Abu Dhabi: Desert Safari with BBQ, Camel Ride & Sandboarding

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Experience life in the desert on a 4WD safari from Abu Dhabi. Watch traditional dance shows, ride a camel and enjoy a barbecue buffet dinner.

Highlights

  • Feel your heart pounding as your 4WD vehicle climbs up and down the sand dunes
  • Watch the sun set over the desert near Abu Dhabi
  • Try local customs like smoking a shisha pipe or getting a henna hand tattoo
  • Enjoy a lavish barbecue dinner including Arabian kebabs and Arabic salads
  • Feel like a Bedouin in a desert camp with low-lying tables and Arabic cushions

Description

Join a small-group or private guided day trip from Abu Dhabi to the desert with hotel transfers included. Enjoy a dune bashing experience, watch the sunset from a Bedouin camp, take part in cultural activities, watch traditional performances, and savor a BBQ buffet dinner while watching the stars. After pickup in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle, enjoy a comfortable ride to the desert. Once there, visit a camel farm to get up close to these animals who are well-adjusted to desert life. Next, take part in an exhilarating dune bashing experience. Feel your stomach jump as the vehicle heads up and down the steep sand dunes. Then, try your hand at sandboarding by sliding down the dunes on a board. Arrive at the Bedouin desert camp to enjoy a warm welcome of traditional Arabic coffee and dates. Then, walk up a dune to take pictures as the desert changes color as the sun sets on the horizon. At the camp, dive into the local customs and culture of the Arabian peninsula. Enjoy cultural activities such as henna painting, shisha smoking, and camel rides. Then, try on traditional Arabian costumes. Watch captivating performances of Tanoura dancing and belly dancing, before tucking into a barbecue dinner. Finally, the lights of the camp will be switched off. Sit back and admire the star-lit sky for a peaceful moment of contemplation before returning to the bright city lights of Abu Dhabi.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation by air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle Cold mineral water in the vehicle during the transfer English professional licensed driver Dune bashing Sandboarding activity Welcome drinks Henna painting Short camel ride Sunset photo stop Shisha smoking Traditional dance show Unlimited water and soft drinks Open-buffet BBQ dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options

Important Information

  • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any sickness during the dune bashing
  • Please note that if your skin is sensitive to henna, it is advised not to do it
  • Traditional dance shows will not be available during Ramadan or on any special Islamic days as per UAE law. Dates may vary as per the UAE law and season

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