We depart from your
accommodation for this
Salalah Day Trip at 08:00.
Leaving Salalah ascend the mountains behind
the town. Carry on along well maintained roads to the desert
town of Thumrait.. We make a brief stop at Thumrait which was
famous as a Bedouin settlement. The its on towards the desert
and the fabled settlement of Ubar, visited by many explorers
including Wilfred Thesiger and Ranulph Fiennes . It is also
associated with texts in the Quran. Beyond Ubar are the Mega
Dunes of the Empty Quarter. Search in the sands for the small
Geodes which are scattered around. Returning to Salalah there is
an opportunity to see a UNESCO site with Frankincense Trees.
- since 2006
Contact us for this tour - and dont forget reference STST 020