Private Desert Safari Dubai

Private Desert Safari Overview

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Feel the magnetism and mystery of the Arabian Desert without any hassle or stress on this private desert safari. It ensures that you get the true Bedouin experience and a slice of Dubai’s unspoiled desert landscape,with a touch of exclusivity and luxury.

The exciting off-road tour begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel or desired spot. Watch in awe the skyscrapers fading into the distancewith the unparalleled desert sands coming into view. It gives you a rare chance to marvel at the transition of Dubai from an uber-stylish metropolis to an untamed wilderness. It is now time to have the most intimate and luxurious encounter with the desert, as every aspect of this private desert safari Dubai is reserved for you and your group.

Following a thrilling glide over the desert sands on a 4x4 dune bash session, appreciate the burst of colors as the setting sun washes over the Arabian Desert. Be sure to capture picture-perfect desert sunset views, and then proceed to the desert camp.Experience the traditional Emirati hospitality at the camp, starting with savoring strong Arabic coffee and succulent dates.

You will next indulge in activities that reveal the splendor of Bedouin culture. Join a henna artist to paint your hands with beautiful Arabic designs. You can also head to the traditional Shisha smoking corner. To top it all off, treat yourself to a multi-course BBQ dinner buffet (offering vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies) while watching the stunning fire show and Tanura performance by a male artist.

Apart from these, don’t miss the chance to capture fun-filled photographic moments by dressing up in exquisite Arabic costumes.Depending on your preferences, you can add more activities and experiences to your private safari (for an extra charge). Mount a camel for a wobbly ride across the desert, ride a quad bike across the golden sands, or strap yourself up for a sandboarding session.

Tour Inclusions

  • Roundtrip private transfers by a safe, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Dune bashing aboard a 4X4 vehicle
  • Sunset views
  • Henna tattooing
  • Photographic chance wearing Arabic attire
  • BBQ dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian food
  • Tanura show
  • Fire show
  • Unlimited refreshments

Tour Exclusions

  • All personal expenses spend for shopping and activities like sandboarding, quad biking, etc.

What to expect

Private Transfers: The royal treatment of VIP desert safari Dubai begins with a comfortable, air-conditioned ride directly from your accommodation and back. Sit back in a luxurious private vehicle and take a wonderful ride through the transformative landscape.

Dune Bash: Strap in for an action-packed adventure ahead. Fasten your seat belts as the 4*4 rises, plummets, and sways over the dune mountains. A trained and professional driver will guide your journey through the desert, ensuring both thrills and safety.

Sunset Photography: The desert comes alive during sunset when the colors play with sand. It’s time to watch the breathtaking sunset views throwing golden hues. The tranquility and charm of the desert as the sun drowns behind the stretch of sand are unmatchable.

Henna Designing: Feel closer to local culture as you get your hands and feet adorned with beautiful henna designs. These designs look ecstatic when the crimson hues fall on your hand. There can be no better souvenir than this henna to reminisce about the good memories of this tour.

Arabian Dress: On the private desert safari Dubai campsite, take a step towards immersing in Arabian culture by donning their local attire. Capture the essence of the Middle East as you pose against the backdrop of the desert landscape.

BBQ Dinner: The team of private desert safari in Dubai arranges a delicious dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian specialties. Guests can fulfill their appetites with a range of options arranged in a multi-course buffet, from succulent grilled meats to flavorful veggies.

Shisha Smoking: Take a moment to unwind at the shisha corner, where you can partake in the age-old tradition of shisha smoking.

Live Shows: As you dine and drink, prepare to be enchanted by the exceptional performances of Tanousa artists. Watch as he gracefully twirls and whirls in a traditional dance that celebrates the vibrant heritage of the Middle East. The entertainment continues with a dazzling belly dance. The stunning dancer graces the stage with her hypnotic rhythms and dynamic movements.

Sufi Music & Dance Show: The night will turn captivating with the soothing and soulful melodies of the Sufi genre. The deep lyrics reverberating in the environment will put you into a trance. A graceful sufi dancer whirls and swirls in the divine spirit of devotion.

Khaliji Show: Following the buffet opening, the stage gets lit up with the colorful Khaliji show while you devour delicious food.

Dabka and Drummers show: The energy will pick up with a Dabka performance. This is a high-energy folk dance from the Middle East, often featuring a line of dancers moving together with synchronized steps and claps. Along with drummers, the show creates a thunder.

Camping Facilities: The luxury desert safari Dubai is equipped with top facilities for comfort and privacy. Convenient washroom facilities are available, with separate areas provided for both men and women.


The VIP desert safari runs for around 6 hours. It begins in the late afternoon from 3-3:30 pm with your pickup and wraps by 9:30 pm.

Here is the private desert safari Dubai timings:

Transfer Type Pick-up Timings Approximate Duration
Private Transfer Pick will be done around 3:30 PM 06:00 hours

Important Information

  • Children under 16 can participate in the premium desert safari tour only (excluding shisha smoking and dune buggy rides) and will be charged a reduced fee.
  • Infants must arrive in desert safaris with their guardians. Also, they are restricted from participating in dune bash.
  • For locations far from standard pick-up points, our team will contact you to arrange a convenient meeting spot.
  • Please note that transfers for private desert safari tours are optional and need to be selected during booking.
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or people with back problems.
  • No refunds will be provided for partially used services.
  • If needed, carry a piece of light luggage for the tours. Refrain from bringing heavy baggage.

Child Policy

  • Children under three are classified as infants and granted free entry.
  • Children between the ages of three and ten will be categorized as children and will be charged at the child rate.
  • Children aged ten and above will be regarded as adults and will be charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy

  • No charges are applicable for cancellations notified within 24 hours before your tour departure.
  • A 100% cancellation fee applies if you cancel within 24 hours of your tour.
  • If you're eligible for a refund on the private desert safari Dubai price, you'll receive it within seven business days.
Frequently Asked Questions

A private desert safari in Dubai is a luxurious experience, a testament to grandeur and exclusivity. You can personalize the desert safari according to your needs and preferences. Enjoy a perfectly planned safari in a private, chauffeured 4*4 vehicle. Customize the buffet menu, enjoy sunset photo ops, try sand boarding, and enjoy the live entertainment shows with your closed ones.

The price of a private or VIP desert safari in Dubai is AED 1000. This includes private transfers, luxurious camp facilities, live shows, a buffet dinner, and a great amount of activities.

Make the most of your time on a private desert safari through various thrilling activities. The itinerary includes dune bashing, camel riding, sandboarding, quad biking, henna painting, and Shisha smoking. The adventurous session is followed by Bedouin-styled camping, where the stage is set for Arabic entertainment, like belly dance and Tanoura. Overlooking the incredible view, sit and dine the multi-course dinner in a private set-up without any fuss.

A private desert safari in Dubai takes 6 to 7 hours. This duration also covers the travel journey from and to Dubai’s designated location, besides the activities and entertainment. So, the time could vary depending on the traffic conditions.

One of the biggest pros of choosing the private desert safari is the touch of personalization. You can contact the tour operator, who will accommodate your requests for activities, entertainment, food, and other facilities as per your preferences.

A buffet dinner is included in the private desert safari package. Moreover, you can custom-make the menu as per your taste buds. You will get to relish a variety of food, including both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.

A private desert safari has a lenient dressing code compared to regular tours. However, it’s important that you opt for loose clothes with breathable and natural fabric as the desert temperature rises during the day. Carry a headgear, sunglasses, scarf, and camera. The types of clothing also vary according to the time of your desert safari. The mornings and overnight sessions may have cooler temperatures, so carry a lightweight sweater or jacket.

Yes, a chauffeured 4WD vehicle is assigned to pick you up from the designated location. Once the safari ends, the driver drops you off at the rendezvous spot.

Yes, photography is an integral part of desert safari. The breathtaking view, friendly camels, Bedouin-inspired camps, Arabian dress wearing, and the unique landscape give you numerous photo opportunities. So, carrying a camera or smartphone is a good idea to create unforgettable memories. However, to avoid any last-minute disappointments, It is always a good idea to confirm with your tour operator whether photography is allowed.

The best time to go on a private desert safari in Dubai is during the winter when the temperature is relatively lower, and the weather is favorable for outdoors. You can plan the desert safari anywhere between November and March to enjoy mild climatic conditions, and the sun is not too harsh. However, a desert safari is organized all-round the year. Someone who is on a budget and wants to escape the crowd can visit in summer.

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