Dubai
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Our most recommended Dubai Stopover Activities

  • Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboard & BBQ Options

    1. Dubai: Red Dune Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboard & BBQ Options

    Have a thrilling and fun experience in the remote desert area known as Lahbab. Choose the 4-hour tour option which includes dune bashing, sand-boarding. and camel ride. Select the 7-hour tour option which includes dune bashing, sand-boarding, camel rides, BBQ dinner, and all desert camp activities. Your safari guide will pick you up from your hotel in a 4WD vehicle. Your tour starts with a 50-minute drive into the desert. Enjoy interesting views of Dubai from the car window. The guide will answer any of your questions while you learn more about Dubai’s history. Your first stop will be at the desert rest area. Take a 25-minute break as the convoy catches up. While you wait, your safari guide will air down the tires of the vehicle to ensure better driving conditions. You can enjoy an optional quad bike experience if you wish on site. Then, take an adventurous 30-45 minute dune drive ...

    Amazing driver! Rashid picked us up on time and was very polite. We had so much fun and he kept making sure everyone was okay. Best experience ever!

  • Red Dune Desert Safari, Quad bike, Sandboarding & Camel Ride

    2. Red Dune Desert Safari, Quad bike, Sandboarding & Camel Ride

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Dubai and experience the calm of the surrounding desert in the morning. Marvel at the silky red sand and towering dunes, providing picture-perfect views of the surrounding landscape on this 4-hour Arabian Desert tour.  Satisfy your sense of adventure, whether traveling as a family, couple, or solo. Choose from a shared or private option, and the legendary hospitality. Get picked up from your hotel and journey to the remote desert area of Lahbab, approximately 50 kilometers from Dubai city center. Upon arrival at Lahbab, take a short break while your driver deflates the vehicle's tires to get a better grip on the sand. Hop on a camel to take pictures or have a short 2-3 minute ride on them around a track. Maybe even choose the optional quad bike experience (age-restricted).

    Then, head into the desert onboard your 4WD Land Cruiser and hol...

    We had two drivers. The first one was really late to pick us at the hotel. They asked us to be ready at 2:30, but the driver only arrived at 3:45pm. The second driver, Alam, was really fun and took very nice photos in the desert.

  • Dubai International Airport 3-Hour Private Transit Tour

    3. Dubai International Airport 3-Hour Private Transit Tour

    Make the most of your transit through Dubai International Airport, and see the highlights of the city on a short stop-over tour. Following a pick-up from Dubai International Airport, sit back and relax in an air-conditioned coach or minivan as you drive towards New Downtown Dubai. Stop at the Burj Khalifa to admire the world’s tallest building. Look up at the space-age tower as it soars to a height of 2,772 feet (828 meters). Lean back and peer upwards; you might just see the top! Drive along the 16-lane Sheikh Zayed Road, passing many of the high rise buildings that have changed the city landscape in the last few years. A pre-recorded commentary by an architect will tell you facts about the skyscraper-packed city and its recent developments. See the iconic Burj Al-Arab Hotel on its own artificial island. Continue to the manmade island of Palm Jumeirah, designed in the shape of a palm...

    Pick and drop off were great! Friendly, helpful and very accommodating. I highly recommend them.

  • Dubai: Private City Highlights Van Tour with Burj Khalifa and Transfer

    4. Dubai: Private City Highlights Van Tour with Burj Khalifa and Transfer

    Discover Dubai in a private setting and customize the route to suit your interests. Your private guide will pick you up from your desired address and tell you interesting facts about this unique city. See the fascinating Palm Islands, the modern Dubai Marina, and the old town with the famous gold and spice markets. Enjoy a photo stop at Burj Al Arab, an iconic example of the city's world-class, contemporary architecture. Finish your private tour at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Ride up to the observation deck for breathtaking views. Then, drive back to your accommodation in your private vehicle.

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What people are saying about Dubai

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 8,991 reviews

My girlfriend and I had the most amazing desert experience with our guide Alam! He picked us up in our hotel and we directly connected and talked a lot! He told us a lot about Dubai and explained the things we were going to do. This was our second time in the desert in Dubai but this time was very special to us. We were 4 people in the car and enjoyed the trip. It was like a private tour just for us 4 :-) It couldn’t have been any better than this. Special thanks to Alam, we highly recommend him and this activity!

It was a great trip! Really enjoyed the whole experience. Our tour guide Rashid was absolutely wonderful, picked us up on time, took really good care of us and made sure we all had a fun time. The sunset was beautiful, so it was the perfect time to go, we took lots of photos. Highly recommend the experience and the tour guide.

Very good experience in the company of our driver and guide Mohammad. He was attentive and caring for us. The program was respected. Very good comfort in the car with answers to each of our questions. We recommend this desert excursion with your eyes closed

Amazing experience! The driver Ayub is an amazing skilled driver! We even did dune bashing with a little bit of rain! Amazing experience! A must in Dubai... And ask for Ayub!

Safari guide Mohammed was amazing! Super helpful and we had a fantastic ride! The red dunes and the dancers at the camp were amazing!