Dubai is a place of fascinating contrast, a distinctive blend of east and west, old and new; a compact destination where desert, beach, shopping, sporting, dining and various other activities can be enjoyed within short distances and minimal transfers. Its pristine beaches, world class conference and exhibition facilities, genuine hospitality throughout the destination, all year round international events (sporting, musical, cultural etc), unparalleled infrastructure and facilities makes this destination the ideal choice for meetings, conferences, corporate events and incentives.
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Born in November 2001, Gulf Circle Tours has a current team of around 25 enthusiastic and professional permanent staff, GCT has penetrated the UAE market with great force by providing un-matched services to top clients from around the world.
Our expertise and dedication has gained us a reputation with our partner clients abroad and the local suppliers in the UAE as well.
As a full-service Destination Management company, GCT is the ideal partner for meeting and incentive travel planners. Meticulous attention is given to the smallest details. Customised events and theme venues are carefully researched to ensure they meet the desire of the most demanding of clients.
A 24-hour Customer Care unit is on call 365 days a year to provide assistance and answer any question our guests may have.
Multilingual professional staff, field officers, certified guides, drivers and Airport representatives, are all carefully selected to ensure the highest quality services.
We are committed to maintain and enhance the tradition of excellence started 5 decades ago. Our reputation for listening to our clients and delivering more than they expect, is something we do not take lightly. We will make it happen for you!
Lying on the waters of the southern gulf, with a majestic desert as a backdrop, Dubai offers year-round sunshine and excellent weather conditions. With some of the world’s renowned hotels, Dubai offers five-star luxury with unbeatable service levels.
Dubai is a place of fascinating contrast, a distinctive blend of east and west, old and new, a compact destination where Desert, beach, Shopping, Sporting, Dining and various other activities can be enjoyed within short distances and minimal transfers. Its pristine beaches, world classs conferences & exhibitions facilities, genuine hospitality throughout the destination, all year round international events (sporting, musical, cultural etc), unbeatable shopping experience, unparalleled infrastructure & facilities, as well as being a crime free destination, makes the city a destination for everyone.
Dubai has a lively nightlife. Hotel bars range from sophisticated cocktail lounges to typically informal British and Irish pubs; and Western-style lounges. Most of them serve food and many feature pianists, guitarists, duos and bands on a nightly basis. After dinner revellers can enjoy the latest sounds in a number of hotel nightclubs, each with their own unique ambience.
Arrival at Dubai International Airport and Meet & Greet by Gulf Circle Tours Representative.
Transfer and check-in at the hotel
Afternoon at leisure.
Evening - Dhow cruise dinner. An unforgettable evening in a traditional dhow docked at the creek of Dubai where you will enjoy an exclusive 5-star dinner. The cruise tours along the creek in a traditional wooden vessel.
Dubai City Tour, Bastakia District, Abra ride and Dubai Museum, Spice Souk and Gold Souk.
Lunch at the Bastakia Nights Restaurant. This restaurant's Arabian atmosphere is best experienced after dusk. The restored building has been opulently furnished. Enjoy a traditional Arabic meal inside or on the rooftop.
Visit to Burj Khalifa at the Top Experience. The high point of any Dubai experience is the view from At The Top, Burj Khalifa's observation deck. Located on level 124 of the world's tallest tower, this observatory is destined to be the highlight of any visit to the Middle East.
Shopping at Dubai Mall, the largest shopping mall in the world. The Dubai Mall, with its 1200 retail outlets, two anchor department stores, and over 160 food and beverage outlets is one of the Dubai Shopping Festival’s strategic partners.
Watching the Dancing fountain show at Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest, in sync with classical, Arabic and world music. Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 ft (150 metres), equivalent to that of a 50-storey building.
Dinner at the Armani Deli Restaurant. Armani Deli offers the best cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy home-made pastas and fresh seafood, where Italian Culinary flair and the very best International ingredients come together to create a daily changing menu of classic and contemporary flavours.
Interaction with the Dolphins - Dolphin Cay offers an intimate and one-of-a-kind Atlantis resort experience. Dolphin Cay is an extraordinary environment. It is one of the largest and most sophisticated marine habitats and animal rescue-rehabilitation facilities unlike anything in the world. It is a place where swimming with dolphins and interacting with sea lions has been redefined by creating memories of a lifetime.
Or enjoy Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis The Palm. Aquaventure Waterpark is overflowing with 42 fun-filled acres for all ages. Experience heart-thumping slides that catapult you through shark filled lagoons, uphill water roller coasters, never ending rapid river adventures and up-close animal encounters. Or you can choose to relax on our private beach surrounded by lush tropical landscapes.
Lunch at Kaleidoscope Restaurant, Atlantis The Palm. Kaleidoscope appeals to a wide range of international tastes by celebrating the subtly nuanced dishes of the many regions, Mediterranean and Arabic cuisines.
Ferrari World Theme park in Abu Dhabi. The world's first Ferrari theme park and the largest attraction of its kind. Over 20 rides and attractions will ensure there is enough fast paced action and excitement to satisfy everyone, with its fastest ride in the world.
Dinner at the Cipriani Restaurant, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. A stylish, elegant restaurant with a beautiful outdoor terrace overlooking the beautiful marina. The menu features signature dishes from Harry’s Bar in Venice and classic Italian favorites.
Sailing on catamaran. The catamarans will sail along the Dubai coastline and around the Palm Jumeirah, one of the 3 man-made islands in the shape of a palm tree which is already hailed as the 8th wonder of the world. Guests will also have the opportunity to see the impressive Atlantis, The Palm from the sea.
An alternative is a sea plane flight over Dubai. An anparalleled Dubai tour experience from the sky in a Cessna 208 Caravan seaplane. A new and unique way to see Dubai as never before. The World Islands, Palm Islands, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Land, Burj Al Arab, Maritime City and Port Rashid are only some of the popular tourist sites to see.
Lunch on board a Catamaran - enjoy a BBQ lunch while sailing.
With the Sea Plane Option, lunch at the Lake View Restaurant, Dubai Golf Creek & Yacht Club. Offering a selection of food and beverage offers, including weekend Sunset BBQs and awe-inspiring views, Lakeview is the perfect venue to enjoy quality time after the flight.
Desert Jeep safari, dune bashing, quad biking and sand skiing in the desert.
Camel ride. Clients will have the opportunity to experience a ride on a camel in the desert.
Falcon show. Falcon hunting is a Bedouin tradition as well as the most popular local sport. An interactive falcon hunting and training show will be performed for the group.
Drinks at the desert sunset bar.
Dinner at the Exclusive Desert Village camp. The 1001 Events camp is a replica of a traditional Bedouin village and is set in a valley surrounded by high sand dunes. It is made up of typical Bedouin tents with oriental carpets, cushions and lanterns.
Check out from the hotel and transfer to Dubai international Airport.
Dubai has some beautiful beaches and they run along Jumeirah Road. There are many hotels and private clubs along the length of the beach but at the same time there are many public access places that include playgrounds, barbecue sites, food kiosks, and picnic areas for families.
Burj Al Arab:
It is considered to be the tallest hotel and the first 7-star hotel in the world. The Burj Al Arab is one of the iconic symbols of Dubai.
The World Islands:
It is a man-made archipelago of 300 islands constructed in the shape of a world map, four kilometers off the coast of Dubai, UAE.
The Palm Islands:
Palm Island Dubai (Jumeirah Palm Island) is one of the most ambitious real-estate developments on earth, heralded as the 8th wonder of the world, as it can be seen from space along with another major landmark, The Great Wall of China. Jumeirah Palm Island features themed hotels, villas, apartment buildings, beaches, marinas, restaurants, and a variety of retail outlets. The most popular feature being 5 star aqua themed hotel, The Atlantis.
The Burj Khalifa:
Standing Tall at over 828 meters (2716 feet) with over 160 storeys, the Burj Khalifa holds several world records; Tallest building in the World; Tallest free-standing structure in the World; Highest number of Storeys in the World; Highest occupied floor in the World; Highest outdoor observation deck in the World; Elevator with the longest travel distance in the World and Tallest service elevator in the World.
Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of indoor ski area. It is a part of the Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, the indoor resort features an 85-meter-high indoor mountain with 5 slopes of varying steepness and difficulty, including a 400-metre-long run, the world's first indoor black run, and various features (boxes, rails, kickers) that are changed on a regular basis.
The Dubai Mall:
The Dubai Mall is one of the world’s largest shopping malls located in Dubai and built at the foot and an integral component of the Burj Khalifa. With over 1,200 shops sprawling over 12 million sq. ft. (equivalent in size to more than 50 soccer pitches), the Dubai Mall has a total internal floor area of 5.9 million square feet and houses the Dubai Aquarium, Ice Rink, Kidzania, Sega Republic, Cinema Halls etc.,
Any trip to UAE is incomplete without enjoying the Desert Safari Experience over the massive sand dunes across the country. A thrilling experience of the Dunes inside the heart of the desert on 4 X 4s; followed by BBQ dinner in a Bedouin Camp Site in the middle of sands, with live belly dancing will provide one of the most unforgettable experiences of a lifetime.
The Dubai International Convention Centre
The Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) is a world-class venue located in the iconic Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). This state-of-the-art convention centre has a total area of 87500 sq. m.
Few venues compare with the scope, quality and facilities offered by Madinat Jumeirah - nothing in the world could match the experience afforded by its monumental Arabian heritage theme. For the conference and banqueting organizer, Madinat Jumeirah comfortably fulfills the technological capacity and quality criteria of almost all event requirements.
More importantly, it achieves this within a format that is enticingly unique - capturing the imagination of all who visit - inspiring the senses through a step back in time to a place of Arabian dreams.
From the large ballrooms to the Madinat Arena, the 1000 seat amphitheater and the Fort Island - all the conference and banqueting options offer very high quality spaces and totally flexible planning variations. All are close to the ever-present waterways and all benefit from the proximity of Resort facilities that are truly second to none.
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