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January 14 - 2021

Deserts of Mleiha


Embark on a journey back through time and experience the history of traditional Emirati life.
Venture deep into the deserts of Sharjah and uncover the secrets of the region’s ancient Bedouin culture intriguing information, exhilarating recreational activities, and breath-taking natural landscapes.

The Deserts of Mleiha blends history, nature, and culture with exceptional quality and warm hospitality to create a unique leisure experience in a spectacular natural setting.

Experience a half-day adventure safari through the Deserts of Mleiha, Sharjah. Discover the history, the local wildlife, drive across spectacular dunes, explore caves, and much more in this unique experience from Sharjah, including the Mleiha Archaeological Centre.

You might also be interested in having a dhow cruise in Sharjah.

Nowhere else in the United Arab Emirates can you discover such important historical sites. A visit to Mleiha allows you to step back in time and learn a whole host of information about the settlers in the region during the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, Iron, pre-Islamic, Islamic and modern ages and discovering these ages advantages including their, History, Social order, Rituals, Diet, Pathologies, Hardships, Trade and commerce, and International influence on pottery design, art, and jewelry.

You will be taken through a variety of different locations. Your experience will begin with a tour of the museum, followed by a walkthrough to the Mleiha Stables via the gazelle enclosure, journeying onwards in the UNIMOG to the Valley of the Caves for a short trekking experience and crossing the old quarries to reach the final stop in a hidden wadi for refreshments.

A new treasure waiting to be unearthed.

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