Private tour of UAE and Oman - Firebird Tours ®

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Trip Overview

Cross the world tallest building, largest shopping mall and largest aquarium of your travel bucket list with our ultimate package tour to the United Arab Emirates and Oman. In 9 days, together with your private guide and driver, you will see it all - from the sandy beaches, urban cities to breathtaking Mosques. You will even visit a real Emirati House where you will meet the traditional family of locals and taste their home-made dishes.

Tour type:
Private
Tour rating:
4.5 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star or 5-star centrally located hotels
    Standard rooms
    8 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Private airport/hotel transfers
    Private city transfer
    Ride on a water taxi
    Flight to Oman
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 2 guided day trips
    4 guided city tours
    1 museum tour
  • MEALS
  • 8 breakfasts
    Afternoon tea & lunch on the 122nd floor
    Local home-made dishes tasting

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival to Dubai

Welcome to Dubai! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to your hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Day 2
Modern Dubai City Tour & Afternoon Tea at Burj Khalifa

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet your private guide-driver and set off on a full 4-hour tour around Dubai to discover the major highlights of this vibrant emirate. During the tour, you stop at gorgeous Zabeel Palace, the residence of the Ruling Royal family, take pictures with the world's tallest building - famous Burj Khalifa and visit the world's largest shopping mall.

Moreover, you'll have an opportunity to take some memorable photos by the largest fish tank in the world, Dubai Aquarium as well as by the only seven-star hotel Burj-al-Arab. Afterward, you explore the districts of Palm Jumeirah Island and Dubai Marina, where you have a walking tour around the picturesque neighborhood.

Following the tour, you enjoy afternoon tea at the panoramic Atmosphere Lounge on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa with Luxurious Menu included. After the afternoon tea and a delicious lunch, you are taken to your hotel and have the afternoon and evening at leisure.

Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea included.

Day 3
Old Dubai City Tour

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet your private guide-driver and embark on a tour to discover the major attractions of Old Dubai.

First, you make a stop at Jumeirah Mosque, the only mosque in Dubai that can welcome non-Muslim travelers. Then you proceed to Dubai Museum, located in the oldest building in Dubai, built in 1787, and have a ride on the Abra or Water taxi, which is the most traditional mode of transport in the city.

After the ride, you visit the famous Dubai markets - Gold Souk, offering a rich choice of jewelry and gold, Spice Souk, where you can find a wide range of herbs and spices, and Fish and Vegetable market.

The final destination of your half-day Dubai tour is Bastakiya, a historic district and the oldest standing residential area in the city.

After the tour, you are taken to your hotel and have the afternoon and evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4
Full Day Tour to UNESCO-listed Al Ain

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet your private guide-driver to spend the day discovering the top sights of one of the most interesting cities in the United Arab Emirates.

The UNESCO-listed border city of Al Ain is noted for its historical architecture and greenery among the desert (the reason why it is called the "Garden City"). Together with your guide-driver, embark on a full day tour to discover Al Ain and its cultural sites. Today you get to learn about the lifestyle of Beduin people who have for centuries stopped in and inhabited the Al Ain Oasis. You visit an ancient burial site, also referred to as "beehive tombs" which are over 4 thousand years old. Among the tour highlights is a visit to the local camel market where you see how traders work in their traditional manner.

One of the places you visit today is Al Ain's well-known Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, home to a vast collection of exhibits which will introduce you to the city. As a final chord of the tour, you catch picturesque views from the top of Jebel Hafeet Mountain.

After the tour, you are transferred to your Dubai hotel and have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5
Transfer to Abu Dhabi & City Tour

After breakfast at your hotel and check-out, you meet your private guide-driver and head to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, where you arrive in about 2 hours.

Upon arrival, you enjoy the 4-hour sightseeing tour around the most outstanding highlights of the emirate. You start the tour with driving through the famous Abu Dhabi Corniche that stretches along the waterfront and sandy beaches of the entire length of the northwest shore of the city.

Then you visit the stunning Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the biggest mosques in the world. Then you proceed to the Heritage Village, a reconstruction of a traditional desert village, where you'll have an opportunity to get a better understanding of local culture and customs. Today you also see the Presidential Palace and visit Date Market, the biggest one in Abu Dhabi.

The final point of your tour is the amazing Yas Island where you'll be able to see Formula 1 track and take pictures in the biggest indoor Ferrari theme park.

After the tour, you are taken to your hotel for check-in and have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6
Louvre Abu Dhabi Tour & Visit to an Emirati House

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet your private driver, who takes you to the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first universal museum in the Arab world, which was created based on an intergovernmental agreement signed on March 6, 2007, between the United Arab Emirates and France.

The appearance of the structure itself is quite extraordinary, but it reflects the vision and achievements of the whole nation. Built in 2017, the museum is designed in light colors and has a huge silver floating dome with geometrical ornaments, so when the sun passes above, the light, filtering through the perforations in the dome, creates an inspiring play of light and shadows inside the building.

At the Louvre Abu Dhabi, you meet the guide to explore the unique museum collections during a 1,5-hour tour. After the tour, your driver takes you back to your hotel.

Curious about how locals live in UAE? This evening we have planned a real-deal authentic "behind-the-scenes" experience for you - a visit to a real Emirati House. During your visit you discover the famous traditional welcoming Emirati hospitality, meet the host, and learn about Emirati family life as part of a friendly discussion. As a true highlight, you get to taste traditional homemade food. Moreover, if you'd like, you can even try on traditional clothing and accessories.

After the visit, you are transferred to your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7
Flight to Muscat & City Tour

After breakfast and check-out, you are met by your private driver in the hotel lobby and transferred to the Abu Dhabi airport for your flight to the capital of Oman - Muscat.

Upon arrival, your guide-driver meets you at the airport and you set off on an exploration of the gems of Oman's Muscat. Together with your professional guide-driver, discover the highlights of Muscat in 4 hours.

As a highlight of the day, you begin your tour with a visit to the alluring Grand Mosque. This white-walled beauty is among the most visited places in the country. The official name of the site is The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and it is a little less than 20 years old. The Mosque is designed to accommodate about 20 thousand worshippers at a time and is home to an enormous hand-loomed carpet which was created by more than 600 women.

Next on your agenda is a visit to the Muttrah vegetable markets where you can feel the atmosphere of local life and of a traditional souq. Then you make a stop by the famous and picturesque Sultan Palace, where you can take some pictures. Finalizing your tour, you visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum to get a better understanding of the culture of Oman and its past.

After the tour, you are transferred to your hotel for check-in and have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8
Exploring Nizwa & UNESCO-listed Bahla Fort

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet your private guide-driver to discover the Old Capital of Oman - Nizwa and the UNESCO listed heritage site of Bahla Fort on a full day tour.

Today you have a chance to step back in time, and first on your list is the city of Nizwa. This ancient city is often referred to as Oman's heart, here you visit its hallmark site - the round fort, dating back to the 16th century. You also have a chance to stroll the souq market which surrounds it, here in the market you get to take in the authentic atmosphere and see local craftsmen create jewelry and other objects of silver - a craft the town is famous for.

Next on your agenda is the neighboring town of Bahla, where you enjoy its UNESCO-listed site, the Bahla Fortress. It is one of the earliest dating structures of its kind in Oman and was erected approximately in the 13th century. Following time for lunch in a local restaurant, you continue to one more fort called Jabrin. This castle-fort was built in the 1670's and was once home to the ruling Imam. You see its imposing interiors and learn more about its history before returning to Muscat.

After the tour, you are transferred to your hotel and have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 9
Departure from Muscat

After breakfast and check-out, you are met by your private driver in the hotel lobby and transferred to the Muscat airport for your flight back home.

We hope you are leaving with the ultimate experience and bright memories and wish you a safe flight.

Breakfast is included.


Included

8 nights in centrally located 4 or 5-star hotels.

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All fees and taxes

What's Included
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star or 5-star hotels in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Muscat;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides-drivers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Muscat;
  • Guided day trips with private transportation to Al Ain and Nizwa & Bahla Fort;
  • Afternoon tea & lunch at Atmosphere Lounge with Luxury Menu included at a window table;
  • Private transfer Dubai - Abu Dhabi;
  • Private guided tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum;
  • Visit an Emirati House experience;
  • Economy class air tickets Abu Dhabi - Muscat;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights (except Abu Dhabi - Muscat), other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, gratuities.

Tour Highlights
  • Visit to the world's largest shopping mall
  • Exploration of Palm Jumeirah Island and Dubai Marina
  • Afternoon tea and lunch at the panoramic Atmosphere Lounge on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa
  • Visit to Dubai Museum and ride on a water taxi
  • Stroll alongside Dubai markets - Gold Souk and Spice Souk
  • Tour of The UNESCO-listed border city of Al Ain
  • Private tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi
What to Know
  • The weather in the United Arab Emirates is hot all year round, so make sure to bring sunglasses, light clothing, sun-screen protection.
  • The currency in UAE is called Emirati dirham, and we suggest to exchange some currency before your trip.
  • Tipping is not expected, but if you want to show your gratitude for the service provided at the restaurants or to drivers, you can leave a tip of 6-10% of your bill.

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (4 star)
$3,414
Deposit $683
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (5 star)
$4,271
Deposit $855
Two travelers: double occupancy (4 star)
$4,114
Deposit $823
Two travelers: double occupancy (5 star)
$4,971
Deposit $995
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (4 star)
$3,414
Deposit $683
Friends trip: 4+ travelers (5 star)
$4,271
Deposit $855
Two travelers: double occupancy (4 star)
$4,114
Deposit $823
Two travelers: double occupancy (5 star)
$4,971
Deposit $995

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