Camels, may the first thing that comes to your mind when thinking about Arabia? Well, Camels are an amazing animal and there is much to learn about them.
Here are some interesting facts about Camels!
Camels have been an integral part of Arabian Peninsula for as long as 6000 years ago, in the year 1993 in Kalba region Sharjah, mud poetry was discovered with ancient drawings of camels by archaeologist and it goes back to 3000 years B.C.
There are approximately 15 million camels in the world and the United Arab Emirates houses 300,000 camels and the rest of them can be found in parts of Africa, Saudi Arabia and other middle east countries.
They are fast, camels can run 60 to 70 km daily at a speed of 12 to 16 km/h. If you talk about camel races? They can reach a speed of 65 km/h interesting right?
They can walk 10 to 15 kilometres per hour continuously for 10 hours in the desert, we may not last 60 minutes in the desert without water.
They drink up to 100 litres at a time and can survive for 3 to 4 weeks enduring the thirst.
An average camel weighs 665 kg to 540 kg and Their lifespan extends to 40 years. When a camel is three years old the training begins and with a walking exercise for one month.
You have not experienced Dubai if you haven’t had a close encounter with this amazing animal.
You may get to ride them for 10 minutes during your desert safari’s or you may get to ride them in the desert with our Camel Desert Safari in Dubai with Falconry and Traditional Dinner. But if you want to get up close with Camels then you should visit a Camel Farm.
Camel Farm Visit in Dubai
The best one that offers an authentic camel farm experience for the visitors is The Camel Farm in Al Al Lisaili an Oasis of fun in the Dubai desert.
The Farm was opened in the year 2016 as a place to host the camels from the Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre and later opened its door to visitors to experience an authentic camel farm in Dubai. Because of the partnership, they have with Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre everything here in this farm is done according to Emirati tradition.
There are more than 30 camels in this farm and each of them has a name, the founder and host Viviane Paturel-Mazot has turned a private farm into a popular tourist attraction and her love for the animal is what makes this place the best place to learn and admire these loving animals. Today the farm has a mini petting zoo for kids and a camel-riding centre.
The Farm has introduced interactive experiences for the visitors and includes camel-feeding and riding along with feeding other small animals on the farm.
You can book this camel farm visit tour with Surprise Tourism, who will provide you with an authentic Camel Farm experience with private transfers from Dubai hotels.
Camel Farm Visit Experience in Dubai
Camel Farm Tour from Dubai is specially designed to give you and your loved one’s an authentic Emirati Camel Farm experience. The farm located in Dubai’s desert, where you can get up close with the animals in their natural habitat. You will learn how Bedouin tribes used to survive the harsh conditions of the deserts with the help of camels. Activities at the Camel Farm includes Camel rides, Camel feeding and also get up close with other farm animals like rabbits, goats and chickens at our mini petting farm.
Other Information about Dubai Camel Farm
Location: The Camel Farm is located in Dubai Emirate, along the road E77 northbound, between D63-Al Qudra Rd and E66-Al Ain Rd
Dress Code: Recommended to wear loose clothing since the temperatures will be high in Summer and During Winter the temperature may go down in the evening. Trekking shoes or casual shoes are recommended and avoid wearing high heels, you also bring your cap or hats.
Safety Guidelines to Visit Dubai Camel Farm:
The visitors should comply with all the safety signage and instructions when inside the farm.
Smoking and drinking any form of alcohol is strictly prohibited inside the farm.
Pets of any kind are not allowed inside the camel farm.
Balls, bicycles or vehicles are not allowed inside the farm.
Visitors will be escorted by a Camel Farmer for any animal encounter
Children aged less than 10 years old, must be accompanied by an adult.
Only children above 10 years old are allowed for Camel rides.
Feeding of Animals is not allowed except the feeding tour organized by the camel farm.