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Egypt & Dubai in 12 Days • 10 Nights in Destination

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This adventure is the perfect combination of past and present. An incredible experience that emphasizes the history of ancient Egypt and the wonders of contemporary Dubai.

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Aswan
Cairo
Giza
Luxor
Nile River
Dubai
Included
All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Some meals
Availability
Departures available until
until December 2023
Extra nights
Add up to 5 nights to your stay
available
From + $690
Categories available
superior 4n cruise
included
superior 3n cruise
From + $100
luxury 3n cruise
From + $900
luxury 4n cruise
From + $1,300

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Accommodation: 10 Nights

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Day 2 to 4
Ramses Hilton
Location
Cairo
Category
Nights
2
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*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Concorde El Salam Hotel Cairo by Royal Tulip, Hilton Pyramids Golf, Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi, Le Meridien Cairo Airport, Mövenpick Hotel Cairo-Media City, Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino Cairo.

Included activities

Included
Included activity for day 3
Duration 11:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Active

Pyramids of Giza & Cairo Tour

Visit the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Explore the pyramids and learn about their fascinating history. See the Great Sphinx and the Temple of the Valley, visit the Egyptian Museum and explore the Khan el Khalili neighborhood.

Not included: Entrance fees to Pyramids

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Included
Included activity for day 4
Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: 14:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Active

Visit to the Karnak Temple Complex

Visit the Karnak Temple Complex, home to a vast array of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other ancient buildings. Explore the ruins as you soak up the unique atmosphere and let your imagination run wild as you learn about life in Ancient Egypt.

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Included
Included activity for day 5
Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: 06:30 Approx
Physical rating:
Active

Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut Excursion

Explore the Valley of the Kings, home to the tomb of Tutankhamon! It is here that the most powerful and influential kings of Ancient Egypt were buried. After touring the site, continue to the Temple of Hatshepsut and visit the incredible Colossi of Memnon.

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Included
Included activity for day 6
Duration 14:00h Approx. Pick up time: 05:00 Approx
Physical rating:
Active

Edfu & Kom Ombo Tour

Ride in a traditional Egyptian carriage to the Temple of Edfu! Spend some time exploring the temple before heading to Kom Ombo to visit the Twin Temples of Haroeris and Sobek and see the Nilometer. Afterwards, visit a unique Crocodile Mummy Museum.

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional
Suggested activity for day 2
Physical rating:
Active

Ultimate Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 4 Excursions

Add 4 unforgettable experiences to your trip! See the Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show, discover medieval Cairo with an excursion to the Saladin Citadel, visit the ancient Island of Philae in Aswan and take an excursion to the temples of Abu Simbel.

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 2
Physical rating:
Active

Experience Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 3 Excursions

Add 3 unforgettable experiences to your trip! See Karnak Temple like never before with the Sound and Light Show, discover medieval Cairo with an excursion to the Saladin Citadel and visit the Island of Philae.

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Optional
Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: 19:10 Approx
Physical rating:
Light

Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show

Discover the secrets of the "Karnak Temple" in Luxor, built in honor of the god Amun. Stroll through its ruins guided by the voices of the pharaohs, while the statues come to life with special effects and the history of Thebes is narrated.

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 7 in Nile River
Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: 15:00 Approx
Physical rating:
Active

Island of Philae

Discover the historic island of Philae, in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam. It is home to the ancient ruins of the Temple of Isis and offers a fascinating insight into life and beliefs in Ancient Egypt.

What's included: Transport, English speaking guide, entrance fees.

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The price includes

  • premium care
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  • Departures from US Airports.
  • International flights: US - Cairo, Cairo - Dubai, Dubai - US.
  • Internal flights: Cairo - Luxor, Aswan - Cairo. *
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  • 6 nights accommodation in Superior & Luxury category hotels and 4 nights on board the Nile Cruise. **
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  • 6 breakfasts and Full-Board on Nile Cruise.
  • Transfer in an air conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits and entrances fees as indicated in the itinerary. ***
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    See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Active tour in Egypt with a comprehensive schedule of activities. ****
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  • 4-night Nile Cruise.
  • English-speaking guide for part of the trip
  • 4x4 desert excursion in Dubai.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Tourist tax in Dubai: 20 AED (approx.) per room per night (paid directly to the hotel). Visa (required)*, drinks, tips** and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* Visa issued on arrival. Price approx. $25.

** Please note: Mandatory tips of $55 per person for the Nile Cruise are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Egyptian culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not. 

 

Please note: Mandatory tips of $55 per person for the Nile Cruise are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Egyptian culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not. 

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days after you have made your booking or delivered to you on arrival at your destination.

For travellers arriving in Egypt on a Thursday, please note that the flight the following day from Cairo to Aswan usually departs early in the morning, so you will be required to leave for the airport before dawn.

** The allocated cruise ship may be changed due to routine maintenance, in which case you will be allocated a cruise of the same or higher category.

*** The order of the itinerary varies according to the day of arrival:

Wednesday: 2 nights in Cairo, 3 nights Nile cruise, 1 night in Luxor and 1 night in Cairo.

Thursday: 1 night in Cairo, 3 nights Nile cruise, 1 night in Luxor and 2 nights in Cairo.

Saturday: 2 nights in Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruise, 1 night in Cairo.

Sunday: 1 night Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruise, 2 nights Cairo.

*** Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

*** The optional Classic Dubai Tour, available on day 3 of the itinerary, operates on Friday afternoons and Monday, Wednesday and Sunday mornings only. The optional Modern Dubai Tour, available on day 4 of the itinerary, operates on Mondays and Fridays only.

*** The order of the visits are subject to change at the destination. Therefore, we don't recommend booking independent activities until you reach your destination.

**** This is a fast-paced itinerary that includes a comprehensive number of sights and activities in order to give you the most complete experience of Egypt! You can expect several early morning departures and a full daily schedule of activities.

Please note: A free basic Wi-Fi connection of 4GB per stay is provided onboard the Nile Cruise. Uploading or downloading videos is not permitted due to limited bandwidth availability. Please be aware that the ship's Wi-Fi connection is dependent on satellite coverage and that there are sections of the cruise in which Wi-Fi will not be available. High-speed Wi-Fi is available to use in port only, for an extra fee of $8 USD per day.

EGYPT: This trip is not suitable for a person with reduced mobility due to the nature of the excursions and the terrain.
However, please note that this tour can be taken privately. There will be a private guide and a specifically designed itinerary to ensure maximum enjoyment. The excursions will be taken via alternative routes with ease of access and the pace will be dictated by the passenger.
To take part in the private tour it is required that the person with reduced mobility is accompanied by a dedicated person at all times, to assist in any necessary situations, such as getting in and out of the transport vehicle, on excursions, and so on.

  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport with at least six months validity. One passport page required.
  • Visa
    A visa is required. Issued on arrival in the country or you can obtain an e-visa.
  • Currency
    Egyptian Pound.
  • Language
    Arabic.
  • Electricity
    220 V. European plug.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers coming from the U.S.
  • Time zone
    UTC + 02:00.
  • Other useful information
    Egypt has a desert climate with mild winters and very hot summers.
  • Tourist Office website
    http://egypt.travel/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

Children: 2 - 11 years.

If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.

 

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