Dubai - Desert Sands of Dubai
Ship: Silver Spirit
Voyage Number: SL 201122009 (Pre-cruise)
Sailing Departure: 22 November 2020
Program departure: 18 November 2020
Nights: 4 Nights
Gateway Airport start: Dubai
Embarkation Port end: Dubai
● Experience the highlights of Dubai
● Dinner Dhow Cruise on Dubai Creek
● Lunch at Michelin restaurants
● Witness the world first falcon show in a hot air balloon
● Bedouin camp for gourmet breakfast
● Wildlife drive through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in vintage Land Rovers
● Farewell Dinner at open-air Traditional Arabic Desert Restaurant
Day 1 - Upon arriving at Dubai, transfer to your hotel. Welcome dinner at local restaurant.
Day 2 - After breakfast at the hotel, visit Burj Khalifa to discover the bustling metropolis of Dubai with its dazzling skyline and pristine beaches. Today you will depart on a magical journey to iconic landmarks that form the heart and soul of this modern city of contrasts. Lunch at Michelin restaurant. Cruise on the calm waters of the Dubai Creek while enjoying incredible views of the illuminated iconic structures of Dubai on board a traditional Arabian wooden boat or dhow, decorated with colorful lights. As you sail, enjoy a sumptuous dinner.
Day 3 - After the breakfast, visit to Abu Dhabi (The capital of UAE). Spend a perfect day at the capital of the United Arab Emirates and discover how this majestic Emirati city artfully blends the ancient past with the modern present. The 'Abu Dhabi City Tour' is an all-encompassing introductory excursion of the distinctly Arabian sibling of the glitzy city of Dubai. From one of the world's largest mosques, to the mesmerizing and trendy Corniche, there is a lot to take in within this fascinating historic emirate. Lunch at Michelin restaurant. Depart for Bab Al Shams Desert Resort. Dinner at Al Sarab Restaurant. Overlooking the Arabian Desert, this two-story rooftop lounge embraces a breathtaking view that boasts amazing vistas during sunset. The rich Arabian design in soft earth colors, dimmed lanterns for a cozy ambience and comfortable chairs and cushions, provide a friendly setting for a night to remember.
Day 4 - Catch the rising sun at 4,000 feet on an airborne adventure, viewing the vast expanse of golden sand dunes from the comfort of a gentle Hot Air Balloon ride. Fly with falcons as these magnificent birds have been trained to fly from the Hot Air Balloon in a breathtaking world-first spectacle. Let the world's most experienced Hot Air Balloon Pilots take you on a ride of a lifetime. Breakfast will be a scrumptious selection of delicacies such as hand-cut smoked salmon and caviar. Experience an amazing wildlife safari in museum quality, open top 1950's Land Rovers. These iconic vehicles were the first vehicles ever to traverse the desert 6 decades ago. Spot desert wildlife up close such as Arabian Oryx, Gazelles and more. It is the perfect way to see the Dubai desert from above and below. Experience the wide expanse of the desert and the magic of lively entertainment at Al Hadheerah, the region's first open-air traditional Arabic Desert Restaurant. Dinner will be accompanied with scenes straight out of an Arabian legend featuring Belly dancers, Henna Painters, live Arabic band and a Falcon display. The restaurant features ethnic cuisine from the Middle East, as well as live cooking stations with wood fired ovens, spit roasts and Arabic bread ovens.
Day 5 - After breakfast, depart for the pier and board the ship.
All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.
This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules, weather or other factors may affect the program, and the local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if necessary.
Gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour. This program is subject to a 100% penalty for any cancellation notices received 90 days or less prior to sailing.
All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older. Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require. Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea's liability does not extend beyond the vessel.