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Private Tour: Falconry Experience and Wildlife Tour in Dubai

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    Start your experience with a pickup from your centrally located Dubai hotel. Settle into your private, air-conditioned Range Rover with your driver and head out to a magical setting in the heart of the Dubai desert. Your destination is an exclusive, Royal desert retreat set amid rolling sand dunes. On arrival, meet a world-class falcon trainer and enjoy the rare opportunity to interact with highly trained falcons from an exclusive family collection. Witness a spectacular falcon show set next to a beautiful ghaf tree forest in the middle of the desert. Discover the history of this ancient practice and how it was used by the Bedouins to capture prey such as hares and small birds to supplement their diet with meat. The traditional custom has become revered in the UAE, and is now inextricably woven into local cultural traditions. 

    Learn about ancient and modern training techniques and watch spectacular demonstrations that illustrate the falcons’ power and agility. See them soar through the air and dive to collect lures and learn about how high-tech devices like drones and bergwings are used to train the falcons.  Get a chance to swing the lure or get a falcon to fly yourself! After this interactive experience, enjoy an exhilarating guided drive in a Range Rover through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, a magnificent national park established to protect local wildlife. Cruise through the dunes as you look for exotic animals such as Arabian oryx and gazelles.

    Continue to the stunning Al Maha Desert Resort located in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Enjoy a scrumptious morning feast overlooking the Arabian desert — the perfect finale to your adventure. Your trip concludes in Dubai with a drop-off at your hotel in your luxury Range Rover.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Falconry interactions and demonstrations
    • Breakfast at Al Maha Desert Resort
    • Entry/Admission - Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Please note: Guides in the following languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, Italian, Chinese) are only available upon request and availability
    • Minimum age is 10 years
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

    It was an unforgettable VIP Safari Tour in Dubai. I highly recommend this impressive tour and we would definitely book the tour again if we are back in Dubai. Special thanks to Eric who was an excellent and well experienced tour guide. We also loved...More

    2  Thank Xymena007
    MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2019

    Hi Lampert, It's indeed our pleasure having to receive such a positive feedback. We are equally happy knowing you had an unforgettable time with us. Your recommendation is highly appreciated. Thank you very much for your incredible review and the kind words towards Eric. We...More

    Reviewed 10 March 2019

    In a few words, we had a blast ! We were 2 adults and 2 children (2 and 8 yo). PLatinium heritage arranged a private car for us. Our guide Ali Moussa came to pick us up early in the morning. On our way to...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    3  Thank Benjamin B
    Camper12589098352, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2019

    Hi Benjamin B, Thank you for the great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your Desert Safari. Even better that you were able to enjoy this with your family. It is always great to get feedback from our guests, even more so to hear...More

    Reviewed 29 January 2019

    We were picked up by our guige Hosam from Egypt. Remember that name because he is probably the best guide on the tour. When we got to the base they gave a water bottle and a land rover pouch which comes with the private tour....More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    4  Thank Sammy J
    NeilSoleta, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

    Hi Sammy J, What an incredible review. You are right that Hosam is to thank for making your night special as he is truly a special Guide and we are tremendously lucky to have him in our team. Your review covers everything we do from...More

    Reviewed 18 December 2018

    We were picked up at our hotel by our guide for the day, Hosam. He was on-time and extremely polite. In fact, we had a load of laughs on our way to the camp, during and after the camp. He was the best. The breakfast...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    3  Thank MichaelO177
    NeilSoleta, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

    Hi MichaelO177, Thanks for the great review. We are delighted that you could label this as the highlight of your trip. It is always special when our guests leave such heart-warming comments of their experience. We are extremely proud of our staff and guides, to...More

    Reviewed 25 November 2018

    Party of 2 adults, 2 children for the Platinum Tour (air conditioned private Range Rover) consisting of Falconry experience, wildlife tour, camel ride and 5 course gourmet dinner. Our tour guide was Mutty - extremely knowledgeable and a great host all around. Everything was perfect...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    4  Thank JunaidaJ
    NeilSoleta, Guest Relations Manager at Platinum Heritage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

    Hi JunaidaJ, Thanks for the great review. We are delighted that you had an unforgettable experience with us! We are bursting with pride about our guides as they are the face of our operations and it excites us to get such great feedback as this!...More

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