Cultural tour of the UAE

Dubai has emerged as a global city and business hub of the Middle East.  A visit to Dubai gives us a glimpse into this fast growing and fascinating city and as of 2012, has been rated as the most expensive city in the Middle East! Dubai offers the traditional culture and lifestyle with the modern, a beautiful and diverse architecture, a relaxed environment with lots of entertainment, cultural activities, sporting events, etc. Our Splendid Dubai tour also offers a full day tour to see the capital city of Abu Dhabi including its icon, The White Mosque as well as an interesting desert safari with BBQ dinner in Dubai.

Tour Information
Tour Duration : 05 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Max. Tour Size : N/A
Tour Price (From) : US$ 535
Includes international air
Day 01: Arrive Dubai
Day 02: Dubai
(B, D)
Day 03: Dubai/Abu Dhabi/Dubai (Drive)
Day 04: Dubai
(B, D)
Day 05: Depart Dubai
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Arrive Dubai

This afternoon arriving Dubai International Airport.

Overnight: Raintree Deira City Center Hotel, Dubai (4 nights)

Day 02: Dubai

This morning’s tour includes a visit to Dubai Museum that is housed within the 18th century Al Fahidi Fort. It has on display arts and artifacts reflecting the ancient history and lifestyle of traditional Arabs.   Jumeirah Mosque is another popular point of interest covered in the itinerary.  For a peep into the glitzy side of Dubai, our itinerary further comprises a tour to such phenomenal attractions of the city as Burj Al Arab Hotel (outside viewing only) – the world’s only seven-star hotel that is especially noted for its distinctive silhouette resembling a billowing sail, the Palm Island – the crescent shaped man-made island, Atlantis Hotel (outside viewing only) and Burj Khalifa (outside viewing only) – the towering building that is one of its kind in the whole world. Equally noteworthy is Dubai’s scenic attractions, and a visit to well-maintained Jumeirah Beach will provide you with a unique opportunity to immerse in the city’s natural beauty.  The journey ends with a drive through Sheik Zayed Road that has imposing skyscrapers lined on both sides.

In the afternoon, experience the soulful beauty and serenity of the Arabian Desert with a guided desert safari (join-in-basis)!  We  weave our way through the ups and downs of the unparalleled sandy trails in the comfort of a modern and well-maintained 4X4 vehicle, thus enjoying the ultimate delight of dune bash.  Finish the ride at the campsite where we’ll be welcomed with traditional Arabian coffee and succulent dates. Later, we’ll also be treated to a delicious BBQ dinner before heading back to the hotel. (B, D)

Day 03: Dubai/Abu Dhabi/Dubai (Drive)

Today’s excursion is to Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, which is approximately 2 hours drive from Dubai.   One sight that would for sure command your attention en-route to Abu Dhabi city centre is the astounding and expansive white structure - Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque that has been named to honour the late president, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The tour will further lead you to attractions like the stupendous Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi city centre and to the mind blowing Corniche.  Before we continue to Abu Dhabi’s most modern attractions including Ferrari World and Yas Island, we’ll take you to Heritage Village and Abu Dhabi Museum, which serves as a window to the region’s past.   The trip culminates with a visit to Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, where you’ll come across a whole lot of retail outlets selling unique, name-brand and luxury items. Upon an unforgettable trip, we return to Dubai. (B)

Day 04: Dubai

Today’s is free at leisure for you to explore on your own. In the evening, you will be picked up for a Dhow Cruise (join-in-basis) where the dhow will be cruising down the tranquil Dubai Creek while you will be entertained with live music performances and enjoy a lavish buffet dinner spread on board.  A dinner cruise is the most perfect way to enjoy the exquisite vistas of Deira and Bur Dubai in a cozy and welcoming ambience. The two-hour Dubai Dhow cruise that usually begins after sunset covers almost the entire of Dubai Creek. Return to the hotel. (B, D)

Day 05: Depart Dubai

After our enlightening journey through millenary history, we are transferred to the airport for our departure flight. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Departure Dates
English Speaking Departures (Please contact us for information on French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking departures).


Daily Departures

Tour Price

We accept payment in US $ (US Dollars), CA $ (Canadian Dollars) or equivalent EURO (for clients outside North America). Bestway Tours & Safaris offers conversion rate protection. Once full payment has been received, and no modification has been made to the tour itinerary, we will honour that rate. For complete payment procedures, please click here

Departure(s) Per Person on Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
Up to Sep 30, 2019 From US$ 535 • CA$ 723 From US$ 355 • CA$ 480
Oct 01, 2019 to Apr 30, 2020 From US$ 835 • CA$ 1128 From US$ 565 • CA$ 763
May 01, 2020 to Sep 30, 2020 From US$ 595 • CA$ 804 From US$ 395 • CA$ 534


Upgrades are possible, please contact us for details.


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • 6 Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • All sightseeing and transfers
  • Services of local English speaking guides cum drivers
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites included in the itinerary
  • Tourism Dirham fees currently at USD 5 per night / per room, which must be paid locally
Not Included
  • Any airfares
  • Insurance/visas
  • Tips/gratuities

Estimated International Airfare
(International airfare is NOT included in this tour)

CANADA(West Coast)
US$ 1500

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1500

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1200

USA(East Coast)
US$ 1200


This tour operates on a minimum of 02 participants

Customised Itinerary

If you would like to have a tour on dates other than the above ones or with a customised itinerary, please contact us and we will be happy to work out an exclusive program for you.

Contact Info
You may e-mail us at bestway@bestway.com or call 1-604-264-7378. Residents of U.S.A./Canada may call us toll free at 1-800-663-0844.

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