Paying a visit to this incredible city will always be incomplete if you don’t go to the desert of Dubai.

It is right there where you will be able to know completely what Dubai is, was, and will always be.

Their progress is due to the fact that from their humble origins they started without stopping until they achieved what they are now.

Our recommendation is always to know the origins of the place we visit, in order to understand the real magnitude of its progress.

The progress and evolution of Dubai are enormous and it is impressive to see where they started from. That is why this excursion is so special, one of the things to do in Dubai.

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The Dubai desert, a fundamental part of the city

Desert Tour Dubai

Not only is the Dubai desert a very important part, but until a few decades ago it was the only thing we could find in what we know today as Dubai.

The city gradually made space as it gained its way over the sand and the sun, so visiting the desert is visiting the history of Dubai.

The impressive dunes are an ideal place for excursions, different types of tours, and sports, so it is common for anyone who visits Dubai to take at least one tour in it.

Why is a Dubai desert safari worth it?

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Sunset Camel Ride Dubai

Dubai desert safaris are not prohibitively priced, making them ideal for anyone visiting this country.

Taking a tour or safari that involves the desert is highly recommended. There is no better way to get to know their culture.

Dune Bashing

The Dubai desert tours are very similar to each other, but they have certain differences that will make one of them ideal for what you are looking for.

This depends on whether you are traveling alone, as a couple, as a family, or among friends. If you have small children with you, if you like adrenaline, well, every detail counts.

Premium Safari Red Dunes and Camel with BBQ in Dubai

The most intrepid way to visit the desert of Dubai is through this tour.

It is a 4 × 4 excursion that begins in Dubai until reaching the impressive dunes at sunset at the highest point in the desert.

The tour offers refreshing drinks while on the tour.

Once the sunset is over, the tour is continued in 4 × 4 until reaching a Bedouin camp installed in a comforting area of the same desert.

Once there, coffee, tea, soft drinks, and other amenities will be waiting.

You can get a henna tattoo and wear traditional costumes available to all visitors.

Just when night falls, an Arabic music show and belly dancers will enliven the barbecue buffet dinner.

A camel is available as a transportation option instead of an all-terrain vehicle.

The excursion lasts 6 hours and has a price per person of 52 euros.

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Dubai Desert Tour

The red dune desert safari takes place in the furthest part of the Dubai desert, known as “Lahbab”, which is located 50 kilometers from the city.

The tour offers multiple options for fun throughout its development that make it very special.

The scenery in Lahbab is spectacular. The sand at sunset turns a reddish hue that gives its name to its dunes.

The tour is divided into two:

  • 4-hour tour including sandboarding activities
  • 7-hour tour that includes a barbecue dinner in a desert camp.

The excursion begins with transportation in 4 × 4 vehicles from the hotel where you stay to Lahbab.

The journey lasts approximately 45 minutes, during which you can see different landscapes of Dubai while going from the city to the desert.

Once in the desert, there will be a stop of around 20 minutes, during which time the driver will have to inflate the vehicle’s tires to adapt it to the desert.

In the place, there will be suitable facilities to offer visitors the option of taking a refreshing bath before continuing.

When the trip continues, you can enjoy how exciting it is to move through the desert in a powerful 4 × 4 vehicle and admire the sunset from the highest dune.

Visitors can practice sandboarding in the desert dunes, for which no training is required.

If you chose the 4-hour tour, then it will be over. If you choose the 7-hour tour, there is still a long way to go.

Those who continue on the tour will reach a Bedouin camp set up with everything necessary to please visitors. Refreshing food and drinks will be available to everyone.

A camel expert will offer the option of taking short rides to visitors.

You can get a temporary henna tattoo, and try the Shisha pipe, while the barbecue dinner buffet is prepared. Kebabs, hummus, and assorted salads complement the buffet.

While dinner is served, a group of dancers will present a show of belly dance, and Tanoura.

After finishing the dinner and the show, the tour will end and the driver will take the attendees back to their hotels.

The safari begins with the collection of all attendees directly from their hotels in a Land Cruiser all-terrain vehicle. After this, a journey will be undertaken from Dubai to the desert.

During the journey, which lasts approximately 60 minutes, the driver will give an explanation of the evolution of Dubai.

History from its humble beginnings to its present-day full of luxuries and architectural and service world records.

After reaching the desert, the driver will make a stop for approximately 25 minutes, ideal to take a break and stretch the body a bit after the trip.

The tour in the dunes lasts between 30 and 40 minutes. Red dunes of the Dubai desert in the vicinity of Lahbab, a spectacular area.

The activities available are varied and fun and include the famous sandboarding and camel riding with expert supervision.

If you like extreme sports this is the best desert excursion in Dubai for you.

After finishing the activities, an Al Khayma camp awaits with a private table for each group or couple of visitors, in front of their private Arab tent, or as it is known in Dubai, “Jaima”.

Unlimited refreshing drinks for attendees will be available and traditional Arab clothing for both men and women. Kandoras and abayas, respectively.

A round of Qahwa, Arabic coffee, Gaymat, sweets, and dates will also be served.

An expert in hawks will be giving demonstrations of what this bird can do and you can even take pictures with it.

When dinner is served, a group of dancers will perform a belly dance and tanoura show on the center stage.

Dinner consists of a traditional barbecue, a fine selection of salads and desserts. All in the light of the moon and the stars in the middle of the Dubai desert.

The tour has a price per person of 55 euros and lasts between 6 and 7 hours.

This tour is ideal for those looking to see the best of Dubai in one day, as it includes:

The tour begins with a ticket to the Burj Khalifa, access to which is included in the tour price.

In the tower, you can enjoy an unparalleled view of the city of Dubai from its viewpoint, the highest in the world.

If you wish, you can visit the rest of the areas of the Burj Khalifa, and even its surroundings, as long as it is within the allowed time.

A 4 × 4 vehicle will pick you up directly at your hotel.

The vehicle will make its first stop at a traditional camel farm, where a camel expert will give a practical explanation of the types of camels in Dubai.

Then the vehicle will take you to a camp where they will have prepared soft drinks, Arabic coffee, and dates for the assistants.

There will be temporary henna tattoos and a show of dancers representing the belly dance and the traditional tanoura.

After admiring the show, the barbecue buffet dinner will be served. Once the dinner is over, the tour will be terminated.

The tour lasts approximately 6 hours and has a price of 87 euros per person.

We offer a multiple Desert Safari packages in different timings and prices ranges. 

Desert Safari Dubai

Standard Deal
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150 AED / Person

Pick up via 4x4. 45 Minutes Dune Bashing and more. All-inclusive.

Morning Desert Safari Dubai

Desert Safari + Quad Bike
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300 AED / Person

Standard Package with 20 minutes of Quad biking self Drive. All-inclusive

Private Desert Safari Dubai

Private Desert Safari
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900 AED up to 5 Persons

Standard Package Private Vehicle only for you family. All-inclusive

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