21 Days, Turkey, Egypt Nile Cruise, Jordon and Israel Fam Trip

Fam Tour Program
Day 1
Arrival Day
02 Sep 2023
Turkiye, Istanbul, Cappadocia Arrival Day

(Local Dinner Included) Welcome to Istanbul Airport and walk to domestic part for your connecting flight to Cappadocia. Once you reach Kayseri Airport meet with your guide and transfer your hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 2
Cappadocia Tour
03 Sep 2023
Turkiye, Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

(Breakfast, local lunch and local dinner included) After breakfast, we will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Then, visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin, you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go to Love Valley. Love Valley Cappadocia is a hidden valley with scenic formations to say the least. Despite the resemblance to man hood, these amazing rock formations are far from man-made. After Love Valley, you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then, you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia. Optional Hot Air Balloning Tour (Please contact us): Before the sunshine we will pick you up and depart to hot air balloon area. Once approximately one hour long adventure is over, we will return to hotel.

Day 3
Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale
04 Sep 2023
Turkiye, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale

(Breakfast, local lunch and local dinner included)

After breakfast early in the morning at 08:00 drive to Konya. Once you reach visit the imposing green - tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya Mevlana tour we will have lunch at local restaurant. After lunch drive to Pamukkale. Dinner and Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 4
Pamukkale, Kusadasi
05 Sep 2023
Turkiye, Pamukkale Tour to Kusadasi

(Breakfast, local lunch and local dinner included)

After breakfast approximately 11:00 – 11:30 am , we will depart Pamukkale. The dynasty of the Attalids, the kings of Pergamon, established the thermal spa of Hierapolis.It is registered as cultural and natural heritage on the list of World Heritage of UNESCO. The ruins of the baths, temples and other Greek monuments can be seen at the site. Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 meters high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have created at Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. The terraces were formed by running warm spring water containing calcium bicarbonate, at a temperature of 35C. When the water loses its carbon dioxide it leaves limestone deposits. During your visit to Hierapolis which is an open air museum, you will see of the largest ancient graveyard containing over 1200 sarcophagi, many of which are as big as a small house. The Great Theater, the tomb of St. Philip, the Roman Baths, the gymnasium that is used as a museum and Apollo Temple are the other attractive ruins. After the tour transfer to Kusadasi. Dinner and Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5
Kusadasi, Ephesus Tour
06 Sep 2023
Turkiye Departure Day Kusadasi, Ephesus Tour to Istanbul

(Breakfast, local lunch and local dinner included)

After breakfast check out and depart to Ephesus Ancient City. Ephesus, is one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world. In our Ephesus your you will also see the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsius Library, Grand theatre. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre..After your tour transfer to Izmir Airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul. Transfer your hotel and check in. Dinner and Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 6
Istanbul City Tour
07 Sep 2023
Turkiye, Istanbul City Tour & Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Show

(Breakfast, local lunch and local dinner included)

Our first visit will be HIPPODROME. Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Than we will visit SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE. Across from Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, it built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Our next visit will be HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE. The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, previously known as the Church of Divine Wisdom, is simply the best of its kind! Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. For 1000 years, it was once the largest church in the world, decorated with stunning 6th century golden mosaics. Today it is a mosque. Lunch break at 13:00 pm. After the lunch, Murtis Tour will take you to the ASIL EFENDI which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 7
Transfer Dy
08 Sep 2023
Transfer Day Istanbul to Luxor (Egypt)

(Breakfast, dinner Included)

After breakfast, after checking out from your hotel, we will transfer you to the airport for departure to Luxor. We will provide your Airport Transfer from the Luxor International Airport to the Hotel between 07: 00 and 22:00. Dinner at the hotel from 20:00 to 22:00. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8
ESTC 2023 Conference
09 Sep 2023
Ecotourism & Sustainable Tourism Conference

Breakfast, Lunch, Gala Dinner Included
From 07:00 to 09:00 Breakfast
Registration Process from 09:00 to 10:00
10:00 Opening Ceremony
10:30 to 12:30 Keynote Speakers Session
12:30 to 13:00 Lunch Break
13:30 to 15:30 Ecotourism Panels
15:30 to 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 to 17:00 Ecotourism Panels
19:30 – 22:30  Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner at Hotel
Overnight at the hotel in Luxor  

Day 9
B2B Networking Meetings
10 Sep 2023
B2B Networking Meetings

Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner Included
From 07:00 to 09:30 Breakfast
10:00 - 11.30 B2B Meetings
11:30 to 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 to 13:00: B2B Meetings
13:00 to 14:45 Lunch Break
14:45 to 17:00 continue with B2B Meetings
19:00 – 23:30   Farewell Dinner at Hotel
Overnight at the hotel in Luxor

Day 10
Luxor Temples
11 Sep 2023
Egypt, Nile Cruise, Luxor Temples

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included
After breakfast check out form your hotel, we embark our 5 Star Nile River Cruise, home for the next 4 nights as we sail in the Nile River
Lunch onboard Nile cruise
Late after noon visit Luxor temple
Overnight on-board Nile River Cruise

Day 11
Valley of the Kings
12 Sep 2023
Egypt, Nile Cruise, Valley of the Kings

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

After an early breakfast, you will visit the West Bank of Luxor. The Valley of the Kings or the Kings Valley is famous as the resting place of the most well-known Pharaoh of them all, King Tutankhamun along with many others. Today you will get to climb deep inside these highly decorated tombs that were cut deep in the mountain many thousands of years ago. Our guide will chose the most beautiful and colourful tombs that are open on the day. Later you will visit the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the most famous female Pharaoh to rule Egypt. Before returning to the cruise boat you will visit the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch will be served on-board and the afternoon is yours, free to relax take a swim and enjoy a cool drink on the sun-deck. Dinner will be on board. Overnight on board cruise ship.

Day 12
Edfu & Komombo Temples
13 Sep 2023
Egypt, Nile Cruise, Edfu & Komombo Temples

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included This morning after sailing we will visit the magnificent Temple of Edfu. This beautiful temple is considered to be one of the best preserved temples in all of Egypt. We return to our boat and continue sailing towards Komombo The Temple of KomOmbo – the only dual temple in Egypt and dedicated to two gods, Haroeris, the sun god & Sobek the crocodile god. This temple is just a short stroll from your boat and has a fascinating history including the hieroglyphic carvings showing medical instruments we still use in our present days. Dinner on board. Cruise party tonight!!! Overnight on board.

Day 13
Optional Abu Simbel
14 Sep 2023
Egypt, Nile Cruise, Optional Abu Simbel

Optional (Trip to the Massive Temple Rock Abu Simbel – Nile Cruise)

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

An early start today as we drive 3 ½ hours south to the magnificent Temples of Abu Simbel We consider these to be the best of the best of all the Temples we visit and a must see for everyone who comes to Egypt. These temples were cut deep into the rock and dedicated to the Pharaoh Ramses II and his beloved wife Nefertari In the 1960’s these temples we moved with the help of UNSECO to their current location to save them from the rising waters of the river Nile, this was a monumental feat of engineering in itself and once you have visited this site you will see why. Upon our return to Aswan we will enjoy lunch on-board our cruise boat. This afternoon will visit Aswan markets, Overnight on board. (All meals included)

Day 14
Departure Day Aswan to Cairo
15 Sep 2023
Egypt, Aswan and Philae Temple and Departure Day Aswan to Cairo

Breakfast Included

This morning after breakfast we will disembark our Nile River Cruise and visit Philae Temple, the temple dedicated to the Goddess Isis. We will also visit the High Dam Later in the day we will take our return flight to Cairo checking into our hotel.

Day 15
Pyramids Sphinx Museum
16 Sep 2023
Egypt, Cairo, Pyramids Sphinx Museum

Breakfast Included

Today you get to experience what millions only dream of: standing in awe of the Pyramids of Giza, including the largest one of all the so-called Great Pyramid said to be the tomb of the Pharaoh Khufu dating back over 5000 years. After exploring the pyramids you will have the option to enter the Kings Chamber of the Great pyramid and also take a camel ride deep into the desert for some amazing photo opportunities of a total of 9 pyramids in one shot. Big ticks off the bucket list today!! We are not finished on the Giza Plateau just yet; we will visit the Guardian Angel of the area, the monolithic Sphinx. The Sphinx is a mythical creature with the body of a lion and head of a human, carved from limestone it proudly sits facing the horizon and greets the sunrise as it has done daily for centuries. The day still has more treasures in store with a visit to the Egyptian Museum, home to thousands upon thousands of artefacts covering all the eras of Egyptian history, including the most famous piece of all, the Golden Mask of the young King Tutankhamun. The museum is overflowing with priceless treasures and our guide will explain the masterpieces then allow you plenty of free time to explore at your leisure. Free photography inside the museum is now permitted with a mobile phone with the exception of the King Tut exhibit. (Cameras tickets can be purchased at entrance) Overnight in Cairo hotel.

Day 16
Departure Day Cairo to Amman
17 Sep 2023
Departure Day Cairo to Amman, Jordan

Breakfast, Dinner Included

It is time to go to Amman, Jordan. Our representative will meet you at the hotel for your transfer to Cairo International Airport. Arrive Amman Airport where our airport staff will meet you at the gate just as you leave the airplane. Full assistance with the visa and customs formalities, transfer to hotel in Amman for Dinner and overnight

Day 17
Jerash, Ajlun, Panoramıc
18 Sep 2023
Jordan, Amman, Jerash, Ajlun, Panoramıc Amman, Petra

After breakfast, Drive north to visit Jerash, which remains today as one of the most beautiful and best-preserved Graeco-roman cities. A close second to Petra on the list of favorite destinations in Jordan, the ancient city of Jerash boasts a history of human occupation dating back to more than 6 500 years. Excavations made it possible to update two theatres, several temples, churches, a market, thermal baths, and the famous Cardo Maximus alley of 600 meters bordered columns, proceed north to Ajlun situated in the northern region of Jordan to visit Ajlun’s Castle. Ajlun’s Castle is a fine example of the genius of medieval Arab military and Islamic architecture, after the tours, drive to Amman , running the panoramic view of Amman, capital of Jordan, to see the Citadel, roman theatre, the old city and the main streets and avenues, stroll through the busy souqs, then passing by the houses in the residential areas Abdoun ,after the visit of Amman , head Proceed to the greatest city of the Arab nation which existed 2000 years ago: Petra. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel in Petra

Day 18
Petra Visit, Madaba & Nebo
19 Sep 2023
Jordan, Petra Visit, Madaba & Nebo, Amman

The ancient Nabatean city of Petra was recently voted as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. In 1985 Petra was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Begin your visit by enjoying a walk or a short horse ride from Petra’s main entrance to the entrance of the old city “Al Siq”. As you reach the end of the Siq, the first and greatest monument of Petra slowly comes into view. This is the famous Treasury monument “Al Khazneh”. Indulge yourself, and walk through the architectural and spiritual wonders of this majestic place examining every detail in sight, after the visit of Petra, Drive to visit Madaba “the City of Mosaics”. Visit the Greek Orthodox church of St. George where the famous 6th Century Byzantine mosaic map of the holy sites in the biblical world is found. Proceed to Mount Nebo, the place where it is believed that Moses was buried, after the visits, drive back to Amman for dinner and overnight.

Day 19
Mount Of Olıves, Gethsemane, Jerıcho
20 Sep 2023
Israel, Mount Of Olıves, Gethsemane, Jerıcho, Bethlehem, Dead Sea

After early breakfast, we will check out and head to Jerusalem by drive. Today we will visit Mount of Olives and visit the Church of ascension, the church of Peter Noster, descend to Dominus Flevit where Jesus wept over Jerusalem, proceed to the Garden of Gethsemane, Basilica of the Agony and tomb of St. Mary, the traditional House of Caipas where Peter denied Jesus thrice and where Jesus was kept in the dungeon then proceed to Jericho, see Mount of Temptation and Sycamore Tree, Bethlehem, proceed to Bethlehem the Shepherd’s Field and the Church of Nativity, the Birth Place of the Lord Jesus, Visit St. Jerome’s Grotto where the Bible was translated from Hebrew .Dead Sea Dinner and overnight stay at Jerusalem.

Day 20
Jerusalem Old Cıty
21 Sep 2023
Israel, Jerusalem Old Cıty, Vıa Dolorsa, Golgotha

After breakfast, proceed to Jerusalem, we enter the Old City through St. Stephen’s or Lion’s Gate. Continue on foot to the church of Condemnation and Flagellation, where we begin the Via Dolorosa. The last five Stations of the Cross are situated inside the Holy Sepulcher. The present route, and follow the footsteps of our Lord Jesus on his way to Calvary, culminating the journey to Golgotha and the place of the tomb itself the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Visit St. Mark Convent the traditional Last Supper Room, where we remember the Last Supper and the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on Pentecost. There after walk to the Dormition Abby and the traditional site of the Tomb of King David (visit other Upper room). Ein Karem, one of the most beautiful settings near Jerusalem, located in the hills next to a little spring. Though a small Judean village, the area is important to Christian visitors because of the memory of a priest named Zechariah and his wife Elizabeth who lived in the area in a town in the hill country of Judea. Dinner and overnight stay at Jerusalem.

Day 21
Departure Day
22 Sep 2023
Departure Day Ben Gurion Airport, Tour The End

Sadly, it is time to return home. After breakfast, free time till your transfer time to Ben Gurion Airport for departure.

Thank you for attending our Ecotourism and B2B Networking Event 2023.

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  • Turkey Tour | All Transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • Turkey Tour | 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • Turkey Tour | 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
  • Turkey Tour | 1 night hotel in Kusadasi
  • Turkey Tour | 2 Nights hotel in Cappadocia
  • Turkey Tour | Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Show with Unlimited Local Drinks
  • Turkey Tour | Guided Istanbul City Tour
  • Turkey Tour | Guided Pamukkale Tour
  • Turkey Tour | Guided Konya Tour
  • Turkey Tour | Guided Ephesus Tour
  • Turkey Tour | Guided Cappadocia Tour
  • Turkey Tour | Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking vehicle
  • Turkey Tour | Professional English - speaking tour guides
  • Turkey Tour | All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Turkey Tour | Return transfer to airport in Istanbul
  • Turkey Tour | Hotel Room Taxes, Tours & Transfer Taxes
  • Egypt Event | 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Egypt
  • Egypt Event | 3 Breakfast
  • Egypt Event | 2 Lunches
  • Egypt Event | 1 Welcome Dinner
  • Egypt Event | 1 Gala Dinner
  • Egypt Event | 1 Farewell Dinner
  • Egypt Event | Ecotourism & Sustainable Tourism Conference
  • Egypt Event | B2B Networking Event Participation
  • Egypt Event | Certificate
  • Egypt Tour | Meet and assist upon arrival and departure Pick-up/drop-off
  • Egypt Tour | Transfer from/to Cairo International airport in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egypt Tour | 2 nights’ accommodation at a 5* star hotel in Cairo
  • Egypt Tour | 4 nights’ accommodation on board cruise Luxor/Aswan
  • Egypt Tour | Currently applied entrance fees for the above-mentioned sights
  • Egypt Tour | Relevant transfers as – per the above-mentioned itinerary
  • Egypt Tour | Tours in Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Egypt Tour | Sightseeing in Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Pyramids, Sphinx & Museum including round trip transfer from/to hotel, Tour Guide
  • Egypt Tour | Daily breakfast starting the second day
  • Egypt Tour | Full board on board of the Nile Cruise
  • Egypt Tour | Qualified drivers in Cairo, Aswan & Luxor
  • Egypt Tour | English-speaking agent during transfers
  • Egypt Tour | English-speaking tour guide during sightseeing
  • Egypt Tour | Entrance Fees Sightseeing
  • Jordan Tour | Accommodation at selected Hotels as above mentioned on HB.
  • Jordan Tour | Transfers and transportation by modern vehicle
  • Jordan Tour | Horses at Petra (tip not included)
  • Jordan Tour | Private English speaking guide
  • Jordan Tour | 2 Lunches
  • Jordan Tour | Visa arrangement with passport copies before arrival ( NON RESTRICTED NATIONALITY)
  • Israel Tour | 2 nights accommodation
  • Israel Tour | Transfers and transportation by modern vehicle
  • Israel Tour | Private English-speaking guide
  • Israel Tour | 2 breakfast
Not Included
  • Jordan Tour | Entrance fees for visits indicated in the program
  • Turkey Tour | Hot Air Balloon
  • Turkey Tour | Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Turkey Tour | Domestic flight from Izmir to Istanbul
  • Turkey Tour | International Flights
  • Turkey Tour | Insurance: All types
  • Turkey Tour | Turkey entry visa
  • Turkey Tour | Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Turkey Tour | Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
  • Turkey Tour | Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
  • Egypt Tour | Domestic flights Aswan / Cairo
  • Egypt Tour | Personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, etc.
  • Egypt Tour | Other meals /additional tours / laundry/ phone calls /any unmentioned items
  • Jordan Tour | Tips
  • Jordan Tour | Drinks & extras
  • Jordan Tour | Domestic/international flights
  • Jordan Tour | Personal expenses & Insurances
  • Israel Tour | Domestic/international flights
  • Israel Tour | Personal expenses & Insurances
  • Israel Tour | Tips
  • Israel Tour | Drinks & extras

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