Dubai, one of the seven states which make up the United Arab Emirates, plays host to an increasing number of visitors from all across the globe and since it has an ancient tradition of trade it pulls visitors from throughout the Middle East and neighbouring regions. This enigmatic city overwhelms the visitors with its never-ending charm and vivacious energy and magnetizes the travellers looking for something new and exciting. It caters to the demands of the tourists with international facilities in congruence with the adventure of the Middle East and provides with exotic destinations coupled with a cosmopolitan lifestyle. Major Tourist attractions Dubai Museum : Occupying the Al-Fahidi Fort, the city’s oldest building on the Bur Dubai side of Dubai Creek is a great site. A lovely collection of antique khanjars (curved daggers) and a complete grave from the Al-Qusais archaeological site are the major attractions of the museum. One can also see multimedia and interactive displays touch on everything from traditional and modern methods of water conservation to a presentation of the city’s development.
Arrive at the Dubai Airport or the Sharjah Airport, you will have priority clearance through immigration procedures and be assisted by our representative. Our services will also assist you with your baggage and customs formalities. You will then be transfered from the airport to a hotel in the Dubai city area, where you will be check-in and rest at Intercontinental Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart on a half day (4-hour) city tour of Dubai, and then travel back to the hotel. At around 3 to 4pm, we head out on a Dubai Evening Desert Safari, and then return to the hotel for the night.
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out of the hotel as we depart to the East Coast of the UAE, known as Khorfakkan. See different landscapes of the UAE in one day. This tour will take us away from the hustle and bustle of the city. We pass the lush green agricultural area of Dhaid before reaching the Hajar mountains where we stop at a local market where for example locally made pottery, fruits and carpets are sold at bargain prices. From Masafi we start our round trip on the East Coast. Driving through the mountains we will pass wadis - large and small, which are dried out riverbeds formed during millenniums. As we reach the Indian Ocean we will make a short trip to Omani territory as well. At Dibba we visit a local fish market with its abundant and colorful catch. Driving along the coast through small fishing villages, we will arrive to Bidaya mosque, the oldest one in the U.A.E. Our trip continues towards Khor Fakkan - one of the most popular place for scuba diving and snorkeling. The day ends as you spend the night at oceanic hotel.
Following breakfast at hotel, we check-out of the hotel and depart for Hatta, which is the mountainous region of Dubai. On the way, we pass the Bidaya Mosque and pass through the Emirate of Fujairah, where we will visit the Fujairah Fort. We pass through the city of Kalba before driving though wadis (natural pools) as we arrive in Hatta. In Hatta, we visit the Hatta village and Hatta Fort before checking into a hotel in Hatta for the night.
We have some breakfast before checking out of the Hatta hotel and departing for Al Ain. Al-Ain, known as the Garden City, is one of the oldest settlements in the region. It is a stunningly green city with an incredible number of public parks and numerous green houses. Al Ain is one of the agricultural centers of the Emirates and also a university town & the birthplace of the President of the U.A.E. Our first visit, on arrival to this oasis town surrounded by red sand, is to the most important museum in the UAE where you can see artifacts from a famous excavation site nearby, ancient Arabic manuscript and royal treasures. Next is a trip to the quaint camel market where you have a good opportunity to observe these extraordinary “ships of desert”. We continue the tour with a visit to the nearby oasis village of Buraimi at Omani territory, where we will also have lunch. The village is an exciting experience with it’s old forts, date palm groves and 2000 year old irrigation systems called Falaj, which are still in use. Afterwards we proceed to Hili gardens, the excavation site of a tomb dating back 3000 B.C. and other archaeological discoveries. The day ends as you spend the night at a hotel in Al Ain.
Today we will depart to the capital of the United Emirates Arab's known as Abu Dhabi, after having breakfast and checking out of the hotel. This tour is the ideal way to discover the beautiful capital of Abu Dhabi. On arrival to this center of Oil business and administration we visit the Petroleum Exhibition where we are sown a film about the amazing development in Abu Dhabi during the last 30 years. Afterwards we will stop at a carpet market where a huge variety of fabulous carpets from all around the world are sold. Our tour continues to the old Souk where you can experience the bustle of everday life and the magnificient Abu Dhabi Corniche up to the end of the breakwater that stretches out into the sea, giving you a splendid view of the city skyline. Our tour ends with a short round at the Dhow yard where traditional boats are built the same way they have been for hundreds of years. We then check into a Abu Dhabi hotel for the night.
We check-out of the Abu Dhabi hotel after breakfast and depart to Dubai, where we will check into a hotel. The remaining part of the day is open for your to do whatever you wish.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transfered to the Dubai Airport or the Sharjah Airport for your departure.
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