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Dubai Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Desert Safari

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  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration: 2 days (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2168SSDXB

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See the highlights of Dubai and its surrounding desert on this Super Saver that combines two best-selling tours over two days! Enjoy a city sightseeing tour by air-conditioned coach, seeing top Dubai attractions like the Burj Al Arab hotel and Al Fahidi Fort. Then head into the Arabian Desert on a 4x4 safari to visit a camel farm, try sandboarding, and enjoy a sunset barbeque meal with live music and dancing. Each tour takes place on a separate day, and it’s your choice whether you do the Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour on Day 1 and the Dubai Desert Safari on Day 2, or vice versa.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free drinks included
  • Dinner included
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
(Afternoon on Day 1 or Day 2 -- your choice):

Start your afternoon with a pickup from your central Dubai hotel, and then sit back and relax on a sightseeing tour around town by air-conditioned minivan.

First stop is the striking sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel, located off the sands of Jumeirah Beach on its own artificial island. Although it doesn’t formally have the accolade, the hotel is consistently referred to as the world’s only 7-star hotel with incredible facilities inside its 1,053-foot-high (321-meter) building.

After a photo stop outside the hotel, continue along the shoreline to Jumeirah, one of Dubai’s chicest neighborhoods, and then head to the Al Bastakiya district near Dubai Creek. See Al Fahidi Fort (Dubai’s oldest building) and cross Dubai Creek to reach Deira – a fascinating multicultural neighborhood with numerous souks (markets). Soak up the colors and perfumes of the spice souk on a stroll with your guide and then spend time at leisure browsing the legendary Deira Gold Souk before returning to your hotel.

4x4 Dubai Desert Safari
(Afternoon on Day 1 or Day 2 -- your choice):
In the afternoon, leave your central Dubai hotel and head to the heart of the Arabian Desert by luxury 4x4 jeep. On the way, stop at a local camel farm to see camels of all different shapes and sizes, roaming around their natural habitat. Learn all about these amazing creatures and enjoy a short camel ride around the farm if you wish.

Next, try your hand at sandboarding – the desert’s answer to snowboarding that swaps snow-clad mountains for sweeping sand dunes. Your guide will give a comprehensive safety briefing and help you strap on your board before racing you and your fellow travelers down the dunes.

Relax on the short journey to a desert campsite for your sunset dinner. While feasting on your barbeque meal, enjoy the camp entertainment: get a henna tattoo on your hands or feet, or sit back and watch a traditional Egyptian folk dance known as El Tanoura, which is performed by spinning men in long, twirling skirts. Before returning to Dubai, smoke a shisha (an Arabic water pipe), if you wish, while enjoying a live belly dance performance around the campfire.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Your centrally located Dubai hotel
Departure Time:
4x4 Dubai Desert Safari: 3:40pm.
City Sightseeing Tour: Between 1:00pm and 2:30pm.
Please reconfirm to find out your exact hotel pickup time.

Duration:
2 days (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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Dubai Tour and Desert Safari
Code: DUBAI

Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour on Day 1, and 4x4 Dubai Desert Safari on Day 2

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Desert Safari and Dubai Tour
Code: SAFARI

4x4 Dubai Desert Safari on Day 1, and Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour on Day 2

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Dubai Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Desert Safari

Dubai Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Desert Safari

Inclusions:
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Camel ride
  • Beverages (soft drinks and water)
  • Sandboarding session
  • Barbecue dinner
  • Henna tattoo
  • 4x4 vehicle transport (Dubai Desert Safari)
  • Belly dance performance (except during Ramadan)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Overnight accommodation (you return to your own hotel after Day 1 and continue with the second half of your tour on Day 2; you must have your own accommodation)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants 3 years and under are not recommended for this tour
  • Luggage is not allowed on this tour
  • Note that rice, daal curry and vegetable samosas are available for vegetarians
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Gaby, June 2016

We did the city tour on the first afternoon and the desert safari on the 2nd day. I would definitely recommend this combination as the operator, Orient Tours, were very professional and well organised.

The highlight of the city tour was the Dubai Museum followed by the spice market and creek crossing. Our guide was Dylan and he was extremely well informed and gave a very good commentary and advice.

The Desert Safari was the star of this tour combo. Despite the scary dune bashing, the Landcruiser we were in was very comfortable and the air con worked well. It was driven expertly by our driver Sahib who was considerate to our needs. He explained that the drivers receive specific training and they know the terrain very well. I felt safe despite being driven at steep angles up, down and around the sand dunes.

There was a loo stop on the way and we were given an opportunity to buy water for the journey which is essential to take with you. We were picked up at 3pm and dropped back to our hotel by 10pm so it was a long tour but good value.

When we reached the desert camp we were given the opportunity to do lots of additional activities: riding a camel, a quad bike and sand surfing. Other optional activities included getting a henna tattoo, holding a falcon for a photo and smoking a water pipe this I didn't do.

The BBQ was very good quality and there was plenty of choice for around 100 people in the camp. There was even coffee and tea with Arabic sweets. The entertainment was really incredible - a traditional dancer spun for around 15 minutes with a brightly coloured costume which lit up and separated into different tiers during the performance. It was mesmerising. A bonus of the trip was that there were photographers who compiled pictures taken during the tour and we could buy them on an SD card for around 20. Considering there were 3 of us in our group this was an excellent service and it was delivered within a few hours to our hotel room.

Reviewed by: Brenda G, June 2016

Definitely one of the best tours! For day 1, I chose the city sightseeing in order to get familiar with my surroundings. Included was a trip to the museum which looked incredibly tiny from the outside. But once inside, you'll be pleasantly surprised to see that it is really a huge museum! This tour also included a trip to the spice and gold souks. Glad that we stopped at the gold souk for a shopping trip as a tour group. The vendors were TOO aggressive which would have made me extremely uncomfortable if shopping alone. For day 2, I enjoyed the desert safari. The off-roading as a caravan was a big surprise to me. I wasn't expecting it, but really enjoyed it! But be warned, if you don't like roller-coaster types of movement, the off-roading may be hard to swallow. Loved the stop at the camel farm. Great opportunities to take photos of the camels. Once at the camp, was a great time to slow down and relax. This is an absolutely great tour and I'd highly recommend it! Excellent chance to get out of the hustle of the city and see the actual desert--camels and all.

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