Hot Deal: Arabian Wonders - Abu Dhabi & Dubai | Oct 19, 2024
Join us for a Hot Deal: Arabian Wonders - Abu Dhabi & Dubai to include 5- star luxury hotel stays starting at $2998 from New York on October 19, 2024. You will see Old Dubai, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Textile Souk, a water taxi ride, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace, Etihad Towers with its five towers, and much more!
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- International Airfare
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Live Audio Headsets
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare from NY
- Overseas Airport Transfers
- Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
- Taxes and Hotel Gratuities
Additional Baggage and Optional fees may apply.
Day 1 October 19 ‒ DEPART FROM THE USA
DEPART FROM THE USA
Day 2 October 20 ‒ ARRIVE IN DUBAI
Arrive at Dubai International Airport, where you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check into your hotel and rest.
Day 3 October 21 ‒ OLD DUBAI
After breakfast, journey to the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood to explore Old Dubai. Part of the attraction of the district, which highlights the traditional way of life in Dubai from the mid-19th century until the 1970s, is simply wandering through its narrow lanes. Here you will discover creative art spaces, museums and cafés housed in traditional L-shaped homes made from gypsum, coral, and limestone. While exploring this neighborhood, you will visit the Textile Souk full of colorful fabrics and kitsch souvenirs. Next, you will visit the Saruq Al Hadid museum to see the archaeological treasures that have been discovered in and around Dubai. Embark on a water taxi ride at Bur Dubai Abra Station by Dubai Creek. This waterway continues to reflect Dubai’s historical roots 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, turmeric, dried lemons and rose petals. (B)
Day 4 October 22 ‒ ABU DHABI & DINNER CRUISE
Embark this exhilarating tour to Abu Dhabi. As you travel to your first destination along the Gulf coast of Abu Dhabi, listen to the region’s rich history and culture. Visit the architectural beauty of the country’s largest mosque, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is known as the acclaimed symbol of contemporary Islam. The place offers a feast to eyes as it blends the cultural diversity of Islamic art and contemporary design. Now you will travel to your next destination, Abu Dhabi Corniche. Feel relaxed seeing the sweeping curve of the clean water harbor, pearl white sand beaches and the beautiful promenade that stretches along the Northwest city shore. Your next visit is to the Emirates Palace. Get a chance to pose in front of this eminent destination and take lots of photos. Later, travel to the next photo stop destination, the stunning five towers of Abu Dhabi, Etihad Towers. The towers shout out the aggregate story of everything Abu Dhabi is and the futuristic view of the Emirate. Having the combination of luxury and modern views, this place is an ideal destination during your Abu Dhabi visit. Enjoy time for lunch at a local restaurant, before travelling to Qasr Al Watan. Absorb the essence of culture, architectural features, and the awe-inspiring history of Emirates at the palace. Learn about the amazing journey of the spurring Arabian design to the present state. Learn about the Emirati governance and culture through the exhibits of the palace. Return to Dubai and freshen up at your hotel before embarking on your dinner cruise aboard the Bateaux Dubai. As you sail around Dubai you will pass the illuminated Maktoum Bridge, Clock Tower, Twin Towers and Grand Mosque. (B,D)
Day 5 October 23 -NEW DUBAI & DESERT TRIP
You begin your tour today by driving to the famous man-made island Palm Jumeirah. Cross the 800-meter-long underwater tunnel and reach the 12-kilometer-long water-breaker with the luxury resort Atlantis, The Palm. Make a photo stop at the magnificent Atlantis hotel, and then you will continue to the Dubai Marina, an exclusive residence, leisure, and trade area. You will enjoy a short stroll along the water and admire the new skyline with over 260 skyscrapers from the Marina’s yacht harbor. Wander through Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai’s “Little Venice,” with its highly elaborate construction as a lagoon city in the style of old Arabian palaces with the typical wind towers. Stroll over the colorful and lively Souk Madinat, a picturesque setting in Arabian style. From here you can enjoy a fantastic view of the 7-star luxury hotel Burj Al Arab. The magnificent finale to your tour of "New" Dubai, is a visit the Burj Khalifa. At 828 meters it 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 ten meters per second. From there you can enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree view of all of Dubai and its unique skyline. *This afternoon you will zoom into the remote Lahbab desert that lies outside the city. During the drive, your guide will tell you all about the region. Head off road into bright red dunes and have your camera ready to capture amazing vistas. During a break to gather the convoy, make use of optional quad bikes on-site to explore more. Then hold on tight as you cruise toward the highest slopes. Feel the adrenaline race as your vehicle plows up the dunes before sliding and slipping back down the slopes, churning up billowing clouds of sand in the process. Reach a high desert dune for a photo stop and admire the 360-degree views of the desert landscape as the sun slowly sets. Take a camel ride, surf the dunes on a sandboard and enjoy a BBQ dinner before you return to your hotel (B,D)
Day 6 October 24 ‒ FREE DAY
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Your day is free for shopping or exploring on your own. (B)
Day 7 October 25 ‒ RETURN TO USA
Transfer to the airport for final departure
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