Dubai Highlights

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Dubai Highlights

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PRIVATE TOUR - 5 DAY SAMPLE ITINERARY

FROM $2165+

Private Tour Highlights

  • Explore the Arabian Desert and have a barbecue dinner while enjoying a traditional dance performance.
  • Enjoy Dubai's unique architecture and see the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
  • Visit Abu Dhabi and have lunch at the Emirates Palace
  • Go on an evening walking food tour and experience all the different smells of a spice market.
  • Learn about the Emirati culture
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Tour Overview

Enjoy the highlights of Dubai! Experience some of the amazing things this city has to offer. Dubai is the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates. The city is especially well known for its modern architecture but there is a rich culture to be discovered as well. Explore the nearby desert and find plenty of adventure to be found. Dubai is filled with plenty of excitement!

Marvel over the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. See other iconic landmarks of Dubai such as the Burj Al Arab Hotel and Jumeirah Mosque. After seeing the modern side of Dubai, switch gears and explore a more historic side of the city. Begin in Al Bastakiya, the old part of the city, and visit the museum located in Al Fahidi Fort. Enjoy a water taxi ride across the Creek. Take in the many wonderful smells while wandering through the spice souk and end the afternoon shopping in Dubai’s iconic gold souk.

Finally, explore the wonders of the desert with an exciting dune drive. Watch the beautiful sunset in the desert. Choose to take part in a camel ride, sand boarding, or a henna design. Enjoy a performance of a traditional folk dance “Tanoura”. Indulge in Arabian hospitality with dates, Arabic coffee and the Shisha (the Arabic water pipe).

Inclusions
Price includes domestic and regional flights within the itinerary; all hotel accommodations including daily continental or buffet breakfast and daily city tax; all transfers between airports and hotels with assistance and baggage handling; guided tours in English including entrance fees.
Exclusions

International airfare (unless specifically included), airport departure taxes that must be paid on-site, gratuities, meals not mentioned, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages with meals, early / late check-out, room service, visa fees/services and other personal items or services not mentioned.

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Pricing Details
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Double £$2165 £$2403 £$2907 £$6251
Single £$3661 £$4136 £$5152 £$11833

Prices shown above are per person. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability. Prices include local airfare (where applicable), hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; all transfers with baggage handling, all guided tours in English and all entrance fees.

Trip Type:

All our trips are operated on a private basis unless specified otherwise. This is only a sample itinerary; your Yampu Tour Consultant will personalize this trip for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!

Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Arrival in Dubai

Upon arrival in Dubai, airport reception and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

In the evening, go on a walking food tour. With influences from all over the world contributing to Dubai's rich food scene, there isn't a single cuisine on the planet that can't be found in the city. However the undoubted king of the Dubai culinary landscape has to be Middle Eastern cuisine, with countries from all over the region, including its own traditional Emirati-creating a culinary hybrid that has become synonymous with the city. One of the best ways to get a feel of a place and really digest the local culture is through walking the streets and discovering the local food," says Arva. This four-hour Middle Eastern-themed walking tour goes through the backstreets of Deira, where one can gobble everything from freshly baked Egyptian feteer to green hummus, Emirati cuisine and traditional Syrian pistachio ice-cream. ...read less

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Day
2

Dubai City Highlights

Dubai is a city that provides a new surprise at every turn, with a rich blend of the old and the new. It is a city of ages that rises out of the desert and crowns the gulf coast with its presence. This journey begins with the magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing by the heritage area of Bastakiya, full of ancient wind towered houses built by wealthy merchants. Move on to the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, where the Dubai Museum holds precious archives of the city's past, as well as chronicles of its developing stages. Next, board an Abra, a traditional boat, to cross the Creek for a visit to the Spice Market and the Gold Souk. On the way to Burj Al Arab, the most luxurious hotel in the world have the opportunity to stop for a photo shoot next to Jumeirah Mosque- an architectural landmark of Dubai. The highlight of the tour is the experience of savoring delicious cuisines amidst the magical atmosphere of Burj Al Arab. ...read less

Day
3

Visit Sharjah and Explore the Arabian Desert

For those looking to spend a day exploring the rich cultural heritage of the UAE in depth, 'Sharjah City Tour' is the perfect answer. Declared as the 'Cultural Capital of the UAE', Sharjah is a lively city with interesting artifacts in every corner and houses several museums and commercial centers. Enjoy a visit to colorful Arabian souks, learn about the Islamic culture and enjoy panoramic views of the city on this trip.

In the evening, go on a desert safari. The golden sand dunes of the desert will enable a thrill of a life time. The safari provides the opportunity to see the sand of Arabia in 4x4 vehicles. The first stop in the desert will be a stop on the highest sand dune to view the beautiful sunset and to have a refreshing mineral water. Continue the drive to the authentic Bedouin campsite right in the heart of the deep desert, where henna design, local dresses, soft drinks, water, tea or coffee are offered. Try some camel rides and savor the local Hubbly Bubbly (water pipe), available in different flavors. Adding to the atmosphere of the night, an enchanting belly dancer performs a traditional dance to the rhythm of Arabic music. To top it all, a delicious barbecue buffet dinner is served under the stars.
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4

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the residence of the Federal National Council. Recognized as one of the world's largest producers of oil, Abu Dhabi, is undergoing a massive diversification of its economy and is investing in many different areas such as commerce, tourism and culture. This journey begins in Dubai, traveling past the world's largest man made port at Jebel Ali, and mega airport "Dubai World Central" and onward for the less than two hour drive to Abu Dhabi. Be spellbound by the splendor of the new additions to Abu Dhabi's skyline, as well as the grandiose Grand Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the world. The journey continues through the heart of the city where one can see the famous Union Square, that houses symbolic themes inspired by the customs of the country. After a short drive along the Corniche, arrive to the Heritage Village. Browse and buy souvenirs in the Village and have the opportunity to enjoy shopping at the up market Abu Dhabi Marina Mall. Lunch at one of the most luxurious and unique hotels in the world, Emirates Palace, will add the finishing touch to the day. ...read less

Day
5

Depart Dubai

At the appropriate time, be met at the hotel to transfer back to the Dubai airport for the departing flight.

At the appropriate time, be met at the hotel to transfer back to the Dubai airport for the departing flight.

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Places You'll See

  • Dubai

    Dubai is one of seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Since the country’s establishment in 1971, Dubai has become a major global city and acts as one of the largest business hubs in the Middle East. Dubai is known for its modern architecture and is home to the world’s current tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The city is associated with all things luxurious, offering many luxury shopping and hotel options.

  • Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates. The city is home to many oil company headquarters and government buildings. In the past decade, Abu Dhabi has increased its seen an increase in tourism, offering attractions such as the Formula 1 race track and Ferrari World. Abu Dhabi is one of the most modern cities in the world and offers many luxurious hotels and malls.

Hotel Options

3 Star Properties

Dubai : Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai

Dubai : Rove City Centre Dubai

Dubai : Rove Downtown Dubai

Dubai : Citymax Hotel Al Barsha

4 Star Properties

Dubai : Four Points by Sheraton-Downtown Dubai

Dubai : Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

Dubai : Four Points by Sheraton-Sheikh Zayed Road

5 Star Properties

Dubai : Auris Plaza Dubai Al Barsha

Luxury Properties

Dubai : Atlantis-The Palm Dubai

Dubai : One and Only-The Royal Mirage-The Palm Dubai

Dubai : Palazzo Versace Dubai

Dubai : Shangri-La Hotel Dubai

Dubai : One and Only-The Royal Mirage-Arabian Court

Dubai : One and Only-The Royal Mirage-Residence and Spa

Dubai : One and Only-The Royal Mirage-The Palace

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