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Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Beautiful and picturesque wadi hike with greenery and pools - Fujairah Photo of Wadi Wae'eb ul Hina, Dahir, Fujairah (Sulfur Pools) Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Natural springs, Water pools, Farms etc.
  • near ‘Abādilah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.36mi
    Elevation +
    512f
    TrailRank
    96| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Beautiful and picturesque wadi hike with greenery and pools - Fujairah Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Beautiful and picturesque wadi hike with greenery and pools - Fujairah Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Beautiful and picturesque wadi hike with greenery and pools - Fujairah

    A truly beautiful and special hike. You can start this hike from anywhere at the bottom of the wadi basin. Our start point should be aligned with the FINISH point (there was a glitch with the GPS but the Finish is corr...

    Hi, this place looks great! Are there any restrictions on dogs? And is it better to avoid it after yesterday's rain?
    Stephanie Nour Prince
    Thank you for the info, very helpful I’m planning to check this trail. Just wondering if free camping is allowed in this...
    Rima Soliman
    Easy with small kids as you can turn back at any time and there are lots of small places to climb and explore on both sh...
    FitnessByMaria
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  • near Ḑāhir, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.11mi
    Elevation +
    728f
    TrailRank
    93| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Wadi Wae'eb ul Hina, Dahir, Fujairah (Sulfur Pools) Photo of Wadi Wae'eb ul Hina, Dahir, Fujairah (Sulfur Pools) Photo of Wadi Wae'eb ul Hina, Dahir, Fujairah (Sulfur Pools)

    Sulfur Wadi Hike by Fujairah Adventures in Wadi Wae'eb ul Hina. Dahir area, Fujairah. My Non Commercial and Non Profit Hiking Community friendly personal FB Page dedicated to UAE Hiking information and Trails. https...

    Lovely trail! Well worth it for the sulfur pools right at the end. For families with very small children or others who f...
    Namitha Jassem
    Decent route, marked, easy to follow.
    Mohammad Zahid Altaf
    Excellent hike! We came off the main road (wasn’t sure we could go through but we did and parked under the tree. It’s ac...
    naomiluckett
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  • near ‘Abādilah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.23mi
    Elevation +
    410f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 4.79
    Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Natural springs, Water pools, Farms etc. Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Natural springs, Water pools, Farms etc. Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Natural springs, Water pools, Farms etc.

    Wadi Abadilah is one of the trail that became very popular recently. Mainly due to its beautiful nature and the difficulty level is somewhat easy to moderate. The trail is located in Abadilah, Fujairah emirate nearby ...

    Fabulous place!
    Namitha Jassem
    Hello! Can I please have an advice on whether this trek is shaded in the afternoon in November? I’m thinking of doing t...
    Hened Choueiry
    Excellent hike & thanks for your great instructions! We missed the stairs and carried on through the mountains until it ...
    naomiluckett
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  • near Wa‘bayn, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.96mi
    Elevation +
    2520f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Ain Shariya Ghub Mountains Exploration Hike. Photo of Ain Shariya Ghub Mountains Exploration Hike. Photo of Ain Shariya Ghub Mountains Exploration Hike.

    In my quest to connect Spectrum valley with Ain Alshariyah area by hiking, I ventured into an exploration hike with my hiking buddies Imran and Samu today. This terrain between both trails is not an easy one, with steep...

    Description is correct! Technical Great route!
    robertjjones
    Nice trail to check your endurance level
    agnal
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  • Ain Alsheria

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    near Şidaqah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.04mi
    Elevation +
    1470f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.74
    Photo of Ain Alsheria Photo of Ain Alsheria Photo of Ain Alsheria

    Another hidden gem in UAE! Well, first of all i have to mention Fujairah adventures once again for renovating the historic places and making adventurous activities related to them.. There are a number of trails they m...

    This is my fourth trail and the best one by far, for mountain views. My advice to future hikers - go up the peak near t...
    cyberb
    Easy most places, moderate in some areas only
    Sherzod Nurmetov
    It was a great hike, the place was beautiful. I followed your trail mine took 7.45km 😁
    IG: Aning2007
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  • near Baqal, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.57mi
    Elevation +
    863f
    TrailRank
    82| Rating 4.47
    Photo of Baqal Caves (Wadi Nahela) Hike. RAK. Photo of Baqal Caves (Wadi Nahela) Hike. RAK. Photo of Baqal Caves (Wadi Nahela) Hike. RAK.

    We a small group of friends hiked the Baqal Caves and its summit from Nahela Dam of Al Fahlain village in Wadi Naqab ,Ras al Khaimah. My friend Hakim had hiked this trail and suggested to do this hike. It proved to be ...

    Thank you for the trail. We followed it up to the first set of caves.
    chandanau
    Thank you Patrick for recoding this beautiful trail. We didn't go to 3rd big cave up from the 2 Caves down. After the lo...
    Husnain Ashfaq
    Thanks Patrick for the amazing trail. We did the trail up to the 1st set of caves as a group of 8 adults and 3 kids with...
    Leslie D'Mello
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  • near Far‘ah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.28mi
    Elevation +
    1480f
    TrailRank
    82| Rating 4.75
    Photo of Wadi Saham - Jebel Raham Summit. Fujairah. Photo of Wadi Saham - Jebel Raham Summit. Fujairah. Photo of Wadi Saham - Jebel Raham Summit. Fujairah.

    Wadi Saham is located to the West of Fujairah City and consists mainly of a rocky wadi floor with scree and mountain walls. The largest petroglyph assemblage in the wadi is focused on a single rock, to the side of the r...

    Did the hike today, thanks for the details. Got chance to see low clouds.
    Nithin Gopi
    I have navigated this trail and found it to be relatively easy to follow. The view from the summit is mesmerizing. Along...
    Zeeshan Khowaja
    Thank you for another nice trail.
    chandanau
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  • near Yinas, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.68mi
    Elevation +
    1913f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Sheri Village Hike, Wadi Naqab, RAK. (Nela) Photo of Sheri Village Hike, Wadi Naqab, RAK. (Nela) Photo of Sheri Village Hike, Wadi Naqab, RAK. (Nela)

    Sheri Village Hike, Wadi Naqab, RAK. (Nela Birthday Special ) My personal FB Page dedicated to UAE Hiking. https://www.facebook.com/Patricks-Hikes-101251445547970 It is a well marked trail with stone markers Cairn...

    We did this trail.Thanks for the sharing
    manish thakare
    Very well recorded. But you cany rely on GPS it's Narrow valley / dried water way so GPS act crazy. But stone markings c...
    Husnain Ashfaq
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    8.63mi
    Elevation +
    2346f
    TrailRank
    81| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Loop (RAK) Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Loop (RAK) Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Loop (RAK)

    My personal FB Page dedicated to UAE Hiking. https://www.facebook.com/Patricks-Hikes-101251445547970 Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Loop in Jebel Jais Mountain, Ras Al Khaimah. I consider this Trail as suitable for the ...

    an amazing hike but I would personally classify this one as a difficult one. lots of technical parts and definitely a te...
    shazaib nauman
    Long but interesting hike. Start and end of hike is. Changed now due to dam construction
    Husnain Ashfaq
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    8.68mi
    Elevation +
    2510f
    TrailRank
    79| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Full Loop Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Full Loop Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah Full Loop

    Exploring the Hidden Oasis after the rainy days in UAE and linking the trail with Wadi Shah This is a Moderate Plus level hike, there are areas where bouldering is required. The trail has a lot of boulders, loose rock...

    I failed to pass photo 5 (I tried), but we were fortunate to find a better one on our left side. By the way, the bull...
    Btwok
    We did this one in reverse...and I think was a good choice as we left the easy part at the end. The crazy super technica...
    elida ilinoiu
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  • near Rafā‘, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    3.13mi
    Elevation +
    1115f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Al Rabi Al Shehhs Peak Khorfakkan Hike Photo of Al Rabi Al Shehhs Peak Khorfakkan Hike Photo of Al Rabi Al Shehhs Peak Khorfakkan Hike

    My personal FB Page dedicated to UAE Hiking. https://www.facebook.com/Patricks-Hikes-101251445547970 Al Rabi Al Shehhs Peak Khorfakkan Hike The twin summits of Al Shehhs and Al Rabi at 395 meters height. The view...

    Did this trek last week and it was a blast. We started our trek at around 5:30 AM and came back down at around 8 (includ...
    Aarib Zaidi
    I followed this. Nice, easy trail. Crowded during the weekends in winter
    Iulian P
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  • near Sharīyah, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.12mi
    Elevation +
    1220f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Wadi Shawka Full Loop with three summits, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Photo of Wadi Shawka Full Loop with three summits, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Photo of Wadi Shawka Full Loop with three summits, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

    It is a classic wadi Shawka full loop route with a small deviation. It is a clean route since you can see a well-defined trail the whole way. There are many trails and intersections around, but this GPS trek is absolutel...

    As mentioned easy to follow trail, nice scenery 👍🏽
    Abdulla Almehairi
    Hey Anton - Is it a marked trail?
    vibhav_prabhud
    I followed your trail and it was great. Thank you.
    Dozie A
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    3.26mi
    Elevation +
    1119f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Ghaf Trail. Puro 1484 Summit. (Jebel Jais) Photo of Ghaf Trail. Puro 1484 Summit. (Jebel Jais) Photo of Ghaf Trail. Puro 1484 Summit. (Jebel Jais)

    Unique Wellube team Hike. Beginners grade hike. We, a group of few WELLUBE colleagues went on an early morning hike on Ghaf Summit trail on upper segment of Jebel Jais mountain of Ras al Khaimah. Ghaf Summit of ...

    👏👏👏👏👏
    amirhasan hosseini
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  • near Baqal, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    3.61mi
    Elevation +
    2129f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 4.84
    Photo of Wadi Naqab to Yanas Green Gate, RAK. Photo of Wadi Naqab to Yanas Green Gate, RAK. Photo of Wadi Naqab to Yanas Green Gate, RAK.

    Wadi Naqab to Yanas Green Gate, Ras al Khaimah. It is a short distance but high elevation gain hike. Within 3 Kms you gain maximum of 600 meters of elevation, which is a moderate plus grade. My personal FB Page dedi...

    This was a beautiful hike with a steep beginning but the ridge section was the best and even the top climbing was pretty...
    elida ilinoiu
    Well explained
    Rob_Gill
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  • near Al Fara‘, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.47mi
    Elevation +
    305f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 4.95
    Photo of Wadi Ar'ar - Al Ghail, RAK - Another Beautiful Picturesque Wadi Photo of Wadi Ar'ar - Al Ghail, RAK - Another Beautiful Picturesque Wadi Photo of Wadi Ar'ar - Al Ghail, RAK - Another Beautiful Picturesque Wadi

    An Easy Beginner level Family Friendly Hike Videos: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cld4S-_JKia/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= More Pictures: https://www.instagram.com/p/ClleA7zJxZK/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= Wadi Ar'ar is located i...

    Did this trail with my 10 yr old, last few kilometers in car add to extra time due to off road. Overall a good trail mos...
    jasvirsingh7
    Thank you Muhasin for the trail. It was easy and amazing. I went with my family and all of us enjoyed. There are still p...
    Tul Gurung
    Very nice trail. Quite easy. As per 6th of Feb there still were lots of small ponds and running water. Thanks Muhasin fo...
    Valery Rybak
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.52mi
    Elevation +
    2986f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah to Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah to Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Photo of Hidden Oasis - Wadi Shah to Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

    It is a beautiful intermediate trail. You start from Wadi Shah, reach Hidden Oasis and climb Jebel Jais. I mark it as intermediate mainly because of 900m+ elevation, but the hike is well defined, properly marked, and doe...

    Good hike!
    IG: Aning2007
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  • Wadi Tawian to Wadi Naqab Pass

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    near Şidaqah, Al Fujayrah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    16.47mi
    Elevation +
    5712f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Wadi Tawian to Wadi Naqab Pass Photo of Wadi Tawian to Wadi Naqab Pass Photo of Wadi Tawian to Wadi Naqab Pass

    Many routes go from these two large wadi's, but I had never until this point linked the two together. Many peaks are sprinkled across a large plateaued area, which sits above 1000m/3,300', and this expands over an area s...

    Already posted as a comment. Great Trail and Great factful detailed description.
    'Rainbow Hiker' Patrick Vijay D'Silva
    Hi, how do you find starting point on the map? Thanke
    Muhammad Azeem
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  • near Şidaqah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.56mi
    Elevation +
    1388f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Ain Alsheriya Taween Fujairah.(Repeat) Photo of Ain Alsheriya Taween Fujairah.(Repeat) Photo of Ain Alsheriya Taween Fujairah.(Repeat)

    Sharing with you another Beginner Plus Trail of Ayn Alshariyah in Taween Wadi, Fujairah area. My Non Commercial and Non Profit Hiking Community friendly personal FB Page dedicated to UAE Hiking information and Trails....

    👏👏👏
    amirhasan hosseini
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  • near Şidaqah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.17mi
    Elevation +
    1171f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Ain Alsheria Geological Trail - Şidaqah - Fujairah Photo of Ain Alsheria Geological Trail - Şidaqah - Fujairah Photo of Ain Alsheria Geological Trail - Şidaqah - Fujairah

    Another hidden gem in UAE! Well, first of all i have to mention Fujairah adventures once again for renovating the historic places and making adventurous activities related to them.. There are a number of trails they m...

    Incredible trail - the first part is easy and then you get to the big climb. That’s one heck of a climb up, but if you t...
    ghoonk
    Thanks a lot for the review. I have done this trail today and I enjoyed a lot. Lucky I had the chance to reach the star...
    Manuel Savazzi
    We went to this hike on early morning of May 08th and enjoyed it greatly. Thank you for taking time to upload the hike, ...
    lar.elena
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  • Jebel Hamri 6K loop, Fujairah.

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    near Wa‘bayn, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.04mi
    Elevation +
    797f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Jebel Hamri 6K loop, Fujairah. Photo of Jebel Hamri 6K loop, Fujairah. Photo of Jebel Hamri 6K loop, Fujairah.

    This trail is newly laid on Jebel Hamri plateau in Fujairah. From the summit point of Survey post, you can see both Arabian sea and the Arabian Gulf. I had come across part of this trail during my exploration hike co...

    A nice easy hike, straightforward with clear path all the way. Good one for the hot periods. Thanks for sharing Patrik!
    elida ilinoiu
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  • near Ḩārat ‘Awālī, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    15.84mi
    Elevation +
    8406f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Highest Point in UAE: Galilah Dam-Wadi Lithbah-STH RB- Village-Jebel Jais True Summit (1930m)-Ghaf Summit-Galilah Trail Photo of Highest Point in UAE: Galilah Dam-Wadi Lithbah-STH RB- Village-Jebel Jais True Summit (1930m)-Ghaf Summit-Galilah Trail Photo of Highest Point in UAE: Galilah Dam-Wadi Lithbah-STH RB- Village-Jebel Jais True Summit (1930m)-Ghaf Summit-Galilah Trail

    This is the second time i went to the Highest point in UAE - Oman border. First one was a one way trail which starts from Wadi Lithbah and ends at Jebel Jais observation deck :-https://www.wikiloc.com/hiking-trails/highe...

    Followed the trail today . Thanks
    Nithin Gopi
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    22.86mi
    Elevation +
    7484f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of UAE 51: Highlander 2022. 1 day hike. Photo of UAE 51: Highlander 2022. 1 day hike. Photo of UAE 51: Highlander 2022. 1 day hike.

    Highlander 2022. 1 day hike. Overall really enduring, challenging, tormenting and testing trail that keeps on challenging you every kilometer and you will win it with fitness, preparation, determination and perseveran...

    Congratulations for having completed, in a single day, this great trail, which many hikers already call the Jebel Jais R...
    Pablo de Gárate
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  • Wadi Shah to Musaibat vilage Loop

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    near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.19mi
    Elevation +
    3058f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Wadi Shah to Musaibat vilage Loop Photo of Wadi Shah to Musaibat vilage Loop Photo of Wadi Shah to Musaibat vilage Loop

    Wadi Khamed (Shah) to Musaibat Village Loop This is definitely a moderate trail due to terrain and challenges. We hiked on a very hot, humid and a sunny morning of July summer. Due care is needed. Due care, dedica...

    👏👏👏
    amirhasan hosseini
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  • near Suhaylah, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.54mi
    Elevation +
    794f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Suhailah - Hatta, A Scenic Easy Plus Hike Photo of Suhailah - Hatta, A Scenic Easy Plus Hike Photo of Suhailah - Hatta, A Scenic Easy Plus Hike

    Update (Sept 2022): The trail is passing and colliding with Hatta MTB trails (Mountain Bike). There may be bikers rushing in the trail. So Recommended not to follow this. Hatta is so beautiful after the rainy days.....

    Easy trail with God views. You can stop on lakes also to relax. Thanks for recording Muhsin
    Husnain Ashfaq
    Did a solo hike and enjoyed it a lot, dis it during weekday so i saw no humans along the trail. Thanks muhasin, love thi...
    oimrairs
    Nice trail with scenic mountain colors. Thanks for sharing 👍
    elida ilinoiu
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