The Lost City Ubar and Rub Al Khali Private Tour

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Rub Al Khali
Rub Al Khali
Ubar excavation
The Lost City Ubar and Rub Al Khali Private Tour - Picture 3
Rub Al Khali
Rub Al Khali

What To Expect

Cross the Nejd Area, home of the best frankincense in Dhofar, driving through the desert dunes of Khadaf. Visit Ubar, the famous excavation site of the former trading center for frankincense. Visit the UNESCO Frankincense Nature Reserve at Wadi Dawkah.


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We drive north and cross the Nejd Area, home of the best frankincense in Dhofar. We continue to the desert and enjoy an exciting drive through the desert dunes of Khadaf, at the outskirts of Rub Al Khali, The Empty Quarter. Our next destination is the famous excavation site of Ubar, the former flourishing trading center for frankincense. On the way back to Salalah, pass through the Wadi Sahanwoot, on the way making a stop at Wadi Dawkah, the UNESCO Frankincense Nature Reserve. Picnic lunch en route.


  • Hotel pick-up

  • Experienced English-speaking driver/guide

  • Picnic lunch


  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Rates are applicable for groups of up to 4 passengers. Please inquire for larger groups.

  • Guests need to present the Lead Traveler's Photo ID upon redemption along with the e-voucher shown from mobile device.

  • Pick up times are not fixed nor final. All departure times are estimates and may vary up to a couple of hours depending on season / hotel location / traffic conditions. Exact pick-up time and location will be advised upon confirmation with the service provider at the destination.

  • Tour operator reserves the right to cancel any part of the scheduled programs offered for reasons of government decisions, public holidays, weather conditions or similar.

  • Private tours are subject to availability at the time of booking.

  • Our safaris involve off-road driving through sand dunes as well as off-road tracks in mountain areas. As the drive can be rough in certain given rugged areas we are unable to accept any pregnant women, persons with heart ailments and with back or neck problems.

  • Infants below 1 year old will have to pay the child price. Please select child ticket option upon booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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