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Highlight of Oman

My friend and I got a guide in Salalah and camped overnight in the Empty Quarter. By far the... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Phishow
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Fairfax, California
via mobile
Lost City of Ubar and Desert

After a 1,5 hour trip from Salalah we reached the small village Shisr and the legendary ruins of... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Friemens
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Munich, Germany
via mobile
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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

2  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

1  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.

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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

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

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

1  Thank L82London
Reviewed September 17, 2016

I spent two nights in the Empty Quarter and it is out of this world...well, not really, but it really is an awesome sight to see. Of course, it is seemingly endless with the colors and the variety of dunes providing one with endless experiences...More

2  Thank Eitleoir
Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is one of the biggest attractions in Oman. Rent a 4x4 car, drive and spend a night there! Rub' al Khali (Empty Quarter) is impressive and truly beautiful. Wahiba Sands (I crossed it with my car) are not worth mentioning when compared to Rub'...More

1  Thank Indiana55
Reviewed April 16, 2015

We spent the night in a pretty rustic, but "permanent" tented camp on the southern extremity of The Empty Quarter. It was a 3 to 4 hour drive from Salaleh, but worth every minute of it. Being even at the southern edge of 1,600km of...More

Thank hct1948
Reviewed January 20, 2015

If you're interested in the lost city of Ubar, it's not in the Empty Quarter of Oman, as asserted by Nicholas Clapp in his famous book, Road to Ubar. This archaeological site in Oman named Ubar after the lost city of Iram is really the...More

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Desert Diwa from AUH is awesome with very long repeated trip experience.
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