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Return to Liwa Tours (Empty Quarter)

Tours from Tilal Liwa & Western Hotels (Madinat Zayed)

Tours starting from Madinat Zayed

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1-2 Pax
3-4 Pax
MZ-MOREB-1
Moreb Day
Adventure
8:00 Request 6 140 2 AED 540 / USD 150 AED 365 / USD 100
MZ-MOREB-2
Moreb Sunset Adventure 15:00 Request 6 140 2 AED 720 / USD 200 AED 540 / USD 150

Tour Itinerary

  • Day Adventure (6 hours / 140 km) – Timings (08:00 – 14:00)

  • Sunset Adventure (6 hours / 140 km) – Timings (15:00 – 21:00)

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:     Mezairaa / Liwa Fort / Moreb Dune / Camel Farm / Sabkha / Avalanche / Sand Roses / Roller coaster dune drive / Picnic lunch (Day Tour) & BBQ Diner (Sunset Tour)

This tour starts in Madinat Zayed from two pickup locations (Western Hotel and Tilal Liwa).We will drive southwards some 50 km on tarmac towards the town of Mezairaa, passing by “Shams Solar Power Station” a 600 million USD project developed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. The road cuts through the desert landscape with long stripes of green vegetation on both sides protecting the road from the blowing sand.

Once in Mezairaa, The first stop will be a visit to one of the “Old Forts” which housed the tribal chief in bygone days.

The drive continues southwards with the road winding through the spectacular scene of dunes towards Moreb Dune. The magical encounter with the great Empty Quarter starts here, the endless sea of sand dunes will captivate your soul and the scenery will become more and more breathtaking! We will reach our destination, “Moreb Dune” area, which translates into “The Gigantic Dune” due to its height of some 220 meters above sea level. Here the Abu Dhabi authorities have established a base camp and an arena for watching the annual race which takes place around the first week of January. The activities include 4×4, Camel, Horse as well as Falcon racing.

We will continue the journey through the undulating sand dunes of the largest sand desert of the world! We will stop at a “Camel Farm” where you will be introduced to the life of bygone days of camel herding and Bedu life. Our adventure will take off from here into the vast sea of sand and we will climb the steepest of sand dunes and roll down in a ‘roller coaster’ style. The mix of landscape is breathtaking, from “Sabkha Land” (dried-up salt lakes) to sand bush forest and gigantic dunes with the sound of “Sand Avalanche“, a unique experience reserved for the sand dunes of Liwa area. If lucky, we might spot the most elegant animal of the desert namely the “Sand Gazelle”

  • Passengers joining the Day Adventure will savor a picnic lunch at our secluded desert camp
  • Passengers joining the Sunset Adventure will enjoy the magical sunset combined with “BBQ Dinner” followed by a traditional mint tea and local dates. Relax under the canopy of a thousand stars and explore your journey through a dozen of constellations.

    The return journey through the darkness of the desert ads that little more spice to whole experience!

Above tours include the following:

 Above rates are subject to 5% VAT

  • Max space available in our 4×4 is 4 seats
  • 4×4 with English speaking professional guide
  • Water & soft drinks
  • Picnic lunch includes (2 types of sandwiches, oriental salads, Arabic desert)
  • Dinner BBQ (3 types of meat, vegetable & salads, Dates and mint tea)

 

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