Dubai City & Desert 2-Day Combo Package

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Dubai City & Desert 2-Day Combo Package


See the modern architecture of Dubai city

Discover some of the more traditional city sites, such as Al Fahidi Fort

Drive into the desert by 4WD Land Cruiser

Go on a camel ride

Try a shisha pipe

Enjoy exotic dances

Feast under a starlit sky

Take a cruise of Dubai Creek by traditional dhow

Listen to a mix of Arabic and international music

See the exciting Dubai skyline from the water


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    Duration: 2 days

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Explore the city and sand of Dubai. Combine a city tour with a thrilling 4WD drive across the desert and a dhow dinner cruise to get a complete picture of the exciting United Arab Emirate city’s traditions and modern architecture.


This special combination package will give you an insight into the traditions of the desert outside of Dubai, as well as a close up look at the exciting modern architecture and historic sites of the city. You will go on a sightseeing tour of the city center, head for the desert on a 4WD Land Cruiser safari, and hit the Gulf on board an evening dhow dinner cruise.

Dubai is one of the 7 emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is rather like an independent city-state and is the most modern and progressive emirate in the UAE, developing at an unbelievable pace in the tourist and trade sectors especially.

The second largest of the 7 Emirates, Dubai city is a bustling metropolis, while outside the city itself the Emirate is sparsely inhabited and characterized by desert vegetation.

Day 1
Take a memorable evening cruise along Dubai Creek on board a traditional wooden dhow. Cruise by the stunning illuminated skyline, offering sights of traditional and modern architecture. See water taxis, old trading dhows, luxury yachts and modern architecture, such as the National Bank of Dubai, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sheikh Saeed's House, and Heritage Village.

Enjoy a blend of Arabic and International music, along with a sumptuous buffet dinner, serving a wide array of continental and oriental dishes, and an excellent selection of beverages.

Day 2 (City Tour is not available on Fridays)
Take a Dubai city tour to get an excellent city orientation, with a stop at Dubai Creek, before a drive through the Bastakiya, Al Fahidi Fort, Ruler’s Court, Old Mosque, Textile Street, Central Bank, Ministry of Finance, Heritage Village, and the spice and gold souks.

Proceed along Jumeirah Road, passing by the Dry Docks, Historical Union House, the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque, the Burj Al Arab - the world’s tallest 7-star hotel - and the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.

In the afternoon, you will go on a thrilling desert drive over the golden sand dunes of the Emirate, deep into the heart of the desert. Arrive at a traditional Arabic desert camp and enjoy the authentic ambiance of a typical Bedouin campsite, with traditional Arabian carpets, low tables and cushions for comfortable seating.

Go on a camel ride, get a traditional henna painting, or simply enjoy the aromatic shisha pipe. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet meal with a wide variety of barbecue meats, salads, main-course, and desserts. The climax of the evening is a stunning performance by an exotic belly dancer, tanoura dancer, and fire dancer, all under a star-filled sky.

Please note that supplement charges apply during Christmas and New Year's.

What's Included:

• Dubai city tour with English speaking guide
• Dhow cruise with dinner & transfers on seat in coach basis
• Desert safari with belly dance, dinner & transfers on seat in coach basis

What's Not Included:

• Tips
• Accommodation
• Air ticket

Good to Know:

• If passengers miss the transfers, they will have to reach meeting point via taxi. Discovery Travel will not pay the taxi fare.
• Belly Dance, Tanoura Dance, Bar and other entertainment activities in the Desert Safari are not available during Ramadan.
• Please let us know your local number in Dubai, or call Discovery Travel office to re-confirm pick-up time and location.
• City tour is not available on Fridays.

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  • Rating: 4 “We had a good time”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from WESTCLIFF ON SEA, United Kingdom on July 17, 2014 Very good value

  • Rating: 5 “Top!”

    Reviewed by Andreas from Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany on February 22, 2014 Nice Driver, top service.

  • Rating: 5 “Worthwhile 1.5 day program, covers the biggest highlights”

    Reviewed by Florian from Wolfratshausen, Germany on September 21, 2012 Very courteous service. Before the transfer they always informed us of the exact pick-up time. The two buffets were Indian but very nice and ample. Overall I'd definitely recommend it!

  • Rating: 4 “Ne pas hésiter !”

    Reviewed by Hind from Bagneux, France on October 24, 2013 Tout s'est très bien passé. Un très bon rapport qualité/prix. De très beaux souvenirs!!!

  • Rating: 1 “Sehr günstig, die citytour ist sehr lohnenswert”

    Reviewed by Nadri from Zürich, Switzerland on August 27, 2013 Fahrt durch die Wüste wahr sehr amysant, das BBQ im camp ist sehr in die Länge gezogen.
    Citytour auf jeden Fall lohnenswert und amysant.
    Das Essen auf dem Dubai creek war gut, atmosphäre auf dem Schiff war nicht so toll und viel zu heiss auf dem oberen Deck.

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  • “Worthwhile 1.5 day program, covers the biggest highlights”

    “Very courteous service. Before the transfer they always informed us of the exact pick-up time. The two buffets were Indian but very nice and ample. Overall I'd definitely recommend it!”

    Florian from Wolfratshausen, Germany

  • “Top!”

    “Nice Driver, top service.”

    Andreas from Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany

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