Dubai Family Vacation
07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS
Looking for a value-packed holiday for your family? Look no further than Dubai. Visit record-breaking sites such as Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain, enjoy tasty local and international cuisine at chic cafes, and shop for bargains at our famous souks and outlet mall. And if you feel like doing nothing at all, there is a stretch of sand on our beautiful coastline waiting for you.
DAY1: THE DUBAI FOUNTAIN + BURJ KHALIFA + DUBAI MALL
Set on the 24-acre Burj Lake, The Dubai Fountain features water that jets as high as 450 ft (140 metres), which is equivalent to a 45-storey building. The Dubai Fountain is 900 ft (275 metres) long, has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs. Over 6,600 WET Superlights – the most advanced incandescent fountain lights available today – and 25 colour projectors create a visual spectrum of over 1,000 abstract attractions. The beam of light shining upward from the fountain can be seen from over 20 miles away, and is visible from space, making it the brightest spot in the Middle East, and quite possibly in the entire world. The Dubai Fountain performs daily, with a performance repertoire of approximately 35 songs, including Sama Dubai; Baba Yetu, an award-winning song in Swahili; classical songs from the Arab world; and the signature piece of world-renowned Andrea Bocelli, Con te Partiro (Time to Say Goodbye). Below is only a short list of the library of songs that are showcased at The Dubai Fountain.
DAY 2 WILD WADI+ATLANTIS
Located in the shadows of the iconic Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Waterpark continues to offer gravity-defying thrills and awesome spills. You can enjoy 30 rides and attractions, including the Wipeout and Riptide Flowriders surfing experiences. At Tantrum Alley, you’ll face three tornados and meet the eye of a storm, while at Jumeirah Sceirah (redesigned in 2012) you’ll shoot down one of two 120-metre tandem slides at an astonishing speed of 80km/h. Babies and toddlers will love the colourful slides, water guns, climbing frames, and ‘dumping bucket’ designed especially for families.
Atlantis, The Palm is a UAE hotel resort located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah in the United Arab Emirates. It was the first resort to be built on the island and is themed on the myth of Atlantis but includes distinct Arabian elements The 1,539 room nautically themed resort has two accommodation wings, also referred to as the Royal Towers, consisting of the East and the West Tower, both linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. It is complemented by the Aquaventure water park and the locally popular Nasimi Beach, which frequently plays host to concerts and other events.
DAY 3: CREEK TOURS DUBAI + SPICE MARKET + GOLD SHOUK
There’s the side of Dubai that everyone knows as glossy and glamorous – and then there’s the other side, showing how Dubai’s growth first took shape. That side is more humble, with sights such as wind towers, Heritage Village, and the Diving Village. Creek Tours Dubai takes you along the water on traditional dhows equipped for small and large celebrations and groups, with sound systems and optional dining services, as well as drinks.
Dubai Spice Souk or the Old Souk is a traditional market in Dubai . The Spice Souk is located in eastern Dubai, in Deira and is adjacent to the Dubai Gold Souk. The Spice Souk, situated on Baniyas Street, is in the locality of Al Ras. The souk comprises several narrow lanes which are lined with open and closed-roof stores.
Dubai Gold Souk or Gold Souk is a traditional market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The souk is located in the heart of Dubai’s commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya. The souk consists of over 300 retailers that trade almost exclusively in jewellery. Retailers in the souk include both well established stores like Damas, ARY Jewellery, Shyam Jewellery and Joy Alukkas as well as smaller stores that operate mainly in the gold souk. By some estimates, approximately 10 tons of gold is present at any given time in the souk It is bordered to the north by the Dubai Fish and Vegetable Market and the Deira Corniche near Baniyas Square at Sikkat al-Khali Street which is walking distance from Deira Bus Stand. Dubai Gold Souk can also be reached by taking the Dubai Metro to Al Ghubaiba and a regular Abra (boat) from nearby Bur Dubai across the creek. The Dubai Gold Souk is 5 minutes walk from the Old Souk marine station..
DAY 4: DUBAI ZOO + SHOPPING AT AL FAHIDI SOUK
The zoo houses approximately 230 animal species. Among these are around 248 mammal specimens, including foxes, hyenas, pumas, Asiatic lions, jaguars, chimpanzees, baboons, monkeys, deer, bears, porcupines, giraffes and Barbary sheep. Endangered species include Socotra shag or cormorant, Bengal tiger, gorilla, subspecies of grey wolf and Arabian wolf, Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), and the indigenous Gordon’s wildcat. Birds include ostrich, golden eagle and parrots. Reptiles are represented by around 400 specimens. Opening hours during summer are 10 am to 6 pm, and 10 am to 5:30 pm during winter.
AL FAHIDI SOUK
There are shops for the sale of ready-made clothes, toys, gifts and antiques, electronics, perfumes and cosmetics, shoes, bags and accessories, nutritional supplements, Pharmacy, Exchange, mobile phones and accessories, restaurants and cafeterias, kids area in addition to the hypermarket multi-sections of two floors.
DAY 5: DESERT SAFARI
Desert Safari is very special famous and must to do tour in Dubai in which you have an unforgettable real desert safari drive adventure. The safari journey starts by picking you up from your hotel in the afternoon and going straight to the destination. An experienced safari driver will drive you through the exciting desert to experience a breathtaking drive in the sand dunes plus a scary dune bashing. A few stops for photo snap shots are absolutely a must if you don’t want to miss the beautiful sunset.
DAY6: ABU DHABI + FERRARI WORLD
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, sits off the mainland on an island in the Persian Gulf. Its focus on oil exports and commerce is reflected by the skyline’s modern towers and shopping megacenters such as Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Beneath white-marble domes, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque features an immense Persian carpet, crystal chandeliers and capacity for 41,000 worshipers. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was initiated by the late president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who wanted to establish a structure which unites the cultural diversity of Islamic world, the historical and modern values of architecture and art. His final resting place is located on the grounds beside the same mosque. The mosque was constructed from 1996 to 2007. It is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. The building complex measures approximately 290 m (960 ft) by 420 m (1,380 ft), covering an area of more than 12 hectares (30 acres), exclusive of exterior landscaping and vehicle parking. As the country’s grand mosque, it is the key place of worship for Friday gathering and Eid prayers. During Eid it can be visited by more than 41000 people.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is an amusement park located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is the first and only Ferrari-branded theme park and largest indoor theme park in the world. Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster, is also located here.
DAY 7: IBN BATTU MALL
The Ibn Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai close to Interchange 6 for Jebel Ali Village. Having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4,500 parking spaces on a total of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is the world’s largest themed shopping mall. It consists of six courts, each of whose designs are inspired by some of the countries visited by the great Moroccan Berber explorer, Ibn Battuta.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
BREAKFAST…….END OF TOUR.