Abu Dhabi Desert Tour with Camel Ride, Sand Boarding, and BBQ Dinner

6 hr

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This 6-hour Abu Dhabi desert safari allows you to experience the magical Arabian ambiance and the thrill of the desert. Activities like dune bashing and sandboarding satisfy your adrenaline. The traditional campsite recreates the feel of ages old Bedouin lifestyle with various activities arranged for you. Engage in Shisha smoking, Henna painting, a camel ride, an Arabic makeover, and last but not the least the BBQ dinner under the stars with the entertaining Tanoura and...
This 6-hour Abu Dhabi desert safari allows you to experience the magical Arabian ambiance and the thrill of the desert. Activities like dune bashing and sandboarding satisfy your adrenaline. The traditional campsite recreates the feel of ages old Bedouin lifestyle with various activities arranged for you. Engage in Shisha smoking, Henna painting, a camel ride, an Arabic makeover, and last but not the least the BBQ dinner under the stars with the entertaining Tanoura and Belly dance shows.
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Itinerary Details

Meet your expert safari guide who, after your pick up, will drive you to the Abu Dhabi desert in a modern air-conditioned Land Cruiser to begin your safari packed with real thrill and excitement. 

As the preparatory actions are taken which includes adjusting tire pressure, catching up with the convoy, you may proceed to try optional quad biking or dune buggy.

Soon, get into your Land Cruiser to start the thrilling session of dune bashing. Enjoy your drive through the desert and feel the thrill of conquering one dune after the other. Sense your heart pounding as you race up and down the highest sand dune.

If your yearning for thrill is not over yet, you can surf through the soft sands of the desert. You need not have any training for Sandboarding. Just strap your board onto your feet and glide through the sand dunes. After some attempts, you...
Meet your expert safari guide who, after your pick up, will drive you to the Abu Dhabi desert in a modern air-conditioned Land Cruiser to begin your safari packed with real thrill and excitement. 

As the preparatory actions are taken which includes adjusting tire pressure, catching up with the convoy, you may proceed to try optional quad biking or dune buggy.

Soon, get into your Land Cruiser to start the thrilling session of dune bashing. Enjoy your drive through the desert and feel the thrill of conquering one dune after the other. Sense your heart pounding as you race up and down the highest sand dune.

If your yearning for thrill is not over yet, you can surf through the soft sands of the desert. You need not have any training for Sandboarding. Just strap your board onto your feet and glide through the sand dunes. After some attempts, you will successfully glide through the sand dunes to catch up with utmost excitement.

After all the thrills of desert, you may even catch the view of sunset (however, sunset view is not guaranteed before you proceed to campsite).Thereafter, you will soak in the serenity of the desert at the traditional campsite. You will receive a warm welcome at the camp. Relish on the traditional coffee and dates at the campsite as you rest for some time. Feel like a Bedouin as you sit inside the encampment which is beautifully arranged with low laying tables and Arabic cushions. You will be delighted to get engaged in activities like Henna painting and Shisha smoking. Afterwards, go for a short camel ride to witness the beauty of desert at the time of dusk.

Then comes the time to get dressed up in the traditional Arabic attire! The Arabic feel is complete as you enjoy BBQ dinner which is complete with a variety of tasty cuisines. The lavish dinner includes Arabian kebabs, Arabian shawarma and choices of Arabic salads and desserts along with the main course.

You are free to choose the standard service (open buffet) or the VIP treat (food will be served on your table). After enjoying thoroughly, you will be returned back to your hotel/selected location.

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Bottled water
  • Shisha smoking
  • Henna painting (on ladies' hands)
  • Sand boarding
  • BBQ open buffet dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
  • Snacks and unlimited water and soft drinks
  • Tanoura and belly dance show
  • Separate bathroom facilities for ladies and men
  • Sunset photo stop (not guaranteed prior to camp visit)
  • Camel ride
  • Arabic coffee and tea at desert camp
  • Professional, English-speaking licensed driver
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Any other expenses not specified under Inclusions
  • Alcoholic beverages
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup service available from Abu Dhabi Hotel/ selected location. Pickup from Abu Dhabi airport is available from Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotel.

2:30 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Infants (below 3 years old) are not allowed in the car during the dune bashing
  • Dress code: You may wear casual clothing such as light tops and shorts with open shoes, sports shoes, or sandals for the desert safari. However, it is advisable to wear sports shoes for safety when sand boarding
  • Participants are recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the tour to avoid any nausea/sickness during dune bashing. Most passengers, however, eat beforehand and don't suffer from any nausea/sickness.
  • You are advised not to bring jewelry, expensive watches, or cell phones into the desert: there are no phone signals
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Entertainment activities:- During the holy month of Ramadan (23 April - 23 May 2020) you can watch Tanoura only in our desert camps as there will be some restrictions for belly Dance. Other religious holidays as per UAE law i.e. 3rd April​, 10​ & 31st​ Aug​, 9th Nov etc there will not be any entertainment activities in the camps as its strictly not permitted by UAE law.
  • Private Dubai Tours shall not be responsible for any kind of loss, accident, sickness or injury. It is advisable that the traveler should avail a travel health insurance as there can be chances of potential risks and hazards. Also, make sure they are mentally and physically able to participate.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.