12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS

EGYPT & TURKEY COMBINATIONS

Egypt: Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Esna - Kom Ombo - Luxor
Turkey: Istanbul
Starting from $2,328 (Land Only)

EGYPT & TURKEY COMBINATIONS

From the oldest civilization known to the land that bridges the vivid differences of Europe and Africa. Glide through the lands of Egypt and Turkey in a 12 Day Historic and Exotic journey with TPT. Enjoy this perfect combination of Istanbul Nile cruise, and Cairo while you admire the famous monuments of both countries.

INCLUDES
  • 2 Nights accommodations at Le Meridien Heliopolis 5* Hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast (CAIRO 1ST & 3RD STAY).
  • 3 Nights accomodations on Board M/S Emilio Cruise based on full board with all shore excursions
  • 2 Nights accomodations at Moevenpick Pyramids 5* Hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast (CAIRO 2ND STAY).
  • 04 Nights accommodations at Titanic 4*+ Hotel in Istanbul based on bed & breakfast
  • 17 Meals: 10 Buffet Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 3 Dinners
  • Domestic airfare (CAI/ASW - LXR/CAI).
  • Entrance fees in Egypt & Turkey as per Itinerary.
  • All transportation in Egypt & Turkey provided by Deluxe air-conditioned private coach.
  • All sightseeing in Egypt & Turkey guided by a licensed guide.
  • All Hotel taxes and service charge.
EXCLUDES
  • Tips & Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Any optional tours mentioned.
ITINERARY
Day 1 - TUE: DEPARTURE

Board your international flight and begin your journey back in time to this charming, ancient land.


Day 2 - WED: ARRIVAL - CAIRO

Arrival at the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration & customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.


Day 3 - THU: CAIRO – ASWAN – KOMOMBO (OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL TOUR)

Morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your cruise ship where you will spend the next 3 nights / 4 days. Accommodation aboard your cruise ship will consist of outside junior suite cabin with private facilities. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Philae. View Kitchner's Island botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum by felucca (Entrance is not PERMITTED). Sail to Kom Ombo and overnight. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 4 - FRI: KOMOMBO - EDFU - ESNA - LUXOR

Visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek & Haroeries. Then sail to Edfu. Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon-god, (237 B.C.) considered the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor and overnight. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 5 - SAT: LUXOR (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT SHOW AT KARNAK)

Visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. (Evening optional Sound & Light Show at the Karnak Temple), overnight in Luxor. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 6 - SUN: LUXOR – CAIRO (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT SHOW AT PYRAMIDS)

After breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo you will be met and escorted to your hotel. (Evening, optional Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids)Meals Breakfast


Day 7 - MON: CAIRO

Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Stop for lunch, afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world's largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar, overnight in Cairo. Meals Breakfast - Lunch


Day 8 - TUE: CAIRO, ISTANBUL

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Istanbul. Arrival at Istanbul Atatrk Airport. Meet by TPT Tour representative and transfer to the hotel. Remainder of evening at your leisure. Meals: Breakfast


Day 9 - WED: ISTANBUL CITY TOUR

The city tour of Istanbul includes the famous Topkapi Palace. A marvelous oriental palace which was the seat of the government of the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (closed on Tuesdays, visiting Underground Cistern instead). The Blue Mosque famous for its blue tiles and unique with its 6 minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet; the Hippodrome where chariot races used to take place. Next we will visit St. Sophia Museum which is one of the great architectural marvels of the ancient world. Meals: Breakfast


Day 10 - THU: ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS CRUISE

After Breakfast, visit Spice Market and take a boat for the cruise along the Bosphoros. Meals: Breakfast


Day 11 - FRI: ISTANBUL, CAIRO

Free until transfer time. Transfer to Istanbul Atatrk Airport for your departure flight to Cairo. Upon arrival into Cairo, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast


Day 12 - SAT: DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. Meals: Breakfast All timings are subject to change and will be relayed to the guests accordingly at the time of arrival.


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 30 2018 $2328
Single Supplement
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 30 2018 $1085
Notes
  • All Egypt Tours are private except for cruise sightseeing; clients will be with a group of up to 15 pax.
  • To operate with 1 private passenger only, please contact us.
  • AT MOVENPICK PYRAMIDS: $100 PER PERSON OBLIGATORY CHRISTMAS GALA DINNER ON DEC 24. $150 PER PERSON OBLIGATORY NEW YEAR GALA DINNER ON DEC 31. OBLIGATORY CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR TO BE ADDED TO THE PACKAGE.
  • WEDNESDAY ARRIVAL (TO CAIRO).
  • MINIMUM 02 PAX.

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