6 Days 5 Nights
Arrive with a Trawelmart Welcome at the Dubai International Airport Finish immigration and custom formalities, and your holiday officially begins.
14:00 – Check into Hotel.
18:00 – Climb aboard the Dhow Cruise with Dinner.
Discover the true beauty of Dubai while aboard a traditionally decorated wooden Dhow (cabin cruise), as it sails along the Dubai creek under the moonlight. The major Dubai landmarks shine under the moonlit sky as you glide down the creek. The stunning architecture of the area is showcased in full glory, including the National Bank of Dubai, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Sheikh Saeed’s house, and the Heritage Village. This unforgettable romantic evening cruise includes a buffet dinner of either continental or oriental cuisine, along with soft drinks, traditional coffee, and mineral water. The tour also normally contains various sorts of entertainment with traditional Arabic music. Alcohol is also available on request at an additional cost.
21:00 – Return to hotel.
08:00 – Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
09:00 – Hop on for the city tour.
Visit Dubai Creek, Jumeirah Mosque, Jumeirah Open Beach, Dubai Museum, as you pass by Burj Al Arab, Palm Island, and Sheikh Zayed Road.
15:00 – Get onto the thrilling Desert Safari that ends with a Belly Dance performance and Dinner.
This off-road Arabian adventure takes you from the bustle of Dubai city to the golden sand dunes of the desert. You will travel to the desert in a luxury 4WD (Toyota Land Cruiser), the travel time is about 45 minutes. Next, the Arabian roller coaster ride known as “dune bashing” (desert driving) will begin, where you will shriek and laugh with excitement as the car bounces along the dunes.
End the night with a traditional Belly Dance performance, BBQ food, and soothing Arabian music.
21:00 – Return to hotel
08:00 – Buffet Breakfast at hotel.
09:00 – Leave to Expo2020.
The Expo 2020 is a World Expo currently hosted in Dubai from 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022. World Expos are one of the oldest and largest international events on the planet, taking place every five years and lasting six months. It is a festival for all, to experience, explore, innovate, and have fun by sharing ideas and working together.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region. Through our theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, the World Expo hopes to inspire people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation, and cooperation from around the world.
21:00 – Return to hotel
08:00 – Buffet Breakfast at hotel
09:00 – The Aquaventure Park and Lost Chambers
Enjoy a water-themed day of adventure at one of Dubai’s most iconic structures, Atlantis the Palm.
Access two separate attractions – Aquaventure and the Lost Chambers Aquarium.
Aquaventure features zip lines, water coasters, splash areas, a lazy river, and a nine-story nearly vertical slide into a shark-filled lagoon.
Inside the aquarium, which houses more than 65,000 marine animals, see unique creatures up close and learn about the lost city of Atlantis.
18:00 – Leave for Burj Khalifa.
With 124 Floors, the tallest building in the world provides a unique sight for the eyes. Travel up the longest elevator shaft in the world. Face your fears as you walk on the glass floor thousands of feet in the sky! And as a perfect end to the day, relax with the world’s largest Fountain Show with a Light and Sound Display.
“At The Top” ticket allows you to explore the 124th and 125th floor without any time restraint. You can catch a close-up view of the city through its advanced, high-powered telescope.
21:00 – Return to Hotel
08:00 – Buffet Breakfast at Hotel.
Full day free for Shopping
21:00 – Overnight Stay at Hotel
08:00 – Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
12:00 – Check out from the Hotel
Drive to the Airport comfortably in our car as you take one last look at Dubai before you board your flight to India.
- Dubai is still a country with a traditional mindset, so people should cover their shoulders and knees while dressing. - Since the climate there is quite hot, cotton and light clothes should be preferred. - One must take the basic precautions while carrying important documents like passport and ID cards and keep them safely in a hotel locker. - One must follow basic etiquette when travelling in Dubai like, shaking hands, taking off footwear before going to the mosque, etc. - Keep in mind to only carry a limited amount of tobacco and alcohol while travelling to or from Dubai International Airport.
One of the best ways to reach Dubai is via air as it is connected by flights to more than 200 destinations across the world. Dubai International airport has accessibility to multiple airlines. Almost all the major cities in India are connected to Dubai with direct flights. Another way to reach Dubai is to land in Sharjah International Airport, and then take a taxi or bus to reach Dubai. One can also takes the Emirates Express bus which connects Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Shoulder Season (April - May, Sept - October) - This is the season between summers and winters in Dubai. Although it is hot in Dubai, the temperature ranges around 28 degrees Celsius, an ideal time to enjoy swimming and other beach activities. It's also a great time for budget vacationers, as they can enjoy good deals and discounts on hotels. Peak Season (November - March) - This is one of the best times to visit Dubai as the temperature hovers between 17 to 30 degrees Celsius. This is a great time to explore beaches and spend your time on numerous outdoor activities. Shopping festivals also happen around this time, so people can enjoy shopping for souvenirs at discounted rates, while also exploring items from various countries. However, it’s the peak season in Dubai, with everyone flocking to this city, and one may find it difficult to book hotels for their vacation. Visiting Dubai during summer is inadvisable, as the temperatures rise high and the heat is unforgiving.
The currency used in Dubai is the UAE Dirham, which is represented as DHS or AED. 1 USD is about 4 DHS. The notes in Dirhams are of different values like, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000. The 200 note and the 1000 note look similar so be very careful while you use them. 100 DHS is the ideal currency to carry around, you can also opt for lower denomination when shopping. The coins available are the silver 1 DHS,50 Fils, and 25 Fils. Also, major international credit and debit cards can also be used in large shops and hotels. You can make use of the bank services which will be available on all working days from Saturday to Thursday from 08:00 am to 01:00 pm. There are also several currency exchange centres placed in malls and souks.
Dubai offers an incredible experience when you are travelling in and around the city. After reaching Dubai one can choose road transport to go from one place to another. There are buses to help you get around the city. People can also book a limousime to explore Dubai in style. Dubai has good road connectivity to different places like Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Masafi, through buses operated by Road Transport Authority of Dubai.
Yes, you need a visa to visit Dubai. Getting a Visa depends on several factors like the nationality, the purpose of your visit, and the duration of your stay. To get a pre-arranged visa, you can apply online on Emirates.com. If you have a relative or family member living in UAE, they can apply for visas on your behalf, but it is mandatory that they be residents of UAE.
Based on the type of visa, the duration of processing will vary. Normal Visas will take around 3 to 4 working days to reach you, while Express Visas will be processed in 1 to 2 working days, but will cost you more than a Normal Visa. You can get an Urgent Visa in 24 hours, but this visa costs the most. The cost of a tourist visa to Dubai from India depends on the agency you will be applying through. The current standard prices currently agencies follow are: Tourist Visa starting from INR 5290. Express Tourist Visa starting from INR 7440.
The nationals of the following countries will get a visa on arrival in Dubai: Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, People's Republic of China, Russian Federation, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican City. In total, citizens from 48 countries apart from GCC nations can get a Visa on arrival, which should be renewed within 90 days of stay.
If your connecting flight is within 8 hours from your arrival at the airport, you need not have a visa, but if the flight takes more than 8 hours, the authorities may ask you for a UAE visa. For people with an on-arrival Visa, this is not mandatory. But Indians should have a pre-arranged visa if you spend more than the prescribed time at the airport.
If you are staying at the international airport for less than four hours, then you do not need a transit visa. Otherwise you have to check with your airlines to get a transit visa if you are travelling through Abu Dhabi. Nationals from 48 countries that declared by the UAE government will get a visa on arrival at the airport.
Depending on the season, the temperature level in Dubai varies. During summer season, the day temperature may go up to 45-47˚ Celsius and evening temperature around 30* Celsius. During winter, the average high temperature is 30-32˚ Celsius, and low temperature is at an average of 20-22˚ Celsius. The natives say there is only two types of climatic conditions, hotter and hottest. Since the vast deserts spreading across its borders cause the air to be hot always, most of the countries in the UAE experience unpredictably severe hot climatic conditions. During winter as well, the temperature doesn’t go below 20 or 15 degrees Celsius.
Yes, it is safe to travel to Dubai. It is one of the top notch tourist destinations in the Middle East for safety, as it has an unimaginably low crime rate. Also, with the constant influx of tourists, the city rarely sleeps.
Dubai is safe for solo women travellers as well. But you should exercise the general caution you would while travelling to any country.
Summer clothes, loose clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle, sandals, swimsuit to play at the beach and water parks, standard medication. A small backpack can be carried with you during the tour. People wanting to explore the desert thoroughly should also pack hiking boots or shoes with thick soles. Don’t forget your passport, visa copies, photo id, etc., on all days of your tour.
Yes, Dubai is an amazing place to plan a honeymoon trip. Not just the attractions, but the umpteen number of activities will also leave you awe-struck. Luxuriously beautiful hotels, captivating beaches, man-made wonders like Burj Khalifa, exciting water-based activities, famous museums, delicious cuisines of all countries in beautiful restaurants, and the dynamic night scene, etc., makes Dubai undoubtedly the perfect spot for a honeymoon.
Yes. From the extensive arena of golden sand dunes to the clear blue sky above, every aspect of Dubai welcomes adventure lovers. There are various extreme sports that one can experience in Dubai. Be it skydiving, paragliding, parasailing, dune bashing, desert safari, camel safari, fishing, diving, snorkelling, adventure theme parks, beach based activities, etc., everything in Dubai is invitation for the adrenaline junkie to extend their stay.
To explore Dubai at its best, you should spend at least a week in Dubai. But there are package options ranging from 3-4 days of sightseeing to 10-12 days of activities and sightseeing. Opting for a longer holiday allows you to enjoy Dubai as she should be.
The Persian Gulf coast has an arrangement of some of the best beaches in Dubai that will provide you with extreme fun and entertainment. The Jumeirah Beach at Dubai Marina is a crowded yet beautiful beach. The residences arrayed on the background of the JBR beach are quite stunning on an extensive stretch of silky sand. With the amazing backdrop of Burj Al Arab, the vast stretch of white sand on the Burj Beach is a relishing space to have a relaxed time. The Kite Beach is the paradise for kite surfers and similar adventure activities. Located just behind the Sunset Mall in Jumeirah, Sunset Beach is a favourite destination of tourists. Black Palace Beach is the secret gem of Dubai and a lovely beach for families. The scenic trail on the shore of Al Mamzar Beach is the perfect place to relive your childhood beach memories. Enjoy a coastal holiday on any of these beaches.
Yes, there is a metro in Dubai, started in 2009. There are two lines; Red Line and Green Line, with multiple stations, extending up to 74 kms, with 13 km built underground. Red Line goes from Dubai International Airport to UAE Exchange, and Green Line goes from Etisalat Metro Station to Umm Hurair. Red Line operates from 05:30 am to midnight on working days from Saturday to Wednesday, from 05:30 am to 01:00 am on Thursdays, and from 10:00 to 01:00 am on Fridays. Green Line is open on all working days from Saturday to Wednesday from 05:50 am to midnight, from 05:50 am to 01:00 am on Thursdays and from 10:00 am to 01:00 on Fridays. You can download the metro map, available on different sites like, Dubaimetro.eu, mydubaimetro.com etc.
Use the metro service of Dubai, the cheapest travel mode to explore Dubai. You can buy a No.1 card and top it up with 1.8 DHS for a short trip and 5.8 DHS for a long trip. But remember, it doesn’t run on Friday mornings and after midnight. Now, you can rent a bike for rates starting from Dhs 15 for 30 minutes, to roam around Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Boulevard or along the Dubai Marina promenade. The large and systematized bus service of Dubai is also a viable option. The next cheapest option is hiring a taxi.
Dubai possesses a wide and structured taxi system, and by far it is the frequently used method of transportation by natives as well as tourists. There are both government and private cab services. The Government taxis are distinguishable by their cream colour. The major private companies are Metro Taxi, Citi Taxi, National Taxi, etc. The meter starts from Dhs 12.00. Compared to other metropolitan cities, the taxi service in Dubai is cheaper and more frequently available.
Though the official of Dubai is Islam, the people here accept every other religion in the world except Judaism. However, they don’t promote the compulsion of religious change. So, Dubai is a completely free city for any religion.
There are restaurants which serve vegetarian dishes along with non-vegetarian dishes, and there are quite a few pure vegetarian restaurants as well in Dubai. A lot of restaurants are found at Karama Centre, Jumeirah, Bur Dubai and so on, which mostly offer Indian and South Asian cuisines.
Smoking is prohibited at public places in Dubai, and it is going to be extended to all the other countries of UAE. Soon, the government will approve the prohibition of smoking at workplaces, restaurants, pubs and bars, shopping malls, which would lead to a complete ban on cigarettes.
The consumption of illegal drugs in Dubai is a criminal offence punishable by imprisonment or deportation. Possessing illegal drugs, anti-depressant medicines, can allow the police to arrest you.
You can apply for a temporary local mobile connection at the two major mobile phone SIM centres — Etisalat and Du. Eitsalat charges by minute, while Du charges by second. These two operators come under the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority. You must submit an application with your passport copy with a valid residence visa stamp or a valid visiting visa. You can get a temporary SIM from both these operators, or from another authorized seller.
If you face any medical emergency in Dubai, you can call 999 for a government ambulance, or the police for any help. If you need a private doctor to come to your home and consult, then use the number 800-DOCTOR or 800-362867, used by a private group—Lifeline Healthcare. But it is always better to seek help from the locals or neighbours and visit the nearest hospital at the earliest. The police or ambulance will be easily available only on road accident cases and other similar emergencies.
There is a list of items that cannot be taken to Dubai from outside. They include narcotic drugs of all kinds, goods imported from boycotted countries, crude ivory and rhinoceros’ horn, gambling tools and machineries, original engravings, lithographs, sculpture, statues, goods from Israel, radiation polluted substances, duplicate currency, homemade and cooked food items, printed publications, oil paintings, cards, books that contradict Islamic beliefs and teachings.