Sweihan dunes also regarded as "Little Liwa" by some offers plenty of opportunities to test our desert driving skills by climbing sideways, ridge riding, ridge cutting and to climb huge dunes to its peak and capture some stunning pictures. As the weather is still hot, its best to start off at the onset of sunrise and have a good 3 hours of fast paced drive through some of the most amazing dunes that UAE has to offer.
This drive is for Intermediate & above level
When: 16th August 2019, Friday
Meeting time: 4:45 AM, Convoy will move sharp at 5:00 AM
Meeting GPS Coordinate: https://goo.gl/maps/4YP93yynZaYBuNHq7
Level of drive: Intermediate & Above
What to bring along: Snacks, Quick Breakfast whatever you like with little extra to share, water, liquids, smiles, stories, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.
Approximate Finish Time: 9:00 AM on 16th August 2019, Friday
Please Note, at meeting point there is no petrol station, make sure you fill your tanks on your way at nearest petrol station.
If you are coming via the Abu Dhabi truck road the nearest gas station is https://goo.gl/maps/xnrTzaMEpAN3UXWF6.
If you are coming via Dubai, the closest and most convenient gas station is https://goo.gl/maps/pG6gsxQRXbSN9qF77
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