Escape the hustle and bustle of the busiest UAE capital, Abu Dhabi. Travel in a 4x4 land cruiser to the heart of Al Kathima desert. Visit a camel camp, enjoy dune bashing and complete the tour with dinner in the desert.
What to Expect
This tour is a half-day desert safari from Abu Dhabi City to the sandy desert. Your guide will come and pick you up from your given location (city hotel or malls) and you will be head toward the Al Khatim Desert site, a 45-minute-drive from Abu Dhabi City.
The first stop is a camel farm, where you can visit the animals and take some pictures to capture the experience. The guides will prepare the vehicle to take an adventurous ride dune bashing. Enjoy the thrill as the 4x4 travels up and down the steep slopes of the red desert dunes.
You may get chance to see the sunset by standing on top the dunes. You can jump and play on the sand, and take photographs of the beautiful landscape. After sunset, head to a traditional desert camp where you will be welcomed with Arabic coffee and dates. At the camp, you can also enjoy a camel ride.
Experience sand boarding from the top of the dune, balancing your weight with your feet fixed to a sand board, before skiing down the dune. Then you will have the opportunity to enjoy belly dances, henna tattoos and Shisha.
Savor a delicious barbecue dinner buffet before your guide picks you up and takes you back to your hotel or desired return location.
- Land cruiser with experienced driver guide
- Camel farm visit
- Arabic coffee and dates
- Barbecue dinner
- Henna paintings
- Arabic traditional costumes for photo shoots
- Unlimited soft drinks
What's Not Included
- Alcohol (available to purchase)
- Quad bike (booking available at the camp)
Know Before You Go
• It is essential that the right hotel name and the room number is provided to arrange pick-up for this activity
• This tour requires a minimum of 2 guests to operate. In the event that you are booking for 1 guest and the minimum is not met for your tour, you will be contacted and offered an alternative date or a full refund.
• As a sign of respect to the Islamic Culture here in the UAE, alcoholic beverages and Belly Dancing will not be included on the list of activities offered at the desert camp in Abu Dhabi