Dubai for New Year's Eve
6 DAYS // DECember 28, 2016 - January 3, 2017
December 28: Arrive in Dubai Airport
After your arrival at Dubai international Airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner with the group.
December 29: Dubai City Tour
After breakfast we will depart on an old Dubai City Tour. We will drive along the Jumeriah coast, stopping often for photo opportunities and site-seeing. Part way through the tour, we will visit the Dubai Museum to learn about the traditional development of Dubai. Afterwards, we transfer via water taxi to a Spice Souk where we will discover authentic spices, incense and traditional perfumes.
In the later afternoon, we will visit the Burj Khalifa's 124th Floor Observation Deck for breath-taking views of the city, desert and ocean.
December 30: Helicopter Tour & Desert Safari
In the morning, we will enjoy a spectacular helicopter tour of the city skyline.
This afternoon, we will embark on an exciting safari tour of the golden sand dunes of Arabia. We will travel by 4-wheel drive vehicles through the desert landscape to a Bedouin campsite where we will enjoy camel rides, Henna designs and a BBQ buffet dinner. The evening will culminate with a traditional belly-dancing performance.
December 31: Dubai & Heritage Village
We will start the day with a sunrise shoot from the Jumeriah Open Beach. Then, after breakfast, we will visit Heritage Village to photograph locals dressed in traditional costume.
This evening, we will enjoy a Dhow Dinner Cruise on the Dubai Creek. We will dine and celebrate the New Year on this traditional wooden vessel
January 1: Fujairah East Coast Tour
After breakfast, we will join a local English-speaking guide for a full day tour along the Fujairah Coast. We will explore the immense geological variety available in the UAE: we will see the lush agricultural expanse in Dhaid, the incredible Hajar Mountains, the natural springs in Masafi, and the small fishing villages along the coast.
Along the way, we will stop at a local market to browse local wares - including pottery, carpets and local jewelry. In the afternoon, we will stop in Khor Fakkan, a regional hot spot for diving and snorkeling. There , we will have an opportunity to relax on the beach and swim.
January 2: Abu Dhabi City Tour
Today we will visit Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Here we will marvel at the exemplary architecture including Sheik Zayed Mosque, Presidential Palace, traditional Abu Dhabi Market, Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, and Abu Dhabi Corniche.
January 3: Dubai & Departure
Transfer from hotel to international flights.