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“Desert safari not what we expected” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rayna Day Tours & Travels

Rayna Day Tours & Travels
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City Tour of Abu Dhabi: Sheik Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Marina Mall
Ranked #11 of 382 Outdoor Activities in Dubai
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Rayna Tours & Travels LLC - Your Best Travel Partner!!! Rayna Tours & Travels is a leading Destination Management Company (DMC) in Dubai with a vision to provide tourism services that exceed customer expectations. We ensure a high degree of quality in our services. We also have a highly qualified dedicated team with a professional approach which is ideally formed to cater all the travelling requirements of respected individuals and well established companies to ensure a hassle free travel.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
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“Desert safari not what we expected”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

Pick up time was between 3.30 and 4 and we were picked up at 4. We went to another hotel and picked up 5 others making it a full 7 seat 4wd. The driver was just that, a driver, not a guide and did not speak to us throughout the trip, he was more interested in his mobile phone and music player. Our first stop was an optional activity of dune buggy driving, which were unaware of until arriving at the buggy centre. The cost was around $100 (AUD) for 20 minutes, note that there were large crowds waiting for the buggies and already on the course. It took is about 40 mins to get here and the stop was for 45 minutes. Following this, we then went 4wding for approximately 30 minutes. I'm not sure if it was because there were kids on the tour or if our expectations were too high but there was little dune bashing and only a few hair raising corners, hills or descents. In fact driving on the highway was more scary. We then drove another 30 minutes to Rayna's dune campsite. There were two camels for camel rides (complimentary) and photos (professional photos approximately $3 AUD). The camel rd was a 10m circle but seeing as camels aren't that comfortable this wasn't an issue. For food you were given chips on arrival and unlimited softdrink. You then have to wait another 40 mins for all the other 4wds to arrive before watching the entertainment of 1 belly dancer, 1 male dancer and then the buffet was on offer. After this was a horse dance. We were dropped home at 10.30. Overall I think the evening dragged on too much it was 6.5 hours, about 2 hours of activity and only half an hour driving in the dunes.

Visited July 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Hd wonderful time wth excellent guide”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

Hd this third day tour wth rayna, all were better thn previous bt this 1 to Abu Dhabi was just amazing n wonderful n it was made more special n interesting by the guide n super fantastic person hafiz Ali. A vry impressive, friendly n interesting guy, once u meet him it's hard to forget this guy. I wld rate the tour 10/10 just bcoz of him he is really amazing....

Visited July 2013
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Northcliff, Gauteng, South Africa
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Rayna Tours”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Wonderfull tour executive in Riyaz Momin from Raynar who co-ordinated our tours on the Dubai & Abu Dhabi City tours, Burj Khalifa visit, arabian dow cruise and the dune bashing in the desert with the dinner. Our tour guide Oliver was simply too wonderul and funny and knew soo much about the UAE. Thank you for your wonderful service to my family of six...will definitely use Rayna tours again!

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Zai K
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

I would like to recommend Rayna Tours and Travels , Dubai for their best services and accomodation provided as per your requirement with very economical rates. They conduct sight seeing tour packages also and handle your visa requirement with ease.

They gave me confirmed hotel booking of my choice with in 15 mins flat. Also, extension of hotel stay was done with ease even after hotel reception told me that all rooms are full.

I had tension free stay because of their support. Special thanks to Mr. AMZAD!

Keep it up!

Rajesh Motwani

Visited July 2013
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Dubai City Tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great way to see Dubai when you have a limited time. Highlights were the museum and the trip over the Creek to the old Dubai.
Good (Russian) guide with interesting facts about Dubai.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Rasif A
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