TOUR CODE: DXBABU
Trip Type: Independent Journey
Discover the United Arab Emirates with a package that takes you from the glamorous Dubai and a day trip to its capital, Abu Dhabi. Drive through the picturesque heritage sites of Bastakiya Quarter and learn about this great metropolis’s humble beginnings at the unique Dubai Museum. Board a traditional water taxi across Dubai Creek and stroll through the spice and gold souks. Similarly, Abu Dhabi exudes luxury with the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. It features 82 domes, over 1,000 columns, 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers, and the world’s most massive hand-knotted carpet. You will be mesmerized by the grandness of the Emirates.
ARRIVAL IN DUBAI
Upon arrival, after clearing immigration, customs, and baggage collection, you will exit into the arrivals hall and be greeted by our local representative, who will escort you to your private vehicle and transfer to your hotel.
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. Dubai is a city of ages that rises out of the desert and crowns the Gulf Coast with its presence. 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 move on to the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, where the Dubai Museum holds precious archives of the city’s past, as well as chronicles of its developing stages. Next, you will board an Abra, a traditional boat, to cross the Creek to visit the Spice Market and the Gold Souk. On our way to Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel, you will have the opportunity to stop for a photoshoot next to the Jumeirah Mosque – an architectural landmark of Dubai. (This tour is on a share basis.)
A day at leisure.
Optional Tour: Desert Safari + $86 per person
Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a rollercoaster ride on dunes. Our safari allows you to see the golden dunes of Arabia in 4-wheel vehicles. While on the journey, you will stop on the highest dune to view the beautiful sunset. Continue the drive to an authentic Bedouin campsite right in the heart of the desert, where henna design, local dresses, soft drinks, water, tea, or coffee are available for your enjoyment. Try your hands on some camel rides and get a taste of the Hubbly Bubbly (water pipe), available in different flavors. Adding to the night’s atmosphere, an enchanting belly dancer performs a fascinating dance to a rhythm of Arabic music. Enjoy a sumptuous BBQ dinner under the stars. (This tour is on a share basis.)
DUBAI/ABU DHABI CITY TOUR (B/L)
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and one of the world’s largest producers of oil, has actively attempted to diversify its economy in recent years through investments in financial services and tourism. Your journey begins in Dubai, where you will travel past the world’s largest man-made port at Jebel Ali and onward for the two–hour drive to Abu Dhabi. You will be mesmerized by the grandness of the new additions to Abu Dhabi’s skyline, as well as the majestic Grand Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the world. Then we will drive through the famous Union Square before heading to the Corniche, visit the Heritage Village, specially designed by late HH Sheikh Zayed Ben Sultan al Nahyan, as a reminder of the past for the younger generation. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy shopping at Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, home to an extensive array of luxury boutiques and souvenir stores. *This tour operates on Tuesday and Saturday only on a share basis.
A day at leisure.
DUBAI DEPARTURE (B)
After your breakfast at the hotel, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Dubai International airport for your departure flight.
Meals: B= Breakfast L=Lunch
Per person, based on double occupancy
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