Journey into the land of mysteries
Daydreaming about escaping the monotony of everyday life and embracing the wild side of existence? Well, we’ve got a remedy for your wanderlust! Join 365 Adventures on an unforgettable journey to the Rub’ al Khali, also known as the Empty Quarter, one that will transport you to a different time and place, where endless sands stretch as far as the eye can see, and a world of thrill-filled activities await.
During this 5-day expedition, you will traverse the magnificent desert of the Empty Quarter, exploring every facet of its beauty. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:
- Starry Nights: Get ready to be mesmerized by the enchanting desert sky as we embark on thrilling stargazing sessions under the vast, star-lit canopy.
- Bonfire Dinners: Experience the magic of the desert with our outstanding dinner parties around the bonfire, where stories are shared and friendships are forged.
- Sandboarding Adventures: For the adrenaline seekers, we’ve got an exciting sandboarding experience on the towering dunes, ensuring your heart races as you ride down the sandy slopes.
- Swim in the Desert: Yes, you read that right! On the second day of our journey, we’ll visit Um Al Hish lakes, a hidden oasis in the heart of the desert. Take a refreshing dip, unwind, and enjoy various water activities that will wash away the desert heat.
- This activity is dependent on favorable weather conditions. In case of unfavorable weather, an alternative date or a full refund will be provided.
- Professional Instructor
- Accomodation (as mentioned in itinerary)
- Personal shopping
- Tips and gratuities
Dress CodeComfortable clothing and hiking shoes, Sunscreen, Hat
Day 1 Journey to the land of mysteries
- 05:00 AM: Our journey into the mysterious land of Rub' al Khali begins at the crack of dawn. We gather at 5 AM, leaving behind the mundane and mundane concerns of everyday life. We then set off on an 800 km road trip along well-paved highways, where you'll have the chance to bond with your fellow travelers and partake in some of 365 Adventures fun team-building activities.
- 04:00 PM: By 4 PM, we'll arrive at our campsite, a place where nature's magic reawakens the soul. After setting up our tents and settling in, we'll enjoy a delicious dinner as we prepare to rest and recharge for the thrilling adventures ahead.
Day 2 Conquering the Dunes
- 05:00 AM: On our second day, we rise early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the desert. After savoring a cup of coffee, we join in preparing breakfast and discuss the day's program. After breakfast, the excitement unfolds as we journey 3500 km deep into the Empty Quarter. You'll experience the thrill of driving over sand dunes, with exhilarating stops to appreciate the dunes' beauty. Then, it's time to ride sandboards and continue to our new campsite.
- 04:00 PM: By 4 PM, we'll arrive at our new campsite, set up our tents, and enjoy a delightful dinner around a bonfire. The night sky will be filled with stars, including the awe-inspiring Milky Way, providing a perfect backdrop for conversations and memories.
Day 3 Umm El-Hish Oasis
- 05:00 AM: As the sun rises, we prepare for another day of adventure. Enjoy breakfast and coffee, and then we're off for a one-of-a-kind experience to "Umm El Hish," the hidden oasis in the heart of the Empty Quarter. Here, you'll have the chance to swim in its crystal-clear waters, surrounded by the desert's beauty. Umm El Hish boasts a variety of lakes, each with its own distinct characteristics, including healing properties and unique saltiness. Don't miss the surprise we have in store!
- 04:00 PM: After a day filled with fun, we'll head to our new campsite, enjoy a dinner party, and get a good night's rest.
Day 4 Explore and Reflect
- 05:00 AM: On our fourth day, we wake early to have breakfast and coffee. Our last expedition awaits as we explore more of the Empty Quarter. We'll search for the "Qulumahs" of Fatma and Osaikera, Bedouin sources of water, while immersing ourselves in the desert's diverse terrain.
- 04:00 PM: By 4 PM, we return to our campsite for our final night. It's a time to reflect and savor the tranquility of the Rub' al Khali before we bid farewell and return to the bustling city life the next day.
Day 5 Journey Back Home
- 05:00 AM: This is our last morning in the Rub' Al Khali. After enjoying breakfast and coffee, we'll share our final meal in the desert. We will reach Riydah by 10 pm.