Our Blue Route tour will give you a hearty taste of our city’s diversity – from the staggering skyscrapers to the mindboggling manmade islands. We will follow a circular route that begins at Dubai Mall and includes Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah, the Dubai Canal, Burj Al Arab and the Sheikh Zayed Road.
Points of interest: Etihad Museum, Jumeirah Mosque, Mercato Mall, Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Ski Dubai and shopping at mall of the Emirates
Main Points of Interest
The Dubai Mall is the world's largest shopping mall. The Dubai Mall’s shops are cleverly grouped according to category. If you are a shoe obsessive then you have the whole Shoe District to enjoy. Electronic buffs can zigzag between electronic shops on the upper level. Besides shopping, literally the biggest attraction is the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo which is home to 33,000 marine animals. City Sightseers will be able to hop on the Blue Route from this stop.City Sightseers will be able to hop on the Green Route from this stop.
The Union House building also known as the Dar Al Ittehad is an historical site where on December 2, 1971, the treaty was signed to create the United Arab Emirates. It is also the site of UAE’s and one of the world’s largest flags which sits on top of a 120 meter flag pole.
Jumeirah Mosque is one of the only mosques in Dubai that is open to non-Muslim visitors, but only during the tours offered. Visitors are asked to dress conservatively (long trousers, skirts and sleeves, and a headscarf for women) and to remove their shoes before entering the mosque. This beautiful mosque is a modern-day tribute to medieval Fatimid architecture, complete with pure-white minarets and domes. Non-Muslims can visit Jumeirah Mosque as part of a guided tour commencing at 10 am every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. City Sightseers will be able to hop on the Blue Route from this stop.City Sightseers will be able to hop on the Green Route from this stop.
Mercato represents the very best in Italian architecture and transports you back to the Renaissance period. With over 140 shops and service outlets, Mercato offers a wide variety of international brands and caters to the needs of Dubai residents and international tourists alike. One of Mercato’s most beautiful features is its grand main atrium which brings the mall to life.
Public Beach Umm Suqeim
Umm Suqeim Public Beach is located along the Jumeirah Beach coastline. This beach is a lovely space to spend time and could be the right place to visit if you are looking for some peace and quiet time away from the usual hustle-bustle in crowded place. You can also snap some amazing pictures of the renowned Burj Al Arab.
Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab is known as Tower of the Arabs. It has been called "The world's only 7 star Hotel" and is the third tallest hotel in the world. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280m from Jumeirah beach.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Souk Madinat Jumeirah resembles a traditional Arabian market with all the exotic goods one can imagine to find: beautiful pashminas, antiques, fragrant perfumes, local and international art, delectable dates and jewellery. There is a Venetian-like canal running alongside the Souk joining the different hotels within the resort. Visit the Souk Madinat after sunset when the canal is lit up and take a trip in one of the Abra boats or sit at one of the many bars and restaurants enjoying the atmosphere.
Dubai Police Academy Museum
Dubai Police Academy is a fascinating museum which is full of historical info on Dubai and you just can't miss the many super-car police vehicles parked outside.
Mall of Emirates
Mall of the Emirates is a very popular shopping mall in Dubai. The multi-level shopping center currently features more than 560 international brands and more than 700 stores. What makes this mall very unique is Ski Dubai, a large indoor skiing facility and ski resort. Here you can snowboard, ski, take lessons and visit the snow park with lots of exciting activities and rides. Snow in the desert… You better believe it!