Dubai – Discover the Man Made Wonders

 

Dubai – Discover the Man Made Wonders

 

Day 1 – Dubai Local Sightseeing

 

Arrive at Dubai International Airport. Check-in to the hotel. Post breakfast, we will depart to cover following places this day

 

1. Dubai Dolphinarium – 4 hours

2. Dhow cruise with dinner – 3 hrs

 

Dubai Dolphinarium - Visitors get up close and personal to graceful bottlenose dolphins. Visitors get a once in a life-time experience to swim and play with these incredible mammals, all under the supervision of the expert trainers. Along with this, there are other fun filled activities like bird shows, mirror maze.Time – 4 hours.

 

Dubai Dhow cruise with Dinner - Cruising down Dubai creek is a novel experience, one which you cannot miss when in Dubai. Imagine yourself on having dinner on a Dhow Cruise with the fascinating lights of Dubai creek with Music and Tanura Dance show with a sip of your favorite drink and BBQ buffet dinner. Time – 3 hours.

 

 

 

DAY 2 – Dubai local sightseeing

 

1. Mall of emirates and Ski Dubai – 4 hours

2. Ibn Batuta – 3 hours

3. Ski Dubai - 3 hours

4. Dubai Marina/Jumeirah beach – 3 hours

 

Mall of emirates – Apart from being the typical mall, It also hosts a number of family leisure offerings. These include the Magic Planet family entertainment area, a 14-screen VOX Cinema, Ski Dubai, and the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre.

Time – 1 hour

 

Ibn Batuta Mall - In June 1335, a young man of just 21 years set out to explore the world. His journey spanned 24 years and six different lands - Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India, China and Andalusia. Along the way, he survived storms and pirates, served as a judge and scholar, dined with nobles and commoners. This extraordinary adventurer was Ibn Battuta and his life and travels are an inspiration to come up with this mall in terms of theme. At Ibn Battuta Mall, shopping, dining and entertainment come together with history, culture and the story of a remarkable adventure. Time – 2 hours

 

Ski Dubai - Discover Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East! An amazing mountain-themed wintery set-ting where you can enjoy skiing, Snowboarding, tobogganing, take part in many snow events and meet and play with Ski Dubai's newest residents; the Snow Penguins! Ski Dubai is located in Mall of the Emirates. Time – 3 hours

 

Dubai Marina - Marina Beach sees thousands of tourists and travellers every year due to its picturesque landscape and scintillating sceneries. Visit the beach and indulge in relaxation and calmness in a totally different way. The whole destination is filled with activities, games, and events that you can enjoy any time of the year. The place has many activities like swimming, Jet Ski and much more that you can enjoy with your friends and family. Time – 3 hrs

 

Burj Khalifa: It rises from the desert into the sky, surpassing the surrounding skyscrapers as if they were miniature toys. Its needle-like spire reaching towards the heavens, casting a shadow for a mile. The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, and it is worth conquering. The best time to visit the Burj Khalifa is just before sunset, so off course this Prime hours ticket pricing is higher to the rest(AED 75) Time – 3hrs

 

Dubai fountains: The world’s largest choreographed fountain system on the Burj Khalifa Lake. These fountains are animated with performances set to sound and music. The Dubai Fountains run 6 pm onwards right up to 10 pm at an interval of every 30 mins. Each performance lasts for 5-7 minutes. Don’t miss post sunset performances the views are amazing. And try to view the performances from different places. Time – 1 hour

 

Jumeirah Beach - The glorious Jumeirah Beach lies along Dubai's coast, providing stretches of soft white sand on which to relax and play. You can barbecue, stroll around the cafés or simply grab a mat, lay back, and take it easy while the sun sets. It stretches along the coast south of the city's historic district to the junction with The Palm Jumeirah and terminates between the southern end of the Jumeirah Beach Residence.

 

DAY 3 – Dubai local sightseeing

 

1. Atlantis Aqua Venture water park– 5 hours

2. Palm Jumeirah – view from Atlantis/Burj Khalifa

3. Burj Al Arab - Enroute

4. Dubai Mall with Aquarium - 3 hours

5. Burj Khalifa - 2 hours

6. Dubai fountains – 1 hour

 

Atlantis – Feel the rush at Aqua venture Water park. Discover an underwater world at The Lost Chambers Aquarium or meet the incredible marine mammals at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point.

 

Palm Jumeirah - Dubai is known for its world firsts. One astounding example is the series of artificial archipelagos in the emerald waters of the Arabian Gulf. Palm Jumeirah, which looks like a stylized palm tree from above, was the first offshore development of its kind, and was originally billed as the Eighth Wonder of the World.

 

Burj Al Arab - The hotel's distinctive sail-shaped silhouette has made it an iconic symbol of modern Dubai. Often voted the world's most luxurious hotel, the Burj Al Arab is one of the region's most famous tourist landmarks.

 

Dubai Mall with Aquarium - The 10-million litre Dubai Aquarium tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, is the largest suspended aquariums in the world.It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks in the world. There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 metres in length, 20 metres in width and 11 metres in height.

 

DAY 4 – Dubai local sightseeing

 

1. Bastakia quarter/ Al Fahidi historical neighborhood – 3 hours

2. Gold Souk – 2 hours

3. Spice Souk – 2 hours

4. Desert safari with belly dance show with dinner – 5 hours

 

Bastakia quarter/ Al Fahidi historical neighborhood - Escape the skyscrapers of the city centre and travel back in time with a trip to Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, also known as Bastakiya. This atmospheric area in Bur Dubai is one of the oldest heritage sites in the city, with a neighbourhood that dates back to the early 1900s. A tour of the area offers a beguiling glimpse into the Dubai of a bygone era including traditional wind towers, bustling courtyards and maze of winding alleyways. Time – 3 hours

 

Gold Souk - Dubai is known for really cheap gold — but you'll have to haggle for it. Whether or not you're ready to buy, a stroll through the dazzling Gold Souk is a must. The stores also offer platinum, diamonds and occasionally silver, and the government keeps tight control over the quality of all the merchandise, so rest assured that your purchases will be genuine. Time – 2 hours

 

Spice Souk - or the Old Souk is a traditional market (or souk) in Dubai. The Spice Souk is located in eastern Dubai, in Deira and is adjacent to the Dubai Gold Souk. Stores in the Spice Souk sell a variety of fragrances and spices from frankincense and shisha to the many herbs used in Arabic and South Asian food. In addition, incense, rugs and artifacts are also sold in the Spice Souk.

Time – 2 hours

 

Desert Safari with belly dance and dinner - Get a taste of Bedouin life and desert adventure on this 5.5-hour 4x4 trip from Abu Dhabi. With an expert guide, board a 4x4 and head deep into the dune-filled desert for an action-packed afternoon and evening Abu Dhabi desert safari. Take an exciting dune bash; visit a camel farm to ride one of the hardy desert animals; try sand boarding, watch a serene desert sunset, and perhaps get a henna tattoo. Finish with a delicious barbecue dinner and belly dancing show around a campfire at a starlit desert camp. Time – 6 hours

 

Day 5 - Speeding in the deserts of Abu Dhabi

 

After breakfast we leave from hotel and head to Abu Dhabi.

 

Today, we will cover two places -

 

1. Grand Mosque – 3 hrs

2. Ferrari World – 5 hrs

 

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - This architectural work of art is one the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 40,000 worshipers. It features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world's largest hand knotted carpet. The main prayer hall is dominated by one of the world’s largest chandeliers. Reflective pools surround the mosque, amplifying its beauty. The striking white and gold colors shining in the sun are transformed at night by a unique lightning system which reflects the phases of the moon.

 

Ferrari World - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi was created in tribute to Ferrari’s passion, heritage, excellence, innovation and performance. Each area and attraction in the Park brings to life a different part of the Ferrari story, from Cinema Maranello with its film about Enzo Ferrari to Formula Rossa capturing the speed, power and freedom of a F1™ car. Farah Experiences was determined and passionate to not only showcase the best of the Ferrari brand, but to provide people of all ages with the most thrilling theme park experience in the Middle East.

 

Drive back to the hotel. Spend the night in leisure.

 

Next day check put from the hotel and depart for airport.

 

With this, the regular 5 day itinerary of Dubai for regular tourists.

 

Apart from the regular itinerary, I have made this additional section which gives travelers an edge over the regular Dubai goers, when they indulge in any of the following:-

 

Activities for young crowds which is out of ordinary Man- Made Dubai

1. Kite Beach

2. Sky Diving

3. Scuba Diving

4. Dubai Opera

5. Mountain Biking

6. IMG world of Adventure – (P.S – A must if travelling with kids is my opinion)

7. Hiking trails

8. Sea Plane adventure

9. Hammams

10. Luxury desert camping in UAE in the vicinity of Dubai.

 

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