Exclusive eco tours to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve are popular among tourists due to their high quality, uniqueness and attention to details. Part of the income from the safari tours goes to the preservation of Dubai nature.
Enjoy an exciting adventure in the Arabian desert in vintage Land Rovers from the 50s or luxury Range Rovers (depending on the chosen tour). Learning more about Dubai's wildlife and Bedouin traditions is a good option to understand the country's cultural traditions better. In addition to traveling around the desert, tours include additional entertainment - camel riding, falconry show, visiting the Lake of Love, dinner at a Bedouin camp or the luxurious 5 * Al Maha Resort spa hotel. Due to the large choice of tours, each guest will be able to choose the best option for themselves: morning, evening or night safari in the desert, package tours for 2 or 3 days.
If you think that there are only sandy lifeless dunes in the desert, then you will be surprised. A professional guide will tell you many interesting facts about the inhabitants of the desert. During safari in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve you will see local fauna, for example Arabian oryx and gazelles, varans or Gordon's wildcats. Desert sights such as the Ghaf tree forest among sand dunes and the beautiful royal lake will definitely amaze you. If you choose the tour with a stop at King's Lake, which is also a nature reserve for migratory birds, you can take impressive photos here.
It is a real art! Falconry has been an integral part of life in the Arabian desert for over 2,000 years and it is an important cultural heritage of Dubai. Choosing a tour with a visit to falconry, you will have a unique opportunity to see the falcon show, learn more about ancient techniques and traditions of bird training, thanks to which falconry is a significant part of the UAE culture. You will see an interactive show of predator birds and get a unique opportunity to hold a hawk on your hand, take a photo with an owl and a falcon.
In the Al Maha Resort all dreams come true. It is a real oasis in the heart of the desert. The hotel is located in the Royal Lands of Dubai Nature Reserve, it is famous for its first-class service. Everything is luxurious here - spacious secluded villas with private pools, a beautiful view of the desert, antique monumental furniture, an excellent restaurant. In the restaurant the guests will be served a delicious breakfast (depending on the chosen tour).
The main rule of the hotel is that children under 10 years are not allowed in the Al Maha. If you are planning a trip to the reserve with a child under 10 years old, then you will be offered breakfast in an exclusive camp located on the territory of the Royal Lands, but you will need to book a separate car for an additional fee.
During Platinum Heritage Eco Tours all guests will receive a complimentary headscarf (sheila / guthra). It will be useful during a desert safari and later you can keep it as a souvenir.