Have you ever wished you could get away from the noise and chaos of the city and find peace in the desert under the stars? With Horizon Heights Travel, this dream can become a reality. Our Overnight Desert Safari tour in Dubai offers an adventure you’ll never forget, full of fun, culture, and the peaceful beauty of the desert at night. Let’s dive into the enchanting experience that awaits you.

A Journey into the Heart of the Desert Safari

We will pick you up from your hotel in a rough 4×4 Land Cruiser with air conditioning to start your journey. The ride to the desert is an adventure in and of itself, with exciting rides across the red dunes that will get your heart racing.

As you drive deeper into the desert, the busy city starts to fade away, leaving behind the peaceful beauty of endless dunes. This first dune drive is the perfect way to start the journey that’s about to begin. It sets the mood for an exciting and exploratory evening.

Dune Bashing

Dune Bashing and Camel Rides (Desert Safari)

The thrilling dune bashing is one of the best parts of our trip. The ride is fun and safe, like being on a roller coaster, because our skilled drivers know how to get around the rolling hills. This Land Cruiser was made for rough terrains like these, so it is okay with the changing sands. This makes sure that everyone has a fun and safe trip.

You’ll feel excited as the car goes up and down the giant dunes. It will leave you out of breath and wanting more. After the adrenaline rush of dune bashing, it’s time to slow things down with a peaceful camel ride. Riding a camel is a fun activity and a chance to connect with the traditional way of desert travel.

The gentle sway of the camel as it moves across the sand offers a unique perspective of the desert, allowing you to take in the vastness and beauty of the landscape. This experience harks back to ancient times when camels were the primary mode of transport across the harsh desert terrain.

Camel Ride

Sandboarding and Adventure Activities

For those seeking even more excitement, our safari offers sandboarding – the desert’s answer to snowboarding. Glide down the dunes on a specially designed board, experiencing the thrill of surfing on sand. This activity is suitable for beginners and experienced boarders, providing a fun and exhilarating way to engage with the desert landscape.

In addition to sandboarding, there are other adventure activities to try. Quad biking, for instance, offers another way to explore the desert’s vast expanse. Riding an ATV across the dunes combines the thrill of speed with the challenge of navigating the shifting terrain. Whether racing across flat expanses or tackling steep dunes, quad biking adds more adventure to your desert safari experience.

Quad Biking

A Night of Entertainment and Culture

The evening comes alive with a host of entertainment options. Enjoy live performances of traditional Arabic music and dance. The belly dance captivate with their fluid movements, while the Tanoura dancers mesmerize with their colorful, whirling skirts.

The Ayala show and Fire show, featuring bright and energetic performances, add to the vibrant atmosphere. These cultural shows provide a glimpse into the region’s rich heritage, showcasing the artistry and traditions that have been passed down through generations.

The entertainment is not limited to dance performances. You can also experience henna painting, a traditional art form that decorates the hands and feet with intricate designs. Henna artists are available at the campsite to create beautiful patterns, offering a unique souvenir of your desert adventure. Additionally, you can try on traditional Arabic clothing for a photo session, capturing memories of your cultural immersion.

Camping and Entertainment

Culinary Delights Under the Stars

No desert safari is complete without a feast. Our BBQ buffet dinner is a culinary delight, offering a variety of grilled meats, salads, and traditional Arabic dishes. As you enjoy your meal under the starlit sky, the cool desert breeze and the sounds of live music create a magical ambiance. The spread includes kebabs, shawarma, hummus, and a selection of sweets, ensuring a satisfying BBQ dinner.

The setting enhances the dining experience. Sitting on plush cushions around low tables, you can enjoy your meal in true Bedouin style. The combination of delicious food, mesmerizing performances, and serene desert surroundings creates an unforgettable dining experience. It’s a perfect setting to unwind and soak in the beauty of the desert night.

Awakening to a Desert Sunrise

As dawn approaches, you’ll wake up to a gentle light spreading across the horizon. The sight of the desert coming to life with the rising sun is a moment of pure magic. Step out of your tent to enjoy the serene beauty of the morning and connect with nature in a way that few experiences can match. The cool morning air and the soft glow of the sunrise create a peaceful and rejuvenating atmosphere.

Walking in the early morning allows you to witness the desert’s transformation as the sun climbs higher. The dunes change color each morning, and the desert animals start their day. It gives us a look at the ecosystem that survives in this harsh climate. It’s a time to think about things and enjoy the outdoors.

A Hearty Breakfast and Farewell

After soaking in the morning tranquility, a delicious breakfast awaits you. Enjoy a variety of breakfast options while taking in the stunning desert views. The breakfast spread includes freshly baked bread, fruits, traditional Arabic dishes, and refreshing beverages, providing a perfect start to your day. This meal satisfies your hunger and allows you to savor the last moments of your desert adventure.

After breakfast, it’s time to pack up and head back to your hotel, carrying with you memories of an unforgettable desert adventure. The return journey offers one last chance to take in the desert’s beauty and reflect on the experiences of the past hours. As you drive back to the city, the transition from the serene desert to the bustling urban environment reminds you of the unique and diverse landscapes that Dubai has to offer.

Breakfast in Desert


1. What can I expect during the journey to the desert?

  • An air-conditioned 4×4 Land Cruiser will pick you up from your hotel. The ride across the red dunes starts your adventure with excitement and beauty.

2. What activities are included in the desert safari?

  • Safaris include dune bashing, camel rides, sandboarding, and quad biking. Try in traditional Arabic clothing, get henna, and watch belly dancing, Tanoura, Ayala, and fire.

3. Is dune bashing safe?

  • Dune bashing is safe. Our expert drivers and Land Cruiser can navigate the rolling dunes, making it an enjoyable and safe ride.

4. What is sandboarding?

  • Desert snowboarding is sandboarding. Specialised boards let you glide down the dunes. Beginners and experts can board it.

5. Can I try the quad biking on safari?

  • Quad biking is another adventure activity. It lets you race through the desert’s vastness and navigate its shifting terrain.

6. What types of entertainment are there in the evening?

  • Live belly and Tanoura dancing are performed. Fire and Ayala performances. Consider henna and traditional Arabic clothes for photos.

7. What food is included in the safari?

  • Safaris offer BBQ buffets with meats, salads, and Arabic delicacies. Lunch under the stars is ideal. Breakfast is fresh bread, fruits, Arabic food, and drinks.

8. What is the accommodation like during the safari?

  • You’ll sleep in a desert camp and wake up to a peaceful morning. The camp is cosy and Bedouin-style.

9. What can I expect at the dawn?

  • With the sunrise, the desert comes alive. Cool early air and a mellow glow offer a calm chance to interact with nature.

10. How does the safari conclude?

  • After a delicious breakfast with desert views, pack up and return to your hotel. As you return to the city, you can reflect on your desert experience.