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.
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 3 nights in Dubai at the 5-star hotel, Grand Millennium or similar hotel
• 2 nights in Abu Dhabi at 5-star hotel, InterContinental Abu Dhabi or similar hotel
• 5 meals: 5 breakfasts
• Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport in Dubai
• Half-day Dubai City Tour
• Half-day Abu Dhabi City Tour
• 1-day visit to Expo site with transfers
• Beach access in Abu Dhabi
• Transfer between Dubai & Abu Dhabi
• Tourism Dirham Fee – Billed directly to clients at hotel: $5-6/night
• Optional tours or visits
• Tips for guides, drivers, and specialist guides
• Anything that is not specified as included
• Personal expenses
1 – DAY | $43 per person
3 – DAY | $89 per person
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.
Below is an example of a hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel that your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher.
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
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. Your tour ends at the Dubai Mall. Take some time to explore at your leisure before returning to your hotel on your own.
Please note: Return transfers from the Dubai Mall to your hotel are not included in the half-day Dubai city tour.
| Overnight in Dubai
Enjoy breakfast your hotel.
The rest of the day is at leisure.
| Overnight in Dubai
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
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
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.
The hotel enjoys an outstanding location in the heart of new Dubai and its proximity to the city’s beaches, shopping malls, touristic destinations and leisure attractions makes it an ideal venue for holiday seekers.
Grand Millennium Dubai also caters for business travelers looking for a comprehensive venue to fulfill all their meeting and business trips requirements. The hotel boasts seven meeting rooms and a magnificent ballroom all complemented with state-of-the-art facilities. The in-house banquets and events team are dedicated towards toiler-making each event to exceed your expectations.
Both leisure and business travelers alike, can unwind at the hotels own spa comprising of finest products, an outdoor and indoor Jacuzzi, wet spa area, temperature controlled swimming pool and a fully equipped health club. The spa therapists are renowned for performing the most indulging signature spa treatments as well as Moroccan Hamam which is one of the most popular treatments in the region.
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.
At the Top Observation Deck Admission Tickets
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Choose between daytime, evening, or after-dark ticket (price valid for visiting between 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM-11:00 PM) and make your way to the Burj Khalifa to get a whole new perspective on the desert metropolis of Dubai. Step into a space elevator and wait for your ears to pop as you’re whisked upward at a stomach-dropping speed of 32 feet (10 m) per second. Once you arrive at the 124th-floor observation deck, expansive, bird’s-eye views of the city through floor-to-ceiling windows open up before you.
Price is $49 per adult
4X4 Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Duration: 6 hours
In the afternoon, you are headed to enjoy a desert safari. Your tour departs in the afternoon, traveling across the deserts of Dubai in a 4×4 vehicle. Brace yourself for an exhilarating dune-bashing experience. Test your balance and try sandboarding. Sliding down a slope of sand can truly be lots of fun! You will have the opportunity to meet and ride the camels. Feast on a delicious BBQ dinner at the authentic Bedouin camp and enjoy live cultural entertainment. You will also have the opportunity to get inked with traditional Arabic design at the henna tattoo painting booth.
Price is $69 per passenger
Sharjah City Tour
Duration: 4 hours
Head to Sharjah, the Pearl of the Gulf is a must to discover and complete a visit to Dubai. Visit King Faisal Mosque, experience Emirati culture, visit the Fort of Sharjah, and learn about the customs and traditions that are deeply rooted in the Emirati culture. Continue to the Heritage Museum, and the enchanting Souk Al Arsa and Souk al Markazi, which is a veritable treasure trove of carpets, jewelry, and intricate handicrafts. The tour ends at the Dubai Mall. Enjoy the rest of your afternoon on your own.
Price is $49 per passenger
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