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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.

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.

Dubai is considered one of the premier travel destinations in the Middle East. Shopping, whether it be in the world’s largest mall or in traditional souks is unparalleled. Dubai also offers stunning white beaches and endless water sport 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 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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  • Dubai & Maldives Vacation incl. Airfare

    Dubai and Maldives make the perfect “shop and flop”. This exotic vacation idea gives you two nights to explore Dubai, one of the world’s most vibrant cities, and 7 nights to indulge and relax in a beautiful island resort in the Maldives.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Best of the Emirates

    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.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 559
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules, Locally Escorted Tours
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Burj Al Arab: Stay of Distinction

    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:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Dubai & Maldives Escape

    Escape on an exotic getaway to Dubai and the Maldives. Spend two days exploring the vibrant cityscape of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates before jetting to the Maldives to spend your days diving the Kikki Reef and lounging on white-sand beaches at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,407
    Trip Type:
    Island Resorts, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Maldives See Trip Details
  • Dubai & Mauritius Escape

    Dubai and Mauritius offer the perfect “shop and flop” vacation experience. This exotic vacation idea gives you two nights to explore Dubai, one of the world’s most vibrant cities, and 4 nights to indulge and relax in a beautiful island resort in the Mauritius a small volcanic island surrounded by beautiful coral reefs in the Indian Ocean.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 824
    Trip Type:
    Island Resorts, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Dubai Stopover

    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$ 512
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • First Class Dubai City Break

    Experience one of the most unusual cities on earth with this short Dubai vacation. Staying in one of the world’s fastest changing cities, enjoy a desert tour, and visit the world’s tallest building.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 635
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • One and Only Royal Mirage: Stay of Distinction

    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:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • UAE Getaway

    Get a taste for Middle Eastern glamour on this getaway to the United Arab Emirates. Scale the heights of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, before hitting the slopes on the artificial indoor ski hill, Ski Dubai, and heading to the capital of Abu Dhabi to see the country’s religious centre, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 824
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Locally Escorted Tours
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
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