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Are you a desert lover? Lawrence of Arabia was and so are we. Here are some wonderful sites that have information on the deserts of the world including how to visit them. What is the largest desert in the world? Believe it or not, the Antarctic desert is the largest polar desert followed by the Sahara desert which is the largest sand desert in the world.  We have a wonderful Visit A Desert table at the bottom of this page with everything you want to know about the major deserts of the world and how to visit them.

To search the web for information about visiting a desert, use the name of the desert and the words Trips and Tours (e.g., Sahara Desert Trips and Tours) or Expeditions (e.g., Sahara Desert Expeditions)  
 
 
The Cultured Traveler- Desert Eco-Tours.   Excellent articles and information on traveling to some of the great deserts of the world.
 
Wikipedia Deserts.  A good overview of deserts and the deserts of the world.  They have pages for all the major deserts of the world, as well as many other deserts.  Start with their List of Deserts.  They also have a list of all deserts over 50,000 square kilometers ordered by size.
 
Michael Martin - Deserts of the Earth  Beautiful pictures of the great deserts of the world.
 
Deserts of the World  The best list of sites for individual deserts we have found on the web.  Alphabetical by desert name.
 
DMOZ Open Directory - Deserts  Good list of websites with information on deserts of the world and their ecosystems.
 
OneWorld Magazine - Deserts   Beautiful photographs, articles and information on the deserts of the world and the people who live in them.
 
Planet Rider Guides: Deserts.  A list of some websites covering various deserts in the world.  They rate each website by content and ease of use.
 
Visit A Desert

Visit A Desert

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Arabian Desert (Arabian Peninsula*)

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Atacama Desert (Chile) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Australian Deserts  (Australia) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
  Gibson 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
  Great Sandy 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
  Great Victoria 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Chihuahuan Desert (U.S. & Mexico) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Gobi Desert  (China and Mongolia) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Kalahari Desert (Botswana, Africa) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Mojave Desert  (United States) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Patagonian Desert  (Argentina) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Sahara Desert (Africa)  from space 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Sonoran Desert  (U.S. and Mexico) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Taklamakan Desert** (China) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
Thar Desert (India, Pakistan) 1 2 Go Go Go Go Trips  Expeditions 1 2 Go
* 90% of the Arabian Desert is in Saudi Arabia. However, all the countries of the Arabian Peninsula include a small portion of the Arabian Desert.  Many of these countries offer desert safaris from a day trip to a week or more.  If you want to see where Lawrence of Arabia traveled and some of his battle sites, you will need  to go to Jordan.  Dubai tour operators offer some well-known desert trips.
* Also spelled as Takla Makan Desert.
 

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Videos

We drop you off at the VHS/DVD section with the search results for
Desert Travel

Enter a specific desert name in the Search box to refine your search.

Exploring the Deserts of the Earth covers the major deserts of the world.

Exploring the Deserts of the Earth

  Books

We drop you off at the Travel Books Section with the search results for
Desert Guides

Enter a specific desert name in the Search box to refine your search.

The Ultimate Desert Guide is the best guide for travel information on the world's deserts.
The Ultimate
Desert Guide

The Ultimate Desert Handbook
 
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