Dubai & Dessert Glamping

5 Days

Overview

Bedouin are the nomadic desert-dwellers of this region, who have been traversing the golden sand dunes of Dubai and surviving in the desert for centuries. As the oldest inhabitants of this region, these legends of Arabia are known for their resourcefulness and hospitality.  You’ll experience a night of a bygone era and have the chance to live a day in the life of a Bedouin in the Dubai desert.

Itinerary

Arrival at Abu Dhabi or DUBAI airport. Meet & Greet by our representative. Transfer to your hotel by air conditioned vehicle. Check in & Overnight in Dubai.

Breakfast at your hotel. Departure for a half day guided tour. You will have the opportunity to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. The city, developed from a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek, nowadays presents itself as a glamorous metropolis at the Arabian Gulf. The distinctive skyscrapers and gigantic shopping-malls will impress every visitor. We start with Bastakyia, the old town district of Dubai. Learn everything about the local history and geography of the city when visiting the Dubai museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-Fahidi. Another highlight will follow: you will use the local water taxis, called “Abras”, to cross the Dubai Creek. Enjoy the spectacular view of the city while heading towards the district of Deira. Here you will be enchanted by the large variety of exotic spices in the famous Spice Souk. Take the chance to get a unique and affordable souvenir when you visit the adjacent Gold Souk. We then proceed to Jumeirah area, where we will have a photo stop of the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah. Built in the medieval Fatimid tradition, this stone structure is a tribute to modern Islamic architecture. After that, photo stop of Burj Al Arab hotel and continue to Atlantis hotel located at crescent of Palm Jumeirah. We will experiment the Monorail which is a good vantage point to see the Palm Jumeirah. After that trip by train we will join back our bus .Photostop at the Palm. We continue and pass Dubai Marina & the Jumairah residential area. Before we conclude the tour, we will proceed to the new development area of Dubai, where the tallest tower – Burj Khalifa stands for photo stop (Optional : Climb Burj Khalifa, world Tallest Building). Lunch will be served at Dubai Mall. Visit a Craft Center in Dubai we before return to the hotel. In the evening transfer to Dubai Creek for Dhow Cruise Dinner For a fabulous relaxing evening join our traditional Arabian dhow for an evening’s cruise on the Creek. Enjoy a sumptuous feast of Arabic and International cuisine while gently gliding past illuminated souks, banks and palaces. Overnight in Dubai.

Breakfast, Dinner

Breakfast at your hotel. Departure for a full day private guided tour to Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. This comprehensive tour is the ideal introduction to the UAE capital and the island on which it stands. The name Abu Dhabi means: “Father of the Gazelle”. Our first stop will be at Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque, one of the largest Mosques in the world; able to accommodate more than 30,000 worshipers. The beautiful Mosque is completely clad in marble and also features intricate Islamic decoration and carvings as well as extensive landscaping works. We will continue our tour towards Abu Dhabi downtown. We will also visit the Al Hosn fort, the ancestral home of the Al Nahyan and the symbolic heart of Abu Dhabi We will proceed to the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community prior to the discovery of oil. Lunch will be served in a buffet style restaurant. In the afternoon, we will drive along the spectacular Corniche, past gleaming white mosques, glass-clad offices and elegant high-rise apartments to the tip of the breakwater for a superb view of the city’s magnificent skyline. The remaining part of the afternoon will be devoted to drive through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where Louvre museum is built to complete the image of ABU DHABI as a cultural city. The tour will continue towards to Louvre Museum, We visit Louvre museum Abu Dhabi, it is an art and civilization museum, located on the Cultural District. After the visit , we will transfer to famous Yas Island which houses the FORMULA 1 YAS circuit , the WARNER bros park & the first attraction park of Ferrari in the world. An impressive attraction park, the largest covered air- conditioned park in the world with a huge RED FERRARI sign as landmark. Visit a Craft Centre in Abu Dhabi before checking in in your hotel. In the evening, dinner will be in a traditional Emirati style restaurant .Overnight in Abu Dhabi.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast at your hotel. It is our big adventure day. We will start quite early and depart to the oasis city of Al Ain, located on the Hajjar Mountains. Al Ain is one of the oldest cities in the UAE, rich in traditions. For thousands of years the oasis of Al Ain has been an important caravan stop on the ancient trade routes across Arabia. On arrival, we will do an orientation tour of the city , we will pass the camel market, the largest in the UAE. Visit of Al Ain Palace, it is one the most important cultural places in Al Ain city. It is a direct testimony to the period of rule of the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan in Al Ain and his original place of residence there. The Palace is also the birthplace of HH Sheikh Mohamad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Pass the Jahili fort, one of the largest castles in Al Ain and best-in-class example of the Islamic military architecture locally. Lunch will be a buffet with great varieties. Our adventure starts here ,we take a step back in time and experience the Emirates as it was 50 years ago. We will drive towards DUBAI to join our camp , board our exceptional 4×4 vehicles , drive in the desert ,in a beautiful reserve, a stunning view .An authentic desert experience to spot exotic local wildlife within the pristine Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Watch the sun drop under the horizon as you watch a falcon soar around you. Your Bedouin camp, lit with the gentle flames of traditional lamps is nestled inside a private Royal desert retreat.We will demonstrate cultural activities such as henna, music, dance, bread making and Arabic coffee making before enjoying a scrumptious dinner under the stars. After dinner, relax beside a bonfire and enjoy the star filled night sky. Your camp site is inside a traditional Arabic stone dwelling complete with bedding. Overnight in the HERITAGE camp.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast at Desert Camp. In the morning, awake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee, and a freshly cooked breakfast . We will proceed towards Sharjah for a half day Sharjah tour. This tour will take you to Sharjah, the cultural capital or known as the ‘Pearl of the Gulf”. You will pass by the King Faisal Mosque, one of the largest mosque in the Emirates. Then we pass by the renovated Fort of Sharjah, former residence of the ruling family. Then continue to the Sharjah Heritage Museum which conserves and displays the rich traditional customs and culture of Sharjah as a source of pride and inspiration to Emiratis and to visitors to the UAE. Begin a journey of discovery through Sharjah’s rich and diverse heritage and explore traditions that have endured the test of time. You will see handcrafted works of art and objects that date back to a time when local people relied solely on fishing and pearling. Trace the development of education, currency and the early postal system. Discover the traditional skills and crafts relating to jewelry, costumes, herbal medicines, music and folklore. After the visit, its now time to explore the colorful Souk Al Arsa,set up in a traditional way. You will also have an opportunity to see how the traditional Omani Halwa (sweet) is made in one of the shop in Souk Al Arsa. you have time for a quick stroll at the Blue Souk – a treasure trove of carpets, Jewelry and handicrafts. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. We propose you to experiment the local Mandi which is a traditional dish originated from Hadhramaut, Yemen consisting mainly of meat and rice with a special blend of Baharat/spices. It is cooked in a pit underground. It’s extremely popular and prevalent in this area. After the tour, return to Dubai, & you have time for shopping before heading towards Dubai airport or do more tours depending on your flight time. Drop off at Dubai airport around 1800 hrs for your flight return .

Breakfast, Lunch

Includes:

  • 3 nights Dubai at the 4 star hotel
  • 1 night Deluxe Desert camp, Platinum Heritage
  • 05 meals: 4 breakfasts, 01 dinner
  • Dubai City Tour
  • An exciting menu of discounted optional tours
  • Desert & Bedouin experience overnight
  • BBQ Dinner at BEDOUIN Camp
  • Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport
  • Round trip transfers to/from the airport to the hotel by a deluxe air conditioned vehicle
  • SLT 1 Million Dollar Liability Insurance Coverage

Operates Oct-April

single supplement add $560

Excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Visas ($55USD for most nationalities check with the Embassy)
  • Tips and other items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions

UAE Travel: Medication- Drug guidelines:

https://www.government.ae/en/information-and-services/health-and-fitness/drugs-and-controlled-medicines

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Dubai & Dessert Glamping
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