There are numerous things to do in Dubai but we have chosen our top 4 things to do in Dubai in 2016. Dubai is one of the most populous cities in the UAE which is known for its architecture, nightlife and shopping mall among other things.
Dubai, popularly known as every shopping lovers destination is a city in the United Arab Emirates. Over the years, Dubai has proved itself as a vacation hub spot because of its world class tourism.
A lot of tourists stream in from every corner of the world to enjoy the rich culture and numerous attractions Dubai has to offer. If you intend visiting Dubai on vacation soon, you should read this.
Here are The Top Things To Do In Dubai:
Prior to its inauguration, the Burj Khalifa was known as Burj Dubai. The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world with an architectural height of 828.0 meters. Its occupied height (height of the floor occupied by people) is 584.5 meters. Its total height measured from its tip is 2723 feet or 829.8 meters.
There are 163 floors located above the ground. Burj Khalifa boasts of 2957 parking spaces, 304 hotels and 900 apartment.
The observatory deck of the building located at a height of 452.1 meters on the 124th and 148th is a tourist hub because tourists get to view the whole city with a high powered telescope that helps brings distant building into focus.
This is definitely a place you need to see on your next trip to dubai.
To book ticket for Burj Khalifa observation desk, click here
2) Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the world with over 1200 stores. Dubai mall is dubbed as a city within a city because of the numerous attractions you can find in the mall.
The mall boast of about 150 food outlets, indoor theme parks, aquarium, dinosaur skeleton and other attractions that tourists can feast their eyes on/participate.
In 2012 alone, over 65 million tourists visited the Dubai mall no wonder it is termed the worlds most visited shopping and leisure destination.
If you love shopping, the mall is a must on your list of places/things to do in dubai as you will get to explore some of the best designer shops in the world and buy at a cheap rate.
3) Desert Safari
Desert Safari is must if you are going to Dubai for a vacation. You will get to explore the beauty of the desert in an air-conditioned jeep.
The tour kick starts in the evening by 4p.m daily and lasts for 5-6 hours. Some attractions/activities you will get to see/explore are the traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, camel riding, henna painting, real desert safari drive, sand boarding etc.
Apart from the attractions, there are also a lot of fun things and entertainment packaged in the desert safari tour. Some of them include: tanoura dancing, sheesha (hubbly bubbly), barbecue, local dresses for men & women for photography etc.
If you are very adventurous, you could rend a quad bike for an extra fee.
Please note that desert safari is not recommended for infants, very elderly people, pregnant women and people having neck and back problem as the trip is a bumpy ride.
To book a desert safari, you can click here. They offer tours for as low as AED69 (about NGN4,500 per person)
4) Dhow Cruise
If you are a romantic, the dhow cruise is for you to enjoy. Cruising down Dubai creek is a lifelong experience and should not be missed when you are in Dubai.
Imagine yourself and your better half having a dinner on a boat with awesome lights of Dubai creek with Music and Tanura Dance show.
Hop in on the cruise and enjoy an evening you will never forget with surplus and sumptous buffet dinner and wine to push it through. The Dhow cruise has a setting for romance an intimacy to thrive. You should give it a try when you are in Dubai.
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