Liwa Empty Quarter Overnight Camping

If you never thought you will camp in a place that sounds as isolated as the ‘Empty Quarter’, think again! One of the famous activities in the list of things to do in Liwa, overnight camping in the ‘Empty Quarter’ will change your opinion about this not so empty place. Enjoy a desert expedition as you explore the world’s tallest sand dunes, say hello to a breed of camels native to Liwa, conquer the mighty dunes on a 4x4 and camp out in the open desert environment. No pre-arrangements, only some exciting activities to introduce you to the desert and the chance to witness the sun set and rise over the desert horizon.

Per 4x4 vehicle 2200-2600 AED (Maximum 4 adults or combination of kids)

Per 4x4 vehicle 2200-2600 AED (Maximum 4 adults or combination of kids)

Tour In Detail

This Liwa overnight camping Empty Quarter expedition in liwawill be like no other desert camping experience you’ve had. After a pickup from your any location in UAE, your experienced Arabiers safari guide will drive you to the world’s largest sand desert on a 4x4. Home to some of the most excitement-inducing dunes that promise an unmatched camping experience, a visit to the Empty Quarter is one of the eagerly anticipated moment in Liwa by both tourists and locals. Experience your 4x4 driving across the lofty dunes and conquering the world’s tallest sand dune, the Tel Moreeb. You are bound to experience a rush of adrenaline as your 4x4 climbs and descends the steep 50-degree incline. Learn more about the inhabitants of the Empty Quarter by stopping at a local camel farm. Here, you can observe a breed of camels native to the Liwa desert. These camels are black in color unlike the white camels found in other parts of UAE. This calls for a few photos with you and the Liwa camels.

Make your way to the campsite and anticipate the sunset. Revel in the peace and quiet of a spectacular desert sunset. Keep yourself warm and cozy around the campfire until it’s time for dinner. Enjoy a live BBQ session with the cooling desert air and admire the desert at night. With uninterrupted views of the sky, stargazing in the Empty Quarter is a breath taking moments. And settle down in your sleeping bag for a good night’s sleep.

Wake up to the sun rising above the desert horizon, giving life to the desert environment with its golden light. Charge yourself with some Kahwa (Arabic coffee) and a light breakfast. If time permits you will also visit a vegetable farm and the Mezairaa Fort on your way back to respective cities. There might be many desert camping tours out there but camping in the Empty Quarter is not only a unique experience but also an achievement of spending time in a place that doesn’t sound inviting but unfolds its treasures for all who dare to visit it.

  • 20hours tours with private 4x4 & professional Experienced Liwa dune desert safari guide
  • 4x4 pick up from any location in Aub Dhabi (Subject to available)
  • Camping gear (igloo tent, Arabic Pillows / Carpet and sleeping bags)
  • Live BBQ dinner (Outdoor)
  • Light Breakfast & Arabic Coffee (Outdoor)
  • Soft drinks & water in the car
  • Insurance & 4×4 vehicle (Rollover Protected)
  • Liwa Camel farm (Black camels) stop for photos
  • Sunset & sunrise views of Rub Al Khali
  • Dune bashing on the highest virgin dunes
  • Bedsheet & Blankets
  • Camping Chairs & Arabic Seating mattress
  • Camp fire Set up
  • Visit Mezairaa Fort if time permit
  • UAE Vat 5 % and All services charges

  • Alcoholic beverages

Rate Details

Our Overnight Camping tour price charged per car & maximum 4 guest or combination of 4 guests. All inclusive per vehicle 2600 AED(All inclusive as per the above includes) for guest can participate in this expedition

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours in advance from the date of the experience.

Not Suitable For

Not recommended for luxury travelers & requested to book our Qasr Al Sarab experience from Abu Dhabi


Vegetarian & non vegetarian outdoor menu offered during the trip, those who want luxury dining experience requested inform in advance so we can book a dinning experience in Qasr Al Sarab. Vegetable kabab, Veg shashlik Spaghetti with mushrom, Butter Rice, Arabic bread with hamus mutabal & tabula, plus Shish tawook, mutton kabab, BBQ, deserts like Assorted pastries

Those who do usually not like road travel, from Abu Dhabi to Liwa it almost 230 km and it takes about 2.5 hours

Those who are wanting stay facilities like washroom, standard food and proper sleeping arrangement requested not to book this experience

Pick up Details

You will be picked up from any location anywhere from Abu Dhabi & approximately 1.30 pm – 2 pm you will be picked by 4x4. Anyone in other emirate required to come to any place in Abu Dhabi (Due to covid boarder rules changed, please refer local authorities)

You will be dropped after 20-21 hours of full tour & timings are based on your preferences