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Travel through history on a breathtaking journey through Egypt, Jordan and Dubai. Experience the long history and diverse present of the Middle East. Cruise the Nile and discover Pharaonic Egypt, visit Petra and the Dead Sea in Jordan, and see the modern metropolis of Dubai.
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Day 1: Arrival Dubai

Welcome to Dubai Egypt. Your tour manager will meet you at Dubai International Airport after luggage & customs area, and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. Overnight in Dubai
Welcome Drink

Day 2: City Tours / 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: Fly to Cairo

Breakfast and transfer to Dubai International Airport for flight to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Pyramids / Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, varying between six-thousand and even thirteen-thousand years old ,and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. 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. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Luxor Tours

Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your 5 star 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: Luxor Sightseeing

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. Lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board your deluxe 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, then on 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: Amman Tour

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for flight to Amman. Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport our representative will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Umm Qais Tours

In the morning we drive two hours from Amman to Gadara (Umm Qais), which belonged to the famous decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by Alexander the Great. Here you have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. We leave to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit the spectacular forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Next stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle build around 1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Back to Amman and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13: Jordan Tours

After breakfast drive to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and his alleged burial place. You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. After we proceed to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Afterward we drive to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, where you have leisure time and the chance to float on water. Overnight Amman hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 14: Petra Tour

After breakfast drive 2.5 hours to the rose red city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Upon arrival you will begin the trip on horse back to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh"s Castle. Afterward back to hotel in Amman for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Amman International Airport for final departure.
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 private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight (Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Cairo)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Dubai including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 5 star Superior cruise on full board
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Amman including breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo & Giza (Private Guided Tours)
  • English speaking guide during dubai city tour.
  • All sightseeing group tours in Dubai & Jordan.
  • Entrance fees to the above mentioned places
  • All taxes & service charge
  • Free loan of phone during your stay in Egypt charged with 30 min local calls / 2 min. international calls
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt, UAE & Jordan
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tourism Dirham fee
  • Tipping
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan (A):
  • - Cassells Al Barsha Hotel Dubai
  • - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Geneva Hotel Amman
 May - Sep.Oct. - April
Double $ 2225 $ 2525
Solo $ 3475 $ 3999
Accommodation Plan (B):
  • - Media Rotana Hotel Dubai
  • - Mena House Cairo Hotel
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Marriott Amman Hotel
 May - Sep.Oct. - April
Double $ 2570 $ 2835
Solo $ 4190 $ 4650
  • 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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15 Days/ 14 Nights
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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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