19635
Oman/United Arab Emirates
Dubai and Oman: Modern Riches, Ancient Treasures
Learn about traditional crafts, local cuisine, ancient architecture and sacred landmarks as you discover the exotic wonders of the Arabian Peninsula.
Rating (5)
Program No. 19635XMJ
Length
15 days
Starts at
4,999
Flights start at
925
Getting There
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At a Glance

The Arabian Peninsula is a place of contrasting experiences, from standing in awe of an ultramodern skyscraper or a 300-foot sand dune to sharing mint tea and dates in the shade of an oasis. Explore the United Arab Emirates and Oman, walking through fragrant spice markets, sailing aboard dhows, finding great natural beauty and learning about the history and complexities of this important region.
Activity Level
Active
Walking up to two miles a day; some uneven terrain and stairs without railings. Elevations of over 1,600 feet in Nizwa.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Venture into the Wahiba Sands region to visit a Bedouin village and spend the night at a desert camp.
  • Board a traditional wooden dhow to sail into the fjords of Musandam.
  • Absorb the amazing architecture of Dubai including the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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