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Desert Experience: Dinner and Emirati Activities with Vintage Land Rover Transport from Dubai

Highlights
  • Visit the Dubai desert in style with a wildlife safari by vintage Land Rover 
  • Try to spot gazelle and oryx in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
  • Visit a desert camp in a royal retreat and see a falconry show
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Desert Experience: Dinner and Emirati Activities with Vintage Land Rover Transport from Dubai
From US$ 163.50
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Vintage Land Rover: Shared
Desert experience including a shared 1950s Land Rover safari
US$ 163.50
Overview
The desert around Dubai demands more than a passing look—it’s a place of beauty that showcases the UAE’s Bedouin heritage. This expedition does it justice with several touches not offered on standard tours, including a wildlife safari by vintage Land Rover, falconry display, bread- and coffee-making demos, and a 4-course, desert-camp dinner within a royalty-owned retreat.
What to Expect
After central Dubai hotel pickup, travel into the desert before settling into a shared, open-top vintage Land Rover—a classic desert workhorse used extensively in the 1950s. 
Then, with a skilled driver, trundle through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, hearing about Dubai’s history and wildlife, and watching for animals such as gazelle and oryx.

Stop for a sunset falconry display, and then head to a Bedouin-style desert camp within a private royal retreat. Here, enjoy an Arabic coffee and various Emirati activities like bread-making demonstrations, henna tattoos, and camel riding before sitting at a shared Bedouin-style table for a 4-course local dinner.

After a folk-dancing and music show—and optional shisha (Arabic water pipe)—enjoy a minivan transfer to your hotel, where your trip concludes.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Fantastic afternoon and evening in the desert

The Heritage Desert Safari is highly recommended. A day filled with lifelong memories. We were picked up by our guide at the hotel in a nice car with good temperature and water to drink. We were six person in the car + the guide. Our...More

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago
Luxury Desert Safari with Falcon experience

Our family of 4 with two girls aged 8 and 15 took this tour mid July. Our guide was Tiago and he was incredible, he looked after us so well and was a delight to spend the afternoon and evening with. The tour was extremely...More

6  Thank Alli K
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great experience! highly recommended.

We are a family of 4 (2 girls, 12 & 14) and this was wonderful for all of us. The open range rover drive in the desert with our friendly driver Erick was fantastic (we went in July, but the drive in the desert starts...More

4  Thank mishkamamu
Reviewed 4 days ago
Wonderful

Living in Dubai for almost 10 years and just now did the tour with Platinum Heritage, wow, ive been missing out! You guys are just wonderful! The tour was perfect from the beginning till the end. Thiago thank you, you are great! Really made our...More

5  Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic

Just returned from Dubai and did the desert safari with platinum heritage. I'm 53 my son 15 and this was the perfect trip for us both it had everything. At first it looks expensive but you get what you pay for and it was worth...More

3  Thank stylomatchmakers
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janice c
4 July 2018|
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Response from Epihany5150 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in May and got back to our hotel around 10 pm. If you talk to the guy who picks you up I am sure he will accommodate you as best he can so you can catch your transfer. They are really helpful.
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calianello
23 June 2018|
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Response from Epihany5150 | Reviewed this property |
No, you are not allowed to bring alcohol on this trip, and to be honest, the experience in itself is enough so you don’t need a drink.
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jordanaleonidas
11 June 2018|
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Response from Jodie E | Reviewed this property |
you will need to ask them directly but I'm thinking that they would, they are very obliging
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