Optional tours

(Optional tours  are offered exclusively for participants/accompanying persons registered at the Conference)

Saturday 3rd  Mar-2018: 09:00 am

 Tour of Modern Dubai                                                                                        Duration:  3.5hrs   –    USD 29  Per Person

  • Monorail ride across Palm Jumeirah
  • Get a glimpse of famous Hotel Atlantis.
  • See the tallest twisted tower in the world – Cayan Tower
  • Visit Souq Madinat – an authentic but modern Arabian bazar in one of the most beautiful 5 * resorts of Dubai
  • Get close to Burj Al Arab – Dubai’s most iconic hotel monument
  • Includes Monorail ticket

Saturday 3rd  Mar-2018: 03:00 pm  

Tour of Traditional  Dubai                                                                                        Duration:  3.5hrs   –    USD 29  Per Person

  • Visit Dubai Museum
  • Shop at Souq Al Kabeer for Pashminas, traditional outfits, and home décor.
  • Cross the Creek via Abra (water taxi)
  • Visit the traditional Spice market and immerse yourself into Dubai’s glamorous Goldmarket
  • Includes entry to Dubai Museum and Abra ride.

Sunday 4th  Mar-2018: 09:00 am    

 Morning on a Yacht                                                                                                    Duration:   3.5hrs   – USD 99 PP

  • Spend 2 hours cruising from Dubai Marina around Palm Jumeirah.
  • Enjoy the spectacular view of the skyline while enjoying a swim in the turquoise Arabian Sea
  • Incl. Soft drinks, water and light snacks

Sunday 4th Mar-2018: 03:00 pm  

Shopping at the Mall of the Emirates & Ski Dubai.                                                                                                   Duration:  3.5hrs  –  USD 25 PP

  • Enjoy your time at Dubai’s second largest mall famous for exquisite shopping and Ski Dubai experience.
  • Watch the fun at Ski Dubai through a glass window or join in yourself.
  • No need to bring anything – everything is provided for a spontaneous run on the slopes of Dubai.

Sunday 4th Mar-2018: 03:00 pm

High Tea at Burj Al Arab- sky view bar                                                                                        Duration:   3.5 hrs – USD 245 PP

  • Get a glimpse of the extravagant interiors of Dubai’s famous landmark- Burj Al Arab ,
  •  Experience a magnificent afternoon tea and enjoy a selection of tea, coffee, sandwiches, pastries and cakes served with a choice of delicious homemade jams and the mouth-watering Devonshire clotted cream.
  • Located on the top floor of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Skyview Bar instantly matches expectations with unrivaled views of the Palm Jumeirah and The World islands
  • You also have the opportunity to walk around the public areas of the hotel.

Monday 5th Mar-2018: 09:00 am

Visit Sharjah – The Culture Capital of the UAE                                                                                                                Day trip   –  USD 79 PP

  • Shop at the Blue Souq for gold and silver jewelry, carpets, wooden décor, antiques and traditional hand embroidered textiles
  • Visit The Heart of Sharjah – the restored settlement of Sharjah and how it was during the pearl trade era
  • Drive by beautiful examples of Islamic architecture, the University of Sharjah and visit the Wildlife Center

Tuesday 6th Mar-2018: 08:30 am

 Desert experience and camel riding  
                                          Duration: 4 hrs – USD 155 PP(Min 15 participants required )

  • Spend this morning away from the glitz and glamour of Dubai City and experience an authentic Emirati camel farm, where racing camels are bred.
  • Enjoy the spectacular desert setting surrounded by the valuable ships of the desert and ride one of them if you like.
  • As per Emirati custom you are served traditional coffee, dates and luqaimat, a popular dessert.
  • Incl. Emirati coffee, dates, sweets and  Camel riding.

Tuesday 6th Mar-2018: 02:00 pm

 Dubai Mall / Burj Khalifa                                                                                               Duration:  5.5 hrs – USD 95 PP

  • Transfer to Dubai Mall – the largest shopping Mall in Dubai
  • Shop till you drop and enjoy all the attractions that the mall has to offer along the way.
  • Don’t miss to see Dubai Aquarium, visit Burj Khalifa’s observation deck and see the Dubai Fountains
  • Your guide will give you an orientation of the mall.
  • A Burj Khalifa entry ticket to the observation decks on the 124 & 125 Floor is included.

Wednesday 7th Mar 2018. 09:00 am  

Dubai Dolphinarium                                                                                                                                                                         USD 25 PP

  • Tour to Dubai Dolphinarium with Dr. Marina followed by a visit to CVRL

Thursday 8th Mar 2018. 09:00 am  

Tour to Abu Dhabi – the capital of the UAE                                                                                                             Day trip  – USD 85 PP

  • Visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Enjoy a lecture by Dr. Frauke Heard Bey about the founding of UAE
  • Visit Emirates Palace Hotel – the Residence for State Visitors
  • Try a Camelcino (included) at Le Café of Emirates Palace Hotel. There will be time to have a light lunch at Le Cafe (optional)
  • Drive along the corniche
  • Taste the huge variety of dates at the date market
  • Drive across Saadiyat Island – the future cultural district of Abu Dhabi and across Yas Island – the entertainment hub of Abu Dhabi.

Friday 9th Mar 2018. 04:30 am

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride, Falconry & Gourmet Breakfast                                                                                                 Duration: 5 hrs -USD 330 PP 

  • A Hot Air Balloon Ride is one of the ultimate things to do in Dubai. Balloon Adventures Dubai, the world’s most experienced Hot Air Balloon Company, have teamed with the best falcon trainers in the business, to create an experience 4,000 years in the making. These magnificent birds that are incredibly important to the heritage of the region have been trained to fly from the Hot Air Balloon in a breathtaking world-first spectacle.
  • For the first time in history, you can enjoy watching falcons flying up to 1 kilometer above the Earth, all while gently floating over the pristine dunes of the Dubai desert and watching the sunrise over the Hajar Mountains. On your airborne adventure also see roaming camels, galloping gazelles and the mighty Arabian Oryx in their natural habitat. It is a breathtaking experience and no wonder that it rates so highly on the bucket lists of so many people!
  • Once you land, enjoy a ride in museum quality, open top 1950’s Land Rovers to a private desert conservation reserve to an authentic Bedouin camp where you will have the chance to freshen up at clean, private bathrooms.  Feast on a gourmet breakfast of caviar, hand-cut smoked salmon, Eggs Benedict, fresh fruit and more.

Friday 9th Mar 2018. 04:30 am   

Desert E-Fat Bike Cycling Tour                                                     Duration:  4 hrs – USD 79 PP (Max 12 participants)

  • Ride on the dunes along the fantastic lakes of Al Qudra. Feel the wind on your skin, watch the birds soar in the sky and discover the tracks of wild animals.
  • Have fun and get active in Dubai’s desert – a truly unique environment.
  • Our E-Fat-Bikes are perfectly adapted to this unusual cycling terrain so you can enjoy your ride over dunes and sand with very little effort.

Friday 9th Mar 2018. 06:30 am  

Zip lining in Ras Al Khaimah                             Day trip –   USD 195 PP  (Min 4 Max 8 participants required)

  • Enjoy the region’s most exciting mountain adventure activity.
  • The Middle East’s first commercial via ferrata is now open for those seeking an adrenaline-filled day on Jebel Jais,  the UAE’s highest mountain.
  • Professional instructors will guide you along our spectacular route.
  • Enjoy 3 thrilling zip lines as you traverse more than 1km along the mountain route.
  • Lunch at Tulip Inn Hotel on own account

Friday 9th Mar 2018. 06:30 am 

Horseback riding and breakfast at Al Wadi Desert Resort in Ras Al Khaimah                                                                                         Duration: 5 hrs – USD 195 PP

  •  Enjoy a one hour horseback ride in spectacular in a spectacular desert resort setting followed by an exquisite breakfast buffet

NB: All tours include transportation in an air-conditioned and comfortable vehicle. The type of vehicle depends on the size of the group. Bottled water is provided in the bus/car.

All tours are accompanied by an English-speaking tour guide.