Tour Overview

  • Round-Trip Airfare
  • All transportation between cities and within the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Three breakfasts and three dinners (including a BBQ dinner in the desert)
  • Guided tour of Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood
  • Visit to Dubai Creek
  • Admission to Dubai Museum
  • Admission to workshop at The Green Planet
  • Visit Dubai Mall
  • Visit Burj Khalifa
  • Admission to Museum of the Future
  • Visit Alserkal Avenue
  • Sandboarding Activity
  • Visit the camel racetrack
  • Visit the camel and gazelle farm
  • Admission to Dubai Aquarium
  • Admission to Underwater Zoo
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Departure

Depart for Dubai, U.A.E. on a night flight.

Day 2: Exploring Old Dubai 

Arrive at Dubai International Airport, and transfer to your accommodation where you will meet your Zoni Tour Manager and store your luggage.

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your own expense to give you energy for your Dubai adventure.

Begin your guided city tour at Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood.

Enjoy a Cultural Emirati Lunch at the historic district at your own expense.

Visit Dubai Creek for a scenic experience.

Explore the Dubai Museum to learn about the city's rich history.

Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Check into the hotel for the night.

Day 3: Educational Workshops and Landmarks

Enjoy a nutritious breakfast at the hotel to energize for the day's activities.

Engage in a hands-on workshop at The Green Planet, an indoor rainforest bio-dome. Students will learn about the importance of biodiversity and ecosystems through interactive exhibits and expert-led sessions. This educational experience will offer insights into the delicate balance of ecosystems and the role each organism plays.

Explore the iconic Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping and entertainment destinations in the world.

Enjoy lunch at the Dubai Mall.

After lunch continue to explore the Dubai Mall.

Visit the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building globally, students will have the opportunity to understand the architectural and engineering marvel behind this iconic structure. Make sure to visit the observation deck for panoramic views of the city.

Enjoy a group dinner at a restaurant

Immerse yourselves in the future at the Museum of the Future, a unique institution showcasing innovations and emerging technologies. This visit will expose students to cutting-edge developments in various fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and sustainability. Interactive exhibits and demonstrations will make this experience both educational and inspiring.

After the museum visit, return to the hotel for a restful evening.

Day 4: Cultural Exploration and Desert Adventure

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel.

Explore Alserkal Avenue, a vibrant contemporary arts district that hosts galleries, studios, and creative spaces. Students will have the chance to engage with various art forms, exhibitions, and cultural events.

Enjoy lunch near the Alskeral Avenue

Depart for the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Experience the thrill of sandboarding on the dunes.

Visit the Camel Racetrack where you will gain insights into the traditional sport of camel racing.

Visit the Camel and Gazelle Farm where you will interact with camels and gazelles, learning about their significance in the region's heritage.

Enjoy a traditional BBQ dinner in the heart of the desert, surrounded by the beauty of the sand dunes.

Witness the breathtaking sunset over the desert landscape, creating a memorable and picturesque moment.

Gather around a campfire and enjoy the experience of making s'mores.

Return to your hotel for a restful evening.

Day 5: Farewell and Aquatic Wonders

Enjoy a final breakfast at the hotel, savoring the last moments of your stay in Dubai.

Check-out of the hotel.

Visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo (located in the Dubai Mall) where you will explore the fascinating marine life, including the walkthrough tunnel surrounded by sharks and other aquatic species.

Enjoy lunch at the Dubai Mall at your own expense.

After lunch transfer to Dubai International Airport for your departure flight.

Dinner at your own expense at the Dubai Airport

Board the overnight flight back home, filled with memories of an enriching educational tour in Dubai.

Must Know

Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural tapestry of Dubai. Visit historical sites, engage with local traditions, and explore contemporary arts districts, fostering a deeper appreciation for the city's rich heritage.

Unique Desert Adventure: Experience the magic of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve with adrenaline-pumping sandboarding, visits to camel racetracks, and encounters with desert wildlife. The evening concludes with a memorable BBQ dinner, a sunset spectacle, and campfire camaraderie.

Iconic Landmarks and Innovations: Gain insights into architectural marvels by visiting the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, and the Museum of the Future. Explore the city's pioneering advancements in science and technology, witnessing the future unfold before your eyes.

Lasting Memories and Lifelong Learning: Beyond the educational content, our tour is designed to create lasting memories and instill a lifelong love for learning. The experiences in Dubai serve as a springboard for personal and academic growth.

  • Dubai has a desert climate, so pack accordingly. Lightweight, breathable clothing is advisable, and don't forget comfortable shoes for exploring.
  • Be prepared for warm temperatures during the day and cooler evenings.
  • The currency in Dubai is the UAE Dirham (AED). Inform students about the local currency and encourage them to carry a small amount for incidentals.
  • Inform your bank of travel plans prior to international travel to avoid any issues.
  • Dubai is a culturally diverse city with a mix of traditions. Remind students to respect local customs, dress modestly (cover shoulders and knees), and be mindful of cultural sensitivities.
  • Arabic is the official language, but English is widely spoken. It's helpful to learn a few basic Arabic phrases as a sign of courtesy.
  • Greetings are essential in Dubai; a simple "As-salamu alaykum" (peace be upon you) is widely used
  • Dubai uses the British-style three-pin electrical outlets. Bring appropriate adapters for electronic devices.

  • Travel time to and from various parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your planned return date.
  • It is your responsibility to determine if you need a visa to enter Dubai, and ensure you have the necessary travel authorizations.
  • Itineraries are fully customizable.
  • Flexible payment plans are available.

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General information regarding student tours and field trips.

We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.

Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).

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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.

Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.

No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.

Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.

We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.

Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.

Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.

The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.

Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.

The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.

While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.

Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.

Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.

Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.

All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.

No. Group travel is secured under one booking.

No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.

While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.

Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.

Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.