Destination

UAE

Duration

8 Days

Price

On Request

Imagine the sound of a roaring Audi R8 or Audi TT while conquering one of the world’s most challenging circuits at the Dubai Autodrome, featuring a combination of high-speed straights and technical corners. Head out to the Yas Marina Circuit to witness the exciting Formula One practice sessions for the F1 Grand Prix, the only twilight race on the calendar. Experience the adrenaline at the highlight of the tour – the Final Race, where mental strength and acuity combined with determination and dexterity reveal the victor. Amongst the excitement, visit absolutely stunning locations such as the Burj Khalifa, providing a breath-taking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, the desert and the ocean. Finally, this unforgettable tour ends with a shopping tour Mall of the Emirates, equipped with more than 500 stores and the famous ski slope! (Note: F1 ticket packages are not included in cost of tour. Please enquire about availability.)

Days Activities Accommodations
Day 1
Dubai
  • Marhaba Airport Assistance
  • Airport Transfer (Arrival)
The Address Downtown - Deluxe Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 2
Dubai
  • Modern Dubai Tour w/Burj Khalifa
  • Dinner at Thiptara (Chef's Table)
The Address Downtown - Deluxe Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 3
Dubai - Abu Dhabi
  • Dubai Autodrome
  • Transport: Dubai - Abu Dhabi
  • Lunch at Emirates Palace
  • Half Day Abu Dhabi City Tour
Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 4
Abu Dhabi
  • F1 Abu Dhabi: Practice Sessions (Day 1 - Nov 27th)
Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 5
Abu Dhabi
  • F1 Abu Dhabi: Qualifying (Day 2 - Nov 28th)
Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 6
Abu Dhabi
  • F1 Abu Dhabi: The Race (Day 3 - Nov 29th)
Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite
Bed and Breakfast
Day 7
Abu Dhabi - Dubai
  • Ferrari World
  • Transport: Abu Dhabi - Dubai
  • Half Day Shopping Tour
  • Dinner at The Boardwalk
Manzil Downtown - Deluxe Burj View
Bed and Breakfast
Day 8
Dubai
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)

Day 1
Dubai

Welcome to Dubai! Upon Arrival at the Dubai Airport Terminal, you will be met and assisted by a Marhaba Meet and Greet Services representative. This service has been carefully selected for you, keeping in mind the necessity for luxury and care. Afterwards, you will be escorted through the airport related formalities and immigration via a dedicated fast track counter.

Our Travelous representative and personal chauffeur will be waiting for you in the arrival area holding a sign with your name on it. While you are transported to the hotel, your driver will point out some important landmarks of Dubai. A refreshing welcome drink with Arabic dates is served at the hotel upon arrival.

As the "Shopping Capital of the Middle East" and the 7th most visited city in the world, Dubai has become a name associated to riveting architecture, vast amounts of gold and bustling open-air marketplaces. With its vibrant icultural society, Dubai offers you the possibility of relishing a variety of exotic cuisines to endless local and utterly delicious delicacies. Whether you're basking in the warm sun on a white sandy beach or embarking on an exhilarating desert safari, Dubai has limitless opportunities for the most Travelous vacation!

The Address Downtown - Deluxe Room

Day 2
Dubai

After an early breakfast, get ready to paint the red on your unforgettable modern city tour! The tour starts with a drive through the new Marina projects, Internet City, Media City and the Emirates Hills project and a visit to The Palm Islands.

Next, take a Monorail ride from the Gateway station to Atlantis, giving you a glimpse of the upcoming structures around Dubai Marina, the world"s biggest waterfront development. Here you will see Dubai Land, which has over 200 new exciting leisure and entertainment projects coming up and due for completion by 2020.

Your scenic ride comes to an end with a return to the mainland. Drive along the skyscraper area of Sheikh Zayed Road, also referred to as the "Little Manhattan", reaching Burj Khalifa - the World's Tallest Building. From your vantage point at "Level 124" of the world's tallest building, you will experience an incredible view from the lofty height.The visit begins in the reception area on the lower ground level of The Dubai Mall. Here, you will be entertained and informed by a imedia presentation that chronicles Dubai's exotic history and the fascinating story of Burj Khalifa. Leave the reception area aboard the 65-metre-long travelator on a trip that transports you through time, from the earliest days of Dubai to the present. Pause briefly at a unique viewing point for your first close-up view of the soaring Burj Khalifa, seen through a skylight framing its awe-inspiring height. Begin your vertical ascent to the observation deck in a high-speed elevator, travelling at 10 meters per second. As the doors open, floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide a breath-taking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, the desert and the ocean.

This tour brings you back to your hotel with a fuller appreciation and deeper understanding of Dubai's remarkable vision.

Enjoy a delicious dinner at the classy restaurant Thiptara, which means "Magic at the Water." It specializes in Royal Thai cuisine with an emphasis on Bangkok-style seafood. Surrounded by Burj Lake, the spectacular views of The Dubai Fountain at night transform this contemporary al fresco waterfront restaurant into a truly magical setting. Join Chef Chaiwat in the heart of Thiptara's cosy kitchen at the Chef's Table, and enjoy an exclusive four course meal, tailored to meet your preferred tastes, in a private dining area.

The Address Downtown - Deluxe Room

Day 3
Dubai - Abu Dhabi

Later in the afternoon, we proceed to the Dubai Autodrome for some speed and thrills. The 5.39km Dubai Autodrome circuit is one of the most modern in the world; it is also one of the most challenging, as it has a combination of high-speed straights and technical corners. The circuit, which contains six different configurations, is designed to allow three racing circuits to operate sianeously, safely and independently from each otherprovidingusers with unparalleled options. Enjoy driving an Audi R8 or Audi TT or simply savror the single seater experience. The Dubai Autodrome Single Seater Experience is the ultimate race car introduction to wings and slick tires. The specially prepared race cars are ultra lightweight with incredible acceleration and sharp handling, allowing you to corner at high speed and feel every part of the circuit. After a full safety briefing, you will be provided with all your safety clothing and helmet, and then paced around the Dubai Autodrome 1.2km Oval Circuit behind a professional instructor, to learn the correct racing lines and get the most out of this unique and exciting race car. Atruly unforgettable experience and a must for visitors to Dubai!

After breakfast, you will head to Abu Dhabi, also called the "Manhattan of the Middle East, features large gardens and parks, green boulevards lining all the streets and roads, sophisticated high-rise buildings, international luxury hotel chains and opulent shopping malls. From desert safaris, hikes through cliffs lined with fossils and waterfalls, shopping in countless malls or relaxing on white sandy beaches, the possibilities are endless in Abu Dhabi!

Located in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, the magnificent Emirates Palace is a national landmark and one of the most impressive hotels and conference venues ever built. Emirates Palace is constructed on 1.3 km of private white sandy beach and surrounded by 85 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens. Enjoy an international buffet lunch in a truly exceptional setting - a must for any visit to Abu Dhabi.

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will begin your visit of the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the administrative center of the country!

You will start the tour by visiting the Women"s Handicraft Center, a rounded building featuring several huts where local women artists perform silver thread work and weaving. They also exhibit essential Arabic oils, incense, local dress and handmade crafts and - for a minimal fee - treat ladies to the famous traditional art of henna body painting. Photography is restricted and visitors are advised to remove their shoes before entering each hut, in conformity with the local tradition.

You will then continue on your way to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, founded by the Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The Badshahi Mosque inspired the layout and floor plan of the mosque and both Mughal and Moorish design inspired the architecture. Its archways are quintessentially Moorish and its minarets classically Arab. The carpet laid out on the vast expanse in the mosque is the "World's Largest Carpet". This mosque also holds the largest chandelier. There are seven imported chandeliers from Germany and are copper and gold-plated.

Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite

Day 4
Abu Dhabi

After breakfast head out to the Yas Marina Circuit to witness the exciting Formula One practice sessions. One of the most anticipated annual racing events, the F1 Grand Prix is the only twilight race on the calendar and fans can experience the magic of a day - night race in a marina track setting. Schedule: Practice 1 (1:00-2:30PM) & Practice 2 (5:00-6:30PM).

Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite

Day 5
Abu Dhabi

After breakfast head out to the Yas Marina Circuit to witness the exciting Formula One day of Qualifying. Schedule: Practice 3 (2:00-3:00PM) and Qualifying (5:00PM).

Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite

Day 6
Abu Dhabi

Welcome to the highlight of your tour - the final race. Start time is 5:00PM.

Eclipse Boutique Suites - Deluxe Suite

Day 7
Abu Dhabi - Dubai

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the world's first Ferrari-themed park and the largest attraction of its kind. It is a must-visit for families, fans and enthusiasts. Hop on the Formula Rossa, the world"s fastest roller coaster or take a GT race challenge on the Fiorano. Open all day, you can enjoy a variety of exhilarating rides until you"ve had your fill! Perfect for families and individual travelers, Ferrari World is simply a fun experience for everyone.

Transfer in private vehicle from Abu Dhabi to Dubai.

Go out on a half-day shopping tour of Dubai. This excursion includes visiting one of the three largest shopping malls of Dubai, namely - The Dubai Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall and Mall of the Emirates.

In the late evening, enjoy dinner at the iconic Boardwalk restaurant located at the Dubai Creek Marina. Nestled on the shores of the idyllic Dubai Creek, The Boardwalk has been a popular Dubai institution since its opening 20 years ago and its anniversary re-launch sees a brand new marina inspired interior featuring themed cool blues and whites. In addition, the popular terrace, offering spectacular views across the Creek, has been updated and now plays host to the restaurant's bar.

Manzil Downtown - Deluxe Burj View

 

Day 8
Dubai

Unfortunately, we say goodbye to you today. Transfer in private vehicle to Dubai International Airport with full assistance. Keep the memories alive and hope to see you again soon in the United Arab Emirates. Stay Travelous!

United Arab Emirates comprises seven monarchical emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah; each unique in its own way and complementing to the rich heritage and culture of the UAE. All emirates lie on the western coast except for Fujairah which entirely lies on the eastern coast. In addition to being one of the fastest growing countries on the planet and its pristine coastline on the Arabian Gulf, the UAE is most notably known for its two largest emirates: Abu Dhabi, the capital, and Dubai, home of the world's tallest free standing structure - the Burj Khalifa.

The Address Downtown

Welcome to The Address Downtown Dubai, the city"s premier five star hotel with a new invigorating and innovative vibe. Dubai"s social scene happens here from our stylish rooms to our unique choice of modern outlets, ideal for everything from social cup of coffee to our fabulous brunches, exquisite dinners and the best late night venues. Whether travelling to Dubai on business or leisure, The Address Downtown is the all around destination for this vibrant and energetic city. The hotels spacious and bright rooms offer a dynamic sense of style and a striking design, appealing to all tastes across the international travel market.

Fitted with stylish furnishings in warm, natural shades and with modern services, the Deluxe Rooms are the ideal base from which to do business or explore Dubai"s many attractions. Dark wood Venetian blinds divide the bedroom and bathroom, allowing lovely natural light to stream through.

Eclipse Boutique Suites

Welcome to the Eclipse Boutique Suites located in the heart of Abu Dhabi"s business and shopping districts\u8212\'97just 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and walking distance to the famous Corniche and the new Central Market. The Eclipse endeavors to reward its guests by employing a generously expanded view of hospitality.

An elegantly furnished one-bedroom suite sized at 600 sq ft / 55 sq metres. The Deluxe suite embodies a new standard in accommodation that Eclipse Boutique builds their reputation on.

Manzil Downtown

Manzil Downtown Dubai is an upscale boutique hotel with a contemporary Arabesque design, a stylised hub for today"s social explorers and offers engaging service based on Arabic hospitality. Tastefully comfortable, the rooms at Manzil Downtown Dubai evoke the classical harmony of contemporary and traditional flare. Manzil is a vibrant retreat that combines sophistication, style, comfort and convenience, to make the most discerning guests feel at home.

Modern design with a traditional Arabesque flair define the inviting interiors of our Deluxe Burj View Rooms, but by far the most captivating feature of the room is the view of the spectacular Burj Khalifa.

Terms and Conditions

 What's Included:

  • Accommodation, Activities, Transfers, Meals, and Fees as indicated on your itinerary. Local and international traveler assistance during your tour. Specialised and personalised services.

What's not Included:

  • Airfare to/from the Tour start point, including domestic or inter-country connecting flights, unless otherwise stated in itinerary.
  • tips and gratuities
  • items of a personal nature such as incidentals, excess baggage charges
  • airport taxes/entrance fees, port charges, foreign government departure taxes
  • Visas (unless otherwise indicated), Inspection, Customs, Immigration and Naturalization fees Additional fuel surcharges on cruises
  • Travel Insurance including Medical, Lost Baggage and Trip cancellation
  • Optional activities (golf, watersports, etc.)
  • any other activities or items not explicitly advertised as included in the price of a Tour

 

Reservations/Booking and Deposits:  To book a Tour, each Traveler (or leader of a Group of Travelers) must submit:

 

A.     A completed booking form signed electronically by the main Traveler. By submitting the booking form on the payments page, the traveler accepts our full Terms and Conditions.  

B.     A deposit of 30% of the Tour price (minimum $250 per person), is due immediately upon booking.

C.     The full balance of the trip cost is due ninety days (90) before the trip departure date.

D.      If you book your trip with us ninety days (90 days) or less before the departure date, the full cost of the trip is due at that time.

E.       In the instance payment is made by certified check or wire transfer, reservations will only commence once the check is cleared.

F.       Availability of Services and Accommodations cannot be guaranteed until a Tour is booked.  We will exercise our best efforts to book the Services and Accommodations described in the Tour Itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of Tour date, we may be forced to offer substitutes.  In this instance we will notify you as soon as possible and try to substitute comparable Services and Accommodations based on availability.

G.      Ticketing & credit card processing for international transport and other select domestic airfare pertaining to a specific country is done by a 3rd party and not included in your total land package price unless otherwise stated.

H.      Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $250 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.

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