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5 Off-Beat Activities Most Travellers Miss on a Dubai City Tour

5 Off-Beat Activities Most Travellers Miss on a Dubai City Tour

Dubai is much more than skyscrapers and malls. While you should explore the tallest buildings and the restaurants in the malls, you should also take time out to enjoy some off-beat activities in and around Dubai. The Abu Dhabi Tour Package is a great way to enjoy the diverse offerings in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.  

Five Offbeat Activities to Include in Your Abu Dhabi Tour Package

Bur Dubai Area Guide

Take a Trip to Bur Dubai

Bur Dubai is a historical center in the city, located on the west side of Dubai Creek. It has an old-world charm, with houses over a century old. Bur Dubai also has the Dubai Museum in the old Al Fahidi Fort. The streets are colorful and vibrant, with fragrant spice stalls, potpourri blends, and delicious treats. From turmeric to nutmeg to vanilla, saffron, cardamom, mace, and even dried lavender, you can find a plethora of spices to take home.  

XDubai XLine in Dubai, World Largest Urban Zipline | XDubai UAE

Try the XL Zipline in Dubai

Want to include an adventure activity in your Dubai tour? Why not try the XL zipline running between the Amwaj Towers in the city? The zipline extends across the Dubai Marina and the Marina Mall, providing a marvelous view of the city from the top. Moreover, a camera will be fitted to your wristband to record your experience as you zip from one end to another. The zipline lets you fly in the air at over 50 miles per hour. Amazing, right?  

Abu Dhabi City Tour From Dubai With Lunch 2024 - Viator

One-Day Abu Dhabi City Tour

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE. It takes less than two hours for a trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and is a great way to spend your day exploring the region. From beaches to good food to shopping, kayaking, dune bashing, and bungee jumping, there’s much to do in Abu Dhabi. Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the amusement parks, take a tour of the heritage UAE village, go on a dinner cruise, or visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi art museum.  

Dubai Chillout Ice Lounge: 1-Hour Experience | GetYourGuide

Pose with Ice Sculptures in the Chillout Ice Lounge

Sometimes, the heat can become unbearable and result in exhaustion. Instead of heading back to the hotel room, why not hop over to the Chillout Ice Lounge at the Times Square Center? It is the first ice lounge in Dubai and has a minus-six-degree temperature! Moreover, the lounge serves hot food as you pose with the ice sculptures. Forget the heat as you enjoy this off-beat activity in Dubai. 

Dubai Design District - Award winning wayfinding masterplan - Endpoint

Visit Dubai’s Design District D3

Dubai’s Design District D3 is stylish, trendy, and the most creative space in the city. You cannot help but be impressed by the architecture even if it’s not your thing. D3 has a lot more to offer, like shopping areas, fair trades, boutiques, art studios, and galleries. Art lovers should not ignore this off-beat location in Dubai. Don’t forget to buy some souvenirs.  

There are many unusual and off-beat places to visit and activities to try in Dubai. Make sure to allocate time for the Abu Dhabi City Tour to enhance your travel experience.  

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