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.
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.
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.
After the guided tour on day two, your curiosity will certainly be piqued. 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. Check in and spend the night at the One & Only Royal Mirage Hotel.
Transfer to the Yas Viceroy Hotel 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.
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.
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.
Designed with typical Armani flair and set in the heart of downtown Dubai, The Armani Hotel Dubai is one of the city’s most chic addresses and a must for fashion-conscious travelers. The hotel has 160 beautifully designed rooms and suites, some designed by Giorgio Armani himself and many offering incredible views of the city, with personal Lifestyle Managers on hand to make sure your stay goes smoothly. The hotel also has as many as seven restaurants and lounges offering Asian, Indian, Mediterranean and Italian cuisine and lavish cocktails, the opulent Armani Spa & Fitness Centre, and an ultra-luxe retail area.
The centerpiece of Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the Yas Viceroy Hotel 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. The rooms are also equipped with high tech amenities such as a 42-inch LCD television, centralized speakers in the all-glass bathroom with rain shower, mood lighting and “Facility Panel” control for guestroom music players, gaming consoles and televisions. Guests may choose to dine at one or more of the twelve hotel restaurants and lounges which serves a range of Asian, Italian, Mediterranean and Japanese cuisines. Other facilities include an infinity pool, an ESPA spa, and a fitness center with professional equipment. The Yas Viceroy is approximately 10 minutes from the Abu Dhabi airport and 50 minutes from the Dubai International Airport.
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.
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