Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt
3 nights Istanbul - 4 nights Athens - 1 night Kalambaka - 3 Nights Cairo - 4 Nights Nile Cruise
Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt
Departure Cities & Prices (USD)
New York, Los Angeles
$3899
Boston, Cleveland, Washington, Houston
$4099
Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco
$4299
Detroit, Dallas, St. Louis, Philadelphia, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Charlotte
$4399
Denver, Seattle
$4499
Cincinnati, Oklahoma, Minneapolis
$4699
This price is valid for selected departures from Nov. 2022 to March 2023.
Prices are higher for Christmas & New year departures.
Other 2022 & 2023 departures available at an extra cost.
Prices are per person based on double room, Single Supplement extra USD 1399.
Price includes flights, hotels w/breakfast, Nile cruise w/all meals, sightseeing, transfers, & taxes.

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What's included
Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt Tour Flights  Flights
Turkey Tours from Istanbul 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.
Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt Tour Accommodations  Accommodations
Turkey Tours from Istanbul Accommodations  Accommodations
  • Three nights Istanbul Hotel Ygitalp or similar.
  • Four nights Athens Golden Age hotel Polis Grand or similar.
  • One night Amalia Kalambaka hotel or similar.
  • Three nights Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar.
  • Four nights aboard the MS Blue Shadow Nile River Cruise, or similar. Featuring sixty six comfortable modern cabins, with panoramic windows and all meals.
Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt Tour Meals  Meals
Turkey Tours from Istanbul Meals  Meals
  • Breakfast Daily.
  • One lunch in Istanbul.
  • One dinner in Greece.
  • Cairo sightseeing tour includes lunch.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily aboard the Nile River Cruise.
Sightseeing in Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt  Included Sightseeing
Turkey Tours from Istanbul Sightseeing  Included Sightseeing
  • Explore historical Istanbul, stroll through Sogukcesme street.
  • Topkapi Palace.
  • Photo Op at the Fountain of Sultan Ahmet the 3rd.
  • Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque.
  • Blue Mosque & Roman Hippodrome.
  • The Grand Bazaar of Istanbul.
  • Walk along the Golden Horn & Egyptian Bazaar.
  • Boat Trip along the Bosphorus.
  • Istanbul’s Beylerbeyi Palace.
  • Grand Pyramids of Cairo & Sphinx; enjoy a short Camel ride for a photo opportunity.
  • Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara.
  • Karnak Temple and Luxor Temples.
  • Valley of the Kings & Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon and Edfu Temple.
  • Kom Ombo Temple and Aswan's High Dam.
  • Enjoy a tranquil Felucca Ride (Traditional Egyptian Sailboat).
  • Philae Temple.
  • Cruise Galabeya Party Night; dress up in traditional Egyptian attire.
  • Half day Athens sightseeing bus coach Tour.
  • Archeological Site of Delphi, visiting the Temple of Apollo-Oracle.
  • The famous Meteora Monasteries.
  • Athens free day at leisure.
Egypt: Egyptologist guided sightseeing. Greece: Coach bus tour sightseeing.
Istanbul, Ancient Greece and Best of Egypt Tour Services & Fees  Services & Fees
Turkey Tours from Istanbul Services & Fees  Services & Fees
  • Meet and assist representative services.
  • Transfers, including Cruise Port.
  • All entrance fees and all taxes. ( Except Greece’s local room tax )
Not included:
  • Turkey Tourist Visa Fees, online before departure www.evisa.gov.tr/.
  • Tourist visa fee paid on arrival at Cairo airport: $25 USD per person.
  • No drinks are included.
  • Customary tips to drivers, guides, cruise/hotel staff, etc.
  • Greece local room tax 4 € per room, per night paid locally.
  • Airline advance seat selection or checked-in luggage fees. ( when applicable )

Itinerary

Board your International flight to Istanbul;; we offer departures from most major Cities in the USA and Canada. You need a valid Canadian or American Passport; it must be valid for six to eight months from your exact return date.
Please note American and Canadian Passport Holders need a Tourist Visa to visit Turkey. Visa can be obtained online before departure at: www.evisa.gov.tr/.
Upon arrive at the Istanbul airport, you will be met and assisted by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Istanbul.
Greece Accommodations
Hotel Ygitalp or similar
Greece Meals
No Meals
After breakfast at the hotel, explore the historical city of Istanbul. You will be taken on a tour through Sogukcesme Street with its wooden houses that are now considered landmark buildings of ottoman architecture to arrive at the Topkapi Palace.
Topkapi Palace is the largest and oldest of the remaining palaces of the Ottoman Sultans; admire the gardens, kitchens, the treasury section as well as terraces overlooking the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to take photos at the Fountain of Sultan Ahmet the 3rd, and explore Saint Sophia, the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture dating back to the VIth century.
After lunch, visit the Blue Mosque covered by more than 20.000 Iznik tiles and continue with the Roman Hippodrome where chariot races used to take place. Your final stop is the labyrinth tunnels of the Grand Bazaar to discover the handcrafts of Anatolia and do some shopping if you prefer.
Greece Accommodations
Hotel Ygitalp or similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast and lunch
After breakfast, set off on a tour to explore Bosphorus. You will start with a walk along the Golden Horn, the estuary that divides the European part of Istanbul. The first stop will be the Egyptian Bazaar, where you can explore the lively market full of aromas the flavor of the East.
Before lunch, embark on a local boat for a trip along the Bosphorus, which connects the Black Sea with the Marmara Sea. During the crossing you will be able to admire the beautiful European and Asian shores of Istanbul with its palaces, fortresses, and beautiful wooden residences.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Beylerbeyi Palace, former residence of the sultans on the shore of the Bosphorus. Climb the hill and admire the beautiful panoramic views, before going back to the hotel.
Greece Accommodations
Hotel Ygitalp or similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Istanbul’s airport to board your flight to Athens.
Upon arrival in Athens, you will be met by one of our representative and transferred to your Athens hotel.
Greece Accommodations
Athens Golden Age Hotel, Polis Grand or similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your hotel, begin your day with a panoramic tour of the most important monuments and landmarks of Athens, including the Panathinaikon stadium, the Zappeion, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian's Arch, Syntagma square, the Parliament, the tomb of the unknown soldier, Schliemann's house, the Academy, the University, the National Library, and the old Parliament. Next, a guided visit to the Acropolis, including the Propylaea, the temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, and the Erechtheion. Later, continue with a guided visit to the Acropolis Museum. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the city at your own pace.
Greece Accommodations
Athens Golden Age Hotel, Polis Grand or similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, depart northwards towards Delphi, which used to be the most sacred place in the ancient world; admire the Sanctuary of Apollo, and walk the Sacred way to the Pythia (the Oracle). Cross the mountains of central Greece to arrive in Kalambaka on time for dinner.
Greece Accommodations
Amalia Hotel Kalambaka
Greece Meals
Breakfast and dinner
Breakfast at your Hotel. Start your sightseeing with a visit to the famous Meteora Monasteries. Fantastic rock formations, like sandstone towers, stand ageless and have provided sacred retreats for monks over the centuries. The view over the plain is breathtaking. Meteora is considered among the most beautiful areas of mainland Greece.
Return to Athens with a stop at Thermopylae to admire the statue of Leonidas, king of Sparta.
Greece Accommodations
Athens Golden Age Hotel, Polis Grand or similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast
A day at leisure in Athens for you to explore more of this unique city.
You may opt for one of the available optional excursions such as:
Day cruise to the nearby islands of the Saronic Gulf (Aegina, Poros and Hydra).
Afternoon driving tour along the Attika Riviera to the temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
Greece Accommodations
Golden Age Hotel, Polis Grand, or similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast, transfer to Athen’s airport for your flight to Cairo.
Upon landing in Egypt, purchase your visa by filling out an application form provided at the airport and submit applicable fee paid in USD cash per person. Meet our Representative who will assist you and also transfer to your Cairo Hotel.
Greece Accommodations
Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort Cairo or Similar
Greece Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your Hotel visit:
  • The Grand Pyramids of Cairo & Sphinx; take your picture while riding a camel.
  • The Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara.
Egypt Accommodations
Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort Cairo or Similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast & lunch at a local restaurant
After breakfast at your hotel:
  • Transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor.
  • Upon arrival in Luxor transfer to your Nile River Cruise. All meals included + daily offshore sightseeing.
  • Visit Luxor Temple.
  • Visit Karnak Temple.
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 bar.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Blue Shadow Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast on board visit:
  • Nile West Bank of Luxor to the Valley of the Kings.
  • Queen Hatshepsut Temple.
  • Colossi of Memnon.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Blue Shadow Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner
After breakfast on board visit:
  • Temple of Edfu.
  • Temple of Kom Ombo.
  • Tonight enjoy a traditional Galabeya dinner party night.
Egypt Accommodations
MS Blue Shadow Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner
After breakfast on board visit:
  • The High Dam.
  • Temple of Philae - Felucca ride (a felucca is a traditional Egyptian sailing boat).
Egypt Accommodations
MS Blue Shadow Nile River Cruise or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner
After breakfast on board:
  • Disembark.
  • Transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Cairo.
  • Upon arrival transfer to your Cairo Hotel.
Optional tour: Depart early morning to visit the famous Abu Simbel Temples. Moved from their original sacred place to save them from flooding. This project is considered one of the most outstanding achievements in modern engineering.
Egypt Accommodations
Cairo Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort or similar
Egypt Meals
Breakfast
After breakfast at your hotel, Transfer to the airport for your return flight Home.
Tour Ends.
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They were super helpful from the beginning to end!

We just returned from our trip to Greece. They were super helpful from the beginning to end. Flights, hotels, ferries, excursions, and taxis were all booked for us. When we arrived to Athens, Renata met with us and gave us vouchers & maps and answered all our questions.

- Josie M.

Overall, an amazing trip and would highly recommend!

My family and I had an amazing time on our Greece/Turkey cruise/trip! The trip went as scheduled, without a hitch. We were picked up and dropped off as planned. The tours in the package were great! We had wonderful tour guides, and each of them was very informative.

- Juelle

We felt very well taken care of during our stay in Greece!

We had a wonderful time! Rhenata our contact in Greece made us feel very welcome. In fact, we are really grateful we were so well taken care of. The hotels you guys gave us were very lovely & bug free as requested haha. Our favorite was the Alexandra hotel in Santorini.

- Sabrina
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