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Monday, September 24, 2018

Dubai at a glance

Dubai is the largest city in UAE and the most popular destination for tourists. There are different places to go in your Dubai visit. I will discuss here the places which you must not miss.
Best time to visit Dubai is November to march. Due to hot climate summer is not advisable for Dubai visit as you can not enjoy the outdoor places.
Each tourist place is well connected to the main city by either bus or taxi or metro.
Dubai is famous for shopping and you will find a number of malls around.

Dubai Mall
Dubai mall is one of the world ’s largest shopping malls in UAE. A must visit place for all tourist.
You need a whole day to explore this place. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo are one of the most attractive places inside the mall. Also, there is a musical fountain which starts after 6pm or 6.30pm (depends on summer and winter timing). Also, the beautiful view of Burj Khalifa is another attraction for tourists.

Dubai Mall fountain,Musical fountain
Dubai Mall Fountain

Burj Khalifa
Since late 2008 Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world. It is amazing to see from the top of Burj Khalifa.

Burj Khalifa dubai mall world tallest building
Burj Khalifa
Dubai Museum
If you are interested to know the  Arab history and the Islamic civilization, then you must visit the Dubai museum. Entry fee AED 3.

Dolphin & Seal show & Dubai creek park
One of the most visited tourist attraction in Dubai. You can book the ticket from Dubai dolphinarium official website. Ticket cost starts from AED 75. Ticket can be reserved before by online booking. Show Timings and all the other information will be available on the website. After the show, you can visit the adjacent creek park.
Remember the scene from Bollywood movie Welcome first part where the 3 pigeons were sitting on the head of Akshay Kumar, after threat from Majnu Bhai?? The scene was shooted here in creek park.

Riverland park
One of the must-visit theme parks in Dubai. In Riverland park, there are four different theme areas such as Broad walk (the theme of early America), India Gate (Theme of Indian culture), French village ( Theme of French historical architecture), The Peninsula(19th-century architectural theme). In Riverland, you will find a lot of entertainment as different street shows, jugglers, live shows. There are multiple restaurants with different food options. There is no entry fee for Riverland park.
You can go to Bollywood park, Legoland Park & water park, Motiongate also from here. There is a different entry fee for each. You can check the timings and ticket price from Dubai parks and resorts official website.

Miracle garden
The wonderful flower garden in Dubai, UAE. The floral houses, a floral clock and the other decorations are amazing. There a Butterfly garden adjacent to this. This garden is open from October to April. Closed from May to sept due to very hot climate. Entry fee AED 45 per person. Few scenes from the Bollywood movie Hamari Adhuri Kahani was shooted here.

miracle garden flower garden dubai
Miracle Garden

Global Village
This is one of the best places to visit in Dubai. In one place you can get products from all the countries of the world. Varieties of shopping and food options with a lot of entertainments will make your visit memorable. This open from November to April. Entry fee AED 10 per head.

Jumeirah Beach and Burj al Arab
Jumeirah beach is the white sand famous beach in Dubai. In walking distance, there is the world’s most luxurious hotel Burj al Arab. This is the third tallest hotel in the World.

Burj al arab dubai. costly Hotel
Burj al Arab

Desert safari
In your Dubai visit do not miss the thrilling experience of sand dune bashing, dinner, traditional shisha (hookah) and entertainments like belly dance, Tanoura dance. Cost of desert safari varies with different travel agencies and seasons. It is cheaper in summer. It may be between AED 100-180 per head. But it may be cheaper if booked online with offers.

Dhow cruise dinner
Do not miss a Dhow cruise dinner in Dubai marina or Dubai creek. A two hours journey in a sea with delicious foods and entertainment such as traditional tanoura dance or magic shows on board. Dhow cruise dinner cost varies with different travel agencies. It will be between AED 55 to 150 per head depends on the food items and the services.

Dhow cruise dubai
Dhow cruise

Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis
Hotel Atlantis is another 5-star hotel in beautiful man-made island palm Jumeirah. Atlantis water park is one of the biggest water parks in UAE. Many scenes from the bollywood movie Happy new year were shooted here.

Mamzar beach & park

Mamzar beach is another white sand beach in Dubai with a beautiful park adjacent to it. There is an entry fee of AED 4 for the park.

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