Hello fellow travelers! Have you ever wished to travel to a desert paradise; an oasis; somewhere exotic? Fret not, for there is a better place to be than at Dubai. Dubai is the oasis of your dreams.
Located in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is an ultramodern city with skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls. Dubai is well known for its nightlife scene and landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa and Atlantis The Palm Resort.
Dubai ranks third in the world for the most number of skyscrapers. It has an amazing beach and a beautiful skyline. Dubai is basically tourists all in one package deal as it will exceed all expectations, hence it is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the world.
There is so much to see and do in Dubai that one can easily get confused about how to plan their vacation. Fear not for this article seeks to help list out 5 must-sees and dos at Dubai, which you cannot afford to miss. So what are you waiting for? Grab your backpack and jump on this literary flight to scout ahead of the real Dubai trip!
1. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest tower. It is considered to be Dubai’s most popular landmark and tourist spot. Your trip to Dubai will always be incomplete if you haven’t gone to ‘At The Top’, the tower’s exquisite viewing deck that gives tourists the best view of the Dubai skyline, its sand dunes, and the sea.
It is the world’s highest outdoor observatory. With a total height of 163 floors, the Burj Khalifa is the perfect spot for taking photos to remember your trip to Dubai. You cannot afford to miss out on this truly one of a kind experience.
2. IMG Worlds of Adventure
As big as 28 football fields, there exists a land of pure fun and fantasy called the IMG Worlds of Adventure. It is home to one of the world’s fastest and tallest roller coasters, ‘The Velociraptor’. It is the world’s largest indoor theme park.
The IMG Worlds of Adventure is divided into 5 zones: Cartoon Network (home to the world’s first 5D Ben 10 cinema and largest Ben 10 store), Marvel (with its special 3D attraction, the ‘Avengers: Battle of Ultron’), Lost Valley Dinosaur Adventure (home to ‘The Velociraptor’ and animatronic dinosaurs), IMG Boulevard (with the Haunted Hotel attraction) and the Novo Cinema (a 12 multiplex screens cinema). Talk about a mouthful of delight!
3. Royal Arabian Safari
Travel the road taken by the Bedouins and experience the once in a lifetime moment at a real desert. Ride a camel or a luxurious Hummer H2 or Land Cruiser over the dunes.
4. The Dubai Fountains
The Dubai Fountains are one of the largest music and light fountain shows in the world. It is located outside the Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa. It is a wonderful place for newlywed couples.
5. Atlantis The Palm
Last, but not the least, is the world-renowned artificial island resort, Atlantis The Palm. Atlantis The Palm, apart from its luxury hotel, is also home to the Aquaventure Waterpark. It is one of the few places on earth where you can slide inside water tunnels with marine life and fishes swimming above you.
Atlantis the Palm also has its own private beach. Apart from the Aquaventue Waterpark, one can also visit the Lost Chambers Aquarium and walk through 10 glass tunnels with sea life swimming around you. No one has seen the lost civilization of Atlantis, Atlantis The Palm is as close as it gets to the real thing.This entry was posted in Asia Pacific