History Lover’s Tour of Egypt & Turkey : 7-Day Egypt / 8-Day Turkey - 2350 $

"Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/Istanbul/Cappadocia/Cappadocia/Konya/Pamukkale/Pamukkale/Aphrodisias/Kusadasi + 2-Night Four Seasons Hotel + 1-Night 5*Star Hotel Aswan + 4-Night 5*Star Hotel Istanbul + 2-Night in 5*Star Hotel Cappadocia + 1-Night 5*Star Hotel Pamukkale + 1-Night 5*Star Hotel Kusadasi + Hot Air Balloone Ride + Domestic flights in Egypt and Turkey"

Itinerary

Day 1 | Cairo - Arrival Day & Welcome Meeting

Arrival in Cairo, where you’ll meet your tour representative to assist you at Cairo International Airport and provide Entry Visa for Egypt and then he will escort you to the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence by exclusive airconditioned deluxe vehicle. At your hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your Egypt Honeymoon Package itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence. Welcome Drink

Day 2: Cairo - Giza Pyramids - Museum

Our private Cairo Tour Guide and driver will accompany you to visit the world famous Giza Pyramids! home of Egypt’s signature attractions to visit the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Middle pyramids of Khephren, the smallest Pyramid of Mykerinos and the mysterious Sphinx, (the Father of Terror for the ancient Pharaohs). The tour includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the great Sphinx. Following this you will be transferred to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques which exhibits a collection that now exceeds over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco- Roman period in Egypt. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo for an enjoyable overnight stay. Please note: There is an additional charge for entering inside the Pyramids and also the Solar Boat Museum. Please speak with your tour guide should you wish to purchase a ticket to enter one of these sites. Also an additional charge for the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3 | Fly From Cairo to Aswan

Breakfast at the hotel and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum ( extra ticket on spot ) Lunch through out the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Combining fascinating history with shopping in a lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar, this dates back to 1382. In the evening transfer to Cairo Airport for flight to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4 | Aswan / Nile Cruise

After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Aswan then transfer to your Luxury Nile Cruise for embarkation..12:00 PM– Embarkation from Aswan Port.
12:30 PM - Lunch
3:30 PM – Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae and sail on the Nile by Felucca around Kitchener's Island & Agha Khan.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Free Time for Spa.
7:00 PM – Dinner. 8:00 PM – Cocktail reception with entertainment / Enjoy music in the lounge.
Overnight in Aswan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5 | Aswan / Kom Ombo Temple

Sail the Nile on a felucca with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars. Board the felucca and spend the rest of the day out on the the longest river in the world! and a night under the stars.
4:30 AM. Sail to Komombo.
7:00 AM. to 9:00 AM. Breakfast on board.
9:00 AM. Explore the twin temples of Komombo.
10:30 AM. Sail back to Edfu.
11:30 AM. to 1:00 PM. Free time for Spa.
1:00 PM. Lunch on board.
2:00 PM. Visit the Temple of Edfu, the best preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus the Falcon God.The Temple of Horus at Edfu was buried under sand and silt for nearly two thousand years. It is the largest and best-preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. Construction of the temple began in 237 B.C. and the main temple complex took 25 years to complete.
4:00 PM. Sail to Esna.
4:30 PM. Afternoon Tea.
7:30 PM. Dinner on board.
5:00 PM. to 7:00 PM. Galabeya party. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 | Sail to Luxor

4:30 AM. Sail to Komombo.
7:00 AM. to 9:00 AM. Breakfast on board.
9:00 AM. Explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes, Visit (Valley of the Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut), with its royal tombs, King Tut's tomb, Ramesses the 6th. Visit to Temple of Medinet Habu, Dier El Madina and on the way back stop at the Colossi of Memnon.
1:00 PM. Lunch on board.
4:30 PM. Afternoon Tea.
7:30 PM. Belly Dance Show.
8:00 PM. Dinner on board.
10:00 PM. Enjoy music in the lounge.
Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7 | Hot Air Balloon Above the Sahara and the Temples of Luxor and Karnak and Disembarkation & Departure and return to Cairo

Today The Romance in the Air. Early morning, ENT Tours representative will pick you up from cruise ship to the West Bank to enjoy air balloon riding.
4:30 AM. Transfer to marine enjoy Snacks and Soft drinks, then you will be transferred to the take off area where you are going to start your balloon ride in the sky of the biggest open-air museum (Luxor).,
The balloon ride takes 45 minutes, before your land again, to catch your pick-up and return to cruise ship.
7:30 AM. Return to cruise for Breakfast & Check out.
9:00 AM. - 12:00 PM. Free Time Optional Activities
Visit Bazaar: (Wander through the bustling local bazaar and check out the wares for sale. Pick up a few if you like!),
Horse and Carriage Ride: (Enjoy a horse and carriage ride and get oriented in the city.)
12:30 pm. Lunch with a Local Family: ( have a Sit to a traditional lunch with a local family on the West bank of the Nile.) Then you will be driven to Luxor Airport for flight to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 8 | Cairo to Istanbul – Free Afternoon in the Old City of the Ottomans

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for a flight to Istanbul. ENT Tours representative will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Istanbul International Airport. After that, you will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul by a private air-conditioned vehicle for check in. Upon arrival at the hotel, he will do your check in and give you detailed information concerning your tomorrow’s trip. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 9 | Istanbul – Sublime Bazaars, Mosques, and Palaces

After breakfast, transfer from your hotel in Istanbul to visit and Enter the Grand Bazaar, and thousands of local stores are doused with color and charm. Wander into palaces, each built by a different Ottoman ruler with extravagance laid on top of more extravagance. Inhale the scents in the Spice Bazaar, and then savor the silence of a mosque from the early Ottoman era, one of many open to non-Muslims in the city. Lunch is very local with fish from the Bosporus grilled before your eyes and served on fluffy white bread. Continue the day’s private tour with the two iconic Istanbul monuments. First the Hagia Sophia, a grand Roman cathedral turned Ottoman mosque, now a museum of harmony between religions. Move next to the Blue Mosque with such luxurious red carpet beneath your feet and exquisite detailing in the blue tiles that stretch around the prayer hall. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 10 | Fly from Istanbul to Cappadocia

After breakfast Transfer to Istanbul airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia.
At your first glance at Cappadocia, you will not believe that it is real. Bizarre rock formations are scattered across hundreds of square miles, crafted by volcanoes and eroded by the wind. Some call them fairy tale chimneys, but others consider them to more closely resemble giant stone mushrooms. In this remarkable landscape, there are other treasures in the rock like sculpted churches and caves that once sheltered hermits. The history is as intriguing as the setting, telling of wars waged by religion and cultures that proudly cling to tradition after surviving centuries living underground. You will have a couple of days to explore the highlights in Cappadocia and will begin with the churches of Goreme, the old Greek village of Cavusin, Pasabag valley and Kaymakli, a city beneath the ground. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 11 | Cappadocia – Soar Above Cappadocia and then Explore the Underground Cities

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Your second hot air balloon flight will be as iconic as the first as your colorful balloon soars across the Cappadocia valleys, the most bizarre of landscapes that roll out towards the horizon. From the sky, everything is even more surreal than it is on the ground, the fairy tale chimneys seemingly infinite in number. Touch down, and you will move next to below the ground and into the city of Derinkuyu. Like Kaymakli, you are greeted by musty smells, and you will need to duck in order to walk along the city’s roads. Keep descending, and the city will seem like a massive tower block upside down with more than ten stories carved out from the rock. Christians took shelter here 1,500 years ago to avoid persecution, and the walls will speak to you. You will also visit the ancient Roman city of Sobesos and the traditional Greek village of Mustafapasa before an afternoon of driving or walking through the Soganli Valley.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 12 | CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE

Early departure for Konya. On the way visiting the 13th century Seljuk Caravanserai,located in the town of Sultanhanı, Aksaray province.It was built in 1229. by the Syrian architect Muhammad ibn Khalwan al-Dimasqi. It is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture.Konya-Mevlana Museum is the mausoleum of Jalal al-din Muhammad od Rumi.Theological School of Whirling Dervishes-Found by Mawlana Jalal ad-din Rumi, whirling dervishes are performing a dance between the material and spiritual world since the 13th century AD. we continue our drive to Pamukkale for an overnight stay. Dinner and Overnight in Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 13 | Pamukkale/ Aphrodisias/ Kusadasi

After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with its magnificent Necropolis, graveyard, lime cascade, Roman baths, Basilica, and calcium cliffs. Thereafter, we continue our drive to Aphrodisias. After lunch visit the Greco-Roman settlement which is remarkably well preserved.The ancient city is dedicated to the Godess of love, Aphrodite. Drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 14 | KUSADASI / ISTANBUL

Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theater and temples. Then, we continue to Virgin Mary’s House and the Basilica of St. John. In the afternoon, experience and participate in an upbeat fashion show showcasing the unique leather products manufactured in Turkey. Transfer to airport of Izmir for our domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 15 | Istanbul- Fly Back Home

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.


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Siwah 1-5 Day

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Alexandria 1-3 Day

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OVERVIEW

Sahl Hasheesh is the fastest growing destination on the Red Sea, 15 minutes from Hurghada International Airport.
The community is situated on a beautiful bay, long-renowned as a gorgeous seaside and diving destination with 12.5 kilometres of pristine sandy beaches.
Sahl Hasheesh is the authentic Red Sea escape offering guests and residents many options from fun-in-the-sun, water sports and a thriving nightlife to tranquility and peace.
Within the resort's charming arabesque-style design, guests are spoilt for choice with a unique range of top-class amenities, hotels and residences.
Beyond the developed area, the resort is cradled by untouched desert and rugged mountains, which serve as a stunning backdrop to the many riches on offer from this unspoilt treasure.

Categories Activities in Sahl Hasheesh

On this section you will find the complete list of activities offered by our company for you to choose from and help you to planing a trip to Sharm EL Sheikh how many days would be needed to enjoy the natural.
From sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime experience, we have something to meet the requirements of every kind of traveler.
Our array covers different categories such as: sightseeing tours, extreme adventures, luxury activities, spa & massages, sea & water activities, sport activities, romantic activities, Hiking trips, and tailor made VIP customized activities.

Popular Shore Excursions

Horse Ride, Bedouin Dinner.
50 $ | Duration 6 hours.

Highlights
Sahl Hasheesh is the ideal location for families, couples or adventurers to experience the desert and sea with endless activities. The vast resort offers an excellent opportunity to explore all the natural beauty of the Red Sea on a horseback riding excursion into the desert and along the beach.
Experience a quad bike and Horse ride in the desert at sunset.
Enjoy a Bedouin dinner and traditional show.
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DINING.

Highlights
For a journey of international tastes, Sahl Hasheesh is home to a variety of casual dining and fine dining options across the number of resort hotels and throughout Old Town. Guests can treat themselves to food and refreshments from around the world, including local Egyptian delicacies, Mediterranean, Indian, South and East Asian, Mexican and Italian.
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Scuba Diving from Makadi Sahl Hasheesh & El Gouna.
50 $ | Duration 8 hours.

Highlights
Sail along the Red Sea to your first dive spot, where you'll see bright marine life
Receive diving instruction and safely dive for the first time with your guide
See native wildlife in their natural environment.
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SPAS.
50 $ | Duration 1 hour.

Highlights
To cleanse guests of the stresses and strains of everyday life, the spas at Sahl Hasheesh offer a range of caring and nourishing treatments to relax and reinvigorate. Elegant and peaceful suites provide the perfect heaven, allowing clients to experience the full benefit from their personalized treatments. Formulas rich in essential oils from the finest plant extracts and deeply nourishing marine elements will engage your senses and nurture your skin, leaving you looking and feeling refreshed and radiant.
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9-Hour Dolphin Snorkeling Tour.
10 $ | Duration 7 hours.

Highlights
Swim with dolphins in the open sea.
Explore the stunning coral reefs and relax on the sandbanks .
Experience the beauty of the colorful underwater world .
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Dolphin Full Day Snorkeling
25 $ | Duration 1 day.

Highlights
Enjoy sunbathing and lunch on board the boat to Sha'ab El Erg.
Marvel at the underwater life of the Red Sea at the Dolphin House.
Snorkel and swim with dolphins.
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3-Hour Desert Safari by Quad Bike
20 $ | Duration 4 hours.

Highlights
Experience an exhilarating ride on a quad bike.
Visit a traditional Bedouin village.
Explore the magnificent desert.
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6-Hour Dive Trip with Two Dive Sites
25 $ | Duration 9 hours.

Highlights
Enjoy the fantastic underwater world in relaxed atmosphere on a wonderful dive trip.
Discover the breathtaking diversity of fish species as well as beautiful coral reefs.
Explore the beauty of the sea accompanied by experienced dive guides.
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Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling Tour
25 $ | Duration 8 hours.

Highlights
Visit the beautiful Giftun Islands.
Enjoy snorkeling at various locations and discover the underwater world.
Explore the fascinating Magawish reef.
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Desert Quad Bike Safari in Hurghada to Bedouin Village
25 $ | Duration 5 hours.

Highlights
Zip across the desert sand and over dunes on your own quad bike
Try your hand at camel riding
Visit a traditional Bedouin village and learn a new way of life
Sip a tasty, hot Bedouin tea with the locals and smoke a traditional water pipe
Eat a BBQ dinner and enjoy a traditional show.

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Categories Activities in SHARM EL SHEIKH

On this section you will find the complete list of activities offered by our company for you to choose from and help you to planing a trip to Sharm EL Sheikh how many days would be needed to enjoy the natural.
From sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime experience, we have something to meet the requirements of every kind of traveler.
Our array covers different categories such as: sightseeing tours, extreme adventures, luxury activities, spa & massages, sea & water activities, sport activities, romantic activities, Hiking trips, and tailor made VIP customized activities.

Popular Shore Excursions

Camel Ride, Bedouin Dinner and Star Gazing.
25 $ | Duration 7 hours.

Highlights
Visit a Bedouin village in the Sinai Desert.
Experience a quad bike and camel ride in the desert at sunset.
Enjoy a Bedouin dinner and traditional show.
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Day Tiran Island/ Ras Mohamed Park Snorkel.
48 $ | Duration 1 day.

Highlights
Discover the underwater life and amazing corals of the Red Sea while snorkeling by boat to Ras Mohamed and Tiran Island.
Let your snorkel guide show you all the colorful fishes and corals
Have lunch and soft drinks served on-board
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Romantic Dinner Cruise.
50 $ | Duration 4 hours.

Highlights
Spend an evening cruising on a luxury yacht
Listen to the soft romantic music of the band
Enjoy a specially prepared dinner buffet
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Private 4WD Jeep Safari and Hiking in the Colored Canyon.
85 $ | Duration 9 hours.

Highlights
Escape Sharm el-Sheikh for an off-road desert adventure
Take a 4x4 Jeep journey into the desert
Hike through a canyon nestled in limestone walls
Discover the flavours of Bedouin cuisine with a local lunch
Mingle with local Bedouin families and sip tea
Conquer the dunes – learn how to sandboard!
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Private day boat trip from Sharm El Sheikh.
285 $ | Duration 12 hours.

Highlights
Ras Mohamed National Park or Coloured Canyon
private boat.
Deep sea fishing.
Snorkelling.
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Advanced Open Water Diving Course. | PADI
285 $ | Duration 3 Days.

Highlights
Go deeper - dive up to 30 meters
Discover new types of diving such as underwater naturalist, deep dive, boat dive, drift and navigation dive.
Increase your confidence and build your scuba skills.
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Discover Scuba Diving Day Tour
90 $ | Duration 1 Day.

Highlights
Sail to the best dive spots in the Red Sea
Enjoy a short training session and 2 dives at 2 different dive spots of between 6-8 meter deep
Explore the underwater world of the Red Sea and look for dolphins, turtles, rainbow colored fish and coral
Get credits for your beginner's PADI course.
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Snorkel & Camel Safari at Blue Hole
25 $ | Duration 11 Hours.

Highlights
See the incredible landscape of the Sinai Desert with its rock formations on the way to the Blue Hole
Learn more about the life of the desert denizens, visit a Bedouin cemetery and ride a camel
Discover the vibrant underwater world or relax on the beach at the Blue Hole.

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Categories Activities in Hurghada

On this section you will find the complete list of activities offered by our company for you to choose from and help you to planing a trip to Hurghada how many days would be needed to enjoy the natural.
From sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime experience, we have something to meet the requirements of every kind of traveler.

Popular Shore Excursions

9-Hour Dolphin Snorkeling Tour.
10 $ | Duration 7 hours.

Highlights
Swim with dolphins in the open sea.
Explore the stunning coral reefs and relax on the sandbanks .
Experience the beauty of the colorful underwater world .
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Dolphin Full Day Snorkeling
10 $ | Duration 1 day.

Highlights
Enjoy sunbathing and lunch on board the boat to Sha'ab El Erg.
Marvel at the underwater life of the Red Sea at the Dolphin House.
Snorkel and swim with dolphins.
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3-Hour Desert Safari by Quad Bike
10 $ | Duration 4 hours.

Highlights
Experience an exhilarating ride on a quad bike.
Visit a traditional Bedouin village.
Explore the magnificent desert.
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6-Hour Dive Trip with Two Dive Sites
15 $ | Duration 9 hours.

Highlights
Enjoy the fantastic underwater world in relaxed atmosphere on a wonderful dive trip.
Discover the breathtaking diversity of fish species as well as beautiful coral reefs.
Explore the beauty of the sea accompanied by experienced dive guides.
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Giftun Islands Full-Day Snorkeling Tour
10 $ | Duration 8 hours.

Highlights
Visit the beautiful Giftun Islands.
Enjoy snorkeling at various locations and discover the underwater world.
Explore the fascinating Magawish reef.
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Desert Quad Bike Safari in Hurghada to Bedouin Village
10 $ | Duration 5 hours.

Highlights
Zip across the desert sand and over dunes on your own quad bike
Try your hand at camel riding
Visit a traditional Bedouin village and learn a new way of life
Sip a tasty, hot Bedouin tea with the locals and smoke a traditional water pipe
Eat a BBQ dinner and enjoy a traditional show.

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Day 1: Cairo - Siwa

ENT representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Alamein, about 3 hours driving. At Al Alamein, you will enjoy the site where the great battle took place during WW II, and visit the WW II Museum and the Cemetery. Then drive on to the beautiful bay of Marsa Matrouh on the Mediterranean Coast then continue to Siwa. It is about a 06 hour drive from Alamein to Siwa. Dinner and overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 2: Siwa Oasis

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the Old City of Siwa (Shali). Then transfer to see the Alexander Temple, at Aghurmi Village which is dedicated to the God Amon- 26 Dynasty and then see Amun Ra Temple at Um Ubeyda. After that transfer to Cleopatra Spring (Ein Guba). Head to see the Siwa House Museum. After that visit The tombs inside the Mountain of the Dead ( Gabal El Maouta ) enjoying watching some interesting tombs like SI Amon, MSW Isis, Crocodile Tomb. After that see Dakrour Mountains. In the afternoon transfer to enjoy the unique Sunset view at most of the guide books at Fitnas Island. Overnight in Siwa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3: Bahariya Oasis

After breakfast, you will be transferred by a 4x4 car to Bahariya a 06 hour journey. Lunch will be served during your trip to Bahariya. Dinner and overnight in Bahariya Oasis.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Bahariya Oasis

After breakfast, enjoy local tours to the hill top ruin ‘the English House. Then transfer to see Museum of Golden Mummies, Tombs of the Nobles, Alexander Temple, Temple of Ain Meffetla. Lunch in Bahariya. Head to the White Desert, passing through the Black Desert and the Valley of El Haize with its famous spring. Stop off to see the quartz crystal at Crystal Mountain, the rocky formation in the Valley of Agabat. Dinner and overnight camping in White Desert.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Farafra & Dakhla

Drive to Farafra Oasis where you can enjoy Bir Setah hot spring as well as local artist Badr's unique mud brick museum. From Farafa to Dakhla is about 03 hours driving. Upon arrival, enjoy a trip to the Roman temple Deir El Hagar in its serene surroundings and the Roman burial ground Mezzawaqqa. Then pay a visit to Islamic Village of Al Qasr, about 35km from Mut, houses ruins of an Ayubid mosque. Overnight in Dakhla at Oasis Style Hut.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Kharga Oasis

Day 8:Kharga Oasis After breakfast move onto Kharga Oasis to visit Qasr El Labkha - a Roman fortress on the old caravan route, and the oasis' ethnic museum. After that visit the Roman Temple of Hibis & Nadora from outside as well as the early Christian cemetery with its chapels painted with murals at Bagawat, nearby. Move onto the Temple of Dush, dedicated to Isis and Serapis. Overnight camping in Kharga.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

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Categories Activities in Alexandria

On this section you will find the complete list of activities offered by our company for you to choose from and help you to planing a trip to Alexandria how many days would be needed to enjoy the natural.
From sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime experience, we have something to meet the requirements of every kind of traveler.

Popular Shore Excursions

Fort Qaitbay Visit.
Enjoy a visit to Fort Qaitbay, once considered one of the most important defensive strongholds along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It was an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century AD.
Located at the entrance of the eastern harbour on the eastern point of Pharos Island, it was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In the 14th century there was a destructive earthquake and the whole building was completely destroyed; the fortification you see today was built in its place.
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Pompey's Pillar Visit
The name "Pompey's Pillar" is actually a misnomer, as it has nothing to do with Pompey, having been erected in 293 for Emperor Diocletian, possibly in memory of the rebellion of Domitius Domitianus.
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Catacomb of Kom ash-Shuqqafa Visit
These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine Emperors (2nd century AD) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion of Egypt. They represent the last existing major construction of the old Egyptian religion.
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Alexandria Library Visit
The Ancient Library of Alexandria was probably the largest and certainly the most famous of the libraries of the ancient world. It flourished during Greek rule and functioned as a major centre of scholarship, at least until the time of the Roman conquest of Egypt, and probably for many centuries thereafter. The old library was destroyed in a fire around the 1st century BC. The magnificent new library was opened in 2002 very close to the site of the ancient one.

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Day 1: Amman - Wadi Musa

Following pick-up from your hotel in the morning, depart Amman and drive along the desert highway to Petra in Wadi Mousa. Petra has hundreds of sites; you could easily spend from 1-3 days in Wadi Mousa and visit a different one each day. However, with the help of a local guide, it's possible to discover the main sites in just a few hours. A local guide will be at your disposal for 2 to 3 hours.

Upon arrival at Petra, pass the Siq. Continue to the stunning Treasury carved into the sandstone rock. Then go to the Theatre and beautiful rock-carved Monastery. This is so huge that even the doorway is several stories tall. On the way to (or from) the Monastery, you can visit the Place of Sacrifice, located between the hills. Marvel at the 1,050 stairs that lead up to the site.

Petra's name comes from the Latin word "petrae" ("rock") and the city lies in a great rift valley east of Jordan's Wadi Araba. It came into prominence in the late first BCE (BC) through the success of the spice trade. It was the principal city of ancient Nabataean and famous for its trade and hydraulic engineering systems.

The city was autonomous until the reign of Trajan, but flourished under Roman rule. It grew up around its colonnades and followed the flow of the Wadi Musa. The quarries were probably opened during this period and continuous building followed throughout the first and second centuries CE.
After you've seen the main sites of Petra and been to the Place of Sacrifice, return to the transfer vehicle and journey back to Amman.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 2: Petra – Wadi Rum

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and depart via the desert highway to Petra. Pass by the marvelous Siq that continues to the treasury and then go towards the theater. Advance to the monastery which is beautifully carved, though much less decorated than the treasury, and so huge that the doorway alone is several stories tall.

After around two hours or more of exploring, return to Petra’s entrance and rejoin your private vehicle and driver. Then, journey to Wadi Rum on a 1.5-hour drive. Once there, you will have a Jeep tour for 2-hours.

The Bedouin guide will show you Lawrence's Spring, Thamudic inscriptions, Khazali Canyon, sand dunes and sunset before you head back to Amman. Have dinner in a Bedouin tent and then return to the original departure point.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Wadi Rum - Aqaba

Opt. to take a hot air balloon ride at sunrise for incredible views of the desert. Journey towards the red sea, where you can opt to snorkel and enjoy a relaxing boat trip.

Drive to the Red Sea resort city of Aqaba. Enjoy free time to enjoy the beach, go snorkelling or check out the city. Make sure to try some fresh seafood for dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 5: Aqaba - Amman

Head back to Amman with a little time to explore.

The morning is flexible. Spend a little more time at the beach or head back early. Reach Amman by way of the Desert Highway. Enjoy a final night out in the city
Meals: Breakfast.

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Day 1: Cairo/ Fly to Beriut

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for flight to Beriut. Upon arrival at Beriut Airport our representative will meet and assist you. Transfer to the hotel in Beriut for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 2: Beirut – Beiteddine – Deir El-Kamar

Morning breakfast in hotel then transfer to the capital of Lebanon and trek till noon all over the city center/downtown, Corniche, Manara and the national museum. Then visit the Chouf region and enjoy trekking of Beiteddine Palace then leave to visit the Midan of Deir Al-Kamar. Transfer to the hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch.

Day 3: Baalbeck, Anjar and Ksara

Morning breakfast in hotel then drive through the kouroum valley to visit Anjar and its sites. Drop to Baalbeck and discover the old roman temples. then drop to vineyards of Ksara and enjoy wine tasting and discover the cave underground of 2 Km since the Romans. Drop to hotel at night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4: Dog River-Jeita – Harrissa – Byblos/p>

Morning breakfast in hotel then leave to visit the Dog River, then leave to the magnificent stalactites and stalagmites of Jeita Grotto . Then, visit Harrissa and Trek the Basilica of Our Lady of Lebanon, overlooking the bay of Jounieh over 800 meters altitude. Then, drive the highway to reach Byblos and trek its historical seaport harbor, the old souks and the wax museum, best known as the eldest and ancient city in the world. Transfer to the hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 5: Final Departure

Morning breakfast in Hotel then transfer to Beirut international airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

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Day 1: Cairo/ Fly to Istanbul

Day 5: Fly to Turkey After Breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for departure to Turkey. our representative will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul City Tour

After your breakfast at hotel, enjoy a full day tour of the Sultanahmet area which is the UNESCO recognized heart of old Istanbul and enjoy your lunch. Our local guide takes us to Hagia Sophia. Built in 537 AD as world's first large dome building it was the religious focal point of the Orthodox Church before its conversion in a Muslim Mosque. We have a look at its many unique decoration from Byzantine and Turkish periods. Then we enjoy a short walk to Blue Mosque. Built in 17th century it owes its fame to the exquisite blue Iznik Tiles on its walls. Next, you will see the German Fountain which was a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm 2. We then go to Grand Bazaar. Following introduction by our guide at a recommended store we will have some free time to browse its 1 200 spice and gold shops. Then we visit the amazing Topkapi Palace. Our guide gives a tour at the gardens halls where we view staggering collection of imperial and religious treasury golden thrones and emerald crowns. Next place to see is Hagia Irene Church (from outside). Our final place of interest is Church of Sergius and Bacchus today known as “Petit Hagia Sophia Mosque”, later back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 3: Morning Bosphorus Cruise - Spice Market

After your breakfast at hotel, our driver will pick you up from your hotel and short drive brings us to the Eminonu Pier where we embark on a Bosphorus ferry for a 1,5 hours long breathtaking cruise along the Bosphorus strait which runs right through Istanbul city and also between Asia and Europe continents. Our expert local guide explains us about several Ottoman palaces ancient fortresses suspension continental bridges and wealthy shore villages with typical Ottoman architecture that we view along the shore. Then have a guided visit at the colorful Spice Market from the 17th century where we can smell and taste various kinds of herbs and Turkish delights. If time permits we have a short stop at an Istanbul leather wholesaler firm. later back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4: Istanbul / Cappadocia

After breakfast .Transfer to Istanbul airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Arrival for an overnight stay. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast ,lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Cappadocia

After breakfast, full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and the natural fortress in Uchisar. Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries.The last sites will be Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast ,lunch & Dinner

Day 6: CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE

Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way, visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai before arrival in Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, we continue our drive to Pamukkale for an overnight stay. Dinner and Overnight in Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast ,lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Pamukkale/ Aphrodisias/ Kusadasi

After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with its magnificent Necropolis, graveyard, lime cascade, Roman baths, Basilica, and calcium cliffs. Thereafter, we continue our drive to Aphrodisias. After lunch visit the Greco-Roman settlement which is remarkably well preserved.The ancient city is dedicated to the Godess of love, Aphrodite. Drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast ,lunch & Dinner

Day 8: KUSADASI / ISTANBUL

Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where we will visit its magnificent library, theater and temples. Then, we continue to Virgin Mary’s House and the Basilica of St. John. In the afternoon, experience and participate in an upbeat fashion show showcasing the unique leather products manufactured in Turkey. Transfer to airport of Izmir for our domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast ,lunch & Dinner

Day 9: Istanbul- Fly Back Home

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

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Categories Activities in DUBAI

On this section you will find the complete list of activities offered by our company for you to choose from and help you to planing a trip to DUBAI how many days would be needed to enjoy
From sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime experience, we have something to meet the requirements of every kind of traveler.
Our array covers different categories such as: sightseeing tours, extreme adventures, luxury activities, spa & massages, sea & water activities, sport activities, romantic activities, Hiking trips, and tailor made VIP customized activities.

Popular Shore Excursions

Burj Khalifa Tickets: Level 124 & 125.
35 $ | Duration 1.5 hours.

Highlights
Behold Dubai from the tallest skyscraper on the planet, the Burj Khalifa
Take a jaunt to the 125th floor in the world’s fastest elevator
Enjoy 360-degree views over Dubai and the Arabian Gulf
Watch the sun set over the city from the observation deck in the sky
Feast your eyes on The Dubai Fountain from your privileged vantage point
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Dubai Red Dunes Desert Safari: BBQ, Falcon & Sandboarding
45 $ | Duration 6-7 hours.

Highlights
Drive across the red desert dunes by 4WD vehicle
Go to a traditional Bedouin camp
Explore the red desert sands on a short camel ride
Get a henna painting on your hands
Smoke a shisha pipe to get into the Arabian spirit
Watch traditional tanura and belly dance shows
Feast on a barbecue dinner under a canopy of stars
Have a photo of you taken with a falcon or in traditional costume
Have a go at the desert sand surfing (sandboarding)
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Luxury Marina Dinner Cruise with Live Saxophonist
40 $ | Duration 2 hours.

Highlights
See the sights of Dubai Marina illuminated for the night
Experience the artificial canal city from a glass-enclosed boat
Feast from a buffet menu of continental and local fare
Relax to the romantic sound of melodic music
Sail past one of the world's largest yachts and a 7-star hotel
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Dubai Aquarium and Burj Khalifa Combo Tickets
50 $ | Duration 1 Day.

Highlights
Take the world's fastest elevator to the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa
Enter the underwater tunnels of the Dubai Aquarium
Enjoy panoramic views across Dubai city, and the surrounding desert
See one of the world's largest reptiles, and rare species such as Sand Tiger Sharks
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Fountain Show and Lake Ride by Traditional Boat
20 $ | Duration 30 minutes.

Highlights
Cruise Burj Lake by traditional "abra" water taxi
Marvel at the illuminations of the Dubai Mall Fountain Show
Enjoy a breathtaking spectacle of 6,000 lights and 22,000 gallons of airborne water
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90-Minute Palm Jumeirah & Burj Al Arab by Rib
25 $ | Duration 90 minutes.

Highlights
Get stunning views of the Burj Al Arab and Atlantis the Palm hotel from the water
Learn about the monuments of Dubai from an English-speaking guide
Cruise around the artificial archipelago of Palm Jumeirah by rigid inflatable boat
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Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Dubai
55 $ | Duration 8-9 hours.

Highlights
See the world's 4th largest mosque at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Marvel at the opulent Emirates Palace, Etihad Towers and Ferrari World
Take a drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche
Admire the new attractions of Yas Island
Learn the history of the Emirates at the UAE Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi Museum & Sheikh Zayed Centre
Visit the Abu Dhabi date market
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Dubai Afternoon Desert Safari and BBQ Dinner
50 $ | Duration 6 Hours.

Highlights
Experience an Arabian desert on a 4WD scenic tour
Watch the sunset from the summit of a towering sand dune
Enjoy optional camel rides or get a henna painting on your hands
Try various aromatic water pipes and wear traditional Arabic costumes
Feast on a barbecue dinner under the desert night sky
Enjoy traditional belly dancing and tannora dance performances
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Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 24-Hour, 48-Hour or 7-Day
55 $ | Duration 1 hour - 7 days.

Highlights
See the sights of Dubai from the open-top of a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus
Marvel at the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world
Explore the Dubai Mall, which features more than 1,200 stores
Discover the souks of Dubai and the amazing array of items on offer
Enjoy spectacular views of the popular Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence, also known as JBR
Explore Dubai's largest outdoor theme park, the Global Village, and the garden oasis known as Miracle Garden
Visit the Camel Museum, Coin Museum, Horse Museum, Architect Museum, and Poet Museum
Enjoy free entry to the Dubai Aquarium and the Underwater Zoo with the 48-hour ticket
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Dubai Helicopter Flight
175 $ | Duration 15 minutes - 25 minutes.

Highlights
Fly above Dubai like a rock star in a luxurious helicopter
See the iconic Burj Al Arab
Get a bird's-eye view of World Islands and the Palm
See Dubai’s iconic buildings and magnificent skyline from a unique perspective

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