Dubai : A country between Tradition & Modernity
DUBAI, A MIRAGE IN THE DESERT - FUN, SHOPPING & NIGHTLIFE
Dubai is one of the biggest cites in the United Arab Emirates. It might be the only place in the world where you can see a cheikh driving his 4×4 in the desert while negociating a contract on the phone! Here, traditionnal Arab houses stand alongside the most audacious architectures…
Dubai offers plethora of choices for shopping addicts. Experience one of the largest shopping malls in the world, the Dubai Mall, inside which one can visit the incredible Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, or simply enjoy the gigantic Mall of Emirates…
The city also offers a vibrant nightlife with many clubs featuring a variety of musical talents.
Many activities are possible within the city : Catamaran, nautical sports such as Jet-ski, flyboard, sky-dive, but also I-pilot, ski Dubai, hot air balloon, helicopter tours, seawings… Dubai also offers challenging golf courses.
DID YOU KNOW ?
- Burj Khalifa is the highest building in the world, and it opened in January 2014. You can go up to the 148th floor, or at the Top on the 124th floor to the observation desk.
Dubai’s fireworks for New Year’s Eve are the largest displayed in the world, with more than 1,300 fireworks fired per second! Don’t miss them aroud the Palm and Burj Khalifa.
- Dubai holds a one-month shopping festival dedicated to fashion and apparel.
- Ain Dubai (previously named the Dubai Eye or Dubai-I), at Bluewaters Island in the United Arab Emirates, is the world’s tallest and largest observation wheel
- The "Old Dubai"
Bastakiah, Shindagha, Dubai museum, the Creek, the souks
- The "New Dubai"
Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina, The Museum of Future, Jumeirah beach, Palm Jumeirah, Madinat Jumeirah
- Excursions from Dubai :
4x4 Desert safari with dinner and/or Desert Camp overnights,
Cruises along the Musandam peninsula,
Full-day excursion in Abu Dhabi, or a full-day excursion in Al Ain.