Friday , 23 February 2018

 

Explore the empty quarter (14 Dec to 16 Dec 2017)

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/12/2017 - 16/12/2017
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Location
layla

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Explore the Great Empty Quarter

Desert is a spectacular combination of the harsh Arabian way of life as well as modern culture and habits; it is the unspoiled nature and culture that maintains the authentic Arabian heritage. Explore the undiscovered land; view a charming desert sunset, learn to make Bedouin coffee and ‘Al-Jamri’ bread baked on sand dunes under a stunning blanket of stars. Blow your mind cruising the largest sand desert in the world with desert experts, and experience a journey of a life time which will leave you with pleasurable memories forever.

First day (Thursday):

  • 17:00 drive from Riyadh to first camp out site 550 km south of Riyadh.
  • 21:00 arrival to AlSulayal for dinner, then drive to first overnight site at the edge of the empty quarter
  • 22:30 arrival to first camp out site

Second day (Friday):

  • 07:00 breakfast
  • 07:30 brief of Empty Quarter trip
  • 08:00 drive to Orouq Bani Marith high dunes
  • 12:00 lunch
  • 13:00 drive to through different dune sizes and shapes to the dry lake bed ( approximately 200 km)
  • 17:00 stop for dinner and overnight (camp out)

 

Third day (Saturday):

  • 06:00 breakfast
  • 07:00 drive to the flat desert (dry lake bed)
  • 09:00 cross soft sands area to Meteb well
  • 12:00 lunch at the well
  • 14:00 drive to the Empty Quarter exit (Layla town)
  • 17:00 drive to Riyadh city ( 300km )
  • 20:00 arrival to Riyadh city and end of tour

Fourth day (Sunday): ( for attendees booked on long weekend)

  • 07:00 breakfast
  • 08:00 drive to beautiful stony valley
  • 12:00 lunch
  • 14:00 drive to the great dry lake whole
  • 16:00 visit to ancient stony tombs
  • 17:00 drive back to Riyadh
  • 19:00 traditional dinner at traditional resturant
  • 20:30 drive to airport
  • 22:00 depart from Riyadh and end of trip

 

 

 

price includes :   Transportation in 4×4 wheel drives with expert desert drivers, air tickets “Riyadh-wadiAldawsir-Riyadh”, accommodation in first night, and permissions to Alfaw.

 

price includes :   Transportation in 4×4 wheel drives with expert desert drivers, food, supply, carpets,

Note :

– This trip is adventurous and includes long drives in desert to explore as much as possible of empty quarter and surrounding nature, so no tolite and no tents will be provided

 

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

 
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