Splendors of the Middle East Tour Package

from $1519
Duration:
12 Days
Type:
Classic tour
Run:
Everyday

Enjoy Dubai to Egypt travel time. Visit the modern metropolises of Abu Dhabi and Dubai to see impressive modern architecture. On to Egypt for a journey back in time. Tour Cairo to see the pyramids and incredible medieval architecture and then travel to Jordan visiting the Rose Red Petra, Float in the Dead Sea Salty Water and more.

Included:
  • Meet & Greet by Memphis Tours Representative team upon arrival to the airport
  • Arrival and departure transfers from Dubai airport
  • The assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • Deluxe New model Air-conditioned coach throughout the tour
  • Accommodation of 3 nights at Dubai hotel with daily buffet breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Amman including breakfast
  • Professional Speaking Guide throughout the tour
  • English speaking driver during a safari tour
  • Half day classic Dubai city tour
  • Dhow Cruise Dinner Dubai Creek
  • Full Day Abu Dhabi City Tour
  • Desert Safari with BBQ dinner with belly dance and Tanoura show
  • Sightseeing tours in Dubai will be sharing small group.
  • Full day tour in Giza to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara
  • Full day tour in Cairo to the Egyptian Museum and old Cairo
  • Sightseeing tours in Cairo will be based on a private basis.
  • Sightseeing tours in Amman will be based on private car
  • Spot Local English guide in Petra for about 02/03 hours.
  • Short Horse ride in Petra
  • Spot Local English guide in Jerash for about an hour.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • All Applicable Charges and taxes (Municipality Fees, Service Charge and VAT)
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Flight from Dubai to Cairo and Cairo to Amman
  • Entry visa to Egypt , UAE and Jordan
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal Spendings
  • Tourism Dirham fee
  • Tipping

N.B : Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.

Itinerary:
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Day 1: Dubai Airport Arrival

On the first day of your 12 Day Dubai, Cairo, and Jordan Itinerary, you will be met on arrival at Dubai International Airport to get transferred to your hotel in Dubai for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Traditional Dubai Tour - Dhow cruise Dinner Dubai Creek

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, Pick up Between 09.00Hrs to 09.30Hrs. Your experienced local guide will pick you up in the morning from your hotel and drive you to the heritage area of Bastakiya and 225-year old Fort of Al Fahidi which houses the Dubai Museum. Then enjoy a ride on the traditional abra boat across scenic Dubai Creek.
Afterward, your guide will lead you over to the shopping center you’ve been waiting to see; the Gold & Spice Souks where you can buy anything and everything. After your shopping spree, you continue your Tour to the most beautiful and tourist-loved mosque in Dubai; the Jumeirah Mosque (Photo stop only). then we will take you for a photo stop by Burj Al Arab, the iconic hotel that has established unmatched standards of luxury.
End the tour with A visit to Saga World, a modern Arabian-style standalone mall that features traditional artwork and furnishing stores to fashion boutiques. After the completion of your tour, you will be driven back to your selected hotel.

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. Savor your favorite 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.
Experience the city’s unexplored past, with historic buildings and monuments that have stood the test of time. You will cruise by the Heritage Village, Chambers of Commerce, National Bank of Dubai, Dubai Courts, and the glittering Gold and Spice Souks. 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 cruise

Day 3: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Louver Museum

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, Pick up Between 09.00Hrs to 09.30Hrs. You will be picked up from your hotel to visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The fourth biggest mosque in the world which accommodates some 40,000 worshipers inside its walls, the mosque showcases the cultural diversity of the Islamic world. The tour continues into the heart of the city, Union Square before a drive down to the Corniche. Next will be Pass by Emirates Palace. From there, you will move onto Heritage Village. Finally, Enjoy the Louver Museum. After a long yet adventurous day we will transfer you back to your hotel.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Desert Safari Tour

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, with free time to discover the city yourself; Pick up Between 14.30Hrs to 15.00Hrs. Afternoon time you will be picked up to drive across the mystic sands of Dubai 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 sand-boarding. Then you will be taken on to a Bedouin campsite complete with a 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 and tanoura dancer perform a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Complete the experience with your very own shisha pipe, available in many aromatic flavors before heading to your hotel in Dubai.


Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner

Day 5: Fly from Dubai to Cairo

Enjoy your delicious breakfast at your hotel and then free time before your flight, then you will drive you to Dubai airport for your flight to Cairo which is about 4 hours. Upon arrival at Cairo airport, you will be met and assisted by our representative then transfer to your hotel in Cairo and overnight. Optional tour to enjoy Sound and Light show at Pyramids area or Dinner Cruise on the Nile with belly dance and Tanoura show.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Giza Pyramids & Memphis and Sakkara

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo, at 08:00 Am met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mycerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat in front 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 7: Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel at 08:00 Am you will be escorted by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artefacts. 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 8: Fly from Cairo to Jordan

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Amman, where you will be met and transfer to your hotel in Amman.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Madaba, Nebo, Dead Sea Trip

After breakfast, you will visit Roman Ruins such as: Madaba where you see the famous 4th-century Byzantine mosaic map of Israel inside the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Then transfer to Mt. Nebo, the place where Moses had gazed at the Promised Land and is believed to be his burial ground. You visit the old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land.


After this we will drive towards the Dead Sea, Being the lowest point on earth and filled with a variety of minerals with medicinal properties the site has developed into a health spa-like hotspot. The mineral concentration in the mud is used for therapeutic and beauty treatments. Queen Cleopatra and Sheba both were said to have known the value of the site and used it. Due to high salinity the water supports no form of life hence the name the Dead Sea and floating is very easy. Be sure to prepare to swim and relax in the mud. After this, we will drive towards Amman and transfer you to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Jerash, Ajloun and Umm Qais Tour

After breakfast, you will be transferred towards north to Jerash, situated in the foothills of the mountain of Gilead, the ancient city is reminiscent of the Roman Empire. Being one of the largest and well-preserved sites of Roman Architecture outside of Italy its grandeur can be seen in the colonnaded street, Oval Plaza the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Then move to Ajloun Castle. It was built by Izz Al-Din Usama, one of Salah Al-Din's generals in 1184 AD. We continue towards Umm Qais, once known as Gadara, is a ruined Greco-Roman city, where visitors have an amazing view over the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights, Back to your hotel in Amman to overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Petra Tour

After breakfast, drive about 2 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, Lunch.

Day 12: Amman Jordan - Fly Back Home

After breakfast transfer to Queen Alia Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation :
Golden Accommodation
Al Khoury Atrium Hotel
Al Khoury Atrium Hotel
Corp Amman Hotel
Corp Amman Hotel
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Oct-April
$ 1685 Per Person in double room
$ 575 Single room supplement
May-Sep
$ 1519 Per Person in double room
$ 432 Single room supplement
Diamond Accommodation
Grand Hayatt Hotel Amman
Grand Hayatt Hotel Amman
radisson blu waterfront hotel dubai
radisson blu waterfront hotel dubai
Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino
Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino
Oct-April
$ 2035 Per Person in double room
$ 875 Single room supplement
May-Sep
$ 1850 Per Person in double room
$ 735 Single room supplement

Prices:
Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour all inclusive and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Prices valid until 30 December 2018, except during the high periods mentioned below.
 

High Periods:

- ARAB HEALTH:  JAN. 29 to FEB. 02. 2018

- GULF FOOD:      FEB. 18 to FEB. 22. 2018

- ARAB LAP:         MAR. 18 to MAR. 21. 2018
- Eid Al Fitr:          JUNE. 14 to JUNE. 17. 2018
- Eid Al Adha:       AUG. 30 to SEP. 03. 2018

- BIG 5:                  NOV. 25 - NOV. 30. 2018
- Christmas & New Year:  DEC. 25 - JAN. 02. 2019


 
Important to Know:
- We operate small group tours with maximum 15 persons in a small bus.

- Pick-up will be provided by a salesperson after the confirmation, and he will be there within 30 minutes, i.e. 9:00 means you can expect the guide/driver at any time from 9:00 to 9:30 and you have to be ready in the hotel/building lobby from 9:00.

- The guide/driver can wait at the hotel with maximum 15 minutes, so please wait in the hotel lobby, or leave your place and name to the hotel concierge.

- Please provide us with your working cell phone number, so we can contact you in case of any changes.

-  Hotels check-in starts at 14.00 pm at the hotel & check out last time at 12.00 in the noon.

- Tourism Dirham fees are applied by Dubai Department of Tourism and have to be paid by customers directly to hotels.
 
Children Policy:
- Under 2 years old: free of charge if they do not occupy a seat.
- Under 10 years old: 75% of the total tour cost for an individual.
- Children from 10 years are considered adults.
 
Deposit and Balance of Payment:
A down payment (50%) will be required when you confirm your booking as requested and it can be paid by credit or debit card (Visa / MasterCard) via Verisign Secured payment system on our website. The balance of payment (50%) is required to be paid upon your arrival/pick up to your tour director in UAE in cash.
 
Tour Voucher:
After your trip is confirmed, we will email you with the final confirmation and voucher to print and bring it with you. Details will include contact numbers for your tour operator, customer care and additional information for your convenience.
 
Cancellation Policy:
Memphis Tours does not charge a cancellation fee for tours and excursions which are canceled for disastrous reasons such as volcanoes, earthquakes, or any reason that is out of control. Memphis Tours cancellation policy will be applied if cancellation happens due to personal or business reasons.

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