52 Best Desert Safari Tours in Dubai - 2020 (with 5660 Reviews)

Popular Dubai Desert Safari Tour Packages

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Dubai Desert Safari with Bbq Dinner- Flat 40% off 6H ₹ 730 5.0 star View Details
Red Dune Safari in Dubai 6H ₹ 2995 5.0 star View Details
Morning Desert Safari Abu Dhabi Flat 20% off 4H ₹ 3500 4.0 star View Details
Overnight Desert Safari in Dubai - Flat 35% off 1N ₹ 3300 5.0 star View Details
Arabian Overnight Desert Safari with Bbq Dinner Flat 15% off 20H ₹ 6999 4.0 star View Details

An opportunity to let your senses wander in the dimension of Dubai city that teems with golden sands and unbreakable tranquility – desert safari tours in Dubai are truly mesmerizing. Devoid of soaring buildings and touristy clamour, the desert of Dubai is a virtually endless realm built upon nothing but sand, gleaming under a spotless sky. While your eyes soak up the grand vistas created by the contrast of the sands and the sky, your soul will rejoice to be here. All you have to do is board a 4x4 vehicle, and embark on a journey to discover the immortal glory of Dubai that is hidden away in its vast desert.

This is one of the must try activities in Dubai that will make your vacation an exciting affair,
desert safari in Dubai weaves solace and thrill together. While the undulating and ever-changing dunes make the ride bumpy and charges it with adrenaline, the glorious vistas will bring joy to your heart. Besides, you also have the choice to opt for a camel instead to give a more traditional approach to the desert safari in Dubai. After spending your time participating in this soulful experience in the desert, you are sure to feel the emotion of pure contentment.

Most
desert safari tours in Dubai pair the ride with other cultural delights such as BBQ dinner, Tanoura show, and desert camping, letting one have an all-embracing experience. Additionally, you can also participate in thrilling activities in Dubai like stargazing, quad biking, and sand skiing. Bringing together various cultural shades of Dubai and keeping its interesting traditions alive for the world to experience, this is an enriching package in itself. Thus, as far as cultural exploration is concerned, Desert safari experience in Dubai stands unrivaled.

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Dubai Desert Safari with Bbq Dinner- Flat 40% off Best Seller
Dubai Desert Safari with Bbq Dinner- Flat 40% off

6H

Dubai

The evening in a Desert.Dubai desert safari is an experience without which any Dubai trip is incomplete. This enthralling adventure is one of those rare adventures that combine the fun of luxuries and thrill to create a unique experience. This tour lets you experience the best of desert safari in Dubai through various activities you can indulge in during the tour. Buckle yourself up for a bumpy ride across the desert, bash the sand dunes in a 4x4 vehicle. Evening time slot gives you a great opportunity to capture some breathtaking views of the dreamy desert with magical colors of the dusk.This tour lets you experience all the fun elements available in the desert of Dubai to create a wholesome experience including shisha smoking, Belly dance show, Tanura show, and Fire show apart from various thrill-filled adventure sports activities. Besides, the tour also takes care of your appetite in the most interesting manner as it includes a BBQ dinner with a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to make your evening even more delightful. Dubai desert safari tour is a true specimen of how an adventure should feel like.Note: All packages depend on subject to availability.Packages available:Basic Package:Transfers available(Bus & sharing 4x4 land cruiser)Live entertainment shows.Unlimited (but free!) refills of water, coffee and tea.Free henna tattoo paintings.BBQ buffet dinner with options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.Free camel riding.Dune Bashing.Separate toilet facilities for both men and women.Unlimited starters and cold drinks served for free.A photographic opportunity to capture the dazzling sunset.Free Arabic dress photography(subject to availability)VIP Package:Shared 4x4 land cruiser transfersLive entertainment shows.Unlimited (but free!) refills of water, coffee and tea.Free henna tattoo paintings.BBQ buffet dinner with options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.Free camel riding.Dune Bashing.Separate toilet facilities for both men and women.Unlimited starters and cold drinks served for free.A photographic opportunity to capture the dazzling sunset.Free Arabic dress photography(subject to availability)Falcon photography.Quad bike riding.HorseridingVIP servicesAlcohol PackageLive entertainment shows.Unlimited (but free!) refills of water, coffee and tea.Free henna tattoo paintings.BBQ buffet dinner with options for both vegetarians and non-vegetariansFree camel riding.Dune Bashing.Separate toilet facilities for both men and womenUnlimited starters and cold drinks served for free.A photographic opportunity to capture the dazzling sunset.Free Arabic dress photography(subject to availability)Unlimited alcohol for 30 minutes.Bus Pick-up & Drop points:Dubai Pick-up Areas: Deira City Center, Burjuman Spinneys, LULU Market behind Mall of Emirates, Dragon Mart.Sharjah Pick-up Areas: Sharjah City Center, Mega Mall Sharjah, Sahara Center, National Paints near New NESTO.Starting time: 01.00 pmEnd time: 09.30 pmMinimum occupancy: 2 Pax
Excellent

3407 Ratings

5.0

3407 Ratings

Starting from

INR 1,230

INR 730

Red Dune Safari in Dubai Featured
Red Dune Safari in Dubai

6H

Dubai

Price: AED: 156.8           USD: 42.70 About the Activity: Big Red, known by the locals as Al Hamar, is one of the most popular places for dune bashing in Dubai.If you are looking for some adventurous dune bashing experience in Dubai, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Get picked up from your hotels or residence in Dubai or Sharjah at around 3.15 PM in a 4x4 land cruiser and proceed to the desert campAfter reaching the camp, embark on the fun-filled dune bashing for around 45 minutes amidst the beautiful Lehbab Desert.Indulge in various other activities like the sand boarding, camel rides and get the 'Heena' paint on your hands.Witness the belly dance and Tanura dance performances performed by the professional artists while you enjoy your Arabic tea or coffee.Enjoy the Sheesha facility accompanied with a fire Show done by professionals. End your tour at around 9.30 PM by heading back to your hotels or residences in Dubai or Sharjah.
Excellent

333 Ratings

5.0

333 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,995

Morning Desert Safari Abu Dhabi Flat 20% off Featured
Morning Desert Safari Abu Dhabi Flat 20% off

4H

Abu Dhabi

Morning with dune bashing.Try out the morning desert safari in the Al Khatim desert, around an hour drive from Abu Dhabi, to have a blistering and beautiful view of the Shining desert. Have an amazing experience, as you hold on to your seats and go dune bashing in a 4x4.After dune bashing, get a chance to see camels closely in a group on the farm. You can also do camel riding. The Al Khatim desert is blessed with the largest dunes, reaching hundreds of meters high than the surrounding plains. You can also do sand boarding, and have an endless thrilling and adventurous experience. You can also try quad-biking at an extra charge, available on site.Get your camera ready in the desert camp, as you will get a picture to wear traditional Arabic dress. Prepare yourself for a hand interaction with the Falcon, and take a gallery full of pictures. Also at the campsite, you will get Arabic coffee, tea, dates, water, and soft-drinks for Refreshments.The ticket includes:- Desert safari for 1-hour.- Arabic traditional dress for taking pictures.- Hand interaction with the Falcon for taking pictures.- Refreshments at the campsite.Note: Pick-up will be between 8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. from your location in Bur Dubai/Deira.Minimum 3 persons are required to book this tour.Camel ride and sand-boarding are charged extra.Quad-biking is also available at an extra charge on site.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,380

INR 3,500

Overnight Desert Safari in Dubai - Flat 35% off Best Seller
Overnight Desert Safari in Dubai - Flat 35% off

1N

Dubai

An experience to spend a night in the majestic Lahbab desert of Dubai, which is in proximity to the Omani border. From luxury BBQ dinner in the desert to desert camping, this tour is bound to give you a breath-taking and thrilling experience. Escape from mundane city life as you indulge in this amazing experience of an overnight desert safari.Get picked up from your hotel in Dubai or Sharjah or selected locations (if you choose bus pickup) at around 2:30 PM. After reaching, enjoy the dune bashing ride in Land Cruiser to the fullest. Engage in other activities like quad biking, camel safari, and sandboarding if you still feel that you can take more adrenaline or if you seek thrill and adventure, unlike any other experience.Indulge in a mouthwatering BBQ dinner after a long tiring day of dune bashing, head-banging activities. Relax as you enjoy an array of entertainment shows and have a good night's sleep in tents under the beautiful starry skies in a desert.Conclude your trip by waking up to breakfast in the morning after which you’ll get dropped back to your hotel or residence by 8:30 am.Note: Packages options depend on subject to availability. Package options:Basic Package Details:Common package inclusions.Pickup from Standard Locations by Buses around (2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)Desert Dune Bashing of 10 to 15 minutes.Drop Off Next day by 4x4 or bus around (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.)A minimum of 4 persons is required to book the basic package tour.Advanced Package Details:Common package inclusions.Pick-up by 4x4 vehicle (shared) from your residence or Hotel (Dubai/Sharjah at 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.).Dune Bashing / Desert safari for 25 to 30 Minutes.Drop-Off 4x4 vehicle around (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.)Minimum 2 persons are required to book the advanced package tour.Bus Pick-up & drop off points:Dubai Pick-up Areas: Deira City Center, Burjuman Spinneys, LULU Market behind Mall of Emirates, Dragon Mart.Sharjah Pick-up Areas: Sharjah City Center, Mega Mall Sharjah, Sahara Center, National Paints near New NESTO.Meals:Breakfast and BBQ dinner (Veg and Non-Veg) will be served during the stay. 
Excellent

374 Ratings

5.0

374 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,090

INR 3,300

Arabian Overnight Desert Safari with Bbq Dinner Flat 15% off Featured
Arabian Overnight Desert Safari with Bbq Dinner Flat 15% off

20H

Abu Dhabi

Arabian desert camping in a traditional Bedouin camp!An overnight camp in traditional Bedouin camps, amidst the beautiful AL Khatim desert, Abu Dhabi after an evening of complete adventure, filled with dune bashing, camel riding, and serious photo session in the middle of the desert. After that visit the camel farm, for other activities. Stay in the traditional Bedouin camp furnished with pillows and carpets, modern lights and separate restrooms facilities for men & women. Witness the impeccable Arabic hospitality upon arrival with Falafels, Arabic coffee, tea, dates, soft drinks, and water. You can also take a camel ride, and enjoy the sunset on a camelback, take a gallery full of amazing pictures with you. Try out special Bedouin activities, one of the must do things in Abu Dhabi desert - Traditional Arabic dress for photography, Encounter with the Falcon for photography, Henna painting, Music (Arabic and English). Enjoy the mesmerizing belly dance performance and then Tanoura dance at the center stage. After the amazing performances, have a finger-dining dinner with barbecue dishes and Arabic food varieties. After dinner, you can also go for shisha smoking with Arabic coffee. Star Gaze, as the night falls over the majestic desert, as you tuck yourself in the sleeping bags (blankets & pillows) and wake up to the exotic aroma of Arabian coffee and an inviting breakfast. Go dune bashing, then back to your hotel/selected location in Abu Dhabi.The pick-up will be around 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m.Note: Minimum 2 people are required to book this experience.Children aged between 3-12 years will be charged as per child fare.Children above 12 years will be charged as per the adult fare.
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,244

INR 6,999

Combo: Dubai City Tour with Evening Desert Safari Flat 15% off Best Seller
Combo: Dubai City Tour with Evening Desert Safari Flat 15% off

6H

Dubai

Located southeast of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula, Dubai is a global city, which has become an exciting tourism hub. Well-known for its modern architecture and beautiful and beautiful landmarks, this city is the second-largest emirate and the most inhabited city of the U.A.E. About the tour:This amazing combo tour provides you the experience of the city with sightseeing tours that will allow you to explore famous places. The tour start starts on pick-up from the hotel where you are staying, going to Dubai Museum where you know the region’s captivating past. As the trip progresses, you’ll see the elegant Jumeirah Mosque and pause in the front of the luxurious Burj Al Arab for a great photo op.After that, you will be passed by the man-made island-Palm Jumeirah and stare at the mainly iconic sights, mainly Atlantis Palm Hotel. Further move on, you will drive across the dazzling boulevards like Sheik Zayad and many more. Coming to the evening Desert Safari, which is a perfect blend of relaxation and cultural experiences. The expertly trained representative will lead this tour, ensuring you absolutely blissful moments from start to end. After the safari, you will receive a warm welcome in the Emirate style at the campsite, where you can participate in a number of activities, watch cultural shows, and then relish delicious BBQ delights. With this super combo tour, you’ll see all of the emirate’s main points of interest with a city sightseeing tour, plus set forth on a desert safari.Meals:Unlimited refreshments (tea, coffee, water, soft drink without alcohol)BBQ DinnerTime Duration: 6 hoursStarting point & Endpoint: All travelers will be picked and dropped back to the hotel. Hotel pickup between 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm.Minimum occupancy: 2 Pax
Excellent

32 Ratings

5.0

32 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,294

INR 2,794

Dune Desert Safari in Dubai
Dune Desert Safari in Dubai

4H

Dubai

Price: AED: 189.16           USD: 51.51About the Activity: If you are looking for some enthralling Desert Safari Tour, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Start your journey from getting picked up from your hotel in Dubai at around 8 AM in a four wheel drive vehicle.Begin your journey with a thrilling ride over the sand dunes.Stop for refreshing traditional Arabic coffee & dates along with Shisha, followed by an amazing camel ride.End your tour at around 12 PM and head back to your hotels in Dubai.This tour can be availed every day early in the morning.
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,613

Evening Desert Safari, Sand Boarding, and Camel Ride in Dubai
Evening Desert Safari, Sand Boarding, and Camel Ride in Dubai

6H

Dubai

About the Activity: Indulge in the amazing desert safari experience with the taste of authentic Arabic culture.Get picked up from your hotels or residence from Dubai or Sharjah at around 3 PM and proceed to Al Aveer Desert.Indulge in the adventurous desert safari at  Al Aveer Desert in a 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser, having a unique experience of dune bashing.Afterwards, continue your journey to the desert camp and indulge in a camel ride. You will have plenty opportunities to take photos while enjoying this ride.Also get a chance be photographed wearing traditional Arabian garb, and with a falcon on your arm.Enjoy a lip-smacking dinner under the open night sky with delicious buffet barbeque dinner and cool drinks. While you enjoy your meals, witness the traditional entertainment like belly dance and a Tanura dance along with a Sheesha.End your amazing desert safari tour by heading back to your residences or hotels in Sharjah or Dubai at around 9.30 PM.
Superb

32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,779

Dune Bashing in Dubai - Flat 15% off
Dune Bashing in Dubai - Flat 15% off

3H

Dubai

About the Activity: Enjoy this enthralling trip to the desert which is full of adrenaline pumping excitementGet picked up from your hotel or residence at 9:00 AM and head on over to slide down from high dunesIndulge in some cool refreshments to beat the desert heat.Experience the excitement of a roller coaster ride for around 3 hours and get dropped back to your hotel or residence at 12:00 PM.
Very Good

38 Ratings

3.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,359

INR 3,705

Desert Fat Bike Ride in Dubai
Desert Fat Bike Ride in Dubai

5H

Dubai

About the Activity: Embark on this amazing tour and get a chance to ride the fat bikes amidst the beautiful desertFat bikes are versatile all-terrain mountain bikes that allow avid cyclists to explore rugged landscapes previously off limits. Get picked up from your hotels in Dubai between 7 to 8 AM and proceed towards the activity location in an air-conditioned vehicle.After reaching to the activity location, enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast, which will consist of  water, coffee/tea, fruit salad, and smoked salmon open sandwichAftermath, traverse the gentle rolling dunes on an action-packed adventure in search of local flora and fauna. End your amazing desert fat bike tour between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm and head back to your hotels in Dubai.
Very Good

29 Ratings

3.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 11,023

Sandboarding in Dubai
Sandboarding in Dubai

4H

Dubai

Price: AED: 198.84           USD: 54.148About the Activity:Indulge in this amazing sand boarding experience in the golden dunes of the Arabian Desert in Dubai.Get picked up from your hotel at around 8 AM in a four-wheel drive vehicle and proceed towards the location of activity.Rev along the sands on your sand board and take lots of pictures.Head back to your hotels in Dubai at around 12 PM where your tour ends.
Very Good

34 Ratings

3.0

34 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,798

Desert Safari with Barbecue Dinner in Dubai
Desert Safari with Barbecue Dinner in Dubai

5H

Dubai

About the Activity: This package offers six hours of untainted fun and heart-stopping activities in one of the biggest as well as magnificent deserts in the Arabian Peninsula.Get picked up from your hotel or residence in Dubai/Sharjah at 3:00 PM and embark on an exciting adventure Desert Safari in Dubai is a mix of adventure, cultural entertainment, and sumptuous dinner under the stars. The real highlight of the tour is an exciting, adrenaline-pumping 4x4 drive deep into the desert to explore the vast stretch of the golden dunes by plummeting low in the deep ditches and escalating high on the summit of the dunes.This is followed by a visit to a traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, which enables you to capture the real essence and beauty of the desert, as you relish traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavored Shisha, and rivet in the mesmerizing belly dance movements to the Arabic music and Tanura horse shows.  You will also get the opportunity to ride a camel, walk over desert sand, put on Arabic attire, adorn your hands with mind blowing henna designs, and take pictures of falcon sitting on your shoulder.To tantalize your taste buds, this exclusive Dubai desert safari also includes a scrumptious dinner featuring international buffet with a choice of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Conclude your trip by getting dropped back to your hotel or residence in Dubai/ Sharjah at around 9:30 PM 
Excellent

707 Ratings

5.0

707 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,999

Morning Desert Safari in Dubai - Flat 20% off
Morning Desert Safari in Dubai - Flat 20% off

4H

Dubai

Morning with the sand dunes.Dubai's most famous characteristic is its desert. Dubai is blessed with a large stretch of scenic deserts.Morning desert safari in Dubai is one of the many activities that contribute to its unmatched fame among tourists all over the globe.There are numerous adventure activities to try in the golden sands of this golden state, ranging from sand-boarding and 4x4 desert safari to camel safari. Start your day on an adventurous note by taking in the great activities in the Arabian Desert. Leaving the mundane city life behind, indulge in exciting desert activities like camel riding, quad biking, sand boarding and dune bashing across red sandy dunes in Lahbab area with this activity package. These once-in-a-lifetime activities are bound to get your adrenaline pumping and giving you a time of your life on this experience. Though there are a couple of time slots available to enjoy desert adventure activities in Dubai, opt for morning slot as it is the best time to experience these fun activities since, during the other slots, the heat of Dubai may alter your experience.There are two options available for this tour:Basic Package Details:- Pick Up by 4x4 from the hotel and home Dubai / Sharjah.- Desert red sand Dune Bashing of 25 – 30 minutes.- Photographic Opportunity.- Camel Riding (Optional & Extra Charge).- Sand Boarding (Optional & Extra Charge).- Quad Biking (Optional & Extra Charge ).- Tour Duration around (8:00am to 12:00pm).Advanced Package Details:- Pick-Up and Drop-off by 4x4 from your residence Dubai/Sharjah.- Pick-up by 4x4 from your residence Dubai/Sharjah (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.).- Dune Bashing in High Red Dunes for 35 - 45 Minutes.- Free Camel Riding.- Free Sand Boarding.- Free Soft drinks, Water.- Quad Biking (Optional & Extra Charges).- Drop-Off 4x4 around (12:30pm to 1:30pm).Note: Minimum 2 persons are required to book the advanced package tour.Minimum of 4 persons is required to book the basic package tour.Children below 3 years of age are free of charge.Children above 3 years of age will be charged as per the adult fare.
Excellent

375 Ratings

5.0

375 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,630

INR 2,100

Desert Safari in Dubai
Desert Safari in Dubai

6H

Dubai

About the Activity: Get picked up from your hotel in a Hummer at around 3:00 PM and embark on an exciting Arabian adventure.This safari tour takes you right into the heart of the desert, Al Shamsi Bedouin Village, where you can experience the excitement of a roller-coaster ride down astonishing high dunes. A stop for a breathtaking view of the endless desert will give you an opportunity to watch the sun-set over this tranquil scenery.Sit back and relax as you take part in Arabian cultural activities, like shisha and henna art. Indulge in a lavish BBQ spread while you are entertained by belly dancers and musicians.Conclude your trip by getting dropped back to your hotel at around 10:00 PM. 
Very Good

39 Ratings

3.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,076

Evening Desert Safari Tour with Quad Biking Flat 10% off
Evening Desert Safari Tour with Quad Biking Flat 10% off

6H

Dubai

Desert safari on a quad bike.Though the awe-inspiring buildings tell enough about Dubai, the best way to experience Dubai is in a desert on a quad bike. Dubai is evolving as one of the best adventure tourism destinations, and the variety it has on offer justify its fame.If you are looking for some amazing quad biking experience along with camping in the desert, this tour is a perfect fit for you. An experienced and trained safari driver will drive you through the exhilarating desert sand dunes to experience the roller coaster exciting dune bashing. Get picked up from your hotel in Dubai at around 3 PM and proceed towards the activity location amidst the beautiful sands of Dubai. After reaching behold the beautiful sunset over the dunes of Dubai and indulge in the dune bashing followed by sand boarding and quad biking.Types of tickets:- With Bus Pick-up- WIth hotel/home Pick-up (Dubai/Sharjah)Package includes:- 6 live entertainment shows- 2 belly dance shows (not available during the Islamic month of Ramadan)- 2 Tanura Show (Traditional Tanura show & Fire Tanura Show)- 1 Fire Show- Unlimited (but free!) refills of water, coffee and tea.- Free henna tattoo paintings.- Tantalizing BBQ buffet dinner with options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.- FREE camel riding.- Separate toilet facilities for both men and women- Unlimited starters and cold drinks served for free.- A photographic opportunity to capture the dazzling sunset.- Free Arabic dress photography (subject to availability).Optional services that are offered on camp for an additional price include:- Horseback riding within the camp area- Long Camel ride- Fresh Juices- VIP ServiceBus pick up points:Dubai Pickup Areas: Deira City Center, Burjuman Spinneys, LULU Market behind Mall of Emirates, Dragon Mart.Sharjah Pickup Areas: Sharjah City Center, Mega Mall Sharjah, Sahara Center, National Paints near New NESTO.Bus Drop-off points: Same as Pick-up AreasNote: Minimum 2 persons are required to book the transfer option.Children below 3 years of age are free of charge.Children above 3 years of age will be charged as per the adult fare.
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,780

INR 2,500

Dubai Dune Buggy Safari
Dubai Dune Buggy Safari

6H

Dubai

About the Activity: Get a taste of extreme adrenaline pumping adventure on this dune buggy safari.Get picked up from your hotel or residence at around 3:30 PM and enjoy the thrills of riding through dunes on an extreme off-road buggy.Tour the amazing desert while you take part in this new kind of adventure.You can select from 3 seater -5 seater buggy as per your convenience.Conclude your trip as you get dropped off to your hotel or residence at around 9:30 PM.
Very Good

25 Ratings

3.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,263

Desert Safari in Dubai with Dinner and Show
Desert Safari in Dubai with Dinner and Show

6H

Dubai

About the Activity: Enjoy a drive by air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle into the desert that surrounds the city of Dubai and admire views of the barren yet enchanting landscape en route, and listen to your guide’s tales about the region and its fascinating geology.Get picked up from your hotels in Dubai at around 3.30 PM and proceed towards the activity location in an air-conditioned vehicleYour first stop in the desert is a traditional camel farm, where you’ll see herds of the magnificent hump-backed herbivores. Continue across the desert plains to a campsite where you can try your hand at sandboarding, which is a popular local pastime. Relax and take a seat outside to watch the sun set over the craggy canyons and sun-baked plains. Get a henna tattoo design on your hands or feet, watch a traditional tanoura dance show, and feast on a delicious barbecue dinner.After dinner, you can smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe) if you wish, and watch a live belly-dance performance around the campfire. Relax under a canopy of twinkling stars.End your tour at around 9.30 PM and head back to your hotels in Dubai.
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,446

Hatta Mountain Safari in Dubai
Hatta Mountain Safari in Dubai

7H

Dubai

About the Activity: Engage in an iconic desert safari in Hatta, an inland enclave of Dubai.Get picked up from your hotels in Dubai at around 8 AM and proceed towards the Hatta mountains.Continue your drive in the four-wheel drive vehicles cross a variety of terrain on your way to Hatta, with spectacular views across rocky mountain passes.Make your first stop at Hatta Heritage Village and get a chance to see the Fossil Rock and Camel Rock, an unusual rock formation hidden among the dunes.Enjoy a lip-smacking picnic lunch before heading back to Dubai.End your trip by getting dropped off to your hotels in Dubai at aroumd 3 PM.
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,373

Ktm Desert Dirt Bike Ride in Dubai For Beginners
Ktm Desert Dirt Bike Ride in Dubai For Beginners

2H

Dubai

About the Activity: If you have never ridden off road and have a burning desire to have this fun experience then look no further.For dirt bike ride, you should posses the basic knowledge of a bike, skill of using clutch, gears, and throttle. Within a short span you will learn and master the art of riding in sand. Ride through the beautiful sands of the Dubai desert and feel invincible. The bikes are in the best condition and the equipment you will be provided ensures maximum safety. Utmost importance is given to safety measures and a guide will be with you on every step of the way. This tour is not only restricted to men but to women as well who would want to ride a motorbike in the desert of Dubai.Spend 2 hours learning and taking part in something truly exciting.
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

Starting from

INR 12,783

Extreme Adventure Tour in Dubai
Extreme Adventure Tour in Dubai

4H

Dubai

About the Activity: Experience camel rides and sand ski. Engage in an exhilarating desert adventure in the vast desert.Get picked up early morning from your hotel and drive through the campsite in Al Aweer, where a 30 min camel ride awaits you. Shortly after the break, sand cruise through one of the biggest sand dunes in the region for a breathtaking sand skiing. A big craze in the U.A.E., sand skiing will provide fun to all ages. A quick preparatory skiing lesson will be provided as well as the safely-designed mono-board.Small dune vehicles or ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) are also available for self-dune drive.Frolic in the dunes and race up and down the track specially created for you. By midday, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Superb

35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,632

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  1. How many types of Desert safaris are available in Dubai?

    The following three types of desert safaris are available in Dubai:

    Evening Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner:
    The most sought after desert safari experience in Dubai, Evening Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner is a delightful package that offers a variety of delicious BBQ treats along with an insight into the culture and heritage of the region.

    In addition to stimulating activities like dune bashing in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle, quad biking, and horse riding, you also get to enjoy cultural indulgences such as Tanura show, belly dance show, and fire show. The vast stretch of desert becomes all the more scenic with the colourful light of the setting sun, creating plenty of opportunities to capture some breathtaking shots.

    Timings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Book Now: Dubai Desert Safari With Bbq Dinner at Flat 40% Off

    Morning Desert Safari:
    Start your day on a positive note, go for a morning desert safari in Dubai. Giving you a chance to fill your day with uninterrupted fun, this experience lets you indulge in thrilling adventures like camel riding, sand boarding, and quad biking in addition to dune bashing in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle.

    There will be plenty of space, opportunities, and time for you to enjoy each activity to your heart’s content. If you are an adventure junkie planning to visit Dubai, with so many unique things to try, this package will turn out to be a rollercoaster ride for you.

    Timings: 8 am to 12 Noon
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    Overnight Desert Safari: Under a starry sky, over the smooth sands – imagine spending a night in Dubai in the most natural atmosphere. The most rewarding of all the desert safari tours in Dubai, overnight desert safari is a great way to discover another aspect of Dubai, away from all the bustle and racket. Thrill yourself by indulging in dune bashing, try camel riding, sleep in a lavish tent, and get henna tattoos on your hands.

    And, of course, pamper your taste buds by trying a wide selection of mouthwatering vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes in the BBQ dinner and breakfast buffet. Furthermore, an exciting range of 6 live entertainment shows will keep the festivity going with full enthusiasm.

    Timings: 3 pm to 8 am
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  2. What is the best time to visit Dubai for holidays?

    Except the summer days, every other time is the best time to visit Dubai city. During summer season that comes during the month of April, May, June and July, the temperature would rise up to an unimaginable level. In December, January and February, the climate will be comparatively better and this is the time the famous Dubai shopping festival happens.
  3. What are the essential things to carry while going for desert safari in Dubai?

    In addition to wearing comfortable clothes and sandals, there are a few things that you should pack for desert safari tours in Dubai. They are:

    - Camera
    - Sunglasses
    - ID proof
    - Sunscreen lotion
    - Shawl (night safari)
    - Cash
    - Hat/Cap

  4. What all is included in the Desert Safari?

    On booking a tour for Desert Safari in Dubai, you will get services like

    • Desert Safari experience fees
    • Hotel Pickup and drop
    • Cultural Shows (Depending on Variant)
    • BBQ dinner (Depending on Variant)
    • Entertainment shows (Depending on Variant)
  5. Is it worth visiting Dubai for desert safari?

    Yes, it is totally worth visiting Dubai for desert safari because it is definitely one of the most iconic experiences it can offer. The desert of Dubai is a treasure trove of varied pleasures which include both traditional experiences and thrilling adventure sports. Apart from that, the picturesqueness of this sandy paradise is worth witnessing at least once in life. So if you have never tried it before, visit Dubai and get on with this life-altering experience.

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  6. Where can someone enjoy desert safari in Dubai?

    The vast desert fields in Dubai are quite famous for offering multiple adventure activities like desert safari, dune bashing, camel safari, BBQ dinner, camping, sunrise and sunset watching, quad biking, buggy ride, sand boarding, sand skiing etc. The Arabian Desert that is located near to the city is where you can indulge in n number of adventure activities. Happy Desert Safari, Dubai Evening Safari, Hummer Desert Safari, Haryad Dubai Tours, Arabian Desert Safari, Dubai Desert Safari Rides, etc are some of the leading desert safari providers in Dubai.

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  7. In which area we will go for Safari drive, and where the camps are situated in the desert?

    The two most famous location in Dubai for enjoying the best of desert Safari are Al Awir and Lahbab Desert (red sand desert).

  8. What are the maximum number of people that can go to a Desert Safari?

    There is no upper limit to how many people can go for a desert Safari at a time. However, in the cases of vehicles, especially for a 4x4, the maximum number of people that can fit in a car are 6.

  9. What is unique about desert safari in Dubai?

    Desert safari tours in Dubai are packed with a wide spectrum of varied experiences. The kind of sand-based activities you can try in Dubai are hard to find anywhere else. It is purely exhilarating to participate in dune bashing in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle. Other activities you can usually try as part of the package are sand boarding, quad biking, and horse riding.

    Or you can also enjoy the pristine essence of the older version of Dubai by trying your hands on camel riding. Apart from being a thrill-filled affair, it is also a luxury experience laced with comfortable transfers and scrumptious meals. Furthermore, traditional experiences like henna tattoo painting and Tanura show also set desert safari in Dubai apart.

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  10. Is there any special dress code I should follow for a Desert Safari?

    This is an adventurous journey that you will be taking, so it is important that you wear clothes that are as comfortable as possible. Men can wear shorts or cotton pants teamed with a comfortable t shirt, while women can wear Salwar Kamiz or pants with t shirts. Also sandals are a better option as compared to shoes. Sunglasses will be a good addition if you are going for desert safari in Dubai in the morning or late afternoon hours. Jewelry must be avoided as there is no guarantee for their safety during the bumpy ride.

  11. Is it safe to do desert safari in Dubai?

    Yes. 100 percent safety is guaranteed by the multiple tour providers in Dubai. They provide only specially designed vehicles to do dune bashing or similar activities. Properly trained guides will accompany each team and person to make sure that you are getting the right kind of adventure. But desert safaris in Dubai are not recommended for infants and pregnant ladies as the dunes are really bumpy and tricky.

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  12. What is camel ride & how long It will be?

    Camels are called the ship of the desert, and a ride on a camel back through the desert will be the most amazing way of enjoying a desert safari. A camel safari would last for about 10 to 15 minutes.

  13. Can we do desert safari on our own from a rented vehicle? Are the vehicles reliable?

    Yes you can do. There are many companies which give rental vehicles but the insurance will not be covered for off-road rides. So you have to take this option at your own risk but if you are thorough with desert driving, then you can do it. Mostly, the vehicles used for desert safaris are of high qualities like SUV or luxury model 4x4 vehicles, fat bikes, off-road motorbikes etc. Since the bumpy sand dunes are really challenging, the tour providers will not give any other vehicle rather than the good conditioned ones. But you can inquire about the condition and reliability of the vehicle before you start the activity.
  14. What is the pickup and drop off time for desert safari ?

    For morning desert safari, the pickup time will be at 8:30 AM and the drop-off timings would be at 1 PM, while for evening desert safari in Dubai, the pickup will be at 3 PM and drop off will be at 8:30 PM.

  15. Can I do desert safari in a Hummer?

    Yes. You can do desert safari in Hummer. Perhaps there are companies which exclusively support desert safari in Hummer. The strength and the tough tyres of Hummer will take you easily through the stiff sand dunes and many people have pointed out that the experience you will get by a Hummer safari is different.
  16. What is the minimum number of passengers for safari?

    There is no specific lower limit on the number of passengers to book a desert safari. Even a solo person can book the experience for themselves.

  17. Do I need to have any experience to do desert safari?

    It is suggested to have off-road driving experience to tackle the rough and bumpy dunes in the desert. But at least you know driving, then dune bashing can be done. Apart from that, you don’t need any prior experience to do desert safari. If you are booking through some desert safari providers, then you don’t need to worry.
  18. Which vehicles are used for Desert Safaris?

    The most prefered vehicles for a desert safari in dubai are-

    • Hummer
    • Toyota Land Cruiser
    • Prado
    • Series 1 Land Rover
  19. What precautions should be taken care of before going to desert safari in Dubai?

    It is always better to take the sunset safari to escape from the scorching sun. Have light food or drink less water before the safari or dune bashing since the bumpy rides will make you nauseated if you eat heavily. Carry sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, hats etc and also wear comfortable dress. Open shoes or flip flops are preferred to shoes and sneakers as you have to get out of the vehicle and board on the other frequently and sand will be stuck in your shoes and socks. There is no need to carry water as there are refreshment zones where you can get water or snacks.

    If you want to do camel safari, then check for the availability as early as possible after you reach the sand dunes so that you will not be left alone afterwards. The sand dunes are located very close to the city around 45 minutes journey. Hence plan the travel accordingly.
  20. How do I make a reservation for dubai desert safari?

    You can choose any of the packages that most suit your requirement and the kind of adventure that you are looking for. Proceed to the page and choose the date, number of people and proceed. You will then confirm the details and choose the variant that best suit your expectation of the adventure. You will then come to a page where you will fill in the details of the travelers and proceed for the payment of the tour.

  21. I am pregnant. Can I do desert safari?

    No. Pregnant women are not recommended to do desert safari in Dubai as the bumpy sand dunes will make the vehicle to go through different levels of challenge which can make your body shake completely. So it is not advised for pregnant women.
  22. Can small kids do desert safari as well?

    Kids below the age of 3 or 4 are not allowed to take the desert safaris as the drives will be very challenging and the paths are trickier. So it is not safe for small kids as well as pregnant women. The bumpy sand dunes make the drives so challenging.

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  23. Are medical patients or people under treatment allowed to go for desert safari in Dubai?

    People with certain medical conditions, especially the one related to back, bone, heart or lungs are advised to not take up on this activity. And if you wish to, you must first consult a doctor and bring in the medical certificate deeming you to be fit and with proper authorization.

  24. Are there any additional charges for Transfers from the hotel?

    Yes, you can avail the offer for desert safari in Dubai with or without the option of transfers, in which case, the transfers from the hotel will cost you extra.

  25. Can I have a meal before doing a desert safari?

    You can have light meals and avoid eating heavy meals before the activity. Eating too much and drinking too much water will make you nauseated during the challenging bumpy drives. So it is advised to have something very light before you head out to do desert safari.
  26. What is the difference between a Desert Safari and Red Dune safari?

    The main difference between these two is the location. Where the normal Desert Safari is organised at Al Awir with normal sand, the Red Dune Safari is organised at Lahbab desert where the sand has a certain red hue to it. Also, the latter is a rather VIP variant of Desert Safari

  27. Do I need to make an advance booking for a desert safari? What if I don’t want to make an advance booking for a desert safari?

    If you want to do it on a specific day, then it is good to book in advance a desert safari through any company that provides it. But most of them have desks at the sand dunes and you can directly go in and check with it. But to avoid losing time or to make the seat assured, you can try out booking in advance. Some tours for Dubai involve desert safari along with other activities.

    If you don’t want to make an advance booking for a desert safari, you can go directly to the sand dunes and you can see multiple travel companies’ desks there. You can take your slots after registering there. Usually, there would be enough vehicles and space to do desert safari.
  28. Can I do a desert safari on my own or do I need a group?

    You can join a group of tourists if you are booking the tour alone. It is not necessary that you need a group to do desert safari since almost all the desert safari providers have the option for single booking also.
  29. How long is a desert safari?

    The number of activities you choose will decide the duration of the desert safari. In most of the cases, the normal desert safaris take 6 to 7 hours including pick up and drop off at your hotel. The safari alone will take around 3 hours. If you choose to have dinner, camel safari, camping etc, then the duration will be increased.
  30. Can I do desert safari during the night time?

    Yes, you can do desert safari in Dubai at night. In fact, it is the most mesmerizing desert safari experience in Dubai as it covers a wide array of activities and experiences. If you opt for a night safari, you will be treated with desert camping experience along with some engaging traditional live performances. And an ultimate culinary adventure in the form of BBQ dinner is the greatest pleasure.

    Whether you are interested in night photography, getting familiar with the local culture and traditions, trying bumpy night ride, or you want to calm your senses in the most effective manner, an overnight desert safari is the perfect opportunity you have.

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  31. Will I be picked up from my hotel for the desert safari?

    If you are booking the activity through any company providing the desert safari, you may get a pick up from your hotel. The distance between the location and your residence will be considered for that. If you are going on your own, then you have to reach the spot where the activity can be done. From company to company, the option for pick up will change.
  32. Do I need to tip my safari guide?

    It is not mandatory to tip your safari guide. It is completely up to you whether you liked the ride, you can give him a small appreciation as you wish to. Other than that, there is no strict rule to give them anything.
  33. Can I have alcohol/smoke during a safari?

    Drinking and smoking are allowed only during the time of dinner. During the adventure activities, you are not allowed to smoke or drink. But alcohol will be served during the time of dinner but normally an additional charge will be there. Some companies give liquor freely.
  34. What happens in case of a medical emergency?

    Usually, there will be emergency medical kit and aids available at the location and in the vehicles also. But if the condition is worse, then you will be taken to the nearest hospital.
  35. Are proper first aid kits available in the vehicles?

    Yes. All the vehicles used for desert safari will have the proper set of first aid kits. But it is better to check with your tour provider what all items are there. Usually, the desert safaris in Dubai are renowned for the safety measures.
  36. What if I have allergy to dust?

    If you have allergy to dust, then it is better to avoid doing desert safari especially during summer days as the air will be mixed with so much of dust. During winter times, the amount of dust in the air will be comparatively lower and you can try doing that time by covering your nose with a mask or scarf.
  37. Can I do dune bashing? Is it safe to do it?

    Yes, you will get dune bashing with desert safari. It is completely safe to do dune bashing. Dune bashing is done usually by using 4x4 vehicles. It is the most thrilling part of desert safaris in Dubai which will give you utmost challenges during the activity.
  38. How long is the Dune Bashing?

    Dune Bashing can be done for 3 to 4 hours to cover the best part of the desert which has uneven curves and bumps. A complete roller coaster style ride is promised by this most adventurous activity one can avail in Dubai.
  39. What all things I should keep in mind before Dune bashing?

    Dune bashing is an adventure activity that goes through a lot of bumps and curvy sand dunes. If you don’t want do anything adventure in the desert, you should not go for dune bashing. It is not a smooth drive along the tarred road but a completely thrilled drive against the wind and moving sand so that you will feel like you are sitting in a roller coaster. There will be multiple vehicles on the track at the same time and they move close to each other in order to maintain the thrill and adventure.

    Wear comfortable clothes that would let you enjoy the activity completely and easily. There are a lot of chances for sand to get into your shoes and clothes and even eyes. So wear sandals or flip flops, cover your hair with hat or scarfs, and try to wear shades instead of contact lenses.
  40. Can I do a camel ride as well? How much time can I do it?

    Yes. You can do a camel ride as well during the desert safari. Usually, the camel rides will take around 45 minutes to 1 hour along the red sand dunes of Dubai. It is better to do it before sunset as you can enjoy the stunning views while you trek along the vast ocean of sand on the slow moving, ship of the desert.
  41. Is dune buggy available too?

    Yes. Dune Buggy can also be done. Most of the desert safari tour providers will have the option to choose dune buggy ride as well. Dune buggies are 750 CC vehicle that is customized for competing with the uneven dunes found in the desert of Dubai. A complete roll cage, bucket seats and safety harness are fixed in the vehicle in order to make your ride so thrilled and adventurous.
  42. Can I do sandboarding? How much time can I do it?

    Yet another adventurous and thrilling activity that is available in the deserts of Dubai is sand-boarding. It is also known as sand surfing. Similar to snow-boarding is sand boarding but it takes places on sand dunes. You will be sliding down or cross the sand dunes by standing on both the feet strapped to a flat board with the tails curved similar to snow-boards. There are 200-300 meter tall sand dunes in the desert of Dubai so that you can choose the duration of the activity until you find yourself tired.

    Most probably, people take 30 to 45 minutes on an average to do sand boarding.
  43. Can I do dirt bike ride?

    Yes. There are options to do dirt bike ride also in the deserts of Dubai. Since the dirt bikes are meant for off road rides, it would support you against the harsh dunes which are taller and challenging more than expected.
  44. Can I do camping in the desert?

    Yes. Camping is also available in the deserts of Dubai. But it would be given as a separate package by most of the desert safari operators in the city. The stay will be in comfortable tents and dinner will also be served. You can choose for night desert safari, belly dancing, henna painting, falconry etc during the camping.
  45. Is it safe to do desert camping?

    Yes. It is always safe to do camping in the desert in Dubai which will let you retreat to the old ages of calmness and quietness. The desert is away from the rambunctious noises of the city and thus you will feel completely relaxed. There are a lot of tents arranged in a line so that you would not be alone most of the times.
  46. Are there any dangerous animals (snakes, scorpions) at the desert camp?

    There were incidents of scorpion bites and spotting some animals in the desert. But if you take the right precautions before you get out of the tents, you can avoid getting hurt by the scorpions which are frequently found in the deserts of Dubai. You can wear boots or cover your feet properly and use torchlight or carry something similar while you get out of the tents.
  47. Will we have proper meals during camping?

    Yes. There will be proper meals available during camping. Most of the desert camp options come with BBQ dinner or a scrumptious meal plan. The menu will be varying from company to company which gives desert camping. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian starters, main course both veg and non- veg and desserts will be served for dinner. Drinks and beverages can be availed at an additional charge in most cases. Normal English breakfast will also be served in the morning.

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  48. Will we see belly dancing during the camping?

    There are many desert camping packages that includes belly dancing, henna painting, falconry etc with the adventure activities. If you choose the right package with belly dancing, you will be able to enjoy it with camping.
  49. Is vegetarian food available as well? Can we bring our own food?

    Yes. During any meal, there would be options of vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food items. Since there are a lot of vegetarians come to visit the city, offering both the options are somewhat mandatory. Most of the overnight camping packages come with meals included. It’s better to avoid heavy bags with you while coming for camping. Also you will get water and refreshment items at the various stalls near the camping location so that you can buy food items there as well.

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  50. What kind of toilet facilities will be available?

    There will be separate toilet facilities for men and women. Usually toilet tents are being set up which are clean and tidy. But the problem comes when the number of bathroom and toilets is not adequate with the number of guests.

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