1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Lahbab Desert
  3. Dubai

Dubai: Desert Safari on a 1980 Vintage Mercedes

Product ID: 381054
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Travel back in time to the 1980s, explore the beauty of the Dubai Desert, and enjoy a festive dessert camp experience in a classic G230 Mercedes.
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Duration: 6 hours
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Pickup included

• Complimentary pickup is available from Dubai city hotels, apartments, and Dubai Cruise Terminal (Port Rashid) • Pickup from Dubai Airport is available from the Holiday Inn Airport Hotel • Pickup from Bab Al Shams, Jebel Ali, Sport-Motor City, and Al Maha Resort at an additional cost

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  • Experience the richness of the Dubai Desert riding on a vintage 1980’s G230 Mercedes
  • Explore the beauty of the red dunes on your quest to find a traditional Bedouin tent camp
  • Take in the breathtaking sunset views cast upon the golden desert landscapes
  • Savor the delicious taste of a flavorful BBQ dinner (optional)
Full description
Traverse the stunning landscapes of the Dubai Desert on a classic Classic G230 Mercedes as you set on a safari journey to reach a traditional Bedouin camp. Choose from a 4-hour tour or a more complete 6-hour that includes a BBQ dinner. 

After your hotel pickup, sit back and enjoy a scenic 50-minute drive to reach the to the red dunes of the Dubai Desert.
Enjoy Arabic coffee, snacks on dates, and refresh yourself during a quick rest stop where you can use the toilet facilities provided. 

Immerse yourself fully on this safari fantasy with traditional Arabic attire that is is provided before your begin your desert drive (optional). The men are provided with Kandora whereas the ladies can dress up in Abaya.

Set forth on the Vintage-G230-Mercedes and experience the soft ride through the red dunes.  Get behind the wheel and lead the journey as your guide gives you instructions to find the “Lost 1980 Bedouin Tent Camp”.

Hear stories about the rich history of the desert lands and learn about the unique connection the indigenous Bedouin tribes have to this beautiful vast landscape.

As you reach the Bedouin camp, you will be welcomed with drinks, local sweets, and soothing Chai. Explore the area further aboard a camel caravan that will give you a memorable 20-minute ride across the desert terrain.

Take in the magical beauty of the desert sunset and, if option selected, a BBQ dinner where you can not only watch the cooking preparations but also help to prepare the meals along with the cooks.
  • Drive aboard classic G230 Mercedes
  • Camel caravan ride
  • Welcome drink, refreshments, and snacks
  • Camping at a traditional Bedouin tent camp
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service
  • BBQ dinner (if option selected)
  • Traditional Arabian attire (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
•Tour duration includes the pickup and drop-off service and the travel time to the dessert and It may vary depending on city traffic
•Pregnant women only up until the 2nd trimester are allowed on the tour

From US$ 95 per person