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Al Sawan Camel Track

Al Sawan, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Type: Horse Tracks
Description: 10 km circular racetrack offers camel racing from September to April.
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

For some getting up early is a problem, but if you like it quiet and authentic, you have to be there at 6:30 am on a Friday morning in winter time. Just go there and watch!

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Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We found this hilarious. It's an early start at 6.30am but well worth an hour of your time. It's like Wacky Races for Camels. Also the spectating experience consists of mad locals charging alongside the camels in 4x4 vehicles beeping horns and 'encouraging' their camels along. It really is a sight to behold and experience...

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Helsingoer, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Camel race take place most Friday's and Saturday's at 6:30am-8:30am. A must visit if you're in Ras Al Khaiman. It is very local - you'll be one of the few non Emirates people. Whenever a race starts only half of the camels run in the right direction - a true Monthy Python view. Then the locals start their cars and... More

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