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Are you ready for the wildest, most unforgettable desert adventure? I recently returned from a weekend in the UAE where I explored the majestic sand dunes on camelback and soared through them on a sandboard. After a tiring day of thrills and spills, I glamped under millions or more stars that dotted the lovely skies in the dark of the night. It was a perfect desert escapade!

So if you’re looking to add a unique twist to your next holiday, I hope this post gives you a hint of the exhilarating experience awaiting in one of the most popular travel destinations in the Middle East!

Camel Rides Through the Dubai Desert – What to Expect 

To explore the various parts of UAE, taking a camel ride through a desert offers an extraordinary experience! Great for all ages, you can enjoy the idyllic atmosphere and take in some of the most breathtaking views.

Whether you’re riding in UAE’s Rub Al Khali, Saudi’s AlUla Desert, or the Moroccan Sahara, one thing is for sure. Camel rides allow adventurers to traverse with ease and comfort as they cruise along sandy paths.

Sand dunes provide extra thrills as you sway back and forth during your journey – making it an exciting adventure that won’t soon be forgotten. Additionally, tourists often get the chance to enjoy a BBQ in Dubai’s Bedouin-style camps located in the middle of the desert. If you choose this type of trip, prepare for breathtaking scenery and a peaceful ambiance!

Sandboard in UAE’s Dunes – Gear Up for Fun! 

If you’re looking for a rush, sandboarding is the way to go! With its sandy terrain, glorying high sand dunes, and windy weather conditions, the United Arab Emirates provides the perfect setting for any thrill-seeker. Tourists can rent or bring sandboards with them to get access to expert-level activities that guarantee an adrenaline rush.

Plus, there are immense dunes that could also be squeezed to attain a rollercoaster-like experience, complete with breathtaking sand vistas. Whether you’re an experienced or novice thrill seeker, make sure to wear the appropriate protective gear for this activity… and prepare for plenty of adventure!

Ready To Glamp Under The Stars?

Glamping in the UAE desert is a unique and enjoyable way to explore this fascinating region! Get ready to disconnect from your everyday life, as you can enjoy a luxury campsite with an intimate experience in sumptuous surroundings.

After a long day filled with camel rides and sandboarding, spend time stargazing from the comfort of your own tent. While at it, you can explore delicious meals cooked on-site by experienced chefs – everything from appetizers to local specialties.

You can enjoy breakfast under the sun, lunch in a Bedouin tent, or dinner out in the sandy terrain – just like the nomadic people of old. This unique and delightful camping experience is sure to make your adventure an unforgettable one!

Booking Epic Adventures in UAE 

Exploring the Arabian Desert with a camel ride, dune bashing, and sandboarding are popular activities that require you to book through an operator or tour guide. The good thing is that several companies offer booking services for trips to this amazing part of the Arabian Peninsula.

While some will combine all three into a packaged desert adventure, others specialize in one particular experience. A complete tour package to Dubai or Abu Dhabi is more popular amongst travelers looking for the ultimate experience here.

All in all, it’s all about your preferences, budget, and curiosity. It pays to also conduct thorough research to ensure you’re booking your trip from a reliable service though, as travel scams are not unheard of.

Tips for Unforgettable UAE Desert Adventure 

As thrilling as a desert tour may sound, it takes effort and planning to embark on such a journey and create unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re taking a desert tour in the UAE or its nearby sisters like Saudi Arabia, here are some tips you could use to make the most out of your UAE desert travel:

  • Wear light clothing suited for hot and sandy terrain
  • Use sun protection like hats and sunglasses
  • Bring plenty of water to stay hydrated
  • Be mindful of the animals living in the desert.

On top of these, take your time to appreciate the natural environment. Sit down to watch a sunset or observe traditional Arab cultures. Finally, don’t forget to take pictures – lots of them to capture all these special moments, so you can relive the adventure any time after you’re back home.

Touring the desert can be a thrilling encounter! From camel rides to sandboarding, glamping under the stars, and more, UAE’s desert adventure is simply not to be missed. Consider planning ahead and using the above tips for the best possible experience. Hopefully, you’ll create memories worth cherishing forever!

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