A city made of skyscrapers, artificial gardens and mall emerges from the desert dunes of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai, the Manhattan of the Middle East, is the most intriguing destination of the moment. Today Dubai is flashy, fun and slightly surreal, a place where luxury reigns supreme. Famous for its sand, sun and shops, it was once a quiet town made up of houses with courtyards in chalk and coral built by Persian traders and palm leaf huts, a refuge for Bedouin fishermen and pearl seekers. Today sparkling new skyscrapers reflect the image of mosques and dominate over old Dubai, the most renowned architects and stylists compete to build and furnish palaces, apartments, villas, islands and resorts, intended for VIPS, actors, sportsmen and celebrities.
Within the country, there are thousands of contrasts: mountain ranges, beaches, oases, colorful and crowded markets, hotels and clubs of a type of luxury unknown to the majority of Europeans. Modernity and tradition coexist in perfect harmony, between the routes of the Bedouin groups and the places that flaunt the boldest architecture. In this itinerary, we will also visit Abu Dhabi, less famous than the nearby Dubai. Abu Dhabi is actually the capital of the United Arab Emirates, home to the president and headquarters of embassies, oil companies and international companies. It is one of the youngest nations in the world, yet born from an ancient past. Less than a century ago it was a fishing and pearl gathering station, dotted with makeshift shelters made with palm trees. Today it is a lush city with glass skyscrapers from Guinness World Records, large tree-lined avenues and long public beaches. Where the wonder is so frequent that it almost becomes a habit. Everything is out of measure: there is the most crooked tower in the world, the largest handmade carpet in the world, the largest amusement park in the world.
Departure with Emirates flight from Italy. Arrival in Dubai and transfer to the hotel with assistance in Italian. Rest of the day at the guest's disposal. Overnight.
Among the desert dunes of the United Arab Emirates, a city emerges made of skyscrapers, artificial gardens and mall where everything and more is sold and discovered.
In Dubai, we have a seven-star hotel, 200 artificial islands shaped by the countries of the world and much more to taste and discover.
In the midst of all this modernity, between a swim in the sea, a business meeting, a jump to high fashion boutiques, a round of golf and a dinner in an excellent and multi-ethnic restaurant, we can discover the classic souks for those who love to negotiate the possible purchase. Entering for a few kilometers in the desert, you will discover its multi-millennial and intact beauty.
Dubai is characterized by a lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere that knows how to combine modernity and tradition with different ethnic groups and lifestyles.
Breakfast at the hotel. The day will begin with the discovery of Dubai, a visit of about 5/6 hours.
Today offers visitors a myriad of experiences - from the unforgettable charm of traditional souks to imposing skyscrapers. Our journey begins from the tallest building in the world, 'Burj Dubai', located above the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, where you will have the opportunity to visit firsthand the 50m long aquarium and the exotic wonders of aquatic life.
Our journey continues to Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, an artificial island that has become a powerful symbol of our Emirates. We will have a photo stop in front of the ultra-luxurious Atlantis Palm hotel. Your unforgettable trip will end in Souk Madinat Jumeirah (partially accessible), a colorful and lively market in an Arab city. Winding paths and passages will lead you through a real Arab bazaar as a mixing environment for high-end boutiques, local artisans and delicious dishes in an explosion of sensations that end in plain sight towards the canals of the Madinat Jumeirah resort and the splendid view of the Burj Al Arab.
Rest of the day at the guest's disposal. Overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel and start of the half-day excursion.
As previously said, Dubai is a city constantly on the movement and renewal, offering a unique blend of ancient and modern, which makes it one of the most fascinating destinations in the world. The route takes you first to a magnificent view of Dubai Creek, passing through the Bastakiya area, an old 19th-century district located along the creek, with its sophisticated residences with rough and bare walls to protect the intimacy of wealthy families who typically live in this neighborhood. We will see the wind towers rise above the walls capturing the wind to direct it inside the houses, in order to creating effective air conditioning, to then move on to the old fortress of Al Fahidi and its museum.
Photo stop at the creek and visit to the Spice Market and the gold market where you can find some of the best jewelry in town. Tesori Casa will be our next stop with an exclusive private fashion show. After the show, you will have time to examine the exclusive leather goods and jewelry followed by a visit to the women's museum.
Last photo stop, near the Jumeirah Mosque - an architectural landmark of Dubai, and finally we will pass in front of Burj Al Arab.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for the return.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 1 September 2019 to 30 April 2020||€ 1,120|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
Proposed or similar hotels:
THE “TOURISME DIRHAM” IS IN FORCE IN DUBAI (tourist tax)
Hotel 2-3 *: 10 AED (3 USD)
Hotel 4 *: 15 AED (. 4 USD)
5 * hotel: 20 AED (6 USD).
This tax per room / per night must be paid by customers directly to the hotel.
To participate in this trip, the passport must be valid for 6 months. It must not contain Israeli visas and stamps (directly or across a Jordanian or Egyptian border). The visa is issued for free upon arrival for citizens of more than 32 countries. (Italy, France, Belgium, Canada, Switzerland …) and allows you to travel throughout the United Arab Emirates for 30 days. There is no visa check when changing Emirate.
Some visits may be partially accessible.
Supplements for local holidays will be communicated upon confirmation.
Reference exchange rates for currencies
Currency: US dollar (USD) – Exchange rate: 1.13
Changes in exchange rates with fluctuations greater than 3% will lead to an adjustment in costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
Currency block: € 50 per case. Customers have the possibility of definitively blocking the cost of ground services which will no longer be subject to currency fluctuations. The request must take place simultaneously with the confirmation.
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