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Empty Quarter

Oman
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Really Empty

The nearest entry is via Ibri towards Saudi border and tarmac ends there. Another 200odd kms will... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Gopikrishnan S
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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Lost city of Ubar

It seems that this place was a processing and shopping center for frankincense as it is placed on... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Alessia71xyz
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Province of Monza and Brianza, Italy
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Reviewed 21 October 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 11 March 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

Thank Alessia71xyz
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...More

1  Thank L82London
Reviewed 18 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...More

1  Thank Eitleoir
Reviewed 15 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'...More

1  Thank Indiana55
Reviewed 17 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...More

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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...More

5  Thank Hana G
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...More

4  Thank Melika34
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Vasant J
7 September 2016|
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Response from Gopikrishnan S |
Desert Diwa from AUH is awesome with very long repeated trip experience.
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