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Take a journey that will take you through ancient history up to the present in the Middle East. See Cairo and her incredible monuments to pharaonic and Islamic history, relax on a Nile crusie between Luxor and Aswan. FInally visit DUbai to see this incredible modern city and enjoy a desert safari.
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Dubai

Your tour manager will meet you at Dubai International Airport after luggage & customs area, and then he will escort you to your hotel. Overnight in Dubai.

Day 2: Dubai City Tour

Breakfast at hotel then you will be picked up to discover the historic sites of Dubai and the ultra-modern venues. Explore the heritage area of Bastakiya with its Arabian wind towers, sail down the Dubai Creek on an authentic Abra and open the secrets of the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, home to the Dubai Museum. Shop at the Gold and Spice Souks before continuing on to Jumeirah Mosque and the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab, for photo opportunities. After your day out in the town, transfer back to your hotel.
 
At 19:00 you will be picked up from your hotel to spend a relaxed evening onboard a traditionally decorated wooden dhow as it sails along the Dubai Creek under the moonlight. Savour your favourite beverages and prepare your palate for a mouth-watering feast! The major Dubai landmarks shine through the moonlit sky as the wooden vessel slips silently across the creek. Transfer back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner on Board

Day 3: Desert Safari

Breakfast at hotel. You will be picked up from your hotel to drive across the mystic sands of the Arabian Desert. The thrill begins as your driver takes you up and down the golden sands of Arabia before stopping on the highest sand dune, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view. Here you can experience the thrill of sandboarding.
 
Back in the coach, you will be taken on to an authentic Bedouin campsite complete with a henna designer, local attire and refreshment for your enjoyment. Be adventurous and try a camel ride. Return back to the camp and dine on a delicious barbeque dinner as the stars come out and an enchanting belly dancer performs a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Complete the experience with your very own shisha pipe, available in many aromatic flavours before heading to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner

Day 4: Dubai/Cairo

Breakfast and transfer to Dubai International Airport for flight to Cairo. Meet & assist and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Pyramids / Sakkara

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot) Lunch included during the tour and then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Luxor Sightseeing

Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight with EGYPTAIR to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temples and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Sail to Edfu

After breakfast on your Nile cruise, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut in the 15th century BC. Head to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Edfu / Kom Ombo

After breakfast on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god.Have your lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Aswan Sightseeing

After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, proceeding to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Back to Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at the hotel and then you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot) Lunch through out the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Combining fascinating history with shopping in a lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar , which dates back to 1382.Back to hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12: Final Departure

Breakfast and transfer to Cairo International Airport for flight back Home.
Meals: Breakfast
What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo by Egyptair
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 5 star Superior Nile Cruise on full board
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Dubai including breakfast
  • All tours in Cairo (Private Tours)
  • All tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
  • All tours in Dubai (Group Tours)
  • English speaking guide during Dubai city tour.
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Meals as mention in the above itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
  • Free loan of phone with 30 min local calls / 2 min. international calls during your stay in Egypt
 
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt & UAE
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spendings
  • Tourism Dirham fee
  • Tipping
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan :
  • - Media Rotana Hotel Dubai
  • - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
 May - Sep.Oct. - April
Double $ 1670 $ 1990
Solo $ 2250 $ 3125
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2015, except during Blackout Dates Below.

  • Blackout Dates

    Arab Health (27 – 30 Jan 2014)
    Gulf Food (23 – 27 Feb 2014)
    ATM (05 – 08 May 2014)
    INDEX (19 – 22 May 2014)
    Eid Al Fitr (28 Jul – 01 Aug 2014)
    Eid Al ADHA (04 – 08 Oct 2014)
    GITEX (12 – 14 Oct 2014)
    GITEX (20 – 24 Oct 2014)
    Air Show (16 – 21 Nov 2014)
    Big 5 (24 – 28 Nov 2014)
    New Year (28 Dec 2014 – 02 Jan 2015)

  • Children Policy

    0 - 03.99 Free of Charge
    4 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

  • Payment Policy

    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union.

  • UAE Entry Visa

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter UAE and you can obtain a visa from the UAE Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival UAE airports against USD 30 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

  • Tipping

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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Best Time to Visit Emirates
The tourist season boosts up in between November and April when the temperatures are in between 24-35 ºC keeping the evenings warm and nights chill. you can take pleasure in the rain if you tend to visit the city somewhere in between December and March. The temperature tends to rise up till 30 ºC by April
Flying to Emirates
Fly Dubai and Emirates Airline (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
14 hours 30 minutes direct from Washington, DC
Time Difference
GMT +2 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - Even though it's 45 ºC outside, the air conditioning works well and it can be cool in both shopping malls and restaurants, you may like to carry a light jacket. It is best to bring sun screen lotions while visiting around May to October
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