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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Countries Visited

United Arab Emirates

Cities Visited

Dubai

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for the United Arab Emirates
Depart for Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Dubai
Arrive in Dubai, the quintessential land of opulence, wealth and skyscrapers. Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Dubai

DAY 3, Thursday - Old Dubai Tour
This morning, visit the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort. Continue the tour through the cloth markets and end up at the Abras, where local water taxis will take you across the Creek to the area of spice and gold souks. Walk through the bustling alleys of these souks. Afterward, head to the Bastakiya area where old wind-towered houses of wealthy merchants can still be seen. While in the area, you're invited to the important Sheikh Mohammed Center for a specially arranged local Emirati lunch and meeting. Enjoy an open discussion and learn more about Emirati culture and local traditions. Return to the hotel before an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager followed by dinner
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Friday - New Dubai Tour
Begin with a photo stop at Dubai's signature landmark, Burj Al Arab, the celebrated sail-shaped hotel facing the Persian Gulf. Continue to the Jumeirah Palm, a man-made island, which was built in the shape of a palm tree, known for its posh residential buildings, villas, and luxury resorts. Upon entering the island, board the Palm Monorail which will take you to the far end of the palm. Continue on Sheikh Zayed road to visit Burj Khalifa. While at the top, a guide will help answer all your questions from your vantage point on level 124 of the building. Free time to explore and for lunch on your own in Dubai Mall
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Saturday - Full Day in Dubai
Spend the day at leisure or, participate in the optional tour to Sharjah in the morning, a cultural center of the Emirates. As you begin your tour, you will have the opportunity for a photo stop of the cultural square. Then, visit the Islamic Museum, housing over 5,000 artifacts from all over the Islamic World and the Heritage Museum depicting Sharjah's rich and diverse heritage. Later, return to Dubai. In the afternoon, perhaps join the thrilling optional Desert Safari. Board a 4X4 vehicle in Dubai and head out towards the highest sand dunes of the surrounding desert. Feel the thrill of "dune bashing" as you spiral up and down the dunes. Upon your arrival at the Bedouin campsite, you'll be welcomed with traditional Arabic coffee and will have the option to ride a camel. Then, enjoy a barbecue dinner along with a Belly and Tanoura dance show before returning to Dubai
Optional: Half Day Sharjah Tour (AM)
Optional: Half Day Desert Safari with dinner (PM)
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Sunday - Abu Dhabi Tour
Start off the day with a city tour of the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. Begin at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, an iconic symbol of Abu Dhabi. Drive through al Bateen area and stop at Zayed House for a sneak peek into the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, 'Father of the Nation'. Continue to the Emirates Palace and the Etihad Towers for a photo stop. Drive along the city's Corniche and stop at the Breakwater, to take photos of the skyline. After lunch admire cultural art at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Head back to Dubai via Yas Island, the home of the F1 Circuit and Ferrari World Theme Park. Tonight at dinner, bid farewell to your Tour Manager
Overnight: Dubai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Monday - Dubai Souks and Marina Tour
Spend the morning at leisure, on your last day in Dubai. This afternoon, visit the Al Shindagha Museum and learn more about the story of the Creek and what it took to grow the trading business. Visit the Perfume House within the museum complex that addresses the history and culture of perfume making. Learn how these fragrances are created, using regional ingredients such as musk, rose, myrtle flowers and saffron. Then, embark on a walking tour to one of the trendiest places in Dubai, the Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence. The tour concludes at the Madinat souk with time at leisure to explore the treasures among the lantern lit corridors. There will be time for dinner on your own before returning to the hotel to pick up your luggage and transfer to the airport for your late night departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Tuesday - Depart the United Arab Emirates
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight* *Some flights depart shortly after midnight in the very early morning of day 8 and will require a transfer on day 7. Transfers depart the hotel approximately 5 hours prior to flight time

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Dubai, Dubai-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 5 nights Dubai
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Dubai tourism fee
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 9 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  • Special Features

  • Specially arranged lunch and meeting at Dubai's important Sheikh Mohammed Centre to Cultural Understanding
  • During the Dubai City Tour, view the man-made Palm Island and Dubai's signature landmark Burj Al Arab
  • Ascend to the very top of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world
  • Embark on a city tour of Abu Dhabi that includes a visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    Not Included:
    Optional tours.


    Additional Information:
    Hotel check-out is 12 PM. If you have a late departure flight and want to depart later than 12 PM you may pre-purchase a hotel day use room. Hotel checkout for a day use room is 6 PM. If you have a flight which requires a longer stay, you may purchase a full post night.

    Due to timing of sightseeing on day 7, please choose a flight departing after 10 PM.

    During Ramadan (Mar 1 - Mar 30, 2025), historic and cultural sites may close early and operate with minimal staff. The order of sightseeing may be changed to accommodate the holiday observance. Traffic congestion is common during Ramadan. Some hotels and restaurants may not serve alcoholic beverages. Entertainment may be limited to be respectful of the holiday observance. Modest dress is suggested during Ramadan (no shorts, short skirts, or sleeveless tops). Use discretion when drinking, eating, and smoking in public between sunrise and sunset.

    Health and Safety Protocols for Gate1 Tours

    At Gate 1 we take your safety and security very seriously. We have a strong network of tour managers, local offices, ground operators and colleagues which help us stay informed in all the destinations that we operate. We closely monitor local situations which enable us to make the operational decisions necessary to keep our tours running safely. Millions of people travel the world each year and experience enjoyable and safe trips but crimes against people and property are sadly a fact of life. It is very important to be aware of your surroundings and avoid drawing attention to yourself. Please remember that you have the same responsibility for your personal safety and possessions as you do at home. It is essential to prepare for a safe and healthy travel abroad. Therefore before you travel, we strongly recommend that you visit the website of the US Department of State at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html for up-to-date travel advice on the countries that you are visiting. The website provides useful information on subjects such as safety and security information, health precautions and medications, health insurance and additional tips for traveling abroad. If you do not reside in the United States, we recommend you check your government's travel advisory website for any country you will be visiting. We recommend that you review the safety guidance that may be provided by us, our agents or suppliers, either before you go or when you arrive in your destination. You can also find helpful tips on our website in the "Trip Preparation" tab of each of our tour packages. We do know that in-spite of careful planning, things can sometimes still go wrong, so rest assured, we will be there to help and support you.

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    Accommodations

    Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah
    The deluxe hotel is just a five minute drive from the Etihad Museum.

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    Questions & Answers

    Question: Can extra days be added?

    Yes. Ask your travel consultant about adding pre and post nights to your trip.

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Customer Reviews

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    Accommodations
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    Itinerary
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    Professional Staff
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    Repeat with Operator
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    Value for Money
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    Ratings based off 11 reviews - currently showing 5 reviews with comments only

    Well planned tour, no complain.

    We had a beautiful time in Dubai and will visit it again.

    Well organized, good services that help travelers to enjoy the trip

    It was everything I expected and more. The tour guide was exceptional. She was knowledgeable and friendly. We kept on a schedule and saw all the great sights.

    Outstanding tour manager and itinerary

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