Best of Spain and Egypt Tour

Overview
Duration
Duration
16 Days
15 Nights
Duration
Countries
2 Countries
15 Cities
Type
Type
Group Tour in Spain and Nile Cruise Tours (Private Tour in Cairo)
25 Persons
Run
Run:
Check Selected Departures Below

Our once-in-a-lifetime journey to Egypt and Spain will give you the finest of both countries. Visit these mesmerizing locations and lose yourself in their fascinating histories, beautiful landscapes, and lively cultures. Our carefully planned schedule will give you the chance to experience the diverse cultures of Egypt and Spain up close. Immerse yourself in the architectural marvels of Madrid, indulge in the culinary delights of Seville, marvel at the pyramids of Giza, and cruise along the Nile. Reserve your spot now for an unforgettable adventure that will last a lifetime!

Included
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives upon your airport arrival
  • Assistance with guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers via private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation 3 nights in Madrid with Breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Cordoba with Breakfast.
  • Accommodation 2 nights in Seville with Breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Costa Del Sol with Breakfast.
  • Accommodation 1 night in Granada with Breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo, including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on a 5-star superior Nile Cruise ship, full board
  • Guided city tour with local guides in Madrid, Cordoba (Mosque entrance included), Seville (Cathedral entrance included), Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens entrance included), and Toledo.
  • Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo
  • Private sightseeing tours in Cairo (listed on itinerary)
  • Sightseeing tours on the cruise shared with a Memphis Tours group
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites mentioned on the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary
  • Bottled water during outings outside of hotel or cruise ship (in Egypt)
  • Portage as needed (In Egypt)
  • All service charges and taxes

 

Tour's Run Dates in 2023/2024:

- December 2023: 08, 15, 22
- January 2024: 05, 12, 19
- February 2024: 02, 09, 16
- March 2024: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
- April 2024: 12, 19, 26
- May 2024: 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
- June 2024: 07, 14, 21, 28
- July 2024: 05, 12, 19
- August 2024: 16, 23, 30
- September 2024: 06, 13, 20, 27
- October 2024: 04, 11, 18, 25
 

Excluded
  • International Airfare.
  • Spain and Egypt Entry Visa
  • Optional tours
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tipping or any extra not mentioned in the itinerary.

 

Notes:  

- If the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.
- When the group is made up of 12 or fewer passengers, the circuit will have no guide, but an expert driver. 
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Madrid

Arrive at Madrid airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Madrid Tour

Begin the day with breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a guided city tour to discover the sights of the city. Explore the Barrio de la Morería, the Hapsburgs District, Plaza Mayor, and Plaza de la Villa, as well as the Madrid of the Bourbons and the town planning schemes of Charles III. See iconic landmarks such as the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains, and the Puerta de Alcalá. Experience contemporary Madrid through areas like Gran Vía, Castellana, and the district of Salamanca, as well as commercial and financial areas of the modern city, and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. The afternoon is free for further exploration of the city's marvels. In the evening, gather with your fellow travelers for an authentic Welcome Tapas Dinner at a local restaurant.


Overnight in Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Madrid - Caceres - Cordoba

Breakfast at the hotel. Bound for Andalusian soils, drive to Caceres, considered a World Heritage site because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic, and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. We continue towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate.


Overnight in Cordoba
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Cordoba - Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the impressive tour of Cordoba´s Mosque (entrance included) and other sites that will ease our minds and spirits strolling through the narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, continue your journey towards Seville.


Overnight in Seville
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of the Andalusian Capital, Seville. Visit the Cathedral, the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. Continue to Santa Cruz quarter, the natural scenario of Carmen as well as the myth of Don Juan; continue to Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy the city of light.


Overnight in Seville
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Seville - Ronda - Costa Del Sol

Once we have finished breakfast at the hotel, we will embark on a southward drive, passing through traditional Andalusian villages until we arrive at Ronda. Take some time to appreciate this town, which has Celtic roots, and marvel at the stunning views of the surrounding valley and mountains. Our next stop will be a genuine Olive Oil Experience at a nearby Almazara, LA Organic. Stroll through their olive groves and sample their organic olive oil production. Finally, we will head towards the picturesque Spanish Mediterranean coast, making our way to Costa del Sol.

Overnight in Costa Del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Costa Del Sol - Granada

Enjoy your daily breakfast at the hotel and depart to one of our favorite jewels in Spain, Granada. With its breathtaking monumental environment, we will visit the world-famous Alhambra complex (entrance included) and Generalife Gardens. After some time at leisure, join your fellow travelers to experience the most authentic Gypsy Flamenco show including dinner.

Overnight in Granada
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Granada - Toledo - Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Bound for the impressive Imperial city of Toledo, World Heritage City, where the three cultures, Christians, Moorish, and Jewish, have lived together for centuries. Enjoy a guided city tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Continue to Madrid.

Overnight in Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Departure Madrid – Arrival Cairo

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to Madrid airport. Welcome to the enchanting country of Egypt, where the Pharaohs reigned for countless centuries. Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, your designated tour manager will be there to meet you and provide assistance with obtaining your entry visa. You will then be accompanied through the busy streets of Cairo in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Upon reaching your selected hotel, such as the Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel with a view of the Great Pyramids of Giza, or the Le Riad Luxury Boutique Hotel in Khan El Khalili, your tour manager will help you with your check-in and go over your itinerary to confirm all the scheduled pick-up times for your activities during your trip.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight in Cairo
Welcome drink included.

Day 10: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

After enjoying a delicious wholesome breakfast at your hotel, your guide will take you to the Giza Plateau to start your journey by marveling at one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramids of Giza. Walk or take a camel over to the iconic Sphinx and Valley Temple. After your pyramids visit, you’ll go for lunch at an authentic Egyptian restaurant and then head over to the Egyptian Museum, in the heart of historic Downtown Cairo, overlooking the renowned Tahrir Square. After relishing over the magnificent ancient Egyptian artifacts and treasures, you will be driven through Old Cairo to arrive at the historic Islamic Cairo area where you will explore the vibrant, meandering, treasure-filled alleys of Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest bazaar, if there is time.

Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Visits: Great Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Valley Temple, Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili

Day 11: Fly to Luxor - East Bank Sightseeing

Today, you will be leaving Cairo and heading out to the shining city of Luxor. You will meet your tour manager early in the morning at your hotel where he will accompany you to Cairo International Airport for your trip to Luxor. Upon landing in Luxor, you will be assisted and whisked away in an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle to board your luxurious Nile cruise, Salacia that will offer you a unique experience cruising on the Nile with high-quality service, gastronomy, and accommodation during your stay. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board before heading out to your first stop in Upper Egypt which is visiting Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple at the East Bank. Return to your cruise and enjoy a warm and hand-crafted dinner.


Overnight aboard your cruise in Luxor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple

Day 12: West Bank Sightseeing

Enjoy your first breakfast on board your cruise surrounded by the calm waters of the Nile. After breakfast, head out to explore the West Bank of Luxor. Visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, and then head to the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BCE at Deir El-Bahari. Finish the day as you marvel at the towering Colossi of Memnon. After finishing your visits at the West Bank, return to your cruise and start sailing to Edfu while enjoying a delicious lunch on board. Relax the rest of the day as you sail; take advantage of the amazing facilities of your cruise; enjoy some afternoon tea, get a massage, and de-stress in the Jacuzzi. End the day with an appetizing dinner on board.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Edfu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: Royal Cemetery, the Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon

Day 13: Edfu and Kom Ombo

Enjoy a mouth-watering breakfast on board your cruise as you sail to Edfu. Upon arrival, head out and visit Edfu Temple, one of the best-preserved temples of the Greco-Roman era, that of Horus at Edfu. Enjoy a magnificent experience as you take a horse-drawn carriage ride back and forth to the temple and marvel at Upper Egypt’s local life. Pass through the slow-paced, rural life of the local farmers and fishermen. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking lush, fertile landscapes dotted with banana and date palm trees. After your visit, head back to your cruise and start sailing to your second stop of the day, Kom Ombo.
Touch down on the shores of Kom Ombo and walk through the town of Kom Ombo among the locals of the town until you arrive at the unusual Kom Ombo temple with its two identical entrances, hypostyle halls, and sanctuaries. After your visit, head back to your cruise where you will enjoy an appetizing lunch while sailing to Aswan. As the day comes to an end, enjoy a warm, delicious dinner surrounded by the calm, serene water of the Nile River.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: Temple of Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Temple of Kom Ombo

Day 14: Aswan Sightseeing

Enjoy yet another delicious breakfast on board as you sail to the colorful city of Aswan. Upon arrival, head out and enjoy a day of sightseeing in this beautiful city, meeting the kindest kind of locals. Start with visiting the famous High Dam and then head to the massive Unfinished Obelisk, still resting on its side in the stone quarries of ancient Egypt. After, you will go on to the beautiful Temple of Philae, devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. After your visits, you will head back to your cruise and enjoy an appetizing dinner in the middle of the Nile surrounded by its beautiful waters.

Overnight aboard your cruise in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visits: High Dam, Unfinished Obelisk, and Temple of Philae

Day 15: Fly to Cairo - Optional Tour to Abu Simbel

Enjoy your last morning on your cruise with one last scrumptious breakfast on board surrounded by the calm waters of the Nile. After breakfast, disembark your cruise and get transferred to Aswan Airport to catch your flight back to Cairo where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel for your last night in the Land of Pharaohs.
Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast
* Optional Group tour by Coach to Abu Simbel Temples for an extra USD 89

Day 16: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Enjoy a deliciously prepared breakfast at your hotel and then head out and roam the streets of the beautiful capital, Cairo. Spend some free time at your leisure; take a walk, chat up with some locals, or have some Egyptian tea at a local café. As your flight nears, you will be transferred through the buzzing streets of Cairo to Cairo International Airport for your final departure back to your homeland.

Meals: Breakfast.

Prices & Accommodation
Accommodation:
Prices
01/Nov/2023 - 31/Mar/2024
Per Person in Double Room
$ 4085
Per Person in Single Room
$ 6135
01/Apr/2024 - 30/Jun/2024
Per Person in Double Room
$ 4585
Per Person in Single Room
$ 6670
01/Jul/2024 - 29/Aug/2024
Per Person in Double Room
$ 4195
Per Person in Single Room
$ 6030
30/Aug/2024 to 31/Oct/2024
Per Person in Double Room
$ 4585
Per Person in Single Room
$ 6670

An extra cost of $245 applies on these days:
December 2023: 15, 22
March 2024: 15, 22, 29
April 2024: 12, 19
May 2024: 03, 10, 17
September 2024: 06, 13
 

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