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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 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 we were delighted with the local guides. Ali and Obed were really the most wonderful... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 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 of a sublime world. My guide brought along another guide in order to have someone... More 

Thank Eitleoir
Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 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' al Khali. There is a road through Rub' al Khali (I only know Omani part).... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 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 dunes and quicksands was a very sobering and fascinating experience. We had the misfortune of... More 

Thank hct1948
Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 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 ruins of an old outpost. No ancient city of pillars in these ruins. It was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

I am a big fan of deserts although I haven't visited a lot yet. The Empty Quarter desert ("Rub' al Khali") on the Arabian Peninsula is definitely worth a visit - for preferably more than one day, e.g. on a jeep or camel safari with camping (I only took a day trip - it is also nice to get an... More 

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