United Arab Emirates
~ Dubai to Abu Dhabi ~
March 31 – April 3, 2019 departure … SOLD OUT
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Dubai ~ known for it’s luxury, ultra modern architecture, the Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Frame, incredible skyline and sunsets, and home of the 2020 Expo.
Abu Dhabi ~ The UAE’s largest emirate is an excellent way to discover and learn more about the nation’s traditions. Beginning with the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Falcon Hospital.
Day 1 – Sunday, March 31, 2019 (International flight to Abu Dhabi)
Depart Delhi for Abu Dhabi, one of the richest coutries in the world and capital of the UAE. Enjoy a half day city tour of Abu Dhabi with the Persian Gulf, modern skylines, and incredible architecture. Dinner and overnight in Abu Dhabi. (B)
Day 2 – Monday, April 1 (Abu Dhabi)
Today explore the history of Abu Dhabi on full day tour of the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque that features an immense Persain Carpet, cyrstal chandielers and has the capacity for 41,000 worshipers, a true masterpiece of Islamic architecture. Marvel at the opulent Emirates Palace and admire the Etihad Towers.
The Falcon Hospital ~ Falcons are the national emblem of the UAE dating back centuries. Yearly, approximately 11,000 falcons are received for examinations and treatment. Since its inception, the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital has emerged as one of the most reputed falcon hospitals in the Gulf region and as the largest falcon hospital in the world. Overnight in Abu Dhabi. (B)
Day 3 – Tuesday, April 2 (Dubai)
Continue your adventure to Dubai with your guided city tour where you will discover the contrast between the old and the new Dubai. See the Old Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai Creek, and the incredible Burj Khalifa with an elevator to the top of the tallest building in the world.
After lunch depart for your Safari adventure beginning with a 4×4 dune drive arriving at the desert camp, where activities include camel riding and henna painting. As the sun sets over the dunes, finish the evening with a delicious BBQ dinner, accompanied by belly dancing and traditional entertainment. Overnight in Dubai. (B,D)
Day 4 – Wednesday, April 3 (Dubai)
Louvre ~ In a collaboration between France and Abu Dhabi, the Louvre Abu Dhabi is a universal museum that will enable you to experience art and ‘Humanity in a New Light’.
The Dome in itself is an amazing piece of art. Weaving 7,850 stars across 8 layers of iron and steel (weighing more than the Eiffel Tower ) the dome also serves as a source of light, know as the “Rain of Light”. A must see Museum!
The Dubai Frame ~ Discover the past, present and the future of Dubai all at once in the world’s largest frame. This architectural wonder comprises of 2 towers, 150m each joined by a 93m long bridge at the top where you can view all of Dubai through the glass flooring. End your day exploring the Old Souq – famous for its gold and selection of spices. After dinner depart for your International flight home to Canada. Arrive into Edmonton on Thursday, April 4, 2019 (B)
This Tour Extension Includes:
- Onward air from your original journey destination
- Return airfare home to Canada
- Welcome dinner
- Private airport transfers
- 3 nights accommodation in 4-5 star hotels
- Desert Safari by 4x4s with BBQ dinner
- Guided city tours of Abu Dhabi and Dubai
- Entrances to the top of the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Frame
- Entrances to Sheikh Zayad Grand Mosque, Falcon Hospital and the Louvre.
This Tour Excludes:
- Any expenses of a personal nature
- lunches, dinners not noted, all beverages, gratuities (for driver & guides)
- UAE entry visas – approx. $80.00 USD, available to you upon entry into Dubai.