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Dubai Desert 4x4 Safari with Camp activities, BBQ Dinner & Live shows

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Travel by 4x4 across the deserts of Dubai on this exhilarating 6-hour excursion! Enjoy an adrenaline rush sandboarding down Dubai’s desert dunes, Watch a Falconer demonstrate the hunting skills of the Emiratis’ favorite bird and share in his knowledge about why the magnificent Falcons are so special to the Nation. Continue the drive to our Desert campsite where you experience a camel ride and get a henna tattoo! Complete your experience with a visit to our onsite Shawrma station or enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner under the twinkling Arabian stars while watching a traditional tanoura dance performance. It's a must-do experience when visiting Dubai!
Highlights
  • Experience multiple highlights of the Arabian desert in a single tour
  • Slate of activities including dune bashing, sandboarding, and camel riding 
  • Learn about the history and customs of the desert from your guide 
  • Watch dance and cultural shows at a desert camp to learn about the region 
  • Dinner included; upgrade to get an exclusive table and sparkling wine 
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off in Dubai makes the trip seamless
What to Expect
Begin your desert adventure with convenient pickup at your Dubai hotel. Focus on the scenery as your guide drives the rugged 4x4 out to the desert. First, you’ll visit a camel farm to learn about the animal’s historic use in the region, and you’ll also get to ride one. Next, head to a desert campsite for a sandboarding adventure. With your guide’s instruction, learn how to maneuver down the dunes. You can even race your friends. Arrive at a desert camp as the sun sinks toward the horizon. Get some henna painting done and watch a folk-dance show. Dinner includes shawarma or barbecue, accompanied by traditional Arabian dishes. Before you head back to your drop-off point, sample shisha (using a traditional water pipe) while watching a belly-dance performance. Please note, an upgrade gets you an exclusive dinner table, a fruit basket, and a bottle of sparkling wine.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
• Your centrally located Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman hotels or Dubai Port Rashid ( cruise terminal)
• For guest staying in any Private Residence or Villas in Dubai , pick up can be arranged from any nearby hotels.
• Pick up service from Jebel Ali Hotels, Bab Al Shams or from Al Maha Desert Resort or others locations ( which is not in City limit) are available only with additional cost upon request based on your location.
• For Transit guest, pick up can be arranged from any nearby Airport Hotels ( without luggage)
>> Departure time : -
• WINTER time ( Oct - Feb ) - Between 13:45pm and 14:15pm approximately   
• SUMMER time ( Mar - Sept ) - Between 14:15pm and 14:45pm approximately  

Ports
Dubai Port Rashid Cruise Terminal
Departure Time
2:30 PM
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point at approximately 9pm
Inclusions
  • Must to Do and most popular activities in Dubai
  • Desert safari with English speaking Professional licensed and trained drivers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off with 4x4 wheel luxury air conditioned Jeeps.
  • All Jeeps are configured with guest protection roll bars & seat belts for every passenger
  • Shared Bedouin-style tent at the camp site
  • 30 - 40 minutes Roller coaster Dune Bashing in the Red dunes.
  • Sand boarding, Camel ride & Falcon show
  • Henna Tattoo design
  • Arabic Coffee and Shisha (Arabic water pipe).
  • Shawarma or Falafil sandwich.
  • Live show - Tanoura Dance ,Fire blower show and Belly dance performance
  • Exclusive table with a bottle of sparkling wine & fruit basket (If option selected).
  • BBQ Buffet Dinner with 20+ Items with Vegetarian option
  • Separate washroom facilities for men and women at the Camp site
  • Cold mineral water in the vehicle
  • Beautiful Sunset photography opportunity
  • Well maintained Exclusive Desert camp to experience maximum thrill and adventure
  • Cake can be arranged for celebrating special occasions ( Birthday,Wedding etc) ,charges applicable
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Pictures and video in USB available to purchase
  • Alcoholic beverages (available to purchase)
  • Quad bikes are available at the camp at extra charge
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pickup will be in a 4x4 Land Cruiser on sharing basis with up to 6 people per land Cruiser from different hotels.
  • Children aged 4.99 years and under are not allowed to join the Tour.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Dress code: 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. Hats are advisable when in direct sunlight.
  • Guests visiting the UAE during the Summer months (June – September) are advised that peak daytime temperatures sometimes reach 42 – 45 degrees Celsius. Humidity levels can also exceed 90 percent during this period. We recommend all our guests to take adequate precaution.
  • The Dubai desert can get cooler in the evenings during winter, so we recommend you bring a light jacket and closed shoes. Please wear sports shoes for safe sand boarding.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • During the Islamic holidays / Ramadan fasting month,there will be a restriction on live entertainment ( Belly dance , Tanoura dance) and serving alcohol throughout the UAE. Therefore the Safari will be operated without these entertainments and serving of alcohol at the camp site during these days.
  • Desert Safari BBQ Dinner Menu as below:-
  • Welcome Drink - Rooh Afza (Rose Drink) , Breads – Kuboos / Bread Rolls , Salad Dressing - Mustard with olive oil (v) , Starters - Chicken Shawarma (non v)/ Falafel Shawarma (v),Cold Food - Freshly Chopped Tomatoes (v) /Sliced Cucumber (v) / Fresh Lettuce (v) / Olives (v) ,Arabic Salad - Hummus (v) / Tabbouleh (v) / Sautéed Potatoes & Onions (v) , Hot Food - White Rice/ Saffron Rice (v) / Chicken Biriyani (non v) / Lentil Curry (v) / Mixed vegetable Curry (v) , From the Grill - Marinated Chicken (non v) - BBQ LIVE / Barbecue Lamb Chops (non v) - BBQ LIVE / Beef Patty (non v) - LIVE ,Dessert – Luqaimat / Baklawa / Cut Fruits (v) /Tea and Coffee / Unlimited Soft Drinks, Water and Juice Cans
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was one of the best days of our holiday. There is so much included in your day trip and it feels like you're away longer than what you are so we definitely felt like we were getting more than our money's worth. We really...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Karis L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I LOVED this tour but one thing bothered me a LOT: The camels wore rusty chains as harnesses. All the camels had bad wounds (one was bleeding) from these chains/harnesses. If you do this tour, PLEASE SAY SOMETHING about this to the tour guide. Its...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jo C
OrientTours, Guest Relations Manager at Orient Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Jo C, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Please note that the well-being of all our animals is very important for us. We are investigating your feedback currently and shall update you here on this. Kind regards, Sarah P Dubke Manager Guest Services ORIENT...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The safari trips are all a bit hokey, but hey, its fun as well. This is one of the better tour groups to book with. Go direct! Vehicles are nice, drivers are friendly. You are encouraged to tip the driver at the end of your...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T7790PTroberte
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have booked trip through headout. Trip was organised by Rayna. Fantastic expiriance. The driver was fantastic and very helpful. The food and show was very good. We highly recommended.

Thank 409monikaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time in the desert, the 4x4 drive was a great bit of fun which was then followed by a relaxed time in a desert oasis where we could partake in various local cultural activities including henna tattoos, shisha pipe and a bbq...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank markgjames
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Yes they gave us a time and met us in the lobby of the hotel and returned us to the hotel afterwards too!
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They picked us up from our hotel and then they wait until the event is over and take you back. Great service!
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