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Best Sightseeing Tours in Dubai

Being one of the beautiful cities of the world whether you are speaking in terms of architecture or culture, making sightseeing in Dubai one of the top favourite of visitors arriving here. Enjoying the position of an important stop in the trade routes to the Middle East, Dubai has prospered to become a stronghold of tourism and trade in the world. Home to some of the most amazing sights, Dubai finds its place on the itinerary of many travellers in the world. And once you are here, you would do everything in your power to not go back. Such is the charm of this city.

And with the variety of attractions that this city has to offer, the experience of sightseeing here is going to be an elaborate and fun one. Starting from the top of the world, Dubai is home to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. And believe it or not, the building is also one of the best sightseeing spots in the city. Housing the world’s highest observation deck, the Burj Khalifa’s 124th and 125th floor is a favourite of many as it provides an unbeatable view of the entire city from the height of more than 550 m from the ground up. Theoretically speaking, the place is so high that you can see the sunset on Dubai twice if you manage to get to the observation deck in time.

Speaking of heights, you can get an amazing aerial view of the city of superlatives by booking a helicopter tour of Dubai, and see it like not many before you have seen. You will be seeing a lot of attractions from the top, making it an amazing experience to embark on before or after your Dubai trip, so you will either be looking forward to seeing these attractions for real or will relive the memories you created there. 

Talking about attractions, there is a horde of good and amazing places that you can visit as a part of your sightseeing trip to Dubai, like the opulent and grand 7 star Burj Al Arab, the beautiful Dubai Marina, the man-made wonder of Palm Jumeirah, the grandeur of Atlantis the Palm, the flawless Dubai Creek, world’s biggest Dubai Mall, the unique Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, the amusing Wild Wadi Water Park, the brilliant performances of Dubai Fountain,  the winter experience of Ski Dubai, and the adventurous Yas Island.

Sightseeing in Dubai is a brilliant, beautiful and unforgettable experience. It is something that will leave you with fond memories of your time in the golden city and will always leave you wanting for more. It is given that whoever comes to Dubai will always want to come back. So why not book an amazing and unforgettable trip here and live out a lifelong dream.

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Burj Khalifa

The tallest building in the world with a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa in Dubai used to be known as Burj Dubai. 162 rooms and an antenna in the top of the building have given the whole tower world’s attraction from the moment it came into existence in 2008. The construction of the tower was started in 2004 and it was opened to the public in 2010 as a part of the new development of the Government called Downtown Dubai. Burj Khalifa was considered to be the masterpiece of the popular large scale, mixed-use development. It was built and named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The design of the building came into the artistic mind and famous designer Adrian Smith, then working for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

Highlights: This tallest skyscraper has 162 rooms and has the world’s tallest elevator spans up to 140 levels. The highest occupied floor in the building is 153rd floor where parties and events are occurred frequently and it has a private terrace as well. Experts believe that Burj Khalifa is the perfect blend of different aesthetic senses from different cultures around the globe. The spider lily, a widely cultivated flower in Dubai is said to be the influence for the architectural design of the building. At 555 meters, the SKY or the highest outdoor observatory space exists spreads across the levels of 148 and 125 of the building. The recent attraction is the spiral flight which has 36 steps in white oak and has a length of 100 meters. It is made beautiful with the crystal LED Chandelier.

Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai main city, it is just 1.7 km away.

Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED.

Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM.

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Dubai Creek

A lot of you might be searching for that perfect lucury while you are travelling to Dubai. Well then you have the famous Dubai Creek which is the perfect place for you.  Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek which is a part of the new Dubai canal it extends through to the Persian Gulf.  Dubai Creek is one the emirate's most beautiful areas that especially stand out for its conventional atmosphere and appeal. 

Regardless of the record-breaking points of interest involving tall structures and excitement settings that dab over the city, this normal seawater brook remains as the genuine personality of Dubai and is a living representation of the nation's long-standing convention. Going through the heart of the city, the river isolates Dubai into two noteworthy regions: Bur Dubai and Deira. A retro vibe is obvious in each alcove and corner of the rivulet and its encompassing territories.

Highlights: Old-style structures that reflect rich Arabian accommodation, conventional style wooden dhows, and clamoring souks – all make Dubai Creek very extraordinary. With the warm and shallow water one can find a variety of rich marine life here.  Take a stroll through the amazing beauty of the region and enjoy the mixture of old and modernity while you visit this place.

Location: The Dubai creek is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai Dolphinarium

There may not be any other zoo or aquarium where people are freely interacting with dolphins and seals than at Dubai Dolphinarium. An exclusive living space for the gentle, human friendly animals of the sea, dolphins and seals are protected and preserved properly at Dubai Dolphinarium and now it has received wide accolades and recognition. Located in the creek side park at Bur Dubai, the dolphinarium is a very special spot for children as well since they find these species of water very adorable and cute. The aquarium is supported by Dubai Municipality since it came into existence in 2008. There entertainment programs and shows at regular times here so that people would love to spend much time with their families and kids. The dolphinarium was built with an aim to motivate the young generation to protect marine life and its habitat intact.

Highlights: The activities of bottlenose dolphins and seals leave everyone at pure laughter and joy and there are separate fun activities like acrobatics, singing, dancing, playing balls etc done by these charming animals. There are different pools for the dolphins and also a private habitat with sea water connected to these pools. A medical pool and seal pool constructed in addition to the existing pools make their lives better and safe. Here, one can spot Senya, Ksyusha, Tetka, Jerry and Fekla which are the bottlenose dolphins and four seals named Ghosha, Fila, Lusha and Max. Kids’ Summer Camp, Dubai Summer Surprises are some of the major events arranged here to grab the public attention on a large scale.

Timing: The dolphinarium is open on all days from 10:00 to 07:30 pm except on Sundays.

Entry fee: Different types of entry fees are there depending on your selection. To swim with dolphins costs one price while for watching the show costs different price.

Shallow water- Swimming with Dolphins: 450 AED

Deep Water- Swimming with Dolphins- 600 AED

Location: Riyadh Street, Inside the Creek Park Gate No.1, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. It is about 11 kms from Dubai main city via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway or Sheikh Zayed Road.

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Ferrari World

This time remain awestruck while you visit one of the most wonderful Ferrari world in Dubai and be ready to try the ultimate loop. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the ultimate mecca situated on Yas Island. It is the primary Ferrari-marked amusement park and has the record for the biggest space outline structure at any point assembled. 

The recreation center additionally holds the Formula Rossa, the world's speediest crazy ride. The recreation center and it formally opened to general society on 4 November 2010. It covers a range of 86,000 square meters and was granted as the "Center East's Leading Tourist Attraction" in the year 2015. There are distinctive rides in the recreation center and every one of the rides is intended to excite. Regardless of whether you long for the extraordinary G-compel of world-class rollercoaster’s, need to run kart race with your family or test the best lap times in a best in class test system – we have a great time for everybody.

 Location: Ferrari World is located at Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.

Different Rides: Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Scuderia Challenge, Carousel, G-Force 

Timings: The Ferrari World remain open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

A vivid part of Dubai Aquarium, the Underwater Zoo is a stunning picturisation of the sturdy underwater world, but more creative and unbelievable than the original. Kids as well as adults come in large numbers to visit the zoo which has unusual reptiles and sea animals floating freely in the clean, clear water and they are the amusing creatures to be found alive only in the secret chambers of the sea. Since the zoo is existing inside the popular Dubai Mall, the tourists who come to visit Dubai would never miss to watch the impeccable zoo. There are surplus of things to make your kids entertained but this atypical underwater zoo would definitely leave them speechless.

Highlights: The latest charm or highlight of the zoo is the giant crocodile which is fondly called as the King Croc, weighing a whopping 750 kilograms and with a length of 5 meters, the giant creature is the eye catcher at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. But without giving the ears to puffery, this mammoth creature surprises the visitors every day with its adorable features. It is one of the biggest animal in the world currently and expected to grow more in next 50 years. Sounds like a fantasy? No, it is absolutely a fact that, this animal is a wonder for many and you will believe it does exist only after you see it.

Timing: The zoo will be open from 10:00 to 11:00 pm on all days from Sunday to Wednesday and from 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the timings are subject to change.

Entry fee: For researcher experience: AED 100 is the ticket charge in which you get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, behind the scenes tour and underwater observatory. For explorer experience, you have to pay AED 120 as the ticket charge in which you will get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, submersible simulator, big screen theatre and aquarium glass bottom boat ride. There are other different types of tickets available like Otter Encounter, Ray Encounter, King Croc Encounter, VIP Line Buster Experiences, and Membership Program etc at different ticket charges.

Location: The aquarium is located within the Dubai Mall. The address is Dubai Mall, Doha off 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Street Road, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, you have to walk for 6 minutes to reach the Mall.

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Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city, a district as well in Dubai situated along the two mile stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline that glitters all the time. Experts insist that once the complete construction of the district is over, it will be able to accommodate an en masse, around 1, 20000 people in residential towers and villas. 

The area is quite important in Dubai that accommodates Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City and the American University in Dubai. The blind folded inspiration to Dubai Marina is the Concord Pacific Place along the False Creek in Vancouver, Canada. The close proximity with the sea opens up a lot of chances to the marine species to enter the district.

Highlights: To create the extensive man made marina beautiful, the developers had to bring water from the Persian Gulf to the site and created an unbelievable waterfront and the large central waterway that is excavated from the desert and extended up to 3 km. 12% of the total land area is dedicated to the central public space. 8 km of wide landscaped public walkways tranquilizes the beauty of the place to a large extent.

Location: It is located in Dubai, around 21 kms from Dubai city.

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Dubai Miracle Garden

Located in the district of Dubai Land, Dubai Miracle Garden or the flower garden is a rare sight of millions of flowers of different colours bloom together and the structures made of these flowers are really surprising and marvelously created. It came into establishment in the year of 2013, on the Valentine’s Day. It spreads over 72000 sq.meters featuring over 109 million flowers. In 2015, this garden was awarded the Moselle Award for New Garden Experiences. 

The flowers used here are maintained by the re-use of waste water irrigated through drip irrigation method and these flowers take 757,082 litres of water every day. The recent development in the garden is the mesmerizing butterfly garden opened under the name Dubai Butterfly Garden which is the world’s largest and Dubai’s first indoor butterfly garden. The garden is a haven for overly 15000 butterflies that belong to 26 different species.

Highlights: There are multiple formations on flowers which have gained international recognition within a short span of time. The attractions include a floral clock, an aromatic garden, peacocks, birds, castles etc. One can spend up to 2.5 hours in the par enjoying the ravishing beauty of thousand flowers arranged so beautiful.

Timings: During weekdays, the garden will be open from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm and on weekends that is on Friday and Saturday, it will be open from 09:00 am to 11:00 am.

Entry fee: Adults: AED 40, children: 30 AED

Best time to visit: The usual time of operation of the garden is from October to April and in the months of June, July, August, September, the garden will be closed due to the high temperature level which is not suitable to spend time in the garden.

Location: The garden is located in Dubailand district, 22 kms away from the main city centre.

Non-operational Months: The garden remains closed from late-May to September. 


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Dubai Fountain

Nobody can escape the compelling beauty and charisma of Dubai Fountain, an embellishing array of light, water and music. The tallest performing fountain located in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Fountain has thousands of visitors every day. This is the second biggest choreographed music fountain established on the huge manmade lake at Burj Khalifa equipped with 6600 lights and 25 coloured projectors. The water comes up to 500 feet in the air with the soothing music of traditional Arabic or contemporary style. WET Design is the master brain worked behind the design of the Dubai Fountain. They are a California based company which constructed Bellagio Hotel Lake in Las Vegas.

Highlights: The unique design of the fountain amuses everyone as it comprises of five circles of different sizes and two arcs. The powerful water nozzles give the potential to reach the magnificent heights. The Dubai Fountain Lake boat ride is a celebrated fun activity available here which would give the visitors an amazing chance to watch the beauty of a rare combination of music, light and water together very closely. But the boat ride will be operational from 05:45 pm to 11:30 pm.

Timing: Afternoon shows are on all days except Friday from 01:00 pm t0 01:30 pm. On Friday, the afternoon show will be at 01:30 pm extending up to 02:00 pm. Evening shows are starting at 06:00 pm and ending at 11:00 pm, every 30 minutes.

Entry fee: The entry is completely free.

Location: The Dubai Mall, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, Dubai. It is located about 2.7 kms away from the main city of Dubai.


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What You Should Know More About Sightseeing in Dubai

  • How do we reach Dubai from India?

    Dubai is lately one of the most visited destinations in the world. If you are travelling to Dubai from India then the easiest and the convenient way to travel is by flight.
    By Air: The Dubai International Airport is the busiest airport in UAE. All the important flights including the Emirates Airlines connect to 100 destinations. Emirates National Airlines connects with Dubai and UAE with many cities located in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. You can board your flight to Dubai from New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad etc.
    Few other flights which you can choose from are

    • IndiGo
    • Jet Airways
    • Air India
    • Spice Jet
    • Air India Express
    • Fly Dubai

  • Which are some famous places for sightseeing in Dubai?

    Dubai is famous for being a greatly beautiful city. Some of the most famous places to visit in Dubai are-

    • Burj Khalifa
    • Burj Al Arab
    • Dubai Mall
    • Mall of the Emirates
    • Jumeirah Beach
    • The Palm Jumeirah
    • Atlantis the Palm
    • Atlantis Aquaventure
    • Wild Wadi Water Park
    • Deira Souk
    • Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
    • Dubai Creek
    • Dubai Marina
    • Ski Dubai
    • Dubai Miracle Garden

  • Which all things are must to do in Dubai?

    Whether you are an adventure buff or just an ardent traveler there are a lot of things to do in Dubai. While in Dubai you should definitely check out these places:

    • Visit the Burj Khalifa
    • Burj Al Arab
    • Dubai Marina
    • Wild Wadi Park
    • Ski Dubai
    • Dubai Creek
    • Palm Islands
    • Dubai Museum
    • Aquaventure Waterpark
    • Mall of the Emirates
    • Palm Jumeriah
    • Dubai Dolphinarium
    • The Lost Chambers of Aqaurium

  • Which are the must visit sightseeing attractions in Dubai?

    Amongst such a long list of places to explore, the must visit attractions in Dubai include the name of-

    • Burj Khalifa
    • Dubai Fountains
    • Dubai Mall
    • The Palm Jumeirah
    • Atlantis the Palm
    • Burj Al Arab
    • Dubai Creek
    • Ski Dubai
    • Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

  • What is the best time to go for a sightseeing tour in Dubai?

    Because of extreme temperature ranges in the summers, the best time to visit here and enjoy sightseeing in Dubai is in the winters marked by the months of October to March, when the sun is on its best behaviour.

  • Which all places are good for sightseeing in Dubai?

    As you know that Dubai is the hottest destination in the world, a lot of people are rushing to this place. There are a number of places which are great for sightseeing in Dubai.
    Few of the places are:

    • Burj Khalifa
    • Palm Jumeirah
    • Dubai Museum
    • SEGA Republic
    • Ski Dubai
    • Dubai Ice World
    • Kidzania
    • Ferrari World
    • Safa Park
    • Heritage House

  • How can I go for a sightseeing tour in Dubai? Are there any tour available?

    The best way to embark on a sightseeing trip is to book it with Thrillophilia. The platform brings to you quality experiences and elaborate tours so you connect with the city of superlatives on more than just a superficial level. You can choose between Burj Khalifa Observation Deck, Dubai City Tour and many other such great tours in Dubai.

  • Which all places are best for sightseeing for a teenager?

    For the teenagers, if you are looking for some special places then visit the Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Museum, SEGA Republic, Ski Dubai, Dubai Ice world and Ferrari world. You will definitely have some awesome time there.

  • Can I go to Dubai from Sharjah for sightseeing?

    Yes. Sharjah is located about 30 to 35 kms away from Dubai, making the two cities quite accessible from each other.

  • How much time does it require for sightseeing in Dubai?

    If you are planning for sightseeing tour in Dubai then it will take around 8 to 9 days to cover all the famous places in Dubai. From Burj Khalifa to Dubai Dolphinarium, you can visit all your favorite places in Dubai.

  • Can I go to Dubai from Abu Dhabi for sightseeing?

    The capital city of UAE is only about 140 to 160 km away from Dubai and is connected via the Expressway number 10. Yes, you can easily come from Abu Dhabi to Dubai for sightseeing.

  • What is special about Burj Khalifa? Can I go at the top of Burj Khalifa?

    Burj Khalifa is located at Downtown, First Interchange along Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai and is the tallest building in the world. The height of the building is 829.84m and is the tallest man made structure in the world. There are a total of 163 floors and 58 functional elevators. It also has 2,957 parking spaces, 304 hotels and 900 apartments.
    Another interesting fact about BurjKhalifa is that it is 3 times as tall as Eiffel Tower. Yes, you can definitely go at the top of Burj Khalifa. It will be a bit expensive than the usual price. There are two observation decks at Burj Khalifa. One deck stands at a height of 555 meters which is one deck while the other deck is 452 meters. If you are planning to visit the top of Burj Khalifa then your cost will be around AED 500.

  • Can I go at night for a sightseeing in Dubai?

    Yes. There are many tours that bring you the opportunity of seeing the sights of an illuminated Dubai in the late evening hours and night hours. For example, an unforgettable experience in that will be the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina.

  • How much it will cost me for Burj Khalifa tour? Is it worth?

    If you are planning to visit BurjKhalifa, your tickets will depend on the time slot which you are opting from. The prices start from AED 125 and can be expensive upto AED 500 if you are planning to stay there till the closing time. Yes, it is definitely worth it as you get to experience everything from a great height.
    7:30 PM – 11 PM: AED 125 to AED 350 for adults and AED 95 to AED 350 for child (4-12 yrs)
    3:00 PM- 7:00 PM: AED 200 to AED 500 for adults and AED 160 to AED 500 for child (4-12 yrs).

  • Which is the best time to visit Dubai?

    The best time to visit Dubai is during the month of November to April. During this time of the month, the heat is lesser than the usual summer heat and one can also find cool breeze blowing at this time. The temperature remains in between 24-35ºC (75-95ºF).

  • How many people are required to go for a sightseeing tour?

    You can make a booking of one and get a private tour or become part of a group tour.

  • Where are the Palm Islands? Can I visit the Palm Islands?

    Palm Island is one of the top real estate developments in Dubai. It comprises three artificial islands, Palm Jumeirah, Deira Island and Palm Jebel Ali. Yes, you can visit the palm islands. The best way to visit Palm Jumeirah is to take a taxi to the Palm Gateway Monorail Station, at the base of the Palm.

  • What are the things I should carry while going for sightseeing?

    For an amazing experience of sightseeing in Dubai, you should remember to always carry the following things-

    • Comfortable clothes
    • Water Bottle
    • Sunglasses and Sunscreen
    • Camera
    • Cap/Hat
    • Personal Medication

  • Are there any public transport vehicles for sightseeing tours in Dubai?

    Yes. You can avail a hop-on hop-off tour in Dubai and enjoy sightseeing in Dubai in a public transport that goes on fixed routes in the city.

  • What is special about Dubai Marina?

    Dubai Marina is the largest man made marina in the world and one of the best attractions in Dubai. The marina holds a number of top restaurants as well as outdoor recreation and an entertainment complex. Spend some time by this place and also check out the boutiques and the shopping centers in the seven-kilometre-long Dubai Marina Walk.

  • Where is Dubai Mall? Is it good for shopping?

    The Dubai Mall is located at Financial Centre Road, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. Yes this mall is definitely good for some amazing shopping. Whether you want to stay, dine or shop this is definitely the place for you.

  • Can I visit the Dubai Museum? Is it worth? What is the entry fee?

    Yes, you can visit Dubai museum. It is definitely a worth to visit. The museum holds a wing which displays antique monuments such as pottery, weapons, tombs, buildings and urban communities. The approximate price is AED 3 for adults and AED 1 for child.

  • Can I visit the Mall of the Emirates?

    Yes, you can visit Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. This is world’s first shopping mall resort which boasts of more than 560 international shops selling lifestyle, fashion, sports etc. Mall of the Emirates is located at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road, the mall adjoins two five-star hotels.

  • Is it worth visiting the Dubai Dolphinarium?

    If you have been long planning to swim with the dolphin or enjoy a dolphin show then nothing can be a better place than Dolphinarium. Watch the friendliest creature on earth performing different shows.

  • Which all places are romantic in Dubai?

    If you are looking for some romantic places in Dubai then there are few places which you cannot afford to miss:

    • Pierchic
    • Pai Thai
    • Shimmers
    • Asado
    • Ghantoot Beach
    • Mamzer Beach Park
    • Jumeirah Open Beach
    • The Broadwalk

  • Which all places a couple must visit in Dubai for sightseeing?

    All the places in Dubai make it special for the romantics as well as the adventure buff. If you are among the romantics, don’t miss your chance to visit some of the places like:

    • Jumeirah Beach Park
    • Umm Suqeim Beach
    • Dubai Desert
    • Palm Islands
    • Burj Al Arab
    • Downtown Dubai
    • Wonderland
    • Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

  • Which all are the tallest buildings of Dubai?

    Dubai is known to hold some of the world’s tallest buildings in the world. Some of the buildings are:

    • BurjKhalifa 828 metres (2,717 ft)
    • Princess Tower 413 metres (1,355 ft)
    • 23 Marina 392.8 metres (1,289 ft)
    • Elite Residence 380 metres (1,250 ft)
    • Burj Mohammed bin Rashid 381 metres (1,250 ft)
    • Almas Tower 360 metres (1,180 ft)
    • JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Tower 1 355 metres (1,165 ft)
    • Emirates Office Tower 355 metres (1,165 ft)
    • The Torch 337metres (1,106 ft)
    • Rose Tower 333 metres (1,093 ft)
    • Al Yaqoub Tower 328 metres (1,076 ft)

  • Which mosques should I visit?

    When you are visiting Dubai, you cannot miss your chance to miss the beautiful mosques here. Few of the mosques which you should visit in Dubai are:

    • Jumeriah Mosque
    • Iranian Mosque- Al Wasl
    • Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque (Blue Mosque)
    • Al Barsha
    • Khalifa Al Tajer( Green Mosque)
    • Grand Mosque (Bur Dubai)
    • Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque

  • Can I visit the Ferrari World?

    Yes, of course you can visit the famous Ferrari World in Dubai. Ferrari world is the biggest theme park in the world. Speed of Magic, Made in Maranello, The Racing Legends, Paddock, Fast Lane and Tyre Twist are few of the games which are quite famous here. The approximate price starts from 240 AED per adult and 195 AED per child. It opens from 11 am to 8 pm.

  • Can I have a Ferrari ride in Ferrari World?

    Yes, you can have an enjoyable Ferrari ride in Ferrari world. Designed for adventure, this place offers you with a number of rides. Feel as if you are riding with the formula 1 racer while you indulge in this amazing activity.

  • Which all places will be most enjoyable by children in Dubai?

    Dubai has a lot to offer to adults as well as children. Make your vacation a wonderful one for your kids while you take them to few of the places like:

    • Al Nasr Leisureland
    • Children's City
    • Aquaventure Atlantis Dubai Waterpark
    • Dolphin Bay at Atlantis
    • Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
    • KidZania
    • Dubai Dolphinarium
    • Dubai Ice Rink
    • Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park
    • Magic Planet
    • Wonderland Theme Park Dubai
    • Wild Wadi Water Theme Park
    • Ski Dubai

  • Can I visit the Dubai Miracle Garden?

    Yes, you can definitely visit Dubai Miracle Garden. Known as the largest natural flower garden in the world, this garden has around 45 million flowers and spreads over 72,000 square meters of the area.

  • Can I visit the Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary?

    Yes, you can visit Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary in Dubai. Witness the thousands of migrating birds while you visit this sanctuary. Most of all the flamingos will be ready to steal the show there during winters. The parks is a haven for 20,000 water birds and 67 species.

  • Where can I do Street Shopping in Dubai?

    While in Dubai you would not want to miss shopping. Few of them which are best for street shopping:

    • The Outlet Mall
    • Garderobe
    • The Outlet Village
    The approximate price starts from AED500 to AED40, 000

  • Where can we do sky dinner in Dubai? How much it will cost me?

    There is another experience in Dubai which you would not want to miss in Dubai and that is enjoying a dinner under the sky. Enjoy a dinner at 50m in the air while witnessing the amazing Dubai Marina is an amazing experience in itself. You will be served with all the delicacies right up in the air.

    The approximate price starts from AED 499.

  • Which are some nearby places from Dubai where I can go for sightseeing?

    There are a lot of sightseeing places in Dubai which you cannot afford to miss while you are there. Few of the places which are very close to Dubai

    • Burj Khalifa
    • Palm Jumeirah
    • Dubai Museum
    • Jumeirah Mosque
    • Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
    • Atlantis Palm Jumeirah
    • Ski Dubai
    • Ferrari World

  • Can I go to Sharjah as well?

    Yes, you can visit Sharjah while you are visiting Dubai. In comparison to Dubai, Sharjah is a bit cheaper. You can take a bus, taxi or shuttle to this place. Also, you get some of the best views and places to explore here.

  • Can I do a helicopter/plane tour of Dubai?

    Yes, you can enjoy some of the best helicopter ride in Dubai. Witnessing the whole place from that kind of perspective is something which you would love to see. Explore the whole place and capture some of the best images. Few places where you can go for helicopter tours are Arabia Horizons Tours LLC, GMW Tours & Travel Dubai, Amazon tours, Let’s Go tourism etc. The approximate price for a tour starts from 808 AED.

  • Can I do sightseeing in a luxury car or a limo?

    Yes, you can do sightseeing on a luxury car or limo in Dubai. There are a lot of places in Dubai from where you can hire a limo for the day. Get a chance to enjoy a royal treat while you take on a limo sightseeing tour in Dubai. The approximate price for limo tour starts from 380 AED.

  • Which all beaches I should must visit?

    In Dubai, there are lots of beaches which will attract you the moment you reach there. Some of the beaches which are a must visit for you are:

    • Burj Beach
    • Jumeirah Bach Residence (JBR)
    • Mamzer Beach Park
    • Jumeirah Beach Park
    • Jumeirah Open Beach
    • Ghantoot Beach
    • Kite Beach

  • Can I visit the Dubai fountain? What is the best time to see it?

    Dubai Fountain is the world’s largest musical fountain. The fountain is a stunning piece of art. There is a walkway which goes around the area where the fountains are located. You will also find a variety of restaurants here. The best time to see the fountain is in the evening at 6:00 PM or at 11:00 pm.

  • Can I visit the Dubai Zoo?

    Yes, you can visit Dubai zoo while you are visiting Dubai. Dubai Zoo happened to be the first zoo to breed the rare Chimpanzee and Arabian wild cat. The zoo has around 1,000 animals. The entry price for the zoo is 2 AED and 1 AED for children.

  • Which all water/amusement park I should go?

    Some of the works which you should visit here are:

    • Legoland Waterpark
    • Dreamland
    • Iceland Waterpark
    • Aquaventure
    • Wild Wadi  
    • Splash Pad at the Beach
    • Wonderla Theme and Waterpark

  • Can I visit the Kidzania? What is special about it?

    Yes, you can visit Kidzania while you are in Dubai. In Kidzania, buildings, shops, theaters, vehicles as well as pedestrians are all made in kid’s size. The child will earn kidZos (KidZania's currency) while performing any task and that money will directly go to the KidZania bank which a child can spend later at the gift shop while enjoying any activity. The approximate price ticket starts from AED 150.

  • Which all places are best for photography in Dubai?

    There are a lot of places in Dubai which are best for some amazing photography. Few of the places are: ·Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi ·The dhow yard in Dubai ·Dubai Creek Harbour ·Sheikh Zayed Road ·BurjKhalifa ·Bastakiya in Dubai ·Miracle Garden in Dubai ·Sir BaniYas Island in Abu Dhabi ·The Ghost Town in Ras Al Khaimah

  • What all meals I must try in Dubai? Which are some famous restaurants I must visit?

    There are a lot of places in Dubai where you can head out for a delicious meal. Few of them are:

    • Mekong Chicken Burger at Common Grounds
    • Carrot Cake at The Lime Tree Café
    • Huarache Con Carne at Maya Lounge
    • Seafood at The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill
    • Moussaka at Eat Greek
    • Koshari At Zaroob

  • Are there any bus/taxi services which will help me with sightseeing?

    Yes, there are taxi services in Dubai which you can take for sightseeing in Dubai. Taxis in Dubai are a lot more inexpensive than the other cities. While in Dubai, taxis have different car models with different colour combination. They are:

    • Pink and white
    • Yellow and white
    • Blue and white
    • Green and white

    There are also ladies taxis which are driven by ladies and are safe.

    The approximate price starts from 1.60 AED to 7 AED.

  • What are must things to carry to Dubai?

    While you are travelling to Dubai, you should always keep in mind the climate there. Few of the essential things you need to carry are:

    • Passport
    • ID Proof
    • Credit card
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Summer Clothing
    • Light Jackets and Woolen clothes
    • Medical kit

Traveller Tales from Dubai

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Kin Naik

11 December 2017

I was on a Dubai business trip with my friend and everyone suggested us not to miss Bhurj Khalifa. While surfing the net we came across this tour and I was a bit curious what is Burj Khalifa at the top...

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Timpul yadav

05 February 2018

I came across thrillophilla when i was looking for some good tour options in dubai , and after filling up few details they contacted me personally . Suryaveer was very helpfull , we booked our major t...

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Sharmila Banerjee

04 November 2017

We had some great time when we went to Burj Khalifa. The price was very decent with all the things included. The view from the top was really very beautiful. We could not stop staring at the colourful ...

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Gopaal Devar

11 December 2017

i searched alot before booking, i got best price here and the support was also good. After booking I had to postpone my booking and I must say Shashank made this a hasstle free experience. so booked w...

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Acharyasuta Deshpande

11 December 2017

Queue was long and it was pretty crowded. We went during non prime hours. Take time timeslots in such a way that you can see the water fountain show as well. We had a great time. My dad and mom enjoyed...

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Sarla Khatri

11 December 2017

A Dubai sightseeing tour is a must as I was told by many people. So I looked for the best tours and Thrillophilia turned out to be the best place to get that. There were many awesome places which I got...

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Vishal Bangard

13 March 2018

Exciting, adventurous trip to Ferrari World & Abu Dhabi. It was a great experience riding the fastest coaster in the world. We took a day tour covering the city tour & the Ferrari world. The tour was ...

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Anila Talwar

11 December 2017

After a lot of research and comparing prices, I finally booked for this trip with Thrillophilia…And the experience was not a disappointment. Even though we had to wait in line for some bit due to the c...

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Triloki Jha

11 December 2017

After hearing a lot of this building, I finally decided to get my ticket to the top of Burj Khalifa. And I can say, my experience was totally the amazing! The view was awesome… Enjoying here and that t...