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LOCATION

Mimo Center Shop,
In front of Mena House Hotel,
Al Haram Road,
Giza Governate, Egypt

OPENING HOURS

Come visit us at our store

Mimo Center

Open 7 Days

10:00 am to 10:00 pm

EXPLORING EGYPT EXPERIENCE FOR ORIENTAL AND FOLKLORIC DANCE

A special tour created specifically for lovers of Egyptian style dance

March 15-March 24, 2019

From $3500 USD

Mimo Tours presents a special interest tour for Egyptian style oriental and folkloric dancers! This tour includes all the highlights of Egypt, along with the opportunity to take workshops with successful dancers who perform regularly in Egypt. 

There will also be a special private performance night where participants can dance with a live Egyptian band. 

ITINERARY 

Guest Arrival

Guests arrive at Cairo International airport and are  transferred from the airport to their hotel. 
Guests will have the opportunity to relax from their journey to Egypt.
A welcome dinner will be held in the evening to introduce staff to guests.

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DAY 1.

Giza Pyramids by Camel and Saqqara, Memphis, and Dashur

We will get up early to visit the pyramids by camel, and then head to Saqqara, Memphis, and Dashur to see the Red Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid, and some of the oldest tombs in Egypt. 

Afterwards we will have lunch and then have the opportunity to souvenir shop. 

Dinner will be at the hotel. 

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DAY 2.

Citadel, Egyptian Museum, and Khan El Khalili

Breakfast at the hotel

Pickup by car to the Egyptian Museum

Lunch at Koshary Tahrir

Travel by car to the Citadel of Mohammad Ali

Break for Dinner

 

Traditional tanoura show in Khan El Khalili

 

Late Night (3 AM-7 AM): Cabaret show with live musicians and belly dancer

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DAY 3.

Workshops and Live Band Experience

Breakfast at the hotel

Workshop in afternoon

Lunch/Dinner

Break to prepare for live band

Performance with live Egyptian band -optional videography and photography (details below)

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DAY 4.

Travel to Aswan for Nile Cruise

We leave for iconic Abu Simbel at 4am, to join the convoy of tourist buses on the 300km journey south.

Abu Simbel has two temples - for Ramses II and his beautiful wife Nefertari. These two temples were originally carved out of the mountain side during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, however, after the construction of the Aswan dam in the 1960s, the monument was moved to its current location. It is a lasting monument to Ramses II and his Queen Nefertari, to commemorate his victory at the Battle of Kadesh.

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DAY 5.

Temple of Isis, Unfinished Obelisk and Elephantine Island

Our morning starts with a short trip on a felucca to the temple of Philae Temple, located on an island in Lake Nasser. This temple is dedicated to the Goddess Isis, and is a beautiful temple in picturesque surroundings.

 

From there we will go to the Unfinished Obelisk, to marvel at the largest obelisk that was ever attempted.

 

We will return to the cruise ship for lunch, then take another boat to Elephantine Island.

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DAY 6.

Abu Simbel & Nubian Village

Early morning our journey takes us to Abu Simbel. We will travel 300km south of Aswan on a coach bus, to visit the lasting monument to Ramses II and his Queen Nefertari, which commemorates his victory at the Battle of Kadesh.

 

We will return to Aswan to the cruise ship for lunch. After lunch we will take a boat to the Nubian Village, to discover beautiful colourful buildings and a unique culture. We will explore this village, and have some tea with the locals.

 

Overnight stay in Aswan

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DAY 7.

Day Sailing

Last minute shopping and photo shoots (optional)

Drop off at the airport

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DAY 8.

Abydos & Dendera

We have a special day ahead, visiting Dendera Temple, a site for chapels or shrines from the beginning of ancient Egypt’s history, and the beautiful main temple is dedicated to Hathor.  Dendera is where the famous “light bulbs” can be found.

 

We then continue onto Abydos, which is famous for the kings list, the hieroglyphs of Abydos and the Osirion at the rear of the temple. 

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DAY 9.

Luxor Temple & Karnak Temple

 

In the afternoon we will visit Karnak Temple complex, where a vast mixture of temples, chapels, pylons, and other ancient buildings still stand. Many famous pharaohs contributed to the this temple overtime. Karnak is the second largest ancient religious temple in the world, spanning across over 100 hectares.

 

At dusk, we will visit Luxor Temple and marvel at the grand and colossal statues of Ramesses II at the gates of the temple, as well as the giant intact pillars, the remnants of the Alley of the Sphinxes and statues of other great rulers such as Tutankhamun.

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DAY 13.

Temple of Hatshepsut, Ramesseum & Medinet Habu

We will conclude our time in Luxor with one of the best preserved temples in Luxor – Medinet Habu. This magnificent temples is often overlooked, but offers stunning colourful wall reliefs.

 

After a quick stop at the Colossi of Memnon, we will stop for lunch on the West Bank, before heading to the airport to catch our evening flight back to Cairo.

 

Overnight stay at the Mercure Le Sphinx Cairo hotel.

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DAY 10.

Farewell

As our tour concludes, we bid farewell all our guests and transfer them from the hotel to Cairo International airport for their flights home.

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DAY 15.

INCLUSIONS

  • Airport transfers

  • Accommodation at your choice of 5 star, 4 star or 3 star hotel

  • 3 night Nile cruise

  • Licensed Egyptologist Tour Guide

  • All transfers to sites by airconditioned coach bus

  • All breakfasts

  • Most lunches and dinners included

  • Main admission tickets

  • Return flights from Cairo to Luxor

  • Camel Ride at the Giza Pyramids

  • Workshop with an actively performing Cairo dancer

  • Live Music Experience with performance opportunity

EXCLUSIONS

  • International flights to Egypt

  • Tourist Visa 

  • Additional admission tickets not included in the main admission price

  • Some meals – as indicated in the itinerary

  • Personal costs

  • Any additional activities that guests may like to do

  • Travel insurance is to be arranged by the guest

  • Photo Shoots/Video Shoots

  • Extra food/snacks outside of regular meals

  • Personal Purchases

  • Extra nightlife shows not included in the itinerary 

Discover the best of Egypt and some of its less known treasures

November 3rd to 17th, 2018

From $0,000 USD