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Desert Safari Adventure (from Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain)

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Key Highlights

  • Watch a belly dancing show and enjoy a delicious barbeque dinner
  • Experience a magical sunset from the highest dune of UAE desert
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    4 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Ras Al Khaimah Hotels and Umm Al Quwain.
    (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Ras Al Khaimah Hotels and Umm Al Quwain

  • Overview & Itinerary


    From an adventurous safari to a torch-lit night with the tunes of Arabic music resonating against a backdrop of the dunes - spend a wondrous and entertaining day in the desert of UAE. Entertainment is not just limited to music and dancing on this tour. Go on a safari to explore the vast expanse of the desert. Dip low in the deep trenches and rise high on the pinnacle of the dunes. Enjoy a camel ride in the seemingly endless desert.

    Feel like a sheikh as you watch the belly dancers while smoking a flavoured shisha and relishing a delicious dinner. Get beautiful henna designs on your hands or try out traditional Arabic dresses. A day spent exploring the finer nuances of the desert with an ample supply of entertainment; your tour in UAE will be unforgettable!


    You will be picked up in a 4WD vehicle from your hotel in Ras Al Khaimah or Umm Al Quwain and taken to the UAE desert . An English-speaking driver-cum-guide will accompany you on this tour.

    Continue into the desert and experience the thrill of a life time as take your 4WD vehicle over the seemingly endless dunes. Like a roller coaster ride, you will go up and down, leaving behind a trail on the satiny sands of the dune. Dip low in the deep trenches and rise high on the pinnacle of the dunes. Drive up to the highest dune and take a break to view the spectacular sunset over the horizon.

    At dusk, proceed towards the Bedouin campsite located in the heart of the desert. You can get yourself henna tattoos and dress in Arab costumes. Enjoy these activities while sipping on soft drinks, tea or coffee (as per your choice). You also have an option to take a camel ride and try out different flavours of shisha or hubbly bubbly (a traditional tobacco pipe). To make the evening even more enchanting, watch the belly dancers perform on the rhythmic Arabic tunes, while relishing a delicious Barbeque buffet dinner.

    After a memorable day of desert exploration, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Ras Al Khaimah or Umm Al Quwain.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Luxury 4X4 vehicle safari
    • English-speaking driver-cum-guide
    • Barbeque buffet dinner
    • Belly-dancing show
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    The tour is not recommended for heart patients and clients with neck and back problems.

    Additional charge for shuttle transfer from Banyan Tree Al Wadi is 150 AED per person.

    Requires minimum 4 passengers in order to operate.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Traditional experience with good show

      The organisation was perfect with pickup and return to hotel as described. Though we only went into the desert for few kilometers, it was really impressive to see. Camel riding...

      Andreas Bayerstadler
    • An exhilarating experience with a relaxing finale

      We had friends visiting for a holiday and thought this would be a good way to experience the Middle East in one day. Dune bashing, camel rides, barbecue, shisha, belly dancer we...

      MR SMYTH