Unique, Ancient & Exotic that’s what the UAE could easily stand for. Of course in truth UAE, The United Arab Emirates, is a fascinating
result of ancient tribal traditions meeting super modern development. In just 5 days you’ll do a ring around the Emirates including shopping at the world’s largest
shopping centre The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure in the world, and lunch at the Dubai Fountain, which shoots water as high as a 50-story building.
Mosques, man made marvels, souks and sophisticated shopping somehow come together in seamless experience in this fun filled discovery!
Arrival at Dubai airport. Meet & Greet by our representative. Passengers arriving individually will be met and greet and will have a private transfer. Transfer to your hotel by air conditioned vehicle. Check in & Overnight in Dubai. No meals.
Breakfast at the hotel. We start the 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”. We will start 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 cladded in marble and features intricate Islamic decoration and carvings as well as extensive landscaping. Then , we will go towards Abu Dhabi downtown. We will visit AL HOSN fort , the palace of traditions and 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. 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. Then will drive through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the museums are being built to complete the image of ABU DHABI as a cultural city. Lunch in the city. After lunch, visit a Craft Center in Abu Dhabi. In the afternoon, we will visit the Louvre Museum, The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District. Then, we will continue towards the famous Yas Island which houses the FORMULA 1 YAS circuit & 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. Finally, we will check in at the hotel. Dinner & overnight in Abu Dhabi. Meals: B/L/D
Breakfast at your hotel. We leave Abu Dhabi in the morning to Al AIN.This morning we will have a unique program, we will visit a unique Camel leather tannery factory . It is the first Tannery to produce an exclusive range of leathers tanned using the most advanced environmentally friendly technologies, guaranteed metal-free, sustainable and biodegradable. Unlike traditional leathers universally produced with synthetic oils to gain their required softness, the natural oils used in the process consist of vegetable sustainable extracts. After that visit , we will have a great one to execute which is the Al Foah , that is the leading player in the date palm industry, and is the largest date receiving and processing business in the world. They process close to 113,000 metric tons, of which 90 percent is exported to 48 countries worldwide. They power the growth of an efficient and sustainable dates sector that’s driven by the farmers, for the farmers.( visits are subject to approval by the factory management ). Afterwards we continue to Al Ain, which is located on the Hajjar Mountains, it 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 visit the camel market, the largest in the UAE and the 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 Sheikh 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. We will visit also the Jahili fort, one of the largest castles in Al Ain and best-in-class example of the Islamic military architecture locally. Lunch in the city. Then we proceed to visit Qasr AL Muwaiji, where you will learn everything about the history of this region. In the afternoon, we will step back in time at the Hilli Gardens, famous for the archaeological excavations from the third millennium B.C, and will take a great photo stop on Jebel Hafeet. At the end of the afternoon, we will check in the hotel. Dinner in hotel .Overnight in AL AIN. Meals: B/L/D
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning we will proceed towards Dubai & Sharjah . We will reach after 2 hours and start a half day Sharjah tour. This tour will take us 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 we 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. We will discover the traditional skills and crafts relating to jewelry, costumes, herbal medicines, music and folklore. After the visit, it’s 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. Before returning to Dubai we will have time for a quick stroll at the Blue Souk – a treasure trove of carpets, Jewelry and handicrafts. Lunch will be served in a very local restaurant where you will discover the real Bedouin meal of MANDI, a succulent recipe of meats or fish with marvelous spices from this part of the world. After the tour, we return to Dubai towards the “Dubai Mall” & Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower and the centerpiece of the Gulf region’s most prestigious urban development to date. Burj Dubai will radiate out in a series of ellipses from the sky breaking tower encompassing residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment and the world’s largest shopping mall “Dubai Mall”. Free time for shopping. With more than 1,200 stores and a host of world-class attractions; the Middle East region’s first Galeries Lafayette department store, France’s leading fashion house and one of the top 100 global retailers. The Dubai Mall is revolutionizing the modern shopping experience. With an impressive array of leisure pursuits, this is the ultimate, cutting-edge shopping experience. A range of adventure sports vies for attention alongside the romance of ice-skating. The Dubai Mall is a place where a 21st century gold souk is set off against a world class aquarium. Step inside The Dubai Mall and experience a place like no other. A climb to Burj Khalifa will be proposed to all our guests (optional –to pre book in advance), Depending on your departure time, you will be transferred to DUBAI airport. Meals: B/L
- 2 nights Superior First Class Hotel accommodation in Dubai
- 1 night accommodation in Abu Dhabi
- 1 night accommodation in Al Ain
- Airport transfers upon arrival & departure
- Dubai City Tour with lunch
- 11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
- Photo Stop at Burj el Arab
- Al Ain city tour
- Abu Dhabi City Tour with Lunch
- Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
- All transportation by deluxe AC Couch
- Visit of AL HOSN fort in Abu Dhabi
- Visit Louvre museum
- Mandi local experience meal
High season travel supplement $100 per person for travel period October 01 – March 31
Advertised rate is for Low season travel period April 1 – September 30 , 2023 and 2024 (Excluding Easter & Event Blackout dates)
- Porterage & Personal expenses
- Visa fees if needed
- Optional excursions
New TAX in DUBAI – “Tourism Dirham” it will be billed directly in hotels – 3stars at $3/nig. 4stars at $5/nig. 5stars at $6/nig. and will be paid by guests directly to the hotel.
Tour Starts Sundays
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Novotel Bur Dubai, just a 10-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, is located in the heart of Dubai Healthcare City. Healthcare City is an economic home to a host of leading medical, research and educational institutions including Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital and Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine and Health Sciences. Novotel Bur Dubai is the ideal 4-star hotel for travellers visiting the city for medical services and treatment, business trips and leisure travels.
This 4-star hotel near Dubai Airport is close to Dubai Healthcare City metro station, giving easy access to the Dubai Frame, Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. Novotel Bur Dubai are conceived with your well-being in mind. Elegant, contemporary decor and cutting-edge amenities come together to create a peaceful, welcoming retreat.
Just a 10-minute drive from Dubai International Airport (DXB), the hotel is close to Dubai World Trade Centre & Dubai Creek Park. Dubai Healthcare City metro station is a short walk from the hotel, putting all of the city’s attractions within easy reach.
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