Overnight Heritage Desert Safari in Dubai with traditional Bedouin Desert Camp
A Holiday in Dubai is not complete if you do not get to experience the heritage of this city. A Real Bedouin experience in Dubai is what you need to get to know the history and heritage of the ancestors of Emirati People. Travel back to Dubai in the 1950s when the city was transforming into a modern city. Make the tour of Dubai a bit more adventurous with a heritage desert safari and overnight stay at a Bedouin campsite. Overnight Heritage Desert Safari includes some of the exotic experiences like Wildlife safari in Dubai Desert Conservation reserve in a 1950s Vintage Land Rovers and gets a chance to spot native wildlife like Arabian oryx and Photo stop in Sand Dunes and witness the breathtaking falcon show. Spend an evening in an Authentic Bedouin Desert Camp in the heart of a private Royal desert retreat. Watch the live Arab Coffee Making and Arab Bread Making Sessions. Taste the traditional Emirati Dinner and Experience the cultural performances like Yola and join in with the Arabic Drumming performance. Relax under the stars enjoying high-quality shisha seated in Arabian Majlis. Get a good night’s sleep in comfortable traditional Arabic stone dwellings with bedding. Wake up to the smell of Arabian coffee and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet in the camp before returning to your hotel in Dubai.
Day 1: Overnight Heritage Desert Safari with wildlife spotting and Traditional Dinner
Pick up: 15:00-16:00
Pick up location: Hotels in Dubai
Tour Type: Professional English-Speaking Safari Guide
Accessibility: Not Suitable for people with less mobility
Tour Category: Small Group Sharing
Day of Operations: All Days
Extend your heritage experience in Dubai and join our Heritage Overnight Safari, you will be picked up in an air-conditioned minivan from your hotel in Dubai and escorted to Dubai Desert Conservative Area. Where a fleet of Vintage Land Cruisers will be waiting for you. Upon reaching you will be given an adventure pack and the team member will help you to tie a traditional headscarf to protect yourself from the desert’s heat and sandy winds.
Heritage Vintage Cars and Wildlife Safari: The Cars used for this Wildlife Safari is what makes this safari more interesting, as the first motorized vehicles to conquer the deserts of Dubai 1950s Land Rovers has become heritage part of the city. The ride on the open-top Land Rovers takes you back to the 1950s. The car will move around the dunes, while your safari guide explains it to you about the wildlife and plants which are part of the flora and fauna of this region. If you’re lucky, you may get to see the endangered Arabian Oryx. The ride and the landscape will amaze you and you will wonder how these plants and wildlife can survive these extreme temperatures.
Falcon Show: Falconry goes along with the heritage of this country, one of the other reasons after camels How the Bedouin tribe were able to survive these where the resources were scarce. Falcons were trained and used for hunting the birds and animals from their natural habitat. During the falconry show, you will get a chance to personalize with these birds and see them in action. The falconer put on a good show and you may feel the falcon flying at the speed of light over your head!
Sunset Photo Stop: At the sunset you will be given a stop near a ghaf tree, explore and admire the endless dunes. Take some pictures and catch a deep breath and admire the unique flora and fauna of Arabian Desert
Traditional Bedouin Desert Campsite and Entertainments: At the end of your desert safari you will be transferred to the Desert camp where you will get to experience the Arabian hospitality and the way of life of Bedouin People. At the Camp, you can get yourself a henna tattoo from the local Henna designer. Watch the live sessions of Arabian Coffee and Breadmaking. You may also try your hand on Shishah- water pipe with flavored tobacco. You will also have an amazing opportunity to ride and get to know about the most important factor of Bedouin lifestyle, the camels.
Traditional Emirati Dinner and Cultural Experiences: The food styles and cuisine tell you about the culture and way of life. Taste the authentic Emirati cuisine which includes soup, salad, appetizer, main course, and dessert and tastes Camel Milk and Camel Meat. Also, try the famous Emirati desert LUQAIMAT served with dates syrup. After the dinner, there will be a cultural performance which included dancing with guns known as Yola and join in with the Arabic Drumming.
Spend the rest of the evening in a traditional seating called majlis or sit by the atmospheric bonfire, recall the memories of the day. When you are ready, you can Sleep in a traditional Arabic stone dwelling with mattress and bedding.
Day 2: Early morning Desert stunning view
Woke up to the smell of Arabian coffee, desert landscape in the early morning will give you a stunning view. A healthy breakfast which includes smoked salmon, cold meats, free-range eggs, caviar, fruit, bread, tea & coffee will be served before returning to your hotel in Dubai. Experience the Bedouin-style in the heart of a private Royal desert retreat!