Idea #184 – Driving a 4×4 in the desert dunes of Oman
The Wahiba sands covers an area of 200 km from north to south and 80 km from east to west, inhabited by 3000 Bedouins, 1500 camels and 15,000 goats. It is considered as one of the finest in the world because unspoilt and wild. Located at the 3 hours of driving in the south-east of the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, This desert is the place of several camps to spend the night, and can be crossed in 4×4, the opportunity to learn how to slide in the dunes. Its average temperature in May is … 45 ° C ! Before going into the sands, it is important not to forget to deflate the tires, to try the pleasures of “dune bashing” !
Where is it ?
Wahiba Desert, Sultanate of Oman