Abu Dhabi: Overnight in the Desert with Camel Ride, Dune Bashing & BBQ

Abu Dhabi: Overnight in the Desert with Camel Ride, Dune Bashing & BBQ

Enjoy Dune Bashing and a delicious barbecue in the Arabian desert. Stay overnight to see the wonderful sunset in nature.

Enjoy Dune Bashing and a delicious barbecue in the Arabian desert. Stay overnight to see the wonderful sunset in nature.

The facts


  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 3 - 100
  • Duration: 19 hours 30 minutes
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Your experience


  • Ride on a camel and discover the dunes
  • Experience a night under the sparkling stars in the middle of the desert
  • Enjoy a tasty barbecue at the Bedouin Camp


The Arabian Desert offers exciting activities and beautiful natural spectacles. Experience both on an excursion into the desert with overnight stay in the Bedouin camp.

You will be picked up at your hotel or a well-known meeting point in the centre of Abu Dhabi and chauffeured to the Al Khalim Desert for about 50 minutes. After your arrival, your adventure begins with an exciting Dune Bashing before a photo session in the middle of the desert. You will then visit a camel farm.

Then you will reach your camp for the night, a traditional Bedouin camp equipped with pillows and carpets, modern lights and separate toilets for men and women. Enjoy Arab hospitality with falafel, Arab coffee, tea, dates, soft drinks and water. The camels are already waiting for you here to ride on their backs and take a picture at sunset.

Let yourself be entertained by special activities such as henna painting, music and a real falcon. In the evening, marvel at belly dancing and tanoura dancing before you satisfy your hunger with a barbecue. Spoil your palate with grilled dishes and Arabic specialities. When all activities are over, the camp lights go out to give you a perfect view of the sparkling stars. Spend the night in the desert before returning to Abu Dhabi after a morning breakfast.

Please note

Additional information

It is recommended not to eat 2 to 3 hours before the start in order to avoid vomiting while driving over the dunes. The tour is not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart disease and/or neck and back problems and adults over 65.

Please wear sports shoes for sandboarding for safety reasons.

A separate guide is not included in the price. Your driver will be your guide in English.

During the Islamic holidays and Lent, entertainment activities (such as the dance and belly dance show) and alcoholic beverages are not offered. These days include Waqfat Arafa, Al Isra'a and M'raj, the birth of the Prophet Mohammed and the Islamic New Year, Ramadan Month.

Private guided tours can be arranged on request at extra cost.

A minimum of 3 participants is required to book this package. If the minimum group size is not reached, the tour will not be confirmed and arranged.

This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Infants participate free of charge. There is no possibility to provide a car seat or a child seat. Infants must be kept on their parents' laps.

Tours used to depart around 3:00 pm daily, so you must communicate with us after booking tour to arrange exact pickup location and to set pick-up time. (Subject might change according to your hotel location and the sunset time, you'll be informed earlier accordingly)

Upon pickup, please present your confirmation/voucher for redeeming your tour. Please be ready before a 10 - 15 minute during to your scheduled pick-up time and waiting in your hotel lobby.

Included in the price

  • Round trip transportation
  • BBQ dinner with Arabic food varieties
  • Sleeping bags (blankets & pillows)
  • Morning breakfast with Arabian coffee
  • Alcoholic beverages (available for extra charge)
  • Quad riding (approx. 50 AED for 10 minutes)

Meeting point

Upon pickup, please present your confirmation/voucher in order to redeem your tour. You will be picked up from your hotel or a central meeting point in the Abu Dhabi metropolitan area. Please be ready 10-15 minutes in advance.

Cancellation Conditions

A cancellation fee of 50 % will be charged 48 hours before the scheduled pick-up time. Cancellations made within 24 hours prior to the scheduled pick-up time will not be refunded.

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 2 days before the date of the activity.

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