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Arabian Desert Overnight camping in Desert in Salalah

Day 1We will start our tour from your Salalah hotel at 13:00 hrs. After having a small break in Thumrait town, which was famous as a Bedouin settlement, we proceed west on graded road crossing the huge gravel desert of ‚Al Nejd‘.Arriving the sand desert in Shisr, our experienced driver will drive up the hills in the most thrilling and exciting manner to show you an example of driving with force in the sand popularly known as Dune Bashing. In Rub AL Khali, enjoy the exciting and thrilling driving tactics in the fine sand of Arabian Desert.Enjoy a beautiful sunset over the sand dunes before you reach our camp site. You will also have the opportunity to ride a camel. Arabian Coffee and traditional dates are also served on arrival at the camp. Later you will be served a delicious B.B.Q. dinnerOvernight in the Camp depend in availability. Day 2After the breakfast, proceed to the ‘Lost City of Ubar’ (UNESCO World heritage site). This legendary ancient kingdom, known as Ubar, was said to have existed in one of the most inhospitable places on earth - a vast and forbidding Rub Al Khali desert, appropriately known as the Empty Quarter. According to myth, the desert swallowed up Ubar. Quite literally, it sank without trace -becoming the fabled „Atlantis of the Sands.“ This once buried city, which was spotted by satellite, gives you a glimpse of the value of work carried out by a team of explorers in 1982, led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. On our return to Salalah we drive into ‘Wadi ‘Dawka’ (UNESCO World heritage site) known as the ‚Frankincense Wadi’, which is also wellknown as the biggest collection of the naturally grown Frankincense trees in the region.Experience the Frankincense and its use in the past as well as in the modern World.Return to Salalah Hotel by afternoon.