Best of Dubai

1 : Arrive Dubai

Upon arrive at the Dubai or Sharjah Airport we will meet and assisted through customs & immigration and transferred to our hotel.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates     

2 : Dubai

Today we enjoy and experience both the modern and the ancient of Dubai the magnificent Jumeirah mosque, the World Trade Center - one of the highest buildings in the Middle East. After a short break by the Creek we arrive to the oldest part of the city, Bastakia where old wind-towered houses of wealthy merchants are still to be seen. Close by we visit the fascinating Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort which has been there almost for two centuries defending the settlers of early days. We continue our tour through Textile Market on our way to Abras, local water taxis that will take us across the Creek to the area of spice and gold souks. The rest of the day is free at leisure to enjoy the beach. (B)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates     

3 : Desert Safari

This morning is free at leisure to enjoy the beach.

This afternoon we will departure for 1001Arabian Night in the desert by 4 WD vehicles, the jeeps will go through the desert of the golden sand dunes. The dune bashing or desert driving continues with the thrill of going up and down the dunes provoking many shrieks and laughs full of excitement. Then we will proceed to the main campsite to witness a memorable sight - the true Arabian sunset with its glory. At the dusk there is an opportunity to try some Camel riding. Nearby the Bedouin camp a delicious Barbecue dinner is prepared on open fires. The set up in this camp is of Persian rugs and traditional accessories to create a typical Bedouin camp under the stars. The tempo of the music increases as a Belly dancer starts dancing to the rhythm of the Arabic music. After dinner we drive back to the hotel for overnight. (BD)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates     

4 : Abu Dhabi

Today we departure for full day Abu Dhabi City. On our way we will pass the Jebel Ali Port - the largest man-made port in the world. Then we visit the Petroleum Exhibition and watch a film about the amazing development in Abu Dhabi. Afterwards we will stop at a carpet market where a huge variety of fabulous carpets from all around the world. After lunch we will visit the old souk where you can experience the bustle of everyday life and the magnificent Abu Dhabi Corniche up to the end of the breakwater that stretches out into the sea, giving you a splendid view of the city skyline. We then visit a local craft center where local handicrafts based on the traditional ‘tali’ handwork are made. Then we visit a Dhow yard where traditional boats are built the same way they have been for hundreds of years. Evening return to our hotel in Dubai for overnight. (BL)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates     

5 : Depart Dubai

Today we will be transferred to the airport for our flight home. (B)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates