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14 Days Turkey & Egypt Combined Tour

Tour Code : COS17-TEC14
City : Istanbul - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Pergamon - Cairo - Pyramids - Asfan - Edfu - Nile Cruise
Duration : 14 Days / 13 Nights

Day 1 // Arrival to Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel

Your personal Agent will meet you at the A/P and you will get the tour documents and briefing about your tour.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Welcome to Turkey, check in to your hotel and have rest. You will have good days in Turkey following days..

Day 2 // Full Day City Tour // Byzantine & Ottoman Relics (B-L)

Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00 and you will have a full day city tour. (Topkapi Palace, St.Sophia, Lunch at a charming restaurant, Blue Mosque, Hippodromme, Grand Bazaar)

Topkapi Palace: The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and the very famous treasury of the Royal Family.

St.Sophia: The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.

LUNCH: Full Course Deluxe Menu at a charming restaurant.

Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.

Hippodrome: The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.

Grand Bazaar: In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 // Full Day City Tour // Bosphorus & Two Continents (B-L)

After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour.

Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc..

Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.

Rumeli Fortress, Historical armament built by the Conquerer to control and protect Bosphorus. A unique example of military architecture. * Rumeli Fortress is closed on Wednesday.

LUNCH: Full Course Deluxe Menu at a charming restaurant.

Dolmabahce Palace: The last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier.

Bosphorus Bridge, unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

Camlica Hill, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view. After the tour you will be transferred to your Hotel.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 // Flight to Izmir / Ephesus Tour (B-L-D)

Pick up early from your hotel and transfer to A/P to take a flight to Izmir. Upon arrival your Tour Guide will meet you at A/P and you will have a full day city tour. (Ephesus Ruins, Fountains of Trajan, Polio, Temples of Hadrian and Domition, Library of Celcius, Bouloterion and the Great Theatre, Lunch at a local Restaurant, House of the Virgin Mary, Archaeological Museum in Selcuk)

After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5 // Full Day City Tour // Pamukkale (B-L-D)

Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00 and you will have a full day city tour. (Pamukkale Travertens, Hierapolis Ancient Site, Lunch at a local Restaurant, Hot Thermal Pools)

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 // Full Day City Tour // Pergamon (B-L-D)

Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00 and you will have a full day city tour. (Asclepion, ancient medical center built in the name of Aesculapis, "God of Medicine". Lunch at a local restaurant, Acropolis, Athena and Trojan Temples, Temple of Zeus, Temple of Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth, Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Theatre and Roman Bath)

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 7 // Flight to Istanbul // Transit to Cairo (B)

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to A/P to take a flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, transit to International departures to take the flight to Cairo. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel in Cairo.

Overnight in Cairo.

Day 8 // Full Day City Tour // Cairo City & Pyramids

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and proceed to enjoy the Captivating city of Cairo.

THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA The great Pyramids of Choeps, Chepren and Mysterious are the only ones surviving of the seven wonders of the ancient world. They are Egypt’s most visited monuments and among the worlds greatest tourist attractions.

THE SPHINX is carved from a single piece of stone. It is a lion with the head of a pharaoh   thought to be the portrait of Chepren. 

THE PERFUMERY Since time immemorial the Egyptians have been extracting essential oils for essences. Here you have a chance to experience the aromas like, 'The secrets of the desert,' 'The lotus' and all popular international designer perfumes and colognes.

THE PAPYRUS was first made in ancient Egypt- learn how to manufacture this paper using papyrus reeds. And you have an opportunity to buy some hand painted papyrus.

THE KHAN EL KHALILI The most famous of oriental bazaars it is a treasure of trove of medieval craftsmanship. Shop to your total hearts content- for the Egyptian artifacts…or order yourself a sheesha, indulge and watch the world go by…both very enjoyable pass times!!

EGYPTIAN MUSEUM Called the museum of the Egyptian antiquities; it is one of the greatest museums you will ever see, housing an unrivalled collection of antiquities reaching back 5000years.

Transfer to the Ramses Train Station to board your sleeper train for Aswan. Dinner on the train. Overnight on the train.

Day 9 // Arrive Aswan // Nile Cruise (B)

Breakfast in the train. Arrive Aswan in the morning. Transfer to the Nile cruise. Embarkation before lunch. Overnight in the cruise liner.

HIGH DAM The high dam is the largest rock-filled dam in the world and one of the most important engineering feats of the 20th century an artificial lake-Lake Nasser, with a surface of 4000 sq km lies behind the dam.

FELUCCA SAILING Felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailing boat. We shall sail by the felucca around the Elephantine Island to view the Aga Khan Mausoleum and the Kitcheners botanical garden.

Day 10 // Nile Cruise (B)

Breakfast in the cruise. Today we sail to Luxor via Kom Ombo and Esna.

TEMPLES OF KOM OMBO Kom ombo temple is exquisitely situated on a dune above a bend in the Nile. Alone among Egypt’s temple it is shared equally by two gods-Sobek, the crocodile god of Nile fertility and haroeis, the elder Horus.

TEMPLE OF EDFU The town of Edfu boasts Egypt's most best preserved temple dedicated to Horus, the god of sun and planets .The falcon -his symbol-is a prominent decoration. A very delightful hantour (horse carriage) ride takes you from the Nile to the temple grounds.

Day 11 // Nile Cruise (B)

Breakfast in the cruise

VALLEY OF THE KINGS The Valley of the Kings shelters the fabled tombs of the pharaohs. More than 40 pharaohs were laid to rest here in ornate subterranean palaces penetrating sometimes under 100 m into the face of the rock.

COLOSSI OF MEMNON Dominating the desert to the east stand the huge colossi of Memnon, sole relics of the funerary temple of Amenhotep 111.

EL DEIR EL BAHARI- SPLENDOUR OF SPLENDOURS On the plains  at the foot of the rugged Theban mountains, set in a dramatic amphitheatre of rocky cliffs, stands the terraced Temple Of   Deir El Bahari-a splendid example of architecture which Queen Hatshepsut had built about 1490 BC.Hatshepsut was the only woman to rule Egypt as a pharaoh.

GREAT TEMPLES OF LUXOR AND KARNAK "Here are works in whose presence it is a task for the imagination to overtake the eyesight' The impressive Temple of Luxor with its noble bud columns stand in the heart of modern town. It served only as the setting for the solemn New Years pageant honoring the chief god, Amon. The Temples of Luxor appears only minor when compared to the awesome Karnak temples, which for many is pharonic Egypts grandest monument of all.The temple complex covers a hundred acres:its history spans throughout thirteen centuries.

Day 12 // Departure for Cairo (B)

Breakfast in the cruise. Disembark from the cruise. Enjoy the day in Luxor shopping at the various shops and souks or take the optional excursion to Dendera. Later in the afternoon, transfer to the train station to board your train for Cairo. Dinner on board of the train.

Day 13 // Arrive to Cairo // Free at leissure (B)

Breakfast on the train. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to shop to your hearts content at the various malls and souks in Cairo.

Day 14 // Flight to Istanbul // Transit to International Flight (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of your rooms (late checkout on request) Rest of the day at leisure. Transfer to the airport according to your flight time.


Legend

B: Breakfast // L: Lunch // D: Dinner


Notes
  • Available all year round
  • Departs daily
  • Can be customized as needed
  • You may request deserved hotels, transfer options, car rental and etc.
  • Please contact us for your requests and questions
  • A tour document with details and confirmations will be
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  • This tour file is updated on April 01, 2017 - 16:53:38.

  • 3 Nights Accommodation at 4* hotels in Istanbul
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at 4* hotels in Kusadasi
  • 2 Nights Accommodation at 5* hotels in Cairo
  • Deluxe Coach on all tours and transfers
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Personal COS Agent
  • Domestic Flights within Turkey
  • Overnight Bus Tickets
  • Overnight Train Tickets
  • 3 Nights Nile Cruise Tour with a Superior Cruise Line Ship
  • Meals mentioned by the itinerary
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Carpark, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge fees
  • Services charges & local taxes

Tour Prices in USD
 
Per person in Double Room: $2919
Per person in Triple Room: $2839
Single Supplement: $809

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