In a fascination city like Dubai, the most difficult task for a tourist would be to pick few interesting places that are worth value and time. Especially a newbie will surely get confused in Dubai as it offers loads of exciting activities, beaches, vibrant nightlife, hotels, spots and shopping. On the other hand, city’s dynamics are constantly changing with an urge to develop unheard luxuries for people landing. To explore this traditional yet modern city without having any regret of something been missed, here are the top 11 places in Dubai which are most interesting and fun filled.
Desert Safari with Belly Dance – Get ready for the most thrilling and exciting ride over desert safari in Dubai. You can choose evening or overnight safari for maximum fun, where you can enjoy a sand dune bash on a luxury 4×4 SUV followed by the activities such as sand boarding, camel ride, henna painting, sunset view, BBQ dinner and more. For some sinful pleasure don’t miss the belly dance around the campfire by beautiful dancers.
Cost – 350 Dhs for adult and 200 for children
Transport – It takes around 5-6 hours to complete desert safari, you will be picked from hotel depending upon the safari option you choose and dropped back to hotel.
One day at Atlantis Theme Park – A world full of possibilities is what you will feel when you enter Atlantis theme park. You should dedicate an entire day on this man-made wonder Atlantis, The Palm to grasp all possible activities. Right from dolphin bay, Sea Lion Point, Aqua-venture water rides lost chamber and everything you need for a breathtaking experience.
Cost – Adult Dhs 250, Children below 1.2 meters Dhs 205, kids below 2 years is free.
Transport – Dubai metro to Emirates station and taxi directly to Atlantis theme park.
Lost chambers Aquarium – You can spend some wonderful time at this extraordinarily designed lost chamber aquarium at Atlantis the Palm. Aquarium accommodate more than 65,000 marine animals including seahorse, jellyfish, Apapaima (world’s largest fish) and many other sea creature you don’t want to miss.
Cost – Dhs 440 per person (better price on combo tickets)
Transport – Dubai metro to Emirates station and take a taxi directly to Lost Chamber.
At the top, SKY 148 floor, Burj Khalifa – We all know Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building with 2717 feet tall and open since January 2010. But personally visiting at the top Sky 148 Floor on Burj Khalifa will totally be awe-inspiring. Enjoy and take home the memory of Dubai’s stunning scenes from 148th floor of Burj Khalifa.
Cost – Dhs 750 for Adult and Child, Infant below 4 years is free
Transport – Dubai Metro – Burj Khalifa station.
Night Tour with BIG-BUS – Book a night tour with Big Bus to discover the spar
kling Dubai along with live commentary including amusing facts and humor. Big Bus night ride is a round up for 2.45 hour that starts from 5 different locations to choose. You can cover maximum spots in this ride with less traffic, especially if you have time constrain on vacation.
Cost – Dhs 150 for Adult, Dhs 74 for children and Dhs 367 for family
Transport – Big Bus
Cheese cake factory at Dubai Mall – Do grab a table at Dubai mall’s cheese cake factory after you are done with tiring shopping. This place is a haven for foodie people and fun is augmented when visited with family. Cheese cake factory has over 200 tempting food items starting from cheese cake, pizzas, steaks, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, must-try nachos and many more.
Cost – Price vary based on the menu.
Transport – Dubai Metro (nearest station Burj Khalifa)
Fountain show @ Dubai mall – Dubai mall gives the joy of watching world’s largest dancing fountain show along with soothing music. You can view this fountain from 20 miles away as it has about 1.5 million lumens of incandescent lights and fountain height is up to 500 feet. The show begins at 6 pm every half n hour till 11 pm and two shows during day at 1 pm and 1.30 pm.
Cost – Free
Transport – Dubai Metro (nearest station Burj Khalifa)
Marian Cruise dinner with performance – To enjoy the spectacular skyline views of Dubai during night you must try Marian Cruise 5 star dinner. You will be lured by the warm breeze of gulf and leisurely designed open upper deck. Also take pleasure watching the traditional dance originated by Turkey called “Tanura” which is performed by a man who spins non-stop and makes different patterns using color robes.
Cost – Dhs 150 person, free for infant
Transport – Cruise
Ferrari world – Action and thrill never ends when you are inside the amazing Ferrari world. Largest indoor theme park in the world. There are over 20 Ferrari inspired rides, if you are car lover, then Formula Rossa – the world’s fastest ride is a must! You can buy VIP entry passes which is little high than normal tickets, but worthy.
Cost – Dhs 350 for adult, Dhs 305 for Children and free for infant below 3 years. –
Transport – Bus/Taxi
Gold Souk – Dubai is loaded with open markets called souk and you will get an all new experience of buying gold at Gold Souk which is located in the heart of Dubai’s business area called Deira. Choose from the widest range of precious stones, gold, silver, diamonds and other art jewelry you cannot find anywhere else in world.
Cost – Price is displayed for 18k, 21k, 22k, and 24k in AED per gram
Transport – Dubai Metro – Nearest Station – Al Ras
Burj Al Arab Hotel – Sometimes a vacation is all about luxury and pampering ourselves. And such luxury can be experienced at world’s tallest 7-star hotel Burj Al Arab, which is an iconic place of Dubai. Obviously you get some unbeatable cuisine there, but facilities such as highest Tennis court in world, golfing, Adventure Park, squash court, Jacuzzi, and spas are also notable.
Cost – Dhs 200 per person and free if you have reservation at hotel/bar.
Prices given above are just approximate and may vary so do crosscheck before booking. So enjoy your stay – after all you are in Dubai!