From the desert to the mountains, here is a list of places you must check out for those looking to take a quick off-road adventure
Jebel Hafeet Desert Park in Al Ain
There is only one day left before the reality of the daily grind begins again for the residents of the United Arab Emirates. But those who stayed in the country for the long weekend could still enjoy an epic adventure.
While driving to a nearby mall, state park, or themed attraction is always a convenient option, there are plenty of exciting things to do around the country.
From off-road adventures to trekking, camping and wadi swimming, the Emirates offer endless options for a perfect vacation.
Valley with a cave
Located at the bottom of the highest peak in the United Arab Emirates, Jebel Jais, Wadi Al Rahba is a slice of serenity. It’s more than just a scenic valley – it has a cave, a hiking trail, and stone-built houses. One can set up camp and spend a night under the stars.
9 desert locations
Get your 4×4 ready for some desert action because winter means dune bashing in UAE. There are many options for desert camping across the Emirates, but here are some of the most popular:
However, those heading to the desert should keep a few safety tips in mind. Staying hydrated is important so it’s best to carry plenty of water. Before hitting the dunes, doing some research on what to expect is also essential. Bring some offline navigation gear too, and choose to set up your tent in higher areas.
8 mountain regions
The mountains of Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah are excellent destinations for overnight campers. But other peaks also offer the serenity that city dwellers are looking for. Here are some sites to explore:
Rainbow Mountain, Fujairah
Did you know about the Arizona wave in the UAE? This might be one of the most beautiful mountains you will ever see. The valley with its multicolored terrain – a true masterpiece created by nature – is a trail that hikers in the UAE should not miss. In fact, it’s already earned a place as one of the hottest Instagram tracks in the country.
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