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Dubai, UAE

Quick Overview

Who is this Trip For?

Dubai, the glittering gem of the United Arab Emirates, is a destination where unparalleled luxury meets thrilling adventures.

This city of superlatives beckons travelers from all walks of life to experience its stunning architectural marvels, sun-kissed beaches, and the enchanting allure of the Arabian desert.

Ideal for backpackers, solo travelers, couples, and families seeking a 5-7 day Trip that perfectly blends luxury,
culture,
and adrenaline-pumping experiences.

Uncover the secrets of the majestic Burj Khalifa or indulge in the extravagance of Palm Jumeirah.

We recommend visiting between November and March, when the temperature is pleasantly cooler,
allowing you to explore the city’s iconic landmarks, bustling souks, and serene desert landscapes in comfort and style.

Suggested Activities

The WORLD’S TALLEST BUILDING!

Either book tickets to ascend to the TOP observation decks or just marvel at the sheer height of this Architectural Marvel from in front of the Palace Downtown hotel complex.

Top Tip: Visit here in the evenings where you could catch a light show on the Burj Khalifa!

Burj Khalifa Google Maps Link: (Click Here).

Viewing area Google Maps link: (Click Here).

Take a monorail ride to see the island’s impressive mansions and hotels; visit the Atlantis Hotel for attractions like Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium.

The Aquaventure Waterpark is epic for groups or families!

Enjoy shopping in one of the world’s largest shopping centres!

Check out all the shops and enjoy food at one of the many restaurants.

Immerse yourself in Dubai’s rich history and culture and learn about more than just the polished tourist areas.

You can join a guided walking tour to learn about the Architecture, Museums, art galleries, and cafes along the way!

Enjoy thrilling dune bashing, camel riding, and a traditional Arabian dinner!

Book a tour with a reputable operator for an all-inclusive experience! Depending on the tour you might even get to do sand-boarding, and see live entertainment like Belly Dancing.

Observe aquatic life up close in one of the world’s largest suspended aquariums.

Google Maps Link: (Click Here).

Top Tips

A cost-effective and efficient way to navigate the city.

Respect local customs by wearing conservative clothing, especially in religious and cultural sites.

Enjoy huge discounts, entertainment, and fireworks.

Make it Unique

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime view with a thrilling free fall!

Witness the desert’s beauty from above at sunrise.

Enjoy a meal at the luxurious Ossiano underwater restaurant.

Google Maps Link: (Click Here).

How to get There?

Flying: The best way to get to Dubai is by flying into Dubai International Airport (DXB), which has flights from major International cities

How to get Around?

Getting around the city is easy with a combination of Walking and Public Transportation.

Buses, Metro, Taxis, and Ubers are available.

How to get There?

Flying: The best way to get to Dubai is by flying into Dubai International Airport (DXB), which has flights from major International cities

How to get Around?

Getting around the city is easy with a combination of Walking and Public Transportation.

Buses, Metro, Taxis, and Ubers are available.

Safety Concerns

Dubai is Generally Safe for tourists.

As with any tourist destination, it’s always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables safe.

Where to Stay?

We recommend you stay in the areas: of Al Barsha, Deira, or Bur Dubai for budget-friendly options.

  • Hostels: There are multiple great options for affordable hostels with shared or private rooms. Hostelworld is an excellent resource for finding and booking beds.
    This is the best value option and ideal for solo travelers. 
  • There are many great Airbnb offerings, and this option may be the best value for families or groups.
  • Hotels are a good option for families, or people looking for maximum comfort.