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Discovery Tour of Turkey and Egypt

from $2145
Duration:
16 Days / 15 Night
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
Everyday

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.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at Turkey airport
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking representative at Egypt airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned vehicale
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul based on bed and breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 night in Cappadocia  based on full board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Pamukkale based on full board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Kusadasi based on full board
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo based on bed and breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 05 star Superior Nile Cruise based on full board
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo is Private Tours
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group.
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in Turkey is Sharing Group
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Domestic flights Istanbul- Cappadocia and Izmir - Istanbul
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Bottled water during the trip in Egypt. 
  • 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 in Egypt
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Turkey & Egypt
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt ,your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) 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.

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met 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, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy 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 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tour

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 Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

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 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 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

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. Have your lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

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, proceeding 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 7: Fly Aswan to 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 8:Cairo / Fly to Istanbul

Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure to Turkey. 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.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast, we will start our full day of the city with the Hagia Sophia. Originally built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in the 15th century. The Blue Mosque, another of the world's most important religious buildings, unique for it's 6 minarets and it's celestial interior decorated with the famous blue Iznik tiles. The Hippodrome, scene of chariot races. The Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultan's from the 15th to the 19th century. With its impressive treasury, exquisite harem, attractive courtyards and pavilions housing huge collections of antiquities, last stop at the Grand Bazaar. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 10: Bosphorus Day Tour

After breakfast. We begin in the Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colorful and bustling attractions. Next, we take an unforgettable Cruise along the Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. In the afternoon, by driving across the first Bosphorus Bridge and head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which affords panoramic views of Istanbul, the Sea of Marmara and the Prince’s Islands. From here a short brings us to the Beylerbeyi Palace on the shore of the Bosphorus. Perhaps the most elegant of the late Ottoman palaces, Beylerbeyi boasts six sumptuously furnished reception halls. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 11: Istanbul / Cappadocia

After breakfast .Transfer to Istanbul airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Arrival for an overnight stay. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast ,lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Cappadocia

After breakfast, full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and the natural fortress in Uchisar. Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries.The last sites will be Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Day 13: CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE

Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way, visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai before arrival in Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, we continue our drive to Pamukkale for an overnight stay. Dinner and Overnight in Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner

Day 14: Pamukkale/ Aphrodisias/ Kusadasi

After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with its magnificent Necropolis, graveyard, lime cascade, Roman baths, Basilica, and calcium cliffs. Thereafter, we continue our drive to Aphrodisias. After lunch visit the Greco-Roman settlement which is remarkably well preserved.The ancient city is dedicated to the Godess of love, Aphrodite. Drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner.

Day 15: KUSADASI / ISTANBUL

Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theater and temples. Then, we continue to Virgin Mary’s House and the Basilica of St. John. In the afternoon, experience and participate in an upbeat fashion show showcasing the unique leather products manufactured in Turkey. Transfer to airport of Izmir for our domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast & lunch

Day 16: Istanbul- Fly Back Home

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
  • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2018, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

  • 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

  • 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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