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Egypt & Turkey School Holidays Group Tour

  • Departing 15 Dec 2021, returning 29 Dec 2021
  • Departing from: Cape Town & Johannesburg
  • Price: From R20,000 per person
  • Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Bursa, Sogut, Istanbul
  • Bookings: Close on 15 Nov 2021
Egypt & Turkey Group Tour – December 2021
Destinations: Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Bursa, Sogut and Istanbul
Tour Duration: 13 days / 11 nights
Departs from Cape Town & Johannesburg on 15 December 2021, returns 29 December 2021
PRICING:

R20,000 per person sharing a DOUBLE room
R22,000 per person sharing a TRIPLE room
R27,300 per person in a SINGLE room
R15,000 per child (2 to 11 years) sharing PARENTS room
R5,000 per infant (0 to 23 months) sharing PARENTS room

Limited seats – first come first served. Subject to availability, currency fluctuations and Covid19 regulations. Prices may change without notice. Group tour continuation subject to minimum 15 pax.

A deposit of R10,000 per person secures your booking. Full balance due by 15 November 2021. Deposit fully refundable if the tour is cancelled due to Covid19.

Triple price is higher than double price due to the Egypt Ministry of Tourism Covid19 regulation limiting occupancy in standard rooms to a maximum of 2 adults. Triple pax will, therefore, be accommodated in suites in Egypt. Suites are charged at higher rates than standard rooms.

BANK DETAILS:

Bank: First National Bank
Account name: Halal Tourism South Africa
Account type: Cheque
Account number: 6255 704 9981
Branch Code: 250655 (Greenpoint)

Use your name and surname as a reference. Email proof of payment to info@halaltourism.co.za.

FLIGHT DETAILS

15 Dec 2021  Turkish Airlines TK45 Cape Town to Istanbul  Departs 18h10, arrives 05h35 next day
15 Dec 2021  Turkish Airlines TK43 Johannesburg to Istanbul  Departs 19h20, arrives 05h55 next day
16 Dec 2021  Turkish Airlines TK690 Istanbul to Cairo  Departs 07h25, arrives 08h35
18 Dec 2021  Nile Air NP53 Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh  Departs 11h55, arrives 13h00
23 Dec 2021  Turkish Airlines TK699 Sharm El Sheikh to Istanbul  Departs 03h55, arrives 07h50
29 Dec 2021  Turkish Airlines TK44 Istanbul to Cape Town  Departs 02h30, arrives 12h05
29 Dec 2021  Turkish Airlines TK42 Istanbul to Johannesburg  Departs 02h20, arrives 11h10

Baggage allowances: Turkish Airlines – 1 piece check-in luggage (max 40 kg), 1 piece hand luggage (max 7 kg). Nile Air – 1 piece check-in luggage (max 30 kg), 1 piece hand luggage (max 7 kg).

WHAT MAKES OUR GROUP TOUR SO SPECIAL?
  1. Exclusive, halal hotels (where available).
  2. Hotels have been chosen that offer value added services like thermal pools, saunas, etc.
  3. Only 4 and 5 star hotels.
  4. Sharm El Sheikh luxury resort is halal and all-inclusive (breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks included).
  5. Itinerary specifically reduces bus travel time to the minimum so guests have more time to enjoy Turkey.
  6. Visit the new Camlica mosque in Istanbul, the largest mosque in Turkey.
  7. We fly Turkish Airlines for reduced flying time.
  8. Two Jumuahs – in Cairo and Bursa.
  9. Ziyarah shrines of Ertugrul Gazi, Osman and Orhan Gazi and Ayub Ansari (ra).
  10. Guided tours in Cairo, Bursa, Sogut and Istanbul.
  11. Different means of transport chosen to allow our guests to experience the beauty and diversity of Turkey:
    • Aeroplane: international flights and Egypt domestic flight Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh
    • High speed train: Bilecik to Istanbul
    • Ferry: Bosphorous dinner cruise
    • Bus: Istanbul to Bursa to Sogut
    • Tram: Istanbul
    • Cable car: up Uludag mountain in Bursa

 

HOTELS:
Cairo:
Sharm El Sheikh:
 
Bursa:
  • 4* Ramada Bursa Cekirge Hotel or similar
  • Bed and breakfast.
  • All food is halal.
  • Mosque on the premises.
  • Thermal pool and spa – mixed.
  • See Ramada Bursa Cekirge hotel
Istanbul:
  • 4* Clarion Golden Horn Hotel or similar
  • Bed and breakfast.
  • All food is halal.
  • Mosque on the premises.
  • See Clarion Golden Horn hotel
 
 
Price includes:
  • 2 nights accommodation in Cairo on a a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 4 nights accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh on an All Inclusive (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & drinks) basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Bursa on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 3 nights accommodation in Istanbul on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • All Airport transfers with comfortable & new model bus
  • All transfers between cities with comfortable & new model bus
  • High speed train ride from Bilecik to Istanbul
  • Guided Cairo, Bursa, Sogut and Istanbul tours
  • Bosphorus dinner cruise
  • Two Jumuahs – Cairo and Bursa
  • Professional English speaking guide during tours
  • Egypt and Turkey visas for South African passport holders
  • Two Halal Tourism South Africa tour leaders to accompany the group (except during private tours)
 
 
Price excludes:
  • Flights
  • Covid19 PCR tests and related expenses
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Items of personal nature
  • Travel and Covid19 insurance
  • Tips for porters, guide and driver
  • Bar fridge items and laundry
  • Drinks with your meals
  • Phone calls
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Domestic flights within South Africa
 
 
FULL ITINERARY

Day 1:   Wednesday 15 December 2021   [SOUTH AFRICA – ISTANBUL]

Depart for Istanbul from Cape Town (18h10) and Johannesburg (19h20).
Arrive in Istanbul by 06h00 the next morning.

Day 2:   Thursday 16 December 2021   [ISTANBUL – CAIRO]

Connecting flight from Istanbul to Cairo departs at 07h25.
Arrive at 08h35 at Cairo. Once we have collected our luggage and passed through passport control, we will depart to our hotel to drop our luggage.

Next we depart for a tour of the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, the one of the seven wonders of the world still in existence. After lunch (for own account), check-in at the hotel. Explore the streets of Cairo or get some rest for the rest of the day.

Overnight Cairo – Bed and breakfast.

Day 3:   Friday 17 December 2021   [CAIRO]

Before Jumuah, we visit the Egypt Civilization Museum and Old Cairo and complex of three religions, the Amr ibn Aas mosque, the hanging Church and the Synagogue. Perform Jumuah at Al Azhar mosque followed by lunch (for own account).

Next we visit the famous Khan El Khalili bazaar, the mosques of Amr Ibn El Aas, Sayeda Aysha, Sayeda Nafesa and Imam El Shafie.

Overnight Cairo – Bed and breakfast.

Day 4:   Saturday 18 December 2021   [CAIRO – SHARM EL SHEIKH]

After breakfast, we check out and transfer to Cairo airport for the flight to Sharm El Sheikh. On arrival, we transfer to Cleopatra Sharm Luxury Resort. Check in at the resort and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight Sharm El Sheikh – Soft All-inclusive (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).

Day 5:   Sunday 19 December 2021   [SHARM EL SHEIKH]

Enjoy the resort on your own for the day. Or take an optional boat trip.

Overnight Sharm El Sheikh – Soft All-inclusive (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).

Day 6:   Monday 20 December 2021  [SHARM EL SHEIKH]

Enjoy the resort on your own for the day. Or take an optional boat trip.

Overnight Sharm El Sheikh – Soft All-inclusive (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).

Day 7:   Tuesday 21 December 2021  [SHARM EL SHEIKH]

Enjoy the resort on your own for the day. Or take an optional boat trip.

Overnight Sharm El Sheikh – Soft All-inclusive (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).

Day 8:   Wednesday 22 December 2021  [SHARM EL SHEIKH]

Enjoy the resort on your own for the day. Or take an optional boat trip.

Late check out at 18h00. Free time on your own or visit Naama Bay or your own before the late evening transfer to Sharm El Sheikh airport for the flight to Istanbul. No overnight hotel stay on this night.

Day 9:   Thursday 23 December 2021   [SHARM EL SHEIKH – ISTANBUL – BURSA]

Flight to Istanbul departs from Sharm El Sheikh at 03h55, arriving at 07h50 in Istanbul. We take the bus to Bursa, visiting the new Camlica mosque (the largest in Turkey) on the way. Visit Turkish delight factory shop and Bursa silk market. Check in at Bursa hotel and enjoy some rest (or make use of the hotel’s thermal pool) for the remainder of the day.

Overnight Bursa – Bed and breakfast

Day 10:   Friday 24 December 2021   [BURSA]

Enjoy an extended full day tour of Bursa, visiting the Ulucami mosque (for jumuah) and Green mosque, the tombs of Osman and Orhan Gazi, Bursa Panorama 1326 museum, cable car up Uludag mountain including lunch (for own account) on the mountain. Then we have a coffee / tea stop at the 600-year old tree. Shopping at the famous Bursa silk market.

Overnight Bursa – Bed and breakfast

Day 11:   Saturday 25 December 2021   [BURSA – SOGUT – BILECIK – ISTANBUL]

Visit Sogut for a half day Ertugrul Gazi tour. Transfer to Bilecik station for high speed train to Istanbul. Visit Eyup mosque before transfer to hotel. Free time for the rest of the day.

Overnight Istanbul – Bed and breakfast

Day 12:   Sunday 26 December 2021   [ISTANBUL]

Full day tour of Istanbul. Visit Blue Mosque, Ayasofia mosque, Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Spice market and Grand bazaar.

Overnight Istanbul – Bed and breakfast.

Day 13:   Monday 27 December 2021   [ISTANBUL]

Free day at leisure for shopping. Optional: Princess Islands tour.

Overnight Istanbul – Bed and breakfast.

Day 14:   Tuesday 28 December 2021   [ISTANBUL – ISTANBUL AIRPORT]

Free time for shopping. Evening dinner cruise on the Bosphorus prior to departure.

Late evening transfer to Istanbul airport for flight home.

Day 15:   Wednesday 29 December 2021   [ISTANBUL – SOUTH AFRICA]

Depart from Istanbul to Cape Town (02h30) and Johannesburg (02h20).
Arrive in Cape Town (12h05) and Johannesburg (11h10).

 

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