Dubai – A city of lights, entertainment, and mesmerizing contrasts is one of the prime tourist locations in the world.
The capital of UAE is a combination where old world charm meets modern metropolis. The region perfectly blends the two together in an ultimate style that a few cities can match.
At FAYVO, where we have got travel enthusiasts from around the globe, it’s time to take you all to Dubai. From traditional pedestrian markets to the world’s tallest building, and everything in between; you’d love the vibe there.
So, if you are planning to go to a place where everyone can enjoy and have fun, let’s all head over to Dubai. With its impressive skyscrapers and unlimited fun activities; here’s what Dubai holds for tourists.
Burj Khalifa – Architectural Marvel:
Do we have to introduce anyone to this place? Well, maybe not.
Burj Khalifa is a milestone building and is definitely on every traveler’s list of must-visit places in Dubai. Other than the structure, the striking views from the 124th floor are breathtaking. When visiting there, you’d get a memory of a lifetime.
The height of this massive building is 2700 feet and has made a record of being the tallest tower in the world. With the desert covering one side and the blue-green sea on the other, it makes a perfect tourist spot.
With two observation decks, a Las Vegas-inspired modern fountain, nine of the big city’s most luxurious hotels, various shopping brands, and elite restaurants, this 21st-century architectural marvel surely deserves to be on the list of worth-visiting places whether in Dubai or even the UAE. Once you go to Dubai, you can’t miss visiting Burj Khalifa.
- Sunday – Wednesday: 10 am – 10 pm
- Thursday – Saturday: 10 am (midnight)
- Adult: Dh 100 and children between 4 to 12: Dh 75
Jumeirah Beach– Pristine Waters:
For a perfect sunny vacation and windy seaside, go to Jumeirah beach. Visitors to Dubai enjoy a day on this sandy white strip of the old Al Faihidi area to chill on the clean sand. There are numerous options for amusement like Wild Wadi Water Park, and for stays and shopping, they have Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab (Arab Tower) hotel.
On a staycation, choose from one of the high-end resorts and assets bunched along Dubai’s coastline. For adventure seekers, jet skiing, kitesurfing, and other water activities are available to try. Get a sun lounger for yourself to have a peaceful day with no worries.
Life at Jumeirah Beach, Dubai feels complete with a wide range of stays arranged all through the street, facing the beach, world-class buildings, and sunset views at the seashore.
- Saturday – Wednesday: 7:30 am – 10 pm
- Dh 5 per person (varies from activity to activity)
Wild Wadi – Take A Dive:
Wild Wadi is a popular family amusement and entertainment park in Dubai situated nearer to Burj Khalifa. The park is known to offer more than 25 thrilling rides. Be it, adults or kids, there is something for everyone. Being a tourist in Dubai, it is a perfect place to have some unregretful laughs and fun.
The tour guide here keeps you spellbound with the Arabian old stories, after which Wild Wadi is based. Without a doubt, this is one of the best tourist spots to visit in Dubai in 2022.
- November to February: 10 am – 6 pm
- Feb to May: 10 am – 7 pm
- June to August: 10 am – 8 pm
- September and October: 10 am – 7 pm
- For adults: Dh 299, and for children: Dh 249
Dubai Aquarium – World’s Largest Underwater Aquarium:
Have you wondered how it feels to witness marine life without diving into the sea? Well, here’s a great chance for you to experience the adventure with the underwater aquarium in Dubai. Visiting Dubai Aquarium is one of the bucket-list journeys that we all have.
It is the world’s biggest aquarium and it’s highly maintained. Including many activities like a flooded zoo, glass-bottomed boat rides, swimming, and shark-diving, the place is total fun. The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is kept very measurably and carefully in a 10 million-liter tank on the ground level of the Dubai Mall. With that, the place is home to over 33,000 aquatic animals.
One of the aquarium’s upper levels is dedicated to the bigger sea creatures that are rarely found in oceans, rivers, and other aquatic environments throughout the world.
- Sunday – Wednesday: 10 am – 10 pm
- Thursday – Saturday: 10 am – 12 am
- Aquarium Tunnel and Underwater Zoo: Dh 55
- Aquarium Tunnel, Underwater Zoo, Behind the Scenes Tour, and Aquarium Gift Shop Voucher: Dh 80
Miracle Garden – The Magical Place:
The place is like heaven on earth. The Miracle Garden in Dubai has various types of flowers. From roses to tulips and rarely found jasmines, this natural floral garden is one of the world’s most beautiful and largest flower gardens on the planet.
The area of the garden covers more than 72,000 square meters, and every year it showcases more than 45 million blooms and plants. Those looking for the natural beauty in the city will find it a retreat here. Capture the lifetime memories here and have a relaxing walk with flowers greeting you on your way.
- Closed from April to October
- Sunday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm, Friday – Saturday: 9 am – 9 pm
- For adults: Dh 55, for children from 3 to 12 years old: Dh 40
Desert Safari – Hop on A Camel:
Away from city life and people, this unique experience will make you fall in love with Dubai.
The Desert Safari activities in Dubai are numerous. There are jeep riding, biking, camel riding, and interesting options for tourists to enjoy. It offers totally a different experience to add to your forever favorites book.
While the other tourist-friendly destinations are bountiful, the Desert Safari is extraordinary compared to others you know about. Explore the deserts, get a vast view of the desert, fit into the canyons, and play in the sand. When visiting there, you can’t give up on Dubai’s famed Camel Racing Festival.
The best thing is, that the camel racing event is totally free to witness. Be it your family tour or a friends’ group exploring UAE, try out Desert Safari at least once.
- Monday – Sunday: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
- On Average: Dh 100 – Dh 1000 usually Dh 150 per person
Dubai Frame – Witness the Mesmerizing Sunset:
Do you wish to go to a place where there are fewer people and more natural sights?
The Dubai Frame is one perfect spot for you. As the masterpieces are a little off the beaten track in Zabeel Park, the Dubai Frame is often overlooked by tourists in general. It is a creative design and one of its kind in the whole world.
The Dubai Frame is a 150-meter tall structure offering the best views in Dubai. If you get a chance to climb up high, you can see old Dubai from the top. Turning to your back, there are scenes that make you understand how this city has transformed itself from a small trading port into one of the most futuristic metropolises on earth.
Wait, it is not just the views, but there’s a 93-meter glass skywalk. Inside the frame, you’d love the informative museum speaking Dubai’s rich history, as well as a handful of displays pointing toward the future of the city.
- 09:00 am to 09:00 pm every day.
- AED 50 for adults and AED 20 for children from 3-12 years
Global Village Dubai – Indulge in Fun:
The UAE’s Global Village Dubai is said to bring the most part of tourism revenue to the region. Also, it is popularly known as the trendiest tourism, leisure, and entertainment project. There are games, arts, and entertainment for everyone. It wonderfully offers retail therapy too.
In the time of 12 months, more than 5 million tourists come to the site covering an area of around 17,200,000 square feet. The Dubai Shopping Festival is the key highlight here which takes place every winter. Starting from the last week of November and continuing till the end of February, it is one biggest amusement for both locals and foreigners and is staged by Dubailand on the city’s outskirts.
For first-time travelers, winters are the best season to come here and collect souvenirs. These pavilions typically present a well-known landmark from the country they’re representing.
P.S. The Global Village Dubai is a great place to buy gifts from around the world, enjoy different cuisines, ride thrilling attractions, and love street entertainers.
- Saturday Wednesday: 04:00 pm – 12:00 am
- Thursday: 04:00 pm – 01:00 am
- On Average: Dh 15
Ski Dubai – Put Your Talent to Good Use:
Hands down to another entertaining and most popular Dubai tourist attraction; Ski Dubai. It is like a dream come true and a magical winter wonderland-type place that brings sub-zero temperatures to the desert.
Get ready with your gears to experience the thrill of skiing down an 85-meter high ski slope. It is super fun. Don’t miss a chance to go sledding in the snow park and meet the cute resident penguins there. Kids and animal lovers, especially crave this experience. In Ski Dubai, you can also learn how to ski. In fact, there is plenty for you to do at Ski Dubai located in the Mall of the Emirates.
- Sunday – Wednesday: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am –12:00 am midnight
- Friday: 9:00 am –12:00 am midnight
- Saturday: 9:00 am –11:00 pm
- A full-day access pass costs Dh 305 for adults and Dh 280 for children.
Deira District and Its Souks – Experience the Tradition:
One of the ideal attractions for tourists in Dubai is the Deira district and its souks. Away from modern life, giant buildings, and traffic, this little place is a peaceful haven for those looking to relax and experience tradition. The marketplace is best for shoppers and hagglers alike.
The old Bur Dubai Souk Market is a lively waterfront maze of narrow covered lanes abundant with every imaginable type of merchandise. You will find everything here; from embroidered fabrics and hand-woven carpets to spices, handicrafts, paintings, gold, perfume, and souvenirs.
In the shining life of Dubai, this is the place to come if you’re looking to pick up a few bargains or simply soak up the unique atmosphere.
- Saturday –Thursday: 9:30 am – 9:30 pm
- Friday: 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Grand Mosque – Historic Beauty:
For all those history lovers, the Grand Mosque will fulfill your desire to witness a masterpiece that’s ancient yet beautifully crafted. Tourists love visiting Grand Mosque as it is a must-visit heritage site in Dubai.
It is one of the world’s most magnificent mosques and it keeps the visitors caught with the astonishing building around the area. The mosque has 82 monuments in total, and the 24-carat gold overlaid apparatuses actually add to the pride of the place. There’s a quiet lake by its side. Spend some quality time there and you will love the experience you arrive at. Grand Mosque is one of the top tourist attraction points and is best for both family and friends to visit together. All you have to care about is the dress code. Make sure you respect the vibe and go with a decent covered dress.
- Saturday –Thursday: 09:00 am – 10:00 pm
- Friday: 04:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Dubai Creek – Have Fun:
It is one crazy place to go with family and kids. The Dubai Creek offers experiences that take you back in time to when you were stress-free. The creek and its ferries offer a unique way to discover the city and enjoy the surroundings. For a different experience, you can try water taxis here to look at various points of attraction.
Dhow Cruise is one of the most famous tour operators that offer services in Dubai Creek. The place and its adventures are a must-try for those who want to experience the grandeur of Dubai from a laid-back perspective. Go with your family to enjoy sumptuous meals and in-boat entertainment as they continue with their boat ride.
- Sunday – Wednesday: 8 am – 10 pm
- Thursday – Saturday: 8 am – 11 pm
- For Adults: Dh 5