Romantic Egypt and Greece

Did you ever dream to spend such unforgettable holiday with your partner in the most romantic mood between the pyramids of Egypt and the Greek Islands, This perfect travel package we designed just for you Romantic Egypt and Greece Package has all what it takes to make your dream come true.

For all of those out there who wish to spend a different charming, romantic and memorable time, we offer this magnificent tour to Egypt and Greece, which consists of spending three nights in Cairo exploring the most important historical sites like the pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Memphis, Saladin Citadel, Khan El Khalili, and the Egyptian Museum and you will also have time to explore will the wonders in Alexandria “the pearl of Mediternaean sea” with its lovely atmosphere and opportunity to see all the highlights like the Library of Alexandriathe Roman Amphitheatre, and the Qaitbay Fort and Montazah Paalce and Graden in the best-organized tour to Egypt which gives the guests the best out of their short vacation in Egypt.

The second part of your romantic Egypt and Greece package is to explore Greece and the amazing Greek Islands which is the right choice to continue your holiday as Greece is famous with its marvelous atmosphere, bright sunshine and architectural wonders which are calling you.!

Greece mainland and the Greek islands have some of the favorite holiday destinations in Europe. In fact, Greece considers one of the best tourist destinations as it receives more than 16 million tourists every year that makes Greece on the top hottest traveler’s choices. You will have the chance to see the ancient monuments in Athens like the Acropolis, the royal temple of Olympic Zeus and much more..

Our romantic package will take you to the most romantic destinations in the world, Santorini, You will get impressed by the steep caldera and the amazing sunset, also enjoy swimming in the sunny beaches of Santorini,  enjoy all the most photographed views of the volcano, ocean, white-washed buildings, blue domed churches and all the endless beaches on the island which will take your breath-away.

Also you will have time to exploring the unique traditional atmosphere by visiting famous small villages like Akrotiri and Messa Vouno, with their famous archaeological sites,

This romantic Egypt and Greece package is the best choice for honeymooners and all lovers who prefer to spend a wonderful trip with the best services, finest chosen hotels, and the most romantic ambience and memories that last forever.

Program Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to Cairo Int. Airport

Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport, you will be met with GAT Tours’ representative, your best friend for the coming few days, who will help you in passing the passport control and collecting your luggage. Then, you will be transferred to the hotel in Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle with qualified driver. Arrival to your hotel in Cairo, we will check in the hotel within few minutes! Then you will proceed to your nice room to have some rest before the beginning of your awesome tour in Cairo.

At night, free at leisure on your own in Cairo, the capital, clean, safe and modern city. You can take the chance to go for a marvelous “Optional Tour” to Islamic Cairo in the Mouiz Street, where you can visit the most unique collection of our Islamic monuments like the collection of Qalaun, El Aqmar Mosque, Beit El Sehemy and other interesting places. After your free tour, you will get back to your hotel to spend your first night in Egypt before the superb coming days enjoying your holiday in the land of the Pharaohs.

Meals Plan: No Meals

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Day 02: Giza Pyramids, Sakkara & Memphis

After breakfast, you will be met with our professional Egyptologist who will join you today in order to add more amazement to your trip. Your unique tour in Cairo starts with The Pyramids of Giza, the most popular monument in the world. Constructed around 2500 BC as the necropolis of the kings of the forth dynasty, there is the pyramid of Cheops or the Grand Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the smaller pyramid of Menkaure, and the marvelous sphinx constructed with a body of a lion and the head of a human to guard the pyramids from any threats.

Our next stop will be to Saqqara, the royal burial site of the 3rd dynasty of the Old Kingdom in Egypt and one of the richest archeological places in Egypt with treasures being discovered until today. The highlight and the centerpiece of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the oldest surviving stone monument in the whole world and the first proper pyramid to ever be constructed in Egypt in the 27th century BC. This would be a marvelous chance to understand the evolution of the pyramids building in ancient Egypt. The step pyramid is considered to be one of the most important landmarks of pyramids construction in Egypt

Our last stop of the day will be to Memphis, the first capital of unified Egypt. Established in 32nd century BC by King Narmer after he unified Upper and Lower Egypt. The city served as the seat of the government until the 22nd century. However, all the displayed exhibited in the open-air museum we will explore today belong to the New Kingdom with the highlights being the amazing Colossi of Ramses II, the alabaster sphinx, and many other statues and items.

Later on, you will proceed to have the lunch meal at local restaurant. After lunch we will drive back to the hotel for rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own in Cairo or (optional) sound & light show at Giza pyramids, where the startling sphinx will tell you the whole story and history behind the creation of the pyramids in an entertaining blend of sounds and lights. Finally, we will get back to the hotel for overnight.

Meals Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 03: Alexandria City Tour

After breakfast, you will be met with our professional Egyptologist, who will join you in such amazing tour in the second capital of Egypt or the “bride of the Mediterranean sea”, Alexandria. Distance between Cairo and Alexandria takes around three hours by car. Maybe it is long time, but really the sites there deserves it.

Begin our tour in Alexandria by visiting the Library of Alexandria, with the ancient library being established in the 3rd century BC and destroyed in the 1st century BC, the library we see today which is a huge wonderful architectural work, was opened in 2002.

Our next visit will be to the Roman Amphitheater, discovered in 1960, the theatre which was established in the 4th century BC with its marble steps is one of its kind in Egypt. We willthen visit Qaitbay Citadel(from outside), this citadel was established in the 16th century and became the landmark of Alexandria today.

Later on, we will proceed to have lunch in one of the best local restaurants in Alexandria. After lunch, we will drive back to Cairo. Arrive to Cairo and proceed to your hotel for overnight.

Meals Plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Day 04: Egyptian Museum - Citadel Of Saladine - Coptic Cairo

Breakfast meal will be served at your hotel. After that, you’ll join your expert tour guide in such awe-inspiring tour in the city center of Cairo. We begin our visits of the day by exploring The Egyptian Museum, the largest museum in the world with a huge collection of displays dating back to various periods of the ancient Egyptian history with the highlights being the golden exhibits of Tutankhamen, the mummies’ hall, large impressive reliefs, statues, and many other fascinating items.

Our next visit will be to the Citadel, constructed in the 10th century by Saladine to protect Egypt and became the residence of the rulers of Egypt for a period that lasted more than seven centuries. The citadel itself is one of the most impressive medieval fortresses and it contains many remarkable monuments like the famous Mosque Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Mosque of El Nasser Mohamed, and many interesting museums. This is besides offering the guests amazing panoramic views of the city of Cairo. Later on, you will enjoy your lunch meal at local restaurant.

After lunch we will proceed to Old Cairo area, a part in the Egyptian capital that hosts some of the most interesting Coptic monuments in the country. We will start our Coptic tour by visiting The Hanging Church, first established in the 5th century and one of the most important historical churches in Egypt. Our next visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Abu Serga Church, believed to be constructed where the holy family rested at the end of their journey, it was constructed in the 7th century. Our last visit in Coptic Cairo will be to the Church of Saint Mary, an orthodox church, built during the 5th century, restored and rebuilt many times afterwards.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo for rest and refresh. At night, free at leisure on your own in Cairo or (optional) we can offer Nile Cruise Dinner, with the most delicious open buffet, a Tanoora show, a belly dancing performance, live music, and remarkable views of the river Nile.Finally, we will get back to the hotel for overnight.

Meals Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 05: Departure from Cairo Int. Airport - Fly and Arrive Athens

Check out after breakfast. Later on, you’ll be met with our English-speaking representative who will transfer you by private A/C vehicle to Cairo International Airport in order to catch your departure flight to continue your romantic trip to Athens.

Arrive and Welcome to Athens!! You are met at the airport by our friendly representative and transferred to your selected hotel where is time to settle in and relax – Evening time free – Overnight in Athens

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 06: Athens Guided City tour

Breakfast at Hotel – Pick up for Morning sightseeing tour of Athens. The striking contrast between breathtaking monuments of a glorious past and modern elegant structures is what you will enjoy during your tour of Athens.

You will visit the Acropolis, the crowning beauty and glory of Ancient Athens, with its many monuments atop its rocky base, including the awesome Parthenon, the Propylea, the temple of Athena Nike and the Erechtheion, with its Porch of Maidens. Drive to the Roman Temple of Olympic Zeus, the Panathinaikon Stadium (site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896).

Later proceed to visit the Tomb of the unknown Soldier in front of the Parliament House on Constitution Square. See views of government buildings and elegant structures of the 19th century. Drive along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy, University, National Library. In contrast, conclude your tour with a visit to the new Acropolis museum (closed on Monday’s), a marvel of architecture with a full exhibition of the glory of Ancient Athens.

Transfer back to your Hotel – Evening time at leisure (Optional Athens by night tour with Greek dinner with live bouzouki music and traditional Greek folk dances can be offered upon request) – Overnight in Athens

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 07: Ferry Athens to Santorini

Breakfast at Hotel – Pick up for Morning for the port of Athens (Piraeus) to board the ferry to Santorini Island – Upon your arrival you will be transferred to your hotel and then you will have the rest of the time to enjoy the stunningly gorgeous Greek isle that it’s rumored in legend to be the lost city of Atlantis. Walk in the paths of Fira, the picturesque capital of Santorini; perched high up on the edge of the Caldera and enjoy the views of the volcano, ocean, white-washed buildings, and blue domed churches. Visit Oia, Firostefani and Imerovigli and relax while appreciating the most beautiful sunset in the world.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 08: Relaxing day in Santorini

Breakfast at Hotel -Free day to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world. Santorini is the essence of a Greek island, where sea meets weather-beaten rock and colors are bold and elemental. Blue-domed chapels stand on hilltops; houses are simple white cubes, sunsets flamboyant orange. The half-moon island, with its rearing cliffs and dramatic outlooks, is all that remains of a huge volcanic explosion. Inland, fertile soils provide a softer landscape of silvery olive trees, fields of tomatoes and neatly pegged vineyards.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 09: Relaxing day in Santorini

Breakfast at Hotel – Enjoy your  free day exploring the unique traditional atmosphere by visiting famous small villages like Akrotiri and Messa Vouno, with their famous archaeological sites, Karterades, Emporio, Ammoudi, Finikia, Perissa, Perivolos, Kamari, Messaria and Monolithos. They are surrounded by vast vineyards; whitewashed cliff-top towns with castles affording amazing views out over the Aegean.

(Optional Sunset Dinner Cruise in Santorini including Palea Kameni Island and entry to the Volcano can be offered upon request) – Overnight in Santorini.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Day 10: Ferry to Athens - Fly back home

Breakfast at Hotel – you will be transferred to the port for your ferry passage back to Athens – Upon your arrival – transfer to Athens Airport for your final departure back home carrying wonderful memories about your romantic trip to Egypt and Greece.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

Tour Details

10 Days / 09 Nights
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From 01 January 2017

To 31 December 2017

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Package Includes:

04 nights’ accommodation in Cairo – on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

02 nights’ accommodation in Athens – on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

02 nights’ accommodation in Santorini Island – on (Bed & Breakfast) basis.

Meet and assist by our Professional English-speaking representatives.

Entrance fees to all the indicated historical sites, temples, museums, etc.

Professional English-speaking Egyptologists in all the indicated historical sites.

Lunch meals at local restaurants during the tour in Cairo only.

Complimentary Local SIM Card for using within Egypt for local calls, messages, etc.

All transfers in Egypt and Greece via private A-C vehicles with qualified drivers.

Excludes

Entry visa to Egypt.

International flight tickets.

All personal expenses like laundry etc.

Tipping to Guide, Driver, etc.

Any Optional tours may require.