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  1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Dubai: Sundowner Desert Safari and Dinner

Product ID: 52695
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Experience the magic of the desert at sundown on a 5-hour safari, and enjoy a dune drive at sunset. Then, go to a traditional Bedouin-style camp for a delicious buffet dinner with unlimited beverages, desert activities and traditional live entertainment.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

From your hotel in Dubai. Pick up from select hotels only. The mentioned time is an approximate and varies throughout the year. After booking you will receive an email from the supplier with the exact pick-up time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Drive through desert dunes of Dubai at sunset
  • Savor a delicious Arabic style buffet at a Bedouin camp
  • Watch an entertaining falcon display and belly dance show
  • Enjoy unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
Full description
Discover the magic and mystery of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve at dusk on a half-day evening safari to watch the sun go down outside the city lights of Dubai. Since only a few tour operators have access to this serene desert reserve, you'll be able to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and admire the region's vibrant wildlife in peace.

Following a pick-up from your hotel in the city center (between 2:30 PM and 4:30 PM), drive to a traditional Bedouin-style camp, crossing the sand dunes as the sun sets. Stop to take photos of the sunset colors from the top of a dune. Continue to the camp for a traditional welcome and typical desert activities. Enjoy a magnificent falcon display.

See the desert from the back of a camel, try mini sand-boarding (weather permitting) and get an ornate henna painting on your hands. Then, enjoy an Arabic style buffet dinner of grilled meats, meze, desserts and unlimited select drinks. Relax with a shisha pipe (available for purchase) as you watch a belly-dance show under a canopy of stars. During Ramadan (expected 6th May – 2nd June 2019) experience the tradition of Iftar (breaking the fast) with traditional dates and juice at sunset in the dunes 
and hear traditional stories around the campfire at the campsite.

You will return to your hotel between 9:30 PM and 10:00 PM (depending on time of year, traffic and your hotel location).
Includes
  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and beverages (alcohol not available on the eve of religious
  • holidays)
  • Short camel ride
  • Dune drive
  • Guided safari
  • Falcon display (weather permitting)
  • Henna hand painting
  • Sand-boarding (weather permitting)
  • Arabic-style buffet dinner
  • Belly dance
What’s Not Included
  • Personal items
  • Aromatic shisha (available at extra cost)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that the desert can be warm in the summer and cool in the winter; casual, loose fitting clothing is recommended, along with a light sweater in the winter
• Please remember to bring your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and camera
• This safari involves off-road driving through rugged country, and is not suitable for pregnant women or those with heart, back and neck problems
• The safari guides are trained in first aid and carry first aid kits. Guides carry mobile phones and radios and the vehicles are fitted with GPS
• Please note that there will be no belly dancing show available during Ramadan, or during other religious holidays
• As per UAE law, young children (6 and younger) have to be seated in a car seat
• If you would like to book this safari with a child of 6 years or younger, or on an exclusive vehicle basis, kindly contact GetYourGuide as alternative arrangements and prices might apply
• During the safari, seating for passengers within the vehicle will be rotated
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 294 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

Organized by

Arabian Adventures

Product ID: 52695