Highlights

Map 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.

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 8 days & 7 nights
  • Countries: United Arab Emirates
  • Category: Diamond
  • Minimum Passengers: 2
  • Starting Point: Dubai
  • Ending Point: Dubai
Introduction

Our Itineraries are provided as a preview of what to expect on our tours. Please, note, that itineraries are subject to change.

(Click the days for tour details)

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.

  • Overnight in Dubai
  • None

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.<br /> 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.</p> <p>After your tour, you can enjoy the rest of the day on your own.

  • Overnight in Dubai
  • Breakfast

Have breakfast at your hotel before proceeding to Sharjah. Your tour of Sharjah, well known as “cultural capital of the Emirates”, will commence after breakfast. You will visit the Sharjah's Museum of Islamic Civilization, the first of its kind in the UAE. Opened in 1987 as the Souq al-Majarrah and quickly became a popular landmark. Its most outstanding feature is its majestic, gilt central dome, decorated on the inside with an intricate mosaic depicting the night sky and the signs of the zodiac. You will stop at the famous Souk Al Arsa, the oldest souk in the UAE. Another highlight to look forward to on this day is the exciting Blue Souk, where more than 600 local traders offer their goods.</p> <p>You will have lunch at leisure; provide yourself with a nice meal at your own expense.</p> <p>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.<br /> In the late evening, you will return to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Dubai
  • Breakfast, Dinner

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.

  • Overnight in Dubai
  • Breakfast, Dinner

Begin day 5 with breakfast at your hotel before proceeding to Abu Dhabi. When you arrive in Abu Dhabi, you will be taken to check-in at your hotel.</p> <p>In the afternoon, your day continues with a tour to Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. 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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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

Have breakfast at your hotel to start your day off before enjoying the day at the beautiful resort at the beach.

  • Overnight in Abu Dhabi
  • Breakfast

Have breakfast at your hotel to start your day off before enjoying the day at the beautiful resort at the beach.

  • Overnight in Abu Dhabi
  • Breakfast

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.

  • Breakfast

Tour Accommodation

What's included

•    VIP airport meet & greet upon arrival in Dubai
•    Arrival and departure transfers
•    4 nights in Dubai at The Oberoi or similar hotel
•    3 nights in Abu Dhabi at Bab Al Qasr or similar hotel
•    9 meals: 7 breakfasts and 2 dinners
•    Half day Dubai City Tour
•    Burj Khalifa Entrance Ticket
•    4×4 Desert Safari with Dinner
•    Half day Abu Dhabi City Tour
•    Dhow Cruise Dinner
•    Half day Sharjah City Tour
•    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)

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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