What is a desert safari and what can I expect from it?
A desert safari is a fun-filled and thrilling off-road tour which lets you discover the untouched Arabian Desert and legendary Emirati hospitality in its authentic form. This guided excursion journeys you deep into the region’s desert landscape while giving you ample chance to take in the unparalleled desert beauty and participate in a roster of desert-exclusive activities, mainly dune bash, camel ride, quad biking etc. There is also a trip to our desert campsite where you can experience traditional Bedouin inspired activities like Shisha smoking, henna tattooing, and falconry. Subject to your choice of desert safari package, you’ll also get to feast on a lavish BBQ dinner and even enjoy traditional performances including Belly Dance and Tanura show.
What makes Rayna Tours’ desert safaris unique?
With an award-winning team and an immaculate track record, our focus is to offer our guests an enriching desert experience at best rates. We have been leading the industry in desert safaris for over a decade and are one of the region’s few service providers with its own desert campsite complemented by finest facilities, scrumptious dining options, and high-performance off-road vehicles including Land Cruiser, Hummer etc. Whether you want it as a super adventurous safari or one that is more relaxed or highlights the revitalizing desert beauty, we’ve almost everything to have your unique desert safari preferences covered.
What are the different types of desert safaris offered by Rayna Tours?
Our tour portfolio encompasses a wide spectrum of desert safaris. This includes Evening Desert Safari, Morning Desert Safari, Sunrise Desert Safari, Overnight Desert Safari, Dinner in Desert, Red Dune Safari, Hummer Desert Safari, Private Desert Safari (which is exclusively crafted for you and your group) and Premium Desert Safari.
Where is the location of your desert safari?
We conduct desert safaris across the UAE. Yes, our experienced team organizes for you personalized desert safaris in locations such as, Al Awir in Dubai (approximately 45-minute drive from the city), Lahbab Desert on Dubai-Hatta Road (approximately 40 minutes away from Dubai), Al Khateem on Abu Dhabi-Al Ain Road (45 minutes to 50 minutes’ drive away from Abu Dhabi city centre), and Ras Al Khaimah.
Do all desert safaris include dining? And do you serve alcohol in your camp?
Not all desert safaris include dining. It is mostly available with desert safaris such as Evening Desert Safari, Dinner in Desert and Overnight Safaris (with both dinner and breakfast). When it comes to alcohol, most tours do not cover alcohol. But, you can choose our Desert Safari with Alcohol Free Flow package or buy it on-site during a desert safari (extra charges apply).
What is the duration of your desert safari?
This depends on your chosen desert safari package. While a morning safari lasts for three to four hours, an evening desert safari takes a total of six to seven hours. It’s even longer in the case of overnight desert safari (15 to 16 hours).
What should I wear for a desert safari?
Wear any casual clothing (based on weather conditions) but make sure that you pair it with comfortable walking shoes. You can also carry essentials like sunglasses, sunscreens, hats etc.
Does this adventure have any physical limitation? Also, what if I am joined by a pregnant guest?
Desert safaris involve adventurous activities and thrilling rides over harsh desert terrain. In fact, this can turn out to be quite dangerous for little ones (below three years), aged people and those with a history of back pain, heart ailments, and stroke. Speaking of pregnant guests, we can make special arrangements for them at our campsite but only based on your prior request. That said, we would recommend pregnant ladies to refrain from this adventure, especially if they are in their last trimester.
Do you arrange pick up and drop off for this adventure? Are you able to accommodate all group sizes?
All our desert safaris are inclusive of complimentary shared pick up and drop off. There are also private transfers made available for extra charge. With one of the largest vehicle fleets in Dubai, we’re able to accommodate any preference or group size effortlessly. So simply let us know your requirements and you can be rest assured that your bespoke desert safari will be the memorable ever.
Is it possible for me to cancel or reschedule my desert safari booking?
It’s possible to cancel your desert safari booking. Please refer to our cancellation policy. For the reschedule of your already booked safari, make sure that you notify us this in advance; our team would make all possible effort to organize it on your convenient date.