two gods. Eating lunch onboard, you will continue sailing south toward Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Starting with the High Dam and Unfinished Obelisk, you will then proceed 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 11: Back to Cairo

Disembarking from your Nile cruise after breakfast, you will then transfer to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo, where you will again be met and escorted to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at the hotel with free time at your leisure, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
  • Meet and greet service by English speaking driver at airport (Turkey airports)
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports (Egypt airports)
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 05 star Superior Nile Cruise on full board
  • Domestic flight tickets (Istanbul - Kayseri - Istanbul)
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo by Egypt Air
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours in Turkey as mentioned above
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Portage when needed
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
  • All service charges and taxes
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Turkey -Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal spending.
  • Tipping.
Price Per Person:
 NOV.01.2015 - MAR.31.2016
Double $ 1870
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through April 30.2016 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 02.99 Free of Charge , pay only for domestic flights if exist
    3 - 10.99 get 20% off from adult tour price
    from 11 is considering as adult

  • Payment

    Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces. Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50% forming part of your final payment.

  • Turkey Entry Visa

    You can easily apply for a tourist visa in just a few steps at www.evisa.gov.tr and you can obtain an electronic visa (e-Viza) via online application provided that you have a minimum 6- months- valid passport by the date of application. You can explore Turkey and its wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty unless your visit exceeds 90 days.

  • 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 Turkey
Spring and autumn are the ideal times to visit Istanbul and the inland regions. The Aegean and Mediterranean coasts are typically like the Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. As you travel further east in Turkey the extremes in climate become more pronounced with very hot and dry summers reaching highs of 40°C and bitterly cold winters with heavy snowfall.
Flying to Turkey
Istanbul for comfort and quality – Turkish Airlines & Delta Airlines (Daily and Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
09 hours 30 minutes direct from New York
10 hours direct from Washington
Time Difference
Standard Time = GMT+2 hours
Summer Time = GMT+3 hours
Required - obtainable an e-Visa online by your credit or debit card before you travel costs $20 or on arrival
Health Requirements
Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip includes measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot
Most citizens of Turkey are Muslims, but Turkish society is secular and modern, so European dress styles prevail. For your holiday in Turkey, dress the same as you wear in your country
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