November 27th, 2022
You can club Dubai with Abu Dhabi for your next vacation. Both the cities combined capture the true essence of the Middle East. You can visit these places for panoramic views, world-class technology, and futuristic concepts. Besides, the old-world charm in certain regions appears astounding. You can indulge in a wide variety of recreational activities and push your mettle.
Things to do in Dubai this weekend
Dubai offers a plethora of activities to every tourist. For releasing the stress of the week, you can try the following 4 things to do:
Dubai Butterfly Garden: Located next to the Dubai Miracle Garden, this circular-shaped garden is the world’s largest covered butterfly garden. It is also the region’s 1st indoor butterfly garden. The temperature-controlled 10 domes remain functional all-round the year. They also highlight architectural excellence. You can greet over 15,000 butterflies from 50 species. The American winged butterfly is the most popular one. Moreover, you can observe the handcrafted designs made out of butterflies in the butterfly museum. You can be impressed by the creativity of the artists. In the educational area, you can learn about the butterfly’s life cycle. You can watch educational movies in the cinema area.
iFly Dubai: You can experience indoor skydiving in a safe and controlled environment. It is a unique skydiving center that is meant for all age brackets. Both the expert and the novice flyers can take the 2-3 minutes thrilling airborne adventure. You can get a virtual feel of the experience in a fun and exciting manner. At first, you wear the gear. Then, along with the instructor, you enter a 10-meter double vertical glass wind tunnel. The wind gust generated below will aid you to fly 3 meters above. You can try hand signals, safety techniques, and tricks like spins or flips, from the instructors.
Dubai Fountain Lake Ride: For an immersive sight, sail, and sound experience, you can visit the Dubai Fountain. On the artificially created Burj lake, you can cruise in a flamingo boat, a traditional Abra boat taxi, a water bike, a duck boat, or a swan boat. Within 30 minutes you can witness the 900-meter-high world’s largest dancing fountain rising high as a 45-story building. You can even enjoy a visual treat of a stunning choreography of light and water. Besides, you can observe how beautifully the spectacle syncs with classical, Arabic, and international music. You can also get close views of the imposing Burj Khalifa.
Desert Safari Dubai: You can arrive early morning for a delightful and thrilling safari over long stretches of sand. Besides, you can gain the thrill of a monstrous 4X4 SUV ride on the evening desert safari tour. You can indulge in fun activities like sandboarding, dune bashing, quad biking, camel riding, and henna tattooing. Moreover, you can opt for camping and stargazing. Watch Tanoura, shisha, and belly dancing performances. You can even cherish the bonfire and Fire Shows. Moreover, you can combine the safari with a scrumptious barbeque dinner or a hearty breakfast. You can pick a popular tour operator for a wholesome desert experience.
Things to do in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is also a tourist paradise. Here are the amazing 4 things to do highlighted for your convenience:
Warner Bros World: It is the world’s largest indoor-themed amusement park. As you walk through the iconic Warner Bros. shield, you will be transported to a fantasy world of adventure and action. Inside the 6 uniquely-themed zones, you can come across 29 interactive and immersive family-friendly rides and attractions. Spot your favorite cartoon characters like Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo. You can enjoy live entertainment shows of superheroes like Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman. Moreover, you can enjoy thrilling 4D and 5D rides. You can watch movies projected on the walls. From quick bites to sitting and eating, you can come across on-site restaurants.
Siri Bani Yas Island: Dominated by an Arabian wildlife park, it also houses a beach and a desert. It claims to be the largest natural island and wildlife reserve in the UAE. You can encounter several endangered species of animals. Spot wild animals like oryx, giraffes, wild cheetahs, and axis deer. There is also a bird sanctuary inside. You can notice rare species of trees like gum trees or thorn acacia. You can indulge in adventurous activities like horseback riding, snorkeling, kayaking, adventure safari, archery, mountain biking, and hiking. Visit the historic church and monastery. Moreover, you can stay at luxurious resorts for a pleasant weekend.
Boat Tours: Rent a yacht for cruising on the Arabian Sea. You can even hire a traditional dhow or a wooden boat for spending a memorable evening with your loved ones. Get the feel of cruising in bygone days with a modern touch. According to your tickets, you can avail of a 45-minute to 3-hour cruise. Along with sailing, you can experience live music and fine dining options. Savor continental, Indian and Arabian buffet cuisines. You can even watch professional dancers performing belly dancing and Tanoura. Again, you can relish open-air views from the roof. You can sit in the air-conditioned lower deck and get spectacular vistas.
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