Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

7 Days
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$2698
$2577

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

7 Days 

Visiting:

Abu Dhabi

Tour operator:

Brightwater Holidays

Physical rating:

Active

Tour code:

BDUB

From:

$2698

$2577 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

tourhub discount: $121


  • 100% Guaranteed Refunds
  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Balance due 70 days before departure

Tour Overview

For a comprehensive insight into the cultural heritage, traditions, archaeological and conservation efforts of the United Arab Emirates, this brand new tour showcases an intriguing region. Starting in Dubai we have panoramic tours of the city to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of both old and new from the metropolis modern Dubai visiting Downtown, Jumeirah Beach and Palm Jumeirah. Rubbing shoulders with the new is the heritage area of Bastakiya with its charming wind towered houses and the Saruq Al Hadid archaeological site. A traditional Emirati experience awaits at the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding followed with an exciting journey by Abra - traditional boat, to cross the Creek towards the Spice Market and Gold Souk. Each season, as the warmer weather begins to cool, Dubai Miracle Garden – the world’s largest natural flower garden - opens its doors to a kaleidoscope of colour. More than 150 million blooms capture the imagination with breathtaking landscaping. In the company of our conservation guide, we step back in time to experience Dubai as it was in the 1950s on an adventure in the Dubai desert, with a nature drive through the Dubai Conservation Reserve for a sunset falcon show, before enjoying an authentic torch-lit private Bedouin camp dinner with cultural Emirati entertainment. A day tour to the Emirate’s capital Abu Dhabi finds us exploring the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, Qasr Al Watan Palace and Louvre Museum. Included is free time to explore and optional excursions to allow you to enjoy this fabulous country at a pace that suits you.

Highlights

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    View the incredible floral displays and exhibitions at Dubai Miracle Garden

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    Spend a full day in Abu Dhabi and visit the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque

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    Enjoy a desert safari and a Bedouin camp dinner

Places You'll See

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

Itinerary

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icon Day 1

Meals Included:

  In-flight


Enjoy access to the airport Executive lounge before we fly from London to Dubai on our overnight flight.

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Accommodation Name:

  Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


On arrival we transfer to our hotel with free time to relax. This afternoon we take a panoramic tour including views of Dubai Downtown, Jumeirah Beach and Palm Jumeirah. Dinner is at The Observatory Bar & Grill Restaurant in Dubai Marina with fantastic views of the Marina and Palm Jumeirah.

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Accommodation Name:

  Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


This morning we transfer to Dubai Miracle Garden to view the incredible floral displays and exhibitions. Later we explore Old Dubai to discover the heritage area of Bastakiya and the Saruq Al Hadid archaeological site. Lunch is at the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding before we continue by traditional boat to the Spice Market Gold Souk.

icon Day 4

Accommodation Name:

  Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


This morning we visit Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary to view the wildlife and wetlands. After, perhaps discover the incredible Dubai Mall, the second largest shopping centre in the world. This afternoon we take a desert safari and enjoy a torch-lit private Bedouin camp dinner with entertainment.

icon Day 5

Accommodation Name:

  Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Today is free to relax, explore at your own pace or take an optional full day East Coast tour of Fujairah, through lush landscapes and secluded coastlines.

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Accommodation Name:

  Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


We depart for a take full day tour to the capital, Abu Dhabi, and visit Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, Qasr Al Watan Palace and the Louvre Museum.

icon Day 7

Meals Included:

  Breakfast


After breakfast, we transfer to the airport for our return flight to London.

What's Included

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    Accommodation

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    Meals - as per the itinerary

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    London pre-flight Executive lounge access

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    Comfortable coach travel throughout

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    All visits as outlined in the itinerary

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    Services of a professional tour manager

Check out our Q&As

Will I receive more details of the holiday before I travel?

You will receive detailed joining instructions around 10 days prior to you departure, but you are of course welcome to contact us at any time should you have any queries.

What facilities do your coaches have?

Generally, our coaches have reclining seats, air-conditioning and toilets, however this cannot always be guaranteed as sometimes we have to use smaller vehicles. Toilets are recommended for emergency use only and regular comfort stops will be made throughout your holiday while travelling around.

Do I have to go on the included excursions?

Absolutely not. You are more than welcome to spend the day at your hotel or exploring independently should you wish. All we ask is that you inform your Tour Manager, so they are not left waiting for you to join the group.

Is there time to relax?

Although our itineraries may seem jam-packed, boasting access to some of the most exclusive sites across the UK and beyond, a Brightwater Holiday is just that: a holiday. Each trip will counter in more than enough free-time for you to explore places at your own leisure. And with most nights and the majority of meals being included in our tour prices, you can relax in hand-picked accommodation.

Do I need to be an expert?

Absolutely not! Although some of our tours are specifically focused on one thing, all you need to enjoy a Brightwater holiday is interest and bags of enthusiasm! Even on our most specialist tours, we take travellers from all skill levels, from experts to beginners.

    How fit or active do I need to be for one of your holidays?

    You need to be able to get on and off the coach unassisted, and most – but not all – coaches have a kneel facility that lowers the front step for ease of boarding

    Do you have self-drive holidays?

    Yes, we do – tailored to your exact requirements!

    What’s the luggage allowance on your coaches?

    There’s no fixed limit, but we generally say one large suitcase to go in the luggage compartment and a smaller bag that you can take onto the coach with you. For flight-inclusive holidays, we include a luggage allowance of at least 20kg.

    Where are your departure points?

    UK garden holidays generally depart from London, with additional pick-ups depending on the route of the coach, while holidays to Scotland depart from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, with Dundee, Inverness and Aberdeen sometimes included. All Eurostar holidays depart from London St. Pancras and flight-inclusive holidays depart from one or more of the main London airports, with regional flights .

    What about the company that will be kept?

    For single travellers, those with a companion or even those travelling in a larger group, you'll find that the signature of any Brightwater Holiday is the company. You won't ever be travelling with a group of strangers, instead, you'll find yourself surrounded by like-minded people with a strong shared interest who will soon become your firm friends.

    What is a Brightwater Holiday?

    Bursting with enthralling, educational and enlightening itineraries, a Brightwater Holiday, by its very nature, is packed with bucket-list-worthy destinations, behind the scenes passes and expert-led experiences. From creating bespoke quality garden and special interest tours for groups and individuals alike, we have made it our business to make our guests' travel dreams come true.

    Why is there a single supplement?

    Unfortunately, single room supplements are charges that are often imposed on us as a company when we book rooms for group holidays. However, most hotels do charge less for single occupancy, and we always pass this saving on to our solo travellers in the form of a modest single supplement.

    How much are your optional excursions?

    Prices start from as little as £20, but please contact our friendly team for questions about specific itineraries or excursions.

    Can I pre-book my coach seats?

    Yes, you can. In the case of front seats, guests with limited mobility are given priority. Please get in touch with our friendly team to discuss any requirements you may have.

    How to get there? Easy!

    With a Brightwater Holiday, the journey is just as important as the destination and we make getting you to your tour start point easy. From organising group flights and individual travel plans, to offering accessible local departure and pick-up points, we go out of our way to ensure that your journey is as convenient and hassle-free as it can be.

    Do I need to have travel insurance?

    Travel insurance is required for all overseas holidays and is also strongly recommended for UK holidays – primarily to protect yourself against cancellation charges should you be unable to travel.

Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Tuesday

Apr 25, 2023

Monday

May 01, 2023
  • tourhub discount: $121 (USD)

  • IncludingUK Flights

$2698
$2577 (USD)
$2698
$2577 (USD)

tourhub discount: $121

Including Flights from the UK

Instant Booking Available

Wednesday

Dec 06, 2023

Tuesday

Dec 12, 2023
  • tourhub discount: $144 (USD)

  • IncludingUK Flights

$3190
$3046 (USD)
$3190
$3046 (USD)

tourhub discount: $144

Including Flights from the UK

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    Brightwater Holidays requires a minimum deposit of 15% or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 70 days before departure.

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    Cancellation Policy

    If you need to cancel your tour, tourhub doesn't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of brightwater holidays charges.

    At 40 days before tour starts: 50% of tour cost.

    At 7 days before tour starts: 100% of tour cost.

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Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Miracle Garden

7 Days 

Visiting:

Abu Dhabi

Tour operator:

Brightwater Holidays

Physical rating:

Active

Tour code:

BDUB

From:

$2698

$2577 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

tourhub discount: $121


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  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Balance due 70 days before departure

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