Journey in Time NEW YORK - CAIRO - ASWAN - NILE CRUISE - LUXOR with optional DUBAI


Oct. 13 - Oct. 21, 2020

Dubai Extension - October 21-25, 2020


Explore the majesty of Egypt
Discover the wonders of Dubai

We depart on October 13, 2020 from JFK on Egypt Airlines enroute to Cairo.

Selected for comfort for our non-stop flight to Cairo

Upon arrival to Cairo International Airport you will be met at the arrivals gate by our VIP personal concierge. >>>>You will have access to the Ahlan lounge and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. Lounge access up to 4 hours. You will have assistance with Immigration formalities and luggage collection. You will be escorted and assisted to outside where your transfer will be waiting for you. Transfer to our hotel.

Day 2 * Wednesday - Refresh in your luxury hotel
Day 3 * Thursday- half day Pyramids and Sphinx tour. Tour and visit the Pyramids of Giza.
Day 4 - Early morning transfer to Cairo airport in time for your flight to Aswan
Day 4 (con't) Transfer to the Tuya Nile Cruise for check in before lunch. After lunch visit the High Dam, and Philae Temple. Sail to Luxor with dinner on board. Overnight on the Tuya Cruise in a standard cabin on a full board basis the next three nights.
Day 5 - Early sail to Kom Ombo and visit Sobek Temple, the Temple shared by two gods Sobek & Haeroris. Kom Ombo is 40 kilometres north of Aswan. The town of Ombos gained administrative importance during the Ptolemic age as it protected the southern border
Day 6 - The West Bank you cross the Nile from Luxor & visit the Valley of the Kings. The Valley of the Kings is home to many Pharaonic tombs of the New Kingdom, including those of King Tutankhamen and Ramses the Great.
Day 7 - Disembark and this morning visit to the East Bank (Karnak & Luxor Temples). You will be driven to the Luxor Temple, which was built by two great pharaohs, Amenhotep III, and Ramses II. Also tour an avenue of ram headed Sphinxes, extending for about 2 miles, which link Luxor Temple with the Karnak Temple, This is the "Temple of all Temples."
Day 8 - Egyptian Museum tour, important depository of Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world. Artifacts from the Pharaonic and Graeco-Roman periods, including the mummies of ancient Egypt's kings and Tutankhamun treasures. Lunch is included, and also visit the Khan el Khalili bazaar for some shopping.



Transfer to Cairo airport in time for your flight home.

OR Transfer to Cairo airport in time for your flight to Dubai. (flight not included). Upon arrival At Dubai international Airport, we meet the English-speaking assistant and travel to the hotel.


This Extension requires participation by at least 10 guests

4 nights in Dubai

JA Ocean View Hotel
Experience a vibrant and stylish JBR Dubai hotel, right on the doorstep of one of the most popular beaches in the UAE

Day 10 - Breakfast at the hotel and Enjoy the morning at leisure. At 3:30pm , Board to your 4x4 land cruiser (6pax per jeep on sharing basis) and head out towards the desert. You will driven to an area about an hour from Dubai, stopping en route to deflate the car tires. There then follows some serious ‘dune bashing’ over some enormous deep red and yellow sand dunes – think rollercoaster with bumps thrown in for good measure!

As night falls guests are taken to Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant . Like a scene straight out of an Arabian fairytale, Al Hadheerah Desert Restaurant is the place to experience traditional fare amid rolling sand dunes. Here the mood of old Arabia is captured perfectly through the lively entertainment of belly dancers, henna artists, live bands and falcon displays. The décor recreates the magic of an ancient fort, with natural stone, rock walls and a sunken seating area. And there’s no mistaking the mouth-watering aroma of Arabic cuisine, as it drifts from the live cooking stations, wood-fired ovens and spit roasts. Experience the authentic.

Experience 1001 Arabian Nights...

Bab Al Shams presents Al Hadheerah, its desert entertainment and food spectacular. Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of Arabia at an authentic desert venue amidst the rolling dunes. Feast under the stars, and enjoy a night of entertainment, live music, belly dancing and traditional instruments.

Day 10 - Relax during the day or visit the famous malls and then we meet up with our 4x4 land cruiser for ride to the desert for an afternoon desert safari

Expo 2020 Dubai UAE will host the world for 173 days, each one brimming with new experiences. It’ll be a time to create, collaborate and innovate. And it’s going to be fun. We’re talking eye-catching, mind-bending, taste bud-tickling, grin-inducing, good-weird, did-that-really-just-happen fun. Come along, or spend a lifetime telling less interesting stories.

Day 11 * - Day at Leisure. Optional tours include Modern Dubai or Old Dubai Tours. Go skiing at the Mall of the Emirates visit the 2020 Dubai Expo
Day 12 * Day at Leisure - Visit the Gold Souk, Abu Dhabi or the Dubai Exp

Day 13 - Departure Day

Departure Transfer to Dubai International Airport (B) Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to join your homebound flight (flight not included).

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