Have you considered a camel safari on your Dubai holiday?
When people visit Dubai, they always have a set list of things that needs to be seen or experienced. Seeing the Dubai Fountains, going up the Burj Khalifa, gazing at the Burj Al Arab and going on a desert safari are some of the highlights that everyone wishes to experience. Few people however realise that a desert safari can also be experienced on the back of a camel. A camel safari can be as simple as just riding a camel or made into an experience of a lifetime.
What to expect when riding a camel?
Riding a camel allows you to step back in time – a time without vehicles, a time without abundant noise, a time when simplicity was a way of life and not a choice. It allows you the opportunity to experience the desert and the emptiness the way it was perceived before modernization, silent and untouched. Our resident 80 year old Bedouin often reminisces about riding a camel and says it is the thing he misses most from life before the modernisation of Dubai.
Why do a camel safari in Dubai?
A camel promises a unique riding experience like no other. It can’t be compared to horse riding as the way you mount, the seat and the riding experience all differ. Seeing as it is nothing like horse riding, even experienced riders find this exciting. Most people keep on talking about the
Highlights of a camel safari can’t be simply described however; it is the subtle track back in time changes that makes this the unsung hero in Dubai. Those moments that can’t be described, but felt is why a camel safari is a must to do in Dubai.
People often fall in love with not only the experience, but with the camels themselves. These lovable creatures can only really be appreciated and loved up close and personal. They are docile and extremely sweet animals and are easily loved and respected by all.
How does a camel safari differ from a camel ride?
A camel safari goes a step beyond just a mere couple minutes of riding through the desert. This experience would thrill you an entire afternoon that leads into an early evening. It ensures that you spend an entire half-day dropping the technological life of the 21st century and transporting you to an earlier, simpler time.
Along with a 45-minute long camel ride, you also have the opportunity to observe a falcon show to see how the Bedouins used to hunt and train their trusted hunting companions. Trying to spot some Arabian oryx and gazelles will all be part of your camel safari.
A feast of Emirati cuisine and Bedouin culture will await you once the sun sets on your track back in time in a traditional Bedouin camp built on top of a dune.
At Platinum Heritage, we have distinguished ourselves as the leading desert safari provider in the region when it comes to authentic, luxury and unique excursions and take pride in providing unparalleled customer satisfaction. When considering a Camel Safari, only one company has the pedigree to make this a truly memorable experience.
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