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Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp

1. Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride & Al Khayma Camp

Discover the desert outside of Dubai on a guided dune bashing safari. Enjoy the opportunity to take part in a variety of optional activities including a quad bike ride, camel ride or dinner and entertainment with an extended tour option. You will be picked up from your hotel or selected location by your tour guide. Then, drive to the Dubai desert and after a short break, you can experience the thrilling dune bashing session with trained drivers. You can also try out sandboarding and snap some amazing photos of the rolling dunes. Proceed to the Al Khayma camp for the optional camel ride and included refreshments. The 7-hour tour participants will continue to enjoy some entertainment shows and have a delicious BBQ dinner at the camp. As the tour comes to an end you will be dropped back to your hotel/building.

Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

2. Dubai: Half-Day Desert Safari, Camel Ride & Quad Bike Option

After pickup from your hotel in a 4-wheel drive vehicle, head off with your local guide to the desert, just 45 minutes from Dubai. Upon reaching the Lahbab Desert, be welcomed into an air-conditioned tent with refreshments and time to relax. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can try some optional quad biking and take a ride over the beautiful red dunes of the Dubai desert. Next, you will hit the desert for a dune bashing experience in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Feel your stomach leap as you ride up and down the tall red dunes. Marvel at how the vehicle tackles impossibly steep inclines and the uneven terrain of the sand.  After dune bashing, you will have a chance to try sandboarding or simply admire the scenery around you. Make sure you take plenty of photos of the scenic desert landscape.  Next, stop at the red dunes desert and enjoy a camel ride in the open desert. Then, relax in air-conditioned comfort as you enjoy soft drinks, water, and Arabic tea or coffee with dates before getting dropped back at your hotel in Dubai.

Dubai: Premium Red Dunes Safari, Camels & Al Khayma Live BBQ

3. Dubai: Premium Red Dunes Safari, Camels & Al Khayma Live BBQ

Discover Dubai on a day-long journey across the Dubai Desert. Enjoy thrilling activities like dune-bashing and sandboarding, and take the chance to relax at a camp with traditional snacks and activities like henna and shisha. Finally, enjoy the sunset through a powerful telescope. After being picked up by your Safari Captain, make the first stop of your journey to stretch your legs and relax, or take the optional quad bike ride. The adventure begins with a 30-40-minute dune bashing ride deep in the Lahbab Red Dunes desert. Try sandboarding (surfing over the dunes) for an extra thrill before going to Al Khayma Camp. The Al Khayma premium camp will be all set to welcome you with Arabic coffee, sweets, and dates once you finish the desert safari. Say hello to the camp’s resident camels and, if you like, hop on the camel for a ride across the dunes. Enjoy and participate in the camp's activities, which include camel feeding, camel riding, henna painting, etc. These are followed by an appetizer with a live snack station, Arabic coffee, & tea, and even a shisha station. Tuck into 3 different buffets featuring Emirati, Moroccan, and Arabian cuisines, followed by a live BBQ, live bread-making stations during sunset, and camp activities. Feast your eyes on the Arabian Entertainment live show. Finish your dinner on a sweet note by relishing various local desserts. The camp’s ambiance will change as the sun goes down, allowing you to take in the peaceful desert night. Spot the stars in the desert sky through a high-power telescope on a fascinating stargazing session before calling it a day. Get dropped off at your hotel after a beautiful day of adventure and entertainment.

Dubai: Desert Safari and Al Khayma Camp Overnight Experience

4. Dubai: Desert Safari and Al Khayma Camp Overnight Experience

Enjoy a desert safari in Dubai. Ride a camel, enjoy exhilarating dune bashing, and have an authentic barbecue while enjoying the traditional dance. Then stay overnight in a air-conditioned Bedouin tent, and go on a camel trek the next day. After being collected from your accommodation in a comfortable 4WD vehicle, you will head to the Lahbab desert. Once in the desert, you will have some free time before your safari starts. Relax here or opt to go for a quad-bike ride while your vehicle for the off-road dune drive is prepared, the choice is yours. Next up you will enjoy a dune bashing ride, feel the adrenaline rush as your vehicle climbs up and slides down the sand dunes. Afterward, you can try sandboarding. Stand on the wooden board provided, balance yourself, and glide down over the sands. Next up, head to Al Khayma, a Bedouin-type campsite, where you will be led to your own tent (Khayma) inside the camp. After settling in here, you can taste Gahwa (Arabic coffee), Gaymat (sweets), and dates as a sign of welcome. Head out for a camel ride around the camp premises, and depending on the time and luck, view the sunset over the desert. Back at Al Khayma Camp, you can spend your time smoking shisha and henna painting. Don local Arabian clothes and pose for photos with a falcon. Enjoy a lavish barbecue buffet dinner while a Khaliji dancer keeps you entertained. When the camp lights are turned off, feel the essence and magic of the desert while stargazing with a telescope. Later, you will be taken by camel to a nearby camp area where a fire will be arranged for you. Learn how to make Arabic coffee or tea as you relax in the night sitting by the campfire, enjoying the silence of the desert and the dark sky above. Your desert guide will add to the fun with interesting desert stories, and when it’s time to sleep, you will return to the camp. You will retire back to your tent for an overnight stay. The following morning, wake up just before sunrise to witness a spectacular view. Your guide will take you to the desert with a camel caravan that is waiting outside the camp. Then go for a short camel trek capturing the nice view of the sunrise over the sand dunes. After camel trekking, you will return to your tent before eating a freshly cooked Arabian breakfast. Later, you will be driven back to Dubai and dropped off at your accommodation.

Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Dinner

5. Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, and Dinner

Explore the Dubai desert in the best ways possible: dune bashing in a Land Cruiser, on camelback, sandboarding, and with the option of enjoying a traditional Bedouin camp experience with a BBQ dinner and shows. After your pickup in Dubai, ride off into the desert in a 4x4 vehicle, sharing this thrilling adventure with family and friends. Experience dune bashing in a Land Cruiser and stop to try out sandboarding on the red dunes as well. Take photos of the brilliant desert sunset with your group at a Bedouin camp. Hop on a camel for a fun ride and try out henna painting in the evening. Sit back at a Bedouin camp and marvel at the entertainment of a traditional Tanura show and belly dancing performance. Savor the rich flavors of local food at a BBQ dinner with Arabic coffee, fresh dates, falafel, and shawarma.

Dubai: Adventure Dune Buggy Safari, Camel Ride & BBQ Dinner

6. Dubai: Adventure Dune Buggy Safari, Camel Ride & BBQ Dinner

The experience begins with pickup from your hotel in Dubai and heads out to the Lehbab Desert where adventure awaits. Arrive at the dune buggy center and get kitted out with all the necessary safety gear while listening to the instructions from your safari captain. Drive your 1000cc Polaris buggy out onto the sand dunes and enjoy an hour of thrill-seeking. Speed through the desert landscape and glide across peculiar sand formations, feeling the buzz of adrenaline rush through your body from start to finish. Once you’ve had some fun on the buggies, it’s time for the next activity of the day. Grab a sandboard and hit the slopes, sliding and slipping your way across the dunes. This is the final activity for guests who opt for the 4-hour experience. After sandboarding, the experience continues with more fun-filled activities at the nearby Al Khayma Desert Camp. Here you can enjoy a camel ride across the sandy landscapes, get a traditional henna tattoo, or watch an incredible falcon show. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, dine on a tasty BBQ dinner and relax as you partake in the traditional Dubai pastime of shisha smoking. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to your city hotel.

Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride and Sandboarding

7. Dubai: Desert Safari, Quad Bike, Camel Ride and Sandboarding

Escape the hustle of Dubai and experience the calm of the surrounding desert to satisfy your sense of adventure. Choose from a shared or private option, and enjoy legendary Lahbab hospitality. Start your adventure with a convenient pickup at your hotel and drive out to the wilderness by 4WD. Journey to the remote desert area of Lehbab, approximately 50 kilometers from Dubai city center. Marvel at the silky red sand and towering dunes. Hop on a camel to get a short ride or perhaps choose the optional quad bike experience. Head into the desert onboard your 4WD Land Cruiser as the vehicle slips and slides like a roller-coaster across the dunes. Try your hand at sandboarding, or just relax and take photos of the spectacular views of the sunset, before being dropped off back at your hotel.

Red Dune Desert Safari, Quad bike, Sandboarding & Camel Ride

8. Red Dune Desert Safari, Quad bike, Sandboarding & Camel Ride

Escape the hustle and bustle of Dubai and marvel at the silky red sand and towering dunes of the surrounding Arabian Desert. Go dune bashing and sandboarding, ride a camel, and take an optional quad bike ride. Satisfy your sense of adventure, whether traveling as a family, couple, or solo. Choose from a shared or private option, and experience the legendary hospitality. Get picked up from your hotel in a 4x4 vehicle and journey to the remote desert area of Lahbab, approximately 50 kilometers from Dubai city center. Upon arrival at Lahbab, take a short break while your driver deflates the vehicle's tires to get a better grip on the sand. Hop on a camel to take pictures or have a short 2-3 minute ride on them around a track. Maybe even choose the optional quad bike experience (age-restricted). Then, head into the desert onboard your 4WD Land Cruiser and hold on to your hat as the vehicle slips and slides on a rollercoaster ride across the dunes.  Go deeper inside the desert to get the best views possible and catch your breath on the highest dune. Try your hand at sandboarding and "surf" the sand, or just relax and take photos of the spectacular views.  After the desert adventure, get dropped off back at the hotel.

Dubai: Sunset Camel Safari, Stargazing, BBQ at Al Khayma

9. Dubai: Sunset Camel Safari, Stargazing, BBQ at Al Khayma

Immerse yourself in a local Dubai experience with a guided camel safari, stargazing, and barbecue. Take in the sandy dunes from the back of a camel as the sun sets into the horizon. Enjoy local treats in a Bedouin tent and watch a traditional dance performance while delving into the barbecue buffet. Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Dubai, then start your journey to the peaceful desert surroundings for a sunset experience of a lifetime. Make your way to a camel caravan, and experience the beauty of the landscape from the back of one of the so-called ships of the desert for about 45 minutes. Go up and down the dunes in the twilight. Then, head to a Bedouin-style camp for a traditional Arabic coffee or tea upon arrival. Savor Luqaimat sweets with dates and experience part of the desert lifestyle. Feel Old Arabia come to life in a unique Bedouin setting.  Try a shisha pipe or get a henna tattoo on your hand. Dress in traditional attire and pose for a photo with a falcon. Feast on a barbecue buffet dinner as you watch an authentic Khaliji dance performance. When the camp lights are turned off, feel the magic of the desert while stargazing with a telescope.

Dubai: Red Dunes ATV, Sandsurf, Camels and BBQ Dinner

10. Dubai: Red Dunes ATV, Sandsurf, Camels and BBQ Dinner

Discover the Lahbab desert while taking part in desert adventures such as quad biking, sandboarding, camel rides, and more. Experience the best of what the desert has to offer on either a full or half-day experience from Dubai with roundtrip transportation. Begin with pickup your hotel or other selected location. Upon reaching the desert, get ready for quad biking and listen to a safety briefing. Then, set off on a quad bike ride over the beautiful red sand dunes. Try out other desert activities such as sandboarding and camel riding. After that, head to the Al Khayma desert camp where you'll be welcomed with Arabian coffee and sweets. Take part in camp activities such as camel rides, photos with falcons, henna tattoos, and shisha smoking, along with cultural performances. Enjoy a tasty BBQ buffet dinner of local cuisine. After the tour, return to your hotel or preferred location in Dubai.

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I was booked this solo I was afraid to go I was join in one 5 other person group from different nationals are guide was Rashid he was very friendly and helpful exchange lots infromtion about Dubai he was very professional I was feel very safe camel ride atvs activities was good my interesting part was Dune bushing wich was amazing Rashid was make my day sand serving was fun great photos thanks Rashid

Tahseen our guide was amazing, picked up from the hotel on time, explained the tour and what will be going on amazingly, was available for any questions, made the whole trip a pleasure from the 1 hour QuadBiking to sand boarding, to driving to the desert camp and explaining how the process at the camp will work .. would definitely recommend, and would definitely book again when I’m back in dubai

Everything was excellent. The guide ( sorry for not remembering his name ) , the dune bashing and photo taking.

Very good trip. Quad biking was amazing! Imran was great. Definitely worth it

Perfect experience in Dubai! One must simply do this! Fantastic guide aswell