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  • Dubai was a desert just 30 years ago, but now you will be amazed by its transformation while on your Dubai vacation.
  • Modern Dubai
  • Jumeirah Palm Island is a must visit on all Dubai trips.
  • Take a Water taxi on Dubai Creek - always a popular thing to do on vacations to Dubai.
  • Dubai marina
  • Dubai at sunset
  • Aquarium in Dubai mall

Dubai is located southeast of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It houses the largest population in the UAE and is considered the most moderate and progressive of all the emirates to be experienced on a Dubai vacation.

Early archaeological findings in Dubai date back to around 8000 BC, however, the Sheikhdom of Dubai was not formally established until 1833. By the beginning of the 20th century, the area was an important trading hub and with the discovery of oil in 1966, infrastructure began to expand. Just a few years later, in 1971, Dubai became the second emirate to join the UAE.

Thanks to the revenues from the oil industry, a construction boom began in the 1980s, continued in the 1990s and the pace with which it accelerated during the new millennium was unrivaled anywhere else. As a result of this expansion, Dubai has grown into a cosmopolitan region famous around the world for its immense construction projects including Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, skyscrapers, man-made islands and luxurious hotels, all to be wondered at on a Dubai vacation.

 

What are the top things to see in Dubai?

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

A relatively modern Mosque constructed from 1996-2007, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates’s capital of Abu Dhabi and a key place for worship during gatherings and prayers. 

Burj Al Arab

Built on its own artificial island and connected by a bridge to the mainland. The Burj Al Arab’s designers wanted to create an iconic landmark for the city of Dubai and took inspiration from the shape of a ship’s sail.

Burj Khalifa

Known around the world for setting numerous height-related records, the Burj Khalifa was built based on gaining international recognition, investment, and improving tourism.

 

Dubai is considered one of the premier travel destinations in the Middle East. Shopping, whether in the world’s largest mall or traditional souks, is unparalleled. Dubai also offers stunning white beaches and endless water sports opportunities. A truly multicultural and global place, a visit to Dubai will not soon be forgotten.

 


 

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 a Dubai vacation in the  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 adequately 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!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Dubai tours, why not consider one of Goway's Europe Tours

 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Dubai Women’s Only Tour

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Welcome to the ultimate women's retreat in the dazzling city of Dubai! Relish in tailored sightseeing experiences, indulge in a shopping spree, unwind with a pampering spa retreat, and savor the sophistication of afternoon tea. Join us for a journey that seamlessly blends cultural discovery, relaxation, and the joy of shared experiences in the company of like-minded women.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,995
    Trip Type:
    Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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  • UAE for Families

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Venture to the UAE for an unforgettable 10-day family vacation. Spend four nights exploring Dubai's family-friendly attractions, have an unforgettable night camping in the desert, and unwind at your beachfront resort in Abu Dhabi, with access to a private guided chauffeur who will take you to Abu Dhabi's most iconic landmarks, including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Wase Al Watan.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,341
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • UAE Sky, Sand and Race Adventure

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Get your adrenaline pumping on this thrilling 7-day UAE vacation. Start in Dubai with a mission-impossible style skyscraper experience, scuba dive in the world’s deepest pool, and race across dunes in your desert dune buggy. Drive a race car on the Formula 1 track In Abu Dhabi and visit Ferrari World to take the fastest roller coaster in the world.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Best of the Emirates: Abu Dhabi & Dubai

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: 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
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,249
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Experience Dubai

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover the main highlights of Dubai on this vacation that is perfect for first-time visitors. A private tour showcases modern Dubai, with Sky Level access to the Burj Khalifa. A sunset safari showcases the majestic beauty of the desert before a foodie tour of Old Dubai unlocks some of the city’s famous flavours.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,445
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Private Experiences, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxurious Maldives & Dubai

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Escape on an exotic getaway to Dubai and the Maldives. Explore vibrant Dubai and an unforgettable desert adventure before jetting to the Maldives to spend your days lounging on a white-sand beach and snorkeling in the reef.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,125
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Signature Dubai and Mauritius

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Enjoy the best of both worlds on this city and beach combo tour. Start in the futuristic city of Dubai, where a dune safari and Bedouin dinner bring the desert alive. Then connect to Mauritius for four nights at a deluxe resort on the island’s sunset coast.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,738
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Signature Dubai & Phuket Escape

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Combine city and beach on this getaway to Dubai and Phuket. Start in exhilarating Dubai before heading to Thailand to spend a week at a beachside resort on the island of Phuket.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,989
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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 explore the futuristic city.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,380
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Idyllic Dubai and Seychelles: Dubai, Mahe & Praslin

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Experience the modern city of Dubai and escape to the romantic islands of the Seychelles, splitting your time between two of the nations most visited islands. Marvel at the many wonders in Dubai before heading for your beach holiday in the stunningly beautiful Seychelles. Stay at beachside resorts on the islands of Mahe and Praslin and spend your time enjoying the white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and romantic atmosphere.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Ultimate Dubai & Saudi Arabia

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Embark on a luxurious adventure through Dubai and Saudi Arabia. See the futuristic city of Dubai and enjoy your beachside resort. Then connect to Saudi Arabia to explore the nation’s cultural and historical highlights from seaside Jeddah to the historic treasures near AlUla, capping off the journey in the capital Riyadh.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 13,259
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences
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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$ 4,424
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Deluxe UAE & Maldives: Desert & Sea

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the elegance of the desert and the sea on this luxurious getaway to the Emirates and the Maldives, which makes for a perfect romantic vacation. In the Emirates, ride over sand dunes and learn about Bedouin practices from the comfort of a desert camp. Onwards to the Maldives to relax for a week in an overwater villa in a private island resort.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 10,951
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond
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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
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,738
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Dubai and Seychelles Escape

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: 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:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,074
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • City Lights, Safari Sights with Dubai: 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 United Arab Emirates to experience Dubai, the greatest show on earth.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,052
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sultans to Safari

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore Dubai and Kenya for the perfect combination of city and safari. Spend 3 nights in Dubai, just enough time to explore this futuristic city and enjoy a desert safari. Then connect to Kenya for 4 nights in the Masai Mara, with daily game drives in search of the Big Five.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,327
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • The Best of Dubai and Mauritius

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the modern city of Dubai and the idyllic island of Mauritius on this shop-and-flop holiday. Enjoy some leisure time in Dubai and explore the desert on a dune safari before connecting to a beachside resort on Mauritius for four nights of relaxation.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,642
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 849
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, 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$ 585
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,350
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Romantic UAE

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: This romantic 9-day UAE vacation takes you from your Abu Dhabi beachfront resort to a secluded desert resort before venturing to Dubai for high tea and sparkling wine at the Burj Khalifa, a hot air balloon ride over pristine desert dunes, a luxurious yacht ride along the Arabian Gulf, and exciting meal at the elegant Dubai Billionaire.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Highlights of Dubai & Israel

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL-GROUP: First, shop and explore the futuristic city of Dubai and head on your food pilgrimage as you walk through the streets of Dubai with your guide, tasting local cruising as you go. Next stop - The Holyland. Israel is a captivating destination and a must-visit for any serious globetrotter. Learn the amazing story of this land and its people.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,359
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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