United Arab Emirates Tour | Yampu Tours

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United Arab Emirates Tour

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PRIVATE TOUR - 8 DAY SAMPLE ITINERARY

FROM $3349+

Private Tour Highlights

  • Marvel over the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, more than 160 stories tall.
  • Indulge in local Middle Eastern cuisine on a walking food tour. Try Arabic coffee, traditional plates, and plenty of sweets.
  • Learn about the Emirati culture. Visit Jumeirah Mosque to gain an understanding of Islamic beliefs and traditions.
  • Explore the Arabian desert and have the chance to sand board, ride a camel, or get a henna design.
  • Visit three of the seven emirates that belong to the UAE; Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.
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Tour Overview

Experience The United Arab Emirates Tour! The country offers a unique blend of modernization, Emirati culture, and adventure. Dive into Dubai and Abu Dhabi and have the opportunity to see the emirate of Sharjah. Be surprised with the unique natural beauty of the country.

See exciting modern architecture such as an award-winning fully recyclable building and The Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world. Admire the largest man-made port in the world. See the wonders of Ferrari World. Take part in a booming nightlife in Dubai. Visit the Palm Jumeirah, the world famous artificial archipelago. Go to the Jebel Ali Port, the largest man-made port in the World.

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. Visit the unique Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, the region’s first and only dedicated facility for falcons. Ride a water taxi in Dubai across the creek to explore the spice and gold souks.

Get ready for an adventure. Watch the beautiful sunset in the desert. Have the opportunity to do camel riding, sand boarding and try out a henna design. Witness the traditional folk dance ‘Tanoura’ that is sure to be mesmerizing. Enjoy the Arabian hospitality with dates, Arabic coffee and the the Arabic water pipe. After working up an appetite, enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner. Watch an oriental belly dance performance.

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 £$3349 £$3986 £$5009 £$8437
Single £$5423 £$6698 £$8744 £$15599

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

Arrive in Dubai

Upon arrival into Dubai, be met by a local Yampu representative who will transfer the traveler to the hotel.

Upon arrival into Dubai, be met by a local Yampu representative who will transfer the traveler to the hotel.

Day
2

Dubai City Tour

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, have the 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. Walk the winding paths and passageways 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

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Day
3

Culture of Dubai

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 first goes to 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. Find some of the best jewelry in town. Boarding the vehicle again, and 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.

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. Held during the cooler months, 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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4

Dinner in the Desert

The golden sand dunes of the desert will enable a thrill of a life time. The safari is an opportunity to see the sand of Arabia in 4x4 vehicles. Once arriving to the desert, 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. ...read less

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Day
5

Sharjah

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

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Day
6

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, travel 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 in the Heritage Village. Browse and buy souvenirs in the Village and also 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

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Day
7

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

A unique tradition well-preserved in Abu Dhabi, falconry is an age-old art used by the Bedouins to hunt animals to supplement their diet. Visit the Falcon Hospital in Abu Dhabi and meet the majestic falcons while learning about the history of falconry as well as the life of the sharp and agile birds. Also have the opportunity to hold the falcons and visit a free-flight aviary to see them swoop through the sky. The museums with rare falcon displays also provide a chance to interact directly with the birds of prey and take pictures. ...read less

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8

Depart UAE

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

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

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Sharjah - 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.

  • 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.

Hotel Options

3 Star Properties

Abu Dhabi : Ibis Abu Dhabi Gate

Abu Dhabi : Centro Yas Island Hotel

Abu Dhabi : Mercure Centre Hotel

Dubai : Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai

Dubai : Rove City Centre Dubai

Dubai : Rove Downtown Dubai

Dubai : Citymax Hotel Al Barsha

4 Star Properties

Abu Dhabi : Le Meriden Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi : Ramada Downtown Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi : TRYP Hotel by Wyndham Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi : Novotel Al Bustan

Abu Dhabi : Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Bari

Dubai : Four Points by Sheraton-Downtown Dubai

Dubai : Novotel Dubai Al Barsha

Dubai : Four Points by Sheraton-Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai : Golden Tulip Al Barsha

5 Star Properties

Dubai : Auris Plaza Dubai Al Barsha

Abu Dhabi : Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi : Yas ViceRoy Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi : Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers

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

Abu Dhabi : Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi Executibe Garden Room

Abu Dhabi : Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Deluxe Room

Abu Dhabi : Beach Rotana Hotel and Towers Premium Room

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