18 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Camping, a wildlife safari, dinner under the stars and a hot air balloon ride—it’s all part of this overnight desert experience from Dubai. Travel across the sand by vintage Land Rover to look for animals like gazelles and oryx, and stop at a Bedouin-style safari camp. In the morning, soar above the Arabian Desert in a balloon to watch the sunrise.
- Witness the sunrise on a hot air balloon ride and enjoy watching falcons flying up to 4,000 feet above earth
- Overnight desert experience from Dubai
- Go in search of native wildlife like camels on a safari
- Enjoy desert activities such as smoking a shisha pipe or getting a henna tattoo
- Camp under the starry night sky
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Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
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Pick-up times will vary throughout the year based on sunset times. Please use the following schedule as a guideline when planning your day and preparing for pick-up
October – February: 14:30h-15:30h
March – May: 15:00h-16:00h
June – September: 15:30h-16:30h
A confirmation of your exact pick-up time will be communicated to you via e-mail or a phone call around 13:00h on the day of the excursion. Should you not hear from us, please contact us at +971 4 440 9827.
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- The Dubai desert can get cooler in the evenings during winter, so we recommend you bring a light jacket and closed shoes
- Please note: Guides in the following languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Chinese, ) are upon request and availability.
- Children under 5 years are not permitted
- At the camp there is running water and clean bathroom but no shower
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
- OPERATED BY Platinum Heritage
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Overnight Safari and Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon Ride?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
What is the policy on sanitization during Overnight Safari and Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon Ride?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Overnight Safari and Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon Ride?
A:The policies on social distancing are:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Overnight Safari and Sunrise Hot-Air Balloon Ride?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- "Sleeping over night in the desert was also an incredible experience- all the lights were turned off and the night sky was bright with the moon and stars." See review
Product code: 6183P12
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