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Athens, Delphi, Olympia and Meteora, with Cairo and Nile Cruise

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What is included in this package

  • 4 nights of accommodation in Athens with breakfast, according to the desired hotel category.
  • Classic Tour around Greece, half board, with an official English-speaking guide.
  • 1 night accommodation in Olympia, in 3* or 4* hotels.
  • 1 night accommodation in Delphi, in 3* or 4* hotels.
  • 1 night accommodation in Kalambaka, in 3* or 4* hotels.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cairo with breakfast, in 4* or 5* hotels.
  • 4-night cruise on the Nile with Full Board, in an external cabin.
  • Half day tour of the city with an official English-speaking guide.
  • Night guided walking tour of Monastiraki, Plaka and Anafiotika.
  • Half day visit to Denderah temple as per itinerary
  • One day cruise around the islands of the Saronic Gulf with lunch included.
  • Half day of visits to the pyramids of Giza.
  • Visit to the Temple of Edfu and the temple of Kom Ombo.
  • Felucca ride, visit to the high dam and the Philae Temple.
  • Entrance fees included to the archaeological sites visited during all the guided excursions.
  • Air tickets Athens - Cairo.
  • Air tickets Cairo - Luxor.
  • Air tickets Aswan - Cairo.
  • All necessary transfers, as mentioned in this itinerary.
  • 24 hour emergency telephone number.
  • Porters, tips included and hotel taxes included in Egypt.

Not included & Optionals

  • Hotel taxes in Greece, tips or personal expenses.
  • Drinks during meals included.
  • Tickets - International air tickets.
  • Acquire an entry Visa to Egypt by clicking on "Personalize your Program" or in step 1, when entering your reservation.
  • Purchase additional nights in Cairo and/or Athens by clicking on "Customize Now" or "Purchase Additional Nights" in step 1 when entering your reservation.
  • Optional health insurance or cancellation. Get them in the "Be sure!" in step 1, when entering your reservation.
  • Find out the answer to your most frequently asked questions including hotels by category and hotel taxes not included in Greece here
  • 10% discount for groups of 10 travelers or more.

The Visit included in Athens during the month of March will be replaced by a 48-hour ticket. on our Tourist Bus

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Upon your arrival in the mythical city of Athens, you will be greeted with a seamless transfer to your hotel in one of our vehicles, where your professional and friendly English-speaking driver will ensure your comfort and convenience throughout the journey.

Later in the afternoon, at an agreed time, our representative will meet you at the hotel to provide all the essential details of your trip. They will also offer a captivating presentation of the city, sharing insights into its everyday way of life. This is an excellent opportunity for you to ask any questions and have any doubts dispelled, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience throughout the rest of your trip.

You will have the remainder of the day free to relax and explore Athens at your own pace, taking in the sights, sounds, and flavors of this remarkable city.

Greca Tip: Extend your stay by adding more nights during Step 1 of 3 of your reservation!


Today you will head towards the Corinth Canal, where you will stop briefly to take some photos and marvel at this famous channel that connects the Aegean Sea with the Gulf of Corinth. With this impressive engineering feat, ships do not have to circumnavigate the Peloponnese peninsula for more than 400 km in order to reach the Ionian Sea.

You will continue your journey until you reach the Theater of Epidaurus, worldwide famous for its acoustics and still in use today for a number of performances, especially in the summer. You will also spend time at the museum of Asclepius, father of modern medicine, and then travel to the city of Mycenae, where you will visit the prehistoric Acropolis, the Lions Gate and the tomb of "Agamemnon". In the afternoon you will travel across central Peloponnese and arrive in the city of Olympia in the early evening, where you will check in at your hotel, have dinner and rest.

Greca Tip: Stroll through the Old Town of Nafplio, its narrow cobblestoned alleys with the Bougainvillea trees adorning yards and balconies and choose “komboloyia” (a circular chain with beads made of amber) as a nice gift to yourself or friends.


In the morning you will visit the site of the ancient Olympic stadium, where the first games were held at around 776 BC. The importance of these games was widely accepted, given the extensive participation of the Greek cities, which suspended hostilities throughout the celebrations. The Olympiad was recognized as the only chronological event all over Greece and, basically, represented the period of four years between two consecutive events.

Olympia was also the most important sanctuary of Ancient Greece, a place to worship Zeus, the first among the gods. The gigantic gold and ivory sculpture crafted by Phidias was considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

After your visit to the Museum of Olympia, you will continue your journey, across the suspension bridge of Rio - Antirion, a modern engineering wonder, until you reach your destination.

Upon your arrival at Delphi you will have dinner and a well-deserved rest.

Greca Tip: In the evening you can go in search of the traditional character of nearby Arachova and enjoy a drink in a stylish café or a local kafeneio (coffee shop).


In the morning, and after your breakfast, you will visit the archaeological site of Delphi, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the center or 'navel' of the ancient world.  It was here where the renowned Oracle of Delphi, a counsellor of kings and pilgrims, was to be found. Make sure you visit the Museum, which houses the "Bronze Charioteer", a masterpiece of Greek sculpture.

At the end of your Delphi tour, you will descend the slopes of Mount Parnassus and head towards the plains of Thessaly, where the city of Kalambaka is located.               

You will arrive in the town of Kalambaka, have dinner and enjoy a good rest.

Greca Tip: You may also use your free time to visit the Temple of Athena Pronaia at Delphi.


Early in the morning you will visit Meteora, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. In this mysterious landscape, the natural beauty is combined with the compelling presence of the eternal monasteries suspended or "meteora" on top of the huge rocks. Currently there are only six in use, five for the male and one for the female monastic community.  

On the way back to Athens, you will briefly stop at Thermopylae, where you can see the statue of the Spartan King Leonidas, famous for leading the battle against the Persians in 480 BC. In the late afternoon you will arrive in Athens, where we will drop you off at your hotel.

Dress code to the Monasteries: Sleeveless clothing and shorts above the knee are not allowed. Skirts, shawls and trousers are available at the entrance of the Monasteries in case visitors do not have such clothing to cover themselves with.

Greca Tip: Take a stroll in Kalambaka's old town and look for handmade wood carved objects and religious icons as well as home-made sausages, honey, fruit sweets and jams, and the regional pudding (“spatoula”) or “halva” for a sweet aftertaste.


After your breakfast and at the agreed time, you will commence the panoramic tour of the Athenian Neoclassical Center: the Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the University, the Library, and National Academy, the Ilion Palace, the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Gate, the Panathenaic Stadium, and many other monuments and sites of great interest.  You will learn all there is to know about their history and background from the licensed English-speaking Tour Guide accompanying you on this tour.

Your next stop will be the "sacred rock", the spectacular, unique and magnificent Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. The entrance fee to both sites is included. At the end of the visit, you can either choose to return to your hotel or set out on your own adventure through the charming and picturesque streets of Plaka.

In the evening, we have included a guided walking tour that will take you through the prettiest districts of the capital, such as Anafiotika, Thissio, Monastiraki, and Plaka.

Greca Tip: In Plaka look for something alluring, like ceramics, musical instruments, handmade jewelry to specialty food shops stacked high with olives and spices.


Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the port to commence the full day Cruise to 3 of the most beautiful islands of the Saronic Gulf. Aegina is famous for its variety of pistachios, Poros for its scenic beauty and Hydra, the greenest of these islands, for its elegant stone mansions, serene atmosphere and vehicle free roads. While on board the cruise ship, you will also enjoy lunch in the accompaniment of traditional Greek music and dance. 

At the end of the day you will be comfortably transferred back to your hotel.

Greca Tip: You can look for Aegina's famous pistachio nuts, Poros's high-quality honey and Hydra's almond sweets, amygdalota.


After a delicious breakfast and at the indicated time, our staff will transfer you to Athens International Airport, to embark on your flight to Egypt.

After your arrival in Cairo, capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt, a English-speaking person from our team will be waiting to assist and inform you about all the details of your trip and clear up any type of doubt or query, that you may have as well as give you a brief presentation of the city and its day to day.

The transfer to the hotel will be carried out by one of our private air-conditioned vehicles. At the hotel, your assistant will help you with the registration.

The rest of the day is for you to relax, and begin to enjoy the hotel's amenities.

Greca Tip: Check out the best dining options in Cairo with our assistant.


Begin your day with a delectable breakfast served in the hotel dining room, followed by a free day in Cairo to enjoy at your leisure.

For those seeking an immersive experience, we offer an optional full-day tour to Cairo, where you will explore the significant landmarks of this historic city. The journey starts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, situated in the heart of the city. Inside, you will encounter a vast collection of invaluable artifacts, including the renowned treasures of Tutankhamun, magnificent sarcophagi, well-preserved mummies, and sculptures of indescribable beauty.

Next, venture into the captivating historic district of Cairo, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This area has been home to caliphs and their mosques since the 10th century. One notable attraction is the Citadel of Saladin, which was fortified to safeguard the city against Crusader invasions nearly a thousand years ago.

Afterward, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Khan el Khalili bazaar, where you will have the opportunity to test your negotiation skills during some free time.

Before returning to the hotel, you will personally explore the Coptic neighborhood, a melting pot of different religions. Stand in awe of the Hanging Church, a remarkable structure built on the foundations of the Babylon Fortress.

There, you should visit the Saints Sergius and Wachus Church, believed to have sheltered the Holy Family during their escape from Herod, and discover the Ben Ezra Synagogue, one of the oldest in the country.

At the designated time, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport to catch your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, embark on a memorable cruise ship journey along the legendary Nile River. Indulge in comfortable accommodation and enjoy a delicious dinner onboard.

Greca Tip: Don't forget to inquire about the optional excursions available during the cruise, such as the unforgettable balloon ride in Luxor, offering a truly unique and breathtaking experience.


Start your day with a delightful breakfast before embarking on an extraordinary adventure alongside your guide. Together, you will visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak, dedicated to the gods Amun and Ra, who represent creation, the sky, and the sun. These grandiose temples exude an aura of majesty. As you stroll amidst the line of sphinxes connecting the two temples, you will uncover captivating stories and anecdotes about the pharaohs who played a pivotal role in their construction.

Next, you will cross the Nile to explore the Necropolis of Thebes, a significant symbol of this ancient civilization. Within this complex lies an archaeological treasure that ranks among Egypt's greatest marvels: the Valley of the Kings. This sacred burial ground houses 62 pharaonic tombs, including the resting places of Tutankhamun, Ramses IV, and many others.

Following this, you will be treated to a breathtaking panoramic view of the iconic funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, also known as Deir El Bahari. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to visit the funerary temple of Ramses III, now known as the Medinat Habu temple. Later, marvel at the remnants of the temple of Amenophis III, where the colossal twin statues known as the Colossi of Memnon proudly stand, having endured the passage of centuries.

Return to the cruise ship and set sail towards Esna, enjoying a relaxed journey along the Nile for the remainder of the day.

In the evening, you will pass through the Esna Lock and continue your voyage towards Edfu.

Greca Tip: On average, the process of navigating the Esna Locks takes approximately 30 minutes and is designed to avoid a descent of around 10 meters in water level.


Start your day in Edfu with a memorable experience of witnessing one of Egypt's most beautiful sunrises. After indulging in a delicious breakfast onboard, prepare to embark on an enchanting carriage ride to the Temple of Horus.

This remarkable sanctuary holds the distinction of being the best-preserved Egyptian temple, having been concealed beneath the sand for centuries until its discovery by French archaeologist Auguste Mariette in the mid-19th century.

Following your visit to the Temple of Horus, return to the motor ship for a delectable lunch as you set sail towards Kom Ombo. Here, an exciting excursion awaits you at the temple dedicated to Haroeris, the falcon god, and Sobek, the crocodile god.

As part of your visit, you will have the opportunity to explore an exhibition showcasing remarkably preserved mummified crocodiles, providing fascinating insights into the culture of Ancient Egypt.

As the day draws to a close, a delightful dinner will be served onboard before you embark on a serene night sailing towards Aswan.

Greca Tip: Make sure not to miss the chance to savor a cup of traditional Turkish coffee, infused with the aromatic flavors of cardamom, for an authentic and delightful experience.


Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a relaxing morning to rejuvenate. If you're interested, we highly recommend considering an optional visit to the temples of Abu Simbel in Nubia, located in southern Egypt on the shores of Lake Nasser.

These remarkable temples form part of the Nubia and Aswan Open-Air Museum and have been meticulously relocated piece by piece due to the rising waters of the Nile River caused by the construction of the Aswan Dam. Commissioned by Ramses II, the rock-cut temples were constructed over 20 years to commemorate the Battle of Kadesh, paying homage to the great deities while also honoring Ramses himself.

Also, the main highlight of the complex is the temple of Ramses II, featuring four awe-inspiring statues on its façade that exude the majesty of Ancient Egypt. Additionally, you will find the temple dedicated to Nefertari, the esteemed wife of the pharaoh, in Abu Simbel.

In the afternoon, following a delectable lunch onboard, we suggest considering an optional felucca ride, an authentic Egyptian wooden boat, allowing you to intimately admire the scenic beauty of the Nile.

Along this journey, you will encounter Elephantine Island, once a thriving center for the ivory trade, as well as Kitchener Island, renowned for its exquisite botanical garden and panoramic view of the Agha Khan Mausoleum. A single glance at this sight will help you comprehend why it was chosen as the eternal resting place for Supreme Chief Ismaelita.

Next, you will embark on a visit to Aswan Dam, an impressive feat of hydraulic engineering initiated by the British Empire and completed by the Egyptians in the mid-20th century. Designed to regulate the flooding of the Nile River, this monumental structure stands as a testament to human ingenuity.

Following the visit, you will proceed to the inaccessible island of Philae, where you will have the opportunity to witness the temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. Like the temples of Abu Simbel and other sites across Egypt, the Philae temple complex had to be relocated from its original location to protect it from the Nile's rising waters.

After a day filled with exploration, return to the motor ship and enjoy a restful overnight stay onboard in Aswan.

Greca Tip: This is the perfect occasion to try karkadé, a delightful Nubian infusion made from hibiscus flowers. It can be enjoyed hot or cold, adding a refreshing touch to your Egyptian experience.


After a delicious breakfast on board, you will disembark and at the established time, you will transfer to the Aswan airport to take a domestic flight to Cairo.

After arrival in Cairo, our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel in the city.

Greca Tip: Optionally, you can enjoy a buffet dinner with a show in a floating restaurant on the Nile.


After a delicious breakfast with typical food, the route will begin through the most interesting points of Interest in the biggest metropolis of the African continent.

The Pyramids of Giza is the first place you will visit with our official English-speaker guide. You will be amazed at the majesty of the Great Sphinx of Giza, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and the Pyramid of Khufu. It is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world still in existence and can be seen from the main entrance esplanade and from closer.

Optionally, you can add the excursion to the Necropolis of Saqqara. This World Heritage of Humanity where the funerary complex of King Djoser stands out, a city built exclusively for the life of the king in the afterlife, and the Pyramid of Djoser, the first stone structure built in a pyramidal shape that symbolizes the beginning of this type of construction in Egypt.

By night if you like, you can optionally see the light show on the Giza Pyramids, an extraordinary route beginning in the sphinx and touring the history of Egypt, or you can enjoy a unique dinner show in a floating restaurant on the Nile.

Greca Tip: Don’t forget your camera and sun protector.


At the indicated time, one of our vehicles will take you to the Cairo International Airport to check in your luggage and, if necessary, process any tax refund on tax-free products that you have purchased.

From Greca, we hope to see you again to enjoy some wonderful moments that will remain forever in your memory.

Have a good trip! Or, as you will say yourself, “Rihlat Jayida!

Greca Tip: If you feel that your stay in Egypt has not revealed all its secrets yet, you can add more nights to this fantastic city.

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