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United Arab Emirates Tours, Stopovers, Experiences


  • Burj al Arab - Dubai
  • Sheikh Zayed mosque - Abu Dhabi
  • Burj Khalifa the tallest skyscraper in the world - Dubai

Our United Arab Emirates Tours

The UAE is made up of seven Emirates on the eastern seaboard of the Arabian Peninsula and is a destination which will surprise you. It is very safe and quite easy to access compared to most of the surrounding countries. The country is mainly a desert, but cultivation and enterprise have greened a good portion of it. In the hinterland, you will even find waterfalls and freshwater lakes.

United Arab Emirates Vacation Highlights

Abu Dhabi 

The capital, Abu Dhabi, is the largest city and one of the world’s most modern. The Corniche is a spectacular waterfront stretching for miles with excellent beaches. Swimming is available at most hotels here, often on private beaches, adding a touch of exclusivity to an Abu Dhabi vacation.

Some of the sights well worth visiting are the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the sixth largest in the world, the Qasr al-Husn which is a splendid white palace fort built in 1761 and Abu Dhabi Heritage Village. Showing life before modernization, the village includes lush gardens, model souks, Bedouin encampments and craftsmen at work. Abu Dhabi is also a great place to shop with no tax.

Dubai

Dubai is probably the first place that comes to mind in the UAE. There is much to see and do, although perhaps shopping malls and beaches are its major attractions. There is no lack of either on a Dubai vacation.

The downtown area has an amazing cluster of modern high rises including the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, offering breathtaking views from its observation platform. Jumeirah Beach is probably the best known beach with many International chain hotels offering accommodation.

Also worth seeing is the Dubai Museum which relates the history and development of the city. The Burj al Arab is a hotel rated 7 stars and is a good example of how “the other half lives” with its structure made to look like a ship’s sail.

Don’t for a second think there is nothing ancient here – try the gold and spice souks or walk in the old atmospheric neighbourhoods. There was a Dubai long before the ‘Dubai’ we know today sprang up!

For a respite from either Dubai or Abu Dhabi, try a dune buggy ride in the desert or visit the camel races in the winter. 

 "Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

An Abu Dhabi Vacation is a Great Gateway to East Africa and the World

How to Enjoy a Dubai Vacation on a Budge

The United Arab Emirates – So Much More Than a Stopover…

United Arab Emirates and a Tale of Two Cities

Dubai: All that Glitters

Dubai: In with the Old

Dubai: The Electric Caterpillar

The world’s most luxurious hotel – Burj Al Arab Dubai

Unparalleled Luxury in the heart of Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Learn about the history and culture of UAE, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about UAE's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering UAE for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our United Arab Emirates tours today!

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  • Essential Dubai with Expo 7 Days including Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the wonders of Dubai on this 7-day adventure. Begin with an afternoon desert safari over the dunes. Then experience the Greatest Show on Earth, the Dubai Expo, a six-month exhibition of food, culture, state-of-the-art technology, and entertainment from 192 countries.
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    7 Days
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    US$ 2,049
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    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Dubai and Seychelles Escape with Air

    DELUXE | VACATION PACKAGE WITH AIRFARE: Visit two incredible destinations on one convenient escape. First, relax in the Seychelles for a week-long stay in paradise. After lounging on the beach and snorkelling through coral gardens, connect to Dubai to explore the city’s modern wonders and head on a desert dune drive.
    Duration:
    13 Days
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    US$ 4,249
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  • Dubai Expo & Maldives Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Pair together city and beach on this getaway to Dubai and the Maldives. Explore the futuristic city of Dubai and see the Greatest Show on Earth, Dubai Expo 2020. Then connect to the Maldives to relax for a week at a private island resort.
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    13 Days
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    US$ 4,239
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  • Historic Cairo, Luxor and Dubai In Style

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Explore three great cities on this one Middle Eastern vacation. Discover Cairo and its ancient treasures, including the pyramids, tour the coastal city of Alexandria, and see the temples and tombs outside Luxor on the Nile. Then connect to Dubai for 5 nights exploring the city of the future.
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    12 Days
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    US$ 4,096
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  • Explore Dubai Women's Tour

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Take a break from winter and experience the wonders of one of the world’s most futuristic cities on this women-only small group tour. Take advantage of the city’s luxurious shopping and nightlife in between visits to the towering Burj Khalifa, a desert safari, and a visit to the World Expo.
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    7 Days
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    US$ 1,499
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  • Signature Dubai with Expo 6 Days

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the wonders of Dubai on this 6-day adventure. Begin with an afternoon desert safari over the dunes. Then experience the Greatest Show on Earth, the Dubai Expo, a six-month exhibition of food, culture, state-of-the-art technology, and entertainment from 192 countries.
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  • Dubai, Cairo & The Nile Escapade

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the treasures of antiquity in Egypt before seeing the city of the future in Dubai. On this 12-day vacation, you’ll visit the pyramids and see the Sphinx in Cairo before cruising the Nile from Luxor to Aswan. Then connect to Dubai to head up the Burj Khalifa and experience Dubai Expo 2020.
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    12 Days
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    US$ 2,657
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  • Best of the Emirates Deluxe: Abu Dhabi & Dubai

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover Abu Dhabi, the metropolitan capital of the UAE with its melting pot of international cultures, styles and traditions. Then continue onto Dubai, the most vibrant of cities, where the best cosmopolitan, avant-garde architecture blends harmoniously with the mystique and culture of Arabia.
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    7 Days
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  • One and Only Royal Mirage Dubai: Stays of Distinction

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: One & Only Royal Mirage lies on a kilometer of private coastline located opposite the prestigious Emirates Golf Club and 20 minutes from the city centre, Gold and Spice Souks and the desert.
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    3 Days
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    US$ 1,347
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    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi: Stays of Distinction

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: This fairy-tale like landmark and former palace is extraordinary. “Fit for a King” adequately describes this majestic hotel offering the ultimate in luxury with every conceivable facility.
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    3 Days
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    US$ 1,161
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  • Burj Al Arab, Dubai: Stays of Distinction

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Possibly the most luxurious hotel anywhere in the world, it is shaped like a billowing sail dominating the skyline. Nothing is missing from this 7 star property. No more to be said!
    Duration:
    3 Days
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    US$ 2,656
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  • Dubai & Mauritius Escape

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the perfect “shop and flop” vacation by heading to Dubai and the island of Mauritius. This exotic vacation gives you two nights to explore the futuristic city of Dubai and shop its palatial malls before heading to Mauritius for four nights of relaxation and indulgence at an island resort.
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    8 Days
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    US$ 849
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    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Signature Abu Dhabi & Dubai Family Adventure

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Venture to the UAE on an unforgettable family vacation. This trip takes you to your choice of two parks in Abu Dhabi before heading to Dubai where you’ll spend 4 nights exploring many of the city’s family friendly attractions and activities to entertain children of any age.
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    8 Days
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    US$ 1,921
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  • Experience Dubai

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: This vacation is perfect for travellers looking for more than a traditional city tour. It combines a private tour in Dubai with a trip to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi and nature experiences, including a sunset drive and BBQ and a full day Jeep adventure to nearby wadis and desert landmarks.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,327
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    Active & Adventurous, Private Experiences, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxury Desert Discovery

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the elegance and romance of the desert on this escape to Qasr Al Sarab in the United Arab Emirates. Tucked away in the Rub Al Khali Desert southwest of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, this 5-star hotel promises gorgeous accommodations and access to the history, culture, and magnificent landscape of the UAE.
    Duration:
    3 Days
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    US$ 992
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    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Best of the Emirates: Abu Dhabi & Dubai

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover the capital of the Emirates and unleash your inner gearhead at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. Connect to Dubai to explore the city of the future on a city tour and marina luxury yacht cruise. In between tours, enjoy the world-class shopping and see iconic landmarks.
    Duration:
    7 Days
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    US$ 1,279
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essence of Dubai

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover this most vibrant of cities, where the best cosmopolitan, avant-garde architecture and the highest standards of service blend harmoniously with the mystique and culture of Arabia.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 563
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    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Abu Dhabi Signature

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Known as the “Garden City of the Gulf”, Abu Dhabi, the thriving metropolitan capital of the UAE beckons visitors into its melting pot of international cultures, styles and traditions.
    Duration:
    3 Days
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    US$ 694
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  • Dubai Overnight Safari

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the desert like the Bedouins do on this overnight glamping experience near Dubai. Ride camels, watch falconers put on dazzling displays, and sleep on a sand dune beneath the stars at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.
    Duration:
    2 Days
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    US$ 447
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    Active & Adventurous, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxury Dubai & Maldives

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the perfect “shop and flop” vacation with this combo of Dubai and the Maldives. Start in Dubai, where you’ll explore the futuristic cityscape and see the Burj Khalifa. It’s then on to the Maldives for 7 nights to relax in a beautiful deluxe private island resort.
    Duration:
    10 Days
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    US$ 7,952
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    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • City Lights, Safari Sights & Dubai with Expo: Cape Town, Pilanesberg National Park & Dubai

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Pair together the natural and cultural delights of South Africa with the futuristic wonders of Dubai. Start in South Africa, where you’ll explore Cape Town and head on safari in Pilanesberg. Then connect to Dubai to experience the Dubai Expo 2020, the greatest show on earth.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,399
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    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Dubai & Bali Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore Dubai before escaping to Bali on this city and beach vacation. Start in Dubai, where you’ll see the wonders of Dubai Expo. Then fly to Bali to relax for a week at a beachside resort near Nusa Dua.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,189
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Dubai & Phuket Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Combine city and beach on this getaway to Dubai and Phuket. Start in Dubai, where you’ll take in the Greatest Show on Earth, Dubai Expo. Then fly to Thailand to spend a week at a beachside resort on the island of Phuket.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,289
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Dubai and Mauritius Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the futuristic wonders of Dubai and the idyllic island of Mauritius on this shop-and-flop vacation. Start in Dubai, where you’ll see the Dubai Expo. Then connect to Mauritius for a week-long stay at a beachside resort and spa.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,799
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Middle East Trio: Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Oman

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover the history and charm of the Arabian Peninsula on this journey to the UAE and Oman. Start in Dubai where you’ll discover its futuristic wonders. Continue to Abu Dhabi to see the UAE capital before you connect to Muscat to explore Oman’s desert castles, mountain peaks, and beautiful villages.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,770
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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