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Desert Brings Thrills and Pleasure Side by Side

Explore desert in Dubai with desert safaris and camel rides

Dubai city at dusk
The city lights at dusk in Dubai create a romantic mood and surroundings
The desert in Dubai is an obvious tourist attraction and place to visit on your holiday in Dubai. The fantastic picture of desert life makes it an appealing and interesting destination to see.

Dubai is well-known for its creative skyscraper architecture and awesome shopping centres - everything that's the biggest and the most magnificent. Indeed, this is what attracts the majority of its visitors and business people.

However, the other side of Dubai are its wide deserts, which make for fantastic attractions and a must-see places. They're a great balance to the inner city high towers, making for a complete Dubai experience.

Thrilling Desert Safari

So, for a change, skip the city life, leave your comfort zone and get into the desert hills. Feel their strength and enjoy their twists.

Run on the red dunes and jump down. Your desert trip will help you to get close to the nature and its beauty. The adventurous desert safari Dubai is an ideal way to wander in the desert. The safari trips are becoming more popular each year, as they offer exciting features and numerous options.

A scene from African desert
Experience the calm and primordial nature of the desert life on your holiday in Dubai

Appreciate Desert Life

If you're planning a trip to Dubai, a visit to the desrt is a must. It has plenty to offer to nature lovers, who come alone or with their family and friends. Enjoy the desert hills, hitch a camel ride, and get henna tattoo on your hands, feet and body.

Complete your desert trip with a delightful barbecue supper under the sparkling sky. Enjoy the flavours of yummy food along with the Tanura dancing performance. It's a traditional dance performed by professional male dancers.

During the same trip, pay a visit to the camel village. The village depicts the real rural lifestyle around Dubai. You can also take a break and stop to look at the wonderful sunset that wraps the whole desert in its dark shade.

Desert Trip For Kids

Though the desert trip is for everyone, you should be careful when going with the children under 3 years. The dune rides can be rough and are not secure for children, as there are no special chairs available. So, check with your desert trip provider, before you decide on taking the kids with you.

Another option available for desert activities is sand skiing on a ski panel. Choose the biggest sand dunes and slide down. Just about everyone can do it as there is nor risk aspect. If you fall down you end up on the smooth sand, which keeps you safe from injury and damage.

Going on a camel ride in the desert
Camel rides are a popular choice for outdoor adventure in the desert with Dubai visitors

Camel Rides

Another popular desert activity in Dubai is of course the camel ride. It's a great and fun way to explore the desert. You can enjoy the sundown while you ride the camel over sand dunes and look forward to the camping, where the supper and cold beverages await you. It's a great way to encounter the desert environment and get a glance of the desert plants.

You can also have the falcon sit on your shoulder comfortably, while you roam through the desert on the camel. After the ride, you get to relax and make yourself comfortable on the pillows and carpets. It's a great way to unwind from your day's desert excursion.

The pleasant atmosphere gets even more enjoyable as your sample the flavours of sheesha. Also known as 'hookah' and 'shisha', this multi-stem instrument is used to smoke flavoured tobacco.

Driving over the hills on camels is as hard as it looks. But with a good guide and by following safety instructions, it's a completely safe activity, fun, and an unbelivable holiday experience.

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