Day Trips in Dubai

Dubai is undoubtedly a wonderful city, full of things to do and see: from futuristic skyscrapers to splendid beaches, from almost implausible buildings to traditional Arab markets. There are so many things to do and see that time never seems to be enough, also considering the considerable size of the city. But to spend a different day there is nothing better than going on an excursion to discover the surroundings of Dubai. There are numerous tourism agencies in the city, although they are not so easy to detect: some are located inside shopping centers, but many tourists have the opportunity to book excursions directly at the hotel reception: almost all hotels in Dubai actually has a tour desk, with the convenience of not even having to leave to schedule a different vacation day. It is possible to participate in various excursions, some only lasting a few hours and others lasting up to 2 or 3 days, with the stay included.

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Day Trips in Dubai

Day Trips in Dubai

Sightseeing tours in Dubai - Day Trips in Dubai

The easiest tours to find, and at the same time the least expensive, are simple sightseeing tours of Dubai with a guide. Usually such an excursion starts early in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken in a comfortable air-conditioned coach: you will be able to visit all the most beautiful places in Dubai in no time. An excursion of this type is very comfortable when you do not have much time, or when you prefer to rely on expert tour guides capable of explaining the life, death and miracles of the monuments and buildings of the city. The other side of the coin is that excursions of this type are often too short, stops are shortened to a few minutes, sometimes just enough time to take a photo, and you can feel like you’ve wasted the day. Without taking into account among other things that an excursion to Dubai in Dubai could be a contradiction: it is very easy to move around the city independently and often doing it by yourself you have the possibility to choose what you really want to see and how much time to stay in an attraction. One of the advantages of a guided tour of Dubai is that it often includes additional services such as a cruise down the Creek on board a Dhow, a traditional boat in the area. There are more complete creek cruises, which last around two hours, and also offer a welcome drink and an international buffet with drinks, or a tea with typical Arabic sweets. These cruises often depart at sunset, to enjoy a magnificent view of the modern buildings in the area.

Another one of the Day Trips in Dubai, An Abu Dhabi City Tour is a great way to visit the capital of the United Arab Emirates without leaving Dubai. The two cities are less than two hours by motorway from each other and as soon as you arrive in Abu Dhabi the first stop is the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, one of the most beautiful mosques in the entire Islamic world, very white and huge, with marbles, stucco, magnificent rugs, and decorations.

Continuing on, you reach the Corniche, the city’s waterfront flanked by futuristic skyscrapers, to reach the Heritage Village, an open-air museum that shows what life was like in this place before the discovery of oil. A relaxing stop at the Marina Mall, one of the most important shopping centers in Abu Dhabi, and on to Ferrari World, a theme park inspired by the Maranello Horse. Attention to the fact that the cheapest excursions do not include the entrance to the park, but only a stop to take photos.

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You can book your Abu Dhabi Sightseeing tour online with us. To book this tour click on the link below. 

An unusual but wonderful perspective to see Dubai is from above in a helicopter. Such an excursion is quite expensive but those who can afford it will be ecstatic: the tour usually departs from the Creek and runs along the coast to the Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, and Dubai Marina. On the way back, you skirt the Sheikh Zayed Road to have a fabulous perspective of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world, until you return to the base. You can book a fully private Dubai helicopter tour or join a group tour, in which case savings are guaranteed.

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Half Day Dubai City Tour

You can book a Half Day Dubai City Tour with us. You can book it online via filling up the booking form or you can book it with a live chat on the bottom right corner of the website. 

During your Day trips in Dubai, A desert safari in Dubai is an experience not to be missed, one of the most interesting and exciting to do in the city. It is sold by practically all the tourism agencies in the area: if you do not know how to do it or where to find them, ask at the reception of your hotel, they will be happy to help you or they can even organize it directly. It is one of the excursions that more than any other will add to your holidays in Dubai that touch of adventure that never hurts. There are several types of desert safari in Dubai, but they all have one thing in common: firstly, they will pick you up directly from your hotel and there they will accompany you again. Regardless of the number of participants, you will travel in comfortable white, air-conditioned SUVs and will often also provide you with water; It is easy to frequently see caravans of 4-5 white SUVs around Dubai, now you know why.

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Desert Safari Dubai

Dune Bashing

You will travel for about ten minutes into the territory of the United Arab Emirates, leaving sparkling Dubai behind, to arrive in the middle of the desert. At a certain point, the rider will leave the asphalt road and approach the sand: here there will be a short technical stop, necessary to deflate the tires of the SUV. Yes, because for those who have not understood it yet, the desert safari in Dubai consists of running at full speed with the car in the middle of the dunes, up and down. It is a hilarious and crazy experience, the jeeps defy the force of gravity up and down the dunes that reach unimaginable slopes. Needless to say, it is not recommended for those who get dizzy in the car, but it really is a day that will give everyone very strong emotions. Do not be afraid, the drivers are very expert and perform these maneuvers of true film specialists with great skill and safety on a daily basis.

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Dune Bashing Dubai

At the end of the jeep tour, which everyone in the city knows by its English name dune bashing, the desert safari in Dubai is obviously not over: a romantic stop after the chills awaits all tour participants. It is the sunset in the desert, they will take you to the highest dune in the area and you will see the sun coloring the sand orange with beautiful shades of colors, another wonderful experience to add to all the rest during your day trips in Dubai

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Sunset in Dubai Desert

But perhaps the best is yet to come. After sunset, they will take you to a real Bedouin camp, of course, rebuilt purely for the consumption and use of tourists, but without a doubt something different and unusual, where they will serve you dinner based on typical Arab dishes, you can attend Belly dance and classical music shows and you can experience the art of henna tattooing or take some photos of yourself dressed as Arabs or Bedouins. In the camp there is plenty of time, there is the opportunity to relax on comfortable rugs drinking tea or to admire the stars that are really bright in the middle of the desert. At the end of the dinner, you will be escorted back to the hotel, and the return to civilization will take place admiring the lights of Dubai from afar, which will gradually become closer until you return to the hotel. One of the best day trips in Dubai.

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Desert Safari Dubai Camp

Some variants of the classic desert safari Dubai include the day safari and therefore no sunset and camping, a cheaper option or for those who do not have much time, or if not the possibility of sand skiing, which consists of putting a snowboard on your feet and going down the dunes, and even the opportunity to sleep in the camp, to have an experience of a thousand and one nights that you will never forget.

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Desert Safari Dubai

To book desert safari dubai a number of methods you can use. Below are the most popular desert tours in Dubai. You can choose any of them. Or you can contact our live chat support right bottom of the page. Or you can contact us on Whatsapp. Desert Safari is one of the best Day trips in Dubai

Water sports in Dubai

You can spend a really different day in Dubai having fun with water sports. Jet skis are very fashionable, especially in the Dubai Marina area, but in recent years Flyboarding is becoming more popular, a really adrenaline-pumping discipline in which you have the feeling of literally flying over water. Other possibilities for excursions in Dubai dedicated to water sports involve deep-sea fishing, a fun-filled day that attracts tourists from all over the world, who will be able to face the waters of the Persian Gulf to catch fish of all shapes and sizes. Enjoy a summer day trips in Dubai

Dubai Water Sports

Oman tour from Dubai

Perhaps the most interesting excursion to do in Dubai is to discover the Sultanate of Oman. The country borders the United Arab Emirates and one of the most beautiful places in the Musandam Peninsula, located a few hours by car from Dubai. Here are some wonderful fjords, and offers the opportunity to navigate them aboard a typical boat, with numerous stops for refreshing baths and spectacular photos. Although it is not easy, there is even the possibility of spotting dolphins. An excursion like this can be extended for a few days, thus becoming a true mini-trip to Oman, also passing through its capital Muscat before returning to Dubai, usually after two or three days.

Oman Tour from Dubai
Oman Day Tour

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