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From Dubai: Desert Safari Dubai, Camel Ride, Sandboard & BBQ

1. From Dubai: Desert Safari Dubai, Camel Ride, Sandboard & BBQ

A desert safari in Dubai is a popular and exhilarating experience that allows you to explore the stunning desert landscapes and enjoy various activities. Here's a typical itinerary for a desert safari in Dubai, including camel rides, sandboarding, and a barbecue: Pickup: The tour usually begins with a pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point in Dubai. Most tour operators provide comfortable 4x4 vehicles for the safari. Drive to the Desert: You'll be driven out of the city into the vast desert. Enjoy the scenic views as you leave the urban landscape behind. Dune Bashing: One of the highlights of the desert safari is dune bashing, an adventurous ride over the sand dunes in a 4x4 vehicle. Skilled drivers navigate the dunes, providing a thrilling and adrenaline-pumping experience. Camel Ride: After the dune bashing, you may have the opportunity to experience a traditional camel ride. Camels are often referred to as the "ships of the desert," and riding one allows you to appreciate the vastness of the desert. Sandboarding: Sandboarding is a popular activity in the desert. You'll be provided with a sandboard, similar to a snowboard, and you can slide down the dunes. It's a fun and exciting way to experience the desert terrain. Sunset Watching: The tour is often timed to coincide with sunset, offering breathtaking views as the sun sets over the desert. This is a great time to take photos and enjoy the serenity of the desert. Traditional Arabic Welcome: Upon arriving at the desert camp, you may receive a traditional Arabic welcome, which often includes dates and Arabic coffee. BBQ Dinner: Enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner with a variety of grilled meats, salads, and desserts. Vegetarian options are usually available as well. The dinner is often accompanied by live entertainment, such as belly dancing and traditional music. Henna Painting and Shisha: Many desert safari camps offer additional activities like henna painting and shisha (hookah) smoking. You can try these cultural experiences during your time at the camp. Stargazing: Depending on the time of year and the camp location, you might have the opportunity for some stargazing in the clear desert sky. Return to Hotel: After the dinner and entertainment, the tour concludes with a drive back to your hotel or the original meeting point. Remember that the specific activities and details may vary depending on the tour operator and package you choose. It's always a good idea to check with the tour provider for the exact itinerary and any special considerations.

Dubai/Sharjah: Day Trip to Hatta City and Hajar Mountains

2. Dubai/Sharjah: Day Trip to Hatta City and Hajar Mountains

Embark on a day trip from Dubai or Sharjah to Hatta Heritage Village. Escape the glassy facades of the city to enjoy views of the majestic Hajar mountains. Visit major attractions including the Hatta Dam, Heritage Village, and Hatta Hill Park. Begin your adventure with a convenient hotel pick in a comfortable 4x4 jeep, ensuring a seamless and comfortable ride. Be driven east of the city to the foothills of the Hajar Mountains where the historical village lies. Explore the essence of Hatta as your guide leads you through the charming Hatta city, unveiling its rich history and culture. Behold the mesmerizing Hatta Dam, a tranquil oasis amidst rugged terrain, and capture breathtaking views at Hatta Hill Park. Continue to Hatta Heritage Village in the heart of the town to witness a tapestry of history, nature, and culture, woven together to offer you a holistic experience. As your appetite grows, delight in a hearty buffet that showcases local flavors, satisfying your taste buds with a taste of authenticity. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local life at the fruit and vegetable market, where the freshest produce beckons. Indulge in the timeless traditions of the carpet and pottery market, where skilled artisans showcase their craft.

Hatta Safari & Honey Bee Garden Visit

3. Hatta Safari & Honey Bee Garden Visit

Start your half-day trip into the desert and the Hajar Mountains with a drive eastward through the desert interior. On the way, let your guide know if there are any sights that you want to see more of during your trip; your tour is private, so the schedule can be tailored to your wishes. As you head toward Hatta, watch as the landscapes change from open expanses to dunes, and then to the rocky foothills of the Hajar Mountains. Learn about Hatta from your guide and see an old trading settlement and rock pools nestled into the mountain slopes. Stop to enjoy a picnic breakfast and continue to Jebel Maleihah, nicknamed Fossil Rock after the ancient marine fossils embedded in its slopes. The Honeybee Garden is your next stop in Hatta where you learn all about the fascinating art of beekeeping and honey-making. Afterward, make your way through the imposing Hajjar mountains to Hatta Dam.

Dubai: Private Vehicle Rental

4. Dubai: Private Vehicle Rental

Make your vacation even more blissful by exploring the City on your own terms. Charter a private vehicle for you and your group to discover Dubai / Sharjah / Ajman / Abu Dhabi / Fujairah or Ras Al Khaimah at your own pace. Benefit from an English-speaking trained driver to transport you between the sights and offer advice on the city. You can choose your own destinations for a day without a predetermined itinerary. Choose between a: 4-seater sedan, 7-seater van, 15-seater minivan, 33-seater mini-coach, or 50-seater coach as per your requirement. Then, get picked up at your hotel and enjoy the service of your selected vehicle for 4 hours or 8 hours as you explore the city.

From Dubai: Hatta mountain Tour, Hatta Dam, Heritage village

5. From Dubai: Hatta mountain Tour, Hatta Dam, Heritage village

This fantastic panoramic and breathtakingly beautiful village of Hatta is nestled in the Hajar Mountains and is in the east of Dubai city. This place is full of glorious ancient heritage due to with it is honored as a Heritage village. Throughout the trip, it will be our topmost priority to make you feel comfortable and let you have one of the best trips of your life. Due to the rocky roads, we will take you by 4×4 vehicles. I am sure just by reading this much you will be excited to have a fantastic journey with us. After enjoying the spectacular landscape for an hour almost, you will reach there. Where you can visit the large building of Hatta Fort and enjoy many other activities. We know that you are here to build beautiful memories for your life, and we provide you with a chance to collect those precious memories.

Dubai to Hatta City tour (Private)

6. Dubai to Hatta City tour (Private)

Discover the captivating Hatta Mountains with Hatta tour from Dubai, located a mere 60 miles from vibrant Dubai. This expansive natural haven offers transformative experiences on both land and water. Desire hub is here to ensure you get the most out of your visit to the mountains. Whether you seek a thrilling hiking landscape or a relaxed village retreat. Our tailored Hatta tour packages cater to your adventurous desires. Hatta is a famous mountainous town in Dubai. It is located at the side of the Hajar Mountains in the Northeast of the United Arab Emirates. Hatta Tour is famous for Mountains Safari, Kayaking, Trekking, and its authentic local food. A Full Day Hatta Tour from Dubai is the best idea for outing the east side of the Emirates. Here we have a walk-through guide about what to do on the Hatta Tour.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Pickup

7. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Pickup

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the world's largest mosques. While you admire the mosque's beauty and take stunning photos of the sunset, gain a deeper understanding of the emirate’s cultural beliefs in a space that encourages open dialogue. Heritage Village Fringing the town of Hatta in the eastern United Arab Emirates’ Hajar Mountains, the Hatta Heritage Village is a restored mountain village that showcases life as it was before the country’s oil boom. Marina Mall Lunch time and walk through the Mall Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi, West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Visit To Emirates Palace Qasr Al Watan, Qasr al Watan, a working presidential palace whose name means "Palace of the Nation." Enjoy time to enter and explore the palace on your own. Capture stunning photos, marvel at the grandeur surrounding you, and get insight into the UAE's governance Abu Dhabi Dates Market, This is the main and biggest market to get dates in Abu Dhabi. The various products of date species are available usually in they market during the season. You can find date products from Oman and Saudi as well. The prices you can get here are the best in town.

Hatta Adventure: Private Group Tour

8. Hatta Adventure: Private Group Tour

Indulge in a variety of outdoor activities that cater to adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. A network of mountain biking trails vary in difficulty, catering to both beginners and experienced riders. The experience allows bikers to explore the natural beauty of the Hatta region while enjoying an adrenaline-pumping ride. A scenic hiking trails will take you through its mountains and wadis where you will enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape, including Hatta Dam and surrounding hills. The Hatta Dam is a popular spot for kayaking. Visitors can paddle through the serene waters surrounded by mountains, offering a unique perspective of the Hatta landscape. You can engage in off-road driving experiences, exploring the rocky landscapes and taking in the stunning views.

From Dubai: Half-Day Tour in Hatta with Kayaking

9. From Dubai: Half-Day Tour in Hatta with Kayaking

The full day tour takes us to the old village of Hatta, the only mountain resort in the Emirates. The tour briefly takes us through Hatta highway that leads to Oman. A brief stopover at a local market allows a refreshing break before reaching Hatta Heritage Village - a treasure-tour of rustic beauty. and kayaking At Hatta Dam Pleasant greenery, sharp turns; dry mountainous paths and queer-shaped stones impart an authentic sense of adventure. We pass by exciting 'wadis' across the Hatta region.

Dubai Hatta 6 hours tour with lunch

10. Dubai Hatta 6 hours tour with lunch

Explore Hatta in the UAE’s Hajar Mountains in the easiest way possible—in a 4x4 with a driver-guide on this private tour from Dubai. Travel eastward to the mountains, go off-road and see wadis, Hatta Dam and lake; visit the Heritage Village to uncover the UAE’s past, explore a Honey Bee Centre. Plus, opt to book a kayak or paddle boat ride (subject to availability) before returning.

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4.8 / 5

based on 27 reviews

We really did enjoy this tour as there was alot of sightseeing on the way.The journey was very nice with a view of Hajjr mountains Specially thanks to our guide Asad he was fully acknowledged with Dubai he explained us everything on the way we crossed He made our tour more memorable

It was great adventure in hatta & really safest,enjoyed, kayak & buggy also with lunch break ..which was great food in Hatta.Honey bee tour was amazing with proper explanation,it's really helpful for Best place for the couple,families . Definitely recommend it

The tour was good and full of sightseeing Tour guide malik was very humble and polite he explained us everything about Hatta The weather was very nice and cold I recommend this agency

Excellent trip and our driver Asad was outstanding - very helpful and knowledgeable - kayaking on Hatta Dam was a great experience

Driver was excellent and very flexible with the tour. Easy to adapt to routine.