A chance to a fantastic all-round experience that involves cuisine, culture, and Dubai sightseeing under one roof offers a Dubai Dinner Cruise. While you float on placid waters you can listen to the strains of lilting Arabian melodies, view life in Dubai city as it bustles on the shore, and enjoy a delicious meal. Visitors love clubbing other packages with their fascinating dhow dinner cruise trips, apart from gaining a unique combination of experiences on a dhow cruise. They often combine packages like the dhow cruise package, desert safari in Dubai sightseeing tour, which can be the most riveting and thrilling holiday for an enthusiastic traveler.
Some passengers are interested only in the entertainment aboard a dhow, but others are also reminded of Dubai’s history as a pearl and fishing diving community. You will be able to acknowledge how Dubai grew as a city and swiftly elevated to its current level while on a dhow. Dubai Dinner Cruises recreate the magic of the past with the luxury and comfort of today.
Due to Dubai’s free trade policies which encouraged entrepreneurs from India and Iran to set up stores in the souk during the 1940s, the trade grew. Dubai’s share of the value of trade in gold and diamonds to its total non-oil direct trade progressed from 18% in 2003 to 24% in 2004, despite a global slump in the gold market. And, yes, we aren’t talking millions, we are talking about billions.
The Dubai Gold Souk is a traditional souk (market), located in the heart of Dubai’s commercial business district in Deira, near to the Dubai Spice Souk. The Dubai Gold Souk is easily recognizable with its enormous wooden gates welcoming you at the entrance to see and buy some of the dazzling endless windows of gold. In this part of the world gold is a very serious business and it is a truly dazzling sight when you see the windows full of every possible piece of jewelry you can imagine.
Desert Safari tours
A great way to explore and see parts of Dubai you wouldn’t normally see whilst on holiday is a Desert Safari or Excursion. It allows you to experience the real Dubai and visit areas you might not normally encounter whilst on holiday. There are many different tours and excursions you can take, from a day trip riding a camel in the desert to camping and sleeping under the stars. There are many types of Dubai Desert deals available to book.
Book an off-road jeep safari and experience the thrill and adventure of driving a 4 wheel drive vehicle across uneven terrain through desert hills and slopes. Stay at a bedouin camp for dinner and to watch the twilight go down across the great desert. Desert Safari tours can be arranged as day trips from many areas but Red Sands are particularly popular for a day-long trip including a tour to our bedouin camp and a climb up the mountains. These day tours usually include food in the form of a barbeque at the camp.
Dubai Creek And Dhow Cruise
The saltwater creek located in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates named Khor Dubai or Dubai Creek ends at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. The Ancient Greeks called it River Zara and it extended as far inland as Al Ain, some sources say. The Dubai Creek separates the city into 2 main parts – Deira and Bur Dubai. Members of the BaniYas tribe first settled in Khor Dubai in the 19th century, establishing the Al Maktoum dynasty in the city, you can explore during dhow cruise marina.
The marina dhow cruises are incapable then of supporting large scale transportation, in the early 20th century so it served as a minor port for dhows (a traditional Arab sailing vessel with one or more lateen sails) coming as far away as East Africa or India. The Dubai Creek, being the only port or harbor in the city, remained an important element in establishing the commercial position of Dubai, no matter it impeded the entry of ships due to current flow. Prior to the invention of cultured pearls in the 1930s, Dubai’s pearling industry, which formed the main sector of the city’s economy, was based primarily on expeditions in the creek.