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Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Dinner

1. Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Dinner

Explore the Dubai desert in the best ways possible: dune bashing in a Land Cruiser, on camelback, sandboarding, and with the option of enjoying a traditional Bedouin camp experience with a BBQ dinner and shows. After your pickup in Dubai, ride off into the desert in a 4x4 vehicle, sharing this thrilling adventure with family and friends. Experience dune bashing in a Land Cruiser and stop to try out sandboarding on the red dunes as well. Take photos of the brilliant desert sunset with your group at a Bedouin camp. Hop on a camel for a fun ride and try out henna painting in the evening. Sit back at a Bedouin camp and marvel at the entertainment of a traditional Tanura show and belly dancing performance. Savor the rich flavors of local food at a BBQ dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel, and shawarma.

Dubai: Tour with BBQ Dinner, Camel Ride, & Traditional Show

2. Dubai: Tour with BBQ Dinner, Camel Ride, & Traditional Show

Enjoy an evening in the desert, and relax during a delightful BBQ and the entertainment provided by traditional tanoura and belly dancers. You’ll be picked up at your accommodation in Dubai and driven to the deserts on the outskirts of the city. This is the perfect excursion for those who wish to experience the desert at night but aren’t interested in dune driving or dune bashing. A much more relaxed experience, this tour is especially suited for families, including the very young and the elderly. After you arrive at the the camp you can go on a short camel ride, or sit back and have your hand decorated with henna. After dinner you can enjoy Arabic coffee and a shisha. Other optional activities are available as well, such as quad biking and taking photographs with a falcon. Note that the optional activities are not included in the tour price.

Dubai: Al Marmoom Oasis Vintage Safari, Dinner & Stargazing

3. Dubai: Al Marmoom Oasis Vintage Safari, Dinner & Stargazing

Enhance your travel experience in Dubai with a safari on a vintage Mercedes Benz G-class at the Al Marmoom Oasis. The exploration begins with a timely pick-up from your hotel, followed by a ride to the oasis in an air-conditioned vehicle. An evening desert safari through the silky dunes of Al Marmoom Oasis is the best way to enjoy the amber beauty of the desert. Feel like you're flying as you ride in this open-air vehicle, clicking the best photos and spotting wild animals along the way. At the authentic Bedouin Village, you’ll be welcomed in an Emirati way with coffee gahwa and sweets. hop on a camel caravan to explore the grandeur of the desert up close and in a traditional way. Head back to the village, where you’ll also enjoy indulging in a live Arabic coffee-making and tasting session. Enjoy exploring the village constructed with natural materials, while your guide narrates the untold stories about the old Bedouin lifestyle and culture. Then, it is time to enjoy a sunset in the scenic beauty of wavy dunes. Inside the camp, the local ladies will demonstrate the Emirati cooking style by preparing luqaimat ─ dumplings and flatbread. Spending time in the village is a great way to take part in Bedouin entertainment programs and savor the most authentic 6-course Emirati dinner. Afterwards, when the lights are turned off, your experience will be enriched with a stargazing session and a brief about how the Bedouins used stars for navigation. As the tour draws a close, you will be driven back to your hotel or accommodation in Dubai.

Dubai: Evening Camel Safari & Bedouin Dinner at Al Marmoom

4. Dubai: Evening Camel Safari & Bedouin Dinner at Al Marmoom

Explore the desert dunes by camel and hear Bedouin life stories as you ride. Return to the Bedouin Village to enjoy an authentic meal and witness traditional entertainment. Then, Indulge in star gazing with a telescope after the camp lights go out and feel the calm desert night surround you. Get picked up from your hotel and arrive at Al Marmoom Desert Reserve. Feel welcome with traditional coffee and sweets and prepare for the camel safari of the Dubai Desert without any surrounding walls. Learn of the Bedouin ways of life while exploring the rippling dunes. Arrive back at the village and admire its construction from many natural materials such as goat hair. Watch an Emirati make traditional Arabic coffee, bread, and luqaimat. Taste rich flavors while watching the desert sunset. Take photos among the endless waves in the dunes. Watch the live methods of Emirati cooking, including an Emirati lady making bread and sweet dumplings. Partake in a delicious multi-course meal and hear true stories of old Bedouin life from your guide. Soak up traditional dance performances after dinner, a combination of modern and traditional folkloric styles. Participate in an Arabian makeover if you wish, and take photos with the majestic Falcon. Look up at the stars after the camp lights go out, and feel the calm desert night surround you.

Dubai Sunset Dinner Safari

5. Dubai Sunset Dinner Safari

Leave the city behind and head to the desert for a mesmerizing evening in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Start with pickup from your hotel in a four-wheel drive vehicle and set off to the desert. Hear amusing stories and fun facts from your driver as you leave the skyscrapers in the rear-view mirror. Once you've reached the desert, get ready for a thrilling dune drive before stopping to marvel at the beaming sun setting on the horizon. This is definitely a photo opportunity not to be missed. As the evening sets in, you'll make your way to the beautiful Bedouin-style campsite in the heart of the desert. Take a short stroll through the sands on the back of a camel or hop on a sandboard and find your balance as you slide down the red-hued dunes. As you settle in for a delicious barbeque dinner along with your selected beverages, get ready for some spectacular local entertainment. You're guaranteed to be awed by the skilled Tanoura dancer, fearless fire dancer, and elegant belly dancer. Make sure you explore the beautiful campsite between courses and don't forget to leave with a Henna tattoo to make the memories last longer. Your desert escape concludes with a relaxing drive back to your hotel. Notes: • Up to 6 guests can be accommodated in a single vehicle and all passengers must wear seatbelts • The safari guides are trained in first aid and carry first aid kits. Guides carry mobile phones and radios and vehicles are fitted with GPS • Seating cannot be pre-allocated • During the safari, seating for passengers within the vehicle will be rotated • The safari guides speak English • Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible

Dubai: Camel Desert Safari with Traditional Dinner

6. Dubai: Camel Desert Safari with Traditional Dinner

Experience Dubai as it was a half-century ago on a full-day safari of the desert dunes. Following a pick-up from your hotel, head out to the desert landscape and explore it from the back of a camel. Traveling like the ancient nomads, enjoy a stunning journey through the desert on a traditional camel convoy. This is the most authentic way to trace the footsteps of Bedouin travelers. Upon arrival at a Bedouin camp, soak up the atmosphere of the gentle flames from traditional lamps nestled inside a private royal retreat. Demonstrations of traditional activities, such as henna painting, falconry displays, and authentic folk music and dance will keep you entertained (not available during the Holy month of Ramadan). Learn the traditional ways of making bread according to recipes handed down from generation to generation. End with a scrumptious dinner under the stars as history comes to life in an ageless landscape.

Overnight Dubai Desert Safari & Gourmet Breakfast

7. Overnight Dubai Desert Safari & Gourmet Breakfast

Extend your heritage experience in Dubai with an overnight stay at a unique desert camp. Take a step back in time and experience Dubai as it was 50 years ago. Your professional guide will escort you on a stunning journey in a museum quality 1950s Land Rover. No other vehicle offers a more authentic desert experience for spotting exotic wildlife within the pristine Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Watch the sun drop under the horizon as a falcon soars above you. Your Bedouin camp, lit with the gentle flames of traditional lamps, is nestled inside a private royal desert retreat. You’ll see demonstrations of cultural activities such as henna painting, music, dance, making bread, and making Arabic coffee. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner under the stars. After dinner, you’ll relax beside a bonfire and marvel at the star-filled night sky. Your camp site is inside a traditional Arabic stone dwelling complete with bedding. In the morning, you’ll awake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and a freshly cooked gourmet breakfast of hand cut smoked salmon, caviar, eggs Benedict, a fruit platter, and more. 

Dubai Private Night Safari & Astronomy

8. Dubai Private Night Safari & Astronomy

Explore the Dubai desert after the sun has set and the temperture has cooled. Watch the desert come alive with nocturnal animals, and gaze at a sky filled with stars. You will travel to the desert by vintage 1950s Land Rover. Then, using high-tech night-vision binoculars, explore the extraordinary desertscape after dark. Even day time animals can emerge from their hideouts to drink, forage, and frolic after the heat of the day. Experience the quiet desert atmosphere and fresh desert air, in sharp contrast to the bright lights, intense heat, and loud noise of Dubai city center. After your nature safari, relax at an open-air camp belonging to a local royal family. Enjoy the cool desert air under a blanket of stars, as a three-course dinner and drinks are served. You will also get the chance to try an aromatic shisha pipe for a truly authentic Arabic experience.

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What people are saying about Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Ibrahim was very amazing and helped me and my wife all throughout the day. He was on time and very polite. This was the best experience of my life. Thank you Ibrahim. Please ask for him when doing this booking

Great experience with Nadeem from Ammar Tours. The tour was very well organized. We especially enjoyed the camel ride. Great value to see the desert.

Syed was absolutely amazing. He explained everything and took photographs for us which were amazing. Best experience ever. Highly recommend.

Good dune trip , our guide/driver Azar was very confident behind the wheel yet he drove fast and safe.

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Syed was an amazing toor guide! Ask for him! Also great photographer