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Dubai Creek – Sail through the heart of Dubai

Dubai Creek
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The vibrant Arab city enamours thousands of hundreds of tourists visiting this entertainment and fun-filled city of the world, Dubai,  needs no introduction! Dubai creek in UAE is well known for its grandeur, ultra-modern and luxurious buildings, nightlife scenes, funfilled white sandy beaches, exotic and lively nightlife, majestic shopping malls, traditional souk and Arabian coffee, magnificent bird-eye views of the exquisite skylines and pompous lifestyle.


If you are looking out for a perfect destination to spend the holiday with your family, loved ones and with your partner, then you have landed at the right place! Dhabi is one of the best city for couples, honeymoon travellers families and tourist who are looking to experience right from culture, history to exciting adrenaline-pumping theme parks and activities. The city showcases its rich diversity and acting as a  cultural melting pot and action hotspot, The city is vibrant and something exciting always happening like festivals, carnivals, events. The colourful city impresses you with its grand mosques, UNESCO world heritage sites, excellent museums (including its very own Louvre!), exhibitions, wanky buildings, luxury resorts and amazing theme parks…

Dubai remains one of the famous and desired holiday destinations for people from all around the world. From a small fishing village to the world’s tallest building to the second largest shopping mall, the city has become a  glamorous cosmopolitan city in less than 50 years time.
The city host Burj Khalifa, Dubai Shopping Mall, Desert Safari, Palm Island and so many more beautiful landmarks such as Atlantis, Jumeirah in Dubai, attract millions of tourists every year.

This luxury and extravaganza city of Dubai is also home for some of the most beautiful cruise riders.  If you are looking for a scenic sunset ride on a cruise, Dubai Creek will leave you agape in amazement.

Dubai Creek – scenic side of Dubai

Dubai Creek
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Dubai Creek officially called as Khor Dubai, a natural saltwater inlet of the Arabian Gulf located in the heart of Dubai with 14 kilometres length and between 100-500 meters width that extends from South-East of Dubai and ends at Ras Al-Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubai. Dubai Creek has a rich history and the place was earlier a  fishing area and primary source of livelihood for the local communities. Now, this 14Km long seawater is one of the best places to get amazing cruising experience in Dubai main city. Dubai creek is not just about the cruising experience, it also offers the traditional smell of spices wafting by from the Spice Souk, the glitter of gold shimmering from the Gold Souk and the sand brown old almost-skyscrapers of Dubai decking the fringes of the creek.

The Dubai creek is divided by the bustling old city areas of Deira and Bur Dubai on either side and it hosts ancient monuments and market areas like the Heritage towns, Traditional Dubai Gold and Spice Souks, Sheikh Saeed’s House, the Grand Mosque, and Old Boat Fort. As you sail through the creek, you can experience a panoramic view of all of these iconic sites, and more. You may also notice, few locals diving into the water, looking for pearls. You can opt for various cruise experience and it will be the best way to know about the history and modern developments in Dubai. Some of the cruises at Dubai creek will amaze you with its dining experience. You can have a romantic dinner at these cruise under Dubai’s night sky in Dubai creek. If you wish to save some money, then you can take a small boat in Dubai creek too.

But to have the best experience you should take a Dhow Dinner Cruises. By taking this Dhow cruise you can witness the cruise passing the scenery from the comfort of your dinner table. A few hours in Dhow cruise will give you magical experience which will always stick in your travel memory forever.

Dubai Creek
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The cruise also offers 3-course buffet prepared with 5-star standards
The menu on a dinner dhow cruise typically consists of a global 3-course buffet prepared with 5-star standards. The cruise host some entertainment such as dance shows, magic shows and traditional singing shows too. Cruising through the hub of Dubai is one of the best ways to explore and experience Dubai.
All in all, a Dhow Cruise in Dubai Creek is a distinguished experience and don’t miss this activity if you are planning a trip to Dubai.

Best time to visit Dubai

Dubai is one of the most exotic and famous seaside destinations in the world. Dubai is usually hot and warm for all the months of the year and that is because of the parched desert ambience. It is a year-round destination. But it is most recommended to visit from December to mid-may. In spite of the incipience of the cool winter in December, the heat in this city does not vary too much from its roots. Customarily, the temperatures plunge to a least 15°C to 16°C at midnight once the sun sets and during the daytime, it strikes 26°C to 30° as well. The sultry climate of Dubai makes it a bliss for those who adore summers and want to experience multiple water sports.

Dubai skyline
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How to reach Dubai Creek

You can either take a metro or bus to reach Dubai creek. If you are in Dubai mall you can reach creek by taking line 27 bus which takes 45 min and costs AED 6 – AED 10. Aldo if you wish to take Metro, which costs AED 3 – AED 5 and takes 51 min.

If you are looking for seaside and cruising vacation in the UAE, then Dubai should top your travel list. With a wide variety of activities in a closer vicinity, it is easier to cover all the activities and experience unique things in Dubai. What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and book your vacation with Pickyourtrail’s top recommended Dubai packages and have a memorable vacation.


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