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Abu Dhabi: Arabian Days and Nights

5 days / 4 nights
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Visit the lavish city constructed from the ground up in the middle of a hot desert – this could only be one place – Abu Dhabi. This highly-conservative culture is fascinating to observe. On this five-day itinerary, enjoy all the growing tourist destination has to offer. Travel through the desert and to the sea on this Abu Dhabi Arabian Days and Nights trip. 

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  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: The largest mosque in the country and the jewel in Abu Dhabi's crown shines in white and gold.
  • Dinner in the Dunes: A romantic meal awaits on the sands and under the stars, as travelers enjoy a lavish menu and traditional entertainment in a setting that echoes 1,001 Nights.
  • Birds of Prey: Falconry is a serious business in the UAE and a visit to the world’s largest falcon hospital will make travelers appreciate these impressive creatures and their significance in Emirati culture.


Day 1

Abu Dhabi

Arrive in what is considered one of the most modern cities in the entire world – Abu Dhabi. Here you will find skyscrapers jutting into the sky, extravagant shopping malls and manicured gardens. This is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. You will receive a warm welcome by uniformed, multilingual airport representatives, who will help you reach your world-class hotel effortlessly.

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Why We Love This Hotel

Location:A beautiful palace situated on its own stretch of private beach, the façade of the building is simply breath-taking and close to everything you could need.

History: One of Abu Dhabi’s iconic landmarks, the gold and marble design embraces the rich culture and colourful traditions of this region.

Service:Personalized registration in the privacy of your suite, 24-hour butler service, luxury bathroom amenities, daily newspaper, fresh flower arrangements, evening turndown service, it’s hard not to be impressed by the flawless five-star luxury services offered.

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Emirates Palace Preferred Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel

Style: Designed by two top architectural companies, the hotel’s aesthetic perfectly balances sophistication, elegance, and warmth with its dark woods, beautiful furnishings, and water features.

Dining: Boasting eight different restaurants and bars, the hotel’s gourmet meals range from fresh seafood to authentic Cantonese cuisine.

Relaxation and Comfort: In addition to luxurious rooms and suites, the hotel houses a nine-room spa that offers several treatments and is equipped with a hammam, cold mist showers, a large whirlpool, and a sauna.

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Rosewood Abu Dhabi Preferred Hotel

Abu Dhabi is an opulent bastion of commerce and industry in the United Arab Emirates as well as the burgeoning nation’s capital. Situated on the waterfront of Al Bateen in the Abu Dhabi Marina, The Abu Dhabi Edition boast sleek, modern lines of décor in keeping with the modish high-rise buildings of the city set amid lines of palm trees and carefully manicured walkways.

If our Preferred Hotel is unavailable, this accommodation is a reliable alternative and has been personally vetted by the Remote Lands team. More information on this property is available on the “Hotels” tab at the top of the page.


The centerpiece of Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island is a state-of-the-art architectural awe which spans the Yas Marina Circuit racetrack and the island. The hotel offers 499 luxury rooms and 75 suites boasting at least 580 square feet of living space and floor-to-ceiling windows.

If our Preferred Hotel is unavailable, this accommodation is a reliable alternative and has been personally vetted by the Remote Lands team. More information on this property is available on the “Hotels” tab at the top of the page.

Day 2

Abu Dhabi

Enjoy a full tour of the city today. Begin by stopping by the pristine white mosque that is considered the principle point of worship in the country. Next, visit the world’s largest Falcon Hospital. The Hospital sees over 6,000 of these stunning birds a year. In the afternoon, enjoy lunch at the Abu Dhabi Officer’s club. After lunch, you have several options of how to spend the rest of your day. Options include playing games on the beach, taking a majestic seaplane tour for a bird’s-eye view of the city, or taking a beer appreciation course. In the evening, feel like royalty at a beachside dinner at the Emirates Palace – considered one of the most impressive hotels in the entire world. The hotel is a national landmark.

Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi

Day 3

Abu Dhabi

It’s a day for adventure as you take a wild ride on the Yas Marina Circuit Experience. This is the world’s first Ferrari theme park. Hold on tight as you experience a Formula 1 circuit firsthand. Have lunch at the Yas Hotel. In the afternoon, you may decide between 20 different rides at Ferrari World. Relax this evening, and enjoy an exquisite meal seaside aboard the Cipriani Yacht Club on Yas Island.

Day 4

Abu Dhabi

Step aboard and set sail on the high seas with a Yellow Boat Trip. Kayak through the dense mangroves and learn about the unique trees. Enjoy lunch at your leisure. The afternoon will bring with it a desert safari experience! This could either include a drive across the sand dunes, taking a dune-buggie out yourself, having a picture-perfect moment watching the sunset with a glass of champagne in hand, a falconry show, or giving the dunes a try on skis or a snowboard. The options are nearly endless. Nighttime has a magical feel at the 1,001 Night Arabic dinner, set in the sand underneath the bright, star-covered sky. The dinner is complete with henna painting, belly dancing, sand art, calligraphy and live cooking stations.

Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi

Day 5


Say goodbye to the modern city as your trip comes to a close. Leave with deep cultural insight into an area of the world that has only recently become a traveling hotspot. Transfer to Abu Dhabi International Airport and begin your journey home.

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