Popular Optional Tours in and around Dubai:
It is tallest Building in the world. The Burj Khalifa Skyscraper is a world class destination and the magnificent centerpiece of Downtown Dubai,Dubai’s new urban masterpiece.The World”s tallestBuilding is surrounded by Hotels,must Visit shopping destinations and a world of entertainment options.
The Height of Burj Khalifa Dubai, as it was known prior to its renaming as Burj Khalifa, was kept private until the building's completion in 2010. The developer held a tight grip over the buildings final height, although in 2006 a height of 808 meters had been leaked by an individual familiar with the technical aspects of the project. Ultimately in 2009 the official height, 20 meters taller than the leaked figure, was confirmed and the Burj Khalifa would claim the title of World's Tallest Building at 828 meters. It has the fastest elevators in the world with a speed of 700m/min (42.3 km/h / 26.1 mp/h).
Ski Dubai & Snow Park Dubai:
The first indoor ski resort in the Middle East! With an amazing mountain-themed wintery setting, enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Plus you can now meet and play with Ski Dubai's newest residents; the Snow Penguins! Join us by rolling down in the Giant Ball run, jumping a 10ft. ramp, turning down the tube slides, sightseeing in the chairlift, or just relaxing over a hot chocolate at minus 4 degrees...So get the family together and enjoy real snow all year round in a world of winter sports and snow play!
Ski Dubai offers an amazing mountain-themed snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing or just playing in the snow. Ski Dubai contains the world’s largest indoor Snow Park, an amazing 3,000 square meters covered with snow. The Evian Snow Park offers a twin track bobsled ride, a snow ball throwing gallery and a snow cavern filled with interactive experience’s just to name a few amazing sights and sound. The Snow Park is excellent for kid’s party as well.
ABU DHABI TOUR :
An interesting landmark before reaching the city of Abu Dhabi is the Jebel Ali Port, the biggest man-made port in the world. We drive through the vast coastal desert. Admire the skills of local ladies making traditional handicrafts at the Women’s Handicraft Center. Delve into their culture and traditions at the Heritage Village. These tourist spots are open until 12 midday only. The next halt is at Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan mosque which is considered the third largest mosque in the world. Just a short drive will take us to Al Hosn Palace originally built in 1793 and the only palace open to the public. Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates and the Federal capital of the United Arab Emirates. It constitutes nearly 86.7% of the nation’s total land area including nearly 200 islands. Its long coastline was once the world’s best water for pearling. Abu Dhabi is the first Emirate to export oil from the Umm Shaif offshore field in 1962. This newfound prosperity is clearly reflected in its modern infrastructure, shopping complexes, luxurious hotels, impressive skyline, parks and gardens and recently developed tourist attractions. As you enter the city, acacia trees lined the streets and today over 120 million trees have
been planted in the emirate of Abu Dhabi alone.
Ferrari World Them Park Abu Dhabi:
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the largest indoor and the only Ferrari branded theme park in the world, with 20 Ferrari inspired rides and attractions and a priceless collection of more than 30 vintage and contemporary Ferraris. Featuring high adrenaline rides, fun learning attractions suitable for guests of all ages and a unique taste of Italy through its authentic dining experiences, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the premier family entertainment centre in the region. Every ride incorporates Ferrari design and technology, offering an engaging and interactive multisensory experience that truly brings the Ferrari story to life. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is one of the signature features of Yas Island, a 2,500 hectare island dedicated to leisure, entertainment and lifestyle.
Ferrari is bringing pedal-to-the-metal thrills to the world of theme parks in a bid to tap into a love for speed and luxury cars among people in the oil-rich Middle East. The Italian carmaker has opened Ferrari World, with what the company says is the world's fastest roller coaster and a 20-storey tower ride that duplicates the G-forces felt by race car drivers.
It is the ultimate desert experience! Discover the exhilaration of this incredible off-road excursion in the world's most serious 4x4. The Desert Safari with Hummer H2 (top of the range) is a premium product which gives you the VIP treatment in the Desert.
You will experience a thrilling roller coaster ride in the Hummer H2 heading to the desert with our professional Safari drivers. Take advantage of this exhilarating offer for an unforgettable desert experience to be cherished for a lifetime.
WILD WADI Waterpark:
Situated between the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab, and the 5 star award winning, Jumeirah Beach hotel, Wild Wadi is positioned directly on the Arabian Sea. Themed around the tale of Juha, a popular character from Arabian folklore, Wild Wadi Waterpark is the only Arabian themed amusement venue in the UAE. Wild Wadi has 28 rides and attractions including more Master Blasters than any other waterpark in the region 9 and 2 flowriders (the first in the region) offering entertainment to each member of the family. In end of 2010, Wild Wadi will open two amazing new rides.
(Guests staying at Atlantis have unlimited access to the Lost chamber.)
Enjoy a guided tour behind the scenes of The Lost Chambers. Led by a fully qualified guide you will experience firsthand just some of the elements involved in caring for the marine life of Atlantis.
Please follow the instructions of our Navigators at all times.
Closed toe shoes are required to participate in this activity.
Day Visitors wishing to experience a Back Of House Tour at The Lost Chambers must also purchase a General Entry ticket into The Lost Chambers
(Guests staying at Atlantis have unlimited access to the water park.)
Enjoy the thrill of the largest and most exciting water park in the Middle East. Aquaventure Dubai is set in 42 acres overflowing with fun including Master Blasters, speedslide, rivers, rapids, Splashers children’s play area, lush tropical landscapes and a private beach.
DUBAI MALL AQURIUM:
A key center piece is Dubai Aquarium, one of the largest tanks in the world at 51m x 20m x 11m and featuring the world’s largest viewing panel at 32.8m wide and 8.3m high. Dubai Aquarium has more than 33,000 living animals, representing more than 85 species including over 400 sharks and rays combined.
Dubai Aquarium's 270-degree acrylic walkthrough tunnel makes for incredible close-encounter experiences with some of the most fascinating underwater animals on the planet. A special 'lunar-cyclic' lighting system will change the ambience of the tank depending on the time of day.
Walk along the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean environments at the Underwater Zoo and you’ll find yourself face to face with dangerous Piranha, Giant Catfish, playful Otters, a Humbolt Penguin colony, and more.
Whether viewing the Rainforest from a suspension bridge high above the river and tree canopy, or reaching out and touching some of the more hardy rock pool inhabitants, this is an aquatic experience you will never forget.
Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 ft (150 metres), equivalent to that of a 50-storey building. The fountain is 900 ft (275 metres) long and has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs. It has been designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas.
The Dubai Fountain performs daily, with the performance repertoire including Sama Dubai; Baba Yetu, an award-winning song in Swahili; the Arab world’s top-selling dance number Shik Shak Shok; and the signature piece of world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Con te partiro (Time to Say Goodbye).
Over 6,600 WET Super lights – the most advanced incandescent large fountain lights available today – and 25 colour projectors create a visual spectrum of over 1,000 abstract attractions. The beam of light shining upward from the fountain can be seen from over 20 miles away, and will be visible from space making it the brightest spot in the Middle East, and quite possibly in the entire world.
Highlights of Dubai
Dubai is divided into two parts - Deira on the northern side and Bur Dubai to the south, as well as the top tourist destination of Jumeirah.
Beaches in Dubai
Dubai is land of sun and sand, so beaches form the most attractive part of its beauty. The city’s main beaches consist of the long stretch of Jumeirah Beach Park and the Al Mazmar Beach Park which is an artificial park cum beachfront. You can enjoy lazing out at the beach, surfing the waters or reveling in some ardeline rush of watersports. Dubai is an excellent place to visit during the winter months when the temperatures are pleasant enough to enjoy the beaches.
Dubai Free Zones
Free Zones are the zones that offer full foreign ownership for the upcoming businessmen. No taxes are usually deducted for about a period of 15 to 20 years. These zones are also called free trade zones, tax free zones, trade free zones, duty free zones and free economic zones. Every zone has got its specific requirement of office space and activities. A few of the free zones in the UAE are Dubai Airport Free zone, Emirates Free Zone, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Hamriyah Free Zone(Sharjah), Dubai Internet City Free zone, Dubai Car and Automotive City Free Zone, Dubai Gold and Diamond Park, Dubai Health Care City, Ajman Free Zone, Dubai Media City Free Zone, Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV), Dubai Industrial City, Ahmed Bin Rashid Free Zone(UAQ), Knowledge Village Free zone, Fujairah Free Zone, Dubai Airport Free Zone, Ras Al Khaima Free Zone(RAK), Dubai Silicon Oasis Free Zone, Dubai Internet City (DIC), Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), Dubai Maritime City Free zone, Metals & Commodities Free Zone, Economic Zones World (EZW) and Dubai Aid City Free Zone.