Located on the Persian Gulf’s southern shore, the Dubai is one of the most advanced and developed Emirate that attracts a large number of tourists every year. After Abu Dhabi, Dubai is the second biggest Emirate. The cosmopolitan environment of Dubai along with its well-developed tourist spots and architectural advancements make it a place of interest for people of every age group. Though Dubai is relatively young destination but at the same time also possesses a rich history that attracts people towards its rich Middle Eastern culture. The traditional architecture is one of the main reasons that why people get attracted towards Dubai and its vast sand dunes.
Right from children to elderly people, there is something for everyone in Dubai apart from its traditional Middle Eastern culture. Desert safaris, souks, advanced tourist spots, vast malls and Burj Khaleefa, the tallest building in the world are just a few reasons that people from across the globe flock into this city.
Once you have reached here, the best way to explore the place is through city tour of Dubai. There are several tourism companies and tour operators that offer visitors a day long city tour of Dubai to make them visit all the major attractions of the city and collect some cherish able memories for the lifetime. These city tour operators offer comprehensive Dubai tours that are often 6 – 12 hours long, and give people a visit to all the major Dubai attractions.
One can also book the sightseeing tour of Dubai in which the whole city is covered through a double decker, open roof bus. There are about 20 sites to be visited in the city that covers all the major Dubai attractions, and thus visitors are offered 24 hour or 48 hours tickets using which they can anytime hop on and off the bus. Some of the major attractions of the city include traditional spice souks, gold market, Dubai Museum, Burj Al Arab. Most of the times the fare for this bus also subsumes free entrance to the home of Sheikh Al Maktoum and the Dubai Museum, along with the tickets for cruising on the famous Dhow boats of Dubai.
One of the things that one should not miss while taking the Dubai tours is the trip to the Dubai Creek and the water taxi, also known as the “abra”. It takes toy for a ride across the water to the traditional gold and spice souqs. Another thing which you must not miss is old quarter Bastakiya where you can witness shell-stone and coral architecture before heading towards the Dubai museum. The other vital places that you should visit while in Dubai include Atlastins the Palm, Madinath Jumeirah, Sheikh Zayed Road, Burj Khaleefa, Jumeirah beach and Jumeirah Mosque.
The city of Dubai and its people are known for their warm hospitality, and thus your tour to Dubai will always be a cherishable one with lots of memories to carry back home.