Discover the Pearl of the Arabian Gulf on a half-day tour of the lesser explored emirate of Sharjah, just a 1-hour drive from Dubai city center. Journey along the coast to see one of the largest mosques in the United Arab Emirates at the magnificent King Faisal Mosque.
Continue to the 19th-century Sharjah Fort to learn more about the former residence of the ruling family. Built of rock and coral, the monument has recently been renovated as part of a program to restore the traditional core of the old port city.
Venture into the bustling market of the Al Arsa souk and see the local tradesmen at work. Get some free time to explore and shop at the Al Markazi souk to purchase carpets, jewelry or handicrafts as keepsake souvenirs.