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 Collection 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.
Walk in the footsteps of Bedouin tribes and experience the meaning of nomadic and the simple life in a rediscovery of Dubai’s roots, Bedouin life and the desert. Learn to saddle, ride and look after your own camel, sit in storytelling circles with Bedouin to hear magical tales and snippets of wisdom from these wandering souls about their culture and heritage an explore a Bedouin village reconstructed traditionally in the heart of the Dubai desert nearby a charming oasis. Enjoy a hands-on experience with traditional food and learn how the Bedouin survived in the harsh desert climate.
With no frills or fuss, this Bedouin Collection offers the closest encounter you will get to actually reliving a traditional experience of the UAE’s cultural heritage. The Bedouin camp is situated in the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve which is the largest unfenced Desert Reserve in the UAE.