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Best Sightseeing Tours in UAE

Few countries arouse awe and inspiration as the UAE. Grand, glitzy and steeped in culture, it’s one of the hottest destinations for today’s traveler. There’s so much to do and see that it’s really a heady feast for the senses. From malls that sell everything from A t Z to the world’s tallest building and traditional markets that take you back in time, the UAE has it all! Visit these hotspots on a sightseeing tour in UAE and see what this modern and desert country is all about. A sightseeing tour of the UAE is the best way to experience what it offers. You can start with a Dubai City tour and make your way to the Burj Al Arab for some of the best photo opportunities and then to Jumeirah Mosque before heading to old Dubai, an area in stark contrast to the modern buildings and skyscrapers that dot the horizon.

 

If you want to cover a couple of cities in one go, you could do a half-day tour of Ajman and the country’s cultural capital, Sharjah, and spend time at the bazaars, museums and monuments. If fun and games are more your thing, Abu Dhabi’s Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World are where you should be. The multi-sensory experience is one you won’t forget and will leave you eager for more. Discover everything it has to offer through the best sightseeing tours in UAE that will cater to your sense of exploration and adventure.

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    Burj Khalifa Tickets
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    Dubai
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity:Enjoy breathtaking views of Dubai from atop the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa!This luxurious, 163-floor building is the tallest structure in the world and has the world’s highest elevator systemRide up to the 124th-floor observation deck i...

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    Dubai City Sightseeing Tour
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    Dubai
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    About the Activity: This 4 hour Dubai City tour will take you to two different sides of Dubai, The historical and the Modern one.Get picked up from your hotels in Dubai and start your enthralling tour of Dubai exploration.Your first stop will be the iconic Dubai Museum, ...

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    Full Day Ferrari World Tour from Dubai
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    Abu Dhabi
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Enjoy a full day of adventure, thrill and excitement at the Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi's Yas Island, an indoor theme park with F1 racing as its main theme The entrance tickets cover about 20 thrilling and educational rides and attractions.Enjoy Speed o...

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    Dubai 3 Days Budget Tour with Desert Safari
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    Dubai
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Spend your holidays in Dubai and explore the shimmering city like never before.Stay in a 3 star property. Take a half day city tour of Dubai.Indulge in Red Dune Bashing with all camp activities.This package also offers airport transfers....

    Multiple fun filled activities!

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    Helicopter Tour of Dubai
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    About the activityDubai is the bearer of one of the most iconic skylines of the world, with some of the grandest examples of extreme architecture that you will find here. One of the best places to visit in the world with really wide variety when it comes to shopping, you...

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    Burj Khalifa at the Top with Transfers
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    Dubai
    h1 Hour

    About the Activity: Get picked up from your hotel and enjoy a magnificent sky view of the city of Dubai from the Burj Khalifa.Enjoy at the the world’s tallest building, with the At the Top: Burj Khalifa Ticket, This ticket grants access to the spectacular ...

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    Explore Dubai in 4 Days and 3 Nights
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    Dubai
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    About the Activity:Set on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, Dubai is remarkably well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the  generosity towards visitors.Experience the year-round sunshine, charming deserts, gorgeous beaches, posh hot...

    Multiple fun filled activities!

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    5 Days 4 Nights Dubai Family Tour Package
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    Dubai
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the ActivityHead out for a fun vacation to Dubai in the middle of the Arabian Desert.From exciting Dune bashing, to Bollywood based theme park, Dubai has it all.Over the course of 5 days and 4 nights you will cover Desert safari with BBQ dinner, city tour, Dhow cru...

    Multiple fun filled activities!

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    Dubai Honeymoon Tour : the Most Romantic Days
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    About the Activity:An incredible destination not just for vacation but also for honeymoon is Dubai; the golden sand dunes and blue sea together produce a reverberating atmosphere always.Here comes a six day tour of Dubai giving the newly wedded couples, an ideal opportun...

    Multiple fun filled activities!

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    Dubai
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel in Dubai and indulge yourself on this excellent shopping tour in Dubai with an expert guide like never before.Visit the best malls and souks where you will find some incredible bargains and fabulous goods from all around t...

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    Dubai
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity: This half day tour of Dubai will take you to the most iconic destinations in the city by reporting 30 minutes before the starting time.Get picked up from your hotel and visit Dubai Museum, marvel at Jumeirah Mosque, visit the magnificent Burj Al Ar...

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    Abu Dhabi
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    About the Activity:You can now enjoy the best of both Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld with this 2-in-1 Yas Park Pass. Shift into gear at the world's only Ferrari-branded theme park that goes behind the scenes at the Grand Prix. Then take on the capital's largest water p...

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    Dubai
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    About the Activity:Fixed Departure: On 10-10-2016, 11-11-2016, 24-11-2016, 09-12-2016 and 15-12-2016 from Dubai International Airport - Dubai - United Arab EmiratesSet on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, Dubai is remarkably well known for its warm hospitality ...

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    Dubai
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    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel and experience rejuvenation at the Dubai Miracle Garden- a place of utter natural beauty and joy.English speaking guide to walk you through the tour. More than 45 million blooming flowers in stunning designs, awesome shape...

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    Dubai

    About the Activity:View Dubai from the sky with this tour, one of your best chances to see the city of Dubai from the top. This tour will soothe your eyes and will give you a bit of adrenaline rush in your body.You will be picked up from designated hotel/ locations. Af...

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Attractions

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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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Hatta Heritage Village

Sprawling across the Hatta mountainous area, 100 kms away from Dubai city is Hatta Heritage Village overlooking the two mammoth mountains which were called Hajaran. The village was originated about 3000 years ago but now it is opened to the public in a revamped condition. The village possesses 30 buildings, shops where the traditional heritage collections are sold, a group of farms supported by a fresh water canal. Before there was an archaeological cemetery. 

The historically important village is visited by hundreds of tourists every day from all over the world. A unique chance to discover how the traditional rural lives in this mountainous regions was is hidden in the village in the form of prototypes, models, document etc which can be found in 17 houses, castles and a fortress. You can witness the old armours used in the wars like rifles, guns and cannons and other household materials like furnishings, pottery, copper etc.

Highlights: The heritage village hosts multiple events like UAE National Day, Dubai Shopping Festival and Flag Day etc. This village is the spot where the traditions, culture, livelihood and economic development of emirates can be seen and understood to an extent. The Government has preserved all the original items belonged to the village years ago and keeping its value vibrant still.

Timings: The village is open on all days except Thursday from 07:30 am to 08:30 pm and on Fridays, it will be open from 02:30 pm to 08:30 pm.

Entry fee: The entrance to the village is free of charge.

Location: The village is located at Hatta in Dubai. It lies about 156 kms away from Dubai city. One can reach the village via Sharjah- Kalba road from Dubai.


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Kin Naik

11 December 2017

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05 February 2018

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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

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Vishal Bangard

13 March 2018

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11 December 2017

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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...