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Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience

10 reviews
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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About Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience
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.
Tours and Tickets by Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience
Al Marmoom Bedouin Evening Experience
5 reviews
Start the journey late afternoon as you join a traditional camel caravan to traverse the desert sand dunes. Stop along to way to set up traditional majlis (Arabic for a place of sitting) to enjoy a sunset falcon show. Learn about the significance of falconry in Dubai and watch these majestic birds in full flight.
Arrive at a traditional Bedouin village, built out of raw materials like goat hair, based next to a beautiful desert oasis in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve. In the Bedouin village learn about popular spices and handicrafts which were important elements for survival in the desert. Watch the preparation of a typical Bedouin dinner at live cooking stations. Listen to stories shared by Bedouin and even learn a traditional performance in a close encounter with these legends of Arabia, known for their resourcefulness and hospitality. End the evening with an Astronomy session and learn about how Bedouin relied on the stars for storytelling and navigation.
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$136.00 per adult
Al Marmoom Bedouin Morning Experience
Start the morning by retracing the footsteps of Bedouin and their beloved camels on a traditional camel caravan through the desert. Along the way, learn about the cultural significance of these ships of the desert and hear stories about the traditions of Bedouin life in the Dubai desert. Unmount your camel to set up traditional majlis (Arabic for place of sitting) and enjoy an intimate falcon show where you get to ask a local Emirati everything about the importance of falconry and witness the falcon flying.
Arrive at a Bedouin village where your hosts will greet you with Arabic dates and coffee. Built out of raw materials like goats hair and is based next to a beautiful desert oasis in the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve. View live cooking demonstrations and take part in the preparation of an authentic breakfast. Share the meal with Bedouin and afterwards learn the Ayala dance, listen to their stories and music and soak up the beauty of the desert oasis.
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$109.00 per adult
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Amazing experience which is very authentic and included camel riding, falconry, a tour of a camp, dinner and astronomy. Great quality, knowledgeable guide, especially Ibrahim and happy camels.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Kiwionthemove_2018
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Hi Kiwionthemove_2018 Thank you so much for your positive review. With our experiences, we aim to provide the most authentic and immersive cultural activities in the UAE. Thank you for letting us know that we are heading in the right direction! Best Regards, Mabel

Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

The experience was very authentic, a great way for tourists and new residents to get to know the culture of the UAE. Our guide Ibrahim was very kind and professional, he made us feel so special! The camel ride was a lot of fun, camels...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Federica T
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Hi Federica T, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on the Bedouin experience. It was a pleasure welcoming you at our Bedouin village and we are very pleased to hear that our efforts to keep the legacy of the fascinating...More

Reviewed May 6, 2019

this experience was amazing with all part of it, and to know more about the Bedouin /tradition life style in the past the camel ride in wild desert was really a meditation , relaxing expensive as you are in different worldMore

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Maria7226
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Hi Voyage04069196731, Thank you for the great review. It fills us with joy and happiness to know that our guests enjoy the immersive experience as much. We are delighted that you found so much value in this initiative, as we are extremely passionate about the...More

Reviewed May 6, 2019

Best Desert Experience in Dubai for Families, safe, clean, adventurous and educational too. we got naturally connected with the Emarati culture through this Bedouin experience. My kids loved the interaction with Animals specially the camels and the Falcons. The food was so lovely specially that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Bobelm79
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Hi Bobelm79, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bedouin experience. We are glad you and your family enjoyed every aspect of this immersive activity: our aim is to provide a way for international travellers to experience a day in the life of...More

Reviewed May 6, 2019

This was a truly unique experience in every way possible. From the camel ride in the beautiful Dubai desert, to being guided by professional Emirati tour guides, this was something I have not experienced before. The food was delicious and the set up takes you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank KARIM Q
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Hi Karim Q, Thank you for the kind review. We are glad to hear that you loved the camel ride and enjoyed the food. This fascinating tour is one of the most traditional experiences in Dubai and gives an opportunity to explore the nomadic Bedouin...More

Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

A great place to learn about the authentic heritage of Dubai. The way of life of the Bedouin is done really well.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank FishingDXB
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Hi FishingDXB, Thank you so much for your positive review. With our experiences we aim to provide the most authentic and immersive cultural activities in the UAE. Thank you for letting us know that we are heading in the right direction! Best Regards, Mabel

Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Amazing. Just amazing. Most authentic experience I did in Dubai. The food is authentic the Bedouin village is authentic. The lead guides are Emirati! Never saw that anywhere else. The camel caravan ride is amazing as if you are going back in time arriving at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank 909gt
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Hi 909gt, Thank you for taking the time to review the Bedouin experience. We are glad you enjoyed every aspect of this immersive activity: our aim is to provide a way for international travellers to experience a day in the life of Bedouin pre-1920’s so...More

Reviewed April 15, 2019

The trip brings you right back in time where spend a few hours feeling exactly like a bedouin. I absolutely loved the camel ride, then the delicious dinner and last but not least, the astronomy class. The entire team was knowledgeable and very hospitable. Definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank rururuxi
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Hi Rururuxi, Thank you for the amazing review. We are humbled that you feel this is a "must-do" experience in Dubai and thrilled that it has been a wonderful way to discover the Emirati culture. Thanks once again for the recommendation. Kind Regards, Mabel

Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Good food, great hospitality. Special thanks to our toure gide Muhammad for the nice service. and that Traditional dance was greatMore

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Anowar H
MABELBIH, Guest Relations Manager at Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Hi Anowar, We are glad to hear that Muhammad made your experience extra special, we will make sure to pass your positive feedback to him and to the rest of the team. We hope that you learnt a few steps from the traditional performance. Hoping...More

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