Cultural Dubai in Depth
About Dubai - From $1,779.00 USD per person (double occupancy)
Dubai is located southeast of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It houses the largest population in the UAE and is considered the most moderate and progressive of all the emirates.
Our tour combines the old and new as you will experience the wonderful history & culture of the Emirates, sample some of the tastes of the region plus have time to shop in the malls. There is also a trip out into the desert for an experience to savor.
JANUARY 10-17, 2022
$1,779 USD per person twin share 8 Days/7 Nights
JAN 10 - ARRIVE DUBAI (Dinner)At leisure until welcome dinner this evening. Accommodation: Aloft City Centre (7 nights)
JAN 11 - CITY TOUR (Breakfast/Lunch) City Tour of Old Dubai
JAN 12 - DUBAI (Breakfast) At leisure - optional Abu Dhabi Tour
JAN 13 - DESERT SAFARI TOUR (Breakfast/Dinner) Afternoon/evening tour
JAN 14 - AT LEISURE (Breakfast) At your own leisure – optional 99 Minute Yellow Boat Tour.
JAN 15 - CITY TOUR (Breakfast) City tour of modern Dubai.
JAN 16 - AT LEISURE (Breakfast/Dinner) At leisure – farewell dinner tonight
JAN 17 - DEPART DUBAI (Breakfast) Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
- First Class hotel accommodation
- All transfers and transportation is by private, air-conditioned coach as specified in the program (Any individuals travelling outside the group arrangement must organize own transportation)
- Hotel Porterage
- Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
- Private guided touring & entrance fees as per itinerary
- All taxes, services, Tourism Dirham Fee’s and 5% VAT (based on current rates)
Welcome & Farewell Dinners
The Boardwalk restaurant, located at the Dubai Yacht Club. The terrace at Boardwalk provides the perfect location for a memorable creekside dining experience. Savour a delicious menu as you enjoy spectacular views of the creek and iconic skyline from one of Dubai's favourite dining spots. 3 Course set menu excluding beverages. The Al Dawaar, Dubai’s only rooftop, revolving restaurant. It combines culinary excellence with panoramic 360-degree views of the city’s skyline. International Buffet Dinner, including water only.
Modern Dubai City Tour
Depart by 4x4 land cruiser and head out towards the desert., and then the fun starts! Feel the thrill of desert driving as your professional driver takes you up and down the golden dunes (dune bashing). Wonder at a beautiful desert sunset stop as we continue to a Bedouin Camp; where you are greeted with a traditional cup of Arabic coffee, before a delicious barbeque dinner. Later on in the evening, enjoy the Tanura dance and a belly dancer who will enchant you with her dances, a truly magical night!
Optional Full Day Abu Dhabi Tour
Visit the Capital City our UAE – Abu Dhabi also known as the Arabian Jewel. Starting from Dubai, you will travel past the world's largest man-made port at Jebel Ali and onward for a two hour drive along a coastal desert road lined with acacia trees, to Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE. Our stops include a visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the Largest in the world. Later we drive to Yas Island for a photo stop from outside in F1 and Ferrari World Theme Park. From USD$85 per person
Old Dubai City Tour
The tour begins for photo opportunity as we pass by Jumeirah Mosque and then drive along Jumeirah Coastline with stunning view of Burj Al Arab. We continue onto the prestigious Dubai Marina, the largest man-made Island 'The Palm Jumeirah', and visit Madinat Souk, before heading to the famous Dubai Mall, and finally we will head to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. Travel up to the 124th level for your ‘At the Top” birds eye view of Dubai.
Desert Safari Tour
Step back in time as we take a walk to enjoy the atmosphere of Bastakiah, one of the oldest traditional Emirati neighborhoods. We explore Dubai Museum, which depicts the traditional and developmental history of Dubai. Next, it’s to the Abra station, (water taxi) as we ride to the Spice & Gold Souks. Walking further into the Souk, you will discover a great selection of authentic spices, incense and traditional perfumes. The big entrance of the Gold Souk will welcome you to glittering world of Gold!
Traditional Emirati Cultural Lunch
Enjoy a traditional lunch and conversation in an informative interactive cultural experience hosted by Emirati presenters inside the traditional houses of Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, located in one of Dubai's oldest communities, Al Fahidi historical neighborhood. You will enjoy a delicious lunch, learn about the Emirati culture and traditions through this shared experience.
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