Dubai is certainly emerging as one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Apart from delightful shopping experiences at the huge malls, supermarkets and souks, beach tours, spectacular architectural feats like the Burj Khalifa, Dubai has plenty to offer to the adventurer in you.
A lot of thrilling activities like mountain climbing, sky jumping, scuba diving, water surfing,crab hunting, snorkelling, swimming, go karting, wadi bashing etc await you here, but a Dubai tour would seem incomplete if you did not experience the Desert Safari.
There are three types of Safaris-in the morning, evening and overnight. You would be picked up from the hotel you are staying in and taken to the outer deserts and sand dunes of Dubai. The unending stretch of the desert and its sand dunes is in itself a spectacular sight. Once here, you can experience the magic of the desert with an adventurous drive in sturdy Jeeps and Hummers driven by skilled safari drivers over the magnificent dunes of the deserts. As you ride down the uneven and steep slopes you cannot help scream with fear and joy at this natural roller coaster ride!!!Dune bashing is one of the major attractions when on a desert safari. It is also called sand bashing-the adventurous part of your safari when the car glides up and down the high and golden sand dunes. This exhilarating experience will certainly send your adrenalin soaring high and is sure to leave you spellbound. Sand boarding is another activity you could enjoy here. You get a chance to slide on the high dunes of the deserts. This is also known as sand skiing.
This thrilling experience can be followed by lots of entertainment which will make your Dubai holidays truly memorable. You can be spoiled with traditional Arabian hospitality where you are served sumptuous buffet meals or lunch with barbecue near an oasis while graceful oriental belly dancers dance around you. You could also view the stunning desert sunset, or ride the camels, paint traditional henna designs, or enjoy smoking sheesha sitting under a blanket of stars.
A Dubai tour could also include visits to sites like the Alfahidi Fort, amusement parks like the Wild Wadi Water Park, Atlantis Marine and Water Park, Dreamland Aquapark,Wonderland Water and Theme park and Al Nasr Leisureland and Ski Dubai -which is an artificially built snow surface where you could ski and enjoy the experience of skiing in the middle of a desert!The beautiful beaches of Dubai also offer a whole range of water sports like wind surfing, scuba diving, sailing,deep water diving etc. Some of the beaches are the Jumeirah beach, Palm Beach and Al Mamzar Park. Water sports are taught in the Emirates sailing school and Dubai Off shore Sailing Club. A visit to Aqua venture Water Park is yet another enjoyable activity where you have access to rivers,rapid waves and water slides. Hot air ballooning is another thrilling activity you could indulge in. You can fly in a hot air balloon over dunes and mountains enjoying a panoramic view of the desert and its landscapes which will leave you with awesome memories of the desert thus making your Dubai holidays a unique experience.