Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives

Code: DXBMLE
Duration : 11 Days

Overview

Embark on the ultimate luxury retreat with our 11-day vacation, unveiling the splendors of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and the Maldives. Your journey begins amidst the vibrant energy of Dubai, where you'll be enchanted by its world-renowned shopping, entertainment, and architectural marvels. Dive into the heart of Arabian culture with a desert escapade at the luxurious Bab Al Shams Desert Resort. Next, bask in the modern allure of Abu Dhabi, a city steeped in opulence and grandeur. Explore its awe-inspiring landmarks and revel in its cosmopolitan ambiance. Finally, surrender to serenity in the idyllic Maldives, where pristine beaches and crystalline waters await. Luxuriate in indulging in a Platinum Overwater Villa at the magnificent Hard Rock Maldives, ensuring an unforgettable escape from the ordinary. Join us on this extraordinary journey, seamlessly blending adventure, cultural immersion, and blissful relaxation for the experience of a lifetime.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Dubai’s rich cultural heritage, modern landmarks, and the serene beauty of the Arabian desert
  • Visit Dubai Creek, the spice markets, and the Gold Souk, and learn about the history and culture of Dubai at the Dubai Museum
  • Visit Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital city, and explore its brand-new cultural landmarks
  • Experience the tranquility of the Arabian desert in a luxury resort, indulging in complimentary experiences such as camel rides and Falcon Show
  • Relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches in the Maldives
  • Enjoy crystal clear waters and various water activities like snorkeling and kayaking
  • Experience Maldivian culture and cuisine by visiting local villages and trying traditional dishes
  • Participate in coral propagation programs and sustainable fishing activities
  • Enjoy complimentary activities such as yoga, beach volleyball, and Zumba classes

What’s Included

  • 3 nights in a Deluxe room at JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai
  • 2 nights in a Deluxe Garden View room at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Dubai
  • 4 nights in a Platinum Overwater Villa at Hard Rock Maldives
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Transfers, sightseeing tours, and cultural performances as specified in the itinerary
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

What’s Excluded

  • International and domestic flights
  • Gratuities, porterage, travel insurance, and visa fees
  • Meals, beverages, and optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tourism Dirham (TD) fee of approx. AED 20 (approx. US$6) per bedroom per night will be charged to your room bill and payable to the hotel upon check out in Dubai
  • Personal expenses like laundry, telephone/fax calls, drinks, camera/video camera fees at monuments, medical expenses

Itinerary

Day 1 I ARRIVAL IN DUBAI

Welcome to Dubai! Welcome to Dubai! After completing customs and immigration formalities, our representative will warmly greet you and assist with your transfer to the hotel. You can relax and settle into your accommodations for the remainder of the day, enjoying some leisure time to explore the city at your own pace. 

Accommodation: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (Deluxe room)

Day 2 I DUBAI

Experience Dubai's rich heritage and modern allure with our half-day Classic Dubai City Tour. We'll begin our journey in the charming Bastakiya district, a picturesque area adorned with wind-powered houses built by affluent merchants. Delve into the city's past as we visit the historic Al Fahidi Fort, dating back 225 years, offering insights into Dubai's cultural significance and global economic impact. Next, we'll embark on a scenic water taxi ride across the creek to explore the vibrant spice markets and Gold Souk, where you'll have the opportunity to browse and negotiate for souvenirs to cherish. Our adventure continues with captivating photo opportunities at the iconic Jumeirah Mosque and the dynamic Burj Al Arab, two architectural marvels that epitomize Dubai's grandeur. Upon conclusion of the city tour, the remainder of the day and evening is yours to savor Dubai's modern landmarks, from the towering Burj Khalifa to the enchanting Palm Jumeirah. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the bustling streets and cosmopolitan ambiance of this dynamic city, indulging in its myriad of attractions and experiences.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (Deluxe room)

Day 3 I ABU DHABI DAY TRIP

Experience the splendor of the United Arab Emirates' capital on our Classic Abu Dhabi City Tour, where ancient heritage seamlessly merges with modern marvels. Delve into the essence of this majestic Emirati city, sister to the glitzy Dubai, as we explore its iconic landmarks and vibrant culture. From the awe-inspiring Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world's largest, to the picturesque Corniche, immerse yourself in the rich history and contemporary allure of Abu Dhabi. Highlights include a photo stop at the opulent Emirates Palace, a stroll through the Heritage Village, and a glimpse of local life at the Date Market. Capture unforgettable moments with photo stops at the Louvre Museum and Ferrari World, emblematic of Abu Dhabi's progressive spirit.

 Meals: Breakfast

 Accommodation: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (Deluxe room)

Day 4 I DUBAI DESERT EXPERIENCE

Experience the enchanting allure of the desert with a visit to the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort. Following breakfast and checkout from your hotel, you'll be whisked away to this oasis nestled in the heart of the Arabian sands. Upon arrival, settle into your accommodation and soak in the breathtaking vistas of the desert landscape. 

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Dubai (Deluxe Garden View room)

Day 5 I DUBAI DESERT EXPERIENCE

Wake up to the breathtaking desert views and enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the resort. Today is a day to relax and unwind in the tranquil surroundings of the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort. Take advantage of the resort's complimentary experiences, such as short camel rides and the Falcon Show, or simply lounge by the pool and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. If you're in the mood for some pampering, indulge in luxurious spa treatments to rejuvenate your body and mind. In the evening, you can take a peaceful walk around the resort and admire the stunning sunset views over the desert. Alternatively, you may experience an optional desert safari, or a hot-air balloon ride over the vast dunes. At night, treat yourself to a sumptuous dinner at one of the resort's restaurants, offering a variety of international and local cuisines.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort Dubai (Deluxe Garden View room)

Day 6 I DUBAI/THE MALDIVES

After breakfast at the resort, we will check out and head to the airport for a flight to the Maldives. Upon arrival, take a 15-minute speedboat transfer to our private island resort in the serene Laccadive Sea. Check into your luxurious Platinum Overwater Villa at the Hard Rock Maldives, and take some time to relax and unwind in the stunning tropical surroundings. The rest of the day is free to explore the resort and indulge in its various activities, including snorkeling, diving, water sports, or simply relaxing on the pristine white sandy beaches.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hard Rock Maldives (Platinum Overwater Villa)

Day 7 I THE MALDIVES

Indulge in a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at Hare Rock Maldives. The resort offers world-class amenities, including white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and various activities like snorkeling and kayaking. You may also explore the island's local culture and cuisine by visiting nearby villages or trying traditional Maldivian dishes.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hard Rock Maldives (Platinum Overwater Villa)

Day 8 I THE MALDIVES MARINE ADVENTURES

Today, you'll have the opportunity to explore the unique marine ecosystem of the Maldives. The Hard Rock Maldives offers various marine activities that promote sustainability and the preservation of the environment. You can participate in the coral propagation program and learn about the resort's efforts to restore and conserve the coral reefs in the area. You can also join a dolphin class to observe and understand these intelligent creatures in their natural habitat. If you're interested in fishing, the resort offers sustainable fishing experiences that respect the local marine life and ecosystem (additional cost applies). You can also visit the Marine Discovery Center to learn about sea turtle conservation and meet Emma, the resident turtle. In the evening, return to the resort and enjoy a relaxing dinner at one of the on-site restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hard Rock Maldives (Platinum Overwater Villa)

Day 9 I THE MALDIVES

Today is a free day to relax and enjoy the beautiful Hard Rock Maldives. You may also take a complimentary tour of the Maldives Cultural Center, guided by local staff, to learn more about the ocean and the Maldives' unique culture and history.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hard Rock Maldives (Platinum Overwater Villa)

Day 11 I MALDIVES DEPARTURE

We will say goodbye to the beautiful Maldives. After breakfast, we transferred to the airport for our flight back home, taking with us cherished memories of this paradise on Earth.

Meals: Breakfast

Dates & Prices

Departure Dates Tour Cost More Info  
20 Jun 24 - 29 Jun 24 USD $3899 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
04 Jul 24 - 13 Jul 24 USD $3799 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
18 Jul 24 - 27 Jul 24 USD $3799 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
08 Aug 24 - 17 Aug 24 USD $3799 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
22 Aug 24 - 31 Aug 24 USD $3799 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
12 Sep 24 - 21 Sep 24 USD $3499 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
26 Sep 24 - 05 Oct 24 USD $3599 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
03 Oct 24 - 12 Oct 24 USD $4099 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
17 Oct 24 - 26 Oct 24 USD $4099 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
07 Nov 24 - 16 Nov 24 USD $4099 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
21 Nov 24 - 30 Nov 24 USD $4199 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
05 Dec 24 - 14 Dec 24 USD $4199 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW
12 Dec 24 - 21 Dec 24 USD $4099 Dubai, Abu Dhabi & The Maldives BOOK NOW

FAQs

Can I add airfare to the land package?
Yes, you can add airfare to a package. Let us know at the time of your reservation. Please note pricing and availability is always subject to change Prior to ticket issuance.
Can I change my reservation if I've made a mistake?
There is a $75 change fee (per person, per change) for any changes made to a reservation after it has been confirmed.  Any passenger name change made to a booking reservation after it has been confirmed will result in a $100 per person per name change fee and is subject to availability, additional airline change, and/or cancellation fees. Additional fees may apply.  For more details, please contact us.
Can I extend or modify my trip?
We will do our best to accommodate your request. Any modification must be arranged before the deposit is made and subject to availability.
Can I opt-out of certain activities on the trip?
While any unused portion of the trip is non-refundable, you can opt-out of certain included activities if you do not wish to participate in them. Please be sure to notify us prior to your departure date and notify your tour guide upon arrival. You will be responsible for any expenses incurred should you deviate from the tour during the scheduled tour itinerary. If you choose to deviate from the tour group on a day we are transiting from one city to another. You will also be responsible for your own transportation and expenses incurred. 
Can I request adjoining rooms?
We can request adjoining rooms, however, requests cannot be guaranteed as it is based on hotel availability.
Can I select my seats on my flight during the booking process?
Seat assignments on your flight can be done directly via the airline. You can either select your seats at the airline check-in counter on the day of your flight, or after we issue your tickets, you may call the airline directly and pay the fee for pre-assign seats.
Can we book a triple room?
Triple rooms are available upon request for select tours. Please note hotels will provide a rollaway bed for the third traveler in a double room. 
Do you offer and/or suggest travel insurance?
We recommend you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected.  
Do you work with Travel Agents?
To be one of our partner agents, please email agency@globotours.net We welcome the opportunity to serve you.
How do I make a reservation?
Click the “Book Now” button on our website, or you may send us an email to info@globotours.net
How much time will I get to myself?
Each program is different. Whenever possible, we offer to modify the program to fit your requirements.
I am a solo traveler, can you match me with other solo travelers on my tour?
For privacy reasons, we do not pair solo travelers with one another.  A single supplement fee will apply for solo travelers.
I have special dietary requirements, can you accommodate them?
Meals provided during your tour are based on local cuisine and menus. We can generally assist guests in communicating special meal requests to airlines, hotels, and restaurants but please be aware that they are not guaranteed. Please let us know at the time of booking your trip. We will notify our tour guides of any food allergies, but please note meal alternatives are subject to confirmation as they are based on the availability of the providing restaurant. For those with strict dietary needs, we recommend bringing pre-packaged food alternatives for your trip.
My outbound flight has been cancelled by the airline; what do I do now?
If your flight has been canceled, please liaise with the airline directly to book the next available flight. If, for any reason, you are unhappy with the alternate flight offered by the airline and decide to book a new outbound flight on your own, please note that the original return flight(s) will automatically be canceled if you are a no-show on your original outbound flight.
My package includes the arrival transfer, how do I know when/where to meet up with my driver?
Information on how /where to meet up with your driver is included in your travel documents. On arrival at the airport, please collect your luggage, make your way through customs, and enter the arrivals hall, where the driver will be waiting for you. Should luggage be very slow coming through, or should you have any issues with damaged or lost luggage, please make sure that you complete the necessary documentation within the luggage area. ONE MEMBER of the party should go through customs and into the arrivals hall to advise the driver of the delay. Please note that this person will not be allowed access back into the luggage area. You could also contact our local representative. Extra costs may apply if meeting your driver is delayed more than one hour following your scheduled flight arrival time.  
What are the visa requirements?
Visa requirements for each destination are indicated in our Essential Travel Information on our website. Information is also available at the US Department of State website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel.html. It is the responsibility of travelers to obtain proper visas in a timely manner prior to the trip departure date.  
What does Land Only means?
Land-only is a package tour without International and local airfare.
What does per person, double occupancy mean?
Per person, double occupancy means the price each guest pays when sharing a room.
What if I miss my flight or my flight is delayed, and I miss the beginning of my trip?
If your flight is delayed or you miss your flight, please notify us or our local representative (contact information is included in your travel documents) as soon as possible so we may inform our local representative of your updated arrival. Additional costs for airport transfer service may apply if you arrive later than the scheduled arrival date/time.  If you arrive later in the itinerary and the group has moved to a different destination, it will be your responsibility to catch up and meet the group at that destination.  We will provide you with the most up-to-date meeting information.  Please note that Globotours cannot reimburse you for any unused portion of the trip.
What is included in your pricing?
Included features are specified in each tour.
What is not included in your pricing?
Anything that is not mentioned in the included features.
What is single supplement surcharge?
Single supplement is the additional cost to occupy the room alone.
What is your payment schedule?
Most packages require a non-refundable deposit, as indicated in the program to confirm the reservation, which will be applied towards the cost of your package. Your account balance is due 60-75 days prior to the trip departure date. Certain tours may require an additional non-refundable airline deposit at the time of booking. This is indicated during the booking process. More information can be found in our Terms and Conditions.  
What level of physical fitness is required for the tour?
Depending on the program, expect a decent amount of walking and an occasional flight of stairs or some steps. We recommend you carefully consider your ability to meet the tour's physical demands. If you have any questions or concerns about your ability to meet the trip's requirements, we urge you to consult your medical practitioner.
What types of payments do you accept?
We accept Mastercard and Visa, bank transfers, and personal checks. When paying your balance by personal check, all checks must be received in full prior to the due date. Please make the check payable to Globotours and mail the check to the below address before your balance due date. Globotours 2705 S. Diamond Bar Blvd., Suite 228, Diamond Bar, CA 91765
What’s the cancellation and refund policy?

Fees will be assessed per person when you cancel your reservation. More information can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

When do I receive my travel documents and what it will include?
Travel documents will be mailed or e-mailed to you approximately 21 days prior to the trip departure date. It usually takes about 7 – 10 business days. You may access your booking confirmation page anytime by logging into your Globotours account on our website.

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