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Evening Heritage Desert Safari With Dinner

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time

    Pick-up time may vary according to season:

    October to February: Between 2:30pm and 3:30pm
    March to May: Between 3pm and 4pm
    June to September: Between 3:30pm and 4:30pm

    A confirmation with the exact pick-up time will be sent to your email or phone on the day of the tour.

  • Duration
    6 - 7 hours
Inclusions
  • Conservation Guide in 9 languages available on request, subject to availability (English, Arabic, Germany, French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Spanish)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off by air conditioned vehicle
  • Wildlife drive Safari in Vintage Land Rover
  • 4 Course Emirati Cuisine
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Go back in time and enjoy a traditional Desert Safari with dinner under the stars
  • Take a round of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in a classic 1950’s Land Rover
  • Camel rides, henna tattoos and aromatic shisha pipes available at the retreat
  • Also learn the art of Arabic coffee making and bread making
  • Hotel pick up and drop off in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Enjoy a delectable four course meal
  • The price you see is the price you pay – no hidden charges!
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview


Go back in time and explore the deserts as it was done 50 years ago. Experience Dubai deserts like never before as you admire the fascinating wildlife in a classic 1950’s Land Rover. These vehicles were extensively used in the 1950’s and since then have become part of the UAE history.

Drive through the sand dunes at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. As the sun goes down watch a falcon soar around you. Next, indulge in some adventure and dinner under the stars at a traditional Bedouin desert retreat.

Get a flavour of local culture as you enjoy dance performances, music, Henna tattoos, shisha pipes and learn the art of Arabic coffee making and bread making.

History comes to life in this once in a lifetime heritage experience, as you enjoy a sumptuous dinner under the stars.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    6 - 7 hours

  • Start time

    Pick-up time may vary according to season:

    October to February: Between 2:30pm and 3:30pm
    March to May: Between 3pm and 4pm
    June to September: Between 3:30pm and 4:30pm

    A confirmation with the exact pick-up time will be sent to your email or phone on the day of the tour.

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    Drop off at your hotel.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your Dubai hotel and taken to the point where your Dubai Heritage Desert Safari starts. From there you will take be taken on a wildlife drive through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in a classic1950’s Land Rover. It is UAE’s first National Park and aims at preserving desert habitat and its fascinating flora and fauna. Your driver will be your guide and will accompany you throughout the tour.

    Spot the unique flora and fauna of the region and see a falcon soar above your head as the sun sets and the temperature comes down. Enjoy the falcon show when the sun seta while you sip on sparkling date juice.

    Next, you will be welcomed to a Bedouin royal desert retreat. Get acquainted with the culture of the Bedouins as you enjoy local dance, music, Henna tattoos. Cherish a short camel ride near your camp. Aromatic shisha pipes and Arabic coffee will also be at your disposal. Sit and relax while you watch some mesmerizing cultural Emirati entertainment shows and performances. That's not all! You also get to experience a complimentary Adventure Pack.

    Enjoy a 4 course Emirati dinner amidst the rolling dunes. Your dinner includes soup, salad, appetiser, main course and dessert.

    After spending some quality time at the desert, you will be dropped back to your hotel.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Conservation Guide in 9 languages available on request, subject to availability (English, Arabic, Germany, French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Spanish)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off by air conditioned vehicle
  • Wildlife drive Safari in Vintage Land Rover
  • 4 Course Emirati Cuisine
  • Gratuities

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Hotel pick-up will only be available from urban Dubai areas in a shared air conditioned vehicle.

Belly Dancing, alcohol and music will not be available during the holy month of Ramadan and other religious holidays.

Due to health concerns, the wildlife drive is not recommended to expecting mothers.

The Conservation guides are highly trained with extensive knowledge of ecotourism, cultural heritage, history and natural environment of the UAE.

As it is warm in the desert, we recommend (especially during summer) that you carry your hat, sunglasses, sun cream, comfortable cool clothes. During winter we recommend that you bring a pull over as the temperature drops after sunset.

A private car booking is required if you are travelling with children below 5 years, Also 12 years old and above should be booked as adult. 

Washroom is available throughout the tour.

A portion of your desert safari fee is contributed towards local conservation.

Customer Reviews

  • Very nice experience
    Sebatien TASSART, United Arab Emirates 01/28/2018
  • Bhaskar Parvathaneni, United States 08/15/2016
  • Best Desert Experience
    Urvish Patel, United States 02/29/2016

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