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Half-Day Desert Safari

Highlights
  • Complete Abu Dhabi experience, with desert activities and dinner
  • Experience the desert essentials in one afternoon and evening
  • Go dune bashing, camel riding, and sandboarding at a tented camp
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Half-Day Desert Safari
From US$82,00
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Half-Day Desert Safari
US$82,00
Overview
Arranging a DIY trip into Abu Dhabi’s desert can involve lots of time and planning, making it easier to join a guided excursion. This tour delivers all the activities most visitors want—safely, smoothly, and stress-free—and with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Go sandboarding, ride a camel, dune bash, watch a belly dance show, and savor a barbecue dinner—all without transport or organizational hassles on your part.
What to Expect
Your tour begins at your Abu Dhabi hotel when you settle inside an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle and journey into the desert.

Head off-road onto the sands and enjoy a pulse-racing ride up and over the dunes. Then, hop out for a camel ride and to take photos of the desert sunset before resuming your dune bash en route to the next stop: a tented Bedouin-style camp.

On arrival, enjoy some classic Arabian hospitality with a serving of qahwa (Arabic coffee) or tea, plus fresh dates.

Duly refreshed, jump into the activities offered at the camp. Grab a supplied sandboard to try dune surfing, have a henna tattoo, and, if you wish, smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe).

With your activities over, sit down to enjoy a traditional belly dance show and barbecue dinner before your tour concludes at your hotel.
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Reviewed today via mobile
Great fun

We had a great time with our wonderful driver Saad. Desert Rose organised a special day time tour to fit in with our plans which was very helpful. It was a very hot day but Saad made it fun! We all loved the dune bashing...More

Thank Fmerry66
Reviewed 2 days ago
Everything I was hoping for

I had a great evening with Desert Rose. We were picked up from our hotel when expected by our driver Fayes. He wasn't very chatty but was a good driver and offered to take photos throughout the trip which was nice. Driving through the dunes...More

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great Experience and Excellent Sercixe

A friend recommended this company for a night safari. So glad he did. The tour was excellent, our driver, Fayes, arrived on time and went above and beyond to make sure we all enjoyed our time. I was traveling solo, so he made sure to...More

Thank agarcia1311
Reviewed 1 week ago
Hot... but lots of fun

Ubaid our driver was wonderful, very skillful and had the ability to assess his passengers to gave them the best experience, added to that he looked as though he loved doing it. Despite the fact that we did it in 44C it was wonderful. The...More

Thank Sanet T
Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests.ubaid is one of our best and experienced marshel. We will praise him for his...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eventful Evening in the Arabian Gulf.

On my stopover to Boston i had a chance to layover in Abu dhabi to visit my brother. He convinced me to spend an evening in the desert and promised it would be a thrill evening and indeed it was. An Expert Venkatesh booked us...More

Thank Rkabs
Anshar S, General Manager at Desert Rose Tourism - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Desert rose Tours would like to thank you for your positive review here in TripAdvisor. As always we ensure that our tour packages memorable and good experience to our valuable guests.venkitesh is one of our best and experienced staff . We will praise him for...More

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Heike v
28 June 2018|
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Response from Pete W | Reviewed this property |
Shouldn’t really be a problem from an airport hotel, would probably be picked up 2:45ish to join the others.
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