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Dubai + Egypt: Rivers in the Desert

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Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel

Rivers in the Desert

See vibrant life and majestic monuments
emerge from unspoilt, wind-swept sands
A small fishing village transformed to a city of gold
Meet falcons, ride camels, take a classic photo,
pyramids in the distance
Decipher mysterious glyphs in graves of pharoahs
Board elegant ships of billowing sails and Nubian songs
Enrich your heart and mind in
the beauty of civilization's cradle

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Highlights

  • A Journey of Contrasts
    • Futuristic. Ancient: See how Dubai looks to the future and how Egypt honors rich heritage
    • Go fast. Go slow: From high-flying helicopters to meandering camels, experience excitement + hear calming tales of the ancients
    • Macro. Micro: Climb shooting skycrapers in Dubai for breathtaking birds-eye views and descend to the depths of ancient pharoah tombs to explore up close

  • United Arab Emirates | Contemporary luxury with distinct Middle Eastern style
    • Abu Dhabi: Beyond abundant riches, artistic culture is what makes the trip worthwhile
    • Dubai: See the best views and in-depth highlights in one of the world's most iconic cities.
    • Join us on desert adventures! Choose from helicopter touring, dune bashing, or desert crossing on ATVs.

  • Classic Egypt | A destination to enjoy at the proper pace. Certified Egyptologists lead you on an unforgettable journey
    • Admire pyramids from your own balcony in our specially-arranged rooms at Mena House Hotel
    • Our tour to Giza is designed with care to give you memories of a lifetime:
      • Trace the evolution of the Great Pyramids, see them from afar, and even climb into the tombs
      • Go camel riding and take in breathtaking desert beauty with the pyramids as your backdrop
      • Say hello to the Great Sphinx of Giza and return to the time of the pharoahs
    • View some of humanity's most significant treasures in the Egyptian Museum
    • Valley of the Kings: Uncover the mysteries of the pharaohs
    • Abu Simbel: Stay just minutes from Temple of Ramses II. Avoid the rush and take in the sights with the proper pace

  • Nile River Cruise | 4 nights aboard one of the Nile's most luxurious cruises
    • Experience how the Nile helped nurture brilliant ancient civilizations
    • Must-see excursions included:
      • Luxor: The culture-rich center of Egypt. Our carefully designed route showcases the most worthwhile sights and the best of the Valley of the Kings. 
      • Temple of Edfu: Well-preserved carvings beautifully tell the Myth of Horus
      • Temple of Kom Ombo: Feel the mystery of Egypt's most unusual temples
      • Aswan: Experience the simple and leisurely side of Egypt. Learn about Nubian culture with delicious cuisine and board a dhow sailboat to follow the wind and song of the Nubians.

Itinerary

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Dubai
Arrive in Dubai Airport (DXB)
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Welcome to ! For guests within our pickup timeframe, a Supera representative will greet you at the arrival airport. Have a wonderful journey with us!
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Mandarin Oriental Jumeira (Deluxe Sea View)
Dubai
Travel on a Dubai Water Taxi
Travel on a Dubai Water Taxi
Ride to the top of Dubai Frame
Ride to the top of Dubai Frame

Explore the world-famous city grown from humble fishing village roots

  • Al Shindagha Museum: 
    Learn the story of Dubai through high-tech interactive exhibits
  • Sail like a local!
    Board a traditional abra water taxi to cross Dubai Creek and experience the river crossing used by locals.
  • See old and new Dubai at your feet:
    Take a fun trip to the top of Dubai Frame for expansive city views. Try walking the transparent floor if you dare!
  • Browse luxuriously:
    Dubai Mall is not just a place for world-class fashion, but also a popular gathering spot for locals and home to one of the world's largest aquariums.
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Abu Dhabi
86 mi
, 2 hrs

Dubai
Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Travel to Abu Dhabi's Presidential Palace
Travel to Abu Dhabi's Presidential Palace
  • Abu Dhabi: Travel to the UAE's capital. A city of wonders which changed its fate with oil.
    • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque:
      Feel quiet spirituality in the world's most luxurious mosque. Bringing together the world's top artisans and building materials, its style blends elements from mosques around the world. 
    • Presidential Palace Qasr Al Watan:
      The official presidential palace of the UAE is an awe-inspiring construction of white stone. Even though it was only completed in 2017, it is already a must-see icon of the middle east.
  • Dubai Enjoy dinner and stunning scenery aboard a private yacht.
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Dubai Airport (DXB) 1
4 hrs

Cairo 2
25 mi
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Giza
Tour Dubai by Helicopter
Tour Dubai by Helicopter
Museum of the Future
Museum of the Future

Dubai

  • Our morning is free for you to choose from the following activities (advance reservations required for paid options)
    • Helicopter tour: Fly through the city for stunning views of skyscrapers and the famous Palm Islands (300USD. 2 hours including transportation time, flight time about 30 minutes).
    • Dune-bashing: Ride dune buggies across beautiful red sands for a thrilling adventure (90USD. Approximately 4 hours including transportation time from 7:30 am).
    • Desert ATV adventure: Drive the dunes and enjoy the excitement of the Dubai desert (115USD. Approximately 4 hours including transportation time from 7:30 am).
    • Relax and enjoy the private beach facilities in our hotel
  • The View at the Palm: Ascend the observatory for 360 degree views of the man-made wonder Palm Island and Dubai's impressive skyline
  • Museum of the Future: Time travel to 2071 in a high tech showcase of future inventions and concepts
  • We bid farewell to Dubai as we board an evening flight to Cairo

Giza

  • Stay by the Pyramids
    We've chosen the best location for you to admire the pyramids. From the Mena House Hotel, Egypt's grand icons are visible everywhere on the hotel grounds, and our specially-arranged rooms offer views directly overlooking the pyramids. Be immersed in the atmosphere of the ancients as soon as you arrive.
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Marriott Mena House (Premium Pyramid View)
Giza
16 mi
, 1 hr

Saqqara 2
8 mi
, 0.5 hrs

Dahshur 2
20 mi
, 1 hr

Giza
Bent Pyramid
Bent Pyramid
Witness the Famous Step Pyramid of Djoser
Witness the Famous Step Pyramid of Djoser
  • Take a trip through time: Enjoy the magical experience of admiring the pyramids over breakfast before we embark on a fun and leisurely tour of the area. Seeing the distinctive pyramids in chronological order, from primitive to evolved, gives us the best sense of Egypt's advancement.
    • Step Pyramid: Egypt's oldest pyramid, Djoser, is 5,000 years old and considered the prototype of all future pyramids
    • Bent Pyramid: A transitional style from step pyramids to "modern" pyramids, the Bent Pyramid also hails from the ancient kingdom. Its unique curves make it a sight to see!
    • Red Pyramid: Considered the first "perfect" pyramid and nicknamed after its distinct red limestone color
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Cairo 2
25 mi
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Discover Egypt's Charms from a Camel's Back
Discover Egypt's Charms from a Camel's Back
Uncover the Mystery of the Sphinx
Uncover the Mystery of the Sphinx

Giza

  • Giza Pyramid Complex:
    Standing at the feet of these wonders is thrilling. Although they tower over us unmoving, your spirit will moved to the core. Go inside one of the great pyramids and marvel at the exquisite construction techniques of the ancients. 
  • Ride camels through the desert:
    Cross breathtaking yellow sands for a memorable camel riding experience. Take an iconic photo against the backdrop of the pyramids.
  • Sphinx of Giza:
    A symbol of wisdom and power for the ancient Egyptians, the Sphinx eternally faces the eastern sunrise and dutifully stands guard over the pyramids.

Cairo

  • The Egyptian Museum:
    Our guide will lead you through a grand treasure trove of 5,000 years of humanity. See priceless artifacts including Tutankhamun's famous Gold Mask (The museum collection is expected to be relocated to the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. Subject to change pending official announcement from the Egyptian Government).
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Cairo 1
1 hr

Luxor
Decode hieroglyphs in tombs of pharaohs
Decode hieroglyphs in tombs of pharaohs
Honor Egypt's most powerful queen
Honor Egypt's most powerful queen
  • After breakfast, fly on to Luxor, home to some of Egypt's most impressive treasures.

    • Valley of the Kings: the final resting place of more than 60 pharaohs and nobles buried during the New Kingdom era, three thousand years ago. Visit three excavation sites, including the must-see Tutankhamun Mausoleum.
      • Tutankhamun's Tomb (KV62): The most famous of all, Tutankhamun's resting place is the only one untouched by grave robbers - one of the 20th century's most important archeological finds
      • Additional tombs included based on availability on arrival. Despite their age, the interior frescoes of the tombs remain vivid with beautiful art and hieroglyphs, letting you experience the glory days of the pharaohs first-hand. 
    • Honor history's most powerful female pharoah: Dedicated to the famous female pharaoh, the 3,500 year old Temple of Hatshepsut is tucked inside the base of dramatic limestone cliffs, an unforgettable landscape.


    Nile River Cruise from Luxor to Aswan:
     Board our five day cruise for an unforgettable trip on the "mother river," Egypt's natural wonder which birthed and nurtured ancient civilization. Indulge in comfort aboard the M.S. MayFlower (launched 2019), one of the Nile's most elegant vessels. Our included cruise cabins are Deluxe category - you have the option of upgrading to Deluxe with Balcony or Royal Suite - please see "fares and dates" for details

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Wander the sandstone columns of Karnak
Wander the sandstone columns of Karnak
Luxor Temple
Luxor Temple

Luxor

  • Karnark:
    One of the world's largest religious complexes, Karnak is home to Egypt's tallest obelisk. The main hall features 134 massive sandstone columns and beautiful architecture: Imposing, magnificent, and unforgettable.
  • Luxor Temple:
    The ruins of this graceful monument give us a wonderful glimpse at the great achievements of ancient Egypt. Tour the grounds and feel as if you are traveling back in time. 

Esna

  • Esna Locks:
    Travel through the elevator system used by all ships traveling on the Nile. While waiting for the water level to adjust from the top deck, be impressed by the throwing skills of the fun and colorful Egyptian river vendors stationed on nearby locks and boats.
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The Imposing Temple of Edfu, One of the Best-Preserved Shrines in Egypt
The Imposing Temple of Edfu, One of the Best-Preserved Shrines in Egypt
The Temple of Kom Ombo, an Unusual Dual-God Shrine
The Temple of Kom Ombo, an Unusual Dual-God Shrine

Edfu

  • Edfu Temple:
    Ride a horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus. Myths of the Egyptian prince's revenge are etched into beautiful reliefs, retelling the story to all visitors.

Kom Ombo

  • Kom Ombo Temple:
    An unusual dual-god shrine dedicated to both crocodile and falcon gods (Sobek and Haroeris). The site features twin entrances, halls, and sanctuaries. 
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Unfinished Obelisk
Unfinished Obelisk
Go sailboating on the Nile breeze
Go sailboating on the Nile breeze
  • Stumble onto an ancient construction site:
    Discover the Unfinished Obelisk. Because the monument was abandoned partway, our visit gives us rare insight into the carving techniques used thousands of years ago.
  • Nubian Museum:
    Nubians are an ancient indigenous group still thriving today. Known historically for their skill in archery and battle, learn about their customs at this museum dedicated to their art and culture. 
  • Go sailboating on the Nile breeze:
    For centuries, Nubian sailors have crossed the Nile on traditional Felucca sailboats. You might wonder why anyone would give up the fast convenience of a motorboat, and once you've had a chance to peacefully sail the Nile on the breeze, you'll understand. See the sunset over the Nile as we are carried with the wind, accompanied by beautiful Nubian music and dance.
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Abu Simbel
Witness the Grandeur of the Aswan Dam
Witness the Grandeur of the Aswan Dam
Witness a High-tech Light Show That Brings Egyptian Mythology Back to Life
Witness a High-tech Light Show That Brings Egyptian Mythology Back to Life

After a wonderful breakfast, disembark our cruise and continue deep into southern Egypt.

Aswan

  • High Dam of Aswan:
    The Nile's regular floods brought fertile soil to Egypt, but also created instability for its residents. Learn how this massive project impacted Egypt's destiny in ways good and bad, and the incredible international efforts to save the artifacts behind it.
  • Visit a rescued temple:
    Philae temple was one of the great projects rescued from submersion after the Aswan High Dam was built.  Board a short boat ride to the sacred island shrine in the middle of the Nile, dedicated to the legendary dieties Isis and Osiris.

Abu Simbel

  • Spend a night here to savor the beauty of the famous Abu Simbel, one of Egypt's most in-depth archeological centers. Our overnight stay allows us to take in all its wonders in-depth without rush.
  • Watch a light show on the temple:
    Experience a high-tech evening sound and light show, designed to transport you back to ancient Egypt. The view of the breathtaking temples illuminated at night is magical.
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Cairo
Witness the Great Temple of Ramses II
Witness the Great Temple of Ramses II
Experience the Splendor of Ramses II's History
Experience the Splendor of Ramses II's History

Abu Simbel

  • Lake Nasser Sunrise:
    See an unforgettable sunrise, then visit the Temple of Ramses II to enjoy the morning sunlight at the temple entrance. Learn about the precision and magical designs of the ancients.
  • Temple of Ramses II:
    Aside from the pyramids, the most popular attraction in all of Egypt. Constructed with four imposing statues of the pharaoh gazing into the distance, the experience of seeing such ancient grandeur will leave a deep impression. When the Aswan Dam was being built, the 3,000-year-old complex was under threat from the rising waters of the Nile, so the entire rock-carved edifice was moved to higher ground in 1968 by a team of international engineers and archaeologists.
  • Temple of Nefertari:
    A temple famous for its romantic love story. Built by Ramses II for his beloved wife, Nefertari, it holds the inscription, "For Whom the Sun Shines," at the entryway. A tribute of his deep love.
  • Return to Cairo by plane

Cairo

  • Upon arrival, board our private bus to our Cairo hotel for dinner.
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Your Next Destination
The Hanging Church, an Ancient Egyptian Church Dating Back Thousands of Years
The Hanging Church, an Ancient Egyptian Church Dating Back Thousands of Years
Experience One of Cairos Rare Treasures, the Khalili Bazaar
Experience One of Cairos Rare Treasures, the Khalili Bazaar

 

  • Hanging Church:
    One of Egypt's oldest churches. Known as the Hanging Church because it hangs over a passageway above The Babylonian Fort.
  • Coptic Museum:
    A museum dedicated to collecting and displaying the history and religious culture of Egyptian Coptic Christians. It presents the history of Egyptian Christianity from ancient times to present day.
  • Citadel + Mosque of Muhammad Ali:
    The beautiful alabaster mosque is a spiritual haven in the city. From the elevated citadel, we can also take in one of the best views of all of Cairo.
  • Khalili Market, Hariri Market:
    The most famous market in the region. Narrow alleyways display lights, hookah, papyrus, pharaoh masks, and the scent of spices. 
  • After dinner, we say goodbye to Egypt. Board your flight (after 11:30P) to your next destination.

 

A great journey always feels short, let’s look forward to seeing each other again!
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  • Deposit:A deposit of per person is due within 7 days of reservation confirmation to secure your space on tour.
  • Balance:Due days before tour departure.
  • Flights:We are happy to arrange air tickets with the best balance between price and flight quality. If you prefer to book your own flights, please refer to the following flight arrival & departure timeframes for us to provide pick up/send-off service
    If arriving or leaving outside these timeframes, please travel to the designated meeting place on your own expense or call us for transfer pricing. We're sorry, but missed activities will not be made up.
    • Pre/post hotels: We can help arrange hotels matching our tour schedule. For prices and availability, please contact our team.
    • Please review the Terms & Conditions before you book.
    • Is This Trip Right for Me?
      • Please see the Itinerary for activity levels and details.
      • Wheelchairs Accessible: Guests in wheelchairs welcome, but please understand some sites are not accessible. A companion to help with the wheelchair must accompany the guest.
      • Age Limit: For quality concerns, guests should be 3 years or older to join this tour
      • Dietary Restrictions: It is important everyone has a great dining experience with us! If you have a special meal restriction (i.e., fatal allergies, no sashimi, no lamb, etc.), please let us know 30 days before tour date. We will do our best to oblige, but we regret some dietary preferences may not be available due to cultural differences.
    • Accommodations:
      • Our rooms for this tour are reserved with twin rooms (2 beds/room), but hotels may have different configurations. Please refer to the Hotels section for details.
      • If you have special requirements, please inform us at time of booking so we may make arrangements as soon as possible.
      • For guest privacy and security considerations, we do not have single sharing arrangements.
    • Visas:
      • Please check if you are required to have the R.O.C. Visa and complete all processes needed before departure.
      • P.R.C., Hong Kong, and Macao passport holders must apply for an Entry/Exit Permit. Please contact us for more information.
      • Please be aware once a visa is processed by Supera, we will not be able to provide a refund under any circumstances.
    • Passports:
      • Please provide a copy of your passport at sign up; we recommend having a copy of your passport with you in case of emergencies.
      • Your passport must have at least 6 months of validity remaining and two blank “Visa” pages.
    • Luggage Handling:

      We may use charter flights on some intra-Egypt segments, and luggage allowances may be lower than usual. We will notify you before tour start.

    • Flights and Luggage:
      • Some airlines charge a fee for pre-assigned seats. If so, we will let you know the details at time of booking.
      • If you are booking your own tickets, we recommend reserving at least 3 hours connecting time between international airports.
      • Luggage allowances will vary based on the rules for each airline. Excess baggage fees are the responsibility of the traveler.

    Stays of a Lifetime

    Don't be too tired to remember your trip!
    A hotel is not merely a place to rest your head. We hand-pick each one to give you comfort, great views, unique experiences, and above all, memorability. We carefully consider locations to let your mind, body, and spirit wander freely while feeling at home.


    Dubai :

    Mandarin Oriental Jumeira

    The first Asian brand in Dubai, the hotel is located next to Jumeirah Beach and was designed by internationally renowned designer Jeffrey Wilkes. The rooms are stylishly styled with large floor-to-ceiling windows and feature private balconies overlooking the vast Arabian Sea or city skyline.

    Deluxe Sea View    
    58 m² (624 ft²)
    135 x 210 cm * 2 Bed    
    200 x 210 cm * 1 Bed
    Arranged with Deluxe Sea View + Rollaway Bed (101 x 195 cm)

    Cairo :

    Marriott Mena House

    Enjoy unforgettable views of an amazing world wonder from our special location. Renown by dignitaries and celebreties since the 19th century, the Mena House hotel is right next to Egypt's famous pyramids. Spend time in this classic hotel where we arrange premium rooms so you can also enjoy intimate views of the pyramids straight from your own private balcony.

    Premium Pyramid View Room    
    35 m² (377 ft²)
    120 x 200 cm * 2 Bed    
    180 x 200 cm * 1 Bed
    Arranged with 2 Premium Pyramid View Room

    MS Mayflower Cruise

    Launched in 2019, the MS Mayflower is one of the most acclaimed luxury cruises on the Nile. Signature arrangements for Supera guests include private balcony, free wifi. Spas, swimming pools, jacuzzis, and more are available aboard our cruise so you may enjoy the Nile coastal scenery in comfort during sailing.

    Deluxe Cabin    
    20 m² (215 ft²)
    100 x 200 cm * 2 Bed    
    N/A
    Arranged with 2 Deluxe Cabins

    Abu Simbel :

    Seti Abu Simbel

    A visit to Abu Simbel shouldn't be rushed, so we arrange a one night stay in one of the area's best hotels in order to give ourselves more time to properly explore. Travel to the time of the Pharaohs with a stunning light show, watch the sunrise of lake nasser in the early morning, and enjoy the charm of the temple during at day and night.

    Twin Room    
    36 m² (388 ft²)
    120 x 200 cm * 2 Bed    
    240 x 200 cm * 1 Bed
    Arranged with Twin Room + Single Bed (120 x 200 cm)

    Cairo :

    The St. Regis Cairo

    Newly opened in 2021, the St. Regis is one of the most elegant hotels in the city.  You can feel the understated style and service as soon as you walk in. The St. Regis is sure to leave a memorable impression for all travelers to Cairo.

    Deluxe Room    
    45 m² (484 ft²)
    140 x 200 cm * 2 Bed    
    200 x 200 cm * 1 Bed
    Arranged with Deluxe Double Room + Rollaway Bed (110 x 180 cm)