Why U.A.E: The United Arab Emirates is a fantastic destination to visit, particular as a stop over to or from Egypt, Kenya or Tanzania. It is filled with fascinating cities, luxurious beach resorts and fantastic desert camps.
Climate: As characterised by its tropical, desert climate, the U.A.E is hot and dry for most of the year. Temperatures reach well over 40°C in the summer months, particularly between June and September. Similar to other Middle East climates, rainfall in irregular and brief. Temperatures are still warm during the winter months, but drop considerably at night.
Combine with: Both cities can be combined with a visit to Oman, Jordan, Egypt and Israel. They also offer an excellent place to stop and relax for a few days after an East African safari through either Kenya or Tanzania.
Getting there: Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the gateways for many Australia’s travelling to the Middle East, Europe, East Africa and Asia. Etihad (Abu Dhabi) and Emirates (Dubai) offer daily flights from Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane.