Tourists From Around The World Are Taking Part In This EPIC Journey Across The Empty Quarter Desert

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The fabled Empty Quarter desert is one of the most barren and isolated deserts on the planet. There have been a few travellers in the past who have traversed through the inhospitable desert and have achieved worldwide fame.

And, now with the reformations taking place in the tourism sector, the Empty Quarter desert is again open for adventurous souls who want to take part in the journey of a lifetime.

In fact, the first of such journeys is taking place now.

This video will give you a glimpse of the route that they are taking.

Called Rakayib, the journey is surely a once in a lifetime experience for the participants.

Women are taking part too.

Here’s a quick fact list of the desert that really shows you why this journey is so special.

The Empty Quarter isn’t all desert sometimes one gets to go past water bodies like this one here.

At other times you may pass cities long lost in the sand like the historic city of Faw.

Written By

Mohammed Mirza

Mohammed is an avid traveler who is constantly on the hunt for new and upcoming Saudi travel destinations. Having lived much of his life in Saudi, he knows the country like the back of his hand. He's also a book lover at heart and is the author of a novel called "Desert Promises".