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Dubai Vacation, Tours, Travel Packages & Travel Experiences


  • 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

  • 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 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:
    AU$ On Request
    Trip Type:
    Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Luxury Dubai & Abu Dhabi Escape

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Escape to Abu Dhabi and Dubai for a luxury stay in these world-class Emirati cities. Explore Abu Dhabi, the nation’s capital, and see its historical monuments, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Connect to Dubai to tour this city on the rise and ride up to the viewing deck of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,434
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,140
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, 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:
    AU$ 2,013
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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:
    AU$ 3,316
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, 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.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,509
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • 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:
    AU$ 1,762
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Private Experiences, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Best of the Emirates Moderate: Abu Dhabi & Dubai

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the melting-pot of cultures and traditions that is Abu Dhabi, the “Garden City of the Gulf”. Next up, its onward to Dubai for a 3 night stay in one of the most vibrant of cities as you explore the modern cityscape, beautiful beaches, luxurious shopping and more.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 941
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Dubai and Seychelles Escape

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Escape to not one incredible destinations in one trip. First, explore the futuristic of city of Dubai with its modern, avant-garde architecture blends seamlessly with the old world charm of Arabia. Tour the city by private car before jetting off to The Seychelles for 7 where you can relax and unwind at your island res
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 3,181
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Scotland See Trip Details
  • 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:
    AU$ 856
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • 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
    Prices From:
    AU$ 628
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Safaris Worldwide, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Luxury Dubai & Maldives with Airfare

    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:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,652
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Romance & Honeymoon, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    Maldives See Trip Details
  • Dubai & Maldives Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | 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 private island resort.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,969
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
    Maldives 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$ 894
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Discover Dubai: 3 Nights

    Explore one of the world’s most exciting cities on this 3-night stopover. During your brief time in Dubai, you’ll head on a guided city tour to see iconic landmarks and enjoy access to beautiful beaches, world-class shopping malls, and awe-inspiring modern wonders.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 460
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Arab Emirates 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:
    AU$ 1,229
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
  • Groups Only Tour | Mystical Dubai

    Discover Dubai, jewel of the United Arab Emirates on this exclusive group tour by Goway Travel.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 939
    Trip Type:
    Specialty Groups & Events
    United Arab Emirates See Trip Details
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