Out & About
What to do
Tour operators based in the UAE offer tours of some or all of the emirates. Most of the tour companies have multilingual tour guides and packages can be tailor-made for customers. Many operate service desks in the larger hotels.
Operated by Abu Dhabi National Hotels Corporation, Sunshine Tours offers city tours, shopping trips, museum excursions, desert safaris, cruises in modern yachts or traditional dhows, diving and golf or any specialist activity from art or archaeology to ornithology or yoga.The tours tend to be concentrated within Abu Dhabi, but they also cover Dubai, Al Ain, Liwa and Fujairah.
A comprehensive list of tours and tour operators is available for Abu Dhabi on www.visitabudhabi.ae.
Operated by Emirates Airlines, Arabian Adventures provides a total travel service planning, hotel bookings, scheduled excursions and safaris in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Fujairah, including Incentive packages, sporting, entertainment and outdoor activities.
Sharjah National Tourist and Transport Authority
SNNTTA runs tours of Dubai, illuminated dhow dinner cruises in Dubai Creek, dinner in the dunes, cultural tours of Sharjah and Ajman, camel races every Friday afternoon, tours of the ancient sea ports and an overnight safari in the desert.
Log on to Ras al-Khaimah National Travel Agency for details of tours in Ra's al-Khaimah, one of the more intriguing and traditional emirates.
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