All over the world, UAE is famed for housing the tallest building in the world, The Burj Khalifa. A trip up to the observational deck offers heart-stopping and alluring vistas of Dubai’s skyline. Thriving on tourism, UAE also offers some of the most vibrant and exotic spots for travellers. From the thrilling rides of the Ferrari World, the Sheikh Zayed Mosque shrouded in a mystical aura, the one-of-its-kind Palm Jumeriah islands, the winding roads of Jabel Hafeet with arresting panoramic views of the desert, to the art exhibitions of the Sharjah Arts Museum. UAE is undoubted, the modern cultural paradise of the Middle East.
Blessed with the unique landscape of rocky mountains, rolling sand dunes and sunny coastlines, UAE has much to allure the tourist. Whether it’s a Dhow Cruise on Dubai creek, the craggy edges of Hajar Mountains ripened for adventure, the breathtaking beauty of Fujairah, or the sultry moves of the belly dancer under the starry skies, this gorgeous country has something for everyone. For those who find shopping a therapeutic affair, the country offers a paradoxical style where one can either shop in the traditional souks or hit the chic and savvy malls for an elegant shopping experience.
Ajman, the charming Emirate which is also the smallest of all seven emirates, is distinguished by its rare nature and rich agricultural environment. It is pretty, has a low-key vibe and value-for-money hotels, providing a tranquil getaway from the chaotic city environment. Frequented by the locals, the city offers beaches, mangroves, museums and malls, and is a great fix for those looking at off-beat travel.
Umm Al Quwain & Ras Al Khaimah
Umm Al Quwain is a destination for recreation, heritage and eco-tourism due to the availability of natural beauty, green agricultural oases, sand oases, and ancient castles. Ras Al Khaimah’s mountain ranges, a large desert landscape, an extensive coast lined with white sandy beaches and turquoise blue waters, and green pastures have made it destination of choice for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.
Fujairah is distinguished with its unspoiled nature and charming landscapes comprising of mountain ranges, valleys, waterfalls, oases, and the wide sandy beaches, in addition to hot, cold and mineral springs. It’s a diving enthusiasts haven, thanks to the rich marine life, offering several water activities and a unique backdrop of the Hajjar Mountains. Unlike all other emirates, Fujairah’s terrain is mostly mountainous.
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Dubai à la mode
Your guided tour will take you to the new part of the city, where the superstructures at Dubai Marina will demand your admiration as much as the affluence on display at the Palm Jumeirah. These lively districts with their contemporary architecture stand in stark contrast to the traditional Arabian wind towers of Madinat Jumeirah, often called Little Venice of Dubai, where you will walk through the winding alleyways of this little city. You will also visit Burj Khalifa’s observation deck at the 124th floor, the highest observation deck in the world, for panoramic vistas of the city.
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Dubai Historic Discovery
Visiting Bastakiya and its narrow lanes is an experience you will never forget. Learn about the history and cultural heritage of the UAE at the Dubai Museum, housed in Al Fahidi Fort, previously the residence of the ruler of the city. A ride on a lovely little abra will transport you to the busy market area with the famous Gold and Spice Souks. From here, you will move on to see Jumeirah Mosque, to admire the 8th-century Islamic architecture.
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Explore Abu Dhabi
Undeniably one of the most beautiful mosques that exist, The Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi demands great appreciation. Your journey into the culturally-sensitive Emirate will begin from here and continue to Union Square and Heritage Village, a museum designed to connect the younger generation to their roots. After your drive along the beautiful Corniche, you will visit Emirates Palace for a photo stop, a hotel that celebrates royalty as much as warm and generous hospitality, a very significant aspect of Arabian tradition.
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As you head towards the sprawling Arabian Desert in a 4×4 vehicle driven by an expert, you will not be able to contain your excitement knowing that you will soon be braving an adventurous dune bashing over some of the largest sand dunes in the region. Not only are these golden sands a treat for the sore eyes, the thrilling drive is one you will never forget. After enjoying some refreshments at the campsite, you can choose to both relax and soak in the beautiful vistas or try the exciting sport of sand boarding. The lesser adventurous can be entertained with a camel ride, before heading back to the city.
Desert Safari & BBQ Dinner
As you leave the busy city behind, you will be enthralled by the gigantic sand dunes which form the Arabian Desert. After some dune-bashing and exquisite sunset views, you will be treated to a lavish spread of authentic Arabic fare in a traditional camp, where you can indulge in activities such as sandboarding, henna painting, camel rides and local attire trial. You will be entertained by belly dancers and folk dancers as you sit back and relax with an aromatic shisha under the star-lit skies.
Journey through this crowded yet historically sensitive city starting from one of its most iconic structures – Al Noor Mosque, a masterpiece influenced by classical Turkish Ottoman architecture. A religious and cultural exchange of ideas ensues, after a warm welcome with Arabic coffee and dates. Continue to the oldest market in the UAE – Souq Al Arsah, where air-conditioned alleyways will open up to antique handicrafts and local specialties. Finally, a visit to the Sharjah Fort and Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation complete the fascinating historical voyage into the heart of this Cultural Capital of the Arab World.
Roadtrip on the East Coast
A stark contrast to the glitzy and lively Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the East Coast is where time moves at a slower pace and people looking for relaxation and seclusion often wander. The scenic drive from the skyscraper-heavy cityscape to the rugged Hajar Mountains that dip down to long, sandy beaches is extraordinary as you see the landscape change drastically. Several archaeological sites, some dating back 4000 years, provide evidence of the coast’s long and turbulent history. A visit to Badiyah Mosque and Fujairah Fort followed by a refreshing dip in the inviting waters of the Indian Ocean is what sets the tone for a leisurely day.
Dhow Cruise with Dinner
Whether you choose to cruise on the calm waters of the Creek, with views of the charming old city contrasted with the stylish and well-lit modern cityscape, or on the Marina amidst some of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the dhow cruise offers a magical experience with its smooth sailing, fascinating entertainment on board and a buffet dinner.
Dinner in the Dunes
Al Hadheera, an open air traditional Arabic restaurant located right in the middle of the wide expanse of the desert, offers an enchanting experience that is the stuff of legends! Hardly a 45-minute drive from the bustling city of Dubai, Bab Al Shams resort is located amidst serene golden sand dunes and offers an authentic experience with belly dancers, henna painters, live bands, falcon display, camel rides and an extensive buffet of local Arabic fare.
Burj Al Arab is not only one of the most lavish hotels in the world but it is also an architectural wonder that has dominated Dubai’s coastline for several years now. It is one of the most photographed landmarks in the city and the interiors are the finest that this world has to offer. There’s no better place to indulge your taste buds to traditional and exquisite Arabic and international fare than this remarkable hotel.
If spending an evening dune bashing in a 4×4 vehicle followed by an indulgent Arabic buffet dinner and the delightful entertainment at the Bedouin campsite is just not enough to make the most of the peace and calm of the desert surrounds, then you must spend the night, after the crowds have vanished, in a private set up where Arabian hospitality meets modern facilities, ensuring your night under the stars is comfortable and memorable. Sleeping bags and other amenities are taken care of so that you can sit back and enjoy the tranquillity. Wake up to a fresh and light breakfast before heading back to the city next morning.
Dune Buggy Adventure
Explore the open desert on a powerful dune buggy which is reliable on the sand, providing a thrilling ride on these extraordinary terrains. We will ensure you receive safety training and are equipped with the required gear that will put you at ease so that you can have the fun you deserve! You are always welcome to stop for a breather and enjoy some refreshments before you head back for another exhilarating round of climbing up and over the peaks and valleys of these majestic dunes.
Dubai’s captivating cityscape is marked by three distinctive features – the contemporary buildings, a scenic coastline and the vast undulating desert. Fly over this fascinating city of contrasts to enjoy an aerial perspective of the amazing icons that adorn its skyline, such as Burj Al Arab hotel, Jumeirah Beach and the Palm Jumeirah.
If you choose the Dubai experience, you will take off from either Jebel Ali or creek and witness the architectural wonders of the city such as the Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa, World Islands, Burj Al Arab as well as the historic Dubai Creek and the bustling Port Rashid. In the Abu Dhabi experience, you will fly over the capital city’s marvels such as Yas Island, Ferrari World and others, along with Dubai’s iconic landmarks.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Host to more than 20 state-of-the-art attractions, some of which include the fastest and most intense rollercoaster rides, fascinating experiences designed for those with an appetite for G-force and velocity, and avant-garde simulator technology, Ferrari World provides its visitors an intense multisensory experience where families, Ferrari fans and racing fanatics come together in a park that brings various aspects of the Ferrari story to life.
At the Top & Sky
Whether you choose to enjoy the views from the 124th floor’s open observation deck (At the Top) or the comfortable and luxurious lounge at the 148th floor (At the Top SKY), Burj Khalifa is a wonder of architecture that is bound to leave you in awe. From the high speed elevator that propels you to the top at 10 meters per second, to the floor-to-ceiling glass walls that provide an unobstructed 360-degree view of Dubai’s cityscape, this experience is one that you cannot afford to miss.
The excitement begins at the Warner Bros. Plaza, your portal to our uniquely themed lands including Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, Cartoon Junction, Gotham City and Metropolis. Hungry for action and adventure or a dash of whimsical fun? Experience 29 state-of-the-art exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment for memories that will last a lifetime.