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Premium Red Dunes & Camel Safari with BBQ at Al Khayma Camp

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    What to Expect
    This Dubai desert safari tour will familiarize you how fascinating was the old desert life!

    Our Safari Captain will pick you up, from the hotel or selected location, in a 4 wheel drive Land Cruiser. You will then be taken to the Lahbab desert. In that 01 hour drive, learn how the present cosmopolis Dubai was originally a village first and the way it transformed to a trendsetting city.As you arrive at Lahbab desert, take an initial break at the rest area for about 20-25 minutes. There you can take rest, avail bathroom / toilet facilities, meanwhile, your Land Cruiser gets its tyre pressures adjusted for the safari ride. Even as other convoys join your gang, you can go for an optional Quad Biking.

    Soon the adventures begin with dune bashing in Dubai desert.... Go for a dune drive through the peculiarly shaped red dunes in Lahbab. After 30 to 45 minutes of dune bashing ride, keep your thrills up with sand-surfing along the dunes (sandboarding). Afterwards, we will proceed to Al Khayma desert camp.At the Al Khayma camp, you can see Camels in a group - ready for a ride. As you enter in the camp, our Safari Captain will show you the slots (where main camp activities take place), then you will be lead to a table inside / in front of your tent (Khayma). Unlimited supply of soft drinks, in addition to Arabic clothes (Abaya and Kandora - for ladies and gents) will be ready in your Khayma. Get welcomed with Gahwa & Gaymat (Arabian Coffee & Sweets) and dry dates. Refresh before you move on for next activity - Camel ride.

    It’s now time for ‘desert ship’ ride.... Take a ride experience in the group, which can be repeated. Also, watch the sunset from the camp’s dedicated sunset dune. Get these beautiful scenes captured with your cameras.Use your free time to the best in Al Khayma by trying out special Bedouin activities - the must things to do in Dubai Desert - Henna tattooing, Smoking with Shisha, Putting on Abaya / Kandora like a local Arab, Meeting up with a Falcon expert and posing with that majestic bird.

    Time for evening entertainers... First, a Tanoura dance will be performed at the center stage. Soon you will be invited to a barbecue dinner buffet. Have a fulfilling dinner with barbecue dishes. After dinner, you can taste the desserts provided. The next entertaining show will be Belly dance.

    Relaxation time.... as all entertainments get over, camp’s lights will be switched off completely to set a typical night desert ambiance for you. Relax or refresh yourselves by meditating. Watch the vast sky, the lucky ones can spot a few stars!

    Finally, you will be dropped off to the hotel / selected location.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Complimentary pick-up from Dubai Central Hotels or Towers. Pick-up from Movenpick Ibn Battuta, Al Maha Resort, Bab Al Shams, Jabel Ali, Sport, Motor, Investment Cities and Silicon Oasis City or any hotels far from Dubai Central is available only on Private option with additional cost based on the location or to come near to central area. Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport Hotel, to reach here you can use a local taxi (recommended) or hotel shuttle bus (both are chargeable). Pick-up will be within 45 minutes of your booked time. If there are any changes, you will be notified by WhatsApp, phone call or e-mail. Pick-up from Niaf, Gold Souq and Al Sabkha areas is not available. The duration of the tour includes the pick-up and drop off times.
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up and drop off at your selected hotel/ location
    • Transportation by 4WD air-conditioned Land Cruiser
    • English-speaking licensed driver
    • Dune bashing (30-45 minutes)
    • Sandboarding
    • Sunset photo stop
    • Gaymat (sweets), Gahwa (coffee) & Dates
    • Henna painting for ladies
    • Falcon experience
    • Few Minutes Camel ride (can be repeated)
    • Shisha pipe (hubble-bubble flavour) free in the Shisha Area only
    • Shared camp
    • Tanura and belly dance.
    • Unlimited soft drinks
    • Barbecue Meal with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
    • Cold mineral water in the vehicle during the transfer
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Quad bike / Dune buggy activities (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear sports shoes for safe sand boarding
    • Tour duration may vary depending on city traffic
    • Infants (below 3 years old) are not allowed in the car during the shared dune bashing. Please book a private option so that the parents have the full responsibility
    • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any vomiting / sickness during the dune bashing
    • Pregnant women and anyone with back or neck pain, heart problems or other serious medical complaints are not allowed to participate
    • All desert safari drivers are well trained and licensed for safari drives. The land cruiser vehicles are fully insured and well equipped with all necessary safety features, such as roll bars, seat belts, government trackers, GPS, GMS, and a First Aid box
    • Entertainment activities:- During the holy month of Ramadan (23 April - 23 May 2020) you can watch Tanoura and Fire shows only in our desert camps (Al Khayma) as there will be some restrictions for belly Dance. Other religious holidays as per UAE law i.e. 3rd April​, 10​ & 31st​ Aug​, 9th Nov etc there will not be any entertainment activities in the camps as its strictly not permitted by UAE law.
    • Casual, loose fitting clothing is recommended in the summer, along with a jacket in the winter
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • OceanAir Travels shall not be responsible for any kind of loss, accident, sickness or injury. It is advisable that the traveler should avail a travel health insurance as there can be chances of potential risks and hazards. Also, make sure they are mentally and physically able to participate.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We enjoyed the Experiance Our guide Thilanga was an expert of Desert He was friendly and discret We recommand this Trip and Thilanga as guide
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    I was picked up on time by our driver Zain. He was very informative of what to expect for our activities, he guided us around the camp, took many pictures of us. Zain made sure we had plenty of time to do the activities and I did not feel rushed. The dune drive ws fun. Camel
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    Together with my son (11yo) I had booked this trip in advance based on the Tripadvisor reviews. It looked to good to be true, especially given the modest price. However, it didn’t disappoint in anyway. We had a very knowledgable and funny guide, Munaf, who took great care of us.
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    My son and I came to Dubai for his birthday. It was a pleasure to have Syed as our guide for the day for desert activities. We had the best time and best experience. Especially Syed charm, humour and experience in driving. He went extra mile just to ensure everyone is safe.
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    This tour was one of the highlights of our trip. Shakeel went above and beyond to ensure we enjoy a most memorable experience - one we will never forget! Would recommend this trip to anyone
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    Alain b
    20
    Safari désert
    We enjoyed the Experiance Our guide Thilanga was an expert of Desert He was friendly and discret We recommand
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    RS21
    10
    Awesome desert experience!
    I was picked up on time by our driver Zain. He was very informative of what to expect for our activities, he
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    robertdebruin
    Paris, France
    96
    We had a great experience with super-guide Munaf
    Together with my son (11yo) I had booked this trip in advance based on the Tripadvisor reviews. It looked to good
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    Linda
    Mississauga, Canada
    10
    Linda
    My son and I came to Dubai for his birthday. It was a pleasure to have Syed as our guide for the day for desert
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    Dylan C
    10
    Desert Safari- Cultural Tour
    This tour was one of the highlights of our trip. Shakeel went above and beyond to ensure we enjoy a most memorable
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    Ciprian
    10
    Great Safari Experience
    Had an amazing time in the safari. Activities included: dune riding, sand surfing, camel ride, belly dance show
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    1Cookiequeen
    Berlin, Germany
    24
    Dubai Desert Safari
    It was a really great experience with a really nice tour guide, I would definitely recommend this tour!
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    Ambassador496058
    20
    Desert Safari with OceanAir
    I went on the desert safari with my daughter and sister and it was one of the best experience I've had. It was so
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    Dusan C
    10
    🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻
    Awesome tour, great guide, it was amazing thanks to Rev for the cool ride cross the desert. I loved it ❤️❤️🏜🙌🏻
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    Silknie
    62
    highly recommended - thx guide YAAR, Henna painter ESMA + everybody who has contributed to make the trip 👍 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    The tour started at 2:10 pm and was really great. Our guide YAAR was fantastic. He was concerned with our
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