Dubai is one of the main cities in the seven emirates of UAE or United Arab Emirates. The futuristic facade of Dubai and its stark contrast to the old city makes it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. Just two hours away from Dubai lies Abu Dhabi, another famous tourism destination. The city is noted for its fun and thrilling activities and stunning architecture.
Here is a 7-day itinerary to make the most of these two destinations. This itinerary is planned for first timers.
Arrive at Dubai, and complete your immigration formalities. Collect your luggage and you will be driven to your hotel, where you can rest until it’s time for the buffet dinner and Dhow cruise. Enjoy the city’s iconic buildings and the startling contrast it provides to the ancient buildings that city owes its colourful history to. During the cruise, you can savor a ravishing meal.
On the second day of your trip, you will be picked from your hotel after a hearty breakfast. Revel in an exotic tour of the city where you can feast your eyes on the major landmarks including the Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai Museum, Atlantis The Palm and Burj Al Arab. At the end of the city tour, you will be taken to the observation deck of the world’s tallest building, Burk Khalifa. You can spend time observing the city from afar, and pose for pictures. After the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel, where you can rest for the night.
On the third day, you are free to visit Dubai on your own.
After breakfast, you can head to the Mall of the Emirates, the world’s first shopping resort consisting of play area for kids, 560 shops, 90 restaurants, five star hotel, theatre and more. You can easily spend a day here. In the evening, we can arrange for a Desert Safari where you get to ride on a four-wheel drive vehicle and enjoy buffet dinner with belly dancing in the desert sands of Dubai.
After breakfast, you will be driven to Abu Dhabi to enjoy a full-day tour of the ancient, yet modern city. The major attractions of the city like the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Ferrari World, Emirates Palace Hotel, the Corniche, and the Heritage Village will be covered in the day. You will reach your hotel in Dubai in the night where you can have dinner and retire for the night.
After breakfast, you can take it easy and head to the Dubai Mall to enjoy the Underworld Aquarium and zoo and the rest of the mall during the day and the famous Fountain show during the evening. We will help you with getting the tickets for the shows.
On the 6th day of your tour, you are free to explore Dubai on your own. We recommend you explore the oldest quarters of Dubai: Bur Dubai and Deira, and enjoy a memorable and learning experience of the rich cultural heritage of the city. You can ride a traditional abra boat along the Dubai creek explore the souks.
After a hearty meal, you will be driven to the airport where you can check in for your flight back home.