Dubai, the fastest growing city which transformed from a desert to now known for its jaw dropping sky scarpers, is a popular destination point for holidays among many people from all over the world.
From the mouth-watering food, amazing architecture, and record for the tallest building in the world, there are many activities which no doubt will keep you entertained. Here are 5 ‘musts’ to experience whilst in Dubai.
1. Burj Khalifa
Rightfully so, the first obvious ‘to-do’ on most people list is to visit the Burj Khalifa. Standing at over 828 metres high the Burg Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, other than this the impressive building holds another 6 records in the world; as the tallest free standing structure, tallest service elevator, with the highest number of stories, highest occupied floor, highest outdoor observation deck, and last but not least the longest travel distance in the elevator. The building speaks for itself and is best appreciated in person. This is a once in a life experience that shouldn’t be missed.
2. Desert Safari
Whether you are adventurous or not, a day of fun on a desert safari is a must. With the spectacular view and entertainment at the camp this is not something you can experience everyday. Camel rides, henna painting, quad bike, sand skiing are a few examples of activities that are available during the day. There is something for everyone and will be day you never forget.
3. Hot Air Balloon
A ride in a hot air balloon is another once in a life time experience. As you watch the sun rise you will be in awe, for those who enjoy taking pictures this is the perfect activity for you.
4. Dubai Mall
No holiday is complete without shopping. With around 1200 stores, different culture, variety of food option, visiting the huge Dubai Mall, you will guarantee come across unique items. Whilst there, take a look at the architecture and gigantic aquarium, this is a mall where you can spend hours and will never get repetitive.
5. Dubai Museum
Wonder about the history of Dubai, or where the city is going? One popular attraction for any age group is the Dubai Museum, with many galleries and interesting facts you’ll certainly leave being enlightened.