- Exotik Journeys
8 Day Discover Dubai
CruisePlus Land Offer
May 4, 2020
Exotik Journeys Land Tour
With its iconic skylines of high-rises and world-famous beach resorts, the United Arab Emirates has become a favourite for family holidays and city breaks. Landmark tourist attractions such as Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s modern Sheikh Zayed Mosque, have branded the UAE as the most modern luxury destination!
Highlights & Nearby Attractions
- Enjoy the fun of a dune drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
- Follow your entertaining guide through the famous Spice and Gold Souks of Dubai
- Explore the sights and landmarks of capital city Abu Dhabi
What we are Including
- Roundtrip international airfare from Vancouver
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- 7 nights in a standard room at Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Mall (4*) or similar
- Daily breakfast and one dinner
- Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary with English speaking guides
*Please note: optional excursions, additional meals, and gratuities are extra and are not included.
DAY 1 DUBAI WEDNESDAY ARRIVALMeet and greet by our representative and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 2 DUBAI - DUNE DINNER SAFARIEnjoy a half day at leisure to get used to your surroundings and do some exploring. In the evening, the desert is the ideal venue for a magical and memorable evening. Watch the sun go down as you drive through the dunes to arrive at a traditional Bedouin style camp where a delicious dinner awaits. Leave your hotel and the city behind driving into the desert with your entertaining safari guide in four-wheel drive Land Cruisers. Enjoy the fun of a dune drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Stop to watch a falcon display (weather permitting). At sunset, stop for photos from the top of a dune. Arrive at the Bedouinstyle camp where desert activities and a bonfire await. Try a camel ride, sand-boarding and henna hand painting or relax on large carpets and cushions with an aromatic shisha. Move to the seating area and sample an Arabic style, three-course buffet. For those aged 21 and over, enjoy adult beverages (except on the eve of religious holidays). Watch a belly dancing performance (except in Ramadan and during religious holidays) Enjoy the tranquility of the desert and the stars in the night sky. (B/D)
DAY 3 DUBAI TRADITIONAL CITY TOURMorning at leisure. This afternoon a city tour will cover Dubai's rich history and tradition. The tour starts with pickup from your hotel and drive to the traditional side of Dubai. On the way, pass by Zabeel Palace. Arriving on the older side of the city, drive past the Al Fahidi Cultural Neighborhood to see the famous wind-tower architecture and cobbled streets. Visit Dubai Museum to learn about the rich heritage. Crossing from the Bur Dubai side of the Creek, take a traditional abra (water taxi) to the Deira side. Follow the entertaining guide through the famous Spice and Gold Souks of Dubai. The tour ends after some leisure time in the Souk, and return to your hotel (B)
DAY 4-5 DUBAI – FREE DAYSTwo full days at leisure to explore this ultra-modern and fascinating city or spend some time on the beach. (B)
DAY 6 DUBAI – FUJAIRAH – DUBAI (EAST COAST TOUR)Take a day to explore the picturesque East Coast of the United Arab Emirates. From quaint fishing villages to mountain canyons and beautiful beaches, this tour visits the highlights of the East Coast. From your hotel, drive along the desert highways and into the Hajar Mountains. Crossing through the mountains, head to the East Coast. Your first stop will be at the Fujairah Fort and museum. On the way to Al Aqah in Fujairah, stop for a photo at Bidiyah Mosque, the oldest and smallest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. Stop for lunch at a beach-side hotel with time after lunch to swim in the beautiful ocean. On the return journey, drive through Dibba and its new Corniche. In the little town of Masafi, shop at the Friday Market, open daily, to browse local crafts, pottery and carpets. Lunch not included in the tour price. (B)
DAY 7 DUBAI · ABU DHABI · DUBAIExplore the sights and landmarks of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. From the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to Yas Island, this tour takes in all of the capital's sights. Leave Dubai along Sheikh Zayed Road. Stop for refreshments on Yas Island, with views of the Yas Marina F1 Circuit. Visit the traditional fruit, vegetable and date market. Pass by the dhow and fish market area to see traders at work. Stop at Marina Mall and opt to have lunch at one of the cafes. Lunch is not included in the tour price due to the variety of options available. Drive along the Abu Dhabi Corniche. Pass the Emirates Palace Hotel, Al Bateen area and the palaces. Tour Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Leaving Abu Dhabi behind, return to Dubai and to your hotel. (B)
DAY 8 DUBAICheck out from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)
Bringing travel dreams to lifeExotik Journeys is a combination of what was once Exotik Tours partnered with Boomerang tours. The company offers an incredible number of exhilarating land tours to some of the most desirable locations around the world. Travel is the passion of everyone that works at Exotik, You can guarantee an incredible experience. Exotik carefully crafts every vacation adventure package to ensure you'll return home with memories that will last a lifetime. Offering a variety of tours that cater to virtually every type of traveler. If you wish to see the world independently, with a group of like-minded travelers, or with a private guide; Exotik Journeys have you covered with a perfect vacation package.
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- Expertly guided tours
- Ample free time
- Exciting destinations
- Some amenities included