6 days / 5 nights
- Abu Dhabi, Desert Safari, Ferrari World, Al Ain
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. As modern and wealthy as any of the neighboring Emirates it does offer the visitor fascinating glimpses of the Gulf culture as it exists today. This tour gives a good overview of the city but also gets you out into the desert and to Al Ain at the Omani border.
Day 1 - Arrive Abu Dhabi
Arrive to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where you are met and escorted your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 - Abu Dhabi - City Sightseeing & Desert Safari
This morning enjoy a half day city tour of Abu Dhabi, the Capital of the United Arab Emirates. The city entertains visitors with its spectacular landmarks, modern architecture, alluring shopping malls, the Old Souk, traditional crafts, carpets and much more. Start the tour with a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a stunning masterpiece to the late Sheikh Zayed that houses the largest Iranian carpet and chandelier in the world. A visit to the Mina Zayed Port markets, which include fish, dates and vegetable markets. Head towards the Heritage Village, a man made project that beautifully reflects and showcases traditional crafts and the reality of the lifestyle of a Bedouin Village. To end up the tour, drive past the iconic Emirates Palace - outside view only. In the afternoon enjoy the Desert Safari including BBQ dinner. A Desert Safari is a must if you want to experience desert life. Go dune bashing on a heady four-wheel-drive across sand dunes. Reaching the Bedouin campsite, briefly enjoy a thumping camel ride. Try out a henna design on hand or feet. Then relax on cozy carpets and cushions, savoring Arabian coffee and a fresh barbecue dinner of Continental and Oriental dishes. (BD)
Day 3 - Abu Dhabi - Ferrari World
Today you have full day entrance to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world's first Ferrari theme park and largest attraction of its kind. The Park offers more than 20 Ferrari-inspired rides and attractions, including a diverse array of rides for all ages and interests. Visitors will enter a stunning world, where the Ferrari passion, excellence, performance and technical innovation come vibrantly to life. Along with rides, the visitors can also browse and shop from the several retail outlets that are located throughout the park including the largest Ferrari Store in the world and a Ferrari boutique that specializes in creating personalized souvenirs for Ferrari lovers. The park provides you a true Italian dining experience to complete a fun filled visit to the park. (B)
Day 4 - Abu Dhabi - Al Ain
Enjoy a full day tour to Al Ain. It is the Garden City and a chief agricultural centre. It is also known for university education. You will visit the important Al Ain Museum, which houses ancient Arabic manuscripts and royal treasures. Enjoy lunch or shopping or just to relax. Visit the local quaint Camel market. Continue to the Sheikh Sultan Fort, the Al Falaj water channels and the Date Palm Oasis, the Al Mubazara Park in Jebel Hafeet. All of these will open your eyes to the local culture. (B)
Day 5 - Abu Dhabi - Yellow Boat & High Tea
This morning experience Abu Dhabi from a whole new angle! Come aboard the Yellow Boat and discover the ever-changing city skyline like you have never seen it before. There's simply no better way to explore Abu Dhabi's headline-grabbing skyline developments than by being out on the water. We take you on a 60 minute guided tour of sights that simply can't be viewed by road. Early afternoon you will enjoy High Tea at Etihad Towers. Experience the stunning views across the city of Abu Dhabi and the Arabian Gulf at the Observation Deck while you sit back and enjoy the highest high tea in Abu Dhabi. The Observation Deck is located on the 74th floor at 300 meters. It is an ideal place to discover Abu Dhabi's splendid skyline, or simply enjoy the afternoon tea gazing over unique, panoramic views of the United Arab Emirates' capital city. (B)
Day 6 - Depart Abu Dhabi
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)