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Things To Do In Dubai: 5 Activities To Not Miss


If you have been wondering what are some of the most exciting thing to do in Dubai, here are your answers! These five activities are among the must-do ones and you must not miss them at any cost. The article features important tourist information regarding each of it, along with details regarding how to reach Dubai!

1. Dune Bashing

One of the most sought-after activities in Dubai, Dune Bashing in the Arabian Desert takes you through velvety sands. And as you bash through in your SUV, you’ll be thrilled and would want to do it some more. This activity can also be done at night, for a more beautiful experience.

2. Watch the city from Burj Khalifa’s observation decks

Burj Khalifa undoubtedly is the most popular attraction of the city. And if you want to indulge in some unforgettable things to do in Dubai, then just get yourself the ticket and head up to level 124, 125 and 148 - where the observation decks are located in the building. Many times the clouds are formed below level 148, and you might feel as though you are walking on the clouds. If you love this height, you can go for a private helicopter ride as well, flying above the city and watching in glitter.

3. Spend a night at the desert

When in the Arabian Desert you cannot go home without spending a night away. Your experience of coming to Dubai gets even better with desert safari. The night is going to be about camping amidst the desert, watching cultural performances and of course belly dance, camel rides and indulging in some of the best culinary delights of Arab.

4. Cruise your way

In Dubai cruising is a way of life. When here you must indulge in this activity, and sail past some of the most popular landmarks of the city like Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa. You have choice between the the classic and traditional Dhow dinner cruise, or the modern and luxurious catamaran cruises which usually operates during sunset.

5. Shop to your heart’s content

Dubai is a shopaholic’s paradise! You can find out almost any popular international luxury brand stores here, or if you’re a street-shopper don’t even get us started on what the flea markets have on offer. Specially during the month of December and January, Dubai organises Dubai Shopping Festival throughout the city. This festival is attended by people across the world and it is indeed a highlight. You get so many deals and discounts that you can indeed shop double the stuff during this time of the year. Bonanza is described well with this one.

How to reach Dubai

Dubai is visited via two modes of transportation - by air and by road. Here are the details regarding each of it:
By air: Dubai International Airport is one of world’s busiest and well-connected airports. So there are fair chances there will be direct connectivity from your city to Dubai. There are more than 100 destinations across globe that this airport is connected with. There are frequent services from Dubai to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and others. Emirates, Fly Dubai, and Etihad are among the major airlines which offer services through and to this airport.
By road: If you are coming from an Arab city, then Dubai is well connected through various bus services. There is a route from Oman. And if you are coming from Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, and Masafi you’ll find many buses heading towards Dubai city.