D3 - Gulf of Arabia

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12 Days / 10 Nights - Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Muscat, Nizwa, Fujairah, Sharjah and Nakhl

 

Itinerary


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Day 1 - En Route
Overnight flight from Toronto to Abu Dhabi.


Day 2 - Abu Dhabi
Upon arrival at Abu Dhabi Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Abu Dhabi.


Day 3 - Abu Dhabi
After breakfast, start your sightseeing tour of Abu Dhabi by visiting the fishing and dhow harbour where the traditional local boats are built. Continue on to visit the petroleum exhibition, Al Hosn Fort, the women’s handcraft center. Drive along the Corniche for a spectacular view of the city. Stop for tea ceremony at the Emirates Palace Hotel. Return to your hotel. (BLD)


Day 4 - Abu Dhabi / Al Ain
Depart Abu Dhabi for Al Ain Oasis, also known as the Garden City. Visit Al Ain Museum, and then continue to see the Buraimi Oasis with its many date palm plantations and the famous camel market. You will have a nice view from the highest mountain in the country Jebel Hafeet, of the modern city and its colourful parks. Overnight at Al Ain Hotel. (BLD)


Day 5 - Al Ain / Jabreen / Bahla - Nizwa
Depart in the morning for the city of Nizwa in Oman. In the afternoon, you will visit the fortress of Jabreen. Continue to Bahla for a photo stop. Arrive at Nizwa and overnight at your hotel. (BLD)


Day 6 - Nizwa / Muscat

After breakfast, you will explore the city with is ancient souks and historical fortress. Visit Falaj with its ancient historical irrigation system. Visit Al Hmra for its date palm groves. Continue to Muscat and overnight at your hotel. (BLD)


Day 7 - Muscat
Your sightseeing in Muscat will include a sea excursion to see the wild dolphins. Visit the local museum and Muttrah, the port and commercial centre. Visit the souk with its winding alleys. Overnight in Muscat. (BLD)


Day 8 - Muskat / Nakhl / Fujairah

Visit the famouse Grand Mosque of Muscat. Drive through the Northern Batinah region of Oman stoping at Nakhl and continue to Sohar with its beautiful cornice. Cross the border of Fujairah and overnight at your hotel. (BLD)


Day 9 - Fujairah
Enjoy a day of leisure in Fujarah. Overnight at your hotel. (BLD)


Day 10 -  Fujairah / Sharjah / Dubai
Drive through the small oasis town of Masafi known for its fruits and vegetable agriculture. Visit the local market. Continue your drive through the coastal landscape to reach Ras Al Khaimahand and onto Sharjah where you will visit the Pearl Monument, the fortress of Al-Hunn, the Blue Souk. Continue to Dubai and overnight at your hotel. (B)


Day 11 - Dubai
After breakfast, you will visit the food, spice and gold markets in Deira and Bur Dubai. Continue to Bastakiya district where the narrow lanes and the traditional courtyard houses. Visit the Jumeirah Mosque which is a spectacular example of modern Islamic architecture. In the afternoon, begin your desert safari and head out towards the desert Bedouin Camp. You will be served a barbecue dinner and an evening a belly dance show. Return to your hotel. (B)


Day 12 - En Route
Transfer to Abu Dhabi Airport for your flight. (B)

 

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