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Muscat: Sunset Desert Safari with Overnight Camping

Product ID: 380829
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Head to the Wahiba Desert to enjoy an amazing evening and overnight stay in a desert camp. Get closely acquainted to Arabic culture and have a go at a local Bedouin dance. Embark on an adventurous dune bashing safari, and ride a camel in the desert.
About this activity
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Duration: 22 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Complimentary pickup available from your hotel or selected location in central Muscat.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Camp overnight in the Wahiba Desert and enjoy the silence and clear skies
  • Go on a thrilling dune bashing ride in a 4x4
  • Take a short ride in the desert on a camel
  • Experience Bedouin culture by trying out Arabic attire and interacting with locals
  • Benefit from convenient hotel pickup and drop-off in Muscat
Full description
Kick start your tour with pickup from your hotel or selected location in Muscat at around 2 PM. Meet your English-speaking safari captain, then take a relaxing drive in an air-conditioned vehicle for approximately 2.5 hours to reach the Wahiba Desert, where great activities await you.

Upon arrival, start with an exciting dune bashing ride on a 4x4 Land Cruiser for 45 minutes followed by a short stopover to take photos. Next, head to the camp and enjoy a peaceful 10-minute camel ride. After, feel like a local as you try on Arabic attire, interact with the bedouins, and learn the local bedouin dance. Sample Arabic coffee and smoke some shisha as well.

You will be served some light snacks before dinner as dinner will be served around 7 PM. Savor some Arabic delicacies before continuing to interact with the locals and understanding more about their lifestyles. Around 10 PM, all the camp lights will be switched off and you can spend time looking at the stars and enjoying the silence of the desert while you drink some tea.

Get a good night's sleep in the camp before waking early the next day to see the sunrise. Afterward, watch and feed the goats and camels at the farm, then savor a scrumptious breakfast. By 8-9 AM, leave the camp and head back to Muscat. You will then be dropped off at your hotel in Muscat at around 11 AM-12 PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking safari captain
  • Dune bashing session
  • Overnight stay in camp
  • Short camel ride (10 minutes)
  • Dinner, breakfast, and snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Tipping (not mandatory)
  • Any personal expenses
  • Sandboarding
  • Quad Bike
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• By law, pregnant women, and people who have heart, back, or neck problems, cannot participate in dune bashing
• You can skip the dune bashing and instead enjoy a soft ride across the dunes if you have infants
• The total duration of the experience is around 22-hours depending on the season, sunrise, and city traffic
• The local partner assures that all desert safari guides/drivers are well-trained and licensed for safari drives
• Casual, loose-fitting clothing is recommended in summer, along with a jacket in winter
• Only one small handbag is permitted on the tour as it is not possible to store luggage on the vehicle during dune bashing
• You are not recommended to bring valuables
• Please note, the overnight stay is in a tent that is not air-conditioned

From US$ 332 per person