Dubai is one of the most visited places by Pakistanis especially because it is relatively easier to score a visa for the country. While the summer season is not ideal to visit the Middle Eastern country, winter is most desired for a vacation. Here’s a list of top things you can do while in Dubai in winters.
Visit The Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the world. The mall is so huge that you would need more than one day to explore all of it. Here you can shop some of the world’s most famous luxury and high street brands from clothing, accessories to cosmetics. You can also eat some delicious food at the mall while enjoying the dancing fountain at the outskirts of the mall which has special shows every half an hour which are free to watch.
Just outside the Dubai Mall is the Burj Khalifa which is known to be the tallest building in the world.
Recreational activities inside the mall include The Dubai Ice Rink, VR Park, KidZania, Reel Cinemas just to name a few.
There is also The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo located on the ground floor of the mall. The fun part is that you can have a look at the underwater species from afar without spending any money or even go inside the aquarium for a fee. Shark diving, cage snorkelling, and glass-bottom boat tours are some quite popular activities for you to take part in.
Visit Global Village
Global Village in Dubai takes place from November till March every year. The entry fee for the park is about AED 15 which boats of iconic landmarks which depict different countries from around the world while serving some of their cultural cuisines. The village is open daily in these days from 4pm to 12am.
Visit Miracle Gardens
While being home to 50 million species of flowers covering 72,000 square metres, The Miracle Gardens hold the title of being the world’s largest natural flower garden. In addition, you can also witness some exceptional 3D structures in the gardens. Miracle Gardens are open daily from 9am to 9pm while entry free starts from AED 40.
Visit Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Souk Madinat Jumeirah will transport you to the Arabesque era while in the market you can shop for traditional spices, jewellery and cultural handicrafts. You can also take a boat ride in the abra which is a special Emirati boat and enjoy traditional cuisine in the area.
Go for Desert Safari
Book a Desert Safari and speed through the dunes. You can also race on quad bikes which in the desert. Once you’re done, you can enjoy some belly dancing with exceptional food.
Take a day trip to Abu Dhabi
Take a day trip to Abu Dhabi which is only about 1 and a half hours drive. Over there you should visit the Ferrari World Amusement Park which is home to the world’s fastest roller coaster.
While in Abu Dhabi one can also visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque which is popular for being the title holder of the world’s largest carpet in the prayer hall.