11 hours (Approx.)
Get off the beaten track and experience a private Mountain Desert Safari on an overland adventure!
For the intrepid explorers who prefer off-the-beaten-track adventures, this full day Mountain and Desert Safari takes you to some of the best outdoor gems in Dubai and the UAE. This overland safari is designed for the nature lovers, adventure seekers, outdoor enthusiasts and active types.
Explore the unique mountain ranges and iconic desert dunes of the United Arab Emirates in a Classic Land Rover Defender with your own private Conservation Guide. Enjoy activities like photography, hiking, fat-biking and swimming in the mountain wadis (Arabic for valley). Picnic in the great outdoors and take in stunning views of one of the Middle East’s most unique landscapes.
After discovering the mountains, head into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to enjoy a wildlife drive through this pristine and protected area of Dubai. Spot native wildlife like Arabian oryx and gazelles, learn about Dubai’s fauna and flora and hear fascinating stories about the desert’s earliest inhabitants, the nomadic Bedouin.
Witness a spectacular sunset falcon show in the desert and spend the evening experiencing a glimpse of Dubai’s heritage with cultural entertainment like Arabic coffee-making, an interactive drumming performance, henna painting and more. Enjoy an Arabic feast of traditional dishes and soak up the magic of the desert at night while dining under the stars of Arabia.
Embark on a Mountain Safari in a Landrover Defender
Enjoy a picnic lunch in the wadis
Explore the wadis with activities like cycling and hiking
Venture into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on a desert safari
Watch a sunset falcon show in the dunes
Spend the evening in an authentic Bedouin camp
Enjoy an authentic Arabic dinner with traditional dishes
>Delight in cultural entertainment like live coffee-making drumming and more
Private pick up in an air-conditioned vehicle between 05.30 am and 7 am.
Pick up time depends on the season, click on “BOOK NOW” – more infos
We offer this safari at the moment only with a “private car”
Arrive at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve after 45 – 60 min
Receive your Adventure Pack and put on your traditional headscarf
75-min spectacular falcon show with demonstrations of traditional training techniques and an interactive demonstration with birds of pry like hawks, desert eagle and barn owls
Embark on a wildlife drive through DDCR in a private open-top vintage Land Rover
Traditional breakfast in an authentic Bedouin camp
Enjoy a short camel ride around the camp
Return to the hotel between 10.30 am and 11.30 am
Bathroom facilities are available in the desert and the camp
A portion of your Desert Safari fee is contributed towards local conservation
Children over 5 years old and under 12 years old will be accepted at the child rate
So that you never feel overcrowded, we restrict numbers to 20 guests on this experience. Sometimes we might have two shows who will join in one camp for breakfast
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!