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Evening Desert Safari With BBQ Dinner, Henna Painting, Camel Ride and Belly Dance

  • Abu Dhabi desert experience with dune bash and dinner
  • Visit Al Khatim, one of the UAE’s top regions of dunes 
  • Multiple activities: dune bashing, sandboarding, and camel rides
Evening Desert Safari With BBQ Dinner, Henna Painting, Camel Ride and Belly Dance
From US$83.00
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Evening Desert Safari With BBQ Dinner, Henna Painting, Camel Ride and Belly Dance
From US$83.00
Abu Dhabi’s skyscrapers are just one face of the UAE—the other is the desert lying outside the city. Appreciate the arid wilderness with ease on a tour including dune bashing, camel riding, and a desert camp dinner. Explore the desert dunes, with entertainment, quad biking (own expense), and round-trip transfers by Land Cruiser. Plus, this experience saves the money, time, and the hassle of organizing activities independently.
What to Expect
After pickup in central Abu Dhabi or your hotel, travel by shared 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser toward the Al Khatim region. Admire the views as you hear about UAE’s culture on route, and after about 45 minutes, join a caravan of other 4x4s for a dune bash.
Ride up and over the dunes and visit a camel farm to observe the desert animals. Then, continue to a Bedouin-inspired desert camp, and after Arabic coffee and dates, or a soda, tea, or water, take your pick of the desert activities.
Ride a camel, go sandboarding, get a henna tattoo, dress in Arabic robes for a souvenir photo, or take a quad bike ride (own expense). Then, watch a belly dancing show and savor a barbecue dinner of Emirati and Western dishes under the stars.
Your experience concludes back at the original departure point.
Please note: During the month of Ramadan, this activity will not include entertainment and alcohol will not be served.
Reviews (511)
1 - 5 of 413 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Desert safari

Excellent food and belly dance ,we are enjoyed a lot ,our car driver jino is so friendly & calming,we had lots of talk with him

Thank Pioneer16736079108
Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent evening event and value for money

Excellent evening event and value for money. We went with a group of 5 friends, entertainment was good and worked well with a tight schedule.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adamhowardj
Reviewed 4 days ago
Wonderful experience for the whole family!

The evening desert safari was a wonderful experience. It was certainly memorable and Nisam, our marshal, was excellent from beginning to end. He was very accommodating and was wonderful with the 10 year old in our group, checking that she was okay throughout and that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emily8856
Reviewed 5 days ago
Wonderful experience

Don't miss this fabulous mix of sights, sounds and action in the middle of the Arabian desert. See how the Bedoin live, eat and enjoy life. Hookah, henna painting, sand art as well as camel riding, dune-bashing and sand-boarding are part of the experience, not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank naneliz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great experience

A must when visiting Abu Dhabi, particularly if on a tight schedule as there is a lot packed in to this tour. Yes, it’s touristy, but an easy and enjoyable way to experience the desert and some of its traditions. Sand dunes, sunsets, camel rides,...More

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9 December 2018|
Response from Sidney C | Reviewed this property |
I used the Groupon deal and it was almost half the normal price so I doubt you will find a cheaper deal. It really is great value for what you get. As for alcohol not sure but I doubt it as they will still serve all the... More
Sze Kee G
20 November 2018|
Response from FFom | Reviewed this property |
Pick up used to be between 1500 - 1600 Drop off 2100-1015
Brenda V
15 November 2018|
Response from joannefiume | Reviewed this property |
You get back at hotel at about 10 pm. The sanddune 4wheel driving is about 45 minutes. Well worth doing