TOUR CODE: MLEEVR
Trip Type: Semi-Independent Tour
Immerse yourself in a dream-like vacation with a combination of Arabian splendor and beach haven. You will be impressed by Dubai’s skyline and its glorious history. Our included accommodation in Dubai is a boutique hotel with a contemporary design located on Dubai Creek within easy reach of the city’s many major attractions, shops, and entertainment facilities. Discover Dubai’s heritage, cross the creek on a traditional boat and wander through the colorful spice and Gold Souk in Dubai’s heritage area. Your journey continues with a five-night stay at the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives, where you will have free time to relax, unwind and enjoy the resort’s amenities.
*Copy of marriage certificate required upon check-in
Maldives hotel complimentary amenities:
ARRIVE IN DUBAI
Upon your arrival, after customs and immigration formalities, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to the hotel in the city center. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.
DUBAI CITY TOUR (B)
Dubai is a city that provides a new setting at every turn, offering a rich blend of the old and the new, making it, without a doubt, the leading tourist destination in the Middle East. Your route takes you to the magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing by the heritage area of Bastakiya, with its charming wind-towered houses built by wealthy merchants. You will then visit the Dubai Museum and encounter colorful dioramas and enlightening historical exhibits. Housed in the Al Fahidi Fort, this is the oldest existing building in the city and a must-visit for a taste of old Dubai. Board an Abra, a traditional boat, to cross the creek to visit the Spice Market and the Gold Souk. Drive through Jumeirah Beach and have a photo stop with Jumeirah Mosque and Burj Al Arab in the background.
This afternoon is free to explore the city at your leisure. Or, book our optional Evening Desert Safari with BBQ dinner.
Our evening Desert Safari tour is an authentic Middle Eastern experience. Discover the ancient charm and magic of the desert. Our adventure begins as your driver takes you up and down the golden sands of Arabia before stopping on the highest dune, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view. Here you can experience the thrill of sandboarding down the dunes. Return to your 4×4 vehicle, heading to an authentic Bedouin campsite. Take a camel ride and travel as the ancients did in the past. Return to the camp and dine on a delicious barbeque dinner as the stars come out and an enchanting belly dancer performs a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Complete the experience with your shisha pipe, available in many aromatic flavors, before heading back to your hotel.
FULL DAY IN DUBAI (B)
FULL DAY IN DUBAI (B)
Morning and afternoon at leisure for further exploration of this vibrant city. Or participate in our optional full-day Abu Dhabi city tour
Full-day Abu Dhabi city tour
Private: + $175 per person, minimum of two participants
Shared: +$125 per person, minimum of two participants
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is a gem to discover. We wander around the city’s cultural landmarks and be mesmerized by the magnificent skyline it has worked on through the years. First, we visit the spectacular Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a palatial architectural wonder of one of the world’s largest mosques. Then we drive back towards the Persian Gulf as you admire the modern-day developments along the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Admire some of the world’s most ultra-modern, breathtaking skyscrapers and luxury hotels, such as Emirates Palace, facing the pristine beach. Visit the traditional vegetable, dates, and fish markets of Port Zayed to the northeast of the city. Due to its strategic position in the heart of the city, Port Zayed has been instrumental in bolstering Abu Dhabi’s international trade and plays a pivotal role in Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030, the government’s drive to achieve economic diversification. Our tour ends with a visit to the Heritage Village for an insight into the traditional side of Abu Dhabi. This reconstructed desert village features handicraft stalls and open workshops.
Fly to the Maldives today. Upon arrival, take a 15-minute shared speedboat transfer to the resort on a private island in the Laccadive Sea.
Free days at leisure. Relax on the beach or by the pool, or take part in one of the many water sports available such as diving, snorkeling, sailing, and windsurfing. Book a diving excursion to discover an underwater paradise with fish, turtles, coral reefs, manta rays, dolphins, white-tip sharks, and much more!
MALDIVES DEPARTURE (B)
Hotel check-out and transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Meals: B= Breakfast D= Dinner
Per person, based on double occupancy
|2023||Land Only||Book by Dec 30, 2022||Solo Traveler Supplement|
|Feb 05, 26||$1,699||$1,398|
|Mar 05, 12, 19, 26||$1,699||$1,398|
|Apr 02, 16||$1,699||$1,398|
|May 07, 14, 21, 28||$1,299||$1,198|
|Jun 04, 11, 18, 25||$1,299||$1,198|
|Jul 09, 16, 23, 30||$1,499||$1,298|
|Aug 06, 13, 20, 27||$1,499||$1,298|
|Sep 03, 10||$1,299||$1,198|
|Maldives meal plan supplements (For 5 nights)|
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