Dubai With Abu Dhabi
Dubai With Abu Dhabi
Day 1: Arrive – Dubai
Arrive in the capital city of Dubai, meet your representative and transfer to the hotel. Whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, our representative will also hand over the “Welcome Folder” documents and brief you the tour programme.
According to arrival time, you can take an optional dinner aboard the Dhow Cruise – traditional boat that was used until the late 70s to transport goods from neighbouring countries to the Emirates – navigating through the famous Dubai Creek where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the night skyline of the concrete jungle. Overnight is at hotel.
Day 2: Dubai – Half Day City Tour & Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Start the day with hearty breakfast. Later, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a half day city tour with an English speaking guide. The charming Dubai City has a pretty number of historic sites, man-made wonders and some awe-inspiring creations.
Start the visit with a panoramic snapshot of photographs at Burj Al Arab, one of the most emblematic hotels in the world followed by a quick view of the Jumeirah Mosque – another very attractive place.
Later on, we see the impressive “Emirates Towers“, two of the tallest buildings in the Middle East and Europe, passing by the palace of Sheikh Mohammed (Founder of today’s Dubai).
The tour continues to the historic and romantic Dubai Creek. We will also visit the Dubai Museum located in Al Fahidi Fort , where we will get a broad understanding of where the Emirati people really come from.
Finally we will experience the “Abra” (water taxi) where we will view the other bank of the creek and ending our tour at the exotic scents and flavours of the Spices souk and the biggest Gold Souk in the world.
In the afternoon, You will go for a desert safari with a BBQ dinner & Belly Dance program The safari begins in the afternoon between 15.30 and 16.00 hours in order to witness the beautiful Emirati sunset. Pick up at the hotel in luxurious state-of-the-art 4 X 4 safari vehicles (up to 6 persons per vehicle) and experience a different way to surf through the desert dunes. The route goes though a natural oasis and camel farms.
The spectacular and unique scenery provides an excellent opportunity to immortalise the moment in a snapshot; the magic and glory of the Arabian sunset and the eternal beauty of the desert. After sunset, we will finally arrive at the camp where we will sit in a traditional Arabic ambience.
Camel rides and sand-surfing are available upon request right outside of the camp.
Inside; however, indulge yourself with the aromatic Shisha (water pipe), henna tattoos or simply enjoy the feast. Illuminated by the bright moon of Arabia, pamper yourself in a typically grilled meal with fresh salads and fruits under a sea of stars followed by an Arabic folkloric show including the famous belly dance performances around the campfire by starlight.Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Dubai– Burj Khalifa @124th Floor and Dubai Aquarium + Underwater Zoo
Day 3 of Tour starts with a sumptuous breakfast in the hotel. Later, proceed to visit the island of the palm “Palm Island” – which is the eighth wonder of the world, the Dubai Marina (which was built from nothing) and last but not least, Burj Khalifa: the highest tower in the world reaching approximately 850 meters. Go to the very top of the Burj Khalifa. The tallest tower in the world is a rare feat and a view of Dubai from the observation deck is amazing. Proceed to explore the largest suspended aquarium in the world. 51 meters in length, 20 meters width and 11 meters height, the 10-million litre Dubai aquarium tank is located on the ground level of the Dubai Mall. Thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species call it home. Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of the sand tiger sharks in the world. Spend time exploring the marvelous underwater zoo. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Dubai – Abu Dhabi -Dubai
Buffet Breakfast. Full day excursion to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the Emirates, the Manhattan of the Middle East and the administrative centre of the country.
Upon arrival to Abu Dhabi we will first visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque; it is the third largest in the world with capacity for up to 40 thousand people – many people call it the 21st century Taj Mahal.
Next part of the tour takes you to the Ferrari World. Known as the world’s largest Indoor theme park, Ferrari World is located on the Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. There are more than 20 thrilling speed rides, stimulating rides to family friendly attractions. There are facilities for tourists of all ages and tastes. Spend time going on the rides or exploring the variety of Italian restaurants, international retail shops and entertainment joints.
Next we will visit “Heritage Village” – which is a brief reproduction of what the country used to be prior to the discovery of black gold.
Later on we will visit the “Emirates Palace” which is the world’s most luxurious 7-star Hotel originally designed to accommodate heads of state, monarchs and prime ministers that visited the region. Finally we will pass through the Palace Residence of Sheikh Zayed.
After lunch and on our way back to Dubai, we will see the monuments considered symbols of Arab culture in Union Square.
Day 5: Dubai
Breakfast and day at leisure, which we suggest to devote to shopping and souvenirs. We can also organize optional afternoon visits to the Emirates of Sharjah and Ajman. This tour provides a broader knowledge of the Emirates as they are completely different from Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Day 6: Dubai – Onward destination.
Today is the last day of the Delightful Dubai tour. Enjoy a healthy platter of breakfast. Check out of the hotel in the afternoon for shopping or any other activity of your leisure. In the evening, transfer to the airport to board your homebound flight.