Sandboarding and desert dune adventures in Central, South-East, and East Asia.

Sandboarding in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Sands Sandboarding. Rafsworldtravel.

Sandboarding in Saudi Arabia

With its golden dunes and vast sand sea, Riyadh's desert is one of the most beautiful in the world, and one of those things that must be experienced at least once in a lifetime. There are many options for desert tours from the capital which often include a combination of…

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Sandboarding in the Philippines
La Paz Sand Dunes, Ilocos Norte. Photo courtesy of Ricky Artigas.

Sandboarding in the Philippines

You can sandboard in the Ilocos Region in the north of the Philippines, specifically in the Ilocos Norte province. There are many sand dune systems close to the province capital, Laoag City. Enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset from the La Paz sand dunes after a day of sand…

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Sandboarding in Jordan

Jordan is a country famous for its huge rock valleys, canyons and desert landscapes. If you are looking for sandboarding thrills, you will be able to enjoy some rides on the soft sand in the incredible Wadi Rum Protected Area near Aqaba, about a four hour drive south from the…

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Sandboarding in Mui Ne, Vietnam
Mui Ne Red Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Martin Fisch.

Sandboarding in Mui Ne, Vietnam

Sand dunes may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the wonderful landscapes of Vietnam, but the south of the region is actually a popular sandboarding spot where you can enjoy surfing on stunning red dunes. Formerly a fishing village, the seaside town of…

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Sandboarding in Iran
Varzaneh Desert. Photo courtesy of Petri Lyytikainen.

Sandboarding in Iran

Iran is home to two major deserts where sand surfing can be practiced: The Dasht-e Kavir, which stretches from the south of the Alborz Mountains to the central region, and the Lut Desert or Dasht-e-Lut, in the south-east, a UNESCO world heritage site and the hottest place in the world,…

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Sandboarding in Qatar

The Qatar Peninsula in the Persian Gulf is quickly growing into a desert adventures heaven with several incredible dunes for sand surfing, dune bashing and camel riding. The so-called "Inland Sea" is the most popular spot for sandboarding, with majestic sandhills facing the Arabian Sea. Qatar is also one of…

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Experience Qatar Sandboarding at a Bargain Rate Until September
View of West Bay Skyline from Safliya Island near Doha, Qatar. Photo courtesy of Alex Sergeev.

Experience Qatar Sandboarding at a Bargain Rate Until September

QTNC Press Release For Immediate Distribution 7 April 2021 View of West Bay Skyline from Safliya Island near Doha, Qatar. Photo courtesy of Alex Sergeev. Snowboarders set to swap snowy slopes for sand dunes of Qatar Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), in partnership with Q Explorer Tourism, is offering a…

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Sandboarding in Japan
Tottori Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Hashi Photo.

Sandboarding in Japan

Sandboarding is widely practiced in the Tottori prefecture of Japan. The largest sand dune system in the country, the Tottori Sand Dunes, is where all the sandboarding fun is at. There have also been a few successful attempts at volcano boarding the iconic Mt. Fuji, although no established facility is…

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Sandboarding in Rajasthan, India
Sam Sand Dunes, Rajasthan, India. Photo courtesy of Roshanrajverma.

Sandboarding in Rajasthan, India

There Indian region of Rajasthan has much to offer in terms of sandboarding and desert adventures. Travelers in India may begin their journey from the historic town of Jaisalmer, located in the very heart of the Rajasthan desert. Barmer, Jodhpur, and Bikaner are other common desert destinations. Sam Village, Khuri…

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Sandboarding at Tottori Sand Dunes
Tottori Sand Dunes. Photo courtesy of Hashi Photo.

Sandboarding at Tottori Sand Dunes

Sandboarding is widely practiced in the Tottori prefecture of Japan. The largest sand dune system in the country, the Tottori Sand Dunes, is where all the sandboarding fun is at. There you can also enjoy many activities such as paragliding, camel riding, and going for a visit at the wonderful…

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