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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 bridge to the mainland. The Burj Al Arab’s designers wanted to create an iconic landmark for 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 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  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 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!

 

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 & Maldives Vacation incl. Airfare

    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 private island resort.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,699
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    Maldives See Trip Details
  • Explore Dubai Women's Tour with Airfare

    Take a break from the North American winter and experience the wonders of one of the world's most futuristic cities with this 6 night Women only small group tour. Take advantage of the city's luxurious shopping and nightlife in between visits to the Burj Khalifa, a desert safari and a visit to nearby Abu Dhabi.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,649
    Trip Type:
    Single Friendly, Small Group Touring, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    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:
    AU$ 491
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    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 From:
    US$ 2,106
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Discover Dubai

    Explore one of the world’s most futuristic cities with a 6-night stay in Dubai. Visit beautiful beaches, enjoy a warm, sunny climate, and take advantage of the city’s luxurious shopping and nightlife in between visits to the Burj Khalifa and nearby Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 857
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    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:
    AU$ 1,040
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    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$ 2,409
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Multi Country Vacation Ideas
    Maldives See Trip Details
  • Dubai & Mauritius Escape

    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
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Dubai Overnight Safari

    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
    Prices From:
    US$ 462
    Trip Type:
    Safaris Worldwide
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Dubai: 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 From:
    US$ 928
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Explore Dubai Women's Tour

    Take a break from winter and experience the wonders of one of the world’s most futuristic cities with 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 trek to nearby Abu Dhabi, the Emirati capital.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,400
    Trip Type:
    Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
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