See Burj Khalifa district from the comfort of an A/C bus


By Parag Deulgaonkar

If you don’t fancy riding a bicycle to explore the myriad wonders in the $20-billion Downtown Dubai master development, there is a new option: A bus ride.

Emaar Properties, the developer of the master community, has launched a “Boulevard Bus Tour” service that takes you on a sightseeing tour of the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard that houses iconic attractions such as Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world, Burj Plaza, Burj Park, Dubai Mall, etc.

“… you can hop on hop off at your own leisure and experience the best shopping, entertainment and tourist attractions that Dubai has to offer. The Boulevard Bus Tour really is the only way to discover ‘The Centre of Now’, one icon at a time,” says

Tickets for the air-conditioned bus are currently priced at Dh10 (Dh5 each for ticket and fee) with the bus timings being 10 am to 10 pm daily. One can buy tickets at the Dubai Mall Trolley bus kiosks, or At The Top reception or even book online ( More info