The visit of the deserts is of great importance to some tourists, especially foreigners, who prefer to lie in the sun and enjoy seeing the dunes, and go on some adventures and trips on the back of camels, or to explore their footprints on foot, or onboard four-wheel drives.
For this purpose, the British newspaper The Telegraph ranked the top 10 recommended destinations for travel enthusiasts to travel to the aridest and arid regions in the world, and the Moroccan desert tours including in this list:
Moroccan Sahara Desert
This desert, which represents the most significant part of North Africa, is the largest hot desert in the world. With an area of 9 million km and dunes reaching a height of 600 feet (183 meters) And extends over ten countries, including Morocco, which is the most stable country in the region thanks to its climate Political.
Organized tours there give the opportunity to discover dunes in Merzouga, near the Algerian border, spend a few days inside a Bedouin tent, ride camels and explore the local culture.
Kalahari Desert (Botswana):
These arid lands that extend over a wide area of Botswana lands are penetrated by the Okavango river, which has created nearly 20 thousand square miles of bush, swamps and grasslands. Which includes different types of animals, among them lions, leopards and tigers, and where tourists can enjoy the diversity. The naturalness granted by this piece of the globe.
The Empty Quarter Desert (UAE):
This desert occupies the southeastern third of the Arabian Peninsula, with an area of 650,000 km, and extends across four countries which are Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman, as well as the Emirates. This desert patch is a source of legends, as it was the land of the historic city of Iram mentioned in the Quran as a commercial centre.
Tourist companies that organize trips to Emirati deserts provide luxurious services to visitors, including overnight stays in five-star hotels and resorts, and the possibility to explore them via 4x4s and other things.
Atacama Desert (Chile):
The prevailing notion that the Latin continent is only the land of the bush is entirely untrue, as the 600-mile strip. Parallel to the Pacific Ocean, which it encircles from the west and the Andes mountains to the east, shows quite the opposite, with the Atacama desert considered the drier region in The world is characterized by high temperature during the day and very cold in the middle of the night, which may reach below zero.
This region characterized by its height above the ground at the height of 2400 meters, it is considered one of the best areas to observe the stars. And it also features red rocky mountains called the Valley of the Moon, which are areas that cinematic production companies intended to depict scenes similar to Mars.
Gobi Desert (Mongolia)
Gobi desert in Mongolia sprawling desert is located in the eastern part of Central Asia, specifically in southern Mongolia and part of northern China, and covers an area of 1,300,000 km2 of land, and contains more dry rocky soil than sandy hills.
This region has long been one of the caravan crossings on the Silk Road. It has also been an attractive destination for adventure lovers and visitors, who want to attend the most famous festival in the region “Nadam”, which consists of three traditional sports: archery, horse racing and wrestling.
High Sand Desert (Australia):
It is considered the second-largest deserts in Australia, with an area of about a quarter of million square kilometres. The Uluru rocks are the most popular in the region whose colours vary according to the times of the day, and they become red with sunset and sunrise, and with rare rains, their colour then becomes mixed between silver and blue.
Bardenas Realis (Spain):
Despite the varied vegetation that the European continent abounds in, but in its southern part and specifically in Spain, there are semi-desert located in Navarra, and it contains many rock formations and is a kingdom of raw sandstone, mud and chalk.
Mojave Desert 8 (USA):
On an area of 57,000 square kilometres, the Mojave Desert or High Desert stretches in eastern California, and a few other states (Nevada, Utah, and Arizona) in the northwest of the country, and you know the unique Joshua trees.
What makes the Mojave Desert a special place to visit is the presence of the Death Valley, which holds the record for the highest temperature recorded on earth, and one of the lowest, warmest and lightest regions in the United States of America with a height of 85.5 m below sea level.
Sonoran Desert (USA):
Not far from Mojave, this low desert is located on the US-Mexican border over an area of more than 300 thousand km and covers parts of the states of California, Arizona and northern Mexico. Sonoran contains many reserves, such as the Coachella National Wildlife Valley.
Despite its harsh environment, it is full of environmental diversity and abounds in many types of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, and plants. The abundance of rain is the cause of this biological diversity in this place, which also makes it one of the humid deserts.
Antarctic word deserts and wasteland is not confined to only the hottest places, because the Antarctic is entering this framework as well. Because of the scarcity of rain that falls at this point in the globe.
Those wishing to discover this spot can board cruise ships intended for transport in the regions of the icy continent, which depart from Argentina or the Falkland Islands or the neighbouring small islands.