In recent years, Dubai has become one of the most visited tourist destinations of the World. Firstly, Dubai was only known for its petroleum reserves. But the government to expand the economy started making destinations that could attract tourist to their country. After the inauguration of the World’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, tourism was profoundly attracted to Dubai.
Many famous places can be visited in Dubai. If you are planning to visit Dubai, then you must visit the following places which we are going to discuss here.
Top 10 Places in Dubai at Affordable Price That Every India Must Visit are:
1. The Dubai Mall
It is one of the largest malls in the World in an area. It features wide varieties of retailers from all over the World and numerous cuisines of food. The Dubai Mall also provides an entrance to the Burj Khalifa. On the ground floor, you can visit the Dubai Aquarium and underwater zoo. You can also see a fossil of a Dinosaur placed in the mall. Outside the mall, there is also a Dubai fountain which you may enjoy all through the day. There are no charges for the basin. It is being done every half-hour all through the day. Don’t forget to read the 7 Perfect Holiday Destination in Very Low Budget in India.
2. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa inaugurated in 2010, is the tallest skyscraper in the World. It has a total of 140 floors. You must be assuming that do we get a chance to visit the place. So can also visit this place by booking a ticket either online or visiting the site. It has several slots for visitors. You can choose the slot as per your convenience. But, it is highly recommended that you book the morning slot because you will be able to see the view clearly during the day. The price for the booking starts at around 2800. In this visit, you will be taken to the 124th floor, which is also called the observation deck. Burj Khalifa has a super-fast lift which takes no time to reach the top floor.
3. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Dubai Aquarium is also one of the biggest Aquariums in the World. It has a variety of aquatic species captivated in it. It also has few species of Endangered animals which are on the verge of extinction. Both the aquarium and zoo are located in the Dubai Mall. You need to get a ticket for visiting it. The ticket is around 2800 INR. This amount includes many other activities except visiting.
4. Dubai Museum
Dubai Museum is built in the old Al-Fahidi Fort, which is said to be the oldest buildings of Dubai. The museum exhibits various Antic materials of ancient Dubai and has a number of artefacts of the older times. Al-Fahidi Fort has several Courtyards of ancient times, which depict the forts of ancient times.
5. Desert Safari
Dessert is the only naturally existing tourism place in Dubai. There is a desert safari being offered on the dessert. You can enjoy the ride on the premium cars in the desert. There is a whole package that is being offered, and this includes a meal, belly dance, camel ride, shisha, Mehdi, etc. The package starts at 3800 INR. It is preferred that you book the afternoon slot, then you may enjoy the dance and BBQ dinner till the evening. And for travelling to the dessert, you may book either a private car or a shared car which would take 6 people along with you. The total time for which the desert safari would last is 6 hours, and this would include the travelling time also. You might also be interested in the 5 Places to Visit in Hyderabad for Biriyani Lover.
6. Skydive Dubai
Skydiving is a one time experience in life. Most of the people don’t know what skydiving is. It is an activity, whereby we have to jump free-fall from the air, and then get landed in a parachute. Dubai also offers skydiving. There are many kinds of skydiving, the one which you will be able to do is tandem skydiving whereby a skydiving expert will accompany you. The expert would be guiding you with each and everything. However, the price of skydiving is a bit high. The price ranges as per the place of skydiving. For the dessert skydiving, it costs you about 38,000 INR. And for Palm Islands skydiving it costs you around 45,000 INR. This amount would also include the video making facility. It is highly recommended that you do skydiving.
7. Palm Island
There are three Palm Islands in Dubai, namely Palm Jumeirah, Deira Islands, Palm Jebel Ali. The Palm Jumeirah island is connected to the Jumeirah beach. These islands are human-made islands which are made in the shape of palms and included in a circle. These islands are built on the coastline of Dubai. Palm Jumeirah has several residencies and Hotels in it. The Deira Islands has a long stretch of the market that is known as the Dubai Souk, which includes the market for every kind of commodities, including jewellery, fruits, vegetables, etc. The whole islands are surrounded by breakwaters to prevent high waves and storms on the coastline.
8. Dubai Gold Souk
It is one of the oldest markets in Dubai. It has numerous retailers of gold, diamonds, platinum etc. This place is located in Deira and has other markets enclosed to it. This market also made a Guinness World Record of the heaviest ring in the World which weighs 64 kg. The gold rate is 4,338 INR for 1 gram of gold, in Dubai currency, it is 215 AED.
9. Mall of the Emirates
Mall of the Emirates is also one of the biggest malls in Dubai. It has numerous numbers of retailers and many food restaurants. It also features Ski Dubai in it. Ski Dubai is meant for Snowboarding and other snow activities. It has a temperature below 0° C. You can also see penguins there. You have a number of options for entertainment. It is located at Sheikh Zayed Road.
10. Burj Al-Arab
Burj Al-Arab is one of the most expensive hotels in the World. It is also built on the coastline of Dubai. It has around 250 rooms in it. The room costs around $24,000/ night. The shape of the Hotel depicts a sailing ship. Though the price of the Hotel is very high, you have enjoyed a light show outside during the night. The whole structure is built around a Breakwater to prevent high waves and sea storms.
These were the major places that you may visit in Dubai at an affordable price. If you are travelling off-season, the prices may be less than compared to the peak seasons. There are other places too which you may visit, like Dubai’s Creek, Dubai’s frame, Deira, Museums, etc. If you travel during the off-season, then the whole trip including Flights fares from Delhi would cost you around 40,000 INR for 3-4 days. It is highly recommended that you visit Dubai after September and before April.