You can witness displays of falconry if you are staying in one of the two excellent desert hotels, Bab al Shams or Al Maha.

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Key Stats

Flight from London London

6:45 hrs

Time Difference

GMT +4 hrs

You can then view the various species up close and handle these ultimate hunters, all under the watchful eye of expert guides. Watch the 'fly to lure' techniques and witness these birds' phenomenal agility and power, on display at sunset each evening.


Where to stay

Bab al Shams

Bab al Shams

The resort is styled as a traditional Arabian fortress, with the rooms located in clusters of two-storey buildings around the atmospheric complex.

Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

The resort was designed to resemble a Bedouin encampment, and overlooks open plains and dune belts, with the Hajar Mountains in the distance.

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