United Arab Emirates and Musandam

Day 1              Arrival in Dubai and transfer to the hotel. 3 nights in Dubai, Al Seef Heritage Hotel by Hilton or similar accommodation.

Day 2              Dubai: Burj Al Arab, monorail ride in Jumeirah Palm, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Mall, view of the city from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, Jumeirah Mosque.

Day 3              Dubai: wind-towered houses of Al Fahidi Historical District in Bastakiya, Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort, Grand Bur Dubai Mosque, Dubai Creek, Abra, gold souks, Sheikh Mohammed Centre.

Day 4              Drive along the coast to Ras Al Khaimah past minor emirates Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. In Sharjah: cultural square, Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Heritage Museum,  Al Arsa Souq, fruit and fish market, Blue Souq. 2 nights in Hilton Garden Inn or similar hotel in Ras Al Khaimah.

Day 5              Day trip Khasab, the capital of Musandam Governorat. In Khasab: Al Kmazera and Khasab castles, old souk, port and mosques. Trekking in the mountains of Musandam.

Day 6              Drive to Fujairah past Wadi Shees, Nahwa Cave and the enclave of Mahda. Trekking on hills at Nahwa Cave. In Fujairah: old fort and the Heritage Village. Al Bahar Hotel and Resort or similar accommodation in Fujairah.

Day 7              Fujairah - Abu Dhabi via Al Ain. In Al Ain: Hili Archaeological Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Al Ain National Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum. 2 nights in Abu Dhabi, Marriott Downtown Hotel or similar accommodation.

Day 8               Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Bateen area, also known as the Royal and Presidential District, Zayed House, Emirates Palace, Corniche, Breakwater, Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Day 9              Departure from Abu Dhabi.        

Accommodation in hotels
3 lunches and 2 dinners
Admission fees
Palm Monorail ride
Water taxi in Dubai
Guide service

8 NM points: all 7 emirates of UAE and Musandam
11 MTP points: all 7 emirates of UAE, Musandam, Khor Fakkan, Nahwa and Mahda
8 TCC points: all 7 emirates of UAE and Oman
UNESCO:  1 world heritage site and 4 tentative world heritage sites

Date:  November 18, 2023         Price: $2,700, single supplement  $900.