Want to ‘trip’ in Dubai this summer? You absolutely should, as it can’t get any better than in Summer. Start with stunning skyscrapers, lit water dance shows, an awe-inspiring palm-shaped island, desert adventures, skiing, skydiving, kayaking, and clubbing — and venture off to what’s beyond.
How to plan a 5 day Dubai itinerary?
There are countless splendours on offer in Dubai, that even a 5-day’s spell may get shorter. So let’s see how to plan your Dubai trip in such a way that you seal all chances of missing out on anything.
First timer’s guide to visit Dubai in 2020
Day 1: Arrival in Dubai
It’s inevitable that you rest before you start exploring Dubai. Once you complete the immigration formalities, check in to your hotel. After settling, you can start in the evening by hopping around the nearby local markets and shopping malls such as the Deira City Center. You can also include a couple of light activities in the evening so that you don’t exhaust yourself on the very first day of your 5 days Dubai trip.
Day 1 Activities Covered:
- Shopping malls in Dubai
- Street markets
- Dubai City tour
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Day 2: Start with the important attractions in Dubai
Morning: The iconic Burj Khalifa standing like a beacon in the desert city is one of the most obvious sights in the city. Dubai is famous for its seemingly unbelievable and stunning architecture. Settle yourself at the top of the observation deck and get a jaw-dropping view of Dubai from the tallest building in the world.
Afternoon: You can spend the evening in the iconic boat-shaped building along the coastline – Burj Al Arab which is merely a 20-minute drive from the Burj Khalifa. Al Arab is not only known for its architectural beauty but also has a 7-star hotel with Arabian and International delicacies to please your taste buds. Have a sumptuous dinner with a great sea-view to give company.
Day 2 Activities Covered:
- Visit Burj Khalifa
- Burj Khalifa Observation deck
- Dinner in Burj Al Arab
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Day 3: The Dubai Mall day
It’s no surprise – Dubai consists of some of the biggest malls in the world. From Zara to Hershey Store, the Dubai Mall in itself has around 1200 shops. Start your day by having breakfast in one of the restaurants inside the mall. Get yourself a ticket to the Dubai Aquarium, which is also slightly visible from the outside. If you love to ski, then Ski Dubai is an incredible place you must visit.
Day 3 Activities Covered:
- Dubai Mall shopping
- Dubai Aquarium excursion
- Ski Dubai adventure
Day 4: Indulge in Desert Safari adventures
Your 5 days Dubai trip can’t get completed without the desert safari. The safari includes camel-riding, dune-bashing with a 4×4, henna tattoos, belly-dancing, and of course a luxurious BBQ dinner. The driver will take your group for an hour-long drive to the desert where he deflates the wheels, and away you go flying from one dune to another, sliding around, going downhill. Once the sun sets, you can enjoy the belly-dancing show with an Arabian-style meal.
Day 4 Activities Covered:
- Dubai desert safari
- Dune bashing
- BBQ dinner with dance shows
Day 5: Visit the Miracle Garden
Dubai Miracle Garden is a one-of-a-kind flower garden that made to the Guinness Book of Records thrice. The extravagant flower shows spread across an area of 72,000 square meters and are open from November to the middle of May every year. With a spectacular 5-million flowers installation, it is the largest in the world, and a must-visit on your Dubai trip as well. The amazing installations, flowers, figurines, and sculptures will make you want to come back for more.
Day 5 Activities Covered:
- Dubai Miracle Garden flower shows
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