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Empty Quarter and a Lost city

Salalah, Oman
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icon7 to 8 hours  (Approx.)
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Venturing into the vast desert and dunes of Oman’s Empty Quarter isn’t advisable unless by guided tour. This private full-day trip from Salalah lets you visit this untouched region with a driver-guide to handle off-road trails, show you the sights, and avoid you getting lost. Take in the massive dunes and ruins of the ‘lost city’ of Ubar, absorb the remote emptiness, and more; all without transport or navigational worries.
  • Experience Oman’s Empty Quarter desert on a private day trip from Salalah
  • Visit the vast desert with a guide for navigation, safety, and insight
  • Soak in the high dunes and remoteness, tour the ruins of Ubar, and more
  • Includes entry fees and hotel, port, or airport pickup and drop-off for ease

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Really Amazing! The Rub Al 'Khali...
Vito F
, Mar 2018
Really Amazing! The Rub Al 'Khali Desert was very peaceful and beautiful. There is also the opportunity to climb a sand dune which is about 200 meters but worth it when you get to the top and see further into the desert. The guide provided water. The guide was very friendly, knew a lot, courteous, and spoke good English. The lost city was also interesting to see as the site is not very big, but what was found looks like a fort, but could have been much bigger. Salalah is also a very nice and clean city and has good day tours from there too. The guide let me try camel meat which I thought was very tasty. The weather was very good, but hot around the March time of year. Oman is definitely a country worth visiting but also good with a group of at least a few people.

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