Dubai is a location that is certainly a tourist paradise among the sand dunes of the Middle East. Car rental companies in Dubai will provide you with transportation facilities helping you access a variety of places in this idyllic desert landscape.
Burj-Al-Arab or the ‘Tower of the Arabs’ is one of the world’s best 7 star hotels highly rated and opulent, with some of the most coveted designs and architectural magnificence. It is the fourth tallest hotel in the world and is an icon that spells out the rich heritage and grandeur of the Middle East.
The sights and sounds of the Dubai Fountains and the spouts of water dancing to the tunes, justify the fact that this attraction is the world’s largest and most expensive dancing fountain show, designed to enthrall you, and which can be seen at least 20 miles away.
Located at the Dubai Palms, the luxurious Atlantis Hotel is one of the most majestic resorts in the city. With an exotic water park and unique marine water habitats and about 18 or more restaurants, it’s safe to say that high quality eating chains operate in the Dubai Atlantis. The most exotic spa in Dubai - the ‘ShuiQi’ will certainly arouse your senses.
The Palm Jumeira comes next in the list of Dubai's attractions and is the most advanced man made harbor in the world. A natural seawater inlet the Dubai Creek, is an area that has some of the best fishing reserves in the Middle East.If you thought that skiing only takes place at high altitude Alps in the European mainland, then do reconsider. Ski Dubai is the first all indoor ski resort in the Middle East. The Wild Wadi Water Park is Dubai’s most famous entertainment complex with 30 rides and attractions and is themed around the tale of Juha, classical Arabian humour and folklore.
The old has to inspire and intrigue you and to satisfy this is the Bastakia, the Old Dubai quarter where traditional emirati houses, shops, wind towers, the Grand Mosque, Souks, the Center for Cultural Understanding Tour House and just beside it is the Al Fahidi Fort, a multitude of attractions can be found by avid travellers. The best time to visit Dubai is during the winter months, from November to April. January and February see heavy tourist traffic because of the Dubai Shopping Festival, which makes the city come alive.
Cochin International Airport - COK
Cochin International Airport (COK), Nedumbassery, Kerala 683111,
Spread over a series of islands and crisscrossed by the sea and backwaters, Kochi is the epitome of old world charm and leisure. Culturally and historically rich as a port city, it is the gateway for several visitors to start their cherished tour of Kerala. Located between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, Kochi has been one of the most sought-after destinations in India. Kochi earlier comprised Ernakulam, Fort Kochi and Mattancherry Palace but now refers to the sprawling urbanization. With its spice markets, Jewish synagogue, European church, Chinese fishing nets, Portuguese palace and 17th century Dutch homes, Kochi is testimonial to the pull felt by traders for over 600 years. Kumarakom, known for houseboat rides on the backwaters and its bird sanctuary and Alappuzha (formerly called Alleppey) are situated just a few hours to the north of Kochi. It serves as the gateway to the hill station of Munnar and Vagamon in Idukki and the wildlife hot-spots of Eravikulam National Park and Periyar National Park. There are several European and American styled hotels around the Fort Kochi. Being a coastal city, Kochi abounds with eateries which specialize in fresh seafood. Even though pure vegetarian eateries are difficult to spot, several restaurants and hotels offer sadya, the typical Kerala lunch on a banana leaf. October to April is the best time season to visit Kochi.