The Middle East is an area widely popular destination for many tourists due to its numerous beautiful towers and infrastructure. It is also home to destinations for desert tours available to visitors to organize Safaris. Here are some destinations in the Middle East very well suited for enjoyable safaris:
Jordan is a safe and welcoming nation for visitors and is a major attraction for those interested in History and nature, and is a relatively small country. Places like Petra capture and hold your imagination with natural ruins and relics and there is also the Wadi Rum Desert, where you can embark on an organized safari Desert tour. You also can interact with the locals around and get a good feel of the country, as the people are friendly and enthusiastic. Asides and after the safari, you could also decide to camp out in the desert during nighttime and gaze at the stars. The tours are usually given by experienced tour guides who know the layout of the vicinity.
In this nation, you get to experience with your own eyes the ancient culture and some remains of traditions of the Persian people of ages past. You are also guided by a desert tour guide through various landmarks to acquaint yourself with the History of the country. The Mesr Desert is usually the venue for the safari, and you have the opportunity to ride the camels, gaze at and even ride the numerous sand dunes, and can even camp out in the desert during the night time. You get to have a hands-on experience of the Iranian Desert landscape.
This city needs no introduction as hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to it every year for tourism and leisure holidays. They also offer safari trips around the desert, where activities like hiking and dune buggy riding are available. You are also given a chance to partake in dune bashing and sandboarding. You also get to watch real-life belly dancers perform and smoke shisha with the group, as well as getting your body painted in Henna. Camels are also present for those interested in riding it. You can also choose between the morning and the overnight safari packages.
In this North African nation, included in the package is the chance to visit the Egyptian Museum and gaze upon the pyramids and sphinx of Giza. You are free to sand-board and also take part in off-road driving in the desert vehicles. You can also view the rocks of the White Desert and experience and get to climb the Crystal Mountain. You are also led by experienced tour guides around the Agabat Valley and the Bahariya palm groves and dunes. At night, you also enjoy a well-prepared and delicious dinner under the stars and camp out for the remainder of the night.
Another North African country on this list which features a beautiful landscape, complete with a desert conducive for desert safaris, both morning and overnight. Morocco is full of culture, traditions and also a whole lot of souvenirs for tourists. The dunes of the desert are beautiful, and you can engage in camel riding if you so wish. Also, in the Sahara Desert, at night, a campfire is started for individuals and dinner is shared and eaten in front of the fire, and when it is done, you get to relax in camp tents and just bask in the atmosphere.
In this nation, while on safari, you get to enjoy bashing the numerous sand dunes present in the desert. You also get to be entertained by belly dancers and local tanoura dancers. While in the desert, you get to experience off-road driving, as well as getting to visit a camel farm to see the camels and get a chance to even pet them. You might even get the chance to see and pet a real-life falcon, as well as take pictures of it and of other places of interest. Traditional Henna painting is also done, all the while being led by an English-speaking tour guide. At night you then get to gaze at the beautiful stars.
While on this Desert tour safari, you also get the chance to visit places in Jordan and Palestine, and Israel, as these nations are very close by. You get to experience the beautiful oasis present in the desert and also catch a glimpse of historical and important landmarks. Jeep and walking safaris are available for those interested, all guided by an expert and experienced tour and desert guide.
So, for those of you looking for a location to embark on a desert tour, we hope this list is of tremendous help to you.