Advice for Your First Visit to Dubai
Dubai is a unique city with its ancient and modern history displayed in impressive proportions. The city attracts millions of visitors every year and the number continues to grow. Since the city is large, it can be very challenging for a first time visitor.
Apart from tourism, the real estate market is growing at a rapid rate with various types of properties for sale. For instance, there are several townhouses for sale in Dubai. On the other hand, if you want bigger properties than townhouses, you can choose the numerous villas for sale in Dubai. Also, there are new projects by Emaar offered at affordable prices.
Here are some tips for first-time travellers:
1)Dress modestly in public places
Since the UAE is a Muslim country, you should consider dressing modestly in public areas and follow the dressing code when visiting the mosque. Even though you won’t be arrested, it is good to respect the local culture. For instance, if you are a woman, you shouldn’t show too much leg and should cover the shoulders. Nonetheless, you can dress however you want in your hotel space.
2) Temperature can get very high
Dubai experiences only two seasons; summer and winter. During summer, the weather is dry and humid and temperatures can get a high of up to 1130C. Therefore, the best time to visit Dubai is during winter that comes between November and March.
Since most tourists visit the city during these months, you expect congestion on major tourist sites. If you would like to avoid the commotion, you can visit during the summer but you should be prepared for the scorching heat.
3) Pre-book your tickets to Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is among the tallest building in the world. Your trip to Dubai cannot be complete without visiting the building. However, since it is a famous tourist attraction, there are long queues at the booking booths. Therefore, you should book your ticket early online. If you want to get incredible views, aim for the sunset time slot.
4) Don’t display any immoral behaviour
Every country has its own rules. Similarly, certain rules should be followed in Dubai. For instance, couples are not allowed to display too much affection or display any immoral behaviour in public. You can even be arrested and charged for the offense. Along with this, consuming alcohol in the public is not allowed and is considered as an offense.