December to February is warm with occasional rain in the United Arab Emirates, with temperatures between 15 and 25 ºC (59-77ºF) and precipitation a trifling 10 mm per month (if it rains at all). This ‘winter’ season is a fine time to visit as later in the year it can become and unbearably hot for many. Temperatures are several degrees cooler in the Al Hajar Mountains in the east due to the increased elevation. Many chose to visit these mountains for their wide array of flora including shrub land and woodland replete with wild olive and fig trees, junipers, and fruit trees brimming with pomegranates and apricots. There is rare fauna too, including Egyptian and lappet-faced vultures, mountain gazelles, geckos and many other lizards.
This 5-day classic journey to the superlative-laden UAE reveals its complete rags-to-riches story, from quiet bedouin life to glittering sky-soaring megalopolis. In Dubai, see the tallest building in the world, manmade islands in the shape of a palm, malls with penguins and ski jumps. An hour away in Abu Dhabi, see some of the world's finest art, taste the subleties of dates, and see the nation's bird in action.
Experience the best that Abu Dhabi has to offer on this lavish 5-day trip. You’ll dine beneath the desert stars to the beat of bellydancing, visit important spiritual sites like the Grand Mosque, take the ride of your life at Ferrari World, kayak through dense mangroves, and stay at the plush Yas Viceroy Hotel.
This nine-day itinerary starts and ends in two most well-known cities in the UAE, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Discover the opulence and wealth of the country along with history and culture as the journey stops at Sharjah, Al Ain and more.
Discover trendy contemporary art galleries and some of the best exhibitions in the Gulf region amidst the gleaming skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi and the sand-coloured streets of Muscat. Relax on the beach with the tranquil backdrop of turquoise waters from the Indian Ocean and receive the finest in famous Arabian hospitality.
This eight-day itinerary starts off in the best-known UAE city where opulence and wealth can be seen at every turn. Moving on to Abu Dhabi, a city to rival Dubai, the extravagance continues before traveling to Al Ain and Al Maha to discover the desert, wildlife, traditional markets and souks and true Emirati life.
This nine-day itinerary starts and ends in two of the most iconic cities in the UAE, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Shop to your heart’s content with travel through Al Maha and a stay at the Qasr Al Sarab for some pure indulgence in this desert oasis.
Ideal for an engaged couple who wish to pause their busy schedules and take a quick getaway, this 7-day itinerary through Dubai and Oman promises to clear the mind and re-energize the spirit.
Hop between the UAE’s two most opulent desert emirates on this exclusive 6-day luxury tour. You’ll experience a few nights in the world-renowned Armani Hotel Dubai, see the sand dunes on a safari ride, visit important mosques, and spend time at the fast-paced Ferrari World, on this exciting adventure.
Lights, camera, action: your highlight reel of Abu Dhabi, Oman, and Dubai is set to begin with this 14-day tour of all the luxurious hotspots in this exciting region of the Middle East. From desert islands to stunning fjords, this tour showcases the very best these countries have to offer, at the intersection of adventure and luxury.
Jetset between two of the world’s most luxurious destinations: the Maldives and Dubai on this 9-day tour. You’ll relax in the paradise of North Malé Atoll, dive into the lively azure waters that surround, and fly to Dubai, where you’ll see the city from a private plane, all the while staying in the world’s best hotels.
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