Heritage Desert Safari

Description:

Experience the most awarded Desert Safari in Dubai. Take a step back in time and experience Dubai as it was in the 1950s on an adventure in the Dubai desert with a professional Conservation Guide.
  • Pick-up from Dubai hotels between 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.
  • Arrive at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to receive your Adventure Pack and put on your Sheila/Ghutra (traditional headscarf).
  • Embark on a wildlife drive through Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve in an open-top vintage Land Rover.
  • Enjoy a sunset falcon show in the sand dunes.
  • Arrive at an authentic torch-lit Bedouin camp.
  • Be entertained by traditional henna tattoos
  • Live bread-making and Arabic coffee-making
  • Camel rides and aromatic shisha pipes.
  • Dinner includes soup/ salad/ appetiser/ main course and dessert
  • Enjoy cultural Emirati entertainment performances such as drumming and Yola
  • Return to the Hotel between 9:30 pm and 11:30 pm (depends on the season/sunset)
Need To Know :

From the afternoon into the evening for around 7 hours.Includes Hotel pick-up from urban Dubai area, in a shared air-conditioned vehicle.The pickup time is between 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm depending on the season/sunset. We will notify you that morning of the exact pick-up time. You will return to the Hotel between 9:30 pm and 11:30 pm.Every booking receives an Adventure Pack including a souvenir bag, refillable stainless-steel water bottle for each guest to keep, and a Sheila/Ghutra headscarf to wear and take home.As it is warm in the Dubai desert, we recommend (especially during summer) that you wear a hat, sunglasses, sun cream, and comfortable cool clothes. During winter (December- February) we recommend that you bring something warm to put on as the temperature drops considerably after sunset.Dinner includes soup, salad, appetiser, main course, and dessert. We also provide vegetarian, vegan, kosher, and gluten-free meal options. Please inform us when booking so we can make sure you are accommodated.Bathroom facilities are available in the desert and at the camp.Your Desert Safari is conducted by highly trained Conservation Guides with extensive knowledge of ecotourism, cultural heritage, history, and the natural environment of Dubai.A portion of your Desert Safari fee is contributed towards local conservation in Dubai.


Dress Code :

Casual

Age/Vital Information :

Children over 5 years old and under 12 years old will be accepted at the child rate.

Unlike any other Dubai Desert Safari, we will take you on a fascinating wildlife drive in 1950?s vintage Land Rovers. As the first motorised vehicles used in the Dubai desert, these Series 1 and 2 Land Rovers have become symbolic of Dubai?s heritage and venturing to unexplored territories.Spot native wildlife like Arabian oryx in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and stop at a Ghaf tree forest in the dunes for the most spectacular photo opportunities in the desert. Learn about the unique desert ecosystem and discover how the Bedouin survived in the desert in harmony with the desert animals and plant life.Witness a spectacular falcon show led by a professional Falconer and watch these magnificent birds in full flight. Learn about ancient training techniques and how the Bedouin used falcons for hunting. Watch the Arabian sun setting as the backdrop over the sand dunes.Afterwards, arrive at an authentic Bedouin camp, gently lit with traditional lamps and nestled inside a private desert retreat. Discover the rich culture and traditions of Dubai?s heritage with live demonstrations of Arabic coffee and bread making, henna painting, camel rides, and traditional performances. Feast on a 4-course dinner under the stars, afterwards relax in our Arabic Majilis area, and try some shisha (hubbly bubbly) if you desire.

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