Tour Highlights

    9 Day United Arab Emirates - Featuring Dubai & Abu Dhabi

    Early Booking Discount:

    $100 Early Bird Discount with deposit by May 16, 2017
    $50 Early Bird Discount with deposit by August 16, 2017

    Included in the price:

  • Round trip airfare from New York (including fuel surcharge & taxes)
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations in 4 & 5 star hotels
  • Breakfast daily plus 6 dinners and one lunch
  • Deluxe motor coach transportation with English speaking guides
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Not Included:

  • Meals not mentioned
  • Single Supplement $550.00
  • Tips $120.00
  • Travel insurance
  • Contact:

    Benni Loadholt | benni8561@hotmail.com | 347-371-3975

    Itinerary

    Extensions

    DAY 1 - NEW YORK/DUBAI

    We depart from our local International Airport for our journey to the United Arab Emirates. Dinner and breakfast will be served on fl ight.

    DAY 2 - DUBAI

    Upon our arrival in Dubai we will met by our representative and do a panoramic city tour before we transfer to the hotel for dinner overnight. (D)

    DAY 3 - DUBAI

    After breakfast we discover the historic sites of Dubai with a city tour. The tour includes a visit to Al Fahidi Fort, which houses the Dubai Museum, built around 1787. Renovated in 1971 for use as a museum, its colorful life size dioramas vividly depict everyday life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate scenes from the Creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, the souk, date farms and desert and marine life. Continue to Al Bastakiya to explore the old part of Dubai, then cross the creek in an Abra (water taxi) to visit spice and Gold souk. Savor the scents of the souk before our return, where we will be given time to shop at Dubai's famous gold souk. The journey leads to a drive through Sheik Zayed Road which has imposing skyscrapers lined up on either side, also we will drive pass High highness sheikh palace. The tour ends with a stop at the iconic landmark of Dubai, the Burj Al Arab Hotel, where you will have time to take some photos of the sail-like building before proceeding to Jumeirah, the picturesque palace and residential area of Dubai that is also home to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. Tour ends with visit to World tallest tower, Burj Khalifa. Soaring high at 555 meters, At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY is fi ttingly Dubai's most iconic destination. Get ready to enjoy exclusive access to the redefi ned, highest outdoor observatory in the world, spread across levels 148 and 125 of Burj Khalifa. Your journey begins when you step into the At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY lounge, from where you will be personally escorted to a dedicated elevator. Inside, watch in amazement as specially designed projections give you the feeling of fl ying over global landmarks as you ascend to Level 125. Return to the hotel for some leisure time, dinner and overnight. (B, D)

    DAY 4 - DUBAI/SHARJAH

    After breakfast we depart for tour of Sharjah, the “Pearl of the Gulf,” is the third largest emirate and the only one to enjoy coastline on both the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Our fi rst stop will be Quran roundabout, it's not mere structures of concrete and sand, but monuments that speak of the country's rich history. Then we will proceed king Faizal Mosque passing by Sharjah Fish Market. King Faisal Mosque earns the honour of being the largest among Sharjah's mosques and named after King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, former Ruler of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Built in 1984 and opened to believers by 1987, King Faisal Mosque holds lectures at night during Ramadan on Hadith, Fiqh, Aqidah and how to pray. Most visitors start their explorations of Sharjah in the Heritage Area, located near the Corniche. In the Heritage Area, you'll fi nd the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, the beautifully restored Al Hisn Fort and the Souq al-Arsah, thought to be the oldest souk in the United Arab Emirates. Sharjah is worth a visit for the Al Markazi Souk, or Blue Souk, alone. This multistory market contains more than 600 stalls selling all sorts of clothing, souvenirs and housewares, and it's considered one of the best places in the region to buy Arabian rugs. Dinner and Overnight. (B,D)

    DAY 5 - SHARJAH/KHORFAKKAN AND FUJAIRAH

    After breakfast we will explore the dramatic canyons and rocky valleys of the Hajar Mountains on the UAE's east coast on a 4x4 safari, Drive through scenic mountains and oasis. We will depart from Ras Al Khaimah and heads towards the east cost of the U.A.E. Our fi rst stop will be Friday market where we will stop for a quick refreshment. Then tour leads to one of the oldest mosque called “ Bidia Mosque” passing by masafi . We begin the off- road part of this tour as we head through the steep and rugged Hajar mountain range. we spend the next couple of hours enjoying the natural beauty and rugged landscape. you will be able to see huge canyons, deep gorges and rocky valleys and small villages…..enjoy picnic-style lunch at top of the mountain and drive back to Khorfakkan and Fujairah. Dinner and Overnight (B,D)

    DAY 6 - KHORFAKKAN AND FUJAIRAH/AL AIN

    After breakfast our tour will lead us to beautiful Garden City of Al Ain, the greenest area of all the Emirates and birthplace of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, 1st president of the United Arab Emirates. Drive through the ever-changing desert landscape, before reaching the Hajar Mountains. Then, upon arrival in Al Ain, step back in time at Hili Gardens, famous for the archaeological excavations of the third millennium BC. Continue to the Al Ain Museum, exploring the archaeology and ethnography of the Emirates. Al Ain National Museum, located next to the Sultan or Eastern Fort, is the oldest museum in the UAE. It was built under the direction of HH the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan who believed that a country without a past has “neither a present nor a future”. Next stop will be Jebel Hafeet - UAE's highest peak, giving you stunning views of the desert . At the foot of Jebel Hafeet are hot water Springs ideal for bathing tired feet in steaming therapeutic waters. We will also stop at the Camel Market, the largest camel market in the UAE, recently renovated to entertain guests all the more. We will end the tour with visit to Al Ain Zoo, home to some the world's last remaining white lions and tigers. The beautifully designed Al Ain zoo offers you the chance to get up close to the animals, while strolling through the wonderful gardens and enclosures. Dinner and Overnight. (B,D)

    DAY 7 - AL AIN/ABU DHABI

    Today our tour will allow us to visit a selection of carefully-chosen Highlights of UAE Capital and largest emirates “Abu Dhabi”. Tour begins with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, a vision of white domes, minarets and courtyards. Named after Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder and fi rst President of the UAE, it was offi cially opened in the Islamic month of Ramadan in 2007. This is one of the most magnifi cent mosques in the world to allow access to Non – Muslims. Appropriate clothing is mandatory for the mosque as Ladies must cover their arms, legs, and hair. Men must wear long trousers (no shorts). Traditional clothing can be provided at the mosque upon arrival. The journey continues to the heart of city, driving through the Emirates Palace, continuing to Abu Dhabi Corniche which will shimmering skyscrapers, villas and palaces line our route along the beautiful Cornich with its blue gulf waters and enticing offshore islands. Then visit the Heritage Village giving you an insight into the rich culture and heritage of the nation. The tour concludes at the Abu Dhabi Marina mall, home to many luxury brands and numerous food outlets. Finally we pass by the Yas Island, home to the popular Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Water World, Yas Mall and Ferrari World which is an insight into the city's visions for the future. Dinner and Overnight (B,D)

    DAY 8 - ABU DHABI/DUBAI

    After breakfast we will be picked up by the 4 WD vehicles. The jeeps will speed through the desert of the golden sand dunes. The dune bashing or desert driving continues with the thrill of going up and down the dunes provoking many shrieks and laughter full of excitement. This safari gives us the opportunity to discover the desert within a few hours. On this tour we will experience the thrill of driving up and down golden yellow sand dunes in our 4WD vehicles. Driving over the high sand dunes, the route leads to our campsite, which is set in a serene enclave and especially decorated to give it an authentic Arabic ambience. Here we relax in the clam and silence of the desert under the starlit sky, surrounded by majestic sand dunes, which seem to glow by the light of the setting sun. A sumptuous Arabian style BBQ of various succulent fresh meats and salads will be served. After dinner smoke a shisha or relax and gaze at the amazing galaxy of stars....this is interrupted by the loud Arabic music which invites our belly dancer for her professional performance... we will be surprised to see how many people join the dance fl oor by the end of the performance! (B,D)

    DAY 9 - DUBAI

    Today after breakfast we transfer to the airport for our fl ight home. Arrive the same day with a lifetime of memories.

    * (B,L,D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Benni Loadholt - 9 Day United Arab Emirates 
    2018 Dates & PricesLand OnlyAir & Land
    Feb 16$2598$3498

    * Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information: Airline taxes and fuel surcharges are included in the package price and are subject to change until time of ticketing.


    Entry Requirements:
    US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.

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