Enjoy a mixture of history and modernity while visiting both Cairo and Dubai. Visit the historic monuments of Cairo's long history, including the pyramids, Islamic Cairo and Saladin's Citadel. Witness the incredible architecture of modern Dubai and enjoy a desert safari outside the city.
Day 1: Arrival Dubai
Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Dubai International Airport after luggage & customs area, and then he will escort you to the hotel. Overnight in Dubai.
Day 2: Dubai City Tour – Dhow Cruise
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
After breakfast, transfer to Dubai International Airport for your flight to Cairo where you will be met and assisted then transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight.
Day 5: Pyramids Tour
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
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6: 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, this dates back to 1382. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7:Optional Alexandria
Today you have the choice of having a free day in Cairo or join our most valuable optional tour to the second capital of Egypt, Alexandria visiting one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast, Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot where Alexandria's ancient lighthouse once stood. See the grand Montazah Palace, which combines Turkish and Florentine architectural styles, then move on to the new and much acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs. Return to your hotel in Cairo.
Day 8: Final Departure
Breakfast and transfer to Cairo International Airport for flight back.
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Dubai at your hotel including breakfast
- Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast
- Private English speaking guide in Cairo.
- English speaking guide during Dubai city tour.
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
- Meals as indicated in the above itinerary
- Portage when needed
- All service charges and taxes
- Free loan of phone with 30 min local calls / 2 min. international calls during your stay in Egypt
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to Egypt & UAE
- Any optional tours
- Personal Spendings
- Tourism Dirham fee
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan :
- - Media Rotana Hotel Dubai
- - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
|May - Sep.||Oct. - April|
|Double||$ 990||$ 1150|
|Solo||$ 1570||$ 1850|
PricesPrices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Blackout Dates Below.
Blackout DatesArab 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 Policy0 - 03.99 Free of Charge
4 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Payment PolicyReservations 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 VisaYou 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.
TippingIt 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.
Best Time to Visit Emirates
Between November and April, the temperatures are in between 24-35 ºC keeping the evenings warm and nights chill. It's a bit cooler if you tend to visit the city somewhere 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)
14 hours 30 minutes direct from Washington, DC
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - The air conditioning works well and it can be cool in both shopping malls and restaurants, you may like to carry a light jacket. sun screen lotions are advisable during Summer