Trip highlights


 

  A pleasant, family friendly, entry level walk one graded trail

  UAE wildlife to see along the way with sublime views over the dam and surrounding areas

  A dam full of water

A managed trail with some elevation gain in a loop around the Shawka dam with surprisingly diverse scenery. Possibility to shorten route as required.

A nice half day hike suitable for beginners and families. There may be some interesting UAE wildlife and birds to spot along the way.

Lots of open stretches with some shaded rest stops along the way. Sun protection highly recommended, water mandatory.

Activity level

 Meeting time:
Wadi Shawka at 6.45am for a prompt 7:00am start (no 4x4 required)

Back to start point:
~12:00pm

 Driving time from Dubai:
~1hr 15min

 

What is included


  Our commitment to global standards of keeping you safe during this activity

  Our dedication to preserving the environment by adhering to Leave No Trace principles

  An experienced guide with international mountain leader training

  Experienced outdoor first aid responders & first aid kits

  Extensive risk assessments for the activity in line with best practice principles

  Insurance coverage for your involvement in this outdoor activity

  Satellite phone & walkie talkies

  Outdoor education specific to your activity location

  A community sharing the inclusive love for the outdoors and wellbeing

  A chance to live wild, learn whole and explore freely

What to bring


Lunch, snacks
3L of water, rehydration tablets
Sun protection
Suitable wicking hiking clothes
Decent hiking shoes
An inclusive spirit, positive attitude and lots of smiles

About the location


Your Guide

Nabil Habbouche

Founder

His passion is spending time outdoors away from the rat race by sharing his passion for anything outdoors with others, including his two boys. ​ He has a love for Adventure travel, a yearning to learn about other cultures, in both knowledge and taste. ​

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