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: 8 days & 7 nights
  • Countries: United Arab Emirates
  • Travel Style: Guaranteed Departures
  • Minimum Passengers: 2
  • Starting Point: Dubai
  • Ending Point: Dubai
What’s Included
  • VIP airport meet & greet upon arrival in Dubai
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 4 nights in Dubai at 5-star hotel, The Oberoi or similar
  • 3 nights in Abu Dhabi at 5-star hotel, Bab Al Qasr or similar
  • 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)
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

You will arrive at Dubai International Airport and be met by our representative at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel in a limousine for check-in.

| Overnight in Dubai
DAY 2 | DUBAI

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.

You will enjoy and have the opportunity to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. The city developed from a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek. The tour will touch the followings places: Bastakyia, the old town district of Dubai Museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-fahidi. Another highlight will follow ride the local 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 and buy a souvenir when you visit the Gold Souk. Take the chance to get a unique photo stop of the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah, which built in the medieval Fatimid tradition. Photo stop of Burj Al Arab Hotel. Continue to downtown to enjoy the breathtaking view up “At The Top” of Burj Khalifa (124th floor), the world’s tallest building.

Afterward, return to your hotel.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast
DAY 3 | DUBAI

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.

You will have lunch at leisure; provide yourself with a nice meal at your own expense.

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.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4 | 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 5 | DUBAI – ABU DHABI

Begin your day with breakfast at your hotel. Morning at leisure before proceeding to Abu Dhabi.

After check-in at your hotel, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Abu Dhabi
|  Breakfast
DAY 6 | 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 7 | ABU DHABI

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
DAY 8 | 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 Dubai International Airport.

|  Breakfast
Departures
Hotels
Bab Al Qasr Hotel

With one of the capital’s largest private beaches, a sumptuous Moroccan Spa and ultra-modern gym, Bab Al Qasr provides its guests with the ultimate in urban relaxation. The hotel offers a year-round outdoor pool and sun terrace. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

The hotel’s 677 spacious hotel rooms, suites and residences offer premium comfort and amenities designed in a contemporary style with influences of the Arabian essence and a touch or Moroccan spirit. All rooms include a flat-screen TV and a seating area.

The hotel’s F&B outlets extend from signature dining in Limo the Peruvian & Latin American Restaurant to authentic Arabic coffee experience.

The spacious ballroom Al Dana provides a very special venue for celebrations such as weddings, engagements or birthday parties with mesmerizing sea views in a stunning décor.

This hotel has water sports facilities and car hire is available. Qasr al-Hosn is 3.1 mi from Bab Al Qasr Hotel, while Al Wahda Mall is 3.7 mi away. Abu Dhabi International Airport is 21 mi from the property.

This property also has one of the top-rated locations in Abu Dhabi! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

The Oberoi Dubai

The Oberoi, Dubai is a contemporary luxury hotel in Dubai, whose design embodies height, light and space. We offer uninterrupted views of the iconic Burj Khalifa from our prime location among hotels in the UAE, being just minutes from Dubai Mall and Dubai International Financial Center,that can be easily reached with free shuttle bus that the hotel operates.

The 252 spacious, luxurious and elegantly appointed rooms and suites convey a warm and welcoming ambiance. Timber floors, rich fabrics, hand-tufted rugs and specially commissioned artwork further accentuate the elegance of the rooms.

Featuring elegant furnishings and contemporary artwork, the accommodations at The Oberoi, Dubai come with a balcony or floor-to-ceiling windows. Each room includes a flat-screen satellite TV, a mini-bar,tea/coffee making facilities,bathtub and a separate shower.

Dinning options include award winning restaurants with an all day dinning restaurant serving different world cuisines.In addition guests can try our specialty Indian restaurant: Ananta and a lobby bar where you can unwind for a drink.

For a fee, you can access the spa which features a wide range of massages and beauty treatments. Yoga classes can be arranged upon request.

You can drive to Dubai International Financial Center in 20 minutes. Dubai International Airport is 11 mi from The Oberoi, Dubai. Free valet parking is possible. It provides complimentary shuttle transfers to Dubai Mall, Business Bay, Dubai International Financial Center and Emaar Square.

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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