The dizzying heights of Dubaï


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Dubai appears bigger, taller and glitzier than any other city around. There are so many ways in which to see the city, from up above, high in the clouds or even from sea… so why not do them all?

Synonymous with the skyline, the malls, the beaches and the glamour, Dubai is the largest – and perhaps most famous - city in the United Arab Emirates. Let Dubai inspire you, and so when it comes to visiting the city, we say: go big or go home! If you want to see the spectacular Palm Jumeirah archipelago, the World islands and the luxurious, sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel, here are our top tips for the best views.

Make your first port of call the unforgettable Burj Khalifa skyscraper. As the tallest building in the world coming in at a whopping 829m, you’re sure not to miss it from wherever you are in the city. At the top you’re treated to 360° views of the city, the desert and the Arabian Gulf. You can stay at the top for as long as you like, so we suggest heading up at 5pm, as that’s the last ticket time before the sunset prices kick in. That way, you’ll have the full day-to-night and see all the illuminations come out to play. 

If the Burj Khalifa wasn’t high enough for you, why not take a tour from the sky by plane or even helicopter, with tours by Seawings and Helidubai respecitvely? If you’re an adrenaline junkie seeking a more eye-popping experience, then Skydive Dubai has got you covered. Once landing, get off dry land and head over to Dubai marina. Take to the water on the one-way ferry to Al Ghubaiba, which gives you an hour and a half of unadulterated views of all the Arabian Gulf icons.

This winter, LuxairTours offers interesting packages to Dubaï. Benefit from First Minute offers up to 30% off!

Flights from Luxembourg to Ras Al Khaimah. Transfer to Dubai included.

Offers subject to conditions and availability.