Known for their old-world opulence and modern luxury, the UAE cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai are essential destinations for any traveler who wants a well-rounded view of world culture.
Depart Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) or Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on an overnight flight to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Emirates Airlines.
Arrive Dubai. Transfer to The Address Dubai Marina Hotel in Dubai where you will check in for your six-night stay. Balance of the evening is at leisure.
Optional Day. Shopping, Spa Day, Leisure, Pool Day, Oman Day Trip.
Full day guided city tour of Dubai
The tour includes a magnificent view of Dubai Creek. Visit the Dubai Museum, where the city’s past with all its developing stages is recorded, and then take an Abra–a traditional boat to cross the Creek. Explore the popular Spice & Gold Souk with its narrow passages lined with small stores selling every herb and spice under the sun. The Gold Souk offers a huge selection of jewelry made from gold, silver, diamonds and other precious metals and stones. Next , stop at the Jumeirah Mosque – Dubai’s most beautiful mosque and one of only a handful in the UAE that are open to non-Muslims. Later, at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, after ascending 1477 feet in a high-speed elevator, experience “At the Top” observation deck where you’ll be greeted by breathtaking, unobstructed 360-degree views of the city, desert and ocean and one of the world’s largest shopping malls, the Dubai Mall.
After a morning at leisure, explore Dubai on your own. Sunset Cruise Dubai Marina
Full day of leisure, explore Dubai on your own. Optional Desert Sand Barbecue and Dancing Show.
Morning at leisure and independent lunch. In the afternoon, safari guides will take you in a 4-wheel drive into the golden sand dunes of Arabia. Experience the thrill of a lifetime while riding through the dunes. Enjoy a beautiful scenic sunset overlooking the desert, from where you continue to a Bedouin campsite to enjoy camel riding, Henna design, Arabic coffee, local dresses, soft drinks, tea, a “Hubbly Bubbly” and delicious BBQ buffet. Adding to the atmosphere of the night is an enchanting belly dancer performing to the Arabic rhythms. Price: $55 per person.
Depart the Dubai International Airport for your flight home.