Dubai is gifted with a unique natural topography of large scenic deserts. Lying in the heart of the Arabian desert, this city‘s landscape is a mixture of sandy as well as gravel-filled deserts in the Southern portion of UAE.
The sands here are golden and clean. This gives rise to The Dubai Desert Safari which is an electrifying experience. Tourists frolic to experience the safaris from all across the globe. There are a variety of adventurous safaris to choose from.
The Morning Desert Safari is for those who prefer to enjoy in the morning and keep themselves free in the evening due to a busy schedule. Therefore, they can enjoy this interesting tour.
This safari lasts about 20 minutes and includes activities like sandboarding, camel safari, and 4×4 desert safari. You can also indulge in other activities like quad biking and dune bashing. You can either choose the basic tour or the advanced tour with additional facilities.
Choosing the morning slot is a good option as high temperatures can alter your experience. This option suits those who just want to enjoy the safari and a few activities and avoid dinner and camping.
The Evening Desert Safari is considered as the best option as you get to capture some breathtaking views of the setting sun as dusk falls. One needs to have plenty of time on their hands to indulge in the complete experience of this tour.
It is a wholesome adventure that also offers a Belly dance show, Shisha smoking, Tanura show, Fire show, visit an on-site camel farm, and falcon watching and taking some amazing pictures.
To make your evening more delightful, there is a BBQ dinner with a variety of veg and non-veg dishes. There is free Arabic dress photography as well as camel riding. Ladies also get a chance to get free henna paintings and designs on their hands and feet. You can either choose the basic, VIP, or Alcohol tour package, each having its different facilities and options.
The Overnight Desert Safari is a one-time experience to spend an entire night in the desert. Leave behind the busy city life and engage in a good night’s rest under the clear skies and starry night.
Feel the wind striking against the sand in the calm of the night after completing a delicious dinner. Carry along blankets and sleeping bags. Before night falls, engage in wholesome activities like quad biking, sandboarding, and camel riding.
Just after sunset, enjoy different entertainment shows and activities that keep you engaged throughout. Breakfast is served the next morning and there is a drop service arranged to take you back to your hotel. There is a basic and advanced package to choose from.
Try to stay still while you are jolted continuously in the bumpy safari ride. The tours here are not recommended for pregnant women, senior citizens, and those with medical conditions like back problems. There is pick up and drop service available both, at the start and the end of the trip. Carrying sunscreen and ID proof is a must.
After you have a light lunch, hop onto the tour bus we have arranged for you to Desert Safari. The pick-up will be between 12:00 pm-12:15 pm directly from your hotel. Transfers will be seated on a coach basis. You need to be ready and wait in the hotel lobby 15mins prior. It is advised to have a light lunch to avoid any motion sickness later.
Reach there at 1600. Get transferred to the 4x4 vehicle and get ready for dune bashing which lasts for 20minutes. Thereafter, you can engage in some sand activities like quad biking, sand surfing, camel riding, etc. You also get a chance to relax on the sand and click tons of pictures. Note that: if you take the overnight safari, evening, or even night safari, the itinerary will differ. Each safari comes with its own additional costs, activities and features.
Reach there at 4:00 pm. Get transferred to the 4x4 vehicle and get ready for dune bashing which lasts for 20minutes. Thereafter, you can engage in some sand activities like quad biking, sand surfing, camel riding, etc. You also get a chance to relax on the sand and click tons of pictures.
After a while on the sand, you are taken to the camel farm. Here you can feed the camels, pet them, and even take pictures. Some may even choose to go on the camel ride here which is good.
Tea will be served with some snacks. Refreshments besides tea is available too but here might be extra charges.
After a decent tea break, head to the camp for watching the sunset in the cool desert along with some activities in Arabian style. You can apply henna on your hands, pose with falcons, dress up in Arabic attire and take pictures, etc. Thereafter, enjoy a belly dancing and Tanura light show here itself.
Once all have gathered back to the main spot and seated in the coach, the cars will take you back to the bus from where it will depart. The return journey will be the same route as the arrival journey, however subject to evening traffic which will delay the journey timing.