AL Marmoom Bedouin Experience
Bedouin are the nomadic desert-dwellers of this region, who have been traversing the golden sand dunes of Dubai and surviving in the desert for centuries. As the oldest inhabitants of this region, these legends of Arabia are known for their resourcefulness and hospitality. The Bedouin Experience rewinds back over 100 years ago pre-1920’s before there were cars or any modern amenities in the desert. This experience takes you on a cultural and historical adventure into a bygone era and gives you the chance to live a day in the life of a Bedouin in the Dubai desert.
Morning Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience
Start the morning by retracing the footsteps of Bedouin and their beloved camels on a traditional camel caravan through the desert. Unmount your camel to set up traditional majlis (Arabic for ‘place of sitting’) and enjoy an intimate falcon show with the Arabic Saluki dog. Ask a local Emirati everything about the importance of falconry and witness the falcon flying.
Evening Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience
Start the journey late afternoon as you join a traditional camel caravan to traverse the desert sand dunes. Take in the stunning views of the golden dunes from the back of a camel and learn about the culture and life in the desert for the nomadic Bedouin. Stop along to way to set up traditional majlis (Arabic for a place of sitting) to enjoy a sunset falcon show with a Saluki dog. Learn about the significance of falconry in Dubai and watch these majestic birds in full flight.