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Morning Desert Safari with Adventure Activities, Camel Ride & Sandboarding - Al Khayma Camp

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  • On this exciting morning desert safari, head to the Lahbab Red Dunes desert – for some dune bashing & sandboarding – and the Al Khayma camp for relaxation and a camel ride.
  • Roughly about 45 minutes from Dubai city, get picked up from your hotel in a 4x4 Land Cruiser with a local guide.
  • On reaching your destination, you’ll soon be indulging in Dubai desert activities like off-roading on the dunes & coming back down again in your Land Cruiser!
  • In this approx 45-min ride, the vehicle will move at varying speeds to get your adrenaline pumping.
  • Sandboarding is a trendy and fun board sport to definitely try next.
  • Check out quad biking if you want to upgrade your dune experience.
  • The last part of this morning's safari adventure is a visit to the Al Khayma camp. Relax and savor some Arabic coffee, sweets, and dates.
  • Near the camp, enjoy a short camel ride (repeatable) before it’s time to be dropped back to the city.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • A professional licensed safari guide
  • 30-45 mins dune bashing in a 4x4 vehicle (as per ticket option)
  • 30 mins quad biking (as per ticket option)
  • Sandboarding
  • Photos stop
  • Desert camp visit
  • A short camel ride (repeatable)
  • Cold mineral water

Exclusions

  • Dune buggy
  • 7am: Pick-up in 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • 8am: Rest for a while in the Lahbab Red Dunes desert site
  • 8:40am: Dune Bashing
  • 9:15am: Sandboarding
  • 9:30am: Arabian hospitality with drinks and snacks at Al Khayma Camp
  • Drop-off

Note: The timings mentioned depend on various factors and may differ slightly on the day of your safari.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Quad Biking, Dune Bashing, Camel Ride & Sandboarding
  • Quad Biking, Camel Ride & Sandboarding
  • Dune Bashing, Camel Ride & Sandboarding - Shared Transfers
  • Dune Bashing, Camel Ride & Sandboarding - PrivateTransfers
  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Only guests aged 16 and above can take part in quad biking. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the quad bike.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Sunrise Desert Safari with Picnic Breakfast

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  • Experience the desert safari differently during this sunrise desert safari Dubai with a picnic breakfast and sandboarding.
  • You'll stop in the middle of the flat desert and watch the dunes and Hajar mountain range light up as the sun rises.
  • Savour a hearty Dubai desert picnic breakfast on the cool sands.
  • Zoom down the sand dunes as you surf on a sandboard.
  • Drive back to your accommodation with Kodak moments from the golden hour.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Dune drive
  • Light refreshments (coffee, water, soft drinks)
  • Picnic breakfast
  • Sandboarding

Exclusions

  • Dune bashing
  • Quad bike
  • 4:30am: Pick-up
  • 5am: Sunrise at Hajar mountains
  • 6am: Desert picnic breakfast
  • 7am: Sandboarding
  • 7:30am: Drop-off

Note: The timings mentioned depend on various factors and may differ slightly on the day of your safari.

  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • This experience is not suitable for pregnant women, people with heart ailments, and back or neck problems.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Morning Desert Safari with Camel Farm Visit & Sandboarding

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  • Grab this ticket to a morning safari with basic desert essentials dune bashing, sandboarding, and camel ride desert Dubai.
  • Sandboard down the dunes, and visit a camel farm in the desert.
  • Bash sand dunes in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle - promising you an exciting time.
  • From here, you'll head to the campsite where you can enjoy your welcome refreshments.
  • Enjoy activities like shisha smoking and tasting local Emirati coffee at the camp. Also, enjoy a desert safari camel ride.
  • Get a smooth pick-up from your place of accommodation to the desert and back in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • 20-30 mins dune bashing in an air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Sandboarding
  • Photo-stop at a camel farm
  • Desert campsite visit
  • Camel ride
  • Shisha
  • Arabic coffee

Exclusions

  • Quad bike
  • 6am: Pick-up
  • 7am: Sandboarding
  • 8am: 30-min Dune Bashing and then drive back to camp
  • 9am: Camel ride
  • 9:30am: Shisha along with Emirati coffee and gahwa
  • 11am: Drop-off

Note: The timings mentioned depend on various factors and may differ slightly on the day of your safari.

  • Reduced ticket pricing is available for this experience.
  • The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Morning Desert Safari with Quad Biking in Dubai

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  • Go on a desert safari and get the ultimate Middle Eastern experience in Dubai.
  • Take advantage of a convenient pick-up early in the morning and travel to the Arabian Desert.
  • Revel in the iconic sights of Dubai, the City of Gold, as you leave behind the metropolis.
  • Enjoy a thrilling 45 minutes of dune bashing and experience adventure in the sea of gold sand.
  • Try sandboarding and desert camel riding for some kicks and thrills.
  • Take your desert adventure to the next level with a quad biking upgrade.

Inclusions

  • Shared transfers
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Dune Bashing
  • Camel Riding
  • Sand Boarding
  • Water, Tea, Coffee
  • Quad Biking (Optional)
  • Pregnant women or guests with backaches are not recommended to participate in these activities.
  • Guests aged 18 and above can ride the quad bike (if option selected), while those in the passenger seat must be aged 12 and above.
  • Shared are arranged from your Dubai hotel/residence alone and not from the airport.
  • Pick-up/drop-off will be done from hotels centrally located in Dubai’s City Center OR Sharjah Sahara Center (Dubai-side).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Morning Heritage Safari of Al Marmoom Oasis by Vintage Mercedes

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  • Ever experienced a traditional Bedouin village? Travel through the Al Marmoom Desert Reserve while admiring the sandy desert dunes.
  • Get picked up from your accommodation as a Vintage G Class Mercedes 1980s awaits as you travel through this beautiful desert region.
  • Capture picturesque moments of your ride and pose with the national bird of the region, the majestic falcon.
  • Get welcomed with gahwa and sweets and indulge in a traditional Emirati Breakfast.
  • Discover the desert on a camel caravan and witness a live Arabic coffee-making session once you're back. - Learn about the Bedouin heritage as you explore various activities organized in this village.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off in an air-conditioned shared/private modern vehicle
  • Open-air Vintage G Class Mercedes 1980s desert ride
  • Traditional welcome at the authentic Bedouin Village
  • 10-12 mins camel caravan ride (can be repeated twice)
  • Live Arabic coffee-making session
  • Arabian makeover (Kandura for men, Abaya for women to be returned after use)
  • Take photos with falcon
  • Bedouin breakfast

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • 8:30am: Pick-up from accommodation
  • Board the Vintage G Class Mercedes 1980s
  • After 30-40 mins, halt for a photo op
  • Visit Bedouin Village
  • Caravan Ride
  • Live Arabic-coffee-making session
  • Traditional Emirati Breakfast
  • Drop-off at accommodation

Note: The timings mentioned depend on various factors and may differ slightly on the day of your safari.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Morning Heritage Safari of Al Marmoom Oasis + Shared Transfers
  • Morning Heritage Safari of Al Marmoom Oasis + Private Transfers
  • The duration of the tour is 4 hours, including pick-up and drop-off timings.
  • Children below 5 years will be accepted at the child rate and a child seat will be provided. However, they are not permitted for a camel ride, they will need to stay with an adult at the Bedouin Village or follow the camel caravan.
  • It's recommended to wear lightweight clothing during summer. Carry a light jacket during winter.
  • Bring along your sunglasses, sunscreen, and hat.
  • The experience is not suitable for wheelchair users, people with mobility issues, people with back and neck problems, and pregnant women.
  • It is recommended to not carry expensive items for this experience.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Dune Bashing & Sand Boarding Desert Safari Dubai

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  • Wake yourself up with some early morning dune bashing, sand boarding, and a camel ride through Dubai's desert.
  • Experience mind-blowing views as you see the sunrise, and choose from ticket options to include a quad bike ride.
  • Go on an exhilarating dune buggy ride over the Red Dunes of Al Lahbab.
  • Scale massive sandy peaks as you discover the thrill of dune bashing in the Arabian Desert.
  • Try to surf the grainy waves on a Sand Board!
  • Keep your treasured memories alive with a desert-themed photo session at a scenic point in the middle of the wilderness.
  • Have a relaxing yet fascinating camel ride through the desert.

Inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off in a shared or private AC vehicle (as per option selected)
  • 50-mins dune bashing
  • Sand boarding
  • 30-min quad bike ride (optional)
  • Camel ride
  • Photo session
  • Cold mineral water

Exclusions

  • Desert camp visit
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
  • 7 or 8am onwards: Pick-up at Dubai
  • 7:30 or 8:30am onwards: Dune bashing at Al Lahbab
  • 8 or 9am onwards: Sand boarding and optional quad bike ride
  • 9 or 10am onwards: Photo-op and camel rides
  • 11am or 12pm onwards: Drop-off at Dubai

This ticket has the following options:

  • Desert Safari with Shared Transfers
  • Desert Safari with Shared Transfers + Quad Bike Adventure
  • Private Desert Safari

-The dune bashing experience is not suitable for: children aged 3 and under, pregnant women, wheelchair users, people with back and heart problems, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.

  • All vehicles are fully insured and equipped with safety features including a first-aid kit, roll bars, seat belts, and GPS.
  • Only guests aged 16 and above can take part in quad biking. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the quad bike.
  • A private car booking is required if traveling with children aged 5 and under.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Dubai Desert SafariMorning Desert Safari

Embrace the dawn with a morning desert safari

Ready for a desert adventure that'll make your heart race and your soul sing? Ditch the city hustle and get ready to conquer dunes in a 4x4, glide effortlessly on a camel, and experience the thrill of sandboarding. Top it off with a traditional Arabic breakfast, and you've got yourself a desert experience worth remembering!

Why Go on a morning desert safari in Dubai?

Dune Bashing

Adventurous escapades:

Engage in heart-pounding activities like dune bashing, camel riding, and quad biking, leaving you breathless and wanting more. 

Picturesque views

Insta-worthy snaps:

Capture the magic of dawn as the rising sun bathes the dunes in warm hues, creating a picturesque canvas for photography enthusiasts.

Bedouin-style camp

A taste of Bedouin culture:

Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting a Bedouin-style camp, gaining insights into traditional desert living, and savoring authentic Arabian hospitality.

Bird Watching

Birdwatching in the desert:

Spot a unique variety of desert birds, from majestic falcons soaring overhead to charming hoopoes hopping among the dunes.

Breakfast amidst the dunes:

Breakfast amidst the dunes:

Indulge in a simple yet delightful Arabic breakfast spread featuring a variety of savory delights like Shakshuka, Ful Medames, or Arabic pancakes, and dates, plums, or Arabic tea. 

Desert Stroll

Peaceful desert stroll:

Take a barefoot stroll on the cool morning sand, allowing you to experience the desert's peace and quiet more intimately.

Things to know before booking your morning desert safari

  • Groups: Morning desert safaris are usually conducted in smaller groups, ranging from 6 to 10 people. You also have an option to choose private transfers in case you wish to travel with your family or a group of friends. 
  • Timings: Morning safaris typically begin between 4:00 AM and 6:00 AM, depending on the time of sunrise. The experience lasts around 4 to 6 hours, giving you ample time to enjoy the desert's beauty and participate in adventure activities without sacrificing too much of your day.
  • Tickets: A standard Morning Safari ticket offers various desert safari experiences, such as dune bashing, camel rides, and sandboarding. If you want to add more thrill to your activities and include Quad biking, you can upgrade your ticket for a small fee. Similarly, if you want to make your trip more luxurious and private, we offer private transfers and additional time for each activity. You have complete control over your experience.
  • Morning vs Evening Desert Safari: Desert safaris unveil two distinct experiences: the morning safari gets you invigorated with camel rides, dune-bashing thrills, and a traditional breakfast under the gentle desert light. In contrast, the evening safari pulsates with energy, offering thrilling quad biking, belly dancing, and Bedouin interactions. Savor a delectable barbecue dinner against the backdrop of the setting sun.

How to choose the best desert safari – an easy booking guide

We know choosing the right desert safari would be overwhelming given there is so much to consider, from budget and safari type to inclusions, location, and more.

Don't worry, we have got you covered. This section will help you go over all the necessary points you will need to consider before you book your safari and also offer you recommendations so you can make an informed decision.

Desert Safari camel ride

Premium vs. standard morning desert safari

  • Premium Morning Desert Safari: A premium morning desert safari will offer you privacy as you are picked up in a private vehicle and greeted with a gourmet breakfast. The activities include all the activities included for a standard morning desert safari, like dune bashing, quad biking, and sand boarding, and give you ample time for each.
  • Standard Morning Desert Safari: A standard morning desert safari includes round-trip transportation from your hotel, a light breakfast on arrival, and activities like dune bashing, sandboarding, and camel riding. Since the morning desert safari does not include other entertainment like belly dancing or a fire show, visitors can enjoy the desert and return to their day by afternoon.

Premium vs Standard Morning Desert Safari: Indulge in the excitement of dune bashing, camel rides, and a light breakfast, offering a taste of the enchanting desert. The Standard option, priced between AED 150 and 300 per person, is designed for those seeking a basic desert experience. The Premium option, priced between AED 300 to 600, allows you to participate in the above activities and spend more time exploring the desert while dune bashing, quad-biking, or sandboarding. It also offers private transfers to make your experience luxurious and comfortable, perfect for big groups and families.

Our recommended standard morning desert safari: Desert Safari with Shared Transfers

Our recommended premium morning desert safari: Desert Safari Private Tour

Weather

Weather and temperature

Enjoy a morning desert safari, which offers varied experiences depending on the season (peak: December-March; low: April-November).

  • During the peak season (December to March), the temperature is often pleasant, ranging from 18-25°C (64-77°F), making it ideal for families and those seeking mild weather. While larger crowds are common, the vast desert and numerous safari operators ensure a comfortable outing.
  • The low season (April to November) might bring scorching temperatures up to 45°C (113°F), but morning safaris offer a refreshing escape from this heat as morning safaris generally wrap up earlier during the day, before the sun is at its peak. Though smaller crowds tend to avoid the intense heat, those who brave it can enjoy a more personal and peaceful desert experience. The early morning start is a must-do before the weather turns unbearable.

Our recommended peak-season morning desert safari: Morning Desert Safari with Adventure Activities, Camel Ride & Sandboarding - Al Khayma Camp
Our recommended low-season morning desert safari:  Sunrise Desert Safari with Picnic Breakfast

Budget

Budget

Morning safaris, focused on desert activities like dune bashing, quad biking, sandboarding, etc., are typically more affordable, ranging from AED 95 to AED 400 per person. Evening safaris, however, offer in-depth cultural experiences and entertainment like Henna painting, belly dancing, Tanoura performances, etc., that cost slightly more, ranging from AED 200 to AED 600 per person. However, you can customize your desert safari experience based on the following budget types. 

  • Standard Safaris: (up to AED 200)
    Activities/Inclusions:
    Dune bashing, camel rides, light breakfast
    Experience: This budget-friendly desert safari fits into your schedule with a duration of 4-6 hours. You can enjoy a dune-bashing ride, a camel ride, and a picnic breakfast. This safari is perfect for those who want to enjoy desert adventures and nature, like solo travelers or families.
    Our recommended morning desert safari: Sunrise Desert Safari with Picnic Breakfast
  • Mid-range safaris: (AED 200 - AED 600)
    Activities/Inclusions: Dune bashing, camel ride, a variety of adventure activities (dune buggy riding, sandboarding, quad biking, etc.), and a more extensive buffet meal
    Experience: Opt for a mid-range morning desert safari, which lasts around 6-10 hours and provides various activities to choose from for a longer duration. This will be a perfect way to spend more time in the desert doing activities, going quad-biking for 50 minutes or surfing on the sand.
    Our recommended morning desert safari: Morning Desert Safari with Adventure Activities, Camel Ride & Sandboarding - Al Khayma Camp
  • Premium safaris (AED 600 and above):
    Activities/Inclusions: Dune bashing, camel ride, a variety of adventure activities, wildlife safaris, stargazing, private transfers, and overnight stay options
    Experience: These safaris offer the ultimate desert experience, unparalleled comfort, luxury, and getting to know the local Bedouin culture. They are ideal for those who want to experience the desert in a truly unique and unforgettable way. Couples, families, and groups can equally enjoy this safari experience in privacy with private transfers.
    Our recommended morning desert safari:  Morning Heritage Safari of Al Marmoom Oasis + Private Transfers
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Activities

Sizzling sun or cooler mornings? Dubai's desert thrills adapt! Conquer dunes, sandboard, ride camels or quad bikes – choose your adventure based on the day's heat. This guide unlocks the perfect desert experience, scorching or serene.

  • Temperature and activity: During the summer, temperatures soar to scorching levels, often reaching up to 50°C (122°F). The intense heat makes it crucial to choose activities in the cooler morning hours or offer shade and protection from the sun. Luckily, all Morning desert safaris begin before sunrise and end before it gets too sunny. You can enjoy adventurous activities like a dune buggy ride or even a sunrise picnic during the summer. 
  • Winter brings a welcome relief from the summer's sweltering temperatures, with temperatures ranging from a comfortable 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F). This milder climate opens up a wider range of activities to explore the desert's diverse terrain. 
  • Desire for a Thrilling Experience: Dune bashing, sandboarding, and quad biking are the activities for those seeking an adrenaline rush. Dune bashing provides an exhilarating rollercoaster-like experience, while sandboarding allows you to carve your own path through the sandy slopes. Quad biking offers the thrill of navigating the desert terrain on a powerful vehicle.
  • Interest in Bedouin Culture: Immerse yourself in their culture through camel rides and cultural interactions with the Morning Heritage Safari. Unveil their handicrafts, savor their cuisine, and gain a profound understanding of their enduring legacy. 

Where to book my Dubai desert safari morning tour: Online vs on-site booking?

An unforgettable desert safari adventure in Dubai awaits you with our convenient and budget-friendly booking options. Avoid the hassles of onsite booking and enjoy a seamless online experience with us.

Why book online?

  • Vast selection: Choose from various desert safari options to suit your budget, schedule, and interests.
  • Trusted experience: Our reputable services have served over 15 million satisfied guests worldwide.
  • Unmatched convenience: Book your desert safari in just 5 minutes, eliminating the need for lengthy onsite procedures.
  • Exclusive discounts: Take advantage of online-only discounts and cashback offers, saving up to 20% on your desert safari experience.

Morning desert safari highlights

Dune bashing

Experience the thrill of dune bashing:

Dune bashing is a must-do activity for any desert safari enthusiast. It involves riding in a 4x4 vehicle typically customized for challenging terrains like over the sand dunes. Dune bashing is a great way to experience the beauty and vastness of the desert, and it is sure to get your heart racing.

Camel ride

Take a serene camel ride:

If you want to cruise through the Desert, what better way than on the desert’s ship- a camel! A camel ride is a great way to see the sights and learn about the Bedouin culture. It is a relaxing and peaceful activity that brings you closer to Bedouin culture and their way of life in the desert.

Sandboarding

Unleash your inner adrenaline junkie with sandboarding:

Surfing in water is great fun, but have you surfed on sand yet? Well, that’s exactly what sandboarding is! So, let your hair down as you combine the thrill of surfing with this unique terrain of the desert.

Sunrise

Catch a beautiful desert sunrise:

One of the most magical experiences of a morning desert safari is watching the sunrise over the desert landscape. As the sun rises, it paints the sky with gold, orange, and pink hues, creating a truly breathtaking spectacle.

Quad Bike

Take a quad bike for a spin:

Quad biking offers an exhilarating off-road adventure, as riders navigate diverse terrains, maneuvering powerful ATVs through sand dunes, dirt trails, and scenic landscapes, creating a thrilling and memorable outdoor experience.

Experience the hidden gems of the desert in the morning

traditional Bedouin camp

Visit a traditional Bedouin camp:

A visit to a traditional Bedouin camp is a great way to learn about the Bedouin culture and way of life. You can see how they live, learn about their customs, and even try some of their traditional food.

Go wildlife spotting

Go wildlife spotting:

The desert is home to a variety of wildlife, including Arabian oryx, gazelles and sand cats. If you're lucky, you might spot some of these animals on your morning desert safari.

Star Gazing

Stargaze under the desert sky:

The desert is a great place to stargaze. The clear skies and lack of light pollution make it possible to see millions of stars.

sand painting

Try sand painting:

Sand painting is a traditional Bedouin art form. It involves using sand of different colors to create intricate patterns and designs.

Plan your Dubai Morning Safari Experience

Location
Transfers
What to wear?
What to eat?
Age and Health Guidelines
Al Aweer Desert

The location of your desert safari plays a significant role in shaping your overall experience. Here are some of Dubai's top desert safari destinations:

Al Aweer Desert: Situated just 35 minutes from the bustling Deira City Centre, this desert offers a convenient and accessible escape from the urban landscape.
Lahbab Desert: Nestled approximately 40 minutes from the city center, Lahbab Desert provides a tranquil setting amidst the rolling dunes.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve: Located about 40 minutes from Deira City Centre, this reserve boasts a vast expanse of protected desert wilderness.

Pickup

No need to worry about navigating the desert terrain. Round-trip transfers are available for all desert safaris, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free journey. Our experienced local drivers will provide an engaging and enjoyable ride in our 4x4 air-conditioned vehicles.

Convenient Pickup: We cater to your preferences, offering two convenient pickup options:

  • Direct Hotel Pickup: Enjoy the luxury of being picked up directly from your Dubai hotel. Our driver will arrive at your accommodation at the prearranged time and safely return you after the safari.
  • Meeting Point Pickup: Choose the meeting point pickup option that suits your schedule. We have multiple convenient pickup locations across the city. Simply select your preferred location, and our driver will meet you there at the agreed-upon time. After the safari, we'll ensure you're safely returned to the same meeting point.
Comfortable shoes

Morning safari: 

  • Accessories: Keep it simple with a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun's rays. For cooler mornings, consider carrying a sweater or shawl and a small water bottle.
  • Shoes: Opt for closed-toe shoes, such as sneakers or boots, to protect your feet from the hot sand and prevent discomfort during activities like sandboarding and quad-biking.
Drinking water
  • Avoid heavy or greasy food: Opt for light and healthy meals before the safari to prevent discomfort during activities.
  • Choose nutritious options: Prioritize fruits, vegetables, and grilled chicken or fish for a balanced meal.
  • Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day, especially during the hot summer months.
Alcohol consumption
  • Age restrictions: Most desert safari companies have a minimum age requirement of 4 years. Some companies may have higher age limits for specific activities, such as dune bashing and quad biking.
  • Health restrictions: If you have any health concerns, such as heart problems or asthma, consult your doctor before participating in a desert safari.
  • Pregnancy: Pregnant women are advised to avoid strenuous activities like dune bashing.
  • Alcohol consumption: Alcohol is generally not served on standard desert safaris. However, it may be available at premium safaris for an additional charge.

Frequently Asked Questions About Morning Desert Safaris in Dubai

Is it worth going on a morning desert safari in Dubai?

Absolutely! There's no doubt about it. It's the best time of day to spend your time trying exciting activities across a vast expanse of golden sand dunes in Dubai. You'll get the unique chance to try adventure activities such as sandboarding, dune-bashing, camel riding, quad biking and more, with your friends and family. You'll also get to try a wide variety of dishes as part of the breakfast experience. You can discover the rare wildlife and plants that are found in the desert, as well as get the chance to learn about Bedouin culture.

What is included in a morning desert safari in Dubai?

Start your day early and indulge in an adventure in the deserts of Dubai. Watch the sunrise, try adventure activities such as dune-bashing, sandboarding, and quad biking among others, indulge in a delicious breakfast menu, and learn about local Bedouin culture. Finally, your safari also includes round-trip transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Which are the best morning desert safari tours in Dubai?

While there are several that you can choose from, the best options would often depend on your budget and schedule. Here are our best recommendations:
1. Dune Bashing & Sand Boarding Desert Safari Dubai
2. Morning Desert Safari with Adventure Activities, Camel Ride & Sandboarding - Al Khayma Camp
3. Sunrise Desert Safari with Picnic Breakfast

Which is better, morning desert safaris or evening desert safaris in Dubai?

It depends on what you're looking for. Morning desert safaris have the advantage of being held during early hours of the day, allowing you to enjoy the experience in bright daylight. Moreover, morning safaris focus on adventure activities which may be difficult to experience during the evening, so that's another advantage of opting for these. Evening safaris include elaborate BBQ dinners and live entertainment, focusing more on the entertainment aspect of the experience. Finally, another major indication is cost. Morning safaris are relatively lower priced compared to evening safaris in Dubai.

What is the starting price of morning desert safari tours in Dubai?

While the price may vary depending on the experience and inclusions you opt for, our starting price for morning safaris is as low as only AED 95.

Are transfers included in my morning desert safari tours?

Yes! Every experience you book with us includes round-trip return transfers. You'll be picked up from your hotel or a common meeting point in the city in an air-conditioned vehicle and dropped back after the safari. This will save you the hassle of planning your commute, since the deserts are located quite far from the city.

What is the best time to go for a morning desert safari in Dubai?

The summer months between June to September get quite hot during the desert and may not be the ideal time to go for a morning desert safari. It's best to visit between October to April to enjoy pleasant mornings in the desert.

What should I wear on a morning desert safari in Dubai?

It's best to wear comfortable cotton clothing like trousers, shorts, and t-shirts, with breathable shoes on your safari in Dubai. Don’t forget to carry sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat, cap, or scarf. 

Are there any health restrictions?

Pregnant women, guests with heart, neck, or spine conditions, and senior citizens are advised to avoid adventure activities such as dune bashing.