Discover the UAE in the comfort of our scheduled small group tours. Bringing you the perfect halal friendly holiday for Muslim families and groups of friends, enjoy touring Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and various other places that will leave you with picture perfect memories. The 7 night UAE tour comes complete with your very own English speaking guide that will accompany you as your tour the Emirates. You will enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, meals, and various entertainment throughout your stay.
During your stay in the UAE, get the chance to head back in time, and take a moment to appreciate history and culture in the various museums you’ll be visiting. Four city tours also awaits guests who will get to experience visiting the very best of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Al Ain. It’s within these cities you’ll come across popular tourist attractions such as the Burj Khalifa, where you’ll enjoy entry to the observation deck which provides panoramic views of the city, the Heritage Area and Al Markazi Souq in Sharjah, the Hili Garden in Al Ain, and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE Small Group Tour offers guests a number of stunning views and peaceful environments, all which you’ll get to witness along your travels. Sit back and relax and enjoy the ride as you travel through the Emirates without the worry of loosing track of time, making a wrong turn, or missing out on the popular must sees. There are a range of travel dates available starting from October this year up to April or nexts. With the tour taking place in groups, it’s highly recommended you book in advance especially if you’re travelling in a larger number.
Departure Dates 2017:
30 Sep 17, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 18 Nov
Departure Dates 2018:
6 Jan, 20 Jan, 10 Feb 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 7 Apr and 28 Apr
Please note: Flights departing from the UK would need to depart the day before the tour date as flights will most likely be an overnight flight.
Day 1: Saturday: Arrival in Dubai
Welcome to Dubai! Upon arrival you’ll gather at the airport in Dubai and be transferred to your hotel where you’ll have the remaining of the day to rest.
Day 2: Sunday: Classical Dubai City Tour – Evening Dhow Cruise on SIC Basis
Breakfast will be served at the hotel before departing around 10:00 am to start an interesting tour through the commercial center of Dubai. Today you will visit the Bastakia district with traditional trading houses and the characteristic wind towers as well as the 200-year-old Al Fahidi Fort and the Dubai Museum. Your tour will the lead you to cross over the Creek on a traditional water taxi or “Abra” where you’ll enjoy a fantastic view of the skyline. Afterwards, stroll comfortably over the original gold and spice souk before driving back to the hotel to relax before heading out in the evening.
At around 7:00 pm you will be picked up and driven to the Creek where you’ll start a 2-hour cruise with a Dhow. Dhows are traditional wooden boats used in old times for transportation. It’s here you’ll enjoy a delicious dinner on board with entertainment. After the cruise, you’ll be driven back to the hotel for the night.
Day 3: Monday: Morning at Leisure – Entry to the Burj Khalifa Observation Deck on SIC Basis
Enjoy the morning at leisure or explore the city on your own. In the afternoon at around 3:00 pm, you will be picked up and taken to the Burj Khalifa Observation Deck to enjoy the various stunning views Dubai has to offer.
Day 4: Tuesday: Sharjah City Tour on SIC Basis
Today you shall drive to Sharjah for a city tour of the city. Here you can take a day trip to the small and culturally beautiful Emirate of Sharjah. Sharjah is a fascinating city with lively colorful souqs, beautiful parks and an impressive blend of tradition and modernity. This Emirate has true masterpieces of Arab architecture. Pearl dealer families still have their headquarters in beautifully restored houses which testify to their old craftsmanship, especially in the renovated historical area “Heritage Area”. The magic of Sharjah is represented in the museum, which is located in the newly renovated fort of Ajman. Afterwards you will visit the Al Markazi Souq, where you can prove your personal trades and have the opportunity to go shopping. You will then be driven back to Dubai after the tour.
Day 5: Wednesday: Check out and drive to Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi City Tour
Today you will check out of your hotel and be driven to Abu Dhabi. Upon reaching Abu Dhabi, you will start with a tour of the capital of the UAE. The tour continues along the chic Corniche Road with skyscrapers, palaces and the new majestic Sheikh Zayed Mosque with its over 40 domes, completed in late 2007. It is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest in the world, accommodating 40,000 faithfuls. You will also visit the renovated Al Husn Palace, now the headquarters of the Center for Documentation and Research. A drive along the beautiful Corniche with magnificent parks and gardens gives you a spectacular view over the city before driving back to your hotel in Abu Dhabi where you will check in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6: Thursday: Al Ain City Tour
After breakfast, you’ll head towards Al Ain, an oasis in the Emirates. The charming Al Ain was originally a resting place on a caravan route. Today it is known as a garden town and agricultural center. You’ll start the trip in the Hili Garden, where you can see archaeological excavations up to 5000 years old. In the garden city, Al Ain, you’ll visit the Al Ain Museum, before heading to the Al Ain Palace Museum. Here you’ll enjoy a walk through the adjacent oasis with its historical irrigation system, the “Falaj”. After the tour you’ll be taken back to Abu Dhabi where you’ll get to rest for the remaining of the day or enjoy at leisure.
Day 7: Friday: Check out and drive back to Dubai
Enjoy your last morning in Abu Dhabi at leisure to enjoy the beach. Check out will be at 12:00 pm before starting your journey back to Dubai. Upon arrival in Dubai you will check in at your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure, you can also explore the city on your own.
Day 8: Saturday: Departure
Today you will check out and be driven to Dubai Airport before departing back to the UK.