Dubai – City Tour & Desert Safari
Today post breakfast you will be taken on a half day City tour of Dubai. Discover the new and old of Dubai. Our route takes you to some of Dubai's beautiful landmarks. The most magnificent Jumeirah Mosque built in 1979 designed in the style of Fatimi mosques in Egypt. Tourist wish to visit the mosques should wear appropriate clothing like trouser, long sleeves and scarf for ladies. Open for public only on Sunday and Thursday. Stop Jumeriah Public Beach, passing bay Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and stop for photo at Burj Al Arab the most luxurious and tallest standing hotel in the world. We continue our journey and pass by the Sheikh's Mohamed palace, then take a short break by the creak to view the amazing architecture of Deira Towers.
We then visit the fascinating underground Dubai Museum housed in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1800 from sea rocks and gypsum to defend the city. Inside, feel the cooling effect of an old wind tower; wander past cabinets housing traditional khanjars (curved daggers) as well as musical instruments dated 300bcs. While in the basement you could view film of Dubai dated 1930’s, market life from 1950s, desert life, and learn how the early pearl divers risked their lives for the bounty of the Gulf water. Pots, weapons, tombs, jewellery found during the early days. We continue passing by the colourful textile market, stop at the gold souq and find you amazed at the sheer volume of dazzling gold jewellery.
In the afternoon you will do the Desert Safari which is full of fun, adventure and exciting where you experience the thrill of a roller coaster ride on the sand dunes. We stop on the highest sand dune to view the beautiful sunset for some breath-taking photographs and refresh your selves with mineral water. We then continue our journey to our Bedouin Campsite located in the heart of the Desert, where soft drink, water, tea or coffee is available for you to choose from. Camel rides waits for you. Trial of local smoking called Shisha or Hubbly Bubbly on different flavours. While you relax and recline in the tents or tables with carpet and pillows a delicious BBQ is being prepared under the starlit sky. Adding to the atmosphere of the night, an enchanting belly dancer shows a fascinating dance to a rhythm of an Arabic music, thereafter BBQ buffet dinner will be served. Overnight stay in Dubai