What's Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • First Class Hotels
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Overseas Transfers

Additional Baggage and Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 May 20: Depart USA

Day 2 May 21: Arrive in Dubai

Arrive in Dubai where you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel to enjoy dinner before retiring for the night. (D)

Day 3 May 22: Old Dubai

After being picked up at the airport journey to the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood to explore Old Dubai. Part of the attraction of the district, which showcases the traditional way of life in Dubai from the mid 19th century until the 1970s, is simply wandering through its narrow lanes. Here you’ll discover creative art spaces, museums and cafés housed in traditional L-shaped homes made from gypsum, coral and limestone. Look up and you can’t miss the buildings topped with distinctive wind towers. While exploring this neighborhood you will visit the Textile Souk full of colorful fabrics and kitsch souvenirs. Next visit the Saruq Al Hadid museum to see the archaeological treasures that have been discovers in and around Dubai. Enjoy lunch at the award winning Al Dawaar Revolving Restaurant with gorgeous views of the city. Embark on a water taxi ride at Bur Dubai Abra Station by Dubai Creek. This waterway continues to reflect Dubai’s historic roots, back when early settlers relied on its waters for their livelihood. You will queue for a short trip across the Creek to Deira on traditional wooden boats, known as abras. Once on the other side visit the Gold Souk where you can haggle with shopkeepers for beautiful jewelry, before continuing to the Spice Souk. As you wander through the stalls you can savor the aromas of cardamom, tumeric, dried lemons and rose petals. This evening enjoy Dhow Dinner Cruise in the marina. (B,L,D)

Day 4 May 23: New Dubai

Visit the Burj Khalifa, which at 828 meters is currently the tallest building in the world, located next to the Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping centers with 1,200 shops. Visit the viewing platform at 452 meters above sea level. Ride the building’s express elevator to the 124th floor at a speed of 10 meters per second. From there you can enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree view of all of Dubai and its unique skyline (Burj Khalifa tickets not included). Enjoy free time at the impressive Dubai Mall afterwards. Next, visit One of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai, the Jumeirah Mosque. Adopting an ‘Open Doors, Open Minds’ policy, Jumeirah is the only mosque in Dubai that welcomes visitors of all faiths to admire the surroundings and learn about Islam and the local culture. Continue to Burj Arab, Dubai's most iconic luxury hotel shaped like the sail of a ship. Built on a man-made island, this fourth tallest building in the world is also the most photographed. This afternoon take a ride into the remote Lahbab desert that lies outside the city. During the drive, your guide answers any questions and shares information about the region. Head off road into bright red dunes and have your camera ready to capture what looks like giant beanbags of sand. During a break to gather the convoy, make use of optional quad bikes on-site. Then hold tight as you cruise toward the highest slopes. Your safari includes a barbecue dinner and folkloric show. Take a camel ride and surf the dunes on a sandboard before you return to your hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 5 May 24: Abu Dhabi

Today, continue to Abu Dhabi the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (after Dubai). As you travel to your first destination along the Gulf coast of Abu Dhabi, listen to the region’s rich history and culture. Visit a local church in the Jebel Ali area south of Dubai and hear from a local Christian Church on what life is like in a predominately Muslim country. Check into your Abu Dhabi hotel. Your afternoon is free to explore on your own. (B)

Day 6 May 25: Abu Dhabi

After breakfast, check out of your hotel. Next, visit the architectural beauty of the country’s largest mosque- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is known as the acclaimed symbol of contemporary Islam. The impressive construction blends the cultural diversity of Islamic art and contemporary design and impressive features including the world's largest marble mosaic, imported chandeliers from Munich incorporating millions of Swarovski crystals and columns inlaid with mother of pearl. Continue to Ferrari World, the first Ferrari-branded theme park with rides, attractions and Ferrari inspired shows. (Ferrari World tickets not included - approx. $80).

Day 7 May 26: Arrive in the USA

Departure Dates

  1. Thursday, May 20, 2021
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