United Arab Emirates: Discover Dubai
Our Itineraries are provided as a preview of what to expect on our tours. Please, note, that itineraries are subject to change.
You will arrive at Dubai airport and be met by our representative at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for check-in.
Have breakfast at your hotel before departure for a day guided tour. You will have the opportunity to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. The city, developed from a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek, nowadays presents itself as a glamorous metropolis at the Arabian Gulf. The distinctive skyscrapers and gigantic shopping malls are sure to impress every visitor. You will start your tour with 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. Following the museum, you will use the local water taxis, 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. Your tour then proceeds to the Jumeirah area, where you will have a photo stop to capture the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah. The mosque was built in medieval Fatimid tradition, the stone structure is a tribute to modern Islamic architecture. Following that, you will take photo stops at Burj Al Arab Hotel. After your tour, you can enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
Begin your morning with breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your morning at leisure. You will have lunch at leisure; provide yourself with a nice meal at your own expense. In the afternoon, you will join a desert safari. You will ride in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle with A/C to pass the endless and spectacular sandy desert. In the evening, you will reach a traditional Bedouin desert camp where you will be having a BBQ dinner in the sunset while listening to traditional Arabic music, an unforgettable experience. You will have access to dune bashing, a henna experience, sand boarding, and meeting camels. In the late evening, you will return to your hotel.
Breakfast to be served at your hotel before enjoying leisure time. Keep your evening open to enjoy a dhow cruise dinner along the Dubai Creek. Cruising down the creek is a unique experience, once of which you cannot miss when in Dubai. Imagine yourself having a buffet dinner and a sip of your favorite drink on a dhow cruise with the fascinating lights of Dubai Creek. After dinner, you will return to you hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure for Abu Dhabi city tour, the largest and 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 also features intricate Islamic decoration and carvings as well as extensive landscaping works. We will continue our tour towards Abu Dhabi downtown. We will stop at the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community prior to the discovery of oil. Lunch will be served at a local 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 tour will be devoted to driving through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the Louvre Museum and Guggenheim Museums are being built to complete the image of Abu Dhabi as a cultural city. The tour will continue towards the famous Yas Island which houses the Formula 1 Yas Circuit & the first attraction park of Ferrari in the world (only a photo-stop). An impressive attraction park, the largest covered air-conditioned park in the world with a huge red Ferrari sign as a landmark. Later afternoon we will come back to Dubai. Note: The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi is open to visitors between 8.30 AM and 11:30 AM, Sunday to Thursday. Visitors will not be permitted to enter outside of these times; we respectfully request your cooperation in this matter. Ladies visiting the mosque are required to cover their head with a scarf and please do not wear shorts, beachwear or sleeveless outfits as they are to be fully covered. Men visiting the mosque should wear long trousers. The Cultural Foundation & Al Husn Palace is closed for renovation in Abu Dhabi, hence not incorporated in the itinerary of Abu Dhabi tour. The Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi opening hours is Mon-Thu & Sat 09:00-13:00 and from 17:00-21:00. Fri from 17:00-21:00. It is closed on Sundays.
Begin your day with breakfast at your hotel before check-out at noon. Depending on your departure time, you will then be transferred to airport.
• Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport in Dubai
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 5 nights in Dubai at 4 stars Towers Rotana or similar hotel
• 8 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners
• Half-day Dubai City Tour
• Abu Dhabi City Tour
• 4×4 Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
• Dhow Cruise Dinner
• Round trip transfers from the airport to the hotel and vice versa by a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
• Local taxes (except Hotel Taxes in Dubai, it will be billed directly to clients $5/night)
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