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15 Days | 14 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Larry Francis Nov 23, 2014 at 09:43 AM

Anyone here going on the Jan 8 trip? We're from FL.

Jane Buzalski Oct 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

My daughter and I are looking forward to this trip. It comes highly recommended by friends. We can't wait to meet everyone. Anyone coming from the DC area?
Diane Rosacker Oct 18, 2014 at 06:15 PM

Jane, are you on the Oct. 30 departure IAD to dubai
Diane Rosacker Oct 18, 2014 at 06:19 PM

I voted early too. Where do you live? I'm in McLean
Jane Buzalski Oct 20, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Yes,we are on the flight IAD to Dubai on the 30th. We live in Arlington. If you would like to call us at 703-533-9444 we would love to chat.We will look forward to meeting you..

Jaqueline Lynch Oct 09, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Greetings! I'm particularly interested in cities and architecture. I hope we visit Masdar City while in Abu Dhabi. See you soon!

Jeanne Malone Oct 07, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Jeanne Malone
I am going and looking forward to it. Have heard so much about the area and how beautiful it all is. I leave on October 30, so have to vote absentee!
Jane Buzalski Oct 11, 2014 at 11:04 PM

My daughter and I just did that. We are so excited about this trip as it comes highly recommended by friends. Looking forward to meeting you.

Shirlee Yonkovich Feb 28, 2014 at 10:02 AM

I returned from this trip last Friday....my first tour with RS. The tour was beyond excellent. Waleed was the best guide RS could ever find to lead such a group. Women, have a cover for your head and long sleeve tops (beyond the wrist) for touring mosques. Maybe a poncho for a rainy day...it did rain one day. binoculars helped me. (low optics for viewing inside mosques). I don't use a cane but found a tripod hiking stick helpful on some of the wadi walks. Wi-fi available mast places. Hotels were very good...no complaints at all. Hotel gyms were good if that is your thing.
Enjoy your tour. I certainly did. I am sold on RS.

Alan Cooksey Feb 27, 2014 at 03:10 PM

We're going on the Mar 13 to 27 trip. Any knowledge base any of you have and would like to share would be helpful! Cell phone usage? WiFi availability? Clothing recommendations (beyond what's in the brochures)? anything else that would be helpful? R & A
Beta Meta Feb 09, 2016 at 08:50 PM

Be sure to bring a long scraf with you in case you have to cover yout head !

Shirlee Yonkovich Jan 28, 2014 at 05:31 PM

I am going one day early See you there

Thomas Smith Jan 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM

My wife and I are going in February. We're going 3 days early to see more of Dubai. We have a 13 hour flight from Dulles to Dubai. We'll be breaking out the sleeping pills.
Roger Loeb May 29, 2013 at 06:37 PM

How was your trip? Was it worthwhile going three day early to Dubai?
Duane Elliott Jan 20, 2014 at 04:40 PM

I have just signed up for the March trip and wonder if any one else is going from NYCl I'm also curious to know who else is on the trip. It should be fascinating and fun and a change from winter weather. I am one of the few female Duane's.
Diane Rosacker Oct 18, 2014 at 06:22 PM

Duane, were you and your husband friends of Kershaw and Mimi? I'm going to Dubai/ Oman this month
Diane Rosacker Oct 18, 2014 at 06:23 PM

Mary Herr Sep 12, 2015 at 03:22 PM

I'm reaching out to fellow travelers going to Oman Oct. 29, 2015.
Judith Newell Sep 18, 2015 at 04:55 PM

Judith Newell Sep 18, 2015 at 04:57 PM

Mary, I am on the 10-29-15 trip. I am from Chicago.
Beta Meta Feb 09, 2016 at 08:52 PM

my husband and I we are thinking about this trip, but he have to get his pasport

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