Abu Dhabi, the capital city of United Arab Emirates has developed to be a masterpiece, with having many record-breaking feats. The city has a lot of things to boast including the beautiful beaches and vast stretch of gilded deserts. The city is also popular for its marvellous architecture with some of the biggest towers and the greatest lean. Abu Dhabi screams royalty and richness with the world’s highest penthouse bridge, the largest mosaic made of marble and much more. This is the perfect place to explore the dazzling attractions and learn about the rich culture and traditions of the city.
Apart from the attractions, Abu Dhabi is apt for people who are looking for adventure and for those who wish to unwind. You can enjoy a lot of adventurous activities on the vast golden sand desert of the capital of UAE. We have rounded up 5 top adventures that you can take part in Abu Dhabi’s golden sand dunes.
Desert Safari in Abu Dhabi
Experience a wide option of things to do with number of exciting desert activities that are part of the desert safari, including BBQ dinner. Hop on to a 4X4 SUV that will take you on an adventurous drive to one of the many camps set up on the desert for people who want to spend a night on the desert. Travel to the camps that are inspired by the Bedouin lifestyle of the locals of Abu Dhabi, in the desert and throw yourself in the Emirati activities that are carried out in traditional ways. Enjoy dune bashing while exploring the forestation of the desert, or try sand boarding. You can get henna painting done on your hands or simply smoke some sheesha while watching belly dancing performed by artists around the campfire in the evening. Feast on the delicious BBQ dinner serving authentic Arabian food and complete your Desert safari in Abu Dhabi with sleeping in the camps under the thick blanket of sky and stars.
Camel Riding in Abu Dhabi
Discover the never-ending stretch of the golden sand dunes of Abu Dhabi from the back of the ‘desert ship’, as a camel is fondly called. Take in the change in the perspective and let the friendly animals that will carry you faithfully on their back and give you a tour of the desert. Ditch those cars and the noise of the city and enjoy your time while clicking pictures with these super friendly people. Stop at the tallest sand dune and take in the view of the entire area of desert.
Amidst the beautiful surroundings enjoy a thrilling quad bike ride on your tour to the city. Spend a good hour or so on the quad bike rides while following the instructions of the guide and you will easily slide and slip on the desert while showing off some amazing riding skills. It is a great way to explore the vast desert area of Abu Dhabi and lets you go on your own pace and speed, making it easy for you to enjoy the scene unfold in front of you.
Sunrise Desert Safari
Desert safari in Abu Dhabi is not only limited to whole/half day safari but also includes Sunrise desert safari. All you have to do is wake up early and leave Abu Dhabi city as you make your way towards the desert area of the city to witness the breath-taking view of desert sunrise. Relax in the middle of the desert where you will be able to watch the sun rising over the dunes while tasting some Arabic coffee.
Dune Buggy Desert Adventure in Abu Dhabi
A buggy tour on the dune is an ideal activity that you should take part in, if you are an adventure seeker landed up in Abu Dhabi. Explore the sand dunes that are steep and go off-road under the supervision of a highly trained and professional guide. The dune buggy is specially designed that guarantees a thrilling ride. These vehicles provide an exciting ride that you will never get to experience in a lifetime. The vehicle includes safety harness, full roll cage for safe and secure ride and bucket seats.
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