Overview

With its full-throttle development, iconic skylines of high-rises, and world famous beach resorts, the United Arab Emirates has become a favorite for family holidays and city breaks. Landmark tourist attractions such as Dubai’s towering Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s modern Sheikh Zayed Mosque, have branded the UAE as an up-to-the-minute luxury destination.

Tour Info
  • Duration: 6 days & 5 nights
  • Countries: United Arab Emirates
  • Travel Style: Guaranteed Departures
  • Minimum Passengers: 2
  • Starting Point: Dubai
  • Ending Point: Dubai
What’s Included

• Arrival and departure transfers
• 3 nights in Dubai at 5-star hotel, Media Rotana or similar hotel
• 2 nights in Abu Dhabi at 5-star hotel, InterContinental Abu Dhabi or similar hotel
• 6 meals: 5 breakfasts and 1 dinner
• Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport in Dubai
• Half day Dubai City Tour
• Half-day Abu Dhabi City Tour
• Dhow Cruise Dinner
• Beach access in Abu Dhabi
• Transfer between Dubai & Abu Dhabi
• Local taxes (except Hotel Tax in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, it will be billed directly to clients $6/night)

Extras – Not Included:
  • Add one pre-night in Dubai hotel only for $110 per person based on double occupancy
Full itinerary
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.

Accommodations

Below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher.

DAY 1 | DUBAI

Upon arrival at Dubai International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for check-in.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Dubai
DAY 2 | DUBAI

Have breakfast at your hotel before departure for a half-day guided tour of Dubai.

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.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast
DAY 3 | DUBAI

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, one 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 your hotel.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4 | DUBAI – Abu Dhabi

Breakfast at the hotel. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Abu Dhabi.

Once arriving in Abu Dhabi, you will be transfered to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Abu Dhabi
|  Breakfast
DAY 5 | Abu Dhabi

Following breakfast, you are headed on a half-day city tour of Abu Dhabi.

The 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 that is 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. You will continue our tour towards downtown Abu Dhabi. You will pass through the old city and the palace of Al-Husn (closed for renovation). You will proceed to the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community prior to the discovery of oil.

After you are driven 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 evening will be devoted to driving through the famous, giant Saadiyat Island project where the Louvre Museum and the Guggenheim Museum 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. It quite an impressive attraction park, it is the largest covered air-conditioned park in the world with a huge red Ferrari sign as a landmark. You will return to your hotel afterward.

| Overnight in Abu Dhabi
|  Breakfast
DAY 6 | 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 the airport.

|  Breakfast
Departures
Hotels
Media Rotana Dubai

Close to Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, this luxurious hotel offers 5 food and beverage outlets. Media Rotana Dubai also has a temperature-controlled outdoor pool and massage rooms. The hotel also offers complimentary shuttle bus to Mall of Emirates, The Beach JBR and The Outlet Village Mall.

Free WiFi is available in both the guest rooms and public areas. All elegant rooms are furnished with writing desks and LCD TVs. Each offers complimentary tea-and-coffee-making facilities and a mini-bar. The spacious bathroom features a large shower cabinet and bathtub.

Prego’s restaurant offers a cozy ambiance with an open kitchen, while the Channels restaurant features live cooking and theme night. Rotana’s fitness center offers cardiovascular and weight training, fitness classes and sauna. Younger guests can have fun in the kids club.

Media Rotana Dubai is located approximately 30 minutes away from Dubai International Airport. It is also only a 10-minute walk from the Dubai Internet City Metro Station.

Barsha Heights (Tecom) is a great choice for travelers interested in beaches, sightseeing and tourist attractions.

InterContinental Abu Dhabi

Located at the heart of the capital, InterContinental Abu Dhabi is located on the beach and a 10-minute drive from bustling downtown. It is 20 minutes by car from Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Center.

Rooms at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi are designed with modern interiors and luxurious furnishings, complimented by lavish marble bathrooms. All rooms have views over the city skyline or the Arabian Gulf.

InterContinental Abu Dhabi is home to some of the city’s best dining experiences. Enjoy succulent Brazilian cuts of meat at Chamas Churrascaria, authentic Lebanese specialties at Byblos Sur Mer, Italian family fare at Circo, old-world favorites at Belgian Cafe, pan-Asian flavors at Cho Gao Marina Walk and fresh seafood with a Thai twist at the award-winning Fishmarket. Enjoy a variety of wines, cocktails and coffee at the Piano Lounge. The all-day dining restaurant Selections serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with the perfect view of beach and marina from almost every table.

The InterContinental Abu Dhabi has its own private marina. Additional leisure facilities at the hotel include a large swimming pool with sun terrace and a state-of-the-art gym. The concierge can arrange tours for guests.

Guests can enjoy a shopping experience at the Gold Souk, Heritage Village and the Cultural Foundation.There are also a number of top shopping malls within easy reach.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Useful info about our trips

  • UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)

  • All tours and entrance fees are included

  • All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES

  • International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates

  • Alterations

    A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates

  • Price are based on double occupancy

    Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.

  • All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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