Dubai Itinerary 1 Day

Best Places to Visit in Dubai in 1 day

We are trying to help you in making the best of your 1 day in Dubai. These are the most preferred places to visit in Dubai in 1 day by fellow travelers and experts. Even though one day in Dubai may not prove to be sufficient, one can still explore the highlights of Dubai.

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  • First time visitor and looking for travel ideas
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Popular Dubai Itineraries for 1 Day

Recent Itineraries for 1-Day Trip

Choose an itinerary from these recent 1-day trip plans to Dubai created by our users. These itineraries will have trending points of interest that you may easily visit in 1 day.

A Day in Dubai - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates and one of the top tourist destinations from around the globe. The city has many natural and man-made attractions that appeal to a range of travelers. The city’s skyline is dominated by a series of sky-high skyscrapers while the whole vibe around the city is quite luxurious. You will almost feel like royalty when you move around the city.

How to spend 1 day in Dubai?

If you have 1 day in Dubai, here is how you can spend it.


Start your 1-day Dubai trip with visiting the city’s top attractions in the morning. First, stop at Saga World Dubai. This mall cum museum is home to some of the finest creations. This speciality museum features luxurious and artistic jewels, watches, and many such items. Next, stop at the Burj Al-Arab for a quick photo stop. This is the world’s only 7-star hotel and one of the top attractions in Dubai. After clicking a few pictures here, proceed to Palm Jumeirah which is often called the largest man-made island in the world. Drive around the island and stop for a photo stop at the Atlantis Hotel. By mid-morning, proceed to the Dubai Mall where you can shop, eat, or just wander around. Later, visit spectacular Burj Khalifa. Currently the tallest building in the world, here the visitors can visit its observation deck on the 124th floor. From high up above, the visitors can also enjoy a 360-degree unobstructed view of the city, the bay, and the desert.


As the afternoon draws close, visit the Dubai Marina to soak in the fascinating skyline of Dubai. Later, you can take a cruise on traditional Dhow alongside the Dubai Marina while enjoying a nice drink on board. Later you can visit one of the Souq to indulge in some retail therapy.


As the disk falls, head out to the desert for a mesmerizing experience. Get on board a vintage Land Rover and drive around Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. With night-vision goggles in place, roam the sand dunes and get a chance to spot many nocturnal animals. Later, relax at one of the royal desert retreats and enjoy a nice meal under the stars.

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Dubai

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Best Hotels in Dubai for 1 Day Trip

Below are some of the frequently included hotels by fellow travelers to their itineraries for 1 day trip to London. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With More Days in Hand

If you have more than a day in hand, look out for travel ideas for 2 days in Dubai or 3 days in Dubai. You can plan to spend more time at the attractions you find interesting. Enjoy the local restaurants, nightlife, treks, other adventure activites and more. Check the list of top things to do in Dubai.

What Next?

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