Explore UAE in the true sense with the steering in your own hands. This package allows you the freedom and mobility to traverse on your own path and make your own discoveries as you drive around this beautiful country of contrasts.
Day 1 | Arrival: Guests will be greeted at the Dubai International Airport by our representatives and transferred to their hotel.
Day 2 | Ibn Batuta Mall and Mall of Emirates: After breakfast at the hotel, guests will receive their rental car after which they can proceed to explore the city of Dubai. You will be in awe of the impressive skyline as you drive amidst the skyscrapers this city is famous for. Sheikh Zayed road, the main road, takes you from north to south through the city while you pass the skyscrapers and the largest malls. In Bur Dubai, Deira and around the creek in the north you will experience the more traditional part of Dubai, wind-towered houses, souks and mosques.
On Jumeirah beach road, you can follow the Jumeirah coastline and stop by the public beaches with the famous Burj Al Arab in the backdrop. Down south you will find the Marina, a great place to stroll around and relax, and the bridge that leads you on to the largest man-made island in the world, the Palm Jumeirah. At Burj Khalifa, right next to The Dubai Mall, you can enjoy unobstructed 360-degree views of the city from ‘At the Top’ observation deck situated on the 124th floor.
Day 3 | Traditional Sharjah & Ajman and Mountain Views in Fujairah: On this day, guests can check out of their hotel and drive towards the emirate of Sharjah. This is the most traditional emirate, a lively city with colorful souks and markets filled with interesting artifacts in every corner. The Central Souk, also called the Blue Souk, is definitely worth a visit. The heritage area, art, archeological and heritage museum are just a few museums to choose from in Sharjah, all easy to find and enter daily (except Friday).
From here, you can drive to Ajman, the smallest of the emirates and also a quite one. Here it’s nice to drive down to the public beach for relaxing. The main attraction in Ajman is the National museum. When you proceed to Fujairah, you will go from the city of Ajman to the desert landscapes for a short period before it quickly develops into the rocky mountains of Fujairah. It is a beautiful drive in the alleys of the steep mountains on each side of you! Coming down to the coast you will drive along the passage between the coastline and the mountains, passing the small villages in Fujairah, before reaching your resort just by the beach. Your drive from Ajman to your hotel in Fujairah will approximately take 1h 30 min.
Day 4 | Musandam & Khasab: Guests will check out from their hotel in Fujairah on this day and cross the border to Oman and see beautiful landscapes of the Musandam peninsula, known as the Norway of the middle east with steep rocky mountains just by the coastline. Head for Dibba Al-Baya on the Omani side, it is an old fisherman's village by the Arabian gulf. You will find beautiful beaches to enjoy a lunch break by. Proceed North on your way to the capital of the Musandam peninsula, Khasab. On your way you can stop by natural beaches for a refreshing swim. The serpentine roads lead you across the mountainous terrain with a mesmerizing view of the northern top and Khasab City. Find your hotel and check in. Tonight, you will stay in Khasab.
Day 5 | Musandam & Khasab: Guests have this day to explore Khasab. The famous Khasab fort is a good idea to visit, it was erected to prevent attacks from the sea in the 17th century by the Portuguese. Some of the best views and a feel of peacefulness you will definitely find up in the mountains. Park your car and head out for a hike!
Day 6 | Back to UAE & All-inclusive stay in Ras Al Khaimah:On this day, guests will check out from their hotel in Khasab and head back to the UAE. Follow the west coastline and cross the border to Ras Al Khaimah. This is an emirate that is quickly developing. You will cross the city centre before continuing south to Al Hamra. This area is known for it’s beautiful coastline and long relaxing beaches. Here you will check in at your beach resort and start enjoying your all-inclusive stay!
Day 7 | Ras Al Khaimah: Guests can spend their day relaxing by the pool or at the beach. If you want to see more of Ras Al Khaimah take a drive to the small but beautiful Al Hamra Marina, play some golf at the Al Hamra golf course or head to the city of the emirate about 35 km away. In the evening your rental car will be picked up from your hotel.
Day 8 | Departure: On this day, guests will be transferred to the Dubai International Hotel for their flight.