United Arab Emirates: Dubai City & Abu Dhabi Beach
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.
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.
Breakfast, we proceed to 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. In the evening, 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.
Have breakfast at your hotel to start your day off before enjoying the day at the beautiful resort at the beach.
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.
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 3 nights in Dubai at 5 stars hotel, Media Rotana or similar hotel
• 2 nights in Abu Dhabi at InterContinental Abu Dhabi 5 stars 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
• 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
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