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Dubai is one of the seven Arab Emirates, located on the Southern part of the Persian Gulf. It's been said that Dubai is "the Pearl of the Persian Gulf". Since oil is not its main industry, real estate and modernization has been at its forefront. It now boasts the tallest building in the world, the Burj Dubai; a majestic hotel located on a man-made island, and built in the shape of a sail. A visit to its Sky Bar will give you the best vistas in the city. Dubai is always looking towards the future, and with that in mind, visitors will soon see what is to be the most advanced building of the future, based on the technology of iPod; the apartments will have the latest most unbelievable gadgets.
Day1 - Arrival Dubai
Arrival and transfer to hotel selected.Check-in and
time to rest. Half Day City Tour of Dubai (according to time of arrival in Dubai)
Dubai - the Gulfs most enchanting and cosmopolitan city offers its modern
and ancient charms. Photo stop at Burj Al Arab, afterwards visit the
magnificent twin minaret mosque, the Jumeirah Mosque, which is a
spectacular example of modern Islamic architecture and is one of the most
photographed sights in Dubai. Pass by the Palastquater Zabeel, Skyline at
the Dubai Creek and continue towards Bastakiya, the wind towered houses
of old merchants and then on to the Dubai Museum in the 180 years old Al
Fahidi Fort (kindly note it is closed on Friday morning). After the Museum
you will cross the Dubai Creek with an Abra (Water Taxi) to reach the other
side and to visit the Spice Souk and Gold Souk. Overnight at hotel.
Day2 - Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Dubai
From the heart of Dubai we will travel past Jebel Ali, the largest man-made port in the world, to Abu Dhabi, the capitol of the United Arab Emirates. An ultra modern city, Abu Dhabi is situated on an island. Towering skyscrapers and glittering glass facades abound everywhere in the city, but a generous sprinkling of parks and gardens help maintain Abu Dhabi's reputation as being one of the greenes cities in the region. You will find it hard to believe that only 50 years ago, the city was no more than a fort surrounded by a modest village of date palm huts! Lunch in local restaurant in Abu Dhabi. After lunch, we will see the ageold method of traditional dhow building at the dhow harbor, followed by a tour of the marvelous Al Hussein Palace. We will complete the tour with a long, relaxing drive along the scenic Corniche and the Al Bateen palace area. Afterwards drive back to Dubai. On board of a traditional wooden Dhow you will cruise along the creek and get an excellent opportunity to see the famous skyline and enjoy a sumptuous buffet while listening to a mix of music.
Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day3 - Dubai
Free at leisure. Pick up in the afternoon in modern 4x4 vehicles and proceed to the entrance of the desert. Approx. 2 hours Dune Bashing in the sand dunes of Al Aweer. After a stop at a Camel Farm the clients will reach after sunset our camp in the desert. Arabic Welcome with dates and Arabic Coffee. Oriental Buffet dinner with Live BBQ (soft drinks and water are free of charge), Henna Lady, camels are available for those who want to have a short ride. (Kindly note that during Ramadan no live entertainment such as belly dancing and no alcohol is allowed in the camp).
Meals: Breakfast - Dinner
Day4 - Dubai, East Coast, Dubai
Full Day East Coast Tour. Drive via Masafi, through the Hajjar Mountains to Dibba. Stop at the Friday Market and continue drive to Dibba. Than along the coastline to the oldest mosque of the Emirates in Badiyah. Lunch break and stop for swimming in the Indian Ocean at Sandy Beach Motel. Afterwards continue drive to Khor Fakkan, Fujairah and Bitnah Fort. Back to Dubai. Overnight at hotel
Meals: Breakfast - Lunch
Day5 - Departure
Half Day Dubai Heritage Village Tour. Get a taste of the past as you go down memory lane with our guide telling you bits of history as well as showing you the famous Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House which was built in 1896, heritage village, Al Fahidi Fort, Bastakiya Quarter, Bayt Al Wakeel & Burj Nahar. After the visit, transfer to the Airport for departure flight.
Tips & Personal items
4 nights accommodation at your choice of hotels
8 Meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
Airport Transfers & Assistance by our representative
Dhow Cruise Dinner with English speaking driver
Half Day City Tour Dubai with English speaking driver & guide
Heritage Village Tour with English speaking driver & guide
Abu Dhabi Tour with English speaking driver & guide
East Coast Tour with English speaking driver & guide
Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner with English speaking driver
Note that in case the date of tours fall during any public holiday, emergency , the closure of these sites without prior notice from Government, we are not to be held responsible for any refund or reimbursement
All timings are subject to change and will be relayed to the guests accordingly at the time of arrival
STI Travel may use substitute hotels in similar category accommodations if needed