6 hours (Approx.)
Embark on a cultural adventure and take a step back in time to experience Bedouin life and traditions.
Experience life as a Bedouin nomad, getting to know how to live to tell the tale in Dubai’s unforgiving desert. See how these hardy and imaginative people herded, hunted, camped, and thrived in the remaining cultural safari.
Your experience starts off evolved in the morning, as you’re pushed out to the Dubai desert in an air-conditioned classic Land Rover Defender. Once you have reached our private barren region property, you will start your cultural trip with the aid of traversing the barren region on a camel, additionally historically referred to as “ship of the desert”. Arriving at your destination: a nomadic Bedouin camp, you will trip a perception into true Bedouin life.
You’ll be greeted in a regular fashion, with rose water, Arabic coffee, and dates. Explore the village, constructed of regular woven goat hair, wood, and stones; a tribute to the resourcefulness of the nomadic people. You’ll have the risk to meet and chat with Bedouin storytellers, pet farm animals, get up close with the Arabian looking puppies called Saluki’s and research about Bedouin-style hunting, and how the combination of falconry and Saluki dogs grew to become their fundamental capability of hunting. You will also be capable to watch the world’s quickest animal in flight in a surprising falconry presentation.
Our Guides will explain how to put together your own normal Arabic breakfast while taking part in the common dances carried out by young local Bedouin.
See how Land Rovers, first brought in 1948, converted Bedouin life, as they ought to in the end trade, explore and survey the large barren region areas with ease. Climb aboard an old Land Rover into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve for a brief wildlife safari, stopping and seeing how the native flowers and fauna were used for survival. Extend your flora and fauna power in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve if you wish to, or head over to the iconic Love Lakes in your Classic Land Rover Defender to quit the morning taking walks around one of the most instagrammable locations in Dubai.
Traverse the desert on a traditional camel caravan
Explore an authentic Bedouin village
Learn how Bedouin used to rely on falcons for hunting
Enjoy a traditional Bedouin breakfast
Join in traditional Bedouin performances
Embark on a wildlife drive in the DDCR
Visit the iconic Love Lakes
Enjoy the unlimited photo opportunities
Pick up from Dubai hotels in classic Land Rover Defenders between 6 am and 6.30 am
Pick up time depends on the season, click on “BOOK NOW” – more infos.
Arrive at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) after 45 – 60 min.
Receive your Adventure Pack and put on your Sheila/Ghutra (traditional headscarf).
Embark on a traditional camel caravan across the sand dunes (15 minutes).
Receive a Bedouin welcome at an authentic Bedouin village.
Explore the traditional village with Bedouin tents, cooking stations, farm animals and learn about Bedouin life.
Watch a Bedouin falcon show with Saluki dogs.
Watch the preparation of a typical Bedouin breakfast at live cooking stations and enjoy a series of local dishes.
Spend time with local Bedouin, listen to their stories passed down through the generations
Take part in a traditional bedouin performance
Return to the Hotel between 11:30pm and 12:30pm (depends on the season/sunrise).
Breakfast Menu is traditional. We also provide vegetarian and vegan meal options.
Children over 5 years old and under 12 years old will be accepted at the child rate.
Bathrooms facilities are available in the desert and at the camp.
A portion of your Desert Safari fee is contributed towards local conservation in Dubai.
Click on “Book now”. You will then be redirected to our booking system.
Choose your desired date, the number of people and the pick-up point. Please complete the guest data and payment details (credit card payment) carefully.
After submitting the booking you will receive your booking confirmation by email. We are always available to answer any questions you may have!
The safety and wellbeing of our guests and staff has always been our priority. As a responsible tourism company, our robust health and safety protocols are in line with the highest global standards. Our protocols are approved by the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels global regulations which ensures safe and secure experiences for travellers. The protocols take into account current WHO and CDC guidelines and will be updated as new information becomes available about COVID-19.
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Platinum Heritage Dubai is the only Ecotourism Desert Safari company in Dubai. We are advocates of sustainable travel and our mission is to conserve the natural environment, wildlife and culture of Dubai and its people.
Our range of Desert Safaris have been created to suit different types of travellers. Whether you are looking for adventure, an escape into Dubai’s nature, a traditional encounter with Bedouin, or a luxurious journey through the sand dunes, we have meticulously created the experience for you!