Jewels Of Dubai And Abu Dhabi
in the United Arab Emirates
8 Days | Year Round
Starting At $CUSTOM
Well known for its exorbitant wealth, the UAE offers a fascinating blend of hyper-modern city centers and remnants from ancient civilizations. You’ll have the opportunity to explore futuristic Dubai, historic Abu Dhabi and the desert oasis of Bab Al Shams. This tour features Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Bab Al Shams.
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Day 1 – Depart USA for Dubai
Today depart on your overnight flight to Dubai.
Day 2 – Arrival into Dubai
Upon arrival in Dubai, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the remainder of the evening at your leisure.
Day 3 – Discover Dubai
Your tour of Dubai will take you on a cultural journey through narrow lanes, meandering pathways and time. Peruse lively souks and take a scenic ride on a traditional Abra boat across Dubai Creek. You’ll visit the heritage area of Bastakiya and the 225-year-old Fort Al Fahidi. Explore the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel, an establishment of unmatched luxury, and stop for photos next to Jumeirah Mosque. (B)
Day 4 – Explore Dubai
Today is yours to explore at your leisure or you may want to consider an optional tour of modern Dubai. Explore the iconic landmarks that make up the city’s futuristic skyline. From the Palm, Jumeirah and Dubai Marina to downtown Dubai and the Dubai Mall, you’ll see all of the modern highlights Dubai has to offer. At the end of your tour, you even have the option to visit Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, for views from The Top. (B)
Day 5 – Dubai – Abu Dhabi
Transfer from your hotel in Dubai to Abu Dhabi for a chance to explore the capital city of the UAE and discover how this majestic Emirati city artfully blends the ancient past with the modern present. On your tour, you will drive past Yas Island, the Corniche, Emirates Palace and Qasr Al Watan and visit the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. (B,L)
Day 6 – Explore Abu Dhabi
Today is yours to explore at your leisure. Alternatively, we recommend an optional tour to the city of Al Ain, the green city of the UAE. You will visit Jebel Hafeet, the UAE’s tallest peak, and stop for a dip in the hot springs. Learn more about the traditional way of life as you visit museums, plantations and the camel market. Your tour will stop for lunch at a local hotel before returning to Abu Dhabi. (B)
Day 7 – Abu Dhabi – Bab Al Shams
This morning, take your transfer to Bab Al Shams for check-in at your hotel. Tonight, you may want to consider an optional dinner under the stars amongst the desert dunes. Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of Arabia at an authentic desert venue for a feast under the stars. Enjoy a night of entertainment, live music, belly dancing and traditional instruments as you dine on an authentic desert meal. (B)
Day 8 – Bab Al Shams – Dubai – Return
Enjoy a final Arabian breakfast before returning to Dubai. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. (B)