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6 DAYS | 5 NIGHTS
10 PAX MINIMUM
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.
Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport in Dubai
Arrival and departure transfers
5 nights in Dubai at the 5-star hotel, Grand Millennium or similar
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners
Half-day Dubai City Tour with lunch
Full-day Abu Dhabi City Tour with lunch
Dhow Cruise Dinner
One-way monorail experience to Atlantis
4×4 Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Visit a Falcon Bird Center
Mandi lunch food experience
Visit Louvre Museum
Sharjah City tour
Transfer between Dubai & Abu Dhabi
Duration: 6 days & 5 nights
Travel Style: Small Group
Minimum Passengers: 10
Based on double occupancy
Type of Service: Private
Small group experience | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
VISA Requirements: No
A visa is not required for travelers with a valid US passport.
Physical Rating: 2 – Demanding
Some tours may include light hiking, stairs, and rough off-road adventures.
Service Level: Standard
Tourists class accommodations and mix of public and private transports and tours, select meals included
Tourism Dirham Fee – Billed directly to clients at the hotel: $5-6/night
Optional tours or visits
Tips for guides, drivers, and specialist guides
Anything that is not specified as included
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.
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.
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure for a half-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 will impress every visitor. We start 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. Another highlight will follow: 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. We then proceed to the Jumeirah area, where we will have a photo stop of the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah. Built-in the medieval Fatimid tradition, this stone structure is a tribute to modern Islamic architecture. After that, photo stop at Burj Al Arab hotel and continue to Atlantis Hotel located at crescent of Palm Jumeirah. We will experience the Monorail which is a good vantage point to see the Palm Jumeirah. After that trip by train, we will join back on our bus. We will pass by the new area of Dubai Marina and Jumeirah.
For lunch, the group will enjoy a buffet-style experience before continuing e our visit to Dubai. In the afternoon, transfer to the famous “Mall of the Emirates,” its biggest claim to fame is the Middle East’s first indoor ski slope, Ski Dubai. With its indoor ski area, one of the largest in the world, the Mall of the Emirates seeks to differentiate itself from the dozen or so other newly completed malls in Dubai and the surrounding Emirates. Free time for shopping. Visit a Craft Center in Dubai before return to the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a dhow cruise dinner at Dubai Creek.
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning we will start our day with the visit of an Emirati Falcon center (visit can be altered depending on opening times ) to learn how those species are important in this country. Then we continue for a half-day shopping tour at “Dubai Mall”. On the way, pass by the region of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower and the centerpiece of the Gulf region’s most prestigious urban development to date. Burj Dubai 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, the Dubai Mall.
Free time for shopping. The Dubai Mall is revolutionizing the modern shopping experience. With an impressive array of leisure pursuits, this is the ultimate, cutting-edge shopping experience. A range of adventure sports vies for attention alongside the romance of ice-skating. The Dubai Mall is a place where a 21st-century gold souk is set off against a world-class aquarium. Step inside the Dubai Mall and experience a place like no other.
At this time, the guide will propose to those interested in climbing the Burj Khalifa (ticket is not included and is an optional excursion – this must be prebooked in advance for the whole group).
You will enjoy lunch in the Dubai Mall before having some time at leisure for shopping.
In the evening, you will return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure for a full-day guided tour to Abu Dhabi, 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 also visit the Al Hosn Fort, the ancestral home of the Al Nahyan and the symbolic heart of Abu Dhabi We will 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 is built to complete the image of Abu Dhabi as a cultural city. The tour will continue towards to Louvre Museum, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, located on the Cultural District.
After the visit, we will transfer to famous Yas Island which houses the Formula 1 Yas circuit, the Warner bros park & the first attraction park of Ferrari in the world. An impressive attraction park, the largest covered air-
conditioned park in the world with a huge Red Ferrari sign as a landmark. Visit a Craft Centre in Abu Dhabi before return to Dubai. In the evening, dinner will be served at the hotel.
| Overnight in Dubai
After breakfast, proceed for a half-day Sharjah tour. This tour will take you to Sharjah, the cultural capital or known as the “Pearl of the Gulf.” You will pass by the King Faisal Mosque, one of the largest mosque in the Emirates. Then we pass by the renovated Fort of Sharjah, former residence of the ruling family. Then 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’s now time to explore the colorful Souk Al Arsa, 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. Before returning to your hotel, you have time for a quick stroll at the Blue Souk – a treasure trove of carpets, jewelry and handicrafts. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. You will try Mandi which is a traditional dish 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’s extremely popular and prevalent in this area.
In the afternoon, you will join a desert safari. You will try our comfortable 4×4 vehicles with A/C to pass the endless and spectacular sandy desert. In the evening you will reach a traditional Bedouin desert camp. The night will continue with a delicious BBQ-dinner in the sunset on the rhythm of traditional Arabic music, this is truly an unforgettable experience. In the late evening, you will return to your hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel. Check out at noon. Depending on your departure time, you will be transferred to Abu Dhabi or Dubai airport.
Grand Millennium Dubai
Boasting a central Dubai location on Sheikh Zayed Road, Grand Millennium Dubai offers free Wi-Fi in all areas and spacious rooms. It has a rooftop swimming pool with panoramic city views. Free on site parking is available.
Rooms at the Dubai Grand Millennium have modern furnishings. Each room provides a bathrobe and slippers, a DVD player and flat-screen TV.
Grand Millennium features a range of restaurants and bars. The Asian restaurant on the 18th-floor has live cooking stations, and views of the Gulf and Jumeirah coastline. The pool-side bar offers light snacks and drinks.
Hotel Grand Millennium Dubai is located just 10 minutes’ drive from the Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Marina. Dubai Media City and Internet City are also just just over 1 miles from the hotel and Dubai International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.
Some useful info about our tours (land packages).
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
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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