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Red Dune Desert Safari, BBQ Dinner, Live Shows, Camel ride, Sandbording

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Overview
Dubai’s desert isn’t just about sand and dunes: It’s a living part of Emirati traditions and history. On this tour, experience the full desert-and-culture package in one afternoon and evening—difficult to arrange independently. Enjoy a dune bashing session, camel ride, sandboarding, and henna art. Watch cultural performances like belly dancing and savor an Arabian Nights atmosphere with a barbecue buffet dinner under the stars. Hotel pickup and drop-off make the experience ultra-smooth and convenient.
Highlights
  • All-in-one desert adventure, culture, and dinner experience from Dubai
  • Multiple desert activities: dune bashing, sandboarding, camel ride, and more
  • Live folkloric dance shows, plus buffet barbecue dinner under the stars
  • Return 4WD transfers with Dubai hotel pickup and drop-off for convenience
What to Expect
Depart your Dubai hotel by air-conditioned 4WD and journey into the desert. Once outside the city, go off road and enjoy a dune bash: zooming over the slopes with a guide/driver at the wheel. Then, head to an oasis and camel farm before climbing up a dune for photos of the desert sunset. Next, continue to a safari camp that's designed to replicate a traditional Bedouin settlement. Here, try sandboarding and camel riding, and enjoy an optional quad bike drive (own expense). Then, slow the pace by getting a henna tattoo, donning Arabian robes for souvenir photos (own expense), and trying a shisha (Arabic water pipe). Watch live belly dance and tanoura (whirling dervish) shows and savor an open-air buffet of barbecued meats and Emirati specialties with unlimited soda and water. Alcoholic drinks are available to purchase. Your experience finishes with a drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Guaranteed pick up offered from all hotels in Dubai, Dubai cruise Terminal, All Metro stations and Dubai Marina mall. If number of guest is one person no pickup is possible from Jebel Ali, Dubai Investment Park, Sports city, Discovery Garden, Arabian Ranches, Silicon Oasis, Greens, J.village, Sport city and Jumeirah Lake towers. However this condition is not applicable, if the number of guest are two or more as we do offer pickup from all places in the Emirates of Dubai except Hatta.

Ports
Port Rashid Cruise Terminal Dubai
Departure Time
2:30 PM
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • We maintain highest quality of safety standards and we use some of the safest SUV for desert safari
  • Safari done at the best desert inorder to offer the maximum thrill, we travell to Sharjah shahara.
  • The food served in the camp maintains highest hygiene standards. The food are prepared by hotels in camp.
  • Pickup and drop-off from all hotels in Dubai, Guest staying outside Dubai can report in Deira
  • Thrilling Dune bashing with 4WD airconditioned jeeps on the golden coloured giant dunes.
  • Emarati welcome with Ghawa (Arabic aromatic coffee) and local dates
  • Camel ride, henna lady designer service, shisha pipe (hookah)
  • Live show- belly dancer
  • Live show - Tanoura dance show
  • Live show - Fire show
  • Special delicious Emarati starters and snacks
  • Felafel counter for vegetarians
  • Buffet BBQ dinner includes Emarati & Mediterianian dishes are prepared to meet Western standards
  • Vegetarian dishes available in the buffet however Jain food on request
  • Unlimited Soft drinks, water, tea coffee on arrival at the campsite (after sunset)
  • Dubai Sea Port pickup and drop-off for cruise passengers can be arranged
  • A well trained, licensed safari guide with years of experience will make your tour great
  • Guest who wants to skip roller coaster ride due to heath issues have the option to go to camp direct
  • ABC Tours Majlis camp is the largest in Dubai but we accpet only a maximum 100 guest only
  • Sand Boarding available - subject to climatic conditions
  • 500 ml mineral water during the safari
Exclusions
  • ATV ride - however quad biking on the sand is right place therefore you can take ATV on payment
  • Baby seats/child seats are not included and not suggested during safari. If require US$ 20 per seat
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking: surcharge applies
  • Dress code: Light clothes, casual wear, shorts or jeans, with closed sports shoes for walking on desert sand
  • Not recommended for participants with major heart complications
  • Collapsible wheel chair accessible
  • Children less than 06 yrs are not advisable
  • A valid copy of your passport with entry stamp of UAE is required for verification on the day of the tour.
  • There will be a restriction on live entertainment Belly dance , Fire show, Tanoura dance) and serving alcohol throughout the UAE during the below Islamic holidays. Therefore the Safari will be operated without these entertainments and serving of alcohol at the camp site during these days. The same is applicable during Ramadan fasting month, Ascension day Arafat (Haj) Day Al Hijri Islamic New Year Milad Un Nabi the Birthday of Prophet Mohammad. The dates are based on lunar calender and cannot be pre-advised.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions
  • Dubai Desert temperature may fall down around 09 degree + between December to April. Hence request all the guest to keep light woollen clothes and windbreakers.
  • You are booked on sharing basis hence all the co participants must cooperate with each other during the safari program. Priority must be given for senior citizens for the front seats. Parents with children who are less than 12 years are only allowed to sit in rear seat as per the UAE Law. Driver will be the master of the roaster in allocating the seats. Alternatively the co-passengers must sort out among themselves by shifting equal time on the preferred seats. No prior request for the seats will be entertained since everyone pay the same. Anyone who does not agree to the seating allocation may request for an exclusive jeep by paying the supplementary charges directly.
  • Due to late sunset 01st April 2019 - 30th September 2019 pick up will be between 14.30-15.30 hrs. For those who do not want the dune bashing pick up will be between 16.00-17.00 hrs
  • SAMPLE MENU FOR DESERT SAFARI
  • STARTER
  • Shawarma - Grilled chicken served with french fries wrap
  • Falafel - Fine chickpea , mint and coriander cutlets prepared in olive oil
  • Sambousa - Fresh spinach/ cheese/ meat filling wrap
  • Mezzeh & Salads ( from the buffet counter)
  • Green salad : Fresh organic vegetable salad
  • Hummus : Chickpea and Tahina blend in olive oil
  • Fattoush : Fresh toasted pita bread with lettuce and veggie in Mediterranean style
  • Moutabel : Eggplant dip
  • Pasta salad : Mix of pasta with cream sauce and mushrooms
  • Coleslaw : Fresh organic cabbage in mayo
  • MAIN COURSE (from the buffet counter)
  • Spaghetti / Pasta with sauce
  • Assorted Baked Vegetables with herbs
  • Lentil curry made to suit western
  • Chick pea gravy
  • Baked potato
  • Steamed white rice
  • Arabic Bread
  • FROM THE GRILLS
  • Fresh fish herb grilled wrap Emarati style
  • BBQ grilled chicken cube sticks
  • Lamb kebabs - minced lamb with onion a list of herbs
  • Grilled Drum sticks - Marinated with herbs and curd
  • DESSERT
  • Emarati authentic Luqaimat
  • Assorted Fresh fruits
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 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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Amazing day out at the desert safari, highly enjoyed the dune bashing through the desert & evening entertainment! Camel rides are a little painful but nothing we couldn’t handle! Also got some great shots taken by our tour guide! A very fun day out, thanks ABC Tours!
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Had a good time. Our guide Aman was very friendly. The whole trip was organized very professionally. Food could have been better but can't expect much in the middle of the desert.
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Had a very nice time with our group. We were well taken care of. Special thanks to our guide, Nasir.
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Recently we did a Desert safari through ABC Tours, Dubai. It was professionally managed trip and we enjoyed the safari a lot. Our drivers Naeem/Abdul were really good. Kudos to both of them. I cant say food quality was excellent but it was certainly good. I would have gave 4.5
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Excellent day trip. Our driver Zaihir was brilliant. Took loads of great photos for us and was brilliant from start to finish. Highly recommend!!!!
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  • ABC Tours Dubai
  • Duration: 7h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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