Dubai is the second largest of the seven Emirates, which make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is a holiday destination, which offers all the modern luxuries while successfully retaining its traditions and cultural heritage. The sub tropical arid climate of Dubai adds to its many attractions.
Dubai is an energetic metropolis. The creek forms a commercial focal point of the city, a constant and picturesque reminder about the city built on trade. Dubai is famous for the excellence and variety of shopping from the latest electronic gadgetry, designer fashions, antiques and purest gold at best prices. But there is more to Dubai than shopping holidays.
The combination of Sun, sand & sea makes for superb beach holidays in Dubai; explore the city’s history in the narrow alleys of the old town and in museums; golf can be enjoyed at three magnificent courses; fine wining, dining and entertainment in restaurants, bars, discos and nightclubs. One of the landmarks at Dubai -The Jumeirah Beach Hotel is the only seven star hotel in the world.
Duty Free DubaiHoliday Package – 3 days
Day 1 - Dubai Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 - Dubai – City Tour Breakfast. In the morning take a city tour including Jumeirah Mosque, which is a fine example of Islamic architecture. See the Bastakia district of wind towered houses, World Trade Centre, RoyalPalaces and the DubaiMuseum. Take a ride on the Abra or water taxi to the Spice and Gold Souk. The souks are actually a string of shops full of spices and woody fragrance on one side and dazzling jewellery on the other. Overnight.
Day 3 - Dubai Breakfast. Day free for shopping or optionals. Overnight.
Day 4 - Dubai Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Depart.
EXCURSIONS FROM DUBAI
Desert Safari and Sunset Barbeque
A two hour exhilarating dune drive through dipping sands takes you to a traditional campsite constructed deep in the desert. Enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner.
Dubai Dhow Cruise Dubai makes a very pretty picture from the sea. In the evenings the sight of the illuminated city is particularly beautiful. Cruise the creek in one of the traditional dhows for a romantic evening and enjoy a buffet of either continental or oriental cuisine.
Half Day Ajman and Sharjah Tour
The twin cities of Ajman and Sharjah are worth a visit. In Ajman, see the master carpenters build traditional dhows using special skills. Visit the AjmanMuseum, local market and other landmarks. Proceed to Sharjah, the shopper’s haven. The Souk Al Markazi is a treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts. Visit the newly opened Sharjah Gold Souk. One of the many landmarks is King Faisal Mosque, currently the largest mosque in the Emirates.
Full Day Al Ain City Tour
Very appropriately called the ‘Garden City’, the Al Ain Oasis with its rolling dunes and undulating plains is a spectacular sight. Al Ain boasts of one of the largest amusement parks in the country. Visit the Al Ain Museum, housing the most important archaeological findings in the region. See the Camel Market and the Camel Racing Track. Visit the Hili Tombs to see archaeological excavations dating back to 3000 BC.
FullDayAbu DhabiCity Tour Abu Dhabi is an ultra modern city, situated on an island. Towering skyscrapers and glittering glass facades abound everywhere. But a generous sprinkling of parks and gardens help maintain Abu Dhabi’s reputation as being one of the greenest cities in the region. Visit the Petroleum Exhibition to learn all about black gold – oil. Post lunch see the age-old method of building traditional dhows at the dhow harbour. Visit the Al Husn Palace, the oldest building in Abu Dhabi.