Situated within the Eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula along the Coast of Persian Gulf, Dubai is the Capital City of United Arab Emirates known as a World-class business hub and most luxurious hotels that the world has ever known. Popular for its sparkling skyline, most vibrant nightlife and extremely luxurious experience but one thing that stands out about this popular City is its Desert safaris. It is a widely known fact that the City of Dubai was built within the flat sandy Arabian Desert.

The thrill of spending an action-packed day as well as quiet nights in the sweeping Arabian Desert is second to none and comes along with expeditions, wildlife watching on-board Land, Rivers, delving in entertainment at the heart of the Desert in an Arabic Tent alongside splendor of Mother Nature.

While making plans to undertake these fascinating Dubai Desert Safaris, remember that there are a million and one experiences as well as exquisite stay options within the heart of the Arabian Desert to make your time unforgettable. Therefore, the following are some of the must-do things during Dubai Desert Safaris;

Watch sunrise from the dunes

Given the fact that it sits in the Arabian Desert, Dubai is one of the few amazing places where travellers can be treated to the best dawn views of the sun rising the brightest as well as largest near Horizon. Travellers are left open-mouthed while watching the indescribable beauty as well as sunbathe in this grandeur.

Try-out Dune bashing

Just as the sun is rising, hop into a 4X4 SUV for a jeep safari in the heart of the sweeping Arabian Desert as well as through the blowy wind and sand for an exciting safari in Dubai Desert.

Pick-up for this kind is safari is usually from your place of lodging then lasts for about half an hour with chances of relishing dune bashing. This experience is typically for adrenaline-enthusiasts and be prepared to feel the thrill when riding up and down the sand dunes.

Test your vibes with Sand skiing

The smooth and beautiful expanse of sand coupled by the gentle landscapes in Dubai offer opportunities of sand skiing, one of the kind experience that will take your breath away. There are a number of dunes that tower between 200 and 300 meters above sea level hence perfect for this adventure.

Leisurely jeep safaris

Unlike the previous experience, travellers are offered an opportunity to ride on the same 4X4 while comfortably touring the beautiful Desert while accompanied by a local driver guide.

Enjoy Desert nightlife

A number of entertainment and thrilling activities are organized to make your desert nightlife memorable and these include fire eating, exotic belly dances, dancing on stilts and swirling among others. These experiences are spiced up with Bonfires, celebrations and most interestingly BBQ.

Tour the Desert on a Camel

Camel rides are also popular during Dubai Desert Safaris, whereby visitors can enjoy up to an hour of a momentous ride to tour some popular tourist sites in the area such as the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve where a number of desert wildlife can be spotted. Additionally, travellers can enjoy the falcon demonstration during these camel Rides with the once-in-a lifetime opportunity of being photographed with the colorful bird.

Excitingly Ride a Quad Bike through Arabian Desert

Visitors on Dubai Desert Safari can excitingly ride a quad bike through the extensive Arabian Desert with instructions from experienced guides/rider, hence making it an experience for both novice and experienced riders.

Other experiences undertaken during the Dubai Desert safaris are hot air balloon tours over the sweeping Arabian Desert, savoring mouth-watering Arabia food, undertaking horseback rides on the Desert, touring the Hatta Heritage Village and many others.

When is the best time to undertake Dubai Desert Safaris?

Dubai Desert Safaris are done all year round although travelers are always advised to try out the months of November, December, January, February and March when weather is normally more pleasant during day and nights not so chilly. Besides, these months are perfect for comfortably watching animals at the Dubai Desert Conservation Area.

What to pack for your Dubai Desert Safaris?

Given the desert climate of Dubai, travelers are advised to pack neutral-colored, lightweight and decent breathable clothing (for both cold and hot weather as well as dusty conditions), lightweight jacket, warm sweater for the cold early mornings and evenings (being a desert doesn’t mean it’s hot throughout), First aid kit, wide brim hat, sunglasses, gloves, medication, comfortable footwear, insect repellent, warm scarf, toiletries (sunscreen, hand sanitizer, lip balm, wipes, lotion and deodorant), lightweight boots, flip-flops and sneakers,

Where to stay during Dubai Desert Safaris?

The best places to stay while experiencing Dubai Desert safaris are not as many as the ones within the City itself. However, the popular ones are Arabian Adventures Camp, Al Mana Resort Dubai, Atlanta Desert Safari Camp, Oasis Palm Tourism and Bedouin Camp among others.

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