No doubt that desert safari is mostly visited tour in Dubai, In this article we will try to answer frequently asked questions from many tourists going for desert safari trip in Dubai, if you also have any question please post in comments and our experts will post an answer soon.
Where are the pickup and drop-off locations for safari and what vehicles you use?
1: Basic Discounted Desert Safari
In this package, we have few pick and drop locations and we use coaster buses.
Dubai: Deira City Centre, Burjuman Centre, Lu Lu Market Al-Barsha
Sharjah: Sharjah City Centre, Sahara Centre, Mega Mall Sharjah
For more details and bookings: Basic Desert Safari package
2: VIP Desert Safari
In VIP package we provide pick and drop from your home or hotel anywhere in Dubai, Sharjah or Ajman on 4×4 Land cruisers.
For more details and bookings: VIP Desert Safari Package
In which area we will go for Safari drive, and where the camps are situated in the desert?
In the normal package, we will go to Al Awir (Kalba Road), And for VIP package we will go to Lahbab desert also known as red sand desert and famous for Huge red colored sand dunes and beautiful oasis green parks.
Can we skip dune bashing drive and go directly to the camp site?
Yes, if all of your group or some persons i.e Old persons, pregnant ladies don’t want thrilling dune drive, We will transfer them directly to the camp and rest of members can join them after dune drive.
What type of dressing is recommended in the desert?
The casual and light dress is best in desert as the weather is normally hot, Open slippers are best to wear, avoid sandals, hard shoes, socks etc to walk around easily on sand.
What are the payment methods?
You can pay to our driver by cash on your tour day, We accept all major currencies, You can also pay by credit/debit card online from our website or in the desert camp through credit/debit card machine.
Note: Paying through cash on you tour day is the best method to avoid any confusions.
What is your Cancellation and Refund Policy?
You can cancel your tour one day before without any charges and we will refund 100%, Cancelation on last moment without any reason is unfair as we already have made arrangements for food, maybe be 40% charges are applicable but if cancellation is due to some emergency or real problem we will refund 100%
How many types of Desert safaris are available and what are timings?
There are 3-4 variations of safari tour currently available according to timings,
- Morning desert Safari
- Evening desert safari
- Overnight desert safari
Morning safari is preferred by visitors and photographers wishing to view and capture early sunrise scenes in the desert, Other main activities of morning safari are Dune bashing, Camel Riding, Sand Boarding and Quad Biking. Timings are usually 7 AM to 11 AM but can be adjusted as need of tourists
Evening desert safari with a BBQ dinner is the most popular excursion. Sometimes morning safari can be uncomfortable due to the extremely high temperatures in Summer. So afternoon or evening desert safari is the best choice, All activities of morning safari are included in evening safari with addition Dancing shows, Live musical performance, BBQ buffet dinner. The tour has fix timings 4 PM to 10 Pm
Overnight safari tours include the night stay in the desert in separate bedouin style private camps which may be a lot of adventure camping for many visitors, all activities of evening safari are included in overnight safari with addition of night stay and early morning breakfast, Timings are 4 PM to 8 AM next morning
What is the significance of safari tour among tourists?
Desert Safari Dune Bashing is on top of lists of all tourists visiting Dubai. Ask anybody who has been there, and they’ll tell you safari the most fun you can have in the Dubai. Dubai tourists activities records show that 95% visitors go for desert safari.
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