Dubai and Abu Dhabi are definitely the best vacation places for family vacations. They have a lot of scenic locations and activities for the young and old alike. There are several tourist destinations in Dubai and the city never fails to enthrall and excite the visitors. The tallest building of the world – Burj Khalifa is here and the city has so much to offer that it can never get over in just one visit.
If you are planning a visit to this city of light, it is best to do a Dubai tour by local guides. These local guides are people who are born and brought up here or are staying in Dubai for many years. They know the city in and out, are aware of all the routes, famous tourist places, best places to eat and also a lot about the culture and traditions. Local guides also know the local language and offer you snippets and tales of the city like no one else. It is always better to tour a city with someone who has been in the place for long.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi Family Vacations – Places To Visit
Dubai City Tour:
A Dubai city tour by local guides will cover almost all the famous attractions in the city such as Al Fahidi Museum, Spice and Gold Souks, Ride in an Abra or water taxi, Catch a glimpse of Atlantis the Palm, Visit Dubai Mall and then visit Burj Khalifa and the famous Aquarium. This trip almost covers all the major tourist destinations in the city in just one day.
Dubai Desert Safari:
Do not miss this thrilling safari ride in the sand dunes of Dubai in a Fortuner car. The trip then proceeds to a BBQ dinner with a traditional Dubai dance show. UAE tours by local guides have their own charm as the guides explain each and every facet of their culture in detail.
Speed Boat Tour to Marina Beach, Atlantis and Burj Al Arab
This 90 minutes ride in a speed boat takes you along the coastal magnificence of this city. You embark on this journey from the Marina beach on a speed boat and visit the iconic Burj Al Arab and Marina Beach from the speed boat.
Dhow Cruise Water Sports:
Take a cruise in a traditional Qatari wooden Dhow and enjoy some swimming and water activities. Each dhow has changing facilities. You can find towels, life jackets, snorkeling equipment, and other such products to make your shore excursion in Qatar comfortable. Pick up will be from Doha port.
Desert Safari Full Day:
You can also take a Doha Desert Safari for a view of the Qatar sand dune. Later, you get to swim at the marvels inland sea area near Qatar. After that, you can enjoy a hearty meal at the BBQ dinner.
Apart from these tours, there are other tours such as Doha city tour for 4 hours covering the famous Al Corniche Road, cultural villages, an artificial island, Doha Souq Falcon Market, Spice Market, bird market, and gold market.