Step into a world replete with culture and authentic cuisines as you embark on this journey straight from the tales of Arabian Nights. Step into your tour vehicle which will pick you up from your hotel and traverse to the starting point of your tour in the desert where you will be greeted by your guide and a camel convoy. Climb onto one of these beautiful animals and elevate your evening with the stunning hues of the setting sun and relaxing desert breeze as your camel strolls across the sands. The king of the desert will take you across to a Bedouin style camp after a 45-minute ride, which will give you a taste of how these resilient animals have been a support to the local Bedouins for centuries. Enter a truly Arabian world as you step into the Bedouin camp compound which is kept illuminated by torches, decorated with regal carpets, ornamental cushions and comfortable low tables and chairs. Bask in the warmth of the desert and the people as you are received graciously and given a sparkling date juice to enjoy while a thrilling falconry display unfurls before you. Falcons have been a part of the Arabian culture for centuries and they are the few people who have mastered the art of training them. Watch as this bird of prey shows off a wide range of skills at its masters command, swooping and soaring to get it’s rewards. As the evening sets in, you will be presented with an assortment of entertaining acts like traditional bread-making processes and brewing of the famed Arabian coffee which you can relish. Enjoy the rustic setup of the Arabian tents and the colorful attire of the locals as they apply Henna on your hand, transforming the dark green color of the leaves to stunning patterns of red. Applying henna is a part of many cultures in the South Western countries, with each region displaying a different variety of traditional designs. Your hands will soon be transformed into a stunning canvas as the henna dries off, and you can carry the memory with you for days as the colors stay for a long time.
With the setting of the cool desert night, settle in to enjoy a sprawling four-course feat of authentic Emirati food and drinks which will features favorites like shorbat adas (spicy lentil soup), tabbouleh and chicken kebabs. Every course of the meal will give you a unique taste of Arabia after which you can enjoy a typical Arabian shisha, a decorated water pipe which is deliciously accentuated with authentic Arabian flavors. Relish these sweet flavors as you watch a mesmerizing dance and music performance by some talented locals under the starry night.