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Dubai Short Travel Guide

by Jajce d Muckic

Dubai is surrounded by desert and at the same time washed by the sea. Dubai has some unique features of its kind that make it ideal for a Dubai Tours. The city of Dubai is in fact characterized by a striking contrast between the Arab tradition and a modern metropolis, which over the years, thanks to the richness of the sheiks, has gradually taken the appearance of the largest western cities, with buildings and skyscrapers that rise up and ultramodern facilities scattered in various parts of the city. Safari tourism became really popular lately in Dubai. For booking your Dubai holiday packages and wining deals on safari tours, please checkout Dubai Adventures.


Major Tourist Attractions in Dubai

  • Wild Wadi Park
  • Dubai Mall
  • Mall of the Emirates
  • Godolphin Gallery
  • Four Seasons Ramesh Gallery
  • HH Sheikh Saeed House
  • Desert Safari Tour

Popular Hotels

  • Burj Al Arab
  • Jumeirah Beach Hotel
  • The Metropolitan Hotel Dubai
  • Le Royal Meridian Beach Resort & Spa
  • The Fairmont Dubai


General Information

Here, a series of data and information about Dubai, as well as basic information for visitors.

Currency : UAE Dirham (AED). U.S. $ 1 = AED 3.67.

Time Zone: GMT +4

Electricity: 220/240 V plugs are used triple

Climate: Temperatures range from minimum night at 10 ° C in winter (Dec-Mar) to daytime high of 49 ° C in summer (June-Aug). The best time to visit Dubai is from October to April, with temperatures perfect for long, pleasant days and mild evenings outdoors on the beach.


Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required special.

Visas: Residents of countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council do not require visas. The citizens of the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and most countries in Western Europe and the Far East have a right to a visitor’s visa at arrival on the validity of 30 days, renewable. All others must apply for a visa through a local sponsor or hotel.

Duty Free: There is a convenience store near the Duty Free tape to the baggage claim at the airport. The maximum entry is 400 cigarettes or 250 grams of cigars, 200 millilitres of perfume and four litters of wine or spirits.


Opiates and beverage: The consumption of opiates is prohibited and punished with very severe penalties. Beverage is served in restaurants, bars and clubs that are licensed, but you can also buy it around the city. Driving under the influence of alcohol is absolutely not recommended. The fines paid by offenders are very high.

Clothing: The ideal  clothing for this type of climate is comfortable linen and cotton clothes. It is highly advisable to wear a hat during the hottest hours. Winter evenings can be surprisingly cold and it is recommended to be well equipped to protect yourself from air conditioning, wind can be sometimes very intolerable. Although Dubai is a pretty tolerant city, it is advisable to dress discreetly when you’re in the city. Long skirts or pants and short sleeves are required when you venture away from the city, especially during Ramadan.


Behaviour in public: In public, you must have a measured behaviour – drunkenness and explicit expressions of affection are illegal and disrespectful of Muslim culture.

Security: Dubai is one of the safest cities in the world, with extremely low crime rates. You can go around the city without fear. However Dubai is a big city and you should take some precautions dictated by common sense. Women can explore the city on their own without any major concerns; however, wearing sober suits you attract less unwanted attention in more traditional areas of the city.