How can I reach the Sonara camp, Nest by Sonara, Nara Desert Escape, Nara Oasis?
You can either drive to the gate of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve or book a private chauffeur through our site. Once at the gate, our fleet of 4×4 cars will drive you onto the camp- this is included in your package price.
What is the location of Sonara Camp Dubai?
Sonara Camp Dubai is located on the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, The Al Margham Exit off Al Ain Road.
What is the location of Sonara Camp Al Wadi?
Sonara Camp Al Wadi is located on the Ritz Carlton Al Wadi, RAK nature reserve. The camp can be reached by buggy from the hotel or a 5 minute walk.
How far is Sonara Camp Dubai from the city?
40-45 minutes, depending on the city location.
How far is Sonara Camp Al Wadi from Dubai?
Are the Sonara Camps open for lunch?
What are the differences between Sonara Camp Dubai and Sonara Camp Al Wadi?
Both camps are identical in structure, layout, menu, entertainment etc. The main difference is the location and the that in order to access the camp there is no need for a desert shuttle for the Al Wadi camp.
What is the difference between Sonara and Nara?
Nara offers private camps for private events. Should you wish to organize a private event, please email our team on firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements and our experience creators will revert with a proposal.
The Sonara Camps are ‘sharing’ restaurant style.
Is it possible to come to the Sonara Camp without prior reservations?
No, in order to access the camps you must have a reservation, bookings are made online.
What time do Sonara Camp open?
As of 4pm, depending on the season. The timings can be seen on the booking forms.
What time does Sonara Camp close?
Guests are welcome to stay and enjoy the camp until 10.30pm.
What time does Sonara Camp Al Wadi close?
Guests are welcome to stay and enjoy the camp until 12am.
What does the Sunset Package include?
Shuttle to the camp, soft drinks, water, finger food, sunset lounge activities (sand boarding, soft archery, camel rides), sunset falcon show, live music.
What does the Sunset and Dinner Package include?
Shuttle to the camp, soft drinks, water, finger food, sunset lounge activities (sand boarding, soft archery, camel rides), sunset falcon show, live music. Dinner at the main restaurant, live entertainment, fire show.
Are alcoholic beverages included in the packages?
No, these can be ordered and paid for at the camp.
Is dune bashing part of the package?
No, this must be reserved on our booking form at the time of the online booking. For any extra experiences guests are required to arrive at the venue 1 hour prior.
Are there camel rides at the camp
Yes, we offer short camel rides at the sunset lounge.
Is there a photographer at the camps?
Yes, you can buy your pictures directly from the photographer.
How long is the shuttle from the gate of the DDCR to Sonara camp
How long is the shuttle from the gate of the DDCR to Nara Camps
Is the shuttle to the camp bumpy? Is it safe for a pregnant woman?
The drive is very gentle, we do always recommend in case of pregnancy to alert the driver for extra attention.
Can I bring my baby to the camp
Will I be seated at a private lounge during sunset?
For a private lounge during sunset this is an extra option at an extra cost, that can be taken when making your online booking.
Will I be seated at a private table during dinner?
Yes, your booking will receive a private table.
Do you have vegan menu options?
Yes, any dietary requirements should be mentioned in the comments on the booking form.
Can I bring my dog to the camp?
No, as the camp is located within a nature reserve, it is strictly forbidden to bring animals onto the camp.
Can my child ride the camel at Sonara Camp?
Yes, but the minimum age is at least 5 years old with and would need to be assisted by the parent.
is there a minimum age for the camel shuttling from the DDCR gate to Sonara Camp?
Yes, 13 years old.
What is the difference between camel shuttling and short camel ride?
The camel shuttling replaces the 4×4 transfer from the DDCR Gate to Sonara Camp and is a 25-minute shuttle at a cost of AED300 per camel whereas for the short camel ride, it is a 4 minutes camel ride inside Sonara Camp and is part of your package.
How many people can a camel carry?
Can Sonara Camp Packages be customized?
No, however, you can choose our add-ons from the Experience Ideas and Other Ideas when booking.
What should we wear to Sonara?
It would depend on the season. During the high season, we would recommend bringing a jacket but during the low season, we would advise wearing light clothing.
What is the duration of the experience ideas?
Is it possible to add experience ideas or private chauffeurs later?
Yes, please contact our reservation team via email at email@example.com and provide your order number and what you would like to add at least 24 hours prior to your booking date.
Is transportation included in your package?
No, but we offer private transfers under Private Chauffeurs on the booking form.
How much is the charge to bring our nanny?
We charge the child rate and it includes the child menu.