Honeymoon trips are mandatory for every newlywed. It is the only time when you get to spend some time alone away from friends, family and relatives after all the wedding shenanigans. And trust us; the wedding madness will definitely take a toll on you. So a honeymoon trip will give you some much needed relaxation. If you are not sure of where to go and do want to splurge a lot, there are many destinations that will cater to your needs. You can explore an international destination and still end up spending only under Rs 1 lakh. In our last article we wrote about Thailand and how you could visit some beautiful places of Thailand all under this budget. And our next suggestion for your honeymoon under Rs 1 lakh is Dubai. Dubai is an ideal honeymoon destination especially during winters. From serene beaches to big shopping malls, Dubai has everything that a couple needs. We have listed down some of the best places and things to do in Dubai and also some decent accommodation options that you can consider. ALSO READ Top 5 luxury honeymoon destinations in India Also Read - BFI Nominates 5 Boxers And three coaches For The National Sports Awards 2020
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A honeymoon trip to Dubai is incomplete till you do the desert safari. People who have already been lucky will tell you that it is worth every penny you spend. You will be provided with a vehicle for the safari; mostly a SUV and it will take you through the desert. The first stop will be at a camel farm; however the main reason why the vehicle stops here is for you to enjoy the stunning views of sunset. The main onsite has several other activities lined up for you like camel ride, henna painting or even sand boarding. This activity is going to be absolute fun for couples who are adventure junkies. You will also be treated to delicious dinner like barbecue and even shisha. At the end of the safari, you will be entertained by a beautiful belly dance performance. Enjoy this dance form under starlight and spend a day doing such fun activities.
Another tourist attraction of Dubai and also the most talked about is the Dhow cruise. This is something that you should never miss. The cruise is perfect for newlyweds since the ambiance is very romantic. It is an apt spot for couples to enjoy a romantic dinner under vibrant and interesting lights that you will find in Dubai Creek with soothing music playing in the background. The cruise will take you around the beautiful Dubai creek and the views are mesmerizing. The added advantage of Dhow Cruise is the delicious and mouth watering food that is sure to be loved by foodies. The whole ambiance and feel of the cruise is such that romance will just come naturally. View Dubai from this cruise and take home ever lasting memories.
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Wild Wadi Water Park
The Wild Wadi Water Park is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Dubai. Situated right in front of the magnificent Burj-Al-Arab, which is also a tourist attraction, this water park is pure fun and joy. The water park has some of the craziest rides- 30 precisely. Indulging in these fun rides will add the spark and thrill to your marriage and improve your bonding. If you arent too fond of such thrill seekig rides, you could also just enjoy the wave pool called the Breakers Bay that is said to be one of the largest in Middle East. Apart from these, there are several other rides like the Wadi Basher,Tumble Falls and Rushing Rapids. Spend a day here with your loved one and then return to your hotel for a good nights sleep.
Now, every shopaholic knows that when it comes to shopping there is no better place than Dubai Mall. It is the biggest mall in the world that has at least 1200 stores and 120 restaurants. This is a one stop shop where you get everything from good clothes, good food and also entertainment like movies and the popular Dubai Aquarium. The Dubai Mall has always been popular for its world renowned shopping festival that is usually celebrated in the months of January and February. If you are planning for your honeymoon around that time, you know where you should be.
The Dubai Aquarium will take you through 33,000 varied marine animals that can be viewed through an acrylic panel. It is a visual spectacle and this is one spot that you should definitely explore when in Dubai. Apart from stores, the mall also has many eye catching attractions like waterfalls and the famous Oasis fountains. The Dubai Mall is in itself a complete package of activities and fun.
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It is not every day that you get an opportunity to do skiing. So when you are in Dubai, make the most of this opportunity and go skiing in Ski Dubai. It is the largest snow park and lies across 3000 sq. mt. of snow. This place is sure to leave you enchanted. This snow park has numerous activities like climbing towers, ice cave and snow balls and so on. If you both love doing such fun activities and you want to relive your childhood days, the Ski Dubai will delight you beyond words. It is a part of the Dubai Mall and was opened in the year 2005. They also have high slope rides with different difficulty levels. And whats more, they will also provide you with the necessary clothing, snow boards and also skiing equipment. This enthralling experience must be done with your partner. You are sure to come back.
To get a bird eyes view of the beautiful city of Dubai, Burj Khalifa is where you should be. The Burj Khalifa, also known as Burj Dubai is the worlds tallest building and stands tall at 829.8 meters. It has a total of whopping 163 floors.
Best time to visit Dubai:The best time to visit Dubai is from November to March. Any time after that will be unbearably hot.
Cost of a honeymoon package in Dubai: The cost of a Dubai honeymoon package for 6 days and 5 nights will be approximately Rs 48,000 per person and that comes close to a lakh for two. This fare includes your flight tickets, sightseeing and also accommodation with one complimentary meal every day. Your package cost will also largely depend on the kind of accommodation you chose and also the time of travel.
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Disclaimer: The fare mentioned is an approximate figure which may differ from the actual cost of your trip depending on your choice of accommodation and season of travel.
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