Trips to the desert can be a great way to explore the sandy expanses and safaris are generally half day and can include an overnight stay in Bedouin tents.
Wadi bashing, a popular amusement with both residents and visitors is all about exploring the wadis or dry beds of streams that flow after the winter rains from the Hajar Mountains. Many wadis offer scenes of unexpected beauty like attractive rock pools, some with water year- round, surrounded by greenery.
Driving in sand is an exciting activity. It is an adventure in itself which combines the excitement of a rollercoaster ride with the challenge of remaining mobile on the shifting surface.