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FAQs - General

1. What is a desert safari?

A desert safari Dubai takes you on an unforgettable journey to the depths of the desert where you can explore the vast expanses of red Arabian sands and pamper yourself with the legendary Emirati hospitality in its ultimate form.

2. What is included in desert safari Dubai?

It is a guided expedition that takes you into the stunning desert landscape of the region. You can soak yourself with the incomparable beauty of the desert and also indulge in exciting desert activities such as dune bashing, camel, riding, quad biking, sandboarding, etc. At our campsite, you can experience traditional Bedouin inspired activities such as falconry, henna painting, shisha smoking, dressing in traditional Arabian attire, and more. Depending on the package that you have selected, you will also get to satiate your tastebuds with a scrumptious BBQ dinner and enjoy cultural performances such as Belly dancing and Tanura dance show.

3. What is the USP of your desert safari?

We are a subsidiary of Rayna Tours and Travels, who have a decade long experience in planning several memorable desert safari excursions. Within a short span of time, we have grown into a fully-fledged desert safari company providing unforgettable desert safari tours to individuals, families, and corporates among others. Our dedicated and hard-working team of professionals ensure that we provide our customers an unparalleled desert experience replete with delectable dining options, outstanding amenities, and high-end vehicles such as Hummer, Land Cruiser, and the likes. Combine this with great Arabian hospitality and culture and captivating cultural performances, and you have a truly spectacular desert safari experience.

4. How far is the Desert Safari camp from Dubai city?

We plan desert safari expeditions in various locations across UAE. You can sign up for personalized desert safari excursions curated specially for you to various locations including Ras Al Khaimah, Al Khateem (located on Abu Dhabi-Al Ain road), Lahbab Desert (located on Dubai-Hatta road), and Al Awir in Dubai. Most of these places are located at an approximately 45-50 min drive from Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

5. What should I wear on a Desert Safari in Dubai?

There is no specific dress code and you can dress up casually. But it is advisable that you wear loose, comfortable clothing as the weather can be quite warm in the desert.

6. What should I bring on a Dubai desert safari?

You can carry a light jacket or shawl to cover yourself if the weather gets a little chilly. Also, wear comfortable walking shoes, and carry essentials such as sunscreens, hats, sunglasses, etc.

7. How long does Desert Safari take?

It completely depends on the package you have chosen. Our Morning safari lasts for 3-4 hours, while our evening safari lasts for around 6-7 hours. The overnight safari is the longest and usually goes on for 15-16 hours.

8. Is dinner included in all desert safaris? Is alcohol available while dining?

No, dinner is not included in all desert safaris. It is mostly available in the Evening Safari, Dinner in Desert, and Overnight Desert Safari (includes dinner and breakfast). Alcohol is not included in most desert safari tours. However, you can select our exclusive safari with Alcohol Free Flow package. You can also buy it on-site during the trip by paying extra charges.

9. I am vegetarian, is there veg food also available in Desert Safari Dubai?

Yes, we have a wide range of vegetarian dishes available to cater to all our vegetarian guests.

10. Are there any physical limitations to consider while participating in all the activities?

Several activities in the desert safari such as dune bashing, camel riding, quad biking etc. are extremely adventurous and thrilling in nature. Also, it is advisable that people suffering from heart conditions, history of back pain, and stroke should avoid participating in theses activities. We can make special arrangements for pregnant women at the campsite, but it is recommended that they refrain from this adventure, especially in their last trimester.

11. Are infants allowed in desert safari?

The terrain of the desert is harsh so it may be quite dangerous for children aged below 3 years. The age limit is usually for children above 3 years.

12. Do you offer pick up and drop services with the package?

Yes, all our packages include complimentary pick up and drop on sharing basis. You can also opt for private transfers that are available for extra charges. We have one of the largest vehicle fleets in Dubai, so we can accommodate any group size easily as per your preference. So, let us know your preferences and we can arrange a smooth and hassle-free desert safari trip for you.

13. Can I cancel or reschedule my desert safari tour? Are Dubai desert safari tickets refundable?

Yes, it is possible for you to cancel your desert safari booking. We offer free cancellation up to 24 hours prior. Please ensure that you inform us in advance for rescheduling your pre-booked safari. Our team will put in all possible effort to arrange it as per your convenience.

14. How much is desert safari Dubai cost per person?

The desert safari tour costs approximately AED 179 per person. The cost may change based on the package you choose.

15. What is the best time to visit desert safari Dubai?

Though desert safaris are operational throughout the year, the best time to visit them is in the winter months of November to March as the weather is pleasant and you can enjoy all the outdoor activities.

16. What are the days of operation for the Desert Safari Dubai?

Desert Safari in Dubai is operational all days of the year.