Things to Know Before Visiting the Desert Safari Dubai

Dubai is one of the best entertaining hubs for tourists and other visitors and considers as number one place to visit. Either it is an official trip, family visit, or couple trip. Among all other activities, the best one of great importance is the Dubai desert safari. Your journey is incomplete without a safari in the vast desert of Dubai.


What is a desert safari?

It is an adventurous Desert Safari that happens in the middle of the vast desert. It involves the ride of a roller coaster where you can experience the ups and down rough ride in dunes. Many safari tour operators are present in Dubai, offering an adventurous and majestic tour for desert safari.

You can select according to your wish and requirement. It is not a good idea to take your car in the dunes because it is life-threatening. Only experienced and trained drivers are allowed to ride safari vehicles. The drivers and the vehicles are certified and licensed by the government for adventurous rides.

Desert safari voyage consists of a lot of entertainment and fun. It allows you to encounter the raw beauty of nature and the desert. Moreover, you can also click several photos and record the unforgettable experience of your life with your loved ones.

On the other hand, it is not compulsory to experience dune bashing for all. You can avoid it if you suffer from many medical conditions like heart problems, stomach or anxiety issues, etc.


Things to keep in mind while choosing your desert safari:


  • It is good to browse the best and reputed safari tour operators.
  • Choose the trip plan carefully as there are several options available for tourists. In this way, first, look at it and select the right one that better suits you.
  • People of all ages are allowed to have dessert safari with complete safety. So it is crucial to know prior that the ride is bumpy and wobbling. So select the option if you can hold on to it.
  • It is not a good idea to wear fancy, heavy, and long clothes because they cannot carry in this wild desert safari. So wear shorts and lightweight dresses which are easy to carry.
  • For older people, pregnant women and children under the age of 3 years are strictly prohibited from safari and dune bashing because it can be detrimental to their health. People with these conditions can book the package known as "Avoid dune bashing."


If you book your trip in Ramadan, then the traditional Arabic belly dancers and alcohol will not be available (For Muslims and non-Muslims tourists).


Kinds of Packages:

There are many tour companies that offer many options, offers, and packages for their tourists. Some known and most liked desert safari package involves:

  • Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
  • Dune Buggy Safari
  • Morning desert safari
  • Overnight Desert Safari


On the other hand, some operators provide particular packages and services for schools and corporate houses. So, select the service which suits you the best and has a lot of adventure and fun.

Furthermore, if you want to feel the beauty and safari more closely, you can choose the option of camel safari. It is a little bit tiring and wobbling ride in the middle of the Dubai desert. The alternative is Quad biking safari which is best suited for single or children up to 12 years.


Common activities in the camp:

It is up to you what type of safari you select for yourself, whether it is camel safari, quad biking or 4x4, Hummer safari. Time is also a selectable option, so you are not bound to only one time for Desert Safari. You can choose morning, evening, or overnight desert safari to enjoy.

On the other hand, you will get two or three stops to capture the desert scenery and your pictures during the safari. After this, the Safari vehicle drops the visitors or tourists at the final destination, Campsite, or camel farm.

The safari lasts for 40 to 45 minutes, so you can have enough time to capture the view of the surroundings. Not only this, you can have the opportunity to look at sunset or sunrise, which is one of the most significant masterpieces of nature. The calmness and view of nature and soft sand provide mental peace. It is one of the good stresses releasing therapy.

After this, the eating and food part came, which involved barbecue and much other Arabic food. There are many camps that follow the policy of "Pay per Drink" (banned in the Holy month of Ramadan). Some packages also involve additional activities for enjoyment like sand skiing, hot air balloons, and dunes climbing.


Package Range:

According to reputed desert safari operators' services, the packages range from AED100 to AED250.


When to plan a trip:

The winter months are the best time to visit and experience Dubai Desert Safari. You can plan your visit from October to February.


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