From immeasurable opulence to ancient cultures, uncover the treasures of the fascinating countries of the United Arab Emirates and Oman. In Abu Dhabi, explore the sprawling Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque, a symbol of the diversity in the Islamic world. At the largest falcon hospital in UAE, explore its museum to learn the falcon’s importance to Arabian culture, and then step into the examination room! Venture to the breathtaking desert dunes of Wahiba Sand in Oman and visit with a local tribe. Take a camel ride followed by an exhilarating “dune bashing” by 4×4. In Dubai, set sail in a private family-owned luxury yacht. Enjoy a Dune Desert Safari on an Arabian farm. Savor a barbeque dinner highlighted by a belly dancing performance. Discover the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding and partake in a lecture on the traditions, customs and religion with a local expert. As you travel through the Arabian Peninsula, you’ll uncover the allures of this unfamiliar world and come to know the kind spirit of its people.
An unforgettable journey of discovery and remembrance awa... more