Exclusive Desert Tours in the Emirate of Dubai: Try Something New

9:16 am  |  26.06.2021
Exclusive Desert Tours in the Emirate of Dubai

Tour operators organize and conduct various trips to the desert. The companies offer quality and unusual excursions that take place in small groups or, upon request, in private. Responsibility and discretion with local wildlife and nature are what the right tour operator does.

It starts in the afternoon from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm and lasts about seven hours. From hotel pick-ups in a comfortable Range Rover to thrilling dune rides and a deluxe six-course menu under the stars, you can look forward to an upscale desert adventure.

During your desert tour, you will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide who will give you a clear understanding of the fauna, nature, and traditions of the inhabitants of the desert.

The desert landscape is the official nature reserve in the Emirate of Dubai and is home to many species of animals found in the area, such as the oryx antelope. You drive past a large deserted lake, which is an important center of life and a refuge for many species of birds. An important bird in the culture of the Emirates is the hawk. At an exclusive guest falcon show with canapes and snacks, you will experience the thrilling and spectacular flight and action of the UAE’s heraldic animal prey.

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When the setting sun bathes the tips of the mighty sand dunes in dark red light, the picture-perfect desert atmosphere is perfect. Then you can swing on the back of a camel and ride to your private oasis cabana, where you will then be served a princely six-course menu. Finally, you will be entertained on a majlis – an Arabic seating area surrounded by silk carpets and cozy cushions with a traditional fire show and you can admire the twinkling starry sky.

Heritage Collection: Private Night Safari and Desert Astronomy

Who doesn’t even dream of experiencing the glittering and dreamy starry sky in the desert live on-site? To make the dream come true, we recommend a private night safari. As part of the Heritage Collection excursion, you have the opportunity to discover the desert by night and gain insights into astronomy. 

Look at the endless desert sky with the help of spectacular telescopes and let the English-speaking guide take you into the exciting world of astronomy. 

Learn about new constellations and the importance of the desert night sky in Arabic history. After a group pick-up in Dubai, you and a maximum of four people get into a real classic car and witness the first modern desert tour – a Land Rover from the 1950s.

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This will start your tour of discovery in the Dubai Desert Conservation nature reserve. Equipped with modern night vision devices and flashlights, you go on a journey into the nocturnal desert. You will be amazed at how lovely the animal world is in the dark.

After a detailed and exciting tour, you have earned a three-course menu with non-alcoholic drinks and shisha on the private property of the royal family. Then a knowledgeable astronomer will introduce you to the fascinating doctrine of astronomy. A look through one of the professional telescopes brings you closer to the amazing desert sky. The evening becomes even more atmospheric with a campfire, torches, and Arabic music. The night safari begins with hotel pick-up between 5 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. and lasts around five hours.

Al Maha Desert & Spa

The 6 stars Al Maha Desert & Spa is located in a unique desert landscape of only approx. 45 minutes by car from Dubai. The luxurious complex of the Al Maha Desert & Spa is designed in Bedouin style. Here you can relax perfectly from everyday life. Enjoy seclusion and tranquility. The 42 villas of the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa are furnished in Arabic style and offer a breathtaking view of the desert landscape. Enjoy an Arabic dune dinner in the desert including musical entertainment and shisha.

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

The five-star accommodation Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is located in the middle of the desert of the Emirate of Dubai and impresses with its luxurious reconstruction of traditional forts from bygone times. 

The resort is located on a green oasis with small waterways and enchants with its warm atmosphere. Guests can be accommodated in a total of 115 rooms in the two-story charming houses. Here you really don’t miss anything that defines an exclusive hotel room. In addition to four restaurants and bars, the Bab al-Shams Desert & Spa also offers a shisha area, a falconry exhibition, and traditional live entertainment with belly dancing.

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This tour is not for late risers, the excursion starts at seven o’clock with the pick-up from your hotel. In the luxurious Range Rover, your English-speaking guide leads you through the nature reserve of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

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