Discover the quiet and contrasting side to Dubai with a desert safari excursion in a luxurious air-conditioned 4 wheel drive vehicle. Sample the authentic desert lifestyle with an expert driver guiding you on a rollercoaster drive through dunes of golden Arabian Desert. After a plunging through natural curves and hills of the deserts, you will come to a halt at a Bedouin campsite situated in the deep Desert where a welcome of dates and coffee await you.
At the Bedouin campsite you will get the chance to ride a camel or try your hand at sand surfing, then you can enjoy a refreshing barbecue, which is prepared on open fires. Dinner is served beneath the stars as you lounge on cozy cushions and traditional Persian carpets. You will also be offered to smoke a traditional water pipe known as a Narhileh or ‘hubbly bubbly’ and this is a time-honored Arabic tradition, enjoy the ambience as the sunsets while enjoying authentic belly dancing alongside Arabic folk music.
The Desert Safari and sunset barbecue operated all year round except for New Years Eve and begins at 3pm, the duration of this excursion is around 6 hours. The dress code is casual according to weather conditions and it is advised to bring a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
The United Arab Emirates has conservative dress traditions. Swimwear should be confined to the beach and hotel pools. Men and women should ensure shoulders and knees are covered when in public, especially in souks, shops and villages.
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