Planning a trip to Dubai? Don’t miss to add these places for a memorable experience! Recommended places to visit in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
The most adventurous beach with kites all over. Plenty of water sports and non water activities including outdoor trampoline.
Kite Beach offers plenty of food trucks and beachside cafes. One of the main attractions is Burj Al Arab in the background.
*La mer Beach
More than just a beach, La mer is famous for its open air shopping area with funky street murals throughout perfect for pictures for the gram.
*JBR Beach (Jumeirah Beach Residence)
One of the busiest beach with the view of Ain Dubai has many activities and beach side restaurants.
A quiet white sand beach with Burj Al Arab View in the background.
Yas Beach, Abu Dhabi
White sand and clear waters of Yas Beach makes it serene.
Al mamzar Park, Aquaventure Beach, Umm Sequin Beach
2. Adventure Parks
Aquaventure Waterpark Atlantis, Dubai
Tickets 299 Aed, Timing: 10am to 6pm
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
*Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
Largest indoor theme park with over 40 Record Breaking attractions.
Timing: 12pm to 8pm
Ticket Price: 235 Aed to 300 Aed (Rs6000)
Yas Water world , Abu Dhabi
More than 40 slithering slides and water fun.
Timing: Saturday to Thursday 10am to 7pm, Friday 1-10pm
Ticket: 190-270 Aed
Warner Bros World, Abu Dhabi
Fun place for young kids where they get to meet their favourite characters along with over 60 rides.
Timing : 12 to 8pm
Ticket: 235 Aed to 300 Aed
IMG World’s of Adventure Dubai
Worlds largest indoor theme park having 4 zones.
Timing : 12pm to 10pm
Ticket: 345 Aed
*Ski Dubai (in Mall of Emirates)
Experience snow in Dubai along with Penguins.
Timing: 9am to 11pm
Duration to explore: 3 to 4 hours
Ticket: 190 to 250 aed (Rs 4000)
Wild Wadi water park, Bollywood Park, Motiongate, Legoland
* The Dubai Mall/ Burj Khalifa
Mall of Emirates
Dubai Festival City Mall
Ibn Battuta Mall
Others- Wafi Mall, Mercato Mall
4. Tours/ Experiences
*Desert Safari and Dune Bashing with Quad Bike
Starting from 75 Aed (with Hotel pick up and drop off)
Timing/Duration: 5 to 6 hours from 3:30 to 9pm
The most important thing to remember before making your reservation is the location of your dhow cruise.
If you’re looking to observe the city’s historic past and observe classic buildings like Heritage Village and old souks, you should look to book a dhow cruise on Dubai Creek.
If you would like to soak in the city’s towering, architecturally-significant skyline, then you can opt for a Dubai Marina dhow cruise.
Prices are cheaper for Creek as compared to Marina Cruise. Starting from 20 Aed to 90 Aed
Duration: 2 hours includes Dinner and performances
Location: Dubai Marina
Prices starting from 75 Aed (sharing) or personal Yatch can be booked for 250 Aed.
City Sightseeing Dubai will take you on the most amazing bus route across this incredible city.
At the Top Burj Khalifa
Tickets (level 124, 125): 160 Aed
*Sky Views Dubai + Glass slide (at address hotel)
Entry from Address Hotel Opposite Dubai mall Burj khalifa view Glass slide Ticket 85 Aed.
Indoor Sky Diving at Clymb, Abu Dhabi
Clymb Abu Dhabi is home to the world’s biggest skydiving flight chamber that spans at an unbeatable height of 104 feet and a width of 32 feet located in Yas Mall
Timing: Wednesday to Saturday 12pm to 9pm (Monday, Tuesday closed)
Tickets: 235 Aed
The View at the Palm (360 degree view)
The View has both enclosed & open viewing sections separated by a movable glass partition.
*Museum Of Future , Dubai
Duration 3 hours
Timing 10am to 6pm
Tickets: 145 Aed
*Louvre , Abu Dhabi
Timing: 10am to 6pm (Monday closed)
*Expo City Dubai
Free to enter
Currently only 2 pavilions are open (Mobility and Sustainability priced at 50 Aed each)
More pavilions and attractions are opening up in October.
Dubai Coffee Museum
Timing: 9am to 5pm
Duration: 1-2 hours (Free)
Fun activities for all the family, from shopping to shows, street food to funfair & fireworks on weekends
Opening from October to April
Tickets 15 Aed (online)
Dolphin and Seal Show
Tickets starting 100 Aed (adults) 50Aed (children)
3D world Dubai (Selfie Museum)
Timing: 10 am to 8pm
Tickets: from 80 Aed
Inside Burj Al Arab
Timing: 9:30am to 7:30pm
Ticket: 249 Aed
Inside Burj Al Arab you will discover 90-min guided tour with untold stories of world’s 7 star Hotel.
Timing/ Duration: 9am to 9pm (1 hour)
Tickets 50 Aed (adults) 30Aed (children)
Iconic structure that “frames” impressive views of Old and New Dubai.
48 floors in 75 seconds by elevator. Spectacular panoramic 360 degree views of New and Old Dubai.
6. Mosque/ Palaces
*Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi
*Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
Qasr Al Watn Palace Abu Dhabi
7. Free Shows
The Dubai Fountain
Timing: 7.30 pm onwards at The Dubai Mall
Burj Khalifa Light Show
Timing: 7.30 pm onwards at The Dubai Mall
Pointe Fountain Show
Officially The world’s largest Fountain.
Timing: 7pm onwards
Imagine Fountain Show, DIFC, Dubai
The state-of-the-art DFC IMAGINE show fuses science, technology and art, and has earned two Guinness World Records in its first year.
8. Old Dubai
Al Seef Village
Modern meets Tradition here.
Many traditional souqs and restaurants. Choki Dhani, Bikanervala and Starbucks cafe
Near Al seef Traditional part of Dubai
Preferably For Gold Shopping
Dubai Fort and Museum
9. Water Views
Abu Dhabi Corniche
Palm Jumeirah Board Walk
10. Aquarium/ Zoo/ Parks
The Dubai Aquarium and underwater zoo
*National Aquarium Abu Dhabi
Dubai Safari Park
Al Ain Zoo
The Green Planet
Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Garden Glow + Dinosaur Park (Zabeel Park)
Love Lake Dubai
Sample Itinerary for 7 days
Day 1: Dubai Mall , Sky Views Observatory Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa
Day2: Morning: Museum of Future/ Dubai Frame Evening: Dhow Cruise/ Yatch Tour (Marina) + Marina Walk + JBR beach + Bluewaters
Day 3: Full Day Abu Dhabi Tour Ferrari World + Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Day 4: Abu Dhabi sightseeing / Emirates Palace /Louvre / Indoor Sky Diving at Clymb
Day 5: Morning: Al Fahidi/ Gold Souq/ Meena Bazaar, Al seef Village Evening: Desert Safari/ Dune Bashing/ Quad Bike
Day 6: Kite Beach/Miracle Garden/ Global Village
Day 7: Shopping and Departure