• 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour
  • 17 Day Turkey Egypt Delight Tour

Tour overview

From the city tour of Istanbul to ANZAC Cove Gallipoli Battlefields, Helen of Troy to the ancient ruins of Ephesus - Site of the Temple of Artemis, the hot springs of Pamukkale, Hierapolis and then visits to Egypt including Cairo, Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum, Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque, Luxor, 4 nights of Nile Cruise, in Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan.

Itinerary

Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, your guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel. Istanbul’s original name is Byzantium then Constantinople. It is a most fascinating city, which actually crosses two continents Europe and Asia. It is a city of amalgamation of bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to every one’s taste, museums, customs and twelve million people. Overnight in Istanbul.

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Istanbul
(Breakfast included) Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Today we discover the Byzantine and Ottoman treasures of Istanbul. We visit Hippodrome and the Obelisk brought from Egypt. Then our next visit is the Blue Mosque with its six minarets. Visit St. Sophia. This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Afternoon we will visit the Topkapi Palace, which was the residence of the Ottoman sultans, with its fabulous treasure chambers. Lunch break at 13:00 pm. After the lunch, Murtis Tour will take you to the Grand Spice Bazaar, which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

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Istanbul
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After an early breakfast, at 06.30, we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later, we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12.00 and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battlefields. Visit Gabatepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After the tour drive to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Canakkale.

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Istanbul Gallipoli
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast, we depart at 08.30 and drive 30 minutes to Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, 3 hour drive to Pergamon. Lunch break around 13.00 and after the lunch, we depart for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political center at that times. Pergamon is a famous city for its jewelry, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewelry center for 30 minutes. Arrival to Kusadasi around 18.00. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

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Canakkale Kusadasi Troy Bergama
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast at 08.30, we depart from hotel for fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13.00. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving center. After that we will have a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will see the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening, you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way, we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

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Kusadasi Ephesus Selcuk
(Breakfast and Dinner included) At 08.30, after breakfast, we depart for Pamukkale. We visit visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

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Pamukkale Kusadasi
(Breakfast included) Drive to Nicea through Bursa. At Nicea, you will see remains of Constantine’s palace, now covered by the water at the shore of Lake Iznik. It was here in this palace chapel that the First Ancient Church Council convened in A.D. 325 to produce the Nicene Creed. Enjoy Nicea’s St. Sophia Church, where the Seventh Church Council convened in 787. Continue to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul

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Istanbul Pamukkale
(Breakfast included) After breakfast,we check out from the hotel and depart by international flight to Egypt. Upon arrival in Cairo International Airport, meet with your local representative and we will transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city, have a relax dinner in hotel and our tour will start tomorrow. Dinner and overnight in Cairo.

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Istanbul Cairo
(Breakfast included) After your breakfast, pick up from your hotel and shall start our tour today. Firstly, we will drive to the countryside to visit the first Capital of Egypt, Memphis. Memphis founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more likely a fortress from which Menes controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the conquered people of Lower Egypt. However, by the Third Dynasty, the building at Saqqara suggests that Memphis had become a sizable city. Afterwards, we will go to Sakkara, the large necropolis of Memphis to admire the step Pyramid of Zoser where the first Pyramid ever built. After a short stop, we will have our lunch at a typical Egyptian Restaurant in the area. After lunch, we shall continue our journey, we will visit the three Pyramids of Giza. It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. Also it is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Below the pyramids, you will visit the Mysterious Great sphinx and the valley temple of Khephren. At the end of the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

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Cairo
(Breakfast and dinner included) After breakfast, we will start our tour. Today we will visit the famous Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, it is a home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. Also it store housing the magnificent treasures of Tutankhamen. Then we will have our lunch break in a typical Egyptian Restaurant in the area before we continue our journey of today. After the lunch break, Murti's Tour will lead you to visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster mosque, it located in the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century. With its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo. The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali's oldest son, who died in 1816. This mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city from no matter which side. The last spots of today is the famous Khan El Khalili Bazaars which is the one of the most interesting bazaar in whole middle east. Lots of cafes, restaurants, shops, and large number of vendors and buyers constitute a dynamic panorama of the place. Drinking Hibiscus, Karakare, Helba, or any of the various typical Egyptian beverages, is a pleasant experience for visitors and guests to get a real taste experience. For smokers, there is the Shisha, or water pipe, to be tried. At the end of your tour, we will transfer you to Giza Station for your sleeper train down to Luxor. Dinner and overnight on board train.

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Cairo
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included) Today, we arrive Luxor, after your breakfast on board, we will transfer you to the selected Nile Cruise and we shall start our tour to visit the West bank of Luxor. Valley of the Kings was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs. The only entrance to this place was a long narrow winding path. This was a secret place, where sentries were placed at the entrance of the Valley, as well as along the top of the hills, in the hopes of discouraging tomb robbers, who had in the past plundered all royal tombs, including the treasures of the Pyramids! Some thefts were probably carefully planned, but others were spur of the moment, as when an earlier tomb was accidentally discovered while cutting a new one and workmen took advantage of the opportunity. This may have happened when KV 46 was found during the cutting of KV 4 or KV 3 nearby. The tombs in the Valley range from a simple pit, to a tomb with over 121 chambers and corridors. Hatshepsut temple at Dier El Bahar is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt, due to its design and decorations. It was built of limestone, not sandstone like most of the other funerary temples of the New Kingdom period. Colossi of Memnon are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years (since 1350 BC) they have stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor. Lunch will be served on cruise. And the rest of the afternoon will be yours. You can relax and enjoy your day on cruise. Dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.

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Luxor
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included) After your breakfast, TravelShop Booking will accompany you to visit the East bank of Luxor. Karnak Temple is the largest Temple in the World! The complex contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra, The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris. A 20m high, mud brick enclosure wall, surrounded all of these buildings. Luxor Temple or The Temple of Luxor, is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine. This was to differentiate between this Temple and Karnak Temple, which was the northern house of Amon Ra. After the tour, the cruise ship will be continue sail to Edfu. Tonight please enjoy the Galabia party on board, where you will be encouraged to get Egyptian outfits and wear the local Galabia. Dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.

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Luxor
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included) Today, we will arrive Edfu, after your breakfast we will visit Horus Temple which is an ancient settlement. The cruise will sail to Kom Ombo after the tour, you can enjoy your lunch and afternoon tea on board and have a relax afternoon until we arrive. Upon arrival, we will have a tour to visit Kom Ombo Temple, the building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. After the tour, the cruise will start sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.

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Edfu
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included) After breakfast, today we will visit Philae Temple and High Dam. Philae Temple was dismantled and reassembled (on Agilika Island about 550 meters from its original home on Philae Island) in the wake of the High Dam. The temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis, is in a beautiful setting which has been landscaped to match its original site. After lunch, we will sail around the island by Felucca. Tonight enjoy the dinner which is follow by belly dancer show. Dinner and overnight onboard the cruise ship.

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Aswan
(Breakfast and dinner included) After your breakfast which will be served on board, we will check out from the cruise. You will have the free morning until we transfer you to the Aswan station for your sleeper train back to Cairo. During your free morning, you can join the optional excursion to visit Abu Simble. Dinner and overnight onboard the sleeper train.

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Aswan Cairo
(Breakfast included) You will have your breakfast on the train. Upon arrival Cairo, meet with our representative and we will transfer you to the hotel for checking in, you will be given your room key. The rest of the day is leisure. Enjoy your last day in Egypt, do little shopping to buy some souvenirs for your friends and family. Overnight in Cairo.

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Cairo
(Breakfast included) Today is the end of the tour, it's time to say goodbye with you. Regarding your flight departure time, we will arrange your transfer to Cairo International Airport for your international flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

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Cairo

Routes

Included

• 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Istanbul - Pullman Hotel or Ramada Golden Horn Hotel
• 1 night hotel accommodation in Canakkale - Troia Tusan Hotel
• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kusadasi - Comfort Ada Class or Suhan360 Hotel
• 1 night hotel accommodation in Pamukkale - Pam Thermal Hotel
• 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Cairo - Oasis Hotel
• 2 nights accommodation in Sleeper Train
• 4 nights’ accommodation on Nile Cruise Nile Ruby Cruise

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost
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• Professional English-speaking tour guides
• 16 breakfasts
• 4 lunches
• 10 dinners
• Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Airport
• Return airport transfer to Istanbul Airport
• Arrival airport transfer from Cairo International Airport
• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
• Return airport transfer to Cairo International Airport
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• Guided Istanbul City Tour
• Guided Gallipoli Tour
• Guided Troy Tour
• Guided Acropolis of Pergamon Tour
• Guided Ephesus Tour
• Guided Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour
• Guided full day Museum, Citadel, Mosque and Bazaars
• Guided full day Memphis, Sakkara, Pyramids Tour
• Guided Egyptian Museum - Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque Tour
• Guided Aswan Tour
• Guided Kom Ombo Tour
• Guided Edfu Tour
• Guided Luxor Tour
• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets
2- Covid-19 PCR Test
3- Tour Itinenary
4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.
5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
6- Passport Validation Terms
7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)
8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any
11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International flights
• Insurance: All types
1001 Nights Dinner Show Istanbul Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Istanbul
• City Tax • Turkey entry visa • Egypt Visa • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section. • Hotel room taxes • Tipping • Optinal land excursion

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