Empty Quarter Oman

Place: Empty Quarter, Rub’ al Khali , Oman
Camping, Desert, Salt Lake beds, 4×4

Rubʿ al-Khali, (Arabic: “Empty Quarter”) also spelled Al-Rabʿ al-Khali, a vast desert region, constituting the largest portion of the Arabian Desert.

It covers an area of about 250,000 square miles (650,000 square km) in a structural basin lying mainly in southeastern Saudi Arabia, with lesser portions in Yemen, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates.

Umm al Samim is a quicksand area on the eastern edge of the Rub al’khali desert largely within Oman borders.

The Al Samim (known locally as the ‘Mother of Poisons’ or the ‘Mother of Worries’) is a salt marsh with a solid-looking crust, but can be very treacherous when broken through

Start Fish Dunes

Upcoming Hotel in the middle of “No Where”


Hot Water Spring

Ramlat Jadilah

Ramlat Jadilah sand dune of western Oman which is 455 m. Namibia sand dune which was recorded as 418 m.

10 km from the Yemen border and 30 km from the Saudi border


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