On the first day, following pick-up from your hotel in the morning, transfer to Dubai Creek where the city began. Climb aboard an abra (water taxi) to experience Dubai's oldest mode of transport. Cross the water to the gold and spice souks and wander the vibrant shopping bazaars.
Then visit Jumeirah Mosque, before going to the Burj Al Arab Hotel. Take some souvenir photos from the beach side and continue to residential Palm Island. Marvel at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel in the marine habitat.
Next, drive down Sheik Zayed Road and take in views of Dubai's skyscrapers, ending at the towering Burj Khalifa. Take a photo of the world's tallest building, before the transfer back to your hotel.
The second part of your combo tour is an evening adventure into the desert on the second day. Following pick-up from your hotel, travel to the outskirts of the city and head into the desert en route to a traditional camp. Get breathtaking views of the desert dunes with activities such as a dune bashing drive by 4WD vehicle. If you are feeling truly adventurous, you can opt for the higher dunes.
Enjoy a panoramic sunset view, before going to the Bedouin camp. Experience a traditional Arabic welcome of coffee and dates on arrival. Then, learn more about Bedouin culture through activities and entertainments such as tanura dance shows and belly dancing.
Ride across the desert sands on camel back, get a traditional henna painting on your body or smoke a shisha pipe. You will be invited to dress up in traditional costume for a souvenir photo. Then feast on a gourmet barbecue of Arabian treats under a canopy of stars.
Know before you go
• Archaeologist guide is only for the city tour. There will be an English tour guide for the safari
• Infants (below 3 years old) are not permitted in the car during dune bashing
• Dune bashing is not allowed for pregnant women
You will be picked up from your hotel in central Dubai, in one of the selected areas: Deira, BurDubai, Jumeirah, Business Bay, Trade centre, Al Barsha, Al Barsha heights Tecom, JLT, Palm Jumeirah and Marina. Pickup is available from Dubai International Airport at the Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport (please take a local taxi or the hotel shuttle bus to the Holiday Inn Express, at your own expense). Pickup from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha area is available at Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel Deira only. Pickup from other Dubai locations is available upon request with an extra cost as per your location. Pickup and drop-off times are included in the stated tour duration.