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Exclusive Excursions: Dubai & Abu Dhabi

6 days / 5 nights
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Tour two of the United Arab Emirates on this six-day tour of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Begin your exclusive excursion with day trips through Dubai. Take in both contemporary and historic sites, from the world’s tallest tower to a history museum housed in an ancient fort. Roam the desert on four wheels and by camel, take in a blazing sunset over the Arabian sand dunes and enjoy a Bedouin barbeque under the stars. Round off your trip in the extravagant metropolis of Abu Dhabi. Revel in modern feats of architecture that seem to defy logic and gravity. Visit the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World, among many other famous and fascinating sites.

This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.


  • Old & New in Dubai: The city's dazzling skyline and ambitious architecture scream innovation, but head to the Gold Souk and travelers will observe enduring Middle Eastern customs.
  • Dinner Under the Stars: A desert safari through the dunes sees travelers arrive at a Bedouin camp, where you'll dine on traditional food cooked over an open flame.
  • Abu Dhabi: One of the world’s most affluent cities, Abu Dhabi's attractions range from the spiritual Sheikh Zayed Mosque to the fast-paced Ferrari World theme park, home to the world's fastest roller coaster.


Day 1


Upon your arrival at Dubai’s decadent International Airport, a friendly driver will be waiting to welcome you and escort you to the lavish Armani Hotel Dubai, situated in the heart of downtown Dubai. Take in sweeping views of the city from the world’s largest tower and relish in the exquisite luxury of your decadently-decorated suite, designed by Giorgio Armani, himself. Enjoy the hotel grounds or venture into the city for some shopping and dinner. The world’s largest mall, along with exclusive leisure and business outlets, are all within walking distance.

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Why We Love This Hotel

Location: One couldn’t possibly ask for a more superlative and exciting location for a hotel, with the Armani Hotel nestled into the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, overlooking downtown Dubai.

History: One of the world’s most fascinating construction projects, the Burj Khalifa was inaugurated in 2010, and is today known as a vertical city that rises into the sky.

Service: Everything in the hotel bears Armani’s signature touch, including the warm Italian-style hospitality and fine service shown to its guests.

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Day 2


Wake when you wish and enjoy a leisurely morning on your first full day in the city. Following lunch, begin your half-day Dubai tour. You will be chauffeured about with your personal tour director who will take you on a whirlwind excursion through this decadent metropolis. Gain insight into the region’s history with a visit to sights like the old Fahidi Fort, now home to the Dubai History Museum. Make a stop at Dubai’s most famous landmark, the Gold Souk, before enjoying another evening at the hotel.


Day 3


The morning is yours to discover Dubai at your leisure. Of course, you may choose to relax in preparation for the action-packed afternoon ahead. In the late afternoon, take a safari trip through the desert of golden sand dunes and witness a true Arabian sunset. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a camel ride at dusk. The safari will take you to a Bedouin campground. Here, beneath the stars, atop Persian rugs, enjoy a barbeque dinner prepared over open flame. 

Day 4

Abu Dhabi

Transfer to the Yas Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi today and experience luxury beyond 5-stars. Pamper yourself at the ESPA spa, have a dip in the infinity pool and take your pick from one of the hotel’s twelve restaurants, serving up a range of Asian, Italian, Mediterranean and Japanese cuisines.

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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.

This accommodation has been personally vetted by the Remote Lands team and is the best available in the area. More information on this property is available on the “Hotels” tab at the top of the page.

Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi

Day 5

Abu Dhabi

Today you will explore Abu Dhabi on a half-day, privately-guided city tour. The largest of the seven emirates, the city is one of the richest in the world. The large gardens, parks and lush green boulevards do their best to deceive visitors into believing they are anywhere but the desert. Visit the majestic Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Yas Marina Circuit and Ferrari World. The evening is yours to enjoy.

Day 6


Enjoy your last morning in Abu Dhabi, and wish the UAE farewell before being transferred back to the Dubai International Airport for the next leg of your travels.

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