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Dubai Tourism, UAE

The city of Sheikhs will give you an ultimate view of fashion, richness and sky-kissing buildings

Tourism in Dubai

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Dubai Travel Guide

Dubai tourism is all about the futuristic charm of modern skyscrapers, legendary nightlife, exotic landscapes, and desert safaris. Lying on the Persian Gulf’s South-East coast, a tour to this largest and the most popular city of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) with our Dubai tour guide is going to be an experiential one. Being the Emirate of Dubai’s capital, it’s a city bustling with life. Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai Fort, and Palm Islands are top tourist places in Dubai. To plan your excursion well in advance, get a Dubai tourist map for yourself, and start exploring the city at your own pace!

History of Dubai 

Dubai was only a sleepy fishing village and became a separate Sheikhdom in 1833. It was later established as an important trade location with its geographical proximity to Iran. During the Oil Era, the city’s population grew more than 300% between 1968 and 1975. Over the next decades, the city’s growth remained unaffected by the Gulf War. Today, the city is considered a great center of free trade, entertainment, and tourism.  

To enjoy tourism in Dubai, it’s recommended to stop by a few of the major attractions that may leave you spellbound. You may get on a Dubai private tour or take assistance of a local guide to explore these famous places.

1. Burj Khalifa

Being a landmark for Dubai, it is one of the tallest building, which is 829.8 meters. People often come here to visit the 14th floor and take a captivating look at the city. The building has high-speed elevators and provides a panoramic view of the city. To get a booking in here, you will have to wait for a long time.

2. Dubai Mall

As per any Dubai travel guide, Dubai Mall is a must as it is a premier mall of the city with Dubai Aquarium. There are ice-skating rinks, cinema zones, and gaming zones. This mall also hosts many fashion shows and festivals. The best time to visit is from January to February and July to August.

3. Dubai Museum

Housed in Al-Fahidi Fort, the museum of Dubai was built in 1787. The purpose of building this museum was to protect Dubai Creek and defend it. The fort’s construction is traditional with coral walls held by lime and wooden poles to support them. The entrance of museum attracts the visitors’ eye with a display of old maps, mentioning the geography of Dubai and Emirates. The overall architecture of the museum amazes you when you see it. So, with a proper Dubai tour guide, one must visit this place.

The perfect time to visit Dubai

According to the travel guide for Dubai, the best time to visit is between October and April because Dubai has only two seasons; hot and hotter. The months between October and April, known as the winter season, bring the blue skies and perfect beach weather to the city. It’s also the rainy season, but typically these showers don’t last too long, so don’t let this factor affect your travel dates.

Main Food in Dubai

Emirati Cuisine or the traditional food of the UAE is influenced by Middle Eastern and Asian food. Local dishes are mostly prepared of meat, grain, and dairy products. Most dishes are cooked in a single pot with lots of vegetables and spices like saffron, turmeric, and cardamom. Lamb kebab, kuboos, khabeesa, and Harees, and Falafel are common local dishes to try in Dubai.

Honeymoon Places in Dubai

Dubai’s exotic charm brings a lot of honeymooners to the UAE. Palm Islands are a wonderful spot to explore the unique architecture and night safaris in the Arabian Desert are perfect for honeymooners. Camel safaris, night camping, dune bashing, etc. are some of the popular things to do in Dubai for the newlyweds and couples on vacation.

Nightlife in Dubai

When it comes to partying after the sunset, Dubai can rival the top destinations in Europe. From pulsating nightclubs to rooftop parties at ocean-facing hotels, Dubai is the ultimate place to be after dark. Zero Gravity, Vault Bar, Skyview Bar, Buhayra Lounge, and Sensation Club are famous haunts to raise the roof.

Dubai has become a must visit for on every tourists list, a hotspot for holidays because of its luxurious lifestyle, the glitz and the glamour. The city, indeed, has built a reputation as it has really transformed itself from a desert to a dazzling station for holidays and vacationing.

The main thing to do is to look at the flights six months ahead because international airlines generally release their cheapest seats about six months prior to departure. This doesn’t mean you necessarily need to buy your tickets that far ahead of time, but it’s a good idea to start looking and comparing the price. Plan Dubai tours from India with the help of our best-priced holiday packages listed below.

If properly planned and executed Dubai Tourism will give you a glimpse of sunshine, the nomadic lifestyle, the luxurious lifestyle, and exuberant architecture at one place. The Dubai Mall is the live example of this contradiction. Do not forget to shop from some of the best outlets when in Dubai.

Main Festivals in Dubai

Dubai Food Festival is held every year for food lovers in February or March. Dubai Shopping Festival is great event to enojy food-related events, parades, ramp walks, and much more. It is held every year in late January and early February. Organized in December, Dubai International Film Festival screens important films from the Arab World and outside. Dubai Marathon and Dubai International Jazz Festival are other notable events in Dubai.

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By Air

The best way to get into Dubai is via air. Dubai has the metropolis airport of the emirates. Flights land here from all countries. Some popular airports in Dubai are Al Maktoum International Airport that is 32km southwest Dubai in Jebel Ali. Second Airport is Dubai International Airport which is located in Dubai itself. Third airport is Sharjah International Airport which is located in Sharjah. Another airport is Abu Dhabi International Airport.

It is located in Emirates of Abu Dhabi. All the above are international airports.

How to reach Dubai from India?

International Flights like Emirates, Fly Dubai, SpiceJet, Air India, Jet Airways, and Indigo, Kuwait take you to Dubai.

One can also take Air Arabia from Sharjah Airport to Dubai which is a domestic flight. Fly Dubai is also one of the domestic flights. Travelers wondering how to reach Dubai from Delhi can book direct fligths to Dubai Airport.

By Train

Within UAE, Emirates express runs between Emirate countries and will take you to Dubai.

Travellers can also take metro which connects Jebel Ali to Rashidiya.

By Road

There are many ways via which one can travel within Dubai. Metro, bus, taxi or a hired cab are all the options available.

Bus transport is relatively cheaper in Dubai. There are 114 bus routes in Dubai. The bus is available from Airport as well. Bus includes 8 express services, 48 local busses, 31 feeders, 13 central busses, 3 busses to global village and 11 intercity busses.

Dubai’s Metro network is not that complicated. There are 2 lines only. Red and green. Red lines runs from Jebel Ali to Rashidiya. The green line connects with the red lines at 2 stations i.e. Union and Bur Juman. The red line passes through Burj Khalifa, Dubai International Airport, Deira and many other stations.

Taxi is a bit expensive but most convenient option to travel within. Dubai has NOI card concept. Travellers have to just touch their card and go on. The amount will be deducted from the card from where they exit. The card reading machines are at the entry and exit of every metro station and RTA Bus stand.

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    Deepak's 4 days trip to Dubai

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    Gautam's 6 days trip to Dubai

    It was a memorable trip for us, but i wold advice you, to look at the itinerary very attentively. Because once you reach there it would be very difficult for you to deviate from it, reason behind is that, in Dubai we have different agent who had actually organised trip for us on ground. Also do checkout for your dinner option, and insist your agent to include it in each day with same cost. As many couple had dinner in lapita, but our agent had failed to do that for us, also they had got the package way less then us. So my advice would be do proper research about the place and connectivity and choose hotel as per your taste.

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    Jagjeet's 5 days trip to Dubai

    Team, Due to COVID-19 on 15th Mar20 Burj Khalifa, Aquarium and Dubai Mall was closed and authorities provided refund to Travel agent. We went there and everything was closed and authorities informed me to take my refund form Travel agent. I was highly disappointed to make my trip during this epidemice time and I could not enjoy fully and everyday their was concern. Would appreciate if you can help me to get me this refund that authorities have given to travel agent. However I am highly satisfied with Travel Traingle and All well travel team and in future definitely connect back for future holidays.

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    There is one word for the trip would like to say " AWESOME "... Real gem of the tour is our Tour designer MR Ali...What a caring approach by Him Would highly recommend Ebrahim travels to other tourists to choose for a wonderful and safe journey... Thanks of a ton again to Mr.Ali and Ebrahim travels to make my trip unforgettable !!!! Keep Rocking and god bless you There is one word for the trip would like to say " AWESOME "... Real gem of the tour is our Tour designer MR Ali...What a caring approach by Him Would highly recommend Ebrahim travels to other tourists to choose for a wonderful and safe journey... Thanks of a ton again to Mr.Ali and Ebrahim travels to make my trip unforgettable !!!! Keep Rocking and god bless you

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    Kavitha Priyadarshin

    Chennai

    Kavitha's 6 days trip to Dubai

    Had a great trip to Dubai. They have done the arrangements very well without having any issues for us. all things were done beforehand like cab pick etc and before time and had no issues over there. All went smoothly. Well-coordinated to make it a memorable trip. Good Job Ebrahim Travels!! Had a great trip to Dubai. They have done the arrangements very well without having any issues for us. all things were done beforehand like cab pick etc and before time and had no issues over there. All went smoothly. Well-coordinated to make it a memorable trip. Good Job Ebrahim Travels!!

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    Timely updates were not given, agents were confused about the schedule and rude to us when we called for clarification of the discrepancies (Mr. Kapil). He was very rude and when we said we will complain, he said do whatever you want to and was not concerned about our grievance. This made me think whether to book any travel through travel triangle in the future

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    Kapil's 5 days trip to Dubai

    Everything was arranged fine, hotel was not that good. Hotel staff was not helping and prompt. Complimentary services was not of 3 star category

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    Sonakshi's 6 days trip to Dubai

    Booked a family trip to Dubai with Ittiba holidays. It was a great experience. The trip was very smooth and comfortable. All arrangments were veri good. Cabs were punctual and drivers vere helpful and friendly. Hotel was good too. Agents from ittiba are 24*7 available for answering quieries which is a positive point. Did not face any issues throught the trip Recommended!

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