Embark on a deluxe desert safari like no other! Ride over sand dunes on a 4WD, witness a falconry show and catch the setting sun as it disappears from the desert horizon. End the evening with barbecue dinner complete with beer or wine, live entertainment and cultural activities at a private Bedouin camp while enjoying the cool desert breeze.
Start your adventure with an afternoon drive within the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve where you will have see the endangered Arabian Oryx and other fascinating desert species. Next, enjoy a falconry show at a theater-like venue and watch transfixed as the falcons fly to collect lures and return to their gloved handlers. Admire the birds' natural agility and power, and have a go at swinging a lure and flying your own falcon from your hand.
Then, go on an exciting safari on the Dubai desert and experience an exciting dune bashing session over the large sand dunes. Catch the setting sun from the highest point and take in the magic of the desert with its cool breeze and the distant sound of the Muezzin from the minarets.
By dusk, we settle at an authentic and private Bedouin camp in a spectacular tranquil setting away from the hustle of Dubai City with its welcoming warm bonfire, comfy tents and cushions and Persian carpets. Feast on delicious barbecue, freshly baked bread and Arabic coffee while you enjoy live entertainment courtesy of the delightful belly dancer. Delicious Arab appetizers and unlimited drinks (soft drink, wine or beer) are also available.
You can also try and taste the flavors of a Shisha, go for an exciting camel ride, sit for a session of Henna tattoo, go sand boarding or just sit back and relax for the rest of the evening. National costume fitting (Abaya for women and Kandura or dishdasha for men) and sand art tour are also available at an additional cost.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve visit
Dune bashing in 4x4 vehicles
Watching the sun sets over the desert
Arabic-style buffet at a private Bedouin camp
Unlimited drinks (wine, beer or soft drink)
Camel riding experience*, sand boarding, henna tattoo session and shisha experience
Enchanting belly dance performance
_ If traveling with children below 5 years old, tour on exclusive/private basis should be booked as a child seat is required by the United Arab Emirates law._
Pick-up is available from any hotel in Dubai. Departure times vary throughout the year according to sunset and depending on hotel location.
During the holy month of Ramadan / Islamic Holidays, there will be no belly dance show and alcohol will not be served in the desert camps. Exact dates vary annually.
Camp dinner is a buffet spread consisting of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. There is no special request for vegetarian meals, guest can select choice of food during dinner.
Dune bashing is not suitable for pregnant women, clients with heart complications or those suffering from back/ neck injuries. We shall not accept any responsibility for injury resulting from non-disclosure.
4x4 vehicles used for the off-road safaris are air-conditioned with a maximum capacity of 6 passengers plus driver. All drivers are qualified off-road professionals; first-aid trained and carries cell phones. All vehicles are equipped with seat-belts and passengers are required to wear them at all times.
Seating is not pre-allocated. During safaris, seating for passengers within one 4x4 vehicle will be rotated.
Lightweight summer clothing is suitable for most of the year, but sweaters or jackets may be needed for the winter months, especially in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles. Hats or some protection for the head are advisable when in direct sunlight.
Sand dunes drive with private 4 WD
Belly dance show
Falconry hunting show
Camel ride experience
Special Purpose Vehicle
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Pick-up at Select Dubai Hotels (Time Varies on Season)
Head to the Desert on a Private 4WD
Experience unparalleled service the moment your tour starts. Ride a private 4WD car that comes with a professional driver and English-speaking guide, who will assist you throughout the tour.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
Enjoy this exclusive access to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. See endangered species and wild animals in their natural habitat, like the Arabian oryx.
Falcon Hunting Show
Watch a falcon hunting show, which is a traditional Arabian sport. Enjoy the show, situated in a theatrical venue in the desert. Have a cold soft drink as you watch the show.
Sand Dunes Drive (30 mins)
Enjoy a thrilling drive through the sand dunes. Feel the rush of the rollercoaster-like drive (thanks to your experienced professional driver) in a 4WD car.
Beautiful Sunset View
Marvel at the explosion of vibrant colors as you watch the sunset in the desert. Watch as the desert is coated in varied colors and then slowly transitions into darkness.
Bedouin Style Camp
Enjoy a dedicated camp site that is regarded as number 1 among many sites in Dubai. Be amazed by the evening view of the desert as you settle in and relax.
Try some Arabian coffee, spiced with cardamom. It is a known welcoming drink. Tea is also available.
Camel Ride Experience
Try an unforgettable camel ride in the desert. Take photos as you enjoy this one of a kind experience. All the camels have undergone periodic medical examination by the Dubai government and obtained health licenses.
Photo Opportunity with a Hawk
The hawk is the national bird of the United Arab Emirates. Approach the bird with delicate care. Take photos of this memorable encounter.
Try another thrilling activity of sandboarding. Slide down the slopes of the desert and feel the rush as you speed through the steep sands.
Try out Arabian traditional clothes. Women wear the abaya, or a cloak, a simple, loose over-garment, essentially a robe-like dress. Men, on the other hand, wear Kandura or Dishdasha, an ankle-length long sleeved garment. Photo service is available at your own expense.
Have a henna tattoo of intricately designed patterns on your arms. This temporary tattoo lasts for about two weeks.
Using colorful sand with different colors, sand art is a popular souvenir. This unusual art requires excellent craftsmanship because of its delicate nature and necessary speedy execution.
Shisha also known as Hookah uses heat from charcoal to create a flavored vapor. Select from many flavors such as fresh fruit for a unique smoking experience.
An additional AED 40 per pipe will be needed on site.
Manakish (Lebanese style pizza)
Falafel (Arab style croquette)
Cheese and pie
Chicken · Shaorma (Arab-style sandwich)
Arabian Barbecue Dinner and Other Food Options
Grilled chicken with bone peach meat or chicken skewers
Kyofte (ground meat meatball)
Hummus, Taboo (tomato and cucumber, mint salad), Bean salad. Olive, Arabian bread
Biriyani (Arab-style cooked rice)
Alcoholic drinks such as beer and wine are unlimited! You can enjoy drinks at the drink bar at any time from the arrival at the camp site until after the end of the belly dance.
Beer (Heineken / Fosterz)
Belly Dance Show
End the amazing Arabian night with a magical belly dancing show. Enjoy the show under the starry sky, amidst the dessert.
Appreciate the desert starry sky. Lights will be turned off as you gaze at the countless twinkling stars up in the dark sky.
Drop-off at Select Dubai Hotels
Price & Options
For pregnant women, those with back problems, those ages 6 years or younger or 65 years old or older are asked to sign a consent form. After applying, please download "Agreement", sign it and send it to VELTRA as an attachment.
Arabian Adventures Agreement.pdf
Children between the ages of 5 and 11 years and under 135 cm in height must use a car seat.
Please wear appropriate clothes that do not show too much skin.
During dry days (Muslim holidays) and Ramadan, the tour operator may refrain from offering alcohol, belly dance and other live performances. Please note that refunds will not be issued in such cases.
Pick-up times will differ depending on the season and the hotel. Please note that there will be cases where the start time may be changed.
All the camels have undergone periodic medical examination by the Dubai government and obtained health licenses.
The cars used will be private vehicles, but the rest of the activities are for public tours.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 14:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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