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The Best of Dubai & Cairo
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8 Days / 7 Nights
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Type Private Tours
Schedule Everyday

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.

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Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Cairo International Airport after luggage & customs area, and then he will escort you to your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Welcome Drink

Day 2: Giza Pyramids & Memphis and 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 will be served in a good quality local restaurant, 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. Back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Coptic and Old Cairo

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 will be served at a local restaurant in Cairo, then move on to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Back to hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4: 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.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Flight from Cairo to Dubai

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Dubai where you will be met and assisted then transferred to your hotel in Dubai and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Dubai City Tour, Dhow Cruise Dinner

You will be picked up from your hotel to start your tour by taking photos to the historical Dubai Creek the life blood of Dubai, Then we continue our journey along an old architectural masterpiece, the Al Fahidi Fort the first building has been built in Dubai which houses the Dubai Museum, Old Mosque then drive to Zaabeel Area where we pass by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid’s Palace, the current ruler of Dubai and Sheikh Hamadan bin Rashid Palace.
 
Next we will be passing by the magnificent Jumeirah Mosque and halting for a photo stop at the world’s Luxurious hotel on a manmade island of Burj Al Arab. We continue our journey to the Palm Jumeirah, a man made island which shape resembles a palm tree. then a head to Atlantis the Palm.
 
Continue to be enthralled by our adventure as we take you to Dubai Mall, where you will enjoy an Optional tour to The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo to Spend about an hour looking at the unique marine life, then continue on to a Photo Stop of Burj Khalifa. A swift 50-second ride takes you to the top of this historical monument, which is also one of the world’s tallest buildings. Back to your hotel in Dubai.
 
Then around 07:00 PM 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. The past and present architecture of the area is brought to its full beauty during this time of the day. Transfer back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7:Dubai Desert Safari, BBQ Dinner, Falcon Experience

You will be picked up from your hotel to drive across the mystic sands of the Hatta Desert & Fossil Rocks. 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 sand-boarding. Upon reaching the desert, you can take pictures with Falcons, one of the oldest cultures of UAE.

Back in the car, you will be taken on to a VIP 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.

NB:
- Please note that infants under 3 years are not permitted to join safari trips.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Final Departure

Breakfast with free time at your hotel, then you will be transferrd to Dubai International Airport for flight back.
Meals: Breakfast

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
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Dubai at your hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo  including bed and breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo as mentioned in the itinerary are private tours
  • Private English speaking guide in Cairo and group in Dubai
  • Group Desert safari in Dubai
  • Group City tour in Dubai
  • Dhow Cruise in Dubai (group 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
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay in Egypt or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt & Dubai
  • Personal spending
  • Optional activities
  • Tourism Dirham fees
  • Tipping
Accommodation Plan (A):
  • - Cassells Al Barsha Hotel Dubai. 
  • - Le Meriedin Pyramids Hotel Cairo.
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 785 $ 895
Solo $ 1225 $ 1485
Accommodation Plan (B):
  • - Media Rotana hotel Dubai. 
  • - Fairmont Nile City Hotel Cairo.
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1050 $ 1150
Solo $ 1725 $ 1890
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2016, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

  • 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

  • Egypt Entry Visa

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

  • Sleeper Trains in Egypt

    Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.

  • Additional Entry Tickets

    All our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

  • 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 Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir and Delta Airlines (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Time Difference
GMT +2
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours - More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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