Steer a quad bike over dunes and savor a barbecue dinner under the stars on this 6-hour desert adventure from Dubai. Ride a 4x4 into the desert and board a quad for a thrilling ride. Zoom up and down dunes, rumble over rugged terrain and take photos of the sunset-colored sands. Follow your safari with a barbecue feast and Arabic entertainment at a Bedouin-style camp. Take a camel ride, see henna tattoos and sand art, and enjoy belly dancing shows and tanoura' folk dances performed by highly skilled whirling dervishes.
In the mid-afternoon, leave your centrally located Dubai hotel in an air-conditioned 4x4 driven by your guide. Then, soak up the views of the surrounding desert as you head for your quad base.
After about 45 minutes, arrive at the base and get a safety briefing and instructions on driving your quad bike. Strap on your supplied helmet and gloves, and then, when youre ready, set off in a convoy behind your guide.
Rumble and roar over the sands to an area of trackless dunes. Then, zoom around the ever-shifting slopes and feel the sand slipping under your wheels as you tackle higher and steeper dunes its a serious adrenaline rush.
Stop for photos of the sunset-washed dunes and refuel with soda and snacks. Then, after your 1-hour safari, arrive back at the quad base.
Leave your quad and drive to a camel farm for a short camel ride. Next, continue to a lamp-lit Bedouin-style camp nestled in the desert. Take a seat outdoors and enjoy a traditional Emirati welcome of Arabic coffee and dates, and the offer of an aromatic shisha (water pipe).
Stroll around to admire some intricate sand art and watch henna artists at work, perhaps getting a pattern etched on your hands or feet. Then, feast on a delicious buffet dinner of mezze, barbecued meat and desserts, washed down with soda and water. Additional drinks are available for purchase from the cash bar. See the Itinerary for a sample menu.
As you eat, enjoy live Arabic music and entertainment, including belly dancing and tanoura folk dances, with whirling dervish-style dancers performing incredible costume transformations as they twirl across the floor.
After the show, ride back to Dubai in your 4x4, where a hotel drop-off ends your experience.