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Dubai is a magical destination and is renowned for a number of things – traditional souks, ultramodern shopping malls, the only 7-star hotel in the world – Burj Al Arab, and a number of places for doing sightseeing. When a tourist lands in Dubai there are many things that he can do to make his tour enjoyable and meaningful.


And, of course you cannot forget the restaurants here - they are some of the best in the Middle East, and the food is fabulous. And you cannot leave Dubai without having savoring lunch at Burj Al Arab. There are a number of restaurants here and you would find it difficult to choose which restaurant to go to. It is an experience by itself and you will take home happy memories.

One of the things that you should not forget while you are in Dubai is to sign in for a Dubai desert safari. This desert safari involves an adventurous journey deep into the desert in a 4 wheeler vehicle. At the point where you finish off the tour, you get to enjoy a relaxing evening filled with food and entertainment at a Bedouin campsite. You have a choice of a morning, afternoon, or evening safari. You will definitely enjoy the safari better if you would opt for the overnight desert safari. The experience of staying in a Bedouin campsite, enjoying a delicious barbeque dinner under the stars, and spending a night in the silent desert is something that has to be experienced.

There is another thing, which is very interesting, and which you are definitely going to like – having a dinner cruise on Dubai creek in a dhow (the traditional boat). It is a very romantic way of spending an evening and Dubai Creek under the moonlight looks absolutely wonderful. And, of course, needless to say the food is incredibly great. There is another great dinner cruise called Bateux.

Many of you would have visited and seen Dubai, but have you ever had a look at Dubai from a seaplane hovering over the skies of Dubai? You should definitely take the opportunity to have a look at some of Dubai’s famous landmarks from a seaplane. You also have the option and privilege of seeing these landmarks of Dubai by chartering a private seaplane and doing the tour.

Another thing that you must, must do while you are in Dubai is to take the Big Bus Dubai – Hop-on Hop-off tours of Dubai – without any doubt you are just going to love the tour and the experience.

You should not miss out seeing one of Dubai’s most prominent landmarks – Ski Resort Dubai. The resort is the biggest in the Middle East and you can enjoy a number of snow sports here such as skiing, snowboarding, or tobogganing. If you do not like any of these sports, you can just throw snowballs.

Spend a day in Dubai’s Wild Wadi Water Park or Aquaventure and enjoy the awesome rides. Feel the adrenalin rush to your heart as you go up and down on these rides. If you do not want to enjoy the rides, just relax in the swimming pool. Wild Wadi is the most popular amusement park in Dubai

If you are in Dubai just for a short stay, but would like to see Dubai, do take a Dubai City Tour and see all the places in Dubai – historical, cultural, and modern. Take the Standard Dubai City Tour or you could opt for the half day tour. You will be taken round Dubai and you can see Dubai in a nutshell, also you can enroll Abu Dhabi city tour too.

Take a heritage tour of Dubai’s east coast while you are here - it is a trip that will enhance your knowledge about the rich culture of the Middle East, especially Dubai. While you visit the various places along the coast, do not forget to taste the exotic foods and delicacies of the eastern coast.

Take some time out from your busy schedule and take a trip out to the Hatta Valley where you can explore the wilderness of the arid desert and the contrasting lush valley of the Wadi Hatta. Look at the beautiful Hajjar Mountains and the rolling red dunes near the Hatta village.

And, one should definitely enjoy a dinner cruise on the Dubai Creek – take the Bateaux Dinner Cruise. Enjoy a romantic dinner aboard a glass sided boat. Partake of a four-course gourmet dinner as you cruise along the Dubai Creek and listen to some delightful music.

No tour of Dubai is complete without undertaking a shopping tour – no visitor goes back without doing at least a little bit of shopping. If you have the inclination and the time, take a private shopping tour of Dubai. You will be taken to the important venues of shopping as well as to the traditional souks where you can bargain to your heart’s content.

Try a fishing holiday in Dubai where you will be taken deep into the Arabian Sea where you will enjoy the pleasures of fishing. If you are interested in deep sea fishing, you will find that the seas around Dubai abound in different varieties of fish such as snappers, groupers, cat fish, barracudas, baby sharks. Try your hand at fishing, you will love the sport, and you may be successful in catching some fish.

Take a private cruise to the Palm Island, which has been called as the Eighth Wonder of the World. This palm-shaped Dubai artificial island is home to several world-famous deluxe hotels and resorts such as the Burj Al Arab, Atlantis Palm, and the Madinat Jumeirah.

Escape the concrete jungle of Dubai and escape to Hatta – explore the deserts and mountains of the Hatta. Visit the heritage village of Hatta, the old Fortress, and the house of the old Sheikh. Have a dip in the cool Hatta pools before you sit at a sumptuous lunch at the Fort Hotel which is the mountain resort of Dubai.