Abu Dhabi 3 Days from A$825pp Ref: ABUT Hotel: Abu Dhabi Traders An effortless mix of traditional and modern, natural beauty and man-made wonders, the landscapes and architecture of this eclectic capital tell the story of its rapid development, from Bedouin settlement to modern metropolis. And from ancient Islamic customs and pastimes to designer labels and soaring skylines, this relaxed city of contradictions offers plenty to explore. For more information speak to your travel agent or contact us. Alternative hotels: Viceroy from A$950pp. Ref: ABUV Ritz Carlton from A$1250pp. Ref: ABUR Day 1 ARRIVE ABU DHABI (2 NIGHTS) A warm welcome to Abu Dhabi! You will be met at the airport by our local representative and assisted with immigration formalities and baggage identification. Thereafter your private transfer with an English speaking driver will take you to your choice of hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to rest or explore the city. Hotel: Abu Dhabi Traders Day 2 ABU DHABI - SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME After breakfast at your hotel, meet your Local Expert in the lobby at 9am for your private insider tour of Abu Dhabi. Your first stop is at the impressive Grand Mosque – named after His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late President of the UAE. It is one of the largest mosques in the world, able to accommodate more than 30,000 worshippers. Visit the vegetable, date, fish and Iranian markets in Port Zayed and then stop at the Heritage Village, which houses a small museum that depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community before the discovery of oil. Enjoy a superb view of Abu Dhabi’s magnificent skyline before a drive past the presidential palace area and the majestic Emirates Palace Hotel. (Please be aware that there is a conservative dress code to visit the Mosque – details will be supplied in your documentation.) The rest of the day is free for shopping and further sightseeing. Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast) Day 3 DEPART ABU DHABI This morning a private transfer will take you to Abu Dhabi airport. Alternatively, why not extend your stay in this great city? Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast) Departure Notes: Grand Prix: Departures between 30 October to 4 November 2014 will not be available due to the Formula 1 Grand Prix taking place in Abu Dhabi. Please note: Departures between 10 April to 26 April 2014 and 23 December 2014 to 10 January 2015 will not be available due to events and festivals taking place. All prices are per person, twin share. Airport transfers: A private return airport transfer is included. Disclaimer These prices are LAND-ONLY and are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Conditions page. Conditions can be found in the footer under Information. Early Payment Discounts are not available on all Trafalgar trips and exclusions do apply. The Early Payment Discount icon will show on the Pricing and Availability page of the itinerary if applicable. It is important you book your Trafalgar trip from your own country/region. For reasons why, please click here. Hotel Class Key SF= Superior First Class, F = First Class, MF = Moderate First Class, ST = Superior Tourist, D = Deluxe and MD = Moderate Deluxe. Hotels are subject to change. Notes * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.