Greece And Egypt

 

 

13 Days from $2,412 - Land Only,

$2,412





2 Nights Athens, 4-Day Greek Island Cruise, 3 Nights Cairo & 4-Day Nile Cruise


 

Athens

Enjoy 3-nights in Athens.  Visit the ancient Mediterranean metropolis highly recognized for its unique place in history.  Spend your time at leisure or take advantage of the many optional excursions.  Perhaps a one-day cruise around nearby islands, or take a tour of the city including the Acropolis and the Panathenaikon Stadium, the place of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.  Don’t forget to visit the Plaka (old city) to wander the cobblestone streets, peruse in the shops or dine in one of the many traditional Greek Tavernas.

4-Day Cruise

What better way to see the Greek Islands in a short period of time.  After your stay in Mykonos, you will sail to Kusadasi, where you can take an excursion to the ancient city of Ephesus.  From here you will visit Patmos and take an optional excursion to the Monastery and Cave where John the Divine wrote the Book of Revelations.   After Patmos you will sail to Rhodes and spend a full day.  Perhaps you will take an optional excursion to the city of Rhodes and the rocky Acropolis of Lindos to visit the Temple of Athens. From there you will sail to Heraklion, the capital of Crete.  Take an optional excursion to the Palace of King Minos at Knossos, the center of the Minoan civilization.    Finally, you will sail to Santorini, the volcano island, one of the most unforgettable places in the world.  Walk the narrow streets of Fira or visit the beautiful village of Oia, perched on the rim of the caldera, offering panoramic views of breathtaking beauty.

Cairo

Spend 3-nights in this ancient city.  Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Cairo including the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Old Cairo and much more.  Consider an optional excursion to Alexandra or perhaps Abu Simbel, where you can visit the colossal Temple of Abu Simbel carved in 1235 B.C. by the great pharaoh Ramses II.

5-Day Nile River Cruise

Begin your 5-day cruise in Luxor.  Visit the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens and the Temple of Hatshesput.  After visiting the Luxor Temple, you will sail to Esna and then to Edfu, where you will visit the 2000 year old Temple of Horus.  Next you will visit Komobombo Temple and finally sail on to Aswan.  In Aswan visit the High Dam, the Old Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae.  Upon disembarking you can tour the Botanical Gardens by Felucca. 

 



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Homeric Tours will provide competitive airfares from USA in conjuction with your tour request.
Prices are per person based on double occupancy and do not include the transatlantic flights
The flight between Athens and Cairo is additional (airfare will be determined at the time of the reservation).