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Dubai: Morning Safari Vintage Car & Breakfast at Al Marmoom

1. Dubai: Morning Safari Vintage Car & Breakfast at Al Marmoom

Discover the Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve on this morning trip in a Vintage G 230 Mercedes from the 1980s. Explore a historic Bedouin Village while participating in local activities such as coffee making and camel riding and taste authentic Emirati cuisine. Start your trip with pickup in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle and begin the 50-minute journey to Dubai’s only unfenced desert reserve covering 10% of the city. Upon arrival at Al Marmoom, switch from your modern vehicle to a 1980s Vintage G Class Mercedes for a smooth ride over the dunes.  During the 30 to 40-minute ride through the reserve, stop for photos in the middle of the desert. This will also be a good opportunity to learn more about Dubai, its history, and the significance of desert flora and fauna in traditional Bedouin life.  After the tour, visit a Bedouin village in the conservation reserve. Spot structures made of natural materials like goat hair and enjoy an authentic Emirati welcome with gahwa (Arabic coffee) and sweets. Join a camel caravan ride and observe the dunes, witnessing another perspective of the rare beauty of the desert landscape. Once you return, grab the chance to witness a live Arabic coffee-making session after which you can taste typical Emirati coffee.  Get an Arabian makeover while trying on traditional outfits. Pose in your new outfits and with a village falcon for some one-of-a-kind photos. Later, sit down and enjoy a traditional Emirati breakfast while breathing in the desert ambiance.  With your stomach full, finish off your trip by hopping back in the vintage Mercedes for one more ride back to your hotel or accommodation in Dubai.

Dubai: Vintage Car Evening Safari & Al Marmoom Oasis Dinner

2. Dubai: Vintage Car Evening Safari & Al Marmoom Oasis Dinner

Tour Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve in a Vintage G 230 Mercedes. Explore an ancient Bedouin village while participating in local activities such as coffee making and camel riding. Savor a 3-course dinner while breathing in the one-of-a-kind desert ambiance. Start your trip with pickup in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle. After a 50-minute journey, arrive at Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve. On arriving, switch from your modern vehicle to a 1980s Vintage G Class Mercedes for a smooth ride over the dunes.  During the ride, make a photo stop in the middle of the desert. Taking advantage of this chance, learn about Dubai's history. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see wild animals while hanging on to the car’s rods and looking out through the open top.  Arriving at the traditional Bedouin village, enjoy an authentic Emirati welcome with gahwa (Arabic coffee) and sweets, followed by a camel caravan ride, where you’ll witness another perspective of the rare beauty of the desert landscape. Later, watch a live Arabic coffee-making session with a local. Sip on traditional Emirati coffee and explore the Bedouin village. Spot structures made of natural materials like goat hair and hear stories about the old Bedouin lifestyle and the culture and customs they still value today.  Next, it’s time to see an unforgettable sunset. Marvel at the endless sand dunes as the sun falls and snap some unbeatable photos. Before enjoying your own Emirati meal, you can learn more about the Emirati cooking style by seeing a village lady busy making Emirati bread and luqaimat, an Arabic sweet dumpling.  Then, an Emirati 3-course dinner awaits. Start with an appetizer followed by the main course and a dessert. Take this time to enjoy the lively Bedouin-style entertainment.  Get dressed in your own typical Arabian costume and pose with the majestic falcon to take more photos to remember your experience. As night falls, the camp lights will be turned off, allowing you to feel the true essence and magic of the calm desert while enjoying a stargazing session with a telescope. Conclude your trip by hopping back in the vintage Mercedes for one more ride back to your hotel or accommodation in Dubai.

Dubai: Red Dune Safari and Camel Ride at Al Marmoom Oasis

3. Dubai: Red Dune Safari and Camel Ride at Al Marmoom Oasis

Explore Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve in 4WD vehicle. Join a camel caravan and experience the rich traditions of Dubai in an authentic Bedouin village. Savor a BBQ buffet while the evening entertainments take place and soak up the desert ambiance. Start your trip with a pickup in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle. After a scenic 60-minute drive, reach the desert and feel the thrill of bashing the silky dunes followed by a sandboarding session. Strap your feet onto a surfboard and slide across the desert plains observing the dunes. Afterward, move on for a camel ride admiring the mesmerizing sights of the desert landscape. Returning back to the village, be greeted with Qahwa (Arabic coffee) and sweets before indulging in an Arabic makeover and a pose with a majestic falcon. While exploring the village, participate in camp activities such as shisha smoking and henna painting. As the evening entertainment begins with the well-known Yola dance, be invited for a delicious buffet BBQ followed by local desserts. Relax by watching the joyful and lively Bedouin-style entertainment. As the night falls, the camp lights will be turned off, allowing you to feel the meditating dessert ambiance with a stargazing session. Hop back in the vehicle to conclude your trip with one last ride back to your hotel or selected location in Dubai.

Dubai: Morning Camel Safari & Breakfast at Al Marmoom Oasis

4. Dubai: Morning Camel Safari & Breakfast at Al Marmoom Oasis

Travel to the Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve to take part in a camel safari on this tour from Dubai. Experience what life is like in a traditional Bedouin village and have a delicious breakfast. Get your picture taken with a falcon. Be picked up from your accommodation in Dubai. Relax and take in the scenery on a 50-minute ride to Al Marmoom. Enjoy a traditional Emirati welcome of gahwa (Arabic coffee) and delectable local sweets.  Meet your camel and head out into the Al Marmoom desert. Travel by camel through the largest unfenced desert reserve in the UAE. Keep an eye out for the wildlife like birds and the Arabian oryx antelope. Hear about the Bedouin way of life from your guide. Arrive at a Bedouin village which was built from natural and sustainable materials. View Bedouin tents, a restored well, cooking stations, and farm animals. Watch a live Arabic coffee making session. Savor a fresh cup of coffee as you listen to Bedouin stories.  Dress up in Arabian clothing and take some photos with a majestic falcon. After your photo session, try a traditional Emirati breakfast. Admire the beauty of the desert landscape while experiencing new flavors. Return to your accommodation in Dubai. 

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What people are saying about Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 619 reviews

Imran, thank you for creating a wonderful experience. Your attention to detail, knowledge and hospitality made this trip an experience I plan to repeat in a future visit to Dubai. I highly recommend the Evening Heritage Safari by Vintage G Class & Al Marmoom Oasis tour.

Enjoyed the safari ride the most. Our driver was qadir who guided us all the way and made sure we sighted some gazelle. Though we were the only visitors for the morning tour, all items on the itinerary was made available

It was a great time, the trip was great!! Everything perfectly organized, our guide Imran Kahn read every wish from our lips. A dream dinner in the desert, the food was 1 star! Thank you again Imran!! Susie and Sven

Had a great time with the experience. Naveed was a great guide and the best driver for dune bashing!! Played great music too . Would definitely recommend

Amazing experience with our guide Inam. Humerous, knowledgeable and carring. The perfect guide to a perfect trip.