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Desert Experience: Camel Safari with Dinner and Emirati Activities from Dubai

  • Desert tour from Dubai with longer-than-usual camel ride and no dune bash 
  • Ride in a camel convoy to a desert camp in a royal retreat 
  • Included activities give you the full Arabian camp experience 
Desert Experience: Camel Safari with Dinner and Emirati Activities from Dubai
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Desert Experience: Camel Safari with Dinner and Emirati Activities from Dubai
Exploring Dubai’s desert on a DIY trip won’t give you the full-on Arabian camp experience. This excursion delivers it with a difference: incorporating a longer-than-usual camel ride, a falconry show, and activities like bread- and coffee-making demos, while giving the standard dune bash a miss. Ride a camel to a tented camp, enjoy the activities as you wish, and savor a 4-course dinner and dancing shows before returning to Dubai.
What to Expect
After pickup from your central Dubai hotel, travel into the desert by air-conditioned minivan. Meet your camel convoy and enjoy a 45-minute ride across the sands to a Bedouin-inspired camp set within a reserve owned by the UAE’s royal family.

Take in the atmosphere of the torch-lit compound, and as the sun sets, watch a falconry demonstration. Stroll into the dunes for sunset photos, and enjoy the activities on offer inside the Bedouin-style tent—getting a henna tattoo, sipping Arabic coffee, and watching bread- and coffee-making demonstrations.

Next, settle at a low table for a 4-course dinner of Emirati dishes served with soda and mineral water. See the Itinerary for a sample menu.

Afterward, opt to try a shisha (Arabic water pipe), and enjoy live dancing and music displays under the stars before your trip concludes with a hotel drop-off in Dubai.
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1 - 5 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
So nice, I cant wait to do it again!

Living in Dubai, I've done multiple desert safaris before. First time I tried Platinum and will never try another company. Punctual, super professional, our guide AKA walking encyclopedias about Dubai, UAE, fauna flora, there was a falcon show on a amazing sunset spot, for all...More

5  Thank Wahasi G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Brilliant in all aspects

We did the the Heritage Desert Safari which was brilliant from start to finish, made so by the wonderful guide Ali Moussa from Cameroon who was knowledgeable and helpful throughout. The food was fantastic in the evening and the safari itself was fun. The whole...More

3  Thank jsjdrama
Neil S, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage Luxury Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi jsjdrama, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the food, appreciate the Emirati authenticity experience and appreciated the team’s organisation. We look forward to seeing you out with us during your next visit to Dubai. Thanks once...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Authentic !

Really is a great experience. Guide was thoughtful, courteous, informative, and skillful at driving over the sand dunes. Camel ride is an experience you need to try. The meal was interesting, well prepared, and filling. The atmosphere was awesome with some good entertainment.

Thank Darrell C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Desert Experience

We had a great time. Saeed was very welcoming and helpful. I would recommend this experience to anyone. It was very well organised from pick up from the hotel, to the camel ride experience, to the entertainment and food at the Bedouin style camp. It...More

2  Thank Moya H
Neil S, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage Luxury Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Moya H, Thanks for the great review. It is wonderful to read your recommendation and that you thought Saeed was very welcoming and helpful. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best Regards, Neil

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A bit of a cliche

This was an enjoyable night but I don't think you're missing out if you don't get around to it. It's a long drive out to the dessert. You then go dune bashing, which we skipped due to bad backs. The 'camp site' of the dinner...More

Thank Clareymacagram
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22 July 2018|
Response from rana z | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! Your kids will love ut
12 June 2018|
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Response from Gesjn M | Reviewed this property |
That’s the same question I asked when I was on the tour last January. My tour guide said the weather in that particular desert is not too bad during summer. I’m not sure if he’s just saying that so they will still get... More
22 May 2018|
Response from dadachu | Reviewed this property |
Please reach out to the company. Thanks. D