Best of Egypt and Istanbul
4 Nights Cairo - 4 Nights Nile River Cruise - 3 Nights Istanbul
Best of Egypt and Istanbul Tour
What's included
Best of Egypt and Istanbul Flights  Flights
Vacation Turkey Flights  Flights
  • All international flights and domestic flights within Egypt, we offer departures from most major cities in the USA and Canada.
  • Required valid Canadian or American passport with blank pages. Valid for six months past your return date.
Best of Egypt and Istanbul Accommodations  Accommodations
Vacation Turkey Accommodations  Accommodations
  • Four Nights Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar.
  • Four nights aboard the MS Semiramis Nile River Cruise, or similar. Featuring sixty six comfortable modern cabins, with panoramic windows, all meals and daily off-shore excursions.
  • Three nights Istanbul at Hotel Yigitalp, Hotellino or similar.
Best of Egypt and Istanbul Meals  Meals
Vacation Turkey Meals  Meals
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Cairo sightseeing tour includes lunch.
  • One lunch in Istanbul.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily aboard the Nile River Cruise.
Sightseeing in Egypt  Sightseeing Egypt
Egypt Sightseeing  Sightseeing Egypt
  • Grand Pyramids of Cairo & Sphinx with Valley of Khafre.
  • Short Camel ride for a photo opportunity.
  • Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara.
  • Karnak & Luxor Temples.
  • Valley of the Kings & Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon and Edfu Temple.
  • Kom Ombo Temple & Crocodile museum.
  • Aswan's High Dam.
  • Felucca ride (Traditional Egyptian Sailboat).
  • Philae Temple.
  • Cruise Gallabiyah Party Night; dress up in traditional Egyptian attire.
Tours guided by a licensed Egyptologist.
Sightseeing in Istanbul - Turkey  Sightseeing Istanbul
Turkey - Istanbul Sightseeing  Sightseeing Istanbul
  • Istanbul’s walking tour: Sogukcesme Street, Topkapi Palace, Fountain of Sultan Ahmet, Hagia Sophia.
  • Blue Mosque & Roman Hippodrome.
  • Grand Bazaar.
  • Half-day Bosphorus Tour: Walk along the Golden Horn, Egyptian Bazaar, Cruise on the Bosphorus.
Guided sightseeing.
Best of Egypt and Istanbul Services & Fees  Services & Fees
Vacation Turkey Services & Fees  Services & Fees
  • Meet and assist representative services.
  • Airport-hotel-airport & Cruise Port transfers.
  • Tourist sites entrance fees.
  • Taxes. ( except local Turkey’s room tax )
Not included:
  • Egypt’s Tourist visa fee paid on arrival at Cairo airport: USD 25 per person.
  • Turkey’s tourist visa obtained before departure at: https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/.
  • No drinks are included.
  • Customary tips.
  • Airline advance seat selection or checked-in luggage fees. ( when applicable )

Itinerary

Board your International flight to Cairo; we offer departures from most major Cities in the USA and Canada.
You need a valid Canadian or American Passport to enter Egypt; it must be valid for six to eight months from your exact return date. A tourist visa is also required and is easily obtained upon arrival in Egypt.
For information on entry requirements for Passports holders of different nationalities, please contact your local Egyptian Consulate.
After breakfast, you will have the day at leisure to relax in the hotel or explore the city on your own.
Overnight in Cairo.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your hotel, start your tour with a visit to the Grand Pyramids of Cairo & Sphinx.
You will also experience a short camel ride and a visit to the Valley Temple of Khafre.
Stop at a local restaurant for lunch before continuing your tour to the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara.
Overnight in Cairo.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
Breakfast and lunch
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer with our representative to Cairo's airport for your flight to Luxor.
Upon arrival, transfer and check into your Nile River Cruise with all meals and daily sightseeing included. The Nile River Cruise features, on average, sixty cabins with panoramic windows, a private bathroom hairdryer, and a shower. There is also a swimming pool and a sun deck with a bar.
Your first stop on the Nile River Cruise is on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor to visit Luxor & Karnak Temples.
Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
Luxor - Egypt Accommodations
MS Semiramis Nile River Cruise or similar
Luxor - Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast, head to the west bank of the Nile in Luxor to visit:
  • The Valley of the Kings.
  • Queen Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon.
Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
Luxor - Egypt Accommodations
MS Semiramis Nile River Cruise or similar
Luxor - Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast on board visit:
  • Temple of Edfu.
  • Temple of Kom Ombo.
  • Crocodile museum.
Tonight, enjoy a traditional Galabeya dinner party.
Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
Luxor - Egypt Accommodations
MS Semiramis Nile River Cruise or similar
Luxor - Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast on board visit:
  • The High Dam.
  • Temple of Philae.
  • Experience a Felucca ride (traditional Egyptian sailing boat).
Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
Luxor - Egypt Accommodations
MS Semiramis Nile River Cruise or similar
Luxor - Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast, disembark the Nile River Cruise and transfer to Aswan's airport for your flight back to Cairo.
Upon arrival, our representative will assist and transfer you to your hotel.
Optional Tour
Abu Simbel Temples:
  • You will depart early in the morning to visit the famous Abu Simbel Temples.
  • Abu Simbel is the second most visited site after the Grand Pyramids.
Overnight in Cairo.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
Breakfast
Breakfast at your hotel. Rest of the day free to relax and enjoy the hotel’s amenities or perhaps add an optional tour such as the Old Cairo Tour.
Overnight in Cairo.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, transfer to Cairo’s airport for your flight to Istanbul, Turkey.
You need a Canadian or American Passport with blank pages, valid for 6 months from your exact return date.
Tourist visa also required to be obtained before departure at: https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/.
Upon arrival in Istanbul, our representative will meet and assist you with the transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Hotel Yigitalp, Hotellino Istanbul, or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
No Meals
After breakfast at the hotel, take a guided stroll through Sogukcesme Street with traditional wooden houses, (Yali) that are now landmark buildings of Ottoman architecture.
Your stroll will take you to the Topkapi Palace, the largest and oldest of the remaining Ottoman Sultans’ palaces. You will tour the gardens, kitchens, treasury, and terraces with a breathtaking view overlooking the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. After a brief stop at the Fountain of Sultan Ahmet the 3rd, explore a UNESCO World Heritage site and a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture dating back to the VIth century, Hagia Sophia.
After lunch, visit the Blue Mosque covered by more than 20,000 Iznik tiles and continue to the Roman Hippodrome, where chariot races used to take place.
Your last stop of the day is the Grand Bazaar. One of the oldest markets and best places to buy souvenirs in Istanbul, you will discover the handcrafts of Anatolia in its labyrinth tunnels.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Hotel Yigitalp, Hotellino Istanbul, or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
Breakfast and lunch
After breakfast, you will be picked up for your Bosphorus Tour. Walk along the Golden Horn, the waterway that divides the European part of Istanbul, to the Egyptian Bazaar. You will have some time at leisure to enjoy this lively market full of aromas and bustle, whose streets give off all the flavor of the East.
Continue to the pier for a cruise on the Bosphorus, which connects the Black Sea with the Marmara Sea.
During the cruise, you will see the beautiful European and Asian shores of Istanbul with its palaces, fortresses, and beautiful wooden residences.
The tour ends in Taksim Square and Sultanahmet Square; continue exploring the city on your own and return to your hotel independently.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Cairo - Egypt Accommodations
Hotel Yigitalp, Hotellino Istanbul, or similar
Cairo - Egypt Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to Istanbul’s airport for your flight back home.
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Approve, finalize booking
You are ready to go. From arrival to departure, we will take care of all details of your trip.
How it works?
SELECT your package, we offer over a hundred itineraries to exotic destinations
Talk to a Travel Expert
1-800-842-6943
Request a quote
Tell us your preferences.
OR
Send us a message and tell us your preferences. Request a quote.
Receive Itinerary/Quote
Review and work with a travel expert to create the itinerary that fits you best.
Approve, finalize booking
You are ready to go. From arrival to departure, we will take care of all details of your trip.
How it works?
SELECT your package, we offer over a hundred itineraries to exotic destinations
Talk to a Travel Expert
1-800-842-6943
OR  Email us  
Send us a message and tell us your preferences. Request a quote.
Receive Itinerary / Quote
Review and work with a travel expert to create the itinerary that fits you best.
Approve, finalize booking
You are ready to go. From arrival to departure, we will take care of all details of your trip.

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