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Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Beautiful and picturesque wadi hike with greenery and pools - Fujairah Photo of Wadi Abadilah - Natural springs, Water pools, Farms etc. Photo of Ain Alsheria
  • near ‘Abādilah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.36mi
    Elevation +
    512f
    TrailRank
    95| Rating 4.08
    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...

    Parking point and way to the first marker would have been nice.
    cyberb
    Great trail, really loved it and awesome for the family. Kids got really excited and refreshed when we reached the water...
    Aušra Gabrėnaitė
    Is it ok to park on the side of the road? Or is there a safe space closer to the track to park?
    naomiluckett
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  • near ‘Abādilah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.23mi
    Elevation +
    410f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 4.74
    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 ...

    Excellent hike & thanks for your great instructions! We missed the stairs and carried on through the mountains until it ...
    naomiluckett
    Thanks for sharing this trail Muhasin. I completed it yesterday (Sunday) and I only passed one other hiker so clearly we...
    Nicholas Reading
    Great trail. Easy, apart from a bit of scrambling on the boulders. Will definitely do again.
    eralyilmaz
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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 😁
    Ann_Gonzales
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  • near Wa‘bayn, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.96mi
    Elevation +
    2520f
    TrailRank
    84| 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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  • near Yinas, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.68mi
    Elevation +
    1913f
    TrailRank
    80| 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 Baqal, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.57mi
    Elevation +
    863f
    TrailRank
    80| Rating 4.33
    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 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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    Nasar Husain
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  • near Rafā‘, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    3.13mi
    Elevation +
    1115f
    TrailRank
    77| 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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  • 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
    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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  • near Al Fara‘, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.47mi
    Elevation +
    305f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 5.0
    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 Wadi Ar'ar is located in between Wadi Al Fara and Wadi Asimah. It is a beautiful hike with an easy grade terrain suitable for beginners and family. The terrain is exactly s...

    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
    Did a lot more scrambling around the end, and there was tons of loose rock that breaks off under our hand, and plenty of...
    Ranwa Zahr
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    8.63mi
    Elevation +
    2346f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.33
    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 ...

    Long but interesting hike. Start and end of hike is. Changed now due to dam construction
    Husnain Ashfaq
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  • near Sharīyah, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.12mi
    Elevation +
    1220f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.59
    Photo of Wadi Shawka Full Loop with three summits Photo of Wadi Shawka Full Loop with three summits Photo of Wadi Shawka Full Loop with three summits

    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...

    Fun, rewarding hike. One thing is that you need to make sure you don't miss the turn to start the actual trail at the st...
    Basel Birkdar
    All were perfect til i reached to the stairs , couldn’t know the way to reach the trail
    SS hiking journey
    Did most of this but in reverse - started by walking up all the steps. Really well-marked trail and nice views from the ...
    eralyilmaz
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  • near Ḩārat ‘Awālī, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    15.84mi
    Elevation +
    8406f
    TrailRank
    75| 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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  • Jebel Yabanah

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    12.96mi
    Elevation +
    4360f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.55
    Photo of Jebel Yabanah Photo of Jebel Yabanah Photo of Jebel Yabanah

    Jebel Yabanah sits towards the South Eastern end of the jabal bil ays ridge line which forms a crescent moon shape, and surrounds wadi Shah, which feeds into Wadi Bih. The ridge lines eastern side defines the border, and...

    Hi Ben, As always thanks for another great trail. I've done your route except going down Western ridge from second pea...
    Kozyriev Oleksandr
    Rania, This route is so well described by Ben and a guide should be able to carry the basic PPE’s and put safety as a pr...
    arnaud Laviolette
    I did the trail today and was in my plans since last year thorough Wadi Shiha and back to the village in same way back. ...
    Ebrahim Alnuaimi
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  • near Ḑāhir, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.83mi
    Elevation +
    978f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.83
    Photo of Ḑāhir - Wa'eeb Al Hena (Sulfur Wadi) Photo of Ḑāhir - Wa'eeb Al Hena (Sulfur Wadi) Photo of Ḑāhir - Wa'eeb Al Hena (Sulfur Wadi)

    Sulfur Wadi Hike - Fujairah Adventures The trail is located in Dahir - Fujairah, on the way from RAK to Dibba nearby the very famous "Rainbow Valley" (Spectrum) hiking area. Its an easy to moderate level hike with ...

    Just did this trail with my wife today (1st April 2022), your guidance is excellent. We wouldn't have completed the trai...
    ahmedrashad
    Just came back from the trek and we are sore 😀. Excellent guidance and direction and yellow arrows were good. I would ...
    Deepak Garg 1
    Went to trek after a couple of rainy days and there were a lot of puddle of waters along the trail which makes the trekk...
    Shui May Wong
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    8.68mi
    Elevation +
    2510f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.33
    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...

    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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  • Wadi Ghalilah to Jebel Jais Route

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    near Ḩārat ‘Awālī, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.71mi
    Elevation +
    4606f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 4.61
    Photo of Wadi Ghalilah to Jebel Jais Route Photo of Wadi Ghalilah to Jebel Jais Route Photo of Wadi Ghalilah to Jebel Jais Route

    A route from the Wadi Ghalilah Dam almost straight up to Jebel Jais, with stunning views of Wadi Litibah, Wadi Ghalilah and Wadi Jais from the top, as well as all the main peaks of the Northern Emirates and Mussadam, exc...

    A lot of thanks to Ben Robbins for his descriptions of Stairway to heaven and Wadi Ghalilah! The way down the Wadi Ghal...
    vl-sher
    Hiked the trail yesterday in 6 hrs which included the walk from the top to jebel Jais viewing park ( it links to a route...
    Imke Clark
    Hi Ben, Yesterday we hiked this trail and continued towards HH Palace and further to 1935 Summit of Jais and then retur...
    'Rainbow Hiker' Patrick Vijay D'Silva
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  • near Z̧anḩah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    8.31mi
    Elevation +
    3284f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 3.89
    Photo of Wadi Ghub (Spectrum/Rainbow valley) hike with summit near the Musandam range of Hajjar mountains Photo of Wadi Ghub (Spectrum/Rainbow valley) hike with summit near the Musandam range of Hajjar mountains Photo of Wadi Ghub (Spectrum/Rainbow valley) hike with summit near the Musandam range of Hajjar mountains

    === Notes: The hike is moderate to difficult, because there is minimal shade and the trail has loose gravel on multiple stretches of the trail. We had our share of falls and slips on this trail. Recommended only for gro...

    Hi, we tried it today and couldn’t reach the first summit after wadi Ghub. I found the loop part was not intermediate le...
    KathiaL
    Thank you for recording. It really helped us a lot.
    chogoree
    Looks amazing, want to try this one!
    jyotikase
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    7.92mi
    Elevation +
    2201f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 4.64
    Photo of Wadi Shah hike, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Photo of Wadi Shah hike, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Photo of Wadi Shah hike, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

    DETAILED POST FOLLOWING THE LINK BELOW (click View More) A fantastic intermediate level hike that combines many features of other UAE hikes: bouldering, beautiful wadi walk, some balconies, and narrow paths around the m...

    Thank you.. Route so well defined.. photographs at the right locations
    shripathitg
    Thank you for uploading this trail with the additional notes. We kept checking them throughout the hike and they were ve...
    lar.elena
    thank you for the detailed info, it was a huge help with our hike yesterday. 💪🏻
    seres.kriszta26
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  • near Şidaqah, Fujairah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.43mi
    Elevation +
    1152f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 4.89
    Photo of Ain Alsheria, Ghar Khail (Fujairah) trail Photo of Ain Alsheria, Ghar Khail (Fujairah) trail Photo of Ain Alsheria, Ghar Khail (Fujairah) trail

    One of the most scenic hikes in the UAE! Notes - The road towards the starting point, is a steep road towards Jebel Yibir. If you start early (before sunrise), it is easy to miss the sharp exit to the right (beginning...

    A beautiful trail, the first part is very scenery. The second part is fantastic for the variety of rocks. I strongly rec...
    Caroline Gueneau
    Lovely views on this one, the colours of the rocks look amazing!
    jyotikase
    It's a beautiful and scenic hike, full of unique stone colors and terrain. It can be done with kids as it is an easy to ...
    Mayur_S
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  • near Shāh, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    6.30mi
    Elevation +
    3264f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Wadi Khamed to Al Takem Village, RAK. UAE. Photo of Wadi Khamed to Al Takem Village, RAK. UAE. Photo of Wadi Khamed to Al Takem Village, RAK. UAE.

    Wadi Khamed (Shah) to Al Takem Village, RAK. UAE. My personal FB Page dedicated to UAE Hiking. https://www.facebook.com/Patricks-Hikes-101251445547970 We few Friends went hiking towards Yabana Section of the the W...

    Thanks Patrick for information and recording the trail. Myself and annit has followed this trail. Thanks for Posting
    manish thakare
    Hello Patrick. Thanks for posting this. Yesterday I’ve tried this but missed the left branch from main wadi and finally ...
    Nikolay Biryukov 1
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  • near Ḩarrah, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    5.83mi
    Elevation +
    1864f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Wadi Helo to Jebel Ruman (Kitab) Hike ( Alternative Descent) Photo of Wadi Helo to Jebel Ruman (Kitab) Hike ( Alternative Descent) Photo of Wadi Helo to Jebel Ruman (Kitab) Hike ( Alternative Descent)

    Wadi Helo to Jebel Kitab Hike ( Alternative Descent) Today, a small group of friends hiked up to Jebel Kitab in Kalba mountains range. The access is from Wadi Helo village area. ( Highway 102 Sharjah to Kalba ) The ...

    We followed this trail.. Descending through the wadi was interesting... There were a lot of small flowers due to the Rai...
    Muhasin Pallikkal
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  • near Athabāt, Raʼs al Khaymah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    7.31mi
    Elevation +
    2592f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Leopard Canyon - Bahar Village loop Photo of Leopard Canyon - Bahar Village loop Photo of Leopard Canyon - Bahar Village loop

    Notes: The starting point is only reachable by a road-worthy AWD or 4WD. Please do not try reaching there with a low ground clearance vehicle. If driving a sedan, you may be required to park at least 3-4 kms from the sta...

    Very nice trail. The difficult part is only at vertical wall. It’s doable even alone if you are fit man, ladies will nee...
    LT kalninėtojai
    Perfect early morning trail, with a bit of everything!!
    Mayur_S
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  • near Adh Dhayd, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
    Distance
    4.09mi
    Elevation +
    869f
    TrailRank
    70| Rating 4.17
    Photo of Jebel Mleiha top to Fossil rock hike-Sharjah UAE Photo of Jebel Mleiha top to Fossil rock hike-Sharjah UAE Photo of Jebel Mleiha top to Fossil rock hike-Sharjah UAE

    Check a link to my blog post below after the description for more infor about this hike and other hikes in Mleiha! https://www.theroadreel.com/mleiha-travel-guide/ A hike to the top of the mount Mleiha towards to the Fo...

    Thanks fot details
    abuzarali57
    Thank you for the detailed trail.
    chandanau
    Great half day hike with amazing views from the top
    mheeaad
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