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Reviewed November 20, 2018

We visited the Empty Quarter and stayed in the Al Hashman camp. The camp is very basic with tents in which there are two or three beds. Food is served in the open around a firepit. The camp is surrounded by dunes which can be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Poppadoc5748
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We had a 3 nights stay, camping at Empty Quarter. While the day temperature was hotter than I would like (Nov mid), the morning and evening hikes up the dunes were outstanding experience. Our guides, Mohamed and Ali of Arabiansandtourservices.com were wonderful. They are great,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Rub al-Khali is definately a great experience to remember. We did a private day tour with tour giude Ahmed (phone number :99493775 whatsup: 98858477) from Salalah which I can definitely recommend if do not have the time to stay overnight in the desert. He...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nina G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Empty Quarter or Rub' al Khali, is enormous - approx. 700 kms long & 500 kms wide covering Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen & the UAE. It's highlight, apart from the remoteness are the enormous sand dunes - thousands of them, all different shapes and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I got a guide in Salalah and camped overnight in the Empty Quarter. By far the highlight of my stay in Oman. The vastness of this sand desert is truly breathtaking. The endless patterns the wind makes in the red sands. Standing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Phishow
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

After a 1,5 hour trip from Salalah we reached the small village Shisr and the legendary ruins of Ubar. The legend of Ubar (or Wubar) is one of the most persistent in the Arabian peninsula. The name seems originally to have referred to a region...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Friemens
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Best desert in the world to visit. I do this tour since long time and every time I miss it. Huge dunes sand bedwin simple live and camels with million of stars are the title of aruba al khali desert.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

The nearest entry is via Ibri towards Saudi border and tarmac ends there. Another 200odd kms will take you through the emptiness of Rub Al Khali which extends another 600kms further south until Thurait beyond the lost city of Ubar. We travelled with an expedition...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Gopikrishnan S
Reviewed March 11, 2017

It seems that this place was a processing and shopping center for frankincense as it is placed on the way from Middle East to East. In this moment there is an Italian Omani project which cares about the works of excavation that are still on....More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Alessia71xyz
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We did a two day trek in the Oman part of the Empty Quarter and for anyone visiting Oman and looking for something different this is an experience of a lifetime. We travelled with Arabian Sands agency organised by Steppes Travel in the UK and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Desert Diwa from AUH is awesome with very long repeated trip experience.