Camels run faster too. Dubai hosts worlds No1 Camel Races! Schedule of races are confirmed only a week before race date
Camels were called the ship of the desert in the olden days, playing a vital role in the region for thousands of years, influencing every aspect of daily life by providing transportation, food, and shelter. But camels have also were used for competitive races. Today in the UAE Camels are grown to provide milk and produce off-springs and special breed of camels are used for racing! Camel racing is a traditional sport and today is held in high esteem by Emiratis.
We will depart from your hotel early in the morning for the morning races or early afternoon for the afternoon races. After a long drive to the Camel racing track we will first go through Handlers preparing for the next race, strapping robot jockeys to the back of their camels, with the metallic whip which would be controlled by remote control. Then we will go to the racing stadium where we will have great views of the races from the stadium. Photography is allowed in these races. Then around 180minutes of Camel racing we shall return back to hotel.
Camel racing is 3 1/2hour program including pick up & drop back to your hotel. Camel races are held only on select days of the month
Morning races: Pick up early in the morning from your hotel
Afternoon races: Pick up time is early afernoon from your hotel
Camels were called the ship of the desert and Camels also were used for competitive races. Today in the UAE Camels are grown to provide milk and produce off-springs and special breed of camels are used for racing! Camel racing is a traditional sport and today is held in high esteem by Emiratis. We will depart from your hotel early morning for the morning races or early afternoon for the afternoon races After a along drive to the track we will first go through Handlers in the stadium area preparing the Camels for the next race. Then we go to the racing stadium where we will have great views of the Camel races for 1. 5hours from the stadium. Photography is allowed in these races. After Camel racing we shall return to hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel in Dubai or Cruise Terminal
End location: Hotel in Dubai or elsewhere in Dubai city
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
Camel racing season is from October mid 2017 to April 2018, on select days each month from October to March. Racing on those select days are either early morning or early afternoon. Please check with me before booking this particular Camel race tour since Camel racing schedules listed are NOT always 100% confirmed. Some of the Camel races gets confirmed only few days before the race date.
Airconditioned new nice car for upto 5people. In case of more than 5 people, then we can arrange a minivan, but there will be additional cost of USD100 for the minivan which you can pay on the day to the driver.
Guide, Driver, Air-conditioned Transportation and visit to the Camel racing track and see camel races and return back to hotel.
NB: Camel races are normally confirmed only one week or few days before the actual Camel race date since the race dates are decided based on Camel racing authority since its a private sport.
Please check with me before booking this Camel racing tour so that I can confirm to your by email but on a short notice only.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 AED - For buying souvenirs and for breakfast or lunch.
Souvenirs or Breakfast or Lunch. If the guests are more than 5 people, then I need to arrange a larger vehicle which would be additional cost of USD 100 which will be added to this tour price.
My English is easily understandable to both native speakers or to non native speakers and 98% of my Private tours are conducted in English.
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Barti is a very knowledgeable tour guide who has found a great niche by showing visitors the camel races and training grounds. We very much appreciated his tour and service!