Dubai is a cosmopolitan city with a widely diverse population of people from many different backgrounds. The city experiences a vibrant night life, it hosts a plethora of restaurants that feature cuisines from all parts of the world, you will find art exhibits from aspiring local artists as well as reputable international artists and many entertainment options including concerts and fashion shows. There are multiple reasons to visit Dubai.
For the passionate explorer, there are many places to see; some are popular tourist destinations while others are hidden gems that are lesser known and just waiting for you to explore
Reasons to visit Dubai are enormous, a few of them are:
- Blue skies most of the year
- Amazingly great beaches
- The cool, not cold winters
- Dubai is very convenient for travel
- A multi-lingual environment
- Shopping malls, restaurants and food from all over the world!
This blog provides to you a detailed plan of an 8 day trip to Dubai
FEEL AS IF YOU’RE ON TOP OF WORLD! – A VISIT TO BURJ KHALIFA
Soaring high at 555 meters, Burj Khalifa Sky is fittingly Dubai’s most loved destination. Get ready to enjoy exclusive access to the redefined, highest outdoor observatory in the world, spread across levels 148 and 125 of Burj Khalifa. Your ascent to level 124 will take you through a journey of how the building was built whilst you are in the elevator.
GO TO THE DUBAI MALL!
Even if visiting a retail shop on a short layover in the UAE is not your idea of fun, The Dubai Mall is still worth a visit. Not only it’s a haven for shoppers, there are several attractions within the area of Downtown Dubai so you can maximise your time to see attractions within the mall which includes the world’s largest panel aquarium.
TAKE A LOOK AT DUBAI’S HISTORY – BUR DUBAI
From Downtown Dubai (Dubai Mall) you can take either a taxi or the much cheaper and fun to explore option of the Metro which is clean and highly efficient. It is a wonderful way to see the old part of Dubai known as the Bastakiya District. The tiny Bastakiya quarter was established at the end of the 19th century by well-to-do textile and pearl traders from Bastak, Iran.
Bur Dubai gives you the chance of doing some low-price shopping. It also has some of the most renowned stores for authentic jewellery shopping as well as offering named brands from around the world.
DIG YOUR FEET IN THE SAND – THE KITE BEACH
Kite surfers and viewers come together to the popular Kite Beach, situated across the way from the Al Manara Road Junction. With water sports available along the sand, you can rent equipment and test your skills against the bright green waters of the Arabian Gulf. Afternoons are best since that’s when the wind picks up and the waves follow suit.
GO ON A DESERT SAFARI ADVENTURE
If you happen to be in Dubai during winter time, consider the desert safari for sure, it is a wonderful experience. The driver lets a little air out of the tyres and he drives all over the huge sand dunes. After spending a great time dune bashing, you are taken to an outdoor area filled with tables and surrounded by stalls where you are given a buffet dinner and treated to belly dancing and other shows.
BATEAUX DUBAI DINNER CRUISE
Glide along Dubai Creek and admire Dubai’s skyline over a gourmet dinner on this 2.5-hour ‘Bateaux Dubai’ evening cruise. Walk the red carpet onto the sightseeing boat and savour a warm welcome as you admire the landmarks from the glass-enclosed decks. Pass top Dubai attractions including the Clock Tower and Al Maktoum Bridge, and enjoy a 3-course gourmet dinner highlighted by a pianist which sets a relaxing and enjoyable ambiance.
MIRACLE GARDEN AND BOLLYWOOD THEME PARK
Miracle Garden is the largest natural flower garden in the world. It is an enchanting place, a one of a kind wonderment located in the district of Dubai Land, Dubai.
As for Bollywood Theme Park, it is one of the recent openings in Dubai but an absolutely amazing place to see when you visit Dubai. Adjoining the park is Motion Gate and Lego Land, a wonder world for the kids!
END YOUR JOURNEY WITH A VISIT TO THE MOST LOVED PLACES OF ALL – THE ATLANTIS WATER PARK
This Aqua Venture Park will give you a major adrenaline rush! It has a number of record breaking rides for the adventure lovers! Cool off from the scorching heat in this world renowned water park, there sure isn’t a better way!
Despite your greatest efforts at trying to cover the best in Dubai within the span of your trip, a part of you would never want to leave the amazing city, Dubai
Join our Facebook group to connect with other Roamers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roamingclan/