2-Day trip to Dubai? Here’s what you should do.

A holiday in the UAE looks exactly like it sounds: exotic, luxurious, and stunning. While there are many places loved by tourists, Dubai still stands to be the go-to spot for most. If you want luxury, Dubai is home to many world-class hotels, restaurants, and brands; if you want respite and relaxation, the city gives you just that with its aquariums, cruises, and more. 

Winter is the perfect time to visit Dubai since the weather is ideal for exploring the city to its fullest. There’s so much to see in Dubai that even a week is not enough!

The city of Dubai

So, if you are in Dubai for just 2 days and plan to leave no corner unexplored, here’s an itinerary that will help you explore the city efficiently.

DAY 1 IN DUBAI

Your first day in Dubai will set the pace for your entire trip. Here’s the plan for day 1 to help you kickstart your journey on the right note:

  • BREAKFAST AT CAFFÉ BUONO

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and Caffé Buono in the Trade Center Area knows how to make it delicious. Popular for its Italian flavors, the cafe serves delightful coffee that’s sure to make your morning special. Foodies will also love the croissants and sandwiches, which are scrumptious and pocket-friendly.

  • MALL OF THE EMIRATES

One of the world’s largest malls, the Mall of the Emirates has a great mix of luxury labels and affordable ones. The mall also has hotels, restaurants, theaters, and an indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai. Take your time shopping or visiting restaurants of your choice.

  • MUSEUM OF ILLUSIONS

About a half hour away from the mall, the Museum of Illusions will be your escape from the afternoon heat while you experience something life-changing. It’s a small, quiet museum with a lot of optical illusions and brain teasers that are sure to leave you puzzled.

  • AT THE TOP, BURJ KHALIFA

Ever wanted to feel like you’re on top of the world? This is the place to make that dream come true. Once at Burj Khalifa, you’ll have the chance to ride the fastest elevator to the top, i.e., the observation deck. From here, you’ll get a 360-degree view of the city. Using telescopes, you can see places like Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah. Make sure to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to redeem your ticket.

Burj Khalifa

  • DINNER AT WAZUZHU

Wazuzhu is a hidden gem that will give you the chance to savor the finest pan-Asian flavors. End your day with mouth-watering dishes and a cozy ambiance that will get you excited for the next day.

DAY 2 IN DUBAI

After an extensive first day in the city, you can take your second and final day a bit slower. Here’s your itinerary for day 2:

  • BRUNCH AT ASIL

A brunch will let you get that little extra rest before you jump into a day of adventure. Asil is one of the most-loved brunch places in Dubai that serves magic on a plate. With Moroccan, Turkish, and Lebanese flavors, Asil will give your taste buds a party like no other. 

  • AQUAVENTURE WATERPARK

After a relaxing brunch, an adventure awaits at the Aquaventure Waterpark. Recognized as the world’s largest waterpark by Guinness World Records, there are various slides and attractions to keep you and your loved ones occupied. You could try surfing, or chilling at the beach, whatever floats your boat.

  • DINNER AT DUBAI MARINA

Culminating your 2-day trip at Dubai Marina will give you the time and space to reflect. Dubai Marina offers cruise, boat, and yacht tours with fine dining. You’ll get to experience the richness of various cuisines while taking in stunning views of the city at night. Be sure to book in advance.


Dubai Marina

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR TRIP

A 2-day trip to Dubai is not enough time to see everything. But while this itinerary makes your trip easier, there is one more way to save time so you can explore the city a little more. 

Skip the metro and buses, and travel everywhere by car. 

If you’re a citizen trying to escape the routine or a tourist visiting for the first time, you’d want an option that’s fuss-free and affordable. Your personal vehicle or cabs are not it, in that case. So, what should you choose? A rental!

ekar is a self-drive mobility solution that helps you rent a car without fuss. They offer inclusive pricing and have a ‘no commitments’ policy, which allows you to take charge of how you want to travel. Booking is easy, and the cars are well-maintained to make your journey smoother.

So what are you waiting for? Get your bookings in order and make the most of your 2-day trip to Dubai!