Information from Viator
This half-day tour begins with a hot-air balloon flight to see the sun rise over the Arabian desert including an on-board falcon show at 4,000 feet. Then head to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve for a delicious breakfast, followed by an African-style safari in a 1950s open-top Land Rover and a chance to spot camels, gazelles, and oryx in their natural habitat. The perfect way to see the Dubai desert from above and below.
Get picked up from your Dubai hotel at approximately 4:30am (start time will be confirmed by 6pm the day before your flight), and travel to the balloon take-off site.After a safety briefing, meet your experienced pilot and climb inside the hot air balloon basket and feel your adrenaline surge as you soar upward. Sailing 4,000 feet above the Arabian Desert, marvel at the sunrise over the Hajar Mountains. Watch the falcons as they fly around you in a trained demonstration from the Balloon, and look out camels, gazelles, and oryx roaming the vast expanse of golden sand dunes below.Once you land, you will be driven to a private desert conservation reserve to freshen up and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast including hand-cut smoked salmon and caviar. Then climb into an open-top, 1950s Land Rover and set off through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, where your professional guide will help you spot more desert wildlife – at eye-level this time.After your African-style safari your driver will drop you off back at your Dubai hotel, where the tour ends.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off in air-conditioned vehicle
- Hot air balloon flight with Falcon demonstration in the Balloon
- Professional guide
- National Park fees
What's not included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Souvenir video (available to purchase)
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Close encounter with wildlife
- Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
- Qualified and professional pilot