You're invited to celebrate my 30th birthday in Dubai! Join me at one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. S-Kape and experience a sun-soaked modern metropolis that's home to nearly 200 nationalities, the world's tallest building, magnificent cityscapes, and beautiful desert!
For travelers wanting to room alone, there will be an additional charge of $949.00 added to your booking.
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Tuesday, May 3rd: On this evening, we will depart from the United States to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Wednesday, May 4th: Welcome to Dubai! After gathering our luggage, we will meet our guide and transfer to the hotel for check-in.
Hotel Accommodation: V Hotel Dubai, check it out here
Room Type: Deluxe Room w/ Canal View (Two Queen Beds)
Thursday, May 5th: After breakfast at the hotel, at 9:00am, we will meet our guide for half day Old Dubai City Tour. We will experience the old town Dubai and city of gold. Our tour starts with a drive to Creekside to witness the beautiful skyline of Dubai and a walking tour in the Bastakiah area. Step back in time and enjoy the atmosphere of Bastakiah, one of the oldest traditional Emirati neighborhoods set in Bur Dubai.
Next stop is at the entrance of Dubai Museum, which depicts the traditional and developmental history of Dubai. After the museum, the group will transfer to the Abra station (water taxi) to transfer to the Spice souk. Walking further, the group will discover a great selection of authentic spices, incense and traditional perfumes. The big entrance of the gold souk welcomes you to see for yourself why Dubai is called the City of Gold. At 1:30pm, we will head back to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
This evening, we can have dinner and explore Bla Bla Dubai (own expense)!
Friday, May 6th: After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the morning at leisure. At 3:30 pm, we will board our 4x4 land cruiser and head out for a fun-filled Day in the Desert. First, experience 30 minutes of ATV riding, then at the entrance of the desert your driver will deflate the wheels of the 4X4 and then the fun starts! Dune bashing has become known as a fun experience – you will feel the thrill of desert driving as your professional driver takes you up and down on golden dunes.
A beautiful professional desert photo is also included, so dress to impress! We will then drive to the Bedouin Camp, be greeted with a traditional cup of Arabic coffee and have the opportunity to try riding a camel before it is time to settle down for our barbeque dinner. Later this evening, we will enjoy the Tanura dance and an enchanting belly dancer. At 8:30pm, we will head back to the hotel for a night at leisure.
Saturday, May 7th: After breakfast at the hotel, at 9:00 am, we will meet our guide to discover the modernism of Dubai (New Dubai City Tour). We will visit the picturesque iconic structures of Dubai. We will pass by the Jumeirah Mosque and then stop for a photo opportunity along the Jumeirah Coastline with a stunning view of Burj Al Arab. Then we will visit the Madinat Souk. This souk combines traditional Middle Eastern shopping culture of stands, barrows and stalls with a mix of boutique brands, souvenir gift shops, luxury fashion and jewelry.
Our tour will continue to visit one of new Dubai’s most prestigious areas; the Dubai Marina with its high-class boutiques, restaurants and many skyscrapers. We will then drive on the largest man-made islands "The Palm Jumeirah" where we will have a photo stop of the luxurious Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Next, we will head to Dubai Mall and visit the the top of the world's tallest building. The Burj Khalifa! At 4:00pm, we will head back to the hotel.
This evening, we will have dinner then turn up at Seven Sisters (own expense).
Sunday, May 8th: After breakfast at the hotel, at 1:00 pm, we will head to the Dubai Marina for a Sunday Funday Yacht Party. Cruise along the spectacular Dubai coastline and out into the Arabian Gulf. As you reach the outer crescent of the Palm Jumeirah Island, the 8th Wonder of the World, you will see the spectacular view of "The Atlantis." On the other side of the Palm Jumeirah, you will get to see the beautiful view of the world famous and iconic "Burj Al Arab" hotel. Lunch is included. Be sure to BYOB!
This evening, we will have Dinner in the Sky (own expense).
Monday, May 9th: Today after breakfast, we will go to Cove Beach Club (own expense) to relax.
At 7:00pm, we will head to the Broadwalk Restaurant for a 3 Course farewell dinner. Boardwalk's unique creek-side setting makes it the perfect place for relaxing with friends. After dinner, we will head back to the hotel.
Tuesday, May 10th: Today after breakfast, we will check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the U.S. Goodbye Dubai!