Activities While Traveling in the Desert – Traveling to the desert may sound strange and quite boring, but who would have thought there are some activities that you can only do in the desert.
When it comes to vacation time, most people will tend to choose to travel to places that are comfortable and cool, such as mountains, beaches, parks, and so on. However, has it crossed your mind to make the desert a tourist destination?
Even though it consists of a wide expanse of sand and has hot weather that is not kidding, the desert is worth considering as a tourist destination that you must visit once in a lifetime, you know.
1. Camel race
Camels are animals that can survive in the desert. The camel’s large and strong body is often used to transport goods and people. Camels are also quite fast animals capable of running at a maximum speed of 40 miles per hour.
Not surprisingly, in some areas, camel races are often held which are certainly very attractive to tourists. One of the most famous races is the annual Bikaner Camel Festival in the Thar Desert, West India. Besides racing, you can also watch a dress-up camel contest, you know!
2. Desert spa
If you prefer a relaxing and relaxing activity, you can try doing a desert spa. You will feel what is called a sand bath spa. Sand bathing spas have been around for a long time in Morocco.
Precisely in Merzouga Village, there is a dune pit dug by the local community. In the hole, the tourists can lie in it for 30 minutes. This spa is said to be good for skin diseases, aches and pains, and good for relaxing muscles.
3. Dune bashing
If you want a more exciting activity, then the dune bashing attraction is the answer. You can rent a dune buggy for you to drive alone or rent it with a driver.
In Pismo Beach, California, there is a center for dune buggies where you can try to feel the attraction of cars going up and down the dunes to spraying sand. If you want to try it, make sure your stomach is not full!
4. Quad biking
For those of you who love adrenaline, you can try doing quad biking in the desert area. Guaranteed to be fun and challenging. Sandy terrain and many areas of sand dunes that go up and down will make your quad biking even more challenging and exciting.
This sport is also very easy to do and safe if you follow the safety and security procedures. If you are interested in doing so, you can rent a vehicle for the quad biking that has been provided.
5. Hang Gliding
Want to feel a different hang gliding sensation? Try to hang gliding in the desert. You can enjoy the beauty of a beautiful stretch of sand with a different sensation that you will not forget.
Some desert attractions, such as the Desert Skywalkers in Las Vegas, offer this exciting attraction. You can choose to glide alone from the hillside or fly with an experienced hang gliding pilot.
6. Sand surfing
This sport is perfect for surfers who feel like they’ve tried everything, but want to experience something new and get their adrenaline pumping. You only need a sand surfboard to do this sport.
Many adventure companies in desert areas rent out sandboards and teach beginners how to do it. This sport is quite exciting and exhausting because once you finish skating to the bottom, you have to climb again to the sand dunes to continue this activity.…