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Abu Dhabi Evening Desert Safari & Dinner Under the Stars

Activity provider: Dadabhai Travel LLC

Abu Dhabi Evening Desert Safari & Dinner Under the Stars

Activity provider: Dadabhai Travel LLC
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From US$ 75 per person

Experience the best of Abu Dhabi on a 5-hour desert safari that exposes you to the extreme side of the capital city's rich and unique culture. Drive across the sand dunes, experience a camel ride into the desert sunset, and enjoy an Arabian BBQ and show.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Hindi, Urdu
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a wild and exciting ride over the sand dunes
  • Visit a camel farm and ride one across the sand
  • Watch the sun set over the open landscape
  • Try out the traditional Arabic Shisha
  • Feast on an authentic Arabic BBQ
Full description
Take part in an evening of adventure unlike any other on this 5-hour excursion to the desert of Abu Dhabi. Leave the city in the afternoon and head toward the desert to discover the true Abu Dhabi. Enjoy an exciting drive over the sand dunes, something akin to desert off-roading. Then you will visit a camel farm and watch the sunset from the dunes. Continue your journey toward a traditional Arabic camp, where you will have the opportunity to try a host of activities like henna painting and belly dancing. You may also try Shisha, the traditional Arabic smoking pipe, as well as sample the Arabic sweets and coffee significant to Bedouin culture. You will then be served a BBQ dinner under the starlit sky, with live Arabian entertainment to ensure it's a night to remember. Relax as you learn firsthand what Arabic hospitality means, with Arabic coffee and dates served as they have been for centuries, and continue to be served in Emirati homes today.
Includes
  • Dune drive
  • Short camel ride for photo shoot
  • Sand skiing
  • BBQ dinner
  • Belly dance show
  • Shisha—a traditional Arabic smoking pipe
  • Gratuities
  • Direct airport pickup/drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Adult and child rates only include pick-up and drop off to Abu Dhabi city hotels
  • Pick-up and drop off can be arranged from Abu Dhabi city hotels and the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal
  • Airport pick-up and drop off is not included but the local tour supplier can arrange pick-up and drop off from the nearest hotel to the airport
  • The pick-up time is the tour start time
  • If there any changes, the local tour supplier will notify you by email one day prior to your tour date
  • Pickup can be arranged from the nearest airport hotel (Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotel)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 1126 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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The Dune Bashing was a great experience! The food and the dance as well. Although the camels are part of the nation, I hated the idea of the poor camels, only 2 for loads of people, going around for 30 SECONDS, having to knee everytime to carry and dismount people and you can see the marks in their skin when they don't do immediately what they are told. (there are other Tour providers that join in the camp so this is not tour specific). Our guide did not talk that much.

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May 31, 2022

My partner loved the dune riding. He was sitting at the front of very comfy 4x4. But I felt very car sick, the adrenaline was amazing,driver was very good. Camel ride was one of my bucket list ticks..it was only very short-only 1 circle around.but lovely man who took great photos of us. Food bbw really nice..dressing up in traditional costumes excellent..so all in all really great trip. Thumbs up.

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May 25, 2022

Had a great time at desert safari last month. I found this tour accidently but it turned out to be one of the greatest evenings during my trip to Abu Dhabi. The desert views and dune bashing were breathtaking and the evening show was also quite nice. There were a lot of different activities to spend time before the dinner which included quad bikes, camel rides, photo sessions, sandboarding etc so I guess everyone can find something fun and new to try out there! Special thanks to our driver Saad who's a very friendly and professinal guide!

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April 4, 2020

Product ID: 16380