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Mesmerizing sunsets, sand dunes, chilly nights, and a romantic experience like none other – a desert honeymoon is surely something that stays with couples for a lifetime. But what about a desert adventurous honeymoon? What will that be like? Well, the answer is extremely grand! For it will not only mix luxury and romance but also adventure – a thrill every couple seeks in their relationship! So without any further delay, let us look at these spectacular desert honeymoon destinations where you can plan your special holiday and begin your new life chapter in style!

1. India: Thar Desert

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The Thar Desert in India is a magnificent honeymoon place for couples that not only offers various excursions and activities but also unparalleled luxury! Complete with top class resorts and camps in its vicinity, this desert is an excellent destination for honeymooners who wish to enjoy life big time.

Main hosting city: Jaisalmer


  • Adventure: 8/10
  • Romance: 9/10
  • Luxury: 8/10

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Desert adventure activities

1. Dune Bashing at Sam Sand Dunes

Dune bashing in Jaisalmer, India

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One of the most thrilling activities in Jaisalmer, Dune Bashing or offroading in sand dunes is an experience every honeymooner would definitely cherish. Indulging in this activity highlights the magnitude of the sand dunes and gives an authentic desert feeling.

Price: From INR 2600
Duration: 6 hours approx.

2. Parasailing in Desert

Parasailing in desert, Jaisalmer

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Yes, one can also take part in a thrilling parasailing session in Jaisalmer and view the place from bird’s point of view. A unique experience when it comes to the Indian desert, this one is a must try for all honeymooners.

Price: From INR 800
Duration: 1 hour

3. Paramotoring in Jaisalmer

Paramotoring in Jaisalmer, India

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Another high flying activity that couples can indulge in here is paramotoring. An experience of a lifetime, couples can indulge in this one, if they want to see the vast geographical terrain from the high above in the sky.

Price: From INR 2200
Duration: 1 hour

4. Quad Biking in Jaisalmer

Quad Biking in Jaisalmer, India

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Another off roading activity that allows you to truly feel the soul of the desert on a quad bike. With a maximum capacity of two people, this is one honeymoon desert adventure, every couple would love to take part in.

Price: From INR 700
Duration: 1 hour

5. Jeep Safari in desert

Jeep safari in desert of Jaisalmer

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Similar to dune bashing, this one takes a more holistic take on the desert experience. Apart from offering in the sand dunes, you will also be given a tour of the nearby villages and areas highlighting the desert life.

Price: From INR 620
Duration: 1 hour

6. Desert camel safari and racing (optional)

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Just like its name, camel safari involves a camel ride through the desert and honeymooners can also opt for camel racing, which by the way, is very thrilling!

Price: From INR 1600
Duration: 3 hours

Other Activities

  • Cultural Evening
  • Full Day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer
  • Photography tour in Jaisalmer
  • Jaisalmer Fort tour and Gadsisar Lake
  • Visit to the Desert National Park

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Jaisalmer

1. Damodara Desert Camp
Location: V.P.O Damodra, Sam Road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

2. The Serai Camp Relais & Châteaux
Location: Bherwa, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

2. United Arab Emirates (UAE): Dubai Desert Conservation

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The world famous Arabian Desert is a paradise for honeymooners who desire to experience the best of luxury, adventure, and romance. Dubai being a prominent tourist destination here, offers all this and much more to honeymooners and couples.

Main hosting city: Dubai


  • Adventure: 9/10
  • Romance: 9/10
  • Luxury: 9/10

Desert Adventure Activities

1. Dubai Desert Safari

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Indulge in an authentic Arabian desert experience as you enjoy desert safari in 4×4 SUV cars. This is followed by a quad bike ride, and finally with an authentic Barbeque dinner featuring classic belly dancing. This is one of the best things to do in Dubai by far and every couple and honeymooner should witness this once in a lifetime romantic experience.

Price: From INR 5300
Duration: 5 hours and 30 minutes

2. Camel Safari

Camel Safari with Dinner in Dubai

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This 7 hour desert adventure will show you how authentic Arabian culture, adventure, and the many delights that the desert has on offer. There is an amazing 45 minute camel ride which is followed a sunset tour and falconry. Once at the desert camp, sip hot Arabic coffee, get henna tatoo made, and learn how Arabic bread is made. Next is a four course meal with shisha and traditional dance performance – all under the sky. Exactly like the stories you must have read!

Price: From INR 9000
Duration: 7 hours and 30 minutes

3. Falconry Experience and Wildlife Tour in Dubai

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Witness the majestic falcons of UAE on this 5 hour tour from Dubai. You will be taken to a special retreat where you can see a special falconry display and also try flying a falcon on your own that is part of the ancient Bedouin practice. Post the falcon tour, you will be taken on a wildlife drive through the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve where you will get a chance to spot rare Arabian oryx, gazelle, and other desert species. Finally, the experience will end with a camel ride and some snacks.

Price: From INR 9000
Duration: 5 hours and 30 minutes

4. Hot Air Balloon Ride

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One of the most unique things to do in Dubai Desert, the 1 hour Hot Air Balloon ride will show you a mesmerizing sunrise over the Arabian desert. Once in the air, you will also witness falcons soaring near you in a trained demonstration. Post this, you will be taken to reserve in the desert for a hearty breakfast followed by a 45 minute wildlife safari in an open top Land Rover.

Price: From INR 22500
Duration: 5 hours

Other Activities

  • Helicopter ride and desert camping experience
  • Dubai city tour
  • Sundowner dune dinner safari
  • Dhow cruise along the Marina
  • Horseback riding

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Dubai

Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Location: Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Location: Al Qudra Road, Opposite Endurance City – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

3. Morocco: Sahara Desert

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The largest desert in the world, Sahara offers a lot when it comes to a fine desert honeymoon adventure. And Morocco is one such country that offers the best of both worlds. Surrounded by mountains on side and desert on the other, this is one country that offers a paradisaical desert adventure honeymoon.

Main hosting city: Marrakech


  • Adventure: 9/10
  • Romance: 8/10
  • Luxury: 8/10

Desert Adventure Activities

1. Camel and Quad bike ride

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Witness the splendor of Sahara as you take a camel ride in the desert and soak in the desert ambience to its fullest. Later, top up your experience with a thrilling adventure as you indulge in a heart racing quad biking activity. Additionally, you will also get to enjoy a typical Moroccan lunch.

Price: From INR 6900
Duration: 8 hours

2. Hot air balloon over the fringes of Marrakech

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Savour the majestic beauty of Morocco’s deserts and the Atlas Mountains as you do a sunrise hot-air balloon ride from Marrakech. Ride in a 4×4 vehicle to reach the launch spot early morning – once in the air, drift through the skies and witness the marvelous beauty of the deserts and mountains as the sun begins to rise. Later, back on ground, complete the tour with a tasty Berber breakfast and a fantastic camel ride. You both will also get a certificate to commemorating the ride.

Price: From INR 14,500
Duration: Hot air balloon ride upto 1 hour, rest of the activities will take 2-3 hours

3. Marrakech Desert and Palm Grove Buggy

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Sit in a all terrain quad bike and go on a 4 hour adventure in Marrakech desert and its trails. From the busy markets to the solitude of the sandy area, witness the adventure and magic of Sahara in this buggy tour. During the ride, you will witness riverbeds, palm groves, and volcanic terrain. End the tour with some tea and snacks hosted by a local family in Berber village.

Price: From INR 4500
Duration: 4 hours

Other Activities

  • Dune boarding at Erg Chebbi
  • Rock climbing at Todra Gorge
  • Camel trek across the Sahara Desert and camp out under the stars in makeshift Bedouin tents.

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Marrakech

Erg Chigaga Luxury Desert Camp Morocco
Location: M’Hamid El Ghizlane، Morocco

Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
Location: Avenue de la Ménara, Marrakech, Morocco

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4. Chile: Atacama Desert

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Situated between two mountain chains, the Atacama Desert in Chile is a unique offering for honeymooners who wish to explore the marvels of nature. Its geographical attraction includes desert, volcanoes, salt flats, geysers and hot springs and is one of the most exciting places to be when it comes to a honeymoon.

Main hosting city: San Pedro de Atacama


  • Adventure: 7/10
  • Romance: 9/10
  • Luxury: 8/10

Desert Adventure Activities

1. Tatio Geysers

Tatio Geysers in Chile

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This is an excursion that will take you to Geysers del Tatio (Tatio Geysers) which is geothermal field located in the Andes. The fumaroles of these geysers which are produced due to the high temperature of watery craters offer a very unique experience to the spectator, especially in an arid desert.

On your way, you will also witness the great mountain ranges, hot water streams, and burning mud craters. Later in the evening, once you have reached, you will also be able to witness a colorful scene resulted by the fumes of the geysers.

Price: From INR 4500
Duration: Full Day

2. Valle de la Luna

Valle de la Luna in Chile

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A very interesting half day tour, an excursion to the Moon Valley will be a once in a lifetime experience for all couples. The valley which is famous for its area that is formed of sand and stone resembles the mole landscapes. Surreal, scenic, and one of a kind, this excursion is a part of the best things to do in Atacama.

Price: From INR 1800
Duration: 4 hours

3. Atacama Salt Lake

Salar de Atacama in Chile

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This is a saline deposit in the desert that received water from the San Pedro River. It has a white cover which is stained by the dust of the desert. In other words, a white wonderland!

Price: From INR 3700
Duration: Half Day

Other Activities

  • Full day tour to Altiplanic Lagoons
  • Half Day Archaeological Tour

Recommended honeymoon hotels in San Pedro de Atacama

Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
Location: San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile

Hotel Alto Atacama
Location: Camino Pukara, San Pedro de Atacama, Región de Antofagasta, Chile

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