Experience a wonderful surprise of Old and New Dubai in this Mix of Modern and Traditional Tour over 8 Days 7 Nights. A diverse exploration of many sites including a Modern City Tour, beautiful Arabian Horses at a renowned Equestrian Club, cruise on a traditional Omani Dhow, free days to relax and a tour of Abu Dhabi. A real delight into an outlook of the modern and traditional Middle East.
Day 1: Arrival in Dubai
Your tour manager will meet & assist you at Dubai International Airport after luggage & customs area, and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned vehicle. Overnight in Dubai.
Day 2: Dubai City Tour
Breakfast at hotel. You will be picked up from your hotel to discover the historic sites of Dubai and the ultra-modern venues. Explore the heritage area of Bastakiya with its Arabian wind towers, sail down the Dubai Creek on an authentic Abra and open the secrets of the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, home to the Dubai Museum. Shop at the Gold and Spice Souks before continuing on to Jumeirah Mosque and the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab, for photo opportunities. After your day out in the town, transfer back to your hotel.
Day 3: Stable Tour & Safari
You will be picked up from your hotel to enjoy the world-class Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, complete with over 300 stables and three polo fields. Watch as the elegant thoroughbreds are taken through their morning exercise rituals before you continue your tour of the stables. You will learn how the horses are fed, groomed and cleaned every day. End the morning tour with a scrumptious breakfast at the Epona Terrace with views of the pristine polo arena. You are more than welcomed to relax in the Spanish-styled club house before heading back to your hotel.
Then at the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel to drive across the mystic sands of the Arabian Desert. The thrill begins as your driver takes you up and down the golden sands of Arabia before stopping on the highest sand dune, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view. Here you can experience the thrill of sandboarding.
Back in the coach, you will be taken on to an authentic Bedouin campsite complete with a henna designer, local attire and refreshment for your enjoyment. Be adventurous and try a camel ride. Return back to the camp and dine on a delicious barbeque dinner as the stars come out and an enchanting belly dancer performs a fascinating routine to Arabian music. Complete the experience with your very own shisha pipe, available in many aromatic flavours before heading to your hotel.
Mealsh: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner
Mealsh: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner
Day 4: Musandam Cruise
Early morning drive to Dibba. On the way we will be passing by beautiful golden sands and the magnificent Hajar mountains, before reaching Dibba on the Musandam peninsula. Mid morning you start your cruise on board of a typical Omani Dhow. Enjoy your time lazing and sunbathing, whilst you feast your eyes upon the beauty of the white salty mountains. You will pass by the natural beautiful carved caves, through the deserted Haffa village and Zighy beaches. Take a thrilling plunge or snorkel down the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. The crew will meanwhile prepare a traditional Arabic lunch, before returning to the port and drive to your hotel for an overnight in Fujairah.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Free day in Fujairah
Free day at leisure in Fujairah.
Day 6: Abu Dhabi City Tour
Breakfast at hotel. You will be picked up from your hotel to see the world’s largest man-made port at Jebel Ali. You will pass Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest in the world. The tour continues into the heart of the city, Union Square before a drive down to the Corniche. From there, you will move onto Heritage Village. Finally, the tour will conclude at Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, home to hundreds of luxury shops as well as souvenir stores. After a long yet adventurous day, transfer back to your hotel.
Day 7: Free day in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Day at leisure. Or you can enjoy an optional tour: Dhow Cruise dinner to spend a relaxed evening onboard a traditionally decorated wooden dhow as it sails along the Dubai Creek under the moonlight. Savour your favourite beverages and prepare your palate for a mouth-watering feast! The major Dubai landmarks shine through the moonlit sky as the wooden vessel slips silently across the creek. The past and present architecture of the area is brought to its full beauty during this time of the day.
Day 8: Final Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Dubai or Abu Dhabi Airport for final departure.
- Meet and greet service by our drivers at airports
- All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Dubai including breakfast
- Accomodation for 2 nights in Fujairah including breakfast
- Accomodation for 2 nights in Abu Dhabi including breakfast
- All sightseeing group tours as mentioned in the above itinerary
- English speaking driver during the tours
- English speaking guides during the tours
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated in the itinerary
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- All service charges and taxes
- International Airfare
- Entry visa to UAE
- Personal spendings
- Optional activities
- Tourism Dirham fee
The Sheikh Zayed mosque in Abu Dhabi is open to visitors between 8.30am and 11:30am, Saturday to Thursday.
- - Cassells Al Barsha Hotel Dubai
- - Radisson Blu Resort Fujairah
- - Radisson Yas Island
|May - Sep||Oct - Apr|
|Double||$ 1965||$ 2210|
|3 - 4 Persons||$ 1715||$ 1955|
PricesPrices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till September 30.2015, except during Blackout Dates Below.
Blackout DatesArab Health (26 -29 Jan 2015)
DSF 2015 (30 Jan-1 Feb 2015)
Gulf Food (08-12 Feb 2015)
Chinese New Year (18-24 Feb 2015)
Children Policy0 - 02.99 free of charge
3 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 09.99 pay 50% of tour price
10+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
If your tour package includes flights, an extra supplement for your child may apply.
Payment PolicyReservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union.
UAE Entry VisaYou need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter UAE and you can obtain a visa from the UAE Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival UAE airports against USD 30 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.
TippingIt is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
Best Time to Visit Emirates
Between November and April, the temperatures are in between 24-35 ºC keeping the evenings warm and nights chill. It's a bit cooler if you tend to visit the city somewhere between December and March. The temperature tends to rise up till 30 ºC by April
Flying to Emirates
Fly Dubai and Emirates Airline (Scheduled Airlines only)
14 hours 30 minutes direct from Washington, DC
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - The air conditioning works well and it can be cool in both shopping malls and restaurants, you may like to carry a light jacket. sun screen lotions are advisable during Summer