Daily departure from April to October
DAY 01 : Arrival to Istanbul (Meals: No)
Upon arrival in Istanbul (IST or SAW Airport), our representative will meet you & transfer to the hotel.
(Check-In after 13:00pm) Remaining of day is leisure and Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 02 : Historical Istanbul Tour (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 08:30am visit to the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome where you will tour the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, Fountain of Wilhelm II, the elegant Blue Mosque famous with its heavenly six minarets and the Hagia Sophia Museum, built during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and burned down in the fire of Nika Revolt . After lunch, visit the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Overnight in Istanbul
DAY 03 : Morning Bosphorus cruise / Fly to Cappadocia (Meals:Breakfast)
Breakfast, 08:30am short drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Then embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After tour back to hotel to collect your luggage and 15:30pm transfer to airport for flight to Cappadocia at 18:55pm. 20:10pm Arrival to Cappadocia, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 04 : North Cappadocia (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
[OPTINAL: This morning an hour hot-air balloon ride available with extra cost ]
Breakfast, 09:30am, start for the guided tour to visit Uchisar Castle (Byzantium period), visiting Devrent Valley and Monk's Valley (Pasabagi) where you find the world famous fairy chimneys and Zelve Open Air Museum, the most famous tourist attraction in Cappadocia.. Break for lunch in Avanos then on to visit Avanos which is famous for its potteries. You can see their demonstration and you can try to make it. Visit Goreme Open-Air Museum to explore the numerous churches & monasteries with their frescoes. After tour back to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 05 : South Cappadocia /Flight to Izmir (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 09:30am, start to visit Goreme Panorama, Visit Cavusin (old Greek village) the day also includes panoramic views at Pigeon Valley with its famous dove cotes then time for lunch before heading to visit one of the Underground City. Continuing on to the Love Valley Panorama. Today las stop is Gulludere valley One of the nicest and most most beautiful places to go walking in Cappadocia in Gulludere Valley. After tour transfer to Kayseri airport for flight to Izmir at 22:30pm
23:55pm Arrival to Izmir, meet and transfer to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 06: Ephesus tour: (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, visit Ephesus Ancient City - Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan. The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest theatre is antiquity. Next visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis and the House of the Virgin Mary's. Overnight in Kusadasi
DAY 07: Day trip to Pamukkale (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 07:30am head to Pamukkale and enjoy a visit to the natural travertens (Cotton Castle) formed by lime deposits, one of the most visted of Turkey's natural wonders. Also explore the ruins of Hierapolis.
Then If you like to swim in the Ancient Pool which is also called Cleopatras Pool they charge extra entrance fee.Please note that drive to/from Pamukkale is around 3hours each way. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 08: Izmir to Santorini Via Athens/Flight (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, free time until transfer to Izmir airport for flight to Santorini via Athens at 18:00pm.
22:30pm, Arrival to Santorini, meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 09 : Free day in Santorini (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, a free day at leisure to relax on one of the many different beaches of Santorini (gold, red or black sands) or explore the capital town of Fira. There are also various excursions available, by bus and boat, to take you to visit the ruins and tour the volcano. Overnight in Santorini.
DAY 10: Santorini to Mykonos ( By Ferry) (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out and free at leisure till transfer hotel to port
10:45am Depart on ferry to Mykonos
13:05pm, Arrival to Mykonos, meet at the port and transfer to hotel.
Remaining day is leisure and Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 11: Free day in Mykonos (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast and a full day free at leisure for you to explore Mykonos Town and other areas of the island. Dont forget about the famous nightlife which is on offer. Overnight in Mykonos.
DAY 12: Mykonos to Athens (By Ferry) (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out and free at leisure till transfer hotel to port
14:00 pm Departure on Fast ferry to Athens
17:00 pm Arrival to Athens, meet and transfer to hotel,
Remaining day is leisure and overnight Athens
DAY 13: Half day Athens City Tour (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, 07:45am depart for half day morning Athens tour which includes a visit to the Acropolis, its museum and the Parthenon. Also view the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, the Presidential Palace, the Panatheanic Stadium (where first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896), the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Afternoon day at leisure and Overnight in Athens.
DAY 14 : Athens to Cairo (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Athens airport for flight to Cairo at 12:30pm.
13:20 pm, Arrival to Cairo, meet and transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 15 : Giza Sightseeing : (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Meet the tour guide at the hotel to begin the sightseeing excursion with a visit to Memphis, ancient capital of Egypt dating from 3100 BC which contains the beautiful representation of King Ramsis II through his colossal statue. Then proceed to Sakkara to see the world-famous Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest known of Egypt's 107 Pyramids. At the Pyramids area, visit the Three Pyramids built for Pharaohs Cheops, Chephren & Mycerinus on the Giza Plateau and the mysterious Sphinx. End of tour with transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Cairo
DAY 16 : Flight from CAI/ASW, Nile Cruise: (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
Breakfast Box from hotel in Cairo transfer to domestic Terminal flying to Aswan at 06:30 am
07:50 am arrival Aswan and meet for transfer to board on 03-night Nile Cruise. Embarkation before lunch. Then depart with the cruise guide to visit the High Dam, one of the biggest dams in the world and was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960's. Then proceed to visit Philae Temple which dedicated to goddess Isis. It's at new site on Agilika Island its former site on Philae Island. Overnight on board
DAY 17 : Nile Cruise (Kom Ombo & Edfu): (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
The cruise sails to Kom Ombo & upon arrival visit The Temple of Sobek & Haroeris, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. The temple stands at a bend in the Nile where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the river bank. Return to the cruise & sail to Edfu. On arrival visit the Temple of Horus, the largest and most complete preserved Temple combining Pharaonic and Greek architectures. Overnight onboard cruise.
DAY 18 : Nile Cruise (Luxor): (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
Sail to Esna and Luxor. Upon arrival to Luxor, move to the West Bank of the Nile to visit the Valley of Kings & Queens, a vast City of the dead where magnificent tombs were carved into the desert rocks and filled with treasures for the afterlife by generations of Pharaohs. Then proceed to the foot of the cliff to see the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman who ruled Egypt in Pharaonic History. On the way back to the River Nile, your road passes by the famed Colossi of Memnon, known in Ancient Greek times for their haunting voices at dawn. Overnight onboard cruise.
DAY 19 : Luxor to Cairo/ Flight: (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast onboard then time to disembark. Meet with guide for a morning tour to visit Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple after which the remainder of the day is at Leisure then transfer to Luxor airport for an evening flight to Cairo at 19:45pm
20:55pm, Arrival to Cairo, Meet and transfer to hotel. Evening at Leisure and Overnight in Cairo
DAY 20 : Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Old Cairo: (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, visiting the Egyptian Museum, then the Citadel of Saladin with its Alabaster Mosque and the Tomb of Ottoman ruler Mohamed Ali. The excursion also includes touring around the Old Cairo area where you can find a mixture between the Islamic and Christian Monuments such as the Abu Serga Church, Al Mo'allaqa Church or Hanging Church which are dated back to the beginning of the 5th Century AD and are built as the basilica style along with the world famous Khan El-Khalily Bazaar. Overnight in Cairo
DAY 21 : Departure: (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out from hotel, transfer to Cairo Airport as per your flight departure time.