Welcome to the Middle East! In our Dynastic Dubai & Mysterious Muscat tour, discover the contrast between the modernity of the cosmopolitan living environment of Dubai and the unique blend of the ancient & the modern of Muscat. Relax for 7 nights and 6 days in our selection of 5* hotels, enjoy a dhow cruise diner in Dubai and explore those two incredible cities to get a taste of this amazing part of the world.
Arrival to Dubai
Upon arrival at Dubai Airport you will be personally greeted and transferred to your hotel by a deluxe air conditioned vehicle.
Evening at leisure.
After a wholesome breakfast at your hotel, you will have the opportunity to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. Your visit starts with Bastakyia, the old town district of Dubai. Then use the local water taxis, called “Abras”, to cross the Dubai Creek. Enjoy the spectacular view of the city, visit the famous Spice Souk, proceed to Jumeirah area , stop for a photo at Burj Al Arab hotel and admire the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa before to come back to your hotel or to spend the rest of your day at leisure at the Dubai shopping Mall.
In the evening, join our traditional Arabian dhow for an evening cruise on the Creek. Enjoy a sumptuous feast of Arabic and International cuisine while gently gliding past Dubai illuminated souks, banks and impressive palaces.
Free day at leisure.
Free time until your transfer to the airport for your onward flight Muscat. Upon arrival at Muscat Airport you will be personally greeted and transferred to your hotel by a deluxe air conditioned vehicle.
Evening at leisure.
Today discover the capital of Oman. Our visit starts with a tour of the marvelous Grand Mosque. Later, explore the fish market and the Muttrah souk with its narrow covered alleys. Continue to the Bait Al Zubair Museum which has a fine exhibit of Omani history and culture before you finish your tour with a glimpse at the magnificent Al Alam Palace (the official residence of Sultan Qaboos).
Rest of the day at leisure.
Free day at leisure to enjoy the beautiful unique resort of Shangri La.
Muscat Departure (B)
Free time until your transfer back to Muscat airport by a deluxe air conditioned vehicle for your flight back to Dublin.
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All Pricing subject to availability & per person sharing.
Currency: Omani Rial (OMR) for Oman & Emirati Dirham (AED) for Dubai.
Vaccinations: Not compulsory. Please check with your GP.
Visa: – OMAN: Irish passport holders no not require a visa in advance; however you must obtain an entry visa on arrival. If you’re stay is for nine days or less, you’ll only need to pay 5 rial for the visa. If you’re staying for between 10 days and a month, you’ll need to pay 20 rial.
– UAE: Citizens of Ireland will be granted a free of charge visit visa on arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is necessary. Your passport will simply be stamped with the visit visa as you pass through Immigration at any airport in the UAE.
Best time to Travel: The best time to visit Oman & Dubai is between November and mid-March, when the temperatures average 25°C. For the rest of the year, much of Oman & Dubai is oppressively hot and hazy, particularly between May and August.
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