Dubai & Egypt with Nile River Cruise

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Kick off your trip with a few nights in Dubai! Take a half-day city tour to learn about the top attractions and monuments. Then, decide how you wish to spend the rest of your time here! Visit the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and then shop 'til you drop at Dubai Mall! Watch boats jet across Dubai Creek as you dine on the waterfront. Then, hop on...
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Overview

Trip type
Small Ship Cruise
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

    • Dubai City Tour (half day)
    • Cairo Sightseeing Tour, including the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Khan El-Khalili Bazaar (full-day, with lunch)
    • Guided tour of Karnak Temple and Temple of Luxor (half-day)
    • Guided tour of the West Bank, including Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon
    • Guided tour of The Temple of Horus (Edfu) and Kom Ombo Temple (Sobek)

What's this trip about?

    Kick off your trip with a few nights in Dubai! Take a half-day city tour to learn about the top attractions and monuments. Then, decide how you wish to spend the rest of your time here! Visit the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and then shop 'til you drop at Dubai Mall! Watch boats jet across Dubai Creek as you dine on the waterfront. Then, hop on a plane to Cairo to continue your adventure! Spend a few nights in Cairo, and take a grand sightseeing tour! Visit the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, and more! Then, board a flight to Luxor to get to your incredible Nile River Cruise. Revel in four nights of wonder as you wine, dine, and sightsee all along the Nile River. Enjoy an abundance of included sightseeing tours including visits to the Karnak Temple, Temple of Luxor, Hatshepsut Temple, Aswan High Dam, and so much more. All the while, relax and unwind on your luxurious cruise ship! Disembark your cruise ship and head back to Cairo for one final evening before you catch your flight home! Helpful links for travel to the UAE: Visa & Passport Info Vaccines & Medications Info   Helpful links for travel to Egypt: Visa & Passport Info Vaccines & Medications Info

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityDubai
End CityEgypt

Travel Themes

  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Africa
  • Egypt
  • Asia
  • United Arab Emirates

Attractions

  • Cairo

Trip includes

    • Round-trip economy class airfare into Dubai (DXB), out of Cairo (CAI)
    • Round-trip airport transfers for all flights
    • 3 nights in Dubai at the ALOFT Al Mina or similar
    • Half-day Dubai city tour
    • One-way economy class air from Dubai (DXB) to Cairo (CAI)
    • 2 nights in Cairo at the Sheraton Cairo, or similar
    • Cairo sightseeing tour, including the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Khan El-Khalili Bazaar (full-day, with lunch)
    • One-way, economy class flight from Cairo (CAI) to Luxor (LXR)
    • 4-night Nile Cruise onboard the M/S Monaco, or similar (including all meals) Guided tour of Karnak Temple and Temple of Luxor (half-day)
    • Guided tour of the West Bank, including Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon
    • Guided tour of The Temple of Horus (Edfu) and Kom Ombo Temple (Sobek)
    • Guided Tour of the Aswan High Dam & Philae Temple
    • Felucca ride in Aswan, around Agha Khan & The Elephantine Island
    • One-way, economy class flight from Aswan (ASW) to Cairo (CAI)
    • 1 night in Cairo at the Sheraton Cairo, or similar
    • Daily breakfast, 5 lunches, and 4 dinners

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Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Dubai!

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel! Once settled in, celebrate your first night in the United Arab Emirates by sampling a staple dish, indulge in a serving of iconic shawarma, or perhaps try something more exotic like some stuffed camel!

Day 2 Dubai

Today, embark on a half-day tour of the city!

After, spend the rest of the day at leisure. You may wish to revisit a location or market from your tour, or perhaps you'll wander along the streets in search of a delicious meal!

Day 3 Dubai

Start your day with a visit to Dubai's Cultural Center, where you can join in a luncheon and learn more about the various cultures that exist in the city.

In the evening, head to one of the city's most iconic sights: the Dubai Fountain.

Day 4 Dubai - Cairo, Egypt

Today, you'll be transferred to the Dubai Airport for your flight to Cairo!

Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure.

Day 5 Cairo

Enjoy a full-day tour taking you to a handful of Cairo's iconic sights including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum and the Khan el-Khalili bazaar.

Day 6 Cairo - Nile River Cruise

Today, transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival in Luxor, you'll be transferred to your Nile Cruise. Settle into your room and enjoy lunch on board. After lunch, enjoy a half-day tour taking you to the Karnak and Luxor temples!

Day 7 Nile River Cruise

Wake up to the glittering Nile River, enjoy breakfast on board, then take a tour of the Valley of the Kings, the temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the ship for lunch as you sail towards Edfu.

Day 8 Nile River Cruise

Today, visit the Temple of Edfu, the most well-preserved temple of Ancient Egypt, renowned for its gigantic pylons. You'll also visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. After your tour, have lunch on board and sail to Aswan.

Day 9 Nile River Cruise

Today, visit the Temple of Edfu, the most well-preserved temple of Ancient Egypt, renowned for its gigantic pylons. You'll also visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. After your tour, have lunch on board and sail to Aswan.

Day 10 Nile River Cruise - Cairo

Your Nile Cruise ends today. Head to Aswan airport for your flight to Cairo where you will spend your final two nights. The rest of the day is yours to explore on your own - you might want to check out Cairo Citadel or the Mosque of Muhammed Ali.

Day 11 Depart Egypt

You will be transferred to the Cairo Airport in time to catch your flight home!

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Last Updated: 7/13/2023

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