From the Great to the Modern: Explore Egypt and Dubai with Pacific Holidays

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This year, journey to Egypt to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza then to ultra-modern Dubai with the knowledgeable team at Pacific Holidays.  Explore each city’s culture and rich history while broadening your understanding of this dynamic part of the world.  Special pricing is available for a limited time.

Your journey begins as you as whisked away on the award-wining Emirates Airlines to the ancient city of Cairo.  The tour begins with a day exploring the Great Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum.  The museum houses the finest collection of Egyptian artifacts and antiquities in the world including those uncovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 by Howard Carter. On the Giza plateau, an Egyptologist will provide insights into all of the Great Pyramids of Giza including Cheops (Khufu), Chephren (Khafre), and Mykerinos (Menkaure). You will learn about the ancient culture situated along the Nile, as well as, the modern city that Cairo has become through antiquities, the bustling hub the city and the people that you meet along the way.  After a day spent touring, relax and explore Cairo on your own to discover the spell this city casts over everyone who visits there.

Continue your adventure to the ultra-modern port city of Dubai.  A half-day tour of the city will orient you and provide enlightenment about the city’s rich history as a trading city of merchants. The tour starts with the Palm Jumeirah, a palm shaped artificial archipelago that extends in the Persian Gulf.  Next, visit the Jumeirah Mosque, which was built in the traditional Fatimid style.  The journey continues along the Sheikh Zayed Road for views of the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa.  In the older parts of the city, you’ll see the palaces of Dubai’s ruling family and Al Fahidi Fort, which serves as memorable testament to Dubai’s past.  You’ll enjoy time spent exploring the city on your own, the famous gold and spice souk or book a tour of nearby Abu Dhabi.

This tour is available for February 1-May 31, 2019 and September 1-November 30, 2019 departures for the special of $1,599 per person (normally $2,699) including airfare from 11 US gateway cities.  For more information, visit Pacific Holidays.  This special pricing is only available for a limited time so act quickly.  This is a journey you don’t want to miss!

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