SEMI INDEPENDENT: Explore the iconic sights of Dubai on a half day city tour and take an exhilarating desert safari, 4-wheel driving over golden dunes, before enjoying a delicious traditional dinner under the stars at a Bedouin camp.
Welcome To Dubai
Arrive at Dubai international airport where you will be met outside the terminal and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or explore the city.
Enjoy a half day city tour taking in the iconic sights of Dubai, starting with a photo opportunity of what is possibly Dubai’s most well-known structure, the Burj Al Arab hotel. Continue to the Jumeirah Mosque for photo opportunities at what is considered to be the most striking mosque in Dubai. Then proceed to Bastakia, the oldest part of the city and home to the Dubai museum situated in the Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest existing building in Dubai.
Continue your tour with a visit to some of the local markets before taking a water taxi across The Creek to the spice markets and gold souks where jewellery is on display ranging from traditional to the modern, prepare to be dazzled.
Please note: If the Dubai Museum is still under renovation and closed at the time of your visit there is optional to visit to Shindagah Museum (Museum is closed on Tuesday)
Overnight: Dubai | Breakfast
Desert Safari & Bedouin camp
Spend the morning at leisure before embarking on an exciting desert safari. Hop on board your 4 wheel drive for an adventure into the desert. Your experienced driver will take you across the rolling sand dunes on an exhilarating drive.
A stop will be made to watch the sun setting over the desert before heading over to a traditional Bedouin camp where you will be greeted with a delicious spiced Arabic coffee and even have the opportunity to ride a camel. Then we settle down to enjoy dinner cooked on an open fire. To truly top off your desert experience a belly dancer will entertain you to traditional music. A magical night.
Overnight: Dubai | Breakfast, Dinner
Goodbye Dubai. Tour arrangements come to an end after breakfast, with an onward transfer to the airport.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single Room' price is applicable when a single room is required.
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.
Millennium Palace Dubai Marina, Dubai
Excellently located less than 10 minutes from the beach and offering sweeping views of Dubai Marina, this modern hotel is the perfect base for exploring the city. Rooms feature ensuite bathrooms, air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and seating areas. Some rooms are also equipped with balconies. The hotel boasts an outdoor pool, fitness centre, and bar. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the property and one of the two onsite restaurants is a MasterChef TV Experience, based around the global TV show.
Rove City Centre Hotel, Dubai
Handily located just a few minutes from the airport, in the Deira area of Dubai, the Rove City Centre Hotel boasts an outdoor pool and fitness centre. It's a great option for travellers on a budget. The onsite restaurant, The Daily, is open all day, and there's free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Rooms are modern, colourful and bright, with ensuite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, a mini-fridge, and air-conditioning. There's also a self-service laundromat onsite.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, Dubai
Housed in a prime location by the Dubai Canal, the Radisson Blu offers world-class hospitality and service to guests in each of its 432 rooms. Facilities include an outdoor pool, spa, and fitness centre, with free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Rooms are extremely comfortable and many feature a seating area in addition to ensuite bathrooms, a kettle, and flat-screen TV. Some rooms also come with balconies. There are four restaurants and cafes to choose from onsite, including breakfasts served at The Larder and open-flame cooking at FireLake Grill House. A great range of whiskey is served in the Scottish-styled lounge, Makar.