Greece - Egypt

MedTour-01. Europe-Asia, Greece-Egypt, Ancient Greek-Ancient Egyptian, two of the oldest civilizations in the world


Hotels: 4*

Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Schedule:  Upon request

Transfers:  a/c luxurious coach or taxi - all included

Guides: Official included

Entrance Fees: Included

Flight: Athens – Cairo or vice versa included

Language: En. Multilanguage on certain departures
Operating: All the year round

Highlights:

-      Greece Athens sightseeing with Acropolis and its new museum-Corinth Canal-Nafplio-Epidavros-Mycenae-Ancient Olympia-Delphi – Plaka, Athens old town

-      Egypt Giza Pyramids and the spinx – Sakkara complex area – Memphis – Egyptian museum, Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, Citadel of Saladin, Old Cairo, Alexandria’s Library, Catacomb, Pompey's Pillar & Montazah Gardens

 

TOUR  ITINERARY 

 

Tour 1st Day: Arrival at Cairo Airport, meet with our representative, Transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at Cairo.

 

Tour 2nd Day: Breakfast at your hotel.

Start your full day sightseeing with a Tour to Giza Pyramids (Pyramids area, Panorama Point and the sphinx).

Lunch at Local Restaurant.

Visit Saqqara Complex Area (Step pyramid of king Djoser, Tomb of Teti), and explore the open air museum at Memphis.

Overnight at Cairo

 

Tour 3rd Day: Breakfast at your hotel.

Start your full day sightseeing with a tour to The Egyptian Museum. 

Lunch at Local Restaurant.

Visit the Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque and Old Cairo where the oldest part of Cairo.

Overnight at Cairo

 

Tour 4th Day: Breakfast at your hotel.

Full day Alexandria visit, Alexandria’s Library, Catacomb, Pompey's Pillar & Montazah Gardens, with lunch

Overnight at Cairo

 

Tour 5th Day: Transfer to Cairo airport Flight to Athens. Transfer to the  

 hotel in Athens. Optionally you can have a Greek night at Plaka (Athens  old town), in a Greek tavern with Greek food and folklore program.

 

 

Tour 6th day: Breakfast at your hotel.

Athens sightseeing, Constitution Square (Syntagma), the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the National Library. Driving down Herod Atticus street, you will see the Evzones in their picturesque uniform and the Presidential Palace. On your way to the Acropolis you will see the Hadrian’s Arch, visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and you will make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Then Acropolis, the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens, Propylaea,Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and finally Parthenon- a place any civilized person has to visit. We complete the visit with the new Museum of Acropolis. Drive towards Peloponnesus and after a short stop at Corinth Canal with its breathtaking view; we arrive at Tolo a picturesque sea side small town.

Dinner and overnight at Tolo.

 

Tour 7th day: Breakfast at your hotel.

This morning we'll see Epidaurus; the famous for its acoustics ancient theater (4th century B.C.). We visit the Homeric city of Mycenae (1300 B.C.) to see the Lions Gate, the Cyclopean Walls, the Royal Tombs. Then after a short stop at beautiful Nafplio, the first capital of Greece in its modern history, we drive through the picturesque country of Central Peloponnesus and we arrive at Olympia.

Dinner and overnight at Olympia.

 

Tour 8th day: Breakfast at your hotel

Visit to Ancient Olympia, the archeological site with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the altar of the Olympic flame, the Olympic stadium of 45,000 seating capacity where the first Olympic games took place in 776 B.C, the archaeological museum with the famous Hermes sculpture of Praxitelus .Then pass by Patras and crossing the Corinthian bay by the new bridge we pass by the city of Nafpactos and following the coastal road we arrive at Delphi.

Dinner and overnight at Delphi.

 

Tour 9th day: Breakfast at your hotel

Today we'll see Delphi, the naval “omfalos" of the world. We visit the archeological site and the museum. At Delphi you might get Pythia’s chrism for your future and the future of the world, as it had happen to many Kings and Emperors in the past. Even Alexander the Great got her chrism before conquering the known in those days world. In the afternun we return to Athens

 

Tour 10th  day: Breakfast at your hotel

Transfer to the airport, Departure

 
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