6d5n Dubai City, Beach & Desert with Hospitality Camp
Arrival Dubai Airport. On arrival meet and assist by local Airport Representative and transfer to the hotel. Day Free at leisure. Overnight at Auris Plaza Al Barsha Hotel or similar.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free at leisure.
The Golden City Tour – Dubai City Tour (Seat in Basis Tour)
Sample the historic sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this comprehensive tour. The tour starts with a photo-stop at the iconic landmark of Dubai, Burj Al Arab Hotel. Proceed to Jumeirah, the picturesque palace and residential area of Dubai, also home to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. The tour continues to Al Bastakiya, the old part of Dubai, to reach the museum located in Al Fahidi Fort. Get aboard the Abra (water taxi) to cross the Creek to the spice souk. On your return, there is time to shop in the most famous landmark of Dubai – the gold souk.
SINDBAD’S JOURNEY - Dhow Cruise Dinner at Dubai Creek (Seat in Basis Tour)
For a fabulous relaxing evening join our traditional Arabian dhow for a journey with a contrast of the old and new Dubai, while you cruise on the Dubai Creek. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner while gently gliding past illuminated souks, banks and palaces.
Overnight at Auris Plaza Al Barsha Hotel or similar.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out & keep the main luggage at the hotel.
1001 ARABIAN STARS – Overnight Safari
This tour departs in the afternoon across the desert with photo-stops during an exciting dune drive and a stop at a Camel farm. The drive continues across the desert. Watch the beautiful sunset in the desert. You have the opportunity to do camel riding, sand boarding and try out a henna design. Witness the traditional folk dance ‘Tanoura’ that is sure to mesmerize you. Enjoy the Arabian hospitality with dates, Arabic coffee and the Shisha (the Arabic water pipe). After working up an appetite, enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner. Watch the oriental belly dance performance. Sleep in the dreams of the desert beneath the star studded sky.
Light Breakfast at the Desert Camp. Transfer to pick up your luggage from Auris Plaza Dubai and continue to Hilton Jumeirah Beach Resort Hotel. Check-in (from 15:00hrs onwards).
Full day free at leisure. Overnight at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort or similar.
Breakfast at the hotel. Full Day at leisure. Overnight at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort or similar.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure transfer to Dubai Airport.
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BURJ KHALIFA AT THE TOP TICKET WITH RETURN TRANSFERS
Take home memories of Dubai's crowning glory with a tour of Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world. At 2,716 feet, the Burj Khalifa rises into the sky, dwarfing the surrounding skyscrapers. Board the high-speed elevator, traveling at 33-feet per second, to the observation floor. As the doors open on Level 124, floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide breathtaking 360-degree views of the city, desert and ocean sprawled beneath. If you wish, step outside onto the open-air terrace to enjoy another perspective of the sweeping spectacle around you. There is time to shop "At the Top" and take home a souvenir of your visit. Conclude your tour with free time at leisure explore the Dubai Mall and the wide range of restaurants, bars and cafés dotting the Dubai Lake area, before returning to the hotel
(Not Guided Tour – At The Top Ticket and return Transfers only).
ARABIAN JEWEL - Abu Dhabi City Tour (Seat in Basis)
Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi, capital of the Emirates, known as the Arabian Jewel. Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world is one of the landmarks that we pass on the way to Abu Dhabi. On arrival, the first destination is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. We then continue to visit the Sheikh Zayed Centre to get a glimpse into the private life of H.H. Sheikh Zayed, who is often referred as “The Father of the UAE”. Our next stop is the Heritage Village where we are taken to the past to explore the life before oil was discovered. A drive along the beautiful Corniche and Saadiyat Island, future home of The Louvre Abu Dhabi, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and others, will bring you to Yas-Island. Here we will have a final photo-stop near the Ferrari World before dropping at Abu Dhabi Hotel.
Dress Code for the Mosque: Loose long trousers or long skirts & long sleeves to ankle/wrist. No shorts for men, no tight & transparent clothing. Women must cover their head with a scarf hence we suggest to bring it along. After the tour, check in at Abu Dhabi Hotel of choice.
BOOMING DUBAI – Half Day Dubai Development Tour (Seat in Basis)
Start your tour with a visit to Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a beautiful recreation of an Arabian style market place. After a quick stop at the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel your drive continues to Palm Jumeirah, a fully reclaimed, palm shaped island that is home to the magnificent Atlantis, The Palm. The next is in Dubai Marina, the largest man-made marina in the world, where you can take pictures of luxury yachts and the modern high-rise buildings and their unique architecture. Our tour continues with a photo-stop at Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski slope in the region. Our final stop at the base of what is currently the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Here you have time to admire the Dubai Fountain, a spectacle of lights and sound and one of the world’s largest performing fountains.
THE PEARL OF THE GULF – Half Day Sharjah City Tour
This tour will take you to Sharjah, the neighboring emirate of Dubai, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’. We start with a photo-stop at the magnificent Al Noor Mosque on Al Buhaira Corniche and proceed to the largest mosque in Sharjah, the King Faisal Mosque. We then visit the Islamic Civilization Museum, celebrating Islamic contribution to the World Heritage. We drive to Sharjah’s ‘Old Town’. After a stroll through the restored traditional market Souk Al Arsa, visit Sharjah Heritage museum for a glimpse of a traditional family home and typical Arabian Gulf architecture. Before returning, you have time to explore Souk Al Markazi - a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts.
MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD TRAIL – An Oriental culinary Experience
Indulge in all the local flavors Dubai’s food has to offer during our walking-restaurant tour. Keep your tummies ready to kick start with some Syrian chickpea falafel balls and cheese manakish, a kind of Arabic pizza, mainly eaten for breakfast. After walking to our next venue, you will taste the traditional lentil soup, often eaten after breaking the fast in Ramadan with fresh, sour lemon juice and crunchy bread flakes. Then it’s time to enjoy your main dish: samples of an Arabic grill plate served with Arabic salad and hot Arabic “khubz” which is bread. Try “maskouf” a grilled fish that origins from the sweet water rivers of Iraq. Get a taste of Yemeni food from “Mandhi”. Traditionally the chicken is slowly cooked to make it very tender and delicious when served over aromatic rice. The last stop will be in a pastry shop where you can satisfy your sweet tooth with ‘mash’ – the Syrian ice cream prepared with pistachios and rose water. Try also the various kinds of rich baklava together with a cup of Arabic coffee with a note of Cardamom to finish your local food experience.