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

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Spend an evening at the one & only Al Khayma Desert Camp in Dubai to experience the bygone Bedouin life. Revisit those good old days with Shisha, Henna, Arabian makeover, Barbecue dinner, local Tanoura & Belly dance shows.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Pickup within 0-40 min of your selected time as per your location. Tour duration may vary depending on city traffic
- Please wear sports shoes for safe sand boarding.
- It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any vomiting / sickness during the dune bashing
- 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
- 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.
- Please note that if your skin is sensitive to henna, it is advised not to do it.
- By UAE law, pregnant ladies, anyone with back or neck pain, heart problems or other serious medical complaints and infants (under 3 years old) are not allowed during the dune bashing activity by car. (If this conditions are applicable to you, please contact our Consultant to customize your tour)
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: OceanAir Travels, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Embark on an exciting escapade to the heart of the desert and enjoy thrilling adventures, heart-warming Bedouin cultural activities and an enjoyable desert camping. You will be picked up from your hotel or selected location in Dubai and transferred to the delightful Lahbab desert in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser. Enjoy a comfortable drive, spectate the roadside scenery and listen to the Safari Captain as he narrates fascinating stories about Dubai and the desert.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Lahbab - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Upon arrival, you can take a break of 20 minutes as the driver prepares the vehicle for the desert safari. Take your time to unwind in the rest area; use the restroom facilities or marvel at the desert terrain meanwhile. If you are eager to start the adventure, you can go for an optional quad biking in the meantime.

Then, hop back in the car and enjoy the thrilling dune bashing session for 30-45 minutes in the red dunes of the Lahbab desert. Enjoy the waves of thrill as the vehicle glides up and down the dunes in rhythm. After dune bashing, seek adventure by yourself with sandboarding. Strap your feet to a sandboard and slide down the sandy slopes in style.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Al Khayma Desert Safari Camp, Al Awir, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Thereafter, proceed to the Al Khayma camp to enjoy a fun-packed evening. You will be welcomed with the sight of camels, waiting to offer their service after some time. The Safari Captain will usher you to your designated tent inside the camp, where you can find an unlimited supply of soft drinks arranged on the table. Try out traditional Arab attire (Abaya for women and Kandura for gents) and enjoy dry dates, Arabian coffee and sweets (Gahwa & Gaymat). Once you are refreshed, move out of the camp to begin the next activity- camel ride.

Mount the adorable animal and enjoy a peaceful ride in the desert. The camel ride can be enjoyed in a group and it can be repeated. As you return to the camp, get a glimpse of the alluring sunset from the dedicated sunset dune and capture it in your camera (if you are lucky enough).

At the camp, engage in delightful Bedouin camp activities such as shisha smoking, henna tattooing and pose with a falcon in traditional Arabian attire. Then, sit back and enjoy Tanoura Dance, Belly Dance performance. Meanwhile, you can feast on delectable BBQ dishes.

After the shows and the dinner are done, the lights of the camp will be turned off to let you observe the magical desert sky. Relax and imbibe the soothing aura of the desert and spot stars in the vast sky.

After that, you will be dropped back to your hotel or selected location in Dubai.

Duration: 3 hours


Departure point:

Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pick up is available from Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman city hotels, apartments also from Dubai Cruise Terminal (Port Rashid).
Pickup from Dubai Airport available from Holiday Inn Airport hotel.
Pickup within 0-40 min of your selected time as per your location.
Pickup from Bab Al Shams, Al Maha Resort, Jebel Ali, Sport-Motor city is available with an additional fee.


  • Port Rashid Cruise Terminal, شارع الميناء - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Departure time:


7 hours



Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Deepika C

The red dunes and came safari was a great experience! It was fun, cultural and exciting! I would suggest wearing close toe shoes because the sand was hot. The foot was great and so was our driver great! I would suggest this event to others.

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Balazs B

Rav was a great host, explained the evening to us and answered all our questions. He did a great rally with us in the desert.

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Lorna E

Great day, well organised from pick up to drop off and our guide Medo was fab! Meal was really lovely too!

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Peter G

The dune bashing and camel ride was great as was the food. Our driver Mavel was informative and boy could he drive.
The show afterwards was a little long but the location and setting was fab.

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Anand Jaiswal

It was an amazing trip. Trip was very well planned. Our tour guide Shareef was very kind. He was on time and explained things nicely. We enjoyed a lot. Thank you Shareef for making the trip amazing.

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Lucie J

Wow this event was AMAZING!!!! So much fun and so exciting. Can’t come to Dubai without doing this activity. Everything was super fun, the ATV rides, CAMELS, Shisha’s, all the activities were just a fun experience. I loved our tour guide, IKHLAQ HE WAS THE BEST!!! he made sure we were safe and always having a good time. He even looked out for us and made sure we didn’t get ripped off or spend any unnecessary cash. He took our pictures for us and the end we shared a memorable experience of him and all of us dancing!!! Lol I mean just WOW. Loved this would do it all over again with our same tour guide. Thank you guys.

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Partha C

Imran the guide was amazing. The dune bashing was a great experience. We all enjoyed our sand boarding too. Camel ride was great and watching the sun set in the dunes was breath taking. We had opted for the VIP ticket so good was served. The food was delicious.

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Dimitrios M

Mayan was an excellent driver and friendly with us, explaining a lot of things about life, habits and tradition. Wonderful ride, nice food, amazing experience. You should try it!

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Sarah W

What a lovely experience! I loved the Sand Dunes, riding the camel!, we had a really delicious dinner and all with exceptional customer service, thanks!

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Lawrence P

Excellent trip great guide sand bashing in land cruisers great day out all round camp food good and great camels


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

Spend an evening at the one & only Al Khayma Desert Camp in Dubai to experience the bygone Bedouin life. Revisit those good old days with Shisha, Henna, Arabian makeover, Barbecue dinner, local Tanoura & Belly dance shows.

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