Dubai is the most prominent of the Emirates cities and is the center of investment for the entire world. While the country attracts people from all spheres of life, the main source of income is tourism.
The Dubai government has assured a special arrangement for the comfort of the tourist; the country has almost zero criminal record, and that makes it the safest hub for settlement and business. Well, in case you’re planning a trip to Dubai, make sure you don’t miss the hot spots that make the city a pleasure hub for tourism.
- Kiss the sky at Burj Khalifa
A visit to Dubai is never complete without a trip to the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, the 828 meters high building that proudly stands tall. It took almost 6 years to finish the project of this sky-high structure. You may buy tickets at the 124th and 125th level. An elevator that climbs 10 meters per second will take you to the highest floor from where you can fully enjoy the panoramic view of the city. You will happily photograph the surroundings, click selfie or might enjoy walking along the glass floors. The panoramic view will look equally exciting in the day as well as night time. The night view is magical, and you will be simply amused by the neon-lit view.
- Desert safari, bashing against the sand dunes
Take a 30-minute drive from the heart of the city to reach the sandy deserts of Dubai. You will understand how life was probably before modernization and urbanization of the country when the Bedouins used to move with their herds and family from place to place in search of food and water. Enjoy a ride in the sandy surface on a super speedy four-wheeled drive. You may opt for a quad bike tour or a camel ride. Book your tickets for a desert camp where you will have access to a superb dinner (Arabian and continental), enjoy Tanoura dance, belly dancing, and of course, the fire dance.
- Bateaux Dubai, the dinner cruise
If you want to enjoy the view of Dubai by the creek, then book a dinner slot on the cruise. The cruise starts in the evening, where you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the dazzling floodlit city. Cross pass the Al Maktoum Bridge and Deira Clocktower and enjoy the 3-course dinner served along with the alluring tune of the pianist. You will be welcomed with a fruit drink on board, and then get charmed by various attractions like the belly dancing. You will take almost 2.5 to 3 hours to complete the tour on the cruise. Well, you may upgrade your package if you prefer alcohol or wine.
- Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure
In case you are an adventure seeker, never miss a chance to visit the Aquaventure, might be with your family or a group of friends. And, in case, you are staying in Atlantis, it’s a part of the package. Else, you have to buy tickets for the Aquaventure experience. You will experience water rides meant for all ages. Try going down the corkscrew chutes or enjoy riding the exciting shark tunnels or watch the little ones play around the Splashers Island. And, if that’s not all, you can even think of unwinding on the lazy rivers. You may explore the thrilling regions like the lost chambers and the Atlantis themed aquarium. This waterpark is a rated one and was entitled the ‘Best Waterpark of the Middle East 2015’.
- Ski Dubai Polar experience
Walk inside the Mall of Emirates where you will find the first ski platform in Dubai. That’s one of the most exciting and innovative developments here. You may hurt yourself downhill in the giant snowball or take a ride in the chairlift to go around the resort. You will find snow all the year round in one of the most unlikely locations in the world. Pick up a sled and watch the Toboggan runs or maybe you can try “Zorbing” in the giant snowball. It’s a unique experience and of course a tale to tell.
- Tour to Jumeirah
Jumeirah is the place for traditional fishing and pearl diving. Well, this place is a combination of tradition and modernity as it has become the resident for expatriates. Take a self-guided tour of the city which will enable you to understand the culture and progress of the land. Visit the Jumeirah mosque which is the center for learning to both Muslims and other community people. Visit the kite beach which is the right place if you are interested in any sort of water sport that can give you an Adrenaline rush. You may have a look at the Burj Al Arab, or book an afternoon tea slot to enter the costliest hotel in the world. Not only that, you can even enjoy a tour of the Souk Madinat or the Arabian style marketplace. You will just love to end the day’s tour with an Abra tour or the traditional wooden vessel sailing. The vessel leaves every 20 minutes from the Abra Station. End your day with a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment.
- Day trip including shopping in Dubai
To see the major attractions of Dubai, you have to book a slot for a sightseeing trip. There is an option for a hop-off tour in Dubai which will take you to the top attractions. Roam around the Sheik Zayed Road, Canal boardwalk, Atlantis hotel, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Museum, Palm Jumeirah, Sultan’s residence, Dubai aquarium, and ultimately the Dubai mall. You will take almost an hour to see the aquarium. Drop off at Al Bastakiya quarter where you can get an essence of Dubai’s rich past. Enjoy the wildest sea creatures within the tunnel while you march ahead. While in Dubai mall, quench your shopping spree by brand shopping. Dubai mall is the right place for all sorts of brands. Shoot photos near the iconic landmarks and enjoy shopping in the gold souk. Be tactical while buying gold for yourself as you can be in a win-win situation provided you know how to shop. Don’t miss a chance to visit the spice souk or Deira area where you can buy some spice and dry fruits for yourself.
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