Best Time to Visit Dubai
November to march will be the best time to visit Dubai. The weather will be a comfort when compared to other months. Temperature ranges between 30 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees Celsius.
Things to Note Before Dubai Trip
- Never visit Dubai in April – October unless you will have to spend all day in air-conditioned malls.
- Don’t forget to pack your sunscreen. The temperature is more than enough to get you fried, always remember to keep sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle and face wipes handy.
- Always be in touch with your travel operator regarding the visa changes. Keep all the documents handy with a copy.
- Hotels and flights will be expensive in Dubai. Research a lot before finalizing your stay in Dubai.
- Dubai is a conservative Islamic country, do remember to behave properly with utmost modesty.
- Eating and drinking in public are seen as impolite behaviour in Dubai. Even though tourists are allowed to do so, it is better not to eat in public.
- Public transport is very cheap when compared to private taxis.
- Do not take part in any of the political gatherings being a tourist. Dubai has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to law.
10 Best Things to Do in Dubai
Located in the outskirts of Dubai the global village will be the best spot for a well-packed day. If you are into enjoying music, food, and entertainment around the globe just visit the global village during your Dubai trip. The global village will provide you with the best shopping experience in Dubai with all the entertainment for family and kids.
Ticket cost: 20 dirhams
How to reach global village: Global Village is located on Exit 37 on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in Dubailand.
XLine Dubai Marina
XLine is one of the longest and steepest urban zip lines in the world. Feel your gut gliding down the Jumeirah Beach Residence to Dubai marina.
Location: Dubai Marina mall
Tickets: AED 650/ person
The Dubai Mall
With more than 1500 shops inside, the Dubai mall holds the title of the largest mall in the world. The mall itself is enough for you to spend the whole days of your trip. Enjoy the best shopping experience in Dubai mall.
Dubai has always fascinated us with some incredible architecture and best of all things. Nobody would have thought such an amazing ski slope could have made in the middle of a desert. This indoor ski slope is the third-largest in the world.
Location: Sheik Zayed Rd, Dubai
Tickets: 305 Dh for adults and 280 Dh for kids [full day]
Burj Khalifa, the tallest of all buildings in the world must be the first place you should visit in Dubai. Bring some adrenaline surge in your veins getting into the top of the tallest building in the world.
Tickets: prime hours 🡪 AED224 for adults, AED 184 for infants.
The Dubai Fountain
Spare some time during your visit to the Dubai Mall to enjoy the scenic show at the world’s tallest performing fountain. The fountain shoots almost 22,000 gallons of water up 500 feet in the air at Burj Lake which is a must-see sight in Dubai.
The show is free to watch near the Dubai Mall.
Who can say no to something that can carry you up in the clouds of Dubai and let you fly high in the air? Skydive Dubai offers you the best moments in your life to feel the sky like a bird. Freefall from the plane just above the Palm Jumeirah with a view will be the best thing you will ever experience in Dubai.
Tickets: 1999/ person for tandem dive
Tandem dive with video and insurance 🡪AED 2299
Dinner in the Sky
It might seem silly to have a dinner up in the air by spending a lot of money. But remember, it is Dubai, money can buy happiness here. Everyone is striving for something crazy to experience in life nowadays and there are a lot of options for them too. Experience the strangest way of dining on the planet organized by Dining by Le Meridien Mina Seyahi and Westin Dubai.
Tickets: AED 799 for weekend dinners
The Park was made of 60 million Legos and will be the best place to make your kids happy and engaged. Take your kids to Legoland and make your trip an unforgettable one.
Tickets: AED 220/ person
Go through the history of the seven Emirates that make up the UAE in the ultra-modern Etihad Museum. Not just history-buffs but all the tourists will love the place as it is in the great DUBAI.
Tickets: adults 🡪AED25 students 🡪 AED10 groups🡪 AED20
What Not to Do in Dubai
- Crossdressing: Being an Islamic country Dubai has certain conservative rules to be followed. Dressing up like your opposite sex might leave you in jail or with a heavy penalty.
- Unmarried couples cannot stay in hotels
- Drug possession: keeping drugs handy might leave you in jail for the rest of your life.
- Pork is completely banned in Dubai.
- Display of affection in public is not allowed in Dubai.
- Eating in public during Ramadan: you cannot eat in public during the Ramadan season. You might land in jail for doing so.
- Thumbs up is considered an insult in Dubai: never show your thumb on an Arab as it is the western equivalent to middle finger
- You cannot take pictures of other people without their consent.
- Never dare to criticize Islam in Dubai.
- You cannot dance in public.
FAQs for Dubai
The cost of a Dubai trip would depend upon how many days you are planning to spend there, what sort of hotel you pick, as well as what sort of experiences you are looking for. For a budget traveler, the cost for a 4 days 3 nights trip can be less that INR 14,000, whereas for an ultra-luxe experience, a week in Dubai can cost INR 3,50,000.
The Dubai bus tour allows you to witness the true charm of the place. While enjoying a bus tour, you can spot glistening sandy beaches, Dubai’s iconic skyline, and world’s tallest building. During the tour, you can stop by forts, palaces, historical souks, forts and palaces, restaurants, and other attractions that intrigue you. You can either pick a half-day tour or a full-day hop-on and hop-off tour while creating a personalized sightseeing itinerary.
Dubai is a dream destination for one reason, which is that it offers something or the other for travelers from all walks of life. Some of the best places to visit in Dubai include:
- Shopping: Dubai Mall, Dubai Waterfront, Mall of the Emirates, Bur Dubai Souks
- Culture: Grand Mosque, Madinat Jumeirah Mosque
- Nature/Wildlife: Dolphinarium, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Creek
- Man Made wonders: Burj Khalifa, Ski Dubai, Wild Wadi Waterpark, Miracle Garden
Based on the choices of your hotel and the experiences that you wish to have, the cost for a 7 days 6 nights Dubai tour could range from as low as INR 18,000 to as high as INR 1,00,000.
The best time to visit Dubai is between November and April, when the weather is pleasant and a traveler can enjoy a great number of attractions hassle free. However, Dubai is frequented throughout the year by tourists. Travelers visit the Emirati city for its various festivals like the Dubai Shopping Festival, Oktoberfest and more. Another peak season when families to travel to Dubai is between May & June, during the summer vacations.
Getz specialises in customizing tour packages to Dubai. Travelers can request the expert tour operators to personalise their Dubai tour itinerary according to their needs and specifications. The traveler is requested to elaborately discuss the changes required in the holiday itinerary for Dubai and other tour preferences with the tour agent in advance so that a smooth, comfortable holiday can be ensured for the traveler.
Travelers should carry light cotton clothes on their Dubai tour. Also, while on a Dubai holiday, a tourist must ensure that their shoulders and knees are properly covered and should be respectful.
The ideal duration for a Dubai trip can be said to be around 5 to 6 days, within which you can cover most of the attractions that Dubai has to offer, along with a few on the outskirts of it. A Dubai trip for these many days will also ensure that you get to spend some time exploring the emirate on your own, be it shopping leisurely at the street markets or simply tucking into the local cuisine.
Keep 3 days for sightseeing, which would include all the monuments, malls and other places of interest. Keep another day for leisurely walks in the neighborhood, coupled with another couple of days of going on a desert safari, a cruise and of course, shopping. If you find yourself at a loss for things to do in Dubai, there is always the option of visiting one of the other emirates such as Abu Dhabi, which also has several attractions in store for visitors.
AED (Arab Emirate Dirham) or Dh is the widely used currency in Dubai. Though, there are numerous ATMs available throughout the city, it is advised to keep some exchanged money handy.
Dubai offers a huge number of activities for all kinds of travelers. Some of the best activities which are perfect for everyone are given as below :
- Cruising on Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek
- Desert Safari in the golden sands of Dubai
- Dune Bashing in a luxurious SUV
- Quad Biking along the rugged terrain of Dubai
- Helicopter ride for a bird’s eye view of Dubai. Seaplane Flight from Dubai Creek or Jebel Ali
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