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Dubai: Quad Bike & Dune Buggy Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

1. Dubai: Quad Bike & Dune Buggy Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

Admire the beauty of the Dubai desert landscape riding ATV bikes or dune buggies across the iconic sand dunes. Spend the rest of your evening at a Bedouin camp to relax, feast on a traditional barbecue dinner, and watch a Tanura dance show. After picking up from your hotel in Dubai, transfer to the starting point for a safety briefing on how to ride your vehicles. Feel and experience the adrenaline exhilaration that takes you up and down the adventurous and challenging sand dunes. As the sun sets, head to Bedouin Camp for the traditional Arabic coffee and date reception. Relax in the Bedouin-style seating area and savor the scented shisha pipe to relax in the evening festivities. Tuck into a mixture of grilled meats, fresh salads, sweets, and treats. Experience the desert from behind camels, see local sand art, and admire the traditional costumes of henna artists. Watch authentic belly dancing and take part in a Tanura dance show featuring traditional Middle Eastern dervish dances. At the end of an unforgettable evening, sit back and relax on your way back to your city hotel.

Mleiha Desert Safari with Sandboarding, Stargazing & Dinner

2. Mleiha Desert Safari with Sandboarding, Stargazing & Dinner

Step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and venture to its pristine dunes. Enjoy an evening of adventure with a desert safari accompanied by dining, stargazing, and cultural experiences. Start your tour with a pickup from your centrally located hotel. Meet your private driver and board your air-conditioned transportation. Admire the contrasts of the city’s urbanscape and the desert’s isolated sand dunes. Get a glimpse of agricultural life and rock formations in the desert. Visit the famous Fossil and Camel rocks. Thrill-seekers can sandboard and dune bash across the vast desert landscape.  Drive to the Archaeology Museum in Sharjah which blends history, nature, and culture. Gain insight into ancient Arab tradition. Take time to look around and take pictures. Capture breathtaking views of the desert during sunset. Enjoy a beautiful evening exploring the stars and planets with an experienced guide. Unwind with a traditional dinner at Mleiha Café before heading back to Dubai.

Dubai: Self-Drive Adventure with 2000cc Dune Buggy

3. Dubai: Self-Drive Adventure with 2000cc Dune Buggy

Escape to the charming desert and ride over the Red Dunes in a customized dune buggy. Be picked up from your selected location in Dubai for your Desert Safari. After reaching the dune buggy center in the desert, receive instructions from your Safari Captain for the buggy ride. Get fitted out with all the appropriate safety gear for your dune buggy ride, after which, it is time to let the excitement begin. Get to drive down from the high red dunes in your customized dune buggy and enjoy the ultimate thrill. Then, get ready to enjoy the next action-packed activity—sandboarding. Strap your feet to the sandboard and slide down the sand dunes. Once you are done enjoying both desert activities on your 4-hour tour, be transferred back to Dubai. If you select the 6-hour evening tour option, you will be taken to the Al Khayma Desert Camp after the buggy ride. At the camp, enjoy activities such as a camel ride, a photo session with a falcon, shisha smoking, henna tattoo, and a BBQ dinner. Afterward, be dropped back to your hotel or your preferred location.

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What people are saying about Maleha

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 132 reviews

I have been on other tours here in the UAE and they have been terrible, so with this, I lowered my expectations however I was pleasantly surprised. This was an excellent experience and the tour company really stood out from the others. We booked this tour 14 hours before departure and we were picked up by Ali on time. I recommend the ATV as it's very picturesque, the food was fantastic and exceeded our expectations. You also get a short camel ride and sandboarding which are free and optional. Ali is definitely a natural guide and ensures you are looked after. All that is listed is what you get unlike other tours. This is very well organised and worth it.

We didn’t know what to expect but it sounded like fun! It was amazing! Our guide to the desert was great! The dune bashing was great fun and the driver -guide went out of his way to offer to take photos and ensured we had a great time! The star gazing and eating under the stars was something we will never forget! The whole experience was fabulous and I can highly recommend this trip!

This trip was a HUGE! Amount of fun. The buggies started off well, but the dune bashing was even better and not what I expected. Lal’s driving was on point, he was safe but had us flinging around all over the place. A well planned day that ran smoothly and gave us a great memory

Our guide Lal was amazing and brought comfort and joy to this unique experience! He was the best safari driver and always made sure everyone is okay. The camp had amazing buffet food and really fun shows! Also recommend quad biking 100% !!

I really liked the driver who came after us at the hotel, he was very nice and patient. I loved riding a buggi, I loved the show and the food was good. 5 stars for sure