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Highlights of Athens & Cairo (Greece Egypt)

CMB 1005 - 07 Days

The itinerary can be done in reverse order (starting Cairo ending Athens)

The itinerary is flexible so changes can be made to suit your preferences

This package is available on a daily basis (you choose your own travel dates)

Tour Itinerary

DAY 01 - Arrival Athens:
Arrival to Athens Airport and meet for transfer to hotel. Rest of day/evening is then at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

DAY 02 - Saronic Island Cruise:
Today enjoy a cruise visiting the islands of Hydra and Aegina. Transfer to Piraeus for embarkation on the cruise boat. 08:30 Depart to Hydra arriving at 11:45. Here you have free time for a walk around (and swim weather permitting). At 13:30 embarkation and sail for Aegina past Poros and the shore of the Peloponnese. Lunch served during the voyage. At 15:30 arrive to Aegina where you have time for a stroll around (and swim weather permitting). At 18:00 embarkation for the return voyage to Piraeus. Return to hotel with the remainder of the evening then at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

DAY 03 - Delphi Sightseeing Tour:
Breakfast then depart on a full day tour of Delphi. Drive through the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing the towns of Thebes connected with the tragedy of King Oedipus, Levadia and Arachova. At Delphi lies the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces as the bronze Charioteer and athlete Aghias. End of tour with return drive to Athens, evening at leisure. Overnight in Athens.

DAY 04 - Athens City Tour - flight to Cairo:
Breakfast at hotel then meet to depart on a 1/2 day morning tour to view some of the most important sights in Athens such as Constitution Square (Syntagma), House of Parliament, Memorial to Unknown Soldier, National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, Presidential Palace, Hadrian's Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held. Then visit the Acropolis with the Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike and Parthenon along with the New Acropolis Museum.End of morning tour and transfer to Athens Airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight Cairo.

DAY 05 - Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara:
Breakfast then meet with your tour guide and begin the sightseeing tour with a visit to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt dating from 3100 BC which contains the beautiful representation of King Ramsis II through his colossal statue. Then proceed on to Sakkara where you will visit the world-famous Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest known of Egypt's 107 Pyramids. At the Pyramids area, visit the three Pyramids built for Pharaohs Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus on the Giza Plateau and the mysterious Sphinx. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 06 - Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Old Cairo:
Breakfast and again meet with your guide to depart on to visit the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin (Alabaster Mosque & Tomb of the Ottoman ruler Mohamed Ali) along with Old Cairo area where you find a mixture between the Islamic & Christian Monuments such as: Abu Serga Church, Al Mo'allaqa Church or the Hanging Church which are dated back to the beginning of the 5th Century AD and built in the basilica style. The day also includes a visit to the famous Khan El-Khalily Bazaar. Overnight in Cairo.

DAY 07 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and as per your international flight departure time meet for transfer to Cairo Airport.

What's included?

Hotel accomodation on Bed & Breakfast basis

All noted sightseeing tours on regular group (or private guided) basis

Guiding in English, main entrance fees, tour transport, some lunches

One way flight ticket from Athens to Cairo (or Cairo to Athens)

Roundtrip Athens and Cairo Airport transfers on arrivals/departures

Taxes and handling services

Average Package Rates:

(for reference only - depends on season, number of persons, hotels, etc)

3* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

4* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

5* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)

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