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Dubai: Sunset Camel Trek & Red Dunes Safari with BBQ at Al Khayma Camp

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    What to Expect
    Now it’s time to experience in real, what till now you have only seen in books and movies... the pleasant desert of Arabia!   

    In the afternoon you will be received by our safari captain from your pick up location. Together we will drive to Lahbab - red dunes desert - in a 4 wheel drive Land Cruiser. At about 45 minutes you will arrive at the destination. Relax in the restrooms there, making use of bathroom facilities... you may opt for a short Quad Bike ride as the Land Cruiser gets ready for off-road desert drive.

    Time for adventures... our activities start off with desert dune bashing... after 40-45 minutes of red dunes ride, go for sand surfing (sandboarding) down the dunes. We will photograph these nice moments for you. What follows that is camping at Al Khayma.

    Al Khayma desert camp... as you arrive, safari captain will show the slots where traditional activities are done and lead you to a tent (Khayma). Get seated and receive a typical local welcome with Gahwa, Gaymat (Arabic coffee, sweets), Dates, and all.

    Now it’s trekking time... we will soon go to Desert Ships that are waiting in the Camel area. Take a Camelback trekking on the nearby desert dunes for 15 minutes. Now as the sunset time comes up we will proceed to a top dune where you can witness the sun setting over the desert. After those refreshing views we will return to Al Khayma where you may rest for a while before camp entertainments begin.

    Camp activities... make good use of your free time in camp by trying bedouin specials - dressing up as Arab, posing with a Falcon, tattooing with henna (for ladies), shisha pipe smoking, etc. As those activities conclude, you will be treated with a live Tanoura dance show at the camp’s center stage.By this time your dinner will be ready.

    Dinner time... fulfill your appetite with a lavish Dinner of barbecue dishes & salads, followed by desserts. Following this, live performances by the Belly dancer further adds up your excitement.

    Stargaze and departure... relax entirely on your own... as the camp’s lights get switched off, watch for the stars in the vast sky. After enough enjoyments, we will take you back to your drop off location.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup available from Dubai central hotels and Port Rashid (Dubai Port).
    Pickup service not available from Naif & Al Sabkha area's.
    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).
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    • Same as pickup point
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up and drop off
    • Transportation by air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser
    • Licensed safari driver
    • Dune bashing (40-45 minutes)
    • Sand boarding
    • Camel Trek (15 minutes)
    • Shared camp
    • Unlimited mineral water and soft drinks
    • Henna painting
    • Shisha smoking
    • Arabian makeover and photo with Falcon
    • BBQ dinner at Al khamya
    • Tanoura and Belly dance shows
    • Sunset photo-stop
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks.
    • Quad bike activities (optional with extra cost - approx. 41$ for single drive and 55 for double drive)
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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
    • Pick-up will be within the first 30-45 minutes of your booked time
    • It is recommended not to eat 2-3 hours before the safari trip to avoid any vomiting / sickness during the dune bashing, Please note that if your skin is sensitive to henna, then you are advised not to do it.
    • Infants are not allowed on this activity.
    • Pregnant women and anyone with back or neck pain, heart problems or other serious medical complaints are not allowed to participate
    • By UAE law, pregnant ladies 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)
    • Drop off depends of the city traffic and the season sunset time.
    • 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.
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Entertainment activities:- During the holy month of Ramadan (5th may - 4th June) 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.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 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 loved so much this tour! Everything was perfect, and our guide (Mr. Abbas) was very kind, friendly and funny! All staff is very organized! We suggest this experience, because it’s amazing...
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    I had a wonderful experience @oceanair Dubai safari with the most experienced tour guide Abbas who made me enjoy every bit of it. From the desert drive to the camp was a blast for me and my friends. Kudos to Oceanair travel team Nabil and again Abbas for the excellent experience.
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    I had the most amazing experience of my life. Everything was perfect and for this a have to say thank you to our best driver Osama, because he told us everything about the desert and he gave us an underfull energy. The dinner was delicious, the show was great, the camel walk was
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    Aqbar was our guide. He always went out of his way to give us very useful instructions such as which spots to take pictures at and to take off our slippers so we enjoy the sand and keep our footwear clean. He went as far as to take really good jump shots for us! On the way
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    Fantastic safari dessert tour. Worth every pennies spent. Safe, fun and on time.. had a good and fun driver and tour guide, Mr Noor from OceanAir Travels. Took many nice photos of us and gave many good info on the UAE. Best part and most memorable was the camel riding during
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