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Overnight Desert Safari From Dubai

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Key Highlights

  • A real 4WD desert adventure!
  • Includes barbeque buffet dinner with belly dancing
  • Camel rides, henna tattoos and other exciting activities included
  • Enjoy the beauty of the desert at sunset and sleep under the stars at a Bedouin campsite
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Tuesday, Friday & Sunday


    Approx. 24 hours

    Start time

    Hotel pick ups start at 3:00pm and the tour starts at 3:30pm.

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Dubai city center.
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details).

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped back at your hotel

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Explore the immensity of the UAE desert on this thrilling overnight 4X4 safari adventure. See the rocks and dunes glow in the setting sun and camp out under clear desert skies.

    Get a taste of Arabia as you watch the entrancing belly dancers (belly dancing will not take place during Ramadan) while smoking a flavored shisha (hubble bubble pipe) and relishing a delicious barbeque. Have your hands decorated with beautiful henna designs, try out traditional Arabic dresses, or take a camel ride.

    After a magical night under a starry sky, enjoy the Hatta Valley, which offers scenes of unexpected beauty like attractive rock pools, surrounded with greenery. Some of these have water year-round and you can enjoy a refreshing splash before coming back to Dubai.

    From an adrenaline pumping 4X4 safari in the dunes to camping in true Bedouin-style, your desert safari in UAE will be a mix of leisure, entertainment and adventure!


    Pack your spirit of adventure and set off on an Overnight Desert Safari from Dubai.

    Day 1:

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Dubai in a comfortable 4WD vehicle at 1500h (3:00pm). An English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour. (Please make sure you are ready for your hotel pick-up as the driver is unable to wait for latecomers.)

    You will be taken into the Dubai desert to experience the thrill of a lifetime as the driver takes 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.

    Proceed towards the Bedouin campsite located in the heart of the desert. Here you can relish a delicious three-course barbeque buffet dinner (for Menu see Additional Information on this website), get yourself adorned with beautiful henna tattoos, dress in Arab costumes and enjoy a belly dance performance. You also have an option to take a camel ride and try out different flavors of shisha or hubbly bubbly (a traditional tobacco pipe).

    You can enjoy these activities while sipping on soft drinks, tea or coffee (as per your choice). Stay overnight in the Bedouin-style camp and admire the starry sky before falling asleep. Sleeping bags will be provided for your comfort.

    Day 2:

    Appreciate the perfect silence until the dawn breaks, awakening you to the aroma of breakfast – healthy and served to you in Arabian style.

    Leaving the desert behind, we continue our journey across the dunes and mountains of Hatta. We will take a short break in the lush oasis of soul-soothing greenery, tranquility and relaxation. The Hatta Mountains are the perfect destination for a great getaway. The breathtaking mountain scenery and the peaceful solitude of this part of the Arabian Peninsula are an incredible experience.

    You will be dropped back to your hotel around 2:00pm

    During the month of Ramadan (May 26 – Jun 24), entertainment services or alcohol will not be offered

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Transportation in a 4WD vehicle
    • BBQ Buffet dinner and breakfast on day 2
    • Sand boarding, Camel rides, henna tattoos, local dance performance
    • Soft drinks, water, tea or coffee
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

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

    The maximum waiting time for the hotel pick-up is 10 minutes. The driver has to leave after this time has elapsed. Cancellation or refund is not allowed if you miss your pick-up time.

    This tour needs a minimum of 4 passengers to operate, should this minimum passenger requirement not be met for your chosen date every effort will be made to offer you an alternative date, should that not be possible you will be offered a full refund.

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

    Photography of military and government installations is prohibited. It is recommended to ask before photographing local ladies.

    Please to carry your passport and e-visa as you will pass through Oman.

    During the month of Ramadan (May 26 – Jun 24), entertainment services or alcohol will not be offered

    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

    This is a small group tour, which means the maximum number of people will be 12

  • reviews
    • Fantastic experience!!!

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      Veronica Pedersen, Sweden, 21/Jan/2015
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      David Tiburcio Herrero, Spain, 11/Dec/2015
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