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    What to Expect
    The guests will be picked up from their hotel/accommodation and transported to the Mleiha Archaeological Centre in an exclusive vehicle (Pick up charges not included in price)

    Guests will be taken through a guided tour of the Archaeological Museum to understand the history of the Mleiha Region that date back to the age of the dinosaurs.

    Guests are then taken for a short off-road drive into the Mleiha Desert where our fully equipped, overnight camp is prepared for them. Refreshments such as Karak, Gahwa (Strong Milk Tea and Arabic Coffee) and cold drinks will be served. Guests are then taken for a trekking experience in the surrounding area with our expert guide learning all about the local flora,fauna and if lucky, fossils as well. 

    A freshly prepared BBQ dinner is served and is followed by a stargazing experience with our celestron telescopes and expert astronomer guiding you to the stars.

    A bonfire is set up for guests to relax and take in the night sky and surroundings. Guests can retire into their tents at leisure (Tents, sleeping bags, air mattresses are provided). The following morning, a wake up call is issued and guests are driven up a peak to view a desert sunrise. Breakfast is then served after which guests would be driven back to their hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Guest hotels (If vehicle is booked) in Dubai or Sharjah
    Traveler pickup is offered


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival. Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival. Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival. Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.
    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.


    Pick up is an additional $60 for a vehicle (can carry upto 6 passengers) for a two way transfer. This can be paid directly at the reception at Mleiha upon arrival.

    Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman pick-ups only offered at this time.
    Departure Time
    Winters (Oct-Mar): Starts at 6PM
    Summers (Apr-Sept) Starts at 8PM
    Duration
    12h
    Inclusions
    • BBQ Dinner
    • Light refreshments
    • Stargazing
    • Trekking
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Breakfast
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Dinner
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to/from attractions (can be booked via email for $60 per vehicle - payable directly to the centre)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • Dress code is light, comfortable clothing. Closed shoes are recommended
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Amazing desert experience, helpful staff and great atmosphere. The space, the facilities and the views were great. The activity includes a lot of educational information about the stars and the desert provided by Mleiha team. Very clean facilities with toilets, soap, water,
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    The setup was beautiful and the staff were extremley polite and helpful. I would definitely recommend to all. The satgazing session was exceptional and the guide well informed.
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    Excellent trip and a great experience. Well organized and very complete. Very suitable for kids, ours of 9 and 7, they loved it. Our guide mr. Andiappan very well prepared and lots of knowledge about both astronomy, desert wildlife and fossils.
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    It takes a lot of preparation when you travel with young children (3y, 8y). Not until I had the overnight Camping experience with Mleiha Archaeological Center. I felt care free and the kids were running and jumping all over the camping area. The staff were friendly and spreading
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    Response from CroydonShurooq, Director of Sales at Overnight Camping
    Responded 10 Jan 2020
    Dear NSR08, Thank you for your lovely review about our overnight camping experience - we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon!
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    It was one of the amazing one night trip in the desert. The location for stargazing is perfect, the place is so organized and the staff are soo friendly.. All you need to get with you is your personal toiletries, games to have fun at night and marshmallow to grill.
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    Response from CroydonShurooq, Director of Sales at Overnight Camping
    Responded 10 Jan 2020
    Dear Asma A, Thank you for your excellent review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you at Mleiha soon!
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    By: Mleiha Archaeological Centre
    Afra_14
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    41
    Safari Ride & Star Gazing! Fav trip of the year!!
    We had a beautiful day at Maleiha , first we had an adventurous safari ride ! then we camped in the tent with
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    Manon
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    10
    The best desert experience!
    I organised the Sunset Lounge Escape as I had some family over on holiday. I did not expect us to have such an
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    Khawla Al Hashimi
    United Arab Emirates
    94
    Lots of fun
    The sunset lounge experience is a great way to have an authentic experience Emirati desert experience... it is a
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    samar h
    10
    Fabulous
    Amazing desert experience, helpful staff and great atmosphere. The space, the facilities and the views were great.
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    Ghaya A
    10
    Wonderful experience
    The setup was beautiful and the staff were extremley polite and helpful. I would definitely recommend to all. The
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    Fahad of Dubai
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    4310
    A magical place in the desert
    One of the most wonderful and unforgettable places. An amazing archaeological center in which you can see the
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    CVM
    10
    One of the best things I’ve done!
    I had the best day here and each part was really interesting and fun. Our guide Prabhakaran was so knowledgeable.
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    Gabriel D
    10
    Amazing Educational Experience
    My partner and I had an amazing day here. We were given a tour by Prabhakaran, who answered all of our questions
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    marwa Amin
    10
    Amaziiiing time
    We had fun .. everything was perfect .. we were a big group including children , teens and adults .. We would
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    Rienk K
    10
    Overnight camping and stargazing
    Excellent trip and a great experience. Well organized and very complete. Very suitable for kids, ours of 9 and 7,
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