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FAM trips

DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. TRAVELERS

10 Passengers

$ 599

Amazing Experience

FAM TRIP to Dubai.

Dubai is hot and there’s no question that many clients are starting to inquire about this destination. On this educational journey, you’ll explore 4 of the 7 Emirates including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Fujairah. Position yourself as a UAE Expert with first-hand knowledge and experience to plan the most memorable trips to the United Arab Emirates for your customers.

What's Included

Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport in Dubai
Arrival and departure transfers
2 nights in Dubai at 4-star hotel
2 nights in Fujairah at 4-star hotel
1 night in Al Ain at 4-star hotel
1 night in Abu Dhabi at 4-star hotel
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners
Dubai City Tour with Burj Khalifa Entrance
4×4 Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Sharjah City Tour
Musandam Cruise (Oman) on board with lunch
Al Ain City Tour
Abu Dhabi City Tour with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
Local taxes (except Hotel Taxes in Dubai, it will be billed directly to clients $5/night, and in Abu Dhabi, it is billed directly to clients at $6/night)
Hotel Inspections will be arranged upon arrival.

Services NOT included

Airline tickets
Hotel Taxes in Dubai, it will be billed directly to clients $5/night, and in Abu Dhabi, it is billed directly to clients at $6/night
Early check-in and/or late check-out at hotels
Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, and laundry, etc.
Optional tours
Tips

Day by Day

Please Note While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.

Day 1 | Arrival in Dubai

Upon arrival at Dubai International Airport, you will be met by our representative at the exit gate and transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for check-in.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure
| Overnight Dubai

Day 2 | Dubai

Breakfast at your hotel.
Today, the group departs to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. Dubai, developed from a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek, nowadays presents itself as a glamorous metropolis in the Arabian Gulf. The distinctive skyscrapers and gigantic shopping malls will impress every visitor.
En route, the group will have photo stops at the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah and incredible 7-star hotel, Burj Al Arab. The group will have the chance to experiment with the Monorail, this is a great point to see Palm Jumeirah.
After taking the trip via train, we will head back to our tour bus to continue with an additional photo stop of the Atlantis Hotel located at the center of Palm Jumeirah. Pass by the region of Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower and the centerpiece of the Gulf region’s most prestigious urban development to date. Burj Khalifa will radiate out in a series of ellipses from the sky breaking tower encompassing residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment, and the world’s largest shopping mall.
Continue to Bastakyia, the old town district of Dubai. Learn everything about the local history and geography of the city when visiting the Dubai Museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-Fahidi. Next, the group will ride a local water taxi called “Abras” to cross the Dubai Creek. Enjoy the spectacular view of the city while heading towards the district of Deira. Here you will be enchanted by the large variety of exotic spices in the famous Spice Souk. Take the chance to get a unique and affordable souvenir when you visit the adjacent Gold Souk. Before lunch, we will climb Burj Khalifa. The group will eat lunch at the Dubai Mall.
In the afternoon, the group will head to enjoy a desert safari. Traveling in 4×4 vehicles, the jeeps will speed through the desert of the golden dunes. The dune bashing or desert driving continues with the thrill of going up and down the dunes provoking many shrieks and laughter full of excitement. The final leg of this program takes us to the main campsite for a memorable sight – the true Arabian sunset with its glory and magic. A delicious barbecue dinner is prepared on open fires and a variety of beverages are available. The beat of the music increases as a belly dancer starts dancing to the rhythm of the music. What a better way to experience a true Arabian night than this! In the late evening, you will return to your hotel.

| Overnight in Dubai

|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 3 | Dubai – Sharjah – Fujairah

Breakfast at your hotel. We will head this morning to visit an Emirati Falcon Center (visit can be altered depending on opening times) to learn about the significance of these birds in this country. Afterward, the group will have the chance to roam at the Dubai Mall for three hours at leisure.
Following the shopping opportunity, the group will continue to the “cultural capital of the Emirates,” Sharjah. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Try the local Mandi, which is a traditional dish that originated from Hadhramaut, Yemen consisting mainly of meat and rice with a special blend of Baharat/spices. It is cooked in a pit underground. It is extremely popular and prevalent in this area. On the tour, you will pass by the King Faisal Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the Emirates. We will also pass by the renovated Fort of Sharjah, a former residence of the ruling family. Continue to the Sharjah Heritage Museum which conserves and displays the rich traditional customs and culture of Sharjah as a source of pride and inspiration to Emiratis and visitors to the UAE. Begin a journey of discovery through Sharjah’s rich and diverse heritage and explore traditions that have endured the test of time. You will see handcrafted works of art and objects that date back to a time when local people relied solely on fishing and pearling. Trace the development of education, currency, and the early postal system. Discover the traditional skills and crafts relating to jewelry, costumes, herbal medicines, music, and folklore.
After the visit, it is now time to explore the colorful Souk Al Arsa which is set up traditionally. You will also have an opportunity to see how the traditional Omani Halwa (sweet) is made in one of the shops in Souk Al Arsa. We will further proceed to the east coast of the UAE. On our way, we pass through the agricultural area of Al Dhaid. The terrain changes from the colorful desert landscape to spectacular mountain scenery. The coastline is scattered with desert and then fishing villages. We just have reached the warm coasts of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman. Check-in at the selected hotel and enjoy dinner at the hotel.

| Overnight in Fujaurah

|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 | Fujairah – Musandam Cruise (Oman) – Fujairah

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, we will go for a cruise in the waters of the Gulf of Oman. Musandam is a spot where the waters of the “Gulf of Oman” are the gateway to the natural sea treasures. The Musandam Peninsula is the northern-most part of Oman, it has one of the most rugged, isolated, and beautiful coastlines in the world with the towering Hajar Mountains rising directly out of the sea providing an awe-inspiring backdrop for the caves, bays, and pebble beaches along the coast. The sheltered bays also offer a safe environment for snorkelers and no-divers to explore. Marine Life of the Gulf of Oman is rich in diversity with fish, corals, turtles, and invertebrates. A dhow trip in the fjords of Musandam offers an insight into this fantastic landscape, guarantees an ambiance of peace and tranquility. There is also a possibility of seeing dolphins along the cruise. Lunch on board. The traditional type of dhows is equipped with comfortable seats, cushions, and carpets where you can enjoy sea safaris, snorkeling, swimming, playing, and more.
On our way back, we will stop at the Al Badiyah Mosque which is the oldest extant mosque in the United Arab Emirates located in a small village center. It is also known as the Ottoman Mosque and was built in the 17th century.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to relax. Dinner at the hotel.
Note: Please carry your passport today as it is required for a police check.

| Overnight in Fujairah

|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 | Fujairah – Al Ain

Breakfast at your hotel. Before we proceed to Al Ain, we will have a quick city tour of Fujairah including a visit to the Fujairah Museum. We will depart to the oasis city of Al Ain. Lunch on arrival.
Al-Ain is located on the Hajjar Mountains. Al-Ain is one of the oldest cities in the UAE, rich in traditions. For thousands of years, the oasis of Al Ain has been an important caravan stop on the ancient trade routes across Arabia. You will visit the camel market, the largest in the UAE. Visit Al Ain Palace, it is one of the most important cultural places in Al Ain city. It is a direct testimony to the period of rule of the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan in Al Ain and his original place of residence there. The palace is also the birthplace of HH Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Visit the Jahili Fort, one of the largest castles in Al Ain and a best-in-class example of the Islamic military architecture locally. We will visit the Qasr Al Muwaiji, where you will learn more about the history of this region. Transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

| Overnight in Al Ain

|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 | Al Ain – Abu Dhabi

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, we will explore Abu Dhabi, and en route, we will pass a unique dates factory if we are lucky enough to arrange a visit. On arrival in Abu Dhabi, we will start with a guided tour of the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. This comprehensive tour is the ideal introduction to the UAE capital and the island on which it stands. The name Abu Dhabi means: “Father of the Gazelle”. Our first stop will be at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest Mosques in the world; able to accommodate more than 30,000 worshipers. The beautiful mosque is completely clad in marble and features intricate Islamic decoration and carvings as well as extensive landscaping works.
We will continue our tour towards Abu Dhabi downtown. We will also visit the Al Hosn Fort, the ancestral home of the Al Nahyan, and the symbolic heart of Abu Dhabi. Proceed to the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community before the discovery of oil. Lunch will be served in a buffet-style restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will drive along the spectacular Corniche, past gleaming white mosques, glass-clad offices, and elegant high-rise apartments to the tip of the breakwater for a superb view of the city’s magnificent skyline. The remaining part of the afternoon will be devoted to driving through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the Louvre Museum was built to complete Abu Dhabi as a cultural city. The tour will continue towards to Louvre Museum which is an art and civilization museum located in the Cultural District. After the visit, we head to the famous Yas Island which houses the Formula 1 Yas circuit, the Warner Bros Park & the first attraction park of Ferrari in the world. Ferrari World is an impressive attraction park, the largest covered air-conditioned park in the world with a huge Red Ferrari sign as a landmark. The group will visit the Craft Centre Abu Dhabi. In the evening, the group will have dinner in a traditional restaurant to enjoy that last night in the Emirates.

| Overnight in Abu Dhabi

|  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 | Departure

Begin your day with breakfast at your hotel before check-out at noon. Depending on your departure time, you will then be transferred to Dubai International Airport.

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