Experience fascinating art, architecture, and history in the burgeoning cultural hubs of Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Doha, and discover a captivating part of the world where tradition and modernity live side by side. Begin in Muscat, Oman, "Arabia's Jewel," to tour the Al Alam Palace and the palatial Royal Opera House. Fly to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, to tour the world's tallest building with an architecture guide. Immerse yourself in local cultures by sharing a meal with Emiratis and learning about falconry and ancient nomadic culture at a Bedouin camp outside of Dubai. In Abu Dhabi, explore the Louvre Abu Dhabi, an impressive museum recently opened as a collaboration between France and the UAE. Conclude in Doha, Qatar to explore the newly opened National Museum and delight in a director-led tour of the I.M. Pei-designed Museum of Islamic Art.