Dubai one of the emirates of U A E , is among the leading cities when it comes to number of skyscrapers. Most talked about its state of the art architecture Dubai is also a shopper’s hub for innumerable luxury brands and has the sparkly night life.
Why wait, lets buckle our seat belts and tour. Grab your Red Nol Card ideal for tourists to top up and use it while you are taking a bus, metro, water bus or a tram to navigate through Dubai city. Taxis still remain the best way for getting around Dubai.
See What and Shop Where?
The Dubai Mall a fashion avenue for the brand addicts. This does not end here . The Dubai fountain ,Dubai aquarium & underwater zoo ,staggering number of food outlets are few to name which you should not miss when here. Hey hold your breath now! You can find your way to The Burj Khalifa from here. The ultra high speed elevator takes you to the desired floor 124th,125th or 150th in a flick to witness the aerial view of the magical city. The Dubai water canal cruise “Dhow Cruise” is a lifetime experience of Arabic dinner feast while soaking the twinkly city lights .
All the fashion enthusiasts and freaky shopaholics the right destinations for you are Meena Baazar, Gold Souk, Global Village. Wide range of gold jewellery, scifi gadgets, electronics items, colorful textiles, souveniers are lined up in shops for you to grab yours. Do not hesitate to use your bargaining skills here as they might work really well.
Ride your Quad bike on the Arabian Desert for a lifetime experience. Attempt those daring manoeuvres on ever changing sand dunes.Ever experienced the adrenaline rush on a 4×4 ride? Go dune bashing on a desert safari . A drive through the tricky desert conditions is a real world roller coaster experience.Pause for an affair with the desert sunset ,keep looking up to the orange painted sky until the night falls. The extravaganza continues with camel ride, BBQ dinner under night sky, live entertainment in form of belly dance and tanoura dance.
After a tiring adventurous journey it is time to be by the sea side. Let us head to Kite Beach. Walk down the ocean bay, take a dip in blue sea or just sit back and enjoy the magnificent view of Burj Al Arab. If you are into water sports go kite surfing. A variety of restaurants and bars with numerous options to eat and drink adds in making Kite Beach the favorite for everyone’s taste.
Now time for Click Click moments!
Yeah! Finally “At the Top Burj Khalifa“. I can smell the clouds now.
-At Kite Beach. Look at this beauty Burj Al Arab.
Now you know when I said it is a lifetime experience on Dhow Cruise.
All set for a Quad Bike experience in the open desert.
The Falcon did nod for a pose.
Abu Dhabi Stop
The capital of United Arab Emirates, also the largest of UAE’s seven emirates Abu Dhabi is the epitome preserving Arabic culture and heritage. The sleek and innovative architecture of the capital city presents the enthralling fusion of tradition and modernization.
Ok! Ok! Enough of knowledge giving, beginning the journey through the exiting city which never stands still. A taxi from Dubai to Abu Dhabi will be comforting while you cover 150 kms.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque’s sublime view is seen from the bridges joining Abu Dhabi island to the main land. Located at the center of an enchanting garden, the Grand Mosque stands magnificently with its eighty two white domes. The inner prayer hall floor showcases the largest carpet in the world. As the entry is free do not miss planning a visit here preferably early morning hours or during evening when sun sets. While you are here ensure you are covered from head to toe, better to be in a Abaya which helps. Post an exhaustive tour around the Grand Mosque you may stop at The Coffee Club to kill your hunger.
Drive through and discover the city highlights. Listing few of them ,The Presidential Palace, Etihad Towers, world’s biggest Port of Jabel Ali.
Now you will get to know why I called Abu Dhabi supersonic. This is about the final innings where you will experience the extreme adrenaline rush. When I hear the word “Ferrari” gives me goose bumps. Believe me being at Ferrari World is a whole new experience .You can book your entry tickets online to Ferrari World which is on Yash Island and minimum 3 to 4 hours is what you should plan to spend here. Only if you dare, experience the Formula Rosso fastest at 0-240 kmph in 5 sec, Flying Aces tallest at 52 m and steepest at 51 deg , Turbo Track. Zero gravity feels right on these roller coaster and so these are my favorites.
The Click Click saga continues!
The white beauty – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
To pose or not to pose!
This is just after my very first dare at Ferrari World and realizing the fact that I am back to this world unhurt. Ignore my expressions, I was literally dead.
Lose yourself in the beauty of classic and charming Italian architecture replicas.
Chocolates are over, the memories shall be cherished forever!