DISCOVER THE WONDERS OF DUBAI
10 Days - 16th to 25th February, 2010
Includes the Dubai Shopping Festival
PRICED from $3900 per person twin share
Flights Brisbane to Dubai return (incl. taxes)
Harvey World Travel escort
Meet and assist on Arrival
Arrival and Departure transfers
7 nights accommodation at Majestic Hotel
Half day City Tour of Dubai with a professional English
speaking guide. (includes entrance fees to Museum and
Sundowner Dune Dinner
Optional Tours include:-
Half day Shopping Tour in Dubai
Half Day City Tour of Sharjah & Ajman
City Tour of Abu Dhabi with lunch at a local Restaurant
This tour will be escorted by a
Harvey World Travel (Bundaberg) Representative
subject to min. number of 10 passengers.
145 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg
Phone: 4151 2888
DAY 1 - 16th February 2010 - Travel to Brisbane to join Emirate Airlines Flight EK 435 to Dubai departing at 8.30pm.
DAY 2 - 17th February 2010 - Arrive Dubai at 5.30am You will be met on arrival by Tempo Representatives before passport control and then escorted
to your air conditioned coach. Transfer to your hotel for check in. Time at leisure for private activities and/or sightseeing.
DAY 3 - 18th February 2010 - Dubai - Breakfast is served at your Hotel - The Majestic Hotel
This afternoon at the pre appointed time you will be collected from the foyer of your hotel by our representative for a Dubai city tour. This tour is a fascinat-
ing historical excursion. Our route takes us to the magnificent Jumeirah mosque; past modern palaces sprawled along the coast. In Bastakia we stop for a
while to admire the old windtower houses built by wealthy merchants. Close by, stands a 150 year old Al Fahidi Fort. Here, the Dubai Museum records the
city’s past as an important pearl diving and trading centre. We continue our journey by Abra - local water taxi. As we cross the Creek we see the modern
metropolis with its splendid architecture dwarfing the bustling alleys of our next destination, the gold and spice souks.
DAY 4 - 19th February 2010 - Dubai - After breakfast the morning is at leisure for you to discover the sights and sounds of Dubai at your own pace.
Afternoon tour: Clients will be picked up from the hotel for Half Day Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner. Clients will be accompanied by an English Speaking
Driver/Guide. Leaving behind the bustle of the city in the afternoon, our safari guides will transport you, by four-wheel drive vehicles deep into the heart of
the desert. (No off road driving over the sand dunes is included) En route, you will stop to see camels resting at their camp, and then, from the crest of a
high dune, watch the sun cast its orange glow over the vast expanse of rippling sand all round you as it sets. Like a shimmering mirage in the distance you
will see the flickering lights of your camp where a traditional Arabian welcome awaits you. The encampment conjures up images of the Arabian nights.
Relax on comfortable low cushions in Bedouin tents and quench your thirst, have your hands painted with intricate henna designs, experience a short
camel ride, or just enjoy the aromatic shisha. A feast of grilled meats, fresh salads and delectable Arab sweets is served under a galaxy of stars. You will
be entertained by the bewitching belly dancer swaying to the haunting strains of Arabian music. You will be dropped back at your Hotel at approx. 10 PM.
DAY 5 - 20th February 2010 - Dubai - After breakfast served at your hotel, morning at leisure for private activities and or sightseeing.
Or: Optional Half Day Shopping Tour in Dubai (4 Hours) - $70pp. This tour will take clients to the shopping malls and souks that are haven for bargain
hunters. Dubai’s numerous shopping malls like the largest mall in the world Dubai, Deira City Centre, Burjuman, Mercato, Wafi City, and Ibn Batuta Mall
are some of the biggest and modern shopping centers where they can find everything under one roof (We visit only one of the shopping malls listed). Du-
bai boasts one of the largest retail gold markets in the world. At the perfume souk, clients will find thousands of aromas. Shopkeepers can also concoct a
unique scent that suits exactly your taste. You can find wonders of aromatic spices at the Spice souk. Antique market is the place offering treasures like
pots, Arabian chests, daggers, Bedu jewelry and carvings at excellent prices. For textiles or silk, the tour will head to Cosmos Lane in Bur Dubai or the
streets of Satwa where numerous shops sell a vast array of colorful fabrics. Return to the Majestic Hotel for overnight.
DAY 6 - 21st February 2010 - Dubai - After breakfast served at your hotel, morning at leisure for private activities and or sightseeing.
Or: Optional Half Day City Tour of Sharjah & Ajman (4 hours) – $70pp. Sharjah is the third largest Emirate is a blend of the old and the new. The emir-
ate is blessed with some of the most diverse sceneries and superb waterfronts. The journey will start at the Cultural Square. The next stop is the 150 years
old Al Naboodah house the museum for cultural heritage. Then marvel at the majestic King Faisal mosque currently the largest mosque in the Emirates,
the Pearl Monument that symbolizes the UAE federation and stroll at the fabulous Blue Souk a treasure haven for shoppers. Choose from gold, silver,
carpets, antiques, perfumes and a variety of other goods. Our tour continues to the Emirate of Ajman. During the tour clients will visit the fascinating Ajman
museum that was opened in 1981 in a lovely old 18th century fort which served as the Ruler’s palace. Located in the town center, the museum houses an
interesting collection of archaeological artefacts, manuscripts, old weapons and reconstruction of traditional life. Displays depicting the wonderful medical
and religious practices give a fantastic insight into the life led for centuries among the coastal Bedouin.
Return to the Majestic Hotel in Dubai for overnight.
DAY 7 - 22nd February 2010 - Dubai - After breakfast served at your hotel, day at leisure for private activities and or sightseeing.
Or: Optional: City Tour of Abu Dhabi with lunch at a local Restaurant – $145pp. An interesting landmark before reaching the city of Abu Dhabi is the
Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world. We drive through the vast coastal desert, Our first stop Petroleum Exhibition, learn everything about
oil and how it transformed Abu Dhabi from a small fishing village to one of the most modern cities in the world. Admire the skills of local ladies making
traditional handicrafts at the Women’s Handicraft Center. Delve into their culture and traditions at the Heritage Village. Just a short drive will take us to Al
Hosn Palace originally built in 1793 and the only palace open to the public. Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven Emirates and the Federal
Capital of the United Arab Emirates. It constitutes nearly 86.7% of the nation’s total land area including nearly 200 islands. Its long coastline was once the
world’s best water for pearling. Abu Dhabi is the first Emirate to export oil from the Umm Shaif offshore field in 1962. This new found prosperity is clearly
reflected in its modern infrastructure, shopping complexes, luxurious hotels, impressive skyline, parks and gardens and recently developed
tourist attractions. As you enter the city, acacia trees lined the streets and today over 120 million trees have been planted in the emirate of Abu Dhabi
alone. Clients will take a lunch break at Marina Mall one of the biggest shopping mall in the city before driving back to Dubai.
Return to the Majestic Hotel in Dubai for overnight.
DAY 8 - 23rd February 2010 - Dubai - After breakfast served at your hotel, day at leisure for private activities and or sightseeing.
Or: Optional: East Coast Tour with lunch at a local Restaurant - $145pp. This full day tour is a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. It takes
clients through the Northern Emirates passing through the Oasis town of Dhaid renowned for its fruits and vegetable plantations. A short stop at the
Friday Market then on to Masafi, and the picturesque of the majestic Hajar mountains before reaching the village of Dibba. The drive continues along the
narrow coastal strip. Tour will continue to Al Bidya Historic mosque the oldest mosque in the Emirates, built in 1424.
Clients can take a short break at the Khorfakkan famous for excellent beaches and water sport facilities. Then the tour will continue on through the
Mussandam Peninsula where clients will enjoy the view of the fascinating cliffs and deep canyons. Lying in the southeastern of the Arabian Peninsula –
Fujairah, is the only emirate located on the Gulf of Oman rather than the Arabian Gulf. This emirate is naturally endowed with scenic beauty. The Hajar
Mountain forming a magnificent backdrop provides a magical effect in every picture. While in Fujairah, clients will stop at the ruins of the old fort and the
old citadel of Bithna before returning to Dubai. Return to the hotel for overnight.
DAY 9 - 24th February 2010 - Dubai to Brisbane - Breakfast is served at your Hotel before departure for Airport..
Clients will be picked up from the Hotel and transferred to Dubai International Airport for departure flight.
Depart Dubai on Flight EK 434 at 10.25am to arrive in Brisbane 25th February at 6.40am (Day 10).
CANCELLATION FEES: Made 60 plus days $400 per person non-refundable deposit. 45 to 59 days prior to departure 40% of total price.
28 to 44 days prior to departure 75% of total price. 0 to 27 days No Refund.
Prices are based on per person, twin share.
Single supplement is available on application.
This tour will operate subject to a minimum of 10 passengers.
Full cost of the tour as at 1st July 2009 is $3,900 per person. Prices cannot be guaranteed until deposit is paid.
A non-refundable deposit of $400.00 is required to secure your place on this tour and must be paid by 20th September 2009.
Final payment will be due and payable on or before 30th November 2009.
We recommend that International Travel Insurance is taken at the time of paying your deposit to cover you for any unforeseen
medical conditions that might occur prior to departure.
Package Price excludes: Early check-ins and late check-outs, Optional Excursions, Incidental expenses of a personal nature such as
drinks with meals, phone calls etc. Entrances/sites/meals other than those specified. Tips to guides, representative & drivers, Visa
fees and travel insurance. Any other items not listed in above inclusions.
Harvey World Travel (Bundaberg) acts as an agent only for the tour operators providing the land and cruise services of this tour
and as such takes no responsibility for changes that might be made by the wholesalers and/or tour operators.
Harvey World Travel (Bundaberg) reserves the right to change the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances.
For further information please contact Megan Mittelheuser, Group Tours Co-ordinator for Harvey World Travel (Bundaberg)