sports tour 2018

BOYS’ FOOTBALL TOUR 2018

Following on from the success of the 2016 Tour to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the school will repeat the tour by taking two teams on a 10 day Football Tour to Dubai and Abu Dhabi in October 2018. The squads are made up of boy’s from Year 9 and 10, with each team playing four matches.

The tour has been planned to maximise the cultural experience for the pupils and excursions will include visiting the Burj Khalifa, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Ferrari World, Wild Wadi Waterpark and a Desert Safari.

A full itinerary can be found below. 

 

LIVE BLOG & TWITTER 

Whilst on the tour, Mr McAlister will be updating the Box Hill Sport Twitter feed with photos and news. To follow the feed please go to @boxhillsport

Details of the fixtures can be found HERE.

 

ITINERARY

Friday 19th October 2018

Depart Box Hill School

Check in at London Heathrow for an overnight flight to Dubai

Saturday 20th October 2018

Arrive into the UAE in the morning and met by a Sporta Tours representative and then transfer to the Oasis Beach Tower

Check in to Hotel

Afternoon available to explore the local area and relax on the beach

Dinner in the local area near The Walk

Sunday 21st October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Depart hotel for Mall of the Emirates

Lunch in the Mall

Return to the hotel to collect kit

Transfer to matches

Match 1 - 2 x Football

Food at the match

Return to the hotel

Monday 22nd October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer for a full day at Wild Wadi

Lunch in Wild Wadi

Return to the hotel to freshen up

Bus to Dubai Mall for dinner and watch the light and fountain show under the Burj Khalifa

Return to the hotel

Tuesday 23th October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Dubai Creek to explore the local souks and visit the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

Visit Karama Market

Transfer to matches

Match 2 - 2 x Football

Food at the match

Return to hotel after

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Depart for Dubai Sport City

Training session

Return to the hotel for lunch on the walk

Depart in 4x4 for Desert Safari and BBQ meal

Return to the hotel afterwards

Thursday 25th October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Burj Khalifa for ‘At The Top’ Experience

Lunch in Dubai Mall

Transfer to matches

Match 3 - 2 x Football

Food at the match

Return to the hotel after the match and dinner on the walk

Friday 26th October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Morning at the beach/pool before checking out. Lunch in Dubai

Transfer to Abu Dhabi and check in to Crowne Plaza

Transfer to Yas Marina for dinner.

Saturday 27th October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Ferrari World

Lunch in Ferrari World (Additional cost)

Afternoon, transfer to Grand Zayed Mosque for guided tour

Return to hotel for dinner - Buffet dinner at the hotel

Sunday 28th October 2018

Breakfast at the hotel

Check out of hotel and leave luggage in storage room

Depart for lunch in Yas Mall

Transfer to matches

Match 4 - 2 x Football

Food at match

Return to hotel via Yas Circuit for TRAIN YAS to cycle or run around the F1 track

Dinner at Jonny Rockets (Not included in cost)

Return to the hotel, load luggage on to the bus and transfer to the airport for check-in

Monday 29th October 2018

Depart on overnight flight from UAE

Arrive into London Heathrow

Transfer back to Box Hill School