The bustling city of Dubai is among the most coveted and visited tourist destinations in the world. Known for its luxurious hotels, high-end shopping malls, exotic nightlife, and theme parks, the city boasts ultra-modern grandeur with a touch of a bygone era. Dubai is a perfect destination to spend holidays with family, friends, and loved ones filled with entertainment and adventure.
Dubai faces a hot and warm climate throughout the year so winter months are best to enjoy sightseeing and adrenaline-pumping activities. Here are five of the best Dubai city tours for excursions and activities that you can do on your Dubai trip.
Dubai City Sightseeing tour
The Dubai city sightseeing tour covers major landmarks and attractions of the city. On the Dubai city tour, you will get to explore the old era charm of the city as well as the modern side of Dubai with an expert guide. You will get picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.
The sightseeing tour will start from the Dubai Creek which offers the most scenic views of the skylines of Dubai. After that, this tour will head to the bustling alleys of the spice souk and gold souk, Dubai Museum, and several other heritage sites in the city. You will get to catch glimpses of iconic attractions of modern Dubai like Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Mall, Mall of Emirates, and the Dubai Frame. Don’t forget to capture photos of the largest mosque in Dubai which displays excellent Islamic architecture – Jumeirah Mosque.
Dubai Hop on Hop off Bus tour
The Dubai hop on hop off bus tour is among the best sightseeing tours to enjoy and discover the charms of Dubai city. The tour will be on a comfortable as well as affordable double-decker bus ride covering about 26 stops around the city. You will get to witness captivating 360° views of dramatic skylines, landmarks, and cityscapes from the open-air top deck. Listen to the pre-recorded audio guide commentary available in 12 different languages to discover fascinating facts about the city. The hop-on and hop-off bus tours start from the Dubai mall at 10 AM and the last bus departs at 4 PM. Tourists can hop on or hop off at any of the stops at their convenience.
The duration of the tour will be approximately 2 hours so book your tickets in advance. They will be valid for 1 or 2 days depending on which one you buy.
Abu Dhabi City tour with Ferrari World
With this Abu Dhabi city tour, you will explore the city of Abu Dhabi with its Ferrari World theme park on a day trip. The tour includes major Abu Dhabi attractions such as Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village, Abu Dhabi Louvre, Al Corniche, and Emirates Palace Hotel. The tour will start from the Islamic architectural marvel Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and head to the heritage village to get insights into the history and culture of Abu Dhabi.
Don’t miss out on a thrilling roller coaster ride at a speed of 240 Km/h at Formula Rossa in Ferrari World. Book your tickets in advance and customize your tour as per your preference.
Dubai Desert Safari with BBQ
The best desert safari in the world, Dubai Desert Safari is a must-try activity in Dubai. The safari will be a thrilling activity of about 5 to 6 hours from 3 PM to 9 PM. Indulge in several adventurous activities like dune bashing, horse riding, sandboarding, camel rides, buggy rides, and quad biking. You will feel an extreme adrenaline rush while dune bashing in the desert. The safari also includes live shows of belly dancing, tanoura dancing, and fire shows amidst the dunes. Don’t miss out on the stunning sunsets in the vast desert.
Enjoy your BBQ dinner inclusive of salads, main course, a barbeque station, desserts, and drinks under the starry skies.
Burj Khalifa tour
The most iconic attraction of Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world rising over the height of 2700 feet. Burj Khalifa is a multi-functional 160 Storey building featuring luxurious flats, high-end shopping malls, world-class restaurants, business offices, and numerous tourist attractions. You will have exclusive access to the top observation decks in the world on this tour, where you will be stunned by the bird’s eye views of Dubai city, the ocean, and surrounding desert at the top observation decks on the 124th and 125th floors. Don’t forget to watch the delightful Dubai fountain from the Burj Khalifa. Make sure to book your tickets online in advance to avoid the last-minute rush.
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