August 30 - September 6, 2023

8-Day Dubai & Abu Dhabi

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Where Are We Going?

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Wednesday, August 30

Our group departs from the USA on an overnight flight.

Thursday, August 31
Upon arrival at the Dubai airport, meet your tour escort in the arrival hall for the transfer to the Four Points By Sheraton Downtown Dubai hotel. You will have the rest of the day to settle in and get acquainted with the hotel and its surroundings.

(Breakfast Included)

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Friday, September 1

After breakfast, we meet our guide in the hotel lobby for a half-day city tour of modern and traditional Dubai. We start by driving along the Jumeirah area. You will continue to the historic district of Bastakyia, the magical old town, and the Dubai museum. Next, you will have a chance to cross the creek by boat in authentic "Abras," enjoying the spectacular cityscape while heading towards the District of Deira, which is home to Dubai's most extensive spice and gold souks. Your guide will then take you to the Burj Khalifa lifts to experience one of the world's latest man creations. After your experience on the 124th floor, you will be able to discover the Dubai mall and its secrets on your own or go back to the hotel. You have some free time until dinner.

In the evening, enjoy the unique, gorgeous views of Marina Dubai along with the luxury dining experience at the Dhow Cruise - a traditional Arabic-style wooden dhow (boat), a marvelous way to spend an evening.


(Breakfast and Dinner included)


Overnight at Four Points By Sheraton Downtown Dubai

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Saturday, September 2

After breakfast, meet our guide in the lobby for a Visit to the Pearl of the Gulf with a day trip to Sharjah city to see the King Faisal Mosque, Sharjah Fort, Sharjah Corniche, Museum of Islamic Civilization, and its many bazaars! In the evening, we meet our guide in the lobby for a Sunset Safari and Dinner, where we will ride in a 4-wheel drive vehicle out to a Bedouin-style camp in the desert. We will have dinner while watching the sunset on the dunes. Activities available here are camel rides, sandboarding, henna hand painting, and performances by Tanoura and Belly dancers.

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Overnight at Four Points By Sheraton Downtown Dubai

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Sunday, September 3

After breakfast, enjoy a free day for shopping and exploring on your own.
 

(Breakfast Included)

Overnight at Four Points By Sheraton Downtown Dubai

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Monday, September 4 

After breakfast, we meet our guide in the hotel lobby for a transfer to Abu Dhabi with a city tour. We start by driving along Yas Island with stops for photos. Afterward, we drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Visit the Heritage Village and pass the tree-lined residential area of Al Bateen and the royal palace Qasr Al Watan. After your free time for lunch, we will end with a tour of the majestic Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque. After checking in to your Abu Dhabi hotel, you will have free time to explore on your own.

 

(Breakfast Included)

Overnight at Ramada by Wyndham Abu Dhabi Corniche

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Tuesday, September 5

After breakfast, enjoy your last free day before you depart, with free time to explore and visit the Yas Theme Parks, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World, and Yas Waterworld, or shop more at the mall.

 

(Breakfast Included)

Overnight at Ramada by Wyndham Abu Dhabi Corniche

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Wednesday, September 6

After breakfast, meet your guide in the hotel lobby for late transfer to Dubai airport for your flight back to the U.S.