Dubai is somewhat famous for its dhow dinner cruise on the creek which offer an unimaginable mystery, romance and uniqueness.
You can of course enjoy dhow cruises in various parts of the world, but until you have experienced Dubai dhow cruise your sailing will not be complete. It is one of the most popular activities that Dubai tours has to offer and you can cruise on the creek during the day or night.
Below are some facts about the Dubai Dhow cruise.
1) What are Dhows?
Dhows are wooden sailing vessels which originated in the Middle East. Dubai used the Arab sailing vessel many years ago on the creek to transport the heavy items of goods, like fruit and other produce imported into the Emirate from the Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan, India and East Africa. There are different types of dhows with different shapes and early dhows were made of shells.
2) Dhow Dinner Cruise
Perhaps one of the most romantic and beautiful way to see Dubai is by means of a dhow dinner cruise. The dhow cruise offers stunning views of the city from the creek, beneath a moonlit sky. As a major attraction, the ancient wooden dhows sail along Dubai creek at night and provide their passengers with a fantastic view of Dubai and its past and present architecture. There are numerous landmarks to see, but perhaps most notable is the late Sheikh Zayeds house. Passengers can also enjoy delicious international buffet dinner with Arabic music and traditional Arabic coffee to follow. You will no doubt also see many of the large boats sailing along the creek, sailed by the rich Arabs or wealthy investors that made a fortune during Dubai’s rising out of the desert. The dhow evening cruise generally sets sail between 8:30pm to 10:30pm.
3) How to Book a Dubai Dhow Cruise?
Booking a Dubai dinner cruise can be simple. You can arrive at the many dhow cruise boats along the creek, or book in advance through the internet or by contacting Dubai Tours. Like most of the cuisine in Dubai, it is of an excellent quality and expect no less with one of the Dubai Dhow cruises. Make your dhow cruise booking when you arrive in Dubai and prepare yourself for a memorable trip along Dubai Creek.