United Arab Emirates, Middle East
Location
5 Days
Duration

Emirates Explorer: an Off Road Adventure

Welcome to United Arab Emirates, Middle East!

ROUTE: Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Ain, Dubai

DURATION: 5 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Dubai City Tour including visit to the Al Fahidi Fort
  • Dubai Dune Drive in Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
  • Overnight at a desert camp
  • Off road driving Al Nizwa desert
  • Visit tourist sites around Khatt springs
  • Visit the mangroves enroute to Hatta
  • Off-roading in the Wadis
  • Enroute visit to the Al Ain Museum and archaeological park
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Dubai: Grandeur Hotel
  • Ras Al Khaimah: Khatt Springs Ras Al Khaimah Hotel
  • Al Ain: Ain Al Faida
DELUXE:
  • Please inquire
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

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Day 1 Recommended In Combination With Stopover Package

This tour is specialized for those who dream of adventure, discovery and of exploring the great outdoors!! It is operated in 4 wheel drive vehicles and gives passengers the option of doing this exhilarating trip off-the­-beaten-track on a seat-in-car basis within the comfort of a vehicle driven by an experienced safari/guide driver OR even testing their own limits by navigating and driving their own vehicles on self-drive basis through the rugged desert, mountain and rocky wadi and gravel terrain.

Upon arrival at airport in United Arab Emirates, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Dubai – (D)

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Day 2 Dubai Dune Drive

Activities:

  • 08:00 Dubai City Tour – City of Merchants; our route takes us from Burj Al Arab, Dubai’s landmark hotel to Majlis Al Ghorfat, a magnificent structure constructed in 1955 and recently restored. The Majlis was originally the summer residence of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al-Maktoum.
  • Driving past modern palaces, we stop at the Jumeirah Mosque for a photo opportunity.
  • Our route then takes us towards Dubai’s Bastakia area to admire the old-wind-towered houses which were built by wealthy merchants, passing the magnificent Zabeel Palace on the way.
  • Further on, we visit the Al Fahidi Fort, a 200-year-old structure that houses the Dubai Museum and records the city’s past as an important pearl diving and trading center.
  • We continue our journey on a traditional abra, across the Creek, offering sights of a modern metropolis, with splendid architecture on its banks, dwarfing the bustling alleys of our next destination – the gold and spice souks.
  • Return back to the hotel.
  • 15:30 meet your local Safari Guide to start your off road adventure. Discover the true essence of Arabia, with an exciting overnight safari. Your four-wheel drive leaves behind the bustle of the city as you head deep into the vast expanse of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, driving over the pristine desert.
  • At sunset, we proceed to the overnight camp, set up among the oceans of sand under a canopy of a million stars to enjoy a barbecue feast before retiring to your tent. Arabian Adventures desert camp has available 8 tents, bucket showers and toilets for your comfort.

Overnight: Camp – (B, L, D)

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Day 3 Wadi Mileiha - Ras Al Khaimah

Activities:

  • 08:00 after breakfast, we leave the camp and drive North East towards the Al Nizwa desert.
  • Here you begin your off-road section. Drive through sand tracks and over nursery slopes to reach Wadi Mileiha (Fossil rock ­Camel rock).
  • Continue to drive direction Shawqa. This is a farming town approximately 60 kms from the city of Sharjah.
  • After Shawka we proceed to Fujairah, en route stop Friday market.
  • We enter through Tayyibah entering Wadi Asimah which would consist of off road driving, picnic lunch at a scenic spot.
  • Exiting through Al Ghayal we head to Ras al Khaimah.
  • Visit tourist sites around Khatt springs and then check-in the hotel.

Overnight: Ras Al Khaimah – (B, L, D)

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Day 4 Ras Al Khaimah - Hatta - Al Ain

Activities:

  • 09:00 after breakfast check-out and drive direction Kalba driving through Dibba, Khorfakkan, Fujeirah . Visit the mangroves and continue via tunnel toward hatta. This section is all on Tarmac till the village of Munay. Take the narrow Wadi bed track to reach Wadi Huwailat.
  • Leave the gravel track and head towards Hatta. (Dubai emirate).
  • Continue to drive past the small town. Here start off-roading on gravel tracks and one can see the various colours in the Hajar Mountains. The drive will cut through some interesting terrain and put man and machine through some interesting patches. picnic lunch en-route in the Wadis.
  • Exit the wadis and drive back on tarmac towards Madam eventually connecting to Shuaib.
  • After driving passed the town of Shuaib join on to the Al Ain highway and head to Al Ain.

Overnight: Al Ain – (B, L, D)

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Day 5 Al Ain - Dubai

Activities:

  • After breakfast check out and depart North East for the city of Al Ain and drive via the highlights of the city.
  • En route we visit the Al Ain Museum and archaeological park.
  • Drive to Jebel Hafeet to the top for spectacular view over Al Ain valley.
  • Drive back to Dubai in the afternoon.
  • End of service. Accommodation not included.

Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: UAE, Middle East
Area (SQ KM): 83,600
Population: 5,779,760
Capital: Abu Dhabi
Language(s): Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu
Religion: Islam (Sunni , Shiite), Christian, Hindu, and other
Currency: UAE dirham - AED
Time Zone: GMT/ UTC + 4
Electricity: 240 V
Phone Country Code to Call (UAE, Middle East): 971


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