Go for a desert Safari

This is one of the most famous things to do in Dubai.  You will need to plan this ahead of time. Usually, the service providers pick you up from the hotel and drive you to the desert. There are a couple of activities you can participate in like quad biking, sandboarding, and camel riding. If you fancy,  you can also treat yourself to a safari dinner.

There is definitely enough to keep you busy. You may dedicate a full day to this.  Do put on some sunscreen and keep more in your bag. Though with all the sand you may face challenges applying some more sunscreen.  If you are traveling solo, the guides are friendly enough to take you some really cool photos, and trust me you will never get bored.

 Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

For female travelers, please make sure you familiarize yourself with the dress code for the mosque. There is a very strict dressing code. So do some research and make sure you have the right clothes.

This is something that you can book beforehand. There are local guided tours that are reasonable. You can save yourself some money by booking this on Groupon.

  Yes, we approve, take yourself on a yacht cruise.

You will definitely have the time of your life on a yacht cruise in Dubai. From the amazing city views and oh did I mention for the ladies, yes you will enjoy some beautiful views of good looking men oops. You can choose between an hour or two cruises depending on your schedule.

The perfect time for a cruise would be at sunset.  You will enjoy some pleasant sunset views and absolutely stunning pictures. As we all know, golden hour pictures are absolutely the best.

 Visit the Dubai fountain boardwalk

The majority of performances are held in the evenings so this is your best time to visit. You can combine this with a visit to the Dubai mall as the entrance to the fountain is through the mall.  You can spend a few hours shopping while waiting for the shows to start. There is no entrance fee.

Visit the Burj Khalifa

Having been the tallest building structure in the world since 2009, visiting the Burj Khalifa is an absolute must.  As this is a tourist attraction site, it is important to purchase your entrance tickets beforehand and for a much-discounted rate, you can use Groupon to get better deals.

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