|Purpose:||Discover the future of the world in one week! 20 October 2020 – 10 April 2021|
|No. of days:||7 days - 6 nights|
|First & Last Cities:||Dubai|
|Other cities:||Expo 2020 Sites, Abu Dhabi|
|Starting cost:||On Request|
Day 1: USA, Dubai
Board your flight to Dubai. Dinner, breakfast and entertainment on board.
Day 2: Dubai (Welcome)
Upon arrival at Dubai airport you’ll be met by our representative who will welcome you and transfer you to your chosen hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to rest from the long trip. In the evening, join your guide for a welcome cocktail and dinner at the hotel. [D]
Day 3: Dubai (Expo)
Today is dedicated to visiting the Expo Center, Calatrava Tower and Aladdin city. Witness global superstars perform in the world’s largest 360-degree projection dome, or marvel at one of the magical daily parades. Discover dishes crafted by the most celebrated chefs from around the world. All while exploring 192 mind-blowing Country Pavilions packed with game-changing innovations by the world’s brightest minds. Enjoy dinner at one of Expo restaurants. Return to your hotel for overnight. [B/D]
Day 4: Dubai (Desert)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and a free morning to relax or discover the city on your own. In mid-afternoon escape busy Dubai to experience a thrilling 4WD ride along the endless golden sand dunes of the Arabian desert. Join in on some fun desert activities like sandboarding, camel rides, and a belly dance show. Cap the tour off with a delicious Arabian-style barbecue for dinner beneath the stars before returning to your hotel in Dubai. [B/D]
Day 5: Dubai (Expo)
Breakfast at your hotel and on your way to the Expo site. This morning is dedicated to Opportunity. Ever wondered how you can create genuine change? The Opportunity Pavilion aspires to engender empathy in visitors to trigger a desire to act to create a better world. The visitor experience is based on a series of gameplay moments that will challenge the visitor’s thinking on issues related to basic needs of water, food, and energy by simulating environments of real-life individuals who are agents of change in their own communities. Your guide will set up a meeting point where you’ll get together after lunch on your own. In the afternoon you’ll address on of the most acute problems of Humanity: Sustainability! The future of our planet hangs in the balance- here’s where you come in! Tiptoe underneath a dense forest as the roots communicate with one another, risk the planet’s future in a game of high stakes pinball and learn how, despite the madness of human consumption, it’s not too late for us to save the world. Discover the innovative global projects that are creating new paths of sustainability, and pledge to help preserve our planet for future generations. Terra - the Sustainability Pavilion will also be home to extraordinary architecture that has been developed using the latest green building technologies. Some time to wonder around or rest before reassembling at a convened point to enjoy dinner at one of the many wonderful Expo restaurants. Return to the hotel for overnight. [B/D]
Day 6: Dubai (Abu Dhabi)
Take the Hyperloop train to Abu Dhabi for a full-day traditional tour of Abu Dhabi with panoramic sightseeing and visits to Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace and Etihad Tower. Back to Dubai via Hyperloop train. Lunch included. [B/L]
Day 7: Dubai (Options day), USA
Choose your option for the day:
Option 1 – Fun
Deluxe Marina Tour with BBQ breakfast. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon take a half-day “photoshop” tour (The best photographic viewpoints to document Dubai for family & Instagram)
Option 2 – Shopping
Morning visit of the new Mall of the World, Free time for lunch and visit to the Dubai Bazaar (Souk)
Option 3 – Development
Visit Al Burj, Marsa al Arab Right Island and Left Island
Option 4 – Cultural
Board the Hyperloop train to return to Abu Dhabi to visit Dubai’s Louvre Museum, Guggenheim Museum and Zayed Museum escorted by a local guide. Return to Dubai by Hyperloop train.
This evening you’ll meet again with your guide to, once again head to the Expo site and enjoy your Farwell dinner at one of the many restaurants.
Those who chose to leave after dinner will be escorted to the airport to board your flight back home.
The others will return to the hotel for overnight. [B/D]
Day 8 – Dubai, USA
Choose to stay an extra day in Dubai to rest and relax or complete your visit at your leisure.
Transfer to the airport to board your flight back home. [B]
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/L] = Breakfast and Lunch | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner
- Airport assistance
- Arrival and departure transfers
- 5 or 6-days accommodation
- Breakfast daily
- 2 lunches
- Welcome dinner
- Desert BBQ dinner
- 2 dinners at EXPO 2020 restaurants
- Farewell dinner at EXPO 2020 restaurant
- Tours as described
- Tickets for the Hyperloop train
- Transportation by deluxe A/C vehicle
- English or Spanish-speaking guide
- Local guides in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
- Entrance fees to sites visited
- Water in the vehicles for desert excursions
- City taxes
Not included in tour
- International and Domestic airfares, taxes and fees
- Other items not mentioned in the program
- Optional tours
- All items of a purely personal nature such as other drinks that is not specified, laundry, fax etc.
- Early check in and late checkout.
- Travel insurance
- Gratuities to guides and drivers
Hotels in your Tour
|Hyatt Place, Jumeirah||King||4.5|
|Canopy by Hilton||Standard||4.5|
|Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers||Superior||5|
|Shangri-La Dubai||Deluxe City View||5|
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
On request. Tour is available for groups of 10 or more Passengers.
Tour Code: UEX05DXB20ET
If one of the days listed below occurs during your stay the tour cost will have a special surcharge to be determined at time of booking.
Diwali Festival of Lights: Saturday 14 November 2020
UAE National Day: Wednesday 2 December 2020
Christmas: Friday 25 December 2020
New Year’s Eve: 31 December 2020
Chinese New Year: Friday 12 February 2021
International Women’s Day: Monday 8 March 2020
- If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
- In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
- Booking both air an land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
- We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.
Thematic Focus Weeks
Best-in-class Business Weeks will feature global leaders and game changers including talks, exhibitions, forums and workshops.
|Climate||1 - 7 November|
|Urban Development & Cities||22 - 28 November|
|Travel & Exploration||1 - 7 December|
|Un-Sustainable Development Goals||8 - 14 January|
|Heath & wellness||22 - 28 January|
|Innovation||1 - 7 February|
|Agriculture & Livelihood Development||22 - 27 February|
|Women and Girls||8 - 14 March|
|Water||22 - 28 March|