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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.
Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM.
Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED.
When we talk about desert safari the first place that strikes your mind is Dubai. Dubai has always been a favorite destination when it comes to desert adventure. One such favoured activity is the Desert safari in Dubai . Enjoy riding through the desert while enjoy riding through the desert while soaking in the scenic views.
The timings of your tour depend on the packages which you are choosing from. While in Dubai you can find of number of tour operators which provides you with the best desert safari. There are also night safari, evening safari and day safari in Dubai.
Highlights: Halt to watch the lovely dusk before reaching your destination where you have the chance to enjoy a camel ride, sand boarding and experiment with henna close by or feet.
Location: Dubai Desert, Dubai.
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
Jumeirah International, a great group of hoteliers is the guardians of Wild Wadi Waterpark, located in Jumeriah, Dubai near to Burj Al Arab. This is a famous outdoor water park with a heated or cooled wave pool, two artificial surfing machines, and numerous water slides and earlier it used to have the largest water slide apart from North America but it was removed in order to give space to two other major rides.
The featured attraction of the park is a relishing waterfall of 18 meters and it goes off every ten minutes. To keep people entertained the park has established two gift shops, restaurants, snack stands etc.
Highlights: There are 30 fun filled rides made equally suitable for any type of person. Built on the theme of the tale of Juha, a person from the Arabian folklore, Wild Wadi Water Park surprises kids as well as adults. The amazing rides include white water wadi, wadi lookout, Falaj Fury, Jebel Lookout, Flood River Flyer, Tumble Falls, Falcon Fury, Tunnel of Doom, Thunder Rapids, and Rushing Rapids and so on.
The two new exciting rides are Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj that replaced some old rides and these two rides are one-of-a-kind rides very new to the region. The separate changing rooms for men and women with lockers are an additional advantage the park has.
Location: Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE. The park is located at a distance of 15.7 km from Dubai.
Timings: The park will be open on all days from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. There is a separate Wadi for women that will be open on Thursdays from 08:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.
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.
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.
Timings: The dolphinarium is open on all days from 10:00 to 07:30 pm except on Sundays.
Price: 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
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.
Highlights: Different rides like Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Scuderia Challenge, Carousel, G-Force
Location: Ferrari World is located at Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.
Timings: The Ferrari World remain open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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.
Location: 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.
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.
Price: 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.
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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21 July 2019
A must visit in Dubai Explore the world's tallest tower at 585 meters, for now 2019 with an exhilarating outdoor terrace. I preferred going in the day time to have enjoy the Clouds.
16 March 2019
"thanks for Thrillophilia to make my trip successful. good experience. I booked Dubai city tour combo with desert safari and dhou cruise. that is better option with small period. overall experience was
26 July 2019
Dubai Explore the world's tallest tower. an exhilarating outdoor terrace. if you're going Burj from ground floor to till 124 and 125 floors you will find all the information about the tower and archite...
22 November 2018
I loved it, the view from the 125th floor was awesome. We took the night 8 PM slot after the fountain show and it was a perfect time. The aquarium and underwater zoo package included with Burj Khalifa...
27 September 2018
The Dhow cruise dinner is my personal favorite, the pretty lights and the glittering shoreline took my heart away. I wanted to spend the sunset in the desert not sunrise but after this trip, I have com...
27 September 2018
The desert was an exhilarating experience but our quick elevation to the 124th floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa was one of the best memories of this trip. We clicked so many selfies there with the enti...
27 September 2018
While booking this short honeymoon tour, I was quite unsure of how it will turn out. We both are working individuals and we didn’t have much time left after the ceremonies. I am so glad we trusted Thri...
27 September 2018
Never seen such a beautiful morning in the desert ever before. The table settings where we went for eating out was so romantic. I was impressed.
27 September 2018
On my honeymoon trip to Dubai, I was sure of one thing, no matter how many times you visit Dubai you just can't get enough of this place. I was so impressed with the marvelous infrastructure that I tri...
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You can find amazing things to do in Dubai. The city is packed with fun giving activities suitable for adults as well as kids. Checkout the list of best things to do in Dubai:
- Sightseeing: Opt for any one of the Dubai packages with which you can tour the man-made and natural marvels of the city of Sheikhs! From the Dubai Creek to Dubai Marina you can tour each one of them.
- Cruising: Cruising on Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek with your partner or family is one of the best things to do and one must not miss out on it. One can taste the luxuries of elegantly build cruises with the top-notch amenities and also embrace the major attractions of the city.
- Fishing: Gaining importance from ages, fishing is something that you should witness when in Dubai. Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai Creek, and various other points are well-suited for fishing and one can straight head to them as here fishing is legal and you can witness this activity.
- Boating: Sail over the boat and tour the marvels of the city. Select the kind of boat that you like, be it the speedy one or the slow one and tour the city. Apart from this, you can also start a tour at Dubai Creek over a boat as this is the best way to explore the skyline of the city.
- Desert Safari: Unveil the lure of the golden sands of Dubai with a desert safari as this is what this place is famed for. With this activity, you can trace every nook of the golden sand deserts of Dubai and soak in the warmth of the sun.
- Dune Bashing: A Dubai trip is incomplete with Dune Bashing! With Dune bashing, you can select the large SUVs with which you can blow off the golden sands of the Dubai deserts and make the best of memories.
- Quad Biking: Add Quad Biking to your Dubai packages and explore the rugged terrain of the city with a Quad bike. To make your day an action-packed one you can witness this adventurous sport and ride the powerful machines of almost 50 to 570 cc.
- Helicopter Ride: Ride a helicopter and take a glimpse of the mind-blowing skyline of the luxurious city! This experience is just one of its kinds and one must dare to miss out on it as this something you can not witness everywhere.
- Seaplane Fight: With this activity, you can enjoy the finest views of the city and also opt for a convenient pick-up point from Dubai Creek or Jebel Ali. If you are looking for a unique experience then this is the activity for you as with this you can cross over the majestic skyline of the city and take a birds-eye view of its glory.
- Parasailing: Sail around in the air like a bird and enjoy the majestic views of the city! You can witness this activity at the Jumeirah beach as it is famed for an array of adventures and you can have the best versions of sailing here only.
- Skydiving: Select from the wide range of options of skydiving over the desert campus or the elegant skyscrapers and taste the thrill of free falling down from high above the ground. With this, you can eye the best version of displays of the city and take back home a bag full of memories.
- Scuba diving: Dive deep into the depths of water explore the bounties of nature with scuba diving. To witness the best version of diving you can straight head to the Jumeirah beach as it is a hotspot of adventures and part form this you can also plan it with your friends and family.
- Jet Ski: Rush on the surface of the water over a Jet-ski and pump up your adrenaline! With a Jet ski, you can sail over at high speeds or just move around slowly. Make sure that you have a trained professional along to guide you.
- Wakeboarding: With this adrenaline-pumping activity, you can strain down on the surface of the water at high speeds. The cool water will keep splashing all over your face to make sure that you hold the grip well! Apart from this, this is an activity unique to Dubai and is one-of-its-kind.
- Snorkeling: Plunge deep down into the water and reveal the miracles of the ocean bottoms with snorkeling. If you are not much into aquatics but love to sink in the water and witness the camouflage of marine life then this is the exercise for you. Well, it has lighter pieces of equipment and you need not carry heavy loads, just take an apparatus and fins and you are good to go!
- Zip-lining: Zap and zoom like a Tarzan with ziplining at Adventure park. This is a must-add in your list of things to do in Dubai as it offers a combination of greenery and thrill all at once.
- Fly-Boarding: Take a hydro flight with fly boards and play with the speed of water. With this activity, you can try tips and tricks with the fly board and play with the water pressure that will take you to another level of entertainment.
- Adventure Theme Parks: A paradise for adventure lovers is Adventure theme parks! From zip lining like a Tarzan from one tree to another to experience the jungle canopy, where one can witness each one of them, Not only this but you can also zoom down from high to low at bullet speed at this adventure park that is a part of the Dubai packages.
- Water Parks: Refresh your soul with the cool water of the water parks and add up entertainment to the day with the slides. Here you can splash and splurge the water at the water parks like Aqua adventure water park, Splash ‘n’ Party and countless others.
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With great connectivity to more than 200 different world destinations reaching out to Dubai is quite an easy task. Boarding a direct flight is the best way and in fact, the fastest way to reach here. While you opt for a Dubai tour, make sure that book a direct flight to Dubai International Airport which is the busiest one in the array of UAE airports. Apart from this, you can also land down on Sharjah International Airport and after that take a direct taxi service.
Some of the Dubai tour packages are inclusive of the transfers but if not then make sure that make an early booking as this will cut down the travel cost. If you are already in UAE and you wish to reach out to Dubai then you can even opt for the Emirates Express Bus service that is the local of Emirates and connect various cities like Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. If you are traveling from India then the best way is flight and be it Delhi, Mumbai, or Bangalore there are countless flights connecting the two cities.
Operators like Air India, Fly Dubai, Spice Jet, and various others have connecting, as well as direct flights in almost every hour. There is no connectivity to Dubai from water or road directly from India. Book a Dubai holiday package with flights from Thrillophilia and have a memorable time with your loved ones.
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If you are planning a Dubai tour make sure that you have applied for the visa. Getting a visa for Dubai is not at a pain at all and the application process is quite an easy one. For some of the countries like Japan, Ireland, and several others there is a free visa on arrival, but for Indian nationals, it is mandatory to apply for the visa. Apart from this, the first step is to always check the validity of the passport! To apply for a visa, visit the official website emirates.com.
Visa on arrival in Dubai is given only to 48 countries in the world. The nationalities from these countries do not need a pre-arranged visa. Countries listed in GCC nationals and national from these countries need not have a pre-arranged visa to visit Dubai. Australia, Austria, Andorra, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America, United Kingdom with (Right of Abode in UK) and the Vatican.
The type of visa you have applied for will be a key factor in deciding how long it will take to process your visa. For normal visa, usually 3-4 working days are needed and for express visa, only 1 day is enough but the charge will be higher than the normal visa.
Transit visa costs Rs.4599 and tourist visa for 14 days has the starting price of Rs.6399. Rs.6699 is the cost of tourist visa for 30 days. For Emirates ticket holders, the tourist visa for 90 days costs Rs.20500 and for other airline ticket holders, the same costs Rs. 23000. But depending on the site you apply for online and the number of days, the cost of the visa will vary.
You will need a visa if your connecting flights is coming after eight hours of your arrival at the airport. The nationals from 48 countries listed as GCC nationals which would not need a pre-arranged visa. For the nationals from these countries can get a visa on arrival at the airport.
After you reach the airport, you can spend up to four hours without a transit visa and if the time is beyond the prescribed, then you will have to show a transit visa. There are 48 countries which will not need a pre-arranged visa to come to Dubai. The nationals from these countries can get a visa on arrival.
UAE Dirham is the widely used currency in Dubai. It is represented as Dhs or AED. At the current rate, 1 USD is equal to 3.675 dirhams. There are notes of different values such as 5, 10, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 available in Dubai.
The peak months when the tourism of Dubai hike up is right from November to March, with mercury meters in the range of 17 degrees to 30 degrees Celcius you can have a splendid time in the city of spectacular skyline. Make sure that you make the bookings in advance as at this time the price of the accommodation boosts up and advance booking is a must to save on travel. At this time, you can tour the scenic destinations of the city that include the Burj Al Arab, Ferrari World, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai Marina, Dubai Creek, and Jumeirah Mosque.
- Summer season (June to August)
One must make sure that before they book a Dubai tour package they are well aware of the arid and hot climate of Dubai as it is not that easy to adapt. With temperature bars rising high to 50-degree Celsius it becomes a little difficult to roam around in the city. The months from June to August are the peak summers in Dubai and the scorching heat makes outdoor activities a little tough. Apart from this, it is the time period of Ramadan which leads to the closing of several cafes as well as restaurants.
- Winter season (December to February)
The best time to visit Dubai is in winters as the climate is not extreme and is quite gentle. With the temperature bars in the range, of 15-degree Celsius to 25-degree Celsius, it makes strolling around in the city an amazing experience.
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Ideal duration to enjoy holiday in Dubai is 6-7 days. In these days, you can finish visiting the major sights and landmarks along with some of the adventure activities as well. But there are option for 3-4 days of sightseeing tour, 10-12 days of activities and sightseeing tour and day tours also. Ideally, long day tours would be helpful to enjoy the city compared to the short tours.
Dubai tour can be done from 3 days to one month as your time and budget suggest. But the ideal duration can be one to two weeks so that you can cover all the sightseeing options and enjoy the extreme adventure activities in Dubai without packing everything together and losing the fun. If you take at least one week, you will not miss any attraction or spot in Dubai.
The temperature in the daytime and nighttime in Dubai is as follows:
- In Summer Season: Make sure that to strike out the Dubai tour in summers as the temperature goes high to 50-degree.
- In Winter Season: There are no such extreme winters in Dubai as the temperature ranges from 25-degrees Celsius to 15-degrees Celcius which is quite pleasing for touring the city.
Depending on your budget, you are free to choose any type of accommodation. There are luxurious hotels in Dubai with high-end facilities and branded amenities. Also, you will get budgeted resorts and hotel rooms which are neat and tidy with all the essential amenities provided. Some of the best hotels which give rooms at a starting price of INR 9000 and above are Melia Dubai Hotel, the H Dubai, Taj Dubai, Grand Hyatt Dubai, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Grosvenor House Dubai etc.
There are a lot of things that children can do in Dubai. Children also can enjoy desert safari with the accompaniment of adults. But infants cannot do the same. Also, all the amusement and water parks have special rides for children. The beaches in Dubai are kids friendly so that they can play on the beach or take part in some activities like boating, cruising, etc. In addition, the visit to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, historical museums, landmarks, etc. are some of the exciting activities children will love to do in Dubai.
Desert Safari in Dubai, offers 4x4 dune bashing, quad biking, camel safari, sand boarding, buggy ride, bike ride, camping etc are the major activities you can do in the desert safari. As you select one package, you will get to know what all activities are included. Some packages will offer BBQ dinner, belly dance, falcon show and cultural performances also.
Dubai offers an array of activities to do. It is worth visiting Dubai for the extreme adventure the city can provide you in the form of dune bashing, sand boarding, sky diving, snorkeling, scuba diving, helicopter ride, bungee jumping, fishing and cruising, wakeboarding, parasailing and many more.
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The Hatta Desert and Red Dunes in Dubai are the prominent spots in Dubai which give some exciting adventure activities like desert safari, dune bashing, buggy ride, sand wakeboard, hot air balloon ride etc. Jebel Ali, Wild Wadi Waterpark, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Emirates Diving Federation Dubai, and the Jumeriah, Water Sports, Swimming - Palm Beach and Jumeirah Beach, the Dubai Ladies Club, Pavilion Dive Centre at Jumeirah Beach Hotel etc offer the most enjoyable scuba diving sessions. Gravity Zone is a remarkable space where you can enjoy the best bungee jumping in Dubai.
If you like skiing, then Snow Park at the Mall of the Emirates can be visited during your tour.
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The best beaches in Dubai are the Jumeirah Beach at Dubai Marina, the Burj, the Kite Beach, the sunset beach, the Black Palace Beach, Al Mamzar etc and other small beaches can be found as the best choice to enjoy with your family or all alone. The Kite Beach is famous for kite surfing and normal surfing. At Jumeriah Beach, you can do a lot of activities like jet ski, parasailing, scuba diving, fishing and so on. Jebel Ali Beach, 4*4 Beach etc are some of the other prominent beaches in Dubai where you can stroll around or read a book or do some fun activities like playing volleyball or football.
The topmost spots to shop in Dubai are the world famous Dubai Mall, the Mall of Emirates, the Dubai Outlet Mall, Bur Juman, City Centre- Deira, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Lamzi Plaza, Mercato Shopping Mall, and Festival City Mall. Apart from these, there are many street shops and souks in the city and around the city where you can get more items at cheaper rate. At Deira, Karama Centre, Rashidiya, Jumeirah Beach Road etc, there are multiple shopping centres in Dubai
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The number of people, the duration and the company you choose will decide the rates for desert camping and safari in Dubai. The prices may vary from AED 150 to AED 800 depending on the activities, the vehicle and the company you have selected. Camping cost starts from USD 100 and if you choose to enjoy some cultural performances, the rate will go up.
As important as Dubai are the nearby cities which possess some of the admirable attractions. A road trip even can take one to enjoy the nearby cities to Dubai. Sharjah is the closest city as it is located about 20 kms away from Dubai. Ras Al Khaima, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Qaywayn, Jebel Ali etc are the other major cities people love to visit when they come to Dubai for a tour.
Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque that will let non-Muslims to enter and watch the architectural extravaganza. But women are allowed to enter only if they wear a head dress like shawl or similar thing. Since it is an Islamic country, the number of mosques would be countless and some of them are Grand Mosque, Hor Al Anz Mosque, Abu Hail Mosque, Abu ibn Kaab Mosque, Abdulla bin Saeed Mosque, Naad Al Shiba Grand Mosque, Sheikh Khalifa bin Saeed Mosques 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, Al Mamzar Mosque, Al Habtoor Mosque, Dubai Sports and Culture Club Mosque.
These mosques will not let non-Muslims enter but they can enjoy the structure and beauty from outside.
Dubai unveils the best options to try various cuisines from the different parts of the world as the city is a melting pot of hundreds of culture. La Petite Maison is one of the best restaurants in Dubai and it offers very tasty French dishes as well as Mediterranean dishes. Al Iwan is the best one where you will get the traditional tastes of Emirati food items. Armani or Amal is where the tastiest Indian delicacies are introduced to the foreign land. Zheng He can be tried for the authentic Chinese food items and Tomo by Takahashi serves the scrumptious Japanese cuisines.
Pierchic serves the best European style food while Eauzone is the spot for modern Asain delicacies. On top of these restaurants, there are shopping malls and street food stalls to try our local as well as international items at cheaper rates.
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In the current world, the number of vegetarians is higher and thus almost all the restaurants in Dubai also have options for the best vegetarian delicacies. A lot of restaurants are found at Karama Centre, Jumeirah, Bur Dubai and so on which are mostly Indian restaurant and South Asian cuisines. Hotels, pubs, clubs etc are very careful about arranging their menu according to the palates of both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
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The nightlife in Dubai is colourful and amusing as the late night street shops and the landmarks gleaming vehemently are superb. The fun-filled nightclubs and bars in Dubai will be awakened till midnight and offer the best international performances, music and concerts along with the sizzling, delicious delicacies from all over the world. A night walk along the city roads is a preferred activity tourists love to do in Dubai.
Well, when it comes to the city of Sheiks a luxury experience is a must and nothing could be better than a Seaplane Ride. With this activity, you can enjoy the finest views of the city and also opt for a convenient pick-up point from Dubai Creek or Jebel Ali. If you are looking for a unique experience then this is the activity for you as with this you can cross over the majestic skyline of the city and take a birds-eye view of its glory.
To witness the Arabian grandeur from a Seaplane it is almost 16,500 INR per person and if you do it in a group then the cost could be cut short a little the experience gets even more memorable. The SeaPlane tour lasts for about 20-minutes and you can soak-in the major attractions of the city all at once!
Add this amazing experience in your Dubai holiday package to boost up the fun to its notch. Welcome to the city of Sheikhs and taste the richness of the culture and lavishness with a luxury car. From the elegant limousines namely Chrysler, Lincoln, Hummer and Ford Excursion to other top-class cars you can pick anyone that you like.
If you are in Dubai then this is something one must not dare to miss as it gives you a chance to tour the city in the best way possible. The cost of this luxury car rides begins from almost 9,100 INR per person depending upon the type of car that you choose.
Embark on a tour to the scenic destination Dubai as it holds a whole wide platter of things to do and places to visit with your partner. From a fantastic Dubai Marina dinner cruise to the Desert Safari with a BBQ dinner here you can witness a whole wide spectrum. Not only this but you can also witness a wide range of water adventures like snorkeling, scuba diving, and countless others. Book a Yacht, tour the Dubai garden glow, Seaplane flight, or anything else that you like as it lacks nowhere and victuals to all the demands of honeymooners.
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The public transportation system in Dubai is well acclaimed. The two lines of Dubai metro that are Red Line and Green Line with multiple station and extending up to 74 kms among which 13 km is built underground are really helpful for daily commuters. The systematized bus service of Dubai is really acknowledged. Trams services are the recent additions to the public transportation of the city. The tourists arrive in Dubai largely use the taxi services since it will give them privacy and time consumed is less.
Metro service in Dubai was started in 2009 and since then it has been a great relief for the daily commuters. Currently there are two lines; Red Line and Green Line. Red Line goes from Dubai International Airport to UAE Exchange and Green Line goes from Etisalat Metro Station to Umm Hurair. Red Line operates from 05:30 am to midnight on the working days from Saturday to Wednesday and from 05:30 am to 01:00 am on Thursdays and from 10:00 to 01:00 am on Fridays. Green Line is open on all working days from Saturday to Wednesday from 05:50 am to midnight and from 05:50 am to 01:00 am on Thursdays and from 10:00 am to 01:00 on Fridays. Dubaimetro.eu, mydubaimetro.com etc give you the options to download the metro map.
Booking Dubai holiday packages, if you are female and traveling solo is a choice with no regrets. The city is absolutely safe from the police station to the emergency centers the city is well-equipped with each one of them in almost every region. Just make sure that you keep your knees and elbows covered when you visit the holy places as that is a must!
Depending on the climate you visit Dubai, the baggage of yours can be arranged properly. If you are going during summer, then carry summer clothes, loose clothes, sunglasses, water bottle, sunscreen, swim suit etc. Keep dehydrated always during this time. In winter, you can take winter clothes or some jackets or warm clothes, shawls, moisturizer etc. For desert safari and adventure activities in the desert, it will be better if you normal sandals or boots. But remember the sand can come in your shoes or boots and it will irritate you. Sandals or flip flops will not cause that difficulties.
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If you have booked any one of the Dubai holiday packages then it is necessary for you to carry a set of documents that include the booking vouchers, passport, valid government identity proof, and photographs. In case, you are an NRI then make sure that you carry an address proof for yourself to show your citizenship.
During the month of Ramadan, none is allowed to have food in public since it is the holy month for Islam and they fast during the whole day for one month. If you are not a believer also, you are restricted from having food in public. But you can have at home. During this time, drinking will also be prohibited. Liquor will be available only in private clubs and pubs during other times. Smoking and drinking cannot be done in public. There are no religious restrictions in Dubai though the majority of the population follows Islam religion. But none is allowed to force anybody to change religion. Other restriction comes in the way you dress.
Nobody is allowed to wear transparent or shorts in public. Women can wear swimsuit or full bikini at the beach. Men are not allowed to come in public without wearing shirt or wearing shorts.
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Dubai is an Islamic region and the natives expect the visitors to respect the culture and traditions of it. Tourists are suggested to dress modestly in public. It is good to avoid short dresses, transparent clothes but wear body covering dresses like jeans and T shirt, kurtis, long tops, frocks covering knees etc. Men are not allowed to roam around without wearing a shirt or by wearing shorts. At the beach and parks, swimsuit and full bikinis are allowed but kindly avoid wearing those to visit the restaurants and pubs nearby.
Smoking is not legal at public places in Dubai though you are free to smoke at your home or room. Soon, the government will approve the prohibition of smoking at workplace, restaurants, pubs and bars, shopping malls and similar places, then there would be a complete ban on cigarettes.
The age limit to get alcohol and to drink alcohol in Dubai is 21. It is illegal to sell alcohol to anyone who has not turned 21 here in Dubai but the limit is 18 in Abu Dhabi.