A true oasis of luxury and splendor in the middle of the desert sands : this is Dubai. The largest city and main port of the United Arab Emirates has become in recent years a tourist destination of excellence that everyone dreams of knowing.
The history of Dubai is reminiscent of a fairy tale , since just a few decades ago it was nothing more than a small town lost in the middle of the desert. Its luxurious architectural works are truly unique and the comforts it offers to travelers, incomparable.
One of the biggest attractions in Dubai is exclusive shopping . Proof of this is that the city is home to the largest shopping center in the world, the Dubai Mall . But, in addition, the souks and malls populate the place, with offers of products of all kinds , from gold to spices, through fashion and technology.
With its man-made islands , the world’s most luxurious five-star hotel , great shopping tours and exclusive activity proposals , the city has made humanity’s dream of abundance come true.
Whether you want to know this exceptional destination in depth or it is just a stopover on your trip, Dubai awaits you with a unique atmosphere , the result of the meeting between the traditions of the Middle East and the commitment to exclusivity .
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Palm Jumeirah . One of the icons of Dubai in the world, the artificial island shaped like a palm tree is a must see. On land you can walk through its streets full of villas, hotels and skyscrapers and also enjoy its fabulous beaches. With a helicopter tour you will be able to see the profile of the island from the air in all its splendor.
Much more than a shopping center. In addition to the highest concentration of luxury stores you can imagine (more than 1,300), there you will find an incomparable aquarium , skating rink, amusement park, cinemas, incredible facilities and even a hotel . The proposals for eating and drinking exceed 200 places.
Burj Khalifa .
The tallest building in the world is worth a visit inside. After an elevator ride of less than 60 seconds, you will step out onto the 124th floor balcony for fabulous views of the city and the surrounding area. The landscape is truly impressive, with the sea to one side and the desert to the other.
It is the largest fountain of dancing waters in the world. It is located in the center of the city, on the artificial lake of the Burj Khalifa, next to the Dubai Mall. The spectacle of the waters is truly impressive, with 6,600 colored lights that accompany the movements of the water ribbons to the beat of the music of the whole world .
Souks. Visit the Arab markets to not miss the traditional side of commerce in Dubai. In them you will find from gold to spices , through handwoven fabrics , oriental fragrances and all kinds of objects and movie gadgets . It will also be a good place to meet the local people and their customs .
How to get to and around Dubai
Lying in the calm blue waters of the Gulf, ” Dubai ” is not a busy matter as there are a number of ways to get to Dubai. Here at your convenience Travelogue, the easiest ways to get to Dubai .
The best way to get to Dubai is by air, “Dubai International Airport” is the only airport in the metropolis / United Arab Emirates that connects the city to more than 100 destinations around the world, you can land at Dubai International Airport or other ways to enter the city are through “Sharjah International Airport” with Air Arabia. A Dh 50 taxi ride will get you to Dubai in no time.
The Emirate Express offering courtesy bus services to selected destinations in the UAE connects Dubai to all other emirates. There are frequent bus services between Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Masafi, Abu Dhabi and others.
The international cruise ended from Dubai nestled in Port Rashidanchor where all the ships coming from around the Indian Ocean.
Travel in Dubai
Subway, monorail, tram, bus, taxi, car and boat can be used to traverse in Dubai.
Although not as futuristic as the monorail and metro networks, the bus network is increasing all the time. It is a very affordable way to get around. Of course, it’s worth noting that buses can still be engulfed with hectic traffic. So if you’re traveling around peak hours the metro may be a better option.
If you want to get your bearings quickly and see all the best sights, then one of the mega bus tours around Dubai is a great way to do it and can be pre-booked with us at a great price.
Cheap fuel and excellent roads make driving in the United Arab Emirates a unique experience. If you are looking for adventure, take the mountain cart to the top of Jebel Jais, 2,000 meters high. From where you can admire incredible views with cliffs and canyons. Jebel Jais is the highest peak in all the United Arab Emirates, it is part of the Hajar Mountains. This tour is considered one of the best road trips in the world, perfect to enjoy with a prestigious luxury car or a Lamborghini rental Dubai with exquisite interiors and very powerful engines.
Still one of the best options to get around if you want a minimum of fuss. Taxis in Dubai are extremely cheap and perfect for going directly from your hotel to your dinner reservation, shopping center or anywhere else in the city.
Before oil money saw Dubai grow into the brilliant 21st century mega-city it is today, it was a small fishing port and you can still experience “old Dubai” on the creek . Jump on a traditional boat and travel across the creek for almost no money.