18 day / 17 night
flight between Iran and Egypt
in Iran, Domestic flights Aswan Abu Simbel
First class sleep
train Cairo, Luxor, All transfer sightseeing operated by
private car and guides
All entrance fees
of archeological sites, Visa handling
Nagsh-e-Jahan square, Alighapou Place, Imam Mosque, Sheikh
Lotfollah Mosque , Bazaar, Chel sotoon place, Vank Church
Dinner at an Iranian Home, Persepolis, Hafez and Sadi
Mausoleums, Eram Garden, Bath and Bazaar, Qavam House, Mausoleum of Aliebnehamze
Museum of Antiques , Memphis , Sakkara , Citadel of Saladin
, Mohammad Ali Alabaster Mosque , Sultan Hassan Mosque ,
Rafae Mosque , Old famous khan El-Khalili Bazaar , Abu
Simbel Temple Aswan , Dock 4 Days / 4 nights Nile 5
Star Cruise Philae Temple Luxor
IRAN-EGYPT 18 day
/ 17 night Code: GC11
Day 01: Arrival -
Arrival at Tehran airport, after greeting process transfer to
hotel & rest. O/N Tehran
Day 02: Tehran -
Morning after breakfast, full-day city tour to visit the
Archaeological & Islamic Art Museums ,the finest museum in
Iran, which exhibits the artifacts collected from the major
archaeological sites in Iran from 7000 years ago. Afternoon rest
at hotel. In the evening, transfer to the airport to take your flight
to Shiraz. Where you'll be received at Shiraz airport. O/N Shiraz
Shiraz- Bishapoor excursion
Early morning we go to visit
Bishapoor, an ancient city in heart of history, built as the
commemoration of Persian Victory in Persian-Roman war. O/N
We will visit Eram and Naranjestan gardens, Nasir-ol-Molk
Mosque, Khan Theological School, Hafez or Sadi Mausoleums ,
Vakil complex and the most astonishing mirror decoration of
Aliebnehamze Holy Shrine. O/N Shiraz.
Day 05: Shiraz - Persepolis -
After breakfast drive to Isfahan, en route we will visit Quran
gate, Persepolis (a castle made by free workers not slaves in
500 BC), Necropol( tombs of Achamenian kings) and Pasargad, tomb
of Cyrus the great which was the Achamenian center. Continue to
Isfahan. O/N Isfahan.
we will visit Imam Square, a jewel of Persian architecture with
4 monuments at 4 sides including Aliqapu Palace (the first
Iranian skyscraper), Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques and Isfahan
bazaar where you'll meet artists who work handicrafts sometimes
on bone. in Evening we will visit Si-o-Se Pol & Khajoo bridges
over Zayande Rud river , Relax in one of the traditional tea
houses, drink Persian tea and smoke Persian water-pipe. O/N
Day 07: Isfahan
We will visit Armenian quarter of Jolfa, Vank cathedral, Friday
mosque, Shaking Minarets and Chehel Sotoun known as forty column
palace. O/N Isfahan.
Day 08: Isfahan-Kashan-Tehran
After breakfast drive toward Tehran, en route we will visit
Abyane, an ancient village with it's colorfully dressed
inhabitants and mud brick houses where little has changed for
several centuries, then Fin complex, Aghabozorg theological
school and bazaar in Kashan, a city known for nice old
traditional houses and carpet. Continue to Tehran. O/N Tehran.
Tehran - Cairo via Bahrain
Transfer to Tehran airport and
fly to Bahrain. Please notice that your flight is not a direct
one, so you MIGHT stay in Bahrain one night or fly to Cario. O/N
Cairo or Bahrain.
Transfer from Cairo airport to hotel .O/N Cairo.
Morning we will go to great plain of Giza to see the incredible,
mysterious Sphinx, You may also take a camel ride there. Enjoy
lunch at a Local restaurant.afternoon
we will visit Memphis & Sakkara located about 10 miles from
Cairo which was the necropolis of Memphis and Egypt's capital
during the Old Kingdom then the Steep Pyramid of Cheops , the
oldest stone building in the world date back to 28th century
B.C. If you wish to dine out, your tour guide can give you many
recommendations of restaurants. O/N Cairo.
We will Visit Egyptian Museum, the most important depository of
Antiques including Coptic Museum.
lunch at a Local restaurant. afternoon we will take you to Old
Cairo Citadel, Visit Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali, the head
quarters of Roman army in the region and Sultan Raffia Mosque
then enjoy walking in Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Return to your
hotel. Your tour guide can give you many recommendations of
restaurants if you wish to dine out this evening .At 7:30 PM you
will be transferred to Cairo railway station to get a first
class night train to Luxur. O/N train.
Arrive Luxor at 8:30 Am, transfer to your Nile Crouse. Check in
your cabin. Free at leisure till lunch time. Then we will visit
Karnak and Luxor temples. Dinner will be on board. O/N Board.
Day 14: On
After breakfast on board, cross West Bank to visit valley of
kings & Queens, Hatshepsut temple at Deir El Bahari & Colossi of
Memnon .Lunch will be on board. Evening sail to Edfu via Esna.
Dinner will be on Board. O/N Edfu.
Day 15: On
Board - Aswan
We will visit Haroeries in the morning, well preserved temple
of falcon-headed God Hores . Lunch will be on Board, afternoon
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the temples of crocodile God (Sobek),
then Sail to Aswan.
(Isis Cournich Hotel).
We will visit High Dam, built to control the flooding of Nile,
and Old Dam, built in l9th Century. Then we go to ancient
quarries to see the 170-feet Unfinished Oblique. Continue by
felucca (traditional sailing boats) to visit Granite quarries
and Philae Temple represents a fusion of three great
civilizations (Egyptian, Greek and Roman). Return to your Nile
Cruise. O/N Aswan (Isis Cournich
In the morning, transfer to Aswan airport and fly by Charter
flight to Abu Simbel where you will visit the temples dedicated
to Ramses II, then fly back to Aswan. Afternoon transfer to
Aswan Rail way station to return back to Cairo by First class
train. Arrive Cairo and transfer to your hotel. O/N Cairo (Siag
Day 18: Cairo-Departure
Transfer to Cairo Airport for your return flight.