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

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES and JORDAN - LAND ONLY
2019
11 Days

DAILY departures

For travel agents and companions
Please call for a quote for your passengers


Also available Jordan 6 days, UAE 6 days, UAE 9 days

DUBAI / DESERT SAFARI / ABU DHABI / SHARJAH /
AMMAN / JERASH / PETRA / DEAD SEA

Day 1    Arrive Dubai     WELCOME to UAE !!!"
You will be met airport and transferred to your hotel.
       Overnight DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON AL BARSHA, Dubai

Day 2   Dubai / cruise dinner
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.

In the evening, transfer for the traditional Arabian Dhow cruise buffet dinner.  Cruise along the moonlit creek while viewing the brilliantly-illuminated skyline. 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 we welcome you 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 3     Dubai / Sharjah / Dubai
Day at leisure
or

OPTIONAL SHARJAH private tour - additional $100.00 per person
(not available on Fridays)
Pick up from hotel between 9.00 - 9.30 am
to  start with a city tour of Sharjah, well known as “cultural capital of the Emirates”.  Visit the Sharjah’s Museum of Islamic civilization, the first of its kind in the UAE. Its most outstanding feature is its majestic, gift central dome, decorated on the inside with an intricate mosaic depicting the night sky of the zodiac. 

Stop at the famous Souk Al Arsa, the oldest souk in the UAE, where you will find a treasure trove of carpets, jewelry and handicrafts.  

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

Day 4      Dubai / Desert Safari / Barbecue Dinner
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.

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

Day 5     Dubai / Abu Dhabi / Dubai
After breakfast you’ll be picked up from your hotel.

Pickup: between                                                    08:30 – 09:00am
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.

 Your journey begins with a drive past the man-made port of Jebel Ali on a two drive to the capital city taking in the desert landscape studded with acacia trees enroute. Our first stop is at the breath-taking Sheikh Zayed Mosque for a photo stop. Then head to the Heritage Village to watch the Bedouins at their workshops.

Next travel 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. Proceed to the Breakwater Island for a break at the Marina Mall.

 Continue with 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.

Tour ends with a drive thru YAS Island and photo stop at Ferrari park before heading back to Dubai.

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

Day 6    Dubai /  Amman / Jerash / Amman
After breakfast transfer to airport for your flight to Amman.  

Upon arrival, clear customs and pick up your luggage.  Our representative will meet you outside the luggage area.  That person will  be holding a sign with your name on it.  From the airport you will be transfer to your hotel.   

Dinner at hotel.
       Overnight AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL,  Amman

Day 7   Amman / Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Wadi Al Mujib / Kerak / Petra
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for a tour to south of Amman to visit Madaba and Mount Nebo the highest in the Moabit range which has been a center for pilgrimages since earliest Christian times. Which Madaba has some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world including the famous 6th century mosaic map of Palestine. Drive to the all inspiring Wadi Mujib along the Moabit ridge to Kerak Castle.

Kerak is the largest late Islamic Castle in Jordan.  It was initially constructed in the Crusader period and expanded and refortified during the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods. 

After that continue to Petra for overnight and dinner.
     Overnight PETRA PANORAMA HOTEL, Petra

Day 8     Petra
After breakfast at the hotel, begin a full day tour to the Red Rose City Petra including an unforgettable trip to the Siq. 

Proceed by foot until you reach the Treasury.  Two hours with the local guide will give a brief history of the city the greatest tourist attraction in the Middle East. The Nabateans carved this capital of theirs from the livingrock of the surrounding mountains in Petra.

Among other monuments for the visitors today are Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal arch, the Amphitheater and Monastery.

Arrive at hotel for overnight.
     Overnight PETRA PANORAMA HOTEL, Petra

Day 9    Petra / Dead Sea
After breakfast drive to little Petra (Al-Beidah) approximately 5 miles from the city. The ruins of the ancient village date back some 9000 years and, like Jericho constitute one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Middle East.

Continue driving approximately 65 miles south to Wadi Rum.  The area is a vast silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and pastle-colored desert.  It is the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert.

Begin a  two hour drive in a  4X4 vehicle tour inside the desert then arrive at the Dead Sea area for dinner and overnight.
     Overnight DEAD SEA SPA HOTEL, Dead Sea

Day 10     Dead Sea / Amman / Ajlun / Jerash / Amman
After breakfast return to Amman.

Amman panoramic city tour, the capital, safe, friendly, and modern, Above the city the ancient Citadel listens as Amman reveals its past.  Known in the old Testament as Rabbath Ammon and in Greco-Roman times as Philadelphia, you will visit the Amphitheater, the Citadel, and old Amman.

 Proceed through the pine forests and olive groves until you reach the ancient Greco Roman city of Jerash. The local guide will take you for a tour through the colonnaded street, amphitheater, churches, temples and the vast Roman Forum.  

Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
       Overnight AMMAN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL,  Amman

Day 11     Amman / departure
After breakfast transfer to Amman airport for departure.

 INCLUSIVE FEATURES
- All 4 star hotels (or similar) and meals as per itinerary
- Daily breakfast,  and seven dinners
- In UAE transfers and multilingual sightseeing by shared car
- Dhow cruise in Dubai
- Desert Safari in Dubai
- In Jordan all transfers and sightseeing by PRIVATE car with English speaking driver
- Horse ride in Petra
- All taxes and service charges

NOT included
Flight from Dubai to Amman - approximately $280.00 per person
Accommodation tax to be paid directly to hotel in Dubai for approximately $4.00 per night

COSTS PER PERSON - LAND ONLY
Based on double occupancy - Low Season
Travel agents from  $1750.00 (US)
Companions from   $1850.00 (US)

You will be traveling with regular passengers, but paying travel agent rates in UAE. In Jordan
transfers and sightseeing by PRIVATE car with English speaking driver.

EXTENSIONS and UPGRADES are available
Please note that in the UAE many conventions are planned all year round.  There will be some dates where supplement must be charged by hotel.