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Discover Red Dune: Camel Rides & BBQ in Exclusive Bedouin Camp

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US$ 41.00
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    What to Expect
    Choose from 4-hour program that includes dune bashing, sandboarding and camel ride or the full 7-hour program with the addition of a BBQ dinner and enjoy many other activities at a VIP Bedouin-style camp'.

    Start your experience with pickup in a safari-style 4WD vehicle from your central Dubai hotel and zoom into the remote Lahbab desert that lies outside the city.

    During the drive, your guide answers any questions and shares information about the region. Head off road into bright red dunes and have your camera ready to capture what looks like giant beanbags of sand. During a break to gather the convoy, make use of optional quad bikes on-site. Then hold tight as you cruise toward the highest slopes. Feel the adrenaline race as your 4x4 plows up the dunes before sliding and slipping back down the slopes, churning up billowing clouds of sand in the process. 

    Reach a high desert dune for a photo stop and admire 360-degree views of the desert landscape as the sun slowly sets (afternoon tour). Take a camel ride and surf the dunes on a sandboard before you continue on to a Bedouin-style camp hidden in the middle of the desert (if upgrade selected).

    The 4-hour tour ends here and you are returned to your Dubai hotel.

    For those who have chosen a 7-hour tour, proceed to a torchlit camp, settle inside a cushion-strewn tent, and savor some fresh Arabian coffee and dates. Your safari guide will brief you about the various activities available: smoke a shisha (water pipe), decorate your hands with henna designs, and take pictures in traditional Arabic clothes.

    As dusk falls, dig into a scrumptious barbecue dinner of dishes such as kebabs, hummus, and salads accompanied by sodas and mineral water, and additional drinks (own expense) from the bar. While you eat, enjoy a colorful belly dancing show and tanoura performance, where fast-spinning dancers whirl across the stage. If you wish, click snaps with Arabian falcons at the camp.

    Finally, return to Dubai by 4x4, where your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary pickup from any hotel in Dubai and Port Rashid (Cruise terminal). Pickup from Jebal Ali and Investment Park or other locations available on additional cost. Please allow up to 45 minutes for your guide to reach your hotel from the selected start time.

    Port Rashid
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Pick-up and drop off from your selected hotel
    • Licensed English-speaking safari guide with in 4x4 vehicle
    • Cold bottled water in vehicle
    • Dune bashing 30-45 minutes
    • Sand-boarding in the desert
    • Short camel rides
    • Sunset photo stop in the desert
    • Welcome greet at camp with Qawha (Arabic coffee), dates & Lugamat (traditional sweet)
    • All desert camp activities including BBQ buffet dinner, Shisha pipe, Tanura & Belly Dance show, henna painting, camel rides and unlimited soft drinks – (with the 7-hour tour option)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase at the desert camp)
    • Quad bikes
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • All vehicles are fully insured and equipped with safety features, such as roll bars, seat belts, government tracker, GPS, GMS and a first aid box.
    • The tour is not suitable for pregnant women and people with heart, neck, or back problem.
    • The program is subject to change due to religious seasons or other circumstances, which may prevent certain activities from taking place.
    • The camp features designated areas for Shisha smoking. Additional charge will apply if Shisha is required at the tables.
    • Falcons may not be available at the camp during hotter months (mainly in July & August).
    • Tour duration includes pickup and travel time.
    • Children under 3 years of age are not allowed on the tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Loved the experience . The guide was really thoughtful and worried about us. We were a small group. He Took time to take us pictures and everything!
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    Thank you for the very pleasent trip, Abbas is a perfect guide and driver! He is very friendly and funny and provide us a really good trip. He gave us a lot information about Dubai and taked good care of us. We had a wonderful desert safari trip!
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    We had a wonderful desert safari trip! Mohammad Urs was a Great Guide - funny, entertaining, informative and answered every question. We had a lot of fun and can only recommend the tour. We now have a lot of funny pictures.
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    Me and my girlfriend had a really good day we booked the evening before. Much respect to the driver (Siddique). He provide us a really good trip a lot information and good care of us. Thank u for evrerything greetz rino & katja
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    We had a great Day and out driver Mohammad Urs was very nice and he took good care og us. I Will certainly recomend this trip to others.
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    Key Details
    • Dubai Dream Journey
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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