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4 Day DUBAI Stopover Land Arrangements Include: Meet & Greet on arrival with assistance through Customs & Immigration’s and entrance to Ahlan lounge, 4 Star Downtown Dubai Hotel for 3 nights with breakfast daily, 4 tours with 1-BBQ dinner (seat-in-coach basis) and Airports transfers by private chauffeur driven vehicle. (Optional: Airport Arrival transfer 2-Hour City Highlights Sightseeing tour en-route to the hotel can be added to this package)
Price from: US$1,752.00 PER COUPLE (HIGH SEASON – October to April)
On arrival Dubai International Airport you will be greeted by a Service Agent before the Immigration counter for assistance with Customs and Immigration’s formalities. You will be given access to the Ahlan lounge – for refreshments and then transferred by private car to your hotel in Downtown Dubai. You may opt to have a private 2-Hour City Highlights Sightseeing tour en-route to the hotel, or transfer directly to the hotel.
Balance of your day at leisure. This morning you may wish to have breakfast or an early lunch at one of the hotel restaurants or take a short 5-10 minutes’ walk to the Burj Lakefront Restaurants. For the afternoon, relax by the hotel swimming pool and use the facilities on offer or take a 4 minute taxi ride (20 minute walk) to the Dubai Mall and explore the world’s largest and most- visited retail and entertainment destination. For the evening, you can have dinner at one of the nearby Burj Lakefront Restaurants and take in the world’s most spectacular Dancing Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. (No charge to view)
The Dubai Fountain schedule:
Afternoon Shows – Daily except Friday: 1:00p.m. & 1:30p.m., Friday: 1:30p.m. & 2:00p.m., Evening Shows – Daily: 6:00p.m. to 11:00p.m. (Every 30 Minutes)
Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, which welcomed more than 80 million visitors in 2014. With a total internal floor area of 5.9 million sq ft, The Dubai Mall has 3.77 million sq ft of gross leasable space and over 1,200 retail outlets including two anchor department stores – Galleries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s – and over 200 food and beverage outlets. The Dubai Mall offers an unparalleled retail mix combined with world-class dining, entertainment and leisure attractions.
08.45a.m. This morning, you will be picked by a representative of Pacific Destination Center for your morning coach tour.
Dubai City Tour (Coach Tour) (**This tour can be done on a Private basis)
Dubai is a city that provides a new setting at every turn, offering a rich blend of the old and the new, making it without a doubt the leading tourist destination in the Middle East. Dubai is a city of ages that rises out of the desert and crowns the Gulf Coast with its presence. Your route takes you to the magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing by the heritage area of Bastakiya, with its fascinating wind- towered houses built by wealthy merchants.
You will then move on to the 225-year old Al Fahidi Fort, where the Dubai Museum holds precious archives of the city’s past, as well as chronicles of its developing stages. Next, you will board an Abra, a traditional boat, to cross the Creek for a visit to the Spice Market and the Gold Souk.
On our way to Burj Al Arab, the most luxurious hotel in the world you will have the opportunity to stop for a photo shoot next to Jumeirah Mosque – an architectural landmark of Dubai. Return: 1.30p.m.
After your tour, you will have some time to get freshened up before your afternoon tour departure.
3.00p.m. You will be picked by a representative of Pacific Destination Center for your afternoon/evening coach tour.
Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner (Coach Tour) (***You may opt for an Extension to stay in a Desert Resort)
In the afternoon your safari guides will take you in a 4 wheel drive into the golden sand dunes of Arabia. Experience the thrill of a life time while riding through the dunes. Enjoy a beautiful scenic sunset overlooking the desert. Then continue to the Bedouin campsite, where you can enjoy camel riding, Henna design, Arabic gava, local dresses, soft drinks, tea or coffee, Hubbly Bubbly and a delicious Barbecue Buffet. Adding to the atmosphere of the night is an enchanting belly dancer performing to the Arabic rhythms. Return: 9.30p.m.
09.30a.m. This morning, you will be picked by a representative of Pacific Destination Center for your morning coach tour.
Modern Dubai Tour (Coach Tour) (**This tour can be done on a Private basis)
Your excursion will begin with a visit to Dubai Marina which offers an exclusive environment for living, leisure and business, followed by a trip to the Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. You will have a photo stop opposite the luxurious Atlantis The Palm hotel, home to sunken aquatic chambers, submerged ruins, and exhilarating water rides.
You will then continue to Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a colorful and vibrant market in an Arabian city. Meandering paths will lead you through a bazaar- like atmosphere in which open-fronted shops and intimate galleries spill onto the paved walkways, and the sounds of craftsmen and women at work combine with the aroma from street cafes and boutique restaurants.
Your unforgettable trip will end with a visit to the observation deck ‘At the Top’ of the world’s tallest building – ‘Burj Khalifa’, situated right next to The Dubai Mall.
Then onto the Dubai Mall where you will have the opportunity to visit the 50-meter long aquarium at the mall and see the exotic aquatic flora and fauna. Travelling through the tunnel, you will be treated to an exceptional underwater experience as you gaze upon sharks, stingrays and other species of fish. Thereafter, you will have free time for shopping at The Dubai Mall. Return: 4.30p.m.
Balance of Evening at leisure for more time to explore at the Dubai Mall and have dinner at one of the adjacent restaurants, or take the newly installed Tram or a 7 minute Taxi ride to The Walk Dubai at Jumeriah Beach and have dinner in one of the many beachfront restaurants, peruse through the shops and have a stroll on the beach.
The Walk Dubai at Jumeriah Beach – The Walk is a bustling waterfront promenade in the heart of Jumeirah Beach Residences where everyone comes to stroll down the 1.7km Walk, watch the world on parade from a pavement cafe or to browse for knick-knacks at the Covent Garden Market. In the evenings, traffic slows to a crawl, letting you get a good look at all those shiny Ferrari’s, Maserati’s and other fancy cars rumbling along here. It boasts beautiful hotels and restaurants and is by far the most well-known and most recently developed area in Dubai. It is popular, mixing Arabic and western style entertainment where young and old; locals and western tourists like to take a stroll. Beautiful dancers and festive musicians provide extra character. Now the Walk is being transformed into a public art platform by a new project featuring 30 artists from the United Arab Emirates. It has become like an outdoor gallery with colorful vases, and stairs, benches and open floor works decorated with colorful paintings.
This morning you will be picked up by a representative of Pacific Destination Center and transferred by private car to Dubai International Airport and bid a Masalama – Good Bye.
** These coach tours are also available on a Private basis.
***For a more exclusive experience suggest a 1-2 night extension only 1 hour from Dubai in the Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa nestled in a verdant palm oasis, deep within Dubai’s magical dune and desert landscape in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and plays a vital role in its conservation. Al Maha showcases the heritage and architecture of the Bedouins and also offers a sense of desert adventure. The Arabian Oryx & the Gazelles are the star attractions in the reserve. The indigenous Arabian wildlife can also be viewed from the temperature-controlled infinity pool or sundeck seating area of all Villas. Enjoy two different complimentary desert activities every day as part your stay which can include a Dune Drive, Falconry, Horse Riding, Nature Desert Walk, Wildlife Safari, Camel Trekking and Archery.
Phone one of our Dubai Experts at 1-800-227-5317 to start planning your Superlative DUBAI Stopover now!