Dubai & Egypt Highlights

13 days from $6,370 per person*
  • Discover pyramids, mummies, and more with a private, professional Egyptologist.
  • Take high tea in Dubai's iconic Burj Al Arab, the world's only 6-star hotel.
  • Multi-night cruise on the Nile, with private guided shore excursions.
  • Dine in the desert as part of an evening Jeep safari from Dubai.
  • Premium accommodations as recommended by regional specialist.
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From awe-inspiring, state-of-the-art structures to timeless and mystifying ancient wonders, discover the contrasts of Dubai and Egypt with a private guide. The hyper-modern skyline of Dubai glistens in the Arabian sun, bolstering the dominance and influence of the Emirate's oil-rich Sheik. Explore the modern global city, and take high tea in the world-renowned Burj Al Arab, the only 6-star hotel on Earth. Bear witness to the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest structure, and even take to the desert for an evening of off-roading and dinner under the stars. Across the Red Sea, you'll discover Egypt - a country whose beauty relies considerably more on the distant past than the future. Your private Egyptologist guide will bestow upon you a great wealth of knowledge as you journey your way through the must-see treasures of antiquity. Begin to unravel the mysteries of the Pyramids of Giza (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), the Sphinx, and the remarkable hierarchy of the gods, pharaohs, and the common citizen. Sail several nights on the mighty Nile River, explore the Valley of the Kings, and bask in the presence of real, ancient mummies. Are you ready?

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NOTE: Travel in Egypt often involves early-morning starts, designed to avoid crowds and the hottest midday hours. It can be hot, especially in June, July and August, but there is virtually no humidity and evening temperatures cool off dramatically. Egypt is a moderate secular state, well used to hosting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. While you will want to avoid revealing clothing, loose shorts and short-sleeved shirts are fine for both genders. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Dubai
    Dubai
    • Airport Meet & Greet (Gold) - Assistant
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 2 Dubai
    Dubai
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Modern Dubai with High Tea in Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa Experience - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 3 Dubai
    Dubai
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Old City Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Shared - Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise (2-2.5 hrs, with Private Transfers) - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 4 Dubai
    Dubai
    • Optional Activities
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Afternoon Platinum Dinner Safari (Private Vehicle) (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
  • Day 5 Dubai to Cairo
    Dubai to Cairo
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Dubai - Cairo [4 hrs] - Separate Purchase
    • Airport Assistance and Visa Service - Representative
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 6 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Pyramids, Saqqara, Memphis, Solar Boat Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver/Entrance to Chephren Pyramid
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Sunset Desert Trekking with Dinner (Private Transfer - Shared Service) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver/Camel
  • Day 7 Cairo to Luxor to Nile
    Cairo to Luxor to Nile
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Cairo - Luxor [Direct (1 hr) - Morning Flight] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Embarkation (Noon)
    • Lunch on Board
    • Tour - Private - Half Day East Bank Tour (Karnak and Luxor Temples) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 Luxor to Nile
    Luxor to Nile
    • Tour - Private - Half Day West Bank Tour I (Valley of Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut Temple, Memnon Colossi with King Tut - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Sail to Edfu via Esna
    • Lunch on Board
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    • Dinner on Board
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 Nile
    Nile
    • Tour - Private - Half Day Edfu Horus Temple Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Lunch on Board
    • Tour - Private - Half Day Kom Ombo Temple Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Dinner on Board
    • Sail to Aswan
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 Aswan to Nile
    Aswan to Nile
    • Tour - Private - Half Day Kitchener Island and Aga Khan Tour - Sailing Trip
    • Tour - Private - Half Day High Dam, Philae, Obelisk Tour - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Ship-based - Cruise entertainment
    • Overnight at Port
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11 Aswan to Cairo
    Aswan to Cairo
    • Disembarkation
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Aswan - Cairo [Daily - Direct (1.5hr)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Old Cairo (5-6hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 12 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Egyptian Museum Tour with Mummies Room - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Cairo by Night with Dinner - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 13 Cairo
    Cairo
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Dubai

For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will be waiting for you at the arrival gate holding a sign with your name on it. You will be assisted through immigration, airport security, and a dedicated fast track counter. Porter service is provided at the luggage belt area only. You will also receive a voucher for access to the Marhaba departure lounge at this time.

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer between the airport and hotel.

Accommodation: Manzil Downtown (4*)

Manzil Downtown Dubai is an upscale boutique hotel that presents a perfect fusion of old and new. The property is just minutes away from Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower which is the central focus of the world famous downtown commercial and residential precinct, as well as the spectacular Dubai Mall, hailed as the world's largest shopping experience. Distinguished by a unique palette of brown, beige, and white, Manzil Downtown Dubai will features guestrooms intricately designed to provide a warm and embracing welcome for visitors.

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dubai
Dubai
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Manzil Downtown
Manzil Downtown

Day 2: Dubai

Modern Dubai offers visitors a diverse experience from the unforgettable charm of traditional souks to inspiring modern skyscrapers.

This tour starts with the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, situated right next to one of the world's largest shopping malls, the Dubai Mall, where you will have the opportunity to experience “At The Top.” Begin your vertical ascent to the observation deck in a high-speed elevator, traveling at 10 meters per second. As the doors open, floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide a breath-taking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, desert and ocean.

You will visit the 50m long, designed to a world class standards aquarium, and experience the exotic wonders of aquatic life first-hand through breathtaking views. Traveling through these, you will be treated to an exceptional underwater experience as you meet eye to-eye with sharks, stingrays and other species of fish in their natural habitat.

Next you will head towards Dubai Marina district, which offers an exclusive environment for living, leisure and business, only to be followed by the world`s largest man-made island, that has captured the world's imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity, called The Palm Jumeirah. A brief photo stop opposite the luxurious Atlantis, The Palm Hotel, offers a magnificent, oceanic tribute to a mythological age. A vast water scape, Atlantis, The Palm is a place of sunken aquatic chambers, submerged ruins, and exhilarating water rides.

To conclude this unforgettable tour, you can enjoy the experience of having “High Tea” on the 1st floor of the only 7-star, world famous hotel, Burj Al Arab. Designed to resemble a billowing sail, this architectural marvel soars to a height of 321 meters, dominating the Dubai Jumeirah skyline. Illuminated at night by choreographed art-light, representing water and fire, Burj Al Arab is simply individual, inspired, and impressive!

Accommodation: Manzil Downtown (4*)
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Dubai Mall Aquarium
Dubai Mall Aquarium

Day 3: Dubai

To experience the ancient City Tour of Dubai, the route takes you past the highest buildings in the Middle East. After a short break by the Creek we arrive to the oldest part of the city, Bastakia where old wind-towered houses of wealthy merchants are still to be seen. Close by we visit the fascinating Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort, which has been there almost for two centuries defending the settlers of early days. We continue our tour through material market taking a closer look at the wind-towers on our way to Abras, local water taxis that will take us across the Creek to the area of spice and gold souks. As the final destination of this four hour tour we will walk through the bustling alleys of these souks being amazed by mystical aromas of numerous spices and the breath-taking amount of dazzling jewelry varying from traditional to the latest designs at amazingly affordable prices displayed by almost 200 shops. This tour includes a private vehicle and driver for transfers to sites and return trip to hotels.

Step aboard the Bateaux Dubai for an exceptional cruise experience, which will take you past Dubai's most inspiring sights in glass-enclosed splendor.  A mesmerizing cruise on the Bateaux Dubai will give you the unique opportunity to experience freshly prepared gourmet cuisine from the a-la-carte kitchen onboard. This tour includes a private vehicle with driver, which will transfer you from your hotel to the cruise, and return you back upon completion of the cruise.

Accommodation: Manzil Downtown (4*)
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai Museum
Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai Museum
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise
Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise

Day 4: Dubai

Optional Activities (Not Included)
Dubai is a stirring alchemy of profound traditions and ambitious futuristic vision. A bustling microcosm of the world, the diversity here is astonishing and can be seen in the architecture, music, fashion and food. With a history rooted in the Islamic tradition, here the modern meets the ancient as you explore and discover what Dubai is to you. Here you can dine like Bedouin, dance on the beach, get lost in the historic labryinth of Al Fahidi District, visit the Dubai Museum, the art galleries, or shop in the modern Dubai Mall or in the gold, spice, or historic souks for local arts and treasures. For those seeking more adventure visit the Wild Wadi Water Park or ride up the Burj Khalifa for breathtaking views from the observation deck. In the desert ride a camel, go sand boarding, 4x4 exploring or soar up and away over the desert by hot air balloon!

Ask your travel consultant to include one of these, or other unique experiences, in your itinerary.

You are cordially invited for fine dining dinner under the stars inside a Royal desert retreat on this ultimate Luxury Desert Safari. Your chariot is the luxurious Range Rover, the off-road vehicle of choice of royalty, the rich and famous. Your expert Desert Safari Guide will lead you on a gentle journey through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in search of exotic native wildlife. A delectable dinner at your secluded private set-up nestled inside the exclusive grounds of the Royal desert retreat awaits you. Your six course dinner is served on a table made out of an antique Arabic wooden door and sits beside your private Majlis, complete with silk carpets and soft, fluffy cushions where you can relax by your bon-fire. Relax under the stars in this once in a lifetime experience that only a privileged few will be lucky enough to experience.

Accommodation: Manzil Downtown (4*)
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Optional: Hot Air Ballooning
Optional: Hot Air Ballooning
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Safari Dinner
Safari Dinner

Day 5: Dubai - Cairo

A private vehicle with driver will provide a transfer between the airport and hotel.

Board a flight from Dubai to Cairo. The flight duration is approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes. Separate purchase required.

You will be met in the tunnel by an airport representative who will facilitate the visa process (included) and escort you through customs and immigration. Continue on to the baggage claim hall and finally to the passenger pick up. Here, connect with a representative associate who will arrange an airport transfer to your hotel.

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Accommodation: Mena House Hotel (5*)

The Mena House Hotel stands tall, yet guarded by the mighty heights of the Great Pyramids of Cairo. Fascinating guests since 1869, the property has continuously held the attention of royalty, political thinkers, and celebrities over time. Located only 700 meters from the pyramids, the hotel offers unmatched views. A range of continental dining and Egyptian specialty restaurants and bars satisfy even the most critical of appetites. The Mena House grants guests the opportunity to relax or stay active by checking out its golf courses, horse and camel stables, and extensive fitness options. Forty acres of jasmine-scented gardens will leave their scent on those who depart the hotel. It’s hard to leave this embellished haven of lush furnishings, oriental prints, and hand-woven fabrics.

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Mighty Sphinx
The Mighty Sphinx
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mena House Hotel
Mena House Hotel

Day 6: Cairo

Enjoy this tour which explores the relics of past ages, and includes visits to the ancient Memphis, Saqqara, the Solar Boat, Chephren Pyramid or Cheops Pyramid and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Already millennia old by the birth of Christ, the elaborate statues and astonishing scale of these sites will amaze all who visit. This tour also features the famous Sphinx, whose constructor still remains unknown, but its sheer beauty and allure has mystified the likes of Alexander the Great and Napoleon Bonaparte. This tour includes a private vehicle, a driver, a trained Egyptologist. Be aware that a limited number of people are allowed inside the Grand Pyramids daily.

Enjoy a buffet lunch at a great local restaurant.

You will be picked up before sunset from your hotel and transferred to the desert to meet your guide. The guide will lead you out into the desert on your choice of camel or horse, where you can enjoy watching the sunset with a panoramic view of the Pyramids of Giza. This evening includes a stop for dinner at a Bedouin restaurant adjacent to the desert before returning to your hotel.

Accommodation: Mena House Hotel (5*)
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Ancient Egyptian Sphinx of Giza
Ancient Egyptian Sphinx of Giza
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Camel Ride
Camel Ride

Day 7: Cairo - Luxor - Nile

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Take your flight from Cairo to Luxor. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour.

An airport transfer with a private vehicle and English-speaking driver in Luxor is provided.

Welcome aboard!
Take some time to get settled in to your stateroom and to explore the length of your ship.

This evening you'll overnight at port in Luxor.

Enjoy a private tour with a qualified Egyptologist guide exploring the East Bank of Luxor. Visit the most impressive temples of Karnak and Luxor, while learning about ancient Egyptian history from your own personal guide. Start your day with a visit to the Temples of Karnak. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinx to enter the complex as your guide explains how the massive facade was constructed. Continue to Luxor Temple which was once joined to the Temples of Karnak by a two-kilometre long Avenue of Sphinx, a portion of which marks the entrance to the temple. Your private guide will offer interpretation and guide you through the most important parts of the temples.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Accommodation: Sonesta St George

Sonesta St. George I Cruise is a luxury cruise that sails the vast, ancient waters of the Nile, in Egypt. 47 cabins offer panoramic views of this region's wonders, with french windows that frame the marvelous river. Plasma screen TVs, electronic door locks, Jacuzzis and the latest technology are some of the features that add to the ultimate comfort in the St. George I cabins. Enjoy stylish meals in the main dining room, with an array of Egyptian and Middle Eastern specialties alongside western classics. Buffet and a la carte service is available. For relaxation, lounge on the sun deck and take in some rays. Otherwise, make an appointment at the Spa and Wellness Center and let a skilled massage therapist treat you with care.

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Nile
Nile
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sonesta St. George I Nile
Sonesta St. George I Nile

Day 8: Luxor - Nile

This morning you will meet up with your guide and explore some of the most incredible sites of the country. You will visit the Valley of the Kings where you will have the chance to explore three tombs including the famous Tutankhamun Tomb (King Tut's Tomb). For a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt). The valley stands on the west bank of the Nile, opposite modern Luxor. Then it's off to the nearby Valley of the Queens and also the recently renovated mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was the second pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. She is generally regarded by Egyptologists as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty. The tour includes a visit to the huge Colossi of Memnon which are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III.

Today you'll sail to Edfu, via Esna.  Overnight at port in Edfu.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Accommodation: Sonesta St George
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hatshepsut Temple
Hatshepsut Temple

Day 9: Nile

Visit the Nile-side Temple of Horus, the falcon god, built in 230 BC by Ptolemy III. The Temple of Horus in Edfu (also known as the Temple of Edfu) is considered the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt. This is partly because it was built later than most: in the Ptolemaic era from 237 to 57 BC. Despite its later date, it reflects traditional pharaonic architecture and so provides an excellent idea of how all the temples once looked. Edfu is also very large: the second largest in Egypt after Karnak Temple.

Visit a unique Greco-Roman temple dedicated to two gods: Sobek, the crocodile god, and Haroeris, the sun god. The Temple in Kom Ombo (also known simply as Kom Ombo Temple) dates from about 180 BC, during a period known as the Ptolemaic era, and had some additions built on to it during Roman times. It stands right on the bank of the Nile between Edfu and Aswan. The temple is unusual in that it is a double temple, with one side dedicated to the god Haroesis and the other side to Sobek. The design is almost perfectly symmetrical, with two side-by-side sanctuaries and two parallel passageways leading through the outer parts of the temple. The right side is dedicated to Sobek-Re (the crocodile god combined with the sun god Re), along with his wife (a form of Hathor) and their son Khonsu-Hor. Sobek is associated with Seth, the enemy of Horus. In the myth of Horus and Osiris, Seth and his followers changed themselves into crocodiles to escape. The ancient Egyptians believed that by honoring the fearsome crocodile as a god, they would be safe from attacks. The left side is dedicated to Haroeris, the "Good Doctor" (a form of the falcon-headed god Horus the Elder) along with his consort Ta-Sent-Nefer, the "Good Sister" (another form of Hathor).

Continue cruising onward to Aswan, where you'll overnight at port this evening.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Accommodation: Sonesta St George
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Temple of Horus
Temple of Horus
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Kom Ombo Temple
Kom Ombo Temple

Day 10: Aswan - Nile

Enjoy a Nile adventure as you sail aboard a traditional, non-motorized felucca around Kitchener's Island, the Aga Khan Mausoleum and botanical gardens.

This half day tour begins with a visit to the impressive Aswan High Dam. The water which was collected behind created Lake Nasser, the world's largest artificial lake. View the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the Goddess Isis, on the island of Agilika, stopping at the “unfinished obelisk,” a practical demonstration of the methods used by ancient craftsmen to create impressive monuments.

Enjoy an evening of entertainment including local music.

Tonight you'll overnight at port in Aswan.

Accommodation: Sonesta St George
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Feluccas on the Nile
Feluccas on the Nile
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Temple of Philae on the island of Agilika
Temple of Philae on the island of Agilika

Day 11: Aswan - Cairo

This morning you'll disembark from your ship and bid farewell to the crew.

An airport transfer with private vehicle, and driver is provided.

Take a flight from Aswan to Cairo. The flight duration is approximately 1.5 hours.

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Begin the day with a tour of one of the most ancient ruins in Cairo; explore the remains of the Fortress of Babylon. First built by the Persians around the 6th century BC, these ruins are indeed Cairo’s oldest original structure. Within the confines you will find the Church of St. Sergius, where the Holy Family is reported to have stayed, and the Hanging Church, the seat of the Coptic patriarchate for centuries. Visit the Church of Saint Barbara, a charming monument commemorating a 4th century local saint. End the day with a visit to the Coptic Museum.

Enjoy a buffet lunch at a great local restaurant.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)

The Fairmont Nile City Hotel provides guests with a delightful series of contrasts, from its Ancient Egyptian inspired styling and furnishings to the most advanced architectural designs and technological equipment and amenities, the ideal accommodation choice to serve the needs of the discerning traveler.  The hotel is intimately attuned to its surroundings, due to its dynamic location on the banks of the famed Nile River and its situation in the city center renowned for its Egyptian culture and commerce.  The properties guest rooms boast sweeping view of the Nile River and of the Giza pyramids complex in the distance, allowing guests to keep Cairo’s natural beauty and history within their sight. All of the rooms at the Fairmont Nile City offer interactive TV, complimentary coffee/tea, 24-hour on call butler service, and access to an executive business meeting room.  Added to this array of wonders are some truly special features including some wonderful culinary adventures at the hotels and city’s finest restaurants, an opportunity to bask in the sun on the rooftop by the poolside sky bar and the pampering indulgence provided by the full-service treatments at the Willow Stream Spa.  The Fairmont Nile City will ensure that your stay in Cairo is certain to be an experience that is memorable and utterly magnificent.    

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hanging Church
Hanging Church
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City

Day 12: Cairo

Delve into the historical background of Egypt on a full day private tour with a trained Egyptologist guide through the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and its Mummy Room, which houses a priceless treasure of archaeological finds. This location holds the tomb of the King Tut, Egypt's most famous teenage king! Entrance to the mummies’ room is included.

Enjoy a buffet lunch at a great local restaurant.

During this evening tour, enjoy a delicious Egyptian dinner at Naguib Mafouz, located in the heart of the Khan Khalili bazaar in Cairo. Stroll down the Al Moaz Street and view the largest concentration of medieval architectural treasures from the Islamic world. If you wish, visit Beit El Seheimy (entrance included). Normally, this location would be closed to the public during the evening, but this exclusive tour provides access. This tour includes a private vehicle, driver and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Fairmont Nile City (5*)
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Egyptian Museum: Home of King Tut
Egyptian Museum: Home of King Tut
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Khan Khalili Bazaar
Khan Khalili Bazaar

Day 13: Cairo

A transfer in private vehicle with English speaking driver between Cairo and the airport is provided.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
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Manzil Downtown (4*): Dubai

Manzil Downtown Dubai is an upscale boutique hotel that presents a perfect fusion of old and new. The property is just minutes away from Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower which is the central focus of the world famous downtown commercial and residential precinct, as well as the spectacular Dubai Mall, hailed as the world's largest shopping experience. Distinguished by a unique palette of brown, beige, and white, Manzil Downtown Dubai will features guestrooms intricately designed to provide a warm and embracing welcome for visitors.

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Manzil Downtown
Manzil Downtown

Mena House Hotel (5*): Cairo

The Mena House Hotel stands tall, yet guarded by the mighty heights of the Great Pyramids of Cairo. Fascinating guests since 1869, the property has continuously held the attention of royalty, political thinkers, and celebrities over time. Located only 700 meters from the pyramids, the hotel offers unmatched views. A range of continental dining and Egyptian specialty restaurants and bars satisfy even the most critical of appetites. The Mena House grants guests the opportunity to relax or stay active by checking out its golf courses, horse and camel stables, and extensive fitness options. Forty acres of jasmine-scented gardens will leave their scent on those who depart the hotel. It’s hard to leave this embellished haven of lush furnishings, oriental prints, and hand-woven fabrics.

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mena House Hotel
Mena House Hotel
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mena House - Swimming Pool
Mena House - Swimming Pool

Sonesta St George : Nile

Sonesta St. George I Cruise is a luxury cruise that sails the vast, ancient waters of the Nile, in Egypt. 47 cabins offer panoramic views of this region's wonders, with french windows that frame the marvelous river. Plasma screen TVs, electronic door locks, Jacuzzis and the latest technology are some of the features that add to the ultimate comfort in the St. George I cabins. Enjoy stylish meals in the main dining room, with an array of Egyptian and Middle Eastern specialties alongside western classics. Buffet and a la carte service is available. For relaxation, lounge on the sun deck and take in some rays. Otherwise, make an appointment at the Spa and Wellness Center and let a skilled massage therapist treat you with care.

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sonesta St. George I Nile
Sonesta St. George I Nile

Fairmont Nile City (5*): Cairo

The Fairmont Nile City Hotel provides guests with a delightful series of contrasts, from its Ancient Egyptian inspired styling and furnishings to the most advanced architectural designs and technological equipment and amenities, the ideal accommodation choice to serve the needs of the discerning traveler.  The hotel is intimately attuned to its surroundings, due to its dynamic location on the banks of the famed Nile River and its situation in the city center renowned for its Egyptian culture and commerce.  The properties guest rooms boast sweeping view of the Nile River and of the Giza pyramids complex in the distance, allowing guests to keep Cairo’s natural beauty and history within their sight. All of the rooms at the Fairmont Nile City offer interactive TV, complimentary coffee/tea, 24-hour on call butler service, and access to an executive business meeting room.  Added to this array of wonders are some truly special features including some wonderful culinary adventures at the hotels and city’s finest restaurants, an opportunity to bask in the sun on the rooftop by the poolside sky bar and the pampering indulgence provided by the full-service treatments at the Willow Stream Spa.  The Fairmont Nile City will ensure that your stay in Cairo is certain to be an experience that is memorable and utterly magnificent.    

Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
The Fairmont Cairo, Nile City
Dubai & Egypt Highlights Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Entrance
Entrance

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Christine S — November 07, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    A fabulous experience and Kensington with its seamless tours made it happen. Guides were absolutely fantastic!

  • Perry H. — September 26, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    Our Egyptian trip was a phenomenal experience. The guides and transportation met and exceeded all our expectations. The tours set up by Kensington were perfect; they included 18 separate locations from the Great Pyramids of Giza to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and everything in between. An was our guide for two full days, her understanding and knowledge of Cairo and ancient Egypt was truly a pleasure to experience.

  • Arthur P. — September 22, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    It was all we hoped for and more! Fantastic experience.

  • Arthur P — September 08, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    It was all we hoped for and more fantastic experience

  • John D. — September 26, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    Our guide in Israel was a font of knowledge, has honed guiding skills, and made the trip not only educational but engaging as well. He is the standard by which I measure.

  • Tami Grafe — August 14, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    Oh my goodness the trip was unbelievable. The guides were exceptional and very kind and accommodating let alone the knowledge they had. It was a trip of a life time. I loved every minute of the trip. Kensington Tours is exceptional

  • Devon Vaughan — August 14, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    This was such an amazing trip. We greatly appreciate how informative our host Mohamed and all of the guides we had were. Our host met with us every day except for when we were on the boat and gave us a rundown of what we were doing that day, etc. We never once waited on the guides or van drivers, everything in our tour went exceptionally smooth! We could not have asked for better tour guides. Hala, Mohamed Saad and Mohamed Mekkay are very knowledgeable guides, they offered so much information on everything that we saw and were able to answer all of our questions. We absolutely loved them. Thank you so much for such a great experience!

  • Josee Johnson — August 14, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    The trip overall was fantastic. The guides were great and very knowledgeable and the sites were amazing. The accommodations were excellent especially the Four Seasons Hotel and the Fairmont Hotel. The boat was very nice, the food was great and the on board shows were very good.

  • Patricia Smart — May 23, 2017 — Egypt & Middle East

    The guides were spectacular. They answered my questions, they took an interest as what to see & do into our most consideration. They were very helpful. They watched out for me & my safety at all times, took to me to places to buy things from the locals, like real alabaster,real oils, real food, real gold and silver jewelry. They gave me insight of the culture & the world the locals lived in. The drivers were awesome. They picked us up when we called, waited for us, and got us to where we were going. Gareth Smith, our travel consultant was phenomenal in getting me the right package deal on catering to my needs & what I wanted to see & do. All in all one, spectacular vacation from start to finish

  • Szilvia L. — July 15, 2016 — Egypt & Middle East

    Loved the whole tour, every day of it was fantastic! The Egyptologists and tour guides, Mohamed Gamal, Mohamed Saad, Wael Magdy Tito, are very knowledgeable and helpful. We felt very safe and protected. Our drivers, especially Yasser, were the best drivers. Cairo traffic is crazy but they managed every situation. We are experienced travelers but this trip was the one we will cherish the most. Let's not forget our security personnel as well. They were discreet and vigilant everywhere we went. Egypt is a beautiful country with beautiful people and wonderful food. History is amazing and Kensington Tours made a long time life dream come true for us! Thank you Roudayna for planning our trip!

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