Immerse yourself in an enthralling blend of the ancient and the modern in the United Arab Emirates. Embark on this private adventure that features in-depth explorations of the history and culture of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, a magnificent flight aboard a seaplane over the manmade islands of Dubai, as well as an unforgettable stay in the desert that can include a desert safari, a naturalist-guided hike, and horseback riding.
Day 1 – Arrive Dubai
Upon arrival in Dubai, you are escorted to your hotel.
Preferred: Taj Dubai Elite: One&Only Royal Mirage – 2 Nights
Day 2 – Dubai
Visit Jumeira Mosque, the wind-towered houses of Bastakiya, the Al Fahidi Fort and the Burj Khalifa.
Preferred: Taj Dubai Elite: One&Only Royal Mirage (B)
Day 3 – To Arabian Desert
See Dubai’s manmade islands on a flightseeing excursion before heading into the desert.
Preferred: Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Elite: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa – 2 Nights (B)
Day 4 – Arabian Desert
If you like, embark on a four-wheel-drive desert safari, join a naturalist guide to search for wildlife, or ride a magnificent Arabian steed across the dunes.
Preferred: Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort Elite: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa (B)
Day 5 – To Abu Dhabi
After a leisurely morning, drive to Abu Dhabi.
Preferred: The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Elite: Kempinski Emirates Palace – 2 Nights (B)
Day 6 – Abu Dhabi
Visit the falcon hospital, the Heritage Village, Al Husn Fort and the Grand Mosque.
Preferred: The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Elite: Kempinski Emirates Palace (B)
Day 7 – Depart Abu Dhabi
Travel to the airport for your onward flight.
Dates & Pricing
January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020
Price for two people: Starting at $4,165
Price for airfare: depending on seasonality
*Price per person in US dollars based on two people traveling together, double occupancy and subject to availability.
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