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12-Day Turkey And Egypt Tour Package

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From: $1,710.00

This is a 12 day tour that takes you to all of the main sites of Turkey and Egypt.

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12-Day Turkey And Egypt Tour Package

Tour route: Istanbul – Izmir – Kusadasi – Ephesus – Pamukkale – Cappadocia – Istanbul – Cairo – Luxor – Cairo


Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore.

• Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul City Discovery Tour

After breakfast at approximately 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. During the tour you will visit: Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred to back to your hotel.

• Overnight in Istanbul
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise, Flight to Izmir

After breakfast check out from your hotel in Istanbul. Around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel to pick your luggage than we will drop off you to Ataturk domestic airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi. Check in to your hotel in Kusadasi and rest of the day is free.

• Overnight in Kusadasi
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4: Full Day Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour

After breakfast around 08:00 you will be picked up from your Kusadasi hotel and taken to the meeting point in Selcuk where the full group will first meet. You will then begin the Pamukkale tour with a drive from Selcuk starting at 8:30 am to Pamukkale which will be around 3 hours. En route to Pamukkale after 1.5 hours, there will be a 10 minutes stop for a restroom break. Upon arrival around 11:45, the group will be first taken to have lunch and after lunch at around 13:00 you will begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale and Hierapolis area with a profession licensed tour guide. In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also, you will visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre and Roman Baths. At the end of the guided tour, you will have some free time to explore the area on your own. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale antique pools (at own expense) during this free time. The tour guide will inform you about the exact meeting point and time. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kusadasi at around 19:00.

• Overnight in Kusadasi
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Full Day Ephesus Tour,  Flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir

After breakfast at the hotel around 08:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of Ephesus. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Next, you will visit the world famous ancient Greco- Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards, you will visit the Isabey Mosque. Next, you will be taken to the Sirince Village; which is an old Greek village and is well-know for its quaint beauty and wine tasting and production. Here you will have one hour free to explore on your own without a guide the different foods and wines of the area and visit various small traditional village shops. After the tour,  you will be transferred to Izmir airport for your flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir through Istanbul. Upon your arrival at the Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, a representative will be present holding your name sign to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.

• Overnight in Cappadocia
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Full Day North Cappadocia Tour

After breakfast around 9:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next, you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

• Overnight in Cappadocia
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Flight to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Güllüdere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Çavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour. At end of the tour you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your late evening return flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul you will be met at the airport and transferred from the airport to your hotel.

• Overnight in Istanbul
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8: Fly from Istanbul to Cairo

After breakfast, you will proceed to Istanbul International airport to board your international flight to Cairo. (Note: You will have to purchase your own international flight ticket(s); international flight ticket will not be provided). Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and will be transferred to your Cairo hotel for check-in. The rest of the day will be free.

• Overnight in Cairo
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 9: Full Day Giza Pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara Tour

After breakfast you will be accompanied by your personal guide to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world: the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus, along with the famous Sphinx and Valley Temple. Then, head out to the Egyptian Museum, where the treasures of the boy king Tutankhamen await you. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue followed by a short drive to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s oldest and most alluring bazaar. After the tour, you will be transferred to back to your hotel.

• Overnight in Cairo
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 10: Fly from Cairo to Luxor – Valley of the Kings Tour

After breakfast, you’ll check out from the hotel in the morning and then transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Luxor, and then taken to your hotel to check in. You’ll proceed to visit the Royal Cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom during the 15th century BC. Travel on to the Colossi of Memnon. You’ll then transfer to your hotel in Luxor, where you’ll stay overnight. Optional trip to a sound & light show at Karnak Temples. (Flight Time Approx: Cairo to Luxor 06:00 – 07:00).

• Overnight in Luxor
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 11: Full Day Luxor Sightseeing and Flight to Cairo

After breakfast, you’ll explore the towering Karnak Temples and the famed Luxor Temple. After your trip to the temples, you will be driven to the Luxor airport for your flight to Cairo, where you will be met and assisted at the airport and taken to your hotel. (Flight Time Approx: Luxor to Cairo 22:00 – 23:00).

• Overnight in Cairo
• Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 12: Cairo – Fly Back Home

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, after which you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for departure.

• Included Meal(s): Breakfast

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

• Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation
• Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Izmir and Izmir to Cappadocia and Cappadocia to Istanbul
• Domestic flight tickets from Cairo to Luxor and Luxor to Cairo
• Accommodation in Istanbul for 3 nights, including daily breakfast
• Accommodation in Kusadasi for 2 nights, including daily breakfast
• Accommodation in Cappadocia for 2 nights, including daily breakfast
• Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights, including daily breakfast
• Accommodation in Luxor for 1 night, including daily breakfast
• Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
• Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
• Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
• Car park, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge Fees
• Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

• International Airfare
• Entry visas to Turkey and Egypt
• Tips & Personal Items
• Any optional tours.
• Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)

IMPORTANT INFO:

• This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour
• The regular group tour has shopping stops included in the tour
• Please advise your arrival details at time of booking
• Please note that the Blue Mosque is not open for visitation on Fridays as it is closed for religious prayer services. You will only be able to visit the outside of Blue Mosque area on tours operated on Fridays. No visitation will be allowed inside the Blue Mosque for tourists on Fridays.
• St. Sophia is closed on Monday, this will be replaced with the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici)
• Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Beylerbeyi Palace
• Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday
• During religious holidays, the spice market and Grand Bazaar are closed

WHEN TO BOOK?

• Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
• You can book up to 5 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available. If less than 2 days before start of your requested tour date, please contact us by email or phone as it would be a last minute booking that will need to be checked for availability before your tour reservation is confirmed.

Accommodation in below Hotels (or similar hotels depending on vacancy at the time of booking):

Istanbul: DeLuxe Golden Horn Sultanahmet Hotel OR Lady Diana Hotel OR Muyan Suites
Kusadasi: Derici Hotel OR Efe Boutique Hotel OR Marina Hotel
Cappadocia: Holiday Cave Hotel OR Heaven Cave House OR Travel Inn Cave Hotel
Cairo: Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa OR Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel
Luxor: Steigenberger Luxor Hotel OR Sheraton Luxor Resort

The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.

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1 review for 12-Day Turkey And Egypt Tour Package

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Althea A

    We have just recently concluded a 12 day tour of Turkey and Egypt, organised through One Nation Travel. Our tour was exceptional, extremely well organised, all the hotels accommodation, hotel services and food were excellent. Would definitely recommend this company for any future travel to Turkey and Egypt.

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