An Emirate of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai lies right inside the Arabian Desert. Successfully combining technology with the best that nature has to offer, Dubai is riding right on top with its sky-high buildings, super malls, beaches, desert safaris, and skiing to boot. Skiing in a desert state!?! You can do it, in Dubai Vacation Package .
There are numerous remarkable structures; the Grand Mosque, Jemeirah Mosque, Fish Roundabout, Deira Clock tower, Wind Tower House, Burj Nagar, Bedouin Village, Children’s City, Global Village, and the Dubai Opera House include some of the very popular ones with tourists. It has several bridges worth seeing including the Floating Bridge, the Dubai Smile and Al Makhtoum. There are old Arabian houses, the ancient al-Fahidi fort, the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa, and the uniquely-styled Burj al Arab Hotel to remind you of how Dubai balances the old with the new.
There’s fun for the children and plenty to enthuse entire families. The Jumeirah Beach Park, Raffles Botanical Gardens, Wonderland Theme Park, and Wild Water Theme Park are beautiful, and there fountains aplenty. Dubai Zoo houses a wide range of animals including chimpanzees, gorillas, bears, wolves, tigers, lions, hyenas, giraffes, pumas, and deer; and it has an equally large range of marine life with hundreds of species such as jellyfish, whales, sharks, and dolphins.
What people love to do here is to go for the incredible Desert Safari. A thrilling ride on sand dunes, when you ride high and low over sand dunes of varying colours, pass by a natural oasis and camel farms for a feel of the real desert, and view a glorious sunset, reaches its grand finale when you dine in an Arabian tent in the desert as a belly dancer performs.
Dubai has plenty for shoppers. Its’ famous Gold Souk, flaunting an enormously dazzling variety of gold jewellery, just as costume jewellery is displayed in pavement shops, has earned for Dubai the nickname of ‘city of gold’. The Spice Souk, another historic market, adds spice to life! The Dubai City Tour Mall is the largest and has all kinds of merchandise. Wafi Mall focusses on luxury brands, jewellery and has trendy boutiques. Dierra City Centre Mall has international labels and traditional Arabian souvenirs, and the Ibn Battuta Mall stays open till midnight with many Egyptian, Persian, Indian, and Chinese shops. Luxury brand stores including Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Harvey Nichols, Zara, Nikon, and Hallmark are here. And you can ski in the Mall of Emirates, located on Sheikh Zayed Road.