Ras al-Khaimah Nature & adventure

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Ras Al Khaimah : Half-Day Desert Safari with Dinner

1. Ras Al Khaimah : Half-Day Desert Safari with Dinner

A must for everyone who is visiting UAE. A memory to share with your family and friends back home, This is one safari you can’t do back home. We recommend it highly and it will be worth every penny spend! This tour departs in the afternoon across the desert of Ras Al Khaimah with several photo-stops during an exciting dune drive to the interior part of Ras Al Khaimah Desert . The drive continues across the desert. We stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching our campsite “The Dunes Camping & Safari RAK” where you have the opportunity to do a camel ride, sand boarding and try out a henna design on hand or feet. After working up an appetite enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and shisha (the famous Arabic water pipe). Before returning to your hotel / home, watch our belly dancer performing her show around the campfire by starlight.

Ras Al Khaimah: Afternoon Desert Safari and BBQ Dinner

2. Ras Al Khaimah: Afternoon Desert Safari and BBQ Dinner

Escape the heat and hassle of Ras Al Khaimah’s urban center on an afternoon and evening desert safari by 4WD vehicle. Following a pick-up from your hotel, relax in the air-conditioned off-road vehicle. Head to the desert dunes that surround the city, and admire views of the barren yet enchanting landscape on the way. Stop at a traditional camel farm to see herds of the magnificent hump-backed herbivores. Learn about the different types of camels commonly seen in the desert around Ras Al Khaimah. Continue across the desert plains in your 4WD vehicle, and arrive at a campsite where Arabic coffee and dates are offered as a welcome. Climb on the back of a camel for an optional guided tour around the encampment. Get a henna tattoo design on your hands or feet. Watch a traditional Tanourah folk dance, and feast on a delicious barbecue dinner. After dinner, smoke a shisha (Arabic water pipe) if you wish, and watch a live belly-dance performance. Relax under a canopy of twinkling stars, and enjoy an experience that could be straight out of “One Thousand and One Nights”!

Desert Drive & Wadi Shawka Pool Visit

3. Desert Drive & Wadi Shawka Pool Visit

Explore the best-kept treasures of Arabia on this mountain safari experience. Get a glimpse of desert life and agricultural life with rock formations deep in the desert such as fossil and camel rocks. Continue your adventure with sandboarding and an exciting dune bashing experience. Enjoy an exhilarating adventure to the deep trenches and waters of Wadi, the region’s natural water pools. Wadi Shawka in Ras Al Khaimah is neighbored by the Hajar Mountains and the valley consists of rocky terrain, farmland, water pools, wildlife, and plenty of parking and camping spots. Wadi Shawka is a perfect place for family picnics and get-togethers in nature. Swim back through it or turn back a little bit and climb a small hill to bypass it.

Ras Al Khaimah: Overnight Premium Chalet Camping

4. Ras Al Khaimah: Overnight Premium Chalet Camping

Treasure the night at Bedouin Oasis Camp and experience a 5-star chalet made of natural and traditional materials. Venture deep into the desert and savor each moment underneath the starlit Arabian sky. Partake in activities, eat delicious food, and warm yourself by the fire. Arrive to feast on a BBQ dinner and witness the desert sunset or book an authentic desert camel trek. Feel the night fall and experience the magic of the Bedouin night beginning. Gather by a bonfire, and breathe in the tranquility. Wake to the beautiful sounds of the desert birds and watch the magnificent sunrise. Eat a light breakfast and take a shower in the environmentally-friendly and private amenities.

Ras Al Khaimah: Bedouin Oasis Chalet Camping

5. Ras Al Khaimah: Bedouin Oasis Chalet Camping

If you are the outdoor addict who loves camping, you will have the time of your life at Bedouin Oasis Camp, enjoying a 5 star Bedouin experience within a tranquil oasis. You can go on a camel ride through the desert, sand board down a dune, experience traditional Henna painting or relax and witness the live entertainment. Following the BBQ dinner and Bedouin Oasis activities, you can spend the night in a tent that is mostly hand made using natural materials. Watch the stars free of light pollution in the middle of the desert. Before leaving, a light breakfast will be served. The camp has luxurious and environmentally friendly washroom facilities with private shower and other amenities to make your stay a pleasurable experience.

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What people are saying about Ras al-Khaimah

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,527 reviews

An amazing day! Our driver/guide Haroos was so knowledgeable with many years of experience. We had a brilliant time dune bashing and we even tried sand surfing!! #tickedoffbucketlist . The highlight was the wadi Shadwa… amazing place and fabulous to swim in!! This trip is a definite winner!! Thank you! PS the picnic was delicious too

We had a great stay at the Bedouin oasis camp beautiful surroundings , good beds Fantastic shows , great food and all very friendly people . Camel ride sand plates , quad ride We would like to come back here again

Price-performance ratio is okay but not a bargain. You should wear long pants in the evening, it gets cold quickly in the desert.

Everything was perfect & the driver was so respectful and friendly. I definitely will recommend this activity to my friends

Excellent trip Guide was professional and trip was very nice