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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
2018 - 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

DAILY DEPARTURES

You will be traveling with regular passengers but paying travel agent rates

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.  The distinctive skyscrapers and gigantic shopping malls will impress every visitor.  Start with the old town area Bastakyia.  Visit the Dubai museum, use the local water taxis called Abras to cross the Dubai creek.  Heard towards the district of Deira and be enchanted by the exotic spices in the famous souk. Visit the adjacent gold souk then proceed to Jumeirah for a stop at the Grand Mosque.  Photos stop of the Burj Al Arab hotel and continue to the Atlantis hotel located at crescent of Palm Jumeira.

In the evening, transfer for the traditional Arabian Dhow cruise buffet dinner.  Cruise along the moonlit creek while viewing the brilliantly-illuminated skyline.
          Overnight  DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 3     Dubai/Sharjah
Morning at leisure.

OPTIONAL private tour additional $150.00 per person based on double rate.
(Tour does not operate on Fridays.)

Pick up at 3.00 pm 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 highlight of any visit to Dubai is undoubtedly this amazing tour. Board your luxury 4X4 in Dubai and head out towards the desert. At the entrance of the desert your driver deflates the wheels of the 4X4 and then the fun starts. Dune bashing has become known as a fun experience – you will feel the thrill of desert driving as your professional driver takes you up and down on golden dunes.

A beautiful desert sunset stop is also included and then head out to the Bedouin Camp. You are greeted with a traditional cup of Arabic coffee and have the opportunity to try riding a camel before it is time to settle down for your barbeque dinner prepared on open fires in front of you. Later on in the evening a BBQ dinner and a belly dancer will enchant you with her dances, a truly magical night.
              Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 5     Abu Dhabi
Tour to the capital of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi, also known as the Arabian Jewel.

The name Abu Dhabi means “Father of the Gazelle”.   Our first stop will be at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest Mosque in the world.  En route pass by Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world. Upon arrival, we visit the Women's Handicraft Centre, where you can admire the skill and dexterity of local ladies making traditional handicrafts.

Continue to the city’s oldest building, Al Husn Palace built in the 18th century. Drive along the Corniche to the Breakwater, from where you enjoy a magnificent view of the city’s skyline. The remaining part of the tour will be devoted to drive through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the Louvre museum and Guggenheim museums are being built.
          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 SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, 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 SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, 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 SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, Cairo                 

Day 9     Cairo
Day at leisure
or
OPTIONAL        $520.00     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 SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL, 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

OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL from Aswan airport - additional $500.00
- Includes air fare Aswan / Abu Simbel / Aswan
- Transfers and entrance fees
- Sightseeing with local guide with the group

 NOTE you will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates

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