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1. The Global Village

The Global Village
4.4 /5

15 km
from city center
1 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Bur Dubai

Global Village Dubai is claimed to be the world's most significant tourism, leisure and entertainment project in UAE. It is the region's first cultural, entertainment, family and shopping destination. The compound has various pavilions dedicated to different countries and also has various shows and events, Ripley's Believe It or Not, carnival and more. It is open from 25th October 2022 to 29th April 2023

2. At the Top Burj Khalifa

At the Top Burj Khalifa

1 km
from city center
2 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Giving a mesmerising view of the horizon, the At the Top Burj Khalifa tour is a showstopper for those of you out there who wish to know what the view is like from the world's tallest tower. Developed specifically for the tourists, the At the Top tour and At the Top SKY tour takes you to one of the highest observation decks in the world!

3. Dubai Frame

Dubai Frame
3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
3 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The Dubai Frame is the world's largest frame structure inspired by the logo of the World Expo 2020, located in Zabeel Park. The major highlights are the galleries holding audiovisual representations and projections ranging right from the city's origin to the future scape and the glass bridge walkway. From Deira’s Old Town to the Dubai Marina, one can witness a panoramic view of old and new Dubai through the frame.

4. Miracle Garden Dubai

Miracle Garden Dubai
4.1 /5

16 km
from city center
4 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Miracle Garden is one of the most beautiful and biggest natural flower gardens in the world. Located in Dubailand, it is spread across a vast area of over 72,000 square meters, the garden is the world's largest natural flower garden featuring over 45 million flowers and plants. The place is a heaven for those seeking nature's beauty in the city. The garden is open only from mid-November to mid-May.

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5. The Museum of the Future

The Museum of the Future

2 km
from city center
5 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The Museum of the Future, located in Dubai's Financial District, bridges the gap between the present and the future by blending technology and traditional art forms. It is split into three zones: the green hill, the building, and the void. By bringing researchers, ecologists, financers and environmentalists under its umbrella, the museum aims to create solutions to the possible problems that cities might face in the coming years. Spread across seven floors, this latest architectural marvel was added to Dubai in February 2022 and has been a tourist favorite ever since.

6. The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall
3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

The Dubai Mall, also known as the home of the Dubai shopping festival, is one of the world's largest shopping malls, with an area of over 500,000 square meters! With more than 1200 stores, a large walk-through aquarium, a world-class ice rink, 14,000 parking spaces and more exciting experiences for shoppers.

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7. The Dubai Fountain

The Dubai Fountain
4.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Dubai Fountain is the world's largest choreographed water fountain located in the beautiful Burj Complex. This dancing fountain surges as high as 150 meters in complete synchronisation to classical, Arabic and other popular world musical numbers. Forming beautiful arcs and jumping to the beats, this fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas. The show begins in the evening every day, and the best way to approach it is through the Dubai Mall.

8. Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai Gold Souk

8 km
from city center
8 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Dubai's famous gold souk is the world's largest gold market! Situated in Deira, this golden souk is the most famous and highly visited tourist spot in Dubai because of its excellent quality and designs of gold. With more than 350 jewellery traders and retailers, Gold Souk is restocked with at least 10 tons of gold daily.

9. Abra Ride in Dubai Creek

Abra Ride in Dubai Creek

3 km
from city center
9 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

This Saltwater Creek is one of the major ports of UAE and divides the city into two parts and connects the trading port to the desert. This is a popular place for an evening visit. Witness the lights and music shows, floating and moving dhows, yachts, boats and vessels to get a glimpse of old Dubai during the trade times.

10. Dubai Marina Waterfront

Dubai Marina Waterfront
4.1 /5

19 km
from city center
10 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Nestled in the region popularly known as 'New Dubai', Dubai Marina is a conceptualized man-made canal city. It offers luxurious lifestyles through its exquisite waterfront development along the Persian Gulf shoreline. There are classy hotels and upscale shopping and other leisure options here. It also contains the Dubai Marina Mall Complex, a shopping and entertainment destination.

11. Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
4.1 /5

9 km
from city center
11 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Desert Safari is one of the top things to do in Dubai. The Desert Safari trip starts with a driver of a 4*4 car, arriving at your pick-up point and taking you to a standard stop. Visitors can experience desert camping with a delicious Arabian dinner, belly dancers and other traditional performers. Day safaris hold you in for an adventure as you get to try out Dune Bashing, sandboarding, quad biking, camel rides and more.

12. Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah
4.2 /5

17 km
from city center
12 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai's magnificent artificial archipelago, is the epitome of beauty created by land reclamation, extending into the Persian Gulf. The archipelago resembles a palm tree with a circle when you take an overhead view of it. It was one of the first major tourism projects in the UAE and currently houses some of Dubai’s top tourist destinations like Atlantis, the Palm, Aquaventure Waterpark and the Lost Chambers Aquarium.

13. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

1 km
from city center
13 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Located on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo houses over 33,000 marine life occupying the 10 million litres of water within the tank. A unique underwater zoo occupies the level above the tank showcasing a plethora of underwater life that can be found inhabiting the oceans, rivers and other water bodies across the planet. The VR Zoo makes up the third section offering thrilling wildlife adventures via realistically created virtual tours.

14. Dhow Cruise with Dinner

Dhow Cruise with Dinner
3.0 /5

21 km
from city center
14 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Bur Dubai

The Dhow cruises in Dubai take you to the other side of this magnificent city with a ride through the historical places. It is best experienced through a dinner cruise. Dhow Cruise in Dubai operates mainly in Dubai Marina and Deira Creek. Depending on tour operators, the duration is about 2-3 hours.

15. Aquaventure Waterpark

Aquaventure Waterpark
4.2 /5

17 km
from city center
15 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

One of the biggest water parks of Dubai, Aquaventure is located in the Atlantis hotel complex. This amazing water park offers a series of pools, shoots and flumes and a few thrilling rides. Adrenaline pumping Tower of Neptune and the equally exhilarating Tower of Poseidon are some of the key highlights of the park. Visitors can also relax at the Cabanas, have a nice meal at the various restaurants and shop some souvenirs at the many stores in the park.

16. Walk Through Al Fahidi Neighbourhood

Walk Through Al Fahidi Neighbourhood

7 km
from city center
16 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The historical neighborhood of Dubai, Al Fahidi, is home to the 18th century Al Fahidi fort, coffee museum, House of Shiekh Saeed Al Maktoum and Pearl Diving Exhibits of Dubai Museum. Regarded as a must-visit place in Dubai, this heritage site has preserved Old Dubai's culture in forts, mud houses, pictures and experiences. In addition, the Souks in the heritage village offer fine jewels, pashminas, handicrafts and more.

17. Watersports at Kite Beach

Watersports at Kite Beach
3.0 /5

8 km
from city center
17 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Not just a beachgoers hub, but a regular spot for watersports enthusiasts, Kite Beach, is the newest beach in Dubai to have a lasting impression on visitors. Wakeboarding, kitesurfing and paddleboarding are a few things that visitors try out when visiting Kite Beach. One can try their hand at volleyball too with the net set upright on the beach.

18. Skydiving in Dubai

Skydiving in Dubai
4.2 /5

18 km
from city center
18 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Dubai being a favourite among the adrenaline junkies is a well-known destination for people who love skydiving as it provides a unique one-of-a-kind experience as adventurers get to skydive with the beautiful Pal Jumeirah below them. Many consider this a highlight of the city with many even claiming that no trip can be completed without this electrifying expedition. The Skydive at Dubai is regarded as one of the best skydiving service providers in the world.

19. IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG Worlds of Adventure

14 km
from city center
19 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

IMG is the city’s first mega indoor theme park with world-class amenities and entertainment. Situated on the famous Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, this cartoon-themed park is next to Global village. It is full of live shows, attractive rides, movies and fantastic food options. Popular franchises there are characters from Frozen, Disney, Cars, Marvel, DC comics and more.

20. Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium
4.1 /5

7 km
from city center
20 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Home to the majestic Black Sea bottlenose dolphins, Northern and Southern American fur seals, and exotic birds, the Dubai Dolphinarium is famous worldwide for its awe-inspiring and interactive shows. Located in Creek Park, a family entertainment and activity park in Dubai, the Dubai Dolphinarium is a major tourist attraction where people from all over the world flock in large numbers all around the year to enjoy exciting marine mammal and bird shows.

21. Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates

12 km
from city center
21 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The Mall of the Emirates, located in the Al Barsha area of West Dubai, is he "World’s first shopping resort." It has also been named the “World's Leading New Shopping Mall”. The Mall of the Emirates is home to a magnificent family leisure centre housing Ski Dubai, an indoor ski resort and Snow Park, the first of its kind in the Middle East.

22. The Walk at JBR

The Walk at JBR

20 km
from city center
22 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

The Walk at JBR near Dubai Marina is a beautiful avenue lined with swaying palms on either side, offering many shops and restaurants to its visitors. The Walk is nearly a mile-long stretch with plazas and arcaded doorways. The Walk hosts multiple events and festival venues and is a must-visit after sunset.

23. Pier 7

Pier 7

20 km
from city center
23 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Pier 7 located at Dubai Marina Mall is the mecca for food lovers and connoisseurs with a discerning taste. Home to not one or two but seven different world-class restaurants under one roof is what makes it the most sought-after destination for foodies. Designed to accommodate seven floors of fine dining experience with the city skyline as a backdrop, Pier 7 Dubai boasts of extraordinary architecture as well.

24. Legoland Dubai

Legoland Dubai

41 km
from city center
24 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Situated amidst Dubai parks and resorts, Legoland is a family-theme park which lets you play with the Lego bricks and enjoy on water slides too! Ideal for kids aged between 2 to 12, Legoland is divided between two parks- a Lego park and a Lego Water Park. Legoland, Dubai consists of almost forty interactive rides, twenty water slides and more than fifteen thousand Lego models.

25. Dubai Spice Souk

Dubai Spice Souk

7 km
from city center
25 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Famous for its amazing quality and variety of herbs, spices and flavours, Dubai Spice Souks, also known as Old Souk, is all you need to visit for a visual as well as for a taste treat. The air is filled with a unique blend of smells and aromas. Situated in Deira, visitors can find other products like unique Arabian rugs and lanterns, dried fruits and traditional UAE clothing as well. It is the perfect place in Dubai for souvenir shopping.

26. Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai
4.3 /5

12 km
from city center
26 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of the indoor ski area. It is the largest indoor ski park in the world. The park has a Snow Park, ski slopes, an ice museum and a skiing academy for those who wish to learn skiing. Apart from the regular facilities, Ski Dubai also hosts various events and concerts and a very cosy eatery called the Avalance Cafe which has a balcony that faces the ski slopes.

27. Ain Dubai

Ain Dubai

19 km
from city center
27 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Inspired by the famous London Eye, Ain Dubai is the world's tallest observation wheel! This 210-metre-long structure is built in the centre of Bluewater islands which are a group of human-made islands. The 360-degree views of the city, coastline, beaches, skyscrapers and the fantastic views of Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah and Burj Al Arab are a magnificent sight!

28. Dubai Safari Park

Dubai Safari Park
3.8 /5

18 km
from city center
28 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

This beautiful park has over 3000 animals from across the globe and has become a popular attraction in Dubai for locals and tourists alike. The zoo is divided into various zones named as 'Villages', and these are classified based on the regions around the world in which the animals are based. They are Safari Village, African Village, Asian Village, Wadi Village, Arabian Village and Kids Farm which is a playground for children to learn about wildlife.

29. Bollywood Parks

Bollywood Parks

41 km
from city center
29 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Bollywood Parks Dubai is the ‘first theme park dedicated to the B-town’ worldwide! A part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, visitors can visit various remakes of famous Bollywood movie sets like Lagaan, have a 4D movie experience to the movie Krish, the Cinema Circle for dance workshops and more. This place has perfect photo opportunities with beautiful Indian décor, henna artists, vintage movie posters, mannequins of stars and colourful live performances.

30. Atlantis the Palm

Atlantis the Palm

18 km
from city center
30 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

With a private sandy beach and 5-star amenities, Atlantis is the first ever resort to be built on the Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. Offering mesmerizing views of the Arabian Gulf and being themed on the myth of Atlantis, this resort inculcates a few distinct Arabian elements. Providing unique features such as an underwater aquarium and swimming with dolphin opportunities, Palm Atlantis is surely one of the world’s most popular attraction destination for tourists.

31. Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera

1 km
from city center
31 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Located in Downtown Dubai, this 2016 established Opera is one of the finest and most radiant cultural and art centres. The opera is shaped like a dhow or a sailing vessel and hosts several performances like theatre, ballets, concerts, orchestras, conferences and even fashion shows.

32. Xline Dubai

 Xline Dubai

19 km
from city center
32 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Created by Dubai’s adventure masters, XDubai, the Xline Dubai Marina is the worlds longest urban zip-line and indeed an thrilling sport that you will ever experience. The Xline at Dubai Marina has also broken world records by being the steepest and fastest zip-line till date. It stretches over a kilometre with an inclination of 16 degrees and an average speed of 80 km/h.

33. Motiongate Dubai

Motiongate Dubai

41 km
from city center
33 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

If you are a die-hard fan of Hollywood movies, then the Motiongate theme park is a must-visit. Located in the Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Hollywood Inspired Theme Park has been designed and developed as per the famous movie studios like the Columbia Pictures Studios, DreamWorks Studios and the Lionsgate Studios.

34. Desert Camping

Desert Camping

10 km
from city center
34 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The city of Dubai is well-known for its architecture as well as for desert life it has to offer. The best way to explore and make the most of your trip to the ‘city of sand’ is to spend a night or two camping in the deserts. Night camping is the activity all adventure and thrill-seekers would love to engage in. You will love the many oases, palm trees, wild desert animals, and sunsets.

35. Bungee Jumping

Bungee Jumping

3 km
from city center
35 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Bungee jumping in a city full of skyscrapers is a must-try when in Dubai. Gravity Zone is Dubai's first permanent bungee operator and takes you as high as 50 meters from where you will free fall! Get a fantastic view of the Dubai cityscape as you free fall to the view of the Burj Khalifa and the magnificent Dubai waterfront.

36. Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque
3.6 /5

3 km
from city center
36 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Jumeirah Mosque is regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in the UAE. Built exactly on lines of Cairo's Al Azhar Mosque that is eight times its size, this mosque is an excellent example of Islamic architecture. It is the only mosque in Dubai that is open to non-muslims. Its detailed architecture and design are even more glorified when lit up in the evening. It is also one of the most photographed mosques in the UAE.

37. Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight

Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight
3.0 /5

12 km
from city center
37 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Glide up in a Hot air balloon over a serene desert to witness the breathtaking morning skies and mystery of the ocean of the sand. The view of green patches of oasis and a herd of camels makes for a perfect photographic scene. As you rise above the vision of sunset and sunrise, the background of the Hajjar Mountains is overwhelming.

38. Dubai Garden Glow

Dubai Garden Glow

4 km
from city center
38 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Dubai Garden Glow is the world's first park dedicated to glow-in-the-dark. Situated within the Zabeel Park, this place is well known for extraordinary light architecture installations inspired by art objects from all across the world. Images of a giant jellyfish moving in time to the music while floating above the Zabeel Lake has mesmerized both children and adults while the images of a sparkling Burj Khalifa is definitely awe-inspiring. It is currently closed for the summer. It will reopen in October.

39. Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Bay

18 km
from city center
39 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in Atlantis, the Palm, a trip to Dolphin Bay allows visitors to interact with beautiful dolphins in their habitat. At Dolphin Bay, you learn everything there is to know about swimming with dolphins, feeding them, and a more in-depth perspective about the marine mammals, and this is a fun activity for adults and children!

40. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab
3.9 /5

11 km
from city center
40 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Established in 1999, Burj Al Arab is one of the premium hotels in Dubai, located on an artificial island off Jumeirah Road. Designed in the shape of a dhow sail, this iconic landmark houses an array of shiny chauffeur-driven limousines and a private helipad. A prior reservation (on its website) is required to get past the lobby security to visit its restaurant if you are not staying there.

41. Dubai Waterfront

Dubai Waterfront

46 km
from city center
41 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The Dubai Waterfront, locally referred to as the Waterfront, is one of the most ambitious projects commissioned in the world. Although the area is yet to be developed fully, visitors can find several entertainment areas offering leisure activities as well as several iconic landmarks of Dubai nearby.

42. Burj Al Arab Beach

Burj Al Arab Beach
3.0 /5

11 km
from city center
42 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Burj Al Arab Beach is a public beach surrounding the stunning, world-famous hotel, Burj Al Arab. Located in the Umm Suqeim area, it is also locally known as Umm Suqeim Beach or Sunset Beach. This place is one of the most photographed areas in Dubai.

43. Al Bastakiya

Al Bastakiya

7 km
from city center
43 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Bur Dubai

If you wish to get a slice of Dubai’s history then a visit to Al Bastakiya is a must. A trip to Al Bastakiya or Al Fahidi district can quench your thirst for discovering the historical roots of today’s glamourous star town. Characterised by large buildings made in traditional materials like mud and wood, Al Bastakiya place oozes charm of its own.

44. Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach
3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
44 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Stretched along the coast, south of the city's historic Al Faihidi district, this sandy white strip of sand is among the top beach destinations for visitors to Dubai. For adventure buffs, there is a facility for various watersports like jet skiing, kitesurfing and more. For a quiet day at the beach, visitors can rent sun loungers too.

45. Wild Wadi

Wild Wadi
3.5 /5

11 km
from city center
45 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Wild Wadi Water Park is one of the premier water parks of Dubai and boasts of innovative rides for all ages providing a unique experience for visitors. Located in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Water Park is themed around Juha, the character from the very popular folktale Arabian nights. Apart from the rides, the water park also provides an excellent surfing experience.

46. The Green Planet Dubai

The Green Planet Dubai
4.0 /5

1 km
from city center
46 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Green Planet is an indoor tropical rainforest located at City Walk in Dubai. It is an enclosed ecosystem that gives guests a chance to immerse in the fascinating world of thousands of different species of plants and animals. Here you get to learn about the living ecosystem and experience the ultimate rainforest adventure. The Green Planet also features the world’s largest man-made tree and has numerous expert biologists onsite to help curious visitors understand the way of life of different living organisms.

47. Saeed Al Maktoum House Museum

Saeed Al Maktoum House Museum
4.5 /5

7 km
from city center
47 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Al Maktoum House is a historic building located in the Al Shindagha Area of the city. Former residence of Dubai’s then ruler Saeed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, the house built in 1896 is now a museum. Visitors can enjoy and learn about the city and the royal family’s culture and lifestyle.

48. Dragon Mart Dubai

Dragon Mart Dubai

15 km
from city center
48 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

The Dragon Mall in Dubai, better known as the Dragon Mart, is the largest trading hub for Chinese products outside mainland China since 2004. The 1.2 kilometer-long, 150,000 square meter dragon-shaped mall offers a stock of Chinese products at wholesale prices, housing about 4,000 distinctive stores in its arena. Comprising of Dragon Mart 1 and Dragon Mart 2, the extensive mall is one of the best places for shopping and dining in Dubai.

49. Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

49 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Dubai lets you dive in its beautiful lagoons and explore the underwater world as scuba diving is the best means to discover and gain information about the marine life in the Emirate. You can find more than sixty-five thousand varieties of aquatic life including fishes, reef sharks, dolphins and corals. Dives at the Dubai Atlantis Palm, The Jumeirah and The Hilton Beach Resort will fill you with the thrill of underwater exploration!

50. OliOli

OliOli

5 km
from city center
50 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

OliOli located on Sheikh Zayed Road, is an interactive play area for children. While the galleries create a fun, joyful and safe atmosphere, they also create a learning space where children can explore topics like Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

51. Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

9 km
from city center
51 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

With over 500 flamingos and several species of birds and fishes, Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve. Perfect for tourists, environmentalists, photographers and botanists, it is a protected area and has a large number of migratory birds, fishes, crustaceans and mammals. This delicate and vast ecosystem has three birding hides which allow visitors to explore and engage in bird spotting.

52. Dubai Butterfly Garden

Dubai Butterfly Garden

16 km
from city center
52 out of 106
things to do in Dubai

Situated at the the Dubai Miracle Garden, the Dubai Butterfly Garden is the world's largest, housing 15 thousand butterflies and around 50 various species of butterflies all bearing different colours, features and shape. With its butterfly Museum, Educational Centre and Cinema, the Dubai Butterfly Garden provides a great opportunity for the visitors to learn more about the advancement of butterflies through each stage making it an ideal place to visit with kids.

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How much does a package cost for Dubai?

The packages for Dubai start at INR 8661 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Dubai?

Getting around in Dubai is quite easy with several options for local transportation available. Dubai Metro, local buses, monorails, waterbuses and Abras (motorized traditional wooden boats) are the available options. If you wish to frequently commute using public transport, we recommend you get a Nol Card. 

Nol Card

A Nol Card is an all-inclusive card that can be used when travelling via metro, trams, waterbuses and bus. They can also be used for inter-city bus services around Dubai. Children under the age of five years can travel free. For further information, visit the website www.nol.ae

Where to get it: They are available at major bus stations, RTA offices and also the latest online portal where you can apply for it.
Price:
First-time purchase charges: Starting at AED 6
Maximum top-up: AED 500

Four types of cards:
1. Gold Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 19 and credit of AED 6, Max Top Up - AED 500
Valid For: 5 Years
Accepted in: All modes of public transport in UAE and access to Metro Gold Class Seats

2. Silver Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 19 and credit of AED 6, Max Top Up - AED 1000
Valid For: 5 Years
Accepted in: All modes of public transport in UAE

3. Personalised Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 50 and credit of AED 20, Max Top Up - AED 5000
Valid For: 5 Years
Accepted in: All modes of public transport in UAE
Note: You can recover your balance if your card gets stolen or is lost. Online application available

4. Red Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 2 and credit of AED 4, Max Top Up - AED 500
Valid For: 90 Days
Accepted in: Metro, Bus and Tram only
Note: For a max of 10 journeys

Modes of Transport Within Dubai

1. Metro: 
Number of stations: 50
Starting Price: AED 2 - AED 6.5 per ticket

2. Bus:
Main Bus stations: Al Ghubaiba, Al Karama 
Starting Price: AED 3 - AED 17

3. Taxi:
Starting Price: AED 18 for 3kms

4. Dubai Tram:
Price: AED 3 per ride
Route: To see the Dubai Tram map, click here

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Dubai?

Day 1: Arrive at the Dubai International Airport and drive to one of the hundred beautiful hotels in Dubai. Visit the Burj Khalifa Complex, Dubai Mall and end the day by visiting the beautiful Souq Al Bahar at the Madinat Jumeirah. 

Day 2: Spend an entire day at one of the many theme parks in Dubai. You can visit either Dubailand, Legoland, IMG World or cool off at one of the most exciting water parks in the world, Wild Wadi.

Day 3: Relax a bit today and take a stroll through Al Fahidi Town (Old Town Dubai), Old Souk Dubai and the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, the miracle garden.

Once the sun sets, take a canal cruise on the Abras at the Dubai Canal Cruise. 

Day 4: Spend a day in the beautiful Jumeirah area. Visit the ultra-luxurious Burj Al Arab, the palm islands and the Atlantis hotel and Explore underwater at the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Unwind at Kite Beach for a perfect finish to the day. 

What are the top sightseeing places in Dubai?

The top sightseeing places in Dubai are Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Global Village Dubai.

What are the top shopping places in Dubai?

The top shopping places in Dubai are The Dubai Mall, Global Village Dubai, Dubai Gold Souk.

What are the top activities in Dubai?

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What are the top hotels in Dubai?

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