Discover the best of the Emirates
- Round trip
- 8 or 9 nights
- United Arab Emirates
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Jump into an Arabian adventure in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah incl. breakfast, guided excursions, transportation and return flights
The United Arab Emirates is a unique destination, offering a mesmerising combination of rich culture, ancient tradition and super-lux city life. Here, imposing cities filled with the world's most impressive skyscrapers rise from the dusty desert, while beautiful beaches offer a taste of paradise. On this round trip of the best of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah with three included excursions, you have plenty of time for sunbathing, shopping and exploring one of the most unforgettable regions in the world.
- Round trip United Arab Emirates: 8 nights
- Bed and Breakfast
- Guided city tour in Dubai
- Excursion to Sharjah
- Guided tour in Abu Dhabi
- All transport between destinations
- Return transfer between the airport and the hotel
- Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted to Dubai
- Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.
Day 1-3: Dubai
Welcome to Dubai, the largest city in the UAE, home to the world's tallest building, exquisite shopping malls, world-class restaurants and much more. Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your first hotel. On the first night, you have the opportunity to head out o...
Day 4-5: Abu Dhabi
Today it is time to say goodbye to Dubai and head to the capital of the United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi! You will be picked up at your hotel at noon and driven 150 kilometres to Abu Dhabi, a city steeped in history counterposed with innovation and modernity. On the one hand, beautiful old mos...
Day 6-7: Ras al-Khaimah
On day 6 you will be picked up at midday and taken to the northernmost emirate, Ras al-Khaimah. Considered by many to be the most beautiful of the seven Arab Emirates, here you will find excellent beaches and varied nature, offering the opportunity for a wealth of activities and excursions. As...
Day 8: Back to Dubai
On day 8, you will be picked up at the hotel in Ras al-Khaimah and driven back to Dubai, where you will spend your last night in the United Arab Emirates. Spend the day as you like - whether that's topping up your tan on the beach before heading back to the beautiful British weather, cramm...
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• Jeep safari and barbecue dinner in Dubai desert (day 1 or 8) •
Take an off-road adventure in a jeep through the golden sands of the desert. Ride on a camel or get a temporary henna tattoo. As the sun goes down, you will enjoy a barbecue dinner and traditional belly dance show in the light of the torches.
• Dhow cruise with dinner (day 2) •
Experience Dubai from a different perspective as you gently sail along Dubai Creek on a traditional Arabic dhow boat. Onboard you will find a sumptuous party buffet with both Arabic and international dishes, accompanied by Dubai's glamorous waterfront and the beautifully lit skyline.
• Entrance ticket to Burj Khalifa (day 2) •
Visit a Dubai icon and take the world's fastest lift up into the world's tallest building - the Burj Khalifa. From the viewing platform on the 125th floor, you can experience magnificent panoramic views of Dubai!
• Entrance ticket to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi (day 4) •
The Ferrari World indoor park houses the world's fastest roller coaster and 36 other breathtaking and interactive (as well as child-friendly!) attractions.
• Private guided tour in Ras Al Khaimah (day 7) •
Get to know Ras Al Khaima on a full-day trip, including breakfast. The first stop is the former fishing village Al Jazirah Al Hamra, followed by the captivating old bazaar, the Emirates' oldest fort Dhayah, and a typical Arabic lunch.
- Tourist tax (approximately £3.70 per room per night, payable locally)
- Tips for guide/driver (Approximately £25 is recommended per person)
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Max 3 adults and 1 infant up to age of 5 per room
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 14 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period, age, and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
The third-person discount is based on the departure date and duration of the trip. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest
Your passport must be valid for 6 months from the date of entry into the UAE.
The UAE immigration authority advise British nationals with Israeli visas or stamps in their passports - expired or valid - will not have problems when entering the UAE for tourism. If you have any questions, contact the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in London.
British citizens can get a 30 day visitor's visa upon arrival in the UAE.
Other types of British nationality (e.g. British Overseas Citizen or British National Overseas) need a visa from the nearest UAE Embassy before arrival. For up to date information visit the official gov.uk website.
You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while travelling to any destination. Vaccinations recommended for travel in the United Arab Emirates include; Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.
The national currency of the United Arab Emirates is the United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED).
During this trip, transport and excursions could be in groups of international travellers.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Your driver will be waiting to welcome you at the airport. You will receive all transport information before departure.
|Guided tour of Dubai (Day 2)||
The Dubai City Tour is not available on Fridays. Should day 2 of your trip land on a Friday, the City Tour will be held on day 8.