Located in Dubailand is one of the most beautiful and biggest flower gardens in the world, the Dubai Miracle Garden. This garden spreads over an area of more than 72000 square meters with over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants. Being one of the region’s most picturesque, sweet-scented destinations since it first opened nearly nine years ago – fittingly, on Valentine’s Day. The place is a heaven for those seeking nature’s beauty in the city. The garden is open only from mid-November to mid-May.
At the heart of Dubai is found it’s deserts. The city presents quite an interesting number of enjoyable desert sites, the most famous of them being the Arabian desert, and the largest being the empty quater or Rub Al Khali. Visit and experience desert camping with a delicious Arabian dinner, belly dancers and other traditional performers. Day safaris hold you in for an adventure as you get to try out Dune Bashing, sandboarding, quad biking, camel rides and more. Desert Safari Dubai is a long tour that lasts for 4 to 18 hours.
Here are some desert tour options you can explore with Naak services
Desert Safari Tours: Try an unforgettable experience with hospitable service.
Rayna Tours: They guarantee a wonderful experience. Though the price of their safari tours is AED 220, however, there are several other inclusive packages that are listed on their site.
City One tours: They have impeccable service and excellent hospitality. Arabian Nights Tours It is one of the favorites here due to the compassionate staff that work here. They make you feel warm and welcome and offer one of the most splendid services.
When planning for a safari tour, keep this in mind
- Outside food and beverages are not allowed inside the park. Alcoholic drinks are strictly prohibited inside the park. Pets are not permitted as they may affect the park’s animals’ health and safety
- It isn’t advisable for pregnant women, extremely elderly people and toddlers to go for a desert safari, because of dune bashing.
- If you have motion sickness, it is advisable to carry the proper medications and warn your driver beforehand.
- Have good quality sunscreen and sunglasses during the daytime. Check with your tour operator for all the warnings in detail.
- If you get carsick easily, you might want to skip dune – bashing.
Dune bashing being one of the most popular extreme adventure tours with several vehicle options of 4X4 Safari Jeeps, Sand Boards, Quad Bikes and Dune Buggies. SUVs with specialist drivers are available that will take you on these thrilling sand dunes ride while enjoying the gorgeous sunset from a vantage point. The new addition to the list of vehicles is Hummer H3, which might cost a bit more but is a worthwhile experience.
Enjoy a Quade bike ride for the following duration and the following prices
Quad Bike Type Duration Price
250 CC 30 mins 100 AED
250 CC 30minutes AED 200
Am Renegade 570 CC 1 Hour 450 AED
Am Renegade 570 CC 2 Hours 690 AED
After the dune bashing, it is time to relax and enjoy. So, as the sun sets, you are taken to a central camp where entertainment awaits you. Most of the tour operators also offer you a camel riding experience; although it is advisable to check this beforehand.
For an additional price, you can also experience sandboarding or quad biking for extra thrills. The entrance of the camp welcomes you with complimentary Arabic coffee, tea and dates. You can enjoy the rest of your time doing sheesha, applying henna tattoos from experienced women or even taking pictures in traditional dresses. While you eat your typical Arabian-cuisine-dinner under the stars, enjoy the Belly dance and the Tanoura dance as well.
The best time for a desert safari is from October to March.
Here are some special safari packages
Classic evening desert safari: costing from AED 240
Morning Desert Safari + ATV: costing From AED 280
Morning Desert Safari: costing from AED 130
Dubai 6-Hour Evening Camel Safari & BBQ Dinner: costing from AED 365
Evening Desert Safari + ATV: costing From AED 340
Private Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner: costing from AED 999