Explore Dubai and More! | Yampu Tours

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Explore Dubai and More!

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$ 3415 8 days Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Private

Tour Highlights

  • Unwind on the man-made island shaped like a palm tree
  • Marvel at the impressive, one-of-a-kind architecture of Dubai
  • Look skyward at the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa
  • Indulge in scrumptious and exotic local Middle Eastern cuisine
  • Learn about the rich Emirati culture
  • Bring out your inner explorer with a journey through the Arabian desert
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Tour Details

Get ready to Explore Dubai and more! Recently, Dubai has become a prominent global city and an important business hub in the Middle East. The city has a unique blend of modernization, Emirati culture, and adventure. See why Dubai is known for its iconic modern architecture by experience views of The Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world. Then take part in a booming nightlife, view the man-made island in the shape of a palm tree, watch a light show at one of the world’s largest performing fountains, or take a ride on Dubai’s trolley.

Spend a day immersed in Emirati culture. Begin by visiting the Jumeirah Mosque to get questions answered about religion and traditions. Wander through the Old Souk in Bur Dubai (an Arabic inspired market) and indulge in all the Middle Eastern flavors found in Dubai on a walking food tour.

Explore the city of Sharjah, the neighboring emirate of Dubai. See some of Sharjah’s most iconic mosques. Visit the Islamic Civilization Museum and stroll through the markets in Sharjah’s “Old Town”. Tour the Sharjah Heritage museum where travelers can learn about the local culture, traditions, and architecture.

Get ready for an adventure. Take an evening trip to the desert. Have the opportunity to sand board, ride a camel, and try a henna design. Watch the beautiful sunset in the desert while enjoying a barbecue dinner. Enjoy a performance of traditional folk dances and try the Arabic coffee and the Shisha (the Arabic water pipe).

Finish the trip by exploring the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi. Enjoy the city’s exciting architecture, an award-winning, fully recyclable building, the largest man-made port in the world and one of the world’s largest mosques.

Country Notes:

United Arab Emirates:
A valid passport is required to travel and should have at least 6 months validity after your return home. You should have at least 2 blank pages per country that you are visiting. If your passport does not meet this requirement at the time of departure, you can be denied boarding for your international flight and may consequently incur additional expenses.

Although a visa is required for US citizens to enter the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it is free of charge and can be obtained upon arrival at the airport. The visa is valid for 30 days. If you plan to stay longer, you can request more time from the immigration officer at the airport or contact the local immigration office in the UAE and request an extension. For more information, please visit http://www.uae-embassy.org/visas-passports/us-citizens. You do not need to apply for a visa if you are a US citizen and are merely connecting in the UAE (ie, you are not leaving the airport). Please verify this information with your local consulate.

Please note you will need to pay the Tourism dirhams at your hotel: As per the mandate by Government of Dubai (DTCM) effective from 31st March 2014 an additional “Tourism Dirham” fee of AED 20 on a per bedroom per night basis is charged and is required to be paid at the hotel directly by the guests.

For up to date information on recommended and required vaccinations and general health travel tips for the UAE please visit http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list/, then use the drop down menu to select the countries you are visiting. Please consult with your physician for clarification or concerns regarding recommended or required vaccinations.


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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Double £$3415 £$3830 £$4719 £$10565
Single £$5503 £$6334 £$8111 £$19804

Prices shown above are per person, in US Dollars ($) or Pound Sterling (£) for residents in the UK. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability.

Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Arrival in Dubai

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

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

Day
2

Modern Dubai Experience

Dubai Today offers visitors a myriad Experience- from the unforgettable charms of the traditional souks to inspiring imposing Skyscrapers. The journey starts at the world's tallest building, 'Burj Khalifa', situated above The Dubai Mall one of the world's largest shopping malls, where there is an opportunity to visit the 50 meter long aquarium and visualize the exotic wonders of aquatic life firsthand through breathtaking views. The journey continues to Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, a man made island that read more...

Dubai Today offers visitors a myriad Experience- from the unforgettable charms of the traditional souks to inspiring imposing Skyscrapers. The journey starts at the world's tallest building, 'Burj Khalifa', situated above The Dubai Mall one of the world's largest shopping malls, where there is an opportunity to visit the 50 meter long aquarium and visualize the exotic wonders of aquatic life firsthand through breathtaking views. The journey continues to Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, a man made island that has become a potent symbol of the Emirate. Have a photo stop opposite the ultra-luxurious Atlantis the Palm hotel. The unforgettable journey will end at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a colorful and vibrant market in an Arabian city. Winding paths and passageways will lead through a real Arabic bazaar like ambiance mixing high end boutiques, local artisans and delicious cuisines in an explosion of sensations that finish in beautiful views towards the canals of the resort Madinat Jumeirah and the stunning vista of the Burj Al Arab. ...read less

Day
3

Classic Dubai Experience

It has been said that Dubai is a city of ages that rises out of the desert and crowns the Gulf Coast with its presence. The city is in constant motion and renewal, offering a unique blend of the old and the new, making it one of the most fascinating destinations in the world. The route starts with a magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing by the heritage area of Bastakiya, with its charming wind towered houses built by wealthy merchants. Move on to the 225 year old Al Fahidi Fort, where the Dubai Museum holds read more...

It has been said that Dubai is a city of ages that rises out of the desert and crowns the Gulf Coast with its presence. The city is in constant motion and renewal, offering a unique blend of the old and the new, making it one of the most fascinating destinations in the world. The route starts with a magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing by the heritage area of Bastakiya, with its charming wind towered houses built by wealthy merchants. Move on to the 225 year old Al Fahidi Fort, where the Dubai Museum holds precious archives and memories of the city's past, as well as chronicles of its developing stages. Just a few streets on, board an Abra, a traditional wooden boat, to cross the Creek for a visit to the Spice Market and the Gold Souk. Here find some of the best jewelry in town. Boarding the vehicle again have the opportunity to stop for a photo shoot next to Jumeirah Mosque- an architectural landmark of Dubai, and as finale to the journey, pass in front of Burj Al Arab.

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. Held during the cooler months, this four-hour Middle Eastern-themed walking tour takes you through the backstreets of Deira, to gobble everything from freshly baked Egyptian feteer to green hummus, Emirati cuisine and traditional Syrian pistachio ice-cream. ...read less

Day
4

Visit Sharjah, the cultural capital

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 the trip. Enjoy time in three of Sharjah's museums, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah Science Museum, and the read more...

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 the trip. Enjoy time in three of Sharjah's museums, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah Science Museum, and the Sharjah Maritime Museum. ...read less

Day
5

Explore the Arabian Desert

The golden sand dunes of the desert will enable the thrill of a life time. The safari gives an opportunity to see the sand of Arabia in 4x4 vehicles. Arrive to the desert and stop on the highest sand dune to view the beautiful sunset and 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), read more...

The golden sand dunes of the desert will enable the thrill of a life time. The safari gives an opportunity to see the sand of Arabia in 4x4 vehicles. Arrive to the desert and stop on the highest sand dune to view the beautiful sunset and 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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Day
6

East Coast Tour

Terrain changes from colorful desert landscape to spectacular mountains scenery, passing through the agricultural areas of Al Dhaid on the way to the East Coast and the Gulf of Oman. The Gulf coastline is scattered with quaint small fishing villages including the old village of Dibba, once strategically important, and with a stunning view of the Indian Ocean. Shop for local handiwork, pottery and carpets at the Friday Market, or gaze upon the striking view of the canyon and the wadis which still display the read more...

Terrain changes from colorful desert landscape to spectacular mountains scenery, passing through the agricultural areas of Al Dhaid on the way to the East Coast and the Gulf of Oman. The Gulf coastline is scattered with quaint small fishing villages including the old village of Dibba, once strategically important, and with a stunning view of the Indian Ocean. Shop for local handiwork, pottery and carpets at the Friday Market, or gaze upon the striking view of the canyon and the wadis which still display the pathways used by nomads in times gone by. Continuing along the coastline, arrive at the oldest and smallest mosque in the country, the Al Beyda Mosque, built in the 15th century. Continue through the port towns of Khorfakhan and Fujairah, passing by the ruins of the mountain dwellers and end the journey with a visit to the 300 year old Fujairah Fort as well as the fortress of Bithnah Oasis. ...read less

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Day
7

Experience 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. The 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 read more...

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. The 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 to 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
8

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-skyline

    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.

  • sharjah

    Sharjah

    Sharjah is the one of the seven emirates that belong to the United Arab Emirates. Neighbor to the emirate of Dubai, Sharjah is the third largest emirate in the country. Sometimes referred to as the cultural capital of the UAE, there are many sites and museums in Sharjah that honor the emirate’s maritime heritage. Many citizens choose to live in Sharjah and commute to Dubai. Sharjah is the only emirate to border both the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

  • abu-dhabi-skyline

    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 : Citymax Hotel Al Barsha

Dubai : Rove Downtown Dubai

Dubai : Rove City Centre Dubai

4 Star Properties

Dubai : Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

Dubai : Four Points by Sheraton-Downtown Dubai

Dubai : Four Points by Sheraton-Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai : Golden Tulip Al Barsha

5 Star Properties

Dubai : Auris Plaza Dubai Al Barsha

Luxury Properties

Dubai : Shangri-La Hotel Dubai

Dubai : Palazzo Versace 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

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

Dubai : Atlantis-The Palm Dubai

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