Best Desert Safaris in the world

James Marvin Phelps

 

Desert Tourism is gaining popularity in all over the world. The sands and sun have started attracting tourists from distant places to experience the authenticity of the desert life. As its a know fact that Dubai is amongst the best desert destination in the world. Desert experience usually includes a camel ride, 4×4 wheel safari, belly dancing if you are in Dubai, BBQ dinner and activities related to the respective region. Here is a list of best desert safaris in the world that are continuing to enthrall their visitors.

 

1. Arabian Desert, Dubai, UAE

 

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The Arabian Desert is the premier site of the amazing Desert Safari in Dubai, UAE. The best time to experience the desert of Dubai is October to April when maximum temperature rises upto 45  degree Celsius and minimum remains 14 degree Celsius. The experience of the desert safari includes 4×4 wheel safari, camel ride, buggy ride and one can also go for sand boarding. The night safari also includes an amazing BBQ dinner and an authentic belly dance performance that completes the desert experience in Dubai.

 

 

2. Thar Desert, Jaisalmer, India 

 

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The Thar Desert also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent that forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan. It is an ideal location  to set off for a Desert Safari, located on the outskirts of Jaisalmer about 40 kilometers from the main town. The experience of Safari here includes camel rides and the visitors can spend an evening or a whole night here at the desert camp. The key highlights of this safari is the authentic Rajasthani food and the cultural performances that includes dance, music as well as puppet shows.

 

 

3. Sahara Desert, Cairo, Egypt

 

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The Sahara is the largest hot desert and third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic. The best place to have the best of Sahara is taking a safari in the city of Giza pyramids that is Cairo, Egypt. The best time for a desert safari is October to April as the maximum temperature remains 35 degree Celsius and minimum temperature lowers down upto 9 degree Celsius. The desert safari is mainly experienced at Bahariya, which is an oasis town in the Egypt’s Western Desert about 365 kilometers south west of Cairo and it is also the best starting point for the safari from  Black Desert to White Desert. The experience can be enjoyed both on a 4×4 vehicle or camels that take s through various oases.

 

 

4. Wahiba Sands, Muscat, Oman 

 

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The Wahiba Sands or Sharqiya Sands is a region of desert in Oman near the city of Muscat. The Safari Desert Camp is located in a remote,  quite desert landscape of the Wahiba Sands , 25 kilometers away from place called Al- Ghabbi. The visitors will require a well acquainted guide while venturing into the tremendous sand dunes using jeep or camels. The safari also offers a luxurious stay in well equipped tents with authentic carpets and luxury beds which will surely be a memorable experience. 

 

 

5. Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA

 

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The Black Rock Desert is a semi-arid region, of lava beds and playa, or alkali flats, situated in the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, 100 miles north of Reno. The  best time to visit this area are March to may and August to October. The key highlight of this area is the Fly Geyser, also known as Fly Ranch Geyser or the Green Geyser which is a man-made small geothermal geyser. This gorgeous flat land made of lava beds and alkali flats between Jackson and Calico mountain ranges is mostly dry except in winter when it totally gets covered with snow. This place is quite different a safari from all the above but still worth an experience in Nevada, USA.

 

We have collected these options now it depends on you where you want to experience an amazing DESERT SAFARI. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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