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DUBAI AND EGYPT THE BEST
15 DAYS – 14 NIGHTS
7 NIGHTS DUBAI – 7 NIGHTS EGYPT
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DAY 01: DUBAI CITY OF THE FUTURE (DXB)
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel or accommodation.
DAY 02: DUBAI – VISIT DUBAI AND BURJ KHALIFA
Breakfast at the hotel. Appointment in the lobby of your hotel to take a full-day panoramic tour, which gives us the opportunity to get to know the most developed city on the planet, the city of tomorrow, where there are incomparable projects under construction.
Full day tour of Historic Dubai and Future Dubai. We will start with the Al Farouk Mosque, a mixture of Ottoman and Arabic art. We will continue with a panoramic view of the Burj Al Arab, the 7-star hotel, where you will have the opportunity to take some photos.
Then we will move to the island "Palm Jumeirah", the eighth wonder of the world today. We will stop at the breakwater part. The next stop will be at the magnificent Atlantis hotel to take photos. Then we reach the end of the breakwater, from which you can admire the Dubai Eye island with its wheel, the largest in the world, the JBR walk and Dubai Marina, the largest coastal master project of its kind. We will head towards the latter to be able to admire the 200 skyscrapers in the city. Among them the Cayan Tower (the twisted tower). Lunch included.
After lunch, we will continue the visit and enter the traditional Bastakya neighborhood. A tour of the past through the neighborhood with its wind towers, where the first natural air conditioning is; the coffee museum and its art galleries.
Next, we pass through the fabric market, where you can browse and purchase an endless selection of silks, cottons, and embroidered fabrics. You're sure to find the exact print and color you're looking for among the hundreds of rolls of fabric. Next, a trip in "Abra" (water taxi) crossing the Creek and being able to experience the exotic aromas of the Souk of spices and the glitter of gold of the largest Gold Souk in the world.
Then we pass through the neighborhood called Zabeel, residence of the royal family. There we make a photo stop in front of the luxurious royal palace of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, the current governor of the Emirate of Dubai.
The tour ends at the Dubai Mall, with 1,200 shops and the best place to enjoy the Burj Khalifa tower climb (optional). The tallest building in the world, 828 meters high.
DAY 03: SAFARI AND DINNER IN THE DUBAI DESERT
Breakfast at the hotel. In the afternoon we will make the most attractive and popular excursion… Safari 4×4 in the desert and dinner. Enjoy the desert and live an authentic adventure with the Safari excursion with dinner. We will pick you up at your hotel in a 4×4 vehicle and we will take you directly to the heart of the desert. In more or less an hour we will arrive at the destination and we will check how the color of the sand changes to a more reddish one.
Then we will leave the highway to enter the desert, where they will deflate the pressure of the tires up to a kilo and a half, when they initially had four. In this way, the 4×4 will adapt better to the ground and you will be able to have fun with the exciting ride through high dunes at the wheel of expert drivers. A real adrenaline rush. We will also make a stop with an impressive view of the desert. Here we will have the opportunity to witness a wonderful sunset. And, of course, to take fantastic photographs that prevent us from forgetting those special moments while we perceive the peace that the desert offers us on this calm landscape of fine, reddish sand. Next, we'll go to the camp with its typical Persian rugs where we can enjoy the contrasts of the night in the desert.
We will get a unique insight into the traditional life of the Bedouins and we will be able to ride a camel. You can dress up in traditional costumes or try the typical freshly made Arab sweets. You can also get henna tattoos, learn about the important role that falcons play in local life and smoke a water pipe (shisha) in their designated area. These are some of the activities that you can do within this camp and that are included.
Also a belly dancer will move her body to the rhythm of Arabic music. Once this almost hour long show is over, you will be taken back to your accommodation in Dubai.
DAY 04: DUBAI – ABU DHABI
Depart for Abu Dubai from Dubai. Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second most populous city of the Emirates. It is the place where the Emirati Royal Family resides. Its population enjoys a high average income, being one of the world's largest oil producers.
It borders Dubai and is located in the northeastern part of the Persian Gulf. We will pass through the Dubai Free Zone and the largest man-made port in the Middle East called Jabil Ali. We will then arrive in the capital of the United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, the Manhattan of the Middle East and the administrative center of the country.
We pass by the Al Maqtaa Bridge built by the renowned architect Zaha Hadad. Once there, our first visit is to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, built in 2008. The third largest in the world, it is distinguished by its magnificent Islamic architecture and its pure white color. White marble covers all its facades and columns that are adorned with Koranic verses. Impressive, imposing beauty. With an area of 20,000 m2, with 82 domes and 4 minarets covered in white marble of 93 m. Tall. Decorated with a single-piece carpet measuring 5,600 m2 and weighing 47 tons. Chandeliers of 9 tons of Swarosky crystal covered in gold. A true work of art as a whole. Truly important and essential visit.
Continuamos hacia el corazón de la capital y entramos al barrio de los jeques llamado AL BATEEN, donde se encuentren los palacios reales y el palacio residencial del actual Sheikh, presidente del país. Parada panorámica para apreciar el hotel “Emirates Palace”, el más lujoso del mundo. Continuaremos hacia el paseo marítimo conocido como “el Corniche”, donde se pueden tomar fantásticas fotos de la isla artificial de “Lulú” y de las torres de Etihad.
Then we go to the traditional town "Heritage Village". where you can see how the Bedouins lived. After lunch included, we will go to La Cornisa. It is the most famous avenue in the capital. A walk of about 11 km. long with incredible views.
We will continue to be able to know and walk through the Plaza Mayor of the city, Union Square. We will start our march towards Yas Island, where the Ferrari world amusement park is located. An area of 200,000 square meters, where you can get a wonderful view. I return to Dubai.
DAY 05: DUBAI – SHARJAH THE CULTURAL OF THE COUNTRY
Sharjah es uno de los Emiratos más interesantes del país, nombrada por la UNESCO en 1998, “Capital Cultural del Mundo Árabe”. Saldremos de Dubái y en un trayecto de 20 km. escasos llegaremos a Sharjah. Pasearemos por esta agradable ciudad. Comenzaremos por la Plaza Mayor llamada La Plaza del Corán, donde está el Monumento a la Cultura en homenaje al libro sagrado del islam y el Monumento a la Perla, en homenaje a “los siete de la unión” que forman el país.
From the square we headed towards the Museum of Islamic Art and Culture, located in the historic quarter. This visit will give us a deep understanding of the Islamic civilization, its culture, its history and its religion. We will continue discovering the city by crossing the Sharjah Corniche, seeing the oldest town and port in the country.
Seguiremos conociendo este Emirato dirigiéndonos a Souq Al-Jubil, el mercado público de la ciudad Shargah. Allí visitaremos todos sus sectores, entre ellos las carnicerías en las que se vende la carne del camello, la más típica del país; pescaderías y las tiendas que venden verduras y frutas frescas. Pasaremos por la mezquita más famosa de la ciudad, la del Rey Faisal, que está al lado del mercado azul. Un mercado que tiene seis edificios y más de 600 tiendas entre joyerías, tiendas de alfombras típicas y recuerdos, conocido como “Bazar del Patio”. Se trata de un mercado tradicional y uno de los más antiguos de los Emiratos Árabes, con una variada representación de la artesanía local. A la hora de acabar el tour, en 20 minutos regresamos a Dubái.
ON THE SAME DAY IN THE AFTERNOON NIGHT VISIT DHOW MARINA
We will pick you up from your hotel in Dubai and take you to the Dubai Marina area. Dubai Marina is a district of the city, known as NEW DUBAI. It is one of the most imposing enclaves in the city, due to its illuminated skyscrapers on the banks of the canal.
The seawater channel located in Dubai Marina has an approximate extension of 5 km. of length. Here you will embark on a traditional wooden Arab Dhow, for a very relaxing and romantic cruise ride.
In the traditional wooden Arab dhow, converted into a floating restaurant, you will enjoy a buffet dinner during the cruise. Dinner will be made up of local food such as hummus and moutabel. You can continue with pasta, chicken, beef, lamb and fish as main dishes. Finishing with a flan, cake and/or fruit. Water, coffee and tea are included.
After the cruise ends, you will be taken back to your hotel in Dubai.
DAY 06: DUBAI – NIGHT DUBAI – HELICOPTER + AQUARIUM (OPTIONAL)
Breakfast at the hotel with the morning free for optional activities, such as a helicopter ride. You can choose between three trips: 17 minutes, 22 minutes and 25 minutes. Each one has a different route. The option of being able to see Dubai from the air will give you a privileged perspective and will give you the possibility to appreciate the magnitude of this city in a global way. You will be able to contemplate the icons of the city from a bird's eye view, from the incredible island of Palm Jumeirah, the amazing Burj Al Arab Hotel, Burj Kalifa... An enriching adventure to keep in mind.
Helicopter Dubai The Palm 17 minutes.
Dubai Helicopter is a 17-minute helicopter ride that gives you amazing views of the city from the air. Giving a new and complete perspective of the city with the contrast of the modern skyscrapers between the sea and the desert, which will last a long time in our memory. You will be able to take some spectacular photos of Dubai, the most developed city and with the most projection of the United Arab Emirates. And highlighting, of course, the world famous Burj Al Arab and the tallest building in the world that is Burj Khalifa. At the heliport you will be asked for the Original Passports of all travellers. They will give you a short briefing with the details of the flight and the helicopter that will be used. Then they will weigh you and indicate the place you will occupy inside the helicopter.
This Dubai Helicopter flight is shared, with a duration of 17 minutes and is carried out in Eurocopter AC 130 B4 helicopters, with a capacity of up to five passengers. The heliport is located next to the Dubai Police Academy and some of the places that will be visited are the artificial island The Palm Jumeirah, where the famous Atlantis The Palm Hotel, and one of the icons of Dubai such as Burj Al Arab. You will continue along Jumeirah Beach until you reach Port Rashid. From here we will return by sea passing by World Island, artificial islands that make up a figure like the world map, to the heliport. All our clients agree on the essentials of riding a helicopter to see Dubai. Comments such as:
“Quién no ve Dubái desde el aire no ha visto Dubái. Sólo por ver Dubái desde el aire merece la pena venir.”
Leaving the heliport, we will continue towards Dubai Mall ACUARIO. It is one of the largest and most spectacular aquariums in the world. Don't miss the 10 million liter tank at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, home to more than 33,000 aquatic specimens and the largest assemblage of bull sharks on the planet. Rising to the third floor of the Dubai Mall, the aquarium is home to 140 marine species and offers a variety of ways to experience underwater life, including strolling through its 48-meter tunnel that provides a 360-degree view of the entire aquarium. See bull sharks and rays swimming overhead.
On the same visit you can also choose one of several options in advance to enjoy a tour in a glass bottom boat, become a mermaid for a day or, if you don't mind getting wet, get into an underwater cage or even arm yourself. of an oxygen cylinder to swim among sharks. The zoo area is home to a surprising variety of animals, including the 750kg crocodile king. weight and 5 m. long.
Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
In the afternoon, around 5:00 p.m., we leave for the included visit Dubai by Night. It is a spectacular private or shared tour with a guide in Spanish and 5 hours long. Pick up at the hotel approximately 1 hour and a half before sunset to visit the palm island and see it panoramically in an unforgettable 12-minute trip from the monorail, in a trip suspended over the island. Passing the trunk of 8 km. and seeing its 16 branches that are adorned with private houses in magnificent designs and its white private beaches. All this at the time the sun sets over the sea of the Arabian Gulf. It is a wonderful island with its iconic man-made shape.
At the end of the journey, the monorail will stop at the magnificent Atlantis The Palm hotel. Of its castle-like style in the middle of the half-moon arch that defends the island from the waves of the sea.
Then we leave the island towards a neighborhood in the Dubai Marina area, well lit by its impressive skyscrapers. It is one of the main enclaves of the city with its seawater channel. We will stop right in front of the largest turned tower in the world and we will have 15 min. Free time to enjoy the walk through the Marina and contemplating the illuminated Sky line.
Next, we will go to Madinat Jumeirah, to discover those secret corners that our guides have discovered. In addition, we will be able to contemplate the icon of Dubai, the Burj Al Arab at night. We will also discover its canals, for which it has been nicknamed "Little Venice". The night makes this area even more beautiful than when you visit it in the morning on our tour.
The next step is Le Mer, a beach with a very lively atmosphere where you can see the local people and residents who gather there. There are all kinds of restaurants, cafes and attractive games for children.
Then, we will visit the funniest complex in Dubai, the lake square where the Dancing Fountain is, next to Burj Khalifa. There we will see the fountain show with light and music. The facade of the tower light up with images of impressive colors. The tour ends at this location and you can stay for dinner at the Abdul Wahab Arabic restaurant, with its exclusive terrace watching the fountain show and Burj Khalifa.
DAY 07: DUBAI – FREE DAY OR OPTIONAL VISITS
Breakfast. Free day to explore the city on your own, go shopping or enjoy the beach. Or carry out optional activities according to the tastes of the passenger.
DAY 08: DUBAI – EGYPT – Cairo
Breakfast. At the indicated time, transfer to Dubai airport to take the flight toCairo. Arrival at Cairo airport, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Night in Cairo.
Day 09: Cairo – PYRAMIDS & MUSEUM
Breakfast and departure to the Giza plateau to see the three pyramids. We will approach the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still standing: the great pyramid of King Cheiops from the 27th century BC. We will continue to the other two pyramids, Khafre and Mikerinus, with a stop for a panoramic view of all three together. The visit ends at the foot of the famous and enigmatic sphinx, which represents King Khafre in the form of a lion.
We continue to the Papyrus Institute to learn about the ancient Egyptian technique to make various objects using a plant called papyrus.
Proceed to have lunch at a local restaurant and continue the day by going to the Egyptian museum with the most valuable historical treasures, such as those of the boy-king, the golden king Tutankhamun.
Return to the hotel or accommodation in Cairo.
Meals: breakfast and lunch.
DAY 10: CAIRO – LUXOR – NILE CRUISE
Breakfast and departure to Cairo airport for the flight to Luxor (55 minutes). Arrival in Luxor and transfer to visit Karnak temple. From the 19th century BC, it is the largest in the world with its constructions of 13 different kings. We continue to the Luxor temple, with its beautiful obelisk and the statues of King Ramses II.
Return to the 5-star cruise, check-in. Lunch on board and free afternoon with the possibility of some activity in the city. Dinner on board and overnight in Luxor.
Meals: full course.
DAY 11: LUXOR
Possibility of OPTIONAL early departure to enjoy a magnificent balloon ride over the ruins of the temples and tombs of ancient centuries.
We will continue with a visit to the tombs of the valley of the kings, the temple of Queen Hatchepsut and the two colossi of Memnon.
Return to the ship, have lunch on board and sail to the city of Edfu, passing through the Esna comma lock. Dinner on board and overnight in Edfu.
Meals: full course.
DAY 12: EDFU and KOM OMBO
Breakfast and departure by carriage to see the beautiful temple of Edfu, known as the temple of the god Horus the Falcon, with a portal and huge engravings. Return to the boat and continue sailing towards Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. In the afternoon, upon arrival, departure on foot to see the temple of the god Sobek the Crocodile, and of Horus the Falcon. Return to the ship and sail to the city of Aswan. Dinner on board with an oriental night. Night in Aswan.
Meals: full course.
DAY 13: ASWAN
Possibility of leaving at dawn OPTIONALLY, to see the temples of Abu Simbel, of Ramses II, carved into the rock with a height of more than 30 meters. Return to Aswan at noon. Lunch on board and departure in the afternoon to visit the Aswan High Dam and the temple of the goddess Isis on the beautiful island of Philae.
Return to the ship. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: full course.
DAY 14: CAIRO
Breakfast and at the scheduled time departure to Aswan airport, return to Cairo. Arrival and assistance, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
DAY 15: CAIRO – DEPARTURE
Breakfast and departure according to the scheduled time to the Cairo airport for the international flight.
- 7 nights in Dubai on a bed and breakfast basis.
- Transfers from Dubai airport and vice versa.
- Professional Spanish-speaking guide.
- Full Dubai tour 8 hours with food included.
- Safari with dinner and drinks at the camp.
- Tour Abu Dhabi or Emirate Fujeirah 8 hours with food included.
- Sharjah Emirate Half Day Tour.
- Dinner in Dhow Marina and drinks with the transfers.
- Dubai Night Tour with the dancing fountain in Burj Khalifa.
- 3 nights hotel in Cairo Bed and breakfast.
- 4 nights of 5-star cruise (full board, not including drinks).
- Domestic flights (2 routes) CAI/LXR –ASW/CAI.
- All visits mentioned in an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Spanish speaking guide in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Aswan.
- In Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh, if applicable, an English-speaking guide, with help by phone from a Spanish-speaking guide.
- Tickets to any of the pyramids. The mummy room in the Cairo museum or the tomb of Tutankhamun must be purchased separately at the customer's expense directly at the point of sale.
- Burj Khalifa.
- Personal expenses.
- Guide and driver tips (at will).
- Any service not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Health and luggage insurance.
- Egypt Entry Visa.
- Border or airport taxes.
- Boarding fees.
- Tickets to attractions not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Mandatory tips (porters, public toilets, private parking). $8 per person per day (paid on arrival).
- Anything not listed as included.
- International flights.
- Drinks and other personal expenses.
- Any service not mentioned in "Services included".
- The reported price is for low season.
- Gala dinner at Christmas or New Year, which is mandatory in some hotels.