Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On man-made islands just offshore is Atlantis, the Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.
Area: 4,114 km²
Getting There: 1 h 40 min flight. View flights
Weather: 32°C, Wind S at 5 km/h, 79% Humidity
Local Time: Tuesday 2:54 AM
Population: 2.106 million (2013)
GDP Per Capita: 24,866.00
Sharjah is a United Arab Emirates city on the Persian Gulf. Traditionally more conservative than its southern neighbor, Dubai, Sharjah is widely considered the nation’s cultural capital. Its Heritage Area is on the creek that the city first developed around, with restored homes and museums devoted to Emirati customs. It’s also home to Sharjah Fort, a 19th-century royal residence turned local history museum.
Area: 235.5 km²
Local time: Thursday 4:08 PM
Emirate: Emirate of Sharjah
Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, sits off the mainland on an island in the Persian Gulf. Its focus on oil exports and commerce is reflected by the skyline’s modern towers and shopping megacenters such as Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Beneath white-marble domes, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque features an immense Persian carpet, crystal chandeliers and capacity for 41,000 worshipers.
Area: 972 km²
Getting There: 1 h 45 min flight. View flights
Weather: 32°C, Wind NE at 5 km/h, 79% Humidity
Local Time: Tuesday 12:49 AM
Number of Airports: 3
Emirate: Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Bahrain, a nation comprising more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf, has been at the center of major trade routes since antiquity. In its modern capital, Manama, the acclaimed Bahrain National Museum showcases artifacts from the ancient Dilmun civilization that flourished in the region for millennia. The city’s thriving Bab el-Bahrain souk offers wares from colorful handwoven fabrics and spices to pearls.
Dialing Code: +973
ISO Code: BHR
Currency: Bahraini dinar
Manama, Muharraq, Riffa, Zallaq, Seef
Known by some as the Land of Immortal Kings, Egypt is certainly one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Have you been hoping to witness the pyramids at Giza or the mystifying Sphinx? If so, the Egypt holidays provided through us very much dreams come true. These holidays in Egypt are not only quite spectacular, but there are a multitude of amenities which can only be enjoyed through our group tours. Let’s take a closer look.
We should first point out that no less than 10 days of Egypt tours allows for an extremely action packed itinerary with plenty of time to absorb all of the sights. Along the way, you will have a chance to explore cities such as Cairo, Aswan (and its massive dam), the ancient palaces of Luxor and the luxury resorts found along the coast of the Red Sea. In fact, our passengers will even enjoy a cruise down the Nile. As you will be met at the airport by one of the representatives from Expat Explore, nothing is ever left to chance!
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