Areas to go Hiking in the UAE

The UAE is known for its luxury, food, architecture, and beauty – but what about those who want an escape from the city life? We’ve got you covered! There are beautiful mountainous ranges in which you are able to go hiking all around the UAE. Enjoy a long, vigorous walk, on trails or footpaths of these beautiful locations that are accessible to all. Not only do we love hikes because they’re great exercise, but for that breathtaking view once you get to the top of these areas. Check out our list to learn more about some awesome places that you can go hiking in the UAE.


Surrounded by the Hajar Mountains, Hatta is covered in undulating peaks and troughs perfect for hiking. You can trek along the winding wadis at the foothills of the mountains, near the border with Oman. Here you’ll see the varied terrain, from sandy patches to sharp rocks.

Jabel Jais in Ras al Khaima

Jebel Jais is at the heart of that offering and adrenaline-junkies will be pleased to know its adventure park, Jais Adventure Peak, and Jais hiking trails are now open again for all – and what better timing? The weather is absolutely perfect for this beautiful location.

Al Rabi Hiking Trail in Khorfakkan

Spend a full day in Khorfakkan and even visit the dam on our way, stop by Al Rabi tower, and of course, go for a hike! the view is absolutely amazing with a full ocean view along with a port on the other side.

The Summit of Mt. Mleiha in Sharjah

Last but not least for one of the most beautiful places to hike in the UAE, a must-visit is The Summit of Mt. Mleiha in Sharjah. Experience views beyond belief while hiking up this mountainous trail until you reach the top. Don’t forget to snap some photos!

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