Dubai, the largest and most populous city of the United Arab Emirates is well known for the tourism it attracts because of the unique infrastructure it possesses. Sky-touching towers, unforgettable traditional beliefs, natural beauty cuddling the city, and historic districts are the main attractions for the visitors. All the cultural hurdles, language barriers, visa issues, food, or stay, all these obstacles were not faced by Nita and her husband when they booked a business trip to Dubai through TravelTriangle. After all, they had a taste of the friendly approach of their trustworthy agents. Here’s a detailed account of their experience.
While planning our trip to Dubai for business purposes, we came up with an idea of increasing our duration of stay and book a business cum leisure trip to Dubai. With TravelTriangle we were able to plan our customized trip to Dubai. The city, well-known for its antique architecture, showcasing its skill by the superb buildings like Burg Khalifa, Desert safari, its special Fountain Shows, and cultural audacity, mesmerized me and my spouse.
Glimpse Of Our Dubai Trip Package Details
Trip Type: Business Trip
Cost: INR 56000.0
No. Of People: 2 Adults
Duration: 3 Nights/4 Days
Inclusions: VISA Assistance, Airport Transfers, Breakfast, Dinner, SIC Cab, GST, Sightseeing, Entrance Fee
Exclusions: Lunch, Private Cab, Airfare
Itinerary Of Our Business Trip To Dubai
Day 1: Arrival in Dubai, SIC transfer to Dubai, Dubai City Tour, Dhow Cruise Dinner
Day 2: Dubai frame, Dubai Burj Khalifa Tour, Fountain Show
Day 3: Limousine drive, Desert Safari with BBQ dinner, Tanoura show, Land Cruiser, Fire dance, Horse dance
Day 4: Airport transfer
Great Experiences From Our Business Trip To Dubai That Are Worth A Mention
1. Dubai City Tour
During the Dubai city tour, we were introduced to all the major points of business tourism in Dubai. We went to the most famous Dubai Mall that was a perfect destination for shopping. Although we did not shop much in the city. We went on a brief tour to the Al Fahidi Historic district to unturn some of the historical aspects of that district. We also went to the Dubai Museum located inside the Al Fahidi Fort. the most mesmerizing sight in Dubai was Dubai Aquarium and the Underwater Zoo.
2. Dhow Cruise Dinner
We were exposed to the really interesting cruise ride along Dubai Creek to see Dubai souks and neighborhoods of Deira from the water. This cruise made us dig into the unlimited offerings at the international buffet including Arabic specialties and unlimited soft drinks. We were amazed by the illuminations of central Dubai at night. We relaxed by watching the traditional Tandora performance that mesmerized us. We also enjoyed the convenient roundtrip transportation from the hotel.
3. Dubai Burj Khalifa And Fountain Show
During the 2nd day of our business trip to Dubai, we went to Burj Khalifa that is a stunning feat of architecture and engineering, with two observation decks on the 124th and 148th floors and a restaurant-bar on the 122nd. The world’s tallest building pierces the sky at 828m and opened in January 2010, six years after excavations began. To avoid wait times or expensive fast-track admission, our travel agent helped us book tickets online as far as 30 days in advance.
4. Limousine Drive, Desert Safari With BBQ dinner, Tanoura Show & More
Less than an hour from the city, on our 3rd day we went to the Dubai Desert that is a natural playground for adventurous travelers. On this tour, we enjoyed a thrilling dune-bashing safari, zip down the dunes on a sandboard, and try camel riding, then we watched the spectacular sunset over the desert. Finally, we tucked into the delicious BBQ buffet dinner and enjoyed live entertainment that included belly dancing and a Tanoura dance show.
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5. Citi Max Hotel In Bur Dubai
We stayed in the City Max hotel In Bur Dubai. The hotel features a rooftop pool, a well-equipped gym, and free private parking. City Max Hotel in Bur Dubai’s location was an addon for us. Also, the City Max Hotel In Bur Dubai’s tariff provided us budget relief during our visit to Dubai. Free WiFi, room service, newspapers, non-smoking rooms, lift, air conditioners, vending machines for snacks, and drinks are some of the City Max Hotel in Burdubai amenities that we got to enjoy.
About The People In Dubai And Their Hospitality
The native people of the UAE are commonly called Emiratis. The people in Dubai are well-known for their warm hospitality. They are very traditional, however, very hospitable. Their lifestyle and cultural beauty can be well witnessed throughout the city, and we got a good glimpse of it too.
Vegetarian Restaurants In Dubai
Both my wife and I are vegetarians and being in a Muslim nation we were on the hunt for the pure veg food. Our agent helped us locate the restaurants that served us with good vegetarian food. The restaurants were Kamat and Veg world. Every penny that we spent there was worth its value. We had a really great experience and the Dubai food satisfied our appetite.
Travel Tips For A Dubai Trip
- While visiting the city one should keep in mind the season that he or she is choosing to visit the city. We visited the place in February and Dubai’s weather in February was cool and pleasant but we encountered huge traffic to Dubai Shopping Festival.
- Do keep in mind the clothes that you are wearing while visiting the mosques and any other place in Dubai. The only reason behind this is not their traditional beliefs but also the weather.
- Dubai is a nation of strict rules and regulations. One should keep all these rules in mind and follow them strictly to enjoy a happy vacation in the city.
- One should avoid any business trip during Ramadan or on any Friday of the year because these days are their days of prayers. These people prefer not to have any meetings or any kind of engagements during Friday or in the month of Ramadan.
- Dates and perfumes are some of the special things to buy in Dubai that one should not miss out on during their trip to Dubai.
Our Experience With TravelTriangle
During our trip, we were served with great services and 24X7 travel assistance. Booking a trip with TravelTriangle was worth every penny that we have spent. Our customized travel package was excellent. The friendly approach of the travel agents never made us feel alone during our trip or any hassle.
If you too are planning a business or leisure trip to Dubai, make sure you browse through our itineraries for a personalized and absolutely hassle-free experience. We are pretty sure that your vacation will be as good as theirs!
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Common Queries You May Have While Travelling To Dubai
Are drinks expensive in Dubai?
Yes, the place offers really costly drinks to the visitor. However, the drinks are not available so easily in the city. One can find the drinks in the hotel or in the licensed shops. Dubai is a place for visitors to have cheap drinks.
What do I need to know before going to Dubai?
Before visiting Dubai one should look after the season in which we are visiting the city. One should book the hotel well in advance along with the flight ticket booking. One should seek permission before clicking the pictures and dress modestly.
Can tourists hold hands in Dubai?
No, tourists in Dubai cannot hold hands in Dubai. It is not allowed because of the religious norms of the city. According to Islam, one cannot hold the hands of their spouse in open. One can be sentenced to jail for holding hands in Dubai.
Is Dubai visit dangerous?
Dubai is a safe city to visit. Dubai is a highly monitored city providing great security to visitors from any crimes. Violent crimes affect travelers very less increasing the chances of security for visitors.
Are there train cars reserved in Dubai for women?
Yes, there are a couple of cars reserved in Dubai trains for visitors. The policies are strictly enforced in the city. If men are found in these cars, they will be fined by the authorities or even sent to jail for committing the crime.