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Dubai safari tour operator + restaurant recommendation


Apr 15th, 2013, 03:01 PM
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Dubai safari tour operator + restaurant recommendation

Hi there, I will be visiting Dubai next weekend (4/26-4/28). I'm planning to take a half-day safari tour (afternoon/night tour) on 4/27. I'm just wondering if anyone has any good tour operator recommendation.

Also, I'd like to have a nice dinner on 4/26. I don't have a specific crusine preference but I do like to have a nice view., e.g. the Burb Khalifa fountain (or a restaurant at a high floor at the tower).

Thanks in advance!
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Apr 23rd, 2013, 10:35 PM
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From a desert safari perspective - Arabian Adventures (It's an Emirates Airlines Group company) is definately the best one hence slightly higher priced. Another decent option would be Lama Tours which is the best amongst the others. Do try and negotiate with both.

Well the Burj Khalifa has its own restaurant on the top of the tower called Atmosphere. There are quite a few other restaurants in the Address Hotel, Dubai Mall and stand alone ones which overlook the Dubai Fountain.
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Apr 23rd, 2013, 11:12 PM
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If you want a restaurant that overlooks the Burj Khalifa fountain, then you should try Zahr Al Laymoun in Souk Al Bahar.. It's authentic lebanese/middle eastern and it's exactly facing the fountain and the tower.
If you're not into middle eastern cuisine, then Urbano would be another nice option, an Italian restaurant with outdoor seating overlooking the fountain in Souk Al Bahar, too.

However, I'd like to give you another recommendation for dining with a view in Dubai. My ultimate favorite views are the ones in Madinat Jumeirah.. Outdoor restaurants in the shades overlooking a charming canal in the middle of a madina (town) built to look like an old dubai town. Toscana (italian) and The Meet Company are excellent, overlooking the canal and Burj Al Arab, and can be followed by a stroll down the "alleys" of the Madina which are full of cute bazaars for souvenirs and local handmade products. To me, it's way more charming than the jaw-droppingly HUGE Burj Khalifa
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Sep 1st, 2013, 10:15 PM
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Try to visit this site http://www.yourafricansafari.com/ for you to find the ideal safari tour operator that caters your travel needs.
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Sep 2nd, 2013, 04:17 AM
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If you like to see Dubai from water in a luxury yacht this option http://ultimatecharter.com
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Oct 14th, 2013, 01:37 AM
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Madelein Restaurant in Dubai Mall, has the best view right next to the fountain. Its a french brasserie
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