Air & Land
7 Day Classic Dubai
Escorted Package Includes
- Round trip flights NYC-Dubai
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- 5 nights Dubai
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers
- 7 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 dinners
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager per itinerary
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Dubai City Tour
- Abu Dhabi City Tour
- Traditional Dhow Dinner Cruise
- Burj Khalifa
DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart the USA*
Depart the USA for Dubai. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey
DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Dubai
Arrive in Dubai and transfer to your hotel
DAY 3, Thursday - Dubai City Tour**
Today, enjoy a full day tour of one of the most diverse cities in the world. Your tour will take you to both sides of Dubai Creek, where you will experience both the old world scenery and the stunning modern skyline. Journey to top of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city, ocean and desert. Enjoy a photo stop at the iconic Atlantis the Palm Hotel before visiting their expansive aquarium for the chance to see sharks, rays, guitarfish and more. Highlights also include the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort, the Dubai World Trade Center, and the bustling alleys of traditional spice and gold souks. Later tonight, take part in a welcome orientation with your tour manager and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink with dinner
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4, Friday - Full Day in Dubai
Enjoy a full day at leisure to further explore this vibrant city or join the optional tour where you will go on a safari into the vast desert that surrounds modern Dubai
Optional: Half Day Desert Safari (PM)
DAY 5, Saturday - Full Day in Dubai
Experience another full day at leisure. Take a stroll along Dubai's vast coastline, head to the Dubai Mall of the Emirates for some modern shopping, take a run at the indoor ski sloop located there, or take our optional tour to Sharjah, the Culture Capital of the UAE. Highlights include the Sharjah Fort, built in 1820 and the Heritage Museum, which is dedicated to preserving how families from the region lived long ago. This evening, enjoy dinner aboard a traditional Dhow cruise
Optional: Half Day Sharjah Tour (AM)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6, Sunday - Abu Dhabi City Tour
Today, our full day city tour takes you to the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, also known as the Arabian Jewel. En route, pass Jebel Ali Port, the largest man-made port in the world. Upon arrival, visit the Grand Mosque, built in 2007, which is the eighth largest mosque in the world. Drive along the Corniche to the Breakwater, from which you can enjoy a magnificent view of the city's skyline. Then we continue to visit the Heritage Village for a discovery of the pre-oil life. Traditional aspects of the desert way of life, including a campfire with coffee pots, a goats’ hair tent, and a falaj irrigation system, are attractively displayed in the open museum. After lunch, we visit the port for a chance to see the old dhows used for fishing. Afterwards, we stop at the Zayed House for a fascinating sneak peek into the life of the late Sheikh Zayed, affectionately known as the 'Father of the Nation', This museum, housed in an Emirati heritage village, includes the late President's cherished vehicles and gifts he received from all over the world. On your way back to Dubai, enjoy a drive through Yas Island, where the Warner Bros and Ferrari World theme parks have been erected and where the brand new Formula 1 race track is located
DAY 7, Monday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
*Oct 23 & Nov 27 will depart the USA on a Wednesday
*Dec 22 & Dec 29 will depart the USA on a Sunday
**Oct 23 & Nov 27 departures: please note that due to local events, the sightseeing will be altered. The Half Day Desert Safari will be offered on Day 3 and the Dubai city tour will be offered on Day 4
Gate 1 itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.
Royal Ascot Hotel, Dubai
This first class hotel is located in the heart of the city close to shopping and popular attractions.
Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.
Half Day Desert Safari
01 Oct 2013 - 30 Apr 2015 $75|
|This afternoon, board a 4X4 vehicle in Dubai and head out towards the highest sand dunes of the surreal surrounding desert. Feel the thrill of "dune bashing" as you spiral up and down the enormous golden dunes. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the Bedouin Campsite. You’ll be welcomed with traditional Arabic coffee and might have the opportunity to ride a camel. Then, enjoy a specially prepared Barbeque Dinner, prepared on an open fire. Later, a captivating belly dancer enchants you with her swirling dances under the starlit sky before returning to Dubai. Truly, a not-to-be-missed evening!|
Departs at 3:30 pm. Pick-up and drop-off at the hotel. Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.
Half Day Sharjah Tour
01 Oct 2013 - 30 Apr 2015 $39|
|This half-day tour takes you to Sharjah, the "Pearl of the Gulf." Visit the Islamic Museum which houses more than 5000 artifacts from all over the Islamic World. Continue to the Heritage Museum where you will discover Sharjah's rich and diverse heritage and explore traditions that have endured the test of time. A visit to Sharjah is not complete without a stroll in the souks, where you can bargain for jewelry, handicrafts, and carpets, among other specialty items. Visit the Souk Al Arsah, the oldest in the country, and Souk Al Markazai, the largest souk in Sharjah with over 600 shops where you can bargain to your heart’s content.|
Departs at 9:00 am. Pick-up and drop-off at the hotel. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.
Hotels Available for Departure Dates
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|2014 Dates & Prices||Land Only||Air & Land|
Mar 11 (Sold Out) |$749||1729|
Mar 18 (Sold Out) |$849||1869|
Mar 25 (Sold Out) |$849||1849|
Apr 8 (Sold Out) |$749||1699|
Apr 15 (Sold Out) |$849||1919|
Apr 22 (Sold Out) |$749||1829|
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Optional tours and gratuities.
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
Oct 23 & Nov 27 will depart the USA on a Wednesday.
Dec 22 & Dec 29 will depart the USA on a Sunday.
Hotel check-out is 12:00 pm. If you have a late departure flight and want to depart later than 12:00 pm you may pre-purchase a hotel Day Use Room. Please note: Hotel checkout for a Day Use Room is 6:00 pm. If you have a flight which requires a longer stay, you may purchase a full post night.
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information,
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Description: 6 Dubai, 3 Amman, 2 Petra, 2 Dead Sea
Season: Jan - Mar '14