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Marine Activities

Marine Activities
Dolphins & Tutles in Oman beaches.

Desert Adventure

Desert Adventure
Explore Oman Desert Adventure & Wahiba Sands

Mountain Exploring

Mountain Exploring
Jabal Akhdar, Jabal Shams and many more

Muscat City Tour

Muscat City Tour
Key attractions in Muscat; Museums,Shopping etc.

Empty Quarter

Empty Quarter
Historic city in the middle of large derset in Oman.

 Wahiba Sand at Al Sharqiya region in Oman

The Wahiba Sands, or Ramlat al-Wahiba (also called Sharqiya Sands, are a region of desert in Oman. The region is named for the Wahiba tribe. The area is defined by a boundary of 180 kilometers (112 mi) north to south and 80 kilometers (50 mi) east to west, with an area of 12,500 square kilometers (4,800 sq mi). 

The desert has been of scientific interest since a 1986 expedition by the
Royal Geographical Society documented the diversity of the terrain, the flora and fauna, noting 16,000 invertebrates as well as 200 species of other wildlife, including avifauna. 

Wahiba Sand Exploring

Wahiba sand is desert with rolling sand dunes, varying from deep red to a rich honey colour, stretching as far as the eye can see. This is the traditional home of the Bedouin, hardy spirited people who know how to survive in these harsh desert conditions. 


Traditional lunch at the camp, you can have a chance to meet with a Bedouin family, providing an intimate insight into their traditional lifestyle.  Experience an exciting dune drive and witness the amazing desert sunset from the top of a dune.

Trip to Wahiba Sands

Trip to Wahiba Sands goes  through the mountains passing through Sumail, BidbidAl Qabil and Ibra, Mudhairab - gateway to the Sharqiya Region. M Remains of grand fortified houses and forts abound. Not far away is Al Mudayrib.

Wahiba Sands, a romantic desert with rolling sand dunes, varying from deep red to a rich honey colour, stretching as far as the eye can see. This is the traditional home of the Bedouin, hardy spirited people who know how to survive in these harsh desert conditions.   you may meet with a Bedouin family, providing an intimate insight into their traditional lifestyle.

 Experience an exciting dune drive and witness the amazing desert sunset from the top of a dune. You can enjoy a dinner is typically Omani style.



    
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