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RUB AL KHALI

8 DAYS

Arabia Sands, Empty Quarter, Rub Al Khali... So many mysterious names for the great desert of Arabia. Spend 5 days and 6 nights to experience this so special environement…

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Level :

Level 3

Environment :

Desert

Activities :

Hiking     Culture    Easy Walking    

Accomodation :

Camping X 6     Hotel, appartment, guesthouse, ect... X 2

DAY 1 : Short walk in the sands to sea the sunset

DAY 1 : Short walk in the sands to sea the sunset

DAY 1 : Short walk in the sands to sea the sunset

DAY 1 : Short walk in the sands to sea the sunset

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 1 : Camping in the desert

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 2 : Hiking in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 4 : Hike in Rub al Khali

DAY 7 : Morning walk in the dunes

DAY 7 : Morning walk in the dunes

DAY 7 : Morning walk in the dunes

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach - Sea View Room

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach - Sea View Room

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach - Sea View Room

DAY 7 : Hotel at the beach - Sea View Room

DAY 8 : Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

DAY 8 : Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

DAY 8 : Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

DAY 8 : Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

DAY 8 : Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

DAY 8 : Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

DAY 8 : Visit of Job's Tomb

DAY 8 : Visit of Job's Tomb

DAY 8 : Visit of Al Baleed Archeological Site

DAY 8 : Visit of Al Baleed Archeological Site

DAY 8 : Visit of Al Baleed Archeological Site

DAY 8 : Visit of Al Baleed Archeological Site

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

DAY 8 : Visit of Souq Al Husn

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Number of guests
Price / person in OMR
Price / person in USD
Other currencies**
3
1050 OMR
2749 USD
4
850 OMR
2225 USD
5
770 OMR
2016 USD
6
720 OMR
1885 USD
7
660 OMR
1728 USD
8
630 OMR
1649 USD

For a more numerous group, please ask us for the prices by email



** We issue invoices in Omani Rials (OMR) and US Dollars (USD). Conversions in other currencies are only informative. Please take care that all exchange rates shown on the internet are mid-market rates and therefore always seem more interesting than the rates used by banks.



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www.omantrekkingguides.com, website of AL MAALAM TOURS , company registered under Commercial Register Number (1087801), and with
(local tour operator licence)
AL MAALAM TOURS - PO BOX 917 - Post Code 611 - NIZWA - SULTANATE OF OMAN



DAY 1

- Lunch - Dinner


      salalah Food Souq

Salalah food souq is worth a visit : it is very lively! We find there wondeful fishes, meat, vegetable, fruits, dates, and traditional medicines...

- Duration : 1 hours

      Transfer to our campsite in Rub al Khali (310 km - 4h 15)


      Short walk in the sands to sea the sunset

We go have a walk across the high dune of the Rub Al Khali (Empty quarter in arabic), the huge and arid desert of Saudi Arabia that crosses Oman's border. We'll walk up a dune to see sunset in this unbelievable landascpe…

- Level 2    
- Duration : 1 hours
- Height Difference : +150m/-150m
- Walking Time : 1 to 2 hours


      Camping in the desert

We set our camp at the foot of the huge dunes of the Rub Al Khali

Individual camping tent



DAY 2

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Hiking in Rub al Khali

Morning, we start walking from our camp. We climb several high dunes which surround us : the ascent is sometimes exhausting, but the descent is quick and fun and gives us sometimes the opportunity to have the dune sing. Around noon, we walk back to our our camp and have lunch and rest under a shady place. Late afternoon, we climb another huge dune to get to its summit and enjoy a wonderful sunset at the top.

- Level 3    
- Duration : 8 hours
- Height Difference : +250m/-250m
- Walking Time : 4 to 6 hours


      Camping in the desert

We set our camp at the foot of the huge dunes of the Rub Al Khali

Individual camping tent



DAY 3

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Hiking in Rub al Khali

Morning, we start walking from our camp. We climb several high dunes which surround us : the ascent is sometimes exhausting, but the descent is quick and fun and gives us sometimes the opportunity to have the dune sing. Around noon, we walk back to our our camp and have lunch and rest under a shady place. Late afternoon, we climb another huge dune to get to its summit and enjoy a wonderful sunset at the top.

- Level 3    
- Duration : 8 hours
- Height Difference : +250m/-250m
- Walking Time : 4 to 6 hours


      Camping in the desert

We set our camp at the foot of the huge dunes of the Rub Al Khali

Individual camping tent



DAY 4

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Hike in Rub al Khali

We walk through the desert in the morning time : we walk sometimes on the sabkha (the vast flat area between the big dunes), sometimes on small dunes, and we ascent one or two high dunes. Around noon, we reach our new camp site, have lunch and take rest while it's hot. We then take time to set up our tents and late afternoon we climb one of the high dunes around us to see sunset.

- Level 3    
- Duration : 8 hours
- Height Difference : +250m/-250m
- Walking Time : 4 to 6 hours


      Camping in the desert

We set our camp at the foot of the huge dunes of the Rub Al Khali

Individual camping tent



DAY 5

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Hiking in Rub al Khali

Morning, we start walking from our camp. We climb several high dunes which surround us : the ascent is sometimes exhausting, but the descent is quick and fun and gives us sometimes the opportunity to have the dune sing. Around noon, we walk back to our our camp and have lunch and rest under a shady place. Late afternoon, we climb another huge dune to get to its summit and enjoy a wonderful sunset at the top.

- Level 3    
- Duration : 8 hours
- Height Difference : +250m/-250m
- Walking Time : 4 to 6 hours


      Camping in the desert

We set our camp at the foot of the huge dunes of the Rub Al Khali

Individual camping tent



DAY 6

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Hiking in Rub al Khali

Morning, we start walking from our camp. We climb several high dunes which surround us : the ascent is sometimes exhausting, but the descent is quick and fun and gives us sometimes the opportunity to have the dune sing. Around noon, we walk back to our our camp and have lunch and rest under a shady place. Late afternoon, we climb another huge dune to get to its summit and enjoy a wonderful sunset at the top.

- Level 3    
- Duration : 8 hours
- Height Difference : +250m/-250m
- Walking Time : 4 to 6 hours


      Camping in the desert

We set our camp at the foot of the huge dunes of the Rub Al Khali

Individual camping tent



DAY 7

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Morning walk in the dunes

this morning, we climb one of the big dunes and enjoy a last view over this sea of sand...

- Level 2    
- Duration : 2 hours
- Height Difference : +150m/-150m
- Walking Time : 1 to 2 hours


      Transfer to Salalah (275 km - 3h 30)


      Hotel at the beach

We spend the night in this nice hotel. The hotel is located in Al Dhariz, facing the sea, and has a swimming pool.

Sea View Room
Comfortable room with A/C, fridge, and private bathroom. Breakfast taken at the hotel


DAY 8

Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


      Discover the fruits stalls of Salalah

Salalah is a modern city but still having many agricultural fields in the middle of the city. On the streets there are numerous salls selling the fruits produced here : coconuts, banana, papayas, sugar cane, etc...

- Duration : 1 hours

      Visit of Job's Tomb

We stop on the way to visit Job's tomb, located in the mountains north of Salalah.

- Duration : 0 hours 30

      Visit of Al Baleed Archeological Site

This archeological site lies in the city of salalah, facing the sea. This city was previously known as Dhofar (which is now the name of the region). The area was inhabited since since 4000 years BC, but the remainings date from the 10th century AD. Its position made it an important port in the region. Next to the site is a museum with a hall about history and another about boats.

- Duration : 1 hours

      Visit of Souq Al Husn

Al Husn Souq is Salalah popular market. It is above all famous for the sale of frankincense, perfumes, and omani shawls. It is for the moment under renovation und therefore limited in size.

- Duration : 2 hours

      Hotel at the beach

We spend the night in this nice hotel. The hotel is located in Al Dhariz, facing the sea, and has a swimming pool.

Sea View Room
Comfortable room with A/C, fridge, and private bathroom. Breakfast taken at the hotel


End of our services



www.omantrekkingguides.com, website of AL MAALAM TOURS , company registered under Commercial Register Number (1087801), and with
(local tour operator licence)
AL MAALAM TOURS - PO BOX 917 - Post Code 611 - NIZWA - SULTANATE OF OMAN