Highlights

About Dubai :

Dubai is a city known as Skyscraper in the world and it's situated in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) country (IATA word geography area 2 middle East country ) known for it's luxury accommodation, leisure, activity, shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa -an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks and Desert safari with activities.
Places to visit in Dubai & things to do :
Burj Khalifa :
Standing tall at 828 metres in Downtown Dubai, the sky-piercing Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure in the world. The glorious tower is one of the most prominent attractions in all of the Middle-East. It displays exceptional work of art and it is not without reason that it has been called the Jewel of Dubai. Climb up to the 124th floor on the observation deck, At The Top, for an uninterrupted view of the city’s skyline and beyond. This is one of the best ways to begin your sightseeing tour of Dubai. Interestingly, At The Top is the second highest outdoor observation deck in the world. The Burj experience is all about grandeur and splendour and is an absolute must for any visitor in Dubai.
Palm Jumeirah :
A man-made archipelago, Palm Jumeirah is one of the three planned Palm Islands and the newest in the list of attractions that Dubai has to offer. The island offers tourists a host of activities to indulge in. From up-market shopping malls to hotels to luxury beach resorts, Palm Jumeirah Islands have it all. It is, indeed, just another example of Dubai’s uninhibited fantasies put perfectly in perspective.
Dubai Museum :
Al Fahidi Fort, a stunning desert fort and architectural marvel, houses the Dubai Museum. A look inside the museum will take you back in time to a more traditional Dubai with artifacts on display. The underground section makes use of the latest technology to showcase this Emirate’s history. Be prepared to be charmed as you witness many ancient instruments, handcrafted weapons and the re-made grave from the Al-Qusais tombs
Jumeirah Mosque :
Jumeirah Mosque is not just of religious significance in Dubai but is also an important landmark of the city. Displaying immaculate architecture, this mosque will give you great insights into Islamic culture and religious values.
Atlantis The Palm Jumeirah :
Atlantis Palm Jumeirah is more than just a hotel. Offering the ultimate in luxury and extravagance, it has loads of attractions to fascinate you. Have up close encounters with dolphins at the Dolphin Bay as water slides, river rides and more await you at Aquaventure. Don’t miss the Shark Safari and Cownose Ray feeding at Aquaventure. Explore the exquisite marine life, feed the fish and watch an entertaining show in the Aquatheatre at the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Besides these, Atlantis also offers opportunities for snorkelling and diving. Don’t forget to take home souvenirs from the Aquaventure and Dolphin Bay gift shops. Those staying at the Atlantis Palm Jumeirah have free access to all these attractions.
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo :
Go scuba diving, opt for a glass bottom boat ride, swim with the sharks, meet the dolphins and explore the many species of fish at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Otters, piranha, Humboldt penguins, caiman crocodiles, lionfish, giant spider crabs and more – you will find them all here. Your kids will surely love this place. Also, don’t forget to shop for exciting souvenirs at the Aquarium store
SKI Dubai Snow Park :
Dubai, the ultimate tourist destination, also boasts of the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, Ski Dubai. A beautiful wintery setting, 60000 tonnes of snow and unlimited fun are some things which will greet you here. Build a snowman, throw snowballs at each other or indulge in activities like skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing while you are here. Don’t miss the newest addition to this ski resort - cuddly Snow Penguins! Don’t miss the themed restaurants St Moritz Café and Avalanche Café and the gift shop Snow Pro.Winter or summer – Ski Dubai has lots of surprises in store for all ages
Ferrari World Theme Park :
The world’s biggest theme park, Ferrari World, is a Ferrari themed amusement park. Located in Abu Dhabi, it is a popular getaway option from Dubai. With attractions for all ages, Ferrari World is one of the most preferred destinations for adventure lovers. Speed of Magic, Made in Maranello, The Racing Legends, Paddock, Fast Lane and Tyre Twist are some attractions which take the concept of gaming to the next level. The more adventurous can head for some thrilling experiences including Formula Rossa, Scuderia Challenge and Fiorano GT Challenge. Let your kids take their first driving lesson at Junior GT before they get set for unlimited fun at the Junior Grand Prix.
Desert Safari :
With its aim to protect the biodiversity of the Arabian deserts, the Dubai Desert Conservation Centre is a natural habitat for the flora and fauna of the region. In addition to this, it also has many exotic migratory birds visiting it during different times of the year. Get up close and personal with the falcons and enjoy camel treks, horse riding, archery and sandboarding among many other activities that the Conservation Centre offers. Tour operators like Arabian Adventures, Alpha Tours and others also organize wildlife drives, dune driving tours, camping and BBQ desert dinners for visitors
Miracle Garden :
As the name suggests, Miracle Garden boasts of miraculous beauty. There are multi-hued flowers landscaped in a way that will sure make you feel as in you are in a paradise. A wide variety of colourful floral species combined with brilliant gardening skills creates a setting which is extremely pleasing to the eyes. You have to see the place to believe how beautiful it is. The Miracle Garden is like a dreamland for kids and elders alike. As if this was not enough, the garden authorities are coming up with a round shaped 3D Butterfly Garden where nine beautifully designed domes will be filled with countless species of flamboyant butterflies.
Places to visit in Dubai
Burj Al Arab :
The iconic Burj Al Arab is the world’s fourth tallest hotel. Offering the ultimate in luxury, this 7-star hotel is an architectural and engineering marvel and is unmatched by any other building in the world. In addition to all other state-of-the-art amenities and facilities, the hotel is also home to one of the best spas in Dubai, Assawan Spa. While the two restaurants Al Muntaha and Al Mahara deserve special mention, the Skyview Bar is a must-not-miss. The stylish bar not just offers tempting snacks and drinks but also phenomenal views of Dubai.
Burj Al Arab Beach :
This is a free public beach situated near Burj Al Arab. Visit the beach for its clear blue waters, unending coastline, uninterrupted views of the Burj Al Arab and water activities like swimming and snorkeling. Lying down on a hammock and gazing at the beautiful scenery in front of you is a great way to relax and take in the serenity of the place. Walk hand in hand with your loved one along the coastline and let the views cast their spell on you
Jumeirah Beach :
A favourite among tourists and locals alike, Jumeirah Beach is the place where you can head to for fun, sand and the sun. Some water sports that you can indulge in here are kayaking, banana rides, parasailing, jet-skiing, scuba diving and snorkeling. For those who are seeking relaxation, Jumeirah Beach is a great place to lounge and enjoy great views of the sea and the Dubai skyline. Salads, ice creams, drinks and more can be enjoyed at the beach side cafes.
The Jumeirah Beach Park is also a popular spot for family outings. The lawns are well-maintained and picnics and BBQs are commonplace here. You can hire sunbeds at the park for Dh 15 and umbrellas for Dh 5
Dubai Marina Walk :
Dubai Marina Walk is a 7-kilometre long walkway that runs from the start to the end of Dubai Marina. Dotted with a number of nice restaurants, cafes and shopping outlets, it is a great place to spend an evening with your loved ones. Many fancy yachts and speedboats are parked near the waterfront, making it a beautiful sight. Some outlets that you can find at the Dubai Marina Walk are Angsana Spa & Health Club, Baskin Robbins, Lighthouse Restaurant, Round Table Pizza and Starbucks.
Musical Fountain Show :
With the capacity to spray 22,000 gallons (83,000 liters) of water in air at any point of time, the Dubai Fountain is the largest dancing fountain in the world. 902 feet in length, it shoots water up to the height of 500 feet and is illuminated by 6,600 lights and 25 colored projectors. The enchanting Dubai Fountain performances accompanied by light and music are a must-not-miss while you are in Dubai. In the past, the fountain has performed to the tunes of Dhoom Thana, a Hindi song by Abhijeet; Bassbor Al Fourgakom, by Emirati artist Hussain Al Jasmi; The Prayer, by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli; and Ishy Bilady, The UAE National Anthem; to name a few.
iFLY Dubai :
Ever dreamt of flying? This is your chance to make that dream come true! iFLY Dubai boasts of the most advanced technology and well-experienced staff to help you ‘fly’. Safe for people of all ages, this exciting flight takes you through a state-of-the-art wind tunnel, which is the first double vertical wind tunnel in the world. The flight takes place in a controlled environment, with just the right amount of air flow, and under the supervision of highly qualified instructors. Don’t forget to collect your photo souvenir before leaving.
Al Mamzar Park :
A pretty and landscaped garden, Al Mamzar Park spreads over 106 hectares. It is situated on an inlet which lends it white sandy beaches and many more beautiful sights. There is also a swimming pool, BBQ sites, food kiosks and plenty of open spaces which the kids will especially love. Let the waves of fun roll over you at one of the small (and clean) beaches here. Fridays at Al Mamzar Park are particularly crowded; so if you want to avoid the crowd, pick any other day.
Dubai Dolphinarium :
The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins have a natural home in the Dolphin Bay at Atlantic Palm Jumeirah. Incredible fun awaits you here as you meet the playful dolphins, swim with them, pet them and get a chance to kiss them on their noses. While the Dolphin Encounter Shallow Water Interaction allows
Atlantis Aquaculture Water Park and Lost Chamber :
Aquaventure is all about adventure in the water for all ages. Slides, lagoons, roller coasters, pools – the fun seems to never end at this exciting water park in the Atlantis Palm Jumeirah Hotel. Just pick up a swim ring and simply flow with the waves as they take different directions. While the Tower of Neptune, The Tower of Poseidon and the river rides are excellent for older kids, Splasher’s Children’s Play Area has many surprises for the little ones. Aquaventure also has a private beach when you can lounge by and take in the sunshine, make sand castles and play in the waters :
Of exquisite marine life and thousands of sea animals, of underwater mazes and exciting tunnels – explore all this and much more only at The Lost Chambers Aquarium at Atlantis Palm Jumeirah. Guided tours take place every hour throughout the week. These tours acquaint you with fascinating facts about the undersea creatures, take you for up close encounters with them and provides many brilliant photo opportunities. You can also enjoy an interactive session at the Aquatheatre or indulge in fish feeding at one of the beautiful lagoons.

Wild Wadi Water Park :
Boasting of 30 rides and attractions, Wild Wadi Water Park has something for everyone. The water park is themed around the story of Juha, a character from Arabian folklore. From fun-filled joyrides to adrenaline pumping rollercoasters, find them all here. Some rides which you must try out are Flying Falls, Falaj Fury, Jebel Lookout, Wadi Leap and Falcon Fury.If you love surfing, go for Wipeout and Riptide Flowriders.
Dubai Shopping Festival :
Dubai is truly a paradise for shoppers and it reflects in the fact that the country has an entire festival dedicated to shopping. The Dubai Shopping Festival attracts millions of tourists and locals and is world renowned for the endless shopping opportunities it offers. The unique festival promises great entertainment options along with ample shopping to all its visitors. Thinking of what all you can buy here? Well the answer is - Everything Under The Sun!
Tests Of Dubai :
Sample exotic delicacies from some of the finest Dubai restaurants as you attend the Taste of Dubai Festival in March. Dubai’s best food, drinks and lots of entertainment (from musical performances to letting out of some great culinary secrets) – these are just a few things that will greet you here
Dubai International Film Festival :
The week-long film festival is held at the Mall of the Emirates. Many local and international film-makers, actors and writers gather during this festival. What’s more, all new and exciting additions to the film industry across the world are showcased here.