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Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari: Camel Ride, Sandboarding & BBQ Options

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    What to Expect
    Choose from 4-hour program that includes dune bashing, sandboarding and camel ride or the full 7-hour program with the addition of a BBQ dinner and enjoy many other activities at a VIP Bedouin-style camp'.

    Start your experience with pickup in a safari-style 4WD vehicle from your central Dubai hotel and zoom into the remote Lahbab desert that lies outside the city.

    During the drive, your guide answers any questions and shares information about the region. Head off road into bright red dunes and have your camera ready to capture what looks like giant beanbags of sand. During a break to gather the convoy, make use of optional quad bikes on-site. Then hold tight as you cruise toward the highest slopes. Feel the adrenaline race as your 4x4 plows up the dunes before sliding and slipping back down the slopes, churning up billowing clouds of sand in the process. 

    Reach a high desert dune for a photo stop and admire 360-degree views of the desert landscape as the sun slowly sets (afternoon tour). Take a camel ride and surf the dunes on a sandboard before you continue on to a Bedouin-style camp hidden in the middle of the desert (if upgrade selected).

    The 4-hour tour ends here and you are returned to your Dubai hotel.

    For those who have chosen a 7-hour tour, proceed to a torchlit camp, settle inside a cushion-strewn tent, and savor some fresh Arabian coffee and dates. Your safari guide will brief you about the various activities available: smoke a shisha (water pipe), decorate your hands with henna designs, and take pictures in traditional Arabic clothes.

    As dusk falls, dig into a scrumptious barbecue dinner of dishes such as kebabs, hummus, and salads accompanied by sodas and mineral water, and additional drinks (own expense) from the bar. While you eat, enjoy a colorful belly dancing show and tanoura performance, where fast-spinning dancers whirl across the stage. If you wish, click snaps with Arabian falcons at the camp.

    Finally, return to Dubai by 4x4, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary pickup from any hotel in Dubai and Port Rashid (Cruise terminal). Pickup from Jebal Ali and Investment Park or other locations available on additional cost. Pick-up time will be within 45 minutes before the tour start-time.

    Ports
    Port Rashid
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up and drop off from your selected hotel
    • Licensed English-speaking safari guide with in 4x4 vehicle
    • Cold bottled water in vehicle
    • Dune bashing 30-45 minutes
    • Sand-boarding in the desert
    • Short camel rides
    • Sunset photo stop in the desert
    • Welcome greet at camp with Qawha (Arabic coffee), dates & Lugamat (traditional sweet)
    • All desert camp activities including BBQ buffet dinner, Shisha pipe, Tanura & Belly Dance show, henna painting, camel rides and unlimited soft drinks – (with the 7-hour tour option)
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the desert camp)
    • Quad bikes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • All vehicles are fully insured and equipped with safety features, such as roll bars, seat belts, government tracker, GPS, GMS and a first aid box.
    • The tour is not suitable for pregnant women and people with heart, neck, or back problem.
    • The program is subject to change due to religious seasons or other circumstances, which may prevent certain activities from taking place.
    • The camp features designated areas for Shisha smoking. Additional charge will apply if Shisha is required at the tables.
    • Falcons may not be available at the camp during hotter months (mainly in July & August).
    • Tour duration includes pickup and travel time.
    • Children under 3 years of age are not allowed on the tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 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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    This was such an amazing experience. We had so much fun during every part of the tour. Nasir Ijaz, our tour guide, was super friendly and took amazing pictures of us using our phones. Highly recommend
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    Amazing trip camel rides sand boarding and desert safari. We travelled with an 8, 11 & 13 year old. They absolutely had an amazing time. Ibrahim was our tour guides and he knows hos to look after you.
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    Mr. Brown was very funny and a great guide! Had a great time and I highly recommend. The food was good and the activities were so much fun.
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    Thank you for a great experience today. Our guide today, Major was amazing very knowledgeable, well spoken, with expert driving skills and at all times made us feel very comfortable and safe. Vanessa
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    Horrible service
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    Great experience with a great guide
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