Morning Desert Safari Dubai

Morning Desert Safari Overview

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Our morning desert safari, lasting about two hours, is ideal for all, especially those seeking a whistle-stop exploration of Dubai’s desert or simply looking to admire its magnificence during the serenest phase of the day. Apart from all the desert-exclusive activities and experiences, it ensures a hassle-free escape from start to finish, with convenient roundtrip hotel transfers included.

Your morning desert safari in Dubai begins with a convenient hotel pickup by 9:00 a.m. As you reach the desert, be ready to catch the first rays of the sun, which spellsa magnificent glow over the tranquil desert landscape. You will next board a powerful and well-maintained 4x4 vehicle to get your adrenaline charged on a 20-minute dune-bashing session. It is more than an electrifying drive over the high and low dunes; it lets you marvel at the unparalleled desert beauty in all its glory and safety. Following this, you will visit our campsite amid the unparalleled dunes.

Replenish your energy with complimentary refreshments, and add more adventure and excitement to let loose the adventurer within you (for an extra charge). Know how the early settlers navigated the unparalleled sands as you engage in a camel ride.A sandboarding session can further test your balancing mettle on the sand.If you seek an extra dose of thrill to satiate your adventure spirit, zoom across the desert on a thrilling quad bike ride.

Joined by a group? Sign up for a dune buggy ride, which allows you to maneuver a latest-model two-seater or four-seater dune buggy across the Arabian Desert. The best thing is that all these activities are safe, and you don’t need any prior experience to participate in them. Add to these the expert guidance of a friendly, knowledgeable team. As the tour ends, you will return to your Dubai location with a convenient drop-off.


  • Roundtrip hotel transfers
  • Dune bashing in a 4X4 vehicle
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Camel ride (extra charge applies)
  • Sandboarding (extra charge applies)
  • Quad Biking (extra charge applies)
  • Dune buggy ride (extra charge applies)
  • All personal expenses spend for shopping and activities like camel ride, dune buggy ride, sandboarding, quad biking, etc.

We require a minimum of 2 people for this, please call our numbers or email us and we will get back to you with more details. You can visit our gallery for pictures of Dune bashing and Quad bikes.

Please note that there is no camp access and meals are not included in this safari, please try our evening desert safari for a complete experience!


Please note that any personal expenses like shopping, drinks, and dining during the tour are not included in the morning desert safari price.

What to expect

Early Pickup: The morning desert safari Dubai begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel.

Dune Bashing: As you reach the location, get ready to unleash your inner adventurer with the high-octane dune bashing. Hop on a comfortable 4*4 ride and explore the abundance of the desert. You’ll be driven towards the outskirts, which is a dramatic transformation from the bustling cityscape to the vast expanse of the Arabian Desert. The skilled driver will navigate the ups and downs of the dunes, providing a rollercoaster-like experience.

Camel Riding: After a heart-pumping session into the wilds of dunes, transport back in time on a camel’s back. Enjoy a leisurely ride across the sand and feel the serenity of the desert.

Sand Boarding: Thrill seekers can go beyond the usual activities and add other activities at extra cost. For example, try skills at sandboarding down the slopes. You will get a brief lesson about this exciting sport, maintaining balance, and techniques for sliding down the slopes.

Quad Biking: With our best morning desert safari Dubai, there is unlimited adventure and fun. Another activity that you can add on extra charges is riding a 200 cc Polaris. Don the proper gear and prepare to feel the rush as you power up and over the dunes, experiencing the dips, climbs, and side slopes.

Photography Opportunity: After the exciting ride, you'll stop at a scenic spot to capture breathtaking photos of the desert landscape that look fresh and dazzling in the golden hues of the morning sun.

Bedouin Camping: Morning desert safari is incomplete without a stay here. After the session, you’ll be welcomed with warm Arabian hospitality in a stylish Bedouin camp, providing a sense of authentic traditional lifestyle. It is adorned with carpets and cushions for comfortable seating arrangements. Here, you can enjoy refreshments like Arabic coffee, tea, or dates after your activities.


The duration of a morning desert safari is around 3 hours. The pickup vehicle arrives at 8:30 am, and after a fresh dose of desert adventure, the transfers are arranged to drop you off around 12:00 pm.

Here is an overview of morning desert safari timings for both private and shared journeys.

Transfer Category Pick-up Timings Duration Approx
Shared Transfer Pick up around 8:30 am to 9:00 am 03:00 hours
Private Transfer Pick up around 8:30 am to 9:00 am 03:00 hours

Important Information

  • Pick-up and drop-off services are included for hotels and residences within Dubai.
  • Pick-up from locations outside Dubai is available upon request, but an additional fee will apply.
  • Lunch is excluded in the morning desert safari in Dubai
  • Due to the nature of activities and terrain, morning desert safari is not recommended for pregnant women, or visitors with back pain, heart conditions or respiratory problems.

Child Policy

  • A child under 3 years of age need not pay any entrance fee.
  • A child between 3 and 10 years old qualifies for our special child rate.
  • A child aged above 10 will be charged an adult admission rate.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made 24 hours before the departure time of the morning safari Dubai will receive a full refund, without any hidden charges. This refund will be processed within 7 working days.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour will get no concession and a full cancellation fee will apply.
Frequently Asked Questions

A morning desert safari is one of the most popular adventurous activities in Dubai that gives you a glimpse of prehistoric times. As the name implies, this desert safari begins at dawn. It includes thrilling and action-packed activities, such as dune bashing and camel riding, that kick the adrenaline. It is a unique experience to watch the sunrise over the dunes while you sip refreshments.

The morning desert safari costs around AED 150. You can upgrade the safari package with a 200 cc Polaris ride at an extra charge.

A morning desert safari is an adventurous venture. It has 4*4 dune bashing, where you sit in a robust vehicle and go for a wild drive over the wavy dunes. Besides that, it has camel riding, quad biking, and sand boarding. There is a light breakfast and refreshments, along with facilities for chauffeured transfers.

The duration of a morning desert safari can vary depending on the activities you select. It typically lasts around 3 to 4 hours.

During the summer season, the temperature soars, so we suggest a breathable, comfy, and loose outfit for a desert safari. A full-sleeved t-shirt, a pair of trousers, a palazzo, or a flowy dress are some of the best examples of what to wear on a desert safari. Anything tight-fitting must be avoided. A scarf, a shawl, and a hat come in handy. When it’s winter, the temperature drops to 14 C. Wear a light jacket or hoodie to escape the cold air of the desert.

Yes, dune bashing in Dubai is entirely safe. It is an exhilarating off-road excursion handled by highly-trained drivers. You may experience the adrenaline rush as the vehicle whizzes over the dunes. However, it is not advisable for pregnant women, kids under three years, and people with severe medical conditions.

The morning desert safari includes a light breakfast and unlimited refreshments. After the adventurous expedition, the guests are served with snacks.

There is no age limitation to participate in any desert safari tour in Dubai. However, you must consult with the tour operator, as many safaris do not permit kids under three years to partake in dune bashing. It is also not recommended for pregnant women and individuals with back and heart conditions. To avoid any risks, follow the guidelines and listen to the instructions from the tour guides.

Desert Safari is available throughout the year. The best time to try a desert safari in Dubai is during winter, from October to March when the temperature is low and the weather is pleasant. These cooler temperatures make the outdoor experience comfortable, unlike scorching summer. If you are ready to face the hotter days, you can choose a desert safari in summer for less crowd and cheaper rates.

You can choose from a broad spectrum of combo packages for desert safari. These combo tours help you enjoy a great desert safari followed by sightseeing, city exploration, dhow cruising, or visiting other attractions in Dubai. This way, you can easily cover different areas and experiences in Dubai by saving both time and money.

Desert Safari is a popular activity amongst tourists. To get confirmation and avoid last-moment delays, it is highly recommended to book your morning desert safari in advance. You can then customize the itinerary and dinner as per individual’s or group’s needs. This allows you to plan and organize the day without stress. Many tour operators also provide early bird discounts.

Safety is an important parameter for any desert safari. Staff and drivers are fully trained and follow safety guidelines to ensure an enjoyable ride. The morning safari is concentrated on an array of adventures. To enjoy these desert sports, guests must abide by the rules. Put on seatbelts and grasp the handrails. Wear the proper gear and helmets as you hop on the quad bike. Learn the basics before going for sandboarding.

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