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Empty Quarter, Rub Al Khali and Lost City Of Ubar Safari

Empty Quarter, Rub Al Khali and Lost City Of Ubar Safari
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Empty Quarter or “Rub Al Khali Desert ” as it's pronounced in Arabic is the world second largest desert in the world, it occupies a Southern third of the Arabian peninsula the desert itself about 65,000 Square km, stretching to the north from Oman into Saudi Arabia, Yemen and up into the western UAE. The Huge Sand Dunes Reaches up to 300m The Atlantis of the sands is a legendary lost city in the southern Arabian Desert that was believed to be destroyed by natural disaster or as a punishment of God As mentioned in Quraan “Muslims Holy Book”. Many Expeditions were made and some photos have been taken by Nasa .traces of City was discovered but nothing to be sure if it’s the lost city that mentioned in the Quraan which is known as “Iram of the Pillars”. Many names were given to this Spot: Ubar-Wabar-Iram This Tour may be one of the Top recommended Trips among Salalah Places to see . its Very unique Tour and Even The Empty Quarter Itself Is a unique Place among Oman Beautiful places.

Type Private Tour
Duration 8 Hours
Pickup time 08:00 ~ 08:30 AM



Fun to do
Suitable for babies
Suitable for old people


  • Drive across the Qara mountain to Njed area of Dhofar. Stop at Thumrait which is famous as Bedouin settlement.
  • Drive towards the desert and settlement of Ubar the well known lost city which is believed to be swelled by the desert without leaving any traces .this Place was visited by many explorers like Wilfred Thesiger and Ranulph Fiennes. It is also associated with texts in the Quran.
  • Beyond Ubar are the Mega Dunes of the Empty Quarter that rise to a height of 250 meters and above.
  • Search in the sand for the small Geodes which are scattered around (Rare in this tour, if you are interested you can find in Empty Quarter  Overnight.
  • Have lunch at Thumrait (Optional).
  • On your way back to Salalah you may see a UNESCO site with Frankincense Trees.


In the price

  • transfer_within_a_station Transfers
  • filter_drama A/C Vehicle
  • airport_shuttle 4WD Vehicle
  • record_voice_over Guide



  • local_dining Lunch


  • Visa Entry
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature


4WD Vehicle (1 ~ 4) Travelers

Number of persons 1 Person 2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons
Cost per person 390.00 USD 200.00 USD 140.00 USD 110.00 USD


Service Rate Value
local_dining Lunch 13 USD 1 Reservation


Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid until the end of December 2026, except during Easter, Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Children Policy

  • 0 ~ 4 Years free of charge
  • 4 ~ 12 Years 50% discount
  • 12+ pay full price as per adult
  • If your sightseeing tours include domestic flights, tickets or ferry boat, an extra supplement for your child may apply
  • Children Policy for 4 years and puls, is not apply for tours that require tickets. ex: Dolphin watching

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Oman tour, spaces will be secured upon receiving a confirmation from the guest, and for tour packages, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits: (PayPal - Bank Transfer - Western Union - Online Payment).

Oman Entry Visa

You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Oman. The cost of single entry visa is OMR5 (around £8) for 10 days obtained upon arrival at the airport. For more info on entry visa to Oman please check with the Oman consulate or embassy at your country.


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