FAM Trips available

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Trips available to Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Sicily, Spain,  Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES / EGYPT
LAND ONLY
2019

10 days 

Extensions and upgrades available

also available  UAE  6 days, or UAE with Abu Dhabi  9 days
UAE combined with any other Mediterranean country

 Trips for travel agent and spouse / companions
Please call for a quote for your passengers

DAILY DEPARTURES

DUBAI / DHOW CRUISE / SHARJAH / DESERT SAFARI / 
ABU DHABI / CAIRO /

Day 1     Dubai  Arrive Dubai      WELCOME to UAE!!!  
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Dubai.

Afternoon at leisure.
        Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 2     Dubai/Dhow cruise
After breakfast at the hotel discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. 

Pickup from hotel lobby at 9.00 - 9.30 am
A wonderful opportunity to discover the traditional city of merchants and modern Dubai. The tour begins with Dubai Museum and the Al Fahidi fort, which is almost two centuries old and is a living monument of Dubai’s illustrious and prominent past.

Continue towards the old part of the city where you pass impressive palaces of the ruling family of Dubai on the way to the famous Dubai Creek . Pay a visit to the famous gold and spice souk. Next stop is at a souvenir shop where you will have time to buy antiques, souvenirs, arts and crafts.

Continue drive towards the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque built in the year 1979 in the tradition of the fatimid mosques of Egypt . Proceeds towards the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel with a stop outside the hotel for photographs. Continue drive into the Palm Jumeirah dubbed as the eighth wonder of the world.

Head towards the famous Sheikh Zayed road highway to view Burj Khalifa Tower, the tallest building in Dubai from a long distance.
Return to your hotel at 2.30 - 3.00 pm.

In the evening enjoy Dhow Cruise with dinner pick up from hotel between 7.00 pm – 7.30 pm. 
The two-hour Dubai Dhow cruise that usually begins after sunset covers almost the entire of Dubai Creek.  

Dividing the charming 'city of lights' into two commercial districts, Dubai Creek epitomizes the city's personality. Here, the magnificent sophistication of the 21st century walks hand in hand with the simplicity of a bygone era.  

Hop aboard and enjoy an unforgettable evening, where the height of opulence combines with a heartwarming sense of Bedouin tradition as we glide down the shimmering creek on our authentic wooden Dhow called Dolphin. The Dolphin is a traditionally decorated dhow and firmly believes in revealing the ancient Bedouin values.  

Onboard you are welcomed with (Kahweh) the Arabic coffee followed by the sumptuous buffet dinner.   The package is inclusive of the following: water, soft drink, tea or coffee and international buffet dinner.  

Return to hotel.
          Overnight  DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 3     Dubai/Sharjah
Morning at leisure.

OPTIONAL private tour additional $100.00 per person based on double rate.
(Tour does not operate on Fridays.)

Pick up between 9.00 - 9.30 am
with a city tour of Sharjah, well known as “cultural capital of the Emirates” Visit the Sharjah’s Museum of Islamic civilization, the first of its kind in the UAE.

Its most outstanding feature is its majestic, gift central dome, decorated on the inside with an intricate mosaic depicting the night sky of the zodiac. 

Stop at the famous Souk Al Arsa, the oldest souk in the UAE, where you will find a treasure trove of carpets, jewelry and handicrafts.
         Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 4     Desert Safari
Morning at leisure.

In the afternoon enjoy Desert Safari tour with dinner pick up  between 3.15 – 3:45 pm. 

 This excursion features luxurious 4 x 4 vehicles that pick guests up directly from their hotel for an evening of adventure. Relax as you are taken out to Dubai desert then, prepare for high-octane fun as your driver takes you on an hour-long dune bashing experience.  

You will stop to take in the sight of the sun setting over the dunes, before you are driven to the camp for a sumptuous BBQ dinner. Sink your teeth into succulent vegetable and non-vegetable dishes while live entertainment such as belly dancing keeps you enthralled.
              Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 5     Abu Dhabi
After breakfast you’ll be picked up from your hotel.

Pickup: between                                                    08:30 – 09:00am
The capital of the U.A.E. Abu Dhabi translated in Arabic implies father of the gazelle a tribute to the hordes of gazelles and Arabian Oryx’s that once flocked the arid emirates desert. Today Abu Dhabi is amongst the world largest producers of oil and one of the richest cities in the Middle East.

 Your journey begins with a drive past the man-made port of Jebel Ali on a two drive to the capital city taking in the desert landscape studded with acacia trees enroute. Our first stop is at the breath-taking Sheikh Zayed Mosque for a photo stop. Then head to the Heritage Village to watch the Bedouins at their workshops.

Next journey along a scenic drive along the Riviera styled Abu Dhabi Corniche past the intriguing sights of the capital known for its sky scrapers, palaces and villas. Proceed to the Breakwater Island for a break at the Marina Mall.

 Continue with stop outside the Emirates Palace hotel and Presidential Palace for a quick photo stop. Entry into the Emirates Palace is strictly subject to availability and require guests to be dressed in smart casuals.

Tour ends with a drive thru YAS Island and photo stop at Ferrari park before heading back to Dubai.

Return back to the hotel.
          Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 6     Cairo
After breakfast transfer to Dubai airport

Arrive Cairo   WELCOME TO EGYPT !!!
After you arrive, clear customs and pick up your luggage you will be met by our representative.  That person will be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo.

Afternoon at leisure.
   Overnight CAIRO SHERATON, Cairo       

Day 7     Cairo
After breakfast begin full day tour first to one of Egypt’s earliest pyramid sites, the Step Pyramid at Sakkara, proceed to the early capital, Memphis, with its massive reclining statue of Ramses II.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza, for a guided visit of the site.
    Overnight CAIRO SHERATON, Cairo                        

Day 8     Cairo
Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the King Tut Collection. Continue to the Citadel for a fine view over the city and a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque. End the morning with a guided visit to Cairo’s famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar.

Afternoon free time.
    Overnight CAIRO SHERATON, Cairo                        

Day 9     Cairo
Day at leisure
or
OPTIONAL        $500.00     Full day tour to Luxor
Transfer from the hotel to the airport for flight to Luxor.
Meet at the airport and transfer to begin tours.

Morning tour of Luxor’s famous West Bank will include the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi Memnon.

Afternoon visit to Karnak and Luxor Temples.

Transfer to the airport for flight to Cairo. Transfer back to your hotel.
or  
OPTIONAL  $50.00 
Additional half day tour of Old Cairo including the Coptic Museum. 
      Overnight CAIRO SHERATON, Cairo       

 Day 10     Cairo/USA
Transfer from the airport for flight

INCLUSIVE FEATURES
In UAE
-All 4 star hotels (or similar) as per itinerary
-Daily breakfast and two dinners
-All transfers and multilingual sightseeing as per itinerary by shared car
-All taxes and service charges
-Extensions are available

NOT INCLUDED flight from Dubai / Cairo
In Dubai accommodation tax to be paid directly to the hotel approximately $4.00.  

In EGYPT
All transfers and sightseeing tours by private car
Services of a local English speaking guide throughout (private touring in Cairo and group tours on the Nile cruise)
Four star hotels (or similar) with buffet breakfast
All taxes and service charges

NOTE you will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates in UAE.
In Egypt you will be transferred and toured by PRIVATE car with English speaking driver

COST PER PERSON - LAND ONLY
Based on double occupancy
Travel agent from            $1450.00 (US)
Companion from             $1550.00 (US)