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  1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Al Khayma Desert Camp

Dubai Morning Desert Safari: Sandboarding, Camels & Brunch

Product ID: 64252
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Escape busy Dubai on a morning 4x4 safari into the nearby desert. Admire spectacular desert landscapes and experience the thrill of dune bashing and sandboarding. Choose from shared and private tour options, and from normal and high dune adventures.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Pickup time will be within the first 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by whatsapp, phone call or email. You will be picked up from your Central hotel in Dubai, in one of the selected areas: Port Rashid cruise terminal, Deira, BurDubai, Jumeirah, Business Bay, Trade center, Al Barsha, Al Barsha heights Tecom, JLT, Palm Jumeirah and Marina. Pickup from other Dubai locations are available upon request with an extra cost as per your location. Please note that pickup is not available from the Naif and Al Sabkha areas.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a morning safari in the Dubai Desert
  • Experience the excitement of a dune-bashing adventure in a 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Try sandboarding, fast becoming one of the most popular desert activities
  • Visit Al Khayma traditional camp, and ride a camel
  • Taste the delicacies of Arabic food
Full description
Your 4-5 hours morning safari begins when you’re picked up at your hotel in a 4x4 Land Cruiser and head off with your local guide to the desert, just a 45 minute ride from Dubai.

Reaching Lahbab Red Dunes desert, you will get 20–25 minutes to relax. Restroom and toilet facilities are available there. Try quad biking, which is an optional addition. Once your 4x4 vehicle is ready, you will be taken across the desert. 

Be ready for a 35–45 minutes dune bashing. The time will be based on your selected tour option. Feel the car bounce around driving up and down the red dunes in the Land Cruiser to get the adrenaline flowing. Try sandboarding, a popular desert activity, once the drive is over. Remember to take plenty of photos before heading to the Al Khayma camp.

At the camp, get welcome by the Arabian hospitality with a traditional Arabic coffee, sweets (Gawa, Gaymat) and dates. Relax for sometime before a short camel ride (which can be repeated) in the nearby area. On return to the camp, enjoy a perfect conclusion with a light brunch (please note that brunch is not automatically included with the tour, so you will need to select the brunch option). Once you've finished your tour, you will be taken back to your hotel.  
Includes
  • Pickup and drop off in Dubai (please note that pickup is not available from the Naif and Al Sabkha areas)
  • Clean, air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Professional licensed safari guide
  • Dune bashing
  • Sandboarding
  • A short camel ride (which can be repeated)
  • Unlimited water and soft drinks
  • Arabic Coffee and Dates
What’s Not Included
  • Quad bike (unless option selected)
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned as included
  • Tips
  • Light meal (unless option selected)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• On shared tours the actual pick-up time will be within 45 minutes of your selected pickup time
• Infants (under 3 years of age) are not allowed in the car during the dune bashing drive
• This activity is not allowed for pregnant women or those who have back, neck or heart problems
• All desert safari drivers are well-trained, licensed safari drivers. The Land Cruiser vehicles are fully insured and well equipped with all necessary safety features, such as roll bars, seat belts, government tracker, GPS, GMS, and a first aid box, etc
• It is recommended that you do not to eat 2 to 3 hours before the safari trip to avoid sickness during the dune bashing
• Self-practicing quad biking is solely your responsibility. It is strongly recommended that you listen to and follow the tour leader. Please note that any damage, injuries sustained or items lost during quad biking are not covered by insurance
• The tour duration includes the pickup and drop off
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 1498 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.8/5

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OceanAir Travels

Product ID: 64252