THINGS TO DO WITHIN 72 HRS IN DUBAI AND ABU DHABI

It’s one of the well-known holiday destinations and in everyone’s bucket list. Glitzy Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. A huge city of superlatives from the largest, longest, tallest, highest and fastest is the best holiday destination. Nothing here is done in cheap, in other words, it has everything world class. Apart from modern Dubai, Bastakia which is known as old Dubai has a lot of history to offer you. Don’t forget to take a trip to Abu Dhabi the capital of the United Arab Emirates, just an hour away from the city. If you have only 3 days to spend then relax, below down is Dubai itinerary;

1. Burj Khalifa

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The skyscraper of Dubai, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world of 828meter. The 162-story tower is an amalgamation of local cultural influences with new leading technology to achieve high performance in an extreme desert climate. At ground level, it is surrounded with beautifully designed gardens and water features like Dubai Fountain; it’s the world’s tallest performing fountain. The tower’s design is inspired by geometries and patterning systems embodied in Islamic architecture. At the 124th-floor observation deck, you can view 360-degree Dubai, at night the experience gets double.

2. Dubai Mall

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Dubai Mall, known for its Dubai shopping festival is one of the largest malls in the world. From forever21 to Burberry to Ralph Lauren, you will get through more than 200 brands and can grab your hands in any of your favourite brands. It has an ultimate entertainment package with ice-skating rink, gaming zone and cinema complex. Also, make a way to the largest indoor aquarium and underwater zoo, which showcase the most diverse collections of aquatic life and zoo takes you to meet penguins, jellyfish, seahorses, crabs and plenty more. Dubai Mall is also an entry ticket to Burj Khalifa.

3. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

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Erect on its own artificial island on Dubai, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah a sail-shaped building is one of the most expensive hotels in the world, with 9 signature restaurants and an opulent full-service spa. You can best experience European cuisine in Al Muntaha, Burj Al Arab’s signature fine dining restaurant. With best spas, dines and unlimited offers to water sports at Wild Wadi waterpark makes it the best luxurious hotel.

4. Jumeirah Beach

If you are tired from the city tour, then take on a relaxation day to Jumeirah beach. You can experience a perfect day on the beach and under the sun, with an astonishing view of Burj Al Arab. Or else, you can also take a walk on the beach, it’s all yours and don’t worry if you are a family person there is enough space for children to play and make sandcastles.

5. Palm Jumeirah

An artificial archipelago and Nabeel’s flagship project Palm Jumeirah is world’s largest man-made island. Villas, apartments and hotels, it has since then become a tourist destination and residential. As its smallest in the trilogy of Persian Gulf, others are Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira (but they are incomplete currently). Subway/tram is best to take you straight through the heart of the island. One should see and experience the visit to the largest island.

6. IMG worlds of adventure

There something for all who love adventures and everything fun and kiddies. The IMG world is Dubai’s first mega theme park which will make you nostalgic and forced to be a kid again. It’s a four epic adventure zones with first two the famous Marvels and cartoon network characters, then to real size dinosaurs which can make you bend down in your knees to IMG Boulevard.  It has an extensive range of retail outlets, plenty of options for everyone to dine. With full enjoyment and fun, IMG world of adventure is a sure to visit place.

7. Desert Safari

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There’s a saying that Dubai trip is incomplete without desert safari and that’s true. Apart from, all pristine beaches and high-rise buildings, the plain vast desert of Dubai will leave you stunned with magical sight and offers endless sports and fun. Be it a 4*4 vehicle ride or slow camel ride to high hot air balloon experience; view Dubai in your way.

8. Ferrari world

Grab your seatbelt; you’re going to experience the fun-filled and fastest rides in Abu Dhabi, Ferrari world. Be entertained with the Ferrari-inspired shows and live music. Don’t miss out this one! You will experience all emotions in just one ride.

9. Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Located in the Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed is the largest mosque in the country. The design has been inspired from Persian, Mughal, and Indo-Islamic. From the largest carpet to beautiful chandeliers, everything is magnificent here. It’s important to cover your head with a scarf before entering the mosque, and for women’s they must also cover their hands and wrist. It’s a beautiful mosque to visit once!

Dubai has much more to give you, apart from all these high rises and luxurious places. It has a lot of history in old Dubai. You can also choose a trip to old Dubai (especially for history buffs) for a different view of the city!

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