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Burj Khalifa

The tallest building in the world with a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa in Dubai used to be known as Burj Dubai. 162 rooms and an antenna in the top of the building have given the whole tower world’s attraction from the moment it came into existence in 2008. The construction of the tower was started in 2004 and it was opened to the public in 2010 as a part of the new development of the Government called Downtown Dubai. Burj Khalifa was considered to be the masterpiece of the popular large scale, mixed-use development. It was built and named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The design of the building came into the artistic mind and famous designer Adrian Smith, then working for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

Highlights: This tallest skyscraper has 162 rooms and has the world’s tallest elevator spans up to 140 levels. The highest occupied floor in the building is 153rd floor where parties and events are occurred frequently and it has a private terrace as well. Experts believe that Burj Khalifa is the perfect blend of different aesthetic senses from different cultures around the globe. The spider lily, a widely cultivated flower in Dubai is said to be the influence for the architectural design of the building. At 555 meters, the SKY or the highest outdoor observatory space exists spreads across the levels of 148 and 125 of the building. The recent attraction is the spiral flight which has 36 steps in white oak and has a length of 100 meters. It is made beautiful with the crystal LED Chandelier.

Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai main city, it is just 1.7 km away.

Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED.

Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM.

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Desert Safari

When we talk about desert safari the first place that strikes your mind is Dubai. Dubai has always been a favorite destination when it comes to desert adventure. One such favoured activity is the Desert safari in Dubai  Enjoy riding through the desert while enjoy riding through the desert while soaking in the scenic views.

The timings of your tour depend on the packages which you are choosing from. Halt to watch the lovely dusk before reaching your destination where you have the chance to enjoy a camel ride, sand boarding and experiment with henna close by or feet. Appreciate the beauty of the whole region.  While in Dubai you can find of number of tour operators which provides you with the best desert safari. There are also night safari, evening safari and day safari in Dubai. 

Price: The approximate price for this activity starts from AED 200.
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Dubai Creek

A lot of you might be searching for that perfect lucury while you are travelling to Dubai. Well then you have the famous Dubai Creek which is the perfect place for you.  Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek which is a part of the new Dubai canal it extends through to the Persian Gulf.  Dubai Creek is one the emirate's most beautiful areas that especially stand out for its conventional atmosphere and appeal. 

Regardless of the record-breaking points of interest involving tall structures and excitement settings that dab over the city, this normal seawater brook remains as the genuine personality of Dubai and is a living representation of the nation's long-standing convention. Going through the heart of the city, the river isolates Dubai into two noteworthy regions: Bur Dubai and Deira. A retro vibe is obvious in each alcove and corner of the rivulet and its encompassing territories.

Highlights: Old-style structures that reflect rich Arabian accommodation, conventional style wooden dhows, and clamoring souks – all make Dubai Creek very extraordinary. With the warm and shallow water one can find a variety of rich marine life here.  Take a stroll through the amazing beauty of the region and enjoy the mixture of old and modernity while you visit this place.

Location: The Dubai creek is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Wild Wadi Waterpark

Jumeirah International, a great group of hoteliers is the guardians of Wild Wadi Waterpark, located in Jumeriah, Dubai near to Burj Al Arab. This is a famous outdoor water park with a heated or cooled wave pool, two artificial surfing machines, and numerous water slides and earlier it used to have the largest water slide apart from North America but it was removed in order to give space to two other major rides. The featured attraction of the park is a relishing waterfall of 18 meters and it goes off every ten minutes. To keep people entertained the park has established two gift shops, restaurants, snack stands etc.

Highlights: There are 30 fun filled rides made equally suitable for any type of person. Built on the theme of the tale of Juha, a person from the Arabian folklore, Wild Wadi Water Park surprises kids as well as adults. The amazing rides include white water wadi, wadi lookout, Falaj Fury, Jebel Lookout, Flood River Flyer, Tumble Falls, Falcon Fury, Tunnel of Doom, Thunder Rapids, and Rushing Rapids and so on. The two new exciting rides are Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj that replaced some old rides and these two rides are one-of-a-kind rides very new to the region. The separate changing rooms for men and women with lockers are an additional advantage the park has.

Timings: The park will be open on all days from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. There is a separate Wadi for women that will be open on Thursdays from 08:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Location: Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE. The park is located at a distance of 15.7 km from Dubai.

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Dubai Dolphinarium

There may not be any other zoo or aquarium where people are freely interacting with dolphins and seals than at Dubai Dolphinarium. An exclusive living space for the gentle, human friendly animals of the sea, dolphins and seals are protected and preserved properly at Dubai Dolphinarium and now it has received wide accolades and recognition. Located in the creek side park at Bur Dubai, the dolphinarium is a very special spot for children as well since they find these species of water very adorable and cute. The aquarium is supported by Dubai Municipality since it came into existence in 2008. There entertainment programs and shows at regular times here so that people would love to spend much time with their families and kids. The dolphinarium was built with an aim to motivate the young generation to protect marine life and its habitat intact.

Highlights: The activities of bottlenose dolphins and seals leave everyone at pure laughter and joy and there are separate fun activities like acrobatics, singing, dancing, playing balls etc done by these charming animals. There are different pools for the dolphins and also a private habitat with sea water connected to these pools. A medical pool and seal pool constructed in addition to the existing pools make their lives better and safe. Here, one can spot Senya, Ksyusha, Tetka, Jerry and Fekla which are the bottlenose dolphins and four seals named Ghosha, Fila, Lusha and Max. Kids’ Summer Camp, Dubai Summer Surprises are some of the major events arranged here to grab the public attention on a large scale.

Timing: The dolphinarium is open on all days from 10:00 to 07:30 pm except on Sundays.

Entry fee: Different types of entry fees are there depending on your selection. To swim with dolphins costs one price while for watching the show costs different price.

Shallow water- Swimming with Dolphins: 450 AED

Deep Water- Swimming with Dolphins- 600 AED

Location: Riyadh Street, Inside the Creek Park Gate No.1, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. It is about 11 kms from Dubai main city via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway or Sheikh Zayed Road.

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Ferrari World

This time remain awestruck while you visit one of the most wonderful Ferrari world in Dubai and be ready to try the ultimate loop. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the ultimate mecca situated on Yas Island. It is the primary Ferrari-marked amusement park and has the record for the biggest space outline structure at any point assembled. 

The recreation center additionally holds the Formula Rossa, the world's speediest crazy ride. The recreation center and it formally opened to general society on 4 November 2010. It covers a range of 86,000 square meters and was granted as the "Center East's Leading Tourist Attraction" in the year 2015. There are distinctive rides in the recreation center and every one of the rides is intended to excite. Regardless of whether you long for the extraordinary G-compel of world-class rollercoaster’s, need to run kart race with your family or test the best lap times in a best in class test system – we have a great time for everybody.

 Location: Ferrari World is located at Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.

Different Rides: Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Scuderia Challenge, Carousel, G-Force 

Timings: The Ferrari World remain open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

A vivid part of Dubai Aquarium, the Underwater Zoo is a stunning picturisation of the sturdy underwater world, but more creative and unbelievable than the original. Kids as well as adults come in large numbers to visit the zoo which has unusual reptiles and sea animals floating freely in the clean, clear water and they are the amusing creatures to be found alive only in the secret chambers of the sea. Since the zoo is existing inside the popular Dubai Mall, the tourists who come to visit Dubai would never miss to watch the impeccable zoo. There are surplus of things to make your kids entertained but this atypical underwater zoo would definitely leave them speechless.

Highlights: The latest charm or highlight of the zoo is the giant crocodile which is fondly called as the King Croc, weighing a whopping 750 kilograms and with a length of 5 meters, the giant creature is the eye catcher at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. But without giving the ears to puffery, this mammoth creature surprises the visitors every day with its adorable features. It is one of the biggest animal in the world currently and expected to grow more in next 50 years. Sounds like a fantasy? No, it is absolutely a fact that, this animal is a wonder for many and you will believe it does exist only after you see it.

Timing: The zoo will be open from 10:00 to 11:00 pm on all days from Sunday to Wednesday and from 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the timings are subject to change.

Entry fee: For researcher experience: AED 100 is the ticket charge in which you get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, behind the scenes tour and underwater observatory. For explorer experience, you have to pay AED 120 as the ticket charge in which you will get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, submersible simulator, big screen theatre and aquarium glass bottom boat ride. There are other different types of tickets available like Otter Encounter, Ray Encounter, King Croc Encounter, VIP Line Buster Experiences, and Membership Program etc at different ticket charges.

Location: The aquarium is located within the Dubai Mall. The address is Dubai Mall, Doha off 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Street Road, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, you have to walk for 6 minutes to reach the Mall.

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Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city, a district as well in Dubai situated along the two mile stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline that glitters all the time. Experts insist that once the complete construction of the district is over, it will be able to accommodate an en masse, around 1, 20000 people in residential towers and villas. 

The area is quite important in Dubai that accommodates Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City and the American University in Dubai. The blind folded inspiration to Dubai Marina is the Concord Pacific Place along the False Creek in Vancouver, Canada. The close proximity with the sea opens up a lot of chances to the marine species to enter the district.

Highlights: To create the extensive man made marina beautiful, the developers had to bring water from the Persian Gulf to the site and created an unbelievable waterfront and the large central waterway that is excavated from the desert and extended up to 3 km. 12% of the total land area is dedicated to the central public space. 8 km of wide landscaped public walkways tranquilizes the beauty of the place to a large extent.

Location: It is located in Dubai, around 21 kms from Dubai city.

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What You Should Know More About UAE

  • Travel advice

    • Get to know all the rules and laws of UAE before travelling as doing something against the law out of ignorance could lead to heavy penalties.

    • There are many tips that solo women travelers in Dubai can follow. You can always wear a ring even if you are not wedded, as it keeps stalkers at bay.

    • When travelling with a male company always introduces yourself as married.

    • Dress conservatively and do not wear reveling clothes when travelling anywhere except beaches.

    • When in queues women have a better advantage of being served first than men.

    • It is good to tip at the restaurants, though this is not a compulsion.

    • Women don’t have to be fully covered or wear burkha. You can wear casual, western clothes that are not tight or revealing.

    • Always travel with health and travel insurance in place.

    • Ask for permission before taking pictures.

    • Keep your passport and other important travel documents safe.

    • Use the right hand to greet someone, give or receive any item.

    • Do not take photographs of official buildings, as this is strictly prohibited.

    • You cannot indulge in PDA in the UAE. Even kissing your wife or girlfriend will be resented and dealt with seriously.

    • Never litter in any of the places, as it is strictly against the law.

    • When asking for directions, never ask directions to a lady who is with her husband.

  • Drinking law

    The legal age for drinking in UAE is 21 years or above. You must not get drunk on the streets or in public places. Only ask for drinks in licensed pubs and restaurants that serve alcohol.


  • Our Recommendations: What you can’t afford to miss?

    Beaches and shopping

    You can visit the Dibba and Khor Kalba and go kayaking amidst the mangroves. You can also take boat riding trips, and go crab hunting at the beaches at Umm-al Quwain. There are beaches at Dubai, and Abu Dhabi as well that provide clear waters, white sandy beaches, and luxury resorts and hotels to stay. You can visit the Jumeirah Beach Park and enjoy kite surfing at the kite beach. At these beaches you cannot go topless, but wear bikinis only on these beaches.

    Souks are famous in Dubai. You can go souk shopping for buying gold jewelry, spices, clothes, and other items that are precious and semi precious at a bargained price at these markets. If you are not up for shopping, you can also take a stroll across the streets of the markets and take photographs for your travelogue. Dubai is also famous for its nightlife.


    Forts, buildings, race courses

    Dubai has one of the most iconic buildings like the Burj Khalifa. It is known to be one of the world’s tallest buildings. You can also enjoy horse racing at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club or the Dubai world club. You can either play golf at the golf courses or view the golf tournaments at these golf courses. The Bastakiya near the Dubai creek has the most wonderful cafes, restaurants, and art galleries. There are many forts and buildings that are spread across Dubai and nearby places for sightseeing.


    Desert driving and cruise

    You can take a camel safari, or drive in the deserts and get some sun. If you do not want to drive by yourself you can also view the dunes by hot air balloon and by air. You can take the dhow cruise and go deep sea fishing in the Dubai creek. You can also take yatch trips in this area. There are many places to see and things to do in Dubai.


  • What you will like there?

    Sightseeing and shopping

    UAE has been a global hub for shopping, having a good time, spending time in the nightclubs and bars, and getting the most of architecture and swish buildings. There are many places that are iconic for sightseeing. You can take a taxi to book private tours with family to visit historical forts, monuments, and take a cruise on the clear waters of Dubai.


    Outdoor activities

    You can also visit Dubai for skiing, spending real time with penguins in the snow by visiting the ski Dubai resort. It offers a variety of outdoor activities under trained experts. You can also eat and shop at the restaurant available in the resort. You can play ice hockey at the Dubai’s ice rink. If you love bird watching, you can visit the Ras Al Khor wild life sanctuary. Enjoy the lush green scenery at the Safa park, landscape gardens and sandy beaches at the Al Mamzar Park, and other water fun at the theme park, Atlantic Palm Jumeirah. You have options for water sports like kayaking, sailing, and boating at a few places in Dubai.


    Shopping and music festivals

    You can attend the music festivals that happen frequently in Dubai, and also go on long shopping sprees. Dubai is a place where shopping, recreation, and historic tours take a front seat.


  • Recommended reads for destination

    Website

    UAE Interact


    Books

    Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (Travel Guide) by Lonely Planet and Jenny Walker.


  • When is the best time to visit UAE?

    Be prepared for the right season in UAE. The temperature varies across different months.

      • November to March: These are the busiest months of UAE with considerably moderate climate, major festivals and events, great time to get engulfed by the vast desert and get drenched under adventure. Hotel rooms can get a bit pricey.
      • March end to May and October: These months arrive with hot sunny days and pleasant balmy nights. Beaches are usually great to holiday at, during this period of time.
      • June to September: Humidity is at its peak during these months. This is officially the low season in UAE and you will get hotels at extremely reasonable rates. However, these are great months for divers.

  • How to reach UAE?

    Best way to reach UAE is through Dubai, Take a flight to Dubai International Airport, almost all the major international airlines cater to this destination. Abu Dhabi Airport is the second best option, with direct flights for various international locations. You can travel throughout UAE via some well- built network of highways.

  • Do I need a visa for UAE? How does one get a UAE visa?

    Types of visa to enter Dubai or other emirates within UAE, highly depend on several factors such as your nationality, your purpose of visit and the time you are going to spend in this confederation of six emirates. You must essentially check with the UAE embassy in your homeland for updates on Visa rules and regulations. Citizens of 45 nations like the UK, the US, Canada, Australia and other European countries, need no tourist visa to enter the UAE.

    Others must have a visitor visa organized by your hotel or the tour operator in UAE before your arrival at UAE. The visas cannot be renewed and are valid for 30 days. However, you can extend your visa at an immigration office for 30 more days for an additional cost. Citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) only require an updated passport to enter the UAE and stay for an indefinite time.

    The following are the types of visa available as per requirement:

    • Tourist: 30/60 days visa can be obtained from the local embassy which needs an essential support from the hotel you are going to stay in or the tour agent.
    • Visit visa: 90/30 day visa with a prerequisite sponsorship from a UAE resident, company or hotel, available at local embassy.

  • What is the currency of UAE and where can I get my money exchanged?

    Local UAE currency is Emarati Dhiram (AED)” which equals to 0.27 USD.

    The local currency, AED, is secured to the Dollar, so you’ll always receive roughly the same rates (taking into account fees and charges) when exchanging Dollars to Dirhams. When exchanging any other currency to Dirhams, the value rises and falls in line with USD.

    It is very convenient to find money exchange vendors and companies in Dubai and other commercial places of UAE. Just ensure you check the conversion rate online.

  • Which are the major tourist attractions in UAE?

    UAE is the land that promises limitless possibilities but has stringent laws one needs to adhere to. The land is hospitable and greets its vacationers with several iconic attractions like:

      • Burj Khalifa, Dubai- The tallest building in the world. It is drop dead gorgeous.
      • Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi.
      • Hajar Mountains located in the heart of UAE.
      • Sharjah Arts Museum- This museum houses some of the most diverse art collection in the United Arab Emirates
      • Jebel Hafeet: A must-do for anyone who wants to capture a great landscape. The summit of Jebel Hafeet is a day trip from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
      • Bastakia: The Bastakia quarter of Dubai is the last remaining fragment of Old Dubai and shouldn't be missed.
      • Dhow Wharfage
      • Dubai Creek
      • Desert Safari: Desert trips from Dubai are certainly awe- inspiring, but Abu Dhabi and Fujairah are also flawless bases for desert safaris.
      • Palm Jumeriah
      • Dubai Miracle Garden
      • Hatta Heritage Village
      • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
      • Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.

  • What are the things to do in UAE?

    Some of the best things to do in UAE are:

      • Desert & Camel Safari: A camel safari, or a drive in the deserts, soaking some of that sun, is a great way to end your day. If you wish, not to drive, you can also view the dunes on a hot air balloon or a tiny aircraft.
      • Go cruising and deep sea fishing in the Dubai creek.
      • Take a simple boat ride, and go crab hunting at the beaches of Umm-al Quwain. You can visit the Jumeirah Beach Park and enjoy kite surfing at the kite beach.
      • Bungee Jumping
      • Dune Bashing
      • Para Sailing
      • Wildlife safari
      • Go kayaking
      • Souks are famous in Dubai. You can go souk shopping. You will find yourself amidst a lot of gold jewelry, spices, clothes, and other items, precious and semi- precious, at a bargained price in these regional markets.

  • What is the local food of UAE? Which are the best places to taste this food?

    You can find various joints and places where you can find mouth- watering local food. Alcohol is generally served in hotel restaurants and bars except in Sharjah. All nightclubs and golf clubs are allowed to sell alcohol. Popular Emirati Cuisine includes:

      • Al Jabab Bread
      • Camel Meat
      • Dates
      • Fish
      • Kabsa
      • Maqluba
      • Shuwaa
      • Khabees & Harees
      • Assida
      • Khamir Bread

    You will find some of the world’s finest restaurants and cafeterias in any of the six emirates of the UAE. Below are the names of few of the prestigious eating joints for you to check out:

      • Ahlan First Class Lounge, Dubai
      • Angar, Abu Dhabi
      • Mezzaluna, Abu Dhabi
      • Armani, Dubai
      • Sky View Bar, Dubai
      • Al Mahara Restaurant, Sharjah
      • Marasea, Sharjah
      • Bukhara, Ajman
      • Bombay Brasserie, Dubai

  • What is the best public transport to commute around UAE?

    During the rush hours, roads and metros are very crowded. Rush hours are majorly from 7-10 am & 5-8 pm. Taxis are the best modes of travel in the nights. Also metro is the most convenient source of commuting. Tram is the best option in areas covering Dubai Marina. The best walking strips are Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai, historic Bur Dubai and Deira. Without a second thought, taxis and metros are the most convenient modes of transport to move around UAE. You can also hire a car but the roads here are too rash and crowded at times to understand by outsiders or else a chauffeur driven car can be the best way to put you into a comforting situation.

  • What is the local language in UAE and which are the most commonly used greetings?

    Various greeting phrases are as follows:

    Hello= Ahlan wa sahlan

    Welcome= Merhaban

    Most common greeting is “salam aleykum” and its reply is “wa aleykum as salam”.

    How are you doing? = Kaifa Haaluk.

  • Which are the best shopping places in UAE and what are they famous for?

    • Wafi Mall, Dubai: The mall has almost 350 stores of apparels, crafts, décor and accessories. The major attraction is few eminent rejuvenation centers, the famous one being Cleopatra’s Spa.
    • Dubai Mall, Dubai: Near Bhurj Khalifa, is termed as the world’s biggest mall.
    • Ibn Batuta Mall, Dubai: The largest themed mall of the world is located on Sheikh Zayed Road and has been designed in honor of the Arabian explorer Ibn Battuta. It has a total of 275 shops covering all major brands.
    • Deira City Center: is one of the oldest shopping malls in Dubai, It comprises all major brands of dresses, electronics, ornaments as well as local outlets of silk, cashmere and rugs.
    • Gold Souk: Gold Souk is the most popular souk of Dubai and worth a visit even if you have no plans to buy. Located in Deira, adjacent to Dubai creek, it comprises covered walkways dotted with numerous jewelry shops.
    • Spice Souk: Very close to Gold Souk and is another area lined with plenty of small shops selling wide range of spices and herbs like saffron, turmeric, cloves, pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, coriander and sumac.
    • Meena bazaar: The market area is famous for jewelry and wedding jewelry, watches, textiles, furniture and accessories and spices from India.
    • Al-Fahidi Street: Al-Fahidi Street is occupied by electronic shops that offer cheaper electronic products. If you are seeking to buy laptops, computers, cameras, washing machines, refrigerators, ovens, kitchen appliances or general electronic gadgets for personal use; then Al-Fahidi Street is the ideal place to go to.
    • E-City, Dubai: This is one of the most successful electronics store chain spread over premium shopping places across Dubai. E- City offers you multi-product, multi-brand and multi-service retail options. It represents a wide range of over 100 electronic brands under one roof.

  • Which are the famous islands to visit in UAE?

    The famous islands to visit in UAE are:

     

    • Palm Jumeirah: The tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah Island is known for dazzling hotels, posh apartment towers and upmarket modern restaurants. Don’t miss the food trucks with snacks like Shawarma, khabees & habees.
    • Sadiyat Island: This tourism-cultural project for nature is under progress, entails a large, lowland island, 500 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi island, UAE.
    • Sir Abu Nu’ayr, Sharjah: It is an island in the Persian Gulf. Spread over 65 kilometers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, at a distance of merely 80 kilometers from Abu Dhabi city, and 103 kilometers west of Dubai.
    • Deira Island, Dubai: A cluster of artificial islands in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    • Al Lulu Island, Dubai: Al Lulu Island is a 1,050-acre man-made island off the Coast of Abu Dhabi Island, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

  • Which are the best desert safari options in UAE?

    Desert safaris are based out of Dubai & Abu Dhabi. They have been categorized into various forms and names as follows:

      • Morning Safaris: Ideal for early risers.
      • Dune Desert Safari.
      • Hummer Desert Safari: for the love of Hummer.
      • Dune Bashing Safari.

    There are various popular companies who organize some awesome desert safari tour experiences. Few of the top rated ones are:

      • Abu Dhabi Desert safari,
      • Platinum Heritage,
      • Desert Safari Tours
      • Dubai Evening Safari,
      • Desert Safari Dubai,

  • Which are some famous beaches in the UAE?

    There are various famous beaches in different parts of UAE mostly in Dubai. Here is a list below:

      • Dubai: Jumeriah Bach Residence, Burj Beach, Kite Beach, Jebel Ali Beach, Marina Beach & Dubai Palm Jumeriah.
      • Fujairah: Famous Sheikh Zayed Mosque and beaches around Dibba city.
      • Saadiyat Island: Famous for its silent clear water beaches.
      • Khor Fakkan beach.
      • Ajman: Located on the coast of Persian Gulf outskirts of Sharjah.

  • What kind of water sports can be done in UAE?

    • Parasailing
    • Rafting
    • Snorkeling
    • Scuba diving
    • Surfing
    • Boating Safari
    • Luxury Cruises.

  • Which are some romantic things to do in UAE for your honeymoon?

    • Horse Riding at Al Dhabi Stables,
    • Hot air Balloon ride and desert view at Rashidiya, Dubai.
    • Rejuvenating Spa Date At Talise Ottoman Spa in Palm Jumeirah
    • Relive the initial moments of your affair at the Miracle Garden, Dubai.
    • Enjoy day picnic at the Hatta Mountains.
    • Enjoy water time together at the Kite Beach.
    • Desert safari for couples.
    • Explore the underwater world together.

  • How is the nightlife in UAE? Which are the best places to enjoy nightlife in UAE?

    Dubai especially is famous for its nightlife, and has got very popular pubs and discotheques which serve liquor. Few popular ones which you should not skip are:

    • White Dubai, Reach before 12am to reserve your table. Located on the rooftop of the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand.
    • Cirque Le Soir: Famous for its hip-hop scene. Also, performers are there to make the best out of every night. Located on Dubai’s well-known Sheikh Zayed Road.
    • Armani Prive: Located in the noted Armani Hotel in the Burj Khalifa, Armani Prive takes your usual nightclub scene to the next level. You will find Dubai’s best-dressed crowd here.
    • The Act: Enjoy your dinner with a show of some acrobatic performances & themed music nights.

  • How far is Dubai from Abu Dhabi? And what are the things to do in Dubai?

    Various ways to commute between the two most popular cities of the Emirates. Around 90 minutes by taxi, 2-3 hours by bus. It’s around 150 km away from Dubai.

    Things to do in Dubai:

      • Visit Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
      • Visit Palm Jumeirah, one of the largest manmade island in the world, a true human marvel.
      • Dubai Mall, Famous for shopping venues and underwater zoo.
      • The Dubai fountain, experience the best ever fountain experience.
      • Dubai Creek, called the ancient traders route.
      • Desert safari.
      • Water sports and activities.
      • Hot Balloon rides and tours.
      • Dubai Marina, this awesome skyline awaits to enchant you.
      • Etihad Museum, tells you everything about this land’s history.

  • Here are the best tips Thrillophilia has to offer for your trip to UAE

      • Plan your trip with Dubai as its nodal point.
      • Don’t drink alcohol publically or be drunken publically.
      • No nudity on beaches.
      • Traffic gets too busy during office hours in Dubai.
      • Men must wear tops until on the beach.
      • Women should dress appropriately and conservatively, skimpy dressing is considered unlawful.
      • PDA (public display of affection) can cause you trouble.
      • During Ramadan month, don’t eat, drink, and smoke out in public.
      • Don’t get into unnecessary brawl or an argument with the locals.

Traveller Tales from UAE

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Rati Gill

04 November 2017

Loved it totally. It was one of the best adventure that we had so far. The underwater zoo was incredible.

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Hiranmaya Sharma

21 September 2017

Dubai is a paradise for those who look for adventure, happiness, and fun and leisure time. I went to Dubai with my wife to celebrate our wedding anniversary at the end of February, 2017. The day time was hotter. The night life amused us- so many people on the road, at Dubai Creek, at the shopping malls and also in the desert. Our package was fitting to our budget even though there were several adventure activities like desert dune bashing, camping, seaplane ride and a speedboat ride. So many restaurants, pubs and eateries were there and we got tasty North Indian dishes also. We liked the desert safari a lot. It was all dusty after the activity, but the adventure they promised was satisfactory. Burj Khalifa is so huge and colorful with a lot of lights at night, it is a must visit. Also, Dubai Fountain, Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque and Dubai Creek, Souk Shopping and Underwater Zoo were the stunning visuals came to us on this tour. Unimaginable city is Dubai with a lot of people from all over the world come and stay or come as travelers here. I have no complaints regarding anything included in this package and I am very well satisfied with the service and commitment of the staff.

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Priya Khan

21 September 2017

Just when we were planning how to celebrate our 1st anniversary, I landed on Thrillophilia. I would thank these guys over and over again for suggesting such a good honeymoon package. This Dubai trip with my husband was really the best. There are so many interesting places in Dubai that you need to see. Burj Khalifa was just so awesome. But the best part came when we went on the fastest elevator to 125th observatory deck. It was so much fun. We visited the famous Dubai Museum, Jumeirah Beach and Hotel Atlantis the Palm. Another best memory from the trip was when we went for the thrilling dune bashing on the desert and enjoyed desert camping as well. We did a lot of shopping at Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates. Food and accommodation during the trip were really great. Our camping tent was perfect for two and was specially decorated for us. Loved the whole trip.

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Kin Naik

11 December 2017

I was on a Dubai business trip with my friend and everyone suggested us not to miss Bhurj Khalifa. While surfing the net we came across this tour and I was a bit curious what is Burj Khalifa at the top is. After talking to one of the sales person from the company I was very excited to see Dubai from the tallest building in the world. Our driver came to pick up us in a very decent car. We visited on prime time which is 5:30 pm and it was very crowded. So you can visit 124th and 125th floor of Burj Khalifa in two slots prime and non-prime hours. It's advisable to go on non-prime time as there will be less crowd. I was mesmerized to see Dubai city's skyscrapers from top of the world. It was one best experience of seeing the sunset from the observation deck on the 124th floor. If you are travelling to Dubai then this is a must-do activity.

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Gati Dhawan

21 September 2017

The most important thing I liked about Dubai is the unending choices of food items. Yes, I am a foodie and my husband is just opposite to me. I got to try Lebanese and traditional Arabic items as well as Thai dishes too and to be frank I loved them so much, so tasty and each taste remains on my taste buds still. There were a lot of Indians all over the street and we did not feel like we were in some other country or space. But when we visited it was too hot, I think it's because of June month. But the dinner cruise the package gave us was superb with some belly dance performance and music show. It is a safe and very beautiful place for honeymoon but majority of Dubai looks so posh.

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Chaten Pandey

11 December 2017

Just loved the experience. Me and my friends planned to cover all the activities in Dubai, and this was on our bucket list. The moment we reached the campsite, we knew this was gonna be awesome, as the campsite was so lavish with amazing setup giving it a total royal feel of Dubai, just as i had pictured Dubai since my childhood. As soon as the desert safari started, it was just a thrilling experience, with adrenaline rush, filled with bumpy dunes and with desert all around till your eyes go. Amazing !! Just Amazing !! Thank you Thrillophilia for making this possible.

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Niranjan Pothuvaal

11 December 2017

I took this tour in Dubai when I visited there with my family. Was looking for something luxurious and extravagant to surprise my parents and this tour happened to provide the best experience we could have hoped for. The lavish dinner on this traditional dhow boat…worth every penny! The buffet had so many dishes that we were literally blown away. They had some amazing live performances too. Go for it if you are looking for something unique and luxurious.

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Sharmila Banerjee

04 November 2017

We had some great time when we went to Burj Khalifa. The price was very decent with all the things included. The view from the top was really very beautiful. We could not stop staring at the colourful lights of the place from the skyscraper. We also clicked some good pictures here. The fountains at the front of the building were really beautiful. The only problem that we had was when we took the elevator to the 124th floor, it was a bit crowded.

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Gopaal Devar

11 December 2017

i searched alot before booking, i got best price here and the support was also good. After booking I had to postpone my booking and I must say Shashank made this a hasstle free experience. so booked with these guys. Experience was splendid.. the view, the luxury you feel while you are on top.. amazing.. cafe At.Mosphere serves really nice pastries.. overall I had wonderful experience.. a must visit for all who visit Dubai..

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