Experience breathtaking sunsets, incredible starry skies and the vast, beautiful landscapes in some of the world's most spectacular deserts.
Deserts are lands of extremes with very hot daytime temperatures plunging dramatically by night-time. Deserts have a reputation of being barren of life, but in reality the tenacity of life prevails with many animals and plants being ingeniously adapted for survival in these tough conditions.
The awe inspiring undulating sand dunes of the Namib desert are a sight to behold and once out of the Namib-Naukluft park (a protected area) they also provide excitement for desert thrill seekers in the form of exhilarating sand boarding.
To transport yourself back in time and explore the deserts of China like the age-old merchant caravans take a look at our Silk Road Adventure which weaves its way between the deserts, oases and key spots of this ancient trade route.
See the incredible limestone formations of the White Desert in Egypt, camel trek across the endless rolling sand dunes of the Sahara or India's great Thar Desert and climb Dune 45 in Namibia. There are many deserts areas waiting to be explored, see below for a selection of the best tours on which to find them.