Americans know Dubai to be called the Las Vegas of the Middle East. However, once you visit Dubai it may be difficult to leave. It is known to have some of the largest malls in the world as well as beautiful beaches and you can even be privy to a Desert Safari.
It is a city that has an unforgettable nightlife as well as their fair share of festivals and events. Whether your interest lies in shopping, sports, or history, you can rest assured that Dubai will have you covered.
When traveling to the Middle East you will experience a great sense of adventure if you plan a Dubai stopover package.
Travelers say that the food there is exotic, to say the least, and is one of the best places for a true foodie to have a legitimate reason to indulge. Other than going on a food pilgrimage there are other must-do activities to do in Dubai.
The festivals in Dubai are known to be that of a free spirit with plenty of music, food, and drink. There are many soulful performances and cultural extravaganzas.
When you schedule your Dubai stopover package one of the most enjoyable things that you can do is take a walk in the Miracle Garden. It is one of the world’s largest flower gardens that is located of all places in a desert. This garden is known to have over 45 million flowers, beautifully manicured lawns, natural flower beds, and one of the most unbelievable parts is how some of the artisans are able to take natural flowers and artistically reshape them. All these flowers are nourished with an underwater irrigation system. And not a drop of water is wasted because the methodology of watering the flowers is done via a drip –type-irrigation technique. This innovative watering also keeps the flowers holding onto their vivid and breath-taking colors
As mentioned, aforetime, Dubai has one of the world’s largest malls that boasts not only a mind boggling 1200 stores but it also has housing, an ice skating rink, and the worlds largest aquarium, not to mention of all things a flight simulator and a wonder-like chocolate store that could put you in the mind of a Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.
Dubai is a city that is full of surprises and some of those surprises are free. For instance, you can hire a free bicycle from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. by showing your passport. Or if you like walking, you may prefer a self-guided tour of the city. Dubai also has many parks that you can visit and sit and relax to enjoy watching the people.
Dubai also has a Chinatown that you can go and visit, which is full of small stalls and street food. When in Dubai you may be able to also catch a live puppet show and see how these puppets are maneuvered around to tell a story. You may also want to take a stroll in the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. This garden has over 500 butterflies that you will see fluttering around the greenery and flowers.
Like every other city, Dubai also has plenty of museums that you can visit, there is the Royal Elephant Museum, the Bangkok Dolls Museum and oddly enough there is a Museum called the Corrections Museum. This place is actually a prison that has been converted into a showplace that demonstrates the various kinds of punishment that have taken place in Bangkok’s history.
Therefore, if you are planning on visiting any of the interesting places in the Middle East you may want to schedule a trip that will allow you to stopover and spend a couple of days to enjoy the many adventures that you can have in the city of Dubai.