Dubai Desert Wonder Sunset Safari with BBQ Dinner Buffet

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Embark on an authentic Dubai desert experience - a must for your visit in the city! Start with an exciting 4x4 drive across the sand as your experienced driver bashes the dunes. Stop by a camel farm and watch the beautiful sunset before heading to a campsite where a barbecue feast and live entertainment await.

Highlights
  • Drive out to the desert for dune bashing, sandboarding or camel riding
  • Witness the beautiful sunset and feast on delicious barbecue dinner
  • Watch a traditional Tanoura folk dance and belly dancing by the campfire*
  • Relax under the stars and smoke shisha from a hookah water pipe

Description

Start your Arabian evening desert journey by getting picked-up conveniently from your Dubai city hotel and driving out to the desert on four-wheel drive vehicles.

Enjoy an afternoon 4x4 safari across the desert with your driver expertly weaving through the sea of golden sand for a thrilling and fun dune bashing exeperience. There will be lots of opportunitiies for photos with stops in the desert plus a visit to a camel farm.

Continue your dubai desert safari adventure as the sun sets and reach the campsite by dusk. Work up your appetite with some traditional camp activities under the stars: camel riding, sand boarding, shisha (Arabic water pipe) smoking and getting temporary henna tattoos. You may also take some snack from a live shawarma station at the campsite.

Afterwards, enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner, watch the gorgeous belly dance performance*, and just relax by the fire before the evening ends.

Includes

  • Hookah

  • Henna paint

  • Sand Boarding

  • Camel ride

  • Belly dance

  • Soft drinks (soda, juice, water) during dinner

  • Live shawarma station at the desert campsite

  • Dinner

  • English-speaking guide
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Desert Safari and BBQ with Hotel Transfers

Duration: 6 - 8 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Hookah / Henna paint / Sand Boarding / Camel ride / Belly dance / Soft drinks (soda, juice, water) during dinner / Live shawarma station at the desert campsite / Dinner / English-speaking guide
Add-ons:
  • Desert hotel transfer fee extra charge (round trip) + per person

    Hotel:Bab Al Shamas / Al Maha & Ras Al Khaimah *If you are a solo participant, you will need a fee for two. Please book for 2 people.

  • Quad Bike Experience (150cc / 20mins) +

    Operation is easy and no driver's license required. Please enjoy the beautiful scenery and exhilarating drive by riding a 150cc quad bike. Available for ages 15 years old and over

  • Quad Bike Experience (250cc / 20mins) +

    The 250cc quad bike will be faster than the 150cc one, so you can enjoy even more exciting drives! Available for ages 18 years old and over

Schedule

  • 14:00

    Pick-up at Selected Hotel in Dubai (Pick-up Times Vary According to Season)

  • 17:00

    Drive Out to the Desert

    Take a bus ride out of the city, and after taking a break at a gas stand at the entrance of the desert, transfer to a 4WD to experience a thrilling ride in the sand dunes!

  • Desert Drive (Approx 30 min)

    Go on a thrilling ride on a 4WD vehicle (Land Cruiser or equivalent) to the desert, with an experienced driver and guide.

  • Camel Farm (10-15 min)

    Camel farms and camel rides are among the popular attractions in the United Arab Emirates. Learn about this gentle animal and its contribution to tourism.

  • Sunset in the Desert

    Marvel at the beautiful colors of the sky as the sun sets into the panoramic horizon of the desert.

  • 18:00

    Desert Camp Site

    Relax and take part in some traditional activities at the desert campsite. There are helpful staff all around the site, for your convenience.

  • Camel Ride Experience

    Go on an unforgettable camel ride along the Dubai desert. All camels are safe and have undergone health safety inspection from the local government.

  • Sand Boarding

    Experience an extremely thrilling sand boarding down the slopes of the Dubai desert.

  • Shisha (Hookah)

    Shisha uses charcoal to create heat to make the water simmer on a glass bottle. There are varieties of flavors to choose from.

  • Henna Tattoo

    Get a beautiful henna tattoo, which will naturally fade in a course of two weeks. Admire the intricate patterns being painted on.

  • Sand Art

    Using colorful sand, watch how beautiful pieces of work are made. You can even personalize your purchase and have your name written in. (starts at Dh 50~)

  • 19:00

    Tanoura Dance

    Watch an Egyptian traditional dance where a performer wears a big skirt and spins while presenting the colorful designs on the outfit.

  • Arabian Barbecue Dinner

    Menu is as follows:

    Appetizer:
    Hummus, green salad, tomato salad, cucumber salad, various olives, Arabian bread

    Arabian Barbecue:
    Grilled lamb chops, chicken, beef, potatoes, sauteed onions, bean curry, rice

    Dessert:
    Arabian sweets
    Tea / Coffee

  • 19:30

    Belly Dance

    The end of your Arabian night is a marvelous belly dance. Also enjoy a hot cup of Arabian coffee.

  • 20:00

    Depart from Camp Site

  • 21:30

    Drop-off at Selected Hotel in Dubai

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Desert Safari and BBQ without Hotel Transfers (Meet on Site)

Great for those with a long layover in Dubai!

For those in transit, please note that:
- Please leave large luggage in your hotel or airport in advance.
- Airport transfers are not available.
- You will be sent a confirmation e-mail at least 4 days before the tour date. Please print the e-mail and bring on the day of the tour.
- Please check online or with your embassy to see if a Visa is needed in advance to enter the UAE. For smoother processes during immigration, it is advised to purchase your Visa online if needed. Random eye screenings and Visa validity may be spot checked at the airport. Please put that time into account before booking this tour.

Duration: 6:30 - 7 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Hookah / Henna paint / Sand Boarding / Camel ride / Belly dance / Soft drinks (soda, juice, water) during dinner / Live shawarma station at the desert campsite / Dinner / English-speaking guide
Add-ons:
  • Desert hotel transfer fee extra charge (round trip) + per person

    Hotel:Bab Al Shamas / Al Maha & Ras Al Khaimah *If you are a solo participant, you will need a fee for two. Please book for 2 people.

  • Quad Bike Experience (150cc / 20mins) +

    Operation is easy and no driver's license required. Please enjoy the beautiful scenery and exhilarating drive by riding a 150cc quad bike. Available for ages 15 years old and over

  • Quad Bike Experience (250cc / 20mins) +

    The 250cc quad bike will be faster than the 150cc one, so you can enjoy even more exciting drives! Available for ages 18 years old and over

Schedule

  • 15:00

    (14:14~15:15) Meet at Novotel Deira City Center (Pick-up Times will vary)

  • 17:00

    Drive Out to the Desert

    Take a bus ride out of the city, and after taking a break at a gas stand at the entrance of the desert, transfer to a 4WD to experience a thrilling ride in the sand dunes!

  • Desert Drive (Approx 30 min)

    Go on a thrilling ride on a 4WD vehicle (Land Cruiser or equivalent) to the desert, with an experienced driver and guide.

  • Camel Farm (10-15 min)

    Camel farms and camel rides are among the popular attractions in the United Arab Emirates. Learn about this gentle animal and its contribution to tourism.

  • Sunset in the Desert

    Marvel at the beautiful colors of the sky as the sun sets into the panoramic horizon of the desert.

  • 18:00

    Desert Camp Site

    Relax and take part in some traditional activities at the desert campsite. There are helpful staff all around the site, for your convenience.

  • Camel Ride Experience

    Go on an unforgettable camel ride along the Dubai desert. All camels are safe and have undergone health safety inspection from the local government.

  • Sand Boarding

    Experience an extremely thrilling sand boarding down the slopes of the Dubai desert.

  • Shisha (Hookah)

    Shisha uses charcoal to create heat to make the water simmer on a glass bottle. There are varieties of flavors to choose from.

  • Henna Tattoo

    Get a beautiful henna tattoo, which will naturally fade in a course of two weeks. Admire the intricate patterns being painted on.

  • Sand Art

    Using colorful sand, watch how beautiful pieces of work are made. You can even personalize your purchase and have your name written in. (starts at Dh 50~)

  • 19:00

    Tanoura Dance

    Watch an Egyptian traditional dance where a performer wears a big skirt and spins while presenting the colorful designs on the outfit.

  • Arabian Barbecue Dinner

    Menu is as follows:

    Appetizer:
    Hummus, green salad, tomato salad, cucumber salad, various olives, Arabian bread

    Arabian Barbecue:
    Grilled lamb chops, chicken, beef, potatoes, sauteed onions, bean curry, rice

    Dessert:
    Arabian sweets
    Tea / Coffee

  • 19:30

    Belly Dance

    The end of your Arabian night is a marvelous belly dance. Also enjoy a hot cup of Arabian coffee.

  • 20:00

    Depart from Camp Site

  • 21:30-22:00

    Drop-off at Novotel Deira City Center

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Notes

Restriction(s)
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  • Those who are pregnant, with heart problems, and children under the age of 4 years are not permitted to participate.

  • Please understand that belly dancing is not available during Ramadan and will be cancelled without prior notice.

  • Pick-up location (specific hotel) cannot be changed 48 hours before tour departure.

  • Participants who wish to join the tour on the day of their arrival to Dubai should arrive in Dubai at least 4 hours before the tour departure.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
All Packages
  • Bottled water

Requirement(s) - Others
All Packages
  • Large luggage (suitcase and big backpacks) are not allowed on the boat. Please leave it in your hotel or airport in advance.

Additional Note(s)
All Packages
  • The desert safari will be held on a 4WD with air conditioning and will have a maximum of 6 person and 1 driver on board.

  • Entertainment (belly dance, Tanura dance (turning dance)) may be canceled due to Muslim holidays or notification from the Dubai government without prior notice. Please note that there will be no refunds for the tour fee for any cancellations.

  • Please avoid wearing jewelry and bringing other valuables during the tour, it is unlikely to find lost items on the desert.

  • If pick-up time changes on the day of your tour due to traffic and other instances, you will be getting a call on your provided cellphone number or the hotel you are staying at.

  • All camels used for rides undergo a periodic inspection every 3 months with the Dubai government and have a license for the safety of each customer.

  • Please be on time. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your pick-up or the ship boarding time, the tour will operate without waiting.

  • Optional quad bikes may be dangerous and are not covered by insurance. Age limit is strictly observed.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

Desert Safari and BBQ without Hotel Transfers (Meet on Site)
  • Airport transfers are not available, please proceed to the meeting location at least 15 minutes prior to departure time.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 3 business days (15:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (15:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 15:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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