The ultimate guide to visiting best attractions in Dubai with all the things to experience.
1. Burj Khalifa
2. Dubai Desert Safari
3. Dubai Miracle Garden
4. Burj Al Arab
5. Global Village
6. Skydive Dubai
7. Dubai Marina
8. Dubai Frame
9. Ski Dubai
10. Atlantis The Palm
Part of every tourist’s bucket list is visiting the world’s tallest building, with its enormous size and striking form, this awe-inspiring skyscraper allures both locals and foreigners alike.
After six years of construction, the gigantic freestanding structure in the world opened in January 2010 and is probably Dubai’s most iconic landmark and holds 6 world records, aside from being the tallest building in the world. Towering over the breath-taking city of Dubai, Burj Khalifa is a sight to behold. The tallest skyscraper in the world is one of those things you see only in Dubai and people swarm towards it all the time. However, while people love gazing at this impressive freestanding structure, most of them are unaware of the exciting world of fun in the Burj Khalifa. From the fast direct lift to the 122nd floor with the world record of elevator with the longest travel distance in the world, to the breath-taking views 442m back down again Dubai’s Burj Khalifa's signature lounge is simply stunning. While there you can go up to the 148th floor and marvel at views of the city or stop off on the 148th floor at the world’s highest restaurant. It also has the world’s highest lounge on the 152nd floor. The excitement and unfamiliarity of going up the world's tallest building is probably worth the entry fee visit the world's tallest skyscraper.
Any experience at this remarkable Dubai landmark, night or day is surely one for the books.
1- General admission entry
Non-prime hours ticket (from 9 am to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 pm until closing): Adult (12 years+) – Ticket price: from 114 AED (about 31 USD) Child (4-12 years) – Ticket price: from 72 AED (about 20 USD)
2- Prime time price
“At the top” – floors 124 and 125 AED 224 (US $61) (from 4pm to 6pm)
“At the top SKY” – floors 124 and 125 + 148th floor AED 533 (US $145) (from 9:30 am to 6 pm)
Dubai Desert Safari
Dubai offers the most exciting and unbeatable selection of adventures. One of the must-try is the Desert Safari adventure. It includes thrilling dune bashing in red dunes, 4x4 quad bike, sandboarding, horse riding, BBQ dinner, camel ride, belly dancing and live shows, henna tattoos, Arabic costumes for picture taking, and a lot more.
How much does a desert safari ticket cost in Dubai?
Depending on the package but roughly about 150 AED | $40 PER PERSON
Dubai Miracle Garden
The world's largest natural flower garden and has so far made 3 Guinness World Records. In 2013, it was hailed as the world's largest vertical garden. Today, an Emirates A380 flower structure display along with an 18-meter floral structure of Mickey Mouse is listed by Guinness World Records as the biggest flower structure in the world. Mickey stands at 18m high and was the first Disney character floral display in the Middle East, awarded as World’s Largest Topiary Structure in February 2018 by Guinness World Record.
Annually from the middle of November to mid-May, a 72,000 sqm space featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants of different varieties full of scents making it the world's largest natural flower garden colors comes to life. This incredible flower garden is one of the most scenic tourist spots in Dubai. It was launched on Valentine’s Day, 2013, and is set in the heart of the city. Dubai has its winters from November to March, and this is the best season to plan your visit to Dubai Miracle Gardens so make the most of the winter weather and head to this stunning flower park. Witnessing the garden in full bloom with its millions of flowers while enjoying live entertainment and panoramic views of the garden is surely a spectacular experience.
How much is the entrance fee in Miracle Garden Dubai?
Dubai Miracle Garden offers single entry tickets.
Garden ticket price for adults and children: Adults (12 and above): AED 55.
Children (3 to 12 years): AED 40.
Burj Al Arab
Prides itself as the world’s most luxurious hotel. It takes hotel design to a new level of modern luxury. Rising on a man-made island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to resemble the graceful sail of an Arabian dhow. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m or 689 ft above ground.
The hotel has a shuttle service with Rolls-Royces and a helicopter, not to mention a private beach. It redefined the meaning of exceptional hospitality. The Burj Al Arab is a five-star hotel, the highest official ranking. While the hotel is sometimes erroneously described as "the world's only 'seven-star' hotel", the hotel management claims never to have done that themselves. The term appeared due to a British journalist who had visited the hotel on a tour before the hotel was officially opened. Making it as one of the most famous landmarks and tourist attractions in Dubai.
Discover a world of wonder in this multi-cultural theme park where every second is filled with excitement and fascinating experiences with its 26 global pavilions, huge carnival area with loads of rides., heaps of cultural shows, mission speed stunt show and kids’ theater, the region's first oddity museum, a tour here would surely give you endless surprises. It is like meeting people and exploring culture from around the globe on a single trip.
Global Village Dubai is located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road E 311 road Dubai. It combines cultures of 90 countries across the world at one place and is open from Sunday until Wednesday from 4pm until midnight and from Thursday to Friday from 4pm until 1am. On Saturdays Global Village will be open from 2pm until 11pm.
How much is the ticket for a global village?
Each Dubai Global Village ticket will cost you around AED 11 or INR 212. Entry to the Dubai Global Village is free of cost for all the children below the age of 3 years, senior citizens aged 65 years and above, and people holding 'People of Determination ID cards + 1 carer.
An entry ticket to Global Village is your passport to a world of wonder
Dubai is one of the most popular tourist destinations around the world especially when it comes with thrilling adventure. If you wish to rush your adrenaline and experience a breath-taking freefall. Take a leap above the world-known Palm Jumeirah or Arabian desert and see the magnificent view of the Dubai from a bird’s eye view. Both the skydive locations in Dubai are world-renowned, with the best qualified instructors to gently guide you back on to the ground.
Tandem Skydive (The Desert Campus Drop Zone)
Tandem Skydive (The Palm Drop Zone)
Ever wondered jumping out of a plane at speeds of 120mph over an astonishing view of the emirate? Sky Dive Dubai offers all the thrills of freefall, canopy, formation, wingsuit coaching and free-load organising with views of the city like you’ve never imagined. Tandem skydives, with an experienced instructor, are held at the firm's campus that overlooks the desert dunes. Not for the faint-hearted. You can take home the experience too, with photos and video of your skydive credits to the talented videographers.
The Emirate is a pearl in the desert, propounding a scheme of activities and tourist attractions to allure visitors of all ages. Dubai is an awe-inspiring city filled with surprises and rich tradition, Middle Eastern history that has not only embody but embraced innovation and vogue. Travel further into the heart of city, to the thriving pulse of Dubai Marina, one of the Emirate's newer accommodation and entertainment districts and you will discover a whole new world. This tourist spot offers futuristic and striking luxury hotel apartments, five-star beach resorts, restaurants, local and international boutiques, and a multitude of leisure activities to choose from. This picturesque neighbourhood is the perfect combination of both elegance and beach vibes, build on man-made canals and located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf. Dubai Marina was inspired by the Concord Pacific Place development in Vancouver, Canada. Another fun fact is that there have been many instances of marine wildlife, especially whales and sharks, entering the marina, because of its proximity to the open sea.
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This famous Dubai architecture opened in January 2018. It is situated in such a way that representative landmarks of modern Dubai can be witness on one side, while tourists can also view older parts of the city from the other side.
How much does it cost to get inside Dubai Frame?
The Dubai Frame entrance fee for adults, age 12 and above, is 61.17 AED. While children between the ages of 3 and 12 require an entrance fee of 29.59 AED.
Overwhelmed with the towering skyscrapers of Dubai? Experience winter wonderland in the heart of Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was reportedly cost $ 400 million to build back in November 2005. Ski Dubai offers a variety of winter activities and gives you a chance to ski, meet the penguins, zip line, quad lift and a tow lift carry skiers and snowboarders up the mountain or even meet Santa Claus during Christmas holidays. It is one of the most spectacular things to visit is the ski resort in the middle of the desert, with 22,500 square meters of indoor ski area and features an 85-metre-high indoor mountain, equivalent to a 25-story building, including a 400-metre-long run, the world's first indoor black diamond run, and various features such as rails, kickers and boxes that are changed on a regular basis. This amazing tourist spot maintains a temperature of -1 degree to 2 degrees Celsius for its 5 slopes of varying steepness and difficulty throughout the year. Adjoining the slopes is a 3,000-square-metre Snow Park play area comprising giant snowballs, sled and toboggan runs, climbing towers, icy body slide, ice cave and climbing towers.
How much is the ticket for Ski Dubai?
It would cost 210 AED per person to get inside Ski Dubai for two hours.
Ski Dubai trousers and jackets in multiple sizes from S to 4XL are provided with the ticket and one can rent gear such as ski, snowboard boots and helmets.
Atlantis The Palm
It was the first resort to be built on the island and is themed on the myth of Atlantis but includes distinct Arabian elements. Atlantis The Palm, Dubai is a luxury hotel resort nestled between the crystal clear waters of the Arabian Gulf situated at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah in the United Arab Emirates. Immerse into world-class experience whether you’re staying in luxurious resort, dining in award-winning celebrity chef restaurants including menus from Gordon Ramsey or having that dopamine boost at Aquaventure Waterpark, home of Dubai’s biggest aquarium with one of a kind marine experience that you shouldn’t miss.
Here is a list of top things to do in Dubai at Atlantis, The Palm:
· Adrenaline rush at Aquaventure Waterpark.
· Explore the Myth of Atlantis with an Aquatrek at Ambassador Lagoon
- Private tour of Atlantis, The Palm and Dubai from above on a helicopter
- Experience the ultimate Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay.
- Play with sea lions at Sea Lion Point
- Atlantean Flyer Zip Line ride across the Atlantis waterpark
- The Lost Chambers with the Fish Tales Tour
- Personalized body treatment and massage at ShuiQi Spa