Dubai offers different desert safari deals for exploring the golden landscape of the desert. The broad categorization of desert safaris includes a heritage safari that is packed with an authentic insight into the cultural heritage of the desert and thrill-seeking desert safaris which encompass many fun activities and campsite live entertainment. There are even more classifications in the desert safari deals based on riding options, time options, the type of desert camp, and group size. This variety lets tourists choose the one that suits their requirements.
Deals Based on Ride Options
Considering the riding options, you get to enjoy the entire safari in all-terrain vehicles and vintage, modern, and luxury 4*4 vehicles. The most popular and affordable ride option is 4*4 vehicles like Lexus, Nissan Patrol, and Toyota Land Cruiser which are apt for budget tourists. The next on the list is the VIP Hummer safari that will let you feel important and if you are ready to pay more, this is the best option for you. For a royal and luxurious safari, the best choice would be the ultra-modern Range Rovers. For exploring the heritage of the desert, it is ideal to go for a vintage Land Rover ride. Yet another option is the dune buggy desert safari which is quite different from others and lets you explore the open desert.
Deals Based on Timing
Desert safari in Dubai includes 3 different packages based on the time options such as the morning, late afternoon, or evening and overnight desert safari. The morning desert safari begins early in the morning and lasts for around 4 hours when you can explore the sunlit desert landscape and indulge in fun activities. Late afternoon or evening safari starts in the late afternoon and lasts for around 6 to 7 hours. This package includes a lot of adventurous activities like dune bashing, sandboarding, etc. and falconry, traditional attire photoshoots, henna painting, and a BBQ dinner. Finally, the overnight safari package is an ultimate package that lasts for around 16 to 18 hours and includes a range of activities like dune bashing, quad biking, falconry, photo stops, camel safari, henna painting, shisha smoking, a lavish BBQ dinner, and a lot more.
Deals based on Type of Desert Camp and Group Size
Desert safaris are organized in groups with varying numbers of tourists and different camps. Based on this, there are 4 desert safari deals namely large, medium, small, and private camps. Large desert camps are for budget travelers and this camp includes around 600 people offering a festive and interactive atmosphere but lacking personal space. Medium camps occupy over 100 people and are organized by many safari operators. Medium safari camps are cheaper but your operator might not have control over the camp as it is shared by many operators. Small desert safari camps occupy up to 100 people and provide better service and customization options. Private safari camps are the best choice for a calm experience in the desert and such camps offer five-star service with royal treatment.
Based on the different deals mentioned above, customizations you opt for, and the desert safari operator you choose, the price deals and packages will be as follows:
- Luxury VIP (AED 2500 and above)- This package includes trained safari guides, luxury vehicles, a private camp, entertainment, fine dining, chefs, and butler and bathroom facilities
- Luxury (AED 1500 to AED 2500)- Company-trained safari guides, private camp, luxury vehicle transport, and bathroom facilities
- Premium VIP (AED 500 to AED 700)- Small group, shared camp, trained safari guides.
- Premium (AED 350 to AED 500)- Medium group, shared camp, and trained safari operators
- Economy (AED 250 to AED 350)- Medium-sized camp, shared camp, and freelance safari guides
- Budget (AED 150 to AED 250) and Ultra-budget (AED 75 to AED 150)- Large group, shared camp, and freelance safari guides
So, these are the different Dubai desert safari deals and packages available ensuring an eventful desert safari experience for people from all walks of life.