Stuck on a night layover in Dubai, and looking for things to do? Dubai is the most populous of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It’s also become a very popular destination. Luckily for travelers hoping to parlay their overnight layover into an excursion into the city, the Dubai International Airport is located in the northern part of the state, known as Deira, where you’ll also find most places of business, including hotels, clubs, shops and markets. Shopping, whether in large duty-free malls that offer tons of entertainment and dining options, or the traditional Eastern souk, is a popular pastime in Dubai.
With so many options available, you may need some help narrowing down your activities for that one night on the town. Layover Guide gives you some great options for spending your Dubai Night Layover:
Want to get an authentic taste of Dubai’s nightlife? On this Dubai Night Walking & Boat Tour you will spending 60 minutes walking in the traditional Spice and Gold souks, dinner at an Arabic restaurant, a boat tour where you can see the city from the water, and the night ends in a bar or night club for drinks. The tour is led by a local guide, and lasts up to 5 hours!
So close to the city, yet far from the hustle and bustle. Night Desert Luxury Safaris offer night desert luxury safari trips, with transport from Dubai. Enjoy a night safari in the desert on a 5-hour tour where you spot nocturnal animals, enjoy dinner, and stargaze with an astronomy guide. You can also romance the night away with this exclusive dining experience, where you arrive by car or camel within the grounds of the Royal Retreat, where you travel to a private sanctuary tucked in the desert for a private 6-course dinner.