Dubai Cultural Tour

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Discover the dynamic duo of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, two magnificent cities in the United Arab Emirates that seamlessly blend modernity with rich cultural heritage. 

Dubai, known for its futuristic skyline and luxurious lifestyle, offers a plethora of attractions. Marvel at the iconic Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and explore the vast Dubai Mall, home to world-class shopping and entertainment. Immerse yourself in the charm of old Dubai at the historic Bastakiya district and Dubai Museum, housed in the 225-year-old Fort Al Fahidi. Take a traditional Abra boat ride across Dubai Creek and wander through the vibrant Spice and Gold Souks, tantalising your senses.

On the other hand, Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, exudes elegance and grandeur. Visit the awe-inspiring Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, adorned with intricate designs and breathtaking architecture. Explore the Corniche, a picturesque waterfront promenade, and immerse yourself in the rich Emirati heritage at the Heritage Village. Don’t miss the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi, a cultural masterpiece showcasing remarkable art and artefacts from around the world.

Both cities offer an array of dining options, from traditional Emirati cuisine to international gourmet delights. Indulge in shopping extravaganzas at luxurious malls or venture into local markets to find unique souvenirs. Experience the thrill of a desert safari, where you can enjoy dune bashing, camel rides, and a traditional Bedouin camp with delicious Arabic cuisine.

With their contrasting yet complementary offerings, Dubai and Abu Dhabi provide an unforgettable blend of modernity and tradition, promising a memorable journey for every traveller. Whether you seek architectural marvels, cultural encounters, or simply a taste of Arabian hospitality, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are ready to captivate you with their charm and allure.


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Day 1: Arrive in Dubai

Welcome to Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (around the clock). A Memphis Tours representative will meet and greet you there before escorting you in a luxurious, air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel. After your flight, you can relax at your hotel for the rest of the day after a simple check-in and some free time to adjust to the new time zone. Stay overnight in Dubai.

Day 2: Dubai Cultural Tour - Desert Safari - Dune Bashing - BBQ Dinner

After breakfast at 9:00 A.M., you will be joined by your own personal guide for a fantastic day spent learning about Dubai’s history. Traces of the old town that existed 40 years ago can still be seen in some areas. This customary city tour of Dubai will transport you on a historical journey through time, taking you past the wind-towering structures, congested souks, and scenic rides on local water taxis.

With the help of your tour guide, take part in an open discussion and discover more about Emirati culture and regional customs. Head back to the hotel.

Enjoy a thrilling safari in a 4×4 vehicle and visit some of the most amazing sand dunes in the nearby desert in the afternoon, around 15 P.M. Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner is a special activity that is adventurous and offers a cultural experience, guaranteeing you an unforgettable evening in a beautiful desert setting. Stay the night at the hotel.

Highlights of the day:

A trip to the 225-year-old Fort Al Fahidi, which houses the Dubai Museum, and the Bastakiya heritage district.

A trip across beautiful Dubai Creek in a vintage Abra boat.

A trip to the tantalisingly fragrant and glittering jewellery-filled Spice and Gold Souks.

A photo opportunity next to the iconic Jumeirah Mosque. 

Dune bashing in an air-conditioned 4×4 on some of the highest sand dunes in the area.

The charming desert offers breathtaking views of the sun. 

An opportunity to take part in activities like camel rides and sandboarding at the genuine Bedouin campsite, which also features a henna artist and refreshments. 

Enjoy a mouthwatering barbecue dinner while watching a Tannoura dance performance that will astound you and a charming belly dancer perform.

Meals: Breakfast, BBQ Dinner

Day 3: Dubai Modern Tour – Burj Khalifa - Dubai Mall - Dinner in the Sky

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel in Dubai before joining our Modern Part of Dubai Sights tour to explore the vibrant city of Dubai, which is home to stunning beaches and an amazing skyline. You will experience a magical journey to some of the city’s most recognisable landmarks with this Modern Dubai City Tour. Go back to your hotel or spend some time at Dubai Mall on your own. 


A notable Depending on the available session, you will be transferred to a dining experience in the sky, which will take about 90 minutes, before returning to your hotel.

Highlights of the day:

Dubai Marina is a magnificent city within a city with a diverse population. With a photo stop at the renowned Atlantis Hotel, Palm Jumeirah is the largest artificial island in the world.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah is known for its winding alleyways and bazaar-like ambience. Spices, slippers, and locally made jewellery are among the fantastic treasures found in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, an Arabian bazaar. Wander through the kiosks and stalls while admiring the intricately carved wood and exquisite lanterns to fully experience the shopping culture of this traditional Middle Eastern bazaar.

A trip to the renowned hotel Burj Al Arab, which has set unrivalled standards of luxury. 

A trip to The Dubai Mall, the biggest mall in the world.

A trip to the ‘At the Top observation deck on level 124 of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

Dinner in the Sky

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Atlantis Aqua Venture and Lost Chambers

After a hearty breakfast in your hotel, depart at 9:30 A.M. for Atlantis the Palm’s Aquaventure and Lost Chamber Park. One of the bigger waterparks in Dubai is called Aquaventure, and it has a number of well-known, world-record-breaking rides and attractions. You can participate in time-tested favourites like the 27.5-meter Leap of Faith, which carries you through a clear tube filled with sharks and rays, or you can try one of the many heart-pounding activities available, like zip-lining through the park. Additionally, you can go to the Lost Chamber. Based on the Lost City of Atlantis theme, the underwater tunnels offer a realistic glimpse into a vanished civilisation of shipwrecks and ruins.

Highlights of the day: 

At the top water park in the Middle East, dive into a world of fun.

Visit the largest aquarium in the UAE, home to over 65,000 marine creatures.

Watch as marine experts feed the sharks and rays.

Relax on the exclusive Aquaventure visitor-only private beach.

Ride the wave at Aquaventure’s brand-new Surf’d Up wave riders.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 5: Dubai World Islands

After a satisfying breakfast at your hotel, you’ll leave for Dubai Marina at 9:00 A.M. to board the boat to Lebanon Island. The island is the first development to open its doors to the public and is situated in Dubai’s iconic development. The island welcomes all visitors with a choice of two beaches, a swimming pool, an on-site beach volleyball court, and Dubai’s hottest dining hotspot.

Spend the day at Royal Island Beach Club, the first Dubai World Islands development, to welcome guests. The distinctive outdoor Lebanon Island is located at the centre of this modern marvel, which is only 7 miles offshore.

Highlights of the day:

Lebanon Island, a part of Dubai’s World Islands complex, offers a pool for leisure.

Enjoy a day at the beach while admiring the city of Dubai.

Enjoy a romantic getaway at Dubai’s most upscale outdoor location.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 6: Full-Day Abu Dhabi City Tour from Dubai – Louvre Museum

At 9:00 A.M., have breakfast at the hotel before travelling to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Discover the wonders of the Arabian Jewel, an imposing Emirati city that skillfully combines the ancient and contemporary pasts. This Abu Dhabi City Tour is an all-encompassing introduction to the city’s distinct Arabian half-sibling, Dubai. There is a lot to take in within this fascinating city of Abu Dhabi, from one of the largest mosques in the world to the wonderful Corniche. In the hotel for the night.

Highlights of the day:

A trip to the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the biggest mosques in the world and a work of architecture.

Visit the Corniche, an impressive eight-kilometre stretch of immaculate waterfront featuring a beach, playground, cafés, and restaurants.

A trip to the Heritage Village, which was created with the express purpose of constantly reminding younger Emiratis of their vibrant and rich past.

A trip to Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, which is home to hundreds of upscale stores as well as shops selling mementoes of your day in the capital.

A trip to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Taking a Picture Outside Emirates Palace

Meals: Breakfast


Day 7: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island

Enjoy some free time at the hotel beach in Abu Dhabi after a delicious breakfast. You will be transferred to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi at 11:30 A.M. to enjoy an action-packed day. This is the ultimate location for non-stop, hyper-adrenaline, heart-racing fun because it is home to over 40 record-breaking attractions, including the world’s fastest rollercoaster, the highest loop ride, the tallest space frame structure ever built on the planet, and more.

Highlights of the day:

General admission pass for Ferrari World Theme Park.

In the on-site museum, peruse a collection of premium Ferrari vehicles.

Experience one of the fastest roller coasters in the world, the Formula Rossa.

Meals: Breakfasts


Day 8: Depart the United Arab Emirates

Breakfast at the Dubai Hotel Check-out is at 12 P.M., and depending on the time of your flight, a transfer will be provided to the Dubai International Airport for your departure.

Meals: Breakfast

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