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Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

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Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

Hi,

I would like to see the sunset from the Khalifa Sky Observatory at the 148 floor. Visit is on Monday 3 Apr. Sunset is about 6:30pm, To be on the safe side with the queues I'll plan to buy the 5pm ticket slot.

The page says "the visit may last upto two hours". When do the 2 hours start, when you reach the top or the ticket time, means I have to leave by 7pm?

Thanks

Mike

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1. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

You can stay as long as you want ; but during busy times, it takes around 2 hours to wait in queue, reach the deck, spend time there and queue to come back

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2. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

5pm is the entrance time when guide will take you upstairs through different elevators. It is still safe since it is head of time from sunset

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3. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

I think the longest I've spent up at the top on my 4 visits has been 25mins.

There is not a lot to do up there & the view is not worth 2 hours in my opinion :)

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4. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

The trip is not for 2 hours, depending upon the rush hour due to sunset, lots of people take that slot and elevators becomes so busy that just going up takes lots of time. It may possible that 5pm slot will reach at top by 6pm so they will have 30 min to sunset which is acceptable

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5. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

If you are booking 5pm at the 148th floor then there are no queues to get up.

One of the benefits of the higher priced AT the Top 148 package is that you do not have to queue to go up so you will be At the Top by 5.30pm.

You only queue for the lower 124th floor option and at sunset times the queue can be up to an hour

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6. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

OK, Great! Thanks for all your comments.

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7. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

How much more us the 148 floor compared to 124

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8. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

Depends on the time of day but 124 is between 125 and 200 dirham and 148 is 350 and 500 dirham

Edited: 12:28 pm, March 28, 2017
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9. Re: Duration of stay at Burj Khalifa

The official website will show all the prices for all the time slots

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