• Price $2,699.00
  • Trip Private Tour
  • Duration 17 days
  • Group size 10
  • Transport Tour Bus

Tour code: FTET17

  • Cairo 3 night: Giza Plateau-Great Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Islamic Cario-Khan El Khalili
  • Luxor (Nile Cruise 1 night): the Karnak Temple, the Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Colossi if Memnon
  • Edfu (Nile Cruise 1 night): the Ptolemaic Temple, the Temple of Sobek
  • Aswan (Nile Cruise 1night): the High Dam, the ancient Obelisk, the Temple of Philae
  • Istanbul 4 night: the Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, the Bosphorus Bridge, the summit of Camlica Hill, the Sea of Marmara, the Prince’s Islands, the Beylerbeyi Palace
  • Cappadocia 1 night: the Kizilcukur, the Cavusin, the Church of St.John, the Underground City, the Pigeon House
  • Kusadasi 2 night: Pamukkale-the Cotton Cliffs, the ancient city of Hierapolis, the Ephesus0, the Virgin Mary’s House, the Basilica of St.John

 

Itinerary

Day 1
Leave U.S. (Meal in Flight)
Today depart from the U.S. for Egypt.
Day 2
Arrival Cairo (CIA)

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.

Overnight Hotel:Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa(or Similar)

Day 3
Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing (Breakfast & Lunch)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight Hotel:Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa(or Similar)

Day 4
Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tour (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel:Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise (or Similar)

Day 5
Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel:Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise (or Similar)

Day 6
Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel:Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise (or Similar)

Day 7
Aswan Nile Cruise Tours (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel:Movenpick Royal Lily Nile Cruise (or Similar)

Day 8
Fly Aswan to Cairo (Breakfast)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast

Overnight Hotel:Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa(or Similar)

Day 9
Cairo / Fly to Istanbul (Breakfast)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast

Overnight Hotel:Celal Sultan Hotel (or Similar)

Day 10
Istanbul City Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight Hotel:Celal Sultan Hotel (or Similar)

Day 11
Bosphorus Day Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight Hotel:Celal Sultan Hotel (or Similar)

Day 12
Istanbul / Cappadocia (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

After breakfast .Transfer to Istanbul airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Arrival for an overnight stay. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel:Mithra Cave Hotel Special Class (or Similar)

Day 13
Cappadocia Red Tour (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

After Breakfast, full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Open Air Museum in Goremeand 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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel:Mithra Cave Hotel Special Class (or Similar)

Day 14
Cappadocia / Flight to Izmir (Breakfast & Lunch)

You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see: KIZILCUKUR: is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you. CAVUSIN: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St.John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however. UNDERGROUND CITY: One of largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public. PIGEON HOUSE: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.End of the tour transfer to airport for flight to İzmir.Overnight in Kuşadası

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight Hotel: Efe Boutique Hotel (or Similar)

Day 15
Pamukkale / Hierapolis / Kusadasi (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)

After breakfast, 08:30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Pamukkale & Hierapolis. In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre and Roman Baths. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 19:00. Overnight in Kusadasi. Drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Overnight Hotel: Efe Boutique Hotel (or Similar)

Day 16
KUSADASI / ISTANBUL (Breakfast & Lunch)

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.

Meal(S): Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight Hotel: Efe Boutique Hotel (or Similar)

Day 17
Istanbul- Fly Back Home (Breakfast)

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

Meal(S): Breakfast

Departure City

Cairo

Airport/Meeting Location:

Cairo International Airport

End City

Istanbul

Airport/Meeting Location:

Istanbul International Airport

Included: 10 night Hotels with Breakfast(some with Lunch);
4 nights on Superior Nile Cruise with Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner;
Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo;
Domestic flights Istanbul- Cappadocia / Cappadocia - Izmir / Izmir - Istanbul;
Bottled water during the trip in Egypt;
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;

Excluded: International Airfare;
Cairo-Istanbul Airfare;
Entry visa to Turkey & Egypt
Airport Transfer;
Any optional tours;
Tipping;
Travel Insurance(Click to purchase)

FAQs

Is Turkey safe to visit?
Tourists have been visiting Turkey for years and Turkish people have a well-earned reputation for warmth and kindness toward visitors. Turkish cities are generally safe, especially in an area where tourists frequent. Turkey is very well secured, Police in every location, there are so many checking points, this is what makes Turkey safe and 100% secured to make sure everybody are safe and comfortable in Turkey.
How can I issue my visa to visit Turkey?
Turkey Tourists and visitors normally must have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the scheduled return date to enter Turkey and you can obtain a visa from Turkey Consulate before departure. Also, E-visa fees USD 20 or USD 30 on arrival per passport is available upon arrival in Turkey airports for some specific nationalities and you will need to check before. Additionally, Some nationalities don’t need a visa to visit Turkey for the purpose of tourism for up to 3 months. For more info and details on entry visa to Turkey please check with the Turkish consulate or embassy at your country.
Is there any general recommendations to know before visiting Turkey ?
- Haşlama (boiled lamb with vegetables and lemon juice) - Kuzu Kapama (spring lamb stewed).
- Kuzu Güveç (lamb cooked in the casserole)
- Visit Ahmed Mosque ( Blue mosque) with Memphis Tours.
- Take a hot air balloon ride
- Miniaturk of Turkey.
Can I take photographs of the people, streets, etc. in Turkey?
People of Tukey are very welcoming and well known for their tolerance and hospitality with their homeland guests; however, it is always a sense of etiquette to ask permission before taking a photograph of people, especially women, and stores or products. Photography is prohibited around army bases, airports, dams, and bridges. If you happen to be in a place where photography is prohibited, you will sure find signs to notify you genetly.
Is there any special dress code to be followed during visiting a mosque in Egypt?
modest dress would be highly recommended and in some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.
Can I bring a supply of cigarettes & alcohol while visiting Egypt?
It is always recommended for travelers who wish to have their own supply of cigarettes and alcohol with them in Egypt to purchase them upon arrival. There are duty free shops in the airports in Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh. Tourists are allowed to purchase up to 3 liters of alcohol and up to 200 cigarettes on arrival.
Is there any special advice for women travelers while visiting Egypt?
In less touristic places, relatively modest dress is recommended. Women should avoid very tight clothing, keep their shoulders and knees covered, and avoid very revealing necklines. Men should also avoid particularly revealing clothing. wearing shorts is not very common among Egyptians. Dressing with relative modesty is a way of respecting the local culture. The metro in Cairo has separate cars for women that might be more comfortable, especially during rush hours when the cars can be very full.
How much do I pay to hold the space?
Deposit amount is 50% of full amount for each passenger.

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