Looking to plan an adventurous corporate offsite with your team? How about a desert destination filled with thrilling adventures, unique experiences, and more? Here are some of our favorite desert destinations you can consider for your team’s next getaway.
Jaisalmer: Nicknamed the Golden City, Jaisalmer will leave you spellbound with its towering fort, ornate Jain temples and the overall golden hues from its sandstone ridge. The Gadisar Lake, Jaisalmer Fort, Parwaon ki Haweli and Jain Temples are just some of the places this culture-steeped city has to offer to its visitors.
Australian Outback: Right in the center of Australia lies the massive Simpson Desert, famous for being home to the world’s longest parallel sand dunes. Blood-red sands, wildlife in the form of emus, kangaroos and wedge-tailed eagles and ancient gorges await you at Outback South Australia. You can also explore Aboriginal rock art sites along the way or make your way to Lake Eyre – an expansive area of shimmering white salt which occasionally floods with waters from rivers.
Rann of Kutch: Located in the Thar Desert, this is a desert like no other – it is one of the largest salt deserts in the world, and the white of the salt spreads as far as the eye can see. If you plan your visit around Rann Utsav, the 3-month long annual festival, an immersive experience of the local culture awaits you. Don’t forget to shop for unique handicrafts and embroidered products before leaving the Rann of Kutch.
Abu Dhabi: Head out for a thrilling desert safari when in Abu Dhabi. The perfect outing for adrenaline junkies, start with dune bashing and get charged up with off-road driving on the sand dunes. Spend some time trying out sand boarding and skiing down the sand dunes too. Undertake camel treks, falcon tours, and more for a more engaging experience of the desert, before camping out at night under the stars.
Jordan: Wadi Rum, Jordan offers an authentic Bedouin experience in addition to thrilling desert safaris. Sign up for camel tours of the expansive landscape or ride in the jeep tours for a more rushed and energetic adventure. You can also indulge in some sandboarding and hiking, or head on over for a hot air balloon ride to enjoy the view of the desert from the skies. Fall in love with Jordanian cuisine as you camp and sit down to break bread, and leave with a heart filled with unforgettable memories of the warm hospitality.