Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.
Rich in both culture and extraordinary wealth, Dubai is a city with sky-high iconic buildings, man-made beaches and all the extravagant luxuries one could think of. Shop, dine and discover the history behind the city and what Emirati culture is all about. Travel to Al Maha, a stark contrast to city life and spend time surrounded by lush flora and incredible fauna with sand dunes like waves in the sea that seem to go on to infinity. Relax, unwind and stay at Qasr Al Sarab, an incredible hotel by Anantara,resembling an entrancing desert oasis where every luxury imaginable is available .Finally to Abu Dhabi, a city to rival Dubai, with the same luxuries but a sense of depth and more culture to be felt in the daily buzz that fills the streets.
Located within the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve 25 miles and only 40 minutes from Dubai, Al Maha is a picturesque place filled with flora and fauna creating an amazing desert oasis. Discover the magical world of Falconry, learning about these majestic creatures who soar through the skies or trek the desert with a guide and discover what lays in the sandy dunes that stretch on forever.
Just shy of four hours’ travel and 218 miles is the Anantara Qasr Al Sarab resort. Awaken to travel and experience the visually impressive sand dunes that surround this resort, then appearing like an oasis in the desert, the resort unfolds with unbelievable views of the surrounding landscape.
Enjoy the luxuries of the resort from indulgent spa treatments, to traditional tea offerings, dine in one of the many restaurants or visit the resort’s animal friends with its resident falcons, the sleek Saluki dogs (Arabian Greyhounds) and the many camels that belong of the land.
Rise in the morning to explore the delights of Abu Dhabi and the incredible skyline with its impossibly high buildings. Discover the iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque that is considered the most important site of worship in the country or learn about falconry watching the birds and their masters at work, a tradition embedded within Emirati culture for centuries. Lastly, you cannot visit Abu Dhabi without wandering the aisles of the Date Market, with literally hundreds of sweet and sticky varieties to sample.
Dubai - known for its shopping and today is the day! Explore the hundreds of outlets, glitzy brand name department stores in the refreshing cool of air-conditioning, or hit the local markets and purchase authentic Arabian trinkets and textiles to take back home. At every turn you will find something to purchase and a shop that sells it.