Things to Do in Dubai (part 1)

Dubai Attractions / Things to do in Dubai

SUNDOWNER DUNE SAFARI

Are you ready to leave the city behind? Are you ready for an experience that is truly one of a kind? Do you have a stomach made of steel? If you answered yes to those three questions, you will definitely want to experience the Sundowner Dune Safari. Your safari guide will take you in a four wheel drive dunebuggy vehicle on an exciting trip over rolling sand dunes right into the heart of the desert. But be forewarned – this is not a slow, easy cruise through the Dubai desert. You’ll be driven by expert drivers who will speed you up and down the sand dunes of Dubai’s desert. Hold on for the ride of your life! As you journey deeper and deeper into the desert, you’ll stop and see camels having a rest at their camp, and from high atop a sand dune, you will watch the most incredible sunset you’ve likely ever witnessed. Down below, your Arabian camp waits to welcome you in traditional fashion. You’ll relax on cushy low cushions in Bedouin tents, your hands will be painted with intricate designs, you’ll discover a traditional spice souk, hop on a camel for a short ride, and enjoy some sweet shisha. Afterwards you’ll enjoy a delicious feast of fresh salads, grilled meats and Arabian sweets served to you under a sky so filled with stars you won’t believe it’s real. Sit back on your cushion and enjoy the entertainment provided by the amazing belly dancer as she moves to haunting Arabian melodies. This is a definite must to when in Dubai.

RIDDLE OF THE SANDS

This amazing journey has you leaving Dubai on an off road adventure into some of the toughest and most incredible land in the country of Dubai. You’ll drive over huge towering sand dunes, you’ll visit traditional desert villages and will journey down deep into the steep wadis of the rough Hajar Mountains. You’ll see a camel farm and plantations of alfalfa. You’ll visit the famous Fossil Rock, an incredible reminder of when this part of Arabia was covered by the ocean over 80 million

years ago. You’ll enjoy a trip into the rocky rough Hajar Mountains, the mountain range that goes across the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. After a nice cold lunch in one of the wadis, you’ll return be returned to Dubai. This is a full day safari.

SAND SKIING & CAMEL RIDING

Nothing can compare to the thrill of skiing on sand, or riding on a camel! Why not do them both in the same day? You’ll leave Dubai at 8am, taken by a four wheel drive car deep into the desert. There, you will join your camel caravanand ride across the beautiful red sand dunes of Margham for half an hour. Next, you’ll simply put your sand board on, and slide down the steep dunes to the valley below. Nothing is quite as fun or exhilarating as skiing on sand – make sure you try it when you are in Dubai!

WILD WADI DUBAI WATERPARK

Has the heat got you a little hot? Well, nothing is quite as spectacular than the Wild Wadi Waterpark in Dubai to cool you off. This is a great family outing, with 14 interconnected water slides. And these aren’t just any water slides, these are some of the fastest and most exhilarating rides in the world. Dubai does everything the best, the biggest and the greatest, so you can expect their water park to be the same!

SHOPPING IN DUBAI

You’re in Dubai, so I hope you like to shop! With some of the world’s most amazing shopping centers all in one area, you are in for shopping heaven. Check out Ibn Battuta Mall on Sheikh Zayed Rd, between interchanges 5 and 6, Dubai, United Arab Emirates ยท 4-362-1900. Ibn Battuta Mall is hands down definitely one of Dubai’s most amazing and glorious shopping centers. This theme based mall is based on the travels of Ibn Battuta, a 14th century Arabian explorer. The mall is made up of six courts, each one reflecting the unique architecture and culture of a specific region. In addition to a copious amount of clothing stores, you’ll also find a 21 screen cinema and IMAX theater, loads of restaurants, and an immense supermarket. It’s a jaw dropping place to visit, if only just to see the amazing decor of each court. You’ll see an intricate antique elephant clock and a life size replica of a Chinese junk boat in addition to many other amazing sights.

Here are some other great shopping options while in Dubai:Deira City Centre, BurJuman Centre, Mercato Mall, Wafi City Mall, Al Ghurair City Mall, Lamcy Plaza, Al Mulla Plaza, Al Bustan Centre, Al Mamzar Shopping Centre, Al Manal Center, Bin Sougat Centre, Hamarain Centre, Karama Center, Mazaya Centre, Oasis Centre, Palm Strip Shopping Mall, Town Centre, Twin Towers.

ART GALLERIES IN DUBAI

Creative Art Center

Phone. : +971 4 3444394

P.O.Box. : 53673

Culture Art gallery

Phone. : +971 4 2641071

P.O.Box. : 80835

Four Season Ramesh Gallery

Phone. : +971 4 3349090

P.O.Box. : 504411

Green Art

Phone. : +971 4 3449888

P.O.Box. : 25711

Hunar Center

Phone. : +971 4 2862224

Majlis Gallery

Phone. : +971 4 3536233

P.O.Box. : 42885

Total Art

Phone. : +971 4 2282888

P.O.Box. : 14214 Burj Nahar Dubai

The Burj Nahar Watchtower was built in 1870 to guard the old city of Dubai. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, Burj Nahar is a must-see destinations when visiting Dubai. Steeped in history, Burj Nahar in Dubai is one of three original towers built to protect Dubai from north or east invasion. Burj Nahar and its surrounding beautiful landscaped gardens are a major destination for photographers, historians and tourists from around the world.

While in Dubai be sure to to visit a Bedouin Village. Outside of Dubai you can see for yourself what a traditional desert experience of life means as you visit a Bedouin Village and walk among blankets, beads, hand knotted rugs and other unique items spread before you on the ground. Take a camel riding lesson and feel the experience of sitting on top of a huge camel. Watch a camel race as the trainers follow the camels in four wheelers on the dusty track. If it is luxury that you’re looking for in Dubai, you can stay at Al Maha, a beautiful luxury resort on over 3000 acres of sand dunes.

Traffique loves to travel to Burj Nahar Dubai http://www.burjnahar.com


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