Experience the best of Dubai & Abu Dhabi
- Round trip
- 7, 8 or 9 nights
- United Arab Emirates
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Head to Dubai and Abu Dhabi and get ready to explore the UAE in style. Incl. 4* hotels, breakfast, transport and return flights!
From towering skyscrapers and ultimate luxury to desert campfires in the vast Arabian Desert, the United Arab Emirates is one of the most unique destinations in the world. Start in Dubai and head to Abu Dhabi on this week-long exploration of the Emirates, and make it what you want - from extravagant shopping malls and Michelin-star dining to spending an action-packed day at Aquaventure or Ferrari World! Looking for a real desert experience? Stay an extra night in the UAE and stay in luxurious surroundings under the stars for an evening you'll never forget...
- Round trip UAE - 7 or 8 Nights in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
- All transfers and transportation
- Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted to Dubai
Day 1-4: Dubai
From an ancient dusty desert to a modern urban oasis... Welcome to the UAE! Spend your first four nights in Dubai and immersing yourself in the fascinating combination of modernity and tradition. Visit the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, the world's most extensive natural f...
Day 5-7: Abu Dhabi
After a few fantastic days in Dubai, on day 5, it's time to head to Abu Dhabi. After being picked up at your hotel, you will be driven 140 kilometres to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Upon arrival, get acquainted with the unique city of Abu Dhabi. Visit perhaps the beautiful mosq...
Day 1-4: Dubai
From an ancient dusty desert to a modern urban oasis... Welcome to the UAE! Spend your first four nights in Dubai immersing yourself in the fascinating combination of modernity and tradition. Visit the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, the world's most extensive natural flowe...
Day 5: Arabian Desert
Today you will say goodbye to Dubai's glorious skyscrapers and drive 300 kilometres into the desert of the Emirates for an unforgettable desert adventure. Upon arrival at your luxury hotel, take a dip in the infinity pool, roam around the dunes, ride a camel as the sun sets and prepare for...
Day 6-8: Abu Dhabi
After a few fantastic days in Dubai and the desert, on day 6, it's time to head to Abu Dhabi. After being picked up at your hotel, you will be driven 140 kilometres to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Upon arrival, get acquainted with the unique city of Abu Dhabi. Visit perhaps the...
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.
• Private Dubai City Tour of Dubai (4 hours - daily except Friday) •
Discover a city at the forefront of modernity, yet full of contrasts. In addition to its large hotels, you will discover the wealthy residential areas of the city with their villas and huge palaces. Explore the old centre of Dubai, admire the Jumeirah Mosque and the residence of Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum, and stroll to Khor Dubai.
• Safari in the desert of Dubai (daily - 6 hours) •
Hard to believe when walking in the city centre, but Dubai is indeed a city born from the desert. Golden dunes underneath your feet, the hot sun twinkling on the grains of sand, and a sense of calm after the urban hustle and bustle of the city. End your desert safari with a barbecue in the heart of a traditional camp.
• Dhow River Cruise with inner (daily - 2 hours) •
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 to Aquaventure Waterpark •
Dubai's largest water park, the Aquaventure Waterpark, invites you to a day of waterslides, a vast aquarium, private beach and much more!
• Private Abu Dhabi Tour (daily except Friday - 4 hours) •
Discover the cultural heritage of the city of Abu Dhabi, the other pearl of the Emirates, located about 2 hours drive from Dubai. Discover the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest in the world, before heading to Heritage Village. This reconstructed traditional village offers a glimpse into life in the desert.
• Entrance ticket to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi •
The Ferrari World indoor park houses the world's fastest roller coaster and 36 other breathtaking and interactive (as well as child-friendly!) attractions.
- Tourist tax (approx. £3.50 per night, payable locally)
- Tips for guide/driver (approx. £25 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.
Maximum 3 adults and 1 child up to 4 years.
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 11 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period 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.
It is possible to arrange a cot during this trip. Contact customer service to make an enquiry.
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 advises 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 unless otherwise stated.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Your driver will be waiting to welcome you at the airport.
Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.