• Itinerary

    1. Day1
      Toronto

       

      Departure from Toronto International Airport, Terminal 1

      Air Canada 056 November 1 departing Toronto 21:05 in Dubai 17:55 (+)

       


    2. Day2
      Dubai

       

      On arrival at Dubai International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Dubai. 


    3. Day3
      B, DDubai - City Tour


      Experience the sites of old Dubai and the ultra-modern attractions of the new city on a comprehensive full-day tour. Our journey starts at the world’s tallest building, ‘Burj Khalifa’, situated above The Dubai Mall one of the world’s largest shopping malls, where you will have the opportunity to visit the 50metre long aquarium and visualize the exotic wonders of aquatic life firsthand through breathtaking views. Our journey continues to Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, a manmade island that has become a potent symbol of our Emirate. We will have a photo stop opposite the ultra-luxurious Atlantis the Palm hotel. Your unforgettable journey will end at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a colorful and vibrant market in an Arabian city. Winding paths and passageways will lead you through a real Arabic bazaar like ambience mixing high end boutiques, local artisans and delicious cuisines in an explosion of sensations that finish in beautiful views towards the canals of the resort Madinat Jumeirah and the stunning vista of the Burj Al Arab. Continue to experience the historic sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai. See Dubai's famous landmarks like the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel and the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque, and learn interesting details about them from your local guide/driver. Take in views of the city's most picturesque palaces and residential areas, and venture into Al Bastakiya, Dubai's inspiring old quarter. Then visit the spice souk. You will also have free time to shop in the glistening gold souk! This evening, picked up by driver for Dhow dinner cruise on sharing basis with return transfer: Awaken your senses as you cruise gently along Dubai Creek - on board of an exquisitely decorated traditional Dhow. Lively Arabian music adds flavour to the buffet of Continental and Oriental dishes. Silhouettes of heritage villages against the bright city lights trace the merging of the past with the present. Revel in the traditional charm of Arabian dhow cruise in modern comfort (Dhow Dinner inclusive of water and soft drinks). Overnight at your hotel in Dubai


    4. Day4
      B, DDubai - Desert Safari with BBQ


      Enjoy this morning at leisure or pre-book the following optional tour.
       
      Optional: Half day Sharjah City Sightseeing tour – CAD 80 per person on S.I.C basis
       
      Sharjah is the third largest Emirate in the UAE, designated by UNESCO as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World due to its commitment in preserving the art, culture and local heritage of the area. It is the only emirate to have land on both the Arabian Gulf Coast and the Gulf of Oman. It is the Emirate of ambivalence where you can enjoy the holiday in many ways such as enjoying the sun, or discovering the traditional markets (souks) or shopping malls, visit the heritage sites and museums, the fantastic mosques, and the experience the beauty of Arabian deserts, and mountains. We begin our tour to the 3rd largest emirate of the UAE, Sharjah with a photo stop at the Cultural Square, which structures are bounded on all sides by rich Islamic architecture. Then, we will have a brief visit at the Al Majarrah Souk which has been renovated and transformed into the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, home to exquisite Islamic artifacts from around the world. Next, we will be passing by the Bait Al Naboodah, the former residence of the pearl trading tycoon, Al Shamsi family. Afterwards we head towards Al Hisn Fort, the erstwhile residence of Sharjah’s Ruling Family. Next destination will be the Blue Souk which consists of 6 spectacular buildings embellished in blue tiling. It’s the place where everyone can get anything to everything with more than 600 shops to choose from. From there, we shall pass by the King Faisal Mosque, the largest among Sharjah’s mosques, and continue towards the Pearl Monument, symbolic of the union of the 7 emirates. After completing your Sharjah tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel.
       
      At around 3.30 PM you will meet your safari guide and proceed on a dune drive at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The mysterious desert beckons you for a magical evening out – an adventure you’ll never forget. Leaving behind the bustle of the city in the afternoon, our safari guides will transport you for a thrilling journey over rolling dunes deep into the heart of the desert. From the crest of a high dune, watch the sun cast its orange glow over the vast expanse of rippling sand all round you as it sets. Like a shimmering mirage in the distance you will see the flickering lights of your camp where a traditional Arabian welcome awaits you. The encampment conjures up images of the Arabian nights. Relax on comfortable low cushions in Bedouin tents and quench your thirst, have your hands painted with intricate henna designs, experience a short camel ride, or just enjoy the aromatic shisha. A feast of grilled meats, fresh salads and delectable Arab sweets is served and under a galaxy of stars, you will be entertained by the bewitching belly dancer swaying to the haunting strains of Arabian music. You won't want this enchanting evening to end. Overnight in Dubai 


    5. Day5
      BDubai - Abu Dhabi - Dubai


      Enjoy this day at leisure or consider the following optional tour:
       
      Optional: CAD 120. Morning after breakfast, proceed on a full day city tour of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the residence of the Federal National Council. One of the world’s largest producers of oil, Abu Dhabi, has actively attempted to diversify its economy in recent years through investments in financial services and tourism. Your journey begins in Dubai, where you will travel past the world’s largest man-made port at Jebel Ali and onward for the two–hour drive to Abu Dhabi. You will be mesmerised by the grandness of the new additions to Abu Dhabi’s skyline, as well as the majestic Grand Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in the world. You will then be driven through the heart of the city where you can see the famous Union Square, which houses symbolic themes inspired by the customs of the country. After a drive along the Corniche, you will visit the Heritage Village, specially designed by late HH Sheikh Zayed Ben Sultan al Nahyan, as a reminder of the past for the younger generation. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy shopping at Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, home to a large array of luxury boutiques and souvenir stores.
      Overnight in Dubai
       
      **Please note in order to visit the Sheikh Khalifa Mosque you need to adhere to the following dress code:
      • Men have to wear long trousers and no sleeveless shirts
      • Women have to cover their arms till the wrists with a long-sleeved shirt, cover their hair, décolleté and neck with a headscarf and long trousers covering their ankles, and nothing white
      • No tight clothing


    6. Day6
      BDubai

      Enjoy this day at leisure or consider some optional tours or shopping. Overnight in Dubai


    7. Day7
      BDubai

      Today you will be transferred back to Dubai International Airport for your flight back home. (Standard check out time is 11:00 Am. Late checkout is subject to availability of the hotel)

      Air Canada 057 07 November departing Dubai at 23:55 arrival in Toronto at 05:00 in the morning. 


    8. Day8
      Toronto


      Arrival in Toronto at 05:00 in the morning.


  • Dates & rates

    Start Date End Date Price (CAD) Tax/Fees (CAD)  
    1 Nov 2018 7 Nov 2018 $ 1,899.00 $ 0.00 Request
  • Other information

    Tour Price:

    Based on Double: $1899

    Single Supplement: $519 

     

    TOUR LODGING INFO:

    Accommodation will be provided on a twin sharing basis:

    Hotel: Coral Al Barsha

    Nights: 5 nights 

     

    TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

    • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotel or similar

    • Daily buffet breakfast

    • Meals indicated on the itinerary by (B) breakfast, (L) lunch, (D) dinner

    • Arrival and departure transfers

    • Services of licensed English-speaking guides during the sightseeing tours

    • Full day Classic / Modern Dubai Tour

    • Half day desert safari with BBQ dinner and orient show

    • Dhow cruise with dinner

    • International Airfare from Toronto

    • All air taxes and fuel surcharges

     

    TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

     

    • Items of a personal nature, Tips and gratuities
    • Visa fees (if applicable)
    • Optional tours or sightseeing
    • Travel Insurance
    • Tourism Fee - AED 15 per room/per night: Collected by the Dubai and Abu Dhabi hotel directly
    • Any item not being mentioned as included 

     

     

    Tour Highlights:

     

    • Discover Burj Khalifa, the highest building in the world on a thrilling Dubai City tour
    • Experience the Arabian and Bedouin way of life in the desert
    • Travel by 4WD across the deserts of Dubai
    • Spend an evening on a Dhow cuise including dinner