One Day in Dubai Itinerary – Things to do in Dubai in One Day

Dubai is magnificent- the way it showers incredible love to its tourists. It has sci-fi architecture, splendid beaches, 7-star restaurants and magnanimous malls. Dubai has a thing for biggest and best, and with this remark-ability, you can be overwhelmed by the choices.

Burj Khalifa Dubai

How to get around in Dubai?

Dubai is sprawling with immaculate hotels and they are well connected through the efficient transport system. There are plentiful options, from cheap metros to comfortable taxis that will drive you to your destination in time. The public buses are reasonable and air-conditioned to allow you a convenient travelling in the city. There are double-decker buses that are available for the fastest city tour in an hour or two. Such city tours embark on the major landmarks and give you a quick insight into the emirate.

Things to do in Dubai in One Day

To start a happening day of Dubai’s tour, here is the quintessential schedule of the finest attractions that are the best fit.

Unwind at the posh and gorgeous Palm Jumeirah

Let’s begin the trip with a visit on an artificial archipelago on the Jumeirah coast. One of the poshest locales in Dubai, this place is home to the luxurious residences, recreational centres, upmarket global eateries and beach clubs. You can either stroll on the Broadwalk or paddle around the Palm on the calm water, absorbing the beautiful views around. There are no dearth of options from water parks to boozy brunches-
• Splash at Aquaventure Waterpark
• Swim with Sharks, Dolphins and Sea Lions in the Lost Chambers Aquarium
• Rush and jump off the plane to have a bird-eye view
• Devour breakfast and sip beverages at the Penthouse

Explore the traditional side of Dubai

Bastakiya Quarter

After you have had the most delicious breakfast in Jumeirah, you can turn to the old Dubai. Take the Metro for the Al Ras Station. In 400 metres you will reach the Deira that exposes the Spice and Gold Souks. Go shopping for the most expensive gold, mounds of herbs and spices, silk shawls, handicrafts and a lot more. Perched in the front of Deira and Souks, is the Dubai Creek. It’s a beautiful waterbody and a gorgeous little spot that offers you great sight to admire the city. Check in the Abra, a boat from the history and you get to compliment the sightseeing.

Spend the evening in desert Safari

Desert Safari

Now, this is one of the unavoidable and most exciting activities in Dubai. Either you are here for a week or just a day, do book your convenient desert safari. Amongst many, we would recommend the evening desert safari that is approximately 6 hours of adventure, fun, dining and togetherness. Carry a good camera with you because this is going to be a lifetime experience. You are going to be pumped by the monstrous dune bashing, be relaxed by the camel riding, be action oriented by sand boarding and be culture-inspired by the Tanoura show. You will be mesmerised by the elegance in the desert, from the picturesque sunset views to gracious belly dancing is brilliant.

Go shopping.. or just pretend it

Gold Souk Dubai

Let’s go bigger at night. With over 1000 stores and 70 signature outlets, this mall is your destination for the ultimate hunt of new fashion. Bloomingdales, Hamleys, Versace, Burberry are few top brands that you will discover here. Spread in 1 million sq. m., this place is a lot more than just dressing. From the latest couture to electronics, books and boutiques, the mall is home to every kind of shopping possible. Considering the entertainment quotient, it has –
• the largest aquarium, The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo,
• an Olympic-sized Dubai ice rink,
• children’s game plan Kidzania,
• a giant indoor cinema

You can view the world’s largest choreographed fountain system, Dubai Fountain in front. Standing right next to Dubai Mall is the commendable, stunning and tallest Burj Khalifa. It looks outstanding at night.

Well, this is the little itinerary for you to see the amazing side at your stay of one day in Dubai. We will recommend staying at a hotel near to the airport that can cut extra travelling time.