Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
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Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Desert

1. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the Desert

Begin your hot-air balloon ride early in the morning, when you’ll be picked up from the comfort of your hotel. Relax and enjoy the scenic drive to the Margham desert. Stop and have a warm cup of coffee or tea once you arrive. Drive through the Dubai desert to your take-off location. Snap some pictures as the balloon inflates in the desert. Float above the Arabian desert and witness the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground. Take in breathtaking views of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and try to spot some native wildlife. Once you’ve landed, you'll be dropped off back at your hotel where your tour will end.

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Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Camel Ride & Falcon Photo

2. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Camel Ride & Falcon Photo

Your hot air balloon adventure begins early in the morning, when you’ll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Margham Desert for a refreshment and a briefing from the pilot. Next, you’ll be driven over the red sand dunes of the Dubai desert to your take-off location, where you’ll witness the inflation of the hot air balloon on the ground. After takeoff, you’ll float above the Arabian desert and enjoy the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground, taking in breathtaking views of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and native wildlife. Once you’ve landed, you'll be driven back to the Margham desert to freshen up, take photos with a falcon, and enjoy an Arabic Style buffet breakfast. Finally, be dropped off back at your hotel where your tour will end.

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Dubai: Desert Safari with Camel Ride

3. Dubai: Desert Safari with Camel Ride

Experience Dubai as it was a half century ago on a full-day safari of the desert dunes. Following a pick-up from your hotel, head out to the desert landscape and explore it from the back of a camel. Traveling like the ancient nomads, enjoy a stunning journey through the desert on a traditional camel convoy. This is the most authentic way to trace the footsteps of the Bedouin travellers. Upon arrival at a Bedouin camp, soak up the atmosphere of the gentle flames from traditional lamps nestled inside a private royal retreat. Demonstrations of traditional activities, such as henna painting, falconry displays, and authentic folk music and dance will keep you entertained (not available during the Holy month of Ramadan). Learn the traditional ways of making bread according to recipes handed down from generation to generation. End with a scrumptious dinner under the stars as history comes to life in an ageless landscape.

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What people are saying about Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 269 reviews

Everything was carefully planned and very accommodating from the hotel drop-off/pick-up to the variety of activities offered throughout the day. The crew was a lot of fun and very knowledgeable. I made new friends during the experience that made the excursion even more impressionable. And the food was AMAZING! Thank you Platinum Heritage!

Very nice experience ! Mustafa (our driver) is one of a kind ! Really nice person, very good service. This is a must do experience here in Dubai. Highly recommended!

Such a wonderful experience ! I’m so glad I did it and also a big thank to Mustafa for his friendliness and his humor Thank you guys

Very nice people very nice experience! Thank you all, i’ll recomand your tour to all my friends.

Excellent all a unique experience, the very friendly guide highly recommended