Dubai, United Arab Emirates - NCL Tours
  • Duration (nights):
    • Adults:
      16+ years
    • Teenagers:
      12-15 years
    • Children:
      2-11 years
    • Infants:
      0-23 months

Welcome to Dubai


Miles of stunning coastline, the beautiful Arabian Desert, and year-round sunshine make Dubai the destination. While you’re there, be sure to shop ‘til you drop in the world’s largest shopping mall, barter in the some of city’s colorful local markets, and visit the famous man-made Palm Islands. Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On man-made islands just offshore is Atlantis, the Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.

Information & Facts


Dubai is famous for sightseeing attractions such as the Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest building) and shopping malls that come complete with mammoth aquariums and indoor ski slopes.

Places to Visit

  • Burj Khalifa
  • Burj Al Arab
  • Wild Wadi Water Park
  • Dubai Dolphinarium
  • Ski Dubai
  • Palm Jumeirah
  • Madinat Jumeirah
  • Dubai Museum
  • The Dubai Mall
  • Jumeirah Mosque

Emergency Numbers

  • Police 999
  • Fire Department 997
  • Ambulance 999
  • Electricity 991
  • Water 991



Dubai has a tropical desert climate because of its location within the Northern desert belt. Summers are extremely hot and humid, with an average high around 41 °C (106 °F) and overnight lows around 30 °C (86 °F). The highest recorded temperature in Dubai is 52.1 °C (126 °F) in July 2002.[2] Most days are sunny throughout the year. Winters are warm and short with an average high of 23 °C (73 °F) and overnight lows of 14 °C (57 °F). Precipitation, however, has been increasing in the last few decades with accumulated rain reaching 150 mm (5.91 in) per year. The weather in Dubai can bring short and irregular rainfall as is typical for the Middle East. Most of the rainfall occurs in the December to March period. The weather between December and March remains warm and is considered to be the most comfortable climatic conditions of the year.


Climate data for  UAE

Current Weather


Eating Out

Dubai’s culinary scene is second to none. The world’s top chefs flock here to open sensational restaurants, while local favourites are always in vogue. The market for organic and local food is growing, with fresh produce and ingredients pushing chefs to even greater heights. The sheer number of restaurants, cafés, bakeries, cupcake shops and juice bars will dazzle you, as will the variety of cuisines on hand. With more than 200 nationalities living in Dubai, you’ll be sure to find an exotic or familiar flavour to try. We’ve got every taste covered with Dubai’s extraordinary showcase of food and drink.


Local Cuisine: Al Fanar, Al Makan, Amaseena, Bait 1971, Laylati CafÉ, Local Bites CafÉ, Local House, Mama Tani, Milas.


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