Description

Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates, located on the southern part of the Persian Gulf. It's been said that Dubai is "the Pearl of the Persian Gulf."It's a place where East and West meet and mix in perfect combination, captivating travelers at every turn. Here, sunshine, shopping, seaside, sports and safety are the five S's that have earned Dubai world-renown reputation as one of the world's most attractive and rapidly developing leisure destinations. Real estate and modernization have been at its forefront of industry here.

Cosmopolitan Dubai boasts the BurjKhalifa, a soaring skyscraper that restores the record of tallest building in the world to the Middle East. Meanwhile a visit to Sky Bar in the Burj Al Arab hotel will give you the best vistas in the city. Dubai is an intriguing land that combines old-world souks and modern shopping malls, rolling sand dunes and championship grass golf courses, remote Bedouin villages and an expansive array of five-star hotels. Here you will visit the Dubai Museum in the Al-Fahidi fortress, shop for exotic spices, and explore the imposing Grand Mosque. Venture along to Sharjah, the ''cultural capital of the Emirates and discover Sharjah's Museum of Islamic Civilization. The open air marketplaces of Souk Al Arsa and Blue Souk surge with excitement, featuring hundreds of local traders and souvenirs to consider taking home.

During a day trip to Abu Dhabi you will pass Saadiyat Island where Louvre Museum and Guggenheim Museum annexes are being built, and Yas Island, the home of Formula 1 where the first Ferrari branded amusement park is located. In Abu Dhabi explore the colossal Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

It's a whirlwind experience of splendors to enjoy.


Itinerary

Day 1 - DUBAI

Transfer from the Dubai airport to your hotel.

Day 2 - DUBAI

Begin your discovery of Dubai in the Bastakyia district. At the Dubai Museum in the Al-Fahidi fortress, learn about the city's past as a small fishing village. Cross the Dubai Creek on board a water taxi to Deira, to shop for exotic spices and unique souvenirs. In Jumeirah, approach the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque, built in the medieval Fatimid tradition, and see two of the city's most iconic hotels - Burj Al Arab and Atlantis. Then look up at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower and the centerpiece of the region's prestigious urban development - which encompasses residential and commercial real estate, hotels, entertainment, and the world's largest shopping mall. After lunch, take an exciting dune drive across the desert in a 4x4 vehicle. Witness a pristine sunset and enjoy a barbeque dinner with entertainment. (B, D)

Day 3 - DUBAI/ABU DHABI/DUBAI

Tour the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. Visit the intricately decorated Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world that can accommodate 30,000 worshipers. In downtown Abu Dhabi, stop at the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts Arab life prior to the discovery of oil. After lunch, drive to the tip of the breakwater for a superb view of the skyline. Then tour Saadiyat Island where Louvre Museum and Guggenheim Museum annexes are being constructed. Finally on Yas Island, see Formula 1 racing on the Formula Yas 3000 circuit and explore Ferrari World, the first Ferrari-branded amusement park in the world. Return to Dubai after exploring this grand playground. (B, L)

Day 4 - DUBAI/EAST COAST/DUBAI

The terrain changes from deserts to mountains as you set out for the eastern coast of the UAE. On the shore, visit the old village of Dibba, once a strategically important settlement that offers a stunning view across the Indian Ocean. Continue to Al Badiya Mosque, the oldest mosque in the country, built in the 17th century. After lunch, visit the port towns of Khor Fakkan and the 300 year old Fort of Fujairah and the fortress of nearby Bithnah Citadel. Upon your return to Dubai, enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Dubai Creek on a traditional Arabian dhow and a sumptuous feast of Arabic and international cuisine. (B, L, D)

Day 5 - DUBAI TO USA (OE EXTEND YOUR STAY)

Transfer to Dubai airport for your departure. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 4 nights 
  • 8 included meals consisting of: 
  • - 4 breakfasts 
    - 2 lunches 
    - 2 dinners 
  • Sightseeing, including all entrance fees, as follows: 
  • - Half day city tour of Dubai 
    - Dhow dinner cruise 
    - Full day city tour of Abu Dhabi including the Grand Mosque & Heritage Village
    - Full day tour of UAE?s East Coast 
    - Desert safari tour with barbeque dinner 
  • Personally met and assisted upon arrival at the airport 
  • Round trip transfers to & from the airport to the hotel 
  • Local taxes 
  • Document holder and luggage tags

Hotels

Dubai

Towers Rotana| hotels in Dubai United Arab Emirates

Towers Rotana

4 Nights / First Class
Conveniently located on Dubai?s prominent Sheikh Zayed Road, Towers Rotana boasts some stunning views of the Arabian Sea...

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Excludes

    • Airfare is not included: Call for Rates
    • Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
    • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) 
    • Tips and Personal items 
    • Travel Insurance 
    • Listed optional Tours are not included in the program prices

Notes

    Certain black out days apply. Please call for dates.
    Minimum of two passengers required to operate the tour.
    Price is person based on double occupancy. Tourism Dirham Tax is not included.
    Holiday supplements & Trade festivals supplements will apply.

Departures & Rates

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