The United Arab Emirates

Culture and heritage

Discover the world’s fastest growing destination which brings together all the ingredients for an unforgettable journey: year-round enjoyable climate, first class events, pristine coastline, great shopping opportunities, world class restaurants and welcoming people. The modern cityscapes contrast with a preserved natural heritage. Dubai is the perfect example of a thrilling mix between old and new. Chartering a yacht is a wonderful way to discover the Emirates’ traditional charms.

ITINERARY

7 DAYS
238 nm

ROUTE

Abu Dhabi to Dubai

HIGHLIGHTS

Heritage sites
Culture
Relaxation
Shopping
Cuisine
Spa

BEST PERIOD

September – June

DAY 1
Abu Dhabi(departure) to Dubai(arrival)

  • Total distance67 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration5 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Bar Some of Dubai's best bars are the open-air 360 Degrees or Le Meridien Mina Seyahi.

Restaurant Book a table at the world's only 7-stars hotel: the Burj Al Arab.

Shopping Experience the shopping opportunities in the Mall of the Emirates or the Mall of Arabia.

DAY 2
Dubai(departure) to Charjah(arrival)

  • Total distance10 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural sightseeing Dubai Creek and Jumeirah Mosque are must sees.

Hiking Stroll in the Bastakia Quarter which was built in the late 19th century to be the home of wealthy Persian merchants.

DAY 3
Charjah(departure) to Ajman(arrival)

  • Total distance7 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Hiking Explore authentic Bedouin village homes in Sharjah Heritage Area.

Hotspot Khalid Lagoon and the third tallest fountain in the world.

Shopping Visit the Blue Souk, Sharjah’s shopping mall and the most photographed building.

DAY 4
Ajman(departure) to Umm Al Quwain(arrival)

  • Total distance16 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach Ajman's coastline is rimmed by luxury hotels, each with their private patch of pristine white sand.

Cultural sightseeing Located on the north side of Ajman creek, the Dhow Yard is noted as the world's largest dhow building centre.

DAY 5
Umm Al Quwain(departure) to Ras El Kaimah(arrival)

  • Total distance25 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration2 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach Beautiful Seneyah Island, just a short sail from Umm Al-Quwain, is a tranquil nature sanctuary.

Hotspot Visit the Fort and the museum.

DAY 6
Khasab(departure) to Kumzar(arrival)

  • Total distance18 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration1 hour

HIGHLIGHTS

Beach The dhow cruise is an unmissable activity in Khasab.

Cultural sightseeing Visit the Fort.

Hotspot With the presence of spectacular fjords, the region is often called the Norway of the Middle East.

DAY 7
Kumzar(departure) to Dubai(arrival)

  • Total distance95 nm
  • Cruising speed14 knots
  • Total duration7 hours

HIGHLIGHTS

Hiking It is fascinating to wander around the old stone houses and the souq area of this old town, only accessible by boat.

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