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Trips available to Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Sicily, Spain,  Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES- with Abu Dhabi
2019
LAND ONLY

9 days

Extensions and upgrades available
Also available UAE 6 days
UAE combined with any other Mediterranean country

Trips for travel agent and spouse / companions
Please call for a quote for your passengers
DAILY DEPARTURES

ABU DHABI / AL AIN / DUBAI / DHOW CRUISE /
SHARJAH / DESERT SAFARI

 Day 1 -  Abu Dhabi
Arrive Abu Dhabi - WELCOME TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES!!!  
Upon arrival at the airport, our representative will be waiting to welcome and assist. You will find him holding a signboard with your name.  Transfer to the hotel.

Spend the rest of the day free time and overnight stay at your hotel in Abu Dhabi.
         Overnight HAWTHORN SUITES by WYNDHAM, Abu Dhabi

Day 2 -  Abu Dhabi half day sightseeing
The capital of the U.A.E. Abu Dhabi translated in Arabic implies father of the gazelle a tribute to the hordes of gazelles and Arabian Oryx’s that once flocked the arid emirates desert.

Today Abu Dhabi is amongst the world largest producers of oil and one of the richest cities in the Middle East. Our first stop is at the breath-taking Sheikh Zayed Mosque for a photo stop. We then head to the Heritage Village to watch the Bedouins at their workshops.

Our route takes us along a scenic drive along the Riviera styled Abu Dhabi Corniche past the intriguing sights of the capital known for its sky scrapers, palaces and villas. We proceed to the Breakwater Island for a break at the Marina Mall.

We then stop outside the Emirates Palace hotel and Presidential Palace for a quick photo stop. Entry into the Emirates Palace is strictly subject to availability and require guests to be dressed in smart casuals. Our tour ends with a drive thru YAS Island and photo stop at Ferrari park.

Return to hotel.
        Overnight HAWTHORN SUITES by WYNDHAM, Abu Dhabi  

Day 3 -  Al Ain full day city tour
Your tour stars with the breakfast at the hotel.

Full day Al Ain city tour. You will be driven towards Al Ain about 160 kilometers away from Abu Dhabi. The first stop is to visit Al Ain Museum - the oldest museum in UAE. Followed in Al Ain Palace Museum - former home of the late UAE founder.

Then continue the journey to Al Ain Wildlife Park and Resort for a photo shoot. Proceed to the camel market. The next stop will be a photo shoot at Wadi Adventure, and then proceed to Jebel Hafeet - a well-developed tourist attraction. Part of the mountain straddles the border with Oman.

Before the end of your tour, you continue through Hili Fun City towards Heritage Village. Upon finishing the tour our driver will drive you back to the hotel.
        Overnight HAWTHORN SUITES by WYNDHAM, Abu Dhabi    

Day 4 -  Abu Dhabi
Your day will start with the breakfast at the hotel.

Today will be your free time for shopping and leisure.
        Overnight HAWTHORN SUITES by WYNDHAM, Abu Dhabi

Day 5 - Abu Dhabi/Dubai/ Dhow Cruise
After the breakfast check-out from the hotel. 

At 12:00 you will be transfer from Abu Dhabi to Dubai.

Check-in at Dubai Hotel. 
In the evening enjoy Dhow Cruise with dinner pick up from hotel

between                                                                    7.00 pm – 7.30 pm. 
The two-hour Dubai Dhow cruise that usually begins after sunset covers almost the entire of Dubai Creek.  

Dividing the charming 'city of lights' into two commercial districts, Dubai Creek epitomizes the city's personality. Here, the magnificent sophistication of the 21st century walks hand in hand with the simplicity of a bygone era.  

Hop aboard and enjoy an unforgettable evening, where the height of opulence combines with a heartwarming sense of Bedouin tradition as we glide down the shimmering creek on our authentic wooden Dhow called Dolphin. The Dolphin is a traditionally decorated dhow and firmly believes in revealing the ancient Bedouin values.  

Onboard you are welcomed with (Kahweh) the Arabic coffee followed by the sumptuous buffet dinner.   The package is inclusive of the following: water, soft drink, tea or coffee and international buffet dinner.  

Return to hotel.
       Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 6 -  Dubai City tour
After breakfast at the hotel discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. 

Pickup from hotel lobby at 9.00 - 9.30 am
A wonderful opportunity to discover the traditional city of merchants and modern Dubai. The tour begins with Dubai Museum and the Al Fahidi fort, which is almost two centuries old and is a living monument of Dubai’s illustrious and prominent past.

Continue towards the old part of the city where you pass impressive palaces of the ruling family of Dubai on the way to the famous Dubai Creek . Pay a visit to the famous gold and spice souk. Next stop is at a souvenir shop where you will have time to buy antiques, souvenirs, arts and crafts.

Continue drive towards the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque built in the year 1979 in the tradition of the fatimid mosques of Egypt . Proceeds towards the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel with a stop outside the hotel for photographs. Continue drive into the Palm Jumeirah dubbed as the eighth wonder of the world.

Head towards the famous Sheikh Zayed road highway to view Burj Khalifa Tower, the tallest building in Dubai from a long distance.
Return to your hotel at 2.30 - 3.00 pm.

Afternoon at leisure.
     Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 7 -  Dubai/Safari desert / Dubai
After breakfast at the hotel enjoy morning at leisure.

In the afternoon enjoy Desert Safari tour with dinner
pick up between                                                               3.15 – 3:45 pm. 

 This excursion features luxurious 4 x 4 vehicles that pick guests up directly from their hotel for an evening of adventure. Relax as you are taken out to Dubai desert then, prepare for high-octane fun as your driver takes you on an hour-long dune bashing experience.

 You will stop to take in the sight of the sun setting over the dunes, before you are driven to the camp for a sumptuous BBQ dinner. Sink your teeth into succulent vegetable and non-vegetable dishes while live entertainment such as belly dancing keeps you enthralled.
     Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 8 - Dubai
After breakfast at the hotel, day is free for leisure to enjoy on your own.

Or OPTIONAL
private tour to Sharjah, additional $100.00 per person based on double rate.
(Tour not available on Friday.)

Pick up from hotel between 9.00 - 9.30 am
Sharjah is the place to visit to explore experience and discover the secrets of a unique Arabian lifestyle and Islamic culture. This emirate takes great pride with its commitment to art and preserving the local heritage.

Embark on this unique journey of discovery heading towards Sharjah passing by its beautiful lagoon and green parks. Begin tour with a photo stop at the Blue Mosque after which we drive by the famous Blue Souk renowned for its mosaic work.

Stop at the historical Nabooda House and trace the origins of the early settlers. A visit nearby to a traditional coffee shop is not be missed for a sip of mint tea. Our route then takes us through the heart of the city passing by the majestic King Faisal Mosque, the unique pearl monument and symbol of Sharjah.

Continue on a scenic drive via the Sharjah Corniche to visit the Ajman Fort and Museum where we learn about the Emirates’ past before oil was found.  Return to your hotel. 

Evening free time.
Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 9 - depart
Start your day with the breakfast at the hotel.  Transfer to the Dubai airport for final departure.
(Three hours before your flight timing).

 INCLUSIVE FEATURES
-All  hotels (or similar) as per itinerary
-Daily breakfast and two dinners
-All transfers and multilingual sightseeing by shared car
-4X4 vehicle in desert
-All taxes and service charge

NOT included, accommodation tax to be paid directly to the hotel approximately $4.00.

          COSTS PER PERSON - LAND ONLY
          
Based on double occupancy  - low season
           Travel agents               price from   $ 950.00 (US)
           Companion                  price from   $1050.00 (US) 
You will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates.

UPGRADES and EXTENSIONS are AVAILABLE