Explore the best of Dubai in a 6-day itinerary filled with cultural delights and thrilling experiences. From the iconic Desert Safari with a BBQ dinner to a City Tour showcasing Dubai’s past and present, and an enlightening Abu Dhabi City Tour, this journey promises a perfect blend of adventure and leisure.
• Arrival and departure transfers • 5 nights in Dubai • 7 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner • Shared Desert Safari w/ BBQ Dinner • Half-day shared Dubai city tour with lunch • Shared Abu Dhabi city tour with lunch
• Tourism Dirham Fee – to be paid to the hotel directly • New Year’s Gala Dinner • Personal expenses • Meals not mentioned in the program • Optional tours and upgrades • Tips and porterage
Rates and Dates
Option #1 – Al Seef Heritage by Curio or similar Option #2 – Vida Creek Harbour Option #3 – JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Day 1: December 28, 2024 (Saturday)
Upon landing at Dubai International Airport, our English-speaking team in the arrivals area will promptly transfer you to your hotel for check-in.
Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Dubai | Meals: N/A
Day 2: December 29, 2024 (Sunday) - Dubai / Desert Experience
Start your day with a delicious hotel breakfast, followed by a leisurely morning to enjoy hotel facilities or explore independently. In the afternoon, experience the iconic Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner, available daily. A 4x4 vehicle will pick you up, offering an exhilarating hour of dune-bashing in the great Arabian desert. Capture the golden sunset, ride a camel, and indulge in a BBQ dinner at an authentic Bedouin camp, accompanied by live cultural entertainment. Don't forget to visit the henna tattoo booth for a touch of traditional Arabic design.
Overnight in Dubai | Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 3: December 30, 2024 (Monday) - Dubai City Tour
Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, setting the tone for a day of exploration. Join our Half-Day Shared Dubai City Tour, where the city's modern skyline harmoniously blends with its rich heritage.
Meet our team at Bastakiya, one of Dubai's oldest neighborhoods, and embark on a journey to uncover the cultural treasures of this dynamic city. Traverse the alleys of the Al Fahidi Historical District, delving into 19th-century life at the Dubai Museum. Experience the charm of an Abra, a traditional water taxi, as it ferries you across Dubai Creek.
Stroll through the bustling gold and spice souks, absorbing the vibrant atmosphere. Catch a glimpse of the Jumeirah Mosque, one of the city's most photographed landmarks (photo stop only, outside). Keep your eyes peeled during the road trip, passing by the historic Union House Flag, a site where the UAE forged a union almost half a century ago.
Capture a must-have photo at Jumeirah Beach, with the iconic Burj Al Arab gracing the background. This tour promises a fascinating blend of Dubai's past and present, providing insight into its golden traditions and vibrant heritage.
The rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Dubai | Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 4: December 31, 2024 (Tuesday) - Abu Dhabi City Tour
Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, preparing for an exploration of Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE. Embark on our Shared Abu Dhabi City Tour, available every Tue and Sat, and unveil the gems of this oil-rich city that has sculpted a magnificent skyline over the years.
Discover the modern allure of Abu Dhabi as you drive along the Corniche, catching glimpses of the city's relaxed urban life. Stop at Yas Island to capture photos at the iconic Ferrari World, showcasing the city's vibrant energy. Delve into the emirate's rich heritage at the Heritage Village, a meticulous reconstruction of a traditional oasis village depicting desert life.
Admire the opulence of the Emirates Palace, a grandiose structure that demands attention and offers splendid photo opportunities. Culminate your tour at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, an architectural marvel and one of the world's largest mosques, leaving you in awe of its majestic beauty. This journey promises an immersive experience, seamlessly blending the past and present of Abu Dhabi.
Optional (Not Included): NYE Gala Dinner Elevate your New Year's Eve celebration by opting for a Gala Dinner experience at one of Dubai's prestigious hotels, whether hosted at your accommodation or another renowned venue. Please be aware that this enhancement is not included in the standard package and is subject to an additional fee. The exact rate will be provided closer to the date, offering you the flexibility to select and enhance your festive experience as desired.
Overnight in Dubai | Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 5: January 1, 2025 (Wednesday)
Enjoy a leisurely day, explore on your own, or unwind as you desire. The day is yours to make unforgettable memories or simply relax and rejuvenate.
Overnight in Dubai | Meals: Breakfast
Day 6: January 2, 2025 (Thursday)
Departure From Dubai
Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, setting the tone for a seamless departure. When the time is right, a convenient transfer will be arranged to take you from your hotel to Dubai International Airport, ensuring a smooth conclusion to your stay.