Hiking is no picnic. For all aspiring and seasoned adventurers, UAE has several trekking clubs offering the most amazing itineraries to the most scenic destinations. These trekking clubs in UAE offer unique adventure experiences in wild & exotic places suitable for people with different levels of fitness in a sustainable manner. Here are a few popular ones that provide a life-changing experience with their adventure.
Being the most active outdoor hiking group in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE Trekkers has been a leader in providing unique outdoor hiking experiences for locals and expats since 2011. With more than 5000 members, it offers range of difficulty-level treks for groups of 20-30 people in the mountains of the UAE and Oman every weekend. The UAE Trekkerstrain weekly and organize trips scaling mountains and hiking tracks. Weekend treks can last from single day hikes to full weekend excursions.Though hiking is always at the core of activity itineraries, multi sport treks are included with canyoning, rock climbing, wadi swimming, snorkeling in the sea, mountain biking, kayaking, and via ferrata, depending on the location.
Club Trek Membership
Trailblazer – 2,500dhs a year
- The price for day trek is 250 dh. If you want to hike with an organized group with a trek leader that knows where they are going and will keep you safe hike at least twice a month, this will save you 50% off normal bookings over the season.
- Best Friends Discount: Bring a friend for half price to any of our events.
- 1 Oman trip per month at 50% off. Oman treks start at 950 dh.
- UAE overnight and weekend events at 50% Discount: (Liwa Desert Trek, Bedouin Camp Overnight and Sunrise Hike)
- 15% off at AdventureHQ
Adventurer – 1,500dhs a year
- Free UAE Trekkers T-shirt on your first trip (perfect for hiking, non-cotton material)
- 1 Oman trip per month at 25% off (over 4000dhs value)
- UAE Treks (50% off ) October until June
- 20% off all UAE Trekkers Merchandise
- 15% off at AdventureHQ
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph – +971 55 8862327
Absolute Adventure is an award winning, Dubai based trekking club providing local and international adventures. If you are looking for trekking in the UAE or Oman, a unique and fun family weekend or an adrenaline filled deep water soloing trip, join Absolute Adventure. This expedition management company caters to individuals, small groups, schools, corporations, charities & special interest groups.
Trekking in UAE and Oman
Trekking in the UAE and Oman could be challenging compared to the other places. As no detailed maps are available, most trails are unmarked and environment is quite harsh, trekkers get a little intimidated. Luckily, Absolute Adventure has highly qualified guides to make sure that your whole experience is safe and enjoyable. It offers a variety of treks in the Hajar Mountains covering a range of difficulty levels. Each trip is graded on a scale of 1-5 to help you decide which is right for you. So whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, there is an appropriate trip in Absolute Adventure.
Trekking in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
While most of the treks are available in the Musandam, you can easily try one as a day trip from Dubai or Abu Dhabi. However, all meeting points for the trips are about 90-120 minutes drive from Dubai, whether in Dibba, RAK or Kalba/Fujairah.
DUBAI SILICON OASIS
SIT TOWER, 606
Ph – +971 4 392 6463
Email – INFO@ADVENTURE.AE
Adventurati Outdoor is one of the trekking clubs in UAE popular for offering thrilling outdoor adventures and experiences. As the name relates, it believes in living life with adventure. It offers its members the opportunity to step outside their comfort zone, challenge themselves, and expand their horizons. Both day and weekend trekking tours are organized for first time trekkers and also for those moving to second level of hiking.
Day Trekking Tours – There are 2 hikes at Jabel Jais to choose from; Sunriser Balcony Hike and Sundowner Balcony.
Cost of Day Trekking Tours
Price per person is 450AED (105Euro). UAE Residents get 25% discount
Included in Price
- 1 trail mix pack for the hike (croissant, cupcake, granola bar, juice or nuts)
- Experienced and certified Mountain Guide
- Assistant Guide (with big groups)
- First Aid
- Radio for guide communication
- Fun and Entertaining Atmosphere
Weekend Trekking Tours – There are 2 weekend hikes; Stairway to Sheri Hike for beginner plus level and Lost Trail of Beduin Land for those looking for a challenging hike. You need to carry your own trekking gear like Backpack and trekking pole, transportation and sufficient water.
Cost of Weekend Trekking Tours
Stairway to Sheri Hike – USD 76
Lost Trail of Beduin Land – USD 90
• 1 sandwich for hike (turkey sandwich), 1 trail mix pack for the hike
• Experienced and certified mountain Guide
• Assistant Guides
• First Aid
• Walkie Talkie for guide communication
• Fun and Entertaining Atmosphere
Arabia Horizons Tours
It is a leading destination management company in Dubai that gives you unlimited variety of itineraries not only in the UAE but also in Oman and other gulf countries. Tours include adventurous desert safaris, excursions to charming mountains and amazing beaches, bird-watching and sightseeing tours, golf and water-sports, shopping, horse and camel riding and to make sure of our capability of serving anyone we offer you tailor-made itineraries that will fit your needs, interests and budget.
At present there are not that many well established and marked trekking routes in the UAE. However, Arabia Horizons Tours has extremely experienced hikers that know and understand this fascinating landscape. They ensure that you stay on track and also teach you about the UAE terrain and its local fauna and flora.
RAK Beginners Hike
(Level of Difficulty: Grade 2)
The Guided Trekking Trip takes the participants through a Bedouins trail leading to a Mountain settlement. On this path you can see Mountain terraces where the Bedouins used to grow wheat, rice and vegetables. You can also come across graveyards and abandoned stone houses in this inhabited Mountain range.
Wadi Shah Intermediate Hiking
(Level of Difficulty: Grade 3)
The Trip starts from Dubai in the morning at 07.30 and followed by a driver to Ras Al Khaimah for two hours & we reach the edge of the Mountain. The hike starts with a safety briefing and we will be hiking through steep Wadi & Bedouin trail to gain altitude of about 950 Meter from the sea level. Intermediate physical fitness level and some experience in hiking are required to do this 10 – 12 KM circuit walk.
Price information: From 31st August 2018 until 30th September 2019
2 and more persons:
Price per adult: US $90 (AED 330)
Included in the price
- Pickup from Dubai
- Guide and Water
- Packed Lunch
- Drop off at Dubai
Operating on Fridays: Pick Time: 07.30 AM – Return Time: 06.00 PM or 07.30 PM