If you’re looking for adventure or outdoor exercise without leaving Dubai, then you need to check out some of the country’s best hiking spots! To find out more information, visit Trekkup Dubai – an established hiking group that offers treks all over the city. Sign up now and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to explore everything from serene valleys near Hatta mountain to rugged hills of Jebel Jais mountain range. But don’t wait too long! Be sure to register soon before these popular tours sell out!
Visit Hatta for Best Dubai Hiking Trails
A unique natural oasis awaits those adventurous enough to visit Dubai’s Hatta National Park. Home to a variety of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, horseback riding and so much more; this outdoor wonderland will supply you with all the excitement you crave. It is located in between high rocky peaks while the valleys lay at its base – the perfect environment for some zesty fun! Besides these various activities offered by Hatta National Park, it also houses different accommodations for travelers who wish to stay longer than just a day or two.
Hatta Hiking Trails
This trekker prefers their hikes to take place in this specific region where trails are divided into different difficulty levels. They range from easy, moderate, difficult to extreme and every one of them is symbolized by the following colors: green, blue, red or black respectively.
Hatta hiking trails currently span a total of 32.6 kilometers.
Hatta Trail Centre
There is such an overwhelming sense of adventure when one hikes at Hatta. They advise that hikers should let someone know what route they plan to take, bring along a map and the right equipment, charge up their phone before setting off on the hike, carefully plan out which trails are appropriate for them according to their level of skill so as not to over-exert themselves – because we all know best how much we can handle – and dress accordingly! One also wants to make sure one has proper safety gear like helmets and gaiters when exploring Hatta’s trails – after all it pays never be too careful about anything! Lastly, always read all signs posted about where you’re headed so as to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
When hiking, always make sure you are keeping the paths free of debris, using the appropriate restroom and showering. You should also do this discreetly and respectfully. Lastly, when littering anywhere at all – ensure that it is in an appropriate place.
Police stations and ambulance –You probably won’t need to worry about security since there are two stations – one being a police department and another being an ambulance service – only five minutes away from the Hatta Wadi Hub.
Wi-Fi – There’s free Wi-Fi for use in Hatta Wadi Hub, although this is likely slow in the mountain range.
Restaurants – There are three food trucks on the premises and at least five restaurants within walking distance of Hatta Wadi Hub.
Camping – Hatta has a camping area called Hatta Camping Grounds. This is an open area that allows visitors to in their own tents.
Baby strollers – Baby strollers can pass the terrain, but those with large will might struggle.
Note: Wheelchairs are allowed at Hatta Wadi Hub, though as this is situated in a mountainous area, it may be difficult for wheelchair-users to access all of the rooms. For those who need mobility assistance but cannot use wheelchairs, buggies should suffice.
How To Get to Hatta for Hiking
Dubai bus and taxi can take you to Hatta. You can also visit with your self-drive car. Reaching Hatta from Dubai International Airport (DXB) should take 90 minutes.
Address: Dubai. See getting there below.
Hatta area map: Map
Operating hours: Midweek: 7am to 9pm; Weekend: 7am to 12 mid night. Timings may vary. And Hatta is only open from Oct 1st to May 5th.
Phone: 800637227 or +971 43173999
Note: Activities are booked only onsite.
Getting to Hatta on A Private Car – Directions
Get on Emirates Rd/E611 in Al Aweer from Airport Rd/D89 and D83. This should take 16mins (21.8 km).
- Head southeast on Airport Rd/D89. 2.7 km.
- Slight right to merge onto Nad Al Hamar Rd/D62 toward Ras Al Khor/Hatta. 2.3 km.
- Exit onto Rebat St/D83 toward Al Rashidiya/Al Qusais/D62/Nadd Al Hamar/Al Warqa’a
- Continue to follow D83. 4.5 km
- Keep left to continue on Tripoli St/D83. 2.0 km
- Keep left to stay on Tripoli St/D83. 10.0 km
- Keep left at the fork and merge onto Emirates Rd/E611. 270 m
- Take Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102 and Dubai-Hatta Rd/E44 to your destination. This should take 1hr : 6mins (104 km).
- Merge onto Emirates Rd/E611. 5.0 km
- Take the exit toward Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102. 1.3 km
- Keep right to continue toward Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102. 650 m
- Keep right at the fork to continue toward Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102. 800 m
- Keep left and merge onto Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102. 39.3 km
- Keep left to stay on Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102, follow signs for Wadi Al Helo/Kalba/Eastern Region. 26.1 km
- Take the ramp. 4.1 km
- Keep left. 17.3 km
- At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Dubai-Hatta Rd/E44 heading to Masfoot/Hatta/Oman. 6.8 km
- At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Dubai-Hatta Rd/E44. 3.1 km
- Turn right and you’d see Hatta Wadi Hub by Meeras on the left.
Discover Trekkup Dubai Hiking Group
Hiking is so much more enjoyable when done with like-minded people. Trekkup Dubai is one of the hiking clubs in Dubai, and they ensure that everyone gets the best experience possible while out on the trails – one where they won’t be alone or left without anyone to talk to.
In their words, you get a chance to carry your own backpack instead of being burdened by carrying someone else’s Gucci bag; wear outdoor gear instead of Louboutin heels; take action vacations as opposed to just lazing around at a resort on a private beach; hike uphill instead of being driven up Sheikh Zayed Road. At present there are 9000 members – making it likely for hikers everywhere (especially those new to this activity) that there’ll always be someone nearby who’ll share some conversation and engage in friendly banter during these adventures.
I hope this article has been informative. If you’re looking for a great time outdoors, visit Hatta and take part in one of the many outdoor activities available. If you’re more at home inside, then head to one of the many hotels nearby. Take advantage of the free wi-fi we offer and remember to be cautious when exploring new areas by yourself – after all, it’s your best bet for staying safe. Be prepared beforehand by making sure you are physically fit enough to do some intense hiking while taking note of any signs telling visitors they cannot proceed ahead (as well as observing any warnings).