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

Sand Surfing in Israel
Sandboarding in Israel at the Negev Desert. Courtesy of DrorBamidbar.

Sandboarding in Israel

Israel is an emerging destination for sandboarding, with the Negev Desert offering soft sand dunes that are perfect for beginners and experienced sandboarders alike. Sandboarding is a safe and fun activity for all ages, and there are many companies that offer rentals and lessons.

Sam Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer, 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…

Sandboarding Tottori Sand Dunes in Japan
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. At the site you can also enjoy many activities such as paragliding, camel riding, and going for a visit at…


Sandboarding in Kazakhstan

When it comes to sandboarding destinations, Kazakhstan presents a remarkable and somewhat surprising experience for enthusiasts. This Central Asian country holds captivating landscapes that extend beyond its well-known attractions, offering a distinctive sandboarding adventure that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Kazakhstan surprises visitors with its hidden sandboarding gems,…


Construction Begins on World’s Largest Renewable Energy Project in Inner Mongolia

Construction has begun on the world's largest desert renewable energy project in Inner Mongolia, China. The project, being developed by China Three Gorges Corporation and Inner Mongolia Energy Group, has an estimated cost of $11bn. The project will include wind, solar, and energy storage and is expected to become the largest renewable energy project of its kind currently underway globally. The current construction phase includes 1GW of solar capacity equipped with energy storage.


The Woman Who Turned a Desert Green

A 57-year old woman from China named Yin Yuzhen has succeeded in the remarkable task of creating a thriving ecological park in one of the country's four major deserts, the Mu Us Desert in Inner Mongolia. Over the span of 35 years, Yin has successfully planted over 300.000 native plants…

Volcano Boarding Mt. Bromo Indonesia
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Volcano Boarding on Mt. Bromo, Indonesia

Volcano boading is one of the craziest sports out there, and it gets even crazier on the slopes of the Mount Bromo volcano in Indonesia. 2329 meters above sea level, Gunung Bromo is one of the most impressive volcanoes in the Indonesian island of Java. The special appeal of Mt…


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