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Beauty  n' The East

October 29, 2021

Beauty  n' The East

 


           Dubai, the entertainment city of the world, ultra modern architecture, exotic and lively nightlife, magnificent bird eye views of the beautiful skylines... it is the most technology defying indulgent, glamorous, metropolis in the United Arab Emirates. Add that with a trip of a lifetime to the Marvelous Maldives and you have a trip presenting heaven on earth while you delight in a destination where the level of luxury is out of this world! Expect to eat delicious food and prepare for some serious pampering because shoes are unnecessary, work is forbidden, and drinking champagne is encouraged! 



     Our iExplore itinerary encompasses coordinated flights, tours, optional experiences to ensure you don't just "go" there, but you actually indulge in the culture, partake in the festivities and have enough time to venture off on your own. 

Women & Men Welcomed. Couples Encouraged.

Men & Women Welcome. Couples Encouraged!

Look, we can't predict the future and neither can you. We could live our lives planning for nothing or plan for the best and prepare unforeseen circumstances that may arise preventing us from making this trip. This could be anything from a change in jobs to an unexpected wedding the week of the trip so your best bet is to GET TRAVEL PROTECTION...and not just any policy, one that gives you coverage for the widest range of possibilities such as policies that include CFAR (Cancel For Any Reason). (If) Covid19 is still an issue, trust we will revise accordingly in respect to guidelines at that time so travelers should remain flexible. ​

 

​Welcome to Dubai

Detailed Itinerary

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations therefore the itinerary is subject to change.

For those with an untreatable case of wanderlust, this city is a traveler’s dream. Dubai has historic sights, futuristic architecture, night life and out-of-this-world attractions, exquisite cuisine and more. Due to it's richness in culture and history a trip without a tour would be an injustice to your visit. We'll be showing you highlights of both the highly acclaimed Dubai and the capital of the U.A.E, Abu Dhabi. Here are a few things you should know:

 

There are two seasons you may encounter during your visit — hot and hotter, however it is customary for hotels, motor coaches and tour guides to have air conditioned amenities. Tourist flock to the UAE year round so no matter what month you go in you're bound to have a great time. Though it is rich in Muslim traditions, it is one of the most culturally diverse places on the planet with some 90 percent of Dubai’s more than 3 million residents are citizens of other countries. It is also one of the safest countries in the world.

Welcome to the United Arab Emirates!

Oct. 28, 2021

Optional | Eat & Greet (Day Prior)

Say hello to your GoGirl, Travel Agent and the rest of the Dubai Maldives Group for lunch! Trust, we have an exciting night planned for you so you don't want to miss it! Travelers are encouraged to arrive a day prior to the international flight to reduce interference.

Oct. 29, 2021

DAY 1 | Wheels Up

Be advised the airline industry generally release their itineraries one year from the date of travel, until then explorers should remain flexible for the details. Once this information becomes available we will notify you. Note that this may not be a direct flight and you may need to change planes at least once on route. Though your estimated flight cost has been included in the package price, fuel and surcharges are unpredictable an in the event there is a major increase explorers will be notified with approximately one year notice that the difference in cost (if any) due by final payment, this would be approximately a one year notice. 

Oct. 30, 2021

DAY 2 | Welcome to Dubai

After clearing immigration and customs we'll introduce you to our English speaking tour guide and transport you to the hotel for check in.  Once you get your room assigned, the rest of the day is yours so rest up or explore the city on your own. We'll see you tomorrow after breakfast.

Welcome to Dubai
Day at Leisure
Overnight in Dubai

Oct. 31, 2021

DAY 3 | Explore Dubai

Good morning! Meet us in the lobby after breakfast. Today we have an exciting city tour designed to help you discover this magnificent city. The tour will give you an opportunity to see the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai.  Among our stops and photo stops today, we'll take you through the Jumeirah coastline overlooking the magnificent Burj Al Arab “world’s luxury hotel” and drive on the largest man-made Island "The Palm Jumeirah" where you can have a photo stop opposite the luxurious Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Our tour will continue on driving to the Old part of Dubai, where you be able to visit The Dubai Museum, take an adventure on a water taxi, visit the Spice & Gold Souk. As if that weren't enough to knock your socks off, today we'll also take a tour the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifah. Get answers to all your questions from your vantage point on level 124 of the world’s tallest building. (Entrance Fees Included) Later you will have some free time at Dubai Mall to explore World’s biggest shopping mall.  This evening you'll return back to hotel or choose to stay back at the mall with the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast
Palm Jumeriah Tour
Dubai Museum
Burj Khalifah Engagement
Spice & Gold Souk
Dubai Mall
Overnight in Dubai

Nov. 1, 2021

DAY 4 | Explore Abu Dhabi

A trip to the UAE is incomplete without visiting the Capital City, Abu Dhabi. For those of you who wish to continue on with us and tour, join us after breakfast for departure.  In Abu Dhabi, you can enjoy modern interpretations of traditional Arabian architecture in the many skyscrapers, villas and palaces that line the Riviera-style Corniche. Dress up and take part in the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque guided tour, which is considered as the most architectural treasure of contemporary UAE society - and one of the largest in the world. Next we'll head to one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, the Emirates Palace Hotel and enjoy a lavish buffet meal at the Le Vendome restaurant. Admire the impressive views of the beach and the marina from the terrace of the restaurant and relish an array of culinary delights from international and local cuisine. From there we head to Yas Island for photo stop from outside in F1 and Ferrari World Theme Park. Stay and play if you'd like or head back to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours. Enjoy!

Breakfast
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour
Emirates Palace Lunch
Ferrari World Theme Park
Overnight in Dubai

Nov. 2, 2021

DAY 5 | Arabian Nights

Woooh! Your body might be ready for a bit of rest. Breakfast will be served at your hotel, and today you can enjoy the day on your own! We'll see you tonight for our Arabian Nights cruise and view the fascinating skyline and scenery of New Dubai. You'll be pampered with a gourmet 5 star international buffet dinner experience. Enjoy the rest of the night to yourself.

Breakfast
Day at Leisure
Evening Cruise
Overnight in Dubai

Nov. 3, 2021

DAY 6 | Do It In Dubai

Sleep in or watch the sun rise over this busy city. You'll have another day to get out and explore on your own. Tonight we have a Desert Safari and Dinner Extravaganza planned for you!  It will be a thrilling phenomenon is one you'll always remember. Savor the moment with the photo opp and watch the sun set before being chauffeured to tonight's show. Here you'll get a chance to ride a camel if you wish, experience Tanura dance and Belly dancing and Arabic BBQ. After the festivities well return you the hotel. Get some rest or take part in the vibeing night life.
Breakfast
Half Day At Leisure
4x4 Desert Safari 
Dinner with Show
Overnight in Dubai

Nov. 4, 2021

DAY 7 | Do It In Dubai

Today after the breakfast the complete day is at leisure.

Breakfast
Day at Leisure
Overnight in Dubai
Prepare for Maldives

Next Stop...

"Baajjaveri dhuvahey"

Maldives

(Have A Nice Day) Maldivian phrase

​Welcome to Maldives

The Maldives is definitely a place you should visit at least once in your lifetime. It's not your average trip to the Caribbean, here things are a bit more slow pace and the focus is on the level of luxury. The beauty of this island is out of this world, so a trip to the Maldives is all about taking it easy and enjoying the good life, lots of sea, sun and self indulgences. Expect to eat delicious food and prepare for some serious relaxation because shoes are unnecessary, work is forbidden, and drinking champagne is encouraged.



The Maldives is made up of around 1,190 individual islands peppered across the Indian Ocean. There are 26 different atolls (or collections of islands).  There are only a handful of places around the world where bio-luminescent phytoplankton light up the water year round, if you're lucky you'll be able to catch this rare sighting in the Maldives.  Essentially every resort in the Maldives is on its own private island, and outside of what they have to offer you won't find any no malls, movie theaters, or food, drink, and entertainment options. 

Nov. 5 - Nov. 8, 2021

DAY 8 | HEAVEN ON EARTH

Check out of your hotel and enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the Airport for our flight to Maldives.  The Maldives is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs. The capital, Male, has a busy fish market, restaurants and shops on the main road, Majeedhee Magu, and 17th-century Hukuru Miskiy (also known as Friday Mosque) made of carved white coral. Upon arrival in Maldives, we'll take a speedboat to your hotel and proceed with check in.  (Note: hotel rooms may not be ready until the standard check-in time 03.00 PM). Once your room is assigned, take in this magnificent island by enjoying the remainder of the day  at Leisure. In fact, you may enjoy the next three days resting, relaxing and enjoying all the resort and atoll has to offer.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day At Leisure (Optional Girl Let's Go Events)
Overnight in Maldives

Nov. 9, 2021

DAY 11 | DEPARTURES

Today after breakfast, check out from your hotel and get transferred to Dubai Airport for your flight to USA.

 

Hotel Accommodations

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Accommodations for your package include 4 or 5 Star hotels properties. Below you'll find a few hotels that have met our consideration list but won't release trip specific details/hotel names until January 2021 at which time registered guests will have an opportunity to upgrade your room category. Travelers should reframe from making arrangements and prepaying for events and services until as the itinerary and accommodations are always subject to change. It is important to remember that wen traveling outside of the USA, the term and category of accommodations is relative to the standard of living in the country you are staying. Pictures shown are for illustration purposes only, your actual room may vary. Remember to inquire about room upgrades which are an additional fee but well worth the upgrade if you're looking to kick your experience up a notch. Room accommodations are subject to availability and we reserve the right to provide similar accommodations in the event a change is required. 

Dubai Hilton Garden Inn 

The 181 modern rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina are equipped with free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, flat-panel cable TVs, work areas, ironing essentials and hairdryers. From a 24-hour business center and a gleaming, heated rooftop pool to the fitness room and 24-hour convenience store, welcome touches abound. The hotel grill also provides room service, and there's a lounge when it's time to unwind.  This hotel is less than two miles from Jumeirah Plaza and the Village Mall. Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center is within two miles. Al Hana Shopping Centre, Jumeirah Mosque and The Dubai Heritage Village are all within three miles of the hotel. Dubai International Airport is less than five miles away.

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach 

Place yourself in the heart of Dubai's most dynamic and lively seaside district, by booking a room at Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach.  Situated in Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence close to the Arabian Gulf, the modern hotel is located on The Walk and is just a short walk from ‘The Beach’ mall, which features beachfront shops, restaurants and the UAE’s first outdoor cinema. 

Riu Atoll | Maldives

Hotel Riu Atoll is located on the heavenly private island of Maafushi in the Maldives, and it has the best 24-hour all-inclusive service, so that you can enjoy an exclusive holiday in this unparalleled destination. The hotel’s facilities include free Wi-Fi, a rich range of culinary options and the exclusive service that characterizes the brand, pool with swim-up bar and impressive views of the sea, authentic culinary experiences with live cooking stations, spa in the resort, water sports and entertainment programs.

Sun Island Resort & Spa | Maldives

At Sun Island Resort & Spa – a flowering jewel among Maldives family hotels – every moment is free to shape into your personal version of paradise. Cruise along our stunning sapphire lagoons by jet-ski, canoe, windsurf or catamaran. Explore the spectacular local scenery and unique Maldivian culture with excursions to neighboring islands. Or, simply let the ocean breeze caress you to sleep as you sway gently in your hammock. From invigorating activities to precious tranquility, our Maldives fun island resort will captivate the heart with extraordinary experiences and unforgettable memories.

The Residence | Maldives 

Paradise awaits at The Residence Maldives, nestled on Falhumaafushi, a pristine island in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, one of the largest atolls in the world. Indulge in the private island sensation of this secluded retreat, where nature’s unparalleled beauty creates a mesmerizing backdrop for your sublime relaxation. 

 

Important Trip Information

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Note to Passport Holders:

All US citizens must have a round-trip ticket and a passport, valid for more than six months, to enter Dubai for any length of time. Tourists planning to stay in the United Arab Emirates for 30 days or less may obtain a visitor visa, available at no fee, at the point of entry. Additionally, it is the sole responsibility of the traveler to identify and obtain all required travel documents and have them available when needed. Travelers who do not have proper documentation may be prevented form boarding their flight, ship, entering or exiting a country. It is the travelers responsibility to ensure they are fit for travel. This includes but not limited to being cleared by all authorities that manage their right to travel abroad. All travelers must provide proof of their documentation to Girl Let's Go, LLc by the final payment date of the trip. No refunds, compensation, liability of expense will be rendered to uphold these responsibilities. 

Entry & Exit Information

All US citizens must have a round-trip ticket and a passport, valid for more than six months, to enter Dubai for any length of time. Tourists planning to stay in the United Arab Emirates for 30 days or less may obtain a visitor visa, available at no fee, at the point of entry. ​

Medical Considerations​

You should consult with your physician regarding your fitness to travel, discuss any medical concerns or recommendations and view the Center for Disease Control website for any recommendations: 

United Arab Emirates

Maldives

Lifestyle Considerations

Both Dubai and Maldives are predominately Muslim Nations. While visiting their countries, travelers should be respectful of their laws and religious practices as some trespasses are crimes in other nations. From attire to public displays of affection and lifestyle, to limitations on what you can and cannot wear. 

LGBT Lifestyles in the UAE

LGBT Lifestyles in Maldives​

Traveler Advisory

Information on this page is provided for your assistance with research on matters that are important to you. It is not an all inclusive report and should not be used conclusively to make decisions on your trip. Rather, you should consult with the governing authority for each area of concern by phoning or emailing them directly. We are not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided by third party sources.

 

Pricing

 

$5498.00 Per Person

Current Deposit is $300.00 Per Person

Payment plans are accepted until July 1, 2021 at which time final payment is due. 

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What's Included

    Group Meet & Greet with Girl Let's Go iExplore Bag and M.A.P.

    Round Trip Flight from Washington Dulles/JFK to Dubai* (Departure airport released in Jan. 2021)

    Round Trip Flight from Dubai to Maldives

    Air conditioned coach transportation in destination

    5 Star Accommodations in Dubai

    Daily breakfast and additional meals as detailed in itinerary

    Expedition 1: Dubai City Tour with Museum Entrance

    Expedition 2: Burj Khalifah Admission to 124th Floor

    Expedition 3: Water Taxi and Souk Experience

    Expedition 4: Abu Dhabi City Tour with photo stops

    Expedition 5: Emirates Palace Luncheon

    Expedition 6: Ferarri World Entrance Ticket

    Expedition 5: Themed Dinner Cruise 

    Expedition 6: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Tour

    Expedition 7: Desert Safari 4x4 Adventure

    Arabic Barbecue and dinner extravaganza

    4-5 Star All Inclusive Accommodations in Maldives  

    Speed boat transfers in Maldives

    Optional group engagements

    All organized events and entrance fees

    Exclusive itinerary for Girl Let's Go Explorers

What's Not Included

    Optional tours/excursions 

    Meals & beverages not listed in itinerary

    Personal tips & gratuities

    Early check-in & late check out of rooms 

    Travel Insurance - Get Quote

    Visa/passport handling fees

    Do It In Dubai Sky Dive Experience

Refund Policy

If you want the benefit of compensation or collateral should a situation arise preventing you from being able to attend this trip, you will need to purchase travel protection as this are a non-refundable and non-transferable purchase. You may purchase travel protection on your own or shop through our partnerships found at www.GirlLetsGo.com/travelprotection. Since Travel Protection is priced based on specific factors about you (your age, state, desired coverage, etc.) your policy may vary in cost from others traveling with you.

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