DAY 1: SATURDAY - ARRIVAL DUBAI
Arrival at Dubai International Airport. Welcome by our tour guide who will guide you to the coach for the transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: SUNDAY - OLD DUBAI
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning dedicated to the history of the country.
Visit the Dubai Frame. This building in the shape of a golden picture frame will transport you from the past to the future. You'll start with projections of ancient Bedouin life, before ascending 150 meters and admiring both sides of the city. Then on the descent you will watch a video showing the futuristic projects of Dubai.
We will continue with the visit of Bastakiya, the historical district of the city with its houses and its wind towers. We will visit an old house where we will have an Arabic coffee, hospitality being a fundamental tradition.
We will then make a stop to learn the history of spices and taste a hibiscus tea.
We will then pass in front of the Al Fahidi fort, the first construction in Dubai in 1787 to discover the Hindu temple and the Indian souk. We will cross the Creek with a taxi boat, the only means of transport between the two shores before 1963.
In the spice souk we will taste dates, chocolate and learn some traditions then we will admire the windows of the gold souk with their most impressive jewelry.
Sunday brunch in a 5* hotel.
Enjoy a buffet of international, Arab and Indian specialties to get to know the local gastronomy.
Route in the afternoon for the Dubai Mall, the largest shopping center in the world with its 1200 shops where is the entrance to the Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world with its 828 meters.
You will be able to access the observation platform located on the 124th floor of the tower and admire a unique view of the sunset over Dubai. During the visit, an exhibition will retrace the great moments of the construction. Afterwards, you can watch the dancing fountains show at the foot of the Burj Khalifa
DAY 3: MONDAY - FREE DAY AND DUBAI BY NIGHT
Breakfast and free day until 3 p.m.
We will leave for a visit of the modern city of Dubai and admire the sunset over the sea.
We will start with a photo stop at the Burj Al Arab, a world famous hotel thanks to its shape of a boat's sail and its 7 star recognition, then we will continue to the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a modern Arab souk in the heart of typical and ancient architecture. Also called Arabian Venice, you will be seduced by its small canals reminiscent of those of the Italian city.
Continuation by the road of the palaces before entering the Palm Jumeirah, an artificial island in the shape of a palm tree, where we will take pictures of the emblematic hotel Atlantis.
We will go up to The View observatory, essential to have a magical view of the Palm Jumeirah and its 1500 luxury villas.
Finally, we will go to the Dubai Marina to embark on a yacht. This nocturnal escapade immerses you in the heart of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, and their illuminations make the adventure magical. Enjoy your sumptuous international buffet dinner in the magical setting of the Marina with its entertainment show adding to the fun and excitement. This evening promises you unforgettable memories.
Return and night at the hotel.
DAY 4: TUESDAY – DESERT ADVENTURES
Breakfast then drive to the desert. In the morning we will attend a camel race, one of the country's traditional sports. You can feed them and taste, if you wish, a hot dog or a camel burger as well as ice cream.
We will go for lunch then our 4x4 vehicles will pick you up and drive on the Oman road towards the High Red Dunes where you will begin the adventure!
We will visit a ghost town, abandoned following a sandstorm. The houses are all overgrown with sand, some still have furniture inside. If you like strange places, this one is especially.
We will continue to our leisure area. If you want more adventure, you can take a buggy or quad ride (additional cost) Then fasten your seatbelt and take in the vast desert with our dunebashing. Our cars will stop to try their hand at sandboarding and take magical photos of the landscape and the sunset.
Then continue to the camp. Sit down for a barbecue dinner while watching performances of belly dancing, traditional Tanoura dancing, and fire-breathing. You can also smoke a shisha and get a henna tattoo.
Return to the hotel and night.
DAY 5: WEDNESDAY - ABU DHABI
Discovery of Abu Dhabi, capital of the country.
Formed by several islands, it is the largest city, the richest and the most cultural.
We will first visit the Louvre on the island of Saadiyat, then we will pass in front of the Emirates Palace hotel, the presidential palace, an architectural marvel of white granite by the crystal clear sea as well as the Etihad towers, known in particular thanks to the Fast and Furious movie. Visit of the heritage village, a reconstituted Bedouin village to learn about their different habitats and their way of life in the past.
Lunch in a local restaurant facing the bay and the palace.
Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the afternoon. One of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world, which brings together all cultures and religions.
Return to Dubai at the end of the afternoon.
DAY 6: THURSDAY – MUSANDAM
Departure early in the morning towards Musandam, peninsula of Oman located in the north of the Emirates.
We will board a traditional dhow, an old wooden boat made in Oman, for a 6-hour cruise sailing through the magnificent fjords. During the crossing, we will have the opportunity to see the dolphins swimming and following the boats.
We will also see from afar the villages perched in the mountains, still inhabited by Omani fishermen so as not to desert the peninsula and give the Iranians the opportunity to take possession of these lands.
We will make 2 stops for lunch and for swimming and snorkeling.
After the cruise, we will take you to a beach where we will prepare dinner for you and you will have the opportunity to sleep under the stars. (possibility on request to sleep in a hotel instead of the beach).
DAY 7: FRIDAY – MUSANDAM
Wake up and take the first bath of the day !
Breakfast on the beach then return to Khasab, the capital. Embark on our jeeps and drive to the mountains to have an extraordinary panorama of the Fjords. Lunch in a local restaurant in Khasab and return to Dubai.
Rest of the day free and night at the hotel.
DAY 8: SATURDAY – RETURN
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out for transfer to the airport.
Language of the tour
This tour can be offered in english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian and russian.