8 Day Istanbul and Cairo Package

from $649
Duration:
08 Days / 07 Nights
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
Everyday

Enjoy 8 day Istanbul and Cairo package to experincethe attractions of  Turkey and Egypt The Great PyramidsSphinxLuxor TempleEgyptian MuseumHagia SophiaTopkapi PalaceThe Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and more. I Travel Now!

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by English speaking driver at airport (Turkey)
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports (Egypt)
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
  • Accommodation in Cairo for 4 nights including bed and breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above in Istanbul (Group)
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above in Cairo (Private)
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  • 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
Excluded:
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visas to Turkey -Egypt.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal spending.
  • Tipping.
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Istanbul

Upon your arrival at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport or Sahiba Gokcen International Airport, your driver will meet you in the arrival and and transfer you to your hotel. Rest of the day is your own leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul City Tour

After your breakfast at hotel, enjoy a full day tour of the Sultanahmet area which is the UNESCO recognized heart of old Istanbul and enjoy your lunch. Our local guide takes us to Hagia Sophia. Built in 537 AD as world's first large dome building it was the religious focal point of the Orthodox Church before its conversion in a Muslim Mosque. We have a look at its many unique decoration from Byzantine and Turkish periods. Then we enjoy a short walk to Blue Mosque. Built in 17th century it owes its fame to the exquisite blue Iznik Tiles on its walls. Next, you will see the German Fountain which was a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm 2. We then go to Grand Bazaar. Following introduction by our guide at a recommended store we will have some free time to browse its 1 200 spice and gold shops. Then we visit the amazing Topkapi Palace. Our guide gives a tour at the gardens halls where we view staggering collection of imperial and religious treasury golden thrones and emerald crowns. Next place to see is Hagia Irene Church (from outside). Our final place of interest is Church of Sergius and Bacchus today known as “Petit Hagia Sophia Mosque”.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Morning Bosphorus Cruise - Spice Market

After your breakfast at hotel, our driver will pick you up from your hotel and short drive brings us to the Eminonu Pier where we embark on a Bosphorus ferry for a 1,5 hours long breathtaking cruise along the Bosphorus strait which runs right through Istanbul city and also between Asia and Europe continents. Our expert local guide explains us about several Ottoman palaces ancient fortresses suspension continental bridges and wealthy shore villages with typical Ottoman architecture that we view along the shore. Then have a guided visit at the colorful Spice Market from the 17th century where we can smell and taste various kinds of herbs and Turkish delights. If time permits we have a short stop at an Istanbul leather wholesaler firm. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: 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 (after arrival procedures) and they will escort you to your hotel in a private, air-conditioned 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 of the trip. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Welcome Drink

Day 5: Pyramids Tour

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot). Lunch will be served in a local restaurant, then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move on to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at the hotel in Cairo and then you will be escorted by your private tour guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot). Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. 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 hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Optional Tour to Alexandria

Breakfast at your hotel, and today you have the choice of having a free day in Cairo or join our most valuable optional tour to the second capital of Egypt, Alexandria visiting one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast, Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot where Alexandria's ancient lighthouse once stood, then move on to the new and much acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs. Return to your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Final Departure

After breakfast in your hotel, your tour manager will pick you up and transfer you to Cairo International Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation :
Price Per Person: Accommodation Plan:
Dosso Dossi Old city Hotel
Fairmont Nile City Hotel
Single
$ 974 From May TO SEP Enquire Now
$ 1074 From OCT TO April Enquire Now
Double
$ 718 From May TO SEP Enquire Now
$ 649 From OCT TO April Enquire Now
  • 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 March 31.2017 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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