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This was my first ever solo adventure with Thrillophilia, and I decided to opt for their latest package for morning desert safari in Abu Dhabi. And fro...


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This is a best opportunity to explore the activities that embrace the beauty of Abu Dhabs desert adventure. Although this was my solo tour, I literally...


Trip Location: Dubai

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.


  • Refreshments at the campsite (Arabic coffee, tea, dates, water, and soft drinks)


  • Desert Safari
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  • Camel Riding ( if selected )
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  • Sand Boarding
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  • Dune Bashing

Other Inclusions

  • Dune Bashing
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  • Camel Riding (if option selected)
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  • Sand Boarding
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  • Desert photography opportunities
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  • Professional licensed safari guide
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  • Hand interaction with the Falcon


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by 4x4

Things To Carry

  • Comfortable Footwear
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Cap / Hat
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  • Closed Shoes
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  • Water Bottle
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  • Valid ID
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  • Camera


  • Dune bashing can get bumpy. For safety purposes, we do not recommend children under aged 0-2, pregnant women or the elderly to take parting in this activity
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  • Infant seats are not available for dune bashing
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  • It is recommended that you do not eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid incurring motion sickness during the dune bashing
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  • We would like to recommend you to wear comfortable clothes and closed shoes in your desert safari tour.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
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    Story by Kanaka Kapoor

     Rated : 5.0


    This was my first ever solo adventure with Thrillophilia, and I decided to opt for their latest package for morning desert safari in Abu Dhabi. And from the bottom of my heart, I feel gratified to thank the entire team for arranging such a well-mannered and co-operated tour on the go. Our team was quite experienced and to ensure on our entertainment, he made it sure to share the best of his knowledge about the place with us.

    Story by Deeptimayee Gupta

     Rated : 5.0


    This is a best opportunity to explore the activities that embrace the beauty of Abu Dhabs desert adventure. Although this was my solo tour, I literally enjoyed a lot with my fellow tour mates with activities such as dune bashing, camel riding, and sandboarding. For anyone who is in Dubai and has a day reserved at leisure, I strongly recommend undertaking this adventure for an experience to remember for the years to follow.

    Story by Tanushri Pothuvaal

     Rated : 5.0


    There are various sites in the market. But what sets Thrillophilia apart from the rest is their morning desert safari Abu Dhabi price. At a nominal expense i got the benefits of an experienced guide, a 4x4 Fortuner or Toyota Land Cruiser ride, and numerous sand adventures all under one package. Before I forget, their accommodation and meal options are simply the best part of their package.

    Story by Bhagwati Sinha

     Rated : 5.0


    After browsing a lot to search for the best morning desert safari Abu Dhabi deals, I found Thrillophilia to be the best one. Their website is so well-organised that you get all your essential queries answered right then and there itself. The package had desert safari, sandboarding, camel riding, and dune bashing, which made our investment a totally worthy one.

    Story by Omana Guha

     Rated : 4.0


    You are only going to adore your morning safari in Abu Dhabi with Thrillophilia. the activity booking is quite simple, and you can reserve your dates with just a matter of a single click through the web. The tour is 100% a guided tour where you entire team is lead with a well-experienced team leader.


    People Also Ask

    1. How cold does it get in morning in the desert?

      The desert temperature in the morning is less cold than in the night. Due to sunrise, the total area absorbs more sun rays and reaches a certain temperature in the morning. The normal temperature of the desert ranges from 18 degrees C (64 degrees F) in January to 42 degrees C (107 degrees F) in August, where it becomes less cold in the morning when compared to the evening, especially after the sunset. During sunrise, the desert landscape absorbs more heat radiation due to no cloud or humidity and rises to a minimum temperature of 25 degrees C. However, it varies during summer, and winter seasons.

    2. What type of dressing is recommended in this safari?

      Considering Abu Dhabi’s climate and its range of activities, the tourists are requested to wear lightweight summer clothing. Casual wears like trousers, t-shirts, shorts, or jeans (if comfortable) can be worn for this morning desert safari. Just make sure that the clothing is flexible and comfortable to take the camel ride and other leisure activities. But, one should not wear short-trousers, sleeveless t-shirts, and any other transparent dresses. Similarly, you can wear sports shoes or hiking shoes to have a grip on the sand. Lastly, please note that normal sandals and flip flops are not recommended.

    3. Which vehicle will be provided to us for Morning Desert Safari Abu Dhabi?

      To have the best dune bashing experience, you will be provided with a big 4x4 vehicle like the Toyota Land Cruiser or Fortuner. The main aim of dune bashing is to drive throughout the sliding sand dunes at varying speeds, additionally, manoeuvring the car in order to maintain balance while moving up and down. Thus, except for a 4x4 Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), no other car can best serve its purpose. This exhilarating ride makes you sliding from one end to another. The car is equally featured with utmost safety such as seat belts, GPS, airbags, etc.

    4. Which activities are included?

      The morning desert safari Abu Dhabi provides an array of fascinating activities. They’re as follows: Desert Safari – One can get the most memorable experience in Abu Dhabi desert safari by traversing through enormous mounds of sand, having refreshments at the campsite, and taking alluring photographs of the desert. Dune Bashing – Here, you can feel the adventurous ride in a 4x4 vehicle for 1 hour and embrace the very natural habitat of the desert. Camel Riding – This slow yet steady camel ride takes you deep into the desert and gives you a glimpse of the desert atmosphere and its great oasis (if possible). Sand Boarding – This extreme board sport guarantees you the best surfing feeling on the sand and persuades you to do it again and again. Hand Interaction with Falcon – Here, you can meet the Falconers freely who are professionally-trained and have a pleasant interaction with them. Desert Photography – Finally, one cannot leave the desert without filling his/her camera with lots of amazing pictures of exotic plants, animals, beautiful sunrise/sunset, and many more.

    5. What is the best time for Morning Desert Safari Abu Dhabi?

      During the months of November to April, one can get the best time for morning desert safari Abu Dhabi. Since it attains its peak season and attracts millions of customers, one can plan this activity without any second thought and get a wonderful holiday respite. Since Abu Dhabi is located at a sub-tropical, arid climate, the temperature throughout the year is recorded between 15 degrees C and 42 degrees C. With a soothing climate and calm atmosphere, one can get the most thrilling experience ever at the same time clasp the beautiful creations of nature.

    6. What kind of meals will be provided?

      Here, one can enjoy the exquisite meals of the desert, cooked in such a way to give a delicious treat to your taste buds and impress you instantly. The meal is sure to elevate your body for the next few hours to indulge in other recreational activities. Moreover, there are refreshments provided at the campsite, including Arabic coffee, tea, dates, water, and soft drinks. One can refresh and rejuvenate with the food unlimitedly and stay upbeat in the entire journey.

    7. Is there a pickup and drop facility available?

      Yes, indeed. The tour operator arranges the most comfortable vehicle for tourists once they’ve booked the morning desert safari Abu Dhabi. On the day of the trip, the chauffeur will pick you up at your hotel and take you directly to the starting point. Similarly, after finishing the desert safari, you will be dropped at your hotel safely. From the start and till the end, one can feel a pleasant riding experience without much hassle and witness the beautiful landscape of Abu Dhabi at his/her own pace. The vehicle provided is fully air-conditioned and having necessary safety features.

    8. Is there any age limit for this?

      Yes. The children aged under 0 – 2 years and elderly people are not recommended to indulge in dune bashing activity as it gets bumpy often and likely to cause back/neck pain to them. Due to safety reasons, the management and the tour operator have set a certain age limit to prevent any injury or mishap to the visitors. Likewise, pregnant women are also not encouraged to take part in thrill-seeking rides as it may cause pain or discomfort to them.

    9. How many minimum persons are required to avail this package?

      A minimum of three persons is required to avail this package. After taking into account of the travelling time, a number of activities, and dining, at least three people are mandatory to enjoy this ride. After confirming the desert safari tour, you will be provided with the pickup & drop facility, a tour guide, meals, and the exciting activities to do.

    10. Can we take pictures of the Arabic Traditional Dance?

      Yes. You can take pictures of the age-old Arabic traditional dance which showcases the rich culture and tradition of Abu Dhabi. Here, the traditional dance is performed by both men and women depending on the type of dance. Since it is performed only by professional dancers, it has become widely popular among other continents in different names such as oriental dance, Middle Eastern dance, and Eastern dance, etc. Thus, one can take hundreds of photos and fill his/her social media with colourful pictures.

    11. What can you do in Abu Dhabi early in the morning?

      Featuring a good count of expansive shopping centres and a heap of luxurious tourist attractions, there are countless things to enjoy in Abu Dhabi in the morning. Here is a quick list for the same – Start your day with a prayer at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Fasten your seat belts and drive around the real world of Fl track.

      Indulge in some white-water rafting adventure. Click some panoramic views of the city of Abu Dhabi with an aerial flight. Kayaking around the thick foliage of mangroves. Hire a yacht-charter and hop in and around the different islands that fall in your lane. Grab some best early morning desert safari Abu Dhabi deals and start with your unlimited adventure.

    12. Where can I ride a camel in Abu Dhabi?

      Thrillophilia’s morning desert safari Abu Dhabi gives you an exciting chance to explore the camel riding adventure across the vast stretches of desert. If you have a group of your own, you can opt for a private guided tour option.

      While all the solo travellers can opt for the semi-private guided tour option. Thrillophilia’s morning desert safari Abu Dhabi price comes with a discount of flat 20% off which makes it a budgeted adventure for every single wallet.

    13. What is dune bashing in Abu Dhabi?

      Dune bashing comes as a part of your Dubai desert safari package. This activity is usually performed with varying your speeds to different degrees while driving through the numerous sand dunes that are widely spread throughout the deserted land of Abu Dhabi.

      With every next piece of the gear, you push your vehicle through, the sand surface keeps shifting. Hence, the pre-requisite of enjoying this adventure is that you need a special type of car and an exceptional skill set to navigate your car through those dunes.

    14. Is dune bashing safe?

      Dune bashing along the vast deserts of Abu Dhabi is an entirely safe adventure to accomplish. All the luxurious SUVs which you use to enjoy your dune bashing experience are equipped with specially designed safety gears.

      As soon as you start moving in and around the sand dunes, the pressure built across your SUV tire is highly reduced to facilitate its smooth movement through the dunes.

    15. What is included in Desert Safari Abu Dhabi?

      Thrillophilia’s package for morning desert safari in Abu Dhabi is inclusive of the best riding experience in 4x4 Fortuner or Toyota Land Cruiser.

      Besides, the package is designed to provide you with a heap of desert adventures such as dune bashing, sandboarding, camel riding, desert photography, and a hand interaction with the Falcon.

    16. Is dune bashing scary?

      Dune bashing is not a scary adventure. However, at times, you might face some sudden sideways slides or steep descents through the desert sands. Make sure that before you participate in this activity, prepare yourself well enough for this sand bashing adventure.

    17. What time does desert safari start?

      There are different time slots followed for experiencing the desert safari in Abu Dhabi. You may either opt for an early morning adventure or the one scheduled in the afternoon.

      Evening or Night desert safaris are also available for all those who love the essence of a late evening ride through the vastly stretched deserted areas of Dubai.

    18. How long does desert safari take?

      Your Desert Safari experience differs with the package you opt from your service provider. However, a usual desert safari lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

    19. How much is the desert safari in Abu Dhabi?

      The cost of desert safari Abu Dhabi is listed below.

      Morning Safari - adult INR 3500 , child INR 3400
      Morning Safari with Sand Boarding & Camel Ride - adult INR 3700 , child INR 3200

    20. What do you wear on a desert safari in Abu Dhabi?

      For the desert safari Abu Dhabi it is advisable to wear lightweight summer clothing because of the scorching heat of the location. One can opt for outfits like shorts, jeans, t-shirts and others. Just choose accordingly so that they won’t make you uncomfortable while you enjoy the leisure activities in the desert safari.

      Avoid wearing any transparent or short dresses as it neither goes well for an adventure nor are they suited as per the culture of the location. Wear hiking or sports shoes that offer higher grip on and as compare to flip flops and sandals. Do carry your sunglasses and hat for a comfortable exploration under the sun.

    21. Which desert safari is best Dubai or Abu Dhabi?

      The desert safari Abu Dhabi location is the best to choose for a thrilling adventure in the sand. The sand dunes present in Abu Dhabi are the largest in the world. It is less crowded with people and one can capture the mesmerising views of the camels and glittering sand.

      One can indulge in dune bashing and that too in your private car. Apart from this, you can visit in different hours of the day and night as per your choice of package. While making a booking with Thrillophilia for the desert safari tickets, you also get the facility of pick up and drop from your hotel to the desert safari starting point and returns in comfortable vehicles.

    22. What desert is Abu Dhabi in?

      Abu Dhabi is located in the Empty Quarter that is renowned as the Arabian Desert. In Arabic language, this desert is known as the Rub Al Khali. It nestles in the south western portion of the United Arab Emirates.

      Desert safari Abu Dhabi is a popular tourist attraction at this pristine location. it is the world largest sand desert in which Abu Dhabi resides. Explore the desert with your desert safari package you opt from Thrillophilia at great discounts.

    23. What is desert safari Abu Dhabi location?

      The location of desert safari Abu Dhabi is located 40-45 minute’s drive from the Abu Dhabi city. It is seated in the Al Khateem desert on the Al Ain road in Abu Dhabi.

      The personalised services with the desert safari package you avail from Thrillophilia include your pick-up and drop from your hotel to the commencing point of desert safari.

    24. Are there any desert safari Abu Dhabi offers?

      The unbeatable Abu Dhabi desert safari offers are offered on the platform of thrillophilia. Check it out to choose from an array of options offered by them with heavy discounts on each.

      You can opt for a morning, evening, half day or other tour as per your preference. The choice of travelling in a sharing or a private car is also offered by them.

    25. What are the inclusions of the package?

      As you avail your tickets for desert safari using the Abu Dhabi desert safari offers, thrillophilia offers an array of things included in it. One can feel the thrill of adventure through dune bashing and then ride on the ship of the desert, camel for an exceptional experience.

      Sand boarding is another sport which includes surfing on the sand. Desert photography is a not to miss activity to capture the extravagant views of the native people, flora, fauna, sunsets and sunrises.

    26. What is the child ticket age and cost for Evening desert safari in Abu Dhabi?

      Morning Safari - child AED 173.73

      Morning Safari with Sand Boarding & Camel Ride -child AED 163.51

    27. What is the cost of Evening desert safari in Abu Dhabi in AED?

      For Desert safari Abu Dhabi, the tickets pricing as per the Arab currency are mentioned below.

      Morning Safari - adult AED 178.84 , child AED 173.73
      Morning Safari with Sand Boarding & Camel Ride - adult AED 189.06 , child AED 163.51

    28. Will there be seat belts for all passengers in Evening desert safari in Abu Dhabi?

      Yes, the vehicles that are opted and used in the desert safari in Abu Dhabi possess all types of specially designed safety gears. From seat belts to reduced tyre pressure to make you feel fewer bumps, the SUV’s that you travel in while on your safari are perfectly safe to travel in.

    29. Which vehicle will be provided to us for safari?

      The very best and safe vehicles are chosen for the desert safari as one chooses to book for the desert safari tickets from thrillophilia. Cars like 4x4 Fortuner or Toyota Land Cruiser are mostly used for tracing out activities in the desert safari.

    30. What is the whole experience duration?

      The duration of desert safari varies with the package you opt for. The minimum duration for a desert safari is 6 hours that is mostly for the morning, evening or half day desert safari Abu Dhabi tour package.

      The maximum duration of the safari can go up to 12 hours that come with packages like full day tour, overnight stay and others. So, choose as per your preference of a time slot to explore the beauty of Abu Dhabi through desert safari.

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