The grandest shopping indulgence has started in the golden dunes of Dubai. With this highly customized DSF Itinerary, it is guaranteed to make you feel that you are at the heart of the Dubai Shopping Festival. With the craziest discounts on the biggest brands, over time Dubai has become the shopping capital of the world. With 39 days of shopping extravaganza in the offing, you can easily pick your dates as per your convenience. This flight inclusive deal is created in a way, that you shop at the biggest shopping hubs over the course of 4 nights.
date_range 4 Nights / 5 Days
Day 1: Welcome to Dubai
Arrive at the Dubai International airport and check into your hotel. Your stay is planned at the Zabeel House Mini in the Al Seef district, Dubai’s hottest new precinct. Al Seef district developed by Meraas, is a modern twist on the city’s historic and traditional past. Lined with retail outlets, restaurants, and clubs, Al Seef has become one of the best shopping pit stops in Dubai. With optional transportation, the first day is planned in a way that you don’t have to travel much and focus on what is important – the shopping.
Your tour of the shopping districts of Dubai starts with the historical Al Faheedi Neighborhood and the Abra Creek Crossing, which will give you an experience of the traditional markets of the Emirati haven.
Al Faheedi Neighborhood – Brimming with art exhibits, specialized museums, cultural and artistic societies, Al Faheedi Neighborhood also has cozy cafes and restaurants to cool off or take a break from your extensive shopping spree.
Abra Creek Crossing – A junction that will connect you to the different traditional souks of Dubai, the crossing is the place to head to if you want to visit the spice souk, old west souk and the heart of the city Deira.
Post the tour, return back to your hotel and rest for the night. Please note that the above is an optional tour for which transfers will be provided if you require. We recommend you explore the areas on your own with the freedom to explore all the areas properly.
Day 2: Shopping the New way in Dubai
After a traditional shopping experience, get ready to witness the heart of the Dubai Shopping Festival, the Dubai Mall. There are more than 1200 retail outlets for you to explore and enjoy the most exclusive deals in one of the biggest shopping festivals in the world. Dubai mall is the ultimate shopping destination where you’ll find brands from all over the world, ranging from the most premium brands such as Armani and Cartier to evergreen brands like Zara, Nike, H&M. So post your breakfast, you’ll be taken to the Dubai Mall for you to explore all the outlets and shop your heart out.
You have a ton of distractions to choose from to take a break from all the shopping. There is the Dubai Aquarium and the Underwater zoo, visit the Dubai Dino, watch a movie at the premium Reel Cinemas, Skate at the Dubai Ice rink and go to Kidzania if you are traveling with children. Along with all these, the place is lined with amazing eateries like Yogurtland, Wagamama, La Serre Bistro and Boulangerie and many more. Juggle your time between shopping, exploring and eating at the amazing outlets and experiences.
Once you are done with exploring all the Dubai mall has to offer, make your way to the top of the Burj Khalifa and witness the breathlessness from the 124th-floor observatory deck. It is a surreal feeling standing at the top of the world and seeing a panoramic view of the most architecturally stunning city in the world.
Day 3: Spring in Dubai
It is always a treat to treat yourself with some goodies and sea dipping. Shoes on Loose says so, for Dubai lines up not just exquisite shops but an amazing beachfront too. After the appetible breakfast, we head straight away to City Walk by Meraas. Missing the feels of India? Worry not, as the pedestrianized City Walk fuels your dream to be in a foreign land with a twist of mind-blowing street arts, high-end fashion labels and palatable cuisines in ranging cafes and restaurants. It will definitely be a walk worth splurging.
After checking out City Walk, we head on down to La Mer which means the sea. Grab all you can while you can bask on sun just to take a break from the shopping spree you were on. With their own lines of retail shops, La Mer houses some lip-smacking restaurants too. Do not give them a miss.
After chilling at La Mer head on the Yard, a lakefront chilling destination with winding trails, cute picnic areas, al-fresco and indoor cafes and yet again some more shops to collect souvenirs and charming artifacts. The Yard has a lake, with two pedestrian bridges, as well as a 550-metre shaded walking trail and landscaped picnic areas. While strolling along, you can catch an 18-metre tall windmill, a wishing well, farm animals and plenty of street art murals.
For lunch we recommend you head on down to the Last Exit, a unique themed food truck concept with a selection of fresh and tasty traditional street food in a fun, and chilled atmosphere. With a variety of amazing food trucks and new concepts, you will have full stomach along with a full heart. Gorge out on this amazing traditional concepts for a fun filled afternoon.
Return to the hotel for the overnight stay as the new day awaits with more shopping lined up.
Day 4: Global Village & Miracle Garden
On the final day of your stay in Dubai, we have a fun-filled and the relaxing day planned for you.
You start your day with a trip to the Global Village. Being a major part of the Dubai shopping festival, Global Village is a big hub for international trade and cultural festivity. A seasonal attraction, Global Village is a major shopping and entertainment attraction in Dubai. Opening on the 30th of October, 2018 and closing on the 6th of April in 2019, Global village is a very diverse and unique destination for shopping and trade. Global village has designated areas for more than 90 countries around the world with atypical stalls that promote tourism, leisure, shopping and entertainment. For instance, Global Village has pavilions for all the major Indian cities. At these pavilions you can find all the best souvenirs, local trade items, traditional cuisines and stunning art styles. What was described was for one of the pavilions, there are 90 countries who participate in this massive trade fair of sorts which has shopping experiences, cuisines and entertainment from all over the world. Apart from this, there are major concerts and carnivals that happen at the Global Village.
Following that is a trip to the amazing Miracle Garden in Dubai. Miracle Garden is one of the most unique locations to visit in Dubai and maybe in the whole world. Everything you see is made with Flowers and there around 45 million exotic flowers in the garden. Take a relaxing stroll through garden marvelling and clicking pictures of the unique artwork with flowers which we can guarantee that you will not be able to see anywhere in the world. The sunset is a great time to visit the garden and a great location for some wholesome family time.
After your activities are completed, you will be taken back to your hotel.
Day 5: Back to home
All good things must come to an end, so does your Dubai trip. Check out of the hotel and head to the airport to board a flight to India.
LCC flights are included from major cities ike ; Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Banglore, Chandigarh, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, Mangalore, Madurai, Pune, Trichy (Tiruchirappalli) and Trivandrum.
Visa charges included.
Accommodation in brand new hotel (4*) by Jumeirah Group- https://www.zabeelhouse.com/mini
Everyday Breakfast at Hotel
Airport Transfers is on Private Basis.
A full day visit to Burj Khalifa Including 124th floor observation deck tickets along with Underwater zoo and Aquarium on SIC basis.
Meraas Tour - A day planned to visit new places in Dubai like ; City Walk, La mer, The Yard, Last Exit (Mad X) Jabel Ali North. This tour is on private basis.
Global Village and Miracle Garden Inclusive of return private transfers and tickets.
Inclusive of all taxes.
This package is not available during blackout dates.
Meals not mentioned in inclusions
Travel/ Medical Insurance.
Surcharges (if any).
Any increase/changes in taxes levied by Govt.
Personal expenses like drinks, tips, laundry etc.
Any cost not mentioned in the ‘Cost Includes’ section
Tourism Dirham fee will be applicable from March 31, 2014, to all guest staying in hotel and apartments, the fee varies from a different category of hotels and needs to be settled separately by the guest at the time of check-out. A fee of Dh20 is charged by five-star hotels, Dh15 by four-star hotels, Dh10 by two- and three-star hotels and Dh7 by one-star or budget hotels.
The above rates are as per availability & valid for Indian Passport holders only
Flight and Hotel accommodation is strictly subject to availability at the time of booking
The validity of the passport should be 06 months from the intended date of return
The sequence of the itinerary can be updated if required and will depend on availability.
Visa docs to be submitted to us in the format given over the separate email.
A very well organised, well coordinated trip. Enjoyed every bit of it.
Worth a visit to both Dubai & Mauritius .Itenary planned for both tours were very good respectively .Mr Uttam Mohanty from Shoes on loose did help us plan this trip very well and we got personal assistance on the same .Would recommend all couples to book through ShoesonLoose ,it is really an amazing travel company caters to all your needs and customizes package as per your requirement. Thanks Nilay Shah
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