Day 1: Istanbul. Arrival in Istanbul, welcome and assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel. Free day.
Day 2: Istanbul. After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. Visits to the outstanding monuments of Ottoman & Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores. (closed on Sundays). Lunch at local restaurant & back to the hotel at dusk.
Day 3: Istanbul - Ankara - Cappadocia. In the morning, transfer to airport for flight to Ankara. Arrival in Ankara and then to the city to visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk. Lunch and continue to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Cappadocia. After breakfast, visit to the underground city of Kaymakli followed by lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon visit to the Goreme Valley, Zelve, Uchisar and Avanos. Free time for shopping, return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Cappadocia - Kayseri - Istanbul. After breakfast departure to Kayseri airport for return flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day 6: Istanbul - Cairo. At the time indicated, will be transferred to airport for flight to Cairo. Arrival, welcome and assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel. Free day.
Day 7: Cairo. Full day tour starting at the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo and the Bazaar with free time for shopping. After lunch following the tour to Giza where you will find the three Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx and the Valley Temple.
Day 8: Cairo - Memphis - Sakkara. Half day visit to Memphis the first capital of ancient Egypt with the famous statue of Ramses II. Rather then to Sakkara necropolis of Memphis where you will see the Step Pyramid.
Day 9: Cairo. Morning at leisure in Cairo for personal activities, shopping or participating in an optional tour. For the evening dinner on board a ship on the Nile (small night cruise) with traditional entertainment and transfers.
Day 10: Cairo - Airport. After disembarkation you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
Minimum price per person in triple room, maximum price in single room.
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