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Expo 2021 Dubai: Why you should be excited

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The much anticipated mega international event, Dubai Expo 2021 is the next biggest upcoming event in the Arab world and is also the first-ever world expo in the Middle East,  Africa, and South Asia. This exhibition which will last for 6 months starting October 2021, is set to welcome 192 countries participating and millions of visitors globally. A celebration of culture, innovation, and collaboration, if you are excited to visit Expo 2021, this article is for you!

Spread across the spacious 4.5 sq. km, this mega event has something for everyone. At this attraction, you will experience live performances by renowned artists, explore individually themed pavilions, technology, educational and skill-enhancing workshops, recreational parks for kids to innovative products, and more. Moreover, you can also meet the mascots, dine at renowned restaurants, and shop till you drop! The World Expo 2021 promises a once-in-a-lifetime celebration, so do not miss your chance! If you reside in the UAE or are planning a trip, we’d definitely recommend visiting this unique Expo at least for a day.

In this blog, we tell you more about this grand extravaganza and why you should be excited!

What is Expo 2021 Dubai UAE?

The Expo 2021 is a mega international event that aims to create awareness and address challenges faced by humanity on a global level. A platform that offers many opportunities such as networking, building corporate relationships and promoting innovation. At the Expo 2021, you will explore individual pavilions of 190 participating countries showcasing their national cultures and technologies. 

So, get ready to experience Emirati hospitality, the UAE’s values of inclusion, and cooperation.

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What is the main theme of Expo 2021?

The theme of Expo 2021 is Connecting Minds, Creating the Future – to build partnerships that will inspire ideas and propel growth in the future. Sub-themes focus on opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. The theme reflects everything from its production, execution to display.

What is the purpose of Dubai Expo 2020?

The Dubai Expo 2021 has something for everyone. With just a few months away, there is a lot of family-friendly activities for you and your children. The purpose of Expo 2021 is to bring millions of people together for a global celebration. The entertainment quotient is definitely certain and is for every age group with variant tastes. You will always find something exciting at the venue, with jam-packed programs of live performances, cultural experiences, mascots, games, and more.

What is the new date of the Dubai Expo?

The Expo 2021 Dubai is scheduled to take place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. Book your tickets on Thrillark and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you just cannot miss. The Expo 2021 Dubai will be fully functional every day between 10:00 am to 1:00 am on weekdays and 10:00 am to 2:00 am on weekends and public holidays.

What is the Dubai World Expo 2020 Location

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AED 270

Tickets are available on Thrillark with transfers

How to book on Thrillark

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Thrillark is easy to use!

Step 1: Find the activity on the website

Step 2: Click Book Now to continue to the payment page

After your booking is confirmed, you will receive your vouchers/tickets via email. You’re all set to have an amazing Expo 2021 experience!

If you are new to Thrillark, follow our ‘how-to book on Thrillark’ guide for step-by-step instruction which is easy to follow

Reasons why you should be excited

Explore

Pavilions

Set to host 192 pavilions, you will experience interactive exhibits, live entertainment, memorable meeting spaces, quirky hangouts, and plenty more. Each and every country will conform to the theme of the exhibition. Besides country-based pavilions, you will also find other interesting pavilions designed around the theme of Connecting Minds which will have activities based on Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. You will also find mascot-inspired pavilions which are designed to treat kids and grown-ups alike. 

Parks

There will be three huge parks – Al Wasl Plaza, Al Forsan Park, and Jubilee Park where your children and your little ones can play. They can also spend some time at open-air activities, parties, and events or have a gala time interacting with other children, get up close to meet the mascots, and participate in fun games that will keep them entertained for hours. Want to celebrate a special occasion? Expo 2021 is a perfect hangout destination if you want to host birthdays, corporate events & picnics, and more.

Experience

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Cultural performances

You can start your visit at the first-ever Emirati Opera of Al Wasl, a two-hour opera performance,  so make sure you do not miss this! Spend some time exploring the art, music, dance, storytelling, and more than 60 live performances. These will highlight  Dubai’s rich culture and heritage. You will get an opportunity to see famous artists such as composer Maha Gargash, Mohammed Fairouz, Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, and a librettist performing, and can also be part of many workshops which are held for children. 

Moreover, you can also experience pop-up theatres, flash mobs, sports events, augmented reality, space explorations, and even national day celebrations. An action-packed day, there is enough to keep you coming back. Imagine embarking on an experience where you learn about history, culture while engaging in different kinds of entertainment.

Bird eye’s view

Want to make your Expo 2021 visit more enthralling? Experience a unique rotating observation tower that offers a great view of the domes, parks, shamianas, and architectural structures right from the top. Make sure that you get a perfect shot of Dubai’s skyline and Expo 2021 in the background.

Ride A Huge Slide

This may be very interesting for children of every age. Visit the three-story Luxembourg Pavilion, where you and your children can enjoy a spectacular view of Expo 2021 as they slide down a transparent slide on the building’s exterior.

Experience the Exercise Game

If you are visiting with kids, then you would understand the constant nagging to get them engaged in the activities and stay active at the Expo 2021. At this place, your children can see the best of both worlds with the phenomenon of ‘exercise gaming’, which will use inventive ways of combining technology and activity to create a fitness craze.

Indulge

Food

Calling out all food-lovers to experience a food paradise! Dive into a world of more than 50 types of cuisines and over 200 eateries and go on a gastronomic adventure. Whether you are a connoisseur or picky eater, there’s plenty of food delicacies available for you! Not just this, you will experience and notice that your food is being prepared using virtual and augmented reality. What can be more surprising, isn’t it? 

Explore and eat from over 50 restaurants, 200+ F&B outlets, and select your favorite food from over 300 dishes to binge on at the Dubai Expo 2021. The restaurants make sure that you find something that suits your palate – be it from street bites to old & new favorites to gourmet delights. The prices range from luxurious to pocket-friendly, just in case you want an ultimate top-notch memorable experience.

The food fair is not going to be like the basic cafes and bars, it will highlight the future of food, how augmented reality is making its way into the food sector, how robots may deliver your food very soon, and more. You will experience a blend of flavors and cuisines, we bet you haven’t tried before. And the best part? It is made to suit every palate and budget.

Shopping

Once you are fully done with exploring the pavilions and relishing some delicious food to satisfy your tastebuds, it’s time to shop at the Dubai Expo 2021. There is much to look forward to and lots to shop for as well. From sustainable to clever products to innovative and ordinary souvenirs, you can find anything that inspires you. Buy smart, spend smart, here is what you can buy:

Camel soaps: Check out the camel soaps which are made with natural ingredients with no artificial colors. A perfect buy for your skincare regime, this product is designed by a homegrown brand called the Camel Soap Factory and is environment friendly too

Coffee & chocolates: Try out the Karam coffee and handmade chocolates by Mirzam. These are curated especially for the Dubai Expo 2021 with a boast of rich cocoa beans imported from Asia and Africa. If you are visiting Dubai for the first time, a trip to these is a must-try 

Well, your shopping spree does not stop here, explore and walk around the kiosks to find official merchandise, eco-friendly accessories, gifts, souvenirs, gadgets, and more. There is a lot that awaits you at the Dubai Expo 2021.

How to reach the Expo 2021

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If you are taking the road, the Dubai Expo 2021 is quite close to the main city center of Dubai. You can easily find a cab from Downtown Dubai and reach the venue within 30-40 minutes depending on traffic. 

If you are coming from the airport, you can take a taxi or metro

By Car/Taxi:

The drive from the airport to the destination is around 40-50 minutes. You could book a cab or take the local taxi that would cost about AED 100. If you take a shared taxi, it would cost you around AED 10 per person. If you are driving by yourself, please note, there is plenty of parking space available too.  

By Metro:

If you want to take the metro, board a metro from the Dubai Red Line which has been extended to the Dubai Expo 2021 site. So, traveling by metro is very easy. The ticket costs are cheaper and take less time for you to reach your destination.

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5 cheap things to do if you are on a budget

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Whether you land in Dubai for a stopover or are on a vacation with family, it is a common observation that Dubai is a luxurious tourist destination. Fine! We agree Dubai can be done on a budget sometimes too, with a fairly laid out plan. After all, Dubai is among the most luxurious city in the world, and a lot of tourists flock in every year. In Dubai, you can enjoy a lavish lifestyle, but if you think you are on a budget and cannot have fun in the city, you are wrong! Dubai can very well accommodate all kinds of travelers – solo, couples, families, budget, business, and leisure.

So in this blog, we are going to mention some cheap things to do in Dubai. So, quite within a budget, you can start planning your holiday and get ready to enjoy the fun in Dubai even on a minimal budget.

Here are 5 Cheap Things To Do In Dubai if you are on a Budget

These activities in Dubai features all the things you can do and experience without breaking the bank. Of course, the budget could be slightly different for different people. However, this list might help plan an affordable trip

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

No guide in Dubai will tell you not to visit the Dubai Mall. Besides strolling around, seriously there are plenty of fun things to do in the mall. Home to The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, this is where you can witness 300 sharks and countless species of fish. Marvel at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo because this will surely take your breath away. At the ground level, you will find the walk-in Aquarium spread across a 48-meter tunnel, so marvel at the sight of exotic marine species in the 10-million-liter tank. With the Dubai Aquarium tickets, you get to explore various parts of the zoo such as Aquarium Tunnel, Underwater Zoo, Behind the Scenes tour, Underwater Observatory, Submersible Simulator, Aquarium Glass Bottom Boat ride, VRZoo 360, Underwater Observatory, and Fish Feeding. At an additional cost, you can also experience a glass-bottom boat ride or fish feeding. Before you leave, do not miss visiting level 2 where you will find the rainforest, rocky shore Living ocean environments, and Underwater zoo.

VR Park

VR Park Dubai

Experience a new age attraction, VR Park which is the ultimate thrill experience in Dubai. Spanning 7,000sqm across two levels, this is the biggest indoor virtual reality park. With over 30 game-changing rides and experiences for all ages, the VR Park Dubai will take you on an exciting and educational journey. Whether you are visiting with family or a group of friends, there are plenty of activities to choose from at VR Park Dubai Mall. Engage in all kinds of games that offer adrenaline, horror, adventure, sports, leisure, educational factors and get a once in a lifetime experience.  VR Park Dubai Mall attracts audiences with vivid tastes and preferences. So, what are you waiting for? Book your VR Park Dubai tickets on Thrillark today and experience an upside-down world and take back memories of fun and adventure.

Global Village Dubai

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If you are looking for a global cultural experience, we bet you will enjoy access to an extravaganza event –  Global Village Dubai. Indulge in a plethora of culture, cuisine, entertainment, and adventure with your family and kids. At this attraction, you can engage in family-friendly rides to shopping to stage shows, as Global Village offers activities for all ages’. Indulge in the most eye-watering, sanity-defying stunt shows that promise to give you a jaw-dropping experience every time a show finishes. Moreover, enjoy the thrilling rides at the Carnival, go shopping, and explore all the pavilions featuring street bazaars from around the world. There’s something for everyone at Global Village.

Abra Ride in the Dubai Water Canal

Abra Ride in the Dubai Water Canal

The best and most comfortable way of sightseeing in Dubai is by taking an Abra boat ride in the Dubai water canal. Enjoy a 60-minute abra ride that is cheap, fun, and can be your favorite way to travel to & fro from Bur Dubai to Deira, and through the Dubai Creek. These small motorized water boat taxis connect you to the history of Dubai and are still considered a cheap mode of transport to explore old Dubai in a traditional way. The Abras depart every day from Dubai Festival City Mall and holds a capacity of 20 persons. Nothing can beat the joy of the Abra ride Dubai, so book your abra ride Dubai tickets on Thrillark, sit back, and enjoy the breeze as the boat sails through the exciting attractions. Get a glimpse of Business Bay Bridge, Dubai Festival City Mall, Skyline of Dubai, Business Bay Area, Burj Khalifa, Design District, Ras Al Khor Sanctuary, and more. Dubai canal abra ride is definitely one of the most exciting things to do in Dubai. You also escape the road traffic, what can be more peaceful, isn’t it?

Red Dune Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner & Entertainment

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One of the most sought-after tours in the UAE is the Dubai Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner. Book tickets on Thrillark to a memorable evening with your friends or family in the red dunes of the Arabian desert and enjoy the vibes of the desert tribe, music, culture, and food. Find a perfect adventure if you are looking for an adrenaline rush. Explore the cultural heritage on a desert safari and savor a delicious BBQ dinner after. Take memorable photos while dune bashing or opt for sandboarding which is available on request. After a thrilling ride in the dunes, relax at the camp and enjoy entertainment programs such as Tanoura and fire-show along with famous belly dance. You can enjoy this desert safari Dubai experience with unlimited non-alcoholic beverages and shisha. Buffet veg and non-veg dinner are available as well.

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6 things to look out for in UAE in 2021

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UAE is an ultimate travel destination and has grown in stature over the years. Considered a bucket-list trip for locals and travelers alike, cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi never fail to impress! With the most cultural activities to luxurious experiences to offer, UAE continues to attract visitors for a fun-filled family experience and believe it or not, there is a lot to look forward to in the next year – 2021. 

Last year, Qasr Al Watan – Abu Dhabi’s new cultural attraction opened its doors in the capital city among others. In 2021, you will have the chance to explore audacious architecture to world-class attractions, as UAE is ready to provide more reasons to visit. 

So, stay tuned to check out the new additions in the country! Here is a list of the 6 things that will be opening doors in UAE next year.

Museum of Future

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Currently under construction, as the name suggests – the Museum of Future will be featuring innovative exhibits of future inventions. The Museum of Future will be located in front of Emirates Towers on Sheikh Zayed Road and is sure to grab your attention with its beautiful structure and design. You will notice that the large silver structure is designed in the shape of an eye, hollowed out in the middle.

Madame Tussauds

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A popular, famed waxwork museum – Madame Tussauds has been a tourist attraction since 2008. Opening doors in Dubai next year, this museum will be located on Bluewaters, the island development off The Beach at JBR. Madame Tussauds like any other will feature a variety of singers, politicians, sports stars, actors, and historical figures. Stay tuned for the launch, keep an eye on our website, and hope to see a double of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Fingers crossed…

Expo 2020 Dubai

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The much-awaited global event is now set to kick off in October 2021. Open to everyone; locals and travelers, this will give you a moment of joy by visiting your favorite countries and discover places you have always wanted to visit on your bucket list. Expo 2020 Dubai brings you 192 countries with the largest International event lasting for six months is a festival for all, inviting you to experience, explore, learn, and change your outlook on the world. At the Expo 2020 Dubai, tickle your tastebuds with the future of a food festival that is home to 200 restaurants and boasts world-class chefs from all over the world. Get entertained with interactive shows and local talents too.

Ain Dubai

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An observation wheel is all set to grab your attention as the jewel in the crown of Bluewaters island off JBR. Over 250 meters high, this iconic wheel named Ain Dubai will be the world’s tallest observation wheel when it opens to the public. The gigantic wheel will be able to carry up to 1,400 passengers at once across 48 double-glazed capsules. For those, wanting a private ‘fine dining’ experience, there will be pods with an occupancy of 12 guests – and you can rent it out for special occasions. A perfect spot for sundowners; stay tuned for this one!  Keep a lookout on our website for more information.

Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP)

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Themed around the living dead, this giant entertainment park is designed for those who love horror movies or is a horror fanatic. A new concept, Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP) will be the first attraction of its kind in the UAE. This theme park will be located in the Night Market at Deira Islands and will feature more than 10 attractions including – a haunted house, axe throwing, haunted corn maze, archery, target shooting, zombie apocalypse attack, and more.

Snow Abu Dhabi

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Get ready for a sloppy slide in the capital city of UAE. Yes, you heard that right – the country is set to complete construction of a 125,000 sq ft snow park – Snow Abu Dhabi. This park will be home to more than 12 different rides and attractions, allowing the public to explore different themed zones. With a cool new attraction on its way, you can be happy that this snow park in Abu Dhabi will be four times the size of Ski Dubai. The snow park will feature more than 10 rides such as Snowflake Garden, Crystal Carousel, and Flurries’ Mountain. The temperature inside will be around -2 degrees celsius, giving you a chance to experience the real winters and ice, build snowmen, and also engage children to play around in the 50cm deep snow.

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Your Guide to the Mega Attractions in Yas Island

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The capital city of UAE is a cultural hub for the locals and tourists alike. A 2-hour drive from Dubai, Abu Dhabi has an enormous number of attractions to explore. One of the finest man-made wonders – Yas Island is one such example. A truly ‘leisure destination’ as they call it, this artificial island lies 45 minutes away from Abu Dhabi city and is definitely a place for all age groups. When you are in a vacation paradise, this island is just the perfect place to enjoy the best of Abu Dhabi. Before you plan your trip to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, we want to make sure that you know enough about this colossal attraction in UAE’s capital city. Here’s what you need to know!

Why Should You Visit Abu Dhabi - Yas Island?

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Yas Island is the city’s most bustling and thriving hotspot for all the right reasons. If you love adventure and you are an adrenaline junkie, you have the fastest roller coaster  – Formula Rossa at Ferrari World with speeds of 240km/h in 4.9 seconds. If you are visiting with kids, you have the Warner Bros World for some fun and action. If you want to enjoy some water activities, there is Yas waterworld for you. Besides activities, you can also go shopping in Yas Mall, watch a movie or dine at a variety of restaurants. There is definitely a lot to do in Yas Island Abu Dhabi, so the question is – Are you ready to explore? Read on to know what all you can do here! 

Top 3 things-to-do in Yas Island

Ferrari World

This is foremost the first thrilling experience you want to go to, when you think of Yas Island. Home to the fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa – Ferrari World is the largest indoor theme park that continues to attract many locals and tourists seeking an adrenaline rush. The iconic low slung red roof is quite visible from a distance and once you reach the gates, your excitement will know no bounds! The theme park houses more than 20 attractions and rides for everyone to enjoy the record-breaking thrills. Take a spin on Flying Aces or get up close with a collection of Ferrari cars here! If you want to skip-the-line, make sure you book the VIP tickets. With this complementary pass, you will also be able to enjoy a delicious meal at Mamma Rossella. So, make the best of your experience to this thrilling theme park.

  • Hours: Ferrari World operates from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM, throughout the year.

Yas Waterworld

One of the busiest water parks, Yas Waterworld is an impressive park built around the theme of the legend of the lost pearl, to pay tribute to the Emirati culture and heritage of Pearl diving. An ideal getaway, Yas Waterworld offers more than 40+ fun-filled water activities, rides and exhilarating slides and roller coasters.  At this water park, you can also experience a thrilling adventure with the largest surf-able sheet wave. Take your kids to the kids’ water zone and have an action packed dat with your family. If you want to relax, then chill at the private Cabanas at the Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi.

  • Hours: Yas Waterworld operates from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, daily

Warner Bros World

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind immersive experience with your favourite comic characters at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi. Experience full excitement of this indoor park as you step into the lands of Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, Cartoon Junction, Gotham City and Metropolis. Walk down the memory lane to re-live your childhood memories with cartoons and comic books. Warner Bros World hosts 29 exhilarating rides where you can indulge in interactive family-friendly attractions and also watch live entertaining shows to create a lifetime of memories. With the Warner Bro World tickets offers, also get a chance to walk alongside some of the most iconic characters such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman or watch your childhood memories come to life as you meet Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry and more. Amongst the largest indoor theme parks, you know where to head!

  • Hours: Warner Bros. World Park is open from 10.00 am - 8.00 pm, daily

Other things to do in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi City Tour + Warner Bros World

Enjoy two attractions at-a-go! One of the best ways to explore the splendid city is to book a combo ticket that offers a well-designed itinerary in such a way that you can explore the real beauty of the city.  With this ticket, explore the mesmerising popular attractions of Abu Dhabi such as Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Heritage Village Abu Dhabi, and more. Then, also visit the Warner Bros. World and enjoy to the fullest.

Qasr Al Watan Tour

One of the newest attractions in the majestic country of UAE, the Qasr Al Watan Tour is an unique opportunity for locals and tourists alike. Offering a learning and heritage discovery, the experience to this monument is worthwhile and the journey takes you through a contemporary set up of Abu Dhabi’s rich past and legendary rulers

Tips for visiting Yas Island Abu Dhabi

  • If you’re looking to enjoy other activities, take a look at the website to get a good glance of everything that is there on the island.
  • There is enough free parking outside Yas Island Abu Dhabi.
  • Local taxis, Ubers, buses are easily available to and fro Yas Island.
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5 Best Things-To-Do at the Global Village Dubai 2020

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A world’s playground, Dubai’s Global Village is back with more fun and entertainment which is set to offer families a one-of-a-kind experience this year.  Global Village 2020 welcomes tourists and locals alike with a social distancing edition as it returned for its silver jubilee year on October 25, 2020.  Visitors in masks will be entering the park after thermal checks and the ongoing safety measures will continue to offer a safe shopping and leisure experience for all. Global Village Dubai has by far been worth a visit as it gives you a plethora of insights into many countries around the globe. 

Enjoy shopping at over 3500+ retail outlets and feel the adrenaline rush by experiencing 160+ thrill rides, family rides, skill and arcade games. Featuring more than 78 cultures in 26 pavilions from different countries, you can pick up traditional handicrafts and dine at over 200 eateries too. This year will offer much more fun with its countless attractions and grander than the previous seasons. The festival will attract children and adults alike creating a lively atmosphere by parades and all sorts of shows, street performances to concerts and even a brand-new stunt show. The latest season of the Global Village Dubai will conclude on 25th April 2020.

Here are 5 things-to-do to make your visit a worthwhile experience

Shows & Events

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For the silver jubilee, Global Village Dubai is back with a spectacular line-up of shows and intriguing events for the whole family. With your Global Village 2020 tickets, you can dance to your favorite tunes, enjoy live cultural performances, watch street entertainment, interact with your favourite characters,  and even watch a sanity-defying stunt show. There’s something for everyone! So, don’t miss the stunning special events with all the fun, action, and energy of Global Village’s Silver Jubilee.

Dining

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Food for your taste buds, at Global Village you can experience dining from around the globe with over 200 restaurants and cafes. Not just this, if you are looking for local and authentic delicacies, you can explore the speciality counters and treat yourself from the Indian Chaat Bazaar, Fruit Bazaar to the Floating Market, Global Village caters to every palate.

Carnaval

Carnaval

A carnaval that you and your children will absolutely love, it is time to let loose at the experiences which offer an unmatched fair experience. Filled with vibrant lightings, over 30 exhilarating rides such as Beijing Bungee and other games with chances to play and win, all of these promise to offer you tons of fun-filled activities that cater to all families and little ones to engage in. Explore the excitement of this thrilling world for endless fun with your Global village tickets.

Pavilions

Pavilions

Explore themed pavilions that bring the cultures of the world together under one roof. While you walk through unique county pavilions, you will encounter a different perspective of the culture and traditions. Discover artisans, shop for local souvenirs from across the globe at the bustling bazaars, enjoy traditional entertainment and delicacies till the end of your trip. Do not miss a chance to take photos at the stunning selfie spots like London Tower Bridge, Dry Fountain, Kids Theatre, Arabian Square and more to create some memories to last a lifetime.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Offering an opportunity to experience a weird world at Ripley’s Believe It or Not, the   first “Odditorium” in the region, we urge you to venture into this family-friendly attraction. Explore a host of eccentric displays from visual illusions to pop culture memorabilia to unusual artefacts, they are all so unbelievable to be true. A museum that houses six unique and wonderfully  themed galleries, a Marvellous Mirror Maze, and more, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! guarantees you an experience you won’t find anywhere else in the UAE. Before you bid adieu, do grab a memento of the unusual from the strange souvenir store to commemorate your  unforgettable experience.

Planning Your Visit To The Global Village in Dubai

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Plan a perfect evening by discovering all the attractions Global Village has to offer.  Before you book, here is some information that will guide you to plan a worthwhile visit to Global Village Dubai 2020. 

When is the best time to visit Global Village?

The best day to visit global village Dubai is around 4:00pm, as it gets more crowded then after. The Global Village timing is Sunday-Wednesday from 4pm – 12am, Thursday-Friday from 4pm to 1am and Saturday from 2pm to 11pm. Mondays (except those falling on a public holiday) are exclusively reserved for Families and Ladies.

Where is the Global Village Situated?

Global village location is on Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, Exit 37. Whether you plan to drive, take a taxi or a bus, getting to Global Village is convenient and easy. There are 4 RTA bus routes to Global Village. Here are your ride options for Season 25 – Bus 102 from Rashidiya Metro Station, bus 103 from Union Metro Station, passing through Al Rebat Street, bus 104 from Ghubaiba bus station passing through Al Jafiliya Metro Station and bus 106 from Mall of Emirates Metro Station passing through Al Barsha A2, Al Barsha Lulu Supermarket, Dubai American Academy 2, Classic Crystal 2 and Al Quoz, Clinical Pathology Services 2.

What is the Global Village price?

The global village cost is priced at Dh15. Children below three years , people of determination (with one companion each) and seniors above the age of 65 can enter the park for free.

Will The Global Village Be Open All Year?

Global village dubai 2020 dates are from October 25, 2020 and will run until April 2021.

You can also combine this trip up with the Dubai City Sightseeing Tour as suggested as it becomes easily accessible. Buy your Global Village Tickets hassle-free from Tripx Tours and experience unlimited fun and joy at this place. 

Important Information

  • Public display of affection is not permitted in Global Village Dubai
  • Pets are not allowed. 
  • Segways and roller skates are not allowed. 
  • Please dress modestly while visiting the Global Village Dubai.
  • Try not to litter in the park
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All You Need To Know About Dubai’s Largest Fountain – The Palm Fountain

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A new attraction and a new achievement for the UAE’s most bustling city – Dubai, let’s admire the Palm Fountain which is an eye pleasing view of magic. Recently launched by the Nakheel Malls in their commitment to bring new and unique experiences to its stakeholders, this attraction – Dubai palm fountain, marks a new milestone breaking the official Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest FountainThe Palm Fountain, measuring at a whopping 7,327 m² is an inspiration that will continue to attract a wider community of travellers, visitors, tourists and residents of UAE to visit the Pointe. Fountain at Dubai’s The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, this waterfront attraction offers a relaxing atmosphere and is open to the public year-around.  

Declared as “Officially Amazing” by Guinness, Dubai Palm Fountain is yet another example in the Emirates to hold a string of world record titles – including the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. The city that has been flocking millions of tourists with one of the largest fountains near Burj Khalifa, this new fountain has already received a lot of popularity since the launch in October 2020. So, what’s special about Dubai Palm Fountain? 

Tripx Tours tells you why this should be your must-visit attraction

What is The Palm Fountain?

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

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A historic moment for Nakheel Malls,  the palm fountain dubai becomes the city’s new landmark also boosting Dubai as a must-visit destination. With the glitz and glamour, the palm fountain is not only a source for entertainment, but also an environmentally friendly attraction. The fountain actually utilizes the actual sea water for there is no filtration model. The fountain has been organised well with the help of marine and detailed departments of Nakheel Malls to ensure that it’s all very sustainable. 

Covering an area of 14,000 sq. feet of sea water, the palm fountain can light up the sky with magical 3,000 LED lights, and has 7,500 nozzles to provide the mist and the fog and it can shoot water up to 105 meters high while its water jets dance to songs from all around the globe.

What Shows Can I Watch?

The Palm Fountain is open to the public year-round and boasts multiple shows as well as those multi-coloured lights, the dancing water display set to local Khaleeji, international, pop, cultural and regional music.

What Services Are Available?

The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah
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At the location, you can access services such as free wifi, Nakheel Mall gift cards, valet parking and also go shopping to explore from the latest outfits from a wide range of choices available from leading shopping brands outlets near the Fountain at Dubai’s The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah

What Are The Palm Fountain Timings?

If you want to see the show, you will be in luck every night. You can watch the show every night from 7:00pm to 12:00am at the Pointe on Palm Jumeirah. Palm Fountain show times last for almost three minutes and take place every 30 minutes. There will be five performances a night and 20 different shows performed. So, you have plenty of reason to keep coming back.

Other Activities To Experience At The Palms Jumeirah

Dining

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One of Dubai’s premier dining and leisure destinations, you do not want to miss dining at the Pointe. While you are enjoying the shows, take the opportunity to dine at one of the finest and many awesome restaurants near the Fountain at Dubai’s The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah. You will find ample options from fast-food chains to seafood restaurants, so do enjoy some coffee, or casual dine-in with family get-togethers. The dining spots will always keep you enthralled with the restaurants mesmerising music and its glorious ambience. So, go ahead and explore the mind-blowing dining deals and grab the best deal on your favourite cuisine.

Aquaventure Water Park

Aquaventure waterpark Dubai & Lost Chambers Dubai

While you are at the Pointe in Palm Jumeirah, why not add in some more fun? Visit the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai and spend some time at the infamous waterpark that gets your pulse racing on over 30 aquaventure waterpark dubai rides and attractions, beach, surfing and kids play area. The waterpark spans over 42 acres of land where you can also enjoy the popular rides such as the adventurous “Leap of Faith” waterslide and Splashers Island – kids waterpark specially designed as a play area featuring 14 thrilling waterslides, interactive water attractions and more.

Lost Chambers

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If you want to cover Lost Chambers too, you will explore more than 65,000 marine creatures and 21 marine life exhibits. The Lost Chambers Aquarium Dubai offers unique programmes that simply allow your children to delve deeper into the fascinating world of these precious animals. There are animal experts who help you to interact with the marine creatures. Book your tickets with TripX Tours, and get set to learn about the cultural heritage of the lost city Atlantis as you can have the opportunity to gaze on the marine animals living there.

Dolphin Bay

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The underwater thrills do not end at the waterpark or aquarium. While you are at Palm Jumeirah, swim with the Dolphins by booking your Dolphin Bay Atlantis tickets, and get up close and personal with the sea lions too. If you are viewing Dolphin for the first time in your life, then this is the most enticing experience you’ll ever experience. On Tripx Tours you can get the best dolphin bay atlantis dubai prices,  that also includes a Dolphin show for entertainment. So, book your tickets now and make lifelong memories with the friendliest Dolphins of the Dolphin Bay Dubai.

Helicopter Tour

Helicopter ride

Enjoy aerial views of Dubai that begins at the Atlantis Helipad on Palm Jumeirah. See the city from top in a most adventurous way as it soars over Dubai’s biggest attractions including The Palm Jumeirah,  Burj Khalifa, and the stunning 7-star hotel Burj Al Arab. This private helicopter tour dubai also flies over cultural landmarks as well as Dubai’s breath-taking wonders of the Atlantis Hotel and more. Book your helicopter tour dubai tickets from Tripx Tours and get the chance to view the whole city at a glance.

If you want to experience a couple of more activities in and around the Palms, take a look at the other activities such as boat ride and Big Bus Tour here.

How To Get There?

Palm Fountain location is easily accessible by car and there is plenty of parking available too. You can also take a taxi, uber to the location. If you wish to take public transport, you can take the nearest metro station, Nakheel or Internet City and then take a taxi from there. The taxi fare will charge you approximately AED 12 – AED 15 Dhs. If you prefer bus, board bus numbers 8, 83 or 84 that take you straight to Palm Jumeirah.

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Experience Dubai With These Handpicked Boat Tours

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Do you like the idea of sightseeing on water? When in Dubai, explore the best places on a guided tour. There are a plethora of fantastic things to do and see in Dubai – from  sightseeing, to adventure, to cultural to dining and much more. A massive world of nightclubs to desert escapes, you have a lot of options to choose from. And to make sure that you don’t miss a single activity of the best places to visit, we take through the best things to do for a perfect sightseeing tour of the city – Part 1 Dubai On The Water

Right here in this article, we bring you Dubai’s affordable handpicked boat tours that are a delight. A mini guide that will tell you what you can experience within the activity, it’s time to get you out there and start ticking all the awesome things to do in Dubai off your bucket-list. Don’t worry, we bet you will not find these beautiful boat tours boring! 

With three major water bodies – Dubai Coastline, Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek, the city has fleets of wonderful and luxurious tours, on cruise, boats or yachts. From private tours to group sightseeing tours, Tripx Tours leaves no stone unturned. Discovering Dubai from the waters is not just a mesmerizingly beautiful experience but it also gives you a new perspective.

Here’s  what you need to know about the tours currently operating in Dubai.

Abra Ride in the Dubai Water Canal 

Here’s our first suggestion! Sightseeing on a cruise in Dubai, what say? Dubai Water Canal offers you a ride for 60 minutes in the traditional Abra boats. Abra is nothing but Dubai’s most traditional mode of transport made of wood. This has been used by the locals for eons and can accommodate small groups of people. A symbol of the city’s cultural and heritage, a lot of you will enjoy sailing on one of these for a complete Emirati experience. The Abra ride dubai sails across the Creek area and lets you have a good time while you cruise along the Dubai water canal. Relax as you sail and watch the splendid architectures of the iconic landmarks such as Burj Khalifa, JW Marriott Hotel, Business Bay, Ras Al Khor Sanctuary, Festival City Mall and many more. Go on this ride with family or friends to enjoy the culture amidst the modern ambiance, experiencing the true heritage of UAE.

Abra Ride in the Dubai Water Canal

Know Before You Book

The Abra boat offers you unlimited mineral water and soft beverages. While you sail along, see plenty of stunning views of Dubai’s architecture buildings. This tour is priced at AED 45

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Marina Dhow Cruise Dinner

Another ultimate experience, this is more like a sophisticated 2 hour tour.  The Marina Dhow Cruise offers an excellent adventure in the crystal clear waters of Dubai. Quite intriguing, this tour will give you a distant view of the city while you admire the architecture of Dubai Marina including the tallest skyscrapers. While the tour cruises through the Dubai Marina Channel entering the Palm Island, you can also enjoy the visit of the Atlantis Hotel and the Burj Al Arab.

Don’t forget to enjoy the buffet dinner of your selected cuisine. We bet you will cherish the moments on this tour, as Dhow tours in Dubai is very popularly known for providing guests a recreational experience.  

Marina Dhow Cruise Dinner

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Welcome refreshments, dates and coffee is provided along with mineral water and soft drinks. Enjoy live traditional music on board while you admire the amazing views of Marina skyscrapers and Dubai eye. The tour is priced at AED 90

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Love Boat Tours

A 90-minute tour, Love Boat offers an incredible sightseeing experience. A complete package to watch Dubai’s night skyline, these love boats sail along iconic structures such as Palm Jumeirah, and lets you enjoy the most mesmeric sights in every direction. Feel the adrenaline rush, absorb the refreshing sea breeze, as you appreciate the compelling views of the luxurious yachts, stylish waterfront developments from a whole new perspective. Go for an up-close photo-opportunity with the help from your crew at one of the key sights and make this experience an unforgettable one. 

Love Boats Dubai

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There is also a 75 minute with key landmarks - Dubai Marina, Ain Dubai, JBR, and Atlantis. Love boats offers you unlimited mineral water and soft beverages. This tour is priced at AED 125.

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