Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Ultramodern City on the Persian Gulf
This glitzy Middle Eastern metropolis is known for its over-the-top lifestyle and seemingly unlimited supply of high-end shopping malls, luxury hotels, and hip nightclubs. Get to know the city—and visit a few historic sites along the way—on this 7-day tour from Gate 1 Travel.
The trip includes:
- Round-trip airfare from NYC
- 5 nights at Royal Ascot Hotel in Dubai
- Five breakfasts and two dinners
- All ground transfers
- Hotel porterage
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern, air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager per itinerary<p>
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Days 1–2: En route to Dubai
Your home base in Dubai is the Royal Ascot Hotel, a lavish property near the waterfront. Amenities include a pool, numerous restaurants and bars, and a performance hall that hosts musical and dance performances each day.
- Flight time: 14 hours<p>
Day 3: Dubai city tour
A trip to the top of Burj Khalifa—the tallest building in the world at 2,716.5 feet—is one of the highlights of today’s guided city tour. You’ll also visit the Dubai World Trade Center and wander through outdoor spice markets.
- Meals: breakfast and dinner with welcome drink<p>
Days 4–5: At leisure in Dubai
You can easily explore Dubai’s modern downtown via the subway system; two stations are within one mile of the hotel. It’s also worthwhile to take a stroll along Dubai Creek and admire the glittering skyline from afar. Later on, board a Dhow dinner cruise (included) to see the city at night.
- Meals: daily breakfast and one dinner
- Optional tours: half-day desert safari ($75 per person; includes barbecue dinner) and half-day tour of Sharjah ($39 per person)<p>
Day 6: Abu Dhabi city tour
On a full-day tour of this vibrant capital city, you’ll visit the world’s eight largest mosque and a museum displaying scenes of desert life. On your way back to Dubai, drive past Ferrari World and a Formula 1 racetrack.
- Meal: breakfast<p>
Day 7: En route to USA
Frequently Asked Questions
How much would it cost to fly from an airport not listed as part of this deal?
The supplemental fee is subject to departure date and availability at the time of booking. For information regarding a specific departure date, please call (800) 682-3333 to speak with a Gate 1 Travel Reservation Specialist.
Can we extend our trip before or after the promotional dates for the deal?
Yes, you may extend your stay.
How do I find out if the dates I want to travel are available?
The dates available are listed on each option.
What happens if I buy the Groupon and my travel dates are not available?
You can either choose another date or be refunded by Groupon. We suggest calling Gate 1 Travel to redeem your vouchers as soon as possible so that you do not run into this problem.
Does my child need a Groupon, and can they stay in my room?
Yes, each person traveling (including children) needs to purchase a voucher. Your child may stay in your room, however there are limits as to how many people per room.