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Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp

1. Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp

Discover the desert outside of Dubai on a guided dune bashing safari. Enjoy the opportunity to take part in a variety of optional activities including a quad bike ride, camel ride or dinner and entertainment with an extended tour option. You will be picked up from your hotel or selected location by your tour guide. Then, drive to the Dubai desert and after a short break, you can experience the thrilling dune bashing session with trained drivers. You can also try out sandboarding and snap some amazing photos of the rolling dunes. Proceed to the Al Khayma camp for the camel ride and included refreshments. The 7-hour tour participants will continue to enjoy some entertainment shows and have a delicious BBQ dinner at the camp. As the tour comes to an end you will be dropped back to your hotel/building.

Dubai: Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and Buffet Dinner

2. Dubai: Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride, and Buffet Dinner

Explore the desert on this SUV tour from Dubai. Cruise up, down and through desert dunes in Land Cruiser. Drive an ATV over sand dunes before enjoying live entertainment and dinner at a Bedouin camp. Begin by exploring the desert and get a glimpse of the harshness and intensity of the desert sands. Later on, try dune bashing in a 4x4 Land Cruiser (which is fully equipped with all necessary safety features) and sandboarding on the silky red-sand dunes. Next up and if you've chosen that option, is the quad bike experience.You will receive a short briefing of safety instructions before enjoying the thrill of riding an ATV over the vast sands. Finally, relax in a traditional Bedouin-style camp, where you can indulge in activities like camel riding and henna painting. Enjoy being entertained by belly and folk dancers while eating a delicious barbecue dinner.

Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

3. Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

After pickup from your hotel in a 4-wheel drive vehicle, head off with your local guide to the desert, just 45 minutes from Dubai. Upon reaching the Lahbab Desert, be welcomed into an air-conditioned tent with refreshments and time to relax. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can try some optional quad biking and take a ride over the beautiful red dunes of the Dubai desert. Next, you will hit the desert for a dune bashing experience in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Feel your stomach leap as you ride up and down the tall red dunes. Marvel at how the vehicle tackles impossibly steep inclines and the uneven terrain of the sand.  After dune bashing, you will have a chance to try sandboarding or simply admire the scenery around you. Make sure you take plenty of photos of the scenic desert landscape.  Next, stop at the red dunes desert and enjoy a camel ride in the open desert. Then, relax in air-conditioned comfort as you enjoy soft drinks, water, and Arabic tea or coffee with dates before getting dropped back at your hotel in Dubai.

Dubai: Premium Safari, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp 3-Buffets

4. Dubai: Premium Safari, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp 3-Buffets

Join us to adventure Dubai Red Dunes Desert. Live thrilling activities like dune-bashing, sandboarding, and take part in Arabian life by visiting the Al Khayma camp to try the traditional snacks, local food, and activities like henna shows, and shisha. We watch the sunset from camp dunes and the moon through a powerful telescope. After being picked up by your Safari Captain, make the first journey stop for a break and get the chance to try the optional quad bike ride. Dune Bashing is ready; your captain will drive 30-45 min over the red dunes in the Lahbab desert with photos break and sandboarding (surfing over the dunes). At Al Khayma camp, we welcome you with rose water, Arabic coffee, local sweets, and dates. Say hello to the camp's resident camels and, if you like, hop on the camel for a ride across the dunes. The camp's activities, welcoming you, include camel feeding, Falcon, henna painting, .. etc. These are followed by an appetizer with a live snack station, Arabic coffee, & tea, and even a shisha station. Now, it's time to invite you to savor the delights of 3 unique buffets: 1. Emirati buffet. 2. Moroccan buffet. 3. Arabian buffet. 4. Lamb Madfoon "Cooked Underground. 5. Live BBQ Stations. 6. Traditional Live bread-making stations. The Arabian Entertainment live to watch with Tannora, Khaliji dance, and Fire show. The camp's ambiance will change as the sun goes down, allowing you to take in the peaceful desert night. Spot the stars in the desert sky through a high-power telescope on a fascinating stargazing. We look forward to hosting you again "Maa Al Salam" gets dropped off at your hotel.

Dubai: Quad Bike Safari, Camels & Al Khayma Camp BBQ Dinner

5. Dubai: Quad Bike Safari, Camels & Al Khayma Camp BBQ Dinner

Discover the Lahbab desert while taking part in desert adventures such as quad biking, sandboarding, camel rides, and more. Experience the best of what the desert has to offer on either a full or half-day experience from Dubai with roundtrip transportation. Begin with pickup your hotel or other selected location. Upon reaching the desert, get ready for quad biking and listen to a safety briefing. Then, set off on a quad bike ride over the beautiful red sand dunes. Try out other desert activities such as sandboarding and camel riding. After that, head to the Al Khayma desert camp where you'll be welcomed with Arabian coffee and sweets. Take part in camp activities such as camel rides, photos with falcons, henna tattoos, and shisha smoking, along with cultural performances. Enjoy a tasty BBQ buffet dinner of local cuisine. After the tour, return to your hotel or preferred location in Dubai.

Dubai: Overnight Desert Safari, Camels, Dinner, & Stargazing

6. Dubai: Overnight Desert Safari, Camels, Dinner, & Stargazing

Enjoy a desert safari in Dubai. Ride a camel, enjoy exhilarating dune bashing, and have an authentic barbecue while enjoying the traditional dance. Then stay overnight in a air-conditioned Bedouin tent, and go on a camel trek the next day. After being collected from your accommodation in a comfortable 4WD vehicle, you will head to the Lahbab desert. Once in the desert, you will have some free time before your safari starts. Relax here or opt to go for a quad-bike ride while your vehicle for the off-road dune drive is prepared, the choice is yours. Next up you will enjoy a dune bashing ride, feel the adrenaline rush as your vehicle climbs up and slides down the sand dunes. Afterward, you can try sandboarding. Stand on the wooden board provided, balance yourself, and glide down over the sands. Next up, head to Al Khayma, a Bedouin-type campsite, where you will be led to your own tent (Khayma) inside the camp. After settling in here, you can taste Gahwa (Arabic coffee), Gaymat (sweets), and dates as a sign of welcome. Head out for a camel ride around the camp premises, and depending on the time and luck, view the sunset over the desert. Back at Al Khayma Camp, you can spend your time smoking shisha and henna painting. Don local Arabian clothes and pose for photos with a falcon. Enjoy a lavish barbecue buffet dinner while a Khaliji dancer keeps you entertained. When the camp lights are turned off, feel the essence and magic of the desert while stargazing with a telescope. Later, you will be taken by camel to a nearby camp area where a fire will be arranged for you. Learn how to make Arabic coffee or tea as you relax in the night sitting by the campfire, enjoying the silence of the desert and the dark sky above. Your desert guide will add to the fun with interesting desert stories, and when it’s time to sleep, you will return to the camp. You will retire back to your tent for an overnight stay. The following morning, wake up just before sunrise to witness a spectacular view. Your guide will take you to the desert with a camel caravan that is waiting outside the camp. Then go for a short camel trek capturing the nice view of the sunrise over the sand dunes. After camel trekking, you will return to your tent before eating a freshly cooked Arabian breakfast. Later, you will be driven back to Dubai and dropped off at your accommodation.

Dubai: Desert Safari, BBQ, Shows, Camel Ride & Sand Boarding

7. Dubai: Desert Safari, BBQ, Shows, Camel Ride & Sand Boarding

Desert Safari Dubai: Most common activities of desert safari Dubai are following: Desert Safari Drive: The heart of a Dubai desert safari is the thrilling desert safari drive, also known as dune bashing, where you'll be taken on an adventurous ride through the sandy dunes. Arabian Cuisine: Enjoy a scrumptious Arabian cuisine experience with a buffet dinner in the desert camp as part of your desert safari in Dubai. Falconry Display: Some desert safari tours include fascinating falconry displays, where you can witness the art of using falcons for hunting. Sandboarding: Satisfy your inner adventurer by trying sandboarding, a sport that allows you to surf down the dunes. Camel Trekking: Immerse yourself in the traditional desert experience with a camel trekking adventure as part of your Dubai desert safari. Quad Biking: For those seeking an extra dose of adrenaline, many desert safaris offer quad biking experiences in the expansive desert landscape. Traditional Entertainment: In the evening, unwind at the desert camp with live traditional entertainment, including mesmerizing belly dancing and the captivating Tanoura dance. Henna Art: Get beautiful henna art designs on your hands or feet, a popular traditional practice in the region. Costume Photography: Dress up in traditional Bedouin costumes and capture memorable photos to commemorate your desert safari in Dubai. Shisha Lounge: Experience the Middle Eastern culture with a visit to a Shisha lounge, where you can relax and enjoy flavored shisha, also known as hookah. Stargazing: After the sun sets over the desert, indulge in some stargazing, taking advantage of the clear desert sky to admire the stars and constellations. Sunset Photography: Capture the stunning desert sunset as part of your Dubai desert safari experience, a photography opportunity you won't want to miss. These activities combine to create a memorable and immersive desert safari adventure in the magnificent desert landscapes of Dubai, offering a unique blend of nature, culture, and adventure in this iconic city of the United Arab Emirates. Note: Top travellers recommend Tour is desert safari Dubai

Dubai Airport Transfers to Hotels in the UAE

8. Dubai Airport Transfers to Hotels in the UAE

Enjoy a private transfer between Dubai International Airport and your hotel in Dubai city, Jumeirah Beach, Palm Jumeirah, Sharjah, Jebel Ali, or Dubai Port. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. After a tiring flight, take the worry out of your arrival in Dubai with a private transfer by modern, air-conditioned vehicle to your accommodation. You will be greeted on arrival by a professional driver, who will also give you a welcome pack full of local information. The service is also available in the opposite direction, from your hotel, with drop-offs at Dubai International Airport in plenty of time for your flight check-in. The pick-up time will be advised as per your flight time. When making the booking, please advise your flight details and hotel name in Dubai City, Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, Sharjah, Jebel Ali or Dubai Port. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking and you will be provided with a travel voucher that should be presented to your driver on arrival, or during departure transfers at the time of your hotel pick-up.

Dubai: 2-Hour Evening Dhow Cruise and Dinner

9. Dubai: 2-Hour Evening Dhow Cruise and Dinner

Take a relaxing 2-hour tour on a Dubai dhow under the evening stars and feast on international treats as you cruise. Set sail onboard a traditional Arabian dhow. Once onboard, enjoy a sumptuous feast of Arabic and international cuisine while gently gliding past the souks, banks, and palaces of Dubai’s glittering waterfront. A friendly driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the pier, where you will board a traditional Arabic dhow, typical waterborne vessels of the Persian Gulf traditionally used by pearl fishers. As you set off, you will glide past the wonderful illuminated skyline of Dubai at night, and feast on Arabic and international specialties in the comfort of the onboard dining area. The dhow offers an international open-buffet with appetizers, salad, fish, meat, several desserts to choose from. At the end of your romantic evening of soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Dubai at night, your driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

From UAE: Musandam Khasab Dolphin Watching Trip with Lunch

10. From UAE: Musandam Khasab Dolphin Watching Trip with Lunch

Spend the day on the water in a traditional Omani dhow boat. Admire the dramatic rock formations and search the crystal-clear waters for signs of dolphins playing in the surf. Easily accessible with hotel pickup from Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, or Ras Al Khaimah, this full-day tour offers the perfect opportunity to explore the beauty of the Khor Ash Sham fjord.  After pick up from your hotel, you'll head to Khasab port to meet your guide at 9:30 AM. Begin with a briefing on the day's itinerary and set sail from the port on a traditional dhow boat. Admire the Khor Ash Sham fjord, famous for its beautiful clear waters, an abundance of sea life, and vibrant coral reefs. Sail past Nadifi and Qanah before making a stop in the waters off Telegraph Island in Khasab Bay at approximately 11:45 AM. Take some time for swimming and snorkeling in the beautiful clear waters. Then, enjoy some lunch on board before sailing onwards to Sibi Island. Stop offshore for more swimming and snorkeling, before making your way to the Island of Sham. Learn about the village from your guide before beginning the journey back to Khasab Port, where you will arrive at approximately 4:00 PM. Return hotel transfers are provided.

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based on 38,882 reviews

Superb day, a very helpful guide, Mohammed Riyas was very kind despite the language barrier. The 4x4 in the dunes is a great experience and the meal is friendly. Activities to recommend.

We had a wonderful time, everything was well organised.Thank you Fadi Feisal for a memorable experience for our family,kids loved it!Highly recommended.

Everything was well organised. Hassan was a perfect person to accompany us on the trip — friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. Thank you

Our guide Ibrahim guided us perfectly during the different activities. He knew how to make us have a great time.

Great activity everything’s will managed our guide Muhammad was very good driver