Music & Dance Tour to Egypt

Join us for two weeks out of this world and into the magic of Middle Eastern music and dance in its own home

  • Visit all of Cairo's major tourist attractions
  • Shop, ride the camels, smoke the 'shisha' and relax by the nile
  • Attend Raqia Hassan's "Ahlan wa Sahlan" dance festival OR study your favorite instrument with top instructors from the College of Arabic Music in Cairo
  • Relax in Sinai, snorkel the Red Sea and experience the quiet of the desert
  • Visit Sinai's main tourist attractions and go on a camel safari
Date :
June 24th to July 8th 2004
Itinerary :
June 24: Depart the U.S.A.

June 25: Arrive at Cairo airport to be met by our tour guide and transferred to the Hotel. Relax for the evening.

June 26-27: Tour Cairo! Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. Continue on to the Citadel and later visit the Khan El Khalili bazaar.

June 27 - July 3: "Ahlan wa Sahlan" Dance Festival at Mena House Oberoi. Musicians take private or semi-private classes at the College of Arabic Music.

July 4: Take early morning flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in Sinai. Day at leisure. Swim, snorkel, relax.

July 5: Early morning excursion to St. Catherine's monastery. Return to Sharm El Sheikh late afternoon.

July 6: Day at leisure. Optional desert safari on camels.

July 7: Fly back to Cairo in the morning. Check in hotel. Afternoon visit to the step pyramid of Sakkara in Memphis. Dinner aboard a Nile cruise boat.

July 8: Check out and transfer to the airport for a flight back to the USA.

Price :

Advance reservations must be received before April 22nd 2004. A deposit of $300 is required with registration. After April 22nd, 2004 the balance is due in full.

  • Total amount due by April 20th 2004 : $1750 per person.
Registration :

Space is limited as this is going to be a small intimate group. Please register early to avoid disappointment.
There are 3 easy options to register for this dream trip...

  • Online : register and guarantee your space today with our easy online form
  • Email : email for an email pre-registration form
  • Mail : print out our registration form, fill it in and mail it to Hala Dance with your check
What is included in the price :
  • All transportation within Egypt including flight between Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh
  • Hotel accomodation in double occupancy rooms including daily breakfast buffet
  • Personal meet and greet service by our tour agency at Cairo Airport including assistance clearing customs and transportation to hotel and back on day of departure to JFK
  • Fully escorted for all included tour activities by a tour guide. You will have the services of knowledgeable English speaking guides on all included siteseeing tours in Egypt.
Not included in the price :
  • Specific dance and/or music classes attended during the festival, you get to select those from a menu of classes offered and pay for them separately
  • Lunch and dinner unless included in a group event. Daily breakfast is included in the price
  • Cost of obtaining a tourist visa to Egypt, tips, gratuities, any taxes or fees either in the US or Egypt related to the import or export of goods for personal or business use
  • Air fare from your city in the US to Cairo and back. We will gladly assist you in obtaining cheap air fare once you let us know which city you will be flying from
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